• X-Plane

    X-Plane 11.55 Released

    Laminar Research announces the release of X-Plane 11.55. This release primarily fixes a random crash problem caused by drawing certain objects using the new "instancing" drawing APIs. The news also discusses the latest gateway airports and photometric rendering, including a new video that demonstrates photometric lighting.

    June 18, 2021, 10:05 am

    HiFi Technologies - Active Sky Summer Sales Event 2021

    The official first day of summer is still a few days away, but you can already save 30% on all Active Sky products from HiFi Technologies at the FlightSim.Com Store during their sale. If you haven't yet added their best selling products to your FSX, Prepar3D or X-Plane setup there's no better time than now.

    June 17, 2021, 9:20 am

    Welcome Taimodels To The FlightSim.Com Store

    We would like to welcome scenery designer Taimodels to the FlightSim.Com Store. This designer has been specializing in X-Plane airport scenery but has recently started creating airports for MSFS 2020 as well. The team creates airports all over the world so there should be something for everyone.

    June 16, 2021, 1:46 pm

    SimCoders Reality Expansion Pack v4.5.10 Released

    SimCoders announces the release of v4.5.10 of their Reality Expansion Pack for X-Plane. The Reality Expansion Pack for X-Plane 11 and 10 is an add-on that replaces some internal parts of the sim with custom ones, greatly enhancing the realism.

    June 14, 2021, 11:55 am

    pizzagalli.ch - Agusta Westland AW-609 For X-Plane

    Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store from pizzagalli.ch for X-Plane 11 is the Agusta Westland AW-609. This unusual aircraft combines the advantages of a helicopter and a fixed-wing turboprop aircraft into one. It features a fully animated 3D exterior model and cockpit, multiple liveries, FMOD sounds and more.

    June 14, 2021, 10:41 am

    Boundless Releases Cotswold Airport XP11

    Boundless announces the release of Cotswold Airport for X-Plane 11. It features HD 2020 ortho coverage of the airport and surrounding area, including Kemble Village. It also features 4K PBR building and ground textures, HD static aircraft, custom UK road traffic and more.

    June 13, 2021, 10:00 am

    Carenado X-Plane Flash Sale

    This weekend only, aircraft developer Carenado is running a flash sale at the FlightSim.Com Store. All of their X-Plane aircraft will be available for 50% off the regular price. This is a great chance to stock up your hangar at only half the normal cost.

    June 11, 2021, 10:09 am

    Tutorial: Ignition System and Magnetos - Aircraft Basics

    In this short video, real world pilot thecorporatepilotdad uses MSFS 2020 to explain how the magnetos and ignition system works in common internal combustion aircraft engines. Does turning off the master switch stop the engine? Learn the answers to this and more in this tutorial. While Microsoft Flight Simulator is used, this information applies to any sim as well as to real aircraft.

    June 10, 2021, 10:03 am

    Just Flight Announces Update To 146 Professional XP

    Just Flight has announced that v1.2 of their 146 Professional for X-Plane 11 is coming soon. It will include a variety of fixes, further improvements to the TMS but most important it will include new navigation options. Included will be the custom UFMC, complete with LNAV/VNAV autopilot integration and the RealityXP GTN. It will also offer the option to not have an FMC at all, and use classic VOR/NDB navigation.

    June 9, 2021, 11:06 am

    VSKYLABS Shows Off WIP CT/4E Airtrainer XP

    VSKYLABS continues to make progress on their "Test Pilot" CT/4E Airtrainer Project for X-Plane 11. It's now two years into the project, but release is planned for later this month if all goes as expected.

    June 9, 2021, 10:44 am

    Aerosoft - Airport Istanbul XP Released

    New for X-Plane 11 from Aerosoft is Airport Istanbul XP (LTFM), the major airport for the country of Turkey. Stairport and SceneryTR got everything out of X-Plane for this project, so of course all airport buildings were implemented and textures with PBR were used.

    June 8, 2021, 12:05 pm

    Axonos Releases YBCG Gold Coast Airport XP11

    Axonos announces their latest release for X-Plane 11. Developed in parallel with the soon to be released Gold Coast landmark package, YBCG Gold Coast Airport has been developed to be as detailed and accurate as possible. It offers a detailed airport with custom HDR lighting, 3D grass, PBR textures, etc.

    June 6, 2021, 11:05 am

    Welcome Windshear Simulations To FlightSim.Com Store

    We would like to welcome a new developer to the FlightSim.Com Store. Windshear Simulations improves your X-Plane experience with airports and scenery packs for X-Plane 11. Their focus is on airports in South America that other developers tend to overlook.

    June 4, 2021, 9:16 am

    Boundless Simulations Releases Teesside For XP11

    Boundless Simulations announces the release of Teesside Airport EGNV for X-Plane 11. This is an important regional airport in the northeast of England. It features an accurate layout, custom night lighting, PBR ground textures and building textures, etc.

    June 3, 2021, 9:54 am

    VSKYLABS CT/4E Airtrainer Project Closer Look

    VSKYLABS offers a closer look at the cockpit of their 'Test-Pilot': CT/4E Airtrainer Project for X-Plane by Laminar Research. The fascinating two-year development journey will soon exceed version v1.0. Estimated release date will soon be determined.

    June 2, 2021, 10:31 am

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