X-Plane 12 development update

We’ve got a new status update from Laminar Research providing us a wide-ranging update on the status of X-Plane 12 and where most of the content is at while they work towards release. There’s also some new screenshots and some hints towards release. Let’s have a look! Early access plans The first part of the…

News round-up for April 9, 2022

It has been a slightly quieter week in the world of flight simulation but that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been some news kicking around and so here are some updates that I haven’t written about through the week. X-Plane 12 updates Laminar Research continue to show off what their third party developers are up to…

New X-Plane 12 dev update

We have a new X-Plane Developer Blog update and it’s a big one that gives us a great picture of the current status of the project and where it is planning to be. Let’s have a look! An overview The first thing we learn right off the bat is that X-Plane 12 is now being…

Austin Meyer talks X-Plane 12 flight model updates

A new update on the Laminar Research developer blog goes into some detail on the kinds of flight model fixes that the team at X-Plane have done for X-Plane 12. The update, provided by X-Plane founder Austin Meyer gives us some interesting insights into what X-Plane 12 will bring to the table. Let’s have a…

More X-Plane 12 videos for SR22, F-14, and A330

Laminar Research through Michael Brown’s YouTube channel has released two more long form videos featuring Austin Meyer with a look at the Airbus A330 and the F-14 Tomcat. These, together with the video I posted about yesterday give us better looks at what X-Plane 12 is capable of. We also have a terrific new trailer…

Austin Meyers gives us our best look at X-Plane 12 yet

A new 23-minute video from Laminar Research shows us our best look at X-Plane 12 yet as Austin Meyers takes us on a walkthrough his own personal experimental aircraft that has been recreated in the sim. Lancair Evolution X-Plane creator Austin Meyers owns his own experimental airplane – a Lancair Evolution. It’s a kit built…

Laminar shows off a bit more of X-Plane 12 with new images

A pair of new screenshots from Laminar Research shows off the latest work on X-Plane 12 with a shot of an airport taxiway with markings and a very nice shot of an SR22. Let’s have a look! Featuring the SR22 The Cirrus SR22 is the feature of these two latest screenshots. One shows off a…

A330 trailer for X-Plane 12 is out!

Laminar Research has released a cinematic trailer featuring one of their new flyable aircraft, the Airbus A330, as a kind of teaser for X-Plane 12’s launch. Let’s have a look at the trailer and what we can learn about the aircraft in advance of the launch. Is it a “default” aircraft or something more? After…