Christian Thomsen

Orbx Previews TrueEarth GB North For X-Plane 11

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Over on their forums, Richard Bui from Orbx showed off some new previews of the upcoming TrueEarth GB North pack for X-Plane 11.

TrueEarth North will be complete the trio of TrueEarth GB products covering the main island of Great Britain, after the release of TrueEarth GB Central back in December.

This time, the focus is on major tourist spots in the area, in particular, The Old Man Of Storr, located on the Isle of Skye, Balmoral Castle, The Queen’s residence located in Cairngorms National Park, and Eilean Donan, the iconic Scottish castle where three great lochs meet.

In the previews uploaded, the weather addon Ultra Weather XP, which was updated to version 2.4 back in August of last year, is used.


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UK2000 Issues Statement on X-Plane 10

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Over on their Facebook page, UK2000 have issued a statement on further developments for X-Plane 10. Making Belfast the last airport released for X-Plane 10 From now on, new UK2000 scenery released for the X-Plane platform will not support X-Plane 10. This decision has been made partly due to technical reasons, as a scenery made for X-Plane 11 with PBR
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Airports of Norway Updated

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A few days ago, the very comprehensive Airports of Norway freeware scenery pack, available here was updated. The main changes are listed in the changelog below, and there have been lots of small fixes throughout the many airports included in the pack. Below is a series of screenshots showcasing the new photo scenery of ENSO. Changelog New P3D v4 compatible
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FlightSimSoft Previews PFPX Update

Over the last few days, FlightSimSoft, known for PFPX and Topcat have provided a few screenshots showing off some new features that are due to be added to PFPX in a new update. The first bunch of screenshots posted last Sunday are showing off new options for various charts used in flight-planning including ETOPS and plotting charts to better illustrate
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X-Codr releases Denver for XP11

A few days ago, the X-Codr team released their highly anticipated Denver International scenery for X-Plane 11. Located in the state of Colorado, Denver International is the fifth busiest airport in the US and is home to the longest commercial runway in the US. The scenery covers KDEN, with included winter and rainy textures of the airport itself, as well
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Head of LatinWings moves to Pilot’s

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A couple of days ago, the head of LatinWings, Trino Rojas announced on Facebook that it was time for him to move on from LatinWings after many years.

He has been working with both LatinWings and Pilot’s, particularly famous for thier work on Orbx FTX Global Vector, for quite a long time, but decided to move to Pilot’s exclusively.

It is always sad to see well known developers leaving a company, but he is not gone by any means. As part of him going to Pilot’s, he is taking the Madrid Barajas and Santiago de Compostela projects with him, meaning that these projects will no longer be under the LatinWings name but Pilot’s instead.

Furthermore, all customer support for the previously released Almeria scenery (our review of Almeria can be read here) will be moved to the Pilot’s Facebook page

The entire team at FSElite wishes Trino all the best at Pilot’s.



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Freeware ESKN released for P3D v4

Jakub Lukaszewski has released version 1.01 of his freeware Stockholm Skavsta scenery over on the FlightsimNorway website. The main addition in this update is compatibility with P3D v4. Other fixes include: - Fixed problems reported by users - Fixed missing textures - Align some light - Add dirt, oil on ground - Add new static aircrafts This small airport in
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Orbx Releases All Airports for Prepar3D V4

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It may have taken a few months, but Orbx have finally released all their existing airports to be compatible with version 4 of Prepar3D. They were one of the first developers to support V4 with the release of their FTX Global range, but fans have been waiting to fly to their fantastic airports. Bilbao (LEBB) and Kern Valley (L05) have
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FSLabs announces P3D v4 plans

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In an update thread made by Lefteris on the FSLabs A320 forum, Lefteris announced that the A320 will come with a free update to support the newly announced Prepar3D v4 platform. When the A320 is released for P3D v4, the upgrade price from FSX to P3D will, however be discontinued. Lefteris did however not only talk about the A320 in
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