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FSElite Exclusive: MK-Studios Announces Tenerife South V2

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We are pleased to announce that MK-Studios will be updating their original Tenerife South airport to version 2 within the next week. Version 2 isn’t just a minor update – it is completely new with a huge set of features all of which have been improved upon from the first release. If you’re an existing customer, this update will be offered to you free of charge when it is released.

The number of changes between version 1 and version 2 is pretty significant. One of the biggest changes is the introduction of brand new satellite imagery for the whole island. The new version features 25cm/ pixel resolution at the airport area, with 50cm/ pixel for everything else. This means that the island can be explored in much great detail than before. In addition, PBR texturing will be included for all taxiways and runways and also the 3D volumetric grass. Other changes include the new terminal construction, improved dynamic lighting, 3D people and denser autogen and custom objects near the airport for improved immersion.

If you’re new to the MK-Studios Tenerife product, then you may be interested in hearing that the product comes with other features as well. Tenerife South from MK-Studios features thousands of custom built objects around the island, a customer AFCAD for accurate operations at the airport and detailed modelling and texturing of the airport as it is today. Furthermore, the airport is fully compatible with SODE and GSX, including the VGDS docking system.

As mentioned, the new update will be free of charge for existing owners of Tenerife South from MK-Studios. The old version is currently not available to purchase as of right now whilst the stores bring the new version online. Once version 2 is released we will let you know.

In terms of other MK-Studios projects, we can also tell you that once Tenerife South V2  is released, Tenerife North will come shortly afterwards. Sadly, at this time, we have no information on Dublin to share at this time.

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Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix Coming Soon

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For those whose update to Prepar3D v4.5 has been less than ideal, Lockheed Martin has an answer: a hotfix that will be appearing in the next couple of weeks. Since April 10th, there's been a post on the Lockheed forums detailing FPS issues in v4.5. Users both reported improved, but also worsened, FPS results in the new update. 9 pages
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Carenado A42-500 Series Released for FSX & Prepar3D

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After only revealing the aircraft a few short weeks ago, Carenado has released their anticipated A42 500 Series for FSX and Prepar3D. The included aircraft is the ATR 42-500. The aircraft itself saw its maiden flight in 1981 and has since seen over 1800 of the type built. With a typical seating layout for 48 passengers and a maximum range
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Just Flight Releases Duchess Model 76 on AeroFly FS 2

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Just Flight has released the Duchess Model 76 on Aerofly FS 2. The four-seater, twin-engine T-tail aircraft has a cruising speed of 155 knots, a range of 780 nautical miles and a service ceiling of 20,000ft. This makes it a great aircraft for long-range tours. The aircraft has been modelled to the same standard you would expect from Just Flight, with real-world
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VSKYLABS Announces Multiple updates for C-47 Skytrain

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VSKYLABS has announced over on their Facebook page that they plan to roll out various updates to their C-47 Skytrain for X-Plane.

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FlightFactor A320 Ultimate Beta v0.10.1 Released

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Over on the X-Plane.org forum, FlightFactor has stated that they’ve pushed a beta v0.10.1 update for their A320 Ultimate add-on for X-Plane 10 and 11. This update is rather minor but introduces a feature which has been long anticipated, a weather radar. You can find a full list of changes at the bottom of this article. To obtain this update, tick ‘beta’ in the updater. If
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Onfinal Studio Releases Freeware Reus Airport (LERS) for P3D

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In an announcement on Facebook, Onfinal Studio has released their fifth freeware airport scenery, Reus for Prepar3D v4. Reus airport is situated approximately 8km from Tarragona in Catalonia, Spain. This busy single runway airport is a popular connection destination for the glorious beach resorts of Salou and also for tourists wishing to visit Barcelona. Europe's most popular carriers such as Ryanair,
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FSimStudios Provides Update on Projects

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FSimStudios has provided an update on the status of the next update to Cancun, as well as a look at what the future holds for the team. Cancun v1.2 and the Free Expansion Pack are delayed until May due to a variety of reasons such as the developer's personal lives, new team members, as well as exams. The team's next
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Flight Sim Show 2019 (Cosford) Tickets Now Available

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Whilst hype is building for FlightSimExpo this coming June, UK fans may be excited to hear that the annual Flight Sim Show in Cosford has had its first round of exhibitors announced, along with tickets now on sale. For the first time, the Flight Sim Show at the RAF Museum in Cosford is now running for a whole weekend. Both Saturday
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