Another surprise for you … it’s an exclusive Belga painting for the Douglas DC-8-61 and besides that, Marc included modified cabin / cockpit and service equipment texture files. Curious how this painting looks like? Check out this exclusive screenshot link and only for registered users, the Belga DC-8-61 package.
Simmers who are NAPS (North Atlantic & Pacific Sceneries) airport enthousiasts and also own the Douglas DC-8 Series from Michael Wilson, for those we’re pleased to offer you an exclusive NAPS painting from Marc Leydecker. Curious how it looks like? Then check out this screenshot link and of course, only for registered users, the NAPS DC-8-61 package. For the package, log in and go to the downloads livery menu item.
From the makers of Virtual design 3D, and presented to you by Aerosoft and ASN X-Plane, I’m pleased to offer you an inside look in the recent released international airport Arturo Merino Benitez (SCEL). I think this quick look with some thoughts and compliments should give you an idea of the well modelled airport of Santiago. You can read all about Angelique’s findings via this impression link.
Drzewiecki Design is pleased to inform you that they have released Moscow City X. Moscow City is without doubt a very detailed model of Moscow metropolitan area in Russia, together with lite sceneries of 7 airports, many heliports and thousands of buildings.
It took almost a year to complete and it includes countless fantastic features. The FPS/VAS-friendly design and advanced optimization techniques make the product’s performance as satisfactory as possible ….read more
X-Plained is pleased to inform you, on behalf of STMA, with the release of their Beechcraft AT11/SNB1.
According to STMA “We decided to leverage the success of our recent Beech D18S model by creating one of the most widely recognizable variants, the Beech AT11/SNB1 “Kansan” bomber & navigator trainer. This model is not a rehash of our Beech 18. We acquired the rights to Khamsin’s beautiful Beech 3D objects and completely……read more
Future Game Shop is pleased to announce Pisco, Peru (SPSO).
SPSO (Pisco International Airport) located in South America – Peru is the main alternating airport for the majority of inbound flights the the capital of the country Lima and the main training hub for the local flight schools. The airport has been recreated with the most attention to detail possible……read more
Welcome to the world of Cloudy Box tiles! All NAPS airports are in ZL18 areas! Thank you Jorge. The quest for realism is shared by us all, hence the need for quality ortho scenery.
About the scenery: The goal is to generate the entire United States in high resolution. All scenery is generated at or above zoom level 17. Areas in close proximity to major airports is generated in zoom level 18. All tiles are autogen and night lighting (3D) ready. The tiles are also optimized for best performance without compromising the quality.read more
Navigraph would like to share with your the following update; AIRAC 1610 released – both Charts and FMS Data.
New FMS Data Available. A newly updated set of FMS Data is now available either as manual installation files or via the FMS Data Manager software.read more
Where to start, how to start, and what to write down? That’s the issue I have with the PMDG Douglas DC-6 Cloudmaster. There’s a lot to write about and thus a lot to see and to test. Because of this, I’ve decided to split my DC-6 Cloudmaster...read more
What will it be this time …. the vFlyteAir Piper Cherokee PA28-140 Series. Oops, that’s and old, almost historical aircraft, but it must be said, it’s very well modeled and flies like an angel. If it flies like an angel and if it’s well...read more
Rick Verhoog, our Carenado/Alabeo G1000 review specialist, is pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Carenado TBM850 G1000. The TBM850 may not be as well-known as some of Carenado’s other creations, but it certainly is a welcome addition to the roster of...read more
Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen needed at least 5000 words for this Alabeo Piper PA32R Saratoga II TC impression and as a result, the impression has become quite long, so let’s try to summarise it a little bit. Do I like the Saratoga II TC model or do I...read more
Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is enthusiastic when it comes to the X-Crafts Embraer E175. There’s a lot to explore, so I invite you to check out here comprehensive impression of this medium size aircraft. It’s very well modelled with a lot of tiny...read more
I felt I needed to write a short impression about photo-real sceneries. For some it’s not their favorite, for others it’s a chance to explore their own countries or province. Since SimHeaven stopped with the distribution of their ZL17 Europe photo real scenery...read more
Jude Bradley, one of our dedicated reviewers, sees a lot of interesting sections of Tom Curtis his Dallas Fort Worth International Airport – American’s Country (KDFW). That said, Jude thinks that “I have to say that I am very pleased with this...read more
KPUW … what’s that for airport? Yes, yes, KPUW or perhaps easier to understand Pullmann-Moscow Regional Airport. Have you ever heard of this Aerosoft developed regional airport? With this impression I would like to give you some more information of this regional...read more
Attention … attention … on special request, Jude’s Manchester airport review, developed by the Icarus Development Team. Staff reviewer and reviews editor Jude Bradley flies from his home town to Manchester Airport and it seems he’s quite happy with...read more
Attention … attention …. on special request … brought back to life, the impressive airport design from FunnerFlight … John F. Kennedy International Airport (KJFK). This took, even for your personal reporter Angelique van Campen, a little longer...read more
This short impression deals with the option of adding ground handling equipment to your aircraft. On purpose I write to your aircraft since the JARDesign Ground Handling Deluxe package only adds ground handling equipment to your own aircraft and not to the airport...read more
X-Camera … Have you heard of it? Developed by Stick and Rudder Studios, X-Camera is a replacement camera system that lets you define multiple view categories and multiple views within those categories that are associated with specific aircraft. Angelique found it...read more
iGoDispatch for iPad ….. uh, what? iGo stands actually for Igor, the first name of the developer and dispatch has everything to do with aircraft dispatch information like the weather conditions, amount of passenger and cargo thus payload, C.G. (Centre of Gravity),...read more
Writing about an add-on like the CIVA INS isn’t an easy job. It’s not really the way it’s modeled, it’s more what’s behind it and how to implement it in the FlyJSAim aircraft or perhaps you can use it even with other aircraft. After your...read more
Flight simmers who are a favourite of Marc Leydecker’s aka Belga12345 airports, and who also bought Michael Wilson Douglas DC-8 Series, for those flight simmers we’re having another surprise after the release of the NAPS DC-8-61 livery namely an exclusive Belga12345 painting.
It’s an exclusive Belga painting for the Douglas DC-8-61 version 2.0 …read more
Simmers who are NAPS (North Atlantic & Pacific Sceneries) airport enthousiasts and also own the Douglas DC-8 Series from Michael Wilson, for those we’re pleased to offer you an exclusive painting from Marc Leydecker aka Belga12345.
Marc found some time to offer Freddy De Pues from NAPS and the X-Plane community something back. This time it’s an exclusive painting for Michael Wilson his Douglas DC-8-61 version 2.0 …read more
While busy with my PMDG Douglas DC-6A/B review/impression, I’m flying on a regular to test out the system, aircraft behaviour and so on. Some of these flights are more or less VFR based so no further navigation is needed while other flights are using Garmin GNS...read more
Are you looking for some exclusive Independence Day liveries for the vFlyteAir Ryan Navion GA aircraft? Then you’re lucky on July 3rd. To celebrate Independence Day, vFlyteAir has released for this special US day two new liveries for the vFlyteAir Ryan Navion!...read more
No no, this isn’t a review yet. A review or impression comes not earlier then after my holiday, but it must be said that the Tupolev Tu154 Series was, oops, they are still flying around, a impressive Russian aircraft. It wasn’t the same at the Boeing 727,...read more
Uh … ENHA, what’s that for airport? Actually, ENHA is Hamar Airport, Stafsberg (Norwegian: Hamar flyplass, Stafsberg; IATA: HMR, ICAO: ENHA) is a general aviation airport located at Stafsberg in Hamar, Norway. It features a 944-by-23-meter (3,097 by 75 ft)...read more
A top-down view isn’t something you always see. A top-down view doesn’t offer you the size walls and thus the quality how 3D objects are made and perhaps that’s also the reason you won’t find them often in reviews and/or impressions. On the...read more
On a daily based almost hundreds of freeware airport scenery packages are uploaded. Once an a while it’s worth to check these uploads and to investigate “how it’s made”. Today I had the time to explore MisterX6 his latest creation; Boston Logan...read more
On behalf of Richard Nunes and Marcelo Nielsen de Acevedo I’m pleased to offer you an inside look with their recent released Santos Dumont Rio Brazil International Airport (SBRJ). Right now, part II covers “what you miss” when you don’t buy their SBRJ and further on,...read more
On behalf of Richard Nunes and Marcelo Nielsen de Acevedo I’m pleased to offer you an inside look with their recent released Santos Dumont Rio Brazil International Airport (SBRJ). Right now, part I covers “what you miss” when you don’t buy their SBRJ and further on, I...read more
Although the vFlyteAir Grumman American Traveler can be flown easy under VFR conditions, flying IFR with the AP gives you a lot more time to look outside, making longer flights and try to keep it a little more relaxing. On today’s flight I depart from KBFI (Boeing...read more
On behalf of Marc Leydecker, I would to inform you about his mini tutorial of how to create animating airport objects based on GroundTraffic. X-Plane has come a long way in scenery development but that being said, most of our airports are static. Those airports should...read more
Marc Leydecker, well known of his awesome US airports, needs an extraordinary break. Oops, what does this mean? No, he’s not going on a holiday. Instead, he’s trying to link real aviation hardware to X-Plane. You can buy tons of dedicated hardware suitable to work...read more
Good old workhorse, the Douglas DC-9-30 Series. Angelique van Campen explores Roger2009 his Dc-9-30 Series. Although I’ve written a while ago this product story, I found it worth to pinpoint it again on the highlight X-Plained list. Ah! The good old days of the...read more
I think many flight simmers, including me, aren’t familiar with the old fashioned Stampe SV biplane aircraft. With that in mind, I think it’s time to check what kind of aircraft this is. Lets check what we can find on Wikipedia. Stampe et Vertongen was a...read more
Today we’re pleased to offer you part II of our SpainUHD exploration. This movie covers Majorca or Mallorca and although you won’t see everything of this beautiful island in this movie, it will give you an idea what to expect when you decide to download it...read more
SpainUHD is a new photorealistic scene high resolution mesh throughout Spain, with zoom level 17 on the mainland and 18 in islands, and elevation data 25 meter resolution for flight simulator X-Plane 10. The performance is very similar to SimHeaven scenarios, but the...read more
Not long ago I started a positing with “For those who like to fly about the Netherlands, Europe, there’s currently, using X-Plane’s default ground textures, not much fun with. While living in the middle of the province Flevoland, the default ground textures are far...read more
Laminar Research 2nd teaser
Laminar Research, creator of the X-Plane series of flight simulators, has released the second in a series of “video teasers” to showcase the continuing development of the X-Plane platform.
Over the years it has always been the policy of Laminar Research to continually improve X-Plane, making it the most realistic flight simulation available on the desktop. This has been accomplished through a continuing release of updates of our current version, as well as the release of new versions on a regular basis.
This second video in the upcoming series of videos continues that journey.
Today we’re pleased to offer you part II of our SpainUHD exploration. This movie covers Majorca or Mallorca and although you won’t see everything of this beautiful island in this movie, it will give you an idea what to expect when you decide to download it from SpainUHD.
For those who aren’t still familiar with SpainUHD …. SpainUHD is a new photorealistic scene high resolution mesh throughout Spain, with zoom level 17 on the mainland and 18 in islands, and elevation data 25 meter resolution for flight simulator X-Plane 10. Depending on what you want to explore, it’s worth the download. You don’t believe me? In that case, I would suggest that you fly with me over Majorca and hopefully you like it as I did. Enjoy!
Then you should check out this YouTube link.
SpainUHD is a new photorealistic scene high resolution mesh throughout Spain, with zoom level 17 on the mainland and 18 in islands, and elevation data 25 meter resolution for flight simulator X-Plane 10. The performance is very similar to SimHeaven scenarios, but the CPU and RAM requirements are somewhat higher to have one, similar to those of the UHD meshes rather more complex mesh AlpilotX. With a graphical 1Gb of VRAM move perfectly.
At X-Plained we’re pleased to offer you part I of SpainUHD photo real sceneries. Our first YouTube SpainUHD movie deals with a flight impression of the island of Menorca. Curious? Then you must check it out right here at X-Plained. And yes, more to follow since it’s worth to try it out yourself. For more information you must visit the SpainUHD website via this link. You can see it via this YouTube link.
Laminar Research X-Plane teasers
Laminar Research, creator of the X-Plane series of flight simulators, has released the first in a series of video teasers to showcase the continuing development of the X-Plane platform. Over the years it has always been the policy of Laminar Research to continually improve X-Plane, making it the most realistic flight simulation available on the desktop.
This has been accomplished through a continuing release of updates of our current version, as well as the release of new versions on a regular basis. This first video in the upcoming series of videos continues that journey. Click the post and enjoy! See it at YouTube.