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HiFi Sim Tech: ASXP SP1 and Open Beta Updates for ASP4 & AS16


HiFi Sim Tech has released a bunch of updates today for almost their entire product range. X-Plane, Prepar3D and FSX users are all part of the update release today.

Active Sky XP SP1 is now officially a download. After an extensive beta and release candidate testing phase, the team are laying to rest SP1 development and will work towards future updates.

As for Prepar3D/FSX users, both Active Sky for Prepar3D V4 and Active Sky 16 have seen updates. New functionality for ASP4 includes additional API functionality for audio and AIRMET and SIGMET data. There are also a range of fixes and changes to other parts of the product.

Finally, Active Sky Cloud Art also saw a small update which made a slight change to the user interface.

All of the downloads and details can be found via the HiFi Sim Tech website.

All your change log needs are down below.

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Active Sky XP Details Revealed

HiFi Simulation Technologies has shed a light on Active Sky XP, or ASXP. ASXP was announced earlier this year, and its reveal was very welcomed by the community. The HiFi SimTech team has been perfecting the ASXP Prepar3D counterparts, ASP4 and Active Sky Cloud Art, for many years now. In a recent post on their website, they shared some details
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Ultra Weather XP Updated To v2.4

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Popular X-Plane weather add-on, Ultra Weather XP, has been updated to version 2.4. The plugin has seen a huge overhaul in this update, and it would be safe to say that the changes will create a huge difference in the weather and atmosphere of your X-Plane installation. Additionally, the plugin control panel has been updated with an all-new UI, and more
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REX WX Advantage Radar Update

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REX Simulations has updated their WX Advantage Radar. The update adds compatibility for Prepar3D v4.3 for all versions of the addon. Check out REX post with recommendations and precautions that need to be taken before installing this update. You can get the download from REX’ own forums.
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[UPDATE] FSElite Exclusive: xEnviro 1.08 Due Soon, Overhauled

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Update @ 1550z on 9th March 2018 Firstly, I'd like to thank people for the support and nice comments we've had since this story was published. Secondly, I want to assure our readers and community that we have never posted a 'fake story' for the sake of it. Sure we've leaked some stuff in the past that was questionable (P3Dv4 being
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[Flightsimguy] [FSX SE] Milviz Weather Radar Review (FYC)

Please note, this is NOT an official FSElite review.

Today I’m taking RealAir’s Beech Duke through some rain (from Columbus to Cincinnati), to test the Milviz Weather Radar simulator. Now, you can always have real time weather with you when you fly GA aircraft in FSX, FSX SE, or P3D.

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Posted as part of the FSElite Featured YouTube Community project.

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[Flightsimguy] Product Review – Active Sky Cloud Art (FYC)

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Today we're taking a look at Active Sky Cloud Art (ASCA). A complementary product to Active Sky 2016, ASCA enhances the cloud textures and overall sim experience. It can run standalone, or in conjunction with your favorite weather add on. NOTE: This is NOT an Official FSElite Review. However where ASCA really shines, is when you use it with Active Sky
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FSFX Packages – Make Thunderstorms Great Again Released

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FSFX Packages has just released their thunderstorms package for P3D V4 as freeware. It's available for download from FSFX Packages' website here. The effect will make lighting much more realistic by actually lighting up the surrounding area where the lightning strikes. You can see the comparison below. Important to note is that it won't work on earlier versions of
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Need a Free Weather Engine? FSXWX Has Your Back

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Flight Simulation over the years has improved massively. We've seen huge jumps in technology for aircraft and scenery and of course weather engines. These engines all cost money, and honestly, they are worth every penny. However, we know that not everyone can afford to splash out on every add-on available especially those that update every few years and ask for
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SkyMaxx Pro v4 released

Popular weather engine SkyMaxx Pro for X-Plane has today released version 4. Version 4 comes with a bunch of new features and upgrades from the previous version. You can check those out over here, as well as purchase SkyMaxx Pro v4 from X-Aviation for $39.95.
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