An overview of Flight Simulator World Update II: United States

Earlier this week, Asobo Studios released World Update II for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This update was squarely aimed at improving both the scenery and photogrametry of the United States while also adding four new airports and over a dozen new points of interest. Here are some of my experiences with the new release so far….

MSFS update: PA44 available, World update 2 soon, EAA partnership

Asobo Studio’s weekly Flight Simulator update is out and it contains its usual smattering of information covering everything from core updates to the sim, bug fixes, a new aircraft released to the marketplace, and a partnership video with the EAA. Let’s have a look! Carenado’s PA44 Seminole is in the marketplace If you’re looking for…

Aerosoft’s CRJ for Flight Simulator looks incredible!

Third party aircraft (and airport) maker are busy bringing the Bombardier CRJ regional jet to Flight Simulator and the latest screenshots and development videos are really interesting looks at what is to come with the jet. Let’s have a look! Regional jets at high fidelity Aerosoft has developed a reputation for making high end products…

Bush flying on the bottom of the world in Flight Simulator

Go to the very tip of South America and you’ll find the region of Patagonia and, as it turns out, some fantastic bush plane flying opportunities courtesy of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Here’s how the challenge works and a few details of what we’ve seen so far. Multi-stage progress ‘Bush trips’ is one of the two…

Flight Journal: Flying into Hurricane Laura

My fascination with weather, aviation, and flight simulation came crashing together in the most fantastic way as I decided to fly a hurricane intercept mission into Hurricane Laura and see what the new Microsoft Flight Simulator can do with its weather engine. The results impressed on nearly all fronts! Hurricane hunter A large and powerful…

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…

Microsoft Flight Simulator is here

The moment is finally here and Microsoft Flight Simulator has been unleashed on to the world with a globe spanning scenery package that pushes the envelope on technology in simulation. This is an exciting time but not one without some challenges. If you’ve been struggling to get the sim installed or working correctly, you’re not…

The latest aircraft, airports, scenery coming to Flight Simulator

The news keeps coming with new airports, aircraft, and scenery all in development for the newest Flight Simulator from Microsoft. An ever growing number of teams are throwing their hat in the ring and announcing products or intentions to develop them for the new sim. Here are some of the highlights! Orbx We start off…

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…