Third-party developers delivered quite a lot of interesting Microsoft Flight Simulator goodies across the new year, especially on the freeware side.
We start with Got Friends, which released a full-featured Discus-2c glider, and it’s completely free.
It can be downloaded from flightsim.to and you can see it in action below.
- Built in-game Winch Launch Control (No External Applications Required).
- 6 Thermal Active Weather Presets (Alps Summer, Alps Winter, Coastal, Ridge, Cross Country & Standard)
- B-21 Navigation Display and FSSoar Navigation.
- Digital Variometer and adjustable Variotone volume and energy modes.
- Swappable Metric and Imperial Gauges.
- Working FLARM detection system.
- Wingflex and Yawstring.
- Functional Ballast Dump and Effects.
- 8K/4K Texture Sets.
- 4 Liveries (Paint Kit Uploaded Seperately).
- Flight Manual Included
Next is WelshSimulations, which is working on a Boeing 757-200 and released new screenshots of the model.
This project is also freeware and you can follow its progress on the developer’s Discord server.
We also hear from Project Global, which is making a Boeing 707. Below you can see new images of the model.
Like the above, this will be freeware and you can follow its progress on the developer’s Discord server.
Last, but not least, Drzewiecki Design delivered new images of the small Bydgoszcz Ignacy Jan Paderewski Airport (EPBY) 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 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.