X-Plane

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.

DHC-2 Beaver upgraded to X-Plane 12

Thranda Design has announced the DHC-2 Beaver has been upgraded to be compatible with X-Plane 12.

X-Plane touches down in Muscat

TaiModels has announced OOMS Muscat International Airport for X-Plane 11 and 12 is now available.

VSKYLABS Hungarocopter HC-02 enters Early Access

Aircraft developer, VSKYLABS has announced the Hungarocopter HC-02 for X-Plane 12 is now available in Early Access.

T-7A Red Hawk takes flight in X-Plane 12

AOA Simulations has announced the T-7A Red Hawk has been upgraded to X-Plane 12.

Laminar announces roadmap for X-Plane 12.0.8

Following the release of X-Plane 12.07, which added lower VRAM usage, new clouds with improved rendering and OpenXR integration, Laminar Research has now revealed its plans for X-Plane 120.8.

IXEG 737 Classic Plus takes flight in X-Plane 12

X-Aviation has announced the IXEG 737 Class Plus for X-Plane 12 is out now.

Douglas DC-3 lands in X-Plane

Leading Edge Simulations has announced the Douglas DC-3 v2 for X-Plane 12 is out now.

San Antonio for X-Plane released

Scenery developer, SXAD has announced San Antonio International Airport for X-Plane 11 and 12 is now available.

Cessna 172M takes flight in X-Plane

Thranda Design has announced the next aircraft in the Dynamic Generation Series, the Cessna 172M, is now available for X-Plane 12.

X-Plane touches down in London City

Orbx has announced EGLC London City Airport for X-Plane 12 is out now.

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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