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    Flight Simulator Audio

    Sound is a part of flight experience that is sometimes overlooked, but it adds an important extra dimension to the realisim that we all seek. For nearly twenty years Aaron Swindle (Skysong Soundworks) has been supplying the flight simulator community with improved sounds. In this article he discusses various aspects of audio and how it applies to flight simulation, from the early days of basic loops to the complex sounds cones of today.

    March 19, 2019, 4:37 pm

    ShortFinal Design Previews SFD Global

    ShortFinal Design has released a preview of their upcoming SFD Global for X-Plane. SFD Global will replace the default autogen objects with new objects specific to the region, offering better detail and a more realistic regional look to autogen scenery.

    March 19, 2019, 10:23 am

    Vertical-Simulations Announces KISP Scenery

    Vertical-Simulations has announced that their next flight simulator scenery add-on will be KISP - Long Island MacArthur Airport for X-Plane. Though shown without full textures, the screen shots indicate a nicely detailed airport in the works. It will be accurate to 2019 with autogate, color corrected ortho, accurate tree placement, PBR materials and many more features.

    March 18, 2019, 11:31 am

    Plane Maker Tutorial Part 2

    Every copy of X-Plane comes with the utility Plane Maker that lets you create and fly your own aircraft. The creative process is quite rewarding and enjoyable but may seem daunting at first. In this tutorial Ray Hill shows that it's not as hard as you might imagine, as he walks you through the basic design steps. Here in part 2 he covers flying surfaces.

    March 16, 2019, 4:17 pm

    VSKYLABS Test-Pilot: ICON-A5 Project Released

    The ICON-A5 Project has been released for X-Plane 11.30+ as part of the VSKYLABS "Test Pilot" series, designed specifically for use with X-Plane 11.30+ cutting edge Experimental Flight Model. The ICON-A5 is a modern light sport plane than can perate from land or water.

    March 15, 2019, 3:05 pm

    Aerosoft Announces Koln/Bonn For X-Plane

    Aerosoft has announced that Koln/Bonn Airport is coming to X-Plane 11. No further details have been provided, but they did supply some screen shots.

    March 15, 2019, 1:52 pm

    Review: Orbx EGSG Stapleford Aerodrome

    EGSG Stapleford Aerodrome is a busy general airfield not far from London. Orbx has recreated it for X-Plane with their usual high level of detail. Reviewer Bruno Esperanca was pleased with the results and says he would easily recommend this scenery.

    March 13, 2019, 6:19 pm

    Vidan Design Releases Grena Airfield As Freeware

    Vidan Design announce their first product for X-Plane, Grena Airfield (Grenaa Flyveplads) in Denmark (EKGR). This is a small general aviation field with a single runway located in central Denmark.

    March 13, 2019, 12:36 pm

    Aerobask - Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X Announced

    Dassault Aviation and Aerobask announce they have entered into a partnership agreement for the development of Dassault Aviation's Falcon 8X for the X-Plane 11 platform from Laminar Research. The Falcon 8X is Dassault Aviation's flagship and best in class, ultra-long range tri-jet, and the longest bizjet ever built by Dassault Aviation.

    March 12, 2019, 1:42 pm

    Aerosoft Previews Airport Manchester For X-Plane 11

    Today Aerosoft has provided some preview images of their upcoming Airport Manchester for X-Plane 11. This is a brand new development, not simply an update of the previous X-Plane 10 version.

    March 12, 2019, 12:14 pm

    simHeaven X-Europe 2.1.1 Released

    X-Europe 2.1.1 for X-Plane 10 and 11 has been released by simHeaven and ready to test and discover. This freeware scenery is an update with improvements on piers, changes for Italy in the mid and south areas, more trees in cities, and utilisation of the latest OSM data.

    March 12, 2019, 10:01 am

    Plane Maker Tutorial Part 1

    Every copy of X-Plane comes with the utility Plane Maker that lets you create and fly your own aircraft. The creative process is quite rewarding and enjoyable but may seem daunting at first. In this tutorial Ray Hill shows that it's not as hard as you might imagine, as he walks you through the basic design steps.

    March 10, 2019, 5:46 pm

    SouthWings Announces Ivalo Scenery For X-Plane 11

    Ivalo Airport is notable for being the northernmost airport in Finland and in the European Union. SouthWings reports they are creating the airport for X-Plane 11 and that it is almost ready for release. A few screen shots have also been shown.

    March 10, 2019, 11:48 am

    Nimbus Simulations Studios Announces KMEM

    Just a few days ago Nimbus Simulation Studios announced they were working on KATL - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Today they have made another very brief announcement that they are also working on KMEM - Memphis International Airport, presumably for X-Plane.

    March 8, 2019, 2:02 pm

    Carenado - Saab S340 for X-Plane 11

    The latest X-Plane aircraft from Carenado is the Saab S340, a twin turboprop regional airliner. Carenado's version features high-end 4K PBR graphics throughout, fully customized annunciators, custom cockpit instruments with integrated FMS and much more. Included are nine HD liveries plus a full set of PDF manuals.

    March 7, 2019, 1:28 pm

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