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Two New Tools Available For Flight Sim World

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Moving Map
Take control with Moving Map, which gives you a better handled on the big picture, following your aircraft regardless of where it is in the sim and providing you with information on the airport layouts, navaids and more. 

You can find out more about Moving Map on the store page.

View + Slew
Get the perfect angle with View & Slew, which gives you full access to camera and aircraft slow functionality. 

You can find out more about View and Slew on the store page.

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ahahahahahahahahah this is just RIDICOULUS!!!!!! we have to pay to have a moving map or a view?? are the landing gears and flaps still free or we will have to pay for this also? you DTG killed this sim some time ago.... good job....

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Cryss, I would emphasize this is third-party DLC (although I don't know if you can do that if you published it). The fact is this product costs money with P3D too, but people will rant. I was hoping improved cameras were going to be included in the core game though. The default views are ridiculous.

1 hour ago, albx said:

ahahahahahahahahah this is just RIDICOULUS!!!!!! we have to pay to have a moving map or a view?? are the landing gears and flaps still free or we will have to pay for this also? you DTG killed this sim some time ago.... good job....

Do you feel the same way about P3D? You have to pay for it too for P3D. 

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Release of the 3rd party map addon does beg the question as to whether FSW will, in a future iteration, include a basic map with navaid data etc. accessible in flight such as found in FSX:SE or the more sophisticated one in XP11 or whether it will be necessary to buy DLC to add this functionality.

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5 minutes ago, AndyUK said:

Release of the 3rd party map addon does beg the question as to whether FSW will, in a future iteration, include a basic map with navaid data etc. accessible in flight such as found in FSX:SE or the more sophisticated one in XP11 or whether it will be necessary to buy DLC to add this functionality.

Yes, that is a good and relevant question.

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19 minutes ago, AndyUK said:

Release of the 3rd party map addon does beg the question as to whether FSW will, in a future iteration, include a basic map with navaid data etc. accessible in flight such as found in FSX:SE or the more sophisticated one in XP11 or whether it will be necessary to buy DLC to add this functionality.

This seems to mean the answer is no. Keep in mind some developers like A2A include moving maps in their product.

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If one thinks about it, it's best for DTG to concentrate on the best possible core while leaving all the other stuff to third party developers. In the long run, it guarantees more success and innovation. FSX is a good example of a sim that, despite its flaws, became an excellent sim thanks to third parties pushing the envelope. One example is the following:

which gps do people prefer? The flight1 or the default one. The flight1 gps has made the gps functionality a pleasure.

I am a bit annoyed at all the sling shot throwers out there.

 

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25 minutes ago, flyforever said:

...... it's best for DTG to concentrate on the best possible core while leaving all the other stuff to third party developers.

Agreed in principle but I'd like to know what DTG consider to be 'core' and what's 'other stuff' to be left to 3rd party to sell to us.  For example to me the ability to access the information provided by FSX's and XP10/11's built in maps is core functionality which I've come to expect in any serious flight sim out of the box.

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I haven't heard that they aren't going to expand the map database in game. X Plane 11 only gives you a sector of the map to look at when sitting at an airport. I would wait and see. This is just the new thing with DLC. It also appears in Aerofly, which is still in early access, but soon to come out of it. DTG has been really good at listening to the community...

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3 hours ago, torium said:

Of course not.  :smile:

This is not a Dovetail product:

https://www.fs-flightcontrol.com/en/features/

 

Have you actually got this for FSW? Just quickly skimming the website it seems to have real weather injection which I’d be interested in seeing in FSW.

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Personally I do not care what they do with the weather providing you get the option of putting the clouds a couple of thousand feet above the ground everywhere. Clouds on the ground at Big Bear are ruining that fine scenery. The moving map tool .... well if I remember rightly from their website FS-Control sold for a heck of a lot more than 23.95 on their website although it had a few more features including real weather. I might buy the moving map but probably not the view tool. 

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2 hours ago, carbonbasedlifeform said:

Cryss, I would emphasize this is third-party DLC (although I don't know if you can do that if you published it). The fact is this product costs money with P3D too, but people will rant. I was hoping improved cameras were going to be included in the core game though. The default views are ridiculous.

Do you feel the same way about P3D? You have to pay for it too for P3D. 

Little Nav Map costs nothing for P3D. 

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2 minutes ago, pracines said:

Little Nav Map costs nothing for P3D. 

You don't think freeware will be available once the SDK is available? I can't image a reason it would be hard to port it to FSX.

And this looks nicer than little nav map.

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1 hour ago, switch686 said:

I haven't heard that they aren't going to expand the map database in game. X Plane 11 only gives you a sector of the map to look at when sitting at an airport. I would wait and see. This is just the new thing with DLC. It also appears in Aerofly, which is still in early access, but soon to come out of it. DTG has been really good at listening to the community...

I personally don't like the XP11 map that much. 

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Sure would like a map like we had in MS Flight. Very easy to navigate. Seems like a step back

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Does the map run on a network PC?

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12 hours ago, scotchegg said:

Have you actually got this for FSW?

I downloaded their trial version:

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Get a free 14 days trial version of FS-FlightControl with unrestricted features and try our product before you buy. Download Now!

Compatible With

Lockheed Martin Prepar3D 1.x, 2.x, 3.x and 4.x

Microsoft Flight Simulator X including Steam Edition

Dovetail Flight Sim World (Update 12)

X-Plane 10/11 support (in Public Beta)

All functions do not work for FSW so far. But I recommend this (old) review for a better overview:

https://medium.com/outpost2/fs-flightcontrol-fsws-best-friend-6a873f6990bc

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This is amazing. The slew function is already included in the Flight Sim engine. And now users have to pay to access it? On top of that, it apparently requires an always-on internet connection. 

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I don't have the two new tools, but the full version of FS-FligthControl instead, working well with Prepar3d, X-Plane, and  FSW for several months now.  While all three sims come with a more or less advanced moving map one of the main advantages in my mind is the unified interface I have for all three sims at my disposal (and can keep the same color settings etc.). The full version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIKzvWtK-nE

sports quite a number of useful features like working in a networked configuration (which I use), Bing-based maps (for street view and terrain), weather themes and real weather and - yes - a well-done flight-planner, which as far as I see are not part of the Steam modules.

From my personal point of view I would buy (and try before doing so) the full version because of these features. The Moving Map standalone module may be useful as well (but consider the limitations) while I am not so sure I would buy the View/Slew module.

One feature I "love" about FS-FlightConnet is its stability. I know and have been using some of the competiting products, partially even for free, but some of them are a bit flaky indeed.

Kind regards, Michael

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3 hours ago, Chapstick said:

This is amazing. The slew function is already included in the Flight Sim engine. And now users have to pay to access it? ....

No they don't.  Pressing 'Y' works in FSW without any paid addon.

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20 hours ago, albx said:

we have to pay to have a moving map or a view?? are the landing gears and flaps still free or we will have to pay for this also? you DTG killed this sim some time ago.... good job....

These add on are available, nobody said they were compulsory, if you want an enhanced map or enhanced view features, go for it, if not, there is that basic functionality in the sim. It's really no different from in other sims where you can buy EXDOK, Chaseplane etc if you like.

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16 hours ago, Air1 said:

Sure would like a map like we had in MS Flight. Very easy to navigate. Seems like a step back

Really??? MS Flight is no longer in production. That seems like an even bigger step back, a stumble and then a fall.

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Like most here, I own several flight sims. For me to make P3D enjoyable, I had to spend $400+ on addons, but I like the end result.

So if DTG (along with other 3rd party DEVS) can offer more DLC to make the journey that much more enjoyable, then I am all for it.

I find it odd that folk can spend more $$$ to buy addons for P3D and X-plane, but then complain that DTG has DLC.

 

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22 minutes ago, FlyBaby said:

I find it odd that folk can spend more $$$ to buy addons for P3D and X-plane, but then complain that DTG has DLC.

I think the new add-ons good for people that are newer to flight sim.  Honestly, it's a feature you'd really expect in a new flight sim...the ability to have multiple cameras and be able to manipulate them...also, to be able to visually pick a parking spot.  If FSW is wanting to get a lot of P3D people to switch over then they should think about just integrating it. 

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