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ELITE XTS

Introduction The product reviewed now is, as the title referred, the Elite XTS. It is a professional IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) flight simulator of GA (General Aviation) aircraft. The developer is ELITE that stands for “Electronic IFR Training Environment”, is a famous and old company with big experience …

Carenado – 690B Turbo Commander for X-Plane 11

Last days I was flying a recently released add-on, the Carenado 690B Turbo Commander. This add-on are based on the Twin Commander Aircraft 690B. The history of this aircraft started at 1948 when a small team of engineers developed a prototype to become a future GA aircraft that …

Alabeo – Cessna C195 Businessliner for X-Plane

In the last weeks I was flying the Alabeo Cessna C195 Businessliner. This add-on is based on the real aircraft with the same name. The C195 entered production in 1947 and 1180 were built including all versions. It is a classic and beautiful general aviation aircraft and also …

Alabeo – WACO YMF-5 for X-Plane

In the last days I was flying the Alabeo WACO YMF-5 for X-Plane flight simulator. In real life this aircraft was built in 1986 by WACO Classic Aircraft Company. It is still produced today and you can buy a new one for a price around $430,000 USD. The …

ELITE 8.6

Introduction ELITE stands for “Electronic IFR Training Environment”, a flight simulation software designed as a procedure trainer initially meant to be used by airline pilots with the MD-80 series as a base for the aircraft simulation. It all started around 1987, but ELITE soon realized the importance of …

Carenado – Beechcraft B1900D for FSX/P3D

In the last days I was flying in the FSX with another iconic aircraft, the Beechcraft B1900D. It is one of the most popular airliner in its class. With a capacity of 19 passengers (depending of internal configuration) it is operated by many countries and are present in …

HiFiTech – Active Sky Next

Active Sky Next is the latest of a line of products developed by HiFiTech Inc. for more than 12 years now. Usually known as AS (Active Sky), the weather injectors of this line are accepted as some of the best available for FS9, FSX and Prepar3D. ASN (Active …

Thrustmaster HOTAS Warthog

In all my life in front of the PC I had many joysticks. At 1986 I got the first one, it had only two digital axis and two buttons. Since then, for my flight simulators, I changed multiple times the controller for them. It allowed me to see …

A2A – Cessna C172 for FSX

The Cessna C172 Skyhawk is one of the most classic aircraft in the aviation history. It was made by the Cessna Aircraft Company and are still in production with around 60.000 units made. It’s the aircraft more produced in the world and it’s very popular. The C172 is …

World of Subways Vol. 1 (The Path)

The “World of Subways Vol. 1 – The Path” is a metro simulator. This one are about the line that connects the states of New Jersey and New York. This line is about 50 km long and around 40% are above ground. It also includes other lines. All …