Orbx Announces Partnership and Project with Flight Velocity

Orbx has officially announced a new partnership and undisclosed project with hardware manufacturer Flight Velocity. The project will be introduced June 8, 2019 at FlightSimExpo. Please see below for more details. ————————— Orbx Simulation Systems and FlightVelocity Announce Partnership, Upcoming Project 23rd May 2019, Toowong, Australia: Orbx Simulation Systems and US-based hardware manufacturer Flight Velocity have today announced an official partnership as well as an undisclosed project to be unveiled at the upcoming FlightSimExpo event in Orlando. “We are incredibly … READ MORE

Orbx, “Dive into our May Madness Sale!”

Orbx has officially launched the “Dive into our May Madness Sale!” According to Community and Marketing Manager Aimee Sanjari, “…throughout the month of May we are offering half off all of our regions including the popular TrueEarth line and all of our base products. Most of our airports are discounted as well.” Keep in mind, the sale is scheduled to end June 1, 2019 at 01:00Z. To read the complete announcement, see the source post via Orbx. Alternatively, jump directly … READ MORE

PMDG, Ongoing Projects + New Forum

Robert Randazzo of PMDG has posted some new information regarding various ongoing initiatives.  These include not only project specific items such as continued development of the NG3 and another update for the 747 product line but other less intriguing matters including a new shopping cart system and domain name change. Moreover, today represents the official launch of the new PMDG forum.  Keep in mind, for the time being and during a transition period, the team will still be available at … READ MORE

Leading Edge Simulations Saab 340A, Sale

X-Aviation is holding a major sale for the highly acclaimed ‘Take Command!: Saab 340A’ for X-Plane 11.  Developed by Leading Edge Simulations, the aircraft is now offered at a 40% discount.  Keep in mind, the sale is currently active and runs through Sunday February 24, 2019. For more information, screenshots, or to take advantage of this offer, visit the official product sales page via X-Aviation.  As of the time of this writing, the discounted sales price is $29.95 USD. You … 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 we are excited to be part of it. I wanted to take a moment and discuss some recent ownership changes.  I … 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 27% likelihood the individual holds a pilots license and the preferred simulator platform appears to be X-Plane 11 with Prepar3D … 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 over the last 12 months the decision has indeed been made to close the store in the coming weeks.” As … 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 Captain Sim store. On a very much related note, you may recall that earlier this month Captain Sim officially announced … 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 of the core development team have also left the organization for financial reasons. Nonetheless, according to Matt, both projectFLY and … 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 creation of official Twitter and YouTube accounts this summer, Orbx are pleased to announce they are making the leap to Twitch later this year. … READ MORE

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