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Orbx TrueEarth Washington For X-Plane 11: The FSElite Review

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Washington has always been a popular destination among flight simmers and developers. With the beauty of mountains like the Olympics, Rainier, stunning cityscape and of course home to one the busiest international airports in the country, Seattle International Airport. Its no wonder why Orbx chose to take on the beautiful state of Washington with TrueEarth.

The realism of this scenery is achieved by Ultra-HD Ortho scenery plus millions of buildings and trees spread across 90,000 plus square miles of terrain. But with nice looking textures you might wonder the cost in performance? Can the X-Plane 11 engine save the day? We’ll travel around the state in all sorts of airplanes to not only see how it performs but how it looks…

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Cremonasoft Airbus A310: The FSElite Review

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MilViz T310R (For X-Plane 11): The FSElite Review

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Runway26 Simulations Preview MWCR V2

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Runway26 Simulations has released a range of Caribbean airports over the past few years for Prepar3D and X-Plane. Their next airport for X-Plane will be Owen Roberts International Airport (MWCR) and the team has just released a range of previews showcasing their hard work. This actually version 2 of the airport after the release back in 2017 of the original conversion.

The preview images showcase the details the team are adding to both the airport and surrounding area. Furthermore, it would appear night lighting has come along very nicely, as well as all the static models populating the airport.

We’re keen to see a release soon from the developer and will inform you upon its release. If you’re interested, MWCR was actually released for Prepar3D back in 2016 and still holds up pretty well today.

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Just Flight C152 (X-Plane 11): The FSElite Review

The Cessna 152, a twin-seat tricycle gear general aviation aircraft, is primarily used as a trainer around the world. First introduced in 1977, the aircraft was developed from the earlier Cessna 150, and still has many of the 7,500+ builds flying today. The Cessna 152 can also be retrofitted as a taildragger or STOL aircraft and is often powered by
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