Microsoft Flight Simulator OV-10 Bronco Coming Next Month, Robinson R22 Helicopter Released

For your daily dose of Microsoft Flight Simulator news, the OV-10 Bronco will release in April, The P&W update for the Airbus A300 is coming this weekend, the Robinson R22 Helicopter has been released, and much more.


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Microsoft Flight Simulator Bronco and R22

Third-party developers had news to share about upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, alongside a few releases of aircraft and airports. ù

We start with the North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco by Azurpoly, which received a new trailer and some release details.

This classic workhorse is releasing in April for both PC and Xbox, and you can see what it looks like below.

The Beechcraft 60 Duke by Black Square received new videos including previews for the sounds, electrical simulation, environmental simulations, and instruments and radios.

We already know that the two versions of the aircraft (Piston, Turbine, and a bundle including both) are scheduled to release on April 8.

IniBuilds announced that a major update of its Airbus A300 is launching this weekend, including Pratt & Whitney engines and an option for modern radio units. You can check it out in the trailer below.

New screenshots of the upcoming Vilnius International Airport (EYVI) serving the capital of Lithuania have been released by MM Simulations

 

Moving on to releases, Cowan Simulations released the Robinson R22 helicopter. 

It's currently available at the developer's own store for $24.99. It includes the following features.

  • Free Future Updates
  • Bindable Throttle
  • All Default Bindings Work
  • Bindings Explained in Manual
  • Detailed Manual
  • Detailed Paint Kit
  • Persistence Saves Weight & Balance
  • Persistence Saves Options for Next Flight
  • Tested and Zeroed in by Real Pilots
  • Realistic StartUp Procedure
  • Realistic Systems
  • Working Breakers
  • Animated Passenger
  • In Cockpit 3D Checklist
  • 3 Panel Variants (G530/GTN/Analog)
  • PMS GTN 650/750 Integration
  • TDS GTNXi 650/750 Integration
  • Solo Controls Optional
  • Individually Removeable Doors
  • Working Heater
  • Vibration Animations
  • 22 Paint Jobs (liveries)
  • Dynamic Weight Options
  • Wwsie Fully Dynamic Sound Pack
  • Confirmed Fully VR Ready
  • Realistic Flight Dynamics
  • Custom 3D Instruments
  • Detailed Night Lighting
  • Accurate 3D Modeling
  • 4K PBR Textures
 

IniBuilds released a new airport, Kefalonia International Airport (LGKF) in Greece, developed by Fly X. It's available on iniBuilds' store and Simmarket for approximately $12.79.

It includes the following perks. 

  • Accurate and highly detailed airport buildings
  • Detailed terminal interior
  • High-resolution PBR Textures
  • Custom ground markings​

UK2000 Scenery released Aberdeen Airport (EGPD) in Scotland. You can purchase it on Simmarket for $21.09.

It includes the following features.

  • Full detail Buildings
  • Realistic Ground Markings
  • Hi Res ground image
  • Stunning Night Effects
  • High details Airport Vehicles
  • Excellent Frame Rates
  • Full set of signs
  • Fencing
  • Vegatation
  • PBR Materials
  • Static aircraft (optional)

Lastly, Impulse Simulations released Bundaberg Airport (YBUD) in Australia. You can purchase it on Orbx Direct for $19.50 with the following features.

  • Realistic Ground & Apron Texturing
  • Realistic Night Lighting
  • Partially Replicated Interior
  • Full PBR Texturing
  • Custom Animations
  • RACQ Helibase / RFDS Operations Joint Hangar
  • Custom Vegetation & Grass
  • Over 100+ Custom Modelled Objects & Buildings
  • Custom Taxiway Signage
  • 15,000 Hand placed Objects
  • 100+ Custom Assets
  • 4 Included POI's  (Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Kennedy Bridge, Burnett Railway Bridge & Tallon Bridge)

As usual, you can expect to find daily Microsoft Flight Simulator news here on TechRaptor, to keep you up to date with the ins and outs of this flourishing third-party market.

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