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    Taburet - Niagara Falls for X-Plane 11

    Niagara Falls from Taburet is a complex multilayer scenery that carves the iconic Niagara Falls into X-Plane. The scenery includes animated waterfalls, photographic textures, custom objects and a complex set of terrain layers to form the falls basin shape and vertical walls typical of Niagara Falls. It can be flown by day or night.

    September 16, 2020, 11:56 am

    HiFi Simulation Technologies Projects Update

    HiFi Simulation Technologies has been providing popular weather add-ons for flight simulators for many years. In today's announcement, they are looking into bringing Active Sky technology to the new Microsoft Flight Simulator but currently see MSFS 2020 as a "future potential platform". Their announcement also includes news on their X-Plane 11 and Prepar3D products currently in the works.

    September 16, 2020, 11:10 am

    FlightFactor Announces 787 Pro For X-Plane

    The team at FlightFactor announces the first in a series of models of the next generation of FlightFactor Pro series: 787 Pro. The Pro series will expand horizontally to give users more experiences in and around the flight. The FF Boeing 787 will conquer new heights in complexity, usability and variety of features.

    September 15, 2020, 9:47 am

    XPlane2Blender v4.0.0-rc.1

    Announcing XPlane2Blender v4.0.0-rc.1. This tool for X-Plane developers is now complete and available for download. Long in development, it now includes important new features and changes.

    September 14, 2020, 1:49 pm

    Skyline Simulations Releases Gibraltar XP

    Skyline Simulations announces the release of Gibraltar scenery for X-Plane 11. Announced well over a year ago, this interesting region and airport are now a destination for X-Plane pilots. The airport is a perfect representation and of course The Rock and other landmarks are well represented. Plans are in the works to also offer this for P3D and MSFS. Samos Airport will be the next project.

    September 14, 2020, 10:52 am

    Stairport Sceneries Announces New SAM Extension: Airport Vehicles

    Stairport Sceneries announces a New global SAM extension for X-Plane 11 incoming: AirportVehicles created by ShortFinal Design. Beta test is already in progress. Vehicles will be replaced all over the world on any airport using default objects. Different vehicle sets will be placed in real time depending on the region.

    September 13, 2020, 2:04 pm

    Windsock Simulations Previews Madrid

    Windsock Simulations has released some preview images of their upcoming scenery of Madrid for X-Plane 11. The images focus on the control tower and they emphasize that they are still very early in the design process and there is still much work to do.

    September 12, 2020, 6:18 pm

    DigitalThemePark Turns 18

    Flightsimmers and flightsim groups tend to stick with the hobby for the long term, and one such group is DigitalThemePark who this week celebrates their 18th year of operation. They provide organization and congregation of simmers through the use of voice over IP (TeamSpeak 3) while promoting the interests of gaming, software, and hardware.

    September 11, 2020, 5:45 pm

    Taburet Labor Day Week Sale

    The actual Labor Day may have past, but the holiday sales continue for a few days. Scenery designer Taburet offers his scenery now at 35% off the regular price. He offers a variety of scenery and mesh designed specifically for P3D v5, X-Plane 11 and Aerofly FS 2.

    September 11, 2020, 4:29 pm

    FlightSim.Com Store Labor Day Sale Continues

    The FlightSim.Com Store announces its annual Labor Day Sale. For the week of the Labor Day holiday we have hundreds of great flightsim add-ons on sale from a long list of authors and publishers. With the start of fall this a great time to stock up you hangar with a new plane to fly or scenery of a new destination to fly to.

    September 10, 2020, 2:25 pm

    X-Plane 11.50 Now Released

    The team at Laminar Research has announced that X-Plane 11.50 has now been officially released. This is a major update that completely rewrites the rendering engine to use modern rendering APIs: Vulkan (on Windows and Linux systems) and Metal (on Mac). This offers a performance increase over the previously used OpenGL and should reduce things like stuttering.

    September 10, 2020, 11:38 am

    Airwego Virtual Airline Group Supports Latest Flight Simulators

    Airwego Virtual Airline Group was established twenty years ago but is keeping up with the latest changes in the flight simulator community, with support recently added for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 and Prepar3D v5 while maintaining support for earlier sims. Being part of a virtual airlines adds a new dimension to your flightsiming and Airwego would be glad to help you get started.

    September 10, 2020, 11:00 am

    VSKYLABS Provides Details On Rutan LongEZ Project

    VSKYLABS has turned their sights to the Rutan LongEZ Project and have announced that v3.0 will be coming really soon. The update will offer features like rudder speed brakes, enhanced modeling and texturing, and an easy to use paint kit.

    September 9, 2020, 11:37 am

    Neil's Tours Labor Day Week Sale

    Now on sale at the FlightSim.Com Store at 50% off are all Neil's Tours products. Neil's Tours offer tour guides and scenery of the beautiful Lake District in England. The Lake District is a popular tourist destination with beautiful lakes, forest and mountains. FSX, P3D and X-Plane pilots can now take a guided tour of this region into new scenery with flight plans and guidance based on the famous guide books by Alfred Wainwright.

    September 9, 2020, 9:35 am

    Review: Jenn Aviation Brewster F2A Buffalo

    Reviewer Michael Hayward takes a look at the first add-on aircraft creation from Jenn Aviation. The Brewster F2A Buffalo served with the US Navy and Finland during WWII. This low-cost add gives you the chance to fly this warbird and even try some carrier ops. Michael found it to be a fascinating plane historically and pleasant to fly.

    September 8, 2020, 1:29 pm

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