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Rotate Previews MD-11 Air System

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To continue their series of system previews in their upcoming MD-11 for X-Plane, on their website, Rotate has dropped work-in-progress previews of the air system in the aircraft.

The MD-11’s air system is modelled heavily in-depth with all pneumatic sources, all relevant manifolds, valves and ducts that serve air conditioning, ventilation, heating, cabin pressure and anti-ice systems driven by the Environmental System Controller.

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iniBuilds Weekly Recap – May 24th

During the past week, we here at iniBuilds, have released a number of new profiles, below you can find this week's weekly recap highlighting everything we have released. GSX Profiles Freeware Addis Ababa Paulo Ricardo Campinas Paulo Ricardo Salvador Tropicalsim Sao Paulo Congonhas PacSim Manila Dynamic Lighting LatinVFR Santa Ana ORBX San Diego SXAD Houston Hobby Aerosoft Sacramento FSDreamTeam Charlotte
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TropicalSim Horta Airport (LPHR) Now Available for FSX/P3D

TropicalSim has released Horta Airport (LPHR) for FSX, P3D and also FS9 (for those that still use it). Located in the Azores, Horta Airport serves only a handful of airports with two different airlines; Azores Airlines and SATA Air Açores. The airport has been designed with photoscenery surrounding the airport, full lighting and night illumination, as well as 3D grass and a
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Imaginesim Releases Austin KAUS V2

Developer Imaginesim has releases Austin v2 on X-Plane. A month after the initial release on X-Plane 11, version 2 brings in new features including high definition buildings, SAM jetways and more. As well as the above mentioned new features, this update sees improvements from the new PBR weather textures, dynamic lighting and also the new South terminal has been modelled.
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New MK-Studios Dublin Airport Previews

As promised, MK-Studios has dropped some work-in-progress renders of their upcoming Dublin Airport (EIDW) scenery on their Facebook page. In their post, they state that modelling of the airport is almost coming to a close and progress is going well with texturing. On the preview renders, textures have intentionally not been applied but it is apparent that the final product
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X-Crafts Releases Embraer ERJ Family for X-Plane 11

Announced over on their Facebook page, X-Crafts has released their overly anticipated ERJ Family add-on for X-Plane 11. As promised, the ERJ Family pack includes the Embraer E135, E140, E145 & E145XR with the unexpected inclusion of the Legacy 650 which is a popular business jet variation of the E135. The aircraft come with a host of features including detailed
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SkyMaxx Pro v4.8 Released for X-Plane

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Courtesy of the X-Aviation forums, Maxx-XP has announced that SkyMaxx Pro v4.8 has been released for X-Plane. The update will be available to download through an update e-mail or through redownloading the file through the X-Aviation account page.

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Orbx Announces Partnership with Flight Velocity

Orbx has confirmed that they have partnered with Flight Velocity on a brand new undisclosed project, which will be announced officially at FlightSimExpo this coming June. The project will be officially announced and presented at 16:45 (EST) on June 8th 2019 in the Right Seat seminar room at FlightSimExpo. “We are incredibly excited to be working with Tiger Summers and
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Imaginesim KAUS Austin XP11 Trailer

Imaginesim Shares New Trailer for Upcoming Austin V2 on X-Plane

Developer Imaginesim has shared a brand new trailer for their upcoming update for Austin on X-Plane 11. The product, which was released just a few weeks ago, has undergone some extensive work to bring new features such as SAM jetways, PBR weather textures and also Safedock guidance parking. The update has been in development as Imaginesim continue to refine their
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New Previews of the Just Flight 747 Classic

Just Flight has taken to Facebook to share some new previews for their upcoming 747 Classic series. The new previews of the Just Flight 747 Classic are taken from a variety of viewpoints including the central cockpit area and the engineering panel. In addition to the previews, a comprehensive feature list has been added to the product page. We now
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RealTurb North America Preview

RealTurb North America Released

Developer M.A. RealTurb has released the next instalment of their continental coverage for their product. RealTurb North America covers the entire region and will give pilots the chance to enjoy realistic turbulence, wind shifting and wind shear effects using terrain analysis. RealTurb North America looks at environmental elements such as hills, mountains, winds and other weather effects and translates that
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Ultra Weather XP Update 2.5.1 Released

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Ultra Weather XP version 2.5.1 has been released. Following on from the brief preview the other day, the utility developer has released the new update for existing users.

In this update, users will see enhanced colours throughout their simulator as a direct response to community feedback. Other enhancements include the cloud shaddows, auto night haze and also the sunset sky textures for various conditions.

Some other elements have also been fixed or changed such as menu icons, removing the clouds from appearing inside the cockpit and more.

Users who already own version 2.x of Ultra Weather XP, you can download the update free of charge. Full installation instructions are quoted below from the developer:

“Don’t remove anything especially your key just backup your old v2.5 if exist, a folder called “UltraWeatherXP” find it inside (..:\X-Plane 11\Resources\plugins\)……… just in case you want to return to it.
Then select the folder named “UltraWeatherXP” which is inside this package, then Drag it to (..:\X-Plane 11\Resources\plugins\) and replace it with the old files completely.
run X-Plane go to Ultra Weather XP plugin, then click on UWXP Main Set button, then reload all textures. “

It should also be noted that the previously announced Pro version has been cancelled. When trying to find further information, multiple posts in relation to the Pro version and its cancellation have been deleted.

The full changelog for version 2.5.1 of Ultra Weather XP is down below.

2.5.1 Change Log

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FSDreamTeam’s Chicago is “Very Close to Release”

Developer Simultech has stated that Chicago, which is being published by FSDreamTeam, is "very close to release". To accompany the news, developer Alessandro released a brief video showcasing the current work in progress. In terms of where development is, seasonal textures are just being added. From what we can then gather, testing will then take place before an eventual release. The
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Pyreegue Dev Co. Releases Airport Layout Enhancement for X-Plane

Developer Pyreegue Development Co. has released an airport texture enhancement package for X-Plane 11. ALES (Airport Layout Enhancement Solution) replaces the default airport ground textures with new high-quality 2K textures that take advantage of PBR texturing. From runways to taxi lines, Pyreegue Development has worked hard to bring an in-depth recreation of many different aspects of the airport environment, with
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Flightbeam NZWN Wellington Patch 2 Released

A second patch for Flightbeam's recently released NZWN Wellington has been released which brings major improvements and fixes to the product. Patch 2 brings the addition of all new custom autogen trees throughout the entire product coverage area, a custom GSX ini file, more static vehicles as well as various improvements to the AFCAD and changes to the runway lighting.
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