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    X-Plane Mobile Rio Galeao Preview

    Laminar Research continues to improve X-Plane Mobile, and proves it looks to other parts of the world by showcases scenery of Rio Galeao International Airport in Brazil in their latest update.

    October 23, 2019, 1:02 pm

    Verticalsim Studios Releases KMSY

    Verticalsim Studios announces the release of New Orleans International Airport 2020 for X-Plane 11. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (KMSY) has been reproduced according to its 2020 layout, with hi-res PBR ground textures, 3D interiors, detailed jetways, etc. Also included are things like downtown New Orleans and animated sea traffic.

    October 23, 2019, 10:04 am

    UK2000 Scenery Inverness 2019 Updated

    Apparently the recently released Inverness 2019 HD for X-Plane 11 had an unfortunate problem that affects aircraft performance (rolling resistance). UK2000 Scenery has now issued an update that fixes the problem.

    October 22, 2019, 9:56 am

    Gaya Simulation Update On Vienna

    Gaya Simulation has issued a brief update on their progress on Vienna International Airport (Flughafen Wien LOWW) for X-Plane and Prepar3D. It will shortly be running in-sim, but for now a few nice renders.

    October 22, 2019, 9:46 am

    Techniques For Making Wheel Wells And Matching Doors

    Ray Hill continues his series of tutorials for those who want to create aircraft for X-Plane. This short tutorial demonstrates using a 3D CAD program such as ViaCAD Pro to make wheel wells and matching doors that can open and close.

    October 21, 2019, 6:02 pm

    Verticalsim Studios Releases VStates Wisconsin

    Verticalsim Studios announces the next state in their freeware VStates scenery series for X-Plane is VStates Wisconsin, now available for download. Also announced is KCID v1.3.

    October 21, 2019, 10:17 am

    Orbx Releases Edinburgh Trailer Video

    Orbx has released a video showing how its new EGPH Edinburgh scenery will look in X-Plane 11. They further announced that the scenery will be released for Prepar3D as well as X-Plane on the same day.

    October 21, 2019, 9:45 am

    Carenado - CT182T Skylane G1000 For X-Plane 11

    Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store from Carenado is the CT182T Skylane G1000 for X-Plane 11. This is a version of the popular 182 with a complete modern glass cockpit. It also has features like full interior and exterior PBR, customized FMOD sounds, VR compatibility, custom physics. Included are five HD liveries and a full set of PDF manuals.

    October 18, 2019, 6:01 pm

    Orbx Announcing EGPH Edinburgh For X-Plane 11

    X-Plane 11 pilots will soon be able to visit the historic capital of Scotland with new scenery from Orbx. Created by Gaya Simulations, EGPH Edinburgh will faithfully recreate the busy airport using the latest scenery techniques such as PBR textures. The scenery will come to life with animated traffic throughout.

    October 18, 2019, 9:41 am

    Review: Just Flight - PA-38 Tomahawk For X-Plane 11

    A basic trainer is good for sightseeing or for...training! The PA-38 Tomahawk fits that role well, and has long been a favorite of reviewer Shawn Weigelt. He was pleased to find that Just Flight has created a highly realistic Tomahawk that perfectly fits the bill, with high definition visuals, realistic sound file and an accurately reproduced flight model.

    October 17, 2019, 10:27 am

    Alex' Projects - Little Navmap 2.4.4 Released

    Little Navmap is a free open source flight planner, navigation tool, moving map, airport search and airport information system for Flight Simulator X, Prepar3D and X-Plane. A new version 2.4.4 has just been released with an extensive set of changes.

    October 17, 2019, 10:18 am

    GayaSimulation Vienna Development Update

    GayaSimulation has issued a brief update on their progress on their Vienna scenery for X-Plane 11 and Prepar3D. Release is now scheduled for November 2019. The announcement was accompanied by some new screen shots.

    October 16, 2019, 9:43 am

    Orbx - Free Clench Common Field Released

    Orbx occasionally releases freeware flight simulator scenery and today there is news of a new one for X-Plane 11, EG20 Clench Common Field by new developer Sandro De Sarro. The screen shots show the usual Orbx quality evident in small airfields. It is also designed to work with TrueEarth Great Britain South.

    October 16, 2019, 9:19 am

    Zibo Mod Version 3.37 Full Released

    X-Plane fans of the Boeing 737 will be glad to hear that the latest Zibo Mod version 3.37 full has been released. The release notes show a lengthy list of additions and fixes that will make this popular freeware jetliner better than ever.

    October 15, 2019, 2:28 pm

    X-Plane 11.40 Beta 8 And A Roadmap Update

    In his latest posting, Laminar Research developer Ben Supnik presents the most detailed look at the X-Plane 11.40 betas and the roadmap for future changes. X-Plane 11.40 is a physics release, based on six months of work on just that aspect of the sim. It includes an experimental flight model that can be turned on/off to allow add-on designers to test this model of the future. Ben covers a lot more, including Vulkan and Metal support coming in 11.50.

    October 14, 2019, 10:45 am

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