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    Microsoft Flight Simulator Announces Top Gun Expansion

    "I feel the need...the need for speed!" In a brief Facebook post, the Microsoft Flight Simulator team has announced that a free Top Gun: Maverick expansion will be coming to MSFS 2020 this fall. What exactly this means is not explained but it's hard to complain when it's free.

    June 14, 2021, 5:18 pm

    Perfect Flight - Flying Germany for MSFS

    Perfect Flight invites you to explore Germany with the release of Flying Germany, a series of Landing Challenges and trips for MSFS 2020. You'll get 24 landing challenges to challenge your skills, with choices in each category. You'll also get a Bush Trip that lets you thoroughly explore the country, with documentation including photos, and historical and geographic information.

    June 14, 2021, 5:01 pm

    UK2000 Scenery Previews Isle Of Man For MSFS

    Scenery designer UK2000 Scenery is currently working on the Isle Of Man (IOM 2021HD) for MSFS 2020. No word yet on a release date, just the note that it is still very much in development.

    June 14, 2021, 3:38 pm

    FS2Crew Updates Pushback Express For MSFS To v2.1

    Another update from FS2Crew for Pushback Express, the first and last pushback system you'll ever need for MSFS 2020. It includes a wide variety of international voice sets plus three pushback modes. It works with any type of aircraft at any airport with a variety of options. This update is a big one, adding support for the A32NX, changing the pushback procedure, and adding things like a new voice command helper, online map, night lighting option and much more.

    June 14, 2021, 1:46 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

    REX Game Studios - Real Global Airport Textures for MSFS

    REX Game Studios doesn't make many products, but those they do make are among the most popular and widely used. So it's exciting to see a new release from them for MSFS 2020 in Real Global Airport Textures. As good as Microsoft Flight Simulator is, these photo-based, global PBR airport textures bring the realism up to a whole new level. It instantly transforms airports world-wide to a more realistic look.

    June 12, 2021, 8:13 am

    Orbx Releases Landmarks Cape Town City Pack

    Landmarks Cape Town City Pack is the latest addition to the landmarks and cityscape series for MSFS 2020 from Orbx Cape Town is the oldest urban area in southern Africa and is framed by the iconic Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. The scenery includes key features and points of interest throughout the city.

    June 11, 2021, 9:57 am

    MSFS 2020 June 10th, 2021 Development Update

    The big news is the week's update from the Microsoft Flight Simulator team is that World Update V: Nordics will be released next Thursday. These updates make significant improvements to the scenery so it's nice to see this coming to Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Iceland.

    June 11, 2021, 9:34 am

    Just Flight - PA28-161 Warrior II Previews MSFS

    Just Flight is making good progress on their PA28-161 Warrior II for MSFS 2020 and wanted to show of their work. The full sets of images shows off the remaining liveries, various parts of the exterior and cockpit details that demonstrate some of the differences between the Warrior and their previously released Arrow.

    June 10, 2021, 10:22 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

    Rolling Cumulus--News Of Our Soon Adventure!

    Rolling Cumulus announces that their next add-on for MSFS 2020 will feature scenery and flights of the WWII Military Air Transport Command (ATC). Pilots will visit some of the forgotten and closed bases in the India/China Command and take part in dangerous flights and missions that were part of the daily tasks of the ATC.

    June 10, 2021, 9:33 am

    FSNAV - Navigation and Flight Planning in MSFS 2020

    Navigation and Flight Planning in MSFS 2020 is the new eBook designed to help you learn the navigation and planning skills needed to enhance your Microsoft Flight Simulator experience. Loaded with more than 150 illustrations, you'll find this to be a valuable resource that will demystify VORs and OBIs, make RNAV and ILS approaches become second nature and teach the ins and outs of flight planning.

    June 9, 2021, 3:45 pm

    Perfect Flight Becomes Official MSFS Partner

    Perfect Flight for over twenty years has been well known for making add-ons for various versions of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Now they will be officially part of the MSFS 2020 team, as a partnership agreement has been made between them and Microsoft to create Bush Trips and Landing Challenges for future Global Updates.

    June 8, 2021, 5:48 pm

    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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    While climbing out on takeoff in the B787, I would very much like to hit a key that would activate LNAV, instead of having to change screens to the...

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