• X-Plane

    Torquesim - BN-2 Islander Development Update 1

    While other developers like to just tease, Torquesim has provided an update on their BN-2 Islander for X-Plane 11 with lots of details and a nice group of screen shots to show the progress so far. Images includes both the exterior and interior. The cockpit will be available with classic steam gauges or a modern AFM G5 setup.

    March 26, 2020, 9:52 am

    Just Flight 146 Professional New Pictures

    Just Flight continues work on their upcoming 146 Professional and provides us with a few new screen shots. The Prepar3D version will be available first, followed shortly by the X-Plane version.

    March 26, 2020, 8:59 am

    Navigraph Announces Simmers Without Borders

    Donate computing power to speed up the search for a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. Navigraph announces the project Simmers Without Borders. A group of developers at Navigraph have started a pro bono initiative inviting all members of the international flight simulation community to donate computing power to speed up the search for a vaccine against the coronavirus.

    March 25, 2020, 10:34 am

    Review: Turbulent Designs TerraFlora XP

    TerraFlora, which is available from Turbulent Design for X-Plane, FSX and Prepar3D, is one of those products that improves the look of the entire world. In this case, it's trees that get improved, making scenery more accurate in color and variety. Reviewer Michael Hayward tries the X-Plane version and was quite impressed with the results.

    March 24, 2020, 4:00 pm

    VSKYLABS Test-Pilot Dynali H3 Project New Screen Shots

    Development continues on the VSKYLABS Test-Pilot Dynali H3 Project, with the focus on 3D modeling, systems integration and flight dynamics/test flights. Noticeable in the screen shots is the coolant radiator of the H3, equipped with dual fan unit, allowing the H3 to be flown in hover for long periods of time.

    March 24, 2020, 11:04 am

    Active Sky Spring Sales Event

    Hifi Technologies has decided to extend their sale on their Active Sky producs for FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane through the end of April. If you haven't already upgraded you sim with this products you can now save 30% off the regular price at the FlightSim.Com Store.

    March 23, 2020, 4:13 pm

    Skyline Simulations Previews Gibraltar Scenery

    On their Facebook page, Skyline Simulations has provided some new work-in-progress screen shots of their upcoming scenery for LXGB Gibraltar International Airport for X-Plane and Prepar3D. There is still no news on a release date.

    March 21, 2020, 11:58 am

    ZIBO 737 NG For X-Plane v3.40 Released

    The famous Zibo Mod for the default X-Plane Boeing 737 NG has now been updated to version 3.40. The Zibo Mod modifies the 737-800 in all ways, including systems, FMC, new cockpit textures, FMOD sounds and more. The update includes an improved flight model and lots of other additions.

    March 21, 2020, 11:39 am

    X-Plane - D9: You Sunk My Battleship

    X-Plane developer Ben Supnik, after a long period of silence, has posted an extensive update on progress with the sim. Mostly it concentrates on the update to Vulkan and Metal, though public beta is still some time later than originally planned.

    March 20, 2020, 1:16 pm

    FlightSim.Com Store Spring Sale

    Today is the first day of spring, and a great time to spring into savings at the FlightSim.Com Store. Many of the Saint Patrick's Day sales continue and today a number of new sales have begun. Flight simulator pilots can save up to 70% off the regular prices of hundreds of great add-ons.

    March 19, 2020, 12:25 pm

    Just Flight Avro Vulcan Update

    Development continues on the Avro Vulcan for X-Plane from Just Flight. The aircraft can be customised with a range of real-world fuselage configurations - refuelling probe, Olympus 201 or 301 engines, Terrain-Following-Radar (TFR) dome, modern or classic aerials, tail fin electronic countermeasures (ECM), Hose Drum Unit (HDU) with animated hose for tanking and air sampling pods for recon.

    March 19, 2020, 11:28 am

    Carenado – SR22 GTSx Turbo for X-Plane 11

    Now available at the FlightSim.Com Store from Carenado is their SR22 GTSx Turbo for X-Plane 11. This is a modern GA aircraft with a glass cockpit. It comes with five HD liveries, physics and engine dynamics specially designed for XP11, PBR materials, custom FMOD sound and much more.

    March 18, 2020, 5:58 pm

    Review: Orbx Orcas Island

    Orcas Island was one of the earliest Orbx sceneries, and the area itself is one of the favorites of reviewer Shawn Weigelt. The original version, though, was for Microsoft Flight Simulator and Shawn wanted a version for X-Plane. Well, that is now available and Shawn was very pleased to find that is lives up to expectations.

    March 18, 2020, 2:13 pm

    Aerosoft - Charlottetown XP for X-Plane 11 v1.0.1

    Charlottetown is the capital of the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. The airport of Charlottetown (CYYG) is located about 3 nm from the city center. This scenery from Aerosoft for X-Plane 11 offers a high detailed recreation of this Canadian regional airport with all of its facilities and the very impressive surrounding areas. Version 1.0.1 is now available.

    March 17, 2020, 6:28 pm

    Verticalsim Updates Bishop Int'l Airport

    Verticalsim announces the release of v1.1 for their KFNT - Flint Bishop International Airport. The update includes a number of fixes plus new grass and tree textures, better overall lighting, new terminal textures and more.

    March 17, 2020, 10:24 am

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