Media - Magazines & Radio
FS Magazin Every two months this German language, wide-ranging, flight sim magazine publishes in-depth and fair reports on software and hardware, has a look inside the FS community and gives advice to readers. Also downloads and forum. Facebook page.
PC Pilot PC Pilot is an A4, full colour, flight sim magazine published bi-monthly. Every issue is packed with detailed news, advice, and features on all aspects of flight simulation and carries well-respected reviews. On-line (PC, iPad, Android) subscriptions available.
La Vida Loca!
Just three, free issues available for on-line viewing or download of this electronic flight simming magazine, that never took off! Nicely illustrated articles and reviews.
Sky Blue Radio is a leading internet radio station that has been serving the aviation and flight simulation community for over 6 years. Provides listeners with a great variety of music worldwide, 24 hours a day. Features live DJ’s and flight sim guests. SkyBlue Radio
Media - Screenshots, Photos and Videos
Many Forums have screenshot and video sections.
A huge collection (millions) of high quality aircraft photographs. Searchable by aircraft manufacturer, airline, country/airport. Includes panel and air to air photos. Airliners Net
 David Graham Screenshots A collection of several hundred flight sim screenshots on Flickr. Various aircraft, airports and scenery from several locations around the world. David Graham screenshots
Large collection of aircraft photographs. Searchable by aircraft type, county/airport and serial number. Using the airliner census section, some individual airliners can be viewed from shiny first flight to sad, rusty scrap. JetPhotos Net
Jordon King Jordon King is real world private pilot and airplane lover. His You Tube channel carries a collection of tutrrial and review videos and others on various aspects of filight simming. Covers FSX, FSX-S and P3D and Flight School. Jordon King
Lotus Films
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Lotus Films is Ramasurinen's video channel on You Tube. It has a small collection of excellent FSX videos. Lotus Films You Tube
Marco Lillini Marco is an Alitalia Captain and photographer - the result is a collection of photos of skies, countryside, mountains and cities taken from the flight deck. Marco Lillini
SimTube SimTube is the premier source for flight simulation videos. We make it fast, easy, and convenient to watch, upload, and share your videos. The aim is for SimTube to become the central hub for all flight simulation video producers and enthusiasts. SimTube
Miscellaneous Sites
Real Aircraft and Ship Tracking, Live ATC, Motion Simulators.
Casper Live European aircraft tracking. Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Warsaw and more. It is actually delayed by 15 minutes unless you sign up for a paid subscription. Shows type, altitude and speed of aircraft and, in a separate window, a photo of it. Casper
FlightAware FlightAware currently provides private and commercial flight tracking in over 45 countries across North America, Europe, and Oceania and continues to lead the industry in free, worldwide airline flight tracking and airport status for air travelers. Flightaware
FlightGear FlightGear is a good, free, open-source flight simulator. BE WARNED that some try to SELL this TOTALLY FREE program under various brand names e.g. VirtualPilot3D, Pro Flight Simulator, Fsim3D. DO NOT BUY IT. FlightGear Wiki on the subject... Flight Gear Simulator
 Flightradar24 Flightradar24 shows live airplane traffic from different areas of the world . It uses data from aircraft equipped with an ADS-B transponder (about 60% of passenger traffic (more in Europe). See aircraft's details, track, hold patterns, photo. Flightradar24  A popular resource for those who enjoy listening to and talking about Air Traffic Control (ATC). Browse and listen to live ATC feeds from around the world. Live ATC Net
 Marine Traffic What is that ship on the horizon? This live map of ship movements will help you find out, and track a vessel's progress. World-wide coverage of all types of shipping from leisure sailing boats and fishing boats to massive cargo boats and cruise liners. Marine Traffic
Flight simulator experiences using professional £10-million, full-motion flight simulators at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester and Southampton. Many customers are MSFS users. Perfect gift for simmers. You need to book early! Virtual Aviation
Off Topic - Useful Software
Agent Ransack Freeware 'lite' versions of FileLocator Pro. Searches files and within documents very quickly, displaying the results with a snippet of the search term found. Has a limited selection of the features found in full Pro version, but works extremely well. Agent Ransack
 Calibre Free, open source, e-book library management application. It features library management, e-book reader, e-book converter and editor, syncing to e-book reader devices, and to on-line news, publishing and e-book services. Calibre e-book reader
Find and manage duplicate files stored on your computer. It lists and compares the duplicates found within any folder, and shows which folder each copy is in. Various delete options are offered. Free version for non-commercial use. Very useful.
Codec Pack
This low cost codecs pack enables 64 and 32-bit full image and thumbnail viewing of proprietary image formats from digital cameras, including RAW and PSD files in Windows Explorer, Photo Viewer, etc. Or buy it bundled with FPV. FastPicture Viewer Codec Pack
 Iperius Backup Free PC or server backup software. Automatic, scheduled backups of any type of files. Easy-to-use, lightweight and totally reliable. Commercial Desktop/Home and Business full product editions available. Can be run as a Windows service. Iperius
LibreOffice LibreOffice is the most powerful free & open source office suite around. It includes: Writer word processor, Calc spreadsheet application, Impress for presentations, Draw for drawing and flowcharts, Base database and Math for editing mathematics. Cool. LibreOffice
 MailStore Home MailStore Home for Windows is free for home use and easily backups all emails to a central archive of folders where you can very quickly find, sort or retrieve them. Works with Outlook, Windows Mail, Gmail and multiple accounts. Also business editions. MailStore Home
Piriform Home of CCleaner, Defraggler, Recuva, and Speccy. These free, useful utilities will help you to clean up your PC's files, maintain your drives, recover deleted files and show you the specification of your PC's hardware. Pro and commercial options. Piriform Software
VLC VLC is a free, open source, cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files (including some earlier video formats) as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. VLC Media Player