Mig 31 Firefox

Dust off those old VHS cassettes, its time for the Firefox to come into Microsoft Flight Simulator This was one of the burning aircraft that needed to be created and a request from reddit pushed me over the line. For those of you who don’t know it, watch this trailer of the 1982 movie This…

F-16 Major Update

We recently spent quite a few nights updating the F16. Available at https://flightsim-squadron.itch.io/flightsim-aircraft This update includes the following: Internal HUD!!!!!!! New Cockpit  Thruster Control Flaps 2 Dashboards Did I mention HUD!!! Rain effects internal External Ailerons Rudder Elevator Gears Exhaust FX Rain effects external Performance The F16 can hit 1300 knots at max speed! The is…

Building Interiors

With most of our mods, the key trend is they must look great from the outside but often once you snap the first few pics it leaves you wanting more. Over the past few weeks of searching we found that cockpits are something that the online model libraries lack, and is why we have decided…

F4 Corsair

We just released the F4 Corsair in our Season Pass which features the iconic WW2 American fighter. This was a tricky model to get working as the base aircraft was mostly a solid mesh and I needed to strip out the flaps for the landing gears, and also insert new tires and supports. The aircraft…

Working Internals

Recently we have been experimenting with enabling internals within the cockpits of our aircraft. After a lot of trial and error we were able to crack the method of linking the 3D models, animations and meshes into the MSFS SDK. Its by no means perfect as the XML file that does this translation is 759…

F117 – Night Hawk: Stealth Bomber

I have just started the process to create the Night Hawk Stealth Aircraft for MSFS 2020 and also trying to bring in as many new features as I have learnt from starting modding for the SIM. Starting small has ended becoming a huge beast, much like any passion project. The goal I am trying to…

Ultralight – Special Request

Over the past few weeks we have been speaking with a passionate Ultralight pilot; Andrew, in creating an aircraft to add to his Squadron. He is a seasoned pilot and wanted to bring into MSFS something from his real world to try out, the Ultralight. This is just a short post to showcase the steps…

Animated Antonov AN-12

We have just added the Antonov AN12 aircraft to the 2020 Season Pass. This was a bit of a tricky one to pull off as the gearing and flaps had to be tweaked numerous times. We hope you like this mod and have fun flying it. Feel free to tweak the aircraft config, engine and…

Aircraft Gauges – Yeah man!

With every new aircraft we create we try push the envelope on making each Flight Sim Squadron downloadable even better than the last. We have recently been pulling apart many forums, video tutorials, and crawling threads in trying to work out how to create active gauges for in cockpit flight controls with the SDK. As…