Flight Simulation and Real World News

FlyJSim Releases Patch For 727 Professional Series V3

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FlyJSim has released a patch for their recently released 727 Professional Series V3 airplane.

The patch includes some fixes as well as some additions for the airplane, which is specific to X-Plane 11. The developer notes that some items that users are waiting for may not be included in this patch, but might be included in subsequent patches.

The 1.1808.1125a patch can be downloaded via the SkunkCrafts plugin, and will require users to reactivate the airplane.

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Carenado Release the C340 II for X-Plane 11

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Known to release aircraft at a speedy rate, Carenado are back with yet another release. The Cessna C340 II, a business twin piston engine aircraft, is capable of travelling medium distances and reach a maximum altitude of 29,000ft. It's relatively popular with over 1,300 built since it was introduced back in the 1970s. Carenado has taken on the task of
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Airworthy Designs Previews Princess Juliana Airport 1.5 Update

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Developer Airworthy Designs recently took to Facebook and posted some beautiful progress shots of the upcoming 1.5 update for Princess Juliana Airport (TNCM) for X-Plane 11. As evidenced in a few of the shots, and confirmed via Facebook messages with the developer, much of the time has been spent on adding Physically Based Rendering (PBR) support for runways. When asked
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Orbx Releases Netherlands TrueEarth for Aerofly FS 2

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Developer Orbx has released the stunning Netherlands TrueEarth scenery for Aerofly FS 2. Made up of over 85,000 square kilometres of extremely detailed photoreal terrain, the package includes the entirety of the country with all of the cities, towns, and landmarks exactly where the should be. Already available for FSX and P3D, the TrueEarth scenery includes 43 airports, thousands of
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ShortFinal Design Release Airport Environment HD 2.0 For Free

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X-Plane freeware users rejoice: ShortFinal Design has released Airport Environment HD 2.o for X-Plane 11. The new freeware will enhance your X-Plane experience to improve lots of the default texture work found in the world. Runway and taxiway textures have been fully replaced, along with blast pads, runway shoulders, apron lights and more. To help with immersion, baggage carts, tractors, cargo trucks and ramp markings have all been revamped.

Despite this being a complete re-work of the original version, Airport Environment HD 2.0 is completely free of charge from However,  MisterX has said you can support his work  by checking out his payware airport selection.

Feature list:

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UK2000 Scenery Announce Cardiff Xtreme for X-Plane

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UK2000 Scenery have been producing a lot of X-Plane content lately and their latest announcement should please fans for sure. Their X-Plane dedicated developer, Matt, has returned back to the development field and decided that Cardiff airport will be the next to ported. Included in the release will be custom light fx and halos, customer taxiways and physical based rendering
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TROPICALSIM St. Thomas 2018 Released

A new and improved St. Thomas Cyril E. King (TIST) for P3D has been released. Tropical Sim is well known for their Caribbean airports. Their latest upgrade to the new P3D platform is St. Thomas Cyril E. King International airport (TIST) St. Thomas airport is located approximately 2 miles (3km) west of the central business district of Charlotte Amalie on
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