X-Plane 11.30 is a major update that includes a new ATC voice system, a new particle system, updated Gateway airports, bug fixes and a new experimental mode for testing flight model changes.. Almost! we’ve been running a small scale private beta for the last few weeks while we finish new features and fix major bugs. I don’t want to curse the beta, but it looks like we may be able to get the public beta posted this weekend.. New versions of a sim are always something the community makes a big fuss about. X-Plane 11.30 hit beta and I decided to take a look at it. Do not update your stable installation.. The official release version of x-plane for normal public use is 11.26 which you have. The official 11.30 public release of x-plane will only be made available when Laminar is satisfied all the "bugs" have been fixed in the beta versions. The update process by Laminar is release a private beta version to selected testers then a public beta testing process release and finally the official . Just tried a 20k crosswind, no problem taking off and landing-using the low-wing method. Takes quit a bit of power to get the plane moving from a complete stand still, feels realistic from my real-world 172 flying!. X-Plane 11 is available now! With a brand new user interface, a new level of quality in the included aircraft, and support for virtual reality headsets, X-Plane 11 is the upgrade you’ve been hoping for. With a brand new user interface, and a new level of quality in the included aircraft, X-Plane.