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FS2Crew Pushback Express & Aerosoft CRJ Development Update

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Shortly after the release of Pushback Express, FS2Crew has shared on Facebook a roadmap of their current development status of their utility add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The first item covered is the publication of the update 1.1, available right now in your customer account, which incorporates an error related to the Settings Panel for some European users.

A version 1.2 is in the works, being scheduled for release around the 4th to 7th of October. The major feature of this update will be Voice Control. The developer, known for the long standing commitment to their line of products, hinted some other features where in the works and this initial release of Pushback Express was “just the beginning”.

On a final note, FS2Crew added that an update to the Aerosoft CRJ add-on would be pushed in the same time frame as for Pushback Express V1.2. This new update will incorporate a flow made by a real world American CRJ First Officer.

FS2Crew Pushback Express is available on Simmarket for €19.96, currently discounted until 14th of October from its original €24.95 price.

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FlyByWireSim Updates A32NX to v0.3.0 for MSFS

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A collaboration of developers are continuing to update the default A320Neo for Microsoft Flight Simulator. As we have reported over time, the development team known as FlyByWireSim has spent time creating a more realistic and accurate rendition of the aircraft type for the simulator. Today, version 0.3.0 has been made available for anyone looking to download. From our count on
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X-Crafts ERJ Family Updated to V1.3.22

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The new version 1.3.22 for the ERJ Family updates the FMS, General, Interface, VR, and flight model for X-Plane 11. The full changelog can be found below. The FMS has received some work and now allows the user to select and edit a waypoint while flying towards it. "Direct To" a waypoint now proceeds directly from your present position. Additionally,
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Planning to Go DirectX 12 In The Future

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Yesterday Microsoft shared their latest development blog which focuses heavily on the announcement of the free Japan 'World Update'. However, the eagle-eyed among you may have noticed that Microsoft has confirmed that Flight Simulator will eventually transition to the DirectX 12 engine. The news was documented in the Feedback snapshot under issue #11 related to how "reflections look grainy, even if
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Aerobask Epic Victory Update Coming

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Aerobask has brought to Facebook that an update was coming for their Epic Victory. The update will make the aircraft compatible with X-Plane 11.50+. It is a complete overhaul, with a new VR compatible 3D model, new sounds, a new flight model and a G1000 avionics suite.  The sounds will simulate a PW617F engine, while the real aircraft was equipped
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Magknight B787-9 Updated to Version 1.6.0

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A new update for the Magknight B787-9 has been released on X-Plane 11. The new update brings both the new cockpit and also the next-generation EFB. Furthermore, version 1.6.0 also brings full X-Plane 11.50 support (Vulkan/Metal) and a host of bug fixes.

The new cockpit brings high-resolution textures for the cockpit and cabin, along with more complex lighting for the cockpit. Modelling has also been improved to make sure that the dimensions of the cockpit is more accurate than before. In addition, the new cockpit brings new animations for all buttons.

As for the “Next-Generation EFB”, Magknight has included an all-new WTBAL calculator which will support various cabin configurations and load-outs. Also, a new takeoff calculator has been added which will take into consideration INTX and runway slope, max weight for the runway along with calculating automatic derate calculations and also trim calculations.

The new update is fairly extensive in also fixing a range of bugs that have been reported. For example, ACARS messaging formats have been rectified, along with numerous alterations to how the EICAS is handled in the simulator. A full list of those bug fixes and changes can be found down below.

The update is available now from the X-Plane.org store or via the Magknight updater tool. That said, the team are recommending that people update with a fresh installer due to the large file size and amount of changes.

If you haven’t picked up the Magknight B787-9 for X-Plane 11, you can do so from the X-Plane.org store for $44.95.

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Fsdreamteam updates Chicago O’Hare V2 for MSFS

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Fsdreamteam has issued an update for their popular Chicago O'Hare V2 (KORD) scenery for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The update adds support for the recently released simulator update, which has added full PBR for ground textures. The update also includes various lighting related changes, such as the inclusion of centreline lights to high-speed taxiways and the addition of about 400 dynamic
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Build 1.8.3.0 Now Available

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Microsoft Flight Simulator has been updated to build 1.8.3.0. This new update delivers on the promise from Microsoft to address numerous areas such as performance, aircraft handling, the environment and much more. The hugely extensive update is free to download and can be updated by running the simulator from your desktop. As said on the blog post, the primary focus on
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Carenado Updates CT182T Skylane for MSFS

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Upon the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator on August 18th 2020, Carenado was one of the first developers to release a product via the Flight Simulator Marketplace. That particular product was the CT182T and has now been updated via the Marketplace for customers who already own the aircraft. The changelog highlights numerous fixes to the product including flood light effects,
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Upcoming Patch #2 Details

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Microsoft Flight Simulator will be updated within the next 10 days addressing a large number of the initial feedback for the simulator since release. The team at both Asobo and Microsoft have continued to listen to feedback from the community and will be releasing the second patch addressing numerous bug reports and other feature requests. The details of this patch
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