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X-Plane 12 The most realistic flight simulator. Full release today – Ready for take off!

By December 19, 2022January 12th, 2023No Comments

X-Plane 12 is a flight simulator with real-world physics, accurate aircraft systems and an immersive simulation of the world.

South Carolina, USA – December 19, 2022 –  Laminar Research is excited to present the release of X-Plane 12. This flight simulator includes 18 unique aircraft models and over 17,000 detailed 3D airports – all with new ground textures, towers and pavement effects to enhance realism.

“We’re thrilled to share X-Plane 12 with the world after years of hard work to take our flight simulator to the next level. Preparing this release has involved re-writing almost every aspect of the application to implement first-principles physics and rendering in the tireless pursuit of ultimate realism“ said Thomson Meeks – Director of Operations.

X-Plane 12 is the most realistic and powerful flight simulator with real-world physics, accurate aircraft systems/behavior and an immersive simulation of the world. X-Plane 12 is built by pilots and engineers – for everyone who craves a realistic flight simulation experience. Over the past 20 years, X-Plane has proven itself a favorite among aviation enthusiasts/gamers and an indispensable tool for real-world pilots, flight instructors and aircraft designers.

New Engine Features in X-Plane 12
   • Volumetric 3D Clouds
   • Physics-Based Photometric Lighting Model
   • Worldwide 3D Water
   • Rewritten AI-Air Traffic Control System
   • Global 3D Forests
   • Seasonal Textures and Weather Effects
   • Revamped Real Weather Data

New Aircraft in X-Plane 12
   • Airbus A330
   • Cessna Citation X
   • Lancair Evolution
   • Cirrus SR22
   • Piper PA-18 Super Cub
   • Van’s RV-10
   • F-14 Tomcat
   • Robinson R22 (plus a floats version)

Check out the trailer on YouTube.

Get X-Plane 12 from the creator directly or on Steam.

About Laminar Research
Laminar Research is the creator of the X-Plane franchise of flight simulators, including X-Plane 12, the latest iteration of their desktop application. X-Plane 12 is available in both a consumer version and an FAA/EASA certifiable professional version. Laminar also offers X-Plane versions for both iOS and Android. X-Plane’s flight model, scope, versatility, customizability, and 3rd party add-on availability make it the ultimate flight simulation experience for Macintosh, Windows, Linux, and mobile platforms.