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Aerosoft Previews Faroe Islands For X-Plane 11

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Developer Aerosoft has released preview shots of their upcoming Faroe Islands for X-Plane 11.

The scenery features an accurate recreation of the complete Faroe Islands, which includes an area of almost 1,400 square kilometres. Included in this recreation is a high-resolution terrain mesh that also has a seasonal representation.

Customized local terrain details include the sloped runway at Vagar Airport, along with 8 helipads spread over the archipelago. The scenery also features hundreds of custom objects (with PBR materials), 3D vegetation, and night lighting.

The developer has not given a solid release date, only saying they hope to release the scenery sometime before Christmas.

 
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FlightSimExpo Coming To Orlando

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FlightSimExpo Press Release ORLANDO – November 19, 2018 Following its sold-out first-year event in Las Vegas, FlightSimExpo is coming to Orlando on June 7-9, 2019! North America’s community-driven flight simulation conference will take over Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® for a weekend of flight simulation and aviation fun this summer. The conference has just launched the 2019 version of www.flightsimexpo.com, which
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Drzewiecki Design Updating Krakow v2

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In anticipation of their upcoming Chicago scenery, Drzewiecki Design has teased some upcoming updates to their Krakow (EPKK) 2.0 scenery for P3D v4. Promoting the version 2.1 EPKK updates as a ‘testbed’ for new techniques that will be transferred into their Chicago scenery, the developer said that version 2.1 will feature advanced weather reflections during rain, reflective materials on the
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DreamFoil Creations Previews 500D For X-Plane

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Developer DreamFoil Creations recently posted some pictures of their upcoming MD 500D on their Facebook page. While details are light, the upcoming rotary-wing aircraft includes some amazing particle effects for heat blur that will look really nice in X-Plane 11.30. While the bird is still missing some details (much of the texturing is done for testing purposes), the developer says
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Stinn Creations Releases Trivandrum For P3D v4

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Stinn Creations has released Trivandrum International Airport (VOTV) for P3D v4. Called Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, the name is often (understandably) shortened to Trivandrum International. Located in (you guessed it) Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of the state of Kerala in India, it is the fourteenth busiest airport in India. In addition to civil operations, the airport also houses Indian Air Force
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UK2000 Previews Belfast City Xtreme for X-Plane

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Developer UK2000 has announced Belfast City Airport (EGAC) for X-Plane.

Located in Northern Ireland, Belfast City is a single-runway airport about 5 km from Belfast City Centre. The site of airport is also home to the Short Brothers/Bombardier aircraft manufacturing facility.

Commercial operations at the airport began in 1983, and the airport was known at ‘Belfast City Airport’ until it was renamed in 2006 in memory of professional footballer George Best.

Primarily handling intra-UK flights, the airport is a major base for Flybe. Are Lingus also operates flights out of the airport. British Airways and KLM also operate flights into the airport.

The scenery will cost 16.99 GBP and the expected release date is November 24th.

 
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Flysimware Releases Falcon 50 Beta For Purchase

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Developer Flysimware has released their long awaited version of the Dassault Falcon 50 triple-engine jet. Currently on beta 2.4, the developer is giving early access to pilots who want to fly the plane before the finished version is released. With most of the texturing and flight systems complete, the plane is still receiving regular updates and buyers are cautioned that
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FlythemaddogX Update Released

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In their continuing effort to keep their product up-to-date, developer Leonardo Software House has released build b331 for the SP1 version of the Maddog X. Free to all users and available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions, the ‘open beta’ update takes care of some issues that weren’t addressed (or have since cropped up) since their recent SP1 release. Included
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Carenado Issues Update For DA-62

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Carenado has issued an update for their recently released DA-62 aircraft. In a post on their Facebook page, the developer announced that the update includes compatibility with their Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and that the aircraft now has a GCU 460 control unit. The update also includes a number of improvements for the G1000 system, and has fixed some small
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QualityWings Issues Update For Ultimate 787

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On the heels of their major 1.1.2 update, developer QualityWings has issued another small update for their 787. Update 1.1.2a squashes some bugs that have come to light through the new automated crash reporting that was part of the 1.1.2 update. These bugs include the WXR radar related CTD and issues with step climbs. While QualityWings did issue a hotfix
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