ProSim-AR A320 – Growing Pains

ProSim-AR A320 – Growing Pains

This opinions express in this article are based on over four years evaluating the ProSimA320 avionics suite and receiving countless feedback from commercial and personal consumer users of the software. Humble Beginings  When the avionics suite ProSimA320 was initially announced by ProSim-AR there was excitement within the commercial and enthusiast community. There were few other … Continue reading

Flight Factor A320 Ultimate Professional

Flight Factor A320 Ultimate Professional

X-Plane developer Ramzess has advised there is now a new roadmap for Flight Factor A320 including new features for their professional customers. Four developers are now working full time on the avionics program including two which are real world A320 pilots. There will be a new weather radar, and also failures and special modes in … Continue reading

Main Instrument Panel Cover Repair

Main Instrument Panel Cover Repair

The Main Instrument Panel (MIP) panels are vacuum formed plastic which attach onto the Display Unit (DU) monitors with screw fasteners. They are manufactured in cathode tube EIS1 (rounded display corners) or LCD EIS2 (square corners) versions. EIS2 has now become the prevalent standard and is seen in most Airbus A319/320/321 series aircraft. The DU … Continue reading

Final Approach: Fenix A320

Final Approach: Fenix A320

The release of Fenix A320 is now imminent. Aamir (Fenix) on Discord (19/05/2022): “Hey @everyone. I hope I’m not jinxing anything, but I believe we may have just built our final release candidate – which means it’s time to talk about a few things and I’m sorry but this’ll be a long one! Lets start … Continue reading

Fenix A320 – A better ProSim?

Fenix A320 – A better ProSim?

Fenix have now announced that they have come to the end of their A320 beta phase, with their first release candidate being circulated internally. The official release should shortly follow. The Fenix A320 aircraft will be available at a price of £49.99, which should be incredible value if it lives up to its expectations. The … Continue reading

ATSB: Airspeed indicating failure on take-off involving Airbus A330, 9M-MTK

ATSB: Airspeed indicating failure on take-off involving Airbus A330, 9M-MTK

Final report on 9M-MTK (Malaysia Airlines) – Airspeed indication failure on take-off involving Airbus A330, 9M-MTK Brisbane Airport, Queensland, 18 July 2018 Download the report On the night of 18 July 2018, a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330, registered 9M-MTK, took off on a regular public transport flight from Brisbane, Queensland to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. There … Continue reading

Setting up BFF Rudder Control Loading (ProSimA320)

Setting up BFF Rudder Control Loading (ProSimA320)

For realistic airbus operation and training, it is essential to implement control loading into the simulator. BFF Control Loading Drive Boards can provide rudder feedback and autopilot rudder flight following with one engine inoperative function. Unfortunately due to Brexit and COVID-19 pandemic, sales of the boards have ceased indefinitely (since 2021). Interested users should write … Continue reading