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Orbx Newcastle Airport (EGNT) Releasing This Weekend

Orbx has confirmed that this weekend will see the release of Newcastle Airport for Prepar3D v4 and v5. The airport in the North-East of England is home to numerous charter and scheduled airlines including Jet2, Ryanair and TUI. In addition, Emirates visits frequently with their 777-300ER on the 7,600ft runway.

This product has been developed in-house by the Orbx UK team and comes complete with detailed PBR material, high-quality modelling of the airport and plenty of other features to keep you occupied. The iconic Tyne Bridge has also been fully modelled to make the approach as realistic as possible into the airport. The airport is also fully compatible with TrueEarth Great Britain and EU England.

Once Orbx’s Newcastle Airport (EGNT) is available, we’ll let you know. In related news, Orbx has released TrueEarth US Oregon yesterday.

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Boundless Simulations Announces Birmingham Airport (EGBB) for X-Plane 11

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Newly established developer Boundless Simulations has announced that they are working on Birmingham Airport (EGBB) for X-Plane 11. The developers who just released the Isle of Man Airport only recently is already hard at work on their next product. Speaking on the X-Plane.org forums, developer Lewie01 said that he is "really excited to do this one, as it is my local airport."
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David Rosenfeld’s Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport In Beta Testing

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David Rosenfeld has confirmed that his long-awaited Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport (LLBG) is finally in beta testing. Posting earlier today on Facebook, the developer also shared a handful of new images to commemorate the milestone. Whilst this is marked as Beta1, we're hopeful that not too many will be required before being released. Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport is the
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Orbx TrueEarth US Oregon Releases for Prepar3D

Orbx TrueEarth US Oregon For Prepar3D
Orbx has released TrueEarth US Oregon for Prepar3D v4 and above. The all-new scenery package covers nearly 100,000 square miles of the popular State in America featuring detailed ground imagery, accurate building placement and also millions of trees, VFR objects and more. Across the state, pilots will be able to discover over 480 3D points of interest. Ranging from the
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JustSim Releases Brussels Airport v2.1 for Prepar3D v5

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Developer JustSim has released Brussels Airport v2.1 for Prepar3D v5. The new update adds functionality for Prepar3D v5, along with additional changes and fixes. The new changes include a photo background has been changed, new autogen objects have been added and the AFCAD has been modified to reflect a more accurate airport layout. Users who own version 2 (P3Dv4+4) will
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SimToolkitPro Version 0.6 Now Available

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SimToolkitPro, known as the all-in-one EFB, is now available as version 0.6. The EFB tool enables simmers to plan flights, view weather, keep track of their progress and see how other virtual pilots are getting on with their flights.

Version 0.6 has been teased for a month now and comes complete with new features, functionality and more. As described back in the start of the month, version 0.6’s main new features include compatibility with MacOS and Linux, user accounts, free cloud save back-ups and also the ability to Microsoft Flight Simulator support.

Users will be able to manage their entire fleet, produce flight plans via SimBrief an also generate routes based on set criteria. For example, if you want to fly a specific airline to a certain distance, you can find routes based on all of that information.

Along with new features, version 0.6 still contains all of the features found in previous versions, but with improvements to speed, memory usage and utilising resources.

The new website is now online, along with all the new download links to each version. SimToolKitPro, along with all their features, is free to download and use.

As a reminder, SimToolkitPro version 0.6 is optional to users, with version 0.5.83 still available to those wanting to use it. Also, your data will be backed up free to the cloud to ensure there are no issues with migration. 

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FlightSimLabs A320-X Previews in Prepar3D v5, New Details

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Whilst many await for FlightSimLabs to release their A320-X update (along with their other aircraft), testers have had their NDA lifted to now showcase the aircraft from within Prepar3D v5. Whilst the NDA for the Sharklets hasn't yet been lifted, a minor (but neat) feature was shared by Lefteris and Andy from the FlightSimLabs team. As part of the upcoming
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