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Vickers VC10 at 60

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Vickers VC10's first flight, Key.Aero has collated a special collection of articles which tell the story of the quadjet's design and development whilst also examining its airliner origins and its later success as a military platform.

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Bergamo Airport v2 Released

Aerosoft has announced Airport Bergamo V2 XP for X-Plane 11 is out now. Developed by Tailstrike Designs and Windsock Simulations, the package is a ground-up rebuild of the original airport released in 2019.

Chipmunk for Microsoft Flight Simulator Ready for Take-Off

Aeroplane Heaven has announced the de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

New Hawaiian destination for X-Plane

Northern Sky Studio has announced Lanai Airport for X-Plane 11 is now available.

Phuket International Airport Released

Orbx has announced VTSP Phuket International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

20th Virtual World Aerobatic Championship

Virtual World Aerobatic Championship 2022 Off-line aerobatic competition announced.

Lanzarote Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator Out Now

Just Flight has announced Lanzarote Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Piper Cherokee 235 / Charger for X-Plane Released

Aircraft developer AeroSphere has released the Piper Cherokee 235 and Piper Charger for X-Plane 11.

PC Pilot - Issue 140 Downloads

Downloadable content for the July/August 2022 issue of PC Pilot.

War Thunder Major Update - Enter the Danger Zone

The F-14A in War Thunder, developed in parallel with the new Top Gun film, is the first 4th generation fighter in-game and offers significant offensive capability.

Local Legends: Beechcraft Model 18 Released

The Beechcraft Model 18 is the fifth aircraft in the Local Legends series for Microsoft Flight Simulator, released in conjunction with World Update X: United States.

Fokker 100 Incoming

The Just Flight development team has announced they are working on Fokker 100 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Montego Bay for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

Just Flight has announced that MKJS Montego Bay Sangster International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

San Sebastian Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator Now Available

MK-Studios has released LESO San Sebastian Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls XPC available on pre-order

Honeycomb Aeronautical has announced the new and upgraded Alpha Flight Controls XPC and Honeycomb Xbox Hub are now available for pre-order.

Just Flight's 146 Professional Review Review Premium

Just Flight's 146 Professional Review

Just Flight is no stranger to the British Aerospace 146, having previously released excellent renditions of this classic British airliner for Prepar3D and X-Plane. This time, we take a look at the latest rendition of the 146 for Microsoft Flight Simulator and see how it measures up.

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update X: USA Now Available

In the latest World Update, Asobo Studio and Microsoft return to the US, adding even more unique landscapes, cityscapes and breathtaking vistas to Microsoft Flight Simulator.

iniBuilds announces partnership with Microsoft

iniBuilds has partnered with the Microsoft Flight Simulator team to develop the Airbus A310, which will be available for free for owners of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Eagle Dynamics' DCS: AH-64D Review

After more than four years in development, Eagle Dynamics (ED) has finally released the highly anticipated AH-64D in Early Access.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Marks 40th Anniversary

Asobo Studio has announced a special 40th Anniversary Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator to celebrate the longest-running game franchise at Microsoft.

Melbourne City Pack Released

Orbx has announced Landmarks Melbourne City Pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Grasshopper Takes Flight in MSFS

Flight Replicas has released the L-4 Grasshopper for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Fulcrum One Throttle Kickstarter Campaign Launched

Fulcrum Simulator Controls has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Fulcrum One Throttle Quadrant.

DCS: South Atlantic Map Enters Early Access

Razbam has announced South Atlantic Map is now available in Early Access.

Local Legends IV: Savoia-Marchetti S.55 Takes Flight

Asobo Studios has released the fourth aircraft in the Microsoft Flight Simulator “Local Legends” series, the Savoia-Marchetti S.55.

FlightSimExpo 2023 Announced

Flight Simulation Association (FSA) has announced the date and location of the next FlightSimExpo event.

 

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