• 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

    Review: Just Flight - Duchess Model 76 FSX/P3D

    Following a great tradition of high-quality GA aircraft, the Duchess Model 76 was developed by the Just Flight in-house team following comprehensive research. Reviewer Richard Nurse found this FSX/P3D plane to be a fantastic addition to your hangar, with great systems and accurate modelling.

    July 18, 2021, 9:28 am

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  • Taburet - Singapore Malaysia 10m DEM for MSFS

    Taburet continues to bring more accurate terrain data to the MSFS 2020 world with the release of Singapore/Malaysia 10m DEM. It covers all of the two Asian countries with high resolution 10m DEM terrain data, building a more detailed terrain mesh and more accurate mountains, hills and valleys.

    July 27, 2021, 2:24 pm

    Microsoft Flight Simulator Released For Xbox

    For the first time, Microsoft Flight Simulator can be used on something other than a PC, with the release today of the Xbox Series X|S version of the sim. The release announcement describes MSFS 2020 with features PC users have become familiar with other the past year and are now available to Xbox users as well.

    July 27, 2021, 1:49 pm

    MSX Creations - YKAT Katoomba For MSFS 2020

    YKAT Katoomba, now available for MSFS 2020 from MSX Creations, is a small airfield west of Sydney, Australia. It's a great starting point to visit "The Three Sister" but offers challenging approaches on return. The scenery features over 400 hand-placed objects, custom buildings, PBR textures, custom night lighting and more.

    July 27, 2021, 1:19 pm

    PMDG Issues Statement On Latest MSFS Update

    With a major update of Microsoft Flight Simulator expected today, PMDG has announced plans to simultaneously roll out an update for their Douglas DC-6 for MSFS 2020, as otherwise the current version will stop working as soon as a user updates the sim.

    July 27, 2021, 10:49 am

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    M'M Simulations - LSZR St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport For MSFS 2020

    Visit the People's Airport St. Gallen-Altenrhein (LSZR) with the new MSFS 2020 scenery from M'M Simulations. A small airport on Lake Constance in Switzerland, it's a great place to explore this scenic part of the world. It includes a detailed terminal building, both interior and surroundings. Also custom ground texture, accurate infrastructure and custom night lighting.

    July 26, 2021, 4:27 pm

    FlyByWire Announces A32NX Beginners Guide

    FlyByWire Simulations have announced they are providing an in-depth beginner guide to their A32NX aircraft for MSFS 2020. It includes detailed information through different stages of flight so that you can begin your journey from a cold and dark state all the way to your destination gate.

    July 26, 2021, 2:45 pm

    Now Everyone Can Fly a SubSonex: MSFS 2020 Version Available

    Sonex Aircraft announces that the SubSonex JSX-2 is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020. Developed by Ysim in cooperation with Sonex Aircraft, the plane offers remarkable fidelity with the handling qualities and the actual experience of flying a SubSonex. The experience is even better with VR goggles, such as Oculus devices.

    July 26, 2021, 2:27 pm

    Aerosoft's Simple Traffic - An Introduction

    Aerosoft announces Simple Traffic for MSFS 2020. It will improve Microsoft Flight Simulator AI traffic in two ways. First, it will show correct liveries and correct traffic routes between airports. Second it will optimize frame rates by using the lowest suitable resolution versions of AI aircraft models.

    July 26, 2021, 1:27 pm

    News of Max Rex's Search for Lost City of the Mayas

    Rolling Cumulus has announced that their next release will be a return to their "Max Rex" pulp fiction style adventure flights. Using MSFS 2020, you will go on a bush trip looking for the fabled lost city of the Mayas in Guatemala, Mexico and Belize. This is a unique way to fly MSFS 2020 bush trips, not following the rules but making your own choices where to fly next.

    July 26, 2021, 1:05 pm

    pizzagalli.ch - Sukhoi-57 For X-Plane

    New from pizzagalli.ch for X-Plane 11 is the Sukhoi 57, a stealth, single-seat, twin-engine, multi-role, fifth-generation jet fighter. The XP11 version has a long list of features included, FMOD, PBR render, VR compatibility, 4K textures, a custom HUD and much more.

    July 26, 2021, 10:17 am

    Aerosoft Twin Otter MSFS Preview Video

    Developer Hans Hartmann has released a preview video showing the external animations of the Aerosoft Twin Otter for Microsoft Flight Simulator. It's described as "pre-alpha" but gives a good idea of what things will look like.

    July 26, 2021, 9:54 am

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