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Microsoft Flight Simulator Free Airbus A380 Gets Spectacular Video Showing a Beautiful Bird

Today third-party developers shared quite a lot of interesting news and releases of add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator, including aircraft and scenery.

We start with prominent freeware developer FlyByWire, which released an extensive video showing off its Airbus A380

We get to see about ten minutes of footage displaying basically everything, including the exterior, the flight deck, the cabin, the EFB, the animations, and more. What makes the deal even sweeter is that this massive airliner will be free, albeit it doesn’t yet have a release date.

Next, is another video coming from FlightFX. This time around, we get to see the animations of the Cessna 750 Citation X announced a few days ago.

We then get new screenshots and a tentative release date for the Beechcraft 60 Duke by Black Square, on top of downloadable manuals for the turbine and piston versions. At the moment, the plan is to launch both versions on April 8.

No screenshots but another tentative release date comes for the F-5E Tiger II by SC Designs. We hear that it should launch on March 21.

Moving on to releases, Backwood Studios launched Shady Cove Airpark (OG31) in Oregon, United States. It’s available on Orbx Direct for $7.03 with the following features.

  • Fly In Community with a well-maintained dirt runway.
  • Vegetation clearing for both runway approaches.
  • Road texturing throughout the city and beyond.
  • Night scene with custom landscape lighting throughout.
  • Custom aircraft hanger and driveway spawns.
  • Private Fueling Center.
  • Custom 3d Modeled static objects.
  • Modified and custom ground texturing and vegetation.
  • Evidence of well-maintained watered landscaping or the lack of.
  • Experience what life is like living on the scenic Rogue River.
  • Opened and spawnable hangars with private parking.
  • Custom-built community homes with high-resolution PBR texturing.

Spinoza released Herrenteich Airport (EDEH) in Hockenheim, Germany. 

It’s available on Simmarket for $19.92 and you can check out a few screenshots below.

SXAirportDesign released Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (KBHM) in Alabama, United States. It’s available on Simmarket for $19.93 with the following features.

  • The entire airport recreated accurately
  • Custom ground textures
  • Baked AO 
  • Baked AO and night lighting on buildings
  • Use of LODs and combined models for superb FPS
  • Area photoscenery surrounding the airport

Unair released (LEDA) Lleida–Alguaire Airport in Spain. It’s available on Simmarket for $13.29 and it includes the following perks.

  • Detailed depiction of Lleida Airport in Spain including Terminal and Tower interior
  • Handcrafted 3D models.
  • 4K and PBR textures in most of the models.
  • 4K and PBR in ground textures, taxilines and markings.
  • Custom Orthophoto Imagery at ZL19.
  • Dynamic night lightning.
  • Hand placed vegetation.
  • Custom props.
  • AI Compatible and AI Parking Codes
  • Compatible with GSX
  • Optimized performance

Last for today is Arvika Westlanda Airfield (ESKV) in Sweden. It’s available on Simmarket for $13.29 and you can check out a few screenshots below.

To keep up to date with the ins and outs of the complex Microsoft Flight Simulator market, please come back often as we publish daily MSFS news for your perusal here on TechRaptor.

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