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

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 thought I should clear a few things up. Firstly, this site as well as the Turbine Duke and Legacy installers … 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 August and it’s hot, so that can only mean one thing: the Orbx Freezing Hot Summer Sale! ave up to … 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 of Governors Dear VATSIM Members, We wanted to take a moment to address the reports and speculation that have been … 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 of online flight simulation and has tendered an offer to acquire a well known online flight simulation network to inject … Read More

Orbx Acquires Digital Assets from Earth Simulations

Orbx has officially acquired all digital assets from Earth Simulations, the company ceased trading in 2016.  As a result of the acquisition, Orbx plans to develop refreshed versions of the once popular Channel Islands and Isle of Man sceneries by Earth Simulations. Certainly very good news for the simulation community and a great opportunity to revisit these unique destinations.  The first release is to be Alderney for FSX and Prepar3D, availability is expected within three to four months.  Turbulent Designs … Read More

Orbx Announces May Sale, Live Now

Orbx has announced their May sale and it is now live!  The sale offers a 47% discount off most products and will run through the month of May.  Of course, there’s the usual sale disclaimer, basically, everything is included except CityScene Gold Coast and any products released after April 1, 2018.  The specific exclusion of CityScene Gold Coast is definitely a strong indicator that release of the recently announced YBCG, Gold Coast International Airport scenery is coming soon!  If you’ve … Read More

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