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FSElite Exclusive: Further Previews of JustFlight Vulcan for X-Plane

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JustFlight has provided FSElite with the following exclusive screenshots of the anticipated release of their Avro Vulcan for X-Plane. 

The Avro Vulcan was a high-altitude, long-range strategic bomber which was an integral part of the Bomber Command’s V-Force for the Royal Air Force during the 1950s and 1960s as a nuclear deterrent. Vulcan saw military service up until 1982 and was retired from service completely in 1991. The Vulcan to the Sky campaign managed to get XH558’s return to flight approved in 2008 for a further five years until the aircraft was finally grounded on 28th October 2015.

Despite Vulcan being stood ready to scramble with a single, live nuclear hydrogen bomb within two minutes, 24 hours a day during the Cold War’s most crucial time, Vulcan only saw hostile action in the 1980s during the Falklands conflict. Operation Black Buck was the most famous sortie for the Vulcan, which saw the aircraft drop conventional bombs on the Falkland Islands during a 16-hour, 8,000-mile return journey from RAF Ascension Island.

Avro produced five variants of the type, B.1 which also developed into the slightly longer B.1A. The B.2 which used the improved Olympus 200 engines instead of the older Olympus 100 series engines. The B.2 Variant, most recognisable and commonly produced including XH558, was developed into the B.2MRR Maritime Radar Reconnaissance type as well as the K2 which was capable of tankering other aircraft.

JustFlight previously released the Avro Vulcan for P3D back in late 2018. The initial release was for the B.2 variant accompanied with an expansion pack which contained the B.2MRR and K.2 variants at an additional cost. JustFlight will provide the community with all variants included within the single initial release for X-Plane. The X-Plane release is a re-worked version of the P3D release with all the same attention to detail and more. 

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Aeroplane Heaven Douglas C-47/DC-3 Engine Start Video

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The team at Aeroplane Heaven sent us a new video for their upcoming Douglas C-47/DC-3. The video is a brief tutorial on how to effectively start up the engines prior to a standard departure. The video filmed in Prepar3D v4.5 gives users the chance to take a peek behind the systems of the aircraft ahead of its release. The aircraft is
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TFDi Design Updates their Boeing 717

TFDi has finally released the long awaited update of their Boeing 717 for FSX and P3D. This updates contains fixes for the crash to desktop that occurred when switching between internal and external views, and another fix for people who have more than one active graphic cards in their use computer, where some graphics would flicker. The TFDi 717 will
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Feelthere Embraer E-Jets Update Released Publicly

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SP1 for the Feelthere Embraer E-Jets has been released publically. The long-awaited SP1 has been in development since the release of the E-Jets from Feelthere when it first came out last year. The new service pack is somewhat extensive and features many new fixes, additions and reworkings based on customer feedback. Some of the highlights from the new service pack include
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Magknight Shares New 787 Previews

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Developers Magknight has shared some new 787 previews via their Discord server. The new previews are renders of the cockpit, but lack much of the 3D modelling for various components. This is very much just an indication of where the team are currently with the development of the cockpit redesign.

In addition to the new cockpit renders, a few other features for the update were also shared, including new fuselage shots which featured some dents in the aircraft.

Finally, a new render for Rolls Royce Trent 1000 was shared.

You can join the Magknight Discord here should you wish to follow the development or join that community.


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TorqueSim Updates Development Blog for the Islander BN-2

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TorqueSim announced that the Islander BN-2 is coming to X-Plane just a little over two weeks ago. Since then, the team has continued to develop the aircraft and now wants to share some additional details with the community. This week's blog post focuses on the interior and panel, along with a new livery. The new interior shots preview the efforts
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AOA Simulations Confirms AT-6 Wolverine In Development

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X-Plane developer AOA Simulations has announced that they are working on the AT-6 Wolverine. The news follows on from their teaser renders a few days ago which saw the community guessing which aircraft it was that they were working on. The  TAT-6 Wolverine is derived from the Beechcraft T-6 Texan II specifically for the United States. According to Airforce Technology, the
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TorqueSim SR22 Development Update 4

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TorqueSim has taken the habit to update the community on the progress of their SR22 on a regular basis. The 4th update starts with a statement concerning the COVID-19 situation and further elaborates their approach to the engine behavior model. Covid-19 Statement The TorqueSim team is currently monitoring the situation, and since the team works from remote places, they have
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Khamsin Studios Releases Freeware T-6 Texan for X-Plane

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WWII aircraft developer Khamsin Studio has released their latest project, the T-6 Texan free of charge for X-Plane. The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is a single-engine advanced trainer used in world war II to train pilots from the US Air Force, US Navy, Royal Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force. Over 15,000 units were built from 1935
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