The Moonlight Beast Strikes Again!

JetManHuss of VSKYLABS, better known as the “moonlight beast” made another announcement! You wonder where that name comes from? Well I assume this guy is never sleeping judging from all of his numerous announcements and updates lately. Something cannot be quite right with that guy. Also it’s a pretty bad-ass name! Who wouldn’t love the nickname “moonlight beast”? Anyway, here is the announcement:

“The VSKYLABS Hang-Glider project is undergoing a thorough maintenance process for top-notch performance in the upcoming X-Plane 11.10 (which is currently under beta, having added some amazing flight dynamics model features)… Along with the general refurbish for the existing trikes, both internally and externally, a new model is going to be added to the package!

The new Trike is going to be the Polaris FIB (“Flying Inflatable Boat”), which it’s development by VSKYLABS for X-Plane was approved by the Polaris Motor company, who design and manufactures this amazing ultralight trike!

The Polaris FIB is equipped with retractable landing gears, and can be operated both from land or water! Although X-Plane 11 is having issues with water operations, it will hardly affect the model’s usability since it can be operated from land as well. The flying prototype of the VSKYLABS Polaris FIB is already performing perfect landings on water, and perfect transitions from water to land and vice versa by taxiing from one terrain/medium onto the other!

More information will be released soon! Meanwhile…you are invited to visit the current VSKYLABS Hang Glider project page to find information regarding the current version of the package:


Carenado DO228 for X-Plane 11 RELEASED!

Only a few days after the initial announcement Carenado today released their Dornier DO228. See the features:

  • Specially designed engine dynamics for XP11
  • Flight physics optimized for XP11 standards
  • Ground handling adapted for XP11 ground physics
  • Physically Based Rendering materials and textures throughout
  • PBR materials authored with industry-standard software used by the film and gaming industries
  • X-Plane GNS530 (FPS friendly)
  • Support for RealityXP’s GTN750 (integrated into 3D cockpit, when available)
  • VR compatible click spots
  • Goodway Compatible
  • Realistic behavior compared to the real airplane. Realistic weight and balance. Tested by several pilots for maximun accuracy.

Carenado’s Dornier DO228 is currently only available at Carenado’s website here for $37.95. It should be available at the .org store within the next few days though.


Attitude KTTF Custer Monroe RELEASE IMMINENT!

A few minutes ago, Steaven of Attitude Simulations announced that their debut scenery KTTF Custer Monroe will be available soon via X-Aviation. See the full announcement:

“After multiple hold ups and additions the final copy of KTTF is being uploaded and sent to Cameron at X-Aviation. This has been a fun ride. Thanks to everyone that has contributed and supported me in the last few years.Thanks as well to my awesome team, Kacey, Elias & James Brown!”

I was really looking forward to this scenery and I will certainly do a review of this fine scenery as soon as possible!


alpilotx HD Mesh v4 ANNOUNCED!

A few hours ago, alpilotx announced version 4 of his popular HD Mesh Scenery in the German Aerosoft forums here.

As in the past, version 4 will be a full replacement for the default scenery. The scenery is currently under beta, release is said to be in 2-6 weeks. Stay tuned! Thanks to our friends of the German news site for these news!

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