HEADLINES

Orbx Announces Leeds Bradford (EGNM)

Scenery Update
Sep 17, 2019
Orbx has announced that Northern English town Leeds (EGNM) is the second to receive a fully PBR airport, following the release of London City Airport back in July.

Vidan Design Previews Billund (EKBI)

Scenery Update
Sep 18, 2019
Danish developer Vidan Design has dropped some new previews of their upcoming Billund scenery, converted from the ESP-platform edition initially released in 2017.

Orbx Announces Three Washington/Oregon Airports

Scenery Update
Sep 18, 2019
Work seemingly never stops at scenery tycoon Orbx, who've made their third announcement in seven days. This time it centres around three airports in the PNW region.

FSimStudios Releases Cancun (MMUN)

Scenery Update
Sep 18, 2019
FSimStudios are now four months an X-Plane developer, after partnering up with conversion brand Windsock Simulations. Today, they posted another preview of Cancun (MMUN).

PERSPECTIVE

No Money Mondays: Better Heat Effect

Community
Sep 18, 2019
By
Keizo Ono
This week's No Money Mondays takes a look at Better Heat Effect, a simple script which refines the heat exhaust blur from the engines of your aircraft for a more realistic look.
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OPINION

Prepar3D's Add-On Quality is Flourishing. Why is X-Plane Stagnant?

Developer
August 29, 2019
By
Ilari Kousa
I can’t help but feel that in comparison with their ESP cousins, development of quality content has fallen behind, especially for aircraft. With the likes of FS2020 practically around the corner, X-Plane native developers should step up their game to stay relevant. Let’s look at a few practical examples.

REVIEWS

Threshold Review: Carenado 58 Baron for X-Plane 11

Aircraft Review
September 14, 2019
By
Mike Cameron
At $29.95, I think it is priced right to include the XP11 visual features and is a very fun aircraft to fly that I recommend if you want to add a twin-engine aircraft to your virtual hangar. If you are a casual simulator user, the aircraft itself will probably satisfy you.

MEDIA

Threshold Exclusive: Interview with Austin Meyer at FSExpo '19

Interview
August 5, 2019
By
Sam Clark
Threshold reporter Scott Havener sits down with Laminar Research founder Austin Meyer to discuss the past, present and future of X-Plane at FlightSimExpo in Orlando.