Category Archives: News

Austin Meyer’s Reddit IAMA

Austin Meyer will be hosting a Reddit AMA! Check it out tomorrow, August 16th at 9:30pm EST. Ask him anything! He'll answer questions on X-Plane, flying, patent trolls, life, his new movie, game development, Android, and more.

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X-Plane 11.05 (Release Candidate) – Airports!

We just posted X-Plane 11.05 today - to try it, click "get betas" and run the updater. Steam users: we'll try to get a Steam version up in a few days if no massive bugs are found. This update is … Continue reading

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X-Plane Developer Live Q & A

For those that missed it, here's the recording of today's live video Q&A.  

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X-Plane 11.02 Release Candidate 2

A new release candidate is now available for X-Plane 11.02. There aren't many bug fixes listed on the release notes page, but we think (hope!) we've fixed the new issues introduced in r1 and sneaked in a couple other improvements … Continue reading

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X-Plane 11.02 Release Candidate 1

There's a new 11.02 release candidate available - if you had the 11.02 beta, you'll be notified to auto-update.  In a break with previous policy, this RC is available now on Steam as a beta, despite us not having had time to kick the … Continue reading

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Flightsimcon Videos

We've gotten a number of requests for video of the conference. Chris just posted these on our Youtube channel: And the accompanying slides: This is the original of Chris's VR demo - he looks super dignified with the HMD on. Finally, here's video of … Continue reading

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Flightsimcon 2017

I just got back from Flightsimcon (I live close enough to Hartford that it's a day trip for me), but the show is still going on, and as you might have heard, we have X-Plane set up with built-in VR … Continue reading

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WorldEditor 1.6 Release Candidate 1 Is Here

Posted a few minutes ago: WorldEditor 1.6 release candidate 1.  RC1 has a bunch of key bug fixes, is gateway-ready now, and can edit X-Plane 11 truck routes.

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X-Plane 11.02 Beta 1 Is Out

To get this beta you'll need to run the updater and click "Check for New Betas" - we won't ever prompt you to install a beta when you have a final release of X-Plane. Here's the Release Notes. Please file bugs using the Bug Reporter! 11.02 is … Continue reading

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Three Performance Optimizations for X-Plane 11.02

X-Plane 11.02 should be out this week; we're down to one bug, whose fix I am verifying now. There have been a number of questions about performance, so to start, here is some info on three things we've done to … Continue reading

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