FSA hosts X-Plane 12 live stream with Laminar Research

The folks at Flight Simulation Association gathered together the folks at Laminar Research to talk about… you guessed it, X-Plane 12! The chat is focused on both the present and the near future of the product. If you’re an X-Plane fan, you may want to listen in on this live stream. Live update I always…

Austin Meyer explains flying in X-Plane 12

A couple of new videos from Laminar Research feature X-Plane creator Austin Meyer explaining a bit about flying and flight physics. Let’s have a look. Answering questions It looks like Laminar Research are doing a cluster of informative videos, so far all featuring Austin, to describe some how and why with the way that both…

X-Plane 12 early access live stream coming up

Scheduled for November 27 at 2:00 pm EST (that’s 7:00 PM GMT), the folks at Laminar Research are going to be giving as an update on X-Plane 12 and its early access status. Road to release? A new live stream with the Laminar Research time is scheduled in just two days time and it sounds…

CowanSim offering 40% off helicopters plus plans for MSFS

Up until now, CowanSim has been best known for an excellent line-up of helicopters for X-Plane 11 and X-Plane 12. Now, we’ve learned that this well known developer will also be supporting their entire line-up on Microsoft Flight Simulator too. Newsletter announcement Mentioned during a recent newsletter announcement, CowanSim has confirmed that the entire line-up…

Flight Journal: Miami to Barbados in the XP12 Phenom 300

It’s been a long time since I did a longer flight and so after a little bit of planning and some interest in doing the flight I decided to embark on a new adventure. With the recently updated to X-Plane 12 standard Aerobask Phenom 300, I decided to put this favourite of mine to the…

Aerobask update Phenom 300 for X-Plane 12

I’ve had some terrific adventures with the Aerobask Phenom 300 in X-Plane 11 since its release and now that it’s out for X-Plane 12 I intend to have several more. The new update from Aerobask was released today. Same Phenom 300, new sim! At a time when business jets were few and far between for…

Aerobask’s DA50 RG and DA62 are next to get an update

The folks at Aerobask have brought two of their aircraft stable into the X-Plane 12 family with the excellent Diamond DA50 RG and DA62 making the leap to the new sim. Making the leap Following the X-Plane 12 release of the DA50 RG a few weeks ago, Aerobask have now brought their DA62 to X-Plane…

iniSimulations announce X-Plane 12 update plans

If you’re a fan of iniSimulations A300 series for X-Plane 11, you will probably be very happy to hear that iniSimulations have announced their plans to offer updates to their aircraft to bring them to X-Plane 12 standards. Here’s what we know! Announced In a post on the iniBuilds forum, Ubaid Mussa, the CEO of…

Orbx releases first X-Plane 12 airport and talks future roadmap

Last week, Orbx released their first scenery product for X-Plane 12 with the release of Brisbane International (YBBN). This together with their new X-Plane 12 library represents the first of what will no doubt be many new products over time. Together with the release we also have learned a bit about what Orbx is planning…

X-Plane 12 adds eVTOL in latest beta update

A new aircraft has been added to X-Plane 12 and its quite a different beast from the usual airplane in X-Plane. This one is the Alia-250 and its an eVTOL aircraft that Austin Meyers posits as the future of general aviation. Let’s have a look! Might Alia 250 be the future of general aviation? General…