• Review: pizzagalli.ch - MV-22 Osprey XP11

    The Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey is one of the more unusual aircraft available for X-Plane 11. Half airplane and half helicopter, it provides an interesting flying challenge. Reviewer Stuart McGregor found the experience using the craft from pizzagalli.ch extremely rewarding. As a low-cost offering he found some of the details not to the highest standard, but this was easily overlooked in the overall picture.

    July 29, 2021, 5:13 pm

    Tutorial: Holds And ATC Communications

    Thecorporatepilotdad returns with another video tutorial for sim pilots who want to improve their IFR flight skills. This lesson covers holding patterns and hold entries in all their varieties, illustrated and demonstrated using MSFS 2020 though applicable to any sim. Realistic ATC communications are used with the help of a former air traffic controller.

    July 27, 2021, 11:02 am

    Review: Pyreegue Edinburgh EGPH For MSFS 2020

    FilbertFlies presents a video review of Edinburgh Airport EGPH scenery by Pyreegue Dev Co for MSFS 2020. He describes it as a work of art, one of the best he's seen, with a level of detail that is "insane". It's scenery that makes you feel like you're really there.

    July 25, 2021, 1:36 pm

    Review: FlyInside Bell 47-G2

    FlyInside brings to MSFS 2020 the classic Bell 47-G2. Reviewer Stuart McGregor has been a flight sim helicopter fan for years so was excited to have a copter to fly in the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. He was not disappointed, and shares his findings with you in this review.

    July 24, 2021, 9:32 am

    IFR Training Part 4

    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 4 including talk about holds and a side trip in a seaplane.

    July 22, 2021, 10:39 am

    Review: Impulse Simulations Adelaide YPAD For MSFS

    FilbertFlies presents a review of Adelaide Airport (YPAD) scenery by Impulse Simulations for Microsoft Flight Simulator. He found the scenery to be rather good, with high quality modeling and texturing, great details and impressive landside coverage.

    July 20, 2021, 1:08 pm

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  • MSFS 2020 Development Update

    The Microsoft Flight Simulator team pushed out the Xbox version of the sim a PC version Sim Update 5 this past week, but apparently it's in need of a hotfix. This is expected to be available tomorrow morning. The latest development update has details on what will be fixed.

    July 29, 2021, 6:57 pm

    Flysimware - Grumman G44A Widgeon for MSFS

    Aircraft designer Flysimware returns to the scene with their first add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The Grumman G44A Widgeon lets MSFS 2020 take to the sky with a classic twin engine amphibian that saw action in WWII but was also used by civilians. It features realistic operations with 4K full PBR textures, interactive sounds through Wwise, rain and icing visuals and lots more.

    July 29, 2021, 4:43 pm

    Taburet - Louisiana Waterflow for MSFS

    Louisiana Waterflow is the latest release of MSFS 2020 scenery from Taburet. This scenery adds those water features to the U.S. state of Louisiana that have shaped terrain all around the world. These are visible mostly everywhere you fly; they reflect sunlight and they are also visible on aircraft's terrain maps.

    July 29, 2021, 1:46 pm

    Laminar Research Showcases Next Generation Forestry

    With much of the world covered by trees, getting a simulator world to look right depends on presenting forests accurately. Laminar Research has just released a video showing next generation forestry for X-Plane, though without any details as to when this would be available.

    July 29, 2021, 1:00 pm

    Pearl Simulations - PHTO - Hilo Int'l Airport For MSFS

    Pearl Simulations announces the release of their latest scenery, PHTO - Hilo International Airport in Hawaii for MSFS 2020. With over 50 custom buildings, corrected vegetation, and exact taxiway and runway mapping, it gives you an ultimate experience of visiting Hawaii's Big Island.

    July 29, 2021, 11:51 am

    Working Title Releases Early Access G1000 NXi For MSFS

    Working Title announces that their G1000 NXi for MSFS 2020 is now available as early access. The package replaces the stock G1000 avionics in planes that use that panel. The new panel has been implemented from the ground up, but as an early access version there are still some features that have not yet been implemented.

    July 29, 2021, 9:43 am

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    29Palms Scenery Design Announces Skiathos For MSFS 2020

    29Palms Scenery Designs announces Skiathos for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This will depict the current state of the airport on the Greek island, including the new apron and other new developments.

    July 28, 2021, 2:05 pm

    IndiaFoxtEcho Long-EZ Updated to v1.1.9

    IndiaFoxtEcho has announced an update to their Long-EZ for MSFS 2020. This is in response to the Microsoft Flight Simulator Sim Update 5 just released, but also includes some improvements to the cockpit and adds more LODs to the external model for better performance.

    July 28, 2021, 1:41 pm

    PMDG Notice Regarding Sim Update 5 And Their DC-6

    With Microsoft Flight Simulator Sim Update 5 now out, PMDG has further info on the necessary update to their Douglas DC-6 add-on. The update is now available to customers via their operations center. While primarily driven by MSFS 2020 SU5, a few other changes from their collection of service reports is also included.

    July 28, 2021, 11:48 am

    Carenado Updates Cessna 170B For MSFS 2020

    The team over at Carenado have released an update to their popular Cessna 170B for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Version 1.1 is mostly an Xbox update and fixes issues with the engine, camera positions and landing gear.

    July 28, 2021, 11:38 am

    Simworks Studios Updates Zenith And Okavango MSFS

    The just release update 5 for Microsoft Flight Simulator has broken made third party add-ons so we'll likely be hearing many announcements like this. Simworks Studios has announced updates for the Zenith CH701 aircraft and Okavango Delta scenery for MSFS 2020. Those who purchased from the FlightSim.Com Store can download the updates from their accounts now.

    July 28, 2021, 10:55 am

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