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Aerosoft / Windsock Simulations Airport Malaga XP Released

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A new destination in Spain has just landed for X-Plane 11. The Spanish airport, developed by Windsock Simulations, has just been published on Aerosoft. The airport sees primarily tourism traffic from holiday-makers – especially during the summer months. Ryanair, easyJet, TUI, Jet2 and many others frequent the airport or have based aircraft. Occasionally, flights to Doha from Qatar Airways visits the airport.

The airport product is a conversion of the SimWings Malaga Professional on Prepar3D. The X-Plane version comes with fully customised SAM jetways, animated ground traffic and over 180km2 of high-resolution satellite imagery. There is also a range of PBR material applied elements of the airport for a realistic look and feel in the simulator.

You can buy Malaga Airport XP from Aerosoft right now for €23.49 (excluding tax).

  • Fully customized SAM jetways
  • Animated Ground traffic
  • World Traffic ready
  • Over 180 km² of high-resolution satellite images (0.5m/px) covering the city of Málaga and the airport environment
  • City objects
  • Static Ground objects
  • Added PBR
  • Customized night lightning
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Mettar Simulations’ Suite of Products Down and New Statement

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Yesterday, numerous websites under the Mettar Simulations umbrella appeared offline. This includes the popular virtual aviation online tool projectFLY, Mettarsim and also SimTweaks / PTA. As of today, the only website online is projectFLY.co.uk. This is the third occurrence in the past three months in which these websites have gone offline or suffered outages. Back in October, it was confirmed by
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Skyline Simulations Releases Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (CYTZ)

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Developer Skyline Simulations has released Toronto Pearson International Airport (CYTZ) for Prepar3D V4, Prepar3D V3 and FSX. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, as the name implies, is located right in the heart of the city. This is the perfect airport for Dash-8 aircraft and great views across the city. Only a handful of airlines visit the airport including Air Canada Express
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Infinite Flight Updated to Version 19.4 – Introducing the A350

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Mobile flight simulator Infinite Flight has released a significant update to the application that brings multiple improvements along with their most advanced aircraft yet: the Airbus A350. The newest aircraft in the fleet represents many years of hard work from the team to bring realistic and interactive aircraft. Being the most requested aircraft by the community, the development team pulled
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Jetstream Designs Announces Big Update for Orly Airport

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Scenery developer Jetstream Designs has been a bit quiet lately, but that period of silence has been now broken.  The team has taken to Facebook to announce that they are bringing a new update out soon for French airport, Aéroport de Paris-Orly (LFPO). In the real-world, the airport is undergoing huge changes, including adjustments to the runway, navigation equipment and much
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Flightbeam No Longer Porting Products to X-Plane

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Flightbeam is the latest developer to announce that they will no longer be porting products to X-Plane in the near future.

On the Flightbeam forums, a user asked the developer is San Fransisco (KSFO) would ever be ported/released for X-Plane 11. In response, Mir said “last year I considered bringing a couple of my products over to XP11 […].” He then went onto add “but with [Microsoft Flight Simulator] looming this next year, I can tell you that there will absolutely be no chance of KSFO arriving in XP11.” Sadly the bad news didn’t end there with Mir adding that it won’t just be KSFO that won’t be ported, but “any other of our products.”

Whilst it is always a shame that any developer pulls out of developing for a specific platform, users can still download Portland XP, which is published under the Flightbeam banner. P3D users can check out the preview teaser we have seen from the upcoming Auckland airport.

Update: Thanks to Tim W, Morris D, Maor G and Yusuf P for the tip.

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Pilot Plus Announces London Wycombe Air Park

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Pilot Plus has announced that their next airport in their Definitive Range of products will be London Wycombe Air Park. To accompany the announcement of the new airfield from the team, they shared a range of renders for some upcoming assets including the control tower, aircraft hangers and other buildings in the airport vicinity. London Wycombe Air Park is located
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FS2Crew Aerosoft Airbus Pro Now Supports A330 Professional In Free Update

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FS2Crew has updated their Aerosoft Airbus Pro package to now include full compatibility with the recently releasesd A330 Professional from Aerosoft. The fresh update, version 3.4, includes the A330 for free, giving people the opportunity to have a co-pilot helo you with the real-world Airbus Standard Operator Procedures (SOPs). Additional features, already featured in the package, include Airbus specific crew flows,
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JustSim Dusseldorf Airport (EDDL) V2 Released for X-Plane 11

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Developer JustSim has released Dusseldorf Airport (EDDL) V2 for X-Plane 11. The airport in Germany is a primary hub for Eurowings, with other airlines frequently visiting the airport. Some destinations include Alicante, Nice, and Rome with some destinations further afield also. The airport from JustSim features everything you would come to expect from a JustSim airport including custom airport lighting,
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