Month: June 2012

Rubik R-26S Góbé Glider Trainer

The R-26 Góbé (pronounced “go-bay”) is a Hungarian-built glider that is an ideal starting place for flying gliders. From the model’s designer meszger01: The Góbé is the most typical training glider in Hungary, many of them are still in operation after many years of service. A very forgiving, good-natured aircraft, ideal to learn the fundamentals […]

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Get real-time approach charts on your iPad

The new GPS Sim Cable connects your iPad to a copy of X-Plane running on your (Windows) computer. Using the Garmin Pilot app or Foreflight app for iPad, you can get real time weather and briefing updates! For even greater power, you can use geo-referenced approach charts to track a GPS or ILS approach. This […]

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ICON A5 Amphibious Airplane

The Icon A5 is an amphibious sport aircraft that features a 100 hp engine driving a pusher propeller. Though the airplane is not yet in production, it has generated considerable publicity at airshows like Oshkosh. To perform a water takeoff in X-Plane, first select this aircraft as usual. Then, open the Aircraft menu and click […]

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XtremeAir Sbach 300 Aerobatic Airplane

This ultra-lightweight aerobatic airplane is capable of some of the most extreme stunts imaginable. With a beautiful, accurate 3-D cockpit and a great flight model, this is sure to fulfill your looping, rolling, corkscrewing daydreams. Careful with the controls, though—as an aerobatic craft, the controls are super sensitive. The included read-me file will help set […]

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South Pacific Society Islands Scenery

This beautiful island scenery includes fourteen islands and nine airports, including Tahiti (NTAA) and Bora Bora (NTTB). This is an ideal spot for island-hopping in a helicopter, or flying circles over in an agile little jet. Note that to use it, you’ll first need to install the OpenSceneryX package. See this scenery package, complements of  […]

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