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User currently offlinePope From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3354 times:

I've been reading posts on this forum for quite some time and have finally decided to join.

The fantastic FS screenshots finally motivated me to upgrade my computer. My question to the group is, if you had a total of $300 to spend on FS software add-ins what programs would you buy and why?

Thanks in advance.

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User currently offlineGofly From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2004, 1727 posts, RR: 38
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3353 times:
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Ok, most of the add ons you see in the screenshots are FREEWARE !!

All can be downloaded for free from http://www.avsim.com or similar websites.

If you still want to spend money on payware, there are many products available, I suggest you read through the following threads:

I would suggest a traffic program, such as ultimate traffic or traffic 2004, FS is nothing without it.

A definite must read:
http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_hobby/read.main/62338


Good Add-on Stuff? (by QANTASFOREVER Mar 18 2005 in Aviation Hobby)

Which Airbus Payware? (by YooYoo Mar 9 2005 in Aviation Hobby)

Payware 757 In CD Form! (by CX881 Mar 15 2005 in Aviation Hobby)

Hope this helps, if you got any more questions, let us know!

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User currently offlineGEG From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 301 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3314 times:

I would also get a good joystick. I have the X-45 http://www.saitekusa.com/usa/prod/x45.htm and it works well for me. They do have a new one out that looks much more impressive but I have not read anything about how they perform. It cost me around $70 I think but well worth the investment. That and $50 for a good headset.
-Dan



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User currently offlineCVGpilot From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 588 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3276 times:

Buy a good joystick for sure! If you don't have one. Something with rudder and throttle and a hat switch atleast.


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User currently offlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6120 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3267 times:

Buy a copy of MS C++ 6 and a photo editor to make your own panels. Granted, it'll be a while until you make one if you've never programmed before, but when you make it, the possibilities are endless.


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