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Microsoft Flight Simulator June 25th Update – NAVBLUE and Alpha 5

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Microsoft has released their weekly update for the upcoming Flight Simulator. While being a shorter update, there is still some worthwhile information posted about the upcoming Alpha 5, as well as the next Partnership Series being released.

Alpha

The team has announced that the next Alpha of the sim is in the final testing phase. In next week’s update, the team will announce the release date for Alpha 5. The full build notes will be released when Alpha 5 is sent out to the testers. A timeline for the closed beta is also expected in next week’s update.

More invites are also being sent out, so be sure to check your email if you have been accepted. The team also made it clear that if you are currently in the Alpha, you will automatically get access to the closed beta.

Partnership Series

This week also saw the next iteration of the Partnership Series. Microsoft has partnered with NAVBLUE to provide navigation data for the sim. “NAVBLUE will provide real-world aeronautical data to Microsoft through its Navigation+ and, post-launch, Charts+ services”. The data will be in an ARINC424 format. You can read the full post about the partnership in the embedded image.

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Community Screenshots

Lost of content was shared this week by the team. A number of different videos were shared showing the flight deck of some of the GA aircraft in action, as well as some exterior videos of the 747. Plenty of screenshots accompanied the videos showing off some spectacular landscapes around the world, the A320 flight deck with a flight plan programmed in, and more.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator June 18th Previews – New Previews, Alpha Invite Update and More

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Microsoft has shared their latest blog update on their Flight Simulator website, and whilst this update is less chock full of detail than usual, a range of stunning new previews from alpha testers was shared. This came alongside the news that additional Alpha invites are being sent out, as well as a brief update on the upcoming partnership series. Starting
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Microsoft Flight Simulator June 4th Update – Partnership Series Update, Alpha 4, and more

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The weekly update from Microsoft is here with more details on the upcoming Flight Simulator. This week, we get an update on the Partnership Series, a look into the release schedule for Alpha 4, and more. Let's jump right in. Partnership Series In next week's update, the team will be releasing the next installment of the Partnership Series starting with
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Microsoft Flight Simulator May 28th Update – Feature Discovery Series, Alpha Patch, and more

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Just now, Microsoft has released their weekly update for the upcoming Flight Simulator on their blog website. This week, Episode 8 of the Feature Discovery Series was released and covered IFR in the new sim, as well as some other great information. Feature Discovery Series After being pushed back multiple times, Episode 8 of the Feature Discovery Series has been
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Update May 21st – Alpha Patch, New Invites, and more

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Microsoft has released their weekly update for the new Flight Simulator, and while being a shorter update, there are still some great information to check out.

Deliverables

This week’s update gives us an update on the Feature Discovery Series, and the Partnership Series. Episode 8 of the Feature Discovery Series will be released on May 28th. The Partnership Series is still scheduled for early June.

Alpha

Since last week’s release of Alpha 1.3.9.0, the team has been working on a patch to the current Alpha after community feedback. The patch will include a number of fixes and improvements. The released date and patch notes will be released in next week’s update on May 28th.

If you want to see the patch notes from the release of 1.3.9.0, go and check them out here.

Alpha invitations will start being sent out again tomorrow, so keep and eye on your emails if you have signed up to be selected.

Community Screenshots

With the last week’s release of the 747-8i for the Alpha, it is no surprise that we are getting a large number of 747 screenshots this week. Both the flight deck and exterior get attention. Other screenshots continue to show off amazing landscapes, volumetric grass, and more.

As always, we will be sure to update everyone on any new updates for the simulator once they becomes available.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Update May 14th – 747-8i Released for Alpha Testing

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Microsoft has uploaded their weekly update for the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator. A lot of amazing information is packed into this update, so lets dive right in. https://youtu.be/_C-Ca9j4Luw Watch our video on the 747 update above. Alpha 3 Released Ths biggest new this update is that the latest Alpha build, version 1.3.9.0, has been released to the Alpha team. Included
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Update April 30th – Partnerships, Alpha 1.3.X.X, and more

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The weekly Microsoft Flight Simulator update has been released, and this week, we get an update on the Partnership Series, the next Alpha build, and more. Development Update Starting off, the team has given a preview to what the next Partnership Series update will include. The next update includes the announcement of a partnership with NAVBLUE, meteoblue, and FlightAware. The
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Update April 23rd – DxDiag Update, Alpha, and more

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Over on the Flight Simulator blog website, Microsoft has added their weekly update for the upcoming sim. This week includes a new feedback snapshot, updates to the Alpha, an update on deliverables, and more. Lets get right into it. Alpha Starting off, Microsoft has announced that users are now once again able to register for the Insider Program/Pre-release build testing.
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