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  1. OzWookiee

    MSFS [GUIDE] Converting Aircraft from FSX to MSFS

    Redistributing payware aircraft is reserved as the sole right of the original developers. So too, redistribution of freeware aircraft is similarly reserved by the original developers without prior consent. The first is illegal and falls under piracy, the second is showing respect for other...
  2. FSWindowSeat

    MSFS SimConnect - Accessing Local Variables

    Hi all - I was very happy to learn that MSFS2020 came with a SDK and that it supports SimConnect as well. While I've been able to convert some of my work to the new SDK, I'm struggling with accessing local variables. In FSX Lvars were only accessible via the panels system, which in turn could...
  3. K

    MSFS polygon always disappear

    Hi, each time I create a polygon on my airport, it will disappear when re-opening the project again. Any tips?
  4. Augustin Winther

    MSFS ENBM - Voss Airport, Bømoen

    ENBM - Voss Airport, Bømoen | Version 0.1.0 | 2020-08-28 I've added a quick and easy rendition of ENBM to the sim. This airport is not in the base game unfortunately, most likely due to really bad quality aerial imagery. Voss Airport, Bømoen is a general aviation airport located on the former...
  5. P

    MSFS Errors opening sample projects in the SDK

    Hi, I've been having problems all around with the sdk. I have the game through steam. I have installed the sdk properly, read through all the documentation, and the sim itself is fine. I have a problem when I load the Example Airplane, I get the following error: The other problem (that probably...
  6. pilot1106

    Adding Landmarks

    As a MSFS2020 beginner coming from X-Plane and WED, there is still a lot to learn for me to be able to create the desired output with the SDK. I don’t plan to create a new Airport right now but like to: Remove buildings and vegetation where I know they don’t belong Add some landmarks (I have...
  7. F

    Video with the basics of scenery design

    I have made a video (german language with english subtitles) which shows the absolute basics how to create a missing airport in MSFS2020: Enjoy !
  8. G

    3D gauges?

    Hi, I am a long time xplane developer, dealing primarily with complex avionics implementations and specifically 2d rendering on gauges of 3d gauge data (for example, a glass gauge showing a 3d movable representation of the aircraft exterior). I’ve used OpenGL along with shaders to accomplish...
  9. Torealise

    3DS Max MSFS2020 Materials Tools - PhysicalMaterial to FlightSim material - error "unknown property: ''filename'' is undefined!"

    There are Materials Tools (MSFS2020 SDK for 3ds max) and it contain a script that converts PhisicalMaterial to MSFS2020 FlightSim material. But it gives me error "unknown property: "filename" is undefined!" in this part: on PM pressed do ( if (queryBox "Convert all Physical Materials to...
  10. Terrainy-Studios

    Looking for Developers - MSFS2020 and Xplane Projects

    We are looking for individuals with experience in 3D Modeling-Texturing and/or Programming to join our development team. We have various projects running, including both Scenery and Aircraft development for MSFS2020 and Xplane 11. All the available positions are PAID positions. Visit our...
  11. D

    MSFS MSFS2020 Flight Model

    Greetings! There have been statements in the media that new flight model in MSFS2020 will rely on geometry... something like this... but I am not sure what that means. I have changed the geometry and exported it via Blender and it seems that it had absolutely no effect (changes are visible in...
  12. DragoB

    MSFS Introduction to MSFS SDK (scenery)

    I have together with a few people (Mr. Wompy on discord et. al) created a short no-bs introduction to creating and compiling a scenery project. The document is not yet finished and I am waiting for others to pitch in. The custom objects insertion is WIP. Also, please keep in mind that some of us...
  13. O

    MSFS Develop a small airport scenario

    I'm starting learning to develop addons for the new MSFS2020, everything is very confusing because there is a lot of content on the new SDK, wanted to know if there is someone who could help me take the first steps to create a small airport for learning these first steps and in the future be...
  14. thetford569

    MSFS Unable to build sample packages in FS2020 SDK

    Read through the SDK last night and tried to follow the directions today and build the simpleaerial and simpleairport packages in the simulator. I'm getting error messages and it's not showing the projects in the sim. Any thoughts? PackageBuilder | Reading D:\MSFS...
  15. Vitus

    Blender2MSFS toolkit 0.40.0

    The Blender2MSFS toolkit is an addon for Blender which allows the user to export 3D models to Microsoft Flight Simulator. It features a customized glTF 2.0 exporter, batch export for multi-LOD scenes, and support for all 15 materials of the sim platform. This toolkit was made possible by the...