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Orbx's Mackay and Adelaide Airports Review Premium

Orbx's Mackay and Adelaide Airports

In this article, we review two of its latest additions from Orbx: Mackay Airport (YBMK), located within the city that bears its name and Adelaide Airport (YPAD) on Australia’s southern coast.

SIM-X Eagle PC Review Premium

SIM-X Eagle PC

We review a new computer system from Wired2Fire. It’s fully optimised for those wishing to upgrade to a PC capable of running the current range of simulators, including the ever resource-hungry Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Just Flight’s HAWK T1/A Advanced Trainer Review Premium

Just Flight’s HAWK T1/A Advanced Trainer

We take a look at Just Flight's version of the BAE Hawk for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

The Human Element – Turtle Beach Interview Feature Premium

The Human Element – Turtle Beach Interview

We talk to the company behind the VelocityOne Flight Universal Control System.

Reno Air Racing Expansion Pack Review Premium

Reno Air Racing Expansion Pack

Flying a souped-up World War Two fighter over a tight circular course against other pilots is not for the faint-hearted.....

Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Review Review Premium

Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition

The Game of the Year Edition was released as the latest free update to Microsoft Flight Simulator. It is said to celebrate all the positive feedback, reviews and awards garnered, also as a thank you to the fans (new and old) who have made it such a phenomenon.

Building a Cessna/Piper Panel - Part 3, Software Feature Premium

Building a Cessna/Piper Panel - Part 3, Software

In this instalment on building a Cessna/Piper panel, Joe Lavery describes how to integrate switches and levers into the simulator, followed by the installation of the Air Manager software that will provide the instrumentation.

Building a 737 Home Cockpit Feature Premium

Building a 737 Home Cockpit

Joe Lavery explains how he made the centre pedestal and highlights some of the challenges, such as fitting the radio equipment and the emergency engine fire handles.

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Taxi2Gate’s Hong Kong International Airport v2

Hong Kong International Airport v2 reviewed here is a major update to Taxi2Gate’s original version released in 2014. It includes new HD textures, lots of new buildings, animations, hand-placed autogen tiles and much more.

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Just Flight’s Tornado F3 Interview

Following their Tornado GR1, Just Flight is now developing the Tornado F3 - Air Defence Variant (ADV). To learn more about this product, we got in touch with Just Flight’s Development Manager, Martyn Northall.