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Announcing X-Plane 10 Mobile

We’re excited to announce X-Plane 10 will be coming to your mobile devices this holiday season! The new mobile app will be available to download from the Apple App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. It has graphics that will put the desktop version to shame and the best part of all is that it […]

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Vendors sporting X-Plane at Airventure

At Airventure, there are hundreds of exhibitors trying to sell their products.  Some of those products really need to be demonstrated, like Precision Flight Controls for instance, they make excellent simulator hardware like yolks, radio stacks, etc.  When they set up a demo rig, they use X-Plane to run their sims so that you can […]

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Day 5 – Chillin’ on the lake

Day 5 – The Seaplane Base The seaplane base is one of the most commonly missed spots at AirVenture, I think that is because it is a bit out of the way from the main show grounds and where people generally hangout.  It is about 10 minutes by tram (from the vintage barn) to the […]

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Day 4 – Bell 47 Ride

Day 4 –  The Bell 47s!   You know the old TV show M.A.S.H.?  It’s a classic.  It also made the Bell 47 super recognizable.  Here at AirVenture, there are 4 of them that take people on short tours of the show from the Pioneer Airport (right behind the museum).  Unlike most of the other […]

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Day 3: The EAA Museum!

Day 3 – The EAA Museum! One place that you hear about quite a bit at AirVenture is the EAA Museum!  I really missed most of the interesting things that it has to offer the last two years but this year I’m glad to have visited.  The awesome thing is, is that your wristband from […]

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Day 2: The Ultralight Runway (The Fun Fly Zone!)

Day 2 The Ultralight runway is one of the only places at AirVenture where regular pilots can actually fly during the event!  I had no idea that most pilots who fly here park their planes and don’t fly them again until it’s time to leave.  The fun fly zone is just a small grass strip at […]

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Day 1: Things you gotta do at AirVenture

This week at EAA AirVenture, everyday I will be posting an staple activity that you simply must do before you leave!  This is my third year here and every single time I come, I find something new to me that I totally missed before.  My goal with these posts are to give you a heads […]

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Xavion Brings a Real-World Airplane Down to 10 Feet Above the Ground

Engine failed? There’s an app for that. The video below was taken by Austin Meyer, creator of X-Plane and Xavion, the iPad app that helps real-world pilots fly safer. It shows off a feature coming soon to the Xavion app—the ability to not just guide a pilot down to a landing, but to actually fly the plane itself down to […]

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X-Plane 10 is coming to Steam

If you’ve been waiting for X-Plane to be sold on Steam, you’re in luck—it’s coming soon! We’re currently testing the X-Plane 10.25 update internally, and plan to release it within the next 10 days. The version 10.25 update contains a few changes necessary for X-Plane to work with Steam, so once it’s ready, X-Plane will […]

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10.30 Beta Coming Soon!

The first beta for 10.30 is coming up shortly! Austin has promised an extraordinary  list of new features! He would also like to you check out this new helicopter for X-Plane!   See you guys later! Thomson

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