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SHIP IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

X-Plane 11.00 is out! Release candidate 1 is it. It's out the door! If you've been waiting for Steam - you can now get X-Plane 11 on Steam. If you already own X-Plane 11 from our website and you had installed the release candidate … Continue reading

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X-Plane 11.0 Release Candidate 1….

...is available to test.  May the good lord have mercy on our souls.

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I Wear My Sun Glasses at Night

And so should you if you use beta 16. X-Plane 11 public beta 16 is out now and fixes a whole pile of bugs. It also introduces one new big one: in HDR mode the overhead panel of the cockpit is totally lit up. Alex reported … Continue reading

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Trying To Solve Three Things At Once

We're reaching the end-game with X-Plane 11.0 public betas. Right now I am working to try to solve three problems at once: Users of the beta really want to see rendering issues solved ASAP. Besides the constant chorus of "you know your … Continue reading

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X-Plane 11.0 Beta 14 and the State of Various SDKs

X-Plane 11.0 public beta 14 is out. This one is a bit of a two-steps-forward, two-steps-back. Some notes: You won't need a ton of thrust to start moving anymore - Austin was able to remove that hack from the tire model based … Continue reading

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines (We Hope)

X-Plane 11.00 public beta 13 is out, and hopefully it has restored engine operation that beta 12 broke. If you are developing an aircraft and your engines don't work right in public beta 13, please let us know.

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Public Beta 10, Metal Scenery, and Painted CDUs

X-Plane 11.00 public beta 10 is out today - if you are an X-Plane 11 user, you should get an auto-update. Linux Users: Beta 10 won't run on Linux. Something went wrong with the build process, truncating the last 1/3 of the executable. … Continue reading

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X-Plane 11.00 Public Beta 9 – Faster For the Red Team

Public beta 9 is now live - this should fix null texture crashes (we hope - if you still see one in beta 9, please do report it with log files!) and has a performance improvement we've been working on for AMD … Continue reading

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X-Plane 11.0 Beta 8 and Bug Updates

X-Plane 11.0 public beta 8 went up over the weekend. If you are seeing problems with the flight model, please report bugs ASAP so Austin can look at them! I think we are approaching the end of some major flight model updates; … Continue reading

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WorldEditor 1.6 – First Public Beta

WED 1.6 public beta 1 is out!  As Jennifer wrote: The first version of WorldEditor that is compatible with X-Plane 11 is now available! WED 1.6 features: Service vehicle parking, destinations, and routes Better validation, including a text document of errors Additional … Continue reading

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