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MFR Model# X-PLANE 11


X-Plane 11 is the world’s most comprehensive and powerful flight simulator for personal computers, and it offers the most realistic flight model available!

Welcome to the world of props, jets, single- and multi-engine airplanes, as well as gliders, helicopters and VTOLs. X‑Plane contains subsonic and supersonic flight dynamics, allowing users to predict the flight characteristics of the slowest aircraft or the fastest. X‑Plane includes more than 15 aircraft in the default installation, spanning the aviation industry and its history. Aircraft included range from the Sikorsky S–76 and Cessna 172 to the Space Shuttle and the B–52 Bomber. Additionally, some 2,000 additional aircraft models can be downloaded from the Internet, many of which are completely free. If those aren’t enough, users can design their own airplanes and test-fly them!

The full X‑Plane scenery package covers the Earth in stunning resolution from 74 north to 60 south latitude. Users can land at any of over 35,000 airports or test their mettle on aircraft carriers, oil rigs, frigates (which pitch and roll with the waves), or helipads atop buildings. They can also realistically model the flight of remote-controlled model aircraft, perform an air-launch in an X–15 or Space Ship One from the mother ship, fly re-entries into Earth’s atmosphere in the Space Shuttle, fly with friends over the Internet or a LAN, drop water on forest fires, or shoot approaches to aircraft carriers at night in stormy weather and rough water conditions in a damaged F–4. The situations that can be simulated are unbelievably diverse!

Weather in X‑Plane is variable from clear skies and high visibility to thunderstorms with controllable wind, wind shear, turbulence, and micro bursts. Rain, snow, and clouds are available for an instrument flying challenge, and thermals are available for the gliders. Actual weather conditions can be downloaded from the Internet, allowing users to fly in the weather that really exists at their current location!

X-Plane has detailed failure modeling, with multitudes of systems that can either be failed manually at an instructor’s command, or randomly when users least expect it! Users can fail instruments, engines, flight controls, control cables, antennae, landing gear, or any of dozens of other systems at any moment. They can also have a friend or flight instructor (locally or via the Internet, working from an Instructor’s Operating Station) fail components on the aircraft without the pilot’s knowledge. The instructor can alter the time of day, weather conditions, and failure status of hundreds of aircraft systems and components. Additionally, the instructor can relocate the aircraft to a location of his or her choice at any time.

New in X-Plane 11:
  • Overhauled fleet: Aircraft models that stand up to scrutiny, from the gear trucks to the rivets.
  • Brand new G1000: Some general aviation planes now feature a simulated Garmin 1000.
  • 3-D cockpits: Every aircraft in the fleet comes with a beautiful, usable 3-D cockpit.
  • IFR-ready cockpits: Every 3-D cockpit is usable for instrument flight.
  • Brand new user interface: Easier to learn for new users. Faster for power users.
  • Tutorials: Learn the basics of flight, navigation, & more in X-Plane.
  • Improved 3-D cockpit interaction: Cockpit controls are easier than ever to set just right.
  • Pushback tugs & fuel trucks: Watch other aircraft get service, or request services for your own aircraft.
  • New lighting, sound, & effects engine: Bringing new tools to aircraft add-on makers.
  • New scenery for Europe: Roadways, buildings, & more now feature European-specific variants.

Included Aircraft

Cirrus Vision SF50 North American X–15
Beechcraft Baron 58 Boeing 747–400 and 747–100
Boeing 737–800 Lockheed SR–71
Cessna 172SP McDonnell Douglas KC–10 Extender
Stinson L–5 Sentinel Beechcraft King Air C90B
ASK–21 Glider Boeing B–52G Stratofortress
Lockheed C–130 Hercules Space Shuttle Orbiter
McDonnell Douglas F–4 McDonnell Douglas MD–80
Sikorsky S–76 Columbia 400

Hardware Requirements

Minimum Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 CPU with 2 or more cores, or AMD equivalent. (Dual-core CPUs slower than 3 GHz should try the demo before purchasing.)
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Video Card: a DirectX 11-capable video card from NVIDIA, AMD or Intel with at least 1 GB VRAM
Recommended Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 6600K at 3.5 ghz or faster
  • Memory: 16-24 GB RAM or more
  • Video Card: a DirectX 12-capable video card from NVIDIA, AMD or Intel with at least 4 GB VRAM (GeForce GTX 1070 or better or similar from AMD)
Supported Video Cards:
  • NVIDIA: NVIDIA GeForce 420 or newer (600 or newer recommended)
  • AMD: AMD HD5000 or newer (HD7000 with GCN core or newer recommended)
  • Intel: Intel HD 2000 or newer (HD4000 or newer recommended)

In The Box

  • 8-DVD set for Windows, Mac, or Linux
  • Worldwide scenery
  • 11 high-quality aircraft with immersive 3-D cockpits
  • Free internet updates for all versions of 11.xx, including airport improvements
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Just as advertised, and your company’s services were fine, although the $11 mailing fee was I believe, excessive.

Dick K
March 12, 2021

Very excited to purchase as Christmas gift 2020 for my significant other who was a commercial pilot for Eastern Airlines and AirTran/Southwest airline.

Judith B
January 19, 2021

Great product for serious pilots. Much more stable than FS 2020!

William B
December 24, 2020

Excellent software.

Phill B
November 16, 2020

This is a great sim. I had the older Microsof flight sim. This is very similar but updated with better graphics. I mainly use it for IFR practice. All of the same frequencies and ILS approaches as real life. The only con I found was it requires a fairly fast computer to run it. I have a fairly new Dell laptop that was top of the line about a year ago and the sim runs in slow motion even with the detail settings turned all the way down. I bought a new Alienware gaming laptop and it runs great on that. Works well for practicing programming the garmin 430-530 and setting up for IFR.

Joe F
January 10, 2019

Good overall, but not the terrain detail of MSFS, no AirBus included.

Robert L Verified Purchase


July 22, 2021


Please note, Aircraft Spruce's personnel are not certified aircraft mechanics and can only provide general support and ideas, which should not be relied upon or implemented in lieu of consulting an A&P or other qualified technician. Aircraft Spruce assumes no responsibility or liability for any issue or problem which may arise from any repair, modification or other work done from this knowledge base. Any product eligibility information provided here is based on general application guides and we recommend always referring to your specific aircraft parts manual, the parts manufacturer or consulting with a qualified mechanic.

Q: Relative to the Purchase of XPlane11: What does C of C mean? Certificate of Compliance? If so, to What?

The C of C applies to only parts that are certified or made to a spec. As it relates to this software, it can be disregarded.

Q: Do you have the X Plane 11 simulator on USB?

No, we do not have this available on a USB drive, only in DVD format.

Q: Will X-Plane 11 work on a Mac?

Yes, it will run on Mac OS X prior to 10.10.

Q: Do you offer the cirrus sr 22?

The Cirrus SR22 is not included out of the box. It, along with many other airplanes, can be purchased in the Xplane marketplace for an additional cost.

Q: Will X Plane 11 run on new mac with the new apple chip and latest OS?

Yes, this software is designed to be Mac compatible.

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