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2017

Screenshot of the Month

Special Features

Autumn

Graham 140

  • Repaints of Project Airbus A318/A319/A320/A321
  • News : Phil UKD101 new Melbourne Hub
  • Facebook Gallery
  • Video: Court Line Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
  • Video: Building & Test Flying the Boeing 727 & 747
  • Video: FACTS you should know about CONCORDE!
  • Video: Lufthansa Cargo MD 11F  COCKPIT MOVIE
  • Video: Visual Circuit (Base Training)
  • Video: Orkestra Obsolete play Blue Monday
  • Video: British Airways safety video
  • Video: BA and Red Nose Day 2017

Summer

Graham 140

  • Repaints of Virtuacol CRJ, Aerosoft Airbus A320/A321, PA Airbus A320, Vistaliner B737 Classic and Posky Boeing 747-400
  • Video: PREPAR3d V4 - FIRST IMPRESSIONS
  • Video: PMDG 737 NGX “ Non-Precision Approach Tutorial
  • Video: Cat 3 approaches and autoland
  • Video: Carb Heat Demystified
  • Video: Know Where to Look During the Flare
  • Video: TAKE-OFF Speeds V1, Vr, V2! Explained
  • Video: Flying to Bahamas in a Cessna 172
  • Video: Aviation Humour (Rod Machado)
  • Video: COME FLY WITH ME

Spring

Mark171

  • Repaints of Carenado Cessna 208B, FSPainter A350-900, and TDS Boeing 737-700
  • Video: FROOGLESIM NEWS - MAY 7 2017
  • Video: VLOG - WHICH CAMERA TOOL?
  • Video: Airbus A380 Engineering Connections
  • Video: Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Documentary
  • Video: The Gimli Glider: 30 Years Later
  • Video: FROOGLESIM NEWS - MAY 14 2017
  • Video: Flight Sim World Gameplay
  • Video: TROLLING as an Air Traffic Controller in Flight Sim X
  • Video: Using a 56k Modem in 2017

2016

Screenshot of the Month

Special Features

Christmas

Graham 140

  • Video: Emirates A380 Dubai Formation Flight (2 videos)
  • Video: WW2 Pilots sketch
  • Video: Helicopters Won’t Just Drop Like A Rock
  • Video: Testing Nasa Prototype Aircraft -NASA Documentary
  • Video: Boeing 767 Ran Out of Fuel Mid Flight
  • Video: QI | Amy Johnson and Paper Aeroplanes
  • Video: X Plane 11 Beta 2 (2 videos)
  • Video: Monty Python collection of videos

Autumn

Graham 140

  • Flight Sim 2016 review
  • Free Italy Photoreal, makerunways update, UK2000 Aberdeen Xtreme, X-Plane 11, Toulouse freeware
  • Video: The Making of Finnair A350 XWB
  • Video: Runway Markings Explained
  • Video: AOA 737NGX Training - Bleed Air
  • Video: SE210 Caravelle Simulator Project - Documentary
  • Video: Sole Survivor Film

Summer

Graham 140

  • Virtualcol ATR and Saab repaints
  • Real world Aviation review
  • Garmin trainer, AI Sounds, Pro ATC/X voices
  • Video: Aerofly 2
  • Video: Mojave Airport Airplane Graveyard
  • Video: Flight Simulator - Realistic Training in 2016
  • Video: NO 43 Group, Military Emergency Unit (UME)
  • Video: Cockpit Chronicles: Why I've fallen for the MD-80

Spring

Mark171

  • PMDG Boeing 737-800NGX repaint
  • 2015 Aviation review
  • FreeMesh X
  • Video: The Flying Years - Aviation History documentary
  • Video: PMDG 737NGX Full Flight Tutorial
  • Video: [SIMCAST] March 2016 | Episode 3
  • Video: ORBX TAPINI - TRIP TO FANE, Part 1
  • Video: Dovetail Games Flight School trailer

2015

Screenshot of the Month

Special Features

Christmas

Charlie UKD301

  • Majestic Dash-8 Q400 repaint
  • Video: Share Of Pain - Digi Ana 1996
  • Video: [Prepar3D] AWESOME REALISM
  • Video: How to make FSX look AMAZING - FOR FREE!
  • Video: How I Built my Home Cockpit - Step by Step
  • Video: SimplePlanes Trailer
  • Video: BEST FSX / PREPAR3D ADDONS 2015
  • Video: Aussie Jingle Bells - Bucko & Champs
  • Video: Fascinating Aida - Rudest Christmas carol ever?

Summer

Graham UKD140

  • Aerosoft Airbus A319 repaint
  • Video: Tour the Boeing 737 Flight Simulator Built in a Garage
  • Video: Airbus A350 XWB Documentary Part 1/4
  • Video: Fully loaded Aerosoft A319 - Landing
  • Video: Frooglesim news - July 12, 2015
  • Video: Pilot Talk: Barely Air #2

Spring

Graham UKD140

  • GA Hop with Charlie McKenna
  • Video: Extreme Landings (Android game)
  • Video: Megafactories - Building the B747-8
  • Video: Trip in a Grumman Goose
  • Video: Standard Operating Procedures - Boeing 737
  • Video: Pilot Talk: Barely Air #1

2014

Screenshot of the Month

Special Features

Christmas

Graham UKD140

  • Brief look back at the year
  • Video: Plane Crash in the Caribbean
  • Video: Difficult landing at ST. Maarten & ST. Barths
  • Video: Air Crash Investigation S13E07 - Terror In Paradise
  • Video: Flying Cars For Everyone?
  • Video: FlightFactor A350 XWB for X-Plane10
  • Video: Christmas - FSX Movie
  • Video: "All I Really Want For Christmas"  FAMILY GUY

Autumn

Mark UKD171

  • Caribbean Direct re-launch
  • Video: Flying in the Caribbean
  • Video: ILS Approach PART 1
  • Video: AIR FRANCE Airbus A380
  • Video: Cargo - Pilot Documentary
  • Video: Codrington Arrival in FSX

Summer

John UKD103

  • Simon's Guide To AeroExpo UK 2014
  • Future Of MSFS
  • Video: FSX DX10 TWEAK GUIDE 2014
  • Video: ATC gibberish
  • Video: Froogles Thoughts : PREPAR3D V2.2
  • Video: BBC Horizon Where is Flight MH370 ?
  • Video: How to use the FS GPS

Easter

Mark UKD171
  • UKDirect Air Taxi
  • Simon's Guide To Hardware Add-Ons
  • Video: Britains worst air accident
  • Video: Megastructures A380
  • Video: Rolls Royce
  • Video: World of Private Jets

 

2013

Screenshot of the Month

Special Features

Christmas

John UKD182

  1. How To Make FSX Realistic....ish
  2. Prepar3D v2
  3. Stansted to Newquay Flight
  4. Video: Home Improvement
  5. Video: Cebu Pacific dancing flight attendants
  6. Video: How do noise canceling headphones work?
  7. Video: Why Can't You Use Phones on Planes?
  8. Video: A Muppet Family Christmas 1987

Autumn

Simon UKD102

  • Flight Sim 2013
  • UK2000 VFR Airfields Vol.1 V.2
  • Video: Airbus A380 landing in San Francisco
  • Video: The Cornfield Bomber
  • Video: The Secret Life of the Airport
  • Video: Airline: The Story of Pan Am

 

Summer

Simon UKD102

  • The Muppet Rough Guide To FSAirlines
  • Video: Building Hong Kongs Airport
  • Video: Boeing 787 Dreamliner
  • Video: Lockheed Constellation

 

Easter

Mark UKD171

  • Simon Says: The Channel Fleet
  • UKDirect World Cargo
  • Video: Dreamliner news
  • Video: Just Flight Freemium 757
  • Video: The Flight Simulator Experience Show
  • Video: Crosswind landings at Dusseldorf
  • Video: GenX v Orbx scenery comparison

 

2012

Screenshot of the Month

Special Features

Christmas

Ben UKD122

  • My Favourite Add-ons
  • Heroic Pilots
  • Video: BA Boeing 747-400 in D-Check
  • Video: Megafactories Learjet
  • Video: Boeing 787 Dreamliner

 

Autumn

Ruud UKD104

  • R.I.P.  Barry Blaisdell
  • Video: Channel 4 - The Plane Crash
  • EditVoicepack

 

Summer

Terry UKD186

  • Simon Says...
  • Video: DIY Easy Airliner Home Cockpit
  • Video: Qantas A380 Engine Failure

 

Easter

Ruud UKD104

  • Going Back To Your Routes
  • Mega Fleet Update
  • FSAirlines tips
  • Panic Buying (Fuel)
  • Video: Airbus X
  • Video: Pam Ann

 

New Year

Mark UKD171

  • Microsoft Flight
  • RIP Sascha Felix
  • Aviation Safety Statistics 2011

2011

Screenshot of the Month

Special Features

Christmas

Mark UKD171

  • Fancy Something Different?
  • Video: Take On Helicopters
  • Video: X-Plane 10 promo
  • Orchid Charity

 

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