Thursday, April 2, 2009

New helicopter from Nemeth Design - MD 500 Defender

Nemeth Design announced the release of a new FSX helicopter, the Hughes/McDonnell Douglas/MD Helicopters 500 series.

The helicopter comes in 4 different variants:

- Military observation
- Military Special Forces attack/support
- Military SOAR personnel transport
- Civil passenger transport

and features:

  • Custom exterior and interior animations
  • Fully clickable dynamic virtual cockpit. Perfectly flyable from the VC.
  • Realistic flight dynamics
  • Uses the newest FSX graphic featuires
  • Four variants with different paint schemes
  • PDF manual
  • Paint kit
More details on the producer's website.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009


As today is 1st of April let's laugh a bit with a short aviation joke:

Q: How do pilots greet their colleagues?
A: Hotel India

New scenery released for Milano Malpensa airport

Sim Giants announced the release of a FSX scenery for the Italian airport. LIMC is one of the three airports of Milan and one of the top Italian airports in terms of traffic.

Jepessen SimCharts 4 discontinued

Sad news for the Sim Charts 4.0 customers as Jepessen announced today, by an email, that the product sales will be discontinued starting April 1st and access to the service will no longer be available after March 31st, 2010.