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Review | Globall Art CYYZ

We’re pleased to offer you Andy’s in-depth CYYZ Toronto Pearson International review. According to Andy “This is a highly impressive model with great attention to detail and a real effort to deliver a huge project as accurately as possible.” But there’s so much more. On behalf of Andy I encourage you to read his comprehensive review.

Review | Carenado Dornier DO228

A new day, a new challenge …. our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke had a thorough look into the Carenado Dornier DO228 100. And, did Andy like the model, did Andy had any issues or was it all over a great dedicated X-Plane 11 add-on? According to Andy “The model is very impressively created, both inside and out, with high levels of detail throughout.” Want to read the whole review? Then you must check out his comprehensive review.

Review | VSkyLabs Tecnam P2600T

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen drove all over to Italy to see, feel, and fly the latest VSkyLabs Tecnam P2600T aircraft. Although this model is only for X-pLane 11.10 and up, it was worth the drive and testing. According to Angelique “I won’t say that I’ve covered all of the VSkyLabs Tecnam for X-Plane 11.10, but I’m quite sure most of it is discussed.” Curious what Angelique has to say? Then you should read her in-depth review.

Review | Colimata Boeing FA-18F Super Hornet

Andy Clarke, our dedicated reviewer, had a thorough look into the Boeing FA-18F Super Hornet from developers group Colimata. Andy is so enthusiastic about this modeled Boeing fighter, that it turned out to be an in-depth review. Overall worth to read Andy’s comprehensive review that offers you all the ins and outs of the FA-18F Super Hornet.

Review | Just Flight Piper Arrow III

Ever wanted to fly the brand new refreshing Just Flight Piper Arrow III for X-Plane 11 in Florida and Southern France? Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen did it for you. In her comprehensive review she tried to find out everything from this new X-Plane 11 aircraft. Curious? Then you must follow this in-depth review link I would say .. enjoy!

Review | Carenado C90B King Air

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is pleased to offer you her in-depth review of the Carenado C90B King Air for X-Plane 11. According to Angelique “Did I like the C90B King Air for X-Plane 11? Yes, but to be honest I did like the same model already for X-Plane 10, so that’s not really new to me. Overall a nice, not too far away, test impression with this C90B to LSZH using all aspects of the aircraft.” To find that out it’s time to read her exclusive review, right here at X-Plained. Enjoy!

Review | Carenado Grand Caravan

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke takes a look at the Carenado Cessna C208B Grand Caravan for X-Plane 11. As a dedicated X-Plane 11 reviewer, Andy tries to find out all the ins and outs of this modeled aircraft. Want to read the whole review? Then you must check out Andy’s comprehensive review.

Review | Wilson Classics DC-8 Series

On behalf of Wilson Classics, we’re pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Wilson Classic Douglas DC-8 Series for X-Plane 11. Although your personal reporter Angelique van Campen goes on holiday for a couple of weeks, she wanted to finish part I of this great aircraft. Time for the review. Check out this comprehensive DC-8 Series Wilson Classics review link.

Review | vFlyteAir Piper Twin Comanche

On behalf of Andy Clark, one of our dedicated reviewers, X-Plained.com is pleased to inform you that Andy has reviewed the vFlyteAir Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche for X-Plane 11. Want to read Andy’s in-depth review? Then follow this review link.

Review | Carenado Aero Commander

Andy Clark, one of our dedicated reviewers, dives into the “Carenado Shrike Aero Commander” world. It will be a great and thorough ride, I can promise you. Andy has so much to tell. Please enjoy Andy’s comprehensive review of the Carenado 500s Shrike Aero Commander.

Review | Drzewiecki Design LUKK

We’re at X-Plained.Com are pleased to inform you that Jude Bradley visited the airport of Chișinău (LUKK), modeled by Drzewiecki Design. According to Jude “At first glance, this airport does not look very interesting with its single runway, but Drezwiecki have done one nice job on this airport.” Curious what Jude has to say and to show you? Then it’s worth to check out his review.

Review | Airfoillabs C172 SP

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen goes back to her GA roots; exploring, flying and testing the Airfoillabs Cessna C172SP Skyhawk. She rents this aircraft at KJGG and makes an IFR flight from EHBK to ELLX. And, is it fun? Is it worth the model? Curious what she has to say? Then there’s an absolute need to read her comprehensive Airfoillabs review.

Review | Aerobask Antares 20E

Looking for a great glider and looking for an adventure with the Lange Aviation Antares 20E from Aerobask? If you like gliding with the possibility to use the onboard motor, then this Aerobask Antares 20E is a great model. Together with the thermal plugin from Alex Ferrer, your X-Plane 10 and/or X-Plane 11 adventure can begin. Angelique van Campen, your personal reporter as always, has tested the Antares 20E with both X-Plane 10.51 and X-Plane 11 including the special thermal plugin. You can read it in her comprehensive review.

Review | Alabeo Staggerwing

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen dives this time in the Alabeo Staggerwing. It’s not one of the latest Alabeo aerobatic aircraft models, neither less, it’s still worth to check it out. Angelique tested for you the Staggerwing with both X-Plane versions. Curious what she has to say? Check out her in-depth Staggerwing review.

Review | Rotate MD-80 Pro Series v1.3

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen dives into the Rotate MD-88 (-80) Pro version 1.3. It seems that she can’t stop testing and writing. That must be good! How good and how realistic this McDonnell Douglas MD-88 is, that’s what you can read in her comprehensive review. Angelique warns you in advance … take your time, take something to eat and drink with you since it will be a very longgggggggg read. Curious? I’m sure you are. Just follow this comprehensive review link and enjoy!

Review | JRollon Jetstream 32

A comprehensive review, written for you on request ….. the JRollon Jetstream Super 31 or also known as the Jetstream 32. Yes yes, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen did check this older X-Plane 10.51 and X-Plane 11 compatible aircraft for you. You’re curious what she has to say? Then it’s worth to read her in-depth JRollon Jetstream 32 review.

Review | Alabeo C207 Skywagon

Big, bigger, biggest … the Alabeo Cessna C207 Skywagon. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen flies with the C207 during IFR and VFR flights and comes to the conclusion that this Alabeo model is still worth every penny. According to Angelique “What can I say … I enjoyed flying around with the Alabeo C207 Skywagon. It’s as usual a nicely modeled GA aircraft, with some new features and luckily, an old-fashioned “original” cockpit.” You can read all about it at Angelique’s comprehensive Alabeo C207 review.

Review | Alabeo PA44 Seminole

A welcome to Andy Clarke, our new reviewer. On behalf of Andy Clarke we’re pleased to offer you his in-depth Alabeo Piper PA-44 Seminole review. Andy took the time to explore all the options, all the inside and outside modelling and how it flies while testing the model with X-Plane 11.01. And what has Andy to say about it ….. “The presentation of the aircraft and the special touches, such as the push pull trolley when the aircraft is parked with engines off, really draws the user in to the whole experience.” Curious? There you must read Andy’s review. Enjoy!

Review | Carenado Cirrus SR22 GTS

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen continues with her Carenado and Alabeo adventure. Today it’s time to explore, to investigate, to maintain and to fly the Carenado Cirrus Aircraft SR22 GTXS Turbo. Is it a beast, is it a beauty, it is … yes, it’s all of it! According to Angelique “The overall quality, as you may expect from Carenado, of the 3D SR22 Turbo modeling of the aircraft body itself and the 3D cockpit/cabin are of a high level, but there’s so much more to tell, to see and to read about this beauty! Check out Angelique’s in-depth review of the SR22 GTXS Turbo.

 

Review | Carenado Beechcraft B1900D

Fasten Your Seatbelt. Ladies and Gentleman, welcome on-board our brand new Beechcraft B1900D. We’re pleased to inform you that this brand new aircraft is developed and produced by the Carenado team. We hope you have a pleasant flight with us. We will keep you informed about any issues on this flight and our expected landing time at Auckland International Airport. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen flies with Air New Zealand in a Carenado Beechcraft B1900D and is she enthusiastic?  Want to know all about it? Then it’s time to read Angelique’s comprehensive B1900D review.

Review | Carenado Beechcraft Baron 58

According to your personal reporter Angelique van Campen reviewing the old-fashioned Beechcraft Baron 58 is/was fun. Yes, it’s not the newest twin engine GA aircraft, neither less, a lot to see, a lot modified since version 1.0 which came from 2012. And no, it’s not old-fashioned. Ok, is has no modern EFIS instruments or whatever is possible these days, but it’s not an old-fashioned aircraft to fly with.” Worth the review and the read? Yes, absolute worth to read her comprehensive review.

Review | Carenado Malibu Mirage

One of Angelique’s favourite Carenado aircraft, besides the C337, the Piper PA-46 Malibu Mirage. Why you would ask …. because she’s seen this aircraft in real at Texel Airport (EHTX). A gorgeous looking model although some find the nose a bit long, but further on, a well modelled and accurate created GA aircraft. Curious to what Angelique has to say about the modelled Malibu version 3.2? Sit back, relax, take a cup of coffee, tea or something else and enjoy her comprehensive PA-46 Malibu Mirage review.

Review | Salt Lake City International Airport

Our dedicated reviewer Jude Bradley gives you an inside story of ……. if you’ve used X-Plane for any length of time, you’ll be sure to have come across MisterX6 sceneries. Now, for the first time, he’s entering the payware scenery market, and the best of luck to him under the brand Short Final Design. Jude tries to find out all the ins and outs of Salt Lake City International Airport. Curious? Check out Jude’s comprehensive KSLC review.

Review | Robin DR400 140B by XPFR

Your personal GA investigator Angelique takes a close look at the, already for a while on the market, XPFR Robin DR400 140B. Originally, the aircraft was designed for X-Plane 9.70 (ohh, that’s a long time ago), but it still performs well with X-Plane 10.51. And because of that, Angelique decided to check this aircraft once more with X-Plane 10. That said, worth reading our in-depth review and worth the download. Enjoy!

Review | NAPS Hilo International Airport

Still being in Hawaii, Angelique’s next airport stop is from the NAPS developers NAPS (North Atlantic and Pacific Sceneries) PHTO Hilo International Airport version 3.0. Angelique tries to find all the ins and outs of the modeled Hilo replica. Is she happy, is it worth the download? Oh yes, it is! You can read it all in her in-depth review.

Review | Stampe et Vertongen SV-4 by XPFR

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen thinks that many flight simmers, including me, aren’t familiar with the old fashioned Stampe SV biplane aircraft. That said, time to highlight the XPFR Stampe et Vertongen SV-4. Ok, now we know that, how’s the model, how does it look like, how does it fly and so on. You can it all at our comprehensive Stampe review

Review | NAPS Kahului International Airport

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen flies to Hawaii … yes, yes, I’m aware she has been there before, but this time she’s visiting a couple of NAPS (North Atlantic and Pacific Sceneries) airports. Kahului Airport?
According to Angelique “I’ve never heard of it! That’s not so strange because I live in the Netherlands and Hawaii is far away for me. This is one of the worldwide destinations that I’ve never been to, but I know I’ll get to in the near future.” Curious …. surprise …. here’s Angelique’s PHOG review.

Review | The Ultimate X-56 Rhino H.O.T.A.S.

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen had the opportunity to test the Saitek X-56 Rhino HOTAS unit. And was it worth the writing and testing or ….? According to Angelique “I’m impressed about the integration of the X-56 Rhino hardware with Laminar Research X-Plane for Windows 10 Professional and macOS Sierra. And yes, the X-56 works quite well with X-Plane on a Mac although there’s no Saitek software available for this OS.” But there’s more. Curious to the rest? Then Angelique warns you in advance … relax, take a coffee, tea or something else and enjoy her comprehensive X-56 Rhino H.O.T.A.S. review.

NAPS Hawaii Island Hopping

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen takes you this time on a virtual Hawaiian trip. She offers you a flight adventure. Not just a flight adventure, no, a Hawaiian flight adventure! This impression has everything to do with island hopping. Due to the length of the review, the review is split into part I and part II. Enjoy Angelique’s Hawaii Island Hopping Part I and here’s also Island Hopping Part II.

Review | JustSim Hamburg International

Since it’s not to far from Rick’s home town, our dedicated reviewer Rick Verhoog decides this time to drive to Hamburg International Airport (EDDH). Arriving there, he’s impressed by JustSim’s EDDH creation. According to Rick “This scenery is definitely recommended for those who like to visit German airports. Also a great place for online flying!”. You can read it all in Ricks in-depth review at X-Plained.Com.

Review | PilotPlus Gatwick International

Our dedicated reviewer Jude Bradley takes a look at this PilotPlus add-on airport. According to Jude “There is a lot of effort put into this product and I feel that it is a valuable addition to X-Plane and there are plenty of real-life routes that can be used with this airport, and it’s good representation of the airport at this point in time.” Curious what Jude has to say more? Then you must read his comprehensive review at X-Plained.com.

Review | Rio de Janeiro Airport v2

We’re pleased to offer you from Richard Nunes “Riogaleao – SBGL International Rio de Janeiro Airport version 2.0“. Richard decided to upgrade his airport with the latest developments after the Olympic Games in 2016. Want to read all about it? You can at X-Plained.com via this comprehensive review link. Enjoy the reading and comments are welcome.

Review | SSG E-Jet Evo E-170 Series Part I

Since when are we at X-Plained.com able to do a “SSG E-Jet Evolution E-170 Series Inspection”? Since today! Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen dives into the world of SSG, Embraer and E-Jet technology. That said, she has taken more then enough time to explore the modelled Embraer E-Jet E-170 Evolution Series from Supercritical Simulations Group (SSG). Check it out via this comprehensive review link.

Review | SSG E-Jet Evo E-170 Series Part II

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen, finally finished my part II review of the SSG Embraer E-Jets Evolution E-170. I had a lot of fun flying this aircraft with X-Plane 10 and X-Plane 11 although X-Plane 11 gave me a lot of Saitek X52 Pro issues. Neither less, it’s full with extra information and some step-by-step procedures. When you want to know how she feels about the SSG Evolution E-170 aircraft and if it’s worth to buy it? You can read it all in her comprehensive review part II.

Review | FlightFactor/StepToSky 757-200 v2

This time something refreshing for you from our dedicated reviewer Rick Verhoog … a comprehensive review of the FlightFactor aero / StepToSky Boeing 757-200 Version 2.x. While the difference between this and the 767 isn’t enormous, this aircraft is a must buy for people that own and love the original FlightFactor 757. Want to know all about it? Then you must read Rick’s in-depth 757-200 v2.x review. Enjoy!

Review | vFlyteAir Grumman Tiger AA-5

Is it the vFlyteAir Tiger versus Traveler or … ?
No, this aircraft review has everything to do with the vFlyteAir Grumman Tiger AA-5. Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen loves to test, explore and fly this well-developed aircraft above the Dutch landscape. With the help of several flight stretches, she explores all the ins and outs of this tiny, but beautiful aircraft. Want to know all about it? Then you should read her in-depth review right her at X-Plained.Com.

Review | X-Crafts E-195 v2 Part II

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen continues with her X-Craft E-195 v2 exploration and is pleased to inform you that she has finished part II of the Embraer E-195 v2 review. Curious what she has to say in part II and what’s her overall impression? Then you must read her comprehensive Part II review too.

Review | X-Crafts E-195 v2 Part I

Your personal reporter Angelique is pleased to offer you part I of the X-Crafts Embraer E-195 v2 review. Curious what she has to say? Then you must read this comprehensive review link.

Review | FunnerFlight KLAX

Jude Bradley flies “virtually” during his Christmas holiday to the west-coast of the United States, or to be more precise … to FunnerFlight’s Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX). Jude thinks that without doubt the Theme building is the centrepiece of this product along with the light show included. But there’s much more to explore in Jude’s review. You can read Jude’s in-depth review at X-Plained.

Review | Alabeo Diamond DA42 G1000

On behalf of Rick Verhoog, our dedicated reviewer, X-Plained is pleased to inform you that we’ve release Rick’s comprehensive Alabeo Diamond DA42 Twin Star G1000 review. According to Rick “For anyone who likes GA aircraft that aren’t much bigger than the average Cessna, but carry more modern technology, along with sleeker and modern looks and powerful, fast engines, this DA42 is a treat.” Want to know all about it? Then you must read Rick’s review.

Review | vFlyeAir Piper Arrow III

It was time to test it once more since the vFlyteAir aircraft model has had many updates. That said, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen tries to find out all the ins and outs of the Piper Arrow III. Was it worth a review ….. the answer is YES. You can read her review via this review link.

Review | Carenado C152II

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is sitting in her PPL aircraft, a Carenado Cessna 152 II. This takes her back to the summer of 2003, when she struggled to fulfil her wish in getting a FAA PPL license within 28 days. However, for this review she didn’t use X-Plane 10.51, but X-Plane 11pb9. That said, lets go for it! Want to read Angelique’s review? Check it out via this review link.

Review | FlyJSim 732 TwinJet

Angelique van Campen reviewed for you once more the FlyJSim 732 TwinJet. Angelique thinks that “the way systems work and how the aircraft flies, are awesome. Not knowing how it’s in real, but in the sim it flies quit realistic”.
Worth to read Angelique’s in-depth review. Have fun!

xEnviro, the Impression

I never thought I will make it, a comprehensive review/impression of xEnviro, the Ultimate Environment Engine. This was really a complex review/impression because it’s not always something that can be compared or can be seen. All together Angelique concludes that she has a strong preference for xEnviro. Curious what Angelique figured out? Check it out at her in-depth xEnviro impression.

Impressions | EFB

This impression has everything to do with FSWidgets EFB for Mac, a “remote map” visualization app. You can read all about the FSWidgets EFB for Mac by reading Angelique’s comprehensive impression.

Review | FlightFactor QPAC A350

X-Plained is pleased to offer you an comprehensive impression of the FlightFactor aero/QPAC Airbus A350-900 Series v1.3.1. According to Angelique van Campen “The modeled Flight Factor A350 is the Advanced model that comes with a lot of features and offers many possibilities to make every flight a success, but there’s so much more she has to tell. Pick up first a cup of coffee or tea, relax, sit back and enjoy her in-depth FF aero/QPAC A350 impression.

Review | Carenado TBM850 G1000

Rick Verhoog, our Carenado/Alabeo G1000 review specialist, is pleased to offer you an in-depth review of the Carenado TBM850 G1000. The TBM850 may not be as well-known as some of Carenado’s other creations, but it certainly is a welcome addition to the roster of X-Plane General Aviation aircraft. But Rick has so much more to tell. Therefore, I encourage you to read Rick’s comprehensive review.

Review | IXEG 737 Classic

Our dedicated reviewer Jude Bradley takes a dive into the world of the IXEG Boeing 737 Classic. According to Jude “I cannot be but blown away by how smooth this aircraft is, the knobs and buttons move flawlessly and the framerates are excellent. The immersion factor is superb on this model and it’s the Gold Standard in X-Plane at this time.” But Jude has to say so much more. Therefore you must read his comprehensive review at X-Plained.

Impressions | JARDesign X-Life

You Are Not Alone in the Sky! … what’s that for title or what does it do? Is deals with JARDesign’s X-Life so this impression has everything to do with the X-Life Traffic plugin from JARDesign. This was even for me a complex impression, but it all worked out fine. Want to read how Angelique experienced X-Life? Read it all at X-Plained via this comprehensive impressions link!

Review | vFlyteair Cherokee 140

What will it be this time …. the vFlyteAir Piper Cherokee PA28-140 Series. Oops, that’s and old, almost historical aircraft, but it must be said, it’s very well modeled and flies like an angel. If it flies like an angel and if it’s well modeled, that’s the task of Angelique van Campen who tries to find out all the ins and outs of this old-fashioned vFlyteAir GA aircraft. I would say … time to check out Angelique’s in-depth Cherokee 140 review.

Impressions | ZonePhoto

I felt I needed to write a short impression about photo-real sceneries. A perfect alternative are the packages from ZonePhoto. Although a ZL16 packages aren’t of the same quality as ZL17, it’s still a nearly perfect alternative to download, implement and explore you own flying area in X-Plane 10 scenery. At the end of this short impression, you’ll be amazed that it was worth the downloading. Read Angelique’s informative impressions at X-Plained.

Review | Nimbus Chicago O’Hare

Our dedicated reviewer Jude Bradley flew to KORD or better known as Chicago O’Hare Airport to check out the modelled airport from Nimbus. According to Jude “It fills a gap in the market for mid-U.S Sceneries. It’s well worth the price. The performance is very good even taking into account the aircraft I tested this with. In short, this is a good airport and yes, I would definitely recommend it.” Curious? Via this review link you can read all about it.

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Updated NAPS Products

On behalf of Freddy De Pues and NAPS team we're pleased to inform you that the following NAPS products have been updated. First, the NAPS library has been updated to version 4.0 with lots of updated and new objects like military radar, military bus (Army), military...

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NAPS Partick AFB (KCOF) Released

On behalf of Freddy De Pues from Naps and team, we're pleased to offer another AFB (Air Force Base) airport: KCOF or Patrick AFB in mid Florida. Patrick Air Force Base (IATA: COF, ICAO: KCOF, FAA LID: COF) is a United States Air Force installation located between...

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SSG 747-8i (Intercontinental) Factory Rollout

We're pleased to offer you an exclusive Boeing Commercial Airplanes factory rollout liveries for well known X-Plane aircraft developers. On behalf of Fabio Cabral (fscabral), we're with his approval allowed to offer you a Boeing factory rollout paintings. This...

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Carenado DO228 100 Released

We've been all waiting for this, a famous X-Plane 11 aircraft, the Dornier Do 228 from Carenado. The Dornier Do 228 is a twin-turboprop STOL utility aircraft, manufactured by Dornier GmbH (later DASA Dornier, Fairchild-Dornier) from 1981 until 1998. In 1983, Hindustan...

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NAPS “KEVB New Smyrna Beach Municipal” Released

We're pleased to present to you a new municipal airport made by NAPS (Freddy De Pues) namely KEVB New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport version 1.0. This one goes out to Angelique van Campen, X-Plained, who had her GA pilot training in KEVB. The perfect combination is...

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Updated “X-Plained Google Maps”

We're pleased to inform you that we've updated our X-Plained Google Maps feature. The following NAPS airports are added to the interactive map: - Lakeland Linder Regional (KLAL) - Marco Island Executive (KMKY) - Avon Park Executive (KAVO) For those who aren't familiar...

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Carenado C90B X-Plane 11 Review

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is pleased to offer you her in-depth review of the Carenado C90B King Air for X-Plane 11. According to Angelique "Did I like the C90B King Air for X-Plane 11? Yes, but to be honest I did like the same model already for...

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News … Carenado C90B King Air Review

Soon, soon, very soon I'll - Angelique van Campen - publish for our readers a comprehensive review of the Carenado C90B King air for X-Plane 11. Last test flights are more or less done, perhaps a return flight included, but the overall review is at the end. Expect the...

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Exclusive Lugano Airport Impression

Lugano Airport, an impressive creation developed by FlyLogic, upgraded for X-Plane 11 by Omar Masroor and published by Aerosoft. Curious how the updated X-Plane LSZA looks like and feels? Then you must check out the following exclusive screenshots we've made for you....

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Aerosoft NavDataPro AIRAC Cycle 1711

Aerosoft released on October 12th a new AIRAC Cycle 1711 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 1711

Another Navigraph AIRAC (Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control) period starting on October 12th, 2017. 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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Update of PPLibrary v1.2.1 and More

UPDATE October 9th: PPLibrary version 1.2.1, MisterX6 Library and The Handy Objects Updated ..... We're at X-Plained.com are pleased to host By hdw aka Dieter his "PPlibrary" version 1.2.1. It's another chance to offer something to the airport developers, just in case...

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e-Newsletter Issue 11 Published

My dear readers .... First of all ... many thanks to all X-Plane simmers who registered since our previous Easter e-Newsletter for X-Plained.Com. Since you did, you're now receiving this e-newsletter. XPFR Since Easter, a lot has happened and a lot is coming. This...

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Carenado Dornier DO228 Review

A new day, a new challenge .... our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke had a thorough look into the Carenado Dornier DO228 100. And, did Andy like the model, did Andy had any issues or was it all over a great dedicated X-Plane 11 add-on? According to Andy "The model is...

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Updated NAPS Products

On behalf of Freddy De Pues and NAPS team we're pleased to inform you that the following NAPS products have been updated. First, the NAPS library has been updated to version 4.0 with lots of updated and new objects like military radar, military bus (Army), military...

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Stick and Rudder Studios “X-ATC Chatter 1.1”

We're pleased to inform you about the release of X-ATC Chatter version 1.1 from Stick and Rudder Studios. According to Mark "We have been expanding the collection of X-ATC-Chatter clips over the past few weeks and we are pleased to announce that V1.1 is available for...

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NAPS “Liege Airport” Updated

We're pleased to offer you on behalf of Freddy De Pues (NAPS) and his team, the release/availability of his updated Belgium Liege Airport version 1.1. Liège Airport (IATA: LGG, ICAO: EBLG), previously called Liege-Bierset, is an international airport located 5...

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Airfoillabs C172SP Review

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen goes back to her GA roots; exploring, flying and testing the Airfoillabs Cessna C172SP Skyhawk. She rents this X-Plane 10.51 and X-Plane 11 model at KJGG and makes a IFR flight from EHBK to ELLX. By the way; her overall...

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Freeware Hawaiian Hopping (Part I)

Your personal reporter Angelique van Campen takes you this time on a virtual Hawaiian trip. This time she offers you on behalf of ASN X-Plane a different kind of review/impression. This time, and perhaps on other occasions too, I offer you a flight adventure. Not just...

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You Are Not Alone in the Sky!

You Are Not Alone in the Sky! ... what's that for title or what does it do? Is deals with JARDesign's X-Life so this impression has everything to do with the X-Life Traffic plugin from JARDesign. This was even for me a complex impression. It took me much longer than...

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JARDesign Ground Handling Deluxe

This short impression deals with the option of adding ground handling equipment to your aircraft. On purpose I write to your aircraft since the JARDesign Ground Handling Deluxe package only adds ground handling equipment to your own aircraft and not to the airport...

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Stick and Rudder Studios “X-Camera”

X-Camera … Have you heard of it? Developed by Stick and Rudder Studios, X-Camera is a replacement camera system that lets you define multiple view categories and multiple views within those categories that are associated with specific aircraft. Angelique found it...

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iGoDispatch for iPad

iGoDispatch for iPad ….. uh, what? iGo stands actually for Igor, the first name of the developer and dispatch has everything to do with aircraft dispatch information like the weather conditions, amount of passenger and cargo thus payload, C.G. (Centre of Gravity),...

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A.T.S. Simulations MD82 on Approach

On behalf of A.T.S. (Aircraft Training Solutions), we’re at X-Plained are pleased to inform you about a brand new add-on X-Plane 10 aircraft. And this is not just an add-on, but more then that. Oops, almost forgotten … check out our exclusive screenshots, but...

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El Hierro … ZL19 … Amazing

The SpainUHD El Hierro ZL18/ZL19 installation is simple and straightforward, and the result is what they call ... gorgeous ... stunning or whatever you can imagine. ZL19 ortho package is really awesome to see and to fly over. Yes, it's only El Hierro which isn't a big...

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WIP Belga12345 KJGG

Belga12345 aka Marc Leydecker is busy with another highly detailed US airport. This time is KJGG. (Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport, Virginia, USA). According to Marc "I started this project in February 2016 and easily spend over 2000 hours on it. All objects, including...

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Sneak Preview ENHA

Uh ... ENHA, what's that for airport? Actually, ENHA is Hamar Airport, Stafsberg (Norwegian: Hamar flyplass, Stafsberg; IATA: HMR, ICAO: ENHA) is a general aviation airport located at Stafsberg in Hamar, Norway. It features a 944-by-23-meter (3,097 by 75 ft) runway...

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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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A typical Grumman Traveler IFR Flight

Although the vFlyteAir Grumman American Traveler can be flown easy under VFR conditions, flying IFR with the AP gives you a lot more time to look outside, making longer flights and try to keep it a little more relaxing. On today’s flight I depart from KBFI (Boeing...

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SimHeaven “the Netherlands”

Not long ago I started a positing with “For those who like to fly about the Netherlands, Europe, there’s currently, using X-Plane’s default ground textures, not much fun with. While living in the middle of the province Flevoland, the default ground textures are far...

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