X-Plane C152 vs FSX version: Issues?

  • I own the FSX aircraft and now having switched to X-plane 11, have purchased that version too. I’m having a few issues I would really like to resolve. Numbers 1 and 2 on the list are really frustrating! :

    1. The round out and flare seems completely unrealistic compared to the real aircraft and also the FSX version. My problem is that when reducing the power in the flare the aircraft falls like a stone, even when at the correct approach speed of 65kts.

    2. Approaches with full flap, correct speed and correctly aligned on the glide slope require almost full down trip to maintain airspeed without having to push very hard on the yoke. It’s as if the weight and balance is off or the lift generated from flaps is unrealistic.

    3. Primer sound is missing

    4. Parking brake sound is missing

    5. Cannot turn radio selector to off / ext

    6. Cannot hide interface arrow (you can in FSX)

    7. The aircraft tends to skid very easily during taxi

    Can anyone on here offer advice please?

  • Ref point 6: I don't have the C152 but on Turbo Arrow and Duchess you can dim the Interface arrow by putting the mouse pointer over it and using the scroll wheel.

    Andy L

  • @paulcarp How is this aircraft in 11.50? I loved it in FSX, but the lack of vendor feedback has me concerned that any questions won't be answered and there will be no future patches. Can you tell me if this aircraft uses nose wheel steering or differential braking? I don't like the way XP models differential braking, so prefer nose wheel steering if possible. Thanks

  • JF Staff

    Just to clarify, the lack of feedback is due to this not being a support forum so no guarantee of us reading every post.

    Apart from submitting a support ticket, the best place to go for discussion of our XP11 aircraft is - https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php?/forums/forum/473-c152/

    That forum is very active so the development team are usually lurking around and will answer questions where possible.

    Our entire XP11 fleet received significant updates in early September to bring them up to the latest XP11.50 standards, including flight dynamics, as well as fixing a variety of bugs that had cropped up since the previous updates.


    As Andy has posted, you can adjust the transparency of the menu arrow using your mouse-wheel.

    We'll investigate the sounds and add any that are currently missing. There will be some differences in functionality and aircraft behaviour due to the differences in the two simulators.