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Origami Studios Releases Gatwick

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Origami Studios, the team behind the Scottish Aviation Bulldog and SimToolKitPro, has released their first scenery venture, Gatwick (EGKK) for X-Plane.

Gatwick is the UK’s second busiest airport and holds the accolade for having the second busiest single runway operation, despite having two physical runways, in the world.  Gatwick handles both long and short haul flights from destinations as far as Cancun, Mexico and as close as Belfast with flight times of 12 hours and 1.5 hours respectively. Airlines such as TUI, EasyJet and British Airways make Gatwick a major hub of operations from only two terminals. 

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Final Boarding Call: Exciting Opportunity to Join the FSElite Team

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--------------UPDATED 11th FEBRUARY ----------------- After receiving a vast number of applications, we will be closing the applications for the role mentioned below, at 2200z 11th February. We would like to thank everyone that has applied so far as we move to the interview stages shortly.  --------------UPDATED 11th FEBRUARY ----------------- FSElite is looking for members of the community to join the
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Boundless Announces Stansted

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Relatively new scenery developer, Boundless, has announced their latest X-Plane scenery development as Stansted (EGSS). Over on Facebook, Boundless posted screenshots of a particular location on a UK motorway describing that they have managed to create variable speed, custom road traffic that drives on the left-hand side and even reacts to conditions of the road. After guesses from the community
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Origami Studios Details Gatwick Release

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Origami Studios, the team behind the Scottish Aviation Bulldog and SimToolKitPro, has disclosed further details of their first scenery project, Gatwick Airport (EGKK) for X-Plane. Gatwick is the second Busiest airport in the UK and although it has two physical runways, these are positioned too close together to operate them simultaneously. This gives Gatwick the accolade of having the second
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Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Update: FSElite First Look

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When Microsoft Flight Simulator was released back in August 2020, the list of features that were yet to be implemented at the request of the community was still quite long. One of the most requested features that were on the desired list was the ability to fly using Virtual Reality technology. In a subsequent update just before Christmas, developer Asobo
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Burning Blue Design Previews Farnborough for MSFS


Burning Blue Design, known for UK airports Headcorn-Lashenden and Lydd, has previewed their third project for Microsoft Flight Simulator, Farnborough International Airport.

Farnborough International is located in Hampshire, just forty miles South West of London. It is known as the home of aviation in both the UK and Europe as it is known for hosting the world famous Farnborough Airshow. Many aircraft have been shown off to the public and private buyers at Farnborough such as the Antonov An-225 Mriya, Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A380.

When not hosting the bi-annual airshow, the international airport hosts private jets from around the globe ranging from small Cessna Citations to Boeing Business Jets. The airport was home of developmental aircraft of the Ministry Of Defence until it was purchased by current Luxembourg based operators, TAG aviation in 2003. 

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Honeycomb Bravo Throttle Quadrant: The FSElite Review

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The Honeycomb Aeronautical Bravo Throttle Quadrant is the second release from the hardware manufacturer following on from the extremely successful Alpha Flight Control Yoke. The Bravo Throttle Quadrant looks to give users a multifaceted approach to a throttle quadrant, which allows customisability for an endless amount of aircraft. After experiencing Honeycomb’s Alpha Flight Control unit, I was very excited to
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Xvision Releases V2.00 with Support for Vulkan

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The team behind xVision, a utility to change the visual appearance of X-Plane, has released an update to version 2.00 which brings full compatibility with version 11.51 of X-Plane and the Vulkan API. When Laminar Reasearch released the latest version of X-Plane to incorporate support for the newer Vulkan rendering option, they revamped the shaders and the way X-Plane creates
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A2A Simulations Releases B-17G Flying Fortress

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Well known aircraft developer, A2A Simulations, has released their latest aircraft in the Accu-Sim range, the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress for P3D v4/5. The Flying Fortress is a World War II heavy bomber which saw action across Europe, Africa and Asia throughout the war. The B-17 first flew in 1935 and saw service up until it's retirement with the Brazilian
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X-Crafts Updates ERJ Family

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X-Plane aircraft developer, X-Crafts, has taken to the X-Plane forum to announce their update for the ERJ135-145XR and Legacy 650 aircraft, to version 1.3.3. Although the team have been focussing on their all-new E-Jets development, the advances to the ERJ family of aircraft has not stopped and the post reiterates that the further development on the smaller ERJ aircraft will
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