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  1. JarDesigns has provided Aerosoft Sim News with new previews of their upcoming A330 with Rolls Royce engines. You can see the exclusive preview shots at ASN XP. We also have an active discussion on this project here at X-Pilot. This product continues on JarDesign's successful Airbus series of products.
    7 points
  2. Captain Jan has posted a near 30 minute long video showcasing the features in the upcoming v1.3 update from IXEG. Items like new 3D enhancements, flight model adjustments, and various other aspects of the systems/programming are covered and worth a look! You can find the video in the topic here at X-Pilot.
    5 points
  3. X-Pilot has a new design! We've implemented a huge upgrade to our forum and news system, and there are many new features as a part of that. Enjoy the new layout and more intuitive user interface! Happy flights...
    5 points
  4. X-Crafts has released a big update for their Embraer 175 product. This brings the product up to version 1.1, and the changes in this update include: E175 v1.1 changelog:- Ground equipment and pushback options are now restored after landing (more details below)- The winglets can now be changed through a plugin menu- There are now 12 liveries included in the package and 21 additional liveries available here - total of 33 Liveries- More details and dirt added to all liveries included in the package - SASL updated to version 2.4 - Engine start sounds fixed- Cockpit windows are
    5 points
  5. Leading Edge Simulations and X-Aviation are happy to announce the release of the long awaited Saab 340A for X-Plane 10! This aircraft features a study level simulation based on the real aircraft, custom programmed from the ground up! You can grab yours today at the Saab 340A product page on X-Aviation! The Saab 340A is entirely simulated based on the real world manuals. All of the systems are entirely custom programmed, including the autopilot, CRT displays (EHSI and EADI), powerplant, hydraulics and more! Our entire simulation has been certified as true-to-life by a test group of five real
    4 points
  6. John from Maxx-XP has announced to the community the development of a revolutionary new cloud and sky engine product. A promotional video and discussion of it has been released here. Given all the features announced and intended this is sure to be an add-on to keep your eye on!
    4 points
  7. Laminar Research has released X-Plane 10.45 RC-1 to the wild. As per their release, "X-Plane 10.45 is a “small” patch for us in that it doesn’t contain major changes to the code, but it contains a number of features you might like." Changes include: An update to the global airports. The global airports won’t conflict with custom scenery – new exclusion technology prevents overlapping buildings. Nav data has been significantly updated – lots of bug fixes are in 10.45. The GPS data for the G430 now contains IAFs, so you can fly GPS approach
    3 points
  8. Ramzzess Aviation Design, the developer responsible for add-ons like the SSJ-100 and other Russian aircraft, has announced a joint project with Philipp Avionics. Philipp Avionics is run by Philipp Muenzel, the creator of the systems for the Take Command! CRJ-200. The Boeing 777-200LR will be a "Licensed by Boeing" product, featuring custom systems and avionics, including a custom FMC. More information about this upcoming product may be found in the official forum announcement thread located at X-Plane.org.
    3 points
  9. SkyMaxx Pro v4.9.3 has been released and is a free update for all current v4 customers. Included in this update is numerous Vulkan fixes, as well as newly refined lighting on clouds. There have also been some cloud texture refinements to fix some artifacts. You can read more about the update here in the forums!
    2 points
  10. In their latest posting on the Rotate website, the developers state: "After a few months of silent work, we can now show some screenshots featuring the MCDUs. Around 30 individual pages were put in the roadmap, and most of them are already operative. Some of the most relevant pages are shown here on these screenshots. We have advanced a lot in the FMCs and FCCs, continuing with the dual cockpit approach. The autopilot is now waiting for tuning. We are preparing now to address the few pages and functions that you will miss on this publication: the performance related pages which are p
    2 points
  11. Aerobask, a developer known for their Epic E1000 and Viperjet LXR, have released their long-awaited single engine, super light jet; the Epic Victory. But they did not stop there. When you purchase their new release, you get the LISA Akoya, a nimble, single engine amphibious plane, free of charge. And if you thought that was a bargain, Aerobask is not done there. Along with the two aircraft, you can also download a free Manuae Airport scenery, made available at X-Plane.org, to really enhance your sea plane experience. Feature list: Aerobask Quality 3D Model H
    2 points
  12. X-Aviation and Leading Edge Simulations have posted new previews of the upcoming Saab 340A! Along with the new previews, an announcement was made that Leen de Jager would be assisting in the development of liveries for this project. You can see the latest previews here! Be sure to also check out all prior previews here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here!
    2 points
  13. X-Aviation and JRollon Planes are pleased to announce the release of the BAe Jetstream 32! You may go to the product page to find screenshots on the product as well as to purchase it. There is an introductory price discount during initial release! Highlighted Features: - From the creator of the Take Command! CRJ-200! - Custom simulated systems to mimic the real aircraft. - Optional manual or automatic engine startup. - Ground power unit start simulated with visible GPU. - Sounds created based on real aircraft recordings! - Failure system simulation. Emergency hand pump hydraulics simulated a
    2 points
  14. Carenado has announced their next upcoming product will be the B58 Baron. Without anything more than "Coming Soon" and a few screenshots, this is all they had to say for the time being. Screenshots are available in their facebook gallery.
    2 points
  15. The Take Command!: SR22 Series by TorqueSim will be released on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Noon EDT! A full breakdown of the features in this product, as well as a previously recorded livestream is available here in the forums. Be sure to check it out! This is one heck of a plane when it comes to systems fidelity and mechanical wear!
    1 point
  16. SkyMaxx Pro v4.9.1 has been released and includes experimental support for Vulkan. Mac users may still enjoy the latest update while using OpenGL. This update is free for all current v4 users of SkyMaxx, and includes numerous optimizations for better performance. You can find more information about v4.9.1 in the release notes in this forum.
    1 point
  17. TorqueSim has posted the first work in progress update since announcing their new BN-2 Islander to soon be released. This week previews include a new livery and cockpit images. Also mentioned is the systems implemented for the aircraft. You can read more about it in the forum post here.
    1 point
  18. TorqueSim has announced late stage development of their Islander BN-2. This aircraft will feature a high quality model, PBR textures throughout, a full custom electrical system with working circuit breakers, support for the AFM G5 avionics on launch, and of course the fantastic roar of its O-540s will be rendered in beautiful FMOD! You can read more about the announcement and see more screenshots here.
    1 point
  19. X-Aviation and X-Scenery are proud to announce the release of the 64-bit, version 1.5 Mitsubishi MU-2B-60! This long awaited update includes many features, including an all-new cockpit design, a new plug-in for the systems simulation, and much more! See screenshots of the new Mitsubishi MU-2B-60 on the product page at X-Aviation! General changes: New, friendlier activation system X-Plane 10 compatible only 64-bit compatible only On the surface changes: Higher resolution textures on the cockpit panel New 3D clock New artificial horizon with working flight director bars High resolution altime
    1 point
  20. Leading Edge Simulations has released two new preview shots of their Cessna Citation II jet aircraft. You can find the images of this spectacular 3D cockpit by viewing the Cessna Citation II thread here at X-Pilot. Beautiful texturing all around!
    1 point
  21. Laminar Research has released X-Plane 10.11 RC-2. A list of changes are as follows: Cessna windshield does not disappear when C172 is used as an AI plane. Fixed typo in joystick config screen. Fixed joystick bugs with various hardware. Changed default gamma for Windows to be 2.2 - the default of 2.5 was just wrong. Fixed occasional crash due in weather initialization. Fixed strobe light effect in clouds. Fixed scrolling of hail marks on windscreen in 2-d panel. Fixed joystick subsystem to work around ControllerMate issues on Mac. sRGB disabled for ATI Catalyst 12-10 drivers - it works in som
    1 point
  22. X-Aviation and Maxx-XP have released an update for SkyMaxx Pro, bringing the version number to 1.3! This update includes further enhancements and optimizations in performance, including features like forced cirrus layers for a more realistic environment and higher resolution textures than in previous versions. You can read more about this update here. A list of what has been updated includes: Clouds faded out due to visibility are culled, to further improve performance New cumulus cloud puff textures Clouds should be consistent across multiple displays New config option to always force at le
    1 point
  23. X-Aviation has a Black Friday Weekend Sale ending later this evening. Be sure to jump over to X-Aviation to save up to 50% off on select products! Want to see the ad for coupons? Click here! There are tons of deals to be had for everyone. Don't miss out!
    1 point
  24. It's release week for the Saab 340A, and things are still going steady according to the developers! A new video has been posted showcasing some of the features, variants, and liveries of this amazing aircraft, and you can watch it here! In the event you missed the release week announcement, you can read more on that here.
    1 point
  25. Alabeo has released the D17 Staggerwing! The product features high detailed reflections, volumetric side view prop effects, dynamic prop shines, and numerous liveries. See more at the Alabeo web store! This aircraft is priced at a reasonable $19.95USD.
    1 point
  26. Leading Edge Simulations and X-Aviation have announced the Saab 340A has entered into the beta testing phase! As one of the most anticipated aircraft projects for X-Plane yet, this is great news towards a final release! You can read more about this in the topic here at X-Pilot. Complete with custom simulated systems, this is sure to be an awesome product for the study sim enthusiast!
    1 point
  27. Classic Jet Simulations has released an innovative and much needed plug-in for X-Plane which controls AI traffic around your X-Plane world! World Traffic is an application designed to fill the skies and taxiways of your favorite airports with lots of planes. You can even create land and sea traffic. Flight paths are defined through flight plans which are simple to create by specifying the aircraft in the flight and some flight parameters. Arrivals and departures are controlled by World Traffic based on wind and aircraft type info so that aircraft will land and takeoff from suitable runways. M
    1 point
  28. McPhat Studios has released their first product for X-Plane! The ATR 72-500 is a light systems aircraft with the McPhat touch to the 3D model for textures. You may find out more information and purchase this aircraft from Aerosoft on the associated country product pages.
    1 point
  29. Leading Edge Simulations, the creators of the best Douglas DC-3 for X-Plane, have just announced their newest upcoming product will be the Cessna Citation II! More information and screenshots may be viewed in the Leading Edge Simulations forum.
    1 point
  30. X-Aviation and Leading Edge Simulations are pleased to release more images and information about the Saab 340A for X-Plane! Details may be found on the X-Aviation Blog. An additional screenshot not included on the blog may be found in the Leading Edge Simulations Saab 340 forums.
    1 point
  31. X-Aviation has released an update to the Take Command! CRJ-200. This update brings the product to version 1.5.2 and contains some very important bug fixes and enhancements from the last update! See more info about this update by viewing the update thread in the forum.
    1 point
  32. Carenado has released their long awaiting Cessna 208B. Highlighted features for this aircraft include: Interactive virtual cockpit Original KFC150 autopilot installed Original HQ digital stereo sounds (44.1 KHz) recorded from the original PT6 engine GNS430 installed ...and much more! See details or purchase this aircraft for 29.95 at the Carenado C208B product page.
    1 point
  33. Carenado has announced their next upcoming product will be the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan. This will mark the first aircraft from their HD series of products. Screenshots are available in their facebook gallery.
    1 point
  34. X-Plane 10 New Zealand Pro is a complete replacement scenery package for New Zealand (North and South island). It is a combination of two parts. An extremely high resolution base mesh (even a bit higher than the other HD Scenery Mesh regions) with updated (and more detailed) landclass data (riverbeds, mines and morains are entirely new – compared to default Global Scenery), very detailed road / railroad/ powerline vector, and highly accurate water data (you should find most of the relevant rivers / streams, tiny lakes, and more detailed coastlines). An additional overlay scenery, which adds
    0 points
  35. Ramzzess Aviation Design and Philipp Avionics have released their eagerly awaited 777-200LR project! This aircraft is said to have been worked on closely with real-world 777 pilots, engineers, and 777 3D CAD files provided by Boeing. The aircraft simulates many systems, including the Electronic Flight Bag and a custom FMC. You can find more information or purchase this aircraft for $59.95 from the X-Plane.org Store.
    0 points
  36. DMax and X-Aviation are pleased to announce the release of the Blackshape Prime! This aircraft is a revolutionary ultralight aircraft developed by the italian BlackShape, featuring a full carbon fiber frame, which makes for an extremely strong and low weight aircraft. Features include: - Accurate Flightmodel - Accurate 3D visual model with normal maps - Full 3D cockpit with manipulators technology, openable canopy - Conceptual EFIS with primary functions, radios, map, etc, plus customizable page - Basic autopilot (heading/altitude holder) - Customizable round instrument - Two liveries plus a
    -1 points
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