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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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  • MSFS Forum Activity

    davidc2

    Problem with 2021-07-27 MSFS update ???

    Thread Starter: davidc2

    Was able to get the MS Store portion, but launched the game and have been staring at a black screen for the past 20 minutes, CPU usage is at 8% ...

    Last Post By: davidc2 Yesterday, 09:28 PM Go to last post
    HAJOREI

    MSFS installation problem

    Thread Starter: HAJOREI

    Couldn't start MSFS for a few days. Hanged itself after checking for updates. Several attempts to restart, were unsuccessful. I then uninstalled...

    Last Post By: g7rta Today, 02:04 PM Go to last post
    Miahflyer

    JULY 27th UPDATE OF FS2020

    Thread Starter: Miahflyer

    Hello, Hi! Fellow MSFS2020 flyers, are there are some people flying the sim find it crushing a lot?. Since I have updated it I find it very anoying...

    Last Post By: wblackret Today, 12:56 AM Go to last post
    nsproles

    MSFS July 2021 Update strange things

    Thread Starter: nsproles

    I managed to download and install the update OK. All the new screens are there and all looks good. The sim opens in the same time it did before....

    Last Post By: g7rta Today, 11:16 AM Go to last post
    tiger1962

    Sim Update 5 CTD possible fixes

    Thread Starter: tiger1962

    Asobo are well aware of these issues and are working on a patch. For all those having CTD's after sim update 5, here are a few fixes which have...

    Last Post By: danbiosca Today, 03:28 PM Go to last post
    johnost

    Finally got problems after July 27 Update

    Thread Starter: johnost

    My relatively trouble-free journey with MSFS finally ended for the first time. After latest update every flight crashes after about 5 minutes. I have...

    Last Post By: Energizer23 Today, 04:42 PM Go to last post
    collltip

    Update

    Thread Starter: collltip

    Ran update for 8 hours.Still on 0%,and still downloading liveries for one aircraft!How can I start Steam MSFS without downloading update?

    Last Post By: collltip Today, 06:07 PM Go to last post
    JohnnyJohnJohn

    Can't Close Camera Menu after Selecting Freelook?????

    Thread Starter: JohnnyJohnJohn

    Anyone know how to get the mouse pointer back after selecting Free Look in the camera menu? It totally disappears, and I can't close the pop up...

    Last Post By: g7rta Today, 01:52 PM Go to last post