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NEWS! - Aircraft Update : X-Crafts updates the E175 and E195 to v2.5

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NEWS! - Aircraft Update : X-Crafts updates the E175 and E195 to v2.5


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X-Crafts have updated their E-Jets in the E175 and larger E195 to v2.5. The main focus of this update is on Performance optimization, and for users with lower-end machines that are most likely here to notice a performance increase. These two aircraft should not to be confused with the upcoming E-Jet Family aircraft that are now in development at X-Crafts.


X-Crafts also note this v2.5 will be the final concluded update for these aircraft in the foreseeable future, to concentrate on the all new E-Jet Family series. And the update also covers the final change over to the full X-Plane Vulkan/Metal support.


V2.5 Update notes

  • Converted textures from PNG format to DDS format. This finalizes full Vulkan/Metal compatibility.
  • Cockpit and Fuselage textures now also allow Resolution change. This depends on the "Texture Quality" slider in your X-Plane settings.
  • Fixed a bug where the shadows of the exterior of the plane were not rendered properly in the 3D cockpit view.
  • Included Better Pushback in the package


X-Crafts also recommend a full clean download of the aircraft from the X-Plane.OrgStore (not a Skunkcrafts update) for a good installation.


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Currently the twin E-Jet (E175/E195) package and the single separate variants have a 30% off deal, see details below.


All images are courtesy of X-Crafts



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Yes! the Embraer E175/E195 v2.5 by X-Crafts is NOW available from the X-Plane.Org Store here :


Embraer E-175 v2.5

Price is US$27.95 (30% OFF)


Embraer E-195 v2.5

Price is US$27.95 (30% OFF)


The Twin Embraer E-175 and E-195 v2.5 Package is also Currently available for only US$37.95 (30% OFF)

Embraer E-175 and E-195 Package


Features of both models:

NEW: Load Manager

NEW: Fully integrated 3D sound system!

  • Accurate dimensions based on drawings and documentation provided by Embraer ©
  • Windows, Mac and Linux compatible
  • Custom TEKTON FMS© by Steve Wilson
  • Custom improved pushback plugin with animated tug. A white silhouette will show the final position after the pushback!
  • On-screen checklist plugin 
  • Plugin menu for door control, ground objects or GPU
  • Suitable for beginners - Just load and fly within seconds!
  • Great for advanced users  -Enjoy the complexity of the Custom FMS!
  • Mouse scroll wheel support (E195)
  • This add-on comes with the NavDataPro dataset by Aerosoft
  • Both the custom and stock FMS are available on the pedestal or as popup panels
  • More details about the TEKTON FMS© below
  • Amazing 3D modeling of cockpit and cabin – now more than ever, I have spent months working on the cabin of the airplane!
  • High resolution textures
  • High resolution Embraer style PFD, MFD, EICAS displays
  • Pop-up screens, pop-up radios and FMS panels
  • MFD with 8 synoptic pages
  • High resolution textures on panels - Text is crisp and clear with any rendering options
  • Intuitive cockpit manipulation - I have always taken great care to make the cockpit as easy to use as possible. This means all clickable areas in the cockpit are very big so that you can easily click on any button, knob or lever in the cockpit
  • Each switch, lever, knob, and handle is animated
  • Detailed cockpit lighting - All cockpit lights are controllable
  • Cargo area modeled
  • HUD equipped in forward view
  • 4K High resolution textures (fuselage 10000px/meter squared)
  • Highly detailed landing gears, Flap and speedbrake mechanisms
  • Realistic Wingflex animation
  • Pilots in external view
  • All doors are animated and can be controlled via the plugin menu
  • Compatible with UFMC
  • Awesome exterior night lighting. You can operate any of the following lights: NAV, Strobe, Beacon, Left/Nose/Right landing lights, Side/Nose taxi lights, Inspection lights, Logo lights. All lights including Nav and Strobe lights cast light on the surroundings.
  • Audible Alert System
  • Set of custom sounds
  • TEKTON FMS© Features
  •  Custom MCDU Interface
  • SID, ROUTE and STAR waypoint lists are treated as separate editable items
  • Color keyed data presentation
  • Scratchpad data entry
  • Interactive feedback
  • Direct Keyboard Entry (DKE)
  • Procedures Enhanced for V2.x:
  • SIDS and STARS from X-Plane stock or third party custom data
  • New:  Altitude constraints for procedures
  • New:  Refined procedures leg routing
  • New:  More flexible STAR element selection
  • New:  Default visual departure and approach
  • New : Edit and reload STAR while enroute while in autopilot
  • Ability to easily edit SIDs, Routes, STARS and the loaded FLT PLAN
  • New AIRWAYS options
  • New Progress Monitoring on two new pages
  • New Performance Flight Planning:
  • New PERF 1 page providing preflight and takeoff data
  • New PERF 2 page allowing route fuel planning 
  • New PERF 3 page for approach data
  • New Audible Alert System
  • Additional Features:
  • NEW: Trust Rating Select page (TRS) added to the FMS
  • New FMS reset function
  • New:  Simplified manual waypoint altitude entry
  • File Load and Save for ROUTE waypoints
  • New:  FLT PLAN page now automatically advances with destination waypoint
  • 8.33mhz tunable radios
  • Comprehensive Status Page
  • Easy to navigate paging system from a master index.
  • The stock X-Plane MCDU is also provided as a backup for less experienced users.



X-Plane 11

Windows, MAC or Linux
4 GB VRAM Minimum. 8 GB+ VRAM Recommended

Current version: 2.5 (July 22nd 2021)
X-Crafts Support Forum : Support forum for the E-195



News! by Stephen Dutton 

23rd August 2021

Copyright©2021: X-Plane Reviews


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