• X-Plane

    Review: Soul Made Simulations Beaver

    X-Plane bush pilots will surely enjoy flying the de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver from Soul Made Simulations. Reviewer Shawn Weigelt surely did and declares it a must have add-on. The plane comes with wheel and amphib versions, lots of liveries, high fidelity sound and a lovely flight model.

    September 30, 2015, 6:12 pm

    X-Plane 10.40 Released

    Laminar Research announces a major new release of X-Plane. Version 10.40 includes many updates and new features. It now supports download digital purchase. There are also now 576 new 3D airports, faster scenery loading, improvements in ATC and much more.

    September 30, 2015, 12:14 pm

    X-Plane 10 Mobile For Android Released

    Laminar Research announces that X-Plane 10 Mobile is now available for Android. The new Android version has all of the same features, missions, high quality aircraft and performance as the iOS version.

    September 29, 2015, 6:29 pm

    GoFlight - GF-RP-2 Rudder Pedals

    The GF-RP-2 rudder pedals from GoFlight, now available at the FS Pilot Shop, is the final key piece for every pilot to complete their cockpit environment. Enhance the realism and improve on the fundamentals of flight with true stick and rudder control.

    September 27, 2015, 5:24 pm

    Carenado - Cessna 182T Skylane for X-Plane

    Now available at the FS Pilot Shop from Carenado is the Cessna 182T Skylane for X-Plane. This popular general aviation plane includes features like the Carenado G1000 PFD and MFD, KFC225 autopilot, 3D stereo sounds, 3D gauges and much more.

    September 26, 2015, 5:33 pm

    Interview With Christopher Leipelt

    Christopher Leipelt is a young X-Plane scenery designer with big ambitions. Since being drawn into aviation a few years ago he's explored various aspects of it and plans to make flying a career. In just a short time he's made his mark as a scenery designer and has had some great real world experiences too. Learn more in our interview.

    September 23, 2015, 1:26 pm

    REX Games Studios Announces Major Changes

    REX Game Studios is dividing up into two divisions. The REX Game Studios division will focus its future development on full game and simulation products designed to be developed for the PC, mobile, and console platforms. The REX Simulations division will be overseeing all support and development of its add-on tools for Microsoft Flight Simulator, Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D, and X-Plane.

    September 19, 2015, 9:10 am

    SoulMade Simulations - DHC-2 Beaver for X-Plane

    Now available for X-Plane at the FS Pilot Shop is the DHC-2 Beaver from SoulMade Simulations. The Beaver is the ultimate bush plane. It comes in regular, bush and water versions and can be configured for passenger, pax/cargo mix or cargo cabins.

    September 14, 2015, 9:40 am

    Overlay Editor Tutorial Part One

    In this new tutorial series, Paul Mort teaches the basics of X-Plane scenery creation using Overlay Editor. You may find scenery is easier to create than you might think, as objects can be dropped into position, adjusted and rotated, with ease.

    September 12, 2015, 2:53 pm

    FSWidgets Release GMapHD for Windows

    FSWidgets have released a Windows edition of GMapHD, their flagship moving map product previously available for Android, iPad and Mac. GMap is the name of their popular free mapping utility, whereas GMapHD is the title for their premier line of moving map products that come pre-loaded with a large collection bonus Aero Charts and World Nav Data.

    September 11, 2015, 2:28 pm

    Interview With Dan Gould

    Dan Gould is an X-Plane enthusiast who enjoys repainting aircraft. With a life-long interest in aviation and being a professional graphic designer, this is pretty natural. He's painted a variety of planes and enjoys getting the highest level of realism possible. Learn more about him in our interview.

    September 9, 2015, 10:20 am

    Fruit Stand Tutorial

    Airports in X-Plane can seem barren without airplanes, or unrealistic with the wrong ones. In this tutorial, Roy White explains how to use resources including his The Fruit Stand Aircraft Library to realistically populate any airport with aircraft for a greatly improved look to scenery.

    September 2, 2015, 2:04 pm

    SketchUp Tutorial Part Nineteen

    In this tutorial series, Paul Mort has given an introduction to SketchUp, one of the easiest to use 3D design tools. With SketchUp you can create 3D objects for use in scenery. This article wraps up the series by reviewing the previous lessons.

    August 28, 2015, 7:45 am

    Multi Crew Experience Update Released

    Multi Crew Experience, voice control based crew simulation has now been updated. The FSX, Prepar3D and FS2004 version now supports the Captain Sim 737. The X-Plane version now supports the SSG Boeing 747-i8.

    August 24, 2015, 9:43 am

    Aerosoft - Manchester Airport for X-Plane

    Now available from Aerosoft for X-Plane is Manchester Airport X. The airport is modeled with high accuracy and has been provided with a combination of ultra high Definition (UHD) Textures and High Definition (HD) Textures.

    August 23, 2015, 1:59 pm

  • X-Plane Recent Forum Activity


    Bell 412 SAR Operations Narvik

    Thread Starter: ionfresko

    Hi all, first post here! Here is a video you may like, featuring some SAR-operations of X-Tridents Bell 412, in Narvik, Norway. VphusCppaV0

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    International Airport of Rio de Janeiro / Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim

    Thread Starter: Richardgn

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_sdxRH_Wd0 Hello everyone. Again, it is delighted to bring more soon a fully rendered scene for our beloved...

    Last Post By: ionfresko 10-02-2015, 06:44 PM Go to last post

    What are the must have X-Plane plugins ?

    Thread Starter: fcita

    Hi pilots, I'm looking around to find the best addons to extend the X-Plane flight sim. It would be good, for me and for everyone else, to use this...

    Last Post By: DominicS 10-02-2015, 11:35 AM Go to last post

    X-Plane 10.40 Release Candidate Is On Steam

    Thread Starter: DominicS

    X-Plane 10.40 Release Candidate Is On Steam After a few false starts, X-Plane 10.40 release candidate 3 is now available to Steam users. Steam...

    Last Post By: Elvensmith 10-01-2015, 08:22 AM Go to last post

    This sim is Epic !

    Thread Starter: MdMax

    Hi all ! Today I flew the Epic E1000 by Aerobask.

    Last Post By: seveverino 09-30-2015, 04:29 PM Go to last post

    R66 flying over Warsaw city

    Thread Starter: seveverino

    Robinson R66 flying over Warsaw city (Helicopter by Alabeo, Scenery by drzewiecki Design and thanks to the rest of aircraft and add-ons...

    Last Post By: seveverino 09-30-2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post

    The Advantages of a 64-bit Simulator

    Thread Starter: DominicS

    X-Plane 64-Bit FAQ This FAQ answers some basic questions about the current 64-bit version of X-Plane. What is a 64-bit application? For any...

    Last Post By: DominicS 09-30-2015, 11:30 AM Go to last post

    Lockheed/Aermacchi AL-60 1.1

    Thread Starter: DominicS

    X-Plane 10 Lockheed/Aermacchi AL-60 1.1 By Alex Jenns The Lockheed/Aermacchi AL-60 was a light civil utility aircraft of the late 1950s and...

    Last Post By: DominicS 09-29-2015, 11:58 AM Go to last post

    Interview With Christopher Leipelt

    Thread Starter: DominicS

    Interview With Christopher Leipelt Christopher Leipelt is a young X-Plane scenery designer with big ambitions. Since being drawn into aviation...

    Last Post By: DominicS 09-23-2015, 04:12 PM Go to last post

    xplane installer

    Thread Starter: krosen

    continue to receive messg "xplane installer has stooped working" every time I try to install the installer from the xplane site.

    Last Post By: krosen 09-22-2015, 10:13 PM Go to last post