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Aircraft Review | X-Trident Hawker Harrier

We from X-Plained have the following surprise for you … written by Andy Clarke and a little bit by Angelique van Campen … a comprehensive review of the X-Trident Hawker Harrier. According to both reviewers; the interior of the aircraft has the very utilitarian look of a military aircraft but does not lack detail or clarity, but there’s so much more to read. Curious? Then you should read our in-depth review. Enjoy!

Airport Review | ShortFinal Design EDDM

It’s Winter time. October Fest is gone with the wind, but your personal reporter Angelique van Campen has some time left to visit the Bavarian landscape and then in particular the ShortFinal Design EDDM airport. EDDM is an important international hub for many airliners, in particular for Lufthansa. Besides that, EDDM is also an important maintenance base for Lufthansa Techniek. Curious what Angelique has to say about it? Then I invite you to read her comprehensive SFD EDDM review.

Airport Review | Aerosoft London Heathrow

This time your personal reporter Angelique van Campen stays close to home. Ok, she need to take the aircraft to pass the Channel to reach out London Heathrow International Airport (EGLL), modeled on behalf of Aerosoft. Although this is an updated X-Plane 10 airport, what has Angelique to say about it? It has become a massive review. A bit longer than expected, but that’s also due to the design of the airport itself and if she wanted it or not, Angelique had to travel a lot to visit every corner of EGLL. Curious what Angelique has to say? Check out her in-depth review at X-Plained.Com.

Aircraft Review | Carenado Cessna S550

While our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke tries to relax, he’s also curious how the Carenado Cessna Citation S550 is modeled or how it flies or how … too many questions and thoughts.According to Andy “This model is highly detailed both inside and out and comes with a very good sounds package. The developers have worked to make as many systems usable and this creates a busy and interesting cockpit environment. The aircraft surprised me with is level of sophistication for relatively small, and not so young aircraft.” You can read it all via this in-depth Cessna Citation S550 review link. Enjoy the reading!

Airport Review | X-Codr KDEN

For our reviewer Bruce Knight, KDEN or Denver International Airport it is just around the corner of his house. That said, it’s for Bruce a challenge to find out all the ins and outs of this well-modeled X-Codr Designs KDEN. You can read Bruce his X-Codr KDEN finding via this in-depth review link. Enjoy!

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 | 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 | 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 | FlyAGI 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 she found, not only for clouds, a interesting freeware utility; FlyAGI Tweak Utility. Want to read her FlyAGI Tweak Utility look and feel review? Then you must check out this in-depth review link.

Carenado Saab 340 Released

This is great news. A medium size Carenado commuter for X-Plane 11. Personally, I’m waiting also for the Fokker model, but that’s for later. On behalf of Carenado, I would like to share with you the following news.The Saab 340 is, logically, only for X-Plane 11 and...

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Just Flight’s Fleet New and Improved

We're pleased to inform you on behalf of Just Flight with the following news:Following the release of version 11.30 for X-Plane all the Just Flight aircraft which we developed in partnership with Thranda Design have now been updated with new features and numerous...

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Added Libraries and much more

UPDATE February 12th 2019:We're at X-Plained.com are pleased to inform you that we updated / new the following libraries:- Update (February 12th) CDB Library 2.6- Updated (February 9th) MisterX Library 1.61bWe’re pleased to inform you that X-Plained.Com has updated...

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FlyAGI Tweak Utility Added

Update: February 9th 2019, product update to version 1.09fUpdate Description: Fixed the sound folder checking not working correctly leading to a lua stop if the sound folder was deleted. Further I added an option to disable the sound engine completely in the launcher...

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Aircraft Review | X-Trident Harrier

We from X-Plained have the following surprise for you ... written by Andy Clarke and a little bit by Angelique van Campen ... a comprehensive review of the X-Trident Hawker Harrier.According to both reviewers "The interior of the aircraft has the very utilitarian look...

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Aircraft Review | Carenado Cessna S550

While our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke tries to relax, he's also curious how the Carenado Cessna Citation S550 is modeled or how it flies or how ... too many questions and thoughts.According to Andy "This model is highly detailed both inside and out and comes with a...

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Aircraft Review | C177 Cardinal X-Plane 11

 We're pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Alabeo 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 forward...

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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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Airport Review | Aerosoft Heathrow (EGLL)

This time your personal reporter Angelique van Campen stays close to home. Ok, she need to take the aircraft to pass the Channel to reach out London Heathrow International Airport (EGLL), modeled on behalf of Aerosoft. Although this is an updated X-Plane 10 airport,...

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Airport Review | SFD EDDM

It's Winter time. October Fest is gone with the wind, but your personal reporter Angelique van Campen has some time left to visit the Bavarian landscape and then in particular the ShortFinal Design EDDM airport. EDDM is an important international hub for many...

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Airport Review | X-Codr KDEN

For our reviewer Bruce Knight, KDEN or Denver International Airport it is just around the corner of his house. That said, it's for Bruce a challenge to find out all the ins and outs of this well-modeled X-Codr Designs KDEN.According to Bruce "To conclude this review,...

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Airport Review | DD/JustSim Tenerife Sur

When we say Canary Islands, we say nice temperatures, nice landscape, great food, but also a well modeled Tenerife Sur Airport by Digital Design and JustSim. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen took the plane and visited the airport as well as the surrounding...

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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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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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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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Vive La France with Carenado

It’s such a day as usual in the Netherlands … colder then normal or at the weather forecast they will say … it’s hotter than average. To me it feels cold, windy and whatsoever. Time to do what I promised already a while ago …. flying to France and see how the Carenado...

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Exclusive Screenshots “Carenado C172SP”

Flying the Grand CanyonWe’ve visited many times the US Grand Canyon National Park. Many time it was driving around by car and twice we walked down to the river and back up. Ok, not in one day, but we did it.During one of those visits we decided to rent an airplane and...

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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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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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Screenshot Impression X-Codr Designs Denver

See You at Denver: Visit X-Codr Designs Denver International Airport.Denver International Airport, locally referred to as DIA, is an international airport primarily serving metropolitan Denver, Colorado, United States as well as the greater Front Range Urban...

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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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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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