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    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.

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    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.

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    Review: Aerosoft - FSDG Rhodes

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    November 10, 2019, 9:51 am

    Where in the World Feature 121

    The Where In The World series challenge from Ron Blehm continues. Last month's challenge was the "greatest airport on earth" or at least near the greatest of something else. For this month, the challenge is to find a tropical location that is both an air and naval base. How are your geography skills?

    November 7, 2019, 9:06 am

    A Small Beginners Guide to Flight Simulation

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    November 4, 2019, 1:28 pm

    Review: xVision for X-Plane 11

    Many people think X-Plane's world has a dull and washed out look, but it does not have to. With the right tools, shaders, colors and sharpness can be changed, and xVision is a tool that does a fine job. Reviewer Rohan Nair found that it greatly enhanced the aesthetics of X-Plane 11 and nicely allowed a high degree of customization.

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    FSX/P3D Freeware Focus

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    October 27, 2019, 9:41 am

    Review: Taburet - Telluride For X-Plane 11

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    Techniques For Making Wheel Wells And Matching Doors

    Ray Hill continues his series of tutorials for those who want to create aircraft for X-Plane. This short tutorial demonstrates using a 3D CAD program such as ViaCAD Pro to make wheel wells and matching doors that can open and close.

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    Review: Just Flight - PA-38 Tomahawk For X-Plane 11

    A basic trainer is good for sightseeing or for...training! The PA-38 Tomahawk fits that role well, and has long been a favorite of reviewer Shawn Weigelt. He was pleased to find that Just Flight has created a highly realistic Tomahawk that perfectly fits the bill, with high definition visuals, realistic sound file and an accurately reproduced flight model.

    October 17, 2019, 10:27 am

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    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.

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    AOA Simulations Announces V-22 Osprey v1.7

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    November 18, 2019, 3:56 pm

    New FSX Beta Branch Available On Steam

    Well, who would have thought...Microsoft has announced an update to FSX: Steam Edition. Described as a "beta branch", the announced intention is to help gain valuable new telemetry data that will help in the development of the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. The update does also include some bug fixes.

    November 18, 2019, 9:28 am

    UK2000 Scenery Updates Bristol Scenery

    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. Now updated to v1.01 with bug fixes.

    November 18, 2019, 9:14 am

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    Orbx - TrueEarth US Northern California For X-Plane 11

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    November 16, 2019, 1:48 pm

    Carenado Black Week Sale

    As we approach the traditional time for big yearly sales, Carenado has gotten off to an early start by announcing their Black Week Sale. This will be their only sale this year and it runs only ten days. The sale includes only FSX and Prepar3D products but with big discounts of up to 50% off the regular price.

    November 16, 2019, 11:27 am

    AeroNavMap - iOS Navigation For X-Plane

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    November 16, 2019, 9:49 am

    VATSIM First Wings

    Have you created a VATSIM account but haven't yet had the courage to logon and do your first flight? This event on Sunday 17th November is an excellent occasion for you to try out the fun and immersive VATSIM environment where most of your fellow pilots is in the same situation as yourself.

    November 16, 2019, 9:35 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

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