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    Early Access Preview: Orbx Stockholm Bromma

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    Tutorial Video: Learn To Fly Here #4

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  • Just Flight - DC Designs - F-14 A/B Tomcat for MSFS

    DC Designs (published by Just Flight) announces their F-14 A/B Tomcat package for MSFS 2020, now available at the FlightSim.Com Store. This is a fully native Microsoft Flight Simulator aircraft, built with native animations and featuring custom cockpit instruments. Included are seven liveries, a paint kit, a full operations manual and much more.

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    Taburet - Spain Water Bodies For MSFS 2020

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    September 22, 2021, 10:01 am

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    Aerosoft Announces Antarctica Vol. 1

    Aerosoft has released the official trailer video for their upcoming Antarctica Vol. 1 - British Rotera And Beyond for MSFS 2020. Rothera has the most picturesque location of any Antarctic base, located on a rocky outcrop overlooked by a massive glacier and surround by the sea in other directions.

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    Orbx Previews Essendon Fields Airport

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    September 21, 2021, 11:59 am

    Taburet - Alaska Water Bodies For MSFS 2020

    Taburet announces the release of Alaska Water Bodies For MSFS 2020. The function of this scenery is to add all missing medium and small size lakes to Microsoft Flight Simulator. It adds over one million water bodies to Alaska, which will then be visible on cockpit instruments and the default VFR map.

    September 21, 2021, 10:13 am

    Milviz Teases A-1H Skyraider For MSFS

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    September 20, 2021, 6:01 pm

    Taburet - China Roads For MSFS 2020

    Taburet brings his roads enhancement technology to the largest country in Asia with the release of China Roads For MSFS 2020. The function of this scenery is to modify the roads with new asphalt textures to make them more visible, and to clear misplaced trees on all roads inside the area covered by this add-on. The packages covers both mainland China and Taiwan.

    September 20, 2021, 4:58 pm

    UK2000 Scenery Releases Jersey 2021 For MSFS

    UK2000 Scenery announces the release of UK2000 Jersey 2021 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The scenery utilises many of the new MSFS features, including their airport and approach light models. MSFS vegetation is also used where possible. The scenery also included animated runway guard lights and rotating radar.

    September 20, 2021, 1:48 pm

    Boundless Simulations Previews Doncaster Sheffield XP

    Boundless Simulations has released some preview renders of their upcoming Doncaster Sheffield Airport scenery for X-Plane 11. The scenery will feature HD ortho, 3D vegetation, terminal interior, custom 4K textures, custom airport and road traffic, etc.

    September 20, 2021, 1:37 pm

    DC Designs Status Report On Concorde For MSFS

    DC Designs has posted a detailed upon on their work on their Concorde project for MSFS 2020. Since they already had a Prepar3D version, this allowed a jump-start on getting a working Microsoft Flight Simulator aircraft. Further work will involve bringing the model, textures and systems up to current standards but still release is expected before the end of this year.

    September 20, 2021, 11:41 am

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