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Orbx Newcastle Airport (EGNT) Releasing This Weekend

Orbx has confirmed that this weekend will see the release of Newcastle Airport for Prepar3D v4 and v5. The airport in the North-East of England is home to numerous charter and scheduled airlines including Jet2, Ryanair and TUI. In addition, Emirates visits frequently with their 777-300ER on the 7,600ft runway.

This product has been developed in-house by the Orbx UK team and comes complete with detailed PBR material, high-quality modelling of the airport and plenty of other features to keep you occupied. The iconic Tyne Bridge has also been fully modelled to make the approach as realistic as possible into the airport. The airport is also fully compatible with TrueEarth Great Britain and EU England.

Once Orbx’s Newcastle Airport (EGNT) is available, we’ll let you know. In related news, Orbx has released TrueEarth US Oregon yesterday.

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Magknight 787 FMS/EFB Development Update

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Developer Magknight has updated the community, over on the X-Plane forum, with progress to the 787’s FMS and EFB. Magknight has shared some previews of how their new coding incorporates performance and weight/balance calculations through the use of the EFB. Large changes to the EFB are being made, including new aircraft config system, allowing you to manage all the important
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Aerosoft Updates CRJ Professional for P3D V5

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Aerosoft released an update for the CRJ Professional Series to version 2.2.0.0 (Service Pack 1). The update brings with it many necessary features such as new models, new modeling, updated systems, optional vertical navigation, all-new graphics using PBR, and an Electronic Flight Bag with support for charts, checklists, and calculations. Service Pack 1 is the initial release for P3D V5.
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Just Flight Updates Traffic Global for X-plane 11

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Just Flight has released its next major update for Traffic Global for X-Plane 11 to version v1.0.9454 for both Windows and Mac. This update factors in X-Plane 11.50 beta 1-11 as well as 11.41 rev 1. Just Flight reminds us that this update may not be compatible with future updates of X-Plane. However, if something gets broken in future beta updates
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Boundless Simulations Announces Birmingham Airport (EGBB) for X-Plane 11

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Newly established developer Boundless Simulations has announced that they are working on Birmingham Airport (EGBB) for X-Plane 11. The developers who just released the Isle of Man Airport only recently is already hard at work on their next product. Speaking on the X-Plane.org forums, developer Lewie01 said that he is "really excited to do this one, as it is my local airport."
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David Rosenfeld’s Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport In Beta Testing

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David Rosenfeld has confirmed that his long-awaited Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport (LLBG) is finally in beta testing. Posting earlier today on Facebook, the developer also shared a handful of new images to commemorate the milestone. Whilst this is marked as Beta1, we’re hopeful that not too many will be required before being released.

Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport is the main international airport of Israel, and is also the busiest airport in the country. Serving over 24 million passengers in 2019 with airlines such as EI AI, Israir Airlines, Wizz Air and many more. The range of runways and terminal buildings mean it can server both smaller aircraft and larger aircraft for those long-hauls. It also has a busy cargo hub which sees operators such as FedEx, DHL and others frequent the airport.

Ben Gurion Airport from David Rosenfeld has been in development for a long while and it entering beta marks the start of a release plan. Once we hear more, we’ll let you know. You can see a range of other previews from earlier in development here.

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Orbx TrueEarth US Oregon Releases for Prepar3D

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Orbx has released TrueEarth US Oregon for Prepar3D v4 and above. The all-new scenery package covers nearly 100,000 square miles of the popular State in America featuring detailed ground imagery, accurate building placement and also millions of trees, VFR objects and more. Across the state, pilots will be able to discover over 480 3D points of interest. Ranging from the
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JustSim Releases Brussels Airport v2.1 for Prepar3D v5

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Developer JustSim has released Brussels Airport v2.1 for Prepar3D v5. The new update adds functionality for Prepar3D v5, along with additional changes and fixes. The new changes include a photo background has been changed, new autogen objects have been added and the AFCAD has been modified to reflect a more accurate airport layout. Users who own version 2 (P3Dv4+4) will
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SimToolkitPro Version 0.6 Now Available

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SimToolkitPro, known as the all-in-one EFB, is now available as version 0.6. The EFB tool enables simmers to plan flights, view weather, keep track of their progress and see how other virtual pilots are getting on with their flights. Version 0.6 has been teased for a month now and comes complete with new features, functionality and more. As described back
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FSLabs Releases Update v5.0.1.100 For A320-X

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FlightSimLabs has released the latest update for their flagship product, the A320-X. The update brings with it a myriad of changes, most notable being compatibility with Lockheed Martins Prepar3D Version 5. FSLabs' Lefteris Kalamaras took to the company forums to announce the update and a full changelog. Along with major performance improvements, the move of the A320-X to P3D Version
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