FSA's curated weekly news digest. Catch up on the latest in home flight simulation from the past week.

Hello! It's Saturday, September 23. We're covering the release of a Chicagoland airport, smartCARS 3, and a new guide to MSFS add-ons that has something for everyone. New to Radio Check? Subscribe here.

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Their just-released DuPage Airport (KDPA) in the U.S. state of Illinois scenery joins Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK) in the FlightFX Chicagoland airport scenery portfolio.

FSElite, 22 September 2023


FSA Captains Save 10%: Unlock Discount

SoFly’s strangely interesting “Animals” - announced during FlightSimExpo 2023 in Houston - promises a flight simulation experience revolutionized by the addition of over 5,000 animals in more than 280 locations globally.

MSFS Addons, 22 September 2023


FSA Captains Save 10% on the TFDi 717 for P3D: Unlock Discount

TFDi has released the much-anticipated major update to smartCARS, its popular flight tracking and management system for Microsoft Flight Simulator X, Prepar3D, X-Plane, and Microsoft Flight Simulator.

FSElite, 21 September 2023


The company drastically reduced the price of the headset, making it almost half of what it was before.

HeliSimmer.com, 20 September 2023


VATSIM’s big event is next month. Did your airport make the list?

FSElite, 19 September 2023

We're proud to once again be hosting the Cross the Pond Pilot Briefing Webinar in advance of VATSIM's largest bi-annual event. Register here for 45 minutes of tips and tricks on VATSIM and online network flying with human controllers. 

At Gamescom in Cologne, TechRaptor had a conversation with Jorg Neumann, head of Microsoft Flight Simulator, to quiz him on the plans for 2024 and what we can still expect from the current version of the simulator.

Tech Raptor, 18 September 2023


Further to the release of the new build, members of the X-Plane team took to Discord to discuss what the future of the platform looks like.

FSElite, 23 September 2023


Community Content: Reviews & an MSFS Guide

This week, we're featuring two interesting product reviews and a newly-created MSFS Add-ons Guide.

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