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Honeycomb Aeronautical Shows Production Samples of Bravo Throttle Quadrant
Posted: 22/03/2019 15:27:09


The products are expected to launch in the second quarter of this year. The hardware will work with X-Plane 11, as well as Flight Simulator X, Flight Sim World and Prepar3D.




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ORBX Showcase Bilbao (LEBB) v1.1
Posted: 20/03/2019 20:31:50


ORBX has shared some preview screenshots and information on the upcoming v1.1 update for Bilbao (LEBB).




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TE GB South XP11 SP1
Posted: 11/03/2019 16:58:41


Many of the fixes, additions and improvements have been a result of customer requests and our desire to improve the realism of the region even more.




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Aerosoft Airport Manchester XP Preview
Posted: 11/03/2019 16:55:30


Some Screenshots of the upcoming Airport Manchester for XPlane 11. This is not an update of the XP10 version but a new development.




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TrueEarth GB South and Central SP1’s Incoming
Posted: 09/03/2019 18:46:42


ORBX have service packs aplenty coming in the coming weeks. First up is SP1 for TE Netherlands AFS2, followed by SP1 for TE GB South for P3D. Finally we have a MASSIVE set of upgrades coming for TE GB South and a Central for XP11.




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X-Plane 11.32 Released
Posted: 04/03/2019 14:58:10


The second small update to X-Plane's 11.30 run has been released and contains numerous fixes to issues in both of the previous updates, 11.30 and subsequently 11.31.




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COLIMATA Preview Video Drops on Concorde's 50 Anniversary
Posted: 02/03/2019 12:39:53


Fifty years ago today in 1969, Concorde took to the skies for the very first time. Although she is no longer flying today, COLIMATA have steadily been progressing with their X-Plane 11 rendition of the iconic aircraft, which is set to go into early access soon.




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Digital Design Release Liverpool John Lennon Airport for Prepar3D V4
Posted: 25/02/2019 17:12:29


Developed with the latest techniques in mind, the airport includes PBR materials, realistic wet puddle effects and high resolution textures throughout. Furthermore, the scenery package includes custom surroundings (including houses, trees and other buildings) and high-resolution terrain coverage throughout. Digital Design has also ensured that there is realistic 3D night lighting, supports the GSX docking system (GSX required) and is frame rate friendly.




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Points of Interest Map for TrueEarth Washington
Posted: 22/02/2019 17:43:11


Orbx have released the initial list of Points of Interest to be included in their upcoming TrueEarth Washington scenery pack. TrueEarth Washington will be first in a range of sceneries spanning the Pacific Northwest, the first of which is due in Q2 this year.




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Aivlasoft EFB Coming to X-Plane
Posted: 20/02/2019 19:51:11


The EFB is Aivlasoft's flagship product and combines with either Navigraph Charts or Aerosoft NavDataPro to give users the full flight navigation experience. Also featured are detailed interactive ground charts and live weather displays (when fed data by Active Sky, FSGRW etc).




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EFB to be Included in Aerosoft A330
Posted: 12/02/2019 18:50:29


One of the most requested features for the Aerosoft Airbus family has always been an EFB, or electronic flight bag, used to store and read charts, among other things.




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TrueEarth Great Britain South for Prepar3D v4 Released
Posted: 08/02/2019 09:04:40


TrueEarth Great Britain South spans an impressive 42,000 square miles (107,349 km²) and covers Southern England and Wales. We have developed new technology especially for P3Dv4 which allows for building shapes to be placed accurately to perfectly align with the orthoimagery - no more rectangle shapes joined together to "fake it". This product is discounted by 40% with the Cross-platform Product Discount.




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Orbx Releases TrueEarth Great Britain North for X-Plane 11
Posted: 30/01/2019 17:16:49


TrueEarth Great Britain North primarily covers Scotland, as well as other areas such as the Shetland Islands and the Isle of Man. This means cities such as Edinburgh and Glasgow are covered and have been faithfully recreated for X-Plane 11 users with the highest detail.




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X-Plane 11.31 RC1 Released
Posted: 30/01/2019 17:15:08


To obtain this update, run the X-Plane Installer/Updater found in your root X-Plane 11 directory and pick ‘update’; then check the ‘Check for new Betas’ checkbox. ‘ You can view the original release notes here on X-Plane.com.




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Just Flight VFR Real Scenery NexGen 3D Vol. 1: Southern England & South Wales Released
Posted: 29/01/2019 12:47:53


VFR Real Scenery NexGen 3D is the next generation of Just Flight’s hugely popular VFR Real Scenery series. The NexGen 3D software uses the very latest 25cm and 50cm aerial images at 1.2m ‘in sim’ resolution, rising to 60cm around airports.




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PMDG Previews 747 QOTS II PBR Update
Posted: 27/01/2019 10:19:13


PBR updates are planned to be pushed out to the beta team within the next week and a quick turn is anticipated from testing to release. The update will cover the entire 747 product line (including the 747-8) and will be pushed out through the PMDG Operations Center once available. Updated paint kits will also be pushed out so painters can add the new and necessary bits to their liveries as desired.




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Orbx Updates EGHR, EGFF and EGKA for X-Plane
Posted: 21/01/2019 19:29:01


The updates for all three of these airports are rather minor according to the changelog. These updates bring along small bug fixes, adjustments to reflect the real-world airport, a ‘grass friction’ fix and more which can be viewed in the changelog at the end of this article.




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ShortFinal Design Munich (EDDM) Close to Release for X-Plane 11
Posted: 20/01/2019 13:16:15


A high-quality rendition of Munich Intl. Airport is something that many X-Plane simmers have been longing. Being the dominant hub that it is, with over 100 operating airlines and over 220 destinations, it is a prevalent spot for most simmers.




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Aerosoft CRJ Service Pack 1a Released
Posted: 15/01/2019 17:34:22


Aerosoft has released a brand new update for their CRJ aircraft. The new service pack, version 1.2.3.0, also known as Service Pack 1a, includes a bunch of fixes for the FSX, FSX:SE, Prepar3D V3.4 and Prepar3D V4 versions.




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Further Details On North American Orbx TrueEarth Regions
Posted: 13/01/2019 17:57:17


ORBX have announced further details about timings on North American and European regions pending authorisation to licence the Ortho images.




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