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FSDreamteam and Simultech Preview Honolulu for P3D V5

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Simultech has shared on their Facebook page two previews of their upcoming Honolulu International Airport (PHNL) under Prepar3D V5. The first screenshot shows an overview of the airport, showcasing the blending with the surrounding terrain as well as a nice transparent seabed. The second screenshot shows details of a taxiway and the baking techniques to render the granularity of the taxiway materials.

The Simultech/FSDreamteam Honolulu will be made compatible for Prepar3D V4, V5 and MSFS2020.

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IXEG Boeing 737 Classic Updated to V1.3

IXEG has updated their Boeing 737 Classic for X-Plane to version 1.3. This new version brings significant bug fixes and additions. Several bugs have been put out such as runway turnoff lights bleed-through, standby power logic and fixes the thrust reverser opening even after the fire handle had been pulled. IXEG has also included a lot of improvements and additions,
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Runway 26 Simulations Releases EGJB Guernsey for X-Plane

Just less than a month after their release of EGJJ Jersey, scenery developer Runway 26 Simulations has released their next airport, EGJB Guernsey for X-Plane 11. Guernsey is the second largest Channel Island located just north of the Normandy coast of France and is home to over 60,000 people. The island, although much closer to France, is part of the
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Nimbus Continues to Preview Islander BN-2

Nimbus has taken to Facebook to preview their upcoming Islander BN-2 at Westray Airport. Westray Airport is known as being one of the airports involved in the shortest commercial aviation flight in the world. Located in the Orkney Islands of Scotland, the Islander BN-2 makes the routine flight frequently and due to the capabilities of the aircraft. The previews highlight the
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Honeycomb Aeronautical Shows Off Mouse Pad Concept

Honeycomb Aeronautical, known for their Alpha Flight Controls, has shared some new proof of concept artwork for a new mouse pad attachment. After listening to feedback from the community about the amount space the Alpha Flight Controls and the upcoming Bravo Throttle Quadrant will use, Honeycomb Aeronautical has gone to the drawing board to find a solution. As of right
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Digital Designs Announces Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LFLL)

Developer Digital Designs took to their Facebook group page to announce that Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LFLL) is in development presumably for Prepar3D. Alongside the development announcement, the team shared a number of images of the scenery off. Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LFLL), located just east of the city of Lyon, the airport handles over 11 million passengers per year. Airlines such as
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Orbx Announces Fresno Airport for X-Plane 11

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Over on the Orbx Forums, Ed Correia announced Orbx’s newest scenery, Fresno, for X-Plane 11. Fresno Yosemite International Airport, formerly known as Fresno Air Terminal, features two runways with the longest being 9,539 feet long. In 2019 Fresno Airport served over 1.7 million passengers on 8 different airlines. There is a single terminal that handles all commercial air traffic at the airport. Airlines like Aeromexico, American, Delta, United, and others serve destinations in the United States and Mexico.

Fresno Yosemite International Airport will be modeled in high detail with all buildings on and around the airport included. Interior modeling can be seen inside the main terminal building, all textures on the buildings are extremely high quality and use PBR materials. Atmospheric night lighting is used to bring a fantastic vibrancy to the airport at night.  Fresno will be a very interactive airport for the user featuring SAM jetways and animated marshallers. Custom static Blackhawk and F15 models are included on the military ramp. Orbx Fresno will be compatible with TrueEarth Northern California and is optimized for the best performance. A full product feature list will be included below for those who are interested. No price for the product was given but Orbx hopes to release Fresno Yosemite International Airport this weekend.

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BC Sceneries Releases Genova City and Airport v4 for X-Plane

Scenery developer BC Sceneries has released Genova City for X-Plane 11. This scenery package includes the city itself, along with airport Genova Cristoforo Colombo (LIMJ). Over 1000km sq is included with the package, covering 243km of the city itself and over 850km of the nearby mountains, coasts and forestry. The city is comprised of thousands of 3D buildings, all of
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XFirstOfficer Version 1.7.0 Released

The latest verison of the popular XFirstOfficer plugin for X-Plane 11 has been released.  Developer ParrotSim took to the X-Plane forums to make the announcement, as well as to explain the numerous changes made to the freeware software. XFirstOfficer can best be explained as X-Plane's answer to FS2Crew in that it aims to fully simulate an intelligent and dynamic virtual
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RFSceneryBuilding Releases Frankfurt-Hahn Airport

RFSceneryBuilding has released Frankfurt-Hahn Airport for FSX, P3D v4 and P3D v5. The airport in Germany actually sits around 120km away from the city of Frankfurt. The airport is known for its low-cost operators including Ryanair, Wizz Air and a huge number of cargo operators such as Air Cargo Germany. The airport product itself features what you'd expect from a
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Orbx TrueEarth Oregon – Portland Previews

Orbx announced TrueEarth US Oregon just two weeks ago, and has been following up the announcement with some previews since then. This time, Iain Emms has taken to the Orbx forums to show off some previews of the city of Portland, the biggest city in the new TrueEarth State. The previews show off recognisable areas and buildings, such as the
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PESIM Previews Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (LFBZ)

Following on from their late April announcment, French developer Pilot Experience Sim has released the first previews of their upcoming Biarrtiz airport scenery. Opened in 1954, Biarritz Pays Basque airport (LFBZ) serves the French town of Biarritz located within the countries largest administriative district, Nouvelle-Aquitaine. The airport is a destination for numerous European airlines including Air France, Easyjet and Ryanair.
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Supercritical Simulations Group Previews 747-8 v2 Freighter

Supercritical Simulations Group (SSG) has shared a range of new previews for their upcoming 747-8 v2 Freighter over on Facebook. The new previews focus on mostly the internal modelling of the aircraft, with a few highlighting the external modelling. Some of the previews appear to be in-sim with others seemingly from the rendering and modelling software used. It is also confirmed
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Magknight 787 Aviator’s Edition Updated to 1.5.0

Developer Magknight has updated their Boeing 787-9 for X-Plane. This significant 1.5.0 update brings Hoppie ACARS support, new custom flight controls, Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine model and flight dynamics (still very much under development) and upgraded air conditionning and fuel systems. There are also various bug fixes (see the full list below). The previously created liveries are compatible with this
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