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    Interview With Ricardo Rementeria Troncoso

    While now living far away, Ricardo Rementeria Troncoso ("Remen") has taken on the task of creating the airports of his home region in South America. This allows him to turn his lifelong interest in aviation into something creative that can be used and shared with others. Learn more about him in our interview.

    April 14, 2014, 6:38 pm

    Approach Capable X-Plane GPS Announced

    Laminar Research has announced that the upcoming X-Plane 10.30 will include an approach-capable GPS modeled after the real world Garmin 430. The new GPS will work in every existing X-Plane aircraft using the existing GPS.

    April 10, 2014, 2:38 pm

    Review: Alabeo - Su-26 V2 For X-Plane

    If you're an X-Plane pilot who thinks simply flying in a straight line is dull, the Su-26 from Alabeo may be for you. It's a high performance aerobatic plane that really shines, both in its looks and in how it flies. Reviewer Mark Stevenson says "it rocks!"

    April 9, 2014, 5:17 pm

    Alabeo - R66 Turbine for X-Plane 10

    New from Alabeo for X-Plane is the Robinson R66 Turbine Helicopter. It features realistic HD textures, panel vibration, animated rotor mechanism, immersive sound and much more.

    April 5, 2014, 10:19 am

    Announcing Flight SimCon 2014

    Flight SimCon is excited to announce the 2nd annual flight simulation and aviation event June 7 - 8, 2014 at New England Air Museum @ Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. Flight SimCon is a networking and vendor event focused on enthusiasts of desktop flight simulation, real world aviators, and aviation professionals.

    April 4, 2014, 6:08 pm

    Interview With Leen de Jager

    Leen de Jager got started painting aircraft liveries some 13 years ago, first with MSFS and now with X-Plane. Learn more about him, his favorite planes and how he creates them in our interview.

    April 4, 2014, 5:43 pm

    Review: Heinz Dziurowitz C195 Package

    The C195 is probably not what you think of when you think of a Cessna. Cessna's first post WWII plane is a taildragger (or comes equipped with floats) and has a big radial engine. Heinz Dziurowitz has created a nice version of this aircraft for X-Plane and reviewer Rene Bruun offers his report on it.

    April 1, 2014, 9:22 am

    Taburet Scenery Now On Sale

    This month only at the FlightSim.Com Pilot Shop, all scenery products from Taburet are on sale. With some 90 products in the line for sims including FSX, FS2004 and X-Plane there's sure to be something that you're looking for.

    April 1, 2014, 7:27 am

    FSWidgets - Electronic Flight Bag for X-Plane

    EFBXP (Electronic Flight Bag for X-Plane) is a software-based display system intended primarily for the simulated cockpit or flight deck. It virtually does away with the need for paper charts and other physical copies of documents.

    March 30, 2014, 10:20 am

    Review: Carenado PA28 Archer II For X-Plane

    The Piper PA28-181 Archer II for X-Plane from Carenado includes two models and four paint schemes, all with a variety of features. Carenado specializes in small planes like this and it shows, with a plane that functions and looks correct. Reviewer Douglas Dumas takes it for a flight and offers his report.

    March 27, 2014, 1:54 pm

    Review: vFlyteAir - Grumman Traveler For X-Plane

    The Grumman American AA-5 from vFlyteAir offers X-Plane pilots a nice GA plane that has a bit higher performance than the typical trainer. They've created a highly detailed and realistic model, with great textures and many small details. Reviewer Dominic Smith gives it a close look and offers his report.

    March 23, 2014, 9:57 am

    Steps To Create Custom Sceneries

    Everyone can make some simple scenery around their favorite base airport in X-Plane. In this tutorial, Ricardo Rementeria Troncoso explains the basic steps that he uses to create airport scenery.

    March 18, 2014, 8:11 am

    Carenado - PA46 Malibu Mirage 350P HD Series

    Now available for X-Plane 10 from Carenado is the high performance PA46 Malibu Mirage 350P HD Series. It features HD textures, 3D gauges, original stereo sounds, advanced lighting, animated pilots and much more.

    March 14, 2014, 10:39 am

    Review: Alabeo PA38 Tomahawk For X-Plane

    The Piper PA38 Tomahawk II from Alabeo gives X-Plane pilots the chance to fly this classic trainer. It features accurate flight characteristics, high quality 3D model and textures, superb material shines and reflections and more. Reviewer Mark A. Stevenson takes it for a ride and offers his report.

    March 13, 2014, 1:36 pm

    X-Plane.at Team Interview

    The team at *X-Plane.at*, lead by Gerhard Scholz, plan to recreate large parts of Austria as X-Plane scenery. There are currently nine people working on the project, where they are also known as AXDG. Gerhard and his team took the time to answer some questions for us, so learn more about them in this interview.

    March 10, 2014, 5:01 pm

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