Microsoft Flight Simulator Airbus A330 Gets Screenshots; Schweizer S300CBi, Stockholm & Faro Airport Released

Published: June 18, 2023 12:22 AM /


Microsoft Flight Simulator Stockholm Arlanda

Third-party developers shared news about add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator with multiple releases including two major airports and a helicopter.

We start with Aerosoft, which shared new images of its upcoming Airbus A330 via beta tester BaxterChico. We get to take a look at some really spiffy details including the wing views. 


Moving on to releases, Orbx launched Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ESSA) in Sweden. This major Scandinavian hub is now available on Orbx Direct for $24.01.

It includes the following features:

  • Exquisitely detailed depiction of ESSA Stockholm-Arlanda
  • Functional & correct VDGS for every stand
  • Animated jetways
  • Enhanced interiors for all terminals & SkyCity
  • High-quality custom GSE & Clutter (optional)
  • Animated vehicles with weather & time influenced appearance (optional)
  • Weather-influenced snowbanks & snow trucks (optional)
  • High-resolution mesh
  • Included GSX-profile
  • From acclaimed developers Marcus Nyberg & Jetstream Designs

Another airport release came from RDPresets and it's Faro International Airport ( LPFR) in Portugal. You can find it at the developer's own store and Simmarket for $24.07.

  • Realistic replica of LPFR - Faro Airport
  • Completely custom modelling and texturing with PBR textures on the whole airport.
  • Full Custom 3D Interior including 3D Passengers
  • More than 1000+ clutter objects on the apron and surrounding area's
  • Realistic and functioning VDGS
  • Custom ground textures, faithfully recreating the asphalt differences like reality.
  • Performance optimizations.
  • Accurate night lighting.
  • Custom taxiway signage.
  • Ground traffic.

We also got the release of the Schweizer S300CBi helicopter by Nemeth Designs. It's currently available on the developer's own store for €13.23 with the following goodies.

  • Detailed and accurate visual model
  • Detailed 4K textures
  • Realistic flight dynamics based on real world data
  • Realistic aircraft operation based on real world piloting and maintenance manuals
  • 10 liveries
  • PDF manual

Microsoft Flight Simulator is currently available for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox Cloud Gaming, including Game Pass. If you'd like to learn more, you should stay tuned on TechRaptor as we have daily Microsoft Flight Simulator news to keep you updated on the many add-ons coming and released for the sim. We have also recently interviewed Microsoft's Jorg Neumann about the Antonov An-225 "Mriya" and iniBuilds' CEO Ubaid Mussa on the work of the popular third-party developer. If you're interested in reviews, you can check out iniBuilds' New York-JFK AirportOrbx's Oslo Gardermoen Airport, and RHDSimulations' Boeing 767-300ER.


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