Stunning FSX London scenery released

Stunning FSX London scenery released

Horizon Simulations has released VFR London X, a detailed city expansion for Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X. Horizon Simulations has released VFR London X. The scenery adds hundreds of buildings to London and 60cm land textures. “…Having been built using an … More »

Boeing Delivers 747-400 Freighter to Cargolux

Boeing Delivers 747-400 Freighter to Cargolux

  EVERETT, Wash, July 25, 2008 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] recently delivered to Cargolux Airlines International S.A. its 16th and last 747-400 Freighter with a ceremony at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. This year celebrates the 30th anniversary … More »

F-1 Beats Lear 60?

F-1 Beats Lear 60?

By Liz Moscrop, AVweb Contributor Britain’s Formula 1 hero and brand ambassador for Bombardier Lewis Hamilton took on the Canadian airframer’s iconic Learjet 60 in a special one off head-to-head challenge at the Farnborough International Airshow Monday. Hamilton tore his … More »

Radio Pet Peeves

Radio Pet Peeves

I had my handheld radio on today listening to the local traffic at a nearby airfield. This is what I heard. Airport Unicom, what is your active runway? For some reason I get all worked up whenever I hear someone … More »

Cat III Approach to Minimums

Cat III Approach to Minimums

So I’ve flown a ton of Cat III approaches to minimums…. well at last in the simulator. ;) Nonetheless this is a truly amazing video showing from the pilot’s perspective what it is like to fly to a runway in … More »

Remote Control B29 Bomber and X1 Rocket

Remote Control B29 Bomber and X1 Rocket

I love toys and wish this toy combination was one of my own. Here is some great footage of an RC B-29 Bomber. But this is no ordinary R/C aircraft. Strapped to the belly is an X-1 Rocket which makes … More »

Garmin G1000 Simulator?

Garmin G1000 Simulator?

The latest release of X-Plane (currently 8.50 RC-1) has built in support to use a real Garmin G1000 connected to the simulator! The G1000 has an ethernet port that you can use to connect the Garmin to your computer. Then … More »

AOPA Now offers RSS Feeds

AOPA Now offers RSS Feeds

Those of you who are followers of many blogs will be happy to know that AOPA now offers RSS feeds. There are currently two feeds available. One feed is a combination of the AOPA homepage and the AOPA Members page … More »

Cessna Joins Light Aircraft Manufacturers

Cessna Joins Light Aircraft Manufacturers

Further indicating that Cessna is serious about producing a light sport aircraft we are now hearing that they have joined the Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association. “We have all the important producers in the emerging light sport aviation industry, so as … More »