Browsing: MSFS

FSX3D has always had a nice place among the French and quality sceneries, due to their textures quality and with the addition of numerous details, airport objects, vehicles and vegetation. Browsing the commercial screenshots of their first MSFS entry, in Corsica Island, Calvi LFKC, shows again how realistic it is. And have a look at the file size is another clue about the amount of data and high resolution textures : 1.25 Gb to download from simMarket.

Thousands of simmers who have entered in the new generation of flight simulation with Microsoft Flight Simulator will want to try as soon as possible the next update #4, and it’s planned for release on next Tuesday, October the 13th. Hopefully, we’ll get rid of the avionics black screens, return to desktop and with flight dynamics enhancements. Here’s what Microsoft mentions for the content of this Patch #4 : Bug fixes (VFR Map, Avionics black screen, etc.) Navigation data updates UI updates Aerodynamics updates Activity updates Marketplace updates World updates Three updates more are planned for the next weeks :…

At Key West in MSFS, FSdreamteam added several improvements and quite important details in a free update. The lighthouse and the Loggerhead Island, Fort Jefferson are just some items included to enhance the scenery pack. Update content : Ft. Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National Park added. Loggerhead Island with Lighthouse added. Added F/A-18 of the VF-106 Strike Fighter Squadron at Key West NAS. Added extra details to Key West NAS. Removed GA parking spots and replaced with Mil parking spots. Added vegetation and swamps around the Key West runway. Background aerial image better color matching to the surrounding scenery. Removed…

After Miami on the East coast, LatinVFR changes to the West coast with the new release of San Diego Intl in Flight Simulator. The famous approach of the Californian airport above the urban area is well treated here, and of course the airport itself receives a huge amout of details and 3D objects with quality textures and effects. Reduced price for users of the P3D FSX version 2.

For sale at a small price, SamScene launched a scenery enhancement for Tokyo with more buildings, custom textures, PBR effects at night and other landmarks. Tokyo Landmarks Enhanced for MSFS is a download product of 246 Mb but it needs 1 Gb when installed on your disk.

See the differences between the buildings in a photogrammetric city and the custom buildings designed by Drzewiecki Design for Chicago in MSFS. The global look is already good in a detailed city from the default content of the simulator, but obviously, the designers make a significant work on the custom objects for a much better flight experience at low altitude. Chicago is probably their next title for the simulator of Microsoft.

Filmed from its virtual cockpit, this is a short video of the CRJ in development by Aerosoft. It’s their first and biggest aircraft project currently in the works at this stage for Microsoft Flight Simulator. They mentioned that later, there will be also Airbus family aircraft add-ons.

The French regional airport of Nantes LFRS by Jetstream Designs appears in current development for MSFS. Obviously, it’s not a simple convertion from his current product for P3D FSX. The main designer mentions the “heavy work” on the textures with PBR integration, and the addition of accurate terrain slopes and realistic night lighting.

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