Flight Journal: MSFS Cessna 195 from Van Nuys to Santa Barbara

I couldn’t resist. Art deco style Cessna from the early 1950’s, made by Carenado, and sold at a good price on the Marketplace meant that I just had to pick it up. A review will be forthcoming but in the meantime I wanted to document a fun flight that I undertook with the aircraft. Let’s…

MSFS World Update XI: Canada, Carenado C195, and marketplace sale

Yesterday was jam packed with Microsoft Flight Simulator news. World Update XI came out with a ton of enhancements and points of interest added to Canada! Carenado released yet another local legend with the Cessna 195 Businessliner, and there’s a marketplace sale underway too. World update Canada, eh! I’ve long hoped that a World Update…

Carenado releases the PC-12 for MSFS!

This one took a little longer than the usual Carenado release for Microsoft Flight Simulator (all of their collaborations with Asobo may have had something to do with it) but the day is finally here where Carenado’s PC-12 has arrived. It’s gotten the full MSFS treatment so here’s what we know about the newest marketplace…

The retro-futuristic classic: Review of MSFS’ Beechcraft Bonanza V35

Asobo Studio, Microsoft, and the folks at Carenado have come together to produce yet another collaboration aircraft for the Microsoft Flight Simulator Marketplace. This time it’s the Beechcraft Bonanza V35 and its the third in their Local Legends series. What makes this aircraft a legend and should you add it to your MSFS hangar? Let…

Flight Journal: Touring Maui in MSFS

One of the best things about Microsoft Flight Simulator is the sense that you’re going somewhere or that you’ve been somewhere. High resolution streaming ortho imagery from across the planet, AI generated autogen, photogrammetry, and some high quality third party scenery can come together to give you a unique simulated flying experience. In this flight…

First impressions of the Asobo/Carenado Bonanza V35

I’ve learned that I am, in-fact, a sucker for classic GA aircraft. Over the last several months, Asobo and Carenado have partnered together to bring us several including some Beechcraft classics like the Model 17 Staggerwing, the classic Model 18 and now we have the retro-futuristic Bonanza V35. It’s just come out and I’ve done…

Local Legends #3 launches for MSFS!

The third aircraft of the Microsoft/Asobo Local Legends series for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out and available for purchase in the marketplace. This release brings us the Beechcraft Bonanza V35. An aircraft that packs in performance, history and some stylish good looks too – that is, if you like the v-tail! Fast, sleek post-war GA!…

Carenado ready to release PC-12 for MSFS

The Pilatus PC-12, a turboprop powered passenger and cargo aircraft, is getting its first representation in Microsoft Flight Simulator thanks to the efforts of aircraft maker Carenado. We have new details on the release date and some characteristically gorgeous screenshots. Coming in September The wait for this aircraft has been a bit longer than usual…

Carenado talks PC-12 and releases new screenshots

Carenado’s next aircraft release is taking form as a series of screenshot releases and some new details emerge around the release of their Pilatus PC-12 simulation for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Let’s have a look! New screenshots, new details The PC-12 is well on its way to becoming Carenado’s next marketplace release for Microsoft Flight Simulator….

Flight Journal: Start of a new journey

The concept for this journal came at me all at once. With the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update X and the updates done to the US scenery it seemed like a good time to check out some of those updates and just generally appreciate the whole experience at the same time. That together…