• X-Plane

    JARDesign Group Previews JD345

    X-Plane aircraft designer JARDesign Group has released a brief preview video of their upcoming JD345 aircraft. They report that the airplane is mostly completed and that they are in the beta testing stage now.

    June 23, 2021, 10:18 am

    Supercritical Simulations Group Releases 747-8 v2.3

    Supercritical Simulations Group (SSG) continues to improve their 747-8 for X-Plane with the release of v2.3. This update includes a long list of improvements and fixes to the external model, cockpit, systems, FMS, tablet and manuals.

    June 22, 2021, 4:10 pm

    VSKYLABS CT/4E Airtrainer Project Release Near

    In their latest Facebook post on their work in progress "Test Pilot": CT/4E Airtrainer Project for X-Plane, designer VSKYLABS has revealed that release is now planned for this month. We've had a lot of previews of this project since it was first announced so it's nice seeing it come to its conclusion.

    June 22, 2021, 11:05 am

    X-Plane 11.55 Released

    Laminar Research announces the release of X-Plane 11.55, an incremental bug fix patch update that also features updated Gateway airports. The release notes show the full list of things fixed and detail the new and updated airports, including 443 new to the 11.55 release.

    June 22, 2021, 9:28 am

    Chudoba Design Vaclav Havel Airport Almost Complete

    Chudoba Design has announced that their scenery of Vaclav Havel Airport Prague for X-Plane 11 will be released next week. In the meantime, a new video trailer has been released. The scenery will feature accurate buildings with enhanced lighting, custom jetways, PBR textures, etc.

    June 21, 2021, 11:33 am

    ShortFinal Design Announces KSFO - San Francisco Definitive XP11

    Scenery designer ShortFinal Design announces that his next payware project will be KSFO - San Francisco Definitive for X-Plane 11. No real details are included in the announcement, but a large group of screen shots show the major airport already well under development.

    June 21, 2021, 11:04 am

    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

  • FlightSim.Com Newsletter Signup

    Get the Latest News, Reviews, Special Offers & More. We Never Share Your Email Address.
  • X-Plane Recent Forum Activity


    Piper Archer III Engine Start, Flooded

    Thread Starter: Taurion

    Starting the Piper Archer III with a flooded engine. uygq4OvaCz0

    Last Post By: Taurion 06-22-2021, 09:16 PM Go to last post

    Dreamfoil Bell407 SP1 RPM warning

    Thread Starter: Finnharrier

    Hi. I have X-Plane 10.51. Starting to fly, helo acts wierd with crash noise + constant RPM warning sound. I noticed, throttle is only bit open, not...

    Last Post By: Finnharrier 06-19-2021, 08:18 AM Go to last post

    Piper Archer III Engine Start, Normal

    Thread Starter: Taurion


    Last Post By: transcontinental 06-18-2021, 11:43 PM Go to last post

    Xplane 11.55 is out

    Thread Starter: transcontinental

    Hi Everybody, Xplane 11.55 is out. https://developer.x-plane.com/author/bsupnik/

    Last Post By: transcontinental 06-18-2021, 02:33 PM Go to last post

    Hector International (KFAR) to Rapid City Regional (KRAP)

    Thread Starter: transcontinental

    Hi Everybody, Another short hop... Tonight I go from Hector International (KFAR) to Rapid City Regional (KRAP). I noticed two issues with the...

    Last Post By: transcontinental 06-18-2021, 01:11 AM Go to last post