Writer, Flying Low, has released a 347-page handbook to help support those buying X-Plane 12. The handbook goes through how to set up X-Plane 12, optimise the hardware and enable VR.

There are various sections throughout the guide that will help you get to grips with the simulator, get the most out of performance and much more.

The ebook is split into two parts; part 1 focuses on the basics whilst part 2 will look at third-party add-ons and tools.

You can buy Flying Low: X-Plane 12 Handbook Part 1 from the X-Plane.org store for $15.00.


The E-Book is 347 pages (175 double spreads) in lengthHigh-Quality Digital PDF format optimized for reading on a PC with a bookmark/indexImages and sufficiently high quality that they can be zoomed up.Dynamic Index and Table of ContentsHow to Set up X-Plane 12 the right wayHow to choose the Hardware you needThe proper hardware for X-Plane 12How to Optimize that HardwareHow to Optimize Windows 11 for X-Plane 12Windows Performance guideNvidia Driver setup for X-Plane 12How to set up your peripheralsHow to set up and configure the Meta (Oculus) Quest 2 Virtual Reality HeadsetHow to Make it Fly BetterHow to Make it Look BetterHow to Set up multiple monitorsHow to Make X-plane Work with Multiple ComputersHow to Set up a small, efficient stable networkA unique illustrated flight description for use as a real-world Benchmark.Understand the X-Plane terminologyLarge HOW-TO section to quickly give you answers to the most often asked questionsIllustrated glossary of terms and acronyms