Year: 2012

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

Khamsin’s B-17G is one of the most realistic flight experiences available for X-Plane. With a gorgeous 3-D model (including 3-D cockpit), this is truly a payware-quality warbird. Don’t forget to check out the manual!

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Antonov An-2

This single-engine biplane is slow and fun to fly. Designed in 1946 in the USSR, and produced consistently for 45 years afterward, it’s a big piece of aviation history. Perhaps most interestingly, the aircraft has no stall speed. Like many modern VTOL/STOL aircraft, it can even fly backward! With the engine off, the aircraft will […]

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X-Plane Discussion Boards for Younger Users

If you’re a younger user of X-Plane, one of our fans has created a discussion board just for you. From the site’s creator: Young enthusiasts like me, that love aviation using X-Plane, can all meet and talk on the site, which will also feature loads of tech support! The difference between this forum and others […]

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Piper PA-28-181 Archer III

This great-looking general aviation plane was meticulously created and tuned. The panel is one of the most beautiful we’ve seen in a freeware plane. For the most realistic simulation, don’t miss the manuals and checklists the author links to!  

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New artificially intelligent avionics, courtesy of Laminar Research

Recently, Laminar Research, developers of X-Plane, has been working on building real-world flight hardware. The first fruits of this research is seen to the right: the Vertical Power VP-400 Avionics, featuring the “Runway Seeker” designed by Laminar Research. Interested? Read the full report from Austin Meyer.

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AT-6G Texan

Created by X-Plane aircraft author Javier Rollon, this single-engine military trainer is an important piece of fighter history (the first prototype was tested in 1936!). With its beautiful 3-D cockpit, it makes for a great flight.

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Interview with X-Plane developer Ben Supnik

Aerosoft Sim News recently interviewed Ben Supnik, one of the developers of X-Plane, at the X-Plane Developers’ Conference in Mallorca, Spain. In the interview, Ben discusses the reasons behind some of the development decisions made for X-Plane 10, as well as a bit of the direction X-Plane is taking in the future. Are you happy […]

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Microsoft Flight vs. MSFX vs. X-Plane 10 Comparison Video

Want to compare X-Plane 10 to the competition? The YouTube video below shows a flight over Hawaii in Microsoft Flight, followed by Microsoft Flight Simulator X, followed by X-Plane 10. All three simulators are using comparable graphics settings, with no add-ons. [youtube width=”600″ height=”335″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AF0okFdpB0[/youtube]

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