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PMDG 747-8 Released!


PMDG has today released their long awaited expansion for the 747, the -8 Intercontinental! The aircraft has a plethora of exciting features including, PMDG’s Rain Maker technolgy, Airport Map Display, full Electronic Flight Bag, PMDG’S Fleet Service Vehicles, Dynamic Exterior Lighting, and Physically Based Wing Flex. This is an expansion of the Base package, therefore the 747 Queen Of The Skies II is required for the -8 to work. “Developed over 5 years and building upon all of the award-winning features of the 747-400 v3 Queen of the Skies II, the PMDG 747-8 Queen of the Skies II Expansion Pack…

Aerosoft A330 Professional Small Friday Update


A mini update about Aerosoft’s A330 Professional has been posted to the company’s forum by its developer! In a post to the Aerosoft forum, Stefan Hoffman wrote: “Time for a small friday update. Exterior texturing works on the cargo bays have been finished now. Next week integration of the aircraft into the sim is one main task and also introducing new technologies available…” Progress is being made on the model, as Stefan said, the next task is to move the model into the simulator to start introducing new technologies. Last week’s previews featured the aircraft’s external moving parts including the…

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…