With issue 3 of “flightsim.news Weekly” from May 25th, we’re presenting all major news in Flight Simulation of the past week. This Friday, we have some great stuff from Flight Sim Labs, interesting news from Aerosoft, a new project by Eagle Rotorcraft Simulations and Carenado and much more.
flightsim.news Weekly, May 25th
In our section “flightsim.news Weekly” we’re looking back every Friday to the last week and offer an overview of all major Flight Simulation news.
Prepar3D & FSX
QualityWings Ultimate 787 Collection released for Prepar3D v4!
On Wednesday, QualityWings released their Ultimate 787 Collection for Prepar3D v4. It includes a Boeing 787-8 and a Boeing 787-9. A Boeing 787-10 will follow in future. The Airplane is available for about US$ 70 directly at Flight 1, customers who already bought the Add-On for FSX and Prepar3D v3 can get a 50% discount until August 1st.
787 Immersion also compatible with Prepar3D v4.
FSFX Packages have announced, that their 787 Immersion pack is now also compatible with Prepar3D v4.
Karipur Airport by STINN CREATIONS released.
STINN CREATIONS released their scenery of the Karipur Airport in India for FSX and FSX:SE. It is available for 9,52€ at simMarket.
Bill Womack releases Pearson Field (KVUO).
After his returning to Orbx, Bill Womack released his Pearson Field (KVUO) scenery for FSX and Prepar3D. In March, Bill closed iBlueYonder and returned to Orbx.
Kansai Airport by BDO Aviation.
BDO Aviation have recently released a scenery of the Kansai Airport in Japan for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D. The product is available for 30 Euros at simMarket.
Mega Airport Barcelona professional updated!
According to Aerosoft’s announcement, they have released a update for their Mega Airport Barcelona professional scenery. The update offers minor bugfixes and a new configuration tool.
Delay on Orbx’ True Earth Netherlands for the 32 bit Simulators.
As John Venema announced recently, they put the release of True Earth Netherlands for FSX and Prepar3D v1-v3 on hold as they can’t minimase the OOMs with the product.
New preview screenshots of the Twin Beech by Carenado.
Carenado showed on their Facebook page new preview screenshots of their upcoming Beech D18. She’s currently in development for FSX and Prepar3D.
Dessault Falcon as Carenado’s next project
Last Sunday, Carenado announced a Dessault Falcon as their new project for FSX and Prepar3D. The announcement can be found on their Facebook page including first and very early screenshots.
Freeware EC145 incoming.
In a Facebook post, Eagle Rotorcraft Simulations have announced the development of a EC145 for FSX and Prepar3D.
Dynamic Ice for Flight Sim Labs’ Aircraft.
On Monday, Flight Sim Labs announced a new feature for their airplanes. This will build dynamic ice which also affects to the aircraft’s aerodynamics.
Black Box Simulations: A330 NEO previews.
The developer at Black Box Simulations published a preview screenshot of the upcoming Airbus A330-800 NEO in his Facebook group.
A Dessault Falcon is Carenado’s next project.
The developers of Carenado recently announced a replication of a Dessault Falcon as their next project for FSX and Prepar3D.
Cockpit preview of Milviz’ Turbo Beaver.
Military Visualizations (MILVIZ) recently showed a preview screenshot of the cockpit of their upcoming DHC-2T Turbo Beaver on Facebook.
A2A Simulations launched a new online shop.
This week, A2A Simulations, known from their Accu-Feel Add-Ons, launched a new Online Shop. Existing customers should use this form to get their already placed orders moved to the new store.
Just Flight C152 now available!
Yesterday, Just Flight released their C152 for X-Plane 11.
MBS International Airport by Turbulent released.
Turbulent released their scenery of the MBS International Airport in Michigan, USA for X-Plane 11. It is available for US$ 25.90 directly at the X-Plane.org Store.
Drzewiecki Design’s Polish Airports Vol. 1 XP v2 released.
As of today, Drzewiecki Design’s Polish Airports Vol. 1 XP v2 is available for X-Plane 11 and X-Plane 10. The package includes the sceneries of four different airports in Poland. You can find more information in our post from today.
Up to 50% discount at the 3 days special by X-Aviation!
Just in time to the Memorial Day in the USA, X-Aviation started a 3 days special at their store. You can save up to 50% by discounts on their products. The Saab 340A by Leading Ege Simulations is reduced from originally US$ 49.95 to US$ 29.95, for example. No discount is offered for the IXEG 737 classic.
FlightFactor’s Boeing 757 now with VR!
FlightFactor updated their Boeing 757 for X-Plane 11. It offers a new cockpit illumination, the compatibility to VR and much more. More info at X-Plane.org.
Robin DR401 CDI by Aerobask in development!
After their stunning Diamond DA62 Aerobask now announced the development of a Robin DR401 CDI for X-Plane 11. The special thing is that the aircraft will soon be released as freeware.
UK2000’s Edignburgh for X-Plane 11 comes on June 2nd!
UK2000 Scenery just ratified the release date of their Edingburgh Scenery for X-Plane 11. It will be released on June 2nd which can be read here on Facebook.
Other Flight Simulators
Aerofly FS 2: Orbx is working on Saanen and 3d buildings for Switzerland.
According to their announcement, Orbx is currently working on a scenery of Saanen Airport (LGSK) and 3d buildings for Switzerland. Both sceneries are planned as freewarware. You can learn more here.
Digital Combat Simulator (DCS): Persian Gulf Map released.
Since yesterday, the Persian Gulf Map is available for Digital Combat Simulator. The new DCS Map costs around US$ 50 and can be bought directly at Eagle Dynamic’s Store.
Digital Combat Simulator (DCS): F/A 18C Hornet will be released on May 30th.
The fighter is currently on pre sale and discounted with US$ 20 less as the regular price. More info on YouTube.
Aerosoft announced a “Police Helicopter Simulator”.
Already last week, Aerosoft announced the development of the “Police Helicopter Simulator”. The announcement and the promised features can be read here.