Microsoft Flight Simulator Harrier, M-346 Master, Cessna Citation Mustang and Pristina Airport Get trailers and screenshots; Coventry goes freeware

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Today, third-party developers revealed assets and updates for their upcoming add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulators.

Today, third-party developers revealed assets and updates for their upcoming add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulators.

We start with DC designs, which provided new screenshots and an update on its AV-8B Harrier II. On top of that, we also have a sneak peek at “one of the most modern and popular fighter jets in the world” coming “in about a month” for PC and Xbox.

I’ll be using this brief update to let everyone know about two exciting new things happening at DC Designs. The first is about the Harrier, and something several people have asked: “Can you make the Harrier ‘bow to the crowd’ while hovering, like it does during aerial displays.” I hadn’t had the opportunity to test this until recently, and yesterday I was able to try it. The answer was: yes, you can! However, balancing the Harrier while performing the bow and not climbing, drifting or sinking is really difficult even in light winds. The plane’s engine thrust responds to N2, which means there is a lag between adding or removing power and changing thrust to climb or descend in a hover, further complicating things.

The second thing is that there’s been a very, *very* secret project going on for a few months now, and that project will be officially announced next week. It’s a fighter plane, one of the most modern and popular in the world, and I built it for a brand new developer who I’ve partnered with for this project and others at the moment. coming. We’ve been working to produce new aircraft that were announced late in production and released fairly quickly thereafter, both on Xbox and PC. They do the flight model, systems and html, and I build the model and animations. If this sounds familiar, that’s because it probably is, but it’s now an official thing and will expand the range of aircraft I can work on and learn from.

I’m under a non-disclosure agreement with the new developer, so I couldn’t discuss this aircraft with anyone and can’t answer any questions about it. All I can say is that it’s insanely awesome, great fun to fly in MSFS, and it’s coming out in about a month with Just Flight (and hitting the market as soon as the new developer’s store will be validated with Microsoft).

Incidentally, today we see Italian and Spanish Navy liveries for the Harrier.

We stay in the field of military jets with a “release” trailer of the M-346 Master by IndiaFoxtEcho.

Despite the title of the trailer, no release date has been announced. been announced but the aircraft is on “short final”.

We also get a trailer from Cockspur, showing off the upcoming Cessna Citation Mustang.

M’M simulations revealed new screenshots of Pristina Adem Jashari International Airport (BKPR), serving the capital of Kosovo. The airport is coming “soon”.

Last but not least, MT landscape design has announced a major change in exit plans from its Coventry Airport (EGBE) in the UK.

While originally planned to ship as paid software, Airport will now be released as freeware in its current “mostly completed” state on Volsim.to.

After its release, it will be updated over time adding more buildings and missing details.

The airport has been in development for almost two years and as the developer has become very busy, they don’t want to keep people waiting any longer.

Although the airport is free, those who appreciate it will have the opportunity to contribute with a donation.

If you want to know more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews on the Twin Otter, 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, Krakow Airport, Fukuoka City and Airport, Fort Lauderdale Airport, Chongqing City and Airport, Manila Airport, Santiago Airport, Frankfurt City Pack, Key West Airport, Okavango Delta, Bali Airport, London Oxford Airport, Berlin Brandenburg Airport , CRJ 550/700, PA-28R Arrow III, Kristiansand Airport, Macau City & Airport, Bonaire Flamingo Airport, Milano Linate Airport, Singapore City Pack, Tokyo Narita Airport, Yao Airport, F-15 Eagle , the Paris City Pack, Greater Moncton Airport, Tweed New Haven Airport, Santorini Airport, Sydney Airport, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Reggio Cala Bria 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 know more about the game itself, you can read our review which will tell you everything you need to know about the game from Asobo Studio.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is available for PC (Windows 10 and Steam) and Xbox Series X|S.

Kevin A. Perras