• Super 80 Pro Video Tutorial

    Being an old design, the MD-80 cockpit has what seems like knobs and switches everywhere. This can be a bit confusing and overwhelming for the pilots just starting to fly this bird. One of the most frequently asked questions we get on the support forum is "how do you start it up?". Well, this video tutorial seeks to answer that very question.

  • DC-9 Classic 2D Panel

    What do you think about the 2D panel? I’m not asking about the 2D panel of any specific aircraft, just the 2D panel in general. Do you love it? Hate it? Don’t care? The reason I’m asking this question is because the DC-9 could very well be the last aircraft I make with a traditional 2D panel.

  • DC-9 Failure Simulation

    Failure simulation. This is what in my opinion takes the DC-9 Classic, and all other addons that includes such a feature, to the next level. Usually when you simulate a system in an aircraft, you simulate ON or OFF in a normal state. With failure simulation a system can also be simulated ON or OFF in a failed state. While OFF is usually OFF regardless of state, ON and failed at the same time is where it can get really busy real fast on the flight deck.

TWA logoMcPhat Studios previews a few screenshots of the next Ultra High Definition Texture (UHDT) release for the Super 80 Pro. The next release will feature the old Trans World Airlines livery. Just like the American Airlines livery, the TWA livery will be available as a free download. The screenshots shown here are WIP (work in progress) and may not fully depict the final product.

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The long awaited Ultra High Definition Texture (UHDT) liveries from McPhat Studios are now out. The first livery made available by McPhat Studios is the American Airlines livery for the Super 80 Pro. The AA livery has been released as freeware, which means you can download it now free of charge from the McPhat Studios website.

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McPhat Studios does it again! Another 100% free UHDT livery! This time McPhat Studios releases the old TWA livery for the Super 80 Pro. Just like the AA livery released last week, the TWA livery has been released as freeware. You can download it now free of charge from the McPhat Studios website.

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Beta PatchA new beta patch for the Super 80 Pro has been released. This is beta patch version 1.1.3. This beta patch is a small update to the Super 80 Pro gauge file, yet important as it should fix the last remaining known CTD bug. There are also a few other fixes to the FMS and some graphical updates.

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  • FSX vs P3D: The Rematch


    FSX, Prepar3D, X-Plane – who won the battle for flightsim supremacy last year? It has been said that “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics”. With that in mind, let’s have a look at the 2014 Avsim Demographic Survey.

  • Full Flight Tutorial Videos


    Mike Dart of ProFsxVideos on Youtube has posted a comprehensive and detailed four-part full flight video series featuring the DC-9 Classic. Mike takes us along on a short range flight in the DC-9 Classic from Hannover to Nuremberg, Germany.

  • Stavanger - Tromsø in the DC-9


    Join Matthias Hanel on this flight report as he flies the DC-9 Classic from Stavanger in southern Norway all the way up to the far north for a landing in snowy Tromsø.

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