• MSFS

    Op-Ed: What Happened to the Flight Sim Community?

    MrYorkiesWorld has been a long time member of the flightsim community, but doesn't like problems he has seen more recently especially around the time of the announcement and release of MSFS 2020. He offers his experiences and opinions of where we are today, how we got here, and how we need to weed out ever-growing problems he sees.

    September 28, 2020, 5:51 pm

    DC Scenery Design Releases SNPJ Patrocinio Brazil For MSFS

    New from DC Scenery Design is SNPJ - Patrocinio Brazil for MSFS 2020. Patrocinio is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil and one of the most important coffee producing areas of Brazil. The airport features a single 3938x98 foot asphalt runway and has no control tower. The scenery features HD textures, custom night lighting and more.

    September 28, 2020, 1:30 pm

    TopSkills - Flight Planning With MSFS Video

    For many years, Bill Stack of TopSkills has been creating training books and videos to teach flightsimmers realistic aviation skills. Today he announces the release of his first video specifically for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator: Flight Planning In MSFS. The video covers how to plan by VFR and IFR flights, including you departure and destination airports, route types, cruising altitudes and much more.

    September 28, 2020, 12:56 pm

    Black Box Simulation Releases L-19 Bird Dog

    Black Box Simulations announces the release of their first creation for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator, the L-19 Bird Dog. The MSFS 2020 version of this light utility aircraft includes a standard version, plus an amphibian model and a bush plane variant on tundra tires. A variety of military and civilian paint schemes are also included.

    September 28, 2020, 9:49 am

    Orbx Releases Bryce Canyon For MSFS

    Orbx announces the release of another scenery for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator: Bryce Canyon Airport. MSFS 2020 pilots can now explore the National Parks of the Southwest which are nearby, such as Zion, Grand Staircase, Arches and Monument Valley. The airport itself feature ultra-high details in the buildings and objects.

    September 26, 2020, 1:33 pm

    Drzewiecki Design Releases Moscow Landmarks MSFS v1.1

    Today Drzewiecki Design announces an update for their Moscow Landmarks MSFS package that upgrades the Russian capital with custom made buildings and other points of interest. The upgrade, which is free to previous customers, includes new custom made buildings around the city, custom airport ground layouts and light at Vnukovo and Domodedovo airports and various fixes.

    September 26, 2020, 12:51 pm

    Taburet - Boston Harbor For MSFS

    Taburet expands his range of Microsoft Flight Simulator scenery with the release of Boston Harbor. The main objective of this scenery is to show MSFS photogrammetry at its best; around the shorelines; reshaping of shorelines; along with some addition of 3D objects to further enhance the simulation experience.

    September 25, 2020, 2:36 pm

    FS2Crew – Pushback Express for MSFS

    New from FS2Crew is Pushback Express, the first and last pushback system you'll ever need for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. 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 to tow, push or pull aircraft as desired.

    September 25, 2020, 11:16 am

    Work In Progress: Aerosoft CRJ for MSFS

    The Aerosoft CRJ for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator is still in development, but the work in progress screenshots are already impressive with many details. We also now have two videos to show off the plane. This is an entirely new plane, not a port, using all new modelling, new flight models, etc.

    September 25, 2020, 9:48 am

    iniBuilds Announces iniScene Line Of Scenery For MSFS

    Previously known for their aircraft, iniBuilds now announces their new iniScene line of scenery for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Their first release will be Shoreham General Aviation Airport (EGKA) in the UK, and a few screen shots are provided to show the progress.

    September 25, 2020, 9:27 am

    Microsoft Flight Simulator September 24th Development Update

    The big news in this week's Microsoft Flight Simulator development update is the "World Update I: Japan", though they already announced this yesterday. They do add that their goal is to provide a meaningful update to the sim every month, and this addition is pretty significant. Further details are also provided and the SDK, feedback snapshot, development roadmap, etc.

    September 25, 2020, 9:08 am

    NMG Steps Back From MSFS 2020 Scenery Development

    NMG Simulations has mastered scenery creation for FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane and had planned to move into MSFS 2020 development as well. However, they have announced that they are drawing back from these plans, due to the current unsettled state of the sim itself and also because Microsoft has not provided the tools and information via the SDK that they need to successfully create scenery.

    September 24, 2020, 10:55 am

    MSFS 2020 - Japan World Update Announced

    As good as some of the default scenery can be in the new Microsoft Flight Simulator, hand enhanced scenery will always be better. Today Microsoft has announced that Japan will be the next area of the world to receive such enhancement, and has released a video trailer showing how it will look.

    September 24, 2020, 9:57 am

    Verticalsim Announces Norfolk For MSFS

    Verticalsim announces that they are bringing their scenery of Norfolk Airport (KORF) to the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Though based on their X-Plane version, most objects, materials and lighting will be completely rebuilt to take advantage of the features of MSFS 2020. It will offer things like PBR materials, HDR lighting, taxi paths for AI, airport vehicles, etc.

    September 23, 2020, 6:29 pm

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