Tech · October 12, 2019
Updates do not always carry good things... it appears the recent "Hotfix 2" update available to Prepar3D v4.5 has re-introduced a minor sound bug that was also plaguing simmers in Prepar3D v4.4 last year. Fortunately the same fix can be applied, see the article for a brief howto.

Recordings · October 04, 2019
For one of our commissioned projects we recently recorded a Robin DR400/180R at the Stadtlohn-Vreden airport just across the Dutch border. At first glance this may appear to be yet another GA prop, but there is more to this aircraft than meets the eye. Moreover, this was our first recording session of a fixed pitch propeller aircraft with the new recording equipment. Read all about it in the full article.

Tech · October 01, 2019
At a major press event held yesterday in Seattle, the Microsoft/Asobo team released a lot of new information on the upcoming Microsoft FlightSimulator title. This also included more than 30 minutes of 4K quality footage. Although the visuals are stunning, a flight simulator is more than just pretty pictures. Flight dynamics and sound play a major role as well. Fortunately for us sound afficionados the first details of in-game audio were also shared!

Recordings · July 24, 2019
In aviation we all have to start somewhere and for many pilots flying today the Cessna 150 series has helped them earn their wings. Hence we cannot think of any aircraft more suitable as the subject matter of our first detailed field recording session. Armed with hopes, dreams and recording equipment we headed out to a local airport.

Releases · May 02, 2019
With the release of the Northrop T-38C Talon by Milviz, our first commission build is now available for all to enjoy. In close cooperation with the developer we were able to create a highly realistic sound environment with all the bells and whistles customers expect and then some. From screaming General Electric J85-5Rs to Bitchin' Betty, it's all there!

Releases · February 05, 2019
SimAcoustics proudly presents its first release; the simulation of a Pratt & Whitney R-1830 radial engine as found on the Douglas C-47/DC-3! The release actually comprises two freeware packages, one for FSX/P3D and one for X-Plane 11. Truth be told... the FSX/P3D version has been around for a while, but both iterations are strongly related. More on this in the full article.

Website · February 04, 2019
After some time in the making, the website is finally here! For now, this website will mainly serve as an online introduction for interested parties. In the future the page will also be extended with a few tech articles as well.

Simacoustics

Born out of passion for aircraft engine noise, SimAcoustics was established in 2019 and caters to the needs of add-on developers for modern flight simulator software such as Flight Simulator X, Prepar3D and X-Plane. Our goal is to immerse the end-user through highly authentic sound environments that push the limits of the respective sound system.

 

Want to have a listen? Check out our channel on YouTube!