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Microsoft Flight Simulator P-38 Lightning, Chicago, Cleveland, Coventry, Porto, & Stockholm Airports Get New Screenshots; Kahului Released

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Microsoft Flight Simulator P-38 Lightning, Chicago, Cleveland, Coventry, Porto, & Stockholm Airports Get New Screenshots; Kahului Released

Third-party developers have released new assets and a new airport for the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Third-party developers have released new assets and a new airport for the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator.

First of all, we get more screenshots and information about FlyingIron Simulations’ P-38L lightning which was revealed yesterday.

Here’s what you can expect, and the gallery.

  • Incredibly detailed modelling, texturing, lighting & artwork
  • Hi-fidelity Wwise Sound Package, using sounds recorded from a real P-38 Lightning
  • Highly realistic Flight Model, fine-tuned down to the smallest details
  • Realistic simulation of the twin, counter-rotating Alison V-1710 1600 HP engines powering the Curtiss 3-blade constant speed Props. This includes our custom temperature model, realistic engine management, prop feathering and failures for an immersive flight experience.
  • Detailed custom systems modelling, including fuel, electrical, oxygen and starter systems powered by over 9000 lines of code!
  • Modern Radio & Transponder integration, as well as an optional in-cockpit Garmin 430 GPS
  • Optional drop-tanks for extended range flights
  • Unique features such as Particle FX, canopy blowouts and blackouts!
  • Plus much more!

MK Studios provided a couple of new screenshots of Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (LPPR) in Porto, Portugal.

Drzewiecki Design showcased more angles of its Chicago Midway International Airport (KMDW) in the United States.

Next comes Orbx, with new screenshots of Stockholm Bromma (ESSB) in Sweden.

MT Scenery Design came up with another look at Coventry Airport (EGBE) in the UK. The developer plans to release the airport in the first quarter of 2022.

Pacific Islands Simulation showcased new images of Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (KCLE) in the United States.

We also hear that the developer is working on Seoul Incheon International Airport (RKSI), Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (RCTP), and Salt Lake City International Airport (KSLC).

Last, but not least, we get a release. Northern Sky Studio launched Kahului Airport (PHOG) serving Maui Island, in the state of Hawaii, United States

You can purchase it on Simmarket priced at approximately $21 plus applicable VAT.

Below you can find a list of features and see what it looks like:

  • The most detailed replica of airport buildings and vehicles
  • Custom surroundings 
  • All materials created for full PBR
  • Shading and occlusion (texture baking) effects on all airport buildings
  • High-resolution building textures
  • Use of native, highly efficient gITF models
  • Custom orthophoto for the airport and surrounding areas

Recently, we published our massive interview with head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann, focusing on the Xbox version and short and long-term plans for the sim (on both platforms).

If you’d like to read more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of Amami AirportBristol AirportMarrakech Menara AirportGreat Britain CentralTehran Imam Khomeini Airport, Moscow Sheremetyevo AirportShanghai Pudong AirportKraków AirportFukuoka City & AirportFort Lauderdale Airport, Chongqing City & AirportManila 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 Xbox Series X|S.

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