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Prague for Microsoft Flight Simulator In Development

Orbx has announced LKPR Václav Havel Airport Prague for Microsoft Flight Simulator is in development.

Piper Cherokee Touches Down in X-Plane

AeroSphere has released the Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee C for X-Plane 11.

Fun with Friends with Microsoft Flight Simulator

Orbx has released a new range of products for Microsoft Flight Simulator that will get your heart - and plane – racing.

War Thunder - End of the Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the turning points in the history of World War Two.

Local Legend II: Fokker F.VII Released

The Microsoft Flight Simulator Team has announced Local Legend II: Fokker F.VII is now available.

World Update VII: Australia Released

The Microsoft Flight Simulator team has announced World Update VII: Australia is now available.

New Greek Destination for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Made by MXI Design, LGZA Zakynthos Dionysios Solomos Airport in Greece has been recreated in detail for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

MB-339A for DCS in Development

The Eagle Dynamics team has announced the Aermacchi MB-339A by IndiaFoxEcho as an addition to the DCS aircraft lineup

Aerosoft Twin Otter for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

The Twin Otter from Aerosoft has been designed for Microsoft Flight Simulator using the latest design, system and flight model technology optimised for the platform on both Xbox and PC.

P-51 Mustang Ready for Take-Off

Aeroplane Heaven has announced the P-51 Mustang for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Heide-Büsum Airfield for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Aerosoft has announced Airfield Heide-Büsum for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Cessna 337 Skymaster Ready for Take-Off

Carenado has released the C337 Skymaster for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

France VFR Nord-Ouest now available on OrbxDirect

The latest France VFR destination, Nord-Ouest for Microsoft Flight Simulator, is now available on OrbxDirect.

Challenger 650 Touches Down in X-Plane

Aircraft developer, Hot Start has released the Take Command!: Challenger 650 for X-Plane 11.

Grumman F3F for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Aeroplane Heaven has released the Grumman F3F-2 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Sim Update VII Now Available

Asobo Studio has announced Sim Update VII for Microsoft Flight Simulation has been released.

Just Flight Releases Real Taxiways Europe

Real Taxiways for Microsoft Flight Simulator greatly enhances the default airports in Europe by adding a full complement of accurately placed real-world taxiway signs at airports in 40 countries,

Bell 47 for X-Plane Released

Aircraft developer, FlyInside has released the Bell 47G-2A1 for X-Plane 11.

CowanSim 206 B3 for X-Plane Out Now

X-Plane developer, CowanSim has released the 206 B3 for X-Plane 11.

Mega Airport Ben Gurion Released

Aerosoft has announced Mega Airport Ben Gurion for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now availa

FlightSim Community Survey 2021 Now Online

Navigraph is conducting a FlightSim Community Survey together with several major add-on developers and organisations within the flight simulation community.

Brisbane for Prepar3D Out Now

Orbx has announced Cityscape Brisbane for Prepar3D v4+ is now available.

Laminar Research Announces X-Plane 12 News Premium

Laminar Research Announces X-Plane 12

Laminar Research has formally announced X-Plane 12 at FlightSimExpo 2021 in San Diego, with the team highlighting various aspects of the simulator that have been overhauled and improved.

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Porto Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator Out Now

Developed by MK-Studios, LPPR Porto Airport is a detailed rendition of the actual destination sporting high-definition 4K textures with PBR effects and satellite imagery of the airport area.

Junkers Ju 52 Ready for Take-Off

Asobo Studio has announced a new series for Microsoft Flight Simulator called “Local Legends” that will frequently coincide with World Updates. For World Update VI (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), the team chose a famous aircraft from the 1930s - the Junkers Ju 52.

 

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