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    X-Plane 11 Landmarks: Washington DC

    Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States, and as such, it has numerous iconic landmarks which are now faithfully represented in X-Plane 11. The National Mall has a high concentration of these important spots, such as the Capitol Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and the Reflecting Pool between them.

    June 17, 2019, 5:57 pm

    Carenado Announces FA50 For X-Plane 11

    In a brief Facebook statement, Carenado has announced something new for their friends of X-Plane: their most recent project, the Carenado FA50 for X-Plane 11. As usual, no details are provided other than "coming soon" and some nice looking screen shots.

    June 17, 2019, 11:25 am

    Tutorial: Beyond Plane Maker

    If you've learned to use Plane Maker, you know how to create and add aircraft of your own design to X-Plane. But Plane Maker's built-in abilities limit the shapes you can use. To create truly realistic aircraft you need to go beyond Plane Maker and use a 3D CAD program like SketchUp to create the parts you need. In this tutorial Ray Hill goes over the basics of how such parts are created and then integrated into Plane Maker aircraft.

    June 17, 2019, 10:36 am

    EGLC London City Airport Officially Announced for X-Plane 11

    Orbx officially announces EGLC London City Airport for X-Plane 11. EGLC is an interesting small airport located close to central London. Its small size and busy location make it suitable only for certain aircraft. The scenery features a full HD PBR representation of the airport and surroundings, with major buildings, realistic road traffic, accurate lighting and more.

    June 17, 2019, 10:05 am

    TFDi Design Releases PACX Product Release Trailer

    PACX from TFDi Design seeks to bring the feeling of responsibility and the significance of traveling with passengers and crew to your simulator. It is designed to be unintrusive, varied, dynamic, and simple to use and works with any aircraft across all of the major platforms.

    June 16, 2019, 11:04 am

    Drzewiecki Design - Baku XP for X-Plane 11 Updated

    Baku XP features a detailed representation of UBBB Heydar Aliyev airport and Baku city with hundreds of landmarks. This product from Drzewiecki Design compatible with X-Plane 11. It has now been updated with features like better autogen, improved HDR lighting, new animations, plugin support for jetway animations, aprons with rain effects and more.

    June 14, 2019, 6:14 pm

    Carenado - PA31T Cheyenne For X-Plane 11

    New from Carenado is the PA31T Cheyenne light twin. This add-on for X-Plane 11 comes with five liveries featuring high-end 4K PBR, a custom autopilot, FMOD sound design, extensive VR support, a full set of PDF manuals and more.

    June 13, 2019, 4:16 pm

    Flyingiron Simulations Previews F-117 Interior

    For several months now Flyingiron Simulations has been providing teaser images of their upcoming X-Plane F-117 Nighthawk. Today's latest images show the ACES 2 materials in the cockpit area.

    June 13, 2019, 9:14 am

    AOA Simulations Update On Boeing T-X

    AOA Simuations has provided a progress report and some new screen shots on their Boeing T-X for X-Plane. The images show the now-completed animation of the landing gear. They also report that the different display panels are now active.

    June 12, 2019, 10:07 am

    XPlane2Blender v3.5.1-beta.1

    Designer Ted Greene announces XPlane2Blender v3.5.1-beta.1, a scenery designer tool for X-Plane that converts objects created with Blender into ones that can be used in X-Plane. New features include additional options for how shadows are cast and new options for VR mounting points, as well as major and minor bug fixes.

    June 12, 2019, 9:43 am

    10,000 3D Airports Are Coming to X-Plane Mobile

    Users of X-Plane Mobile will surely welcome this latest news from Laminar Research. While users of the desktop version have long benefited from all the 3D airports available through the Scenery Gateway, now mobile users will be able to fly to these airports as well, meaning that 10,257 3D airports will become available, created with the standard X-Plane 3D art assets.

    June 12, 2019, 9:27 am

    X-Plane 11.35 Release Notes

    X-Plane continues to improve with the release of version 11.35. It includes lots of new and improved global airports. As well as a variety of fixes it includes an updated fuel system, updated bleed air and pressurization system, updated ILS data, FMOD sound for B737 and C90B, updated art assets for several locations and more.

    June 10, 2019, 2:15 pm

    Orbx Releases TrueEarth US Washington Video

    Orbx has released a teaser video for its upcomingTrueEarth US Washington (TEUSWA) for X-Plane. The scenery covers a huge 91,875 square miles. What really makes TrueEarth special, though, is all the POI (Point of Interest) objects included - in this package, more than 1000 iconic landmarks.

    June 10, 2019, 8:12 am

    Drzewiecki Design - Polish Airports Vol 3 XP V2 for X-Plane

    New from Drzewiecki Design is Polish Airports Vol 3 XP V2 for X-Plane. This package includes four airports in Poland: Poznan, Bydgoszcz, Wroclaw and Olsztyn-Mazury. The scenery features highly detailed versions of each airport plus photoreal scenery of the surrounding cities with landmarks and autogen.

    June 8, 2019, 7:50 am

    Flyware.nl Announces Software For Cockpit Builders

    Flyware.nl has the ultimate software for cockpit builders. Select, drag, resize over 100 different networked gauges - Basic 6, Navigation, Piston, Turboprop, Jet or Generic gauges - Glass panels for 737, EICAS for 747 and Fokker 70/100. Also includes FMS. It is designed to work with FSX, FS2004, X-Plane, and Prepar3D.

    June 7, 2019, 11:26 am

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