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Orbx Broome International X-Plane Announcement

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Australia comes to X-Plane! In a post made on their forums, Orbx has made the announcement for Broome International airport (YBRM) for the popular platform. As you know, Orbx has been expanding quite a bit into this simulator.

The scenery, which was originally created for FSX and Prepar3D, has been ported over to X-Plane meticulously to make sure all the great details of the original are there. The original was created by Jarrad Marshall, who you might know from sceneries such as Palm Springs and Innsbruck. Jarrad has been assisted by Mac Ottlinger and Chris Vezirgiannis in bringing this scenery to X-Plane, a process that was described as rather passionate by them. Together, they have done a tremendous job at porting the airport and surrounding region to make sure everything you were able to find previously will be present in this X-Plane version. A release date is yet unknown, but Orbx state that they are already deep into testing this airport and making final adjustments. Hopefully this means we don’t have to wait for the scenery too much longer. More screenshots are soon to follow, but for now, you can check out a few previews of the airport down below or head over to the original post to check out all the shots.

 
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Boeing 737-900ER Ultimate Beta Released for XP11

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The X-Plane 11 world has been chomping at the bit for news of a release date for the much-anticipated 737 Ultimate project from Attitude Simulations. Sought after for its promised improvements to the default XP11 737, such as an additional EFB, scimitars, a modelled cabin, and a 900ER 737 model, this plane has been hotly anticipated for months. Today, the
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X-Plane Releases Version 11.20 beta 4

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Update: 21:40z on 7th April 2018 Sorry for the confusion on this - it's just an update to the beta version. The fixes found in beta 4 can be found below. -Cal Laminar Research has released 11.20 beta 4 version of X-Plane. The latest version provides a number of new features and improvements, including native VR support. Along with native
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UK2000 Releases Gatwick Update For X-Plane

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Developer UK2000 has announced that they have released a small update for their recently released Gatwick (EGKK) airport scenery, making some small improvements to the software. Updates include added ground routes, reworked runway lighting, and the addition of taxiway UI. The full list of improvements can be read below. Current users are instructed to delete the old scenery and install
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simBrief Releases Downloader Program

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Flight planning website simBrief announced that their new simBrief Downloader program is now available for download.

Designed to simplify downloading of all of your FMS route files, the program runs silently in the background and automatically exports all of your chosen FMS formats into the proper directories with a single click. Once installed, the program will detect when you generate a flight plan on the SimBrief website and offer a pop-up alert that allows you to export your chosen file formats.

In addition, the simBrief Downloader will automatically detect your installed flight simulator and add-ons, and allow you specify multiple download locations for a given format. The downloader also includes a built-in step-by-step tutorial, and built-in update alerts and downloads.

The program can be downloaded free of charge from the simBrief website for both the Windows (32-bit & 64-bit) and Mac (64-bit) operating systems.

 
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Aerosoft Releases Aspen (KASE) for X-Plane 11

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Aerosoft has released Aspen-Pitkin County Airport (KASE), also known as Sardy Field, for X-Plane 11. The add-on contains high-resolution airport textures complete with an extended runway, new taxiways, a fire station, terminal, and airport hangars. Local landmarks including Aspen High School, Aspen Chapel, and the Aspen Recreation Centre are also modeled. With mountainous terrain to the north, east, and south,
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Orbx Previews X-Plane Roadmap

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In a post on the Orbx forum, Orbx CEO John Venema has revealed a rough draft of their development plans for X-Plane airports and scenery. Venema wrote about the recent success of Meigs Field and thanked the X-Plane community for supporting them in their X-Plane debut. He explained that the choice for starting with Meigs Field in XP11 was simple:
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Skyline Simulations Looking For Developers

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X-Plane and P3D v4 scenery developer Skyline Simulations is looking for designers to work with them creating scenery for X-Plane. In a post on Facebook, the developer said they are looking for individuals with experience in 3D designing and texturing, preferably using programs like Blender, 3DS Max, and Photoshop. Interested applicants can PM them directly through their Facebook page.
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Latinwings Preview More Shots Of Almería (LEAM)

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Latinwings has released some more previews of their upcoming Almería scenery package.  The scenery looks very detailed, such as 3D grass being implemented, as well as 3D Models situated  around the airport and clearly comes with dynamic lighting (for P3D v4 and X-Plane, though the X-Plane version will be released after the P3D v4 and FSX versions have been).  I will
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