X-Plane is a flight simulator in which you can practice your skills as if the aircrafts were real. This version of X-Plane provides lots of models, from commercial airlines to military planes with a very realistic behavior. X-Plane includes a large list of greatly detailed maps that you can explore. Thanks to its features, you can consider this version as a solid part of simulation games with little flaws and great technical aspect.
Once you download and install it, you can check how real this simulator is. The weather system used has been improved from the previous version of X-Plane, and now the clouds look like if you can touch them. You are free to change the camera angle the way you like, selecting an inner view to feel like if you were actually controlling an airplane or just a view from the sides to see the landscape. Remember that the simulator tries to be as real as possible and it affects to the difficulty. Graphically you can describe X-Plane as outstanding.The simulator also adds giant maps very rich in details and lots of different free content included in the main package or available to download as payware.
Apart from the changes in graphics and the high-detailed maps of X-Plane, what really outstands about X-Plane is its new flight model based on the blade element theory (BET) which makes an airplane to be as real as possible. For that reason, all kind of users can enjoy this sim, since real pilots would train themselves as they were in a real plane and beginners will experience what is controlling an aircraft.
How to play this simulation game
As mentioned above, with X-Plane’s BET theory you will be able to control an airplane as in real world. It has a wide range of aircrafts to use, from the Cessna 172 to the Bell 206 JetRanger. Also, it offers more than thirty thousand airports to land and a great variety of scenarios with real landforms.
In X-Plane there is also the possibility of creating your own aircraft, since there is a design creator and editor included. As the main competitor of other simulation games, X-Plane has a growing community of users who share their doubts and their creations. Besides, the PC versión of X-Plane offers the opportunity of playing with other users thanks to a multiplayer interface.
X-Plane 10.10 b8 Features
Below you can find here the unique features X-Plane provides users with:
- With this simulator professional pilots can do training sessions to enhance its navigation
- High-detailed cockpits in 3D
- X-Plane offers a wide range of aircrafts available such as CL-4115, Viggen JA37, Space Shuttle, Bell 206 JetRanger, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 737-400, etc.
- Space Shuttle Orbiter included
- New Weather System
- BET flight model to increase realism
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The minimum system requirements your computer needs to download and play these simulator games are listed below:
- Operating System: Windows XP or higher
- Processor: Dual Core CPU of 2 GHz or higher
- Memory: 2 GB RAM
- 256MB Graphic Card and compatible with DirectX 9