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…

Balloon for Heriot-Watt University

We made a custom version of the Hot Air Balloon for a friend at Heriot-Watt University And made a video of it flying over the cities where they have their campuses, to hopefully lift the spirits of the students and staff during these times.

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…

Testing Gauges

I tried adding gauges from the “Gauges Aircraft” sample to a balloon. Available at https://eggman28.itch.io/hot-air-balloons No idea if it’s realistic or useful but it looks cooler than the static dials that were on it before 🙂 What the initial testing looked like when I forgot to hide the fuselage of the sample Gauge Aircraft 🙂