MSFS World Update IX: Italy & Malta is out plus Marketplace Sale!

The next world update for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out. World Update IX: Italy and Malta has arrived to the sim along with a minor update to the core of MSFS. Let’s have a look and see what’s new. Travel the skies over Italy The tried and tested package from the folks at Asobo and…

Flight sim news round-up for May 15, 2022

Plenty of news to share from around the flight sim community. Wolfpack checks out an exciting new campaign for DCS, Milviz announces their next aircraft, Drydock Games shows off 100 aircraft in a dogfight, and more so lets get to it! News from around the community Here’s a fun one to start us off. Flight…

Microsoft releases MSFS Update 9 plus Famous Flyer #2

It’s a big day for Microsoft Flight Simulator fans as Update 9 has arrived packed full of new features and fixes. It’s also the launch day for Famous Flyer #2: the Granville Brothers Gee Bee Model Z and Model R-2. Let’s dig into the news! Sim Update 9 Introducing new features and bug fixing a…

MSFS Local Legend III: Dornier Do J ‘Wal’ is out!

Asobo and Microsoft have been busy working with various authors to bring aircraft to life and the latest iteration is the Dornier Do J ‘Wal’ which pairs nicely with the latest World Update. Here’s what you need to know! The legend is available now Dornier, pre-WWII had a reputation for building some impressive flying boats…

Flying in style! The MSFS Beechcraft Model 17 Staggerwing review

Last week, Asobo and Carenado released the first aircraft in their new ‘Famous Flyers’ series. Available on the marketplace for $14.99 USD, I decided to check out this new release and see what it was all about. Here is my review! A bit of history Introduced in 1933, the Beechcraft Model 17 Staggerwing was intended…

Asobo March 2022 Developer Q&A summary and highights

A new Microsoft Flight Simulator Developer Q&A is out and it covers a wide variety of topics surrounding the sim. I’ve put together a few highlights from the Q&A that you might find interesting. Summary! A lot of ground was covered in this latest Developer Q&A. It started out on a sombre note considering the…

MSFS aerodynamics takes a leap forward in new Sim Update 8

A new feature discovery video is out ahead of Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Sim Update 8 release. The new video focuses on the improvements that the team has been making to aerodynamics and how they are calculated in the sim. Let’s have a look! Aerodynamics improvements This new feature discovery series video features Sebastian Wloch, CEO…

MSFS new public testing opportunity and weird high altitude bug

Flight Simulator continues to have its challenges as the sim heads into 2022 and several bugs that were introduced in the latest sim update are being squashed as Asobo looks for testers to join the latest public testing opportunity before releasing to the wider public. There’s also a weird high altitude weather bug that causes…

First flights in Microsoft Flight Simulator

It’s been just a few days but I’ve had my first flights in the public release version of Microsoft Flight Simulator checking out both the multiplayer and single player experience and I thought I would share my experiences. Checking out Billy Bishop (CYTZ) and the Toronto Area I wanted my first flight to be in…