Thinking about doing Orbx’s ‘Cross the Pond’ challenge

Orbx are offering 20% off and a chance to win some prizes from the aircraft and scenery company for people who participate in their ‘Cross the Pond’ challenge happening together with Vatsim (although Vatsim is not required). I’m considering taking part in the challenge and I have a couple of ideas! The contest Participating virtual…

Orbx releases MSFS Alaska mesh

Orbx has released their third mesh product for Microsoft Flight Simulator with a focus on adding more terrain detail to Alaska. More mesh Alaska Mesh is the third Orbx Mesh product to come out after their free Iceland and paid New Zealand mesh products. The mesh update retains all of the same satellite imagery that…

MSFS Orbx sale on until July 24th

If you were looking to pick-up some Orbx scenery products for Microsoft Flight Simulator over the next little while, now is a great time as they are offering 30% off many of their own catalogue plus that of some of their third party developers too. On sale Although none of the aircraft in their catalogue…

FlightSimExpo 2021 exhibitor list is up!

FlightSimExpo tends to attract plenty of well known companies from around the world of flight simulation and this 2021 hybrid in person and online event is the same with the list of sponsors and exhibitors just released yesterday. Let’s have a look at who is coming! From hardware to software developers A wide variety of…

Flight sim news round-up for June 19th

Another week has passed by and as usual there’s a few news stories that I haven’t had a chance to write about yet so here they are all rounded up. Orbx offers Iceland mesh for free A nice little surprise for Microsoft Flight Simulator fans as Orbx offers their Iceland Mesh product for free. This…

Orbx announces new NZ mesh for Microsoft Flight Simulator

This is a new and interesting add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator. NZ mesh replaces the terrain data for New Zealand in favour of a new higher resolution option leading to improved visuals for the island nation. Let’s have a look! Improving New Zealand’s visuals Having flown a few flights around New Zealand in Microsoft Flight…

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…

Orbx statement on London landmark pack, sale on UK airports

With yesterday’s UK & Ireland update out, many have quickly discovered that Orbx’s London landmark pack has some compatibility issues with the new update. Orbx has issued a statement addressing the issue and the speed with which they are planning to address it. Meanwhile, 30% off for a short period of time on UK based…

MSFS update includes Orbx, Q&A videos, news on next update

The highly anticipated World Update 3 along with a new Feature Discovery Video and a brand new Q&A with the Asobo team are the focus of the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator update. Let’s have a look at the latest! World update information World Update 3 is focused on the United Kingdom and Ireland and, according…