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  2. Any news from them? I heard that they stopped production and the link that should bring you to the announcement tells you "page not found"?
  3. We’ve been posting about this on social media for a bit, but realized we hadn’t talked about it here. Today at 11 am Eastern (16:00 UTC) we’ll be doing another live Q&A on our YouTube channel. We’ll be taking questions in the YouTube comments, featuring: - Austin Meyer, owner & creator of X-Plane - Ben Supnik, desktop product manager - Chris Serio, mobile product manager - Alex Unruh, art director - …and a handful of other special X-Plane friends.SOURCE
  4. This tutorial shows how to setup Blender and the X-Plane .OBJ exporter XPlane2Blender. These are the first steps in the process of creating your own custom objects for X-Plane 11.SOURCE
  7. This tutorial goes over all the options in the General Settings screen of X-Plane 11.30. Many of these control how realistic the sim is--having them on can provide helpful hints that make the sim easier to use, or explain things that go wrong. Transcript: Hi there. Jennifer Roberts here with a tutorial on X-Plane 11. Today we’ll take a look at some of the lesser known options in the General Settings screen. This video was recorded in X-Plane 11.30b5. X-Plane is highly customizable and has numerous options you can turn on and off in this screen. Many of these are general controls for how realistic the sim is--having them on can provide helpful hints that make the sim easier to use, or explain things that go wrong. The “Language” section up first is pretty straightforward--you can change the default language here. It will only take effect after you restart the sim, and will also change your language in Plane Maker and Airfoil Maker. To the right is the “Warnings” section, where settings that control on-screen warnings are grouped. You can turn off a variety of warnings here, or even disable the main menu at sim start if you want to go directly into a flight. The “Notification Settings” button is new to X-Plane 11.30 and opens a window where you can get even more detailed about what warnings you want the sim to display or not. This window also allows you to reset the preferences to never show a warning again, for example if you ever turned off this quit warning. Next let’s look at the “Flight Model” section. You can adjust the flight models per frame slider if needed, but in general the default of 2 per frame is sufficient. You can turn on green boxes on all instruments that can be interacted with in the cockpit here, and turn on mouse over info on these instruments. This option to simulate blackout, redout and hypoxia is on by default, and often surprises people. If you forget to turn on pressurization or oxygen, you may start to see the screen darken as you climb due to these settings! ATC taxi arrows are the helpful yellow route markings drawn on the ground after you get taxi instructions from ATC. You can turn them off here for a more realistic experience. You can disable downwind ILSes here, which reflects the real world as well, where the same frequency may be used on either end of a runway and be turned on or off depending on the airport’s flow. If you have problems with scenery terrain making airports hard to use, you can disable terrain contours. However, this option is a very blunt tool--a more nuanced and long term solution is to modify the problematic airport in WED. The final option here is the new experimental flight model option. The flight model changes included in X-Plane 11.30 are off by default, unless this option is checked. Using this option gives aircraft developers time to try the changes before we make them official. Most of the options in the “Data” section dump additional data to the log.txt or a file in the main X-Plane folder. You can also change your preference to send us your anonymous usage data at any time here. You can change whether flying over speed or over G removes flying surfaces in the “Damage” section, and finally, you can turn Kiosk Mode on and off here (see the tutorial X-Plane 11.10 Kiosk Mode Demo for more.) I hope this helps you customize your X-Plane experience. Thanks for watching and I’ll see you next time!SOURCE
  8. Some of this scenery looks pretty good guys. 30% off. Lets start a discussion here on which ones we should get. I already have: Dublin, Zurich V2, and Frankfurt. All really nice airports. I am thinking about adding these to my collection for my FF A320 Flights: Genoa, Dortmund, Daytona Beach, Berlin, Stuttgart, Bali, and Toronto. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.aerosoft.com/us/flight-simulation/xplane-add-ons-sale/
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