X-Plane News

Rim and Co Releases Tallahassee KTLH for X-Plane

Scenery developer Rim and Co has released their rendition of Tallahassee airport (KTLH) for X-Plane.
Tallahassee International is located just a few miles away from Tallahassee, the Florida state capital. The airport itself handles just over 800,000 passengers throughout the year by airlines such as American, Delta and Silver Airways. Although technically an international airport, all scheduled departures from the airport are to regional destinations such as Atlanta, Charlotte, Tampa and Washington-national airport.
Rim and Co has created a rendition of Tallahassee airport that includes detailed ground textures which include dynamic PBR along with 4K asphalt texturing. The airport buildings are custom built and placed and finished with textures for both day and night. Accurate vivid lighting is included to enhance night flying. The apron and taxiways are littered with airport vehicles and other traffic, the aprons also include SAM jetways and safe-dock guidance systems for the majority of the gates. The team has chosen to recreate the airport in its current state which includes building work at the end of runway 36, this development does make for a tricky approach to the runway threshold.
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Overtorque Studios Announce YMMB Moorabbin for X-Plane

Over on the forum, a new group of developers named Overtorque Studios has announced their first freeware airport scenery, YMMB Moorabbin for X-Plane.  Moorabbin is a large General Aviation airport to the southeast of Melbourne. The airport has around 250,000 aircraft movements a year which makes the airport the second busiest throughout the whole of Australia. The airport is
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TorqueSim and RealSimGear SR22 G3 GTS Announced for X-Plane 11

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TorqueSim and RealSimGear have today announced that they are developing the SR22 G3 GTS for X-Plane 11. The Cirrus SR22 G3 GTS aircraft was released in 2007 with an increased fuel capacity over it's younger brothers, along with longer landing gear and more. The SR22 typically cruises at 180knts for a range of just over 1,000nm. The SR22 is being developed
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Supercritical Simulations Group Updates B747-8 Inter Anniversary Edition to V2.1.1

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Aircraft developer Supercritical Simulations Group (SSG) has updated their B 747-8 Inter Anniversary Edition to V2.1.1. The new update is relatively minor but does enhance areas of the cockpit and external modelling. The new update fixes various 3D cockpit issues along with enhancing the cockpit and livery textures. Exactly what those fixes and enhancements are is now made clear by the changelog.
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Carenado / Alabeo C170B for X-Plane 11 Released

The Carenado / Alabeo C170B for X-Plane 11 has been released. The aircraft type was first introduced in 1950 and featured more efficient wing flaps compared to older versions of the Cessna 170. The aircraft is fully compatible with X-Plane 11 and comes with realistic behaviour, tundra wheel options, custom FMOD sounds, along with rain effect support via the Librain plugin.
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Fly X Simulations Releases Doncaster Sheffield (EGCN)


Scenery developer Fly X Simulations has released their newest scenery: Doncaster Sheffield (EGCN). Over a million passengers travel through the airport each year, primarily from TUI airlines who operate a range of routes. Some routes in trips to Alicante, Tenerife-South, Paphos and many more. Wizz Air and BH Air also frequent the airport.

The airport product will feature ultra high-resolution PBR texture work for all the 3D buildings and ground textures, along with 3D grass and an airport interior model. The airport has been designed with today’s layout meaning it will be the most accurate rendition of the airport for X-Plane 11 yet.

You can purchase Fly X Simulations’ Doncaster Sheffield (EGCN) for X-Plane 11 on the store now for $17.99.

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IXEG 737-300 Development Update

IXEG, the developer responsible for the successful 737-300 for X-Plane, gave an update to development progression over on the X-Pilot forum. In a previous update, Tom Kyler, the developer behind IXEG, mentioned that the development of 3D modelling and sounds were on the register to be improved but were bound to older technology and tools. When the IXEG 737 was
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Just Flight Offering Free Demos on X-Plane 11 Aircraft

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Developer Just Flight has released a range of aircraft recently on X-Plane 11. They have been working on a range of GA aircraft for the platform to give simmers a variety of planes to choose from. Of course, it's not always easy to decide which aircraft to purchase. To help with that, Just Flight has now found a way to
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Aviotek Simulation Releases Verona (LIPX) for X-Plane 11

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Aviotek Simulation Software has released their Verona Villafranca (LIPX) scenery for X-Plane 11. The airport is the fruit of a collaboration between Aviotek Simulation Software and JustAsia. The scenery features extensive texture work including PBR materials, detailed 3D modeling and features a lot of airport objects. Reworked satellite imagery was used as a ground layer. The Verona Villafranca Airport is
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[Update: Video Link] Biggest Ever Initial FlightSimExpo Exhibitor Announcement Coming Monday 20th Jan

Update: We now have the video link you can tune into to watch myself (Calum) and Evan (FlightSimExpo Co-Founder) discuss everything about the show along with a look at all confirmed exhibitors. Be sure to tune in at 11:00am PT (1900 GMT) to watch the 40-minute presentation.   On Monday 20th January, FlightSimExpo will host a pre-recorded video announcing the biggest-ever initial lineup
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