• X-Plane

    Member Focus: Sean McLeod

    Sean McLeod was captivated by aviation at a young age and over the years has been an active user of many flight simulators, and eventually even a professional pilot. These days, X-Plane is his favorite platform and he has contributed many files to the library here. Learn more in our interview.

    November 16, 2017, 4:30 pm

    Carenado - X-Plane 11 DO228 100 HD Series

    New from Carenado for X-Plane 11 is the DO228 100 HD Series. The plane features engine dynamics designed specifically for XP11. It also features physically Based Rendering materials and textures throughout, six HD liveries, PDF checklists, tables, etc. and more.

    November 14, 2017, 9:21 am

    Review: RD Studios - KHAF Half Moon Bay

    Own your own hangar at KHAF Half Moon Bay with the new X-Plane scenery from RD Studios. Reviewer Stuart McGregor really enjoying this highly detailed scenery of the California airport, especially the animated 3D trees that respond to the wind. It also has features like ultra detailed pavement and markings and a hangar that you can customize.

    November 10, 2017, 5:10 pm

    BFDG - UH60 Blackhawk

    BFDG Studio brings you the updated UH60 Blackhawk helicopter v2.0 for X-Plane 11. It includes models for the Sikorsky UH-60 BlackHawk / SH-60 Seahawk and HH-60 Pavehawk and a lot more. Included are realistic sounds, animated flight controls/pilots/windows/etc., realistic flight model and much more.

    November 8, 2017, 9:47 am

    X-Plane 11.10 Now Beta Testing

    X-Plane 11.10 is currently in beta testing! X-Plane 11.10 will be the first major update, which means it includes new features and major code changes. This will be an extended beta period because of how much has been changed in the sim.

    November 1, 2017, 12:54 pm

    FS Pilot Shop Halloween Sale

    There are still a few days to get SPOOK-tacular Savings at the FSPilotShop! No tricks - just come and get your treats at the Sales Hangar. You're sure to find exactly what you need from the 1,300+ sales from publishers including REX, HiFi Technologies, Aerosoft, Just Flight, Flight Replicas, Lionheart creations and dozens more.

    November 1, 2017, 9:31 am

    openVFR Announces IcebergsXP

    The openVFR team is happy to publish its first VFR scenery for the flight simulator X-Plane. The project is called openVFR IcebergsXP. It focuses on placing icebergs in X-Plane at their real occurrences. The iceberg information is taken from official satellite data used for real marine research and training. Alternatively the user can simulate creating icebergs in areas where they hopefully never appear.

    October 29, 2017, 11:12 am

    Aerosoft - Airport Svolvaer XP

    Aerosoft brings to X-Plane pilots Airport Svolvaer XP, featuring this small regional airport in the Lofoten area in northern Norway. It's a scenery location surrounded by fjords and towering mountains. It includes all airport buildings, realistic night effects, photoreal ground textures, custom animated windsock and flag and much more.

    October 26, 2017, 3:20 pm

    Review: vFlyte Air - Piper Twin Comanche for X-Plane 11

    Stuart McGregor is a fan of GA twins, and so was eager to try the Piper PA30 Twin Comanche for X-Plane 11 from vFlyteAir. He was not disappointed. The model was purpose-built from the ground up to take advantage of all the new features of X-Plane 11 such as FMOD sounds, Physical Based Rendering (PBR), interactive menu system and more.

    October 19, 2017, 2:17 pm

    Flight Sim Show 2017

    The flight simulator show Flight Sim 2017 returned to the RAF Museum Cosford UK for the fifth consecutive year. Hosted by Just Flight and PC Pilot, this was the largest one yet with 1800 attendees and over 35 exhibitors. Michael Hayward was there and offers his report.

    October 13, 2017, 11:26 am

    RIM and Company - Ayers Rock for X-Plane

    Meticulously handcrafted by RIM & Company, Ayers Rock for X-Plane 10 and 11 aims to provide an as-real-as-it-gets replica of Ayers Rock Connellan Airport and its picturesque surroundings in the Australian Outback. The airport includes handcrafted buildings, vehicles and objects and animated ground personnel.

    October 11, 2017, 8:03 am

    BFDG - Embraer 321 AT27 Tucano for X-Plane 11

    Brazilian Flightsim Development Group (BFDG) brings you the new Embraer 312 AT-27 "Tucano" for X-Plane 11. The Tucano is a low-wing tandem-seat single-turboprop basic trainer with counter-insurgency capability developed in Brazil. The BFDG Embraer 312 AT-27 "Tucano" package includes a high quality model with 14 texture packs.

    October 9, 2017, 1:37 pm

    Advertiser Survey

    As you of course know, we run a variety of advertising on FlightSim.Com in order to help pay the bills. One of the ad agencies we use, Network N, has asked for our users to complete a short survey. Your answers will help ensure that the ads we run are more relevant to your interests.

    October 9, 2017, 11:26 am

    BFDG - Embraer A-29 Super Tucano for X-Plane 11

    Brazilian Flightsim Development Group (BFDG) brings you the Embraer A-29 "Super Tucano" for X-Plane 11. The package includes one high-quality model of the amazing light attack aircraft and trainer Embraer A-29 "Super Tucano" including the P1 virtual cockpit and two external models for the A-29A and A-29B and 11 texture packs.

    October 9, 2017, 10:21 am

    Aerosoft - Airport Stuttgart for X-Plane 11

    Airport Stuttgart brings the international airport of the German state of Baden-Wurttemberg into the flight simulator X-Plane 11. In good tradition, the award winning German Airports team and Peter Hiermeier provide this scenery of Stuttgart airport in a stunning quality. It uses advanced X-Plane features and included things like animated passenger bridges, complete taxiway network, roads with animated traffic and much more.

    September 24, 2017, 7:32 am

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