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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.

Utility Review | Green Arc Studios 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 which is very handy since it can present the aircraft CDU/MCDU on any remote hardware device. How that all works, how easy it is to use it and how stable it is. Check out our Green Arc Studios WebFMC Pro review.

Aircraft Review | Alabeo C177 Cardinal

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. Bruce his first review isn’t just a review … it’s a comprehensive realistic examination of this Alabeo aircraft. According to Bruce “In full disclosure I have never flown a Cessna-177, however I do have significant time in a C-172 and have flown a C-182 with a CFI onboard.” Curious what Bruce has to say more? Then you must check out his in-depth review here at X-Plained.Com. Enjoy!

Aircraft Review | FlyingIron 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 “This a highly detailed model and possesses real war time character with a choice of liveries which all carry appropriate wear weathering marks.” but there’s so much more Andy want to tell you. Check it out, and take your time, to read Andy’s comprehensive P-47N review.

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 | FlyJSim 732 TwinJet

Oh oh, that was a bit more work to test and write then expected, but it was worth every minute as well as the product itself. Your personal reporter and investigator Angelique van Campen, took the time to review the FlyJSim Boeing 732 TwinJet (737-200 Classic) version 3.0, fully optimised for X-Plane 11. Anything else to tell you? Oh yes, when you like reading a comprehensive review, then relax, sit back, take a cup of coffee, tea or something else since this review is over 10.000 words!

Aircraft Review | FF A320 Ultimate

We’re pleased to offer you our in-depth review of the FF A320, written exclusively by your Airbus personal reporters Angelique and Andy. It also gives me the chance to thank two persons for their help and input; Marcelo Alencar and Frank Docter. It was a lot of work, we’ve seen a lot of things and we’ve missed things, but the overall is good, You can read it all in our comprehensive review.

Airport Review | FlyTampa Corfu

Beautiful Corfu … an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea, is defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. This means, your personal reporter Angelique van Campen is on her way to FlyTampa Corfu and see with her own eyes what she can expect from this scenery.The FlyTampa scenery package covers not only the airport, but also a lot of resorts as well as the old town and not to forget, the whole island. Wow, that’s worth a VFR and IFR review and a bit more. Was it worth Angelique’s her time, was it worth the VFR flight and IFR arrivals and departures? You can read it all via this in-depth Corfu review.

Utility Review | Haversine AirFMC

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 add-on programs are always fun to review. The same with the Haversine AirFMC although it’s only available for iOS hardware or for macOS. That some aircraft need to be added to the list makes sense, but the overall idea having on a remote device your CDU/MCDU is great.” You’re a Mac simmer, you also own an iPad? When you do that, then I encourage to sit back and read this comprehensive review of the AirFMC iOS app.

Aircraft Review | Just Flight Cessna C152

Add-ons like this Cessna C152 from Just Flight/Thranda Design are such rewording products. And that’s what your personal reporter Angelique van Campen had in mind too. According to Angelique “I flew to New Smyrna Beach, Florida (KEVB), where I had my lessons at IFT (International Flight Training).” You can read it all. Where? …. here at X-Plained.Com via this comprehensive review link.

Aircraft Review | JF Hawk T1/A

Our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke welcomes you in the world of the BAE Systems Hawk T1/A, modelled by Just Flight and Thranda Design. Is it a master piece? Is it an exclusive fighter design? Is it … let’s check that out! According to Andy “This model looks good as soon as it is loaded and the detail immediately impresses whether inside or out of the aircraft.” Want to read Andy’s comprehensive Hawk T1/A review? Now you can, here at X-Plained via this review link.

Aircraft Review | X-Trident Panavia Tornado

That took a bit more time to investigate all the features of the X-Trident Panavia Tornado for X-Plane 11, but our dedicated reviewer Andy Clarke succeeded in this task. The end result is a comprehensive review of the Tornado for X-Plane 11.11+. Curious what he has to say? Then you must read his in-depth Tornado review. Enjoy the reading and comments are always welcome.

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 | 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 | FS Instant Approach 2019

This time your personal reporter, Angelique van Campen, has chosen for a different kind of review. On special request, and curious what to expect, Angelique digs into the FSInventions FS Instant Approach 2019 for Mac. It seems she liked it and yes, that’s correct, but Angelique has a bit more to say then just this. Curious what the add-on can do for you, curious how to make your own approaches, curious in …. check it out yourself by reading her comprehensive review.

Check Up; OpenSceneryX Updated

For all of you using OpenSceneryX - most likely everybody is using it since it's more or less a must to have OpenSceneryX installed - I would like inform you that it has been updated to version 2.4.0. I suggest that you surf to the OpenSceneryX website and upload the...

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What are you FPS with 11.30r3?

One of our members, Robin, did some testing with X-Plane 11.30r3, but noticed a huge frame rate drop versus his previousX-Plane 11.26r2. Since I wasn’t really using 11.30 yet - still not officially released - I decided for Robin to have a look myself and seeing if I...

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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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Cami De Bellis “Ile des Pins” Released

We’re pleased that X-Plained has the approval of Cami De Bellis to offer you her latest native replica scenery of the beautiful island of Moue, located in the South Pacific French's Territories of New Caledonia.For those who aren’t familiar with Cami De Bellis,. Let...

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Just Flight/Thranda Design Cessna C152 Review

Add-ons like this Cessna C152 from Just Flight/Thranda Design are such rewording products. And that's what your personal reporter Angelique van Campen had in mind too. Back to the good old days, back to the days she tried to get her US PPL in Florida, KEVB. According...

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X-Plane 11 Alabeo C207 Skywagon review

Your personal reporter Angelique decided to check out the recent released Alabeo C207 for X-Plane 11. And was it worth it? According to Angelique "It’s as usual a nicely modeled GA aircraft, with some new features and luckily, an old-fashioned “original” cockpit....

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AOA Simulations Boeing V-22B Osprey Review

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? According to Andy "I would like to...

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Aerobask DA62 Review

Perhaps not expected, but since your personal reporter Angelique van Campen was still in Corfu for a short virtual vacation, reviewing the Aerobask DA62 here in Corfu wasn't such a bad idea. That said, Angelique took the DA62 under her wings and tested and checked the...

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Review Montpellier Airport by XPFR

Your personal reporter Angelique flies to the XPFR created X-Plane 10 airport of Montpellier. Is it fun, is it worth the download, is it worth to add ZonePhoto photo-real ground textures around it, is it ..... Oh, so many question, and one simple answer ... read the...

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Freeware Hawaiian Hopping (Part II)

As promised, part II of the Hawaiian island hopping flight adventure. Reviewer Angelique van Campen takes you on this second part of her virtual Hawaiian trip. After a break at Kahului International Airport (PHOG), it’s time to move on to her final destination; Hilo...

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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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A Look into “EFB for Mac”

This impression has everything to do with FSWidgets EFB for Mac, a “remote map” visualization app and much more then that. And yes, another program developed by FSWidgets. Angelique concludes with "To me, EFB for Mac offers a realistic EFB (Electronic Flight Bag) to...

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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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A Non-Standard ToLiss A319 Flight

It's not really a test flight, but I wanted to try something new for X-Plained. Together with that thought or if you wish that idea, I made some exclusive screenshots of the ToLiss A319. The test flight was made from the Airbus Industries area, taxiing to runway 32L...

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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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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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