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Microsoft Flight servers shutdown soon

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October14th 2014 is the day planned by Microsoft to shutdown the servers of Flight. In facts, the multiplayer mode and various features of the game that was still for sale two years ago won’t be accessible anymore. Only the offline single player mode will remain, for its most part, working. After a short FAQ, Microsoft…

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Flight repaints… possibly more?

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The MS Flight forum over at Avsim has come to life again – not with complaints about content this time, but rather with some good news, in the form of “Flight Tools”, which allow users to repaint the MS Flight aircraft in colours of their choosing. Right now, the liveries…

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A final fizzle?

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The dead sim that isn’t quite dead, apparently, would like to give its users a twist in the tail of the tale. And extract some more money from them, for preference. Some of you might be aware that following the demise of Flight as a live project, Microsoft have actually…

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PDF Magazines through simMarket

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Most people are probably aware of numerous websites covering flight simulation, but may not be quite so aware that there are still a number of magazines still going entirely devoted to flight simulation as well. No fewer than three digital download magazines have been published and can be purchased through…

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Microsoft Flight : February 29th 2012 – July 26th 2012

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Microsoft announced on Facebook that Flight development has ceased. Anyway, Flight will remain available for free download and the additional content for sale will be found in the same places, to cover a part of Alaska or Hawaii islands for example. The few people that purchased addons are not limited…

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Carbon Cub gets a cockpit

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We’ll recycle the Alaska picture again to go with the latest announcement from Microsoft’s Flight’s team, I think. After all, they haven’t provided any new ones yet. “COMING SOON: DELUXE CARBON CUB! This classic plane just got even better with the addition of a full virtual cockpit! The deluxe Carbon…

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CoolSky – DC-9 Classic 2D Panel

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Coolsky website hosts some of the latest 2D panel previews for their upcoming DC-9, in partnership with McPhat Studios and Flight1. Everyone noticed how the 2D panels efforts have been reduced or even disappeared from more and more other developers packages to  focus on the virtual cockpit. Coolsky wonders what…

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Flight Alaska released

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Apparently you’ve seen that image once too often recently, but now it’s back for the right reasons – Microsoft have released their Alaska expansion for Flight through all the proper channels rather than Monday’s minor mess-up “due to a bug in the release testing process”. The package costs 1200 Microsoft…

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Microsoft Flight update available

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The recently announced update for Microsoft Flight has been released and is now available to users by starting up the sim and connecting to the Games for Windows Live service. The update brings a number of fixes and upgrades to the sim, including the much requested support for TrackIR hardware.…

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