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Here you will find information about X-Plane simulation software. The topics we’ll cover will vary but will include such things as program updates, add-ons, future release dates and noteworthy features.

Recently, X-Aviation, the manufacturer of X-Plane, announced that they were planning to work alongside JRollon.com to create a seaplane simulator package as an add-on to their X-Plane product. It will be titled Seamax M-22 and will come with a large number of features, including 3D effects and authentic navigational dynamics. The plane’s model design is also 3D.

Heinz Dziurowitz, a flight simulator developer, has also created an add-on for the X-Plane, the P38-J Lightening. This cool add-on aircraft comes with a cockpit that is functional and detailed. The outside of the plane is attractive and has a very authentic appearance.

Individuals with X-Plane software can now purchase GMap for it. GMap, which was developed by FSWidgets is a map system that can work in conjunction with Google Maps. Individuals will be able to access FMS flight pans. GMap has proven to be popular with other simulation software packages and the likelihood that it will also be well received by X-Plane owners is pretty good because it is such a great add-on for flight simulation programs.

X-Plane Mobile 10.3 Released for iOS/Android X-Plane Mobile 10.3 Released for iOS/Android

Posted on Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:23:51 GMT (62 reads)

Are you using X-Plane and want to make it easier than ever to have some fun on the go?

New X-Plane 10 Teaser Video Revealed New X-Plane 10 Teaser Video Revealed

Posted on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:00:00 GMT (200 reads)

Over the years, X-Plane has continuously changed and adapted to fit with the alterations in simulation as a whole. This continuous change and improvement has made sure that X-Plane never needs to fall behind its rivals. The team behind the simulator, Laminar Research, have worked diligently on the platform to keep it improving and changing.

360-Degree Video in X-Plane 360-Degree Video in X-Plane

Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:00:06 GMT (75 reads)

As one of the most actively engaged with and powerful communities around, flight simulation videos tend to be very popular. However, like every other form of video, there’s always the aim and the ambition to do better. 

Airport Calvi for X-Plane Released by Aerosoft Airport Calvi for X-Plane Released by Aerosoft

Posted on Sun, 14 Aug 2016 18:08:44 GMT (189 reads)

Do you ever find that when you fly around the world in X-Plane, it can all feel a little uncomfortable?

For fans of simulation realism, this mod is a must have to combat those issues. Now, users can take to the Calvi Airport and enjoy a more authentic take. Aerosoft, a renowned member of the flight simulation community, is an expert at owning and mastering airport realism. With this mod, then, you can get easy access to a realistic re-design that changes everything. 

Force Dynamics Offers Official X-Plane Support Force Dynamics Offers Official X-Plane Support

Posted on Sun, 10 Jul 2016 12:29:47 GMT (219 reads)

Got a few thousand dollars lying around and a copy of X-Plane? Now, you can get the full experience. One of the most celebrated flight simulation products in recent history, the Force Dynamics, is finally fully supportive of X-Plane. Combining one of the most beloved simulators with one of the most powerful pieces of hardware around should give you, undoubtedly, the perfect flight experience.

Carenado Piper PA-31 Navajo HD for X-Plane Released Carenado Piper PA-31 Navajo HD for X-Plane Released

Posted on Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:20:23 GMT (303 reads)

When it comes to flying around in X-Plane, the world can feel like it needs a bit of help coming to life. One of the best ways to do that is to use proper aircraft that makes flying seem more authentic. With this mod, X-Plane users can finally take to the skies in the PA31 Navajo. 

X-Plane Desktop Flight Model Coming To Mobile X-Plane Desktop Flight Model Coming To Mobile

Posted on Mon, 02 May 2016 11:10:34 GMT (549 reads)

Flight simulation fans on the go, rejoice! The much loved flight simulator X-Plane, which has been one of the most popular around for some time, is finally making its way from the home to the mobile. That’s right, a fully mobile version of X-Plane is going to be ready in the coming months.

Airport Pullman-Moscow for X-Plane Released Airport Pullman-Moscow for X-Plane Released

Posted on Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:36:44 GMT (366 reads)

For all X-Plane users who are sick of flying to the Pullman-Moscow airport and feeling let down, rejoice!

SR22 GTSX HD Series for X-Plane Released by Carenado SR22 GTSX HD Series for X-Plane Released by Carenado

Posted on Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:15:09 GMT (393 reads)

Carenado have long been a reliable and effective part of the history of flight simulation mods and products, and they never stop with the new releases and impressive changes. Recently, Carenado have announced the release of the brilliant SR22 GTSX HD Series, as a larger part of their next generation aviation products. 

X-Plane Control Pad Released X-Plane Control Pad Released

Posted on Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:13:18 GMT (5571 reads)

For many flight simulation fans, there is a tendency to spend a lot of time looking at the way a flight simulator works and how it operates behind the scenes. Normally, you will find that the interface provided by a simulator is quite clunky and will normally actually be a mild hindrance at first whilst you get used to the simulator. One simulator that suffers from this quite badly, for example, is X-Plane. It’s a wildly popular simulator but it’s not without its functionality and design issues; the interface, for example, is one of the worst!

Aerosoft Manchester Airport for X-Plane Released Aerosoft Manchester Airport for X-Plane Released

Posted on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:13:23 GMT (3019 reads)

Having long been involved in the creation of high-end and professionally managed add-ons and packages for flight simulators across the board, Aerosoft have captured the attention and the excitement of many. 

Alabeo Diamond DA-40 for X-Plane Released Alabeo Diamond DA-40 for X-Plane Released

Posted on Thu, 06 Aug 2015 19:00:00 GMT (1956 reads)

Having long been seen as one of the genuine authorities within flight simulation, Alabeo have recently added another top release to their selection – the Diamond DA-40. Created for exclusive use with X-Plane, this provides users with a chance to finally hop into the cockpit of one of the most beloved aircraft of its era and enjoy a far more realistic and creative representation of what this aircraft is all about. 

X-Plane Direct Digital Download Arrives X-Plane Direct Digital Download Arrives

Posted on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:00:00 GMT (2554 reads)

For those who have been waiting for a digital edition of X-Plane 10 to be released, your wait is over. The creators of X-Plane, Laminar Research, have released the popular flight simulator in a digital format to go along with the boxed DVD release. Now, you can remove postage and delivery times and get the simulator here and now. 

X-Plane 10 Mobile Flight Simulator Released X-Plane 10 Mobile Flight Simulator Released

Posted on Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:13:59 GMT (11272 reads)

Flight simulators might have been around for a while now, but I don’t anyone expected to see such a high quality rendition for a mobile device anytime so soon. Well, Laminar Research have taken that next step to the benefit of the entire flight simulation community. 

X-Plane 10 Airport Scenery Gateway & World Editor v1.3 Release X-Plane 10 Airport Scenery Gateway & World Editor v1.3 Release

Posted on Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:55:04 GMT (8241 reads)

The X-Plane series have been immensely popular for many years now, and it has been a source of huge modding and customization from fan websites for many years now. Laminar Research is the team behind the popular X-Plane series, and they have worked regularly on the Airport Scenery Gateway & World Editor that has been released for each edition of the game. The idea behind the editor is to give the users of the series far more control over the game itself, and let them take the engine to new levels in terms of realism and design.

X-Plane 10 Hopefully Available on Steam Soon X-Plane 10 Hopefully Available on Steam Soon

Posted on Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:40:24 GMT (73232 reads)

It has been announced by Steam that they will be contacting the developer of X-Plane 10, Laminar Research (Austin Meyer) for possible inclusion within the Steam application for Windows, Linux and Mac.

X-Plane v10.20 Released (64-bit mode) X-Plane v10.20 Released (64-bit mode)

Posted on Thu, 07 Mar 2013 11:05:09 GMT (33778 reads)

Laminar Research, the developers of X-Plane have announced the release of an updated version, 10.20.  This update brings a few new features to the table, in particular the binary has been updated to support 64-bit mode.

Carenado Releases Beechcraft B58 Baron Add-on for X-Plane Carenado Releases Beechcraft B58 Baron Add-on for X-Plane

Posted on Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:26:50 GMT (12968 reads)

Carenado has released its Beechcraft B58 Baron add-on for X-Plane.

Cessna Corvalis TT Released by X-Aviation Cessna Corvalis TT Released by X-Aviation

Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:56:24 GMT (15288 reads)

X-Aviation and JGX-Designs have released Cessna Corvalis TT (C400) for X-Plane.

The aircraft has a highly functional Garmin G1000 panel, and this is the first time G1000 simulation is run locally in X-Plane without using external software.

Boeing 777 Worldliner Professional Now Available Boeing 777 Worldliner Professional Now Available

Posted on Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:10:50 GMT (12869 reads)

VMax’s Boeing 777 Worldliner is a very realistic model with outstanding quality on graphics, interior, exterior, wings, landing gear, and so much more. 

Horizon Announces The Release of X-Plane Photographic Scenery Horizon Announces The Release of X-Plane Photographic Scenery

Posted on Wed, 03 Oct 2012 23:00:00 GMT (7856 reads)

Horizon Simulations has released X-Plane Photographic Scenery, first-rate scenery for the X-Plane series which enables you to enjoy flights across England and Wales in stunning photographic detail.

Beechcraft Sundowner for X-Plane 9 Beechcraft Sundowner for X-Plane 9

Posted on Sat, 25 Aug 2012 23:00:00 GMT (7423 reads)

Beechcraft Sundowner belongs to the Beechcraft Musketeer family of single-engine; low wing aircraft produced by Beechcraft, an American manufacturer of general aviation and military aircraft. 

Aerosoft's Upcoming Add-Ons for X-Plane 10 Global Aerosoft's Upcoming Add-Ons for X-Plane 10 Global

Posted on Mon, 16 Jul 2012 17:14:21 GMT (7692 reads)

Software development company, Aerosoft GmbH, has announced several add-ons For X-Plane 10, which will be released in the coming few months. 

VMAX Has Released Bombardier Challenger 300 For X-Plane VMAX Has Released Bombardier Challenger 300 For X-Plane

Posted on Tue, 19 Jun 2012 13:00:00 GMT (9286 reads)

The Bombardier Challenger 300 is a high performance, super jet with the capacity to cover long distances across continents. The design and development project for the aircraft was launched in 1999 at Bombardier Wichita, Kansas plant. The aircraft entered commercial service in January 2004. 

Carenado Has Released V35 Bonanza for X-Plane Carenado Has Released V35 Bonanza for X-Plane

Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:00:00 GMT (5667 reads)

Carenado has a new release for X-Plane 9: Beechcraft V35 Bonanza. The product features a trendy cockpit, high quality sounds, several models with or without tip tanks, and four paint schemes.

VMAX Has Released Embraer ERJ140 for X-Plane VMAX Has Released Embraer ERJ140 for X-Plane

Posted on Tue, 12 Jun 2012 08:00:00 GMT (28347 reads)

The Embraer ERJ 145 is a family of regional jets produced by Embraer, a Brazilian aerospace company. The series in this family include ERJ 135, ERJ 140, ERJ 145, Legacy business jet and the R-99 military aircraft. Powered by two turbofan engines, the Embraer ERJ 145 is a straight wing aircraft with rear Fuselage-mounted engines.

A Collection of New Scenery Packages from Taburet for X-Plane 10

Posted on Fri, 13 Apr 2012 13:11:54 GMT (7667 reads)

Taburet has released several new scenery packages from Taburet for use with X-Plane 10. 

Taburet Releases Copenhagen Photoreal for X-Plane 10 Taburet Releases Copenhagen Photoreal for X-Plane 10

Posted on Wed, 22 Feb 2012 19:00:00 GMT (6791 reads)

Taburet has released a complete X-Plane 10 photorealistic scenery coverage for Copenhagen, Denmark.

X-Aviation Releases Falco For X-Plane X-Aviation Releases Falco For X-Plane

Posted on Thu, 09 Feb 2012 19:42:20 GMT (5042 reads)

X-Aviation announce its release of the most complete GA single simulation in X-Plane, the Sequoia Falco. 

Sequoia Falco offers a highly interactive cockpit in 3D. In the press release, X-Aviation stated that they expect their customers to enjoy the experience which Sequoia Falco provides. X-Aviation also stated that Falco is for simulators who enjoy GA flying or those who need a good GA to practice their scanning skills on while working the radios and other controls.

X-Plane 10 Now Ready for Purchase on SimShack.net X-Plane 10 Now Ready for Purchase on SimShack.net

Posted on Fri, 03 Feb 2012 13:26:10 GMT (6960 reads)

X-Plane version 10 is now ready for purchase on SimShack.net.  Order your copy today to ensure your order is dispatched on the 17th February, when the product arrives in stock.

X-Aviation Announces New Product Line X-Aviation Announces New Product Line

Posted on Thu, 26 Jan 2012 18:00:00 GMT (5282 reads)

In February 2010, X-Aviation in conjunction with RealScenery announced a new product line scenery for X-Plane.

This new product line scenery for X-Plane will be called “Enhanced” and it will include many new features to the previous RealScenery releases.

X-Plane 10 Released X-Plane 10 Released

Posted on Fri, 09 Dec 2011 14:59:31 GMT (18701 reads)

We have some good news from the hangars of Laminar Research: X-Plane version 10 has now been released to the general public.  This was announced on the 24th November, 2011 - sorry we are a little late to report it, we have been very busy working behind the scenes on the Fly Away Simulation website.

EFB For X-Plane 1.2 With GMap Support Released EFB For X-Plane 1.2 With GMap Support Released

Posted on Fri, 19 Aug 2011 23:00:00 GMT (6449 reads)

FSWidgets EFBXP (Electronic Flight Bag for X-Plane) Version 1.2 has been released adding many new features including support for the free GMap moving map system, X-Plane 8 and 9 compatibility, PNG weather image handling and support for systems with 120 DPI (Large Fonts).

X-Plane 10: What Can We Expect? X-Plane 10: What Can We Expect?

Posted on Fri, 25 Mar 2011 14:33:21 GMT (19933 reads)

The flight simulation industry will have an eventful year in 2011. X-Plane 10 is expected to release sometime in 3Q11. Microsoft Flight, a new take on the old Microsoft Flight Simulator, is rumored to be ready later this year as well.  Despite all the anticipation, a larger question remains for X-Plane fans - what can be expected from X-Plane 10 in terms of new features, airplanes, scenery, and the long awaited improvement in ATC?

X-Plane 10, What's the Release Date? X-Plane 10, What's the Release Date?

Posted on Wed, 16 Mar 2011 15:23:24 GMT (36793 reads)

X-Plane flight simulator series has been with us for many years now, and from Version 9, we can say it has been a good competitor in the flight simulation market; for both PC/Mac home use and for professional flight simulation installations.  Announced earlier this year was Version 10 of the X-Plane package.  Version 10 will bring amazing new features such as better graphics, world environments and cockpit/flight functionality.  While the full feature list hasn't yet been released by Laminar Research (the developers of X-Plane), we have cited some of the confirmed details from around the Internet.

X-Aviation Product Announcement X-Aviation Product Announcement

Posted on Thu, 03 Jun 2010 21:22:04 GMT (8092 reads)

In a press release, X-Plane development company X-Aviation have announced a partnership with JRollon.com to produce their seaplane package for X-Plane titles the Seamax M-22.  The add-on aircraft features a complete 3D model design with realistic flight dynamics and many 3D effects.

P38-J Lightning Released for X-Plane P38-J Lightning Released for X-Plane

Posted on Sat, 06 Mar 2010 16:54:52 GMT (8551 reads)
Just released from developer Heinz Dziurowitz is the P38-J Lightning add-on for X-Plane.  This package features a fully functional cockpit including animated controls, animated pilot and other great features.  The exterior of the aircraft features a detailed landing gear and flight surface.

GMap for X-Plane Released GMap for X-Plane Released

Posted on Sat, 20 Feb 2010 10:37:27 GMT (9870 reads)

FSWidgets has released GMap for X-Plane, a free moving map system that connects to Google Maps, displays X-Plane FMS flight plans and loads aeronautical charts. The FSX editions have been very popular and we hope the X-Plane community will also have fun with this navigation aid.

RealScenery Announces The State Of Tennessee X-Plane Scenery RealScenery Announces The State Of Tennessee X-Plane Scenery

Posted on Fri, 08 Jan 2010 22:08:14 GMT (9172 reads)

RealScenery announces new X-Plane scenery covering the beautiful State of Tennessee, USA.  The State of Tennessee scenery contains incredibly detailed imagery covering over 42,000 square miles / 109,000 square kilometers. This new scenery package contains over 17,700 images! Screenshot galleries and a downloadable demo are now available.

New Airport & Navaid Data 2009.05 For X-Plane

Posted on Fri, 08 Jan 2010 11:40:14 GMT (6908 reads)

This is data cycle 2009.05 valid from 07 May 2009 to 04 June 2009. There are many global updates, including hundreds of bush strips in Botswana and Namibia, highly detailed airports at EDDH, EDDM, KPAE (for the upcoming Boeing 787 first flight), and the first airport layout to include a golf course (VTBD Bangkok).

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