Rounding up some of the best Microsoft Flight Simulator videos

Just a couple of weeks left before Microsoft Flight Simulator releases. Meanwhile, certain beta testers who are also content creators have been releasing content for all of us to enjoy. There’s plenty of great content out there and here is my curated list of some of the best. Let’s have a look! Exploring the world…

Steam store, VR, helicopters, new video and more Flight Simulator news

The news circuit is running hot today with Microsoft Flight Simulator news coming out from different sources all with notable headlines and details. Here’s a round-up of everything that I’ve learned about in the last few hours along with some helpful links so you can get everything first hand. Lots of good news! Reading the…

Microsoft Flight Simulator Closed Beta comes with TrackIR, new content!

If you’re lucky enough to be in the closed alpha or closed beta tester list, there’s a new update awaiting you for the Microsoft Flight Simulator closed test environment. The notable features included are the introduction of head tracking technologies using TrackIR as well as the inclusion of nine new aircraft, new trips, and flight…

A2A announces AccuSim Aerostar 600 for MSFS

Another flight sim developer has thrown their hat in the ring for Microsoft Flight Simulator development and this time it is A2A – a very well known developer in the FSX and P3D circles. A2A has announced the Aerostar 600 will be coming to the new sim along with their AccuSim technology to help simulate…

Microsoft teases VATSIM for Flight Simulator

A short video has been released on the Microsoft Flight Simulator YouTube channel with a 30-second announcement that they are partnering with online flight sim network VATSIM to bring their shared world and integrated ATC experience to Microsoft Flight Simulator. A feather in the cap It’s the proverbial feather in the cap – VATSIM is…

Flight Simulator goes beyond just 40 airports

There’s been some confusion since the announcement that Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming out August 18 with some worried that the title will ship with just 40 airports. This is what we know about the locations that you’ll be able to land and takeoff from in the new Flight Simulator. Thirty Seven Thousand According to…

Orbx announces Microsoft Flight Simulator support

In an announcement posted to the official Orbx forums, Anna Cicognani Orbx CEO, announced the their company would be supporting the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Here are a few details and guesses at what they might be doing with the new sim. Marketplace and Orbx Direct support One of the most interesting lines right from…

Breaking down the Microsoft Flight Simulator pre-order trailer

There was a lot going on in the brand new Microsoft Flight Simulator pre-order trailer and so what better way to get a grip on everything new and exciting than to break down all of the major scenes. Let’s have a look! Scene by scene The new trailer starts of serenely as most of the…

Microsoft Flight Simulator to launch August 18! Plus surprise aircraft additions!

Launching into the skies of Microsoft Flight Simulator is happening August 18th! An announcement posted to FlightSimulator.com this morning made the news official with three versions on pre-order featuring different levels of content along with an official list of including high detail airports and aircraft including some surprises in the list. Let’s have a look!…