Category Archives: First Look

x+s+r // skyline’s kcvg

There was a period of time when Delta virtually owned CVG Cincinnati, and the carrier operated a huge number of international flights from this airport to serve the needs of big multi-national corporations clustered around the area – and this … Continue reading

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x+s+r // monument valley + lowk

A quick look at a couple of new files today: Orbx’s Monument Valley is sure to impress with it’s stunning visuals AND simple utility, while tdg’s LOWK might cause a few more payware developers to scratch their heads and wonder … Continue reading

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x+s+r // first look + orbx ybrm

Well…THAT was different. If Orbx’s aim is to get the audience in X-plane totally confused, they’ve achieved at least that much now. First Chicago, then the British Midlands…and now…the ass-end of nowhere (e.g., Northwestern Australia) – and a small airport … Continue reading

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x+s+r // first look: carenado f33a bonanza

Carenado’s Bonanza models have been my “go-to” files for GA goodness ever since they released their first model for Xp, but then again, I grew up in these things and by the time I was a teenager I knew Dad’s … Continue reading

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x+s+r // lira + nzmb + orbx / egcb

Three seriously interesting files today, one of them being, or course, the first truly new Orbx release for X-plane. Interestingly enough, the other two files – both freeware – could be as significant – at least for a few people … Continue reading

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x+s+r // PC12 First Look

Deep in the middle of the night, Carenado snuck another one in on us. Their freshly revised, Xp11 compliant Pilatus PC12 released overnight – and as is their usual practice – the file is only at the Carenado Store…for now. … Continue reading

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x+s+r // Fly J Sim 737-200 v3 // first look

I’m the first to admit this, but I’ve been rooting for this file for a while. I love the IXEG 733 but I’m just not a fan of flying with an FMS. I learned to fly with VOR/DME, and the … Continue reading

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