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Aircraft Review | Floridian vFlyteAir C150 Challenge

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen has great plans. She will fly a VFR cross country flight across Florida, departing from KEVB and heading for Ocala International Airport-Jim Taylor Field and from here at a heading of 270 degrees to Cedar Key or actually, to the airfield Lewis (KCDK). And that with the vFlyteAir C150 Commuter Trainer configuration. Curious to her findings? Curious to her Floridian adventure? You can read her Florida cross country story right here via this comprehensive review link.

 

Scenery Review | Orbx TrueEarth Britain North

This is not just a scenery impression, neither it’s a short review with screenshots showing you the beauty of Orbx TrueEarth Britain North. It’s much more then that, but before I reached the “wow” factor, I was many weeks further. A scenery like this TrueEarth package needed for me a different approach. That said, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen took the Orbx plane to visit the TrueEarth Britain North scenery. Check it out via this comprehensive review link.

 

Aircraft Review | vFlyteAir C150 Commuter

With the holidays behind all of us, our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke found enough time to explore the vFlyteAir C150 Commuter. It’s fun to fly such a training GA model. With this tiny model you really learn to fly! The C150 was designed as a trainer aircraft and in my view this model makes a great platform for X-Plane users to learn how to use X-Plane itself, basic navigation equipment and skills and to gain flight experience. Want to read Andy’s whole review? Then follow this comprehensive link and enjoy!

 

Airport Review | FlyTampa Greece Adventure

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen needs another review challenge, a Greece challenge to be exactly. It’s time to visit the southern European countries and then in particular time to visit FlyTampa Heraklion and Thessaloniki. Curious to what LGIR and LGTS can do for you? Check out this FlyTampa Greece Adventure link.

Airport Review | Pilot Plus Bristol Definitive

We’re pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Pilot Plus Bristol Definitive Airport, written for you by our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke and your personal reporter Angelique van Campen. All together worth the read. That said, we invite you to read this comprehensive Pilot Plus Bristol Definitive’ review. That said, EGGD is worth every penny!”

 

Aircraft Review | Part I JARDesign JD330-200

Did we had enough time, was it Christmas time, did we had a holiday or ….? Yes, we had. X-Plained.Com reviewer Bruce Knight and your personal reporter Angelique van Campen has more then enough time to check out the JARDesign JD332 version 3.3r1. And yes, because we had enough time to check the aircraft, we decided to split the review in a Part I and a Part II. Curious what we have seen, found, decided and so on? Take a cup of coffee, tea or whatever you prefer, sit back, relax and enjoy this comprehensive review.

Aircraft Review | Part II JARDesign JD330-200

Couldn’t we stop or did we had enough time, did we had a holiday or ….? No, we didn’t, but  X-Plained.Com reviewer Bruce Knight had more then enough time to check out once more the JARDesign JD332 version 3.3r1. Anyway, this is Part II and what can we say about it Curious what I has seen on his US flight, and what Bruce found out more, and decided what to do and so on? Take a cup of coffee, tea or whatever you prefer, sit back, relax and enjoy his comprehensive US test flight review.

Aircraft Review | SSG 747-8i Anniversary Edition

When we say Queen of the Skies, we mean the …… When we say 747-8 Series, we say SSG Anniversary Edition. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen who has been a short period technical instructor on the 744, takes the challenge to master this very big Jumbo Jet. Oops, that the old nickname of the 747-100/200 Series. Curious what Angelique has to say? I bed you are. Go ahead and follow this comprehensive SSG 747-8i V2 review.

Aircraft Review | Carenado Fokker F 50

Once in a while new X-Plane 11 add-on products have the wow factor. That’s for example with this Carenado Fokker F 50 aircraft. Originally made in the Netherlands, but for you reviewed by our dedicated reviewer Bruce Knight. The same as for Angelique, Bruce flew as passenger with the F 50, while Angelique worked during those days at Schiphol-East and have seen several Fokker models of which the  F50 was one of them. As you can expect, once Bruce is enthusiastic about a product, he can’t stop but the end result is a comprehensive and very detailed with lots of examples how to handle the aircraft. Check out his in-depth Fokker F50 review at X-Plained.Com.

 

X-Camera 2.3.3 Released

We're pleased to inform you that Stick and Rudder Studios has released a new version of their well known X-Camera.According to Stick and Rudder Studios; You are receiving this email because you indicated you were interested in new releases of products from Stick and...

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Video vFlyteAir C150 Commuter KEVB-KCDK

It's a beautiful and sunny day in February. Time to do another cross country flight in Florida, USA. Todays flight departs from New Smyrna Beach (KEVB) via DeLand, Leesburg and Ocala to Cedar Key (KCDK).The flight is performed with the vFlyteAir C150 Commuter with...

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Pilot Plus “London Wycombe Definitive” Released

On behalf of Pilot Plus we're pleased to share with you the following news.Joe Charman from Pilot Plus is exited to announce the launching of their second Definitive product, EGTB London Wycombe Airport! According to Joe "Wycombe Air Park sits on the edge of London...

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Youtube Channel Added

Yes, finally ... Youtube. Those who know X-Plained.Com a bit longer, they know that we had already for a while a Youtube channel. Since our JARDesign JD330 review, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen tried and fiddled a bit around with Final Cut Pro X.It...

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Aircraft Review | vFlyteAir Cessna C150

With the holidays behind all of us, our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke found enough time to explore the vFlyteAir C150 Commuter. It's fun to fly such a training GA model. Although Andy never flew this Cessna in real, I can tell you that it flies great. With this tiny...

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Aircraft Review | Part II JARDesign JD330-200

Couldn't we stop or did we had enough time, did we had a holiday or ….? No, we didn't, but  X-Plained.Com reviewer Bruce Knight had more then enough time to check out once more the JARDesign JD332 version 3.3r1. Anyway, this is Part II and what can we say about...

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Aircraft Review | Part I JARDesign JD330-200

Did we had enough time, was it Christmas time, did we had a holiday or ....? Yes, we had. X-Plained.Com reviewer Bruce Knight and your personal reporter Angelique van Campen has more then enough time to check out the JARDesign JD332 version 3.3r1. And yes, because we...

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Scenery Review | TrueEarth Britain North

This is not just a scenery impression, neither it's a short review with screenshots showing you the beauty of Orbx TrueEarth Britain North. It's much more then that, but before I reached the "wow" factor, I was many weeks further. A scenery like this TrueEarth package...

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Airport Review | Bristol Definitive Airport

We're pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Pilot Plus Bristol Definitive Airport, written for you by our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke and your personal reporter Angelique van Campen.According to Andy "There is considerable attention to detail throughout...

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Airport Review | FlyTampa Greece Adventure

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen needs another review challenge, a Greece challenge to be exactly.It’s cold in the Netherlands, and once a while it’s raining, so time to leave my country and seeking for warmer areas. It’s time to visit the southern European...

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Airport Review | Nimbus Studios KATL

We're pleased to inform you, also on behalf of our reviewer Bruce Knight, that Bruce visited the international airport of Atlanta from Nimbus Studios. According to Bruce "I was impressed by what Nimbus have done with KATL v2. I love the animated people, the plugin...

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Utility Review | FlyAGI lua Tweak Utility

Once an a while there's something that triggers Angelique's attention. This time she was seeking for a lua utility that could do a bit more then she normally sees. Together with the recent update of X-Plane to version 11.30r3, she ran into trouble with her clouds, but...

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Utility Review | XP Realistic Pro

Although Angelique van Campen had a lot of fun reviewing XPRealistic Pro, it wasn’t easy to write a review about this utility. But she finally found the flow. She's pleased to offer you an in-depth review of XPRealistic Pro version 1.0.92, tested on macOS Mojave...

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Utility Review | WebFMC

A remote FMS CDU/MCDU is always worth to investigate. Such an add-on software could be very helpful. With that in mind, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen decided to take a closer look into the Green Arc Studios WebFMC Pro.It's actually an X-Plane plugin...

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Impression Carenado Fokker F50

I’m aware that I love Fokker aircraft. Yes, I’m also aware that Fokker doesn’t exist anymore as it was in the good old days at Schiphol-East. Anyway, I know the Fokker F27, but more familiar with t5he Fokker F28. While being a mechanic with Martinair, I worked on the...

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Exclusive Screenshots Cheyenne II

During these days it's fun to fly over my own country. In my case that's the Netherlands, Europe (for those simmers who have no idea where the Netherlands are situated). It gives me a moment to relax, a moment to test all the aircraft I have in my huge hangar.This...

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Carenado’s Saab 340, so beautiful

No no, this is not a comprehensive review, and it’s also not an in-depth impression although it’s an exclusive screenshot impression I made today, February 28th while test flying in Germany. It was during this short flight, departing from ShortFinal Design...

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Special FF/QPAC A350 RR ALPS Livery

And now, coming soon to you for the Flight Factor A350 v1.5.x …… the Advanced Low-Pressure System (ALPS) virtual CTi fan blades and modified engine cowling and much more ... even a complete livery.After flights test in 2014 of CTi fan blades with a titanium leading...

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Your Own Boeing 738NG Simulator

You are a simmer with a dream. You’re a simmer for whom there’s only one awesome aircraft in the world, oh, no sorry, in X-Plane … and that’s the Boeing 737 Series, right?If this is your favourite aircraft to fly with, wouldn’t it be a great idea to have a room in the...

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Photo-real Norway From East to West

The following exclusive screenshots are representing a flight from East to West which are left-over screenshots from a “test” flight I did from ENHA to ENOV, near the coast. Some other screenshots will be used in my Norwegian review Part II where I review the freeware...

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FTU plus ASXP Clouds

FTU Advanced Clouds + ASXP HiRes Cloud TexturesOops, for those who don’t know what all those abbreviations mean … FTU mean FlyAGI Tweaker Utility and ASXP stands for Active Sky for X-Plane. Anyway, FlyAGI Tweak Utility main menu can be opened by clicking on the menu...

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Exclusive X-Codr Sedona Screenshots

Welcome to America’s Most Scenic Airport! Sedona Airport (KSEZ) is located in Sedona Arizona, a popular tourist destination for Arizona tourists. Due to its location atop a 500 foot mesa Sedona Airport is a destination that pilots often go out of their way to land...

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Munich Winter Wonder World

In-between the many things your personal reporter Angelique van Campen does on my iMac on a daily base, is trying to find some time to visit SFD EDDM and preparing herself to start with the Short Final Design EDDM review. Today, Saturday February 2nd, she found some...

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Impression ShortFinalDesign EDDM

Short Final Design, known from many payware and freeware airports. The designer/developer behind SFD is also MisterX, known from his famous MisterX6 Library and much more.Anyway, this page deals with the high quality and accurate modeled EDDM or Munich Airport or also...

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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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Video vFlyteAir C150 Commuter KEVB-KCDK

It's a beautiful and sunny day in February. Time to do another cross country flight in Florida, USA. Todays flight departs from New Smyrna Beach (KEVB) via DeLand, Leesburg and Ocala to Cedar Key (KCDK).The flight is performed with the vFlyteAir C150 Commuter with...

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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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