Author Archives: Ben Supnik

Andy Colebourne Takes Over AC3D Plugin Development

As some of you know, it was my plan to end-of-life the AC3D exporter for X-Plane; the decision was based on having limited resources to develop exporters. The good news is: Andy Colebourne of Inivis has taken over development of the plugin, … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News, Tools | 12 Comments

X-Plane 10.50 Release Candidate on Steam, WED Soon

First, X-Plane 10.50 release candidate one is now available to Steam users. X-Plane 10.50 release candidate 2 should be out Monday for DVD and digital download users, and a few days after that on Steam. I am hoping that 10.50 rc2 will be the … Continue reading

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More Airports in X-Plane 10.51

Our original plan for adding more X-Plane scenery gateway airports to 10.50 was to add two batches: one at the beginning of beta and one at the end. We are changing that plan – I think our new plan is going to … Continue reading

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Posted in Development, News, Scenery | 24 Comments

X-Plane 10.50 Release Candidate One Is Out – Steam Soon

X-Plane 10.50r1 is out – we should have a Steam build some time this week depending on when people can get it uploaded to the servers. For users seeing missing runways when flying, we will have a special build for you … Continue reading

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A Few Quick Notes On Bugs Fixed

The next beta will be out in a day or two, and it will be 10.50 release candidate 1 – that is, I’ve just finished off the last few bugs holding us back. A few quick bug notes: Beta 7 … Continue reading

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Posted in Development | 33 Comments

X-Plane 10.50 Beta 7 and Airports with Static Aircraft

X-Plane 10.50 beta 7 is out. There are a few fixes that I hope make this finally a “solid beta”: no more flashing airport lights during the day, normal maps back on aircraft, and liveries should work correctly. We have … Continue reading

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Posted in Air Traffic Control, Development, News | 58 Comments

X-Plane 10.50 Beta 6 – Moar Bug Fixes

X-Plane 10.50 Beta 6 is now live. Here’s the full notes. As always, please report bugs via the bug reporter, not in the blog comments. (And if you blog about a bug in the forum, you might as well be reporting … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.50 Beta 5 Is Out

Note: beta 5 came out before the long weekend and then I managed to not publish the announcement. Sorry about that! Since the original writing of this it has become clear that only some of the no-texture objects were fixed, … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.50 Beta 3 is Dead, Long Live Beta 4

My son is five and he really wants to participate in conversations at dinner. “Daddy, what are you talking about?” So I tried to explain to him that we had worked all week to get X-Plane 10.50 beta 3 ready and that … Continue reading

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Beta 3 In a Few Days

I tried to rush through X-Plane 10.50 beta 2 over Friday and Saturday, in an attempt to get past a number of high profile crash bugs and installer errors quickly, despite having our Q/A person out of the office. This … Continue reading

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