X-Plane Previews

Boundless Simulations Shares New Shannon Previews for XPL


Boundless Simulations announced that they would be bringing Shannon Airport (EINN) to X-Plane 11 in their roadmap post. Since then, the team has been sharing previews for the airport in the simulator.

The airport product is being developed with Ciano35 and will feature custom made HD textures, buildings and a large surrounding area full of detail. The previews start to show this off, in particular with the PBR effects on the terminal building.

Located on the west of Ireland, Shannon Airport sees airlines such as Aer Lingus and Ryanair provide flights across Europe as well as a few destinations on the east coast of the USA. As a reminder, the airport is due to release towards the end of March 2021. More news on development will follow over the coming weeks. You can also check them out on Facebook for even more previews from the past few weeks.

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Maxx-XP Announces SkyMaxx Pro v5 for XPL

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Following some quiet time, the development team behind the highly-renowned X-Plane cloud engine addon SkyMaxx Pro has taken to the X-Pilot forums, announcing the development of the product's fifth iteration and showcasing the progress that has been made in that regard. Calum, author of the recent SkyMaxx Pro forum post, begins by letting readers know that version 5 of the product will
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Airfoillabs Announces Dakota C-47 and DC-3 for X-Plane 11

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Developer Airfoillabs has announced its latest project, the Dakota C-47 and DC-3 for X-Plane 11. The DC-3 was a groundbreaking propeller-driven airliner produced by California's Douglas Aircraft Company from 1936 to 1942. The Douglas C-47 Dakota variant was developed from the DC-3, and was used by the Allies in World War 2. In total, Douglas Aircraft Company built and shipped
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Thranda Design Previews De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver Update

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Less than a month since it was officially released, Thranda Design has previewed a new update to its DHC-2 Beaver aircraft for X-Plane 11. Thanda design is known for its production of high fidelity and system rich aircraft for X-Plane 11, like the much acclaimed Quest Kodiak, and the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter. The DHC-2 Beaver is now Thranda's third major release
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Verticalsim Studios Releases Tampa International Airport V2.0 for X-Plane 11

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Scenery developer Verticalsim Studios has released Tampa International Airport (KTPA) V2.0 for X-Plane 11. Verticalsim has become know for its output of highly detailed, and high fidelity North American X-Plane scenery, such as Baltimore International (KBWI), Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (KMSY), and of course, Tampa International Airport (KTPA). Recently, Verticalsim has begun to transition to development for Microsoft Flight Simulator as
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ToLiss Announce A321NEO Release Details


ToLiss, the team behind the A319 and A321 for X-Plane, has released further information ahead of the release of the A321 New Engine Options and update to version 1.2. 

Through two separate posts to the ToLiss Facebook page and the X-Plane forum to disclose information about changes the update will bring as well as information on different setups for the aircraft with New Engine Options.

The update, free for all owners of the A321, will consist of improvements to the Interactive Simulation Control System (ISCS) to include the ability to change weights to imperial units and of course to select the additional configurations. ToLiss has reworked the entire engine failure handling which makes one engine inoperative (OEI) operations more realistic. There have been improvements to the FMGS to enable the RNAV approach for runway 08 at Innsbruck as well as bug fixes and some 3D modelling alterations. 

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New Magknight 787 Update Previews

Magknight continues to provide development updates for the 787 update they will be bringing to X-Plane 11 in the future. The new previews shared Mitchell Chen's Twitter (@sp33dm) highlight the new wing modelling that will be included in a future update to the aircraft. From what we can see, the new renders showcase an improvement in the overall quality of
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Stairport Sceneries Greater Moncton In Beta for XPL, Coming to MSFS

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Developer Stairport Sceneries has announced that their upcoming Greater Moncton Airport (CYQM) is now in beta for X-Plane 11. The Canadian airport sits on the East of the country with various airlines visiting including Air Canada Express, Canadian North and PAL Airlines. In addition to passenger traffic, the airport sees various cargo operators such as UPS and FedEx Express visit.
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Single New Preview for FlightFactor 787 Pro on XPL

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FlightFactor has been sharing snippets of previews for their upcoming 787 on X-Plane 11 for a little whilst and the team has shared a new preview of the aircraft's texturing. As pictured above, the screenshot shows off the throttle area, including fuel cut off switches, throttle levers and flap controls. It also highlights part of the radio stack and also
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