Orbx Announces TrueEarth Balearic Islands for XP


Orbx has announced on their forums that their next TrueEarth region for X-Plane would be off the coast of Spain, in the Balearic Islands. The Balearic islands are a major touristic site of Spain, welcoming more than 16 million visitors each year. The scenery will be fully integrated starting with a highly precise light detection and ranging (LIDAR) mesh, reworked aerial photography, dedicated autogen and vegetation as well as custom points of interest. No mention was done regarding the airports in those islands or the compatibility with the already existing sceneries. Judging by the screenshots, some night lighting might be in order, but it is yet to early to tell to which extent that will happen. A set of nice screenshots were shared, that you will find below.

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FlyJSim 2020 Update 2, Shared Flight Alpha, Q4XP

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FlyJSim has shared with FSElite a preview of the upcoming Shared Flight, their multi-person crew plugin for X-Plane. After probing the community, FlyJsim has finally rounded up which add-ons would be compatible with Shared Flight at the launch of Beta Testing. This list is only a beginning and will be further expanded in the future. It comprises an extended range
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Final Approach Design Simulation Previews Dhaka

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Newcomer Final Approach Design Simulation has shared on their Facebook page a significant preview of their first project, the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka (VGHS), in Bangladesh. The scenery is currently under development for Prepar3D V4.4+ and V5. A Microsoft Flight Simulator version is also in the works, and the developer stated they would then work on an FSX and
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Centralsim Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Released

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After a long streak of previews, Centralsim has released their Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (SABE). The scenery is designed for Prepar3D V4.5 and V5, with PBR textures, dynamic lighting and SODE jetways. The rendering includes the airport itself and the immediate surroundings of the airport, such as the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium. As the developer thrives on delivering "lightweight designs",
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Sim-Wings Pro Munich Released

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Sim-Wings, edited by Aerosoft, has released their Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (EDDM). This rendition puts the airport in its current state, but does not include the current works in the Terminal A and B and the expansion of the Terminal 2 satellite in construction to the south east of the airfield. However, the developer stated the scenery would be
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CentralSim Jorge Newbery Airport Further Previews

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With the release date closing in, Centralsim has shared on Facebook further previews of their upcoming Jorge Newbery Airport (SABE). The screenshots showcase various crepuscular views of the airport, displaying the dynamic lighting as well as details on some hangars and terminal.

The scenery is due for release before the end of the month of July, so make sure to stay tuned on FSElite. Visit here for the expected full feature list.

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Photosim Labs St. Croix Released

Announced on final last February, Photosim Labs has finally released their United States Virgin Islands St. Croix scenery. The entire island is rendered as well as the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (TISX). The scenery features detailed rendition of many of the island landmarks such as the harbor, oil refinery, resorts, detailed cities. It also has custom night lighting however seems
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IronSim Announces Kalymnos Island Airport

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IronSim has announced in a forum post on the FSDeveloper forums they were currently developing Kalymnos Island Airport (LGKY). The scenery will feature a dedicated orthoimage, custom mesh, autogen, custom airport buildings and PBR textures.The previews show the work in progress of the general look of the island, and the work on the PBR textures. The release is planned for
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JustSim Luxembourg Findel Airport V2.1 for P3D Released

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As it is usual with JustSim, the developer has released their V2.1 rendition of the Luxembourg Findel Airport (ELLX) shortly after the announcement. Along with the Prepar3D V5 official compatibility, the V2.1 comes with a renewed airport layout, the corresponding new GSX configuration file, new ground textures and polygon and new night lighting. The Luxembourg Findel Airport is the sole
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Aeroplane Heaven Douglas DC-3: The FSElite Review

Is there any aircraft more versatile and iconic than the DC-3? Popular among pilots, passengers and airline executives, the DC-3 "Dakota" never left anyone down.. During World War II, the C-47, the military variant, became the workhorse of all allied operations involving paradrops. Therefore, any DC-3/C-47 add-on for flight simulation is certain to be heavily scrutinized. There is tons of
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