• 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

    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

    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

    Flying Free in Microsoft Flight Simulator

    Availability of freeware has long been a major part of the reason that flightsimming is so popular. This continues to be true with the new MSFS 2020 though it provides its own unique challenges to add-on creators. In this review Adrian McCormick looks at three freeware scenery offerings which nicely improve on what the default offers.

    June 12, 2021, 10:17 am

    Tutorial: Ignition System and Magnetos - Aircraft Basics

    In this short video, real world pilot thecorporatepilotdad uses MSFS 2020 to explain how the magnetos and ignition system works in common internal combustion aircraft engines. Does turning off the master switch stop the engine? Learn the answers to this and more in this tutorial. While Microsoft Flight Simulator is used, this information applies to any sim as well as to real aircraft.

    June 10, 2021, 10:03 am

    Review: MK Studios - EIDW Dublin Airport For MSFS

    MK-Studios has created versions of Dublin Airport EIDW for several sims now. In this review, MrYorkiesWorld tries the latest MSFS 2020 version. He finds it to be a well designed and accurate scenery with lots of features that match with its real-world counterpart.

    June 8, 2021, 5:37 pm

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  • SoFly - A Guide to Flight Simulator - Extended Edition v1.05 Released

    SoFly has released the first update to 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. The v1.05 update focuses on the newly released World Update.

    June 21, 2021, 1:06 pm

    Just Flight - Update On Upcoming Real Taxiways For MSFS

    Just Flight has posted a quick update on their upcoming Real Taxiways for MSFS 2020. Development of the first three volumes is close to completion. These products will enhance many aspects of the default airports.

    June 21, 2021, 11:54 am

    Chudoba Design Vaclav Havel Airport Almost Complete

    Chudoba Design has announced that their scenery of Vaclav Havel Airport Prague for X-Plane 11 will be released next week. In the meantime, a new video trailer has been released. The scenery will feature accurate buildings with enhanced lighting, custom jetways, PBR textures, etc.

    June 21, 2021, 11:33 am

    ShortFinal Design Announces KSFO - San Francisco Definitive XP11

    Scenery designer ShortFinal Design announces that his next payware project will be KSFO - San Francisco Definitive for X-Plane 11. No real details are included in the announcement, but a large group of screen shots show the major airport already well under development.

    June 21, 2021, 11:04 am

    Just Flight Previews PA28 Warrior II For MSFS

    Just Flight reports that model, texture and custom coding work is nearly complete on their upcoming PA28 Warrior II for MSFS 2020. Flight dynamics and custom sounds are well underway too. New screen shots show some nice details on the exterior and cockpit.

    June 21, 2021, 10:46 am

    Aerosoft Previews Airport Sandnessjen MSFS

    Aerosoft has just posted some preview screen shots of the upcoming scenery Airport Sandnessjen for MSFS 2020 by designer Fly Three Peak. Sandnessjen is a regional airport on the west coast of Norway.

    June 21, 2021, 9:38 am

    UK2000 Scenery Releases Isle Of Man For P3D

    UK2000 Scenery announces the release of Isle Of Man 2021HD for Prepar3D. The scenery is compatible with Earth Simulations Isle Of Man and True Earth. Isle of Man Airport is the main civilian airport on the Isle of Man.

    June 21, 2021, 9:06 am

    Orbx Releases KVNY Van Nuys Airport MSFS

    Created by Matteo Veneziani, and published by Orbx, scenery of KVNY Van Nuys Airport in California is now available for MSFS 2020. Using the latest MSFS SDK, all textures come with PBR as standard and high resolution artwork has been used throughout.

    June 21, 2021, 8:47 am

    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

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    June 19, 2021, 9:27 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

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