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Orbx Announces EU Great Britain Central for MSFS

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Orbx has announced a new series of products for Microsoft Flight Simulator that will bring a vast number of landmarks to a large area. Whilst past products focused on major cities, this new EU Great Britain Central package will cover the centre of Britain with nearly 500 points of interest. In addition, a number of cities and towns will receive an upgraded cityscape adding unique buildings to each one to make them even more realistic.

As mentioned, nearly 500 points of interest will be included with EU Great Britain. The product will include POIs stretching from Liverpool and North Wales up to Newcastle and the Lake District. Throughout this large area, you will find a number of football stadiums, famous castles, bridges, churches and numerous other VFR reference points. Boats, storage tanks and other smaller objects have been placed in accurate positions around the area. A preview of exactly what landmarks you will find during your flight can be seen below.

Along with the new points of interest, Orbx will also upgrade numerous key cities and towns across the same area. The following locations have been enhanced with unique buildings to give them a feel for their real world counterpart:

  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Leeds
  • Media City, Salford
  • Sheffield
  • Blackpool
  • Newcastle

EU Central for Microsoft Flight Simulator is designed for low-and-slow pilots who love to explore large areas in the simulator. Whilst no release date has been set, a product page is already live on Orbx giving you the chance to view a range of previews.

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New Previews of the Next-Generation of X-Plane

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During the Flight Simulation Association livestream with Austin and Martin from Laminar Research, all-new previews and details were shared for the next generation of X-Plane. During the presentation, Austin spoke about new autogen, pricing, version numbering, seasons, clouds and more. Previews During the stream, a series of new screenshots were shared. This was broken down into four sections. Airports Autogen
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Watch What the Future of X-Plane Might Hold

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FlightSimExpo and Flight Simulation Association have teamed up with Laminar Research to do a deep-dive seminar on the past, present and future of X-Plane. Both Austin Meyer and Marty Arant will be taking to the stream to discuss the current state of X-Plane and what the future holds. This webinar will be presented LIVE from AirVenture 2021 in Oshkosh, WI! You
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Working Title Releases Garmin G1000 NXi

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We featured Working Title's upcoming Garmin G1000 NXi yesterday and now we're pleased to confirm that the freeware modification is now available to download. The new modification will completely overhaul the default G1000 found in various default aircraft including the Cirrus SR22, Cessna 172 Skyhawk and the Beechcraft G36. After it's installed, you will have access to a suite of
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Now Available on Xbox Series X|S; PC Update Now Available

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At long last, a mainline flight simulator is now available on a home console. Just shy of a year ago, Microsoft Flight Simulator launched on PC and now Xbox Series X|S owners can discover the virtual skies. To make exploring the virtual world easier, Microsoft has improved the user interface of the simulator to allow simmers to discover new parts
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SimNord Releases Aalborg Airport for MSFS

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Formally known as Vidan Design, developer SimNord has released Aalborg Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The newly released airport product is a detailed and realistic rendition of Denmark’s third-largest airport. Situated just 6km from the city itself, the airport has a great approach over the city. The airport serves both civilian and military purposes, meaning a large number of aircraft types regularly visit the airport. Typically, airlines will travel to Copenhagen, Amsterdam, London and Barcelona from the Danish airport.

Unfortunately, there’s no feature list or details for the airport on their Facebook page or on the official product page.

That said if you want to explore Aalborg Airport (EKYT), then you can buy it from the Microsoft Flight Simulator Marketplace for £14.24 (local currency may be different)

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Aerosoft Announces Simple Traffic for MSFS

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One area of Microsoft Flight Simulator that has yet to see real improvement is the integrated AI traffic. Whilst the live air traffic often matches up with data from real-world sources, it often results in fictional airlines and aircraft types. However, Aerosoft Simple Traffic aims to resolve this issue and also help to optimise the performance of the simulator. In
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Welcome Xbox Microsoft Flight Simulator Users

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Today is the day that a proper flight simulator will appear on a gaming console. This is a historic day and one that I never expected to happen. As such, from all of us here at FSElite, welcome to those of you using Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series X|S. Despite the fact the simulator is on a console, the
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Will Microsoft Attend FlightSimExpo 2021?

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A question I'm sure many of you are wondering; will we see Microsoft attend FlightSimExpo 2021 in San Diego this year? So far, FlightSimExpo has revealed plenty of developers and manufacturers who will be in attendance at the show, with also some representing the show online. We already have the developers behind the other core sims, Lockheed Martin and Laminar
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