• X-Plane

    Gift Guide: Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer

    The Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer has been a very successful military aircraft for many years and used by a variety of countries. Just Flight recently released a version for X-Plane 11 and reviewer Shawn Weigelt was eager to try it. He found it great fun to fly low and fast, with the plane being simple enough that it was easy for a flight simulator GA pilot to transition.

    December 16, 2018, 5:20 pm

    New From Taburet: Dallas XP

    Dallas XP from Taburet is a complete scenery for the city of Dallas, Texas for X-Plane 11. It includes custom objects, custom lighting and autogen blended into a photorealistic base texturing. All objects and buildings are based on real world data withposition and dimensions as accurate as possible.

    December 14, 2018, 6:54 pm

    Aerobask Announces Epic E1000

    Developer Aerobask has announced that they are working on a version of the Epic E1000 turboprop for X-Plane. Few details are offered other than a few screen shots. The Epic E1000 is a U.S. built six-seat turboprop currently under development by Epic Aircraft in Oregon.

    December 14, 2018, 9:44 am

    Gift Guide: Carenado Cessna 340 For X-Plane 11

    Carenado is well known for creating great looking general aviation aircraft. Their Cessna 340 II has been around for years in different versions, but is now available for X-Plane 11 and brings new features like PBR materials that make the exterior really look like the metal on a real airplane. Reviewer Shawn Weigelt loved the look of plane and was satisfied with the accessible flight model.

    December 13, 2018, 2:45 pm

    Gift Guide: Just Flight - PA28R Turbo Arrow III/IV

    The Piper Cherokee family of single engine GA planes has satisfied pilots' needs for years. At top of the range is the PA28R Turbo Arrow III/IV, with retractable gear are more horsepower than lesser models. Reviewer Shawn Weigelt tries out the X-Plane 11 version from Just Flight and finds the plane to be an absolute joy and one of the best "study level" add-ons available.

    December 12, 2018, 5:50 pm

    Tutorial: X-Plane 11 And Low End Systems

    Newer sims like X-Plane 11 are demanding on computer hardware, and more on GPU capability than some previous flight simulators. In this tutorial, Dominic Smith goes over the various settings available in X-Plane 11. He discusses what they do and how you can use them to get acceptable performance even on a lower end computer.

    December 11, 2018, 5:14 pm

    HiFi Technologies - Active Sky XP Released

    Introducing the first HiFi Technologies weather engine for the X-Plane platform. Active Sky XP (ASXP) brings the popular award-winning Active Sky weather engine to the X-Plane platform for the first time. Using a hybrid weather depiction interface through X-Plane 11's weather API, a realistic, high-performance and high-fidelity weather experience is realized.

    December 11, 2018, 11:24 am

    Charity Scenery Project - Falcon Heliport Released

    The Charity Scenery Project announces the first of their X-Plane releases, Falcon London Heliport, for X-Plane 11. Situated on the Isle of Dogs, it is the only HLS to the east of Central London and the closest to Canary Wharf and the City of London. All purchases/donations will go to the London Air Ambulance.

    December 9, 2018, 10:40 am

    Orbx - TrueEarth Great Britain Central Released

    Orbx expand their line of X-Plane scenery of England with the release of TrueEarth Great Britain Central. It covers a massive area of 59,383 km2 of hand corrected imagery. Of particular note are metropolitan areas such as Liverpool, Manchester, and Newcastle, plus other areas like the Lake Districe, Snowdonia National park, the North Yorkshire Moors and more.

    December 9, 2018, 8:24 am

    Review: VMAX 777 Worldliner Professional Extended Pack

    Reviewer Rohan Nair takes a look at the VMAX 777 Worldliner Professional Extended Pack, the only Boeing 777 currently available for X-Plane 11. The developers have created a number of high quality jetliners for X-Plane with this one originally being released some six years ago. The latest update does still show its age a bit but still offers a lot of features and is a decent simulator of the big jet.

    December 8, 2018, 6:05 pm

    Gaya Simulation Releases Teaser Video For Genoa XP

    Gaya Simulation has been working on their X-Plane 11 scenery for Genoa for some time. They've now announced it as "coming soon" and released a preview video. The scenery will be sold through Aerosoft.

    December 5, 2018, 3:55 pm

    VSKYLABS Update On Mini-500 Project

    VSKYLABS has released some updates on the progress of their Mini-500 helicopter for X-Plane. The Revolution Mini-500 Project is waiting for the VR evaluation phase which will take place starting next week. During the past few weeks, project development was focused on flight testings, deep engineering and interior design.

    December 5, 2018, 1:47 pm

    Carenado Announces C172 SP For X-Plane

    In a brief Facebook announcement, Carenado has revealed that an old favorite is coming soon to X-Plane. They have announced the C172 SP Skyhawk as a new project and showed a number of pictures that indicate that development is well along.

    December 5, 2018, 9:32 am

    Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams 2018

    The Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams or VFAT is a big international airshow like RIAT or MAKS. The pilots mostly simulate the displays of real aerobatic teams like the Patrouille Suisse, Thunderbirds, Blue Angels, Russian Knights and Blue Impulse, however, many teams also create their own spectacular displays instead of simulating real life counterparts. Held annually since 2007, the event is live streamed for anyone to watch.

    December 4, 2018, 1:02 pm

    FlightSim.Com Christmas Logo Competition

    To celebrate the festive period, FlightSim.Com is inviting members to redesign the existing FlightSim.Com logo, into a Christmas themed version. Bill Womack from Orbx has kindly agreed to be the judge, with the top three designs all receiving a First Class Membership for a year. The winning entry will be used for the duration of the Christmas period.

    December 3, 2018, 11:03 am

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