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    TopSkills Announces All New Flight-Sim Manual

    TopSkills announces February 4, 2022 as the release date for Bill Stack's newest e-book, Glass Simming 2020. At 225 pages and 11 chapters, the book will explain the use of electronic flight decks and cockpits in 15 aircraft. You can now pre-order the book at a 50% discount off the full price.

    January 24, 2022, 5:02 pm

    SSG Shares Cockpit Previews Of B748 Update XP

    X-Plane aircraft developer Supercritical Simulations Group has shared some cockpit preview images for their B748 v2.5 update. Described as work-in-progress images they show lots of detail throughout the cockpit.

    January 24, 2022, 10:09 am

    Dan Hopgood Developer Interview

    Dan Hopgood has been creating freeware for various flight simulators for over 20 years. These days, he enjoys creating for X-Plane. While his favorite area is sound he has also created complete aircraft as well as enhancements for others' planes. Learn more about Dan and his work in our interview.

    January 20, 2022, 3:14 pm

    Rotate Releases Trailer X-Plane MD-11

    Here is a preview of another major jetliner coming to X-Plane, the Rotate MD-11. The short video gives a good look a the plane both inside and out. No ETA is provided at this time.

    January 20, 2022, 11:42 am

    Laminar Research Shows Super Cub In X-Plane 12

    The team behind X-Plane, Laminar Research, have taken to Facebook with more teaser images of their upcoming X-Plane 12. This time it's the Super Cub which is being previewed, a delight to those who enjoy things low and slow.

    January 19, 2022, 4:15 pm

    VSKYLABS Update on RC Helicopter For X-Plane

    A few days ago VSKYLABS announced work on a turbine-powered RC helicopter for X-Plane. Today we have more details on the project and a new video showing the copter in flight.

    January 17, 2022, 3:12 pm

    X-Plane 12 Airbus A330 Official Trailer Video

    Youtube video producer AviationLads has just released an official trailer video for the Airbus A330 that will be coming in the new X-Plane 12. The 2:45 minute video gives a close look of the plane, both inside and out, in flight, in various liveries and showing special effects.

    January 16, 2022, 10:59 am

    iniSimulations A300 v2.02 Now Available

    The iniSimulations A300-600R(F) On The Line for X-Plane has been updated to v2.02. This update includes various bug fixes and improvements. A detailed changelog documents the improvements.

    January 16, 2022, 10:34 am

    VSKYLABS Announces Turbine RC Helicopter For X-Plane

    VSKYLABS announces another unusual project for X-Plane. They are working on a 1:7 scale RC (radio controlled) turbine-powered helicopter. A new video shows it in action.

    January 12, 2022, 5:46 pm

    Laminar Research Releases System Requirements For X-Plane 12

    As release gets closer, Laminar Research has now released the system requirements for X-Plane 12. No surprise, to run well (recommended requirements) will require a fairly high-end computer. A demo version of the sim will be available to try before purchase.

    January 12, 2022, 1:26 pm

    Windsock Simulations Update On Bergamo LIME V2 XP

    After taking a holiday break, Windsock Simulations is back at work on scenery for X-Plane 11. With partners Tailstrike Design today they announce Bergamo LIME Airport V2. Design is well underway and will enter beta testing this week.

    January 11, 2022, 4:16 pm

    Boundless Releases EGCN Doncaster Sheffield XP

    Boundless announces the release of their latest X-Plane 11 scenery, EGCN Doncaster Sheffield. What they call one of the most diverse and interesting airports in the UK includes full PBR ground textures, 2020 ortho imagery, custom trees and buildings, etc.

    January 11, 2022, 3:17 pm

    Verticalsim Updates KHOU Scenery For X-Plane

    Verticalsim announces the release of v3.1 for their KHOU William P Hobby Airport scenery for X-Plane. It removes some dependencies as well as runway 17 and includes other fixes.

    January 11, 2022, 11:53 am

    Review: Aerosoft - SAM Follow Me XP

    The "Scenery Animation Manager" series brings added levels of realism to airports. In this review Joshua Moore tries SAM Follow Me for X-Plane, which provides a follow me vehicle for taxiing guidance and a marshaller to help with parking. At a big airport this can be a nice touch and given that it works anywhere it does a reasonably accurate job of it.

    January 10, 2022, 1:23 pm

    Stairport Sceneries Announces SAM GroundService

    Stairport Sceneries has announced a new extension to their "SAM" series of add-ons: SAM GroundService for X-Plane. It will offer custom animated ground service vehicles that will operate at all airports. It will be compatible with SAM WorldJetways.

    January 10, 2022, 11:11 am

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