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RUMOUR: Is the QualityWings Simulation 787 (P3Dv4) Due for Release Soon?

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The QualityWings Simulation 787 Ultimate Collection is one of the most desired after aircraft in the community right now. After the launch of the aircraft back in October 2017 for FSX, those on Prepar3D have been waiting both eagerly and patiently. However, the time waiting may soon be over. Just to clarify once again, the following is purely speculation for now.

Over the past couple of weeks, there have been numerous snippets of information regarding the upcoming release of the aircraft into simmer’s hands. Back on April 1st 2018, QualityWings made a statement saying that “The work for Service Pack 1 is largely complete and we’re currently testing all changes / bugfixes along with the P3Dv4 version of the plane.” Whilst we have been subject to waiting a long time for the aircraft, this was the first glimmer of hope for a release sooner than later.

Come forward to May and a few new tid-bits were unexpectedly released into the wild. On May 13th, FSFX Packages updated their 787 Immersion Pack via the VFXCentral software. This new version was designed to update the product with “Prepar3D v4 support”.

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Carenado Preview Dassault Falcon 50

Carenado, probably one of the most active developers as of late, have just previewed their latest work-in-progress product: A Dassault Falcon 50. They posted 18 screenshots on their Facebook page with a caption explaining that it will be FSX/P3D on release (Carenado have been known to port over to X-Plane within a few months of release, however). Carenado have not announced
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Black Box Simulations Preview A330neo

Black Box Simulations recently published, in their facebook group, a screenshot of their work-in-progress A330-800 neo. The caption to the screenshot also speaks of an A330-900 neo, A340-200 and A340-500 aircraft in the works. They have said that these 4 new long-haul aircraft are to be included in the 'Airbus Widebody Family v0.90' package and is set to release '2018'. So,
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UK2000 EGNX East Midlands (X-Plane Version): The FSElite Review

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When you think of major airports in the UK that play a large role in the British economy, what comes to mind? London Heathrow is likely right at the top of that list, Gatwick is probably in there too, and Manchester is surely there too. I’d nearly put money on it that East Midlands is somewhere toward the bottom.
It might surprise you to learn that despite being the 13th busiest airport in the UK in 2016/2017, having handled only just over 4.5 million passengers, it plays a huge role in receiving and dispatching huge amounts of cargo every year. In fact, it serves 36 destinations spread over 10 cargo operators, just with freight alone. That’s a huge amount of cargo for a single-runway airport! So if you’re a simmer like myself who enjoys hauling your MTOW of cargo on the odd occasion (mainly because cargo doesn’t complain about those hard landings), you’ll appreciate the job that UK2000 have done in bringing their rendition of East Midlands to X-Plane.


UK2000 have always been a name that represents quality and accuracy in sceneries for Prepar3D and FSX (and they even still develop for FS9), and so to expect the same with the X-Plane products is a natural thing. Fortunately, UK2000 doesn’t let us down by just running their sceneries through a conversion and calling it a day – they’ve quite clearly spent the time making sure every last detail is perfect for the X-Plane world. Comparing with satellite imagery, you can spend time yourself going over the airport grounds and spotting out small details like light placements, one by one, and finding that they’re exactly where you’d expect to find them.

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MFSG Release Miyazaki Airport

Developer MFSG has released Miyazaki Airport (RJFM). Miyazaki Airport is located in the South of Japan and has connections to a number of Japanese and Asian destinations. The addon is available for €14,00 from SimMarket for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D v3 and v4. MFSG's rendition of this airport will come with the following features: Highly detailed Miyazaki Airport Seasonal Miyazaki Photoscenery
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Digital Design Tenerife-South Released

After previewing the scenery just a few hours earlier, Digital Design has released their Tenerife South scenery for P3Dv4 after over 5 months of development. The scenery encompasses the Reina Sofia Airport itself in stunning detail, along with high-resolution scenery for the surrounding area. Examining the feature list, we can expect many of you to be happy to discover SODE jetway support
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FSDG Previews Pilots of the Caribbean (Part 2) St. Lucia

Flight Sim Development Group, or more commonly known as FSDG, are working towards a 3 part scenery package they appropriately name 'Pilots of the Caribbean'. Part one of the series was released on March 4th which included the island of St. Vincent. Part 2 has been previewed on their Facebook page showcasing 8 images of the close-to-releasing island scenery of St. Lucia.
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Digital Design Releases More Previews of Tenerife-South

Digital Design has released more previews of their approaching Tenerife-South scenery in their public Facebook group. With their first previews being released just before Christmas of last year, this scenery has been on many simmers' wishlist for close to 5 months, now. This scenery looks to be an excellent addition to the ever-popular Canary Islands libraries, which have seen a
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Orbx Introduces Pearson Field (KVUO)

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Bill Womack rejoined Orbx only a few short weeks ago, but already he has some exciting new previews of his latest airport. In his forum post, he introduces Pearson Field (KVUO). Found in the Pacific North-West, it’s very close to Portland International airport. Funnily enough Portland is another airport Bill is working on (with FlightBeam). It’s no surprise he found some time to explore the little airfield whilst researching Portland Intl. airport.

Other than some previews from Bill, there was very few other details in the forum post. Screenshot artist Iain has also posted his first previews of the airport. Hopefully his infamous ‘final shots’ wont be too far around the corner.


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Mettar Simulations Introduce Simstall

Matt Davies has posted over on Mettar Simulation's website officially introducing Simstall. In the post, he has detailed exactly what Simstall is and what we can expect from it as and when it is released; all of which is sounding very exciting. Matt starts off in the post speaking about how we as a community have not enjoyed any significant advances
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Ultra Weather XP v2.3 Released

The quiet achiever of X-Plane weather add-ons, Ultra Weather XP, has been updated to version 2.3. This free update for existing v2.x license holders brings a number of new features, fixes and improvements to the already well-equipped software. In a post to the forum, developer Abdullah Almuntassir introduces the new version as being compatible with X-Plane 11.11+, and any users still on
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BDOAviation Kansai International Released

BDOAviation, known for their Indonesian airports, have just released Osaka Kansai International Airport for FSX and P3D v3 (v4 support will be coming very shortly.) For those looking to add to their collection of airports in Asia, this is great news, as Kansai International is an international hub for All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, and Nippon Cargo. Additionally, it serves
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