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Microsoft Flight Simulator – Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport Review (Tailstrike)

Aerosoft and Tailstrike Designs recently released Bergamo Orio al Serio International Airport (LIME) for Microsoft Flight Simulator. While not as famous as the neighboring Malpensa, Bergamo has become an important airport for Northern Italy and the area of Milan specifically, especially as a low-cost hub primarily used by Ryanair. As such, it’s definitely a great addition for those who love flying in and to Italy. It’s also conveniently located near […]

todaySeptember 15, 2021 6

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Microsoft Flight Simulator – Amami Airport Review (Simulación Extrema)

Third-party developer Simulación Extrema recently released Amami Airport (RJKA) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, providing a new destination in Japan. It serves the beautiful Amami Oshima, one of the largest islands between Kyushu and Okinawa. While it isn’t a large hub, it isn’t as small as most Japanese island airports and it’s served by multiple daily airline flights operating up to Airbus A320s and Boeing 737s. Due to that, even if you’re […]

todayAugust 30, 2021

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Microsoft Flight Simulator – Bristol Airport Review (PilotPlus)

Third-party developer PilotPlus just released Bristol Airport (EGGD) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, adding another relevant destination in the United Kingdom. As the eighth busiest airport in the country, Bristol is definitely a much-needed addition to the sim, especially for those interested in low-cost and charter airlines like Easyjet, Ryanair, and TUI. That being said, it’s also perfect for light general aviation and business jets. The add-on is now available on […]

todayAugust 27, 2021 2

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Microsoft Flight Simulator – Marrakech Menara Airport Review (PerfectSoft)

Third-party developer PerfectSoft recently released Marrakech Menara Airpor (GMMX) in Morocco for Microsoft Flight Simulator, adding an important airport to a region that is definitely underserved in terms of add-ons. Serving an important tourist destination, the airport is very active even beyond the summer season, receiving many international airlines including plenty of low-cost flights operated by EasyJet and Ryanair. It’s currently available on SimMarket for approximately $18 plus applicable VAT and it […]

todayAugust 25, 2021 5

Technology

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Nails ‘Risky’ 12th Flight

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has successfully completed its 12th flight on Mars in what was one of its most challenging outings to date. The flight earlier this week took place inside the South Séítah region of Jezero Crater, a location that scientists believe could contain evidence of ancient life on the red planet. The 4-pound, 19-inch-tall helicopter began by climbing 32.8 feet (10 meters) into the air before flying a distance […]

todayAugust 19, 2021

Technology

NASA Mars Helicopter’s Next Flight Carries Substantial Risk

Fresh from snapping an image of the Perseverance rover on the Martian surface, NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is about to take its 12th flight over the red planet in a mission that the space agency says carries “substantial risk.” The plucky helicopter has already exceeded expectations at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), which is overseeing the current Mars mission involving Ingenuity and Perseverance. Four months after becoming the first aircraft to […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 2

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Airbus Video Lifts the Lid on Air Show Flight Displays

Anyone with even a mild interest in flying machines is going to have plenty of fun at an air show. Besides the entertaining flight displays that run through the day, you can also get lost in the vast exhibition spaces where aerospace giants show off new products and technologies alongside niche aircraft designs from emerging companies. While the coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancelation of many air shows around the […]

todayAugust 11, 2021 1

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Great Britain Central Review (Orbx)

Orbx just released its Great Britain Central add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator on PC, with an Xbox release expected to follow soon. This add-on is the first major release of its kind (at least to my knowledge) as it doesn’t just focus on adding detail and landmarks to a single city or a small area, but to an entire region, the whole central part of England. It’s available on Orbx […]

todayAugust 3, 2021 4

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SpaceX Takes Big Step to Super Heavy’s First Orbital Flight

SpaceX has finished attaching 29 Raptor engines to its almighty Super Heavy booster. The work, completed on Monday, August 2, takes SpaceX a big step toward the first orbital test flight of its powerful next-generation rocket that will carry with it the new Starship spacecraft. SpaceX SpaceX tweeted a stunning photo (above) taken at the company’s Starbase facility in South Texas showing the 29 Raptor engines in place. Several more […]

todayAugust 3, 2021 1

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