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    Published on 04-10-2014 07:09 AM
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    NEWS RELEASE

    SISMO NEW INJECTION PLASTIC KNOBS


    Sismo is proud to announce the new Injection Plastic Knobs for Radio Panels and EDC Panel, ready to be used in your simulator.The available knobs are:


    · Knob K6 for Radio Panels (VHF, NAV, ADF, ATC) and EDC Panel, diameter 15,75mm and hole shaft 4mm
    · Knob K7 for Radio Panels (VHF, NAV, ADF, ATC), diameter 22mm and hole shaft 6mm
    · Knob K7 for EDC Panel, include sticker, diameter 22mm and hole shaft 6mm
    · Dual Knob K6 + K7 for Radio o for EDC

    It's also available a set of knobs (8 K6 + 8 K7) to update all the radios of your pedestal. Compatible with Dual Encoder E37 (save a 20%)

    Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need further information to info@sismo-soluciones.com



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    Published on 03-20-2014 06:11 PM
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    News Release:
    Introduction of


    Foundation Aviosim theNetherlands
    Stichting Aviosim Nederland

    Aviosim was formed by a groupof approximately 50 enthusiastic volunteers, hosting a flight simulator project in the Aviodrome (www.aviodrome.nl) museum, the Netherlands. The museum is known of its yearly FS Weekend, which gathers cockpit builders from all around the world (www.fsweekend.com). In 2011 we united to become a foundation under Dutch law. As a non-profit organization we are now able to raise funds and exploit semi-commercial activities to be able to maintain our project. Visitors of the museum can board our historic B737 static flight simulator and with the help of the professional Prosim737 (www.prosim-ar.com) team they can choose which airfield they wish to land on. Next to this simulator there is a complete instructor station as well as a SARP II Radar Unit (by Hollands Signaal) used by Dutch Air Traffic Control from the early sixties till the late nineties and is now operational via the International Virtual Aviation Organization(www.ivao.aero). In October 2012 the Dutch Aerospace Laboratory (www.nlr.nl)donated a F104 Starfighter simulator. Aviosim also made this F104 flightsimulator operational for the visitors of the museum. Nowadays the simulators are accessible six days a week for all visitors completely free of charge.

    Many commercial companies became partner of Aviosim and donated either hardware or they supported us financially. A complete list of partners can be found on our website(www.aviosim.org/partners) e.g. Sismo Soluciones, Simworld, BP, GVB (Amsterdam Public Transport Company) and many others.

    Our webshop is one of our main semi-commercial projects. Thanks to the support of both Sismo Soluciones (www.sismo-soluciones.com)and Simworld (www.simworld.pl) we are able to offer clients all over the world the products of these manufacturers with a special Aviosim discount (we are 5-10% cheaper than the manufacturers themselves). All products available can be found on our webshop (www.aviosim.org/webshop).

    For a limited time period only we applied an extra discount to all Sismo Soluciones products. The discount rate is now 9% instead of 5%. If you send us your order online and you order Sismo products, make sure you add the discount coupon code “sismo4” on the payment page. This discount is subject to some conditions (only if the shipping address is in the Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Sweden, Norway or Denmark and only if you buy online without a personal offer).

    To read more about our project make sure you visit www.aviosim.org. If you have any issues or questions related to our sales activities leave us a ticket (www.aviosim.org/support) and one of our support volunteers will attend to you usually within 48 hours. Any general issues and/or questions can be shared with us through our contact page.

    For the Dutch we would like to tell you that we are an ANBI as well (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling). This implies that any donations made will be tax deductible for either corporates or individuals. If you have any questions about this Dutch Tax Department program don’t hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to answer your questions.

    Kind Regards,
    Damien van der Aart
    Aviosim Nederland

    Executive Treasurer


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    by Published on 02-20-2014 07:04 AM

    NTHUSIM v3.4 Released

    Today we are pleased to release NTHUSIM version 3.4!
    What's new in this release?

    • Support for Windows 8.1
    • Blends added to single channel setups
    • Global kill switch: Alt+Ctrl+Shift+F10

    Support for Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 is cool and NTHUSIM is cool. Now they can be cool together! NTHUSIM v3.4 has support for Windows 8.1!

    Blends added to single channel setups

    So you want to have a single channel, but you want to blend it.
    Here's the deal: You bring the content, NTHUSIM will deliver the blend.
    It's a great deal. All you have to do is make sure that you have content that has the overlaps in it. Of course, if you're using NTHUSIM Plus on a multi-channel PC it generates the overlaps for you. But if you want to go commando and you've got the content, then the deal is on! Deal?

    Global kill switch: Alt+Ctrl+Shift+F10

    Sgt Pinky was taking fire. That wasn't the worst of it. The narrow path ahead was set to deliver a punishing blow. A quick glance at his health bar told him everything he needed: Abort. ABORT!
    Sgt Pinky reached for the keys... Alt.. Ctrl.. Shift.. F10. BAM! NTHUSIM disengaged warping and blending.
    It didn't help Sgt Pinky. But if you ever have a situation where the screen isn't working the way you want and you want to disable NTHUSIM, you've got an option. It's easy to remember and hard to press: hold down Alt,Ctrl, and Shift. Then press the F10 key.

    All the links!

    Shape NTHUSIM to be the way you want it! Post to the NTHUSIM Standard & Plus Version 4.X Wishlist!
    The Plus edition supports multiple projectors. Download Plus edition (3.8 MB).
    The Standard edition supports a single projector. Download Standard edition (3.8 MB).
    NTHUSIM software will run in demo mode until activated. Log in to view your activations.

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    Published on 02-05-2014 02:04 PM

    FLIGHT SIM CON 2014

    With the initial success of the launch even last year, this years Flight Sim Con 2014 will take things up a notch!



    It's been great to watch the popularity and success of flight sim conferences outside the US. And, with the second year of Flight Sim Con we are now seeing the beginning of the same here in the US.

    This years Flight Sim Con will be held at the New England Air Museum http://www.neam.org/ on the grounds of the Bradley International Airport KBDL and will include exhibits, workshops, presentations, and a LAN Party providing FFA grade virtual ATC and flight opportunities for attendees.
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    Published on 01-22-2014 11:34 AM
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    NEWS RELEASE


    GLB Flight Products are pleased to announce the International Banner Promotion.


    In respect of this we are offering a 5% discount on the product price all of our shop items! Here's what you need to do to qualify. You need to use one of our logos or banners shown below and paste it onto your flight simulator/cockpit building blog, website, progress page, social network page, twitter feed, (see conditions below) and once you have done this you may place your order using the voucher code in the promotion and send us the web link to your pasted GLB Banner in the customer comments section of your order form. Once checked your order will be approved.



    Terms and Conditions:
    1. Promotion valid until 31/01/14
    2. Banners must be of a readable size
    3. No accompanying text is mandatory, although acceptable if the customer wishes to add their own to their posting.
    4. Social networking sites and blogging sites that display followers/friends must have at least 20 people associated with the page.
    5. One of the approved banners/logos must be used and no other form of homemade logo or text alone is accepted.
    6. The link to the display of the banner must be supplied in the customer comments section when ordering.
    7. The banner must be visible for at least 30 days.
    8. Coupon code valid in the GLB Shop only and not in other product categories.
    9. The display of the banner must be in a group, website, blog associated with aviation which is owned/maintained by you. Banners in public forums are not acceptable.
    10. We reserve the right to mutually cancel any individual coupon application if it doesn't correspond with the terms above, and the whole offer may revoked at any time prior to the stated end date.
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    by Published on 11-06-2013 07:06 AM
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    Introducing FlybyCockpits


    FlybyCockpits is a young and enthusiast Engineer and aeronautical technical designer’s team, we are creating the most realistic Cockpits Environment to simulate your favourite aircraft and bring you an exciting experience.

    FlybyCockpits have more then 10 years of experience in Development, Manufacture and Build Flight Simulator Systems either for entertainment, educational/ instruction or training purposes according with JAR-FCL requirements.

    Flybycockpits we use hi technology techniques and modern fabrication process that results in a Hi Quality products, extremely easy and fast way to assemble all them.

    Visit us at http://www.flybycockpits.com/ And find our products


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    Published on 10-30-2013 07:29 AM
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    OPENCOCKPITS LAUNCHES THREE NEW MODULES
    Based on existing “classic” models




    • NEW B-747/767 FMC V3 module
    • New Special Radio Module for Fighter Cockpits
    • New Fighter FMC V3 Black


    http://www.opencockpits.com

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    Published on 09-02-2013 12:54 PM
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    NEWS RELEASE
    SalesOpencockpits Announces
    New B737 Chronometer


    This new module provides full operation of all key buttons for total realism. Connects through USB port, it is backlight and controls digit’s intensity by software. The module is fully configurable with SIOC (V 4.5b1 or superior, free for non-commercial environments), making it compatible with FSX and any add-ons you have installed, using the right script.

    Specifications:
    • External power supply 6V included.
    • Brightness Control of the display by software.
    • USB 2.0 connection without driver (plug & play).
    • Matte finish Paint, Boeing 737 gray or brown 747/767.
    • LI versions: white or yellow digits as an option.
    • Stopwatch with fully functional seconds hand (except versions LI).
    • Management Timer to 1 hour, up to 24 hours Estimated, Zulu time information, with month and year controlled modification system of leap years and days of the corresponding month FlighSimulator automatic update.

    Appearance and measures:
    • Dimensions: 110x110x80mm total 89x89mm viewed.

    The set is shipped with the following items:

    - Module B737 Chrono V1.
    - Power supply 6V, 2A.
    - USB cable.

    Download the manual from the "Downloads" tab at OpenCockpits.com


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    by Published on 08-25-2013 05:41 PM
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    SUCCESS !!!!

    Well, it's been 28 hours since we restarted Mycockpit.org with a working database and I believe I can finally say "Success."

    We've recovered from the intrusion and MOVED to a new, better, and less expensive server. Needless to say, with MUCH difficulty.

    Foremost, I want to give my most profound gratitude to David Crist for his countless hours relentlessly working to fix MyCockpit database and move from our old to new server. David spent many hours consulting with various tech support, related to database and server operations, trying to resolve why certain aspects of the operation did not work. David spent many sleepless nights with continued effort to make this a successful mission. Thank You David.

    I also want to thank Vybhav's offer and use his Systems Admin person (Steve B.) to help clear up part of the NameServer issues. Thank You Vybhav

    And for some of the others who offered to help. Thank You.

    And of course I want to thank our membership for being patient and supportive during these trying times.Thank You.

    I'm glad we're back in business of helping fellow Flight Sim Builders build their dream at MyCockpit.org

    Matt Olieman ...
    Published on 06-30-2013 02:33 PM

    News Release - Throttletek July Sale


    THROTTLETEK IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE “ G – THROTTLE”. Generic Throttle Quadrant for Flight simulator !! THROTTLETEK Is a new aspiring company introducing an innovative concept of products for the Flight Simmer at all Levels. From the beginner to the aspiring Airline Captain taking into account realism and feeling in each of our products.

    Our Brand New G-Throttles Plug and Play units are a new concept for the desktop flyer using FS9 and FS X which will enable the user to have an out of the shelf easy to setup throttle quadrant ready to fly the friendly skyes! As always we take into account details as well as the feeling of the Real Mc Coy! and please do not hesitate to ask for any custom work or changes into our products that can make your FLIGHT SIMULATOR Experience a better one!

    Some of the Features of our “ G – THROTTLE”:

    Please check our Website www.throttletek.com where we have also several other products as our popular 737 and 767 Yokes for DO IT YOURSELF type projects!
    Published on 05-22-2013 01:47 PM
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    NEWS RELEASE

    New Company - Simujabs

    Simujabs borns as a step ahead for me. After ten years dedicated to design with and for the best companies on this hobby, it's time to start by myself, manufacturing the designs that all these years I made.


    By the moment, only few products are present on the web, but a lot of them are ready to build his protoype and then produced. My policy will be that the prices must be the most fair as possible, to give the oportunity to the customers to have a good product with "the best price" as possible.


    Our future developments are mainly focused to start with the A320 systems, that are developed already, also completely assembled modules for some airplanes, ready to connect and fly, with our own electronics suite and with the easiest way to use.


    By the moment I'm working with the manufacturing of some projects, and I expect to publish the "real" pictures of these projects soon, in fact we expect do it next week or so.


    Please feel free to visit the web at www.simujabs.com, and as I say, if you don't need to buy nothing but need help, don't hesitate to ask, if I can I help you to solve your concerns or issues, I'll do it.


    Thanks, and see you.


    Pedro Bibiloni



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    Published on 05-21-2013 07:22 AM
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    NEWS RELEASE

    New Pedestal Bay by OpenCockpits

    The new pedestal replaces the former all plywood model. This new pedestal bay for Boeing 737 is all in 5 mm gauge aluminium. Completely painted and ready to use in your cockpit.

    It reproduces the real size and is ready to install the Opencockpits modules in the rack. There are available undrilled rails to freely organize the panels (you can order them in the "Comments" section of the order form).

    Labelled breakers and connectors like the real one.
    It is sent disassembled to minimize the shipment costs, but thanks to its fast assembly components, it can be set up in 5 minutes. Professional quality.

    Visit OpenCockpits here for more information: OpenCockpits


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    Published on 05-13-2013 09:59 AM
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    NEWS RELEASE

    New Company - "VAS - Virtual Aviation Systems"

    VAS – Virtual Aviation Systems is a new company operating in the flight simulator services area, in particular producing hardware components for home cockpits and also designing our own electronic boards to connect to all available flight simulator software’s.

    Our staff is highly qualified and we have extensive experience in the field, working directly with real pilots to assure maximum accuracy in all components details.

    Visit us in: www.virtualaviationsystems.com


    VAS Team
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    Published on 05-05-2013 12:24 PM

    Important News for FSUIPC Users

    Ian P, Sunday, 5 May 2013 @ 14:14

    Due to a breach in the security of the GlobalSign certificate used to confirm that FSUIPC is a valid and safe package, the certificate is being revoked. This will require ALL users of the software – whether registered or otherwise and using FSUIPC3 or FSUIPC4 – to need to download and install new versions.
    Full details are available by visiting Pete Dowson’s post here on his support forum. Download links are available at simFlight; here, or Schiratti.com; here. For a short time, the following direct links to FSUIPC3 (3.999z2) and FSUIPC4 (4.90) at Dropbox are also live.

    Please note that this is not a security breach within FSUIPC itself – it is only the security certificate that has been compromised.

    If you aren’t sure what FSUIPC is, or whether you have it, full details can be found on the product pages at simMarket and it can be found within your Flight Simulator 9/modules, Microsoft Flight Simulator X/modules or Prepar3D/modules folder. If you have a file entitled “FSUIPCx.dll” (x is dependant on the FS version) then you need to update, in order for FSUIPC to keep working.
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    Published on 05-03-2013 07:10 AM

    NEWS RELEASE

    OpenCockpit's 10th anniversary


    COME CELEBRATE OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY !

    Opencockpits celebrates 10 years of existence!

    In this time we have developed many ideas, helped thousands of users, it has evolved to become a world leader in simulation and construction of cabins and Opencockpits wants to celebrate it with you in style.

    During these months hundreds of awards are raffled, and there will be two contests so that everyone can participate. It is an unprecedented initiative, to encourage participation in the hobby of creating simulation cockpits.

    The photo contest will reward those photographs that show cockpits or simulation jobs created by the users. The prizes will be:

    First Prize: €500,00
    Second Prize: €300,00
    Third Prize: €100,00
    Selected 25: Certificate of participation (among the participants who obtain a Diploma Opencockpits will draw many different gifts).
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    Published on 02-28-2013 01:22 PM
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    OpenCockpits Announces

    NEW OPECOCKPITS MCP 737NG V3

    New Boeing MCP replica in version 3, with new features that make the module have all features available as real. The module requires only running SIOC software 4.3 or higher with your favourite configuration, which connect to the simulator via FSUIPC or IOCP. 3 versions: Yellow Digits; White Digits; Without rear case for dashboard mounting.

    The new features are:

    * Fully Backlit.
    * Warning Digit A / B on the display of IAS / MACH.
    * BANK ANGLE function operating through HEADING button.
    * SPD INT key functional.
    * ALT INT key functional.
    * Flight Director switches guards for captain and first officer.
    * Captain and First Officer MA Lights are functional.

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    Published on 12-12-2012 11:14 AM
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    NEWS RELEASE

    GLB Flight Products Announces, Interior Liners Set!

    GLB Flight Products have announced their latest product addition. They've created a full set of Boeing 737 Interior Liners.

    Features:


    • Moulded 1:1 Scale from the real parts.
    • Finished in smooth matt white ready to install. No extra work needed!
    • Available in other colours if required.
    • Compatible with a range of cockpits on the market including self built cockpit frames.
    • Lightweight



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