• X-Plane

    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

    Everest Park 3D Released

    The Everest Park 3D team of Frank Dainese and Fabio Bellini have completed development and their latest scenery package is is now available for X-Plane. The package features some of the most spectacular mountain scenery on the planet. Also included are area airports such as the famous Lukla known for its challenging approach.

    December 2, 2018, 10:49 am

    Review: Carenado 690B Commander For X-Plane 11

    The 690B Commander for X-Plane 11 from Carenado is a speedy turboprop aircraft that makes for a comfortable ride for a business executive. Reviewer Sean McLeod found the plane to be a splendid addition to his hangar. He enjoyed the luxurious interior and the flight characteristics of the plane.

    December 1, 2018, 4:33 pm

    Orbx Releases Cardiff Airport For X-Plane

    Cardiff Airport is now available from Orbx for X-Plane 11. EGFF is located near the village of Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan. This version has been faithfully reproduced in stunning detail including the GA area, BA maintenance hangars, surrounding buildings, the cliff-side trailer park, power station and the aquaduct railway bridge.

    December 1, 2018, 3:01 pm

    Announcing Oz Flight Sim Expo 2019

    The Oz Flight Sim Expo is the only event of its kind in Australia that brings the local Flight Simulation Community together to share the latest and greatest in Flight Simulation hardware, software, home built cockpits, Flight Simulation Community groups and more. The 2019 event will be held in November at the HARS Aviation Museum.

    November 30, 2018, 8:53 am

    HiFi Technologies Announces Active Sky XP

    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.

    November 28, 2018, 8:48 am

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