Full review of Aerobask’s DA62 for X-Plane 11

I really enjoy GA aircraft flight simming and I tend to get drawn into flying some of the more interesting types available. Yes, there’s plenty of Cessna 152 and 172s to fly around and a good number of Piper PA-24, PA-30, and PA-44 available to fly in X-Plane but I always find myself drawn to…

Checking in on X-Plane 11 and 12

When Microsoft Flight Simulator came out, I spent less time with X-Plane 11. By comparison, X-Plane 11 even with the latest updates is now coming up on 5-years in age. In a lot of ways, that age is showing in all kinds of places. At the same time, X-Plane 12 is now waiting in the…

Aerobask is doing a DA50 RG and I’m excited!

While most of the Aerobask team are working on finishing off their high fidelity Falcon 8X business jet project, one of their artists is on task with a new aircraft and Aerobask designer “Yoyoz” let it slip on the X-Plane.org forums that they are indeed working on Diamond’s newest aircraft. Very cool! Introducing the DA50RG…

What I’m hoping for from X-Plane ‘next gen’

Tomorrow, Laminar Research and the X-Plane team are going to be showing off more of their next generation X-Plane product at Flight Sim Expo 2021. There’s considerable excitement and a lot of guesses still remaining on just what the new sim will be offering, how it will be changing things up from the previous generation,…

Just Flight weekend sale includes MSFS aircraft!

For the first time, Just Flight, the makers and publisher of aircraft for P3D, X-Plane, FSX, and Microsoft Flight Simulator are offering MSFS aircraft in one of their weekend sales with two relatively new aircraft being offered alongside over a dozen different products from across their range. Piper Arrow III for sale and more The…

An X-Plane 747-200 that was three years in the making

Late as it is in the lifespan of X-Plane 11, it’s still getting phenomenal new aircraft and the latest one to release is sure to make airliner fans happy. Felis’ Boeing 747-200 Classic is the latest big release and it seeks to recreate the classic 747-200 from the early days of the jumbo jet. Features…

Thranda report their new PZL-104 Wilga nearly ready for X-Plane 11 launch

One of X-Plane 11’s best developers, Thranda, have taken the wraps off their latest project. Moving on from success with the Kodiak Quest and DHC-2 Beaver, their next aircraft is the PZL-105MA Wilga 2000. Let’s have a look! Progress to completion PZL-104 Wilga is a Polish made STOL utility aircraft. About 1,000 of these aircraft…

747-200 for X-Plane 11 coming very soon!

Fans of classic airliners might want to check this one out. Announced three years ago, the Felis 747-200 for X-Plane 11 is nearly here and it comes with a really nicely done trailer and an impressive feature set for classic airliner fans. The classic jumbojet! With simulated P&W JT9D-7 engines, realistic passenger cabins, FMOD sounds,…

What we know about the next generation of X-Plane

Last week, Austin Meyer, the founder of X-Plane, did a webinar with the Flight Sim Association from the Oshkosh Air Show. He talked quite a bit about the next generation of X-Plane and what their team has been busy doing. It was an interesting presentation and while it doesn’t fully let the cat out of…

X-Plane teases new fleet for next generation

Typically, it’s the third party developers that have breathed life into X-Plane’s aircraft line-up adding innumerable options including some very high quality and high profile types. That said, there is a place and a role for built in aircraft and we have our first tease for the next generation of X-Plane and what will be…