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JustSim Announces Santorini for Prepar3D and X-Plane

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Airport developer JustSim has announced that their Santorini airport will soon be released on both Prepar3D and X-Plane 11. The airport on the Greek Island is home to many seasonal flights during the summer months. Pretty much all major European airlines fly to the island during the summer, meaning you can explore destinations such as London, Brussels, Vienna and many more.

As always with a JustSim announcement, there is currently now feature list available, but they did confirm that both versions are ready and just awaiting a release. No doubt simMarket will release the products as soon as we publish this article (seems to always be the way), but we’ll keep you updated. For now, enjoy the Prepar3D screenshots.

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Orbx Santa Barbara Update Released

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Only announced the other day, but Orbx has released the major update for Santa Barbara (KSBA) Airport. The new update includes the Californian Channel Islands not far from Santa Barbara airport. This will give simmers a new place to explore. In total, the new update adds over 700 km² to the product and will add three new airstrips to land at.
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Fly The Maddog X Shared Cockpit Enters Beta

Stefano from the Fly The Maddog Team has confirmed on the developers forum that their much anticipated shared cockpit function had entered the beta test process. The most important announcement is that the shared cockpit function will support both LAN and WAN (meaning : internet) networking environment. The upcoming update will also introduce several improvements in the PBR materials, a
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Aeroplane Heaven Releases DC-3 and C-47 for P3D

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Aeroplane Heaven has released their Douglas DC-3 Dakota and Douglas C-47 Skytrain. Announced on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day, the developer has released each aircraft as a separate add-on. The DC-3 is the original airliner variant, while the C-47 is a military variant of the DC-3. The most prominent difference between the two is the large rear cargo door
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Orbx Santa Barbara (KSBA) Receiving Major Update Soon

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Orbx developer Misha Cajic has shared the news that his Santa Barbara (KSBA) scenery product will soon receive a major update completely free for customers. Confirmed in his forum post, Misha said that the Californian Channel Islands not far from Santa Barbara airport will soon be released as part of the original scenery package. This will give simmers a new place to
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X-Plane 11 Vulkan Explained by Austin Meyer

With X-Plane 11.50 now available to the public, it has meant that Vulkan is now ready for people to try in their simulators. In this new 20-minute video from Autin Meyer, he explains in detail exactly what Vulkan is and how it works in the world of X-Plane 11.

Armed with his whiteboard and pen, he goes into quite a lot of technical details behind the move, how it impacts your current PC hardware and what it meant for the team. It’s certainly eye-opening and helps to highlight many of the challenges faced by the team during development.

To learn move about X-Plane 11.50, Vulkan and the beta software, you can read our previous article.

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RFSceneryBuilding Announces Frankfurt-Hahn Airport

Scenery developers RFSceneryBuilding has announced that they are going to actively develop Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (EDFH). Whilst not confirmed, based on their previous releases, we assume for FSX and P3D. Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is a focus airport for low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and Wizz Air all with frequent services to destinations such as Rome, Tenerife, Tuzla and more. No further details
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SimBitWorld A Pilot’s Life Updated to Version 1.5.1

A small update for users on SimBitWorld's A Pilot's Life has been released. Version 1.5.1 features an all-new dark mode, an airline leaderboard and also various other fixes. The incremental update also fixes possible X-Plane issues when on the resume report, along with disabling the progress bar whilst not in flight. Finally, the decimals in the money report have also
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XSquawkbox Updates Vatsim Client to Version 2.0

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Vatsim client developer XSquawkbox has updated their Vatsim client to version 2.0 for X-Plane. XSquawkbox is a plugin that is used to communicate between the simulator and the Vatsim network to allow you to fly online. XSquawkbox has been in development since 2011 and has been improved no end and has become one of the most recommended Vatsim Clients for
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Update: Further Previews of JustFlight’s Vulcan for X-Plane

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Update 4th April 2020: JustFlight has published that the release of the Vulcan for X-Plane will aim to be within the coming month. To find more screenshots and added detail of what will be included in the release, head on over to the Vulcan for X-Plane product page. Original article: JustFlight has provided FSElite with the following exclusive screenshots of the
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