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Will Westlake

Captain Sim Updates 767 Captain II to Version 0.96

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Captain Sim has pushed a new update for their Boeing 767-300ER which contains a few changes and fixes to the aircraft. The update also includes support for Prepar3D V5.

A new installer has been added to accomplish the task of installing the 767II into P3Dv5. Included in this, is new PBR textures, and light effects for P3Dv5. A handful of fixes have also been made. The inboard flaperon now will retract 5 degrees when the trialing edge flaps have been extended beyond 25 degrees, but not when set at 25. The flaperons will droop when flaps are set at 5 opposed to being set at 15. The engine spool down timing has been improved as well. So when you shut down after a flight, you will have a more realistic engine spool down time.

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Air Hauler 2 for X-Plane Released

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After a short time in development, JustFlight has released Air Hauler 2 for X-Plane 11. With their original announcement just weeks ago, it wasn't long for them to complete for those X-Plane users eagerly awaiting it. JustFlight promised to make the X-Plane version of Air Hauler 2 the same as the FSX/P3D version, and they certainly delivered on that promise.
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FSimStudios Development Update

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Whilst real-world aviation is suffering, the simulator community is blooming. After the announcement of two new airports for P3Dv4, FSimStudios has stated in a Facebook post that they are in collaboration with Canada4XPlane to bring three of their Canadian products to the X-Plane 11 platform. That being Kelowna Edmonton and Vancouver. These airports will be released by Canada4XPlane. These sceneries
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Air Hauler 2 for X-Plane 11 Announced

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After many requests, Just Flight has given us what we desperately wanted. Air Hauler 2 has been officially announced for X-Plane 11. For those who don't know, Air Hauler 2 puts you in control of your own passengers, and cargo company. You are your own boss. Just Flight's announcement on the Xplane.org forums has confirmed that the famed Air Hauler
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Orbx TrueEarth Washington Previews

Being someone who lives within sight of the Olympic Mountain Range, this very much so excites me. Seeing famous landmarks being recreated by such a well-known developer is spectacular and this is the perfect way to describe TrueEarth Washington State. With 66574 square miles (172428KM) of high-quality imagery with sum 940 custom modeled 3D POIs, this will be a stunning area to fly around. This is not just for P3Dv4 and V5, but is also built for X-Plane 11 unique to the platform.

TrueEarth Washington ideal scenery for any low and slow fliers. I for one will most definitely partake in some more GA flying since I will be able to see key landmarks for VFR flying. Though IFR flying with the large jets will be fantastic as well. Coming in from the south over Mt. Rainer and Mt. St. Helens will offer an absolutely stunning display of land. The scenery goes as far as Spokane to the east and to the border where we expect to find TrueEarth Oregon. Up North, it covers parts of Canada as well. Southern Vancouver Island, where I live, and a good chunk of the island is covered and will have major cityscapes as well as key buildings and landmarks. Parts of the Southern Interior have also seen some attention including the San Juan Islands. Sharp and detailed Ultra-HD textures have been placed on mountains, coastlines, and valleys offering stunning views no matter where you look or are flying. Water masking has been heavily focused on making the entire coastline, most rivers, and lakes flow perfectly with the land around them.

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UK2000 Roadmap

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UK2000 took to their Facebook Page recently and gave us some exciting news regarding their plans going forward. This includes the release of Glasgow 2020HD and many other projects predicted for the year. First off, UK2000 has confirmed that they are indeed developing the Isle of Man (EGNS) for FSX, P3D, and X-Plane11. The airport used to be known as
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FSimStudios Vancouver CYVR Previews

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FSimStudios announced Vancouver International Airport (CYVR) a few weeks ago now and have just posted some Work-In-Progress screenshots of 2 builds on the airfield. And by the looks of how detailed these are, FSimStudios truly is pulling out all the stops on this one. The first previews directed here are of that of the new airport operations building adjacent to
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Just Flight A300 In-game Previews

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Just Flight has been kind enough to share a handle of previews of their upcoming Airbus A300 in several different liveries. The Airbus A300 was a revolutionary aircraft not only for Airbus but the entire world as it was the first twin-engine wide-body commercial aircraft. And now, Just Flight is bringing this iconic bird into the flight sim community. Whilst
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Captain Sim Announce Boeing 767 II

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After weeks of teasing, Captain Sim has finally confirmed that they are working on a brand new Boeing 767. Captain Sim teased, we begged, and now it's official that we are getting a 767 for P3D. It appears it will be completely rebuilt much like their 757. The flight deck will be fully loaded with advanced systems such as the
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