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Hello! It's Saturday, December 16. We're covering a release date for the Yawman Arrow, FlightSimExpo registration, and an update for a free model matching solution for VATSIM and AI traffic in MSFS. New to Radio Check? Subscribe here.

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The new gamepad controller specifically designed for flight simulators will launch initially in the USA.

FSElite, 16 December 2023

FlightSimExpo registration opens today for FSA members, and to the public tomorrow.

FSA Captains have early access to register for FlightSimExpo 2024 now, with access being expanded to First Officers later today. Registration opens to the general public on December 17. Check your email for a link to register later today: the first 200 FSA members can get 3-day event access for just $50!

The images, showcasing the cockpit in remarkable detail with the Honeywell Primus avionics in full display, seemingly confirm what everyone was already sure of: it’s the Cessna Citation X!

MSFS Addons, 14 December 2023


The go-to solution for an excellent and free way to significantly improve the AI traffic experience adds new aircraft models and nearly 100 new liveries.

MSFS Addons, 13 December 2023


Users can expect a functional product capable of full flights, with the understanding that bugs and missing features will be addressed continuously and free of charge.

MSFS Addons, 14 December 2023


At FlightSimExpo 2023, Thrustmaster announced that the Viper TQS would succeed the original HOTAS Cougar released in 2003.

FSNews, 15 December 2023


Founder and lead developer Brian discusses how SayIntentions.ai is combining AI with traditional coding to build an ATC add-on for X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator.

FSNews, 16 December 2023


FSElite was given the unique opportunity to ride in the jumpseat of a full-scale Boeing 737 simulator cockpit with the Cali Crew during WorldFlight 2023, VATSIM’s online charity fundraising event

FSElite, 14 December 2023


What's New in the World of X-Plane

From this week's X-Plane.Org digest: version 12.0.8 is now final, and the next update (12.1.0) is expected to be a "packed graphical update". Read the full weekly roundup here.


FSA Member Poll Results

Last week, we asked:

When flown to "2 or more reindeer inop" minimums, what type of approach is this?


53% of you correctly answered that, when flown to the 50' MDA, the approach is a non-precision approach. Want to learn more about instrument approaches? Try Sporty's IFR Approach Chart Symbols Quiz.


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