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Majestic Software Announces Visual Extension Pack

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It’s been very quiet around Majestic Software and their Dash-8 Q400, a plane beloved by many. But the team hasn’t been sitting still. Progress has steadily been on-going on the TRAINING edition of the plane, but the team announced it has also been working on some visual enhancements for the plane. The enhancements, that will come in the form of what has been dubbed the “Visual Enhancements Pack 2021“, will include many features that customers have been asking the team for.

The enhancement pack will include PBR materials for the exterior model and the cockpit. It also includes improved cockpit night lighting, improved exterior modelling and textures and True Glass from TFDi Designs. The team has also added simulated cabin seatbelt and smoking indicators, and added wheel chocks, pitot tube and engine intake covers when the plane is parked. The whole feature list of the visual enhancement pack is quite extensive, and can be found at the end of this post.

The Visual Enhancement Pack 2021 will be releasing in the following weeks, during which the team will provide more details regarding pricing and availability.

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The team also quickly commented on their efforts in relation to Microsoft Flight Simulator. Though many have been excited to see the Dash-8 Q400 make its way to the new sim, the Majestic Software team shared that the platform is not a priority for them at the moment, and that they have a few other projects planned before going full force into MSFS.

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Orbx Announces Landmarks Mumbai City Pack for MSFS

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Orbx has announced yet another city to get their treatment with a landmarks make-over. This time, Mumbai in India will see itself enhanced with an Orbx touch. Orbx will add 16 highly detailed models in different styles, ranging from Victorian Gothic to modern styles. Buildings such as the Gateway of India, Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and many
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Orbx Brisbane International Airport v2 for MSFS Released

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Orbx has released their recently announced Brisbane International Airport v2 for Microsoft Flight Simulator (YBBN). Brisbane Airport serves the town of Brisbane, as well as the south east region of Queensland. The airport serves a number of airlines with destinations all over Australia and Asia. There are also a small number of flights to other parts of the world, such
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PMDG Updates DC-6 for MSFS

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PMDG has issued another update for their popular DC-6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The update aims to improve the performance and enhance the usability of the plane. The update is available through PMDG's Operations Center. Highlights Automated Flight Engineer's audio now has his own volume channel tied to the Aircraft Miscellaneous slider A/C inverter logic and certain A/C powered instruments
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Orbx Announces Brisbane International Airport for MSFS

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Over on their forums, Orbx has announced Brisbane International Airport v2 for MSFS (YBBN). Brisbane v2 is the update of the original (v1) scenery of the airport, which was already released for Prepar3D earlier this year. Brisbane v2 adds several updates to the airport, bringing it more up to date with its real life counterpart. It includes an updated and
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LatinVFR Releases AREX Asia-Pacific

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LatinVFR has released Airport Regional Environment X (AREX) for the Asia-Pacific region for MSFS. AREX sets out to give you regionally accurate ground service vehicles by replacing the default ones. It includes ground service vehicles for the most important ground handling companies in the APAC region (excluding New Zealand).

The package differentiates between about 8 ‘sub-regions’ in the area, which will all have different service providers with different vehicles and logo’s. AREX integrates with the default ground service system, so no extra steps are needed to use AREX in the sim.

LatinVFR’s AREX Asia-Pacific is available for $8.49 from the LatinVFR store. LatinVFR has previously released AREX for North America and Europe.

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Aerosoft Releases Zagreb for XP

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Aerosoft has released Zagreb 'Franjo Tuđman' Airport for X-Plane 11 (LDZA). The airport serves the capital city of Croatia, and is also the largest and busiest one in terms of passenger movements. The airport offers connections to several other European cities, and a small number of connections to cities outside of Europe, such as Toronto and Seoul. The airport, developed by
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Aerosoft Releases Airport Sandnessjøen-Stokka for MSFS

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Aerosoft has released Airport Sandnessjøen-Stokka for Microsoft Flight Simulator (ENST). The relatively small airport serves the town of Sandnessjøen. It offers connections to several other airports, such as Bodø, Oslo and Trondheim amongst a few others, which are all provided by Widerøe. The airport also offers a beautiful surrounding to explore in suitable aircraft. The airport, which has been developed by
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PMDG Updates DC-6 for MSFS

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PMDG has issued a new update for their popular and most recent aircraft release, the DC-6 for MSFS. The update includes a number of fixes and performance improvements, as well as some usability improvements for using the plane in sim. Furthermore, after extensive investigation, PMDG has identified an issue that a small number of users has been reporting. Namely, that
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Captain Sim Releases Boeing 737-500 Classic Expansion

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Captain Sim has released the Boeing 737-500 expansion for their 737 Classic Base Pack. The 737-500, despite the name, was the smallest of the Boeing 737 Classic planes. It has the lowest dimensions and was intended as a replacement of the Boeing 737-200. The expansion pack does not come with any additional features, other than an updated plane model. The
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