• MSFS

    Airworthy Designs: Update On TNCM For MSFS 2020

    Back in August Airworthy Designs announced they would be developing Saint Martin and Grand Case for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. They continue to make progress and have just released some new screen shots of TNCM.

    October 24, 2020, 11:17 am

    Orbx: Introducing Volanta Flight Tracker

    Orbx steps outside their usual area of scenery design with the announcement of Volanta, your personal flight tracker. Volanta is an easy to use smart flight tracker that integrates all your flight data across all major sims. Volanta gives you one more reason to fly. It is intended to work with all major flight simulators and computer platforms.

    October 24, 2020, 11:03 am

    MSFS October 22 Development Update

    Two months after the initial release, weekly updates continue from the Microsoft Flight Simulator development team. They are prepping to release update #5 next week and will be hosting a live developer Q&A. A new video has been released showcasing North America, they are back on track on the VR build and the SDK continues to improve.

    October 23, 2020, 10:21 am

    FS Academy Releases IFR Training Program For MSFS

    Microsoft Flight Simulator wishing to improve their skills in a realistic manner will be interested in IFR just released by FS Academy. This package provides instrument training lessons for MSFS 2020 very similar to what real world pilots use. These skills apply to any plane you wish to fly and cover both classic "steam gauges" and modern glass cockpits.

    October 22, 2020, 5:41 pm

    Sofly Guide To Flight Simulator MSFS 2020 Update To v1.60

    The new Microsoft Flight Simulator is sadly missing a user manual. But publisher SoFly has stepped in with the release of their A Guide To Flight Simulator. Published as an ebook in PDF format, the book covers the knowledge you need to use MSFS. Originally 120 pages, this latest update expands the book to 232 pages. Included in this update is a section on the new Japan world scenery, new info in the performance section, improved photos throughout and more.

    October 22, 2020, 12:44 pm

    Prealsoft Scenery Design Releases Casablanca MSFS

    Prealsoft Scenery Design announces the release of their first scenery for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Casablanca Airport GMMN features Mohammed V International Airport, serving the economic capital of Morocco. The scenery features a highly detailed airport, customized ground and 3D buildings, animated jetways, etc.

    October 22, 2020, 10:42 am

    SamScene3D Update On Hong Kong Scenery

    SamScene3D continues to work on their scenery package for Hong Kong, Hong Kong City Times, for MSFS. The Microsoft Flight Simulator release is planned for the end of this month, with a Prepar3D version coming in November. Today they have released some new screen shots showing the city at night.

    October 22, 2020, 10:17 am

    Orbx Releases Notodden Airport MSFS

    Take flight in Norway with Notodden Airport, Out now for Microsoft Flight Simulator from Orbx. Developer Finn Hansen brings to life this delightful general aviation airfield. The scenery includes lots of details of both the airport and the surrounding townsite.

    October 22, 2020, 9:38 am

    Aerosoft New Info On Airport Chania MSFS

    Aerosoft now reports that Airport Chania for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator is "coming soon". This will give MSFS 2020 pilots a scenic destination on the Greek island of Crete to head for. The work in progress screen shots show a detailed airport with development well progressed.

    October 21, 2020, 9:54 am

    Verticalsim Announces Greensville-Spartanburg MSFS

    Verticalsim announces their latest scenery for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator will be Greensville-Spartanburg (KGSP), in South Carolina, USA. The scenery will feature PBR lighting, hand-crafted objects, HD buildings, custom mesh and more.

    October 21, 2020, 9:34 am

    Neil's Tours - UK Farm Strips - Vol 1 for MSFS

    For lovers of grass strip flying Neil's Tours offers a comprehensive package from all around the UK. UK Farm Strips - Vol 1 for MSFS includes fifty fun little airfields spread around the UK countryside. Also included is a detailed guide book with text descriptions, photos and charts to help you navigate.

    October 20, 2020, 4:03 pm

    TopSkills - Navigating With GPS for MSFS

    TopSkills has released another training video for pilots of the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Navigating with GPS for MSFS teaches you modern navigation techniques, using the Garmin GPS devices included with MSFS 2020. You'll learn how these devices function and how to read the maps and navigate between airports and waypoints.

    October 20, 2020, 3:10 pm

    Gaya Simulations Teases Zurich Airport For MSFS

    Gaya Simulations have teased us with a single image of their upcoming scenery of Zurich Airport (LSZH) for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator, along with a pending six month roadmap of their projects.

    October 20, 2020, 11:32 am

    Airworthy Designs Early MSFS Previews Of Princess Juliana Airport

    Scenery designer Airworthy Design has announced that they are working on Princess Juliana Airport on the Caribbean Island of Saint Martin/Sint Maarten for MSFS 2020. The default airport is pretty lackluster, so this will be a nice improvement to the Microsoft Flight Simulator world. Release is planned for November.

    October 20, 2020, 11:05 am

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    loki

    MSFS Known Issues

    Thread Starter: loki

    The official list of known issues, and workarounds, can be viewed at the site below. https://www.flightsimulator.com/known-issues/

    Last Post By: sfojimbo Today, 06:11 PM Go to last post
    Nels_Anderson

    MSFS Manual

    Thread Starter: Nels_Anderson

    Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is missing the usual manual you'd expect from software like this. However, publisher SoFly has published an excellent...

    Last Post By: DKPilot Today, 02:43 PM Go to last post
    mauiguy

    MSFS Locks up when I hit "Fly"

    Thread Starter: mauiguy

    Have been enjoying MSFS since day one. Purchased from MS Store. Flew fine yesterday, started up today and all was well until I clicked on "Fly Now"....

    Last Post By: stempski Today, 01:31 PM Go to last post
    Rupert

    I'll wait for the updates!

    Thread Starter: Rupert

    I bought the Deluxe version of 2020 hoping to see fabulous improvements to my sim experience. WRONG!! Without making huge concessions to real world...

    Last Post By: plainsman Today, 04:14 PM Go to last post
    inky160

    FS20 Deluxe Digital Download

    Thread Starter: inky160

    Has anyone downloaded FS20 Premium Deluxe Digital Edition from the MS Store? I thought there were supposed to be 30 planes in the Premium Deluxe...

    Last Post By: aler Today, 02:29 PM Go to last post
    davidc2

    Upgrading question

    Thread Starter: davidc2

    I purchased the cheaper version of the sim. If I wanted to go to the $120 version, do I pay the $120 or an upgrade of $60? Hope this makes sense,...

    Last Post By: loki Today, 12:32 PM Go to last post
    plainsman

    ATC Problem

    Thread Starter: plainsman

    I set up a flight from the south end of Sardinia to the north end of Corsica. Both islands have a maximum elevation of slightly over 8,500 feet. I...

    Last Post By: plainsman Today, 11:16 AM Go to last post
    Mac6737

    Why Isn't MSFS2020 in My List of Programs?

    Thread Starter: Mac6737

    Not that I'm planning on uninstalling, but: Windows10 Control Panel has a feature for Uninstalling/Repairing a program. MSFS doesn't show up in...

    Last Post By: loki Today, 11:49 AM Go to last post