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Microsoft Flight Simulator P-38 Lightning & Jersey Airport Revealed; Crusader & Zadar Released; Airbus H145, Fenix A320, & More Get Screenshots, Videos

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Microsoft Flight Simulator P-38 Lightning & Jersey Airport Revealed; Crusader & Zadar Released; Airbus H145, Fenix A320, & More Get Screenshots, Videos

Today third-party developers had relevant reveals and releases for Microsoft Flight Simulator, heralding more content coming for the sim.

Today third-party developers had relevant reveals and releases for Microsoft Flight Simulator, heralding more content coming for the popular sim.

FlyingIron Simulations revealed its P-38L lightning, showcasing another popular World War II warbird coming to the simulator. It’ll e released this month.

Another reveal comes from Uk2000 Scenery, which is working on Jersey Airport (EGJJ) in the Channel Islands.

The airport is fairly large and serves numerous airlines, even if most traffic is seasonal.

The planned release is rather close, in 1-2 weeks.

Moving on to releases, we take a look at the Vought Crusader F-8-E by Roland Laborie.

It’s currently available on SimMarket for $34 plus applicable VAT.

Below you can find a list of features and see what this classic jet looks like.

  • 5 High Resolution Liveries.(3 US, 2 French)
  • Highly detailed external model, fully animated.
  • Highly detailed 3D internal model (VC), fully animated.
  • Air to Air weapons:AIM-9 Sidewinder, Matra 530.
  • Air To Ground weapons: AGM-12 Bullpup, MK82.
  • Weapons can be fired but are not destructive.
  • Classic Hud,map.

The next release comes from Orbx, and it’s Zadar Airport (LDZD).

It’s available at the developer’s Orbx Direct store for $16.81. Here’s what it brings to the for another summery destination in Croatia.

  • Full PBR
  • Unique static aircraft
  • From developer Rasha Tucakov
  • Custom POIs across the city of Zadar
  • Detailed depiction of Croatia’s 4th busiest airport
  • Custom weather-influenced ground polygon with unique textures and markings


Hype Performance Group released another video dedicated to its Airbus H145, showcasing theupcoming civilian variant of the helicopter that is currently available in early access.

More Airbus goodness comes from Fenix simulations, which released new screenshots of its Airbus A320 on its official Discord server.

On top of that, we get a video on the Indicating & Recording system, which is basically how the aircraft’s system collect information and presents it to the pilots.

Next comes DC Designs with new screenshots of the upcoming Northrop P-61B Black Widow. The aircraft will be the developer’s first freeware aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

On top of that, we hear that work on the Concorde will begin next week, and soon we can expect to see the exterior. The developer hopes to release this purebred airliner before Christmas.

SimSkunkWorks also has a video to share of its TF-104G Strarfighter. We get to see the NASAR15 radar in action.

This one should come before the end of October.

Last, but not least, we take another work-in-progress look at Bankstown Airport (YSBK) close to Sydney, Australia, in development at Impulse Simulations.

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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