Month: May 2016

Introducing the GeForce GTX 1080

NVIDIA has announced its new flagship graphics card: the GeForce GTX 1080 – the first gaming GPU based on the company’s new Pascal architecture. The manufacturer is expecting the GTX 1080 to deliver up to twice the performance and three

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A World First

Taiwan’s flag carrier, China Airlines has taken delivery of the world’s first co-branded Boeing 777-300ER in a ceremony held at the US manufacturer’s Everett facility.  The handover of the jet, B-18007 (c/n 43982), comes 12 years after the airline become

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T-Rudder Mk.IV, Gladiator and Gladiator Pro Pre-Order Launch

VKB Industries and Stratojet Flight Controllers have opened up pre-orders for its new T-Rudder Mk.IV pedals, Gladiator and Gladiator Pro joysticks. T-Rudder Mk.IV VKB has refined the T-Rudder pedals, introducing a new design which offers a heel pad to make

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New Epic Takes to the Sky

The Epic 1000 Skyview by Aerobask is now available on The Epic E1000 has an all-composite, carbon fibre airframe, powered by a 1200 SHP Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-67A turboprop making it the fastest type in its class, with

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FTX: Central to Receive Major Update

ORBX has announced that all of its regions, including FTX: Global, will work seamlessly at the same time without the need to use hybrid mode. According to a statement on the Orbx forum the process will be as follows: “We

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New AeroFly 2 Trailer

IPACS has released a trailer for the upcoming PC version of Aerofly 2 Flight Simulator. The package is due for release in June this year and will be available as a download on Steam. According to the developer, the new

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Twentynine Palms Airport Out Now

29Palms and JaraNet bring you Twentynine Palms Airport (KTNP) scenery package for X-Plane 10. The airport is located in the Mojave Desert, California and was named for the palm trees found there in 1852 by Col Henry Washington. Twentynine Palms

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Helsinki Arrives in X-Plane

FAsimulations has released Helsinki Metropolitan VFR Scenery for X-Plane10. The package is an extremely detailed rendition of the larger Helsinki metropolitan area covering more than 1544 sq miles (4000sq km) of detailed scenery at a 50cm/pixel resolution in the main

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Prague Calling

Aerosoft has released Mega Airport Prague for FSX and Prepar3D. The package is the latest development by XHT-Labs in cooperation with Aerosoft. The Czech airport has been recreated in detail with 3D models, realistic high-resolution textures and accurately placed ground

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Huge Update for EU England

Orbx has revealed details of the upcoming Service Pack 5 for FTX EU England. According to a statement on the Orbx website, the developers have noted requests from users to add key landmarks including: • Exclusion of trees for the

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