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Fly X Simulations releases Final Development Update for Lanzarote

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Fly X Simulations has released a final update via their website on their upcoming scenery, Lanzarote for X-Plane.

In the third and final development update, Fly X Simulations tell us that they are still working on the project, even though recent radio silence may have suggested otherwise. They write that they have been working hard re-texturing the main terminal, Apron and ground markings to include HD PBR materials as well as adding static ground vehicles and ground wear and dirt to give the airport a more realistic feel. 

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Just Flight Releases Their PA-28R Turbo Arrow III/IV for Aerofly FS 2

After their initial announcement of the project back in April, Just Flight has finally released their second GA aircraft for Aerofly FS 2, the PA-28R Turbo Arrow III/IV. This four-seater, turbocharged piston-engine aircraft is an ideal tourer and proficient trainer, used commonly for instrument training across Europe and the USA. With this release, users can expect a high-resolution well-animated aircraft
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Magknight B787-9 Aviator Edition Updated to Version 1.30

Developer Magknight has issued a significant update to the B787-9 Aviator Edition. Version 1.3.0 includes 20 new EICAS messages, new pop-up windows and also a custom automatic engine start system to match it closer to the real aircraft. Further to the additions, a few elements have been changed including some adjustments to the autobrakes and the spoilers. Fixes include some
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Fangzahn Aviation Studios Releases Zakynthos Airport Freeware on P3D

In May, YouTuber and developer Fangzahn Aviation Studios announced that he was working on a freeware version of Zakynthos for Prepar3D. The airport in the Greek Islands sees numerous seasonal traffic from British Airways, easyJet, Volotea and many more. The freeware airport includes a wealth of features including PBR material, dynamic lighting and plenty of custom objects both inside and outside
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PMDG Shares July Update NG3, Global Flight Ops, And More FSElite

PMDG Shares July Update- NG3, Global Flight Ops, And More

Breaking the period of silence since the last PMDG update, Robert Randazzo has shared a plethora of information on what the team has been up to since we last heard from them, along with information on the upcoming 737 NG3, Global Flight Operations, and the new shopping cart system. To start out, a good portion of the PMDG team was
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Just Flight Releases More 747 Classic Previews

Just Flight has taken to Facebook to release the latest screenshots of their upcoming Boeing 747 classic pack for FSX and Prepar3D. Just under 2 weeks ago we reported on their striking new internal night time textures. These brand new screenshots showcase the artwork of the cabin and the detailing of the materials used to create the old-school gauges, dials and
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Flightbeam Brief Development Update: New KIAD Update and Auckland Survey Complete

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In a marketing survey sent out today (to promote their Summer sale), a few tidbits of development information were tucked sneakily into the bottom of that email.

The first bit of news is that a new “sizable” update is in the works for KIAD Washington Dulles Airport. The new update will include SODE jetways, dynamic lighting a lot of fixes. How sizable and what those fixes are is a mystery right now.

The second piece of news is that Flightbeam’s on-site survey for Auckland Airport is now officially complete. The on-site survey, which saw thousands of reference photos were taken has wrapped and now Mir can focus on developing the airport after putting it on pause a while back. With the support of the airport authorities, Flightbeam captured an insane amount of detail to bring this anticipated airport to the simulator.

As for the sale, every single Flightbeam product is on sale by up to 40% off. Even recent releases such as Quito and Wellington are discounted by a good amount. You can check out Daan’s review on Wellington here to see if it’s worth picking up (spoiler: it is).

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FS2Crew Releases FSLabs Airbus Edition

After announcing the product on the Avsim forums just a few months ago, FS2Crew has released their FSLabs Airbus Edition of their popular multi-crew simulation tool. Dubbed as the most realistic and feature-rich products to be created by FS2Crew. The product will help you to simulate flying the A320/A319 with a Flight Crew to make the experience more realistic than
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Godzone Real New Zealand NZCH Christchruch Now Available

After many years of development, scenery developer Godzone has released NZCH Christchurch airport. Christchurch is the second busiest airport in New Zealand, seeing frequent flights from airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Jetstar Airways and of course, Air New Zealand. Destinations served from Christchurch Airport include Hong Kong, Wellington, Auckland, Dubai and Sydney. Robin Corn, a developer at Godzone, has spent
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Further Previews of Aeroplane Heaven’s Socata MS 893 Released

Developer Aeroplane Heaven has released further previews over on Facebook of their upcoming release, the Socata MS 893 for P3D v4. The Socata MS893 Rally-E is a 4 seat tourer capable of a cruise of 140mph, and a range of over 800 miles. The previews come straight from P3D and show daylight and nighttime PBR texturing and internal lighting. There
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Milviz ATR Panel Test Preview

Milviz continues to share previews for their upcoming ATR in Prepar3D. Despite a sadly unsuccessful Kickstarter campaign to bring the ATR to X-Plane 11, development is in full swing for the P3D version. The team took to Facebook earlier this week to share a brief video of the overhead panel in action. The switches all appear to be functional with
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Windsock Simulations Shares New Previews for Milan Malpensa X-Plane 11

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Scenery developer Windsock Simulation continues to work on projects converting current Prepar3D airports over to the world of X-Plane 11. Announced a while back, Windsock Simulations are working with developer David Rosenfeld to bring Milan Malpensa to X-Plane 11. Windsock Simulations has also decided to share some new previews of the airport in its current form, along with some new minor details.

According to the developer, Malpensa Airport for X-Plane 11 is now equipped with the SAM gates and that all surrounding buildings and hangers have been placed into the simulator. However, work is still ongoing to make sure they are in the right position. Furthermore, the team confirmed that they are working with Matthias at maps2xplane to provide an Ortho4xp patch once the scenery has been released.

All the previews are still work in progress as they work towards releasing the product. You can follow Windsock Simulations on Facebook to stay up-to-date. In related news, Windsock Simulations announced they have partnered with Sim-Wings to convert an unspecified amount of airports to X-Plane 11.

 

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Laminar Research Previews 737 FMOD Sounds

Laminar Research took to Facebook to share the upcoming 737 FMOD sound effects for the default aircraft. The four-minute video shows off how the new sound effects will impact the entire aircraft. From external views to inside the virtual cabin. FMOD sounds bring a new level of immersion to the aircraft. The video does recommend that you use headphones, but
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Just Flight Releases Further Previews of Traffic Global for X-Plane

JustFlight has released via Facebook post further previews of their Traffic Global for X-Plane 11, along with another monthly entry into the Development Diary by TGXP developer, Jim Kier. Traffic Global for X-Plane is an AI system that recreates real-world traffic within your simulator. Traffic Global for P3D is already a well-established product but to export this complex system into
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Carenado Releases Dassault FA50 For X-Plane 11

After a few teaser images just a few days ago, Carenado has released the FA50 for X-Plane 11. The Dassault Falcon 50 is a mid-sized long-range business tri-jet frequently used by corporations and global Air Forces. Capable of carrying 9 passengers at a range of around 3000 miles, it’s easy to understand why X-Plane users are looking forward to this
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