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    VSKYLABS Announces Turbine RC Helicopter For X-Plane

    VSKYLABS announces another unusual project for X-Plane. They are working on a 1:7 scale RC (radio controlled) turbine-powered helicopter. A new video shows it in action.

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    Laminar Research Releases System Requirements For X-Plane 12

    As release gets closer, Laminar Research has now released the system requirements for X-Plane 12. No surprise, to run well (recommended requirements) will require a fairly high-end computer. A demo version of the sim will be available to try before purchase.

    January 12, 2022, 1:26 pm

    Windsock Simulations Update On Bergamo LIME V2 XP

    After taking a holiday break, Windsock Simulations is back at work on scenery for X-Plane 11. With partners Tailstrike Design today they announce Bergamo LIME Airport V2. Design is well underway and will enter beta testing this week.

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    Boundless Releases EGCN Doncaster Sheffield XP

    Boundless announces the release of their latest X-Plane 11 scenery, EGCN Doncaster Sheffield. What they call one of the most diverse and interesting airports in the UK includes full PBR ground textures, 2020 ortho imagery, custom trees and buildings, etc.

    January 11, 2022, 3:17 pm

    Verticalsim Updates KHOU Scenery For X-Plane

    Verticalsim announces the release of v3.1 for their KHOU William P Hobby Airport scenery for X-Plane. It removes some dependencies as well as runway 17 and includes other fixes.

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    Review: Aerosoft - SAM Follow Me XP

    The "Scenery Animation Manager" series brings added levels of realism to airports. In this review Joshua Moore tries SAM Follow Me for X-Plane, which provides a follow me vehicle for taxiing guidance and a marshaller to help with parking. At a big airport this can be a nice touch and given that it works anywhere it does a reasonably accurate job of it.

    January 10, 2022, 1:23 pm

    Stairport Sceneries Announces SAM GroundService

    Stairport Sceneries has announced a new extension to their "SAM" series of add-ons: SAM GroundService for X-Plane. It will offer custom animated ground service vehicles that will operate at all airports. It will be compatible with SAM WorldJetways.

    January 10, 2022, 11:11 am

    M'M Simulations Winter Sale

    Scenery designer M'M Simulations announces a winter sale on all their scenery add-ons for MSFS 2020 and X-Plane 11. M'M Simulations loves to create interesting mid-sized airports at scenic locations. Visit Ivalo Airport, the northernmost airport in Finland, or fly into Gstaad in the heart of the Swiss Alps, as just a couple of examples.

    January 9, 2022, 10:10 am

    Cat3Design Releases Boeing Style Tiller

    Cat3Design.com announces that their Boeing Style Tillers are now available. These will provide smooth and accurate ground steering for your big jets. They are compatible with most flightsims and other hardware.

    January 7, 2022, 10:01 am

    M'M Simulations Announces New Lower Scenery Prices

    M'M Simulations, makers of scenery for MSFS 2020 and X-Plane, announce a new pricing plan for their international airports, regional airports and X-Plane scenery. The new plan offers lower prices on all scenery packages.

    January 6, 2022, 9:46 am

    Nimbus Simulation Studios 2022 Development Update

    Early last year X-Plane developer Nimbus Simulation Studios posted a roadmap of plans for the upcoming year. However, life had other plans and things did not work out. Now they are back and hard at work again, and are very close to releasing their KIAD scenery. Other scenery is also now in the works as well as an update for their military UH-1 and perhaps some surprise releases as well.

    January 5, 2022, 9:58 am

    FSweekend Spring 2022 Cancelled

    We've just received word that the annual FSweekend held at the Aviodrome Aviation Museum in Lelystand, The Netherlands, has been cancelled for spring 2022, as it was in 2021. Sponsors hope to return with a very great FSweekend in the fall.

    January 3, 2022, 11:00 am

    FlightSim.Com Store New Years Sale 2022

    It's the holiday season and time for the New Years Sales! At the FlightSim.Com Store many sales started around Christmas and continue through New Years weekend. Now is a great time to save up to 50% off the regular prices on a wide variety of add-ons for your favorite flight simulator. Last chance - most sales end today!

    January 3, 2022, 8:43 am

    Tutorial: IFR Clearances Explained

    If you want to fly with online groups like VATSIM, IVAO or PilotEdge you need to learn the same techniques that real pilots use. For the beginner, IFR clearances can be intimidating. In this video real world pilot thecorporatepilotdad shows how it's done, by going over several different realistic clearances as read by real air traffic controllers.

    January 2, 2022, 11:34 am

    FlyInside Updates Bell 47 For X-Plane

    FlyInside, the company that brought VR to X-Plane, has released an updated v1.59 for its Bell 47 for X-Plane users. Already available for MSFS 2020, this aircraft has the same great flight model, same great systems modelling, and the same amazing artwork.

    December 31, 2021, 11:57 am

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