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FlightSimExpo 2021 - Preview of North America's biggest flight simulation conference

Following the cancellation of last year's show due to COVID, North America's premier flight simulation conference, FlightSimExpo, is back. Taking place on September 24-26 at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego in California, it will be a hybrid event with attendees participating in-person or online. We sat down with event organisers Evan Reiter and Phil Coyle to find out more.

Stockholm Bromma Airport Now Available

Scenery developer, Orbx has released ESSB Stockholm Bromma Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

New Austrian Destination for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Aerosoft has announced Kufstein-Langkampfen Airfield for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Zadar Airport Released

Orbx has announced LDZD Zadar Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

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Society Islands XP - Bora Bora & Leeward Islands Out Now

Aerosoft has announced the Society Islands XP - Bora Bora & Leeward Islands package is now available for X-Plane 11.

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update VI: Germany, Austria and Switzerland Released

Asobo Studio has announced World Update VI: Germany, Austria and Switzerland is out now.

Top Gun: Maverick Expansion Update

Asobo Studio has announced the Top Gun: Maverick expansion pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator has been delayed until May 2022.

Cherokee Six Takes Flight in X-Plane

AeroSphere Simulations has released the Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six B for X-Plane 11.

Quickie Q200 Takes Flight in MSFS

Lionheart Creations releases the Quickie Q200 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Split for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Orbx has announced LDSP Split Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Announces Major Updates at gamescom

During the gamescom 2021 Xbox Stream, Asobo announced several updates coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator over the next few months to PC and Xbox Series X|S.

Alaska Mesh for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

Orbx has announced NA Alaska Mesh for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available as a download.

Tutor for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

IRIS Simulations has announced the Tutor T.1 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

F-14 Tomcat for Microsoft Flight Simulator Out Now

DC Designs has announced the F-14 A/B Tomcat for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

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Olbia Costa Smeralda Released

The latest X-Plane destination from Orbx is LIEO Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport in Sardinia.

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Visual Extension Package for Majestic Dash 8 Released

Majestic Software has announced the Visual Extension Package for Majestic Dash 8 Pilot and Pro editions is now available.

Fenix A320 – Development Update

Fenix Simulations has released a brief status update of its upcoming A320 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

New Raptor Hotas Controllers Incoming

Contact Sales and FR-Tec have collaborated in a partnership agreement to launch a new range of Raptor Hotas controllers, aimed at flight simulation.

Salzburg for X-Plane Released

The latest destination from Digital Design is LOWS Salzburg for X-Plane 11.

Flysimware Widgeon for Microsoft Flight Simulator

The Flysimware Grumman G-44A Widgeon for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available on Just Flight’s online shop.

Liepaja Airport for Prepar3D v5 Out Now

Aerosoft has announced Liepaja Airport for Prepar3D V5.2 is now available as a download.

New Brazilian Destination for X-Plane

Scenery developer, Global Art has released SBSP - Congonhas Airport in Brazil for X-Plane 11.

Aviat Aircraft Husky for Microsoft Flight Simulator Out Now

Asobo Studio has announced the Aviat Aircraft Husky A-1C is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Launches on Xbox plus Sim Update V Released on PC

Asobo Studio has announced Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass. The release also coincides with Sim Update V for PC.

Landmarks Mumbai City Pack Released

Orbx has announced Landmarks Mumbai City Pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

 

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