• X-Plane

    Carenado X-Plane Flash Sale

    This weekend only, aircraft developer Carenado is running a flash sale at the FlightSim.Com Store. All of their X-Plane aircraft will be available for 50% off the regular price. This is a great chance to stock up your hangar at only half the normal cost.

    June 11, 2021, 10:09 am

    Tutorial: Ignition System and Magnetos - Aircraft Basics

    In this short video, real world pilot thecorporatepilotdad uses MSFS 2020 to explain how the magnetos and ignition system works in common internal combustion aircraft engines. Does turning off the master switch stop the engine? Learn the answers to this and more in this tutorial. While Microsoft Flight Simulator is used, this information applies to any sim as well as to real aircraft.

    June 10, 2021, 10:03 am

    Just Flight Announces Update To 146 Professional XP

    Just Flight has announced that v1.2 of their 146 Professional for X-Plane 11 is coming soon. It will include a variety of fixes, further improvements to the TMS but most important it will include new navigation options. Included will be the custom UFMC, complete with LNAV/VNAV autopilot integration and the RealityXP GTN. It will also offer the option to not have an FMC at all, and use classic VOR/NDB navigation.

    June 9, 2021, 11:06 am

    VSKYLABS Shows Off WIP CT/4E Airtrainer XP

    VSKYLABS continues to make progress on their "Test Pilot" CT/4E Airtrainer Project for X-Plane 11. It's now two years into the project, but release is planned for later this month if all goes as expected.

    June 9, 2021, 10:44 am

    Aerosoft - Airport Istanbul XP Released

    New for X-Plane 11 from Aerosoft is Airport Istanbul XP (LTFM), the major airport for the country of Turkey. Stairport and SceneryTR got everything out of X-Plane for this project, so of course all airport buildings were implemented and textures with PBR were used.

    June 8, 2021, 12:05 pm

    Axonos Releases YBCG Gold Coast Airport XP11

    Axonos announces their latest release for X-Plane 11. Developed in parallel with the soon to be released Gold Coast landmark package, YBCG Gold Coast Airport has been developed to be as detailed and accurate as possible. It offers a detailed airport with custom HDR lighting, 3D grass, PBR textures, etc.

    June 6, 2021, 11:05 am

    Welcome Windshear Simulations To FlightSim.Com Store

    We would like to welcome a new developer to the FlightSim.Com Store. Windshear Simulations improves your X-Plane experience with airports and scenery packs for X-Plane 11. Their focus is on airports in South America that other developers tend to overlook.

    June 4, 2021, 9:16 am

    Boundless Simulations Releases Teesside For XP11

    Boundless Simulations announces the release of Teesside Airport EGNV for X-Plane 11. This is an important regional airport in the northeast of England. It features an accurate layout, custom night lighting, PBR ground textures and building textures, etc.

    June 3, 2021, 9:54 am

    VSKYLABS CT/4E Airtrainer Project Closer Look

    VSKYLABS offers a closer look at the cockpit of their 'Test-Pilot': CT/4E Airtrainer Project for X-Plane by Laminar Research. The fascinating two-year development journey will soon exceed version v1.0. Estimated release date will soon be determined.

    June 2, 2021, 10:31 am

    X-Plane Next Generation Technology Preview

    X-Plane from Laminar Research is of course in a constant state of development and the team is often working on new technology to incorporate into the sim. They've just released a new technology preview video demonstrating a new photometric lighting model.

    June 2, 2021, 10:17 am

    A Quarter Century Of FlightSim.Com

    While today is the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S., the date is also memorable as the day that FlightSim.Com first went online, 25 years ago today. It's been quite a ride since those early days but here we are today still going strong. Founder Nels Anderson takes a look at the past and future.

    May 31, 2021, 2:32 pm

    Drzewiecki Design Memorial Day Sale 2021

    Announcing the Drzewiecki Design Memorial Day Sale going on today at the FlightSim.Com Store. Drzewiecki offers some great scenery for MSFS 2020, including the popular Washington Landmarks as well as other cities like Chicago, Seattle, New York and Moscow. The sale also includes older products for FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane.

    May 31, 2021, 1:43 pm

    pizzagalli.ch Now Available At FlightSim.Com Store

    Today we welcome a new aircraft designer to the FlightSim.Com Store. pizzagalli.ch creates aircraft for X-Plane, with two of their latest now being available: the MV-22 Osprey and the F-15C Eagle.

    May 30, 2021, 1:34 pm

    Taburet Memorial Day Sale At The FlightSim.Com Store

    Scenery designer Taburet announces their Memorial Day Sale going on now at the FlightSim.Com Store. During this sale save 20% on all Taburet scenery add-ons. Taburet has over 50 sceneries for MSFS 2020 plus many others for X-Plane, Aerofly FS 2, and Prepar3D.

    May 29, 2021, 4:44 pm

    Preview Of Boise Airport From Verticalsim

    Verticalsim has issued some preview images for the next project, KBOI Boise Air Terminal which will be for X-Plane and MSFS 2020. It's located in a gorgeous mountain region and will include the National Guard Base and something for every type of aviation.

    May 27, 2021, 5:51 pm

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