Want to fly something big? iniSimulation’s A300 BelugaST is coming to X-Plane

At Stormbirds.blog, I’m all about different experiences and this is certainly an aircraft that exists as part of a different category from the usual. I’m talking about iniSimulation’s A300 BelugaST (Super Transporter) which is coming to X-Plane 11. Let’s look at the trailer and some of the recently released information. Expanding the Airbus 300 line…

Goals in flight simulation for 2021

It’s a new year and it’s time to do some goal settling for my flight simulation experiences this year. There are so many good simulation experiences out there and this year I want to add some new things to those experiences. Here are some of my goals for 2021! The bus driver On the list…

The state of flight simulation at the end of 2020

To say that 2020 has been a bad year would be understating the experience that everyone that I know has been going through. It’s in that light that I want to try and understand the irony and circumstances that conspired to make 2020 a very good year for flight simulation. This year saw some big…

Orbx announces TrueEarth Canary Islands for X-Plane 11

Fans of X-Plane 11 can look forward to a new entry into the Orbx TrueEarth line with their new Canary Islands scenery package coming out December 26th. Let’s have a look! Take a trip to the Canary Islands If you’re looking for new getaway scenery for your X-Plane 11 install, the new TrueEarth Canary Islands…

Thranda’s DHC-2 Beaver is out for X-Plane 11

Fans of X-Plane 11 should really get to know Thranda, a developer for the sim, who have contributed some excellent and sometimes quirky or lesser known aircraft to the immense collection of types available in X-Plane. Now, they’re covering a legend and they have put their full effort into it. Bushplane with features DeHaviland Canada’s…

MB-339, Long-EZ, F-35, Su-31 and more from IndiaFoxTecho

Flight Simulator, P3D, and DCS World, IndiaFoxTecho is a developer that is working on multiple flight simulator platforms at once and it looks like they are expanding their operations with a slate of new aircraft planned across all three. Regular updates have been coming from the developer and I thought it long past time to…

The first few aircraft into Flight Simulator’s marketplace

It takes time to develop aircraft and when a new sim comes out with a new SDK and engine to develop for, it can take time to get things put together and working. However, despite the early date we do now have a couple of aircraft in the marketplace and you may want to have…

X-Plane 11 staggers roll out important 11.50 release

The update that has been very long awaited for in the X-Plane community is the release of version 11.50 – the Vulkan update. Because the release is so consequential to X-Plane, the developers are rolling it out quietly with a phased approach that will slowly add people to the access list over the next couple…

Orbx releases TrueEarth Balearic Islands

Scenery maker Orbx has released their TrueEarth Balearic Islands scenery package for X-Plane 11. This is a smaller scale region than their usual and its a break from U.S. States the team has been working on recently in favour of doing the Balearic islands off the coast of Spain. Here’s the release details. Holiday destination…