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Microsoft Flight Simulator Twin Otter Gets Release Date & Details; F-35 Lightning II Released

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Twin Otter Gets Release Date & Details; F-35 Lightning II Released

Today a relevant new add-on aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator has been released, while launch details for another have been revealed.

Today a relevant new add-on aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator has been released, while launch details for another have been revealed.

We start with Aerosoft’s de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, which we learn will be released on January 19.

The pricing will be €29.95 plus applicable VAT, and below you can find the list of avionics (compatible with mods)

  • Garmin 530 all-in-one GPS/Nav/Comm solution
  • Garmin 430 all-in-one GPS/Nav/Comm solution
  • Bendix/King KR-87 ADF Receiver
  • Bendix/King KT-76C Transponder
  • Bendix/King KAP140 Autopilot
  • Intercontinental Altitude Alerter
  • Collins 913K Autopilot Controller (used as repeater for the KAP140)
  • Bendix/King KMA Audio Selector
  • Collins FD-112V Flight Director

On top of that, we also get the final list of models and liveries:

  • DHC6-100 Floats Passenger (Westcoast Air C-FGQH)
  • DHC6-100 Wheels Cargo (Norway Airforce MXJ_67-062)
  • DHC6-100_Wheels Passenger (Fuerza Aerea de chile 940)
  • DHC6-300 Amphibian Passenger (Viking Air N153QS)
  • DHC6-300 Floats Passenger (Trans Maldivian 8Q-TJM)
  • DHC6-300 Floats Passenger Short Nose (Trans Maldivian 8Q-MAV)
  • DHC6-300 Ski Cargo (British Antarctica Survey VP-FBB)
  • DHC6-300 Tundra Wheels Cargo (Air Inuit C-GKCJ)
  • DHC6-300 Tundra Wheels Passenger (Norlandair TF-NLC)
  • DHC6-300 Wheels Cargo 3 Blade Prop (Aklak Air C-CDHC)
  • DHC6-300 Wheels Cargo 4 Blade Prop (Aklak Air C-CDHC)
  • DHC6-300 Wheels Skydiver (Perris Valley Skydiving N-708PV)
  • DHC6-300 Wheels Passenger (Solomons Airline H4-FNT)

On the front of releases, IndiaFoxtEcho launched its F-35 Lightning II, which is now available on SimMarket for approximately $28 plus applicable VAT. Other stores will follow while we learn that (predictably) the launch on Microsoft’s official marketplace and Xbox may take a while.

Separate packages with static aircraft carriers should be available in the next few days.

  • Detailed representation of the three variants of the aircraft, showcasing individual differences and commonalities.
  • Detailed external visual model and cockpit, based on extensive research
  • Realistic pilot interface through the Primary Control Display (PCD) based on real world simulators
  • Liveries for all the air forces and services that are currently flying the F-35
  • Realistic flight dynamics based on publicly available data
  • STOVL capabilities for the F-35B
  • Carrier capabilities for the F-35C (special code to perform assisted takeoff and landing from any static surface)
  • Sound package based on real world recordings

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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