X-Plane News

Gaya Simulations Airport Announcement Blowout: Stansted, Munich, Zurich, Rio and Many More

Scenery developer Gaya Simulations has announced a huge number of new airports which are currently in development by the studio. The announcement comes from the live stream from the team over on YouTube.

In total, Gaya Simulations has confirmed that they are developing eight brand new updates and also a significant update to their already released Vienna scenery.

In summary, the following airports have been so far announced:

  • LOIJ – Sankt Johann Airfield
  • LSZH – Zurich
  • EDDM – Munich
  • LAZA – Lugano
  • EGSS – London Stansted
  • SBRJ – Rio De Janerio Santo Dumon Airport
  • KBID – Block Island
  • ENCN – Kristiansand Airport
  • LOWW – Vienna Airport v1.2 (Update)

We have been told that Gaya Simulations wants to bring all the airports to all platforms, but there are some uncertainties behind outright confirming that information for now. However, each airport will be build to a high standard with the simulator’s strengths in mind.

It’s worth noting that the developer is holding a contest where a lucky winner will be able to win all of the airports for free in this stream. Visit the Gaya Simulations forums for more details.

We have been provided with a range of screenshots for many of the newly announced airports on the stream.

LOIJ – Sankt Johann Airfield

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TorqueSim Releases SR20

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Aircraft developer, TorqueSim, has released their latest project, the Cirrus SR20 for X-Plane.  The Cirrus SR20 is a single-engine, light aircraft is the smallest aircraft in the Cirrus fleet but can carry up to five passengers over 600 miles at a speed of 155 knots. The SR20 has been manufactured by Cirrus Aircraft since 1999 and was developed into the
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Aerobask Releases Epic Victory G1000 Edition

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Aerobask, an aircraft developer for X-Plane, has released their latest project, the Epic Victory G1000 Edition. The Epic Victory is an experimental, single-engine, private jet produced by the Epic Aircraft Company in 2007. In 2009, Epic Aircraft - only having produced one of the type - was purchased by the Aviation Industry of China who has since restarted the programme.
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Verticalsim Announces End of VStates Project

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On X-Plane 11, Verticalsim had supplied numerous scenery projects under the banner VStates. This project was a way to bring high-quality and colour corrected ortho imagery for various States across America into the simulator. Sadly, the team has today announced that the project has now come to and end. Citing that server costs were higher than expected and the level
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FlightFactor Previews 787 Pro Cockpit Textures


X-Plane 11 aircraft developer FlightFactor has shared a handful of new images of their upcoming 787 Pro product for the simulator. The new images highlight the cockpit texture work that has been ongoing since the development was announced back in September.

The new previews were shared on Twitter, with the team simply saying “[s]ome more textures” before then showcasing a range of new textures.

FlightFactor also shared a teaser for their Airport Visual System for the 787 Pro also.


Whilst the product is clearly still in the early stages of development, seemingly think the product will be released in the 2nd half of 2021. That seems quite an ambitious date to be set considering the early previews we’re still seeing, but nonetheless, we’ll keep you posted of any new developments.

Be sure to follow FlightFactor on Twitter to stay up to date.

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Zero Dollar Payware Announces Incheon International for XPL

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Freeware developer Zero Dollar Payware has announced that they will be bringing Seoul-Incheon International Airport (RKSI) to X-Plane 11. Speaking on the forums, the team said that "Incheon is one of the biggest and busiest airports in asia, yet it is one of the worst represented in both freeware and payware." As such, the team wanted to bring the airport to
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iniSimulations Previews Update to A300-600R(F) ON THE LINE

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In a post on their forum, Ubaid - CEO of iniSimulations, the developer behind the A300-600R(F) for X-Plane, has revealed what we can expect in the next update, V1.1. The A300-600R(F) was released in August of this year, since then, the developer has worked hard to respond to community feedback which has resulted in VR capability being added among other
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Airfoillabs King Air 350 Updated to Version 1.4, Vulkan Compatibility

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The Airfoillabs King Air 350 has been updated to version 1.4, which now adds Vulkan/Metal compatibility and much more. The update is free of charge for all customers and can be downloaded via your account on Airfoillabs has specifically released this update to include Vulkan/Metal compatibility, which will see performance benefits in the new X-Plane 11.50. Alongside that, the
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Verticalsim Releases Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Rebooted for XPL

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X-Plane 11 scenery developer Verticalsim has released a rebooted version of their popular Greenville-Spartanburg Airport (KGSP). The new rebooted edition replaces the old version and adds in a variety of new features, functionality and improvements over the original and is a free update for current customers. The new update from the team has been made to the new standards the developers
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