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iniBuilds Weekly Recap – February 7th

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Welcome to February. We hope you’ve had a great week. Below, you can find our first releases for February:

iniDEV: Development Update #1

We’re proud to announce our first development update to the community! In the update, you can find the latest news regarding the A380 and our latest upcoming project for X-Plane 11 which is entering its final stages. You can read all about it here.

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Aeroplane Heaven Previews C-47/DC-3 Exterior Lighting

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.entry div.gallery { margin-left: 0px !important; } In a Facebook post, Aeroplane Heaven has dropped some preview shots of their in-development C-37/DC-3 add-on coming soon to Prepar3D. In the shots below, straight from Prepar3D v4.5, the developer is showcasing various lights such as the wing inspection lights, formation lights, passing light, landing lights, recognition lights and position lights. Here's the
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New Previews of Carenado’s EMB120

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In a Facebook post, Carenado has released new previews along with a small progress update of their in-development Embraer 120 aircraft. In the shots below, we see the vibrant PBR materials react with the environment within the simulator. There's also a cockpit shot included with no visible systems or gauges active. In their post, Carenado mentioned that the exterior model,
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Windsock Simulations Shares Malaga Night Lighting Previews

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Windsock Simulations has taken to their Facebook page to share some night-lighting shots of their "approaching" Malaga scenery for X-Plane. In the post, the team say that the lighting is now final, with the taxiway lighting completed a matter of hours prior to the post, and from the images shared (found below) we're able to see that there was quite
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Development Update

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The team working on the highly anticipated Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 wanted to share a quick development update with us, right before the summer is about to kick off. The team is hard at work putting some finishing touches on some big updates, which they plan to share with the community towards the end of the summer. The team is
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Just Flight Announces Fokker F28 Fellowship

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Over on their website, Just Flight has announced that they’re developing the Fokker F28 Fellowship for FSX and Prepar3D.

The Dutch Fokker F28 is a short range, regional airliner announced way back in 1962. Today, the F28 is only used by military operators around the world. Prominent carriers which used to fly the F28 included, KLM Cityhopper, NLM Cityhopper, Piedmont, USAir, Air Canada and many more.

Just Flight’s rendition of the F28 Fellowship will include the 1000 and 4000 variant, PBR materials, TFDi RealLight and TrueGlass, realistic distinctive animations, an authentic cockpit, highly-realistic flight dynamics and more which can be found in the comprehensive features list at the end of this article.

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Rotate Previews MD-11 Fuel System

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To follow on from their electrical system previews, over on the X-Plane.org forum, Rotate has dropped two new system previews of their work-in-progress MD-11 for X-Plane 11. These previews are the second in a series of previews from Rotate exhibiting the work done related to systems and functionality. Rotate has modelled all fuel tanks and relevant compartments accurately into the MD11. Temperature, quantity and
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Whiskey Jet Simulations A220 Development Update

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Whiskey Jet Simulations is a newcomer to the ESP development scene with their upcoming A220-300 add-on. Their aim is to is to bring low-cost, aesthetically pleasing but not overly complex aircraft to the community. On their Facebook page, they've posted a dev update and a video previewing their work-in-progress A220-300 for FSX. Prepar3D v4 compatibility has not been confirmed however, it
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FSElite Exclusive: Envtex SP2 Previews

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TOGA Projects have kindly provided us with some exclusive Envtex Service Pack 2 information and eye-catching previews to share. Word of SP2 comes nearly two years after the initial release of Envtex which has come a long way in terms of development. Continuing development and providing support for Envtex is really important to the developers. They would like to thank
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VSKYLABS Test-Pilot: He-162 Project Announced

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In a Facebook post, VSKYLABS has announced the Test-Pilot: He-162 Project for X-Plane. VSKYLABS had announced the 'Test-pilot' project series back in 2017, but unfortunately, the two projects involved are struggling to get through some X-Plane 11 development issues. The He-162 project is one of those projects in between the two original projects that has been developed on the side.
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