• Review: MSX Creations - Katoomba Airport For MSFS 2020

    Flight Simualtor lets you visit remote places you might never get to in the real world. Katoomba Airport (YKAT) in New South Wales, Australia is one of these places, but the scenery from MSX Creations makes it an interesting and enjoyable place to visit in MSFS 2020. Reviewer Felicity Smith found it to be a great value if you enjoy small and challenging airports.

    October 20, 2021, 1:44 pm

    Review: Taimodels - Keflavik Int'l Airport For X-Plane

    Iceland has some beautiful places to visit and starting from its main airport is ideal. Taimodels offers Keflavik International Airport (BIKF) for X-Plane 11 and reviewer Paul Mort takes a look. He was impressed by the complex terminal and little included details like the Jet Egg sculpture but did find room for improvement in some of the textures and other areas.

    October 18, 2021, 3:24 pm

    Review: Aerosoft Airport Mykonos MSFS

    Airport Mykonos makes a great destination for a warm Greek holiday in MSFS 2020. Reviewer MrYorkiesWorld takes a look at this Aerosoft add-on and finds it a good rendition of the airport with the bonus of including several local heliports and other surrounding areas. He found it very immersive with accurate runways, taxiways and gates and good looking no matter the time of day.

    October 15, 2021, 10:27 am

    Review: Aerosoft - Mega Airport Ben Gurion P3D

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    October 13, 2021, 10:13 am

    Tutorial Video: Learn To Fly Here #6

    thecorporatepilotdad continues his series of training videos for flight sim pilots. This episode moves to a more advanced topic, jet aircraft takeoff and landing performance. Learn about V1, Vr, V2, Vapp, Vref and VT and how to apply them to your flying. Landing distance is also covered, and the method for obtaining landing distance information.

    October 9, 2021, 11:17 am

    Review: Just Flight - PA-28R Arrow/Turbo Arrow Bundle

    The Piper Cherokee family is one of the mainstays of general aviation, so it's nice to see Just Flight bringing them to the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. They now offer the PA-28R Arrow III and the PA-28RT Turbo Arrow III and IV for MSFS 2020. Reviewer Michael Hayward tries all of them and finds them to be a fantastic set of aircraft, perhaps the best GA planes available for MSFS 2020 right now.

    October 6, 2021, 4:48 pm

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  • A Guide to Flight Simulator: Extended Edition v1.30 Released

    SoFly announces a new update to their A Guide to Flight Simulator: Extended Edition for MSFS 2020. The new v1.30 is expanded to 430 pages and includes coverage of the recent Sim Update 6 and a tutorial for the recently released Junker JU-52. Also new is an in-sim toolbar utility that lets users access the guide from directly within the simulator, with no need for an external reader.

    October 21, 2021, 10:34 am

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    FlightBeam Studios NZAA MSFS On Approach

    FlightBeam Studios has announced that their scenery for NZAA Auckland Airport is nearing completion, with the first small beta test starting this week. Designed as a native MSFS 2020 scenery, it will include a completely custom approach lighting system, custom taxiway lights, detailed PBR textures on every object and building plus 3D characters in various places.

    October 20, 2021, 1:03 pm

    Aeroplane Heaven Announces Spitfire Mk1A Service Upgrade 1.5

    Aeroplane Heaven announces Service Upgrade 1.5 for their Spitfire MK1A for MSFS 2020. With the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator SU6 they see changes in the coding which could affect the Spitfire, in which case another Service Upgrade with be forthcoming.

    October 20, 2021, 11:46 am

    DCS Explains Multi-Thread Support Engine

    Some developers enjoy sharing the inner workings of their software. In their latest post, the DCS team discusses how they started adding CPU multi-threading in 2019 when they decided to implement several new approaches in EDGE 2.7. The post goes on to list in detail what they have accomplished since then.

    October 20, 2021, 10:56 am

    REX Game Studios Working On SU6 Updates

    REX Game Studios has contacted us about the effects of the just released Sim Update VI for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This SU6 update has caused both REX Weather Force and Global Airport Textures to have issued. REX is currenting testing fixes and should have updates available in the next 24 to 36 hours.

    October 20, 2021, 10:35 am

    HiFi Technologies Active Sky Halloween Sale 2021

    HiFi Technologies has for years enhanced the flight simulator skies with their line of add-on products. Between the various editions of Active Sky (i.e. AS16) and Active Sky Cloud Art they've given X-Plane, FSX and P3D pilots a much more realistic world to fly in. They are getting an early start on their Halloween Sale, with all products now 40% off at the FlightSim.Com Store.

    October 20, 2021, 10:07 am

    MSFS 2020 Sim Update VI Released

    The Microsoft Flight Simulator team announces the release of Sim Update 6. The list of changes and improvements is huge and includes changes to stability, navigation, weather, VR, activities and aircraft.

    October 19, 2021, 6:03 pm

    Just Flight Hawk Trainer Final Preview

    Apparently the Just Flight model of the Hawk T1/A Trainer for MSFS 2020 is getting near to release, as they have just posted what they term the "final" set of preview screen shots.

    October 19, 2021, 10:27 am

    VSKYLABS Scheibe SF-25C Falke Project v2.1 Coming Soon

    Even with several new projects in the works, VSKYLABS find the time to update released aircraft. Coming soon will be v2.1 of the Scheibe SF-25C Falke Project motor glider. It will include various improvements and enhancement to the virtual cockpit, the FMOD sound pack and more.

    October 18, 2021, 5:10 pm

    Drzewiecki Design - EPMO Warsaw Modlin for MSFS

    Drzewiecki Design announces another MSFS 2020 scenery for Poland with the release of EPMO Warsaw Modlin. Modlin is an international airport that is used by low-cost carriers serving Warsaw. The scenery features a high quality model of the airport, up-to-date and with extensive details. The terminal includes interior modelling as does the control tower and hangars. Also included are area landmarks.

    October 18, 2021, 4:42 pm

    ToLiss Previews A340-600 For X-Plane 11

    ToLiss presents a preview of their upcoming A340-600 for X-Plane 11. In addition to a series of preview images, there will be a full week of public streams showing the airplane in action.

    October 18, 2021, 1:16 pm

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