Third-party developers have revealed interesting assets and details about upcoming scenery and aircraft add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
The exterior (model, textures, and animations) is completed, while only early work has been done on cockpit animations and systems. The developer mentions that there is plenty of work left to be done, but they hope to show more before the Christmas break.
FlyByWire also showcased a video of its development progress on the A32NX open-source Airbus A320 Neo project. Specifically, we take a look at the hydraulic steering and the ability to separate tiller and pedals.
Scenic Routes had a tease to share, and more precisely a look at Kefalonia Airport (LGKF) in Greece. While it’s not a large airport, it’s definitely very scenic, and hosts many seasonal flights from all over Europe in the summer.
Last, but not least, developer Paulo Ricardo released a very impressive rendition of Santos Dumont Airport (SBRJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
What makes this even more impressive is the fact that it isn’t just high-quality scenery, but it also comes with tons of landmarks for the city itself.
You can find it on the Brazillian Geardown Simulations marketplace for R$49.00 (that translates into approximately $9. This option requires the use of an installer in Portuguese, but it’s extremely affodable.
Otherwise, you can find it on SimMarket for $19 plus applicable VAT. You can find plenty of screenshots below.
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 Airport, Skiathos Airport, Athens International Airport, Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Amami Airport, Bristol Airport, Marrakech Menara Airport, Great Britain Central, Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport, Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, Shanghai Pudong Airport, Kraków Airport, Fukuoka City & Airport, Fort Lauderdale Airport, Chongqing City & Airport, Manila Airport, Santiago Airport, the Frankfurt City Pack, Key West Airport, the Okavango Delta, Bali Airport, London Oxford Airport, Berlin Brandenburg Airport, the CRJ 550/700, the PA-28R Arrow III, Kristiansand Airport, Macau City & Airport, Bonaire Flamingo Airport, Milano Linate Airport, the Singapore City Pack, Tokyo Narita Airport, Yao Airport, the F-15 Eagle, the Paris City Pack, Greater Moncton Airport, Tweed New Haven Airport, Santorini Airport, Sydney Airport, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Reggio Calabria Airport, Bastia Poretta Airport, Munich Airport, Paris Orly Airport, Newcastle International Airport, Sankt Johann Airfield, Dublin 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.