PMDG’s DC-6 now in the MSFS marketplace! 737 to come next?

It’s been available in other storefronts for some time now, however, its still a big day for PMDG as the Douglas DC-6 that they have been perfecting over the last several months is now available in the Microsoft Flight Simulator marketplace and is available for both Xbox and PC flight simmers. Let’s check it out!…

MSFS Game of the Year edition’s Pilatus PC-6 first impressions

Another aircraft that arrived with the recent with the Game of the Year edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator is the Pilatus PC-6 Porter. This STOL aircraft is suitable for both passenger and utility purposes and you can fly this aircraft out of just about anywhere. It’s also free so if you already have any version…

First impressions of MSFS’s F/A-18E Super Hornet

Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m a big fan of the F/A-18 Hornet and that I’ve spent a lot of time flying the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet in that sim. So, when news came that the Asobo team were bringing the F/A-18E Super Hornet to Microsoft Flight Simulator, I was very excited to…

MSFS Feature Discovery focuses on Reno Air Races

We’ve got our first new Feature Discovery video from the Asobo team in quite some time and the subject matter is fitting as the team is on the cusp of unleashing the first big content update for Microsoft Flight Simulator since it released. The Reno Air Races is part of a bigger update coming tomorrow…

MSFS Sim Update 6 imminent plus Carenado sale

This past Thursday’s Flight Simulator developer update comes with a reminder that the new Sim Update 6 is on its way and is coming next week. Let’s talk about that and how you can prepare for it. Plus, a Carenado Marketplace sale has been announced as well – the first of its kind in the…

MSFS pre-release testing for Sim Update 6 underway, notes released

Testing is already underway for Sim Update 6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator according to the latest developer update. The notes for the update have already been released and Asobo Studios are also about to start talking about their Reno Air Races add-on. Here’s what you need to know! Sim Update 6… update The latest Developer…

Ju52 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out!

Asobo Studios next aircraft in their aircraft pipeline is out and it’s the first of the ‘local legends series’ that the team has started to produce. The Ju-52 or “Tante Ju” is out and here’s what you need to know! First of the local legends Asobo Studios is aiming to release a series of aircraft…

Flight Simulator Ju52 delayed

A statement by a member of the Microsoft Flight Simulator team made a post tonight on the community forums notifying everyone that the plan to release the Ju52 by the end of this week has been postponed. This is what we know. Still coming but delayed One of the new pieces of content that the…

Flight Simulator celebrates Gamescom with big announcements

A bunch of big announcements are coming out of Gamescom today from the Asobo Studio and Microsoft Teams as they lay out new content that is coming to the sim over the next several weeks. World Update VI and the Ju52 are not new announcements but the introduction of the sims first eVTOL in the…

Challenges and accolades for MSFS with a look ahead

It should be no surprise to anyone that Microsoft Flight Simulator Update 5 had a troubled launch. A couple of hotfixes have solved some pressing issues but reports of crashes, lockups and other assorted bugs still seem to be dominating many community groups right now as both Asobo and the various third party developers adjust…