Orbx lays out ambitious roadmap including new scenery and aircraft!

Earlier today, Orbx, the makers of high quality scenery for a variety of sims, announced their new product roadmap with detailed plans on quite a few new products planned to come out over the next several months for Microsoft Flight Simulator, X-Plane 11 and P3D. They are also planning to launch their first ever aircraft…

FlyByWire to separate A32nx from default A320 in MSFS

Some big progress is being made to the A32nx in Microsoft Flight Simulator as community developer FlyByWire decouples the standard A320neo and forges ahead with their own updates independently. This is an interesting and big moment for the aircraft. Let’s have a look at what it means. A tale of two A320’s Fans of the…

IndiaFoxTecho’s T-45C Goshawk for Flight Simulator full review

There are a growing number of modern and historical military aircraft being added to Microsoft Flight Simulator all the time. One developer, IndiaFoxTecho (together with MILVIZ), has taken a more serious approach than some of the other options on the market so far and has focused on military trainer aircraft. First they came out with…

Microsoft is looking for 300 to test World Update IV

The latest update to Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming mid April and in the meantime they are looking for 300 virtual pilots to help them test World Update IV. Here’s what we know and what else is on the roadmap over the next few weeks. France, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg Asobo Studios is looking to…

April Fool’s Day 2021 round-up

I’ve resisted doing any sort of April Fools gag around here but the flight sim community has it’s share of jokers and there have been some good ones this year. Here’s a round-up of the ones that caught my attention. Aeroplane Heaven and the Homebuilt Spitfire This one is great. A completely free Spitfire for…

MSFS patch to fix performance woes, dev update shows road ahead

A new patch version is out for Microsoft Flight Simulator and it’s aimed primarily at fixing some of the performance woes that many sim pilots have been experiencing since Sim Update 3. We’ve also seen the latest developer update which has slightly revised roadmap details and gives a slightly better picture of what’s on the…

It’s not just you, there are performance issues with MSFS Update 3

Advancements in software do not always travel forward in a linear fashion. Sometimes they take two steps forward and a step back as new features come in adding much needed functionality but occasionally breaking something else. That’s very true right now with Microsoft Flight Simulator as it has become clear that Update 3 has caused…

FlyByWire’s In The Hangar series reveals A380 cockpit, A320 update

Microsoft Flight Simulator developer FlyByWire has become best known for taking the basic A320neo from MSFS and turned it into an ever improving and more detailed simulation of the popular airliner. They also announced plans that they would be building their own freeware A380 as well and in their latest ‘In the Hangar’ update we…

Flight Journal: First flight in the IndiaFoxTecho T-45C Goshawk

I’ve just had my first full flight with the IndiaFoxTecho T-45C Goshawk and I wanted to relay a few first impressions about the newest military trainer to come to Microsoft Flight Simulator and share my first flight. Military trainer deserves to start from a military base For my first flight in the IndiaFoxTecho T-45C Goshawk,…

Asobo teases new aircraft in their last Q&A

I’m a bit behind some of the news that’s been coming out because the pace has been fast and furious. If you already watched the Q&A you already know some of the latest details including the tease from Asobo Studios that they are working on at least one new aircraft. If you haven’t had a…