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…

MSFS hotfix incoming, plus great places to fly

A new Flight Simulator developer update is out and with it is some new information on a hotfix incoming sometime today which should fix some problems. Also, the team has released a fun list of great places you can go flying if you’re looking for inspiration. So let’s have a look! Get ready for a…

Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to Xbox Series X|S

Yesterday’s Microsoft Flight Simulator update from Asobo Studio contained the usual status update on SDK and third party developer numbers but the biggest announcement was easily the news that the sim would be making its way to XBox Series X and Series S – the newest generation of consoles. It comes with very little new…

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…