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    FlightSim.Com Member Focus: Mario Donick

    Mario Donick uses X-Plane as his main simulator, and sometimes P3D and Flight Sim World. As well as flying both simulated and real aircraft, Mario also writes reviews, tutorials and manuals for FS MAGAZIN (German bi-monthly print magazine) and aids add-on developers, such as vFlyteAir, and on occasion, Aerobask). Mario also provides X-Plane customer support for Aerosoft and works for a (non-flight simulation related) communications service provider.

    December 13, 2017, 4:51 pm

    HSimulators - The Grand Arctic Scenery v2 for X-Plane

    It is well-known that X-Plane's Global Scenery only covers up to the North 73rd parallel. But now HSimulators offers scenery that goes beyond this limit. The Grand Arctic Scenery includes more than one million square miles of mesh in the Arctic. Six detailed airports in Canada are included, as well as sixteen less detailed airports in Greenland.

    December 13, 2017, 11:45 am

    Review: Carenado - C208B Grand Caravan For X-Plane 11

    If you’re a fan of Cessna’s Grand Caravan/Super Cargomaster, then look no further than the C208B Grand Caravan for X-Plane 11 from Carenado. This offering includes a very detailed 3D model with a huge number of animated features. It utilises fully updated, high-resolution textures so as to take full advantage of X-Plane 11’s new technologies. Overall, reviewer Bruno Esperanca was very pleased with the aircraft.

    December 10, 2017, 12:56 pm

    Carenado Sale Starts Early

    Carenado is again ahead of the pack, running their holiday sale on flight simulator products from now through December 17th. FSX/P3D titles are 30% to 70% off. FS2004 planes are 80% off. X-Plane 10 titles are 50% off. Visit the FS Pilot Shop now to save on Carenado products.

    December 8, 2017, 5:14 pm

    X-Plane 11.10 Official Release Available

    The first major update to X-Plane 11 is now available for everyone. X-Plane will automatically prompt you to update the next time you use the sim, or you can use the latest installer to grab the update directly. X-Plane 11.10 includes a lot of new features and code changes.

    December 8, 2017, 1:13 pm

    X-Plane 11 HD Mesh Scenery V4 Released

    Andras Fabian announces the release of his massive X-Plane 11 HD Mesh Scenery, version 4. The mesh covers North America, Europe and Japan using high resolution landclass data. The previous v3 for X-Plane 10 is still available too, though will eventually be removed so get it if you need it. All files are in the FlightSim.Com file library and also available for torrent downloads.

    December 8, 2017, 12:01 am

    Review: RIM and Company - Ayers Rock for X-Plane

    Handcrafted by RIM & Company, Ayers Rock for X-Plane 10 and 11 aims to provide an as-real-as-it-gets replica of Ayers Rock Connellan Airport and its picturesque surroundings in the Australian Outback. Reviewer Paul Mort really enjoyed the provided scenery, and the free additional optional elements that are available, and recommends it as a good addition to your scenery library.

    December 7, 2017, 4:55 pm

    Aerosoft - Frankfurt XP for X-Plane

    The busiest airport in Germany, Frankfurt Airport, is now available for X-Plane 11 from Aerosoft. Frankfurt XP conveys the unique feeling of a large international airport. Get started in international aviation and depart from Germany’s main hub. Realistically scaled and with all airport buildings modelled, this add-on takes you on a huge journey.

    December 4, 2017, 5:45 pm

    A Beginners Guide to Installing X-Plane Add-ons

    Your flight simulator is much more fun when you add things to it. X-Plane pilots can download aircraft, repaints, scenery and plugins to make their flying more enjoyable. It sounds daunting at first, but installing these add-ons is actually pretty easy and in this tutorial Paul Mort tells you how to do it.

    December 1, 2017, 4:35 pm

    Little Navmap 1.8.3 Released With Navigraph Support

    Little Navmap is a free open source flight planner, navigation tool, moving map, airport search and airport information system. This release adds support for Navigraph updates and includes a full AIRAC cycle including procedures, airspaces, navaids and more. Furthermore, new flight plan export formats like the Majestic Dash and the new X-Plane 11 FMS format were added.

    November 30, 2017, 10:27 am

    Just Flight - PA28R Arrow for X-Plane 11

    Just Flight, in partnership with Thranda Design, presents their first add-on for X-Plane 11, the PA-28R Arrow III. It features PBR materials with real-time environment reflections for superb quality and realism, 4096 x 4096 textures for the highest possible texture clarity and numerous animations including a multi-animation passenger door that, when open, responds to G-forces and air resistance.

    November 28, 2017, 7:49 am

    Auctus Delineations - EV-55 Outback for X-Plane

    The EV-55 Outback is a new twin engine turboprop from Czech aircraft manufacturer Evektor. It is now available for X-Plane pilots from Auctus Delineations. It comes with cargo and passenger interiors, five liveries, accurate flight model, fully functioning cockpit, working doors, a paint kit and more.

    November 22, 2017, 10:27 am

    Member Focus: Sean McLeod

    Sean McLeod was captivated by aviation at a young age and over the years has been an active user of many flight simulators, and eventually even a professional pilot. These days, X-Plane is his favorite platform and he has contributed many files to the library here. Learn more in our interview.

    November 16, 2017, 4:30 pm

    Carenado - X-Plane 11 DO228 100 HD Series

    New from Carenado for X-Plane 11 is the DO228 100 HD Series. The plane features engine dynamics designed specifically for XP11. It also features physically Based Rendering materials and textures throughout, six HD liveries, PDF checklists, tables, etc. and more.

    November 14, 2017, 9:21 am

    Review: RD Studios - KHAF Half Moon Bay

    Own your own hangar at KHAF Half Moon Bay with the new X-Plane scenery from RD Studios. Reviewer Stuart McGregor really enjoying this highly detailed scenery of the California airport, especially the animated 3D trees that respond to the wind. It also has features like ultra detailed pavement and markings and a hangar that you can customize.

    November 10, 2017, 5:10 pm

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