1. New Member Forums

    1. Welcome New Members!

      This forum and other forums found in this category are here to help you get involved in this community and comfortable with its layout and your participation. We encourage you to participate, and here is a great place for you to start. There are very knowledgeable users in the AVSIM Community willing and able to answer the most basic of questions. This is a welcoming place to ask those. Please join in!

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    2. Help Using the AVSIM Forums

      Registered users may post here seeking assistance on the various functions of the AVSIM forums and its related features. However, this forum is NOT intended to provide assistance for products. See the respective product forums for help with your product problems.

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    3. Help Creating an AVSIM Account and Logging on to AVSIM

      Having issues creating an account at AVSIM? Problems signing on to AVSIM? Problems changing your e-mail? Check this forum for the latest problems/issues relating to getting onto AVSIM to participate in our Forums and access our Library.

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  2. AVSIM Fixed Based Operations (FBO)!

    1. Hangar Chat

      This forum is for the discussion of real world aviation topics and any other topics not covered in other forums. Please make sure that your topic isn't covered in another forum before posting here.

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    2. Virtual Reality (VR) Hardware and Games

      Interested in Virtual Reality hardware and how they interact with flight simulation? Looking for the best hardware and games? This is the place for these discussions.

       

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    3. Letters to the Editorial Staff of AVSIM

      Have an opinion on some aspect of our hobby that you would like to write the Editors about? Have an opinion on an AVSIM Review, Editorial, or article? Here's the place to put your thoughts down.

      5,113
      posts
    4. In Memoriam of Tom Allensworth

      This forum is dedicated to preserving the memories of our founder, our friend, and a pioneer of the flight simulation community, Tom Allensworth. All are welcome to share their memories and anecdotes. May this forum share with the world the many ways Tom left an impression on us.

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    5. All About Us

      Meet your fellow FS enthusiasts; our background, ages, other interests. Break out of the simmimg threads for a moment or two, and learn about your fellow sim enthusiasts!

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      posts
    6. Crash To Desktop (CTD) Forum

      CTD's are a simmer's nightmare. This subforum is established to specifically discuss CTD's. Please do not place CTD messages in the main FSX, FS9, or P3D forums. If you do, they will most likely be moved to this forum.

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    7. The Bargain Hunter's Shack

      Found a good Bargain? Post it here.

      6,988
      posts
    8. Classified Ads | Want Ads | Swap Meet

      Consider this the classified advertising section of your local newspaper or your favorite magazine. Have something to sell? Is there something that you are looking to buy? Is there a swap you would consider or would like to offer? Here is your place to do that. In order to post a classified ad here, you must be a member in good standing and have posted 15 or more messages elsewhere in the forums.

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    9. Who Was On First?

      This is a forum prompted by Steve "Bear" Cartwright's article; "Who's on First", a story about the origins of powered flight. You can read the article here.

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    10. AVSIM's Round the World Race Forum

      Every spring AVSIM team members compete in one of the most exciting events in flight simulation; the Around the World Race. This forum is for those who are interested in the annual event, would like to participate, for the team members to stary in touch with each other throughout the year.

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    11. AVSIM User Surveys and Opinion Polls Forum

      This new forum is for discussion of the various Surveys and Opinion Polls that AVSIM runs from time to time. Here you can ask questions, discuss the results, and ponder the implications of the various polls and surveys that AVSIM runs. Readers are able to create their own polls here as well.

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    12. Review Feedback

      Have you read a review that you would like to comment on? Do you have an opinion about a review that would be beneficial to your fellow aviation simmers? This is the place to make those comments of praise or constructive criticism.

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      posts
    13. The File Library General Forum

      This is the FILE LIBRARY Support forum. Questions regarding the use of the library, how to's, FAQ's and similar will be found here. Please do NOT post file specific questions in this forum.

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    14. The Focus on Freeware Forum

      This forum brings focus to freeware in our library and the authors that create them and contribute here. All topics started here are by volunteer reviewers. Once they open a topic, you are free to comment, but normal members cannot create topics. If you would like to be a volunteer reviewer or interviewer, please contact one of our staff via PM.

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    15. Flight Sim & Aviation User Stories

      A forum for those creative writers in the community to post their stories of flight, both simulated and real.

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    16. In Memoriam

      As a community we have had the privilege of having fantastic contributors to our hobby who have passed. This is a special forum on AVSIM where we record the passing of those contributors to our hobby and provide, if we can, a small obituary to them.

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  3. FlightSimCon 2017 Event Information

    1. FlightSimCon 2017

      Information about FlightSimCon 2017.  If you are planning to attend this event, this is where you will find all the information needed!

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  4. Connexion 2017 Event

    1. Connexion 2017

      Information about Connexion 2017.  If you are planning to attend this event 28-30 July 2017, this is where you will find all the information needed!  The organizers of this event will be available to provide information and answer your questions.

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  5. Microsoft Flight Simulator Forums

    1. MS FSX | FSX-SE Forum

      The MS FSX (FS10) and FSX-SE Forum.

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    2. The Microsoft Flight Forum

      MS released FLIGHT on February 28th for free download from the WINDOW GAME Live site. This is MS' next entre' into the world of PC aviation.

      68,260
      posts
    3. The FS2004 (FS9) Forum

      At the request of users, we have opened this forum for users of FS2004 (FS9). Please post all of your FS2004 questions and input here.

      152,182
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    4. Flight Simulator Tips and Tricks

      In this forum you will find user submitted tips and tricks for all versions of MicroSoft's Flight Simulator family of products. If you are new, or perplexed, user of MSFS, we encourage you to search through these posts, looking for a solution to issue.

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    5. Shared Cockpits | Multi-Player Forum for FSX | FSX-SE | P3D

      Flight Simulator X, Steam Edition and Prepar3D Shared Cockpit/Multiplayer Forum. Have a multiplayer session to announce, interested in sharing cockpits, questions about multiplayer or shared cockpits? This forum is for you!!

      2,012
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    6. MS FSX | FSX=SE | P3D Simconnect Forum

      This forum is provided to enable the sharing of experience, insight and expertise on the Simconnect functionality.

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      posts
    7. MS FSX Missions Forum

      With the advent of MS FSX, the community will now have the ability to create and share missions for the sim. This forum is for learning the in's and out's of creating missions, sharing them and the ideas and experience of the community in building an extensive catalog of missions for FSX.

      1,975
      posts
    8. MSFS Aircraft and Panel Design Forum

      Designing panels or aircraft for the MSFS series? Want to learn? Here THE place to get together with your fellow designers or to ask questions.

      47,007
      posts
    9. MSFS Scenery Design Forum

      A designer of scenery? Have questions? Look to here for the answers or to congregate with your fellow scenery designers.

      44,465
      posts
    10. The Paint Shop - The Aircraft Painter's Forum

      Interested in learning how to do re-paints of aircraft? Interested in sharing your techniques and talent? This forum is for re-painters of all interests and skill levels!

      11,347
      posts
    11. Mesh Scenery Design

      Mesh scenery design forum for the MSFS series. Want to get into a mesh? Here's the place.

      3,060
      posts
    12. The TerraBuilder Forum

      The forum for TerraBuilders! Here's the home for TB designers and users.

      2,429
      posts
    13. TTools for MSFS Forum

      A user of TTools for MSFS? Want to know more? Want to help advance the add-on or expand your knowledge on the subject? Here the forum to do so!

      7,858
      posts
    14. Add On Developer's Forum

      The Add On Developer's Forum is for add-on's to flight simulator that do not fall into the category of a/c, scenery, repaints or mesh. This forum is established to provide authors an area to gather, share ideas, code, and get feedback from users. If you are a developer of other add-ons to MSFS, this forum is for you.

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    15. DX-10 Discussions, Hints and Help

      A lot of progress has been made with the use of DX-10 since FSX's release. This forum is for discussion of those, suggestions on use, help and hints.

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  6. The Prepar3D Forums

    1. The Prepar3d Forum

      The Prepar3d Forum is a forum for Lockheed's Prepar3d simulation software and add-ons. Quoting Lockheed Martin; "Prepar3D® (pronounced “prepared”), an application based on Microsoft® ESP™, is a visual simulation platform that brings immersive games-based technology to training, experiential learning and decision and performance support for non-government, government and commercial organizations."

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    2. Prepar3D Tips, Tricks and How To's

      A forum for collecting tips and tricks on getting the best out of P3D, add ons and utilities. If you think you have a tip, trick, or can tell users how to do something within P3D that will assist your fellow P3D users, please post it here.

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    3. P3D Tweak Assistant (PTA) and RealismShaderPack

      From the PTA Website - The main purpose of the PTA tool is to allow simmers to automates tweaking different Prepar3D shaders and config parameters that will result in more eye-catching virtual flight experience. Using this tool, you can apply tweaks fast and convenient way without manual editing files and other routine operations.

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  7. The X-Plane Forums

    1. X-Plane Tips and Tricks

      A forum for the collection of tips and tricks for X-Plane users.

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    2. The X-Plane General Discussions Forum

      General discussions focusing on the X-Plane Simulator. Help and user to user guidance on this simulator is available here. If you are an X-Plane user, please contribute to this unofficial support forum for X-Plane.

      77,224
      posts
    3. The X-Plane Scenery Design Forum

      Forum for those who wish to learn how to create scenery for X-Plane, and to share ideas and techniques.

      1,333
      posts
    4. The X-Plane Aircraft & Panel Design Forum

      A forum for designers of aircraft and panels for X-Plane. Share techniques, how to's, and ask for help.

      277
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    5. X-Plane Addons

      A forum for discussion of utilties for X-Plane, their uses and designs.

      2,536
      posts
    6. X-Plane Add-On Developer's Forum

      A forum for add-on developers to gather and discuss their projects, seek assistance and share thier techniques and experience with add-on designs for X-Plane.

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      posts
  8. The Dovetail Games (DTG) Flight Simulator Forums

    1. The DTG Flight School Forum

      General user-to-user discussion forum. DTG representatives will likely answer many of your questions. Quoting DTG: After acquiring the rights to develop and publish new titles utilizing Microsoft’s genre-defining flight simulation technology back in 2014, Dovetail Games (DTG) recently announced that it will launch two brand new flight simulators in 2016. The first will be DTG Flight School in May 2016. Flight School is a carefully crafted and rewarding experience designed to teach would-be pilots the basics of flying a light aircraft as well as the essential premises of flight simulation. It will offer newcomers to flight simming an engaging and accessible introduction to aviation, whilst also being highly realistic and authentic. Players will learn to fly in iconic training aircraft, undertaking a series of tutorials and training missions, which will provide the perfect introduction to the genre. There will also be a Free Flight mode, for those players who want to head off and explore the entire world.

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    2. The DTG Flight Simulator Forum

      General user-to-user discussion forum. DTG representatives may respond to some question but this product has not been released but is scheduled for release in 2016. Members may post information they have learned about this new product for our membership. Quoting DTG: Dovetail Games has signed a global licensing deal with Microsoft, granting exclusive rights to develop and publish all-new flight simulation products based on Microsoft’s genre-defining technology and an all new Flight Simulator is scheduled for development.

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  9. Screen Shots, Videos & The Gallery

    1. The AVSIM Screen Shots Forum

      Have a favorite screen shot that you would like to share? You can by posting it here.

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    2. Real Aviation Photos

      Real aviation photos and related images.

      1,022
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    3. Aviation and Flight Sim Video Forum

      Have a video that you would like to show case amongst your fellow simming enthusiast? Here is the place you can do so. See the rules topic first.

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      posts
  10. Hardware & Operating Systems Discussions

    1. WIN10 OS Forum

      WIN10 is the next OS release coming from MS. We are sure there are many questions regarding the use of FSX, P3D, FSX-SE, X-Plane and other sims in this new system. We have opened this forum for the community to focus on that OS and the impact of FS use within it. You can also post questions if you are having problems with WIN10.

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    2. WIN8 OS Forum

      As simmers experiment with and adopt WIN8, we are sure there are going to be numerous questions regarding the use of FS and other sims in this new system. We have opened this forum for the community to focus on that OS and the impact of FS use within it.

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    3. The Win7 OS Forum

      As simmers migrate to Win 7, we are sure there are going to be numerous questions regarding the use of FS and other sims in this new system. We have opened this forum for the community to focus on that OS and the impact of FS use within it.

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    4. MOBO | RAM | CPU | HDD | SSD | Desktops | Laptops

      For discussion of issues with Motherboards, RAM, CPU's, hard disks (HDD) and solid state (SSD) and respective drivers, best desktops/laptops, and other general hardware discussions. See the Video and Drivers forum and Hardware Controller Forums for discussion related to Video Cards and Driver, and Joysticks, Pedals, Yokes, etc.

      132,149
      posts
    5. Monitors | Multi-Monitors | Video Cards | Drivers

      Discussion forum for Video Cards and Drivers - all things related to the video system of your computer.

      34,554
      posts
    6. Hardware Controllers | Joysticks | Drivers

      This is a forum to discuss issues with Joysticks, pedals, yokes, other interface hardware like panels, etc.

      13,970
      posts
    7. Networks | WIFI | Routers | Ethernet | DSL | Cable Modems

      Discussion forum for the Networks, WIFI, Routers, their I/O boards, DSL, Ethernet, Cable Modems, etc. Sim Connect Networking is discussed in the Sim Connect Forum.

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  11. Commercial Support Forums (Official and Unofficial)

    1. The PMDG Support Forum

      Own any of the PMDG products? Here you will get tips and help from your fellow users. If you have specific issues with your product, trouble tickets can be set up at the following website: www.support.precisionmanuals.com

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    3. 6,598
      posts
    4. The RealityXP Support Forum

      Find answers, ask questions, and connect with our community of Reality XP users from around the world. Website: www.reality-xp.com

      1,580
      posts
    5. The Official DX10 Scenery Fixer Support Forum

      DX10 Scenery Fixer Forum for official support for this product.

      7,280
      posts
    6. Virtual Avionics Support Forum

      Discussion and official support forum for Virtual Avionics. Virtual Avionics is a Brazilian company, with the goal of providing realistic experiences focused on flight simulation.
      Website: http://www.virtualavionics.com

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      posts
    7. Lorby-SI Support Forum

      This is the Official Support Forum for Lorby-SI Products.
      Website: http://lorby-si.weebly.com/

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      posts
    8. Jane Rachel Whittaker - Blue Sock Studios Support Forum

      The OFFICIAL Support Forum for all add-ons by Jane Rachel Whittaker - Blue Sock Studios.

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      posts
    9. Mindstar Aviation Support Forum

      This forum is the official support forum for Mindstar Aviation’s avionics products for Microsoft’s Flight Simulator as well as Microsoft’s ESP and Lockheed-Martin’s Prepar3D.

      1,524
      posts
    10. Pilot2ATC Users Forum

      The place to get information, announcements and official support for Pilot2ATC and share experiences with other users. Website: www.Pilot2ATC.com

      3,384
      posts
    11. Icarus Development Forum

      Official support forum for Icarus Development. Here you will find the latest news about our projects and official support for our released products

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      posts
    12. Remote CDU for Phone / Tablet Official Support Forum

      Have you ever wanted to use your tablet / phone as a remote CDU? Well now you can! This free-to-view server will allow you to use your favorite mobile device (Android tablet / phone, iPhone / iPad, Windows tablet / phone) to interact with the CDU in PMDG's 737 NGX. This is the official forum for support.

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      posts
    13. Infinite Scuba Simulation Forum

      The place to talk about Infinite Scuba, request features, and share tips and config info. Infinite Scuba is a reality-based scuba-diving simulation designed for the entire family to enjoy. This is the official forum for support.

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    14. Airline2Sim Support Forum

      Official support forum for Airline2Sim's flight training tutorials for the Majestic Dash 8 Q400 and PMDG 777, plus preview content and your questions for a real pilot answered.
      Website: www.airline2sim.com

      1,360
      posts
    15. SX Airport Design Forum

      Official Scenery Design and Expansions for FSX and P3D! This is the official support and user-to-user discussion forum for SX Airport Designs.

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      posts
    16. The simPlugins Support Forum

      This is the official support forum for simPlugins products like Panel Builder, Phidget Plugins and any other future products by simPlugins. Our products have been designed to work with X-Plane, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Lockheed Martin P3D, DCS (Digital Combat Simulator) and Condor - The Competition Soaring Simulator.

      924
      posts
    17. SimSettingsManager Official Support Forum

      The OFFICIAL Support Forum for SimSettingsManager. If you have a problem or need to ask the developer about this product, post your questions here.

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    18. simFDR General Support Forum

      Welcome to official Flight Simulator Flight Data Recorder and Cloud Logbook Forum. Here you can receive general support and discussions with the developer of this product.
       

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    19. Blue Sky Star Simulations Support Forum

      This forum is the official support forum for Blue Sky Star Simulations who provide super detailed sound packages for X-Plane, FSX, and P3D. Here you can obtain support directly from the developer regarding any of his products and receive the latest news.

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    20. Photoreal Scenery Support Forum

      Are you a Photoreal enthusiast? This forum is an unofficial support forum for commercial Photoreal providers as well as for users seeking advice and assistance from the community.

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      posts
    21. The AS16 and ASCA | Active Sky | Active Sky Next | XPAX Support Forum

      Official Support can be obtained at http://support.hifitechinc.com/ . This forum is an unofficial support forum for HiFi's Active Sky products. Any support provided here will be from your fellow flight sim product owners and most likely not from HiFi themselves.
      Website: http://hifisimtech.com/
       

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      posts
    22. The FTX | ORBX Support Forum

      Welcome to the Unofficial FTX | ORBX forum on AVSIM. We have set this forum up so that owners of FTX | ORBX products can trade hints, help and other insight into using the FTX | ORBX products. This is NOT an official support forum for FTX | ORBX, but a community forum to share your insights with these products.

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    24. 1,805
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    25. Night Environment Forum

      Welcome to unofficial Night Environment Support Forum. Here you can suggest, discuss, and display your night environment pics and clips as well as get support from your community members and by the NE Team.
       

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    26. The Multi-Crew Experience (MCE) Support Forum

      Unofficial support forum for the MCE program and its users. Own the MCE? Have questions about it before registering? Want to learn the in's and out's of MCE? Here's the forum for you.

      6,187
      posts
    27. Lionheart Creations Forum

      The unofficial Lionheart Creation's Forum for user to user support. Official product support is provided on the Lionheart Creation's website via e-mail.

      526
      posts
    28. Capt. PERO Support Forum

      Support forum for software projects of Capt. PERO. Feel free to post your questions and support requests. English and German language is welcome.

      778
      posts
    29. The Captain Sim Support Forum

      This forum is an unofficial user-to-user support forum for Captain Sim products.

      5,464
      posts
    30. The Majestic Software | Dash 8 Support forum

      An unofficial user-to-user support forum for Majestic Software and their new Dash 8!

      6,307
      posts
    31. The Commercial Level Simulations (CLS)

      This is an unofficial support forum for CLS products. For problems with license keys please contact CLS directly.

      181
      posts
    32. The AeroSim Support Forum

      Owners of AeroSim products can find assistance here. This is an unofficial user-to-user support forum from AeroSim products.

      1,397
      posts
    33. The Wilco B737 Support Forum

      For those of you who own or want to own the B737 from Wilco, here is an unofficial user-to-user support forum for you.

      1,235
      posts
    34. The VOXATC Support Forum

      This is an unofficial support forum for VoxATC where users of this add-on and those interested in it can seek community support and input.

      8,578
      posts
    35. The OpusFSX Forum

      This is the unofficial forum for the OpusFSX Flight Simulator Interface for FSX and P3D. Support will most likely be from your fellow OpusFSX users with some input from the developers.

      8,548
      posts
    36. The I-Fly Support Forum

      Own an I-Fly FSX/P3D or FS9 aircraft? Have questions or observations on the use of the various functions or specifics regarding the aircraft? Here is an unofficial user-to-user support forum for you.

      363
      posts
    37. Flysimware Forum

      Product information on upcoming projects. This is unofficial user-to-user support and developer support is provided via their official website.

      4,459
      posts
    38. Mid-Atlantic Air Museum Simulations Support

      Welcome to the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum Simulations (MAAM-SIM) Support Forum. Here is where you can get support for the B-25 "Briefing Time" and other releases from the MAAM-SIM team!

      7,849
      posts
    39. The MILVIZ Support Forum

      Military Visualization's unofficial support and update forum where owners of the MILVIZ products can get support and feedback from their fellow MILVIZ product owners. Official support can be obtained at MILVIZ. Website: http://www.milviz.com//

      3,921
      posts
    40. Radar Contact Support Forum

      Unofficial support forum for the users of Radar Contact.
      Website: www.jdtllc.com

      47,949
      posts
    41. The SkyPilot FSX | P3DAssist Support Forum

      This is the official support forum for SkyPilot's FSXAssist and the P3DAssist. Look here for support and for news and updates for all the SkyPilot products.

      337
      posts
    42. The SIM720 Forum

      An unofficial user-to-user forum to share and discuss SIM720 products such as their airport sceneries. Official support for their products is in their support forums on their website.

      61
      posts
    43. The Level D 767 | Wilco PIC 767 Forum

      Do you own the Level D 767 add-on for FS9 or FSX? Do you own the Wilco published 767PIC add-on? This is an UNOFFICIAL forum for both. Please do not expect the publishers to assist you here. This forum is established for owners to share hints and help and for non-owners to ask questions of the owners on performance, techniques and guidance.

      32,303
      posts
    44. Infinite Flight Forum

      This is the unofficial support forum for Infinite Flight, the Flight Simulator for Windows Phone 7. Infinite Flight offers the most comprehensive flight simulation experience on mobile devices whether you are a curious novice or an accomplished pilot. Come ask questions, get help, and talk about features you'd like to see in future versions.

      246
      posts
    45. Drawbridge Designs Forum

      Official support forum for Drawbridge Designs for X-Plane.

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  12. Other Civil Aviation Simulators

    1. 38,023
      posts
    2. FLY! Legacy

      The development of FLY! continues with the dedicated efforts of a small group of supporters. We have opened this forum for you to explore the features of this next generation FLY! flight simulator and enjoy one the historic simulators in our hobby.

      107
      posts
    3. The Rise of Flight General Forum

      This is the ROF General forum for discussion of subjects generally related to ROF.

      434
      posts
    4. The AeroFly Simulator

      A forum for the German AeroFly flight simulator.

      2,484
      posts
    5. The Outerra 3D Planetary Engine

      An unofficial forum for the Outerra 3D planetary engine.

      1,539
      posts
    6. The Flight Unlimited Series

      A forum for the Flight Unlimited series of simulators from Looking Glass Software. If you are an FU enthusiast, here is the largest and most active forum on the Internet for your simulator!

      18,802
      posts
    7. The ProPilot Forum

      Are you a user and enthusiast for Sierra's ProPilot series of flight simulators? If so, here is the largest and oldest forum for your simulator. Join us in this very close community!

      4,811
      posts
    8. The FlightGear Forum

      Join us in discussion about this free aviation simulator and keep up with developments, get assistance from your fellow FlightGear enthusiasts, and the latest news.

      2,995
      posts
  13. Combat Flightsims

    1. 3,507
      posts
    2. Falcon 4 - Allied Forces

      The Falcon 4 combat flight sim. One of the yardstick combat flight simulators that set the bar for others that followed.

      76
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    3. General Combat Flightsims

      Want to talk about or showoff images from your favorite combat flightsim, this is the place to be. Discussions about CFS, Falcon, Comanche, etc. are all welcome including real world combat discussions.

      2,215
      posts
    4. 777 Studios!

      This is a forum for 777 Studios PC Simulation Products

      178
      posts
  14. Flight Schools

    1. The Flight School Hangar

      Want to learn the science of flight and the various disciplines? Here is the place to start. This the entry portal for all students interested in the science of flight, aviation, aviation history, art, physics and associated topics. Please stop in here first and introduce yourself.

      1,257
      posts
    2. So You have Solo'd

      You have solo'd. Now what?

      6,615
      posts
    3. Preflights

      The science and safety of preflighting your aircraft.

      16
      posts
    4. Weather - Understanding It and Safe Flight

      No single component of flight is that of weather. Understanding weather, forecasts and the science is important to every pilot. Join us here to discuss this critical aspect of flying.

      37
      posts
    5. Flight Planning

      Planning your VFR or IFR flight? Study the science of flight planning here.

      14,764
      posts
    6. Mountain Flying

      Flying in the mountains in a single or twin is a serious challenge that requires a different set of skills than cruising along the coast line at 2,000 feet. Study the subject and share the knowledge necessary to survive in this flight discipline.

      31
      posts
    7. Float Plane Flying

      The fine art of flying a Float Plane. Join us in skimming the surface and plumbing the depths, and art, of Float Plane flying

      19
      posts
    8. Rotory Winged & Helicopter Flying

      Learning how to fly rotary winged and helicopters is a challenging undertaking. Discuss the fine art of doing so here.

      119
      posts
  15. Freeware Support Forums

    1. General Freeware Discussions

      This forum is for discussions of freeware not listed in the Freeware Support Forums and to post information about new freeware just released or pending release.  If you want to review a piece of freeware in our Library, please post it in the Focus on Freeware Forum.

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      posts
    2. Ready for Pushback Forum

      Intended for owners of the "Ready for Pushback" Boeing 747-200 add-on for FS9 and FS2002. This product is now freeware. This forum is established for mutual user support and discussion related to this popular, but no longer supported add-on.

      1,554
      posts
    3. Little Navmap | Little Navconnect | Little Logbook Support Forum

      The official support and update forum for Little Navmap, Little Navconnect and Little Logbook where users can get support, news, and discuss and exchange information about these programs. Website: https://albar965.github.io

      498
      posts
    4. The ProController and Squawkbox Support Forum

      Discuss all things related to the Procontroller / Squawkbox software and servers for real time online ATC.

      1,723
      posts
    5. The VATSIM | vPilot | FSInn Support Forum

      This is an unofficial support forum for VATSIM and the software used with VATSIM - vPilot, and FSInn. The VATSIM organization's official support forum is located on the VATSIM website.

      6,472
      posts
    6. The Sweet FX Support Forum

      Configurations of Sweet FX and Anti-Aliasing your FS9, FSX and P3D sims. Ask questions and seek support here.

      444
      posts
    7. Terminal Procedures Forum

      This forum is dedicated to the discussion and publication of terminal procedures.

      928
      posts
    8. The TinMouse Forum

      This is the support forum for the TinMouse II Boeing 737-200 add-on.

      4,633
      posts
    9. The TileProxy Project Forum

      Please post all support questions and feedback related to the TileProxy Project in this forum. TileProxy is a realtime Interface between online satellite map services and Microsoft Flight Simulator X and was first published on AVSIM.

      7,095
      posts
    10. LINDA

      Lua Integrated Non-complex Device Assigning forum.

      8,993
      posts
    11. Desk Pilot

      Discussion and support forum for the Freeware Add On that allows you to share cockpits operations between users.

      302
      posts
    12. Mario Noriega Designs

      A support forum for Mario's add-on's to Flight Simulator.

      319
      posts
    13. The FS9 Evolution Forum

      Dedicated to the development of the FS9 Evo global texture project for FS2004. Note: Though this is in the Freeware Section, this is actually a donation-ware product.

      925
      posts
    14. SimLauncherX

      Are you a user of the freeware SimLauncherX utility? Here you will get support from the author and tips and help from your fellow users

      895
      posts
    15. FreeMeshX Global Support Forum

      Interested in a free global terrain mesh replacement for the stock terrain mesh with coverage for almost the entire world? Then this forum is for you!

      1,239
      posts
    16. FSLaunchPad

      If your Flight Simulator is slow to start it's maybe because you have a lot of sceneries. FsLaunchpad (FSL) allows to Select your Sceneries rapidly and Load your prefered Addons and Launch your Flight Simulator in same time in few minutes. FSL is also a Sceneries Manager and is compatible with FSX, FSX Steam Edition and P3D, the user Interface is available in English, French and Spanish.

      4
      posts
  16. International Language Forums

    1. Deutsches Forum fuer die Flusi Gemeinde

      Die online Gemeinde fuer deutschsprechende Flusianer.

      256
      posts
    2. Türkler için Flight Sim forumu

      Türkce konuşanlar için bir Online Flight simülasyon forumu.

      137
      posts
    3. Forum de la Communauté francophone de Simulateur de vol

      Communauté en ligne pour les passionnés francophones de Simulation de vol.

      19,707
      posts
    4. Foro de vuelo virtual en español

      Comunidad online de simulacion de vuelo para aficionados de habla hispana.

      217
      posts
    5. Forum della Comunità Italiana di Flight Sim

      Comunità online per gli appassionati italiani di simulazione di volo.

      102
      posts
    6. O fórum em português

      Aqui você vai encontrar um fórum em português para seus interesses sobre o Flight Simulator.

      76
      posts
  17. Other Forums

    1. The Unofficial PSS Forum

      Unofficial user-to-user discussions for Phoenix Software Production (PSS) products.  PSS stopped production and support for their products in January 2008 due mainly to piracy of their software.

      37,352
      posts
    2. Russian Flight Simulation and Aviation

      A forum specifically for discussing Russian aircraft, add-ons, and aviation.

      848
      posts
    3. VictoriaPlus [Canada] Scenery Forum

      Since the passing of the developer, this is an unofficial forum for user-to-user support for, and discuss, the Victoria Plus FSX/P3D scenery add-on for Victoria, Canada and area. Forum is open for viewing and read-only.

      131
      posts
    4. Other Flight Simulation Software

      Other flight simulation software forums.

      163
      posts
    5. Helicopter and Rotor Head Forum

      Are you a helicopter enthusiast? Is being a rotor-head your calling? Want to know more about this aspect of flight simulation? Need help, hints or guidance from those that have "been there and done that" in helicopters? This is the forum for you!

      2,730
      posts
    6. Orbiter and Space Sims

      Have an interest in space simulation and the many Orbiter and downloads available here at AVSIM? Discuss the space sims and add-on's here.

      698
      posts
    7. Home Cockpit Builders

      Building a home cockpit? Here's the place to gather and swap ideas, parts, plans and more!

      25,730
      posts
    8. Virtual Airlines News and Discussion

      All about Virtual Airlines. News and discussion.

      10,850
      posts
    9. Racing Fools Forum

      For those that prefer to do their flying attached to the ground, you can discuss your favorite racing sims right here.

      9,194
      posts