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    Review: PMDG Douglas DC-6 For MSFS 2020

    thecorporatepilotdad usually does tutorials, but with the Douglas DC-6 for MSFS 2020 finally here from PMDG he wanted to give it his professional pilot evaluation. He offers a general overview of the DC-6 along with the attention to detail and features PMDG have embedded in this aircraft. He found the plane to be in a league of its own.

    June 19, 2021, 6:14 pm

    Orbx Releases Free Iceland Mesh For MSFS

    To further enhance the recent Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 5: Nordics, scenery designer Orbx has just released a free Iceland Mesh. Created using carefully blended DEM data, these more accurate elevation points should make the island nation look even better.

    June 19, 2021, 10:36 am

    PMDG Releases DC-6 For MSFS

    Now available for MSFS 2020 from PMDG is the classic Douglas DC-6 four engine prop airliner. PMDG has built the DC-6 from the ground up to take advantages of the features of Microsoft Flight Simulator. It includes both the DC-6A and DC-6B in multiple, historic variations and a variety of liveries.

    June 19, 2021, 10:24 am

    Taimodels - King Abdulaziz Int'l Airport - OEJN for MSFS

    Taimodels offers a new Middle Eastern destination for MSFS 2020 pilots with the release of King Abdulaziz Int'l Airport - OEJN. The airport features hand-made, realistic terminals and other airport buildings using PBR materials. It also includes taxiways, airports and sloped runways using the native MSFS system, MSFS jetways and more.

    June 18, 2021, 6:43 pm

    Arima Simulation – Erfurt–Weimar Airport – EDDE for MSFS

    Now available from Arima Simulation is scenery of Erfurt-Weimar Airport (EDDE) for MSFS 2020. It includes a highly detailed terminal and other buildings using PBR textures. The are lots of details like car parks, people, etc. Full dynamic lighting and realistic night lighting are also included.

    June 18, 2021, 5:44 pm

    Taburet - Scotland 10m DEM for MSFS

    Taburet brings high resolution DEM to another European nation with the release of Scotland 10m DEM for MSFS. This covers the whole of Scotland, bringing well defined terrain to this beautiful country.

    June 18, 2021, 4:32 pm

    FlightFX - KPWK - Chicago Executive Airport for MSFS

    Now available from FlightFX for Microsoft Flight Simulator is scenery of KPWK - Chicago Executive Airport (formerly known as Palwaukee Airport), one of the areas busiest corporate and GA airports. The scenery features over 30 custom structures, custom textures and ground signage, custom emissive night lighting textures, natural undulating runways and much more.

    June 18, 2021, 4:02 pm

    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

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