Monthly Archives: September 2018

x+s+r // PA23 AZTEC + 757 Series Revised

A few aircraft have come into the hanger this week for revisions, the most important being FlightFactor’s 757 series. Cockpit lighting and textures are really much improved, and many missing functions have been added (more below). The VSkyLabs G2 mini-flutterbug … Continue reading

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x+s+r // Obvious Comparisons

Looking at a bunch of similar aircraft over the last few days, I wondered why we have so many similar aircraft in the sim. Besides the obvious problem…that we are literally almost drowning in 737s, why so many similar, or … Continue reading

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x+s+r // LGRP + Rhodes / Diagoras

Up until a few months ago I had little interest in flying around Greece. Man-o-man, was that a mistake. Aside from challenging approaches and quaint villages, the scenery around the area is really something else. Islands, rocky headlands and, with … Continue reading

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x+s+r // Chieftain + MU-2S + KPBI

A GA commuter airliner, a small turboprop, and a large airport on Florida’s Gold Coast. Lots to read up on today, so fire up your coffee maker and put up your feet…it’s time to get readin’! // The Piper Chieftain … Continue reading

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x+s+r // LFPG + Stockholm + KOSU

Sometimes it feels like X-plane has become the 737 simulator, at least until the new crop of small Airbuses came out earlier this year, and now news that the “Ultimate” crew is hard at work on the 737 Max family. … Continue reading

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x+s+r // FJS Dash-8 Q400 + EGHT

Puttering around in the revised FJS 732 left me a little curious…about the old Dash-8 Q400 file that launched Jack’s career as a developer in X-plane. “How has it stood up in v11?” was, I guess, the main question, but … Continue reading

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x+s+r // FJS 732 v3.1809.1125

A lot of aircraft files come and go in our little corner of the flight sim universe, almost too many to count, but there are a few that come to define the X-plane experience for many of us. And you … Continue reading

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