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April 9, 2017
FSX – Royal Air Force Station Wombleton. Located 3.8 miles (6.1 km) east of Helmsley, and 11.8 miles (19.0 km) north east of Easingwold, North Yorkshire, England. RAF Wombleton opened in 1943 as a sub-station of RAF Topcliffe. It was part of RAF Bomber Command’s No. 6 Group RCAF, and along with the main station at Topcliffe and the station at Dishforth, was designated part of No 61 (Training) Base. In November 1944, No 61 Base was transferred to No 7 (Training) Group and it was renumbered No 76 Training Base. No 1666 Heavy Conversion Unit (HCU) was the first unit to move to Wombleton. Aircrew who were originally trained on twin-engined aircraft such as Wellingtons or Whitley’s received conversion training on heavy four-engined bombers such as the Halifax or Lancaster. No 1666 HCU remained at Wombleton until the end of the war. The RAF took over the station and stayed for several years.
By Terry Boissel
April 8, 2017
FSX – Chatham-Kent Municipal Airport (CYCK). ICAO change form CNZ3 to CYCK for FSX. Exact stock FSX scenery. Identifier CNZ3 change occurred on September 20, 2012. Chatham-Kent Municipal Airport is located 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) southeast of Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada.
By AJ Smith.
FSX – Scenery Westwind Airport 7WA3 Update 2.0. Changes Made: Corrected floating apron glitch by flattening the area with the house/barn/static planes and deleted the apron that was being used as a road and replaced it with a real road. Other changes include changes to some farms in the area. Westwind is a private airfield along the Nooksack River about 3 miles south of Everson. Landclass around airport has been changed to show fields and house instead of a blank forest. Towns added are Everson and Nooksack, north of Westwind. Also added my friend’s airstrip which is 800 feet, north of Westwind, and isn’t published on FAA charts.
By Jonathan Pavel
FSX/FSX-SE – Scenery Gore Airport 4FL9located in central Florida is a privately owned, private use facility (permission required prior to landing) established in May, 1978. 4FL9 features a 1980 x 75 foot wide turf runway with a wind indicator. The airport is home to 6 single engine aircraft.
By Fred Zealor
FSX/FSX-SE – Scenery Flying Palomino Ranch Airport 5FA1, located in central Florida is a privately owned, private use facility
(permission required prior to landing) established in April, 1968. 5FA1 features a 2400 x 100 foot wide turf runway with a wind
indicator. The airport is home to 5 single engine aircraft.
By Fred Zealor
FSX – RAF Burn. RAF Burn is a former Royal Air Force station located 5.0 miles (8.0 km) south of Selby and 0.5 miles (0.80 km) east of Burn in North Yorkshire, England. The Station opened in 1942 before closing in 1946, it hosted No. 431 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force as part of 4 Group RAF Bomber Command which formed at the airfield on 13 November 1942 flying Vickers Wellington Mark X aircraft while at Burn. On 15 July 1943 the squadron was transferred to RAF Tholthorpe and became part of No. 6 Group RCAF. On 1 January 1944 No. 658 Squadron RAF moved to the airfield from RAF Clifton flying the Taylorcraft Auster III but left only seven days moving to RAF Doncaster but on 21 January 1944 the squadron returned, this time staying until 14 March 1944 when they moved to RAF Collyweston. The squadron was briefly joined on 31 December 1943 by 659 Squadron which moved to RAF Clifton the following day. During its use the airfield was also used by No. 10 Aircrew Holding Unit RAF. Shortly after flying was discontinued, the Royal Army Service Corps took over some facilities to store surplus equipment. ] Many of the buildings have been dismantled but all three runways remain intact and are used by Burn Gliding Club Ltd.
By Terry Boissel
March 25, 2017
FSX – Ladysmith Airport (FALY), South Africa. Description : This is Ladysmith Airport in South Africa. It is completely custom designed with Custom terminals, hangars and admin buildings.It also has a custom AFCAD file with a photoreal background that changes with the seasons. FSX Acceleration will give the best results.(Also SP2 compatable).Acceleration users will have more eye candy!
By Brenden Corlet & Frits Beyer