As their press release says, ‘although the name is new, the developers are not’, but nevertheless, a new scenery design team has been born. FlightSim Development Group (FSDG) includes members whose past works include Maldives X, Keflavik X and Corfu X. Now they are working on the airport of Djerba in Tunisia for MS FS9 and FSX, which is due to be released via Aerosoft and simMarket in January 2012. For the full press release and a couple more preview shots of Djerba X, click “Read More”.
httpv://vimeo.com/31560308 The video above was posted today on the Outerra forum, showing a recording from the software’s beta version using the internal recording feature. Although Outerra is primarily a surface terrain rendering engine, vehicle and flight dynamics have been added to the software. It may be no competition to the established brands at present, but is definitely worth keeping an eye on for the future, don’t you think?
Gents, the Microsoft Games development team didn’t leave us without news before going on holidays ! We have noise recordings and a post about the Audio Supervisor of Microsoft Flight.. Learn more about him and different in-game landings sounds effects in a Maule.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a94MsAvZP-A&feature=player_embedded McPhat Studios is busy working on 737 NGX repaints, to be released as World Airliners payware packages, but two liveries will be free. American Airlines in actual and historic Astrojet versions, are made with photo textures of high definition and will be released as freeware soon. Screenshots are also available at their Facebook album. Update Nov 15 : let me add the Astrojet video. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZhpHVCOtIE&feature=player_embedded
Did you really need me to specify who is the publisher ? Let’s see … Frankfurt is in Germany, preview teasing method.. And it’s Mathijs Kok the uploader. Busted, you got it’s Aerosoft. Another Frankfurt airport for FS, Egelsbach EDFE this time … before Frankfurt Main remade as announced ?
If you don’t fly to New Zealand in real life, its virtual landscapes will come to to you. Have a closer look at FTX NZ preview part 1 and part 2 in their forum, and discover NZSI Queenstown airport details.
We said the other day that AES designer Oliver Pabst had been busy with Version 2.14, well, apparently he’s been busier than we thought he had! Over on the Aerosoft AES Forum, Oliver has posted screenshot of some major changes that he has made to improve the product and labelled it AES 2.20, although it includes no new airports over 2.14 and is not yet an official release. With a number of changes made to the realism of the product compared to AES 2.1x, Oliver has invited AES users to help him test them with a wider variety of aircraft…
Those who remember June 2011 announcement of Nemeth Designs operations suspended should forget it, when they see the AS350 preview. Their first development shots appeared before, in February 2011, and the newest have been revealed on their homepage since a few days only.
Aerosoft will suggest us more Russian sceneries expansions in the near future, and the first one to inaugurate the Eastern theater will be Yekaterinburg X. The first preview presented in last July was already very interesting with photoreal buildings and transparent jetways. The latest screenshots demonstrate more details of the airport installations.