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Question on sounds for payware projects

There are so many fine freeware sounds packs out there for specific aircraft and plane. I am curious what to do for payware projects. I know some developers record all their own sounds but for the rest is there a resource for specific engine sounds, a community of sound developers, or just use of default sounds from the sim?
(I know this is a pretty old thread, but...)

I've seen a mix amongst payware sound developers. Some incorporate some of the default FS sounds and remix them to suit their needs, but for most part, most of the better sound devs haul their gear out to an airport to record the sounds on-site.

In terms of "resources", it helps if you know people in the local aviation community, or to be working in the industry, especially as a mechanic. In high school, I coordinated with pilots/mechanics to slide into their shop during post-maintenance run-ups for engine sounds, and later when I worked as an avionics technician myself, I had a lot of opportunities to record some of the more specific sounds like the landing gear, flaps, and even stuff like the fuel pump.

Do you have a specific aircraft you're looking to record sounds in?