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Orbx Releases Landmarks Paris City Pack for MSFS

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The fight is on between developers for the most accurate representation of the numerous landmarks of Paris. This time, Orbx enters the game with their Landmarks Paris City Pack product, only available for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The Orbx scenery comprises 15 high details landmarks among the most iconics such as Notre Dame and the modern arts Centre Pompidou, with a further 200 lesser detailed yet high quality custom landmarks. True to is nickname “City of light”, all models feature a custom night lighting. The terrain has also been adjusted to better match the imagery used, especially around the Seine river banks, and dedicated orthoimagery has been used in areas where the default image is blurred, mostly due to the presence of military terrain.

You can purchase Orbx Landmarks Paris City Pack on Orbx Central for $14.99 AUD, or approximately US$11.57 | €9,50 | £8.46

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Prealsoft Releases Paris Landmarks for MSFS

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French scenery developer Prealsoft has published today on Simmarket a Paris Landmarks add-on designed exclusively for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The scenery features a redesign of many of the most famous landmarks of Paris and the addition of 19 custom bridges across the Seine river. The business district called "La Défense", while technically not in Paris is also included. All objects
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Toliss A321 Updated

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The Toliss A321 has received a minor update bringing it to version 1.2.2. This simple update is mostly oriented towards the A321NEO. It corrects minor bugs, mostly in the navigation system and introduces new error messages and better predictions across discontinuities. You can purchase the ToLiss A321 for X-Plane on the X-Plane Store for $79.00 USD, and the A321NEO add-on
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Orbx Releases Sandefjord Airport for MSFS

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Orbx has published their latest Norwegian scenery with the release of Sandefjord Airport (ENTO) for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Developed by Finn Hansen and Jakub Łukaszewski, the scenery is on par with the usual standards of Orbx with PBR materials, detailed modeling, accurate terrain and high definition (4K) textures. The airport has many immersive details such as the plane spotters observation
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ZIM Scenery Shares Narita Airport Terminal 2 Renders

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ZIM Scenery has shared on their dedicated thread on FSDeveloper some new renders of their upcoming Narita Airport scenery for P3D. The screenshots focus on Terminal 2 in both the exterior and interior. The developer has made an extensive use of PBR materials for a better rendering. Although this is still a work in progress as the terminal still lacks
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SimToolkitPro Updated to 0.6.60

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SimToolkitPro utility has received a major update on January 18th. The team had indicated in later December 2020 that they were in the process of testing the new version before final release.

The new changelog is extensive. Among the new features there is now a “friends” function, a new online profile, a brand new sync engine and a timer based data check in case the sims looses connection with STKP. An important improvement is a new documentation center which is located here to make sure all users make the best use of SimToolkitPro. A good number of fixes have also been implemented. You will find below a summary of all new features and changes.

SimToolkitPro is an all in one electronic flight bag that provides a lot of functionalities. For example, it can find you ideas of real world flights through a search engine which allows many filters. It can also help you visualize online traffic and ATC if you are flying on a network such as VATSIM or IVAO, which actually replaces the need for another program. STKP also includes a flight planning software and is also able to import flights Prepar3D through other flight planners such as PFPX or Simbrief. There are much more features, most of them being summed up here.

SimToolkitPro is entirely free and relies on donations. It is compatible with FSX, P3D, X-Plane, MSFS and can run on Windows, Linux and Mac. You can get it on the SimToolkitPro website.

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Aerosoft Postpones CRJ Release for MSFS

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Aerosoft Mathijs Kok has issued a brief statement on the Aerosoft forums, explaining that the team had to postpone the release of their flagship CRJ 550-700 for Microsoft Flight Simulator for the "first quarter of next year". Granted, since this is still 2020 for a few hours, we can still expect the aircraft in 2021. No specifics where shared on
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SamScene3D Announces Macau for MSFS

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City landscape developer SamScene3D has revealed in a brief post on their website that their first 2021 project would be the city of Macau for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Located on the western side of the Pearl River delta, Macau is only a few Nm away from Hong Kong. After Portugal transferred its sovereignty to China in 1999, Macau became an
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PMDG Christmas Development Update

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PMDG has shared on their forums a Christmas 2020 development update that will wrap it up for 2020. Several points were raised by Robert S. Randazzo, the PMDG CEO. Aircraft Micro Updates The PMDG 747 QOTS II as well as the 747-8 expansion have received a micro update on December 18th, where a few structural changes were made in order
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Aeroplane Heaven Releases their Zlín Z50LS for P3D

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Aeroplane Heaven has released as a Christmas treat their Zlín Z50LS aerobatics aircraft. The Zlín had been announced last July as being in early development. The Aeroplane Heaven Zlín ZL50LS features a highly accurate 3D model, with the engine fully modeled and accessible through animated maintenance panels. The model features PBR materials, which is particularly put forth in the various
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