MSFS January 14th, 2021 Development Update

    The regular weekly Microsoft Flight Simulator development update has just been released. The next Feature Discover Series video on aerodynamics has been postponed. The update contains the usual info on SDK progress, marketplace additions and also interviews with two of Microsoft's community managers.

    January 14, 2021, 6:01 pm

    Taburet - Bembridge Airfield for MSFS

    Taburet has created quite a range of airfields for MSFS 2020 and today adds another one. Bembridge Airfield offers the only hard surface runway on the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England. The airfield gives Microsoft Flight Simulator pilots a starting point to explore the island.

    January 14, 2021, 5:50 pm

    Work Continues On Just Flight Arrow III For MSFS

    Progress continues at Just Flight on their upcoming Arrow III for MSFS 2020. Great progress is being made on the model and the PBR textures look great on the new screen shots in Microsoft Flight Simulator. About 70% of aircraft systems have been finished and work is also continuing on flight dynamics and sounds.

    January 14, 2021, 2:01 pm

    IRIS Simulations Announces F/A-39 Vampire

    We had not heard anything from IRIS Simulations in a while, but it looks like they are back and developing aircraft for MSFS 2020. Recently announced is the F/A-39 Vampire, a concept coming from the mind of Industrial Designer, Rodrigo Avella. Development appears to be well under way and will make an exciting ride for Microsoft Flight Simulator pilots.

    January 14, 2021, 1:43 pm

    TDM Scenery Design Announces Valencia For MSFS

    A new Spanish destination will soon be available for Microsoft Flight Simulator. TDM Scenery Design has announced that they have started development of their next major airport, LEVC Valencia, for MSFS 2020. Some team members actually live in Valencia so it's a special project for them. Work also continues on Oscar Machado Zuloaga SVCZ in Venezuela.

    January 14, 2021, 1:26 pm

    SoFly - A Guide to Flight Simulator v1.80 Released

    Following on from the most recent MSFS 2020 update which added virtual reality, SoFly is proud to release a brand new free update for their Guide To Flight Simulator. Version 1.80 includes new information on compatible and recommended hardware, tips to get the best performance and also recommended settings.

    January 13, 2021, 4:35 pm

    FlightSim Community 2020 Survey Results

    Last fall we asked you to take part in the FlightSim Community 202 Survey. Organized by Navigraph and co-sponsored by a long list of flightsim businesses and organizations, this comprehensive survey dug deep into the interests of the flightsim community. After some delay, the final survey results are now published, showing the answers provided by some 23,500 respondents.

    January 13, 2021, 2:50 pm

    Stairport Sceneries Previews Greater Moncton For MSFS

    Stairport Sceneries appears to be finishing up their MSFS 2020 scenery for Greater Moncton Airport (CYQM). Today we have some new screen shots showing details of the airport buildings. They expect to have this available to Microsoft Flight Simulator pilots in about a week.

    January 13, 2021, 10:27 am

    Nimbus Simulations X-Plane Projects Road Map

    X-Plane developer Nimbus Simulations enters the new year with big plans. This year is their 10th anniversary and lots of releases are planned, including the UH-1 v1.5 and UH-1 civilian version, Dulles Airport plus JFK, Memphis and Charlotte, three smaller airports and the Dornier Do-28. They also have plans to move into MSFS 2020 projects.

    January 13, 2021, 9:40 am

    Neil's Tours - UK Farm Strips - Vol 7 for MSFS

    Neil's Tours returns with another collection of fun little airfields to explore. UK Farm Strips - Vol 7 for MSFS adds twenty hard to find and challenging grass fields to the English landscape. In addition to the detailed guide book offered in all collections in this series, the fields now also have (fictional) NDBs to help you find them.

    January 12, 2021, 4:29 pm

    Just Flight Development Update on Palma de Mallorca

    Just Flight is proud to announce their first scenery add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator will be Palma de Mallorca Airport, a brand new development built entirely from scratch. Today's screen shots show off the complex glass terminal structure in terminal C which is modeled both inside and out in great detail.

    January 12, 2021, 1:13 pm

    Aeroplane Heaven Shows Progress On Spitfire Mk1A

    Aeroplane Heaven has been making progress on their Spitfire Mk1A for Microsoft Flight Simulator and has decided to show off their work so far. Included are some undoctored MSFS 2020 screen shots showing the exterior of the plane while in flight. The flight dynamics are still being tuned and the cockpit still needs finishing.

    January 12, 2021, 11:41 am

    CJ4 Working Title Mod - VNAV and ILS Approach

    In this video, video team member thecorporatepilotdad takes a look at the Working Title CJ4 Mod for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This mod takes the default MSFS 2020 CJ4 bizjet and makes it much more realistic. The video is part review and part tutorial, showing how to do a VNAV and ILS approach. The author flies a plane using the same avionics in real life and was impressed with the realism found here.

    January 12, 2021, 9:14 am

    Lionheart Creations Previews Trinidad In MSFS 2020

    Today Lionheart Creations shares some new work in progress screen shots of the interior of the upcoming Trinidad for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Lots of work going on, with leather grain improved, bump mapping improved, higher res textures, knobs redone and more.

    January 11, 2021, 3:27 pm

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