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…

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…

Flight sim news round-up for May 15, 2022

Plenty of news to share from around the flight sim community. Wolfpack checks out an exciting new campaign for DCS, Milviz announces their next aircraft, Drydock Games shows off 100 aircraft in a dogfight, and more so lets get to it! News from around the community Here’s a fun one to start us off. Flight…

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…

Thranda releases training videos for Cessna 208

X-Plane aircraft maker Thranda are in the process of putting what looks to be the finishing touches on the Cessna 208 Caravan and Grand Caravan coming to X-Plane. A series of training and tutorial videos have come out over the last several days. Let’s have a look! Prepare for flight Designed in the 1970s and…

Flight Journal: First impressions of the DA50 RG

This is a two-for-one article where I do one of my Flight Journal pieces while also giving my first impressions of the brand new DA50 RG from Aerobask. Released just yesterday, the new general aviation aircraft is a great cross country cruiser so that’s what I decided I would do in some familiar territory. Let’s…

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…