• Willy's Corner - What Is A Mod/Add-On Really Worth?

    In this op-ed, Willy Canuck takes on the subject of mod/add-on quality and expectations. He argues that any add-on, payware or freeware, should be created with passion and only released when the developer has put their best effort into it, rather than rushing something to make a quick buck or just try to make a name for themself.

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    Freeware Focus: MSFS Airports

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    Review: Taburet - St. Mary's - Isles of Scilly For MSFS

    Islands make great flying destinations. The Scilly Islands off the southwest coast of the UK are quite scenic and have one airport, now offered by Taburet for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Reviewer Neil Birch takes a look at St. Mary's - Isles of Scilly and found it to be a welcome addition to the MSFS 2020 world.

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    Tutorial: How To Use an Automatic Direction Finder

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    Tutorial: Flight Recorder Freeware For MSFS

    How's your flying? It's quite useful to be able to review your flights, and so the freeware utility Flight Recorder for Microsoft Flight Simulator may well be something you'll want to try. In this quick video, FilbertFlies demonstrates both the installation and usage of this handy utility.

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    Ten years ago, author Chris Liddell made the leap from flightsimming to flying real aircraft, and shared his training adventures with us in a series of articles under the banner "Going Solo". He's still an active PPL and has increased his flying skills over the years and now shares his next big adventure: instrument training. Training continues here in Part 2.

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    DC Scenery Design Announces Alaska Scenery Sale

    Sure it's still winter so why not visit a place where they really know what winter is about--Alaska! DC Scenery Design announces a sale on all their Alaska airport destinations for Microsoft Flight Simulator. For a few days only get PAWK, PAPG and PAWG for MSFS 2020 for 25% off their regular prices at the FlightSim.Com Store.

    March 6, 2021, 1:39 pm

    TDS 737 MAX7 V3 Released

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    March 6, 2021, 10:40 am

    Just Flight PA28R Arrow III MSFS Delayed

    Though keen to release this week, the PA28R Arrow III is still not quite ready, according to the latest announcement from Just Flight. They want to get it perfect before release so will spend the weekend implementing final changes, with release now anticipated for early next week.

    March 6, 2021, 9:52 am

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    South Oak Co - PHLU - Kalaupapa Hawaii for MSFS

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    March 5, 2021, 4:56 pm

    FS2Crew Announces PMDG 777 Edition Update

    FS2Crew is pleased to announced that FS2Crew for the PMDG 777 has been updated to Version 3.4. This is a free update that brings FS2Crew in line with the recent PMDG 777 update.

    March 5, 2021, 11:33 am

    FlyingIron Simulations Releases Spitfire L.F Mk IXc MSFS

    FlyingIron Simulations announces the release of the Spitfire L.F Mk IXc for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This Spitfire is famous for its WWII role in the Battle of Britain. The model features a perfect replica of the Mk. IX cockpit, down to the smallest detail and ultra-high artwork across the entire aircraft.

    March 5, 2021, 11:05 am

    Verticalsim Releases Peter O. Knight Airport MSFS

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    March 5, 2021, 10:50 am

    MSFS March 4th, 2021 Development Update

    The Microsoft Flight Simulator team have released their weekly developer update, though there's not a lot of news this time around. Mostly it's about things that have not happened yet, like the Sim Update 3 slated to go live next week. The devs will also be doing another live Q&A session next week if you want to connect with them.

    March 5, 2021, 10:37 am

    Taburet - Night3D New Zealand For MSFS 2020

    Taburet expands the range of Night3D scenery products for Microsoft Flight Simulator with the release of Night3D New Zealand. Night3D introduces new lamps into the existing ecosystem and is designed to work together with default lights. It is designed to create in the nocturnal MSFS world those little details the night bring with its darkness.

    March 4, 2021, 12:09 pm

    Milviz Previews F4U Corsair For MSFS 2020

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