Come and read stories from a range of developers during Developer Month!


FSDreamTeam’s Chicago is “Very Close to Release”

Developer Simultech has stated that Chicago, which is being published by FSDreamTeam, is “very close to release”. To accompany the news, developer Alessandro released a brief video showcasing the current work in progress.

In terms of where development is, seasonal textures are just being added. From what we can then gather, testing will then take place before an eventual release.

The news appears to be in response to the recently released Drzewiecki Design Releases Chicago Airports X, which includes Chicago o’Hare International (KORD) airport.

You can view previous previews of the FSDreamTeam’s Chicago here and here.

You can follow Simultech on Facebook to stay up-to-date with their news.

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Pyreegue Dev Co. Releases Airport Layout Enhancement for X-Plane

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Developer Pyreegue Development Co. has released an airport texture enhancement package for X-Plane 11. ALES (Airport Layout Enhancement Solution) replaces the default airport ground textures with new high-quality 2K textures that take advantage of PBR texturing. From runways to taxi lines, Pyreegue Development has worked hard to bring an in-depth recreation of many different aspects of the airport environment, with
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Drzewiecki Design Releases Chicago Airports X

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In a post on their Facebook page, Drzewiecki Design has announced that they've released their much-awaited Chicago Airports X scenery for FSX and Prepar3D. Chicago Airports X features three airports; KORD, KMDW and KPWK said to be providing a level of immersion to the in-sim Chicago area at a level never seen before. All of the aforementioned airports have been
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JustSim Luxembourg for X-Plane 11 Updated to v2.0

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Over on their Facebook page, JustSim has announced that they've updated their popular Luxembourg (ELLX) scenery add-on for X-Plane to version 2.0. Version 2.0 brings along a number of changes to reflect the airport to its real-world counterpart, new ortho imagery, reworked taxiway lights, new autogate models and more which can be found in the complete changelog at the end
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Additional Previews of Orbx TrueEarth US Washington

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Orbx continues to go preview-crazy with their upcoming TrueEarth US Washington product. As beta testing progresses, the team continue to capture shots of the product in action. The new shots posted over the past few days give us a close up of Seattle, along with the first video of the product in action at night. The three different forum threads from
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Aerosoft Airport Cologne/Bonn XP Released

Aerosoft has released Airport Cologne/Bonn XP for X-Plane 11. Developed by Jo Erlend Sund, the airport is a port of the original version on Prepar3D released earlier this year. The airport in Germany is a hub for Eurowings, FedEx and UPS. It also sees a variety of traffic from airlines such as Ryanair and TUI Fly to destinations including Barcelona, Naples, Lisbon and London.

Aerosoft Airport Cologne/Bonn XP comes with a variety of features including over 1000 km² photoreal scenery, detailed 3D modelling and also high resolution texturing with PBR effects. The airport also features seasonal variations and is compatible with TerraMAXX. Furthermore, the developer has included custom road traffic, moving vehicles and a variety of static aircraft.

You can buy Aerosoft Airport Cologne/Bonn XP for X-Plane 11 for €23.49 (plus tax).

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Departure Designs Scenery Status Update

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Over on Facebook, Departure Designs shared a status update regarding several of their sceneries. To begin with, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (KGSP). This airport received an OSM patch and now includes a ZL17 ortho tile. The patch should be out within one or two days. Next up is New Orleans (KMSY). The work on the airport itself is done, but there
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Vertical Simulations Tampa Previews

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Vertical-Simulations has shared a few more previews of their upcoming Tampa airport with us over on their Facebook page. The previews are mostly focussing on the auto-gen that will be surrounding this airport, with the airport itself only briefly visible somewhere in the background. A release date for the scenery is yet unknown.
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Orbx Releases CAE3 Campbell River Aerodrome as Freeware

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Only a few weeks ago, Orbx announced that CAE3 Campbell River Aerodrome would be coming to P3D. Today, the team released the product as freeware for the community to enjoy. Campbell River Aerodrome will feature a range of modelling work including the docks, nearby buildings, fishing boats and more. The city of Campbell River will be included, along with everything to
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PBR Previews of MK-Studios’ Upcoming Roma

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MK-Studios gave a hefty update recently regarding their current project plans. One of the airports included in their proposals was to completely re-do their Roma airport. Rome Fiumicino airport is one of the busiest in the country and deserves to find a home in your sim if you enjoy European flying. As an airport they loved developing, MK-Studios are giving
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