X-Plane is a comprehensive, powerful flight simulator, sporting a very realistic flight model. It is packaged with other software to build and customize aircraft and scenery, offering a complete flight simulation environment.
X-Plane is extremely customizable, allowing you to easily create textures, sounds, and instrument panels for your own airplanes that you design or the planes that come with the simulation.
X-Plane is used in non-motion and full-motion flight simulators for flight training.
- Blade element theory.
- Subsonic and supersonic flight dynamics.
- Models fairly complex aircraft designs, including helicopters, rockets, rotor craft and tilt-rotor craft.
- Scenery for the entire planet Earth between -60 and +74 degrees latitude:
- Land at any of over 18,000 airports.
- MARS scenery.
- Failure-modeling, with 35 systems that can be failed manually or randomly.
- Plane-Maker, create your own airplanes.
- World-Maker – create your own scenery.
Developer: Laminar Research
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