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X-Plane News Round-Up – July 24 2016

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[JULY 24th 2016]

It’s time for some X-Plane news, and there are a few exciting things to share today…

Calvi X

Aerosoft has just released The Airport Calvi – Sainte Catherine (CLY / LFKC) on the island of Corsica, located in a valley to the south-east of the town of Calvi. The airport Calvi – Sainte Catherine for X-Plane 10 has been faithfully recreated with high resolution aerial images, numerous custom 3D objects and exact ground markings, including the old painted-over markings. It also includes reworked terrain and an impressive night lightning.

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The developers have also paid great attention to the surrounding area of the airport, the nearby business park and the citadel of Calvi.

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Landing approaches are particular fun in Calvi: While Sainte Catherine is usually approached from the seaside; pilots can fly past the airport to the west, then turn by 180 degrees and approach the runway from the south.

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Features:

  • Realistic rendition of Calvi St. Catherine based on real life images
  • Photo real buildings
  • Large Aerial image with 50cm/pixel in the surroundings and 25cm/pixel on the airport, carefully fitted into the default X-Plane landscape and colour-adjusted
  • Customized terrain, runway follows terrain
  • Realistic reproduction of ground markings including old, painted-over markings
  • Animated marshaller (additional plugin ‘Autogate’ requested)
  • Customized night illumination
  • Custom made trees and forests
  • Very good performance and implementation
  • Animated bar on the entry of the parking lot
  • Numerous details
  • Changing static  airplanes including wreckage to the south west
  • Animated road traffic
  • Recreation of the citadel of Calvi and vessel

System requirements:

X-Plane 10.40+ / X-Plane 10 – North America Edition / X-Plane Steam Version
Multi Core Processor 3.0 GHz or better
Windows 7 / 8 / 10, Mac, Linux
1,2 GB free memory on hard disk
8 GB RAM
3D video card with 2 GB
Download-Size: 280 MB

For animated marshaller the additional plugin ‘Autogate’ is required

PUBLISHER: Aerosoft GmbH
SOLD BY: simFlight GmbH

 E-Jet 170 Evolution series

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Built on years of experience, the SSG (Supercritical Simulation Group) brings you  the E-Jet 170 Evolution series. A whole new level of sophistication to this popular Embraer regional jet as modeled for X-Plane 10.PS: If you own a previous SSG model (E170 or E190), SSG is offering a limited time $10 discount on this new model. Please email [email protected] to get your discount code and include you original order numberScreenshot_3
Advanced FMC and Navigation system
  • Custom-built FMC (done by FJCC)  designed for the SSG Evolution Series
  • SIDs, STARs, transitions, approaches, flare and rollout modes.
  • FMC is compatible with AeroSoft’s NavDataPro and Navigraph navigation databases.
  • Manufacturer’s performance data embedded as tables in the fully functional FMC.
  • Option to use either a 2D pop-up (resizable) FMC or one within the 3D cockpit.
  • Custom radio communication audio consoles optimized for on-line virtual ATC operations.
  • FMC performance information based on real aircraft data, including calculated V-speeds.
  • FMC includes capability for autotuning navaid frequencies.
  • Vertical Situation Display (VSD) on the MFD.
  • Terrain display mode on the MFD, which is a part of the Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) on the real aircraft.

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High-Res 3D modeling complete with detailed animations and textures.

  • Realistic displays (PFD, MFD with system synoptics, and EICAS)
  • External lights and strobes operating realistically.
  • Display management similar to that in the real aircraft.
  • Autobrakes with anti-skid system that works in all conditions and includes a realistic rejected takeoff mode.
  • Realistic wing flex and other animations.
  • Window rain effects and animated wipers.
  • Option menu incorporated into the cockpit 3D.
  • Ground vehicles include a tow truck, GPU and airstairs.
  • Over 10 detailed liveries comes with the plane

Custom systems and Flight Model

  • Aircraft will meet most of the real aircraft’s performance data for consumption, AOA, speeds, flight dynamics, etc. in close consultation with real world E-Jet pilots.
  • Realistic 3D cockpit with high resolution.
  • Many systems are implemented with realistic logic, such as electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, engine fire extinguishing, fuel, wing and engine anti-ice (including automatic mode), communications, and TCAS.
  • Comprehensive autopilot functioning in modes similar to those of the real aircraft
  • First Officer’s MFD display is independent from the Captain’s, and MFD has a pop-up option.
  • EICAS messages based on the real aircraft’s with lists and scrolling

DreamEngine Sound System

  • 3D sounds with DreamEngine plugin.

Comes with a comprehensive Quick Start Guide in PDF and video tutorial

SOLD BY: X-Plane.org

Alabeo PA23 AZTEC F 250

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And one last item of note is the Alabeo offering of the PA23 AZTEC F 250
The Piper PA-23 Aztec, is a six-seat twin-engined light aircraft aimed at the general aviation market that also saw service with the United States Navy and other countries’ military forces in small numbers. Originally designed in the 1950s by the Stinson Aircraft Company, the Apache and its more powerful development the Aztec were manufactured from the 1950s to the 1980s by Piper Aircraft in the United States.
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The PA-23-250F features 2x Lycoming IO540 engines delivering 250hp each. It has a cruising speed of 175 knot and a range of over 1500 miles.
Features
Custom PA23 sounds
Volumetric side view prop effect
High quality 3D model and textures
Blank texture for creating your own designs
Accurately reproduced flight characteristics
64-bit compatible
FPS-optimized model
Super-Manipulator scroll wheel support
Included
6 hd liveries
2 different color panels
1 Blank texture
Normal Procedures PDF
Emergency Procedures PDF
Performance tables PDF
Reference PDF
Technical Requirements
Windows XP -7-8 (or higher) or MAC OS 10.8 (or higher) or Linux
X-Plane 10.40 (or higher)
i5 (or equivalent) 2.5 GHz – 8GB RAM – 2GB Video card
520MB available hard disk spaceINTERNET CONNECTION is required for installing this product.
DEVELOPER: Alabeo/Carenado
SOLD BY: X-Plane.org
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