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Learn about the lawsuit brought against the creators of X-Plane

In September 2012, Laminar Research (creators of X-Plane) was informed that it and a handful of other developers of Android apps were facing millions of dollars in litigation for using a copy protection technology present in virtually every Android application ever developed.

Learn more about this “patent trolling” lawsuit.

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X-Plane 10 Guide

PC Pilot CoverX-Plane 10 – The Official Guide from PC Pilot is available now. It’s a comprehensive, 100-page guide providing a profile of Laminar Research’s advanced flight simulator. Produced by the editorial team behind PC Pilot magazine, this unique publication also includes features on the best aircraft and scenery and add-ons available today for this – the most significant development in the history of the X-Plane franchise. Order your copy today!

What people are saying about X-Plane

Want to read about what actual users are doing with X-Plane?  Well there’s a place just for that – Check it out at our user stories page.

Austin’s Adventures

Austin Meyer, owner and developer of X-Plane, keeps a personal blog called Austin’s Adventures. You can also sign up for Austin’s informal email newsletter here.

News and Development Blogs

Want to keep up on the latest goings-on in the world of X-Plane development? Check out the News page for general X-Plane news, and the Developer’s blog for more technical posts. It’s like choosing between the blue pill and the red one.  You can also keep up to date with the latest news on Laminar Research through the press releases found at the Laminar Research press release page.

Expanding X-Plane with New Aircraft, Scenery, and Plug-Ins

Visit X-Plane.orgX-Plane can be modified in a number of ways. You can add aircraft or custom scenery, or you can download plug-ins that can radically alter the functionality of the simulator. If you don’t find the aircraft, scenery, or plug-ins you’re looking for, you can create your own with a bit of programming know-how. It’s all discussed on the Extending X-Plane page, or jump right into Plane Maker and WorldEditor on the Development Tools page.

Joining the X-Plane Community

A number of X-Plane user communities exist across the Web.

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