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Beta Testing X-Plane Mobile with Global Flight

This week we started iOS beta testing for the latest update to the X-Plane Mobile app. This is a huge update that includes full world scenery with over 35,000 airports. Our testers have are letting us know about any rough patches of course, but they’re also taking some amazing screenshots. Check some out below!

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Meet Gateway Artist CptCharlesG

Today we get to know Károly Nagy, known on the Gateway as CptCharlesG, from Baja, Hungary. His first (and favorite) Gateway submission was his nearest international airport, Budapest Ferenc Liszt (LHBP). Question: Why did you choose X-Plane as your flight simulator? Answer: My journey to X-Plane wasn’t flawless. I tried X-Plane around 2010 and uninstalled […]

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September’s Best X-Plane Add-Ons

Here are some of our favorite add-ons from the month of September, 2019. Scenery Aerosoft brought Geneva Airport to X-Plane this month. This airport features several remote circular terminals that we really get a kick out of. FlyTampa released Thessaloniki this month. Aircraft Nimbus released their long-expected UH-1 Huey in August. This classic helicopter is a […]

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X-Plane 11.36 Now Final

X-Plane 11.36 is a minor patch that includes a pretty phenomenal improvement: bungee steering for the default Cessna 172. We worked with a few real world pilots on this change, and they confirm it truly captures the feel of steering a real C172 around an airport. The wheel can be steered through rudder linkage up […]

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August’s Best X-Plane Add-Ons

Here are some of our favorite add-ons from the month of August, 2019. Scenery X-Codr released an exceptional model of Montgomery International (KMGM) this month as a freeware add-on. This package features the main airline terminal as well as all sorts of other airport facilities with a high degree of accuracy. Orbx released their latest […]

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Honeycomb Yoke Giveaway

Our friends at Honeycomb Aeronautical have started accepting pre-orders for their new Alpha Flight Controls yoke. This brand new yoke and X-Plane really make the perfect pair. We’re giving away one of the first units that they ever made. Here are some details on what you need to know to win! Follow both @XPlaneOfficial and […]

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Q&A with Gateway Artist Raligard

Raligard is an active scenery artist living in Blue Bell, PA (Near Philadelphia), whose outstanding Gateway airport submissions include John F. Kennedy International (KJFK), Vancouver International (CYVR), and Punta Gorda (KPGD). Q: Why did you choose X-Plane as your flight simulator? A: It was the next logical step up from FSX, and the demo proved […]

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July’s Best X-Plane Add-Ons

Here are some of our favorite add-ons from the month of July, 2019. Scenery Following up on their giant TrueEarth Washington package, Orbx released three new detailed airports in this region – all on the same day, no less! You can find Isreal’s Farm (WA56), Anacortes (74S) and Darrington Municipal here on the Orbx site. […]

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X-Plane 11.35 Aircraft System Updates

X-Plane 11.35 includes updates to the fuel, bleed air, & pressurization systems. While these changes are of particular note for aircraft authors, they are also indicative of our constant drive to make the simulator as realistic as possible. Having more options for aircraft authors makes designing aircraft easier & more flexible. The new pressurization system […]

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