Flight Journal: Last X-Plane 11 cross country journey

With X-Plane 12 now out and my time with X-Plane 11 likely coming to a close in a swift fashion, I decided I should do one last cross country trek in X-Plane 11. One last fly around before moving on to the next generation. Let’s have a look! A tour of TrueEarth Washington I wanted…

X-Plane 12 is out! Rounding-up the news!

For X-Plane fans, today is a big day as X-Plane 12 is now officially available for sale on the X-Plane official website with Steam store access due any time now. Let’s have a look at the launch and round-up some news that has been coming out through the day. Ready for flight Early access for…

Thranda reveals Cessna 206 Stationair for X-Plane

The well known X-Plane aircraft makers at Thranda have, after some teasing, revealed that their next project is a Cessna 206 Stationair. Here’s what we know about the new project and their plans for it. Stationair with options Revealed late on Thursday, Thranda have revealed their efforts to bring a detailed Cessna 206 Stationary for…

Round-up of X-Plane and MSFS news that you might have missed!

It’s always good to do a round-up and over the last several days there’s been a lot going on. Too much to keep up with regular news updates so instead I present this round-up of X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator news. Let’s go! VSKYLABS show off X-Plane 12 aircraft Coming from the official X-Plane account,…

Mitsubishi MU-2 V2.0 by TOGA Simulations to release Friday

X-Aviation and the newly re-branded TOGA Simulations (formerly X-Scenery) will be releasing the Mitsubishi MU-2 version 2.0 on Friday. Fans of the version 1.0 aircraft will even see a substantial discount on offer when it goes up for sale. Here are some of the details. Complete rebuild The Mitsubishi MU-2 is a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries…

Joint X-Plane and Orbx update coming July 16

X-Plane fans are eagerly awaiting the launch of the open beta and inevitable push towards release for the next generation of the X-Plane series. A new update on the status of the project is coming very soon with Laminar Research’s Austin Meyers and Orbx CEO Anna Cicognani participating in a joint update and interview on…

New X-Plane developer tackles Embraer E120

Relatively new X-Plane developer, Jemma Studios Dev Workshop, has made a splash in the X-Plane community by announcing that they are deep into development on an Embraer E120 turboprop for X-Plane. Here are some details Small turboprop airliner Small turboprop airliners can be quite a bit of fun to fly with shorter range and the…

X-Crafts provides update on new E190 with cold and dark video

Most sim airliner pilots seem to be in one of two camps. They are fans of Airbus or they are fans of Boeing aircraft and they tend to stay in one of those two camps most of the time. However, there are people who are interested in flying something a little different and there are…

Aerobask DA50 RG full review for X-Plane 11

Whenever Aerobask makes a new aircraft for X-Plane, I pay attention. They have made some excellent aircraft over the last few years offering a mix of features, capabilities, while offering beautiful visuals and great sounds. They often hit a sweet spot between price, performance and simulation level. They give us not quite study level options…

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…