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    Runway 26 Simulations Previews MHTG Toncontin

    Runway 26 Simulations announces that work has started on MHTG Toncontin Airport for X-Plane. Although reportedly only a few days into the project the screen shots are already impressive looking.

    September 19, 2019, 10:57 am

    Naval Flight Operations - An Evaluation And Critique

    Naval aviators are considered to be some of the most skilled pilots around, given the challenging conditions in which they operate. Simulated naval flight operations are challenging too. In this article Ray Hill discusses naval flight, what is currently possible with X-Plane 11, and some wishes for how this area of aviation could be improved.

    September 19, 2019, 10:33 am

    Traffic Global Preview Video

    JustFlight has released a preview video from a work in progress build for their upcoming Traffic Global for X-Plane. This is work in progress, with new features and improvements being made all the time.

    September 19, 2019, 9:35 am

    FLYT Simulations Previews Champaign-Urbana Scenery

    FLYT Simulations has released some work in progress screen shots of their upcoming X-Plane 11 scenery of the Champaign-Urbana area in Illinois, USA. It shows the Campustown area. Overall, the scenery will features nearly half a million accurately placed trees, 45,000 autogen buildings and 40 detailed points of interest.

    September 19, 2019, 9:08 am

    Verticalsim Studios VStates Relaunched

    The VStates ortho project for X-Plane 11 is a project to ensure color-corrected ortho/satelite imagery for the entire US mainland region. Verticalsim Studios has announced that VStates has been relaunched, with new states including Alabama V2, Illinois V2, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania. The DC and Maryland area is coming soon.

    September 18, 2019, 12:35 pm

    Orbx - Announcing EGNM Leeds Bradford - Yorkshire's Airport

    It seems like Orbx has news on a new flight simulator airport almost every day, and today's announce is for X-Plane 11: EGNM Leeds Bradform Airport from the in-house design team. The recreation will feature full PBR, great lighting effects and is optimized for performance.

    September 18, 2019, 11:25 am

    X-Plane 11.40 Beta 2 Released

    Laminar Research never rests and so we already have news of a beta 2 release for X-Plane 11.40. This update has a few fixes to the experimental flight model and ground trucks. It also contains updates to code signing that start preparations for the release of macOS Catalina.

    September 18, 2019, 10:16 am

    FlyingIron Simulations Update on G109b

    Since we last reported on their G109b motor glider for X-Plane, FlyingIron Simulations reports considerable progress has been made. Testing is well underway, with the flight model almost complete, art progressing, and special features like a fully functional touch screen tablet in the cockpit now coded.

    September 17, 2019, 10:43 am

    Orbx - KORS, WA79 and 7S3 Arriving For X-Plane 11 Soon

    Orbx announces three airports for TrueEarth USA Washington and Oregon which have been ported from P3D to XP11: KORS Orcas Island for Washington, 7S3 Stark's Twin Oaks Airpark and WA79 Walter Sutton's Airstrip for Oregon.

    September 17, 2019, 10:09 am

    Review: Airport Layout Enhancement Solution

    Some of the best and most popular add-ons for flight simulator are those that change the overall look of the sim world you fly in. Airport Layout Enhancement Solution (ALES) from Pyreegue Dev. Co. does that for X-Plane by replacing default textures with high quality PBR texture including runways, signs, taxiway lines, pavement and helipads. Reviewer Bruno Esperanca enjoyed the effect on older and default airports.

    September 16, 2019, 5:11 pm

    SimCoders Updates Reality Expansion Pack (REP)

    A new update of the Reality Expansion Pack for X-Plane from SimCoders is now available. It applies to all available aircraft except the Super Cub that will be improved in v4.3.

    September 16, 2019, 1:36 pm

    X-Plane Gateway Showcase: Tokyo RJTT

    Scenery authors continue to fill up the X-Plane airport gateway collection, and it's sometimes pretty amazing what they can do given that they are limited to a collection of standard scenery objects. The new Tokyo Internation scenery is a good example.

    September 16, 2019, 12:00 pm

    Orbx - TrueEarth Oregon HD 1.1.0 Updated

    Orbx has announced an updated v1.1.0 of their TrueEarth Oregon HD scenery for X-Plane 11. It includes some updated imagery, mostly around Portland and Medford, mesh fixes for airports and some other object fixes.

    September 16, 2019, 9:55 am

    vFlyteAir Releases Cherokee 140 Modern

    vFlyteAir introduces the latest addition to their range of light planes for X-Plane 11: the Cherokee 140 Modern. This packages includes planes with two quite different interiors, one a classic analog gauge setup and the other a glass panel featuring the Aspen E1000 PFD. Both panels have GPS and other avionics. The plane also features FMOD sounds, support for VR, PBR textures and a variety of liveries.

    September 14, 2019, 10:09 am

    X-Plane Mobile New Route Planning Feature

    Announcing a new X-Plane Mobile feature: coming soon, you can plan a route using the global map, download the scenery for flying offline and then load the route directly into the GPS or FMS.

    September 13, 2019, 12:30 pm

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