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SimCrew Annouces Van’s Aircraft RV-7

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In a recent post on the X-Plane.org Forums, we were introduced to yet another new development team for the X-Plane platform.

The post detailed some of the features we can expect from this project, depicting the popular, American-made, kit plane:

  • Option for 2 or 3 blade props
  • Toggleable wheel fairings
  • Tail-dragger to nose wheel configuration available
  • Dynamic persistence plugin to maintain wear and tear between flights

The three screenshots supplied show an exterior render of the whole aircraft, as well as an extremely detailed model of the Lycoming O-320.

Since the aircraft is in its early stage of development the team hasn’t announced a release date, though we’ll be sure to keep you updated on this project.

 
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MilViz Previews ATR Cockpit

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Adding to the ever-expanding catalogue of previews we have of the much-anticipated ATR series add-on from MilViz, a pair of screenshots was released showing the early stages of the modelling and texturing of the cockpit. This time, in the X-Plane platform. Additionally, MilViz has confirmed - in the comment section of the post - that the ATR will release with
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Carenado Previews S550 Citation II For X-Plane

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In a recent Facebook post, Carenado announced the imminent release of their S550 for X-Plane 11. The S550 Citation II from Carenado has been a product for FSX/P3D for quite some time, now and depicts Cessna's 10-seater, 2,000nmi range business jet. Whilst Carenado have not confirmed any specific features, the screenshots seem to demonstrate 4k textures with PBR throughout and the inclusion
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CremonaSoft Announce Airbus A310-304 for X-Plane

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Finally, X-Plane is getting a taste of old Airbus technology, as - courtesy of CremonaSoft - an A310 is announced. Being one of Airbus' first developments, the A310 was first introduced in April 1983 with Swissair. With a range of 5,150nmi, the A310-304 is powered by two General Electric CF6-80C2 engines, which are set to be faithfully recreated in this product,
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Sim Innovations Preview 737 MAX Avionics For Zibo

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In a recent Facebook post, Sim Innovations announced a new project that they are working on…
The team provided us with a single screenshot showcasing the PFD for the 737 MAX avionics suite.

Along with the screenshot came a caption stating that they are planning on making the complete avionics suite for the MAX and that it is based upon the Zibo mod for X-Plane 11’s 737. No word on a release date, yet, but this is truly exciting news and we will be sure to keep you updated on the project and the videos promised from the team in the near future.

 
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TorqueSim Shows Off Renders Of Upcoming Pocket Rocket

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TorqueSim has recently released five photos of their render for the upcoming Pocket Rocket on their website. The aircraft will be available for X-Plane 11 and feature in depth detail including a fully simulated electrical system and oxygen system. FMOD sounds for the PT6 engine, custom weather effects on the windshield and even ice on the leading edges of the
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MilViz Releases More ATR Previews

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After stating earlier this week that the recent work has been all coding and that there's 'nothing to show ', MilViz has surprised us with some more in-dev screenshots of their upcoming ATR 42 aircraft. The screenshots came directly from their facebook page, showcasing the turboprop sporting Silver Airways' new livery. Neither a price nor release date has been set,
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Pilot Plus Previews London City Renders

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X-Plane developer Pilot Plus has been quietly working away on their next scenery release after the updates for their other projects. This time, the team remain in the UK and are focusing on crafting a high quality version of London City Airport (EGLC). The busy airport, which is surrounded by one of the most densely populated cities in the world,
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TORQUESIM Announce Pocket Rocket and DRACO

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In an announcement on their Facebook page, developers Advanced Flight Modelling (AFM) and Attitude Simulations have joined forces to create an exciting project under the joint name of TORQUESIM. Together these developers will work on creating Mike Patey's famous aircraft which goes by the name of DRACO as well as another aircraft which is affectionately called the 'pocket rocket'. These projects is
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