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Please Try X-Plane 10.31r2

Quick note: 10.31r2 is up on servers now.  Please try it!!  We think this is a keeper 10.31 – it has just a few more bug fixes.  A list of fixes is here.

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X-Plane 10.31 Release Candidate 1 – A Few Fixes

X-Plane 10.31 release candidate one is now live.  To get it, you need to run the X-Plane installer and check “Check for new betas as well as updates” – 10.31 isn’t final so it won’t auto-notify you. Please do get … Continue reading

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HDR + Instructor Screen = Yuck (But Only For a Few More Days)

Just a quick note: last night I fixed the bug in 1030 where the sky is corrupt when you use the instructor’s station and HDR together.  This is the last of the ‘quick’ fixes for 1031, so I’m hoping to … Continue reading

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Dude, Where’s My Taxiway?

For about a year there has been a subtle bug in how X-Plane draws taxiways: if you build an S-curve shape out of a single bezier and it is almost perfectly symmetrical, X-Plane would go “nah, why bother” and replace … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.30 Is Out the Door

X-Plane 10.30 Lives! Laminar Research, creators of the X-Plane flight simulator franchise, has released the latest update to X-Plane, version 10.30. This latest release represents the largest and most significant X-Plane update to date.   It not only contains numerous … Continue reading

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Steam Users: X-Plane 10.30 Will Be Available “Real Soon”, I Hope

Once X-Plane 10.30 goes final*, we will also update X-Plane on Steam to version 10.30. The update for Steam users will be applied using Steam’s normal updating system, not the X-Pane updater.  (Basically if you installed via Steam, you update … Continue reading

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10.30r2 is Out and Will Probably Go Final

X-Plane 10.30r2 is out now.  You should go get this RC and try it.  I believe it is very likely to go final in the next week. There are known bugs* in 1030r2 – the plan is to put 1030r2 … Continue reading

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The Gateway Lives

It’s official: August 28, 2014, Columbia, South Carolina. Laminar Research is pleased to announce the release of its Airport Scenery Gateway, as well as an updated and improved version of its airport scenery tool, World Editor 1.3. The Airport Scenery … Continue reading

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I Am Not Really Here

Technically I’m kind of out on paternity leave right now, but a quick update on some, um, stuff! X-Plane 10.30r1 is out.  Honestly, if you don’t know where the bug base and release notes are now, it’s too late.  We’re … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.30 Beta 8 is Here – Authors, Test Your Aircraft!

X-Plane 10.30 beta 8 is now (after 27 hours of syncing!) live – more bug fixes listed here. Aircraft, scenery and plugin authors: this may be the last beta; if things go well we’ll cut an RC next week.  If … Continue reading

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