• X-Plane

    Flight Simulator Show 2020 On Hold

    Just Flight has put out an announcement that Flight Simulator Show 2020, held annually at RAF Cosford, is on hold for now. The venue itself is closed through September so nothing is possible before then. Around the beginning of next month the situation will be re-examined and a further announcement made.

    April 6, 2020, 12:00 pm

    VSKYLABS Vulkan Updates

    With the recent release of X-Plane 11.50 beta 1, compatibility with Vulkan is now an issue for third party add-ons. Aircraft designer VSKYLABS reports that their entire airplane and helicopter fleet is good to go in the new X-Plane 11.50 Vulkan environment.

    April 6, 2020, 10:41 am

    Drzewiecki Design Annual Easter Sale Starts Today

    Scenery developer Drzewiecki Design is getting a jump on the season by starting their Annual Easter Sale a full week before the actual holiday. Starting today you can save 30% off the regular prices of all their scenery products at the FlightSim.Com Store.

    April 5, 2020, 10:41 am

    Aerosoft - Airport Manchester XP11 Freebie

    Another company announces a stay at home freebie. Airport Manchester XP11, X-Plane 11 scenery from Aerosoft is now free at their store for the next couple of weeks.

    April 4, 2020, 11:22 am

    VSKYLABS He-162 Project News Flash

    VSKYLABS has issued another news flash about their Test Pilot: He-162 Project. After four years of research and development, this unique plane for X-Plane 11 is almost mature enough to be released. The project is now wrapping up with the creation of the Pilot Operational Handbook.

    April 3, 2020, 1:05 pm

    X-Plane 11.50 Beta 1 Released

    Laminar Research has announced that X-Plane 11.50 Beta 1 is now live on the Laminar servers, and should be available on Steam later today. They've also released a video demonstrating how to set the rendering options in this new version.

    April 2, 2020, 4:55 pm

    VSKYLABS Announces Test-Pilot FA Tensor 600X Project

    VSKYLABS announces another aircraft under development for X-Plane 11. The Test-Pilot FA Tensor 600X Project features a modern two seat gyrocopter. Developed fro X-Plane's experimental flight model, it will be a fully featured, VR capable aircraft. Two cockpits will be offered, one with classic gauges and the other with dual G1000 panels.

    March 31, 2020, 11:57 am

    TorqueSim SR22 Development Update 5

    X-Plane developer TorqueSim has provided an extensive development update on their SR22 For X-Plane 11. Covered in detail are the aerodynamics of the airplane, with a flight model by X-Aerodynamics. It will accurately match real-world cruise speeds, rate of climb, stall speeds, glide ratio, etc.

    March 31, 2020, 10:50 am

    Taburet - Vancouver XP for X-Plane 11

    Taburet has released a new scenery package for X-Plane 11. Vancouver XP includes the complete Canadian city with custom objects and custom autogen blended into a photoreal base. All objects and buildings are based on real world data and dimensions.

    March 30, 2020, 1:16 pm

    Orbx Releases Caernarfon Airport For X-Plane 11

    Available now from Orbx for X-Plane 11 is EGCK Caernarfon Airport. Created by TrueEarth developer Tony Wroblewski, the entire airfield has been modelled in superb detail from extensive real-world photography and numerous site visits.

    March 30, 2020, 11:31 am

    BetterPushback For X-Plane Updated

    The popular BetterPushback plugin for X-Plane 11 has been updated. It provides an overhead view to plan a pushback route and accomplishes a fully automated "hands-off" pushback, letting the user focus on aircraft startup and other pilot duties during pushback. To increase immersion, it speaks to you in a variety of languages and accents.

    March 30, 2020, 11:12 am

    New Release of OpenSceneryX v4.4.0

    The team behind the OpenSceneryX object library for X-Plane announce a new version 4.4.0. This update includes some new scenery objects such as seasonal variants of ground and vegetation. Other objects have been modified and improved.

    March 30, 2020, 10:24 am

    An Introduction To Livery Painting With Layers Part II

    Robin Tannahill has been busy doing aircraft repaints for X-Plane and in this series of articles he shares his techniques. The first tutorial covered the basic techniques of repainting using GIMP. In this second tutorial the special requirements for doing repaints for Traffic Global are covered.

    March 29, 2020, 11:54 am

    Torquesim - BN-2 Islander Development Update 1

    While other developers like to just tease, Torquesim has provided an update on their BN-2 Islander for X-Plane 11 with lots of details and a nice group of screen shots to show the progress so far. Images includes both the exterior and interior. The cockpit will be available with classic steam gauges or a modern AFM G5 setup.

    March 26, 2020, 9:52 am

    Just Flight 146 Professional New Pictures

    Just Flight continues work on their upcoming 146 Professional and provides us with a few new screen shots. The Prepar3D version will be available first, followed shortly by the X-Plane version.

    March 26, 2020, 8:59 am

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