X-Plane 10 for iPad Released


X-Plane 10 for the iPad has been released.   The latest version of the ultra-realistic flight simulation package for the iPad has a number of features which put it on a par with the desktop version of X-Plane.  These features include:

  • 5 scenery regions
  • A brand new combat system
  • Multiplayer over the Internet
  • Access to the brand new challenges & tutorials
  • The Cessna 172 aircraft model.

An additional 9 aircraft (including the Airbus A320, A-10 Warthog, and F-22 Raptor) are available as in-app purchases.  These purchases are available for between $0.99 and $4.99 per aircraft and come complete with tutorials and challenges for each aircraft.

An Update to 10.0.1 is available which includes a number of fixes to the app including:

  • Sharing on Facebook now correctly unlocks the aircraft for a 24hr test drive
  • Fixed crash when launching from Game Center
  • Fixed crash when starting app while on the phone, or receiving a phone call while using the app.
  • Added new explosion effects to aircraft when you crash or get shot down.

The X-Plane App itself is available as a free download from the Apple iTunes Store at:

For  more information about the Mobile version of X-Plane 10, check out the X-Plane Mobile version website at:


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