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Orbx Announces Washington for X-Plane!


Following on from a sneak preview last week, Orbx finally announced their highly anticipated TrueEarth US Washington scenery package! In a post to the Orbx forums, Community and Marketing Manager, Aimee Sanjari said: “The most anticipated X-Plane announcement of 2019 is here! Following on from last week’s sneak peek video, here are the details.” Covering a 91,875 square mile area, TrueEarth US Washington covers most of the state of Washington and also parts of British Columbia in Canada and Oregon. The scenery package also includes over 1,000 iconic landmarks from Victoria and its beautiful harbour to the Seattle city skyline,…

FlyTampa Release Vegas for P3D V4!


Flight simulation scenery development studio, FlyTampa today released their long-awaited scenery package for Las Vegas! The first preview for this scenery was release all the way back in April 2017! The scenery has now finally been released. The scenery package is compatible with Prepar3D Version 4 and features high resolution surrounding photo scenery with custom mesh. Because the scenery has been designed with the latest edition of the platform in mind it features PBR terminal windows and dynamic lighting. FlyTampa Las Vegas is available from the company’s online store for $32 (¬£25). For more information click here

This Week's Podcast

Episode 20 | PilotEdge’s Keith Smith


Pilot Edge is a professional air traffic control network for flight simulators; it was founded in 2010 by Keith Smith and on today’s podcast we hear all about it. Designed to cater for those who want a more serious approach to air traffic control, PilotEdge isn’t for everyone so before joining, you need to assess three different ideas: 1. How flexible are you in terms of where you fly? The PilotEdge coverage area is 1000+ non-towered airports and ~85 towered airports, covering the western half of the United States. 2. How important is it to have ATC on a known…