Category: Screenshots and Video

Customizable Jetways & Terminal Kit Additions in X-Plane 11.20

X-Plane 11.20 jetway kit

Continuing our commitment to making the X-Plane world living, breathing, and believable, X-Plane 11.20 includes even more options for customizing airports. Multiple types of brand new facades allow scenery artists to customize the shape, length and appearance of airport jetways. Learn more about how to customize jetways in WED in this scenery developer article. The […]

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X-Plane 11 Landmarks: Sydney, Australia

X-Plane 11.20 Sydney Australia

X-Plane 11.20 adds another set of world landmarks for Sydney, Australia. Don’t miss the iconic Sydney Opera House, which boasts over 8 million visitors a year and status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or the nearby Harbour Bridge, also nicknamed “The Coathangar.” Screenshots

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New Aircraft in X-Plane 11.20: Aerolite 103

X-Plane 11.20 includes a new aircraft: the Aerolite 103. This is a single seat, high-wing, pusher configuration ultralight aircraft that provides an unparalleled view of your surroundings when used in VR. It has an empty weight of 275 pounds, a maximum speed of 70 miles per hour, and range of 120 statute miles. The real Aerolite […]

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X-Plane 11.10 Includes G1000 GPS

X-Plane 11.10 G1000 closeup

As part of the free update, X-Plane 11.10 will include a highly functional G1000. This GPS was designed and programmed by a certified flight instructor to include all the key features and pages needed in training. And it comes equipped in a new version of the Cessna 172 by default, as well as the Cirrus SF-50. […]

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Landmarks in X-Plane 11: London

X-Plane 11.10 Landmarks - London

Laminar Research is working to fill the X-Plane world with the global landmarks you know and love. X-Plane 11.10 will feature new custom objects for many iconic buildings in London, England. As a passenger or a pilot, watch for sights such as the Eye, the Gherkin, Tower Bridge, and Westminster Palace. Screenshots

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Laminar Research’s Videos from FlightSimCon

Laminar Research attended FlightSimCon 2017 in Connecticut on June 10-11. Here are videos from Saturday’s full presentation on X-Plane 11 and the roadmap for the upcoming years, including the full VR demo Chris Serio presented. Developers from X-Plane were also part of a panel that fielded audience questions on the status and future of flight simulation. A lot […]

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Tutorial: Saving and Loading Flights in X-Plane 11

In X-Plane 11 you can save and share your flight in a few different ways: screenshots, movies, situation files, and replay files. Replay and situation files can only be used in X-Plane, but movies and screenshots can be shared however you’d like. By default, X-Plane saves all these files in the Output folder. Situations and […]

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Coming to X-Plane 10.10: A new oil platform from Khamsin

The next major update to X-Plane 10 will include a new oil platform, created by Khamsin Studios (developers of X-Plane 10’s fantastic default aircraft carrier). For a sneak peek, check out the photos and video below, or see Khamsin’s blog posts about it.

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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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