X-Plane 12 features completely reimagined weather, clouds, trees, wind, light, seasons, and more. It’s an unparalleled flight simulation experience for anyone who wants to feel the thrills and real-world challenges of flying.
Our commitment to realism in the X-Plane flight simulator starts with first principle physics, a mountain of math, and decades of real-world flight experience. Our development team has spent 30+ years refining the rendering engine and mechanics for a blisteringly authentic flight experience.
You’re in complete control inside the cockpit: fly any aircraft, anywhere in the world, in any type of weather conditions. We’ll provide an ultra-realistic combination of lift, drag, wind, turbulence, scenery, flight controls, and more. Feel every force acting on every piece of the aircraft in real-time. It’s something you can’t replicate in a free flight simulator or even the most cinematic airplane games.
X-Plane 12 runs on Mac, Windows, Linux and mobile platforms.
Light brightness, intensity, spread, and more – all computed in real time with the laws of physics.
Gorgeous global water rendering, complete with wave height controls and floatplane interaction based on feedback from expert pilots.
Tree color and leaf coverage vary to show season – snow accumulates, too!
Gorgeous, geographically-aware water colors.
Large variety of 3D trees with variation of species, size, and seasonal effects. They even sway in the wind.
The entire world now comes to life with FMOD sound – birds in the forest, cars in the cities and of course, ground service vehicles.
Custom suite of endless control tower variation, easy to use for maximal realism.
Jetways move to meet your aircraft when parked at the gate.
Air Traffic Control follow regional procedures and accents around the world.
Airport artists can choose from a library of pavement effects to perfectly capture the look-and-feel of airports by setting level of cracking, oil spills, pavement material, and more.
Immersive clouds to fully capture the sensation of flight.
Proprietary algorithms to turn data from the real world into X-Plane weather.
Powerful streams of upset air left in the atmosphere by other aircraft – just like real life.
Small, powerful downdrafts – perfectly modeled with pilot training in mind.
Terrain-generated updrafts that allow gilders to gain altitude without a tow plane.
Precipitation now accumulates on surfaces, freezing or thawing based on temperature.
The Cessna Citation X is an American business jet produced by Cessna that made its maiden flight in 1993. The Citation X was the first aircraft from Cessna to use a Rolls-Royce engine and fully integrated avionics.
Purchase X-Plane 12 to access full world scenery and unlimited flight time.