In the new post of the Microsoft Flight Simulator Team , they announced that Dovetail Games agreement about Flight Simulator X has ceased. It will not affect the support and the add-ons of FSX purchased via Steam, and Microsoft takes over.
They released first its P3D4 version, and simMarket has now in stock the Yak-12A for FSX and P3D V3. Previous aircraft addons from A1R Design Bureau were already reviewed 5 stars by their customers, may their new release follow the same path thanks to his advanced effects and realistic flight dynamics.
A few weeks after the P3D4 variants, Sim Skunk Works launch now the FSX products of the Lockheed Martin FRF-104G and the Aeritalia F-104 S. These are highly detailed models with animated and working virtual cockpit. Advanced systems and realistic liveries complete the packs to please fans of military and vintage aircraft.
The beautiful scenery of Merida International MMMD in Mexico, is now also available for FSX where simmers can enjoy Autogen, detailed textures and animal animations designed by Mex High Flight. The P3D4 version was released first in last April.
There’s a new website offering ships and boats for FSX and P3D that you can download for free. The content should grow in the next weeks. You’ll find at fsx-shipyards.com.
Two new products launched by Eiresim are specially designed for FSX. Lanzarote Ultimate is the scenery of the Spanish airport in the Canary Islands, ICAO : GCRR. The second title is Kerry Ultimate, in Ireland. Both airports have photoreal textures and numerous 3D objects to reproduce the installations.
https://www.facebook.com/captainsim/videos/359450434908243/ The Freighter Expansion for the Boeing 757 Captain Sim has been also released for FSX and P3D v3 announced Captain Sim. It’s USD 10 cheaper than for P3D4, found here.
https://www.facebook.com/AASceneries/videos/1920140681446482/ Beijing ZBAA Airport scenery in development by A_A Sceneries, will have automatic seasons change made possible by SODE.
The good old Radar Contact V4 can be downloaded for free so you can have a realistic ATC software for P3D and FSX ! The accurate phraseology, pilots requests to the ATC about the flight level / altitude change, following SID/STAR procedures, ATC chatter recordings, AI Traffic compatible.. Radar Contact V4 have plenty of advanced features to enjoy if you want a better ATC than the default one included with the simulator.
The developer Sim-Wings and Aerosoft came to the conclusion that there were still enough FSX pilots interested in a new version of the Spanish airport to bring them Madrid Barajas Evolution. The photoreal terrain covers 400 sq.km and there are animated jetways, that you can replace with an optional and free SODE models to download if you prefer.