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    MSFS 2020 June 17th, 2021 Development Update

    Although the big news has already been announced, the Microsoft Flight Simulator team keeps up their tradition of weekly development updates. Included are announcements that the Xbox Series X|S version of MSFS 2020 will be released on July 27, a reminder about the Top Gun: Maverick update coming this fall and the regular features on the SDK, etc.

    June 17, 2021, 6:33 pm

    Captain Sim Releases 777-300 For MSFS 2020

    Jetliners are one of the most demanded add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator, so the release by Captain Sim of their 777-300is sure to grab the attention of many. According to Captain Sim, it features a highly detailed model of the 777-300ER using 4K textures and including hundreds of realistic animations. The cockpit however apparently re-uses systems from the default 747.

    June 17, 2021, 11:43 am

    MSFS 2020 World Update V: Nordics Now Available

    The Microsoft Flight Simulator has released World Update V: Nordics, with enhancements to Europe's five Nordic countries. Included is updated aerial imagery and terrain data, a long list of points of interest, improvements at 99 airports, etc. Five new bush trips are also included, one for each country, as well as five landing challenges.

    June 17, 2021, 11:26 am

    Tutorial: Aircraft Flight Controls - Aircraft Basics

    In this second tutorial of aircraft basics from thecorporatepilotdad, flight controls are discussed. This is a new series of videos covering basics and working toward gaining knowledge that would be learned when getting a private pilot license. The video offers a description of primary and secondary flight controls and the difference between the types of control surfaces.

    June 17, 2021, 11:05 am

    Emerald Scenery Design Announces Fantasy Of Flight FA08 MSFS

    Emerald Scenery Design has announced the first dev release of the scenery of Fantasy of Flight FA08. Located in Polk City, Florida, this airport hosts the Kermit Weeks collection of vintage aircraft. This scenery is based on the original FSX scenery by Vassilis Dimoulas.

    June 17, 2021, 10:24 am

    FSimStudios Presents First Views Of Halifax For MSFS

    Halifax Stanfield International Airport CYHZ from FSimStudios, in partnership with Airfield Canada, is getting closer to release. The first few in-sim screen shots are here. The MSFS version will be released first, before the end of June. The P3D version is scheduled for July.

    June 17, 2021, 9:55 am

    Welcome Taimodels To The FlightSim.Com Store

    We would like to welcome scenery designer Taimodels to the FlightSim.Com Store. This designer has been specializing in X-Plane airport scenery but has recently started creating airports for MSFS 2020 as well. The team creates airports all over the world so there should be something for everyone.

    June 16, 2021, 1:46 pm

    Just Flight Releases Patches For Arrows For MSFS

    Just Flight has released patches for both the PA-28R Arrow III and the Turbo Arrow III/IV for MSFS 2020. A variety of fixes and improvements are included, such as improved cockpit lighting, EFB brightness controls and battery power, and portable oxygen system for high altitude flights (Turbo Arrow III/IV only).

    June 16, 2021, 10:31 am

    PMDG Announces Release Date For MSFS DC-6

    PMDG has announced that their first aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator is almost ready for release. The PMDG Douglas DC-6 for MSFS 2020 is now scheduled for release this Friday and is only the first of a number of MSFS products that PMDG has planned. As usual, this will be a "study level" aircraft, designed for serious flightsimmers.

    June 16, 2021, 10:16 am

    AUscene Releases Ayers Rock Airport - Uluru v1.1 for MSFS

    AUscene announces the release of Ayers Rock Airport - Uluru, Australia, v1.1. This latest rendition brings the airport to life with the addition of 3D passengers, new windsocks and accurate colors plus other realism enhancements.

    June 16, 2021, 9:43 am

    Review: Simworks Studios - Okavango Delta For MSFS

    Outstanding scenery is one of the highlights of Microsoft Flight Simulator, and scenery designers like Simworks Studios can really bring out the best the sim has to offer. This is surely true of their Okavango Delta scenery that lets you explore a beautiful part of Africa including its terrain and wildlife. Reviewer Stuart McGregor found it an excellence experience and recommended for those who want to explore a different part of the world.

    June 15, 2021, 6:25 pm

    Microsoft Flight Simulator Xbox FAQ

    We've known since the beginning that Microsoft Flight Simulator would eventually run on Xbox as well as on Windows PC's. Now Microsoft has released a FAQ that offers lots of details on how this will work, cross compatibility between the versions, use of add-ons and more.

    June 15, 2021, 3:50 pm

    Update On IndiaFoxtEcho M-346 For MSFS

    IndiaFoxtEcho continues work on their M-346 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. They expect the MSFS 2020 version to be very similar to the P3D version. As promised, it will make the best use of the MSFS graphic engine, therefore the cockpit is being reworked with new textures and improved details.

    June 15, 2021, 2:16 pm

    SoFly - A Guide to Flight Simulator - Extended Edition Released for MSFS

    SoFly announces the release of their A Guide to Flight Simulator - Extended Edition. Building on the very popular original guide, this edition packs even more information about MSFS 2020 into its pages. It includes hundreds of pages of tutorials, tips and expert tricks. Those who purchased the original guide at the FlightSim.Com store will automatically get a discount on this new edition.

    June 15, 2021, 11:58 am

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    stinger2k2

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    VFRguy

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    THE MYSTERY OF THE COMMUNITY FOLDER Every since day one when I fell under the spell of FS 2020 I realized that if I ever want to advance my...

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    msfs 2020 will not start after 5/25/21 update

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    dogdish

    Here's wishing everybody a smooth World Update V: Nordics update

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    I've been trying to open a topic at the Microsoft Flight Simulator Forum to explore the problems with this emerald green overaly appearing at EGNS...

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    jlbelard

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    Like many of us, my C drive where FS2020 is installed is getting fuller... I am considering moving the packages folder from my C; (SSD) to my E (non...

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