• X-Plane

    X-Plane 10 HD Mesh Scenery V3 Released

    Andras Fabian announces the release of his massive X-Plane 10 HD Mesh Scenery, version 3. The mesh covers North America, Europe and Japan using high resolution landclass data.

    December 18, 2014, 10:13 am

    Alabeo Updates Add-Ons To Support X-Plane 10

    Alabeo has updated five X-Plane aircraft to version 3 for X-Plane 10. These latest versions are now available at the FS Pilot Shop. Included are the C188 Agtruck, D17 Staggerwing, Pitts S2S, Su-26 and Waco YMF.

    December 18, 2014, 7:53 am

    SimPlugins - Panel Builder Add-on Pilatus PC7

    SimPlugins announces Panel Builder Add-on Pilatus PC7. This add-on contains 25 type specific instruments for the Pilatus PC7. simPlugins Panel Builder or simPlugins EFIS Panel Builder is required.

    December 18, 2014, 3:54 am

    SketchUp Tutorial Part Six

    In this tutorial, Paul Mort gives us an introduction to SketchUp, one of the easiest to use 3D design tools. With SketchUp you can create 3D objects for use in scenery. In this sixth part he expands on applying textures, including projecting textures onto curved surfaces.

    December 17, 2014, 6:11 pm

    X-Plane 10 Mobile Flight Simulator Released

    X-Plane 10 Mobile has just been released for Apple systems and is now available at the Apple app store. Featuring brand new Internet multiplayer, combat missions, emergency scenarios, tutorials, 3-D cockpits, and more, X-Plane 10 Mobile is enough to make desktop users jealous.

    December 17, 2014, 10:29 am

    FS Pilot Shop Holiday Sale Continues

    The FS Pilot Shop has a plethora of specials and super-sales on right now so be sure to stop by their specials section. Famed publisher Carenado has their Christmas sale on now with up to 80% off their aircraft. Here's a taste of some of the specials on sale now through December 25th or later.

    December 16, 2014, 10:27 am

    X-Plane 10 Mobile Challenges

    Laminar Research has announced the line-up of challenges to be available in X-Plane 10 Mobile. Those looking for something a little different will enjoy challenges in categories including general aviation, commercial aviation, racing, helicopters and fighters.

    December 12, 2014, 8:19 am

    Interview With Colonel Billy Bargagliotti

    Billy Bargagliotti enjoys creating the unusual, sometimes almost forgotten, aircraft from aviation's history. His unusual designs certainly liven up the X-Plane sky! Learn more about his wide variety of interests and what inspires his creations in our interview.

    December 10, 2014, 4:32 pm

    Carenado Holiday Sale

    For only a short time this holiday season, all Carenado products will be on sale at the FS Pilot Shop. Visit the Pilot Shop today for savings of 30% to 80% on Carenado add-ons.

    December 10, 2014, 1:00 am

    Carenado Updates X-Plane Aircraft

    Carenado has released updates for six of their X-Plane aircraft products. Updated aircraft include the following: C210 Centurion, A36 Bonanza, C337 Skymaster, B58 Baron and C208B Grand Caravan.

    December 9, 2014, 10:06 am

    FlightSimCon 2015 Seeks Presenters

    FlightSimCon is an annual aviation and flight simulation conference held in Connecticut designed to bring pilots and flight simulation enthusiasts together in an interactive social setting. At this time, the conference is seeking Sponsors, Speakers, and Exhibitors for the event.

    December 8, 2014, 11:53 am

    X-Plane 10 Mobile Aircraft Lineup Announced

    Coming soon to the Apple App Store is X-Plane 10 Mobile. This holiday season, the world's most advanced flight simulator will make its way to iPhones and iPads. The initial lineup of available aircraft has now been announced.

    December 5, 2014, 4:39 pm

    Review: Carenado PA34 Seneca II

    Carenado has a long reputation for great general aviation planes for Microsoft Flight Simulator and more recently for X-Plane. Reviewer Shawn Weigelt examines their PA34 Seneca II for use with X-Plane 10.30+ and finds that they continue to live up to their reputation.

    December 3, 2014, 7:51 am

    Interview With Hamish Hall-Smith

    Hamish Hall-Smith is a young X-Plane aircraft developer who has created some unusual and innovative craft. He's done things from watercraft to spacecraft. Learn more about his inspiration and design techniques in our interview.

    November 25, 2014, 6:34 pm

    Announcing X-Plane 10 Mobile

    Coming soon to the Apple App Store is X-Plane 10 Mobile. This holiday season, the world's most advanced flight simulator will make its way to iPhones and iPads. A revolutionary upgrade over Version 9, X-Plane 10 Mobile will make our desktop users jealous.

    November 24, 2014, 11:10 am