• X-Plane

    X-Crafts Offers Free Preview Of E140

    X-Crafts is offering a free preview of their E140 for X-Plane. While it will allow you to judge how it looks and test frame rates, the preview is not actually a flyable aircraft and has no instruments and a bunch of other limitations. Is this really useful? Try it and decide.

    October 31, 2020, 9:48 am

    FlightSim.Com Store Halloween Sale

    This weekend is Halloween and at the FlightSim.Com Store we have hundreds of add-ons available for you, on sale at up to 50% off the regular prices. If you're looking for a new place to fly to, or a new plane to fly in, now is a great time to enhance your flightsim experience with a new add-on.

    October 30, 2020, 2:51 pm

    Airfoillabs Updates King Air 350 For X-Plane

    Airfoillabs announces an update for their King Air 350 and Product Manager for X-Plane. This is a major update, making the plane compatible with Vulkan and Metal as used in the latest X-Plane 11.50 release. Several other fixes have been introduced as well.

    October 30, 2020, 2:33 pm

    Drzewiecki Design Halloween Sale

    The holiday season has begun and so has the Drzewiecki Design Halloween Sale. This week only save 30% on a wide variety of scenery for FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane. Drzewiecki has scenery for American cities like Chicago, Miami and New York, and European destinations like Moscow, Warsaw and Krakow.

    October 29, 2020, 10:49 am

    VSKYLABS R44 Released

    VSKYLABS always has a lot of projects in the works, but today they have finished and released one of them: Robinson R44 Raven II Project. X-Plane 11 pilots now have a realistic high-end helicopter simulation, featuring VR support, and described as a "constantly evolving project".

    October 25, 2020, 11:18 am

    Orbx: Introducing Volanta Flight Tracker

    Orbx steps outside their usual area of scenery design with the announcement of Volanta, your personal flight tracker. Volanta is an easy to use smart flight tracker that integrates all your flight data across all major sims. Volanta gives you one more reason to fly. It is intended to work with all major flight simulators and computer platforms.

    October 24, 2020, 11:03 am

    VSKYLABS Update On F-19 Stealth Fighter

    VSKYLABS provides a small update on their F-19 Stealth Fighter project for X-Plane 11. The 2015 project, which was initially developed for X-Plane 10, is being heavily re-designed and re-modeled so that it will fall in line with the latest VSKYLABS development standards, and with the latest X-Plane 11 features sets.

    October 23, 2020, 10:53 am

    Supercritical Simulations Group Updates 747-8 Anniversary Edition

    Supercritical Simulations Group announces an update for their 747-8 Anniversary Edition for X-Plane 11. Release v2.2r3 has improvements including wing flex animation, flight dynamics, VR implementation, LNAV crosswinds behavior as well as a variety of fixes.

    October 23, 2020, 10:33 am

    Review: X-CPL-Pilot

    If you ever fire up X-Plane and wonder "where am I going to go now?", X-CPL-Pilot provides a great solution. It is a GA business simulation that lets you create your own company, starting small and working your way up. You can do multi-point trips, sightseeing, sky-diving and more. Recently an airliner component has been added as well. Reviewer Andrew Parish really enjoyed the structure it added to his flying.

    October 21, 2020, 5:49 pm

    Boundless Simulations - EGBB - Birmingham Airport for X-Plane 11

    Boundless Simulations announces the release of their biggest project so far, EGBB - Birmingham Airport for X-Plane 11. One of the busiest airports in the UK has been recreated with all details within the airport boundary, but also including nearby hotels, offices, Birmingham International Station and Resorts World Arena. Full PBR HD textures are used and other little details are added like an animated monorail.

    October 21, 2020, 4:42 pm

    Review: Boundless Simulations - EGNS Isle of Man

    Reviewer Paul Mort takes a look at the first payware X-Plane 11 scenery from Boundless Simulations. The scenery features EGNS Isle of Man, a British Dependency located in the Irish Sea. He found the scenery to be very immersive, with lots of little details that bring it to life. Buildings, runways and taxiways were nicely textured, and good night lighting is included as well.

    October 18, 2020, 8:52 am

    Airfield Canada Halifax XP Update

    Airfield Canada has some news screen shots of Halifax Stanfield International Airport, currently under development for X-Plane 11. Halifax Stanfield will feature a custom mesh by Maps2XPlane. A patch will be included for those of you who prefer to use Ortho4XP.

    October 14, 2020, 9:48 am

    Review: Orbx Dundee Airport for X-Plane

    Orbx adds the third biggest airport in Scotland to the X-Plane 11 landscape with their version of Dundee Airport (EGPN). Reviewer Stuart McGregor found the airport had many of the details and little touches that Orbx is well known for. He considers it a keep that he will enjoy visiting again.

    October 13, 2020, 10:51 am

    AOA Simulations Update For F-35B For X-Plane 11.50

    AOA Simulations has released some news on their F-35B for X-Plane 11.50. It is now nearing the quality level sufficient for release, after becoming a much bigger project than originally planned. It will include three different models, realistic PBR effects, a new 3D cockpit with enhance avionics, FMOD sounds and much more.

    October 13, 2020, 10:06 am

    XFER Design Moving H145 To X-Plane 11

    XFER Design started work on their Airbus H145 helicopter back in 2017 for X-Plane 10/11. They've now announced that the project will be moving exclusively to X-Plane 11 as this is the now dominant version. This is expected to make development easier and more enjoyable, but no indication of when this might be finished is given.

    October 12, 2020, 12:59 pm

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