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Review | VirtualDesign3D Alicante

Andy Clarke, our dedicated reviewer, flies for you to of LEAL Alicante International Airport, modeled by VirtualDesign3D. And guess what, it’s gorgeous, it’s as real as it gets! Andy continues “The scenery covers an extensive area meaning flight on the approach and departure to the airport is detailed and immersive and there are many reference points for VFR flight.” Want to read Andy’s impression? Then visit his in-depth review. Worth the reading!

Review | FS Instant Approach 2019

This time your personal reporter, Angelique van Campen, has chosen for a different kind of review. On special request, and curious what to expect, Angelique digs into the FSInventions FS Instant Approach 2019 for Mac. It seems she liked it and yes, that’s correct, but Angelique has a bit more to say then just this. Curious what the add-on can do for you, curious how to make your own approaches, curious in …. check it out yourself by reading her comprehensive review.

Review | Skunkcrafts Mustang P-51

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke took a look at the exclusively for X-Plane 11 modeled Mustang P-51 from Skunkcrafts. According to Andy “It would be easy to imagine that the modelling of a WW2 origin, single seat fighter would be straight forward and with limited detail and equipment. The developers have proved this too be very wrong with a great amount of detail both inside and outside the aircraft and with most of the cockpit switches, instruments, levers and operations simulated to work.” You can read Andy’s comprehensive P-51 review via this link.

Review | Grand Arctic Scenery

Ever wanted to see and to know everything about the Grand Arctic Scenery v3 from HSimulators, written by our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke? Now you can ….! Andy visited this virtual region and oh oh, he has so much to say about it. According to Andy “When I stared this review I was concerned that I would have to find interesting things to say about large areas of white, snow covered ground and large areas of water. This is not the case with this scenery as the landscape and airfields provided are varied and detailed.” OK, ready for the review? Keep in mind, you need several cups of tea or coffee, relax, site back and enjoy this comprehensive Grand Arctic review.

Review | FlyJSim 727 Professional v3

Back to the good old days .. back to February 1963 … back to the maiden flight of the Boeing 727-100, but this time brought to you by FlyJSim with there latest creation … the Boeing 727 Series Professional. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen has the pleasure to find – as far as possible – all the is and outs of this old-fashioned aircraft although the implementation of the Laminar Research default FMS and the add-on xCIVA INS are possible. She has put a lot of time and effort into it, but it’s worth the result, it’s worth the reading, it’s worth .. find it out yourself by following this massive in-depth FJS 727 v3 review.

Review | FlyJSim 732 TwinJet

Oh oh, that was a bit more work to test and write then expected, but it was worth every minute as well as the product itself. Your personal reporter and investigator Angelique van Campen, took the time to review the FlyJSim Boeing 732 TwinJet (737-200 Classic) version 3.0, fully optimised for X-Plane 11. Anything else to tell you? Oh yes, when you like reading a comprehensive review, then relax, sit back, take a cup of coffee, tea or something else since this review is over 10.000 words!

Review | ToLiss Airbus A319

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen felt that something extraordinary needed to be reviewed; the ToLiss Airbus A319. Is it worth the investment and is it worth to train your flying skills? Angelique tried to find the answers for you and flew to Toulouse Blagnac Airport and tested the ToLiss A319 for you. This and much more can be read in her comprehensive review.

Review | FF A320 Ultimate

We’re pleased to offer you our in-depth review of the FF A320, written exclusively by your Airbus personal reporters Angelique and Andy. It also gives me the chance to thank two persons for their help and input; Marcelo Alencar and Frank Docter. It was a lot of work, we’ve seen a lot of things and we’ve missed things, but the overall is good, You can read it all in our comprehensive review.

Review | Just Flight Cessna C152

Add-ons like this Cessna C152 from Just Flight/Thranda Design are such rewording products. And that’s what your personal reporter Angelique van Campen had in mind too. Back to the good old days, back to the days she tried to get her US PPL in Florida, KEVB. According to Angelique “I flew to New Smyrna Beach, Florida (KEVB), where I had my lessons at IFT (International Flight Training). Thus, the question is, is it worth acquiring this modeled C152? The answer is YES, without doubt! Worth being a member of your GA aircraft collection.” You can read it all. Where? …. here at X-Plained.Com via this comprehensive review link.

Review | AOA V22B Osprey

We (X-Plained.Com), but in particular Andy Clarke, welcomes you in the AOA Simulations Bell Boeing V-22B Osprey add-on aircraft. Andy had a couple of days off and wanted to try this weird looking aircraft. And did Andy succeed? Andy invites you to read his comprehensive V22B review.

Review | Carenado Dornier DO228

A new day, a new challenge …. our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke had a thorough look into the Carenado Dornier DO228 100. And, did Andy like the model, did Andy had any issues or was it all over a great dedicated X-Plane 11 add-on? According to Andy “The model is very impressively created, both inside and out, with high levels of detail throughout.” Want to read the whole review? Then you must check out his comprehensive review.

Review | Rotate MD-80 Pro Series v1.3

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen dives into the Rotate MD-88 (-80) Pro version 1.3. It seems that she can’t stop testing and writing. That must be good! How good and how realistic this McDonnell Douglas MD-88 is, that’s what you can read in her comprehensive review. Angelique warns you in advance … take your time, take something to eat and drink with you since it will be a very longgggggggg read. Curious? I’m sure you are. Just follow this comprehensive review link and enjoy!

Review | Carenado 690B Turbo Commander

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke had a thorough look into and around the Carenado Turbo Commander 690B and guess what …. Andy thinks that “This is a very detailed model and is extremely realistic when viewed externally and internally.  The detail is complimented by a very convincing, varied and appropriate sound package. I do think that given all the systems made available and all of the working switches and instruments a cockpit diagram would be useful for a less experienced user but the check lists and systems guide provided in the documentation are very useful.” Curious to his in-depth review? Then you must check out this X-Plained.Com review link. Enjoy!

Review | SSG Embraer Evolution E-195

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke took a look at this SSG Embraer Evolution E-195 X-Plane 11 aircraft model. And .. and, is he enthusiastic, does he like the model, does he like the flight dynamics? According to Andy “SSG have created a detailed and realistic model which is highly impressive whether used as an enjoyable model to fly up to an immersive flight experience with a wealth of integrated systems as outlined in the model description.” we from X-Plained.Com invite you to read his comprehensive review.

Review | DreamFoil EMB-110

Your personal reporter and enthusiastic reviewer Angelique van Campen flies the DreamFoil Creations “Embraer EMB-110 for X-Plane 11” and comes to one conclusion, a very nice and well-modeled GA/commuter aircraft. Angelique thinks that “This is another interesting addition to the X-Plane aircraft fleet. The EMB-110 is nicely modelled externally and internally which was already the same for the X-Plane 10 model. You want to know al about it …. then you must read her comprehensive Bandit review.

Review | Chios Island National Airport

While on vacation, Andy Clarke, your dedicated X-Plained.com reviewer, decided to make a detour to …. Descent2View LGHI or also known as Chios Island National Airport. According to Andy “This model shows this is truly not the case and the amount of detail and extra objects added by the developers draw the user in to a thoroughly enjoyable and convincing experience. Curious what Andy has to say? Then you should read his in-depth review. Enjoy!

Review | Wilson Classics Lockheed L-1011

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is pleased to offer you her ins and outs of the Wilson Classic Lockheed Tristar L-1011 for X-Plane 11. Curious what Angelique has to say about this Lockheed package? If you are, then I suggest that you follow this comprehensive review link and enjoy the reading.

Review | Just Flight Socata and Trinidad

X-Plained.Com is pleased to inform you that our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke has visited the virtual factory of the Just Flight Socata TB10 Tobago and TB20 Trinidad. According to Andy “This is a very high quality model with great attention to detail. When viewed from outside or inside it is clear and realistic and the views are accompanied by a convincing sound suite. There are numerous systems modelled with the aircraft and the developers have used innovative ways to allow the user to access these whilst preparing the aircraft, in flight or shutting the aircraft down.” You can read all about it via this comprehensive review link.

Review | Alabeo C207 Skywagon

Your personal reporter Angelique decided to check out the recent released Alabeo C207 for X-Plane 11. And was it worth it? According to Angelique “It’s as usual a nicely modeled GA aircraft, with some new features and luckily, an old-fashioned “original” cockpit. Old-fashioned or not, the overall instrument quality and virtual cabin is well made and regarding the indicators, razor sharp when zoomed in.” But she has so much more to say including a review with an VFR and IFR flight for using the Garmin equipment. Curious? You can read it all by following this comprehensive review link.

Review | Carenado CT210M

Our dedicated X-Plane 11 reviewer Andy Clarke had a thorough look at the Carenado CT210M for X-Plane 11. According to Andy “Having never flown a real CT210M I cannot comment on whether the model flies in a similar fashion to the real thing. I can say this is a highly detailed model and is impressive in both its internal and external appearance and its sound package. The attention to detail is very high and the aircraft has many working parts and equipment.” Want to read all about it? Want to read Andy’s comprehensive review? Then you must check out this review link. Enjoy!

Review | FlyTampa Corfu

Beautiful Corfu … an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea, is defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. This means, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is on her way to FlyTampa Corfu and see with her own eyes what she can expect from this scenery.The FlyTampa scenery package covers not only the airport, but also a lot of resorts as well as the old town and not to forget, the whole island. Wow, that’s worth a VFR and IFR review and a bit more. Was it worth Angelique’s her time, was it worth the VFR flight and IFR arrivals and departures? You can read it all via this in-depth Corfu review.

Review | Aerobask Pipistrel Panthera

Our dedicated reviewer Rick Verhoog took a dive into the Aerobask Pipistrel Panthera version 3.x and wrote a comprehensive review of this well modeled aircraft. According to Rick “General aviation enthusiast without an aversion to glass cockpits? Get this airplane! Featuring full SID/STAR support, this GA airplane is a beautiful addition to any IFR (or VFR, for that matter) fan’s hangar.” Curious? Then you must check out Rick’s in-depth review.

Review | ASDG Piper Cub

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen jumped into this old-fashioned Piper Cub created by AeroSim in corporation with SimCoders.com, and tried to find out all the ins and outs. According to Angelique “it flies great, takeoffs and landings aren’t easy, but after some practises, I management it. There are however also a couple of things that need a bit more attention. What that is, therefore you must read the review.” It’s for this small and elegant aircraft a bit longer review then expected, but worth the reading.

Review | SMS DHC-2

This will be a challenge for your personal reporter Angelique van Campen, but believe me, she enjoyed every flight and ground hour testing this Soulmade Simulations DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver for X-Plane 11. Time to check out her comprehensive review of this great Beaver. Feel free to leave a comment after you’ve read it.

Review | X-Trident Panavia Tornado

That took a bit more time to investigate all the features of the X-Trident Panavia Tornado for X-Plane 11, but our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke succeeded in this task. The end result is a comprehensive review of the Tornado for X-Plane 11.11+. Curious what he has to say? Then you must read his in-depth Tornado review. Enjoy the reading and comments are always welcome.

Review | Colimata Boeing FA-18F Super Hornet

Andy Clarke, our dedicated reviewer, had a thorough look into the Boeing FA-18F Super Hornet from developers group Colimata. Andy is so enthusiastic about this modeled Boeing fighter, that it turned out to be an in-depth review. Overall worth to read Andy’s comprehensive review that offers you all the ins and outs of the FA-18F Super Hornet.

Review | Thranda Quest Kodiak

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke takes a closer look into the Thranda Quest Kodiak for X-Plane 11. And yes, it has become an impressive review, a review you don’t want to miss! The review is based on model version 1.6. Andy thinks there’s so much more to tell you. Therefore, Andy invites you to read his comprehensive review at X-Plained. Enjoy!

Review | Wilson Classics DC-8 Series

On behalf of Wilson Classics, we’re pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Wilson Classic Douglas DC-8 Series for X-Plane 11. Although your personal reporter Angelique van Campen goes on holiday for a couple of weeks, she wanted to finish part I of this great aircraft. Time for the review. Check out this comprehensive DC-8 Series Wilson Classics review link.

Review | Just Flight Piper Arrow III

Ever wanted to fly the brand new refreshing Just Flight Piper Arrow III for X-Plane 11 in Florida and Southern France? Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen did it for you. In her comprehensive review she tried to find out everything from this new X-Plane 11 aircraft. Curious? Then you must follow this in-depth review link I would say .. enjoy!

Review | VSkyLabs Tecnam P2600T

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen drove all over to Italy to see, feel, and fly the latest VSkyLabs Tecnam P2600T aircraft. Although this model is only for X-pLane 11.10 and up, it was worth the drive and testing. According to Angelique “I won’t say that I’ve covered all of the VSkyLabs Tecnam for X-Plane 11.10, but I’m quite sure most of it is discussed.” Curious what Angelique has to say? Then you should read her in-depth review.

Review | Carenado C90B King Air

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is pleased to offer you her in-depth review of the Carenado C90B King Air for X-Plane 11. According to Angelique “Did I like the C90B King Air for X-Plane 11? Yes, but to be honest I did like the same model already for X-Plane 10, so that’s not really new to me. Overall a nice, not too far away, test impression with this C90B to LSZH using all aspects of the aircraft.” To find that out it’s time to read her exclusive review, right here at X-Plained. Enjoy!

Review | Globall Art CYYZ

We’re pleased to offer you Andy’s in-depth CYYZ Toronto Pearson International review. According to Andy “This is a highly impressive model with great attention to detail and a real effort to deliver a huge project as accurately as possible.” But there’s so much more. On behalf of Andy I encourage you to read his comprehensive review.

Review | Carenado Grand Caravan

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke takes a look at the Carenado Cessna C208B Grand Caravan for X-Plane 11. As a dedicated X-Plane 11 reviewer, Andy tries to find out all the ins and outs of this modeled aircraft. Want to read the whole review? Then you must check out Andy’s comprehensive review.

Review | vFlyteAir Piper Twin Comanche

On behalf of Andy Clark, one of our dedicated reviewers, X-Plained.com is pleased to inform you that Andy has reviewed the vFlyteAir Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche for X-Plane 11. Want to read Andy’s in-depth review? Then follow this review link.

Review | Carenado Aero Commander

Andy Clark, one of our dedicated reviewers, dives into the “Carenado Shrike Aero Commander” world. It will be a great and thorough ride, I can promise you. Andy has so much to tell. Please enjoy Andy’s comprehensive review of the Carenado 500s Shrike Aero Commander.

Review | Drzewiecki Design LUKK

We’re at X-Plained.Com are pleased to inform you that Jude Bradley visited the airport of Chișinău (LUKK), modeled by Drzewiecki Design. According to Jude “At first glance, this airport does not look very interesting with its single runway, but Drezwiecki have done one nice job on this airport.” Curious what Jude has to say and to show you? Then it’s worth to check out his review.

Review | Airfoillabs C172 SP

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen goes back to her GA roots; exploring, flying and testing the Airfoillabs Cessna C172SP Skyhawk. She rents this aircraft at KJGG and makes an IFR flight from EHBK to ELLX. And, is it fun? Is it worth the model? Curious what she has to say? Then there’s an absolute need to read her comprehensive Airfoillabs review.

Review | Aerobask Antares 20E

Looking for a great glider and looking for an adventure with the Lange Aviation Antares 20E from Aerobask? If you like gliding with the possibility to use the onboard motor, then this Aerobask Antares 20E is a great model. Together with the thermal plugin from Alex Ferrer, your X-Plane 10 and/or X-Plane 11 adventure can begin. Angelique van Campen, your personal reporter as always, has tested the Antares 20E with both X-Plane 10.51 and X-Plane 11 including the special thermal plugin. You can read it in her comprehensive review.

Review | Alabeo Staggerwing

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen dives this time in the Alabeo Staggerwing. It’s not one of the latest Alabeo aerobatic aircraft models, neither less, it’s still worth to check it out. Angelique tested for you the Staggerwing with both X-Plane versions. Curious what she has to say? Check out her in-depth Staggerwing review.

Review | JRollon Jetstream 32

A comprehensive review, written for you on request ….. the JRollon Jetstream Super 31 or also known as the Jetstream 32. Yes yes, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen did check this older X-Plane 10.51 and X-Plane 11 compatible aircraft for you. You’re curious what she has to say? Then it’s worth to read her in-depth JRollon Jetstream 32 review.

Review | Alabeo PA44 Seminole

A welcome to Andy Clarke, our new reviewer. On behalf of Andy Clarke we’re pleased to offer you his in-depth Alabeo Piper PA-44 Seminole review. Andy took the time to explore all the options, all the inside and outside modelling and how it flies while testing the model with X-Plane 11.01. And what has Andy to say about it ….. “The presentation of the aircraft and the special touches, such as the push pull trolley when the aircraft is parked with engines off, really draws the user in to the whole experience.” Curious? There you must read Andy’s review. Enjoy!

Review | Carenado Cirrus SR22 GTS

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen continues with her Carenado and Alabeo adventure. Today it’s time to explore, to investigate, to maintain and to fly the Carenado Cirrus Aircraft SR22 GTXS Turbo. Is it a beast, is it a beauty, it is … yes, it’s all of it! According to Angelique “The overall quality, as you may expect from Carenado, of the 3D SR22 Turbo modeling of the aircraft body itself and the 3D cockpit/cabin are of a high level, but there’s so much more to tell, to see and to read about this beauty! Check out Angelique’s in-depth review of the SR22 GTXS Turbo.

 

Review | Carenado Beechcraft B1900D

Fasten Your Seatbelt. Ladies and Gentleman, welcome on-board our brand new Beechcraft B1900D. We’re pleased to inform you that this brand new aircraft is developed and produced by the Carenado team. We hope you have a pleasant flight with us. We will keep you informed about any issues on this flight and our expected landing time at Auckland International Airport. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen flies with Air New Zealand in a Carenado Beechcraft B1900D and is she enthusiastic?  Want to know all about it? Then it’s time to read Angelique’s comprehensive B1900D review.

Review | Carenado Beechcraft Baron 58

According to your personal reporter Angelique van Campen reviewing the old-fashioned Beechcraft Baron 58 is/was fun. Yes, it’s not the newest twin engine GA aircraft, neither less, a lot to see, a lot modified since version 1.0 which came from 2012. And no, it’s not old-fashioned. Ok, is has no modern EFIS instruments or whatever is possible these days, but it’s not an old-fashioned aircraft to fly with.” Worth the review and the read? Yes, absolute worth to read her comprehensive review.

Review | Carenado Malibu Mirage

One of Angelique’s favourite Carenado aircraft, besides the C337, the Piper PA-46 Malibu Mirage. Why you would ask …. because she’s seen this aircraft in real at Texel Airport (EHTX). A gorgeous looking model although some find the nose a bit long, but further on, a well modelled and accurate created GA aircraft. Curious to what Angelique has to say about the modelled Malibu version 3.2? Sit back, relax, take a cup of coffee, tea or something else and enjoy her comprehensive PA-46 Malibu Mirage review.

Review | Salt Lake City International Airport

Our dedicated reviewer Jude Bradley gives you an inside story of ……. if you’ve used X-Plane for any length of time, you’ll be sure to have come across MisterX6 sceneries. Now, for the first time, he’s entering the payware scenery market, and the best of luck to him under the brand Short Final Design. Jude tries to find out all the ins and outs of Salt Lake City International Airport. Curious? Check out Jude’s comprehensive KSLC review.

NAPS Hawaii Island Hopping

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen takes you this time on a virtual Hawaiian trip. She offers you a flight adventure. Not just a flight adventure, no, a Hawaiian flight adventure! This impression has everything to do with island hopping. Due to the length of the review, the review is split into part I and part II. Enjoy Angelique’s Hawaii Island Hopping Part I and here’s also Island Hopping Part II.

Review | JustSim Hamburg International

Since it’s not to far from Rick’s home town, our dedicated reviewer Rick Verhoog decides this time to drive to Hamburg International Airport (EDDH). Arriving there, he’s impressed by JustSim’s EDDH creation. According to Rick “This scenery is definitely recommended for those who like to visit German airports. Also a great place for online flying!”. You can read it all in Ricks in-depth review at X-Plained.Com.

Review | PilotPlus Gatwick International

Our dedicated reviewer Jude Bradley takes a look at this PilotPlus add-on airport. According to Jude “There is a lot of effort put into this product and I feel that it is a valuable addition to X-Plane and there are plenty of real-life routes that can be used with this airport, and it’s good representation of the airport at this point in time.” Curious what Jude has to say more? Then you must read his comprehensive review at X-Plained.com.

Review | Rio de Janeiro Airport v2

We’re pleased to offer you from Richard Nunes “Riogaleao – SBGL International Rio de Janeiro Airport version 2.0“. Richard decided to upgrade his airport with the latest developments after the Olympic Games in 2016. Want to read all about it? You can at X-Plained.com via this comprehensive review link. Enjoy the reading and comments are welcome.

Review | SSG E-Jet Evo E-170 Series Part I

Since when are we at X-Plained.com able to do a “SSG E-Jet Evolution E-170 Series Inspection”? Since today! Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen dives into the world of SSG, Embraer and E-Jet technology. That said, she has taken more then enough time to explore the modelled Embraer E-Jet E-170 Evolution Series from Supercritical Simulations Group (SSG). Check it out via this comprehensive review link.

Review | SSG E-Jet Evo E-170 Series Part II

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen, finally finished my part II review of the SSG Embraer E-Jets Evolution E-170. I had a lot of fun flying this aircraft with X-Plane 10 and X-Plane 11 although X-Plane 11 gave me a lot of Saitek X52 Pro issues. Neither less, it’s full with extra information and some step-by-step procedures. When you want to know how she feels about the SSG Evolution E-170 aircraft and if it’s worth to buy it? You can read it all in her comprehensive review part II.

Review | FlightFactor/StepToSky 757-200 v2

This time something refreshing for you from our dedicated reviewer Rick Verhoog … a comprehensive review of the FlightFactor aero / StepToSky Boeing 757-200 Version 2.x. While the difference between this and the 767 isn’t enormous, this aircraft is a must buy for people that own and love the original FlightFactor 757. Want to know all about it? Then you must read Rick’s in-depth 757-200 v2.x review. Enjoy!

Review | vFlyteAir Grumman Tiger AA-5

Is it the vFlyteAir Tiger versus Traveler or … ?
No, this aircraft review has everything to do with the vFlyteAir Grumman Tiger AA-5. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen loves to test, explore and fly this well-developed aircraft above the Dutch landscape. With the help of several flight stretches, she explores all the ins and outs of this tiny, but beautiful aircraft. Want to know all about it? Then you should read her in-depth review right her at X-Plained.Com.

Review | X-Crafts E-195 v2 Part II

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen continues with her X-Craft E-195 v2 exploration and is pleased to inform you that she has finished part II of the Embraer E-195 v2 review. Curious what she has to say in part II and what’s her overall impression? Then you must read her comprehensive Part II review too.

Review | X-Crafts E-195 v2 Part I

Your personal reporter Angelique is pleased to offer you part I of the X-Crafts Embraer E-195 v2 review. Curious what she has to say? Then you must read this comprehensive review link.

Review | FunnerFlight KLAX

Jude Bradley flies “virtually” during his Christmas holiday to the west-coast of the United States, or to be more precise … to FunnerFlight’s Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX). Jude thinks that without doubt the Theme building is the centrepiece of this product along with the light show included. But there’s much more to explore in Jude’s review. You can read Jude’s in-depth review at X-Plained.

Review | Alabeo Diamond DA42 G1000

On behalf of Rick Verhoog, our dedicated reviewer, X-Plained is pleased to inform you that we’ve release Rick’s comprehensive Alabeo Diamond DA42 Twin Star G1000 review. According to Rick “For anyone who likes GA aircraft that aren’t much bigger than the average Cessna, but carry more modern technology, along with sleeker and modern looks and powerful, fast engines, this DA42 is a treat.” Want to know all about it? Then you must read Rick’s review.

Review | vFlyeAir Piper Arrow III

It was time to test it once more since the vFlyteAir aircraft model has had many updates. That said, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen tries to find out all the ins and outs of the Piper Arrow III. Was it worth a review ….. the answer is YES. You can read her review via this review link.

xEnviro, the Impression

I never thought I will make it, a comprehensive review/impression of xEnviro, the Ultimate Environment Engine. This was really a complex review/impression because it’s not always something that can be compared or can be seen. All together Angelique concludes that she has a strong preference for xEnviro. Curious what Angelique figured out? Check it out at her in-depth xEnviro impression.

Review | FlightFactor QPAC A350

X-Plained is pleased to offer you an comprehensive impression of the FlightFactor aero/QPAC Airbus A350-900 Series v1.3.1. According to Angelique van Campen “The modeled Flight Factor A350 is the Advanced model that comes with a lot of features and offers many possibilities to make every flight a success, but there’s so much more she has to tell. Pick up first a cup of coffee or tea, relax, sit back and enjoy her in-depth FF aero/QPAC A350 impression.

Review | Carenado TBM850 G1000

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 X-Plane General Aviation aircraft. But Rick has so much more to tell. Therefore, I encourage you to read Rick’s comprehensive review.

Review | vFlyteair Cherokee 140

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 modeled, that’s the task of Angelique van Campen who tries to find out all the ins and outs of this old-fashioned vFlyteAir GA aircraft. I would say … time to check out Angelique’s in-depth Cherokee 140 review.

OpenSceneryX v3.0.0 Released

This is smashing news ... OpenSceneryX version 3.0.0 has been released by aussi. According to aussi "It's a huge release with nearly 1000 additional objects. RE_Library by Einstein is also incorporated in this version so in future you won't need both libraries...

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Impression Scenery_pack.ini File

It seems that the scenery_pack.ini file causes a bit more problems to simmers then expected. For some reason that getting the right order in your scenery_pack.ini file is and stays a problem. X-Plane itself doesn’t do the job for you. That said, you need to do it...

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Navigraph Data Update Notice

We're pleased to inform you about the following information we've received from the Navigraph team. CAO Charts Available With cycle 1811 we are releasing another charts format to complement the existing Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) charts in Navigraph Charts. The...

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Magic_Carpet French Airports

X-Plained.Com is pleased to inform you, with the approval of X-Plane.Org user Magic_Carpet (Thibaut Roy), that we will host and promote his exclusive and high quality French airports. Let me highlight these airports. First, the airport Chatellerault airfield (LFCA)....

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Skunkcrafts Mustang P-51 Review

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke took a look at the exclusively for X-Plane 11 modeled Mustang P-51 from Skunkcrafts. According to Andy "It would be easy to imagine that the modelling of a WW2 origin, single seat fighter would be straight forward and with limited...

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FlyJSim 727 Professional v3 Review

Back to the good old days .. back to February 1963 ... back to the maiden flight of the Boeing 727-100, but this time brought to you by FlyJSim with there latest creation ... the Boeing 727 Series Professional. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen has the...

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X-Plane 11 Embraer EMB-110 Review

Your personal reporter and enthusiastic reviewer Angelique van Campen flies the DreamFoil Creations “Embraer EMB-110 for X-Plane 11” and comes to one conclusion, a very nice and well-modeled GA/commuter aircraft. Angelique thinks that “This is another interesting...

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Carenado 690B Turbo Commander Review

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke had a thorough look into and around the Carenado Turbo Commander 690B and guess what .... Andy thinks that "This is a very detailed model and is extremely realistic when viewed externally and internally.  The detail is complimented...

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VirtualDesign3D Alicante International

Andy Clarke, our dedicated reviewer, flies for you to of LEAL Alicante International Airport, modeled by VirtualDesign3D. And guess what, it's gorgeous, it's as real as it gets! According to Andy "This scenery package is detailed and of high quality throughout. There...

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Grand Arctic Scenery Review

Ever wanted to see and to know everything about the Grand Arctic Scenery v3 from HSimulators, written by our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke? Now you can ....! Andy visited this virtual region and oh oh, he has so much to say about it. According to Andy "When I stared...

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Chios Island National Airport Review

While on vacation, Andy Clarke, your dedicated X-Plained.com reviewer, decided to make a detour to .... Descent2View LGHI or also known as Chios Island National Airport. According to Andy "This model shows this is truly not the case and the amount of detail and extra...

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FlyTampa Corfu Review

Beautiful Corfu ... an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea, is defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. This means, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is on her way to FlyTampa Corfu and see with her own eyes what she can...

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FS Instant Approach 2019 Review

This time your personal reporter, Angelique van Campen, has chosen for a different kind of review. On special request, and curious what to expect, Angelique digs into the FSInventions FS Instant Approach 2019 for Mac. According to Angelique "I can tell you that it...

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Review “Saitek X52 Pro”

The Saitek X52 Pro or should we say Logitech X52 Pro .... no, let's keep it for the moment with Saitek. Saitek was never good in supporting X-Plane, but that's changed already a while ago although Mac is officially not supported with drivers and/or software. Neither...

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xEnviro, the Impression

I never thought I will make it, a comprehensive review/impression of xEnviro, the Ultimate Environment Engine. This was really a complex review/impression because it’s not always something that can be compared or can be seen. I don’t matter that I highlighted some...

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ToLiss A319 Factory Primer Surprise

We're at X-Plained.Com are leased to inform you about the following news ..... What kind of "title" is that ... factory primers from ToLiss A319? Let me try to explain .... Airbus aircraft are, just as any other aircraft, painted with a primer to protect the Aluminum...

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The Ultimate JF Cessna C152

Let me see, is this the ultimate Cessna C152 for X-Plane 11 or are there others on thew market? Carenado has a C152 for X-Plane 10 which is not updated and my feeling says, it will not be updated soon. That's a shame, and therefore Just Flight, in partnership with...

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Alabeo M20R Alps Impression

Flying GA aircraft is fun, at least, that’s how I feel it. You can, if you want to, use the Garmin on-board equipment or fly just VFR and see whatever comes along. Today I decided to make a short test flight with the Alabeo M20R Ovation, departing from Lugano Airport...

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x737 EADT 373-700 Screenshots

For our special Boeing 737 Series e-Newsletter we've added - logically - the X737project 737-700 series. This freeware aircraft is presented by the European Aircraft Developer Team (EADT) and not only comes with the -700 series, but also with the -800 series. This...

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Exclusive Magic_Carpet LFDL/LFCA Impressions

Attention ... attention ... exclusive LFCA and LFDL screenshots! Recently we've announced the following; X-Plained.Com is pleased to inform you, with the approval of X-Plane.Org user Magic_Carpet (Thibaut Roy), that we will host and promote his exclusive and high...

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Exclusive Lugano Airport Impression

Lugano Airport, an impressive creation developed by FlyLogic, upgraded for X-Plane 11 by Omar Masroor and published by Aerosoft. Curious how the updated X-Plane LSZA looks like and feels? Then you must check out the following exclusive screenshots we've made for you....

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FunnerFlight KLAX v2 Impression

On behalf of Jeff from FunnerFlight, Jeff would like to show you all the ins and outs of his recent released KLAX (Los Angeles International Airport) v2. For those who missed it, a while ago this massive airport has been updated/renewed and with success. Although...

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Hold Advisor by Alan Wright

We proudly present to you from Alan Wright (Teignmouth) his “hold advisor” ….. a quick and easy means of obtaining the correct join path to fly to enter a hold. You always wanted to fly the perfect holding? From now on this is possible with the “Holding Pattern...

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Belga12345 refreshed Saitek FIPs

We’re pleased to offer you, on behalf of Marc Leydecker aka Belga12345, his remodelled, renewed, refreshing Saitek FIP (Flight Instrument Panel(s). At X-Plained we’re exited about what Marc did. Yes, we all know Marc from his gorgeous airports, and once and a while...

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Belga tutorial … Saitek FIP Interface Part 2

At X-Plained.com we're pleased to offer you part 2 of Marc Leydecker (Belga12345) his Saitek FIP (Flight Instrument Panel) adventure. This time Marc. Starts with "A picture tells a thousand words …. The screenshots used in this part2 tutorial are of a Bendix King...

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Roger2009 “DC-9-30 Series”

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...

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SpainUHD Part I “Menorca Impression”

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...

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