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Aircraft Review | Carenado C177 Cardinal

We’re pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Carenado C177 Cardinal for X-Plane 11, but first, let me introduce you Bruce Knight, our new reviewer and real licensed PPL pilot. Bruce his first review isn’t just a review … it’s a comprehensive realistic examination of this Carenado aircraft. According to Bruce “In full disclosure I have never flown a Cessna-177, however I do have significant time in a C-172 and have flown a C-182 with a CFI onboard.” Curious what Bruce has to say more? Then you must check out his in-depth review here at X-Plained.Com. Enjoy!

Aircraft Review | FlyingIron P-47N Thunderbolt

Historical aircraft are always fun to review and therefore, we’re pleased to inform you that our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke took a close look in, around, under, up-side-down or whatever you like, the FlyingIron Republic P-47N Thunderbolt fighter. According to Andy “This a highly detailed model and possesses real war time character with a choice of liveries which all carry appropriate wear weathering marks.” but there’s so much more Andy want to tell you. Check it out, and take your time, to read Andy’s comprehensive P-47N review.

Aircraft 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.

Aircraft 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!

Aircraft 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.

Airport 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.

Utility Review | Haversine AirFMC

This time a utility review of a well-known Mac platform developer … Haversine AirFMC. Thanks to Joao, developer at Haversine, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen got the right grip on this remote CDU/MCDU iOS and maCOS tool. According to Angelique “Utility add-on programs are always fun to review. The same with the Haversine AirFMC although it’s only available for iOS hardware or for macOS. That some aircraft need to be added to the list makes sense, but the overall idea having on a remote device your CDU/MCDU is great.” You’re a Mac simmer, you also own an iPad? When you do that, then I encourage to sit back and read this comprehensive review of the AirFMC iOS app.

Aircraft 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. According to Angelique “I flew to New Smyrna Beach, Florida (KEVB), where I had my lessons at IFT (International Flight Training).” You can read it all. Where? …. here at X-Plained.Com via this comprehensive review link.

Aircraft Review | JF Hawk T1/A

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke welcomes you in the world of the BAE Systems Hawk T1/A, modelled by Just Flight and Thranda Design. Is it a master piece? Is it an exclusive fighter design? Is it … let’s check that out! According to Andy “This model looks good as soon as it is loaded and the detail immediately impresses whether inside or out of the aircraft.” Want to read Andy’s comprehensive Hawk T1/A review? Now you can, here at X-Plained via this review link.

Aircraft 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.

Airport Review | JustSim Brussels Airport

Traveling to Brussels or to be exactly to Zaventem, is for Angelique, your personal reporter, only a couple of hours by car. She did this to visit JustSim Brussels International Airport (EBBR) for X-Plane. It was great to see how it is made, how realistic is looks and feels. She thinks it is worth your money, but you should read her in-depth review. It gives you a lot of information about almost every corner at the airport that she has seen during her virtual walk. Check it out via this in-depth review link.

Aircraft 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.

Utility 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.

Little Navmap Updated to v2.2.2

We're pleased to inform you that Little Navmap has been updated to version 2.2.2.According to Alexander Barthel "This updated version comes with a lot of fixes and new features, but hold on, for those who aren't familiar with Little Navmap .... Little Navmap is a free...

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Everything Updated

Hi all, here's you personal reporter and owner, Angelique van Campen. I would like to have your attention. Perhaps not the most shocking news, for sure not related to X-Plane or X-Plained.Com, but worth to let you know.Last night we've updated X-Plained.Com which is...

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Aerosoft NavDataPro AIRAC Cycle 1813

Aerosoft released on December 6th a new AIRAC Cycle 1813 for their NavDataPro. For operationally significant changes in information, the cycle known as the AIRAC (Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control) cycle is used: revisions are produced every 56 days...

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Navigraph AIRAC Cycle 1813

Another Navigraph AIRAC (Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control) period starting on December 6th, 2018. Let’s give some background information about the AIRAC Cycle. The AIRAC cycle was adopted in 1964 and further improved over the years. Key are the...

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Aircraft Review | C177 Cardinal X-Plane 11

  We're pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Carenado C177 Cardinal for X-Plane 11, but first, let me introduce you Bruce Knight, our new reviewer and real licensed PPL pilot. It's my pleasure to have Bruce being a member of our team. We're both looking...

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Aircraft Review | P-47N Thunderbolt

Historical aircraft are always fun to review and therefore, we're pleased to inform you that our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke took a close look in, around, under, up-side-down or whatever you like, the FlyingIron Republic P-47N Thunderbolt fighter.According to Andy...

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Aircraft Review | Hawk T1/A

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke welcomes you in the world of the BAE Systems Hawk T1/A, modelled by Just Flight and Thranda Design. Is it a master piece? Is it an exclusive fighter design? Is it ... let's check that out!According to Andy "This model looks good as...

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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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Airport Review | JustSim EBBR

Traveling to Brussels or to be exactly to Zaventem, is for Angelique, your personal reporter, only a couple of hours by car. She did this to visit JustSim Brussels International Airport (EBBR) for X-Plane.It was great to see how it is made, how realistic is looks and...

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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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Utility Review | Haversine AirEFB App

Released for you just before Black Friday 2018 ... written for you by your personal reporter Angelique van Campen, an in-depth review of the Haversine AirEFB iPad app. It took some time to organise all the possibilities, and then the time to put it all together, but...

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Haversine AirFMC Utility Review

This time a utility review of a well-known Mac platform developer ... Haversine AirFMC. Thanks to Joao, developer at Haversine, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen got the right grip on this remote CDU/MCDU iOS and maCOS tool. According to Angelique "Utility...

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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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Carenado PA31 / DO228 Adventures

Today is such a day that you can’t go out, so time to find something else to do. I had a long list of things I needed to do for X-Plained.Com. One of these “things“ to do is replacing the 2nd fullwidth slider on the front page with new aircraft screenshots. But...

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Milviz T310R for X-Plane 11 … finally!

MilViz (Military Visualizations) is pleased to bring the T310R to X-Plane11. MilViz is a known high quality developer on the FSX and P3D market and now they finally made the step into the X-Plane world. According to MilViz; "We've focused all of our energy and talent...

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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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Forkboy2 U.S. Ortho Photo Grand Canyon

This is just a small screenshot impression of Forkboy2 ortho photo Grand Canyon HD. There’s of course much more to see, and a lot to download and a lot of time needed to convert the JPG files into DDS files.Long story short; it was worth the time and waiting as you...

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JustSim EBBR Impression

While busy writing for you a comprehensive review of the JustSim EBBR Brussels International Airport, I found it a good idea to make some exclusive screenshots. These screenshots should give you a good impression of how the airport looks like and how it works with...

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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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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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