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.

Orbx Releases Vienna

Orbx has announced Vienna International Airport is now available for X-Plane and Prepar3D version 4.

X-Plane 11.50 Public Beta - Vulkan Out Now

Laminar Research has released the long-awaited public beta for X-Plane 11.50, adding support for the new Vulkan/Metal rendering engine to X-Plane 11.

Nuremberg for X-Plane Released

Aerosoft has announced EDDN - Nuremberg XP for X-Plane 11 is now available.

Dortmund XP Upgraded

Aerosoft has released version 1.4.0 of Dortmund XP for X-Plane 11.

X-Plane Arrives in Caernarfon

The latest X-Plane destination from Orbx is EGCK Caernarfon Airport in northern Wales.

Caernarfon for X-Plane Incoming

Orbx has announced Caernarfon Airport in northern Wales is currently in development.

New Turkish Destination for X-Plane

JustSim has announced Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport for X-Plane-11 is out.

SR22 Takes Flight in X-Plane

Chilean developer, Carenado has annouced the SR22 GTSX Turbo for X-Plane 11 is out now.

Kraków for X-Plane

Drzewiecki Design has released EPKK Kraków XP for X-Plane 11.

Bar Harbor for X-Plane Out Now

Orbx has released KBHB Bar Harbor Airport 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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