Microsoft Flight Simulator Free Embraer E170 Gets New Screenshots; Ponta Delgada Airport Announced

Published: August 7, 2023 11:52 PM /


Microsoft Flight Simulator Embraer E170 - Progress Over Time

Third-party developers shared interesting news about upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, while two relevant airports have been released. 

We start with Ouroboros, which released a development update and new images of the 3D modeling of its freeware Embraer 170 on its official Discord server

A lot has changed since the last time the aircraft was showcased, and the modeling of the flight deck is now complete. You can find a full list of the changes and the images below.

Aircraft Frame & Internals
    + Aircraft Fuselage Frame Completed

 Interior LOD
    + Fire Extinguisher
    + PBE Pack
    + Adjust to 3D Scan
    + Cockpit Window Frame
    + Ceiling Adjustment
    + Reset Decals Height
    + Cabin reading light switches
    + Floor Exit Sign Fixtures
    + Cabin Seats
    + Partition Reading Pockets
    + Passenger Overhead Controls
    + Overhead Bins
    + Exit Signs & Annunciators
    + Lavatory Door
    + Yoke V3
    + Jump Seat V2
    + Door Remake / Back Wall
    + Observer Panel - Adjust to Scan/Pics
    + Pen Holders
    + Pens
    + Window Handle Lever
    + Pedal Bar Track
    + Ceiling Panel Speaker + Lights
    + Magnetic Compass
    + EFB Mount
    + Primary Display Bezels
    + Adjust Cockpit Seats Topo
    + New Overhead Knobs - - - - - [Contributor: air_marshal_404]
    + Cockpit Windowshades
    + Window Heater Buss Bar
    + Various cockpit trim pieces revisited
    + Cockpit door hinges, vents, details
    + Several shading, topology, detail reworks
         Many unaccounted models added

 Exterior LOD
    + APU Interior Complete - - - - - [Contributor: AP Disco]
    - APU Exterior In Development
    - Wing Remake In Development
    - Main Landing Gear Bay In Development


Next, iniBuilds announced Ponta Delgada - João Paulo II Airport (LPPD) in the Azores. It'll feature full interiors, points of interest, enhanced coastline cliffs nearby, statues and water features, the local  Fort of São Brás, and the port area.

You can check out the trailer below.

Another announcement comes from FeelThere, which is working on Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (MMPR) serving Puerto Vallarta,  Mexico. You can take a look at the screenshots below.


Moving on to releases, MLD Scenery's launched Timișoara Traian Vuia International Airport (LRTR) in Romania. It's currently available on Simmarket for $18.69 including the following features.

  • PBR Textures
  • Custom Ground polygons
  • 2023 layout
  • Exquisite Night Lighting
  • GSX Profile

Last, but not least, Silvercrest Creations released Kumasi Airport (DGS) in Ghana. You can find it on Simmarket for $12.00 and watch a trailer below. 

Microsoft Flight Simulator is currently available now for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox Cloud Gaming, on top of Game Pass. If you'd like to hear more about the countless upcoming add-ons for the sim, you should stay tuned on TechRaptor every day, as we have daily Microsoft Flight Simulator news on the topic to keep everyone up to date.

You can also take a look at our interviews with Microsoft's Jorg Neumann about the Antonov An-225 "Mriya" and iniBuilds' CEO Ubaid Mussa on the activity of the popular third-party developer.

In addition to that, we have reviewed several add-ons, including Orbx's Stockholm Arlanda and Oslo Gardermoen AirportsiniBuilds' New York-JFK Airport, and RHDSimulations' Boeing 767-300ER.


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