35 episodes

Each week, Mac and Chris talk all things Flightsim, as well as some real world aviation topics. Both of your hosts have over 25 years of Flight Simulator experience, as well as real world aviation experience as FAA licensed Pilot's. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theboardingareapodcast/support

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Each week, Mac and Chris talk all things Flightsim, as well as some real world aviation topics. Both of your hosts have over 25 years of Flight Simulator experience, as well as real world aviation experience as FAA licensed Pilot's. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theboardingareapodcast/support

    Ep. 35 | Will The United Airlines "Aviate" Academy Succeed? | PMDG DC-6 is it worth it?

    Ep. 35 | Will The United Airlines "Aviate" Academy Succeed? | PMDG DC-6 is it worth it?

    This week Mac & Chris get into the topic of United Airlines new pilot training academy "Aviate". The program focuses on developing pilots for the impending US pilot shortage with an emphasis on filling those positions with a more diversified pilot base. We then discuss our thoughts on the MSFS World Update V, and wrap up the show with our thoughts on the PMDG DC-6 for MSFS.  

    FYI, 😎🌞 We will be on summer break until July 26th, 2021. Until then, please enjoy our backlog of episodes and as always enjoy your Flightsim of choice!   

    0:00 United Airlines "Aviate" Program discussion 

    23:10 MSFS World Update V thoughts 

    28:10 ORBX Van Nuys Airport released for MSFS 

    32:30 PMDG DC-6 for MSFS and our thoughts.. 

    46:10 upcoming podcast schedule announcement   

    Show Notes:  

    Support the show! https://anchor.fm/theboardingareapodcast/support 

    https://www.youtube.com/c/TheBoardingAreaAFlightSimulatorPodcast 

    The Boarding Area Podcast listener Feedback: theboardingarea@gmail.com  

    MAC's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MACFLYER 

    MAC's Twitch:  https://www.twitch.tv/macflyer 

    Chris's Aircraft Dispatcher School coming 2021! https://northamericanflightcontrol.com/


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    • 49 min
    Ep. 34 | XP11 & MSFS Airport Scenery Designer AXONOS!

    Ep. 34 | XP11 & MSFS Airport Scenery Designer AXONOS!

    XP11 & MSFS Airport Scenery Designer AXONOS! Quote from ORBX;  "Axonos develops high quality addons for Microsoft Flight Simulator and X Plane"  This week Mac & Chris welcome XP11 & MSFS Scenery Designer AXONOS to the show! We had a great chat with Shawn from AXONOS. We go into their history of airport scenery design, their process for choosing & designing airports, the airport scenery market for Flightsim, and the future for AXONOS in the Flightsim community! Be sure to grab one of their excellent sceneries through the ORBX Central app for your XP11 OR MSFS TODAY!  

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    Show Notes: 

    AXONOS SCENERY: https://orbxdirect.com/partner/axonos  

    The Boarding Area Podcast listener Feedback: theboardingarea@gmail.com  

    MAC's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MACFLYER  

    MAC's Twitch:  https://www.twitch.tv/macflyer  

    Chris's Aircraft Dispatcher School coming 2021! https://northamericanflightcontrol.com/


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    • 51 min
    Ep. 33 | MSFS Weekly News, Latest releases, P3D V5.2 Update & MORE!

    Ep. 33 | MSFS Weekly News, Latest releases, P3D V5.2 Update & MORE!

    This week Mac & Chris discuss their experience uninstalling and reinstalling MSFS since the last sim update for the game. They get into real aviation topics, VerticalSim's latest scenery release for MSFS, P3D V5.2 Update discussion, Listener feedback and a special guest announcement coming on the podcast for Episode 34!  

    0:00 Intro 

    2:35 MSFS Uninstall/Reinstall discussion 

    11:15 Real Aviation News 

    29:15 VerticalSim's KFAY Released for MSFS 

    30:45 P3D V5.2 Released discussion 

    34:00 REX Real Global Airport Textures for MSFS 

    38:45 Listener Feedback | Is it worth starting a new Flightsim platform? 

    47:20 Special podcast guest announcement   

    Donate to the show! https://anchor.fm/theboardingareapodcast/support  

    Show links:  

    The Boarding Area Podcast listener Feedback: theboardingarea@gmail.com  

    MAC's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MACFLYER  

    MAC's Twitch:  https://www.twitch.tv/macflyer  

    Chris's Aircraft Dispatcher School coming 2021! https://northamericanflightcontrol.com/


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    • 50 min
    Ep. 32 | MSFS Freeware vs. Payware | "Ouroborus" E-Jets | Toolbar Pushback | TDS GTNXi vs. PMS50 GTN 750

    Ep. 32 | MSFS Freeware vs. Payware | "Ouroborus" E-Jets | Toolbar Pushback | TDS GTNXi vs. PMS50 GTN 750

    MSFS Freeware vs. Payware | "Ouroborus" E-Jets | Toolbar Pushback | TDS GTNXi vs. PMS50 GTN 750. We also discuss some airline news regarding Breeze Airlines starting scheduled flights, Endeavor Airlines flow through program with Delta Airlines and a promising aircraft in development for MSFS the E-Jets series (E-170/175/190) in very early production from developer "Ouroborus". Enjoy!  

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    0:00 TDS GTNXi 750/650 Payware vs. PMS50 GTN750 Freeware 

    4:39 Toolbar Pushback Discussion 6:50 Pilot Experience Isafjordur vs. ASOBO's World Update 5 Isafjordur 

    18:20 "SpidermanMN" Freeware airport scenery highlight 

    27:30 Real aviation news, Breeze Airways, Endeavor Airlines 

    50:20 "Ouroborus" E-Jets discussion  

    Show notes: 

    The Boarding Area Podcast listener Feedback: theboardingarea@gmail.com  

    MAC's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MACFLYER 

    MAC's Twitch:  https://www.twitch.tv/macflyer 

    Chris's Aircraft Dispatcher School coming 2021! https://northamericanflightcontrol.com/


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    • 58 min
    Ep. 31 | Say NO to CaptainSim 777 for MSFS? Broken 787 since MSFS Sim Update 4! WorkingTitle & FBW A32NX News

    Ep. 31 | Say NO to CaptainSim 777 for MSFS? Broken 787 since MSFS Sim Update 4! WorkingTitle & FBW A32NX News

    This weeks show we dive into our notes about sim update 4 for MSFS, The broken 787 issues since sim update 4. We go all in on our thoughts about CaptainSim's 777 for MSFS.. We also discuss some good news from the WorkingTitle Group and the FBW A32NX Group. Than we wrap up the show with some real aviation topics. Enjoy!

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    0:00 Intro 

    3:00 MSFS Sim update 4 & Broken 787 discussion 

    11:53 CaptainSim 777 discussion 

    29:40 Working Title & FBW A32NX & MSFS World Update 5 news 

    35:05 We don't know where or what to fly sometimes... 

    42:35 Real Aviation News stories  

    Show Notes: 

    The Boarding Area Podcast listener Feedback: theboardingarea@gmail.com  

    MAC's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MACFLYER  

    MAC's Twitch:  https://www.twitch.tv/macflyer  

    Chris's Aircraft Dispatcher School coming 2021! https://northamericanflightcontrol.com/


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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep. 30 | CaptainSim 777-200 MSFS | JustFlight Piper Warrior II | PMDG DC-6 & More!

    Ep. 30 | CaptainSim 777-200 MSFS | JustFlight Piper Warrior II | PMDG DC-6 & More!

    CaptainSim 777-200 MSFS | JustFlight Piper Warrior II | PMDG DC-6 & More! TBA Ep. 30. This weeks show we discuss some upcoming airplanes for MSFS, a new release from CaptainSim in MSFS and real aviation news about Avelo Airlines, Breeze Airlines, the two newest low cost carriers to start service in the USA. The anniversary of the ValuJet 592 crash, and we also give our thoughts on the Mid-Air incident over Denver, CO, USA this past week between a Metroliner of KeyLime Air and a Cirrus aircraft. Enjoy!  

    0:00 Intro 

    2:00 ValuJet 592 anniversary 

    5:19 Avelo Airlines New Haven, CT Ops 

    11:38 Breeze Airlines News 

    13:58 VerticalSim airport scenery highlights 

    15:53 Savannah, GA airport burial ground... 

    20:40 JustFlight Taxiway Signs for MSFS 

    22:40 JustFlight Piper Warrior II news 

    24:40 CaptainSim 777-200 MSFS release & discussion 

    28:57 PMDG DC-6 news & discussion 

    38:45 Axonos YPPH for MSFS released  

    40:00 From The Logbook series 

    50:00 KeyLime Air & Cirrus Mid-Air collision discussion  

    Show Notes: 

    Donate to the show! https://anchor.fm/theboardingareapodc... 

    The Boarding Area Podcast listener Feedback: theboardingarea@gmail.com  

    MAC's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MACFLYER 

    MAC's Twitch:  https://www.twitch.tv/macflyer 

    Chris's Aircraft Dispatcher School coming 2021! https://northamericanflightcontrol.com/


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    • 58 min

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