MSFS hotfix incoming, plus great places to fly

A new Flight Simulator developer update is out and with it is some new information on a hotfix incoming sometime today which should fix some problems. Also, the team has released a fun list of great places you can go flying if you’re looking for inspiration. So let’s have a look! Get ready for a…

Asobo reports that Flight Simulator will get a big performance boost

Update 5 looks like it will be a big moment for the evolution of Microsoft Flight Simulator as Asobo will be introducing some significant performance updates. The details of which were covered in the most recent Q&A session with the team working on the sim. Here’s what you need to know. Fifty percent performance improvement?…

Flight sim news round-up for June 19th

Another week has passed by and as usual there’s a few news stories that I haven’t had a chance to write about yet so here they are all rounded up. Orbx offers Iceland mesh for free A nice little surprise for Microsoft Flight Simulator fans as Orbx offers their Iceland Mesh product for free. This…

World Update V: Nordics out today, plus MSFS coming to Xbox July 27

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update V is out and this one covers the Nordic countries of Europe with dozens of new landmarks, custom airports, and improvements to scenery all over the place. We’re also learning more about the Xbox release that is coming July 27. Let’s dig into the details! World Update V Rugged terrain…

New Aviat Husky A-1C coming to MSFS from Asobo

Yesterday’s Q&A with Asobo Studios has revealed another new aircraft coming from the studio and intended for release into the Marketplace. This time it’s a light utility aircraft in the form of the Aviat Husky A-1C! Here’s what we know. Husky to the skies The 650 plus Aviat Husky A-1 tandem seat, high wing, light…

Top Rudder 103 Solo review for Flight Simulator

Asobo Studios have released the first post launch aircraft into the Microsoft Flight Simulator marketplace and they have done it with a new aircraft type for the sim – an ultralight. The Top Rudder 103 Solo is a tiny aircraft with a small engine, an exposed airframe, and almost nothing separating your virtual pilot from…

Flight Simulator Update IV coming next week

A quick update on the status of Microsoft Flight Simulator was provided to us yesterday from the official MSFS website. We have confirmation that the update is coming next week and no doubt promises a series of updates to the sim. Let’s have a quick look at what we know together with the latest information…

News round-up for May 8, 2021

Good morning everyone! Here’s a news round-up from around the flight sim community for May 8, 2021. These are news items that I’ve collected through the week that may not have made for a full news article. Red Star updates us on MiG-17 project We’ve heard a lot from Red Star Simulations recently on their…

Asobo releases Solo 103 ultralight to the MSFS marketplace

Announced just a few weeks ago, Asobo Studios is bringing their first new aircraft to the marketplace for Microsoft Flight Simulator and it’s a ‘first of its kind’ moment that introduces an ultra-light aircraft to the sim. Here’s what you need to know! Top Rudder Solo 103 Weighing just 254 pounds, the Top Rudder Solo…