• Interview: Sean From Working Title Group

    thecorporatepilotdad, a professional pilot and MSFS 2020 livery creator/flight simmer interviews interviews Sean from the Working Title Group who helps make aircraft and navigation systems better in Microsoft Flight Simulator. They talk about how he got started in aviation, his aviation career, and his work with the Working Title Group as well as flying the Cessna Citation CJ4.

    May 14, 2021, 2:30 pm

    IFR Training Part 3

    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 3.

    May 12, 2021, 4:15 pm

    Tutorial: How To Use VNAV

    This video tutorial from thecorporatepilotdad is a professional pilot's overview of how to use VNAV and how to set up departures (SIDS), arrivals (STARS), and how to use it in conjunction with an ILS approach. The basics of VNAV are discussed as well as questions and answers at the end of the video. The CJ4 Working Title Mod is used but the concepts apply to any aircraft.

    May 10, 2021, 4:45 pm

    Review: Aerosoft CRJ 550/700 For MSFS 2020

    The CRJ 550/700 from Aerosoft is the first of hopefully many high level systems packed aircraft coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator. Reviewer Joshua Moore found it be an enjoyable aircraft to fly, with good flight dynamics and a realistic recreation of the jetliner's systems.

    May 8, 2021, 11:10 am

    Tutorial: Localizer Back Course

    This video tutorial by thecorporatepilotdad shows tips to successfully complete a localizer back course (LOC BC) approach in the TBM-930 in Microsoft Flight Simulator. The approach is conducted at John Wayne/Orange County Airport (KSNA) in Santa Ana, California, USA and uses Navigraph charts.

    May 7, 2021, 4:04 pm

    KerrSpectives--The Islander

    In a few days a new Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander will be released for MSFS 2020. In this "KerrSpective", author Kenneth James Kerr offers a preview of this plane which is popular world-wide. With lots of liveries and an appealing interior and cockpit he sees this as a promising addition to the Microsoft Flight Simulator collection of aircraft.

    May 6, 2021, 11:55 am

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  • Canadian Xpress May 2021 Monthly Fly-In - Victoria Day

    Virtual airline Canadian Xpress celebrates Victoria Day with their May monthly fly-in. This holiday weekend is the official start of the summer cottage season, so a great time to fly to cottage country. The route for the event will be from Toronto to Muskoka Airport (CYOA).

    May 15, 2021, 10:19 am

    Sierrasim Simulation - SKMD Olaya Herrera Airport for P3D v4/v5

    Sierrasim Simulation adds to their range of Prepar3D v4/v5 add-ons with the release of SKMD Olaya Herrera Airport in Medellin, Colombia. It features photoreal ground textures, airport objects, buildings with PBR textures, dynamic lighting, sloped runway and more.

    May 14, 2021, 2:24 pm

    Lionheart Updates Trinidad TB21 For MSFS To Build 4.0

    Lionheart Creations releases the latest Build version of the Trinidad TB21 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This Build 4.0 package has quite a few updates and mods carried out on the interior and instrumentation. New 3D instruments are now featured, running pure Asobo animation code.

    May 14, 2021, 2:01 pm

    Just Flight Announces Real Taxiways US For MSFS

    Just Flight, in collaboration with Black Square, announces Real Taxiways United States - Class C & D Airports. Real Taxiways will help to enhance many aspects of navigating the default Class C and D US airports by adding a full complement of accurately placed real-world taxiway signs, with many new sign types added and new sign textures.

    May 14, 2021, 1:40 pm

    SimWorks Studios Announces Updates On Several Products

    SimWorks Studios has been busy on several projects. An update of the Zenith 701 is coming and will includes three more variants plus Wwise audio. An Okavango Delta update is also coming and is currently in testing. Finally, the Kodiak VC model is approaching completion.

    May 14, 2021, 11:48 am

    Neil's Tours - UK Farm Strips Vol. 12 Released For MSFS 2020

    Scenery designer Neil's Tours has found another set of little grass airfields to add to the UK countryside in MSFS 2020. Now available is UK Farm Strips Vol. 12 which includes 19 new airstrips and 16 updates for you to find and fly your light aircraft into.

    May 14, 2021, 11:22 am

    Henschel HS-123 Released For X-Plane 11

    Well known X-Plane aircraft developer Jennifer Kimball has created a wonderful freeware model of the Henschel HS-123. This HS-123 package comes with four variants. Two military: one with and without wheel pants and two civilian: one with and without the aux tank.

    May 14, 2021, 9:42 am

    MSFS 2020 May 13th, 2021 Development Update

    The Microsoft Flight Simulator team in their weekly development update announces that Sim Update IV community testing is now underway. There will also be another dev Q&A session coming up in a couple of weeks and users are encouraged to submit questions before then.

    May 14, 2021, 9:09 am

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    May 14, 2021, 8:30 am

    FranceVFR Releases VFR Airport France Pack #1 MSFS

    Airport France Pack #1 from FranceVFR is a bundle add-on for Microsoft® Flight Simulator® including five detailed commercial French airports in one package: LFBD - Bordeaux Merignac, LFLC - Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne, LFRB - Brest Bretagne, LFST - Strasbourg Entzheim, LFMT - Montpellier Mediterranee.

    May 13, 2021, 5:41 pm

    Taburet - New Zealand VFR - Cellular Towers for MSFS

    Taburet brings a new set of navigation landmarks to the MSFS 2020 world with the release of New Zealand VFR - Cellular Towers. included are 4995 cell towers located based on official data. They are visible for navigation both day and night.

    May 13, 2021, 11:39 am

    FlyByWire Simulations - Chapter 2 Of A32NX Ground School

    FlyByWire announces Chapter 2 of the A32NX Ground School video series. This is a complete step-by-step guide on MCDU programming to assist beginners with regard to flight planning and management.

    May 13, 2021, 11:03 am

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