Bahrometrix, Freeware EDGT, Bottenhorn Released

Bahrometrix has released their freeware EDGT, Bottenhorn Airport scenery for Prepar3D V4.  The scenery looks lovely and the price can’t be beat!  Although only compatible with Prepar3D V4, further compatibly is planned and to come at a later date.  Bottenhorn airport is a small grass airfield located in the Bad Endbach municipality of Germany.  The release is fully compatible with Orbx FTX Germany South and FTX Global. Check out the developers scenery page for more information and to download.  If … Read More

Video, PMDG Boeing 747-8 Features and Cockpit Tour

A video previewing the upcoming PMDG Boing 747-8 aircraft has been released via YouTube by user oal260. The video provides a cockpit tour and explores various product features including the electronic flight bag. Keep in mind, the airplane as shown is in the early beta stage and as such, may exibit slight errors. Nevertheless, it’s great to see this project pushing forward, I know there is a tremendous level of excitement in the community for this eventual release. Anyways, please … Read More

Carenado Beechcraft F33A Bonanza for X-Plane 11 Released

As was expected this week, the Carenado Beechcraft F33A Bonanza for X-Plane 11 has been released. This particular variant of the Bonanza is an older example of the aircraft from approximately 1970. The product images look very good and this will certainly be a fun airplane to fly. Several product release screenshots have been included in this post. Please see below for full product specifications according to the developer. Special Features Version 1.0 Only for X-Plane 11 State-of-the-art configurable FPS-friendly … Read More

Small Friday Update, Aerosoft Airbus 330 Professional

Developer Stefan Hoffmann has posted a small Friday update showcasing landing gear progress with regards to the in development Aerosoft Airbus 330 aircraft.  As you can see per the below images, detailing of the main landing gear has advanced well and is nearing completion. Next, work is to begin on the bay itself.  I know the community is extremely excited about the eventual release of this product and that expectations are high.  To see the original posting and image source, … Read More

TFDi Design Releases Performance Update 1.0.9.27 for Boeing 717

TFDi Design has released yet another update for their Boeing 717 aircraft.  Performance update 1.0.9.27 includes multiple improvements including a new display rendering system and new texture processing system.  These new systems are said to result in a notable performance improvement in the simulator. Please see below for the full update description as per the developers official forum announcement: Folks, as promised, we have made several changes in 1.0.9.27 to improve performance, and preliminary testing results have shown remarkable improvements. … Read More

Aerosoft KDAB, Daytona Beach International Airport for X-Plane 11, Released

Aerosoft has released KDAB, Daytona Beach International Airport for X-Plane 11. The scenery includes not only the airport but also features the famous Daytona International Speedway track, parts of the surrounding area, and corrections to FD90, Lafayette Landings Airport. Daytona Beach is of course home to many aviation schools including the headquarters of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Moreover, the airport sees commercial traffic from various major airlines including American, Delta, and Jetblue, Attached are several product release screenshots. See below for … Read More

Flight Sim World, Free & Discounted Software

As a result of the recent announcement by Dovetail Games to discontinue further development of Flight Sim World, several developers are offering significant concessions on existing products until May 24, 2018.  Vendors offering these targeted discounts include Turbulent Designs, BlueSky Flight Simulations, and Just Flight.  Moreover, mission packs are now being offered free of charge. It is obviously very sad news to see this platform come to an end, but, if you’d like to take advantage of any final offers, … Read More

Introducing Orbx ESNQ, Kiruna, & ESSD, Dala Airport

Marcus Nyberg of Orbx has posted his project introduction and initial preview images of ESNQ, Kiruna Airport, and EDDS, Dala Airport.  The scenery package will include both airfields complete in usual Orbx style and feature a rarely seen detail, 3D snow!  This feature is clearly visible in several screenshots adding yet another layer of immersion.  Personally, I think it looks fantastic and look forward to testing in the simulator. Firstly, let’s take a look at some screenshots from ESNQ, Kiruna … Read More

Carenado F33 Bonanza for X-Plane 11, Coming Soon

Carenado has released several preview screenshots of their upcoming Beechcraft F33 Bonanza aircraft for X-Plane 11.  According to the developers Facebook post, release is “coming very soon!!!”.  As usual, the modeling and texture work look excellent – this will certainly make a nice addition to the hanger of any general aviation lover.  For those of you interested in the history of the aircraft, the F33 variant is actually an older version of the type manufactured around 1970.  Only a selection … Read More

Just Flight Traffic Global, Early Access this Week

Just Flight has announced the planned release of Traffic Global, early access, later this week. Early access means that the product is not 100% complete, however, it is at an advanced stage of development and usable – basically, for early adopters. Traffic Global is to be the latest generation of AI traffic software with accurate flight plans and detailed FPS friendly AI models. Several preview screenshots have been included with this post in addition to the above preview video.  If … Read More

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