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    Laminar Research X-Plane Move To Vulkan Update

    After what has seemed like an eternity, Ben Supnik over at X-Plane, has posted an update on their move to Vulkan. A Vulkan/Metal version of X-Plane has been in private test with third party developers, including a bridge to connect OpenGL-based plug-ins. This is all now starting to work, with some new screen shots to demonstrate it.

    February 17, 2020, 9:28 am

    AOA Releases T-7A Red Hawk Teaser Video

    AOA Simulations has released on Facebook a teaser video of their T-7A Red Hawk for X-Plane. The short video shows the next generation military plane in action, both inside and out. The cockpit features stadium seating and an advanced set of modern instruments. It is coming spring 2020.

    February 16, 2020, 11:16 am

    Aerosoft - American Airports And Sceneries Sale

    In honor of the U.S. Presidents Day holiday, Aerosoft announces the "American Airports and Sceneries Sale". For four days only save on some of their best scenery for FSX, Prepar3D, X-Plane and Aerofly FS 2. Visit cities like Anchorage, Dallas/Fort Worth, Aspen and more.

    February 16, 2020, 10:30 am

    Drzewiecki Design Valentines Day Sale Ends Today

    Announcing the Drzewiecki Design Annual Valentines Sale. Ending earlier than everyone else, today is the last day to save 30% on a wide variety of scenery for FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane. Drzewiecki has scenery for American cities like Seattle, Washington, Chicago, Miami and New York, and European destinations like Moscow, Warsaw and Tallinn plus lots of scenery for Poland.

    February 16, 2020, 9:50 am

    Canada4XPlane - CYQB Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport

    New from Canada4XPlane is scenery of CYQB Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport for X-Plane 10 and 11. CYQB is the primary airport serving Quebec City. The scenery features 30+ custom buildings and 70+ other custom objects, plus HD ground textures, volumetric grass, detailed car lots and much more.

    February 15, 2020, 5:00 pm

    Review: Just Flight - PA28-181 Archer TX/LX

    The Piper Cherokee family of GA aircraft have been popular with pilots for years. Just Flight now offers the latest variant, the Archer TX/LX for X-Plane 11 and reviewer Jennifer Kimball wanted to give it a try. Jennifer is a real world pilot with lots of time in Cherokees and was impressed with the accuracy of the visual model as well as its flight characteristics.

    February 15, 2020, 4:16 pm

    Aerosoft - Seychelles XP

    New from Aerosoft for X-Plane is Seychelles XP featuring the scenic group of islands in the Indian Ocean. Included is the entire archipelago including Seychelles International Airport and Praslin Island Airport, numerous smaller airfields and much more.

    February 15, 2020, 9:52 am

    Taburet - RenoXP

    RenoXP for X-Plane from Taburet is complete scenery for the city of Reno, Nevada, USA with custom objects and custom autogen blended into a photorealistic base texturing. Autogen built from high resolution data to give a complete coverage.

    February 14, 2020, 6:19 pm

    FlightSim.Com Store Valentines Day Sale

    Today is Valentines Day and at the FlightSim.Com Store we have a number of sales starting or ongoing. Here's your chance to save on some great flight simulator add-ons. Some of these sales are only for a couple of days so don't delay if you spot something new for your hangar.

    February 14, 2020, 11:59 am

    Pilot Plus Announcing EGTB Wycombe Air Park

    Scenery developer Pilot Plus, who recently teamed up with Orbx for distribution, has news of their next flight simulator scenery: EGTB Wycombe Air Park for X-Plane 11. This charming small airport is recreated with highly detailed 3D models, full PBR ground details, seasonal vegetation, night environment, local VFR landmarks and much more.

    February 13, 2020, 9:26 am

    Review: Orbx EGPH Edinburgh Airport

    Being from Scotland, reviewer Stuart McGregor was excited to be able to fly to EGPH Edinburgh Airport using the X-Plane scenery from Orbx. He found that Orbx has done a marvelous job in presenting the airfield and its surrounding area.

    February 12, 2020, 5:37 pm

    Just Flight Officially Announces Vulcan For X-Plane 11

    The previous announcement was just a tease, but now it's official. Just Flight has a new Avro Vulcan B Mk. 2, K.2 and MRR for X-Plane 11 in development.

    February 11, 2020, 10:56 am

    Orbx - Bar Harbor Almost Complete

    Soon X-Plane pilots will have a great Down East destination, as Orbx - Bar Harbor for X-Plane 11 is nearing completion. The natural beauty of the area looks great from the air, and the scenery has been further enhanced with hundreds of hand-placed buildings, plus other features like heliports and lighthouses.

    February 11, 2020, 10:40 am

    Maps2XPlane - Seychelles4XPlane - The Airfields

    Here is some news from scenery developer Maps2XPlane about their Seychelles4XPlane package. In this this post the developer goes into detail about the additional thirteen airfields available in the scenery - the two main airports in the scenery are Seychelles International Airport and Praslin Island Airport.

    February 10, 2020, 11:00 am

    Just Flight Announces New Add-on For X-Plane 11

    To start the new week, Just Flight has posted on Facebook a brief teaser of a new add-on they are working on for X-Plane 11. Some nice pictures are included but you'll have to guess what the plane is! (Or read the comments...) Completion is said to be only weeks away.

    February 10, 2020, 10:32 am

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