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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Included in the X-Hangar Maule M-7 235B package for X-Plane are four variants and many liveries. Whether you like a standard taildragger, tundra tires or amphibian, it's included. Reviewer Shawn Weigelt tries the plane and finds that while some graphics are not up to the latest standards the flight model still makes it enjoyable to fly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 third part we combine the tools learned previously and actually create a first simple object.
Aerobridge Studios has supplied FlightSim.Com with some exclusive pictures from their upcoming Meigs Field scenery for X-Plane 10.30.
Produced by the editorial team behind PC Pilot magazine, X-Plane 10 - The Official Guide, is a 100-page publication giving a comprehensive profile of Laminar Research's advanced flight simulator and the aircraft, scenery and add-ons, which make it one of the most significant developments in flight simulation history.