Taburet's Night XP UK & Ireland for X-Plane 11/10 Released

A simple and easy to use new modification has been released for X-Plane users. This mod is a fine night experience mod that helps to improve flying at night. Otherwise known as Night XP, this works to help improve night-time scenery drastically. Sick of flying around at night and feeling like everything just vanishes? Then this can help with that regard.

The perfect choice for those who do most of their flying at night, this adds needed vitality to the night-time world. Aviation at night should always be a fun and engaging experience, capable of inspiring as much as educating. However, you’d rarely, if ever, experience the kid of night settings that you can get in X-Plane!

Screenshot showing demonstration of night lighting.
Screenshot showing demonstration of night lighting.

With this, you can set that right and make sure your night time aviation escapades are far more authentic. After all, realism matters so this is a vital addition for improving the entire experience.

This package works by making a best-of-both-worlds scenery creation. It mostly uses X-Plane 10 and X-Plane 11 scenery combined into a perfect fusion. Now, with the help of the new added nocturnal textures, you can easily make late-night aviation appealing. This does a great job of enhancing the realism, making it more akin to what a real pilot would experience. Lots of aircraft experiences can suffer from not having enough assistance at night. Well, with this, you get to eradicate the chance of that happening to you.

It might not change a huge deal within your simulation experience, but it changes more than enough. Not only is this going to be a major change to how you experience the visual side of things, but it will improve your skills generally. How so? Because this makes it easier to fly authentically. For any simulation, that’s vital.

Improve Night Time Experiences

Easy to work with and utterly reliable, this simple to use piece of kit installs very quickly. It’s compatible with all Windows OS packages, as well as all forms of Mac to knowledge. This makes it easy to ensure you have a machine compatible enough to work with this scenery package.

Speaking of performance, development has been carried out on frame rate stress, too. despite the added life and realism below, this is not going to make your running order drop or performance dip. Instead, this ensures that it can easily blend in with other processes to drastically increase output without hammering your machines performance.

Screenshot show road lighting with the add-on used in X-Plane.
Screenshot show road lighting with the add-on used in X-Plane.

Also, this blends in well with most typical HD mesh scenery packages. So, you don’t have to rip everything out and fly without any other mods to make this work. On the contrary, this is a very easy solution to make work with other packages. Photorealistic scenery, airport scenery and other assorted packages should be compatible with this.

The means of operation ensures that conflicts are going to be as easy to avoid as possible. As such, you can find it easy to make use of this in any typical simulation environment.

With that in mind, then, you should definitely look to try this out if you find X-Planes own night-time scenery to be lacking. At the moment, the package itself covers the entirety of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

A simple and safe solution to help increase the appeal of aviation around both regions, this can be an add-on worth having. It will help to ensure that realism and overall atmosphere across the UK and Ireland can be improved, if nothing else. Sick of flying solo at night? Then try this out right away.

Taburet doesn't yet have a website but you can follow the updates by checking the X-Plane section of our news feed. We have also recently started featuring X-Plane 11 compatible freeware downloads which you can find in the file library here.

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has a keen interest in aviation and technology. Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available. However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed.

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Air BearWed, 29 Mar 2017 13:51:23 GMT

Cannot locate this download anywhere ... if you could provide a direct link to the download that would be most appreciated.

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CamThu, 30 Mar 2017 20:44:40 GMT

Wish I could find a decent Arizona detailed map pack for xplane 11

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