X-Plane 12 Citation X tutorial series kicks-off

Laminar Research have been releasing an onslaught of videos recently and the newest series kicks-off some learning opportunities for another new X-Plane 12 aircraft, the Cessna Citation X! Business jet baked in One of the nice things about X-Plane 12’s default aircraft set is that we now have a business jet class airplane baked into…

CowanSim shows off 206B3 for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Helicopter fans are in for a treat as well known X-Plane helicopter maker CowanSim is making the jump and offering some of their X-Plane line-up in Microsoft Flight Simulator as well. Bell 206B3 on the way CowanSim have been making helicopters for years on X-Plane and now that expertise is coming over to Microsoft Flight…

X-Plane 12 release candidate 2 is out

We’re beyond beta testing now with X-Plane 12 as the sim has emerged from beta and is now into the release candidate stage. Laminar Research are wrapping up the last pieces of the puzzle before release and are now testing candidates for the final 12.0 release of X-Plane. There have been a few bumps in…

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…