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    Taburet Releases Mount Rainier XP

    Ascending to 14,410 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier stands as an icon in the Washington landscape. This complex ecosystem has been depicted in a digital format for the X-Plane flight simulator by Taburet. The big mountain itself has been carefully formed to depict reality as close as possible. Autogen, high resolution mesh and an extensive photorealistic textured coverage are used to add deep immersion.

    February 20, 2019, 5:59 pm

    Otavio Bonomi Developer Interview

    Otavio Bonomi is a scenery developer who creates for FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane. Like many scenery designers, he got started because an area he was interested in needed doing but he's since found sharing his scenery very rewarding. He also flies and is an advanced skydiver and skydiving instructor. Learn more in our interview.

    February 20, 2019, 4:14 pm

    Carenado - S340 X-Plane 11 Released

    Carenado announces the release of their latest X-Plane aircraft add-on, the S340. It offers advanced features like high-end 4K PBR graphics throughout, custom EHSI and EADI instruments with detached pop-up windows, custom autopilot and much more.

    February 20, 2019, 9:33 am

    iniBuilds Update On A380

    As the A380 heads for the sunset in the real world, developer iniBuilds continues to work on their iniSimulations A380 project for X-Plane. While no release date has yet been proposed, they report significant progress in the plane's development.

    February 18, 2019, 10:26 am

    Review: Carenado C172SP Skyhawk X-Plane 11

    The announcement by Carenado that they were doing a C172SP Skyhawk for X-Plane left reviewer Shawn Weigelt wondering if the flight simulator world really needed another 172. Well, maybe so when it's "amazing" as Shawn concluded this one is. Read the review to learn why he liked it so much.

    February 16, 2019, 5:16 pm

    Turbulent Designs Previews Next Project

    While offering scant details, Turbulent Designs has shown some pictures of upcoming projects. They report working on scenery for both Prepar3D v4 and X-Plane. Judging by the photos and comments they are working on some large commercial airports that will includes lots of detailed objects.

    February 14, 2019, 9:51 am

    Aerobask - Video Of Just Released Epic E1000

    Aerobask previously provided some preview screen shots of their upcoming Epic E1000 for X-Plane 11. They have now released a video showing this plane in action. The Aerobask Epic E1000 is fitted with a custom-enhanced Laminar G1000 avionics suite.

    February 13, 2019, 9:14 am

    David Flamm Developer Interview

    X-Plane scenery designer David Flamm specializes in a very scenic part of the world: Alaska. Being a native he knows the area well and often visits the places he creates scenery for. He's also a real world pilot and gets to explore large parts of the state as part of his mission. Check out his scenery and learn more in our interview.

    February 12, 2019, 5:12 pm

    EGPB Sumburgh Airport - The first TrueEarth GB North Airport

    EGPB Sumburgh Airport from Orbx is the first ever airport for X-Plane 11 designed to integrate with TrueEarth GB North and it's coming soon. EGPB features realistic night lighting, highly detailed airport modelling, and a large coverage area of photoreal scenery. Sumburgh Airport is the main airport serving Shetland in Scotland.

    February 12, 2019, 11:30 am

    Just Flight - Archer III for X-Plane

    The new PA-28-181 Archer III for X-Plane from Just Flight, developed in partnership with Thranda Design, comes in ten paint schemes and features PBR materials with real-time environment reflections, HD textures, numerous accurate animations and down-to-the-rivet detailing. It is now available at the FlightSim.Com Store.

    February 11, 2019, 2:21 pm

    Gaya Simulation Previews Courchevel

    The French airport Courchevel is one of the world's most extreme airports. It serves a ski resort in the French Alps and the runway itself looks much like ski slope. Gaya Simulation announces their progress on bringing this airport to X-Plane and provides some screen shots.

    February 10, 2019, 5:23 pm

    Supercritical Simulations Group Previews SSG 747-8 V2

    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747 first flight, Supercritical Simulations Group previews their SSG 747-8 V2 for X-Plane. The preview images show progress on the external model but similar work is being done on the rest of the model. When done it will feature 4K textures and lots of details.

    February 10, 2019, 4:50 pm

    Orbx - EGML Damyns Aerodrome Has Come To X-Plane

    Damyns Hall Aerodrome is a small but feature rich airfield which features realistic vegetation, delivering the most realistic rural environment possible. Located 2 nm from Upminster in the London Borough of Havering, England, this airfield boasts around 100 acres of grassland. Now available from Orbx for X-Plane 11.

    February 9, 2019, 2:34 pm

    Aerosoft - Airport Bergamo Released For X-Plane

    The "Aeroporto di Bergamo-Orio al Serio", also often called Milan/Bergamo, is one of three international airports in the Milan region. With Airport Bergamo from Aerosoft, this airport now finds its way to X-Plane 11, complete with all buildings and service facilities.

    February 8, 2019, 2:21 pm

    Vertical-Simulations Previews Eastern Iowa Scenery

    X-Plane scenery designer Vertical-Simulations asks "who's ready for some eastern Iowa action?" and offers some preview screen shots of their upcoming scenery.

    February 8, 2019, 9:47 am

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