December 2018 – A Peek at 4 More X-Plane 11.30 Features

Hello there!

We’re still in full bug-squashing mode for X-Plane 11.30. We have four more of the 11.30 improvements to show you this month.

11.30 Features

U.S. Autogen Updates

X-Plane 11.30 includes new auto-generated scenery for high rise buildings, industrial buildings, and street level clutter in the United States. Check out the article for before & after comparisons!

1130 autogen

Particle Effects

New and more powerful particle effects are included in this update! It creates creates smoke, fire, mist and other ephemeral effects in the sim. The default aircraft have all been updated so you’ll see new effects with contrails, heat blur, and wing tip trails.

X-Plane 1130 King Air fire effect

Dubai Scenery

This update includes a new set of landmarks for the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, is located here.

X-Plane 1130 Dubai scenery

UI Features

X-Plane 11.30 includes two new UI features: joystick curves and large text. The new joystick curves allow you to set custom curves on any axis type, and the larger text options make text easier to read on high resolution monitors.

X-Plane 1130 custom joystick curves

This month brought six amazing new add ons for us to feature! We have three scenery packs, two aircraft, and hardware to use with X-Plane.

4 of Novembers add ons

Gateway News

Last month saw the submission of an outstanding Detroit Metro Wayne County (KDTW) airport by artist Pconlan.

X-Plane KDTW airport

Happy flying!

— The X-Plane Team

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