21.6.2024 – 03:29z

FS2Crew Microsoft ATR Edition Featuring Fly with Magnar Released for MSFS

FS2Crew took to X to announce the release of their brand new product in their line of virtual crew add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This time they released FS2Crew Microsoft ATR Edition. This add-on is a complement to the Asobo ATR, adding a virtual crew to this aircraft. Although this is not an animated first officer inside the cockpit, users can still enjoy flying with the virtual voice of a first officer and flight attendant. Making the user’s experience more realistic when flying.

This virtual first officer can assist the user with aircraft checklists and operations using a voice recognition system or manual control with buttons through a menu by the user. It also includes Flight attendant announcements to the passengers. According to the developer, this is one of their most in-depth FS2Crew product.

An Exceptional Guest in This FS2Crew Add-on

Unlike their previous iterations for the Fenix A320 or PMDG 737. The Asobo ATR version features a collaboration with a special guest. Famous ATR pilot, instructor, and YouTuber known as Fly With Magnar joined the development of this add-on. It not only helped in the design of this add-on for improved realism. It is also featured as one of the voices you can select for your virtual first officer inside the simulator.

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Features Included With This Add-on

In addition to Magnar’s voice, you have the option to choose from multiple human-recorded voices for your crew. You are also able to manually change these audio files. A new feature with this add-on is the full integration into the MSFS Toolbar via the FS2Crew command center. The manual flow selector allows the user to start manually the virtual first officer’s aircraft flows. Auto respond has been added as a new method of communicating with the first officer, and a new audio system has been incorporated with this add-on.

Here are some more features included with this add-on:

  • Mobile device networking support
  • On-screen helper panels make learning the software a breeze: All information needed to fly is now directly displayed via the new information center, checklist assist, flows assist, and command assist panels.
  • Push to talk key option
  • Updated speech recognition system for better results and improved recognition
  • Ability to mix flight crew accents (for example, you can pair a British FO with a German Captain)
  • New visual status display indicator
  • Button control actions are now accessible via easy drop down menu interface
  • And more!

As of the time of writing, the developer released version 1.1.0 of this add-on. This update fixes some bugs and adds the GC instant availability option. FS2Crew Microsoft ATR Edition requires the ATR add-on available in the MSFS marketplace with all updates installed. You can acquire this add-on on the developer store for €29.99. If you want to know more about this developer, you can head to this article regarding their animated first officer release for the Fenix A320.

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