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Orbx Update their Freeware Pack for April

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Orbx has released a brand new update which adds a range of new airports to their growing list of freeware products which are available. Continuing on the legacy of the passionate work of the late Neil Hill, Larry Isenor and John Barner have both worked hard on creating a new package for the community.

In total, 24 airports have been released as part of the April freeware package, which you can download via FTX Central 3. Included in the package are CEM5 Swan Hills, CYCK Chatham Kent, 3B3 Sterling Airport and KGUY Guymon Municipal Airport Guymon.

As mentioned, these airports are free of charge, but have been designed to sit on top of Orbx Global BASE, but are also compatible with Vector and openLC products.

If you need to buy any of the Orbx Global range, you can do so by heading to their store.

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iniBuilds Releases Aerosoft Split X Patch

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iniBuilds has released an unofficial patch to make Aerosoft Split X Airport (LDSP) compatible with Prepar3D v4. This scenery was previously only available for FSX and Prepar3D v2/v3. The patch created by our very own Max Dyba, brings Aerosoft's Split X scenery add-on to work in Prepar3D v4 with relative ease. In addition to Prepar3D v4 compatibility, it also brings dynamic lighting. It's
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Onfinal Studio Releases Freeware Reus Airport (LERS) for P3D

In an announcement on Facebook, Onfinal Studio has released their fifth freeware airport scenery, Reus for Prepar3D v4. Reus airport is situated approximately 8km from Tarragona in Catalonia, Spain. This busy single runway airport is a popular connection destination for the glorious beach resorts of Salou and also for tourists wishing to visit Barcelona. Europe's most popular carriers such as Ryanair,
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NK Design Releases Freeware Elstree Aerodrome (EGTR) for X-Plane 11

Over on the X-Plane forum, NK Design has announced the release of their freeware rendition of Elstree Aerodrome for X-Plane 11. Situated in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside in southern England, this general aviation airfield is famous for its aero clubs and private pilot owners for the basing and operation of single and twin-engined light aircraft and helicopters. Included within this
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PropStrike Studio Announces X-Plane Cessna 172 Mod

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Developers PropStrike Studio has announced via Facebook that they are working on a freeware mod to improve the default C172 for X-Plane. The announcement comes after a meeting with a former bush pilot Ken Myles. Ken used to fly a Cessna 206 in and out of small fields around Quantam River in British Colombia, Canada. Ken inspired the team to create
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Little Navmap 2.2.4 Update Released

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Back in December, we reported on a neat little utility called Little Navmap. The freeware tool is a comprehensive map display tool that gives you a range of features including automatic flight plan calculation options, elevation profiling, aircraft performance planning and integration with VATSIM and IVAO.

You can do a range of things including exporting routes, finding detailed information about your route and more.

Since we reported on it, it has been updated a couple of times and we’re pleased to tell you that version 2.2.4 is now available to download. The new update includes the addition of FlightGear flight plans, the inclusion of AviTab export and also enabled IVAO online network capabilities.

The full changelog between version 2.2.3 and 2.2.4 is extremely comprehensive. You can find the full details down below.

As I said above, this software is freeware, but you can support the developer by donating to Alex. It works with FSX, P3Dv1 – V4 and X-Plane 11.

Changes between 2.2.3 and 2.2.4:

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Odog’s Freeware Jackson Hole (KJAC) Released for X-Plane 11

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Whether you are a GA or Airliner sim pilot that enjoys breathtaking scenic approaches into national parks, this scenery could be for you. Jackson Hole (KJAC) situated in Teton County, Wyoming, is a popular destination for simmers and real-life tourists made famous by the gorgeous mountain range of Grand Teton. Following on from the pre-release version back in December, this
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FSElite Exclusive: Freeware Jackson Hole (KJAC) Previews in X-Plane 11

In development since late 2018, a freeware rendition of Jackson Hole (KJAC) for X-Plane 11 has been progressing admirably over on the forum by user odog. He has kindly presented us with some exclusive previews to share as the airport is coming to its final stages of development. All previews shown are work-in-progress and do not represent the final
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Airports of Norway Updated

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A few days ago, the very comprehensive Airports of Norway freeware scenery pack, available here was updated. The main changes are listed in the changelog below, and there have been lots of small fixes throughout the many airports included in the pack. Below is a series of screenshots showcasing the new photo scenery of ENSO. Changelog New P3D v4 compatible
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Freeware Ovda Airport (LLOV) Released for Prepar3D v4

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Update - Thanks for the messages below. The developer of this pack reached out and supplied us with appropriate evidence that tells us the original author gave permission to edit and redistribute the files. The developers in question are Bar Rodoy, Niv tesler and Eyal Rokach. We have reinstated this article as the copyright issue has been resolved. ==Original Article== A
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