In a recent post on their Facebook page, FlyTampa has posted a photo that strongly appears to be from X-Plane 11. The photo has the caption "Pigs might fly after all". Could FlyTampa be making the move to X-Plane as well? To view the post, please click here.
Orbx has released their latest freeware product, YRC Refuge Cove Seaplane Base. The base is located in the Pacific Northwest in British Columbia. To view the product page, please click here.
Coming on the tail of last nights update, PacSim has released Reno-Tahoe Intl for P3D v4. It is important to note that this product is only for P3Dv4 and no refunds will be given if you mistakenly purchase it for FSX or earlier versions of P3D. To view the product page, please click here.
According to PacSim's Facebook page: "Folks, Reno-Tahoe Intl 64bit Pro will be released any day now this week. This is a native P3DV4.1 SDK product and will work ONLY in P3DV4. This is NOT an FSX, FSX Steam Edition, P3DV3/2/1 backward compatible product. If you choose to purchase the product and attempt to install into your 32bit FSX and/or 32bit P3D sim platform then be prepared to deal with all kinds of issues including Crash-To-Desktop. You have been warned. The product page is already up with more information so familiarize yourself with what to expect in the product. Feel free to share the pictures below as well." To view the preview photos please click here. To view the product page, please click here.
According to UK2000's Facebook page: "The countdown has begun, Belfast City Xtreme will be released this Saturday 3rd March for FS9, FSX and P3D :)" This is to be one of the last sceneries UK2000 will develop for FS9. To view the announcement on their Facebook page, please click here.
Orbx has announced the release of the first in their new product line up, CityScene. Gold Coast has the following features: • Highly detailed representation of the City of Gold Coast and surrounds • Beautiful ground textures at 60cm • Huge 600km2 coverage area • Next-Gen CityScene Technology • Custom 3D lighting, road traffic, and vector components • Bonus Southport Flying Club (YSPT) lite airport • Bonus light helipads: Marina Helipad and Gold Coast University Hospital • Custom DEM mesh • POIs including Q1, Jupiters Casino and more • Over 69,000 custom objects! • 119,000 accurately-placed buildings • 1.12 million trees! • Expertly optimised using ground-breaking techniques for best performance. • Compatible with all versions of FSX and P3D, designed for use with Orbx Australia • The exciting first product for Allen Kriesman! To view the product page, please click here.
FlyTampa have just released Boston V4 Rebooted! Features include: - Boston Logan International (KBOS) airport V4 Rebooted - High Resolution 2k Terminal Textures - 3D Tunnels, Bridges & Airport Island Coastlines - Advanced Specular & Normal Mapping shaders used on Airport surfaces - Dynamic Lighting & optional FX Lighting for slower systems - Animated & Static Vehicles - Stunning Wet Weather & Snow Effects - Animated Jetways at all gates To view the product page, please click here.
Orbx developer, Marcus Nyberg, has posted on the Orbx forums announcing two updates to their Valdez Pioneer Field and Bilbao sceneries. Valdez will have the seaplane base, L93 Robe Lake, added to it as well as dynamic lights and ground specular effects for the P3D version. Bilbao will receive updated ground textures, new runway textures, higher resolution textures for the apron and taxiways, and a modifications to the terminal textures. To view the announcement and previews please click here.
Posted on their Facebook page, FlyTampa have stated: "Yeah, I know, you guys would rather have Heathrow & Dubai with SODE Off technology. Whatever that is. & Las Vegas is coming up next, with some slick Easter eggs. Anyway, Here's good old Boston Logan for Prepar3D V4+ Release should be this weekend - Boston Logan International (KBOS) airport V4 Rebooted - High-Resolution 2k Terminal Textures - 3D Tunnels, Bridges & Airport Island Coastlines - Advanced Specular & Normal Mapping shaders used on Airport surfaces - Dynamic Lighting & optional FX Lighting for slower systems - Animated & Static Vehicles - Animated Ramp People - Stunning Wet Weather & Snow Effects - Volumetric Grass - Animated Jetways at all gates - Optimized thoroughly with use of LODs - Configuration tool to help customize your experience - Compiled with latest Prepar3Dv4.2 SDK" This announcement comes with 16 preview photos. To view the announcement and photos, please click here.
Announced on their Facebook page, UK2000 has given the first previews of their upcoming East Midlands Xtreme for X-Plane. Features included are: Custom Light fx's and halo's. Custom Taxiways so you can see the stand you are selecting in the UI. Ground routes for AI (Coming soon™) Physical Based Rendering on terminals There could also be more features to come in the future! For a price of £16.99. The project is currently in beta. To view the announcement and previews, please click here.