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    Countryside Aircraft Design - MD DC 10-30 Cargo for X-Plane 11

    New developer Countryside Aircraft Design announces the early access release of their DC-10-30 Cargo for X-Plane 11. The plane is now available as early access at a special promotional price. As an early access release, purchasers can use the plane now and get free updates as development progresses.

    November 18, 2019, 4:36 pm

    AOA Simulations Announces V-22 Osprey v1.7

    AOA Simulations has announced that they are working on an update for their V-22 Osprey for X-Plane. Version 1.7 will include FMOD sounds, internal cockpit and instrument reflections, a working autopilot and bug fixes.

    November 18, 2019, 3:56 pm

    Review: Drzewiecki Design - Miami City XP

    Miami City XP is not one of the newer products from Drzewiecki Design but is still a lot of fun for X-Plane pilots who want explore that area. The scenery emphasis is on the city and region itself, with only "lite" versions of the three included airports. Reviewer Paul Mort found the area covered impressive and generally liked the ortho imagery but wished for full featured airports.

    November 17, 2019, 8:46 am

    Orbx - TrueEarth US Northern California For X-Plane 11

    Orbx announces the release of TrueEarth US Northern California for X-Plane 11. The scenery is available in SD or HD resolution, to better suit your computer capabilities. It includes 212,000 sq km of ortho-imagery and accurately placed autogen, with special care given to color correction.

    November 16, 2019, 1:48 pm

    AeroNavMap - iOS Navigation For X-Plane

    AeroNavMap is an iOS app with detailed aeronautical maps, charts and live data from X-Plane and PilotEdge including ATC. It aims to be an affordable Electronic Flight Bag for simulator pilots. Newly released, and free to download for a limited time.

    November 16, 2019, 9:49 am

    UK2000 Scenery Releases UK2000 Bristol 2019HD

    UK2000 Scenery announces the release of UK2000 Bristol 2019HD for Prepar3D and FSX (X-Plane version due mid December). UK2000 Scenery has gone 'HD' and 'PBR' (not FSX version). Bristol includes realistic and accurate ground markings, detailed photoreal models and textures, P3D v4 dynamic lighting, replacement runway and approach lighting system.

    November 16, 2019, 9:23 am

    X-Plane Live Q&A Next Week

    Do you have questions for the X-Plane team? Next week they will livestream a question and answer session via their official Youtube channel. If you have questions you can submit them now on a form they have provided.

    November 15, 2019, 9:28 am

    Milviz - DHC-3T Turbo Otter For X-Plane v1.2 Released

    Milviz has released v1.2 of their DHC-3T Turbo Otter. The iconic bushplane with turboprop power now has several new features and improvements, plus bug fixes. Many of the improvements related to the KAP 140 autopilot.

    November 14, 2019, 4:51 pm

    Jennifer Kimball Developer Interview

    Jennifer Kimball has been enamored with flying her whole life. She's a real world pilot and a licensed avionics technician. After discovering X-Plane her creative instincts kicked in as well, and she began designing aircraft. She's created a nice line-up of light planes, like the Cub, Aeronca, Glasair and even a flying fishing boat.

    November 13, 2019, 1:02 pm

    Verticalsim Studios Previews Myrtle Beach Airport

    According to the latest news from Verticalsim Studios, flight simulator pilots will soon have a new vacation destination: Myrtle Beach Airport. This X-Plane scenery will be compatible with VStates and feature things like PBR rain effects, autogate, 3D ramp workers and more.

    November 13, 2019, 12:48 pm

    Aviotek Simulation Software Previews Treviso Airport

    Coming soon from Aviotek Simulation Software will be Treviso Regional Airport for X-Plane. Some final details are still under development. The flight simulator scenery will be an exact replica of the airport, based on official blueprints. It will feature PBR glass and effects, 3D people and static aircraft, custom ground vehicles and more.

    November 13, 2019, 11:17 am

    Aerosoft Releases St. Tropez XP

    Aerosoft and Stairport Sceneries announces a new destination for flight simulator pilots: Saint Tropez. This X-Plane 11 scenery includes a realistic replica of the airport Saint-Tropez La Mole (LFTZ). Two nearby villages are also included and a photo texture covering 26 km sq.

    November 11, 2019, 3:29 pm

    Orbx TrueEarth US North California XP11 Official Trailer

    A few weeks ago Orbx announced what they call their most ambitious project to date: TrueEarth US North California for X-Plane 11. Now they've released an official trailer video to give a better idea what this scenery will look like. TrueEarth US Northern California is the result of years of research and development as well as countless hours of crafting together one of the most stunning and diverse regions in North America.

    November 11, 2019, 12:57 pm

    VSKYLABS Cicare-8 Project Cyclic Design

    VSKYLABS has another update on their upcoming Cicare-8 helicopter for X-Plane. To answer questions for users, they've provided a picture and details on how the cyclic control will be displayed within the cockpit and how the tilt angle can be adjusted.

    November 11, 2019, 11:45 am

    X-Plane 11.40 Is Final

    Over the weekend X-Plane 11.40 was released. Of course, developer Laminar Research never rests so plans for version 11.41 with bug fixes and such is already in the works. Also, plans for the next version 11.50 are already taking shape, with this being a major change with the use of Vulkan and Metal.

    November 11, 2019, 10:11 am

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