Weekly News Recap: June 17

By: Sam Clark
June 17, 2018

Introduction

Welcome to Threshold’s weekly news recap for today the 17th of June, 2018. We aim for this weekly piece to be a collection of all the news that we didn’t get to, as well as where we take a look back at all the headlines from the X-Plane world. The Threshold Weekly News Recap is released every Sunday.

In case you missed it:

Aerosoft debuts their latest X-Plane project; EDLW Dortmund, Milviz shows off their Cessna 310 for XP, new previews of volumetric clouds in xEnviro 1.10 are released, FSEnchancer v0.5 is released, JARDesign releases v4 of their plugin; Ground Handling, and PMDG’s Robert Randazzo talks about X-Plane.

Carenado announce 690B Aero Commander

Aircraft developer Carenado have announced the 690B Aero Commander for X-Plane. The 690B is the big brother of the Aero Commander family, seating 4 passengers and 2 crew. It has a ceiling of 19,000ft and cruises at a cool 350km/h.

We were shown the first previews of Carenado’s rendition of the 690B last week via Facebook:

“CARENADO 690B AERO COMMANDER for X-PLANE 11 - Coming very soon!!”

You can find the announcement post on the Carenado Facebook page.

Aerobask Eclipse 550 NG receives FMOD sounds & VR compatibility

The Eclipse 550 NG by Aerobask has received an update. As seems to be the trend recently, the aircraft now includes an FMOD sound pack. Aerobask have released a video showing off the new feature;

Here is the changelog for v1.1.10:

 

Attitude Simulations Fox Islands release imminent

Steaven Mckenzie of Attitude Simulations has released more new previews of the Fox Islands for X-Plane. We featured this scenery last week on the Threshold Weekly Recap, where we got our first glimpse of the runway textures of South Fox Island. Since then, the first in-sim screenshots have been released.

“Should be [released] by this weekend. I have 3 days of flying so I'm trying to get final edits and video done by Sunday”

See the full post (with more screenshots!) in the Attitude Simulations Facebook group.

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That’s all for this week!

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Happy flying - and have a wonderful day!

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