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

Hello! It's Saturday, October 7. We're covering the X-Plane 12 roadmap (and a chance to get in before an upcoming price increase), a new, simulation-focused VR headset from Pimax, and an update from REX. New to Radio Check? Subscribe here.

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A new versioning scheme, engine model improvements, improved landing gear physics, and a limited opportunity to buy X-Plane 12 for $59.99.

Threshold, 3 October 2023


FSA Captains Save $50: Unlock Discount

The Simulation Edition isn’t just about cost-saving; it’s about optimizing the experience for sim users. It retains the jaw-dropping resolution of 5760 x 2880 pixels and 35 PPD, which means every tiny detail in your virtual cockpit is rendered with incredible clarity.

MSFS Addons, 2 October 2023


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

smartCARS is a flight tracking system for all the major flight simulators; built for booking and tracking flights for all your virtual airline needs.

FSNews, 4 October 2023


San Diego International Airport, formerly known as Lindbergh Field, is located just three miles northwest of Downtown San Diego and has the unique distinction of being the busiest single-runway airport in the world.

MFS Addons, 5 October 2023


The TBM 850, one of the “most technically advanced aircraft simulations” for MSFS, is now ready for you to fly home.

FSElite, 5 October 2023


For the uninitiated, 8.33 kHz is used predominately in Europe to increase the number of ATC channels due to the decrease of spacing from the conventional 25 kHz frequency.

FSElite, 3 October 2023


We take a deep dive into iniBuilds’ latest release for MSFS.

FSElite, 1 October 2023


FSA Member Poll Results

Last week, we asked:
Did you watch (in-person or remotely) any of the 2023 Reno Air Races, the final chapter of an annual tradition since 1964? 


The results show...

13% of respondents watched the 2023 Reno Air Races, with 10% watching virtually and 3% in-person from Reno.

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