Freeware Friday - Highlights of Community Releases #4

Freeware Friday - Highlights of Community Releases #4

Welcome to "Freeware Friday - Highlights of Community Releases" - your weekly spotlight on the most outstanding and innovative additions to the flight simulation community. Every Friday, we dive into the world of freeware, showcasing the most wanted and anticipated releases and updates of the week, or those add-ons, that have been highly in demand. Without further ado, let's dive right into our fourth edition!

EDDV - Hannover Airport

Introducing EDDV Hannover Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator! This project, initiated by a passionate group of flight simulator enthusiasts back in 2018, brings Hannover Airport to life in its early version. Situated in Lower Saxony, Germany, EDDV serves as a major hub for TUIfly. In this early alpha release, you can look forward to custom buildings and assets, a custom DEM model, up-to-date ground poly and a dynamic living world, complete with custom ground services and interiors. While this version may lack certain details like buildings, textures, markings, or animations, the dedicated team behind the project is committed to frequent updates. These updates will gradually add missing elements. For more detailed information and to download the add-on, you can visit it here.

F62 - Hayfork Airport - California, US

Welcome to F62 - Hayfork Airport in California, USA! This charming aviation hub, located in the picturesque landscapes of Trinity County, offers a serene departure point for aviation enthusiasts and travelers. It sits alongside Trinity Center Airfield, creating a perfect duo for adventurers looking to explore California's scenic marvels. The airport has been replicated with aged pavements, realistic vegetation, and various details to enhance immersion. Enjoy your flights at this updated airport, designed to immerse you in the beauty of Trinity County, California. Download it here.

ZYJX - Jixi Xingkaihu Airport, China

Introducing Jixi Xingkai Lake Airport in Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province, China! This modern civil airport boasts a 3,200-meter-long runway capable of accommodating large passenger aircraft. Equipped with modern terminals, waiting halls, check-in counters, and other facilities, it offers passengers a comfortable and convenient waiting environment. The airport serves as a vital transportation hub in Jixi City, facilitating domestic routes to various cities in China and promoting tourism, economic development, and local exchanges. Download it here.

Pitts Challenger II Lite

Introducing the "ORACLE" Pitts Challenger II by f7 Simulations, a tribute to the renowned airshow pilot Sean D. Tucker. This free, non-study level addon enhances the default Asobo Pitts with a modernized exterior and a highly customized flight model, giving it a much-needed facelift. The aircraft features a custom flight model, a powerful 400HP engine, modern prop physics, and high-resolution PBR textures. It's fully animated, adding to the immersive experience. Download it here.

KMSP - Minneapolis St Paul International

Community Creator connomar has released the version 1.9  update of the "KMSP - Minneapolis St Paul International" mod for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This update includes numerous improvements, such as newly added buildings to the left of runway 35, enhancements to Terminal Two - Humphrey's Fire Station, and winter snow clearing machinery. The update also addressed dependencies and recommends using the FSLTL traffic injector for an immersive experience. A video promo showcasing the airport was added, along with various fixes and improvements to taxiways and lighting. Download the update here.