SamScene3D Hong Kong City Times Released

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Samscene has released their Hong Kong City Times scenery for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The landscape scenery represents Hong Kong as it currently is, meaning users will not find the old Kai Tak Airport. The developer has included all major landmarks and over 300 custom buildings and skyscrapers of Hong Kong. Samscene also created a set of Hong Kong styled buildings that are for the more remote areas of Hong Kong. Not all districts are presently served, but the developers will update the scenery in the future. As a bonus, the developers have included a light rendition of Chek Lap Kok Airport (VHHH) that nowadays serves Hong Kong.

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VATSIM Cross The Pond Slot Booking Changes

VATSIM has published an important information note regarding the upcoming Cross The Pond 2020 - Eastbound event which will take place on November 14th. Slot AllocationThe slot allocation was previously done using a booking system on a "first come, first served" basis. In the previous events, the slots would be gone in a matter of minutes, letting on the side
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VSKYLABS R44 Raven II Released

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VSKYLABS Aerospace Simulations has released their R44 Raven II helicopter for X-Plane 11. The rotorcraft was designed with a realistic flight model in mind, through the Experimental Flight Model environment of X-Plane. For example, the helicopter is capable of autorotations, a situation of engine failure on a helicopter where the rotor spins freely through altitude bleeding, allowing for a safe
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Indiafoxtecho Shares Roadmap, Announces New Aircraft

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Indiafoxtecho has brought to Facebook their Microsoft Flight Simulator vision and product roadmap for the upcoming months. The team starts by reminding the community that they have a team of contractors they helps them spread their work between projects. Indiafoxtecho emphasizes that all of the MSFS projects are not ports from their pre-existing FSX and P3D assets but are whole
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Working Title Citation CJ4 and Garmin Mods for MSFS

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The release of Microsoft Flight Simulator sparked a new interest in mod development for simulation. It is no secret that default aircraft, in most simulators, turn out to be quite basic and would gain some improvements. The Zibo Mod for the X-Plane Boeing 737-800 and the FlyByWire A320NEO mod for MSFS are two good examples of this. Currently, another team
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VATSIM Cross The Pond Eastbound 2020 Airports List

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VATSIM has revealed the final list of airports which will be featured in the VATSIM Cross The Pond Eastbound 2020 event. The event kicks-off on November 14th at 1100Z.

A semiannual event, Cross the Pond sees pilots from all over the world make the trek over the Atlantic Ocean. One event generally happening in Spring sees pilots flying from Europe to America, and the other event happening during Fall sees pilots flying from America to Europe. This year, 16 airports have been selecting in total, with 8 airports for departures and 8 airports for arrival. It is the higher count of airports that has ever been done in VATSIM CTP. It gives a total of 54 city pairs possible.

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SXAD Nashville Updated and Ported to P3D V5

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SXAD has posted a significant update to their Nashville Airport (KBNA) scenery which was released back in 2015. This update comes in the form of a new product that is compatible only with Prepar3D V5. The scenery was updated with new buildings such as new parking lot and a new terminal concourse. The models are now P3D native and the
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PMDG 737NGXu BBJ Expansion Released

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PMDG has released their next addition to the 737 NGXu family in the form of the BBJ expansion pack. The Boeing Business Jet pack is the third expansion for the 737NGXu and should be the last for the moment. It represents the BBJ and BBJ2 line of products, which are Business Jet based on the Boeing 737-700 and Boeing 737-800.
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Development Blog Update October 22nd 2020

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Microsoft and Asobo Studios have shared with us their weekly development update regarding Microsoft Flight Simulator. Around the World Series Episode 5 - North America The first major item of this update is the latest episode of their Around the World series, this time focusing North America. The Series aims at showcasing various places where the simulator is at its
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FlightFactor Shares New 787 Pro Cockpit Renders

FlightFactor has brought to the forums new renders of the cockpit of their upcoming Boeing 787 Pro. The renders show very detailed modeling of the entire cockpit, but have yet to be displayed with textures and in-sim. The exterior model has not been displayed yet either. The aircraft was announced only a month ago, and scarce information about it
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