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Microsoft Flight Simulator Zagreb Airport Released & Pagadan Announced; Perth Coming Next Week & F-104 Gets New Screenshots

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Zagreb Airport Released & Pagadan Announced; Perth Coming Next Week & F-104 Gets New Screenshots

Today third-party developers have delivered the usual slew of news and reveals for the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Today third-party developers have delivered the usual slew of news and reveals for the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator.

First of all, Aerosoft released Franjo Tuđman Airport (LDZA) in Zagreb. It can be found on the publisher’s own store for €18.40 including applicable VAT.

“Fly to Croatia’s capital with Aerosoft Airport Zagreb for the Microsoft Flight Simulator. This highly detailed scenery brings you to Zagreb Airport, named “Franjo Tuđman” after Croatia’s first president.

The Aerosoft Airport Zagreb DLC comes with all detailed 3D modeled and PBR as well as normal textured terminals, airport buildings and facilities including the complete military area of LDZA. Immerse yourself in this place that fits seamlessly into the MSFS environment with custom orthophoto maps that show the current situation on the ground.

Lots of little details around the airport are animated, e.g., the windsocks, air and ground radar antennas and custom jetways. Near the airport there is an old wooden chapel of the Wounded Jesus from 1758 and renovated in 1896. In the distance, you can spot the TV tower on the hill Sljeme and the ruins of the medieval fortified town Medvedgrad.

All the parking codes, navaids, ground marking, and taxiway layouts are based on recent charts. The slope of the runway was made according to the airport technical documentation.”

  • Franjo Tuđman Airport” (LDZA) with all the buildings and service facilities, translucent detailed new terminal buildings with interior designs. Complete military area with hangars and buildings. TV tower “Sljeme” and old ruins of “Medvedgrad” are included
  • A custom orthophoto that covers altered parts of the original Bing satellite image
  • Terraforming with correct elevation of the entire airport and its surroundings adapted to the elevation of the surrounding terrain according to MSFS
  • The actual slope of the runway according to the technical documentation of the airport
  • Slight slopes of the apron towards the drainage channels
  • Detailed ground markings based on recent charts of parking stands and new taxiway layouts including recent changes of taxiway layout
  • AFCAD with correct GATE and Parking positions and a functional animated custom Jetway with each GATE
  • Custom animated windsocks
  • Animated radar antenna
  • RNW Edge, Approach lights and PAPI custom model
  • Custom taxiway signage
  • Realistic night time dynamic lighting
  • complete PBR + normal texturing of all objects and ground
  • Most models and textures based on photos taken at the airport
  • Static aircraft and vehicles
  • Custom Catering Truck and Boarding Stairs
  • Customized airport services according to the type of parking position
  • Realistic navigational aids (ILS, VOR/DME, NDB, ATIS). AFD optimized, frequencies and approaches adapted based on recent charts

Next comes Axonos, which announced that its Perth (YPPH) in Australia will be released next week. Pre-orders are already available on the developer’s Gumroad’s store.

“Welcome to Perth, the Western capital of Australia! With the 4th busiest airport in Australia, Perth can be travelled to from hundreds of different locations, with flights from many Asian, African, Australia and European cities arriving each day.

Located in the north-east of the city, Perth Airport sees an average of 14 million passengers each year, with some of the busiest routes seeing flights to Singapore, Melbourne, Brisbane and Denpasar.

Axonos is proud to be able to present their first scenery for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Being shipped with not just a detailed rendition of the airport, the product also contains custom objects for the city of Perth and multiple notable landmarks – adding to extra immersion when departing and arriving. For extra authenticity, the scenery has been built from the ground up, native to Microsoft Flight Simulator. With 4K textures spread out across the airport, accurately placed upon high quality custom 3D models, no detail has been spared.”

  • Full PBR Material
  • Accurate building modesl/textures
  • Custom orthophoto imagery
  • Custom landmarks and city included
  • Realistic night lighting
  • Static aircraft
  • Custom ground clutter
  • Custom clutter objects
  • Highly optimised

From the Philippines we have Airwil Sceneries with the announcement of the next airport in the works, Pagadian Airport (RPMP).

Last, but not least, SimSkunkWorks showcased new work-in-progress screenshots its TF-104G Starfighter.

Recently, we published our massive interview with head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann, who provided a lot of new info about the present and future of the sim. Yesterday we also received lots of new details about upcoming content including two new aircraft and a world update focused on Nordic countries.

If you’d like to read more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of Santiago Airport, the Frankfurt City PackKey West Airportthe Okavango DeltaBali AirportLondon Oxford AirportBerlin Brandenburg Airport, the CRJ 550/700, the PA-28R Arrow IIIKristiansand Airport, Macau City & AirportBonaire Flamingo AirportMilano Linate Airport, the Singapore City PackTokyo Narita AirportYao Airport, the F-15 Eagle, the Paris City PackGreater Moncton AirportTweed New Haven AirportSantorini AirportSydney AirportHelsinki-Vantaa AirportReggio Calabria Airport, Bastia Poretta AirportMunich Airport, Paris Orly AirportNewcastle International AirportSankt Johann AirfieldDublin International Airport, and Seoul City Wow. We also have a beta preview of Singapore Changi airport.

If you want to learn more about the game itself, you can read our review that will tell you everything you need to know about Asobo Studio’s game.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is already available for Windows 10 and Steam and will release in summer 2021 for Xbox Series X ad Series S.

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