Third Party Spotlight: Carenado

We at Dovetail Games are pleased to announce we have recently partnered with Carenado, an award-winning add-on developer. We aim to bring a select range of their aircraft to FSX: Steam Edition starting this month with the Piper PA-28 Cherokee 180F.

Carenado is a software development company, with more than 10 years of experience in creating add-ons and expansion packs for computer-based simulators. They strive to develop high-quality products capable of replicating the experience of real flight as closely as possible.


Carenado focuses on developing high quality aircraft, mainly small jets and small commuter aircraft for the most widely used flight simulation software. The company is made up of highly-trained professional staff and state-of-the-art equipment and technology. In addition, Carenado promotes a warm, approachable and friendly relationship with their employees, partners, and customers

Over time, the company has released more than 100 different aircraft winning several prizes including the Best Aircraft of the Year.

Carenado’s PA28 180F add-on for FSX: Steam Edition includes the following features:

  • Interactive virtual cockpit
  • Full moving parts including ailerons, elevators, rudders, flaps, rolling wheels, and opening doors
  • 3-D modeled pilot and cockpit area
  • Detailed pilot pressure chamber, antennas, and fuel tank
  • Realistic textures and original paint design
  • Custom panel and gauges6
  • Realistic light effects on gauges
  • Nightlight effects on panel
  • Realistic flight model
  • Real weight and balance


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