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Aircraft Review | VSkyLabs C-47 Skytrain

It wasn’t an easy job, and it took a lot of time to figure out how all the systems work and above all, to fly the C-47, but it was worth your personal reporters time. On behalf of your reviewer Angelique van Campen, we at X-Plained.Com present to you a massive in-depth review of the VSkyLabs C-47 Skytrain FLP (Flying Lab Project). I suggest that you seek for a relax seat, take something to drink and eat since it is a long read, but worth every paragraph. Oops, almost forgotten. Here’s the link to this comprehensive review. Enjoy!

Aircraft Review | NKDesign C140

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke checks out the NKDesign Cessna C140. You’re right, a very old, almost a historical GA aircraft, but Andy had a lot of fun and worth to check out the model. This is a fun aircraft to fly. There is real character to the appearance of the aircraft augmented by some bespoke sounds to accompany various actions and operations. A real opportunity also for those who want to practice VFR flight. You can read Andy’s review via this X-Plained.Com link.

Airport Review | CFXP Vancouver Airport

Your personal reporter and reviewer Angelique van Campen took a virtual flight to Vancouver International Airport, Canada and explored the modeled Canada4XPlane airport. It is thru that the modeled airport comes with lots of tiny details, and the whole Sea Island is taken into account. It was worth Angelique her time to review this airport and is it worth your money to buy it? The answer is simple; yes, I enjoyed every minute exploring each corner of the airport. You can read her in-depth review that not only comes with a thorough review of the modeled airport but it also comes with a lot of tips and tricks.

Scenery Review | Orbx TrueEarth GB Central

This is an easy job for our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke, reviewing Orbx TrueEarth Great Britain Central. As Andy lives in the UK, it’s not far from his hometown to explore the beauty of the Central of England, made possible by Orbx with their TrueEarth packages. According to Andy “Given the size and coverage of the scenery it is impossible to cover every iconic building and every area. The whole view fitted together and created stunning realism.” Overall, an awesome package. You can read Andy’s complete in-depth review with a video surprise at the end of his review.

Aircraft Review | Part I – Thranda Design Beaver

Your personal reporter and reviewer Angelique van Campen is pleased to inform you that on behalf of the Thranda Design team she tried to find all the ins and outs of the modeled DHC-2 Beaver. And I can tell you, she had a lot of fun reviewing this model. You can read her in-depth Beaver impression via this review link. Enjoy the reading and feel free to comment.

Scenery Review | Orbx TrueEarth Britain South

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke explored for you this time his own country and flew around from East to West, from North to South, covering the Orbx TrueEarth Great Britain South scenery. According to Andy “There is a great temptation to just keep on flying over this scenery, interested in the next detail to be viewed. The standard of presentation certainly is a game changer in terms of flight experience and creates another reason to simply get in a plane and fly. The package also assists greatly with VFR flight. Not all buildings are modelled in detail, but even those not given special attention are in the correct place and add to the view.” It has been an exiting journey for Andy and Angelique, who helped Andy with a couple of scenic YouTube flights.
You can read it all in Andy’s comprehensive and detailed review.

Navigraph AIRAC Cycle 2104

Another Navigraph AIRAC (Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control) period starting on April 22nd, 2021. 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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Airfoillabs King Air 350 Update

On behalf of Airfoillabs we're pleased to share with you the following news. The Airfoillabs team, an X-Plane 11 addon developer from Brno, Czech Republic has released 1.5 update of their King Air 350. The team from Airfoillabs has spent quite a bit of time focusing...

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Added Libraries and much more

UPDATE April 4th 2021:We're at X-Plained.com are pleased to inform you that we updated / new the following libraries:- MisterX Library version 2.0We’re pleased to inform you that X-Plained.Com has updated several library packages. Although SAM Extension | Seasons...

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MisterX Boston International Airport Update

On behalf of MisterX6, we're pleased to inform you that he has released an interesting airport and fully updated ..... KBOS Boston Logan International Airport version 2.01. More or less as usual and comparible with his previous airport releases, KBOS is a highly...

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Little NavMap Updated

We’re pleased to inform you on behalf of Alexander Barthel, developer of Little Navmap, that the program has been updated to version 2.6.11. And believe me, this is not just a small update. It comes with a lot of new features. Regarding weather updates; fixed Error...

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Helicopter Review | VSKYLABS Robinson R44

This time your personal reporter Angelique van Campen shifts to helicopters. Yes, you're right ... a total new dimension to explore. It's been a while ago that Angelique has reviewed a helicopter. Depending on the degree of realism, it is either not that difficult to...

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Aircraft Review | FlyingIron Lockheed P38L

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.Andy thinks that "This is a very realistic model with...

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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 | Fresno Yosemite International

Many years ago your personal reporter Angelique van Campen visited the famous US National Parks like Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon. While in this region, we passed and stayed during our trip from these NPs to San Francisco in the city of Fresno. Not that we...

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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 | 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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Video | VSKYLABS R44 Raven II Project 1.1c

OK, I know. It's not an aircraft, but a rotorcraft although I've aded the video in the aircraft section.This video and belonging review (https://www.x-plained.com/helicopter-review-vskylabs-r44-raven-ii-project/) which can be found at X-Plained.Com deals with the...

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Globall Art Vancouver Intl. Airport Video

Originally planned as a slide show at X-Plained.Com, but final thoughts changed me to creating a movie. Although being a movie slide show, it's still a bit better and pleasant to look to.Enjoy our Vancouver airport impression.It's a very detailed and well modelled...

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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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Animating your Airport in 15 minutes

On behalf of Marc Leydecker, I would to inform you about his mini tutorial of how to create animating airport objects based on GroundTraffic. X-Plane has come a long way in scenery development but that being said, most of our airports are static. Those airports should...

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Realistic AP Trim Indicator Panel

Marc Leydecker, well known of his awesome US airports, needs an extraordinary break. Oops, what does this mean? No, he’s not going on a holiday. Instead, he’s trying to link real aviation hardware to X-Plane. You can buy tons of dedicated hardware suitable to work...

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Realistic Cessna Flap Gauge linked to X-Plane

Marc Leydecker, well known of his awesome US airports, needs an extraordinary break. Oops, what does this mean? No, he’s not going on a holiday. Instead, he’s trying to link real aviation hardware to X-Plane. You can buy tons of dedicated hardware suitable to work...

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Avare Moving map and Flight planner

Received this incoming article/tutorial from our SketchUp guru Marc Leydecker. It deals with the Avare moving map and flight planner. According to Marc “You can turn any GSM (cell phone/mobile phone) into a moving map and flight planner. It will even show meteo,...

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