Today third-party developers released several add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator on top of sharing assets for an upcoming aircraft.
We start with the release of Flight Replica's de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth, one of the pioneers of airline operations (portrayed above). It can be purchased on the official marketplace within the simulator for $16.49.
It includes the following features:
- Accurate 2023 rendition of ONT
- Custom taxi signs
- Several animations (ASR radar, etc.)
- Use of parallax on non-essential areas to keep FPS
- LOD optimization to help maintain good frame rate
- Proper airport lighting (Wig-Wags, centerline lights, amber hold-shorts, etc.)
- Taxi/ATC taxi routing for your favorite traffic addons
- Custom Jetways w/gate & number placard
Another major American airport comes from AMSim and Beautiful Model of the World, Daytona Beach International Airport (KDAB). It even comes with an animated Nascar race track. It can be purchased on Orbx Direct for $18.13.
It comes with the following features.
- Animated NASCAR race cars on Daytona Speedway
- Animated Jetway
- Custom ground markings
- High-resolution custom ground textures, dirt and other details
- Surrounding buildings fully modeled
- Detailed terminal interior
- Airlines codes assigned to each parking
- Fully compatible with FSLTL traffic
Last, but not least, Aerosoft showcased new screenshots of the upcoming Airbus A330, showing the flight deck and the electronic flight bag tablet. We're still waiting for the release date of this add-on.
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 Airport, Orbx's Oslo Gardermoen Airport, and RHDSimulations' Boeing 767-300ER.