Fenix / Prosim – Level of Fidelity

Fenix / Prosim – Level of Fidelity

Some valid points from a forum post by DEHowie, a real world Airbus training Captain: https://www.avsim.com/forums/topic/620248-fenix-a320-engine-out-weirdiness/?do=findComment&comment=4792172 – Speaking of old lets talk Prosim which is the base for Fenix it itself is extremely old with literally being at least 20 years old as a basis meaning most ECAMS have had extensive modification by Airbus. In … Continue reading

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

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

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

2022 and Beyond

2022 and Beyond

2021 has been an eventful year (pandemic aside); there has been significant software and hardware developments and a few surprise announcements. What will 2022 bring? On the software front MSFS continues to advance in development with patches and scenery updates. Several scenery developers have announced cessation of Prepar3D support and development to focus primarily on … Continue reading

Display Power Management

Display Power Management

For accurate display management it is important that each display unit monitor (LCD) is controlled by the appropriate aircraft power bus. This allows for correct simulation and power monitor (on/off) output behaviour. Avionics software such as ProSimA320 and Jeehell FMGS are able to manage the screen displays but this is done at a software level. … Continue reading