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Utility Review | SkyScout for X-Plane

Your personal reporter and dedicated reviewer Angelique van Campen is pleased to inform you that she made it. Yes, she finished a comprehensive review of XPlane Aviator SkyScout. Angelique says “It wasn’t an easy review. It took a while to get the right flow. That has nothing to do with the product. It’s just different finding your way then reviewing an aircraft, an airport, a scenery or hardware.” Want to read the whole article? Take a cup of coffee, tea or whatever you prefer, relax, sit back and enjoy this in-depth SkyScout review.

Aircraft Review | FlyingIron Lockheed P38L Lightning

Back to the good old days. Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke takes an depth look into the FlyingIron Simulations Lockheed P38L Lightning. This will be fun as Andy starts with. But there’s more according to Andy …. “This is a very realistic model with lots of character and the presentation and detail really show off the unique profile. The model is responsive and forgiving to fly and needs far more gentle control inputs than I thought at first. The use of the engines both in start up and flight has been made very realistic and can be a challenge. It is worth practicing and persevering, I am no expert and I acquired the technique after a while.” Want to read Andy’s complete in-depth review? Check it out via this X-Plained review link.

Aircraft Review | Nimbus Britten Norman Islander

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen and dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke explored, investigated and flew the Nimbus Simulation Studios BN-2 Islander. On behalf of X-Plained.Com are pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Nimbus Britten-Norman BN-2B aircraft. The modeled version by the Nimbus team is representing the old fashioned cockpit lay-out. I mention that on purpose since the Islander is still build although these days it’s equipped with modern Display Units. Curious about our experience? Then you must check out our in-depth review. Enjoy!

 

Aircraft Review | Khamsin DHC-1 Chipmunk

This is such a nice and easy aircraft to fly and should get a place in your hanger. I’m talking about the Khamsin DHC-1 Chipmunk version 2.0 for X-Plane 11.50+. That said, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen rented in the south of England a virtual Chipmunk and tested out most of it.  But if you like to do, you can also do steep turns, slow flights (of course you should be) and spins. And much more. And therefore, Angelique invites you to check out her in-depth Chipmunk review at X-Plained.Com.

 

Utility Review | Stairport SAM World Jetways

Your personal reporter and reviewer Angelique van Campen virtually travelled around the world to check out Stairport SAM World Jetways. She visited default Laminar Research airports, but also a lot of payware add-on airports. Was it worth my time to figure out all the ins and outs of this payware plugin/extension? Yes, it was although it took me a lot of time to find the right words and the right flow, but luckily, she managed it. You can read all about her SAM World Jetways experience via this in-depth review link.

 

Hardware Review | Honeycomb Flight Controls

At X-Plained.Com we’re reviewing all kind of products, ranging from software aircraft, airports, scenery, utility add-ons and what else more. Some are chosen by us, some are written on request. The reviewed product, the Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls is a GA aircraft look alike device with switches, buttons and an engine selector. It was fun reviewing it due to the used material and thus the overall quality and what else I found out during the testing. Check it out via this in-depth review link. Enjoy the reading and comments or suggestions are always welcome.

 

Airport Review | Globall Art Vancouver CYVR

It’s not that far from England to Vancouver International Airport. That said, our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke took a virtual flight to Canada and explored all the ins and outs of the latest Globall Art airport development. This a great addition to the X-Plane flying experience and will give any user a very interesting start or finish to any flight. You can read Andy’s in-depth review via this review link.

 

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 | TrueEarth US Florida HD

Your personal X-Plained.Com reporter Angelique van Campen took a virtual flight to Orlando and drove to Venice, situated on the West coast of Florida. The reason for this virtual flight was to explore Orbx TrueEarth US Florida. And I can tell you, it was an awesome experience. For those who aren’t familiar with the Sunshine State, we’re dealing with the US state Florida. Check out our comprehensive TrueEarth US Florida HD review at X-Plained.Com.

 

Airport Review | DC Sceneries Design KX06

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen takes you on a Floridian cross country trip from Arcadia Municipal (X06) to Coral Creek (FA54), at least, that was the plan. Ho ho, hold on, what was that plan then and why is it not done and what can we expect? That’s what you can read in this DC Sceneries Design review that covers Arcadia Municipal Airport X06. You can read it all in this review. Enjoy!

 

Utility Review | SkyScout for X-Plane

Your personal reporter and dedicated reviewer Angelique van Campen is pleased to inform you that she made it. Yes, she finished a comprehensive review of XPlane Aviator SkyScout.Angelique says "It wasn't an easy review. It took a while to get the right flow. That has...

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Attention … DeltaWing Simulations F-16C Block 52+

On behalf of DeltaWing Simulations we're pleased to share with you the following information.DeltaWing Simulations proudly presents you, F-16C Block 52+ Fighting Falcon, Airshow Edition. Their first release of F-16 will be orientated into the Airshow Edition of the...

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Navigraph AIRAC Cycle 2012

Another Navigraph AIRAC (Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control) period starting on November 5th, 2020. 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 worldwide...

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Aerosoft NavDataPro AIRAC Cycle 2012

Aerosoft released on November 5th a new AIRAC Cycle 2012 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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Aircraft Review | Khamsin DHC-1 Chipmunk

This is such a nice and easy aircraft to fly and should get a place in your hanger. I'm talking about the Khamsin DHC-1 Chipmunk version 2.0 for X-Plane 11.50+. That said, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen rented in the south of England a virtual Chipmunk...

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Aircraft Review | Just Flight Avro Vulcan

Andy Clarke and your personal reporter Angelique van Campen are pleased to offer you a comprehensive review of the Thranda Design and Just Flight teams, the Avro Vulcan.In case you lost it, this historical fighter package covers the Avro Vulcan models B Mk2, K.2 and...

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Airport Review | DC Sceneries Design KX06

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen takes you on a Floridian cross country trip from Arcadia Municipal (X06) to Coral Creek (FA54), at least, that was the plan. Ho ho, hold on, what was that plan then and why is it not done and what can we expect?That's what...

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Scenery Review | TrueEarth US Florida

Your personal X-Plained.Com reporter Angelique van Campen took a virtual flight to Orlando and drove to Venice, situated on the West coast of Florida. The reason for this virtual flight was to explore Orbx TrueEarth US Florida. And I can tell you, it was an awesome...

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Utility Review | SkyScout for X-Plane

Your personal reporter and dedicated reviewer Angelique van Campen is pleased to inform you that she made it. Yes, she finished a comprehensive review of XPlane Aviator SkyScout.Angelique says "It wasn't an easy review. It took a while to get the right flow. That has...

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Utility Review | SAM World Jetways

Your personal reporter and reviewer Angelique van Campen virtually travelled around the world to check out Stairport SAM World Jetways. She visited default Laminar Research airports, but also a lot of payware add-on airports. The last one she visited for her...

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Video Section Added

Many videos can be found on the Internet related to X-Plane or dedicated to the many add-ons. Most of them are either promotional videos or have a kind of educational background, so why should we create even more videos, right?We're not interested in competing with...

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WIP JARDesign A340-500 Series

On behalf of the JARDesign Group I'm please to offer you some exclusive screenshots of there WORK IN PROGRESS A340-500 Series. As you all know, JARDesign offers the A330 and the A320Neo and with all their knowledge, they've started a while ago with the development of...

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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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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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