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Pilot Plus Announces Bristol Definitive Coming to Prepar3D

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In a surprisingly quiet announcement at Cosford, Pilot Plus has announced that their Bristol Definitive scenery will be coming to Prepar3D.

Few details were provided other than the fact that it is coming ‘soon’; the feature list provided on the handout we received includes the following (which are present in the X-Plane version as well):

  • Adaptive seasonal vegetation
  • Full PBR ground details with surrounding ortho imagery
  • Atmospheric night environment
  • Detailed and accurate 3D models with raytraced occlusion and reflections

Of course, as soon as we have any further details available, we’ll be sure to update you, and you can also stay tuned to the Pilot Plus Facebook page for the latest information.

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Pilot Plus Updates Bristol Definitive to Version 1.1

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Pilot Plus has released an update for their Bristol Definitive scenery, for X-Plane 11, to version 1.1.  On their website, they detail the changes. The update includes only a few changes, but all three of relative significance: an overhauled installer, further airside clutter, and a red beacon to the airport lighting. They inform us that customers are able to update
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A2A Simulations & Airtech Announce Spitfire for X-Plane 11

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A2A Simulations has taken to Facebook to share a post from Airtech Simulation regarding their Spitfire simulation software. They’re excited to announce that thanks to a renewed partnership between the two organizations, A2A is in the ‘final stages’ of developing their Spitfire simulation for Laminar Research’s X-Plane 11. No significant details were provided, however as mentioned it was stated as
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Orbx Releases Cityscape Honolulu for Prepar3D v4

Orbx's latest product, Cityscape Honolulu for Prepar3D v4, is now available for purchase through the Orbx webstore. Cityscape Honolulu is, rather uniquely, both a cityscape and a mini-region which covers both Honolulu and the full island of Oahu. Feature List A complete Cityscape and mini-region covering Honolulu and the entire island of Oahu Ultra-HD photorealistic depictions of Honolulu, Waikiki, Pearl Harbor and Pearl City All eight Oahu airports have been
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PMDG Announces Imminent Transition to New E-Commerce Solution

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PMDG has provided their community with an update in regards to their transition to the planned new e-commerce solution, and the changes are coming very soon. On July 31st, at approximately 0500 Zulu, PMDG will bring down their existing e-commerce solution for about five days in order to migrate all of their customer, order, and processing data to the new
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TropicalSim Releases Buenos Aires SAEZ

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TropicalSim has released their much awaited rendition of Buenos Aires' main international airport, ICAO SAEZ, for Prepar3D v1.2+ and FSX SP2. Unsurprisingly, the airport looks great; in traditional TropicalSim style, it's a highly detailed rendition of Ministro Pistarini International Airport, in Ezeiza, a city within the district of Buenos Aires. The airport is located 22 kilometers southwest of Buenos Aires,
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Laminar Research Releases X-Plane 11.35rc1 Update

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X-Plane users will be pleased to hear that Laminar Research has now released update 11.35rc1 for X-Plane 11. The update includes, most significantly, updated Gateway airports, FMOD sounds for the Boeing 737-800 and King Air C90B, improved aircraft systems, and landmark sceneries for New York and Washington D.C. Other noteworthy additions include an updated fuel system (which you can read
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TropicalSim Releases Graciosa Airport (LPGR)

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TropicalSim has now released their rendition of Graciosa Airport for FSX, FSE:SE, and all versions of Prepar3D. This airport is located in the north of the Azores islands, and the only airline which flies there is SATA Air Açores with service to Terceira and Ponta Delgada. Feature List Highly detailed Graciosa Airport / LPGR Photoscenery surrounding the airport area with night lighting
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