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Microsoft Flight Simulator F-104 & Waimea-Kohala Airport Released; Nanki Shirahama & Zielona Góra Get New Screenshots

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Microsoft Flight Simulator F-104 & Waimea-Kohala Airport Released; Nanki Shirahama & Zielona Góra Get New Screenshots

Today third-party developers launched new add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator while showcasing new images of upcoming releases.

Today third-party developers launched new add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator while showcasing new images of upcoming releases.

First of all, Sim Skunk Works released its TF-104G Starfighter, which is currently available on SimMarket for approximately $34 plus applicable VAT.

Below you can find a list of features and screenshots.

MODEL

  • Highly detailed model, fully animated, both front and rear cockpit
  • Highly detailed 3D cockpit, fully animated and working
  • Complete 3D-lights systems both internal and external

TEXTURES

  • multinational liveries
  • A complete paintkit will soon be available for painters (upon request)

SYSTEMS

  • Almost all real systems have been modelled and working as the real thing
  • Flight dynamics modelled 99% close to the real aircraft;
  • fully tested and validated by qualified real-world F-104 pilot
  • Fully functional and close to real NASARR R-15, A/G and A/A mode with:
    • STT (Single track target)
    • LOCK-ON
    • ATTACK
    • GROUND MAP PENCIL
    • GROUND MAP SPOILER
    • CONTOUR MAP
    • TERRAIN AVOIDANCE
  • Aerodynamic pitch up, inertia coupling and BLC system reproduced
  • Payload drop actually changes aircraft weight, balance and drag as well
  • Inertial navigator Litton LN-3 fully implemented

The next release came from Northern Sky Studio, which released another of its Hawaiian airports. More precisely, it’s Waimea-Kohala Airport (PHMU).

It’s available on SimMarket for $12 plus applicable VAT.

  • 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

We then get to see new images of Nanki–Shirahama Airport (RJBD) in Japan from Gate15Scenery. They show the Wakayama Disaster Prevention Air Center close to the airport.

Last, but not least, Drzewiecki Design showcased new screenshots of Zielona Góra Airport (EPZG) in Poland.

Recently, we published our latest interview with head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann and we heard more about Microsoft’s plans for the next few months, including World Update Australia.

If you’d like to read more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of Auckland International AirportSkiathos AirportAthens International AirportBergamo Orio al Serio AirportAmami 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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