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Issue 123 Freeware Downloads

 

Once again we have a collection of high-quality freeware files for you to enjoy. These aircraft, scenery and utilities easily compare with many commercial products but don’t forget if you’ve enjoyed a particular file please let the author know – it’s their only payback! By the same token we’re always interested to hear from you if you’ve downloaded or designed a file that you think is worth sharing.

Although the authors of these files have very kindly given us their permission to include them on our website, they still remain the property and copyright of the authors. You are free to enjoy them for your own use but they must not in any circumstances be distributed, copied, uploaded to any other websites or disassembled in any way whatsoever.

Library files
Most X-plane users will already know that many freeware airport designers make use of the freeware library files to enhance their creations. Consequently, it’s important to read the documentation within each file to find out which libraries have been used. These library files need to be installed in order to experience these airports as the authors intended.

Lockheed Martin F-35A
We feature hundreds of freeware aircraft each year but not many of them are produced to the professional level of this latest release from Exploration Out Industries (EOI) and The JSF Development Team.

It depicts one of the most expensive projects ever undertaken by the US military, the Lockheed Martin F-35A. At that time it became the subject of much criticism because Lockheed was allowed to design, test and produce the F-35 all at the same time. Nevertheless it’s now in service with many NATO countries including Australia, Italy, Norway, UK and Turkey.

This package includes a range of different liveries and a superb fully illustrated and highly detailed manual. The developers said: “The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) model produced by Exploration Out Industries (EOI) is not an accurate study level depiction of real the F-35. A leading factor for the difference is that this model operates with basic stock systems provided by X-Plane 11 that were not intended to reproduce fifth-generation combat aircraft. It is with great hope that more accurate avionics will be included in the future for a better representation of the real F-35A.”

The group has done a fine job with the tools available to them, as I’m sure you’ll see when you fly the aircraft yourself; it looks fabulous and handles beautifully. We have also included a promo video of the aircraft below:

Authors: Michael Seng, Dom Henry and Troopie
Platform: X-Plane 11
Lockheed Martin F-35A Download

Vernon Regional Airport CYVK
This small non-towered airport is located 1.8 nautical southwest of Vernon, British Columbia, Canada. It’s set in the beautiful Okanagan Valley and has been reproduced in great detail here by Charles Macelli.

Author: Charles Macelli
Platform: X-Plane 11
Vernon Regional Airport Download

Heinkel He177 A5/R2 Hs293
The Heinkel He 177 was the only operational long-range heavy bomber available to the Luftwaffe during World War Two. This particular aircraft was fitted with two Hs293 anti-ship missiles. It’s another fine aircraft from the team led by Chris Lampard and Mark Shelley.

Authors: Chris Lampard, Mark Shelley and Shessi
Platform: FS2004
Heinkel He 177 Download

North American FJ-3 Fury
North American began work on an uprated version of the Fury, with a Wright J65-W-2 Sapphire engine. It was enthusiastically accepted by the US Navy as a replacement for the F-86E Sabre. This model was superbly designed by AF Scrub.

Author: A.F. Scrub
Platform: FSX/P3Dv3-4
FJ-3 Fury Download

Aeroporto Telemarco Borba SBTL
Aeroporto Telemarco Borba (SBTL), also known as Monte Alegre Airport, is located in a municipality within the state of Paraná in the southern region of Brazil. Yet another highly detailed airport from Otavio Bonomi.

Author: Otavio Bonomi
Platform: X-Plane 11
Aeroporto Telemarco Download

EVO Embraer Phenom 100EV
Camil Valiquette is well known for his large passenger aircraft, yet on this occasion he has stepped into the world of corporate jets with the stunning EVO Embraer Phenom 100EV. A stylish luxury four-seater produced in Brazil by Embraer.

Author: Camil Valiquette
Platform: FSX/P3D
Phenom 100EV Download

Cairns Airport YBCS
Cairns Airport is located in the town of Cairns, Queensland, Australia, set between Mount Whitfield to the west and Trinity Bay to the east. Stefan Lorenz has done a superb job with this highly detailed recreation for X-Plane.

Author: Stefan Lorenz
Platform: X-Plane 11
Cairns Airport Download

Comalapa International Airport
Here we have the Comalapa International Airport in El Salvador. It includes the terminal maintenance hangars, American airbase, animated jetways, 3D PAPI lights and more. Development and donated as freeware by Virtualcol FS Software.

Author: Virtualcol FS Software
Platform: FSX
Comalapa Airport Download

Marina Municipal Airport (KOAR)
KOAR is located in California, USA and is a publicly owned facility established as Fritzsche Army Air Field in 1960. It was designed by Fred Zealor who has used many freeware libraries in its construction, so please check the text file before installing.

Author: Fred Zealor
Platform: FSX
KOAR Airport Download

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