Archives: Testimonials

Greg Black

You can't really practice an emergency landing in real life and take it below minimum altitudes, let alone to the ground. . . . I am a private pilot now. I credit my great instructor and X-Plane for my success.

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Eric Spiegelberg

Dear X-Plane, I finally decided to pursue my instrument rating last spring and, considering it part of my training, purchased a copy of X-Plane. While there is no substitute for excellent flight instruction, I can not overstate how beneficial X-Plane was. Before, after, and on the numerous days where a training flight was canceled, I […]

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Braden Boggs

I landed the aircraft unassisted my on my first flight! My instructor . . . said after 3000 hours of instructing, he only had 1 other student ever do that.

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Jon Hyams

Jon Hyams has had a dream to become a professional pilot since he was 8 or 9 years old. His passion has shaped his life in every aspect. For as long as he can remember, he has been trying to get as close as he could to aviation. He says: I remember getting through a field […]

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Brian Lewis

I was determined to get [my private pilot license] . . . the years of using X-Plane saved me a lot of money.

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Philipp J. Münzel

...Once in the air, I was then confident in what I was doing—because I'd been there already, the night before, in X‑Plane!

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Dominic Smith

Ms. Santa left X-Plane version 5 under the tree for Dominic Smith in 2000.  He recalls feeling like Christmas Past and was so excited.  He said X-Plane came with no packaging and had a big blue printed menu. “I think it was one of the flight simulator web sites where I found X-Plane.  I did […]

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Michel Verheughe

If you own and fly a homebuilt ultralight, or want to learn it, X‑Plane will teach you the magic of aerodynamics!

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JetManHuss

“Who is JetManHuss?” What do we know about this mysterious yet well-known X-Plane user?  JetManHuss, also known as “Jan”, is an aircraft performance and simulation analyst and a professional pilot with almost twenty years’ instructing.  Jan has flown a variety of aircraft in ultralights, light general aviation planes, and high performance jets.  As part of […]

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Bruce Erwin

“How I got started?  That’s a tough one!” Bruce Erwin cogitates thoughtfully.  He adds, “I probably Googled flight simulators looking for one that ran on my Macintosh computer. Bruce has been a “Mac person”, as he describes it, since 1989.  He was using one of the first non-Intel, flat screen, all in one G-5 iMac’s […]

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