Maximise Performance is an interesting guide to explain step-by-step how to setup and optimize your brand new Microsoft Flight Simulator for the best performance according to your PC specs. Sofly LTD gives their recommendation for the graphic settings. All their tips and advices are in the PDF guide offered for FREE via simMarket.
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A very nice gift can be downloaded for free thanks to LHSimulations, makers of the popular payware scenery of Budapest-Ferenc Liszt LHBP. The hungarian airport of Meidl Airport (LHFM) exists for both Microsoft Flight Simulator and X-Plane 11. VIsit their official website and make yours their custom and detailed airfield featuring “photoreal textures and 4’000 handplaced ojects with animated flags and windsock”.
A very interesting project appears at fs-2020.org, the freeware A32NX Project aims at the enhancement of the default Airbus A320 Neo included in all editions of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Currently, the content is the following : “Removed INOP property from all ECAM page buttons Added APU ECAM page Added Door ECAM page Added Bleed ECAM page placeholder Fixed fuel consumption Fixed APU startup time Added MODE change indication to Navigation Display Added Seat Belts and Air Cond Inop and Much More…”
The home airport of Aerosoft, Paderborn Lippstadt EDLP is their first add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator, and it’s FREE ! Their headquarters are right beside the German airport. Download their add-on of 3,6 Gb here and enjoy the HD photoreal terrain with custom buildings and jetways.
The freeware pack Mülheim Ruhr X comes with the detailed German airport EDLE Essen / Mülheim, and all the city buildings. In the new update, PBR materials and the ground terrain using 2K resolution textures are included ! “PBR update for Mülheim Ruhr X – Amendments – All airport buildings and all city buildings with PBR material – All airport building with PBR winter textures – Rain Layer the airport automatically switches to sit in the rain – New ground textures with 2K PBR material – Own 2K Detail Map to improve soil representation – Avatar Steven 2K PBR material…
Two friends made a large and FREE scenery in Poland for FSX Service Pack 2 : “VFR Balice”. It includes thousands objects and historical monuments in and around the old Polish capital Krakow. Designed with new terrain textures, it includes the river Wisla and traffic of vehicles and ships. You can download now the from here.
The French and regional airport of Bergerac LFBE already exists as freeware at Aquitaine Sceneries. They have launched a major upgrade in its new version 2020 for P3D FSX with a new ground polygon, markings and custom textures for taxiways / runways.
Edit 2 – March 19th: The software is back online ! And 33 aircraft profiles have been added in the mean time. Edit : The author informed us he had to remove the software because the server used to run his freeware is not accessible anymore. The new multilingual tool MCF2020 is free. Developed by Philippe MIJON, you will use to edit airport charts, create a flight plan according to the latest AIRAC Cycle (or 30 older ones). It’s also possible make fuel / payload computation and to export your flight plan in 11 file types, including X-Plane 11 and…
AeroNavMap is a free app for iOS mobile devices to display live your position in flight, above different navigation maps, but also FAA charts for US. It’s also compatible with Live PilotEdge ATC audio. Read more info and details at the official website : https://aeronavmap.com/.
From now on, the previous SimDocks payware scenery “Birds Air Route” can be downloaded for free from the SimDocks website for registered SimDocks users (but donations are still welcome ). The addon actually consists of 3 sceneries (Puttgarden on the German island Fehmern, Rødbyhavn on the Danish island Lolland and the Danish airfield “Maribo”). Of course the ferry service between Puttgarden and Rødbyhavn with 4 ferry ships and 3 additional ships to Rødbyhavn is also included. More information with many pictures, a video and the manual can be found on the product page.