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Media - Magazines and Radio
FS Magazin Every two months this German language, wide-ranging, magazine publishes reports on software and hardware, the FS community and gives advice to readers. Also downloads and forum. Facebook page.
PC Pilot PC Pilot is an A4, full colour, published every second month. Every issue is packed with news, advice and features on all aspects of flight simulation and reviews. On-line (PC, iPad, Android) subscriptions available.
Simming La Vida Loca! Just three, free issues from 2008 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 an internet radio station that serves the aviation and flight simulation. Provides listeners with a great variety of music worldwide, 24 hours a day. Features live DJ’s and flight sim guests.
Screenshots - Photos - Videos
Airliners A huge collection (millions) of high quality aircraft photographs. Searchable by aircraft manufacturer, airline, country/airport. Includes panel and air to air photos.
Aus Flight Simmer YouTube channel featuring a large collection of hands-on video reviews of flight sims and flightsim aircraft, scenary and utilities. Also on Facebook...
JetPhotos Millions of aircraft photographs. Searchable by aircraft type, county/airport and serial number. Using search, some individual airliners can be viewed from shiny first flight to sad, rusty scrap.
Jordon King Videos Jordon King is real world private pilot. His YouTube channel carries a collection of videos on various aspects of filight simming. Covers FSX, FSX-S and P3D and Flight School.
Just Planes Just Planes HD vidoes take you on the flightdeck of nearly 300 airlines and let the pilots guide you through their work. Cameras placed around the cockpit bring you amazing views from flights all around the world. YouTube channel...
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.
Miscellaneous Sites
Casper Live European aircraft tracking. Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Warsaw and more. It is delayed by 15 minutes unless you sign up for a paid subscription. Shows type, altitude and speed of aircraft and a photo.
FlightAware FlightAware currently free provides private and commercial flight tracking in over 45 countries across North America, Europe, and Oceania.
FlightGear is a good, free, open-source flight simulator. BE WARNED that some try to SELL this TOTALLY FREE program under various names e.g. VirtualPilot3D, Pro Flight Simulator, Fsim3D. DO NOT BUY IT. FlightGear Wiki on the subject...
Flightradar24 Flightradar24 shows live airplane traffic from different areas of the world. Uses data from aircraft with an ADS-B transponder. See an aircraft's details, track, hold patterns, photo. A 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.
Marine Traffic Which ship is that 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 movements from cargo to leisure.
VA Airline Training Flight simulator experiences using professional, full-motion A320 or B737NG flight simulators at Cambridge, UK. Many customers are MSFS users. Perfect gift for simmers. You need to book early!
Off Topic - Useful Software for Windows PCs
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. Works extremely well.
Calibre Free, open source, e-book library management application. Library management, e-book reader, converter and editor. Syncs to e-book readers and on-line news, publishing and e-book services.
Duplicate Cleaner Find and manage duplicate files on your computer. It lists and compares the duplicates found within any folder, showing which folder each copy is in. Various delete options are offered. Free version for non-commercial use.
FastPicture Viewer Codec Pack This low cost codecs pack enables 64 and 32-bit full image and thumbnail viewing of image formats from digital cameras, including RAW and PSD files in Windows Explorer, Photo Viewer, etc. Or buy it bundled with FPV.
Iperius Backup Free PC or server backup software. Automatic, scheduled backups of all file types. Easy-to-use, lightweight and totally reliable. Commercial Home and Business full product editions available. Can run as a Windows service.
LibreOffice LibreOffice is the most powerful free, open source office suite around. Includes: Writer word processor, Calc spreadsheet app, Impress for presentations, Draw, Base database and Math for editing mathematics.
MailStore Home MailStore Home for Windows is free for home use and easily backups all emails to a central archive where you can quickly find, sort or retrieve them. Works with Outlook, Windows Mail, Gmail and multiple accounts. Also business editions.
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.