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Airport Review | Orbx Gateway to Queensland YBBN

Our dedicated reviewer Paul Beckwith takes the airplane to Down Under Brisbane. Why? Paul’s interest goes out to the Orbx Brisbane International Airport (YBBN) and believe me, Paul checks out almost every corner of what is modeled. Check out Paul’s in-depth Orbx Brisbane International Airport (YBBN) review and enjoy the read.

Airport Review | Orbx Václav Havel Airport Prague

Our dedicated reviewer Paul Beckwith travels for you and Orbx to the massive airport of LKPR Václav Havel Prague. It turns out that it offers lots of awesome experiences with well modeled textures, but there’s so much more. Check out what else Paul has to say about this Orbx masterpiece via this X-Plained.Com link. Enjoy!

Aircraft Review | ToLiss Airbus A340-600

It took your personal reporter Angelique van Campen a bit of time, but she managed to complete her in-depth re view of the ToLiss Airbus A340-600. Although it was a lot of work, it was also fun exploring this large Airbus product. You can read her comprehensive review at X-Plained.Com via this link, but keep in mind, it will be a long read, so take your time, relax and enjoy her findings.

Aircraft Review | Thranda “Caravans”

Our dedicated reviewer Paul Beckwith reviews for you the Thranda Caravan models. Yes, you’re right, Caravan models since it’s not just one model, but more then that. Actually, it are the Caravan 675 and Grand Caravan 208B models. Paul has so much more to say about these Thranda aircraft. You can read it all, but it will be a long read so relax, sit back, take a drink, and enjoy this in-depth Thranda DGS (Dynamic Generation Series) Caravan review from Paul.

Aircraft Review | Rotate MD-11F

Due to the complexity of the modeled Rotate MD-11F, Angelique van Campen asked Paul Beckwith if he was interested in helping her with testing and writing. As we know Rotate from their beautiful MD88, they even went one step further with the MD-11. Simply, Rotate has created the perfect replica of the MD-11F. What else can be add …. we can only say “enjoy our review, feel the passion from the Rotate team and our love for this aircraft, so enjoy our comprehensive Rotate MD-11F review.

Hardware Review | Thrustmaster TCA Yoke Pack Boeing

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen took the time to explore all the ins and outs of the Thrustmaster TCA Yoke Pack Boeing Edition. According to Angelique “this hardware can be used with many aircraft, not only Boeing and even with Boeing who have a brown interior, but never forget where I started with, the TCA Boeing is and stays a replica of the Boeing Dreamliner 787 Series. Even at the end of this review, I’m still impressed about the yoke construction and the way it looks like.” But she explored much more then this. Find it out at her in-depth Thrustmaster TCA Yoke Pack Boeing Edition review.

Aircraft Review | JARDesign JD340-500

While your personal reporter and longtime reviewer Angelique van Campen is writing and writing, and seeking for additional information and adding interesting sections, she proud, also on behalf of the JARDesign Group, to present to you a comprehensive review of the JD340-500. It wasn’t written in one day, nor in a week. It almost took a month to complete this review, but it’s worth it. You can read the JD340-500 review via this in-depth review link at X-Plained.Com.

Airport Review | Verticalsim KBOI

Our dedicated reviewer Todd C. flew to KBOI or also known as Boise Air Terminal which is modeled with great precision by Vertical Simulations or just short Verticalsim. According to Todd “Verticalsim has a very strong reputation of being a top-notch scenery developer for X-Plane and it is evident with this scenery outing.”And now it’s time to check out Todd’s review via this review link. Enjoy the reading and comments are as always welcome.

Scenery Review | TrueEarth Canary Islands

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke decided to cross the English Channel and flew to the Canary Islands. Actually, Andy visited the Orbx TrueEarth EU Canary Islands for X-Plane 11. Andy’s conclusion is easy and straightforward …. “This is a great scenery package and its beautiful creation of the natural environment and detailed provision of the man made aspects blends exceptionally well. A great flight experience.” On behalf of Andy I invite you to check out his comprehensive Canary Islands review. Enjoy.

Hardware Review | Thrustmaster TCA Captain Pack Airbus

The TCA series started with the TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition, then the TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition was added, and not long after that, Thrustmaster released the TCA Quadrant Add-on Airbus Edition. Curious how it was to fly one of the Airbus family aircraft from LFBO, France? Then I advice you to relax, take a drink with you, and read her in-depth TCA Captain Pack Airbus Edition review at X-Plained.Com.

Scenery Review | Aerosoft Society Islands XP

X-Plained.Com and reviewer Paul Beckwith are pleased to inform you that Paul visited the Society Islands XP – Bora Bora and Leeward Islands for X-Plane 11. Paul says in his final question “these islands deserve a place in your scenery collection if you are about the island lifestyle, atmosphere, coastlines, and sparkling waters. They belong in your world if you are a fan of high quality, world enhancing textures.” Curious? I think you are. Check it out at our dedicated Society Islands review.

Aerosoft NavDataPro AIRAC Cycle 2208

Aerosoft released on August 11th a new AIRAC Cycle 2208 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 2208

Another Navigraph AIRAC (Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control) period starting on August 11th, 2022. Let’s give some background information about the AIRAC Cycle.In aviation, an Aeronautical Information Publication (or AIP) is defined by the International...

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Navigraph AIRAC Cycle 2207

Another Navigraph AIRAC (Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control) period starting on July 14th, 2022. Let’s give some background information about the AIRAC Cycle.In aviation, an Aeronautical Information Publication (or AIP) is defined by the International...

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Aerosoft NavDataPro AIRAC Cycle 2207

Aerosoft released on July 14th a new AIRAC Cycle 2207 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 (double...

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Navigraph AIRAC Cycle 2206

Another Navigraph AIRAC (Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control) period starting on June 16th, 2022. Let’s give some background information about the AIRAC Cycle.In aviation, an Aeronautical Information Publication (or AIP) is defined by the International...

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Aircraft Review | Thranda “Caravans”

Our dedicated reviewer Paul Beckwith reviews for you the Thranda Caravan models. Yes, you're right, Caravan models since it's not just one model, but more then that. Actually, it are the Caravan 675 and Grand Caravan 208B models.According to Paul "Okay, so you have...

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Aircraft Review | Rotate MD-11F

When you're familiar with X-Plained.Com reviews, you know that we not only try to write comprehensive reviews, we also want to add additional sections with in-depth information in it. What those sections are, depends on the reviewer. Whatever it is, we - Angelique van...

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Aircraft Review | AD Simulations CRJ700

You personal reporter and long time reviewer Angelique van Campen took a lot around, and in it and flew with the AD Simulations Bombardier CRJ700 jet. The result of this check is a comprehensive review of the Bombardier jet and it was worth her time.According to...

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Airport Review | FeelThere Las Vegas

Our reviewer Todd C checked out for you the FeelThere KLAS - Las Vegas International Airport. According to Todd "The scenery is very much a real-life representation of the KLAS - Harry Reid International Airport that has been painstakingly updated to introduce simmers...

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Airport Review | Verticalsim KBOI

Our dedicated reviewer Todd C. flew to KBOI or also known as Boise Air Terminal which is modeled with great precision by Vertical Simulations or just short Verticalsim. According to Todd "Verticalsim has a very strong reputation of being a top-notch scenery developer...

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Scenery Review | Aerosoft Society Islands XP

X-Plained.Com and reviewer Paul Beckwith are pleased to inform you that Paul visited the Society Islands XP - Bora Bora and Leeward Islands for X-Plane 11. According to Aerosoft "Welcome to Bora Bora and the Leeward Islands, the western part of the Society Islands in...

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Hardware Review | Thrustmaster TCA Pack Boeing

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen took the time to explore all the ins and outs of the Thrustmaster TCA Yoke Pack Boeing Edition. According to Angelique "this hardware can be used with many aircraft, not only Boeing and even with Boeing who have a brown...

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Hardware Review | Honeycomb Airbus A319-A380

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen tries out the Honeycomb Aeronautical "Throttle Pack Airbus A319 - A380". Angelique did review already the Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls and Bravo Throttle Quadrant.But what is this for hardware add-on package?According to...

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Video | Netavio CJ4 Flight LFBZ LFSL

During the writing of Angelique's Netavio Citation CJ4 review I decided to fly another "short" stretch from LFBZ to LFSL, both in France. I did it because I wanted to test a couple of things during this flight, but I had so much fun that I decided to record the...

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Video | Orbx TrueEarth GB South “EGHN-EGLA”

your personal reporter Angelique continues with her scenic flight that starts at EGHN (Sandown Airport) and via the Needles and Plymouth towards Land's End and finally, we arrive at EGLA (Bodmin Airport). During this flight your personal reporter and reviewer...

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Video | Orbx TrueEarth GB South “EGX6-EGHN”

Our todays flight starts at EGX6 (Eastchurch Airport) and via the river Thames till the Peninsula Square, then heading in a SSW direction to Portsmouth and finally, we arrive at EGHN (Sandown Airport) at the Isle of Wight. During this flight your personal reporter and...

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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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Belga tutorial … Saitek FIP Interface

Not on approach, not on final, it has landed ... Belga12345 "Saitek FIP" tutorial. Recently we published an article about Saitek FIP. For those who aren’t familiar with Saitek FIP; a FIP (Flight Instrument Panel) is a colorful 3.5-inch LCD screen that seamlessly...

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Mountains by Marc Leydecker

What the heck is this for tutorial .. creating sand/construction mountains on airports, of course, if applicable for you. Even when you know how to do it, perhaps this tutorial will offer you an easier way to create them. Whatever is applicable to you, we're pleased...

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