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X-Plane 11.35 Released
Posted: 29/07/2019 20:33:30


The update contains another batch of gateway airports; updated fuel, bleed and APU systems; FMOD sound sets for the default 737 and C90B; landmarks for Washington, D.C and New York; and several other new features, as well as bug fixes in the betas.




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Orbx Announces Innsbruck for X-Plane 11
Posted: 24/07/2019 21:35:13


After 18 months of hard work, Orbx has unveiled an X-Plane rendition for what is probably their best scenery to date: Innsbruck (LOWI) airport. This airport, of course, needs no introduction. Orbx has previously released this airport for Prepar3D and Aerofly FS2 and the result of this was absolutely breathtaking. It’s one of our favourite and highest rated sceneries.




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Aerosoft Releases Paderborn XP
Posted: 12/07/2019 08:14:50


Aerosoft's home airport, Paderborn Lippstadt Airport (EDLP) has been released for X-Plane 11. Located in Büren, Germany and founded in 1991, Paderborn Lippstadt Airport is a minor international airport that primary serves flights to European leisure destinations.




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Microsoft Flight Simulator Development Update
Posted: 12/07/2019 08:10:58


The team working on the highly anticipated Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 wanted to share a quick development update with us, right before the summer is about to kick off. The team is hard at work putting some finishing touches on some big updates, which they plan to share with the community towards the end of the summer.




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Zibo B737-800X Update 3.34 Released
Posted: 08/07/2019 17:47:10


The largely popular B737-800X by Zibo has been updated to version 3.34, after a couple of months of development. Highlights of the update include curved magenta lines, ground vehicles, many changes and additions to the underlying code, and more.




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Vertical Simulations Releases VStates Georgia
Posted: 06/07/2019 09:44:56


Scenery developer Vertical Simulations has released VStates Georgia for X-Plane, making Georgia the second state in his project. VStates is a currently freeware project that provides government sourced satellite imagery combined with colour corrections made by Vertical Simulations. The eventual goal of the VStates project is to provide colour corrected ortho imagery for the entire mainland United States.




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Orbx EGNX East Midlands Airport for X-Plane 11 Released
Posted: 05/07/2019 11:05:03


EGNX East Midlands Airport is an international airport in the East Midlands of England, close to Castle Donington, Leicestershire, between Loughborough, Derby, and Nottingham with Leicester 20 miles to the south. The airfield was originally built as a Royal Air Force station known as RAF Castle Donington in 1943, before being redeveloped as a civilian airport in 1965.




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Orbx Announces 74S Anacortes Airport
Posted: 03/07/2019 14:54:44


Following on from the release of TrueEarth US Washington on X-Plane 11, Orbx is back with their next airport in X-Plane, specifically designed to blend in with the TrueEarth region. Introducing 74S Anacortes Airport, a small airstrip in the Pacific North West. The nearby natural surroundings, farms, lakes and small towns make for some great views as you fly in and out of the airport. Also included in the package is the Allan Island airstrip, 21H Skyline, Burrows Island Lighthouse Helipad and also WA02 Island Hosptial Heliport.




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VStates: Vertical-Sim's Freeware Colour-Corrected Ortho Project
Posted: 02/07/2019 12:14:32


Vertical-Simulations have just announced an expansion into the region-based scenery market with the release of VStates Florida, a new, colour corrected orthophoto project that aims to cover the entire United States mainland with photoreal ground textures - https://verticalsims.com/shop/vstates/vstates_florida/




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Digital Design Tivat Airport (LYTV)
Posted: 01/07/2019 18:40:17


The airport, located in Montenegro serves the surrounding area and is a challenging airport to land at with some mountainous and other scenic views.




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Orbx Releases LEAS Asturias Airport for P3DV4
Posted: 26/06/2019 15:25:27


Developed by Marcus Nyberg and Misha Cajic, the duo have recreated the airport in high definition with a range of features throughout the airport. The approach to the airport has been a focus for the developers with high-resolution photoreal coverage, 3D bridges and objects placed appropriately. In terms of coverage, Léon to Parque Nacional de Los Picos de Europa in the east is included in the package.




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Microsoft Announces Brand New Flight Simulator at E3
Posted: 10/06/2019 14:02:40


In a shock announcement, Microsoft has unveiled a brand new flight simulator at the E3 2019 event in Los Angeles. Microsoft’s new simulator utilises satellite data and Azure AI to generate the beautiful world we see in the trailer, though the exact specifics of just how it does that are unknown at this time.




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Orbx TrueEarth GB Central Service Pack 1 Released
Posted: 31/05/2019 12:12:53


Two months after the release of TrueEarth GB South's own first service pack, Orbx has launched a major update for the second product in the series, Central.




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AI Live Traffic Released for FSX and Prepar3D
Posted: 31/05/2019 12:11:07


The developers of bajasim products as well as the creators of ATC simulator “ATC4Real”, have released AI Live Traffic for FSX and all versions of Prepar3D. AI Live Traffic generates AI flight plans for your flight simulator airports based from real life timetables in real time. The only requirement for this plugin is that an AI aircraft library is installed for your flight simulator.




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Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 1 Now Available
Posted: 13/05/2019 19:55:58


The hotfix update to Prepar3D v4.5 (4.5.12.30293) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix. The Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v4 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery).




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Traffic Global (Early Access)
Posted: 08/05/2019 16:38:34


Early Access edition of Traffic Global which is not yet 100% complete but is offered at a discounted price of £27.99.




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Princess of the Caribbean: Part 2
Posted: 07/05/2019 18:59:01


Part 2 of Airworthy Designs' Princess of the Caribbean scenery has been released for X-Plane 11. The second edition sees the airports, including the surrounding area of St. Barths and Saba, modelled in great detail.




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X-Plane 11.33 Released
Posted: 03/05/2019 09:00:05


The third update to X-Plane 11.30 has been officially released, containing numerous bug fixes. It follows on from 11.32, which was released back on the 4th of March. 223 new airports have also been added to X-Plane 11 in this release, which did not exist in 11.30, whilst 1,204 existing airports now have 3D scenery, bringing the total number of airports in X-Plane with 3D scenery close to 5 digits, at 9,812.




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Orbx TrueEarth US Washington X-Plane 11 - Preview Update
Posted: 24/04/2019 12:20:27


TrueEarth US Washington will cover 91,875 square miles, which is most of the state of Washington, along with parts of British Columbia, Canada and Oregon. Within the coverage area, Orbx has included a range of cityscapes in key cities such as Seattle/Bellevue, Everett, Victoria, Tacoma and more. Further to the detailed 3D models, there will be over a 1000 points of interest to see and explore. Of course, throughout the entire region will be PBR autogen technology for X-Plane, which will also enable region-specific houses.




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TrueEarth USA Washington for XP11 - Preview!
Posted: 17/04/2019 20:28:15


A full announcement is coming next week with all the info you need but for now you can watch the video using the link below.




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