X-Plane Simulator

X-Plane has been with us in one form or another since 1995. This revolutionary flight sim has radically differentiated itself from the competition with the implementation of real-life physics including the aerodynamics principle of blade element theory. This means that X-Plane offers one of the most realistic and dynamic experience of all the simulators; delivering realistic elements like drag, lift and other external factors and conditions.

This, in turn, means that X-Plane is capable of replicating real aerodynamic properties on theoretical aircraft giving users the ability to design and create their own aircraft within the simulator. X-Plane includes Plane Maker and Airfoil Maker; software packages to help users design their own aircraft. As a result, X-Plane has a loyal fanbase and large community of users designing and sharing their creations.

X-Plane is popular with professionals and hobbyists alike, bringing together state-of-the-art graphics, real-world physics and a wide range of simulated aircraft and locations to fly them in. X-Plane is also available across a range of platforms including Windows, Mac and Google’s Android operating system. This has made it a firm favourite with those looking to hone their skills on the go, in the office or from the comfort of their own home.

Istanbul for X-Plane Released

Aerosoft has announced Airport Istanbul XP for X-Plane 11 is now available for X-Plane 11.

Laminar Previews Next Generation X-Plane Lighting Model

Laminar Research has released a preview of the lighting model for X-Plane 11.

146 Professional Takes Flight in X-Plane 11

Just Flight, in partnership with Thranda Design, has released the 146 Professional for X-Plane 11.

Madrid for X-Plane Out Now

Aerosoft and sim-wings have released Airport Madrid XP for X-Plane 11.

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Cowan Simulation's 222

Chris Frishmuth test flies the Cowan Simulations' Bell 222 in X-Plane 11.

Cowan Sim 500E for X-Plane Updated

X-Plane developer, Cowan Simulation has released its first significant update for the MD500E light utility helicopter, taking it up to version 1.10.

X-Plane Touches Down at Stansted

Boundless Simulations has released London Stansted for X-Plane 11.

Beluga Touches Down in X-Plane

iniSimulations has released the A300 BelugaST ON THE LINE for X-Plane 11.

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VSKYLABS' Robinson R44 Raven II

VSKYLABS Aerospace Simulations specialises in producing add-on aircraft for X-Plane. We see how their R44 Raven measures up.

X-Plane Touches Down in the Capital of Dalmatia

Aerosoft has announced Split in Croatia is now available for X-Plane 11.

News and Updates on X-Plane

From hands-on reviews to the latest releases, our expert writers will keep you up to date with X-Plane releases and news.

We will bring you all the latest news on new and updated aircraft, new airports and locations and new plugins and modules that can be added to X-Plane. Unlike some other simulators, X-Plane is built to enable users to design their own aircraft and scenery and even create their own plugin modules. So, if you create your own virtual environments, or want to try out other people’s creations, this is the only place you need go to get all the latest releases and updates.

Whether you’re using X-Plane on a laptop or on an Android mobile device, X-Plane is constantly bringing out official updates and new features. Be the first to find out about the latest updates and get our take on new features.

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