Documentation

Scenery Development Articles

Information on creating X-Plane scenery, including tips & tricks, guides to new features, and more can be found on the Scenery Development Documentation page.

 

Aircraft Development Articles

The Aircraft Development page contains information on creating aircraft models for X-Plane, including guides for:

  • updating aircraft for new versions,
  • optimizing models for performance,
  • configuring custom lighting,
  • using X-Plane’s FMS or GPS,
  • configuring the aircraft’s autopilot, and more.

 

File Format Specifications

The File Format Specifications page contains information on the file types used by X-Plane, including the formats for 3-D object models, terrain mesh, and more.