• X-Plane

    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

    Thanksgiving Super Sale At FS Pilot Shop

    Today begins the big Thanksgiving holiday sale at the FS Pilot Shop. Nearly forty publishers have put their entire product line on sale, with savings up to 50% on many items. Other individual items are on sale too.

    November 24, 2014, 5:11 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

    SketchUp Tutorial Part Five

    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 fifth part he explains the basics of using the texture file and applying textures to objects.

    November 23, 2014, 10:26 am

    First Class Membership - Get One / Give One

    As a special offer during the holidays, when you sign up for a FlightSim.Com First Class Membership for yourself you'll also receive an additional First Class Membership that you can give to a friend -- at no extra charge! Introduce others to the advantages of the FlightSim.Com First Class Membership while supporting your favorite flightsim web site.

    November 21, 2014, 10:40 am

    SketchUp Tutorial Part Four

    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 fourth part he explains how textures are applied to the surfaces of objects.

    November 13, 2014, 5:08 pm

    Alabeo - CRUZ PiperSport For X-Plane

    Now at the FS Pilot Shop from Alabeo is the X-Plane 10 version of the CRUZ PiperSport. CRUZ Piper Sport is a light, single engine, low wing, two-person monoplane that was briefly manufactured and marketed in the United States by Piper Aircraft. It features HD textures, high quality 3D model, accurate flight model and more.

    November 12, 2014, 3:30 pm

    SimControl Available On The Apple App Store

    SimControl v1.2.0 is now available on the Apple App Store. It enhances the flightsim experience unlike any other app. SimControl grants users the ability to reposition aircraft instantly, change the wind and weather, fail engine components or instruments for realistic training and much more. Now supports X-Plane 10 in addition to FSX and Prepar3D.

    November 11, 2014, 4:53 pm

    Carenado - C185F Skywagon for X-Plane Updated

    Carenado has updated is C185F Skywagon and bush pack add-on for X-Plane 10.30+ to v3.0. The aircraft includes four liveries, manuals, original stereo sounds, eye candy and much more. New features include DDS textures, scroll wheel support, FPS optimized model and more.

    November 9, 2014, 4:23 pm

    Carenado Updates PA34 Seneca II For X-Plane

    Now available from Carenado is and updated v3.0 of the PA34 Seneca II for use with X-Plane 10.30+. This small twin has a modern cockpit with features like GNS430 GPS plus moving parts, realistic lights and much more.

    November 9, 2014, 7:17 am

    Carenado - V35 Bonanza for X-Plane Updated

    Now available at the FS Pilot Shop from Carenado for X-Plane 10.30+ is the updated Beechcraft V35 Bonanza. Included are four paint schemes, models with and without tip tanks, modern cockpit, HQ sounds and much more.

    November 8, 2014, 11:10 am

    Carenado Bonanza F33A For X-Plane Updated

    Carenado announces an update to their Beechcraft F33A Bonanza now for X-Plane 10.30 or higher. Includes improved GNS430, optimized model, scroll wheel support, DDS textures and more.

    November 7, 2014, 2:59 pm

    Saitek - X-55 Rhino HOTAS System

    Now available at the FS Pilot Shop from Saitek is the X-55 Rhino HOTAS System for use with all popular flight simulators. Inspired by controls found within actual fighter planes, the X-55 Rhino H.O.T.A.S. (Hands On Throttle and Stick) System for PC provides advanced control over simulated aircraft.

    November 6, 2014, 6:31 pm

    Drzewiecki Design - Sheremetyevo XP

    UUEE Moscow Sheremetyevo XP from Drzewiecki Design is a highly detailed scenery of Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, Russia for X-Plane 10. Sheremetyevo is the second largest airport in Russia. This scenery offers the highest level of accuracy in geographic positioning, modeling and texturing.

    November 6, 2014, 7:05 am

    Interview With Antoni Wroblewski

    Antoni Wroblewski is the creator of a one of a kind project for X-Plane, World2Xplane, which converts OpenStreetMap data into scenery. His original project has grown with the help of contributors who help with mapping, photos and 3D models. Learn more about him and this project in our interview.

    November 5, 2014, 5:34 pm