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Majestic Shares Development Update on Q400 Training Edition

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In a recent post, the Majestic Software team took to their forums, providing community members with a status update regarding their DeHavilland DHC8-Q400 Series aircraft.

Majestic begins their post by stating that the keenly anticipated the release of their DHC8-Q400 Training Edition will be delayed. The developers indicate that the delay ensued from the release of P3Dv5 and the changes that had to be made to their Pilot and Pro version.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update II: USA Now Available

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As expected, the Microsoft Flight Simulator world update has now been made available for free to all owners of the new flight simulator. World Update II focuses on the USA, with enhancements to the elevation maps, aerial imagery, new airports and various brand new points of interest added. In addition to the world update, version of Microsoft Flight Simulator also
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Supercritical Simulations Group Updates E-Jets and B 747-8 Anniversary Edition

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Aircraft developer Supercritical Simulations Group has updated their E-Jets and B 747-8 Anniversary Edition aircraft on X-Plane 11. The updates for both of the aircraft were released over the past few days and can be downloaded and applied to your aircraft now. Starting with the E-Jets, and perhaps the most significant of the two updates, the changelog indicates various improvements
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xEnviro Releases V1.14

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After a very long period of radio silence, the team behind the successful environment engine, xEnviro for X-Plane, has posted that they have released version 1.14.  Version 1.14 was initially supposed to be just a performance update for users in general, with a specific increase in performance of those users with a lower-end system as well as those that operate
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Digital Design Liverpool Now Available on X-Plane

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Liverpool Airport by Digital Design is now available to buy for X-Plane 11. The regional airport in the UK is home to various domestic and international routes across Europe and beyond. Airlines such as easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air all frequent Liverpool John Lennon Airport (EGGP). Developed by Digital Design, the airport features a variety of quality features for the
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TorqueSim Announces Turbine Islander BN-2T

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Following on from their recent Britten-Norman Islander, lead developer Ulrich Oetzel over at TorqueSim, has just announced that their next release is going to be the turbine version Of the previously released BN-2B-26 Islander, with a release being very close.

The Britten-Norman Islander, initially developed by famed British aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman back in 1965, is considered a light regional utility aircraft. With most versions of the plane featuring STOL (Short Takeoff and Landing) capabilities and accommodating up to 9 passengers, the Islander continues to prove a favorite among regional carriers and charter operators operating in and out of airstrips that feature narrow and short runways.

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LHSimulations Further Previews Budapest for MSFS

Scenery developer and MSFS partner LHSimulations further previews Budapest Intl Airport (LHBP), for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is located in central Hungary. The airport is considered to be the largest in Hungary with flight service to many European destinations primarily operated by Wizz Air. The airport also receives support from numerous cargo operations and serves as
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Ben Gurion Airport Coming to X-Plane; Update on Madrid Airport

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Windsock Simulations has provided a brief update on two airports coming to X-Plane 11. Whilst Madrid Airport (LEMD) continues development, Windsock Simulations also confirmed that they will be bringing David Rosenfeld's Ben Gurion (LLBG) to the simulator as well. The post shared on Facebook also gave us a first look at the upcoming airport in Tel Aviv. Before we share
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IndiaFoxtEcho Long-EZ Updated to Version 1.1.0

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Released last month, developer IndiaFoxtEcho has updated its Long-Ez aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Version 1.1.0, available now through Orbx Central, sees various improvements across the flight modelling, texture resolution and a rework of the sounds for the aircraft. The changelog, supplied on the Orbx forums, talks of a new flight model with new canard settings, whilst seeing minor tweaks
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