The FlightSim Store, Website Unavailable

Back in November, The FlightSim Store announced that they would be closing down in the coming weeks.  However, despite this announcement, the website continued to operate for almost three months.  Nonetheless, as of today, the website is now basically offline.  The home page has been replaced with a message stating that the website is “temporarily unavailable” due to server changes.  … Read More

POSCON, Changes to Ownership Structure

POSCON or the Positive Control Network has made some significant changes to the company’s ownership structure.  To quickly summarize, Andrew Heath has purchased all outstanding shares and is now the sole owner of POSCON. Please see below for the complete announcement. Friends, Happy New Year! 2019 is going to be an amazing year for the online flight simulation community and … Read More

Navigraph FlightSim Community Survey 2018, Results

Navigraph has posted the finalized results from the 2018 FlightSim Community Survey.  To briefly summarize, the typical flight simulation enthusiast is a 43 year employed male from the United States with an annual income of $50,000 USD.  The individual holds a bachelors degrees and spends approximately $250 USD on software and 200 USD on hardware annually.  Moreover, there is a … Read More

The FlightSim Store, Closing in the Coming Weeks

Any many months of customer dissatisfaction and developer warnings, The FlightSim Store has finally announced the impending closure of the online store.  Specifically, the website launched a Liquidation Sale via Facebook.  Within the comments section, one individual asked if the store was actually closing, in response, The FlightSim Store writes, “unfortunately due to several financial pressures the business has experienced … Read More

Captain Sim, 12-12-12 Sale

Captain Sim has launched the 12-12-12 sale.  According to the developer, “To celebrate 12 years of FSX, any CS product for FSX is $12, 12 hours only 1400-0200Z 23-24OCT 2018.”  The sale is now live and as of the time of this writing, has just about 10 hours remaining. If you’d like to take advantage of this offer, visit the … Read More

Mettar Simulations, Organizational Changes

Matt Davies has released a particularly personal blog post relating to his involvement with Mettar Simulations.  In the most simplistic terms, Matt will be taking a break from both Mettar and the entire flight simulation community.  This decision comes after some ongoing monetary challenges relating to organizational financing agreements and general cash flow.  Moreover and beyond Matt, several other members … Read More

Orbx Announces Twitch Channel

Orbx has announced the official launch of their own independent Twitch channel – the first stream is currently set for late October.  The new channel will preview upcoming projects, host competitions, and offer Orbx related news.  According to the announcement, streams are to be hosted by Aimee Sanjari and Brenden Quinn. Please see below for the complete announcement. Following the … Read More

RealAir, Public Statement by Sean Moloney

Following the recent finding of updated aircraft installers for a limited selection of RealAir products, Sean Moloney has released a statement to clarify the current situation and any outstanding misinformation. Please see below for the complete statement according to Sean. There has been some speculation on a few websites over the last day or two about this site, so I … Read More

Orbx Freezing Hot Summer Sale, Active Now

The Orbx Freezing Hot Summer Sale is now active offering discounts of up to 50% on everything in the store including recently released products.  According to the announcement, the sale ends at 1:00Z August 22, 2018.  Looks like a great opportunity to stock up. Please see below for the official sale announcement by Aimee Sanjari of Orbx. Hello everyone – It’s … Read More

VATSIM Responds to POSCON Acquisition Offer

VATSIM has formally responded to the recent $50,000 acquisition offer by POSCON or the Positive Control Network.  Jumping straight to the point, the Founders of VATSIM have rejected the offer. Please see below for the complete statement as issued by the Founders of VATSIM and the Board of Governors. August 6, 2018 Joint Statement from the VATSIM Founders & Board … Read More

POSCON Offers $50,000 to Acquire VATSIM

POSCON or the Positive Control Network has offered $50,000 to acquire a “well known flight simulation network” later confirmed to be VATSIM.  Said confirmation was disclosed by Lead Technical Director Matt Davies in response to a request for comment by FSElite. The original offer announcement by POSCON was released only yesterday and reads, “POSCON is committed to advancing the development … Read More

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