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Laminar Research Adds to X-Plane Mobile Update Schedule

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The often forgotten member of the X-Plane family, X-Plane Mobile, is about to get a serious overhaul according to the X-Plane by Laminar Research page on Facebook.

Back in June, Laminar announced that global scenery, along with 10,000 3D airports were headed the way of the mobile simming platform, with terminals, hangars, towers, fire stations, jetways, baggage carts, belt loaders, cars, fuel tanks, and much more set to grace the small screen.
Fast forward to September, and apparently Laminar has decided that wasn’t enough work. The Facebook post, linked above, throws the old plan out the window and, on top of those 10,000 3D airports and global scenery, adds PBR lighting, atmospheric scattering, improved fog quality, and more items not mentioned.

No ETA is given for the update, but users of the X-Plane 10-based mobile simulator will surely be excited at what’s to come. Laminar were also kind enough to tease some of the improvements with a single screenshot – check it out above!

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Milviz Shares Preview of T-38A Advanced With PBR

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Milviz has shared a preview of their T-38A Advanced Series with PBR applied. The T-38A is the precursor to the more advanced and upgraded T-38C and was the world's first supersonic trainer. While most of the U.S. Air Force's fleet has been updated to the -C variant, the T-38A has a reserved place in history for training vast portions of
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Aerosoft Brief A330 Professional Update Statement, “Very Interested in Microsoft Flight Simulator”

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Mathijs Kok has shared a small statement on the current development status of their long-awaited A330 Professional. In the forums, Mathijs spoke about some of the things going well with development as well as one of the biggest show stoppers right now. He also commented a little on their stance on Microsoft's upcoming sim, Flight Simulator 2020. "Things are going
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Aerosoft Shares New A330 Professional PBR Previews

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Aerosoft has taken to the preview forums today to share some new images regarding the A330 Professional. The new previews this time showcase the exterior modelling, which has been exported using native PBR texturing. Mathijs Kok explained in the post that modeller Stefan is now back on the project of the A330 Professional to continue pushing it out to the
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LatinVFR Announces Miami Update

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LatinVFR Released their version of Miami International Airport (KMIA) for P3Dv4 quite a while back and now they are hard at work bringing us a new an improved version of the Miami Airport (KMIA) LatinVFR is well known for making high-quality airports around the US, Central America, and South America. Miami is the third of its kind to receive the
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Aeroplane Heaven Teaser Trailer for Upcoming Sud Aviation Caravelle III

Aeroplane Heaven has shared a brand new teaser trailer, along with some images, for their upcoming Sud Aviation Caravelle III.

The teaser trailer shows off some of the liveries you will find included with the aircraft product when it releases. The Sud Aviation Caravelle III has been in development for a while now and the trailer suggests it is close. The aircraft will come with PBR textures and will be made for P3Dv4.4+ only.

You can view the video originally on YouTube and the previews on their Facebook page.

You should also head over to our Developer Month interview with Aeroplane Heaven to find out what makes them tick.

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Tailstrike Designs Share Previews of Reggio Calabria Airport (LICR) for P3D

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Following on from our FSElite exclusive back in April, Tailstrike Designs has taken to Facebook to share their latest work regarding their upcoming Reggio Calabria airport scenery for Prepar3D. The stunning screenshots show how PBR effects will be implemented into the terminal building. All reflective materials used in the construction such as metal and glass, and in some cases plastics
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JustSim Update Luxembourg Airport to V2 (P3Dv4)

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JustSim has released a brand new update for their Luxembourg scenery on P3Dv4. The new version 2 update includes a range of features including the ground polygons getting a big make over with new textures and PBR material applied. PBR has also been applied to the 3D models and other areas of the airport. Further to PBR being applied, JustSim
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[Update: Pricing] MK-Studios Releases Tenerife South V2

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Update 10:20z 22Apr2019  MK-Studios has sadly announced that their intentions of giving away the update for free via simMarket is no longer an option. As confirmed on their Facebook wall moments ago, simMarket has added a 5 Euro fee for those looking to upgrade. This is to cover the server costs. MK-Studios assured customers that it was not ever intended
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FlythemaddogX MD Series Significant Update Released

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Whilst it was released a few years back, the Leonardo Softhouse team continue to provide extensive updates to their FlythemaddogX MD series of aircraft. The last update saw the introduction of failures, PBR on the exterior and icing effects, back in December 2018. Today, a new update, 1.4b410 Open Beta , has been released which is rather significant and adds a range of
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