Get the latest from UK Virtual

UK Virtual News

Keep up with the latest UK Virtual news and events!

Self-Loading Cargo – A revelation!

I've been pining for years over the death of FSPassengers when I moved to P3D and its developer didn't move it with me. It gave flying an immersion that made the whole process seem much more real, more involved. Well, there's a new kid on the block, and so far, it...

read more

Thrustmaster Pendular Rudder Review

Last week I received the THRUSTMASTER PENDULAR RUDDER (thanks Amazon). I know the first thought should be – which was also mine –  “are you crazy? It costs a lot!” Yes, you’re right! But during this bad period due to Covid-19, I decided to take a whim, since you only...

read more

SimTextures by Y&Z

Here at UK virtual with have a great partnership with SimTextures by Y&Z , they are the creators and producers of our excellent company livery that we have enjoyed since the beginning of this year. More recently they have designed and produced our special Salzburg...

read more

Fangzahn Aviation Studios – Zakynthos

For a freeware scenery this has got to be one of the best I have experience. Fangzahn Studios have done an excellent job of modelling Zakynthos (LGZA) available for Prepar3D v4.4 Only. The scenery features PBR Textures, Dynamic Lighting, 3D Grass and Ditches along...

read more

Review – Sim Textures by Y&Z

Here at UKVirtual we like to support our members work, and one of our members is running a successful repaint company for aircraft like the PMDG 737, fslabs and aerosoft. The quality of their work is just outstanding as you can see from the pictures below, and you are...

read more

Review : Virtual Flight Experience

Today I visited Virtual Flight Experience for the first time and being totally honest, I have come away mesmerised. Set just outside Wolvey ( in between Birmingham and Leicester ) VFE offers a chance to experience a fully built Boeing 737-800 Cockpit, with full...

read more

Virtual First Officer Rating – Lesson 1

As promised, here is “Episode 1” of my account of my progress doing the Virtual First Officer rating with “Virtual Flight Experience” based in Wolvey Warwickshire. Those of you who read my account of my first experience with this company will know that “Virtual Flight...

read more

Review: TFDI Design Boeing 717

Overview: Today I purchased the Boeing 717 created by TFDI Design, and first impressions are, I have to say very good. Priced in the UK at £50 you receive the same quality as the PMDG. Frames are pretty good considering the depth of the aircraft. For a small aircraft...

read more