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Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets Free Iceland Mesh; Freeware Airbus A350, Cessna 170B, & Okegawa Airfield Get New Screenshots & Trailer

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets Free Iceland Mesh; Freeware Airbus A350, Cessna 170B, & Okegawa Airfield Get New Screenshots & Trailer

Microsoft Flight Simulator add-on developers had several interesting reveals to share today, including free and paid products.

Microsoft Flight Simulator add-on developers had several interesting reveals to share today.

First of all, Orbx released a new mesh for Iceland that further improves the latest world update. The best thing is that it’s free.

You can get it here from Orbx Direct.

The next reveals comes from BlueMesh, which was working on a payware Airbus A350. The team includes only two developers, and they realized that the workload to create such a complex airliner was too big, so they decided to cancel the project.

The good news is that they aren’t scrapping it. They instead donated all the assets they already created to Digital Flight Dynamics that has been working on the aircraft’s systems as a freeware and open source project. Below you can see a few screenshots of the work in progress, which certainly seems promising.

Next comes Carenado with new screenshots of its Cessna 170B, which should release on the official marketplace soon.

Interestingly, the model will include both standard and tundra-style wheels.

Last, but not least, Gate15Scenery revealed a trailer of its upcoming Okegawa Airfield (RJT1) near Tokyo, Japan.

The scenery releases tomorrow, but you can take a good look at the airfield and its surroundings below.

Update: the scenery is now available on Simmarket, priced at $18 plus applicable VAT.

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.

If you’d like to read more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of Chongqiung Manila AirportSantiago 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 on July 27, 2021 for Xbox Series X ad Series S.

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