Prepar3D News

FlightSimLabs A32X-X Series and Spotlights Updated

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A new update for the FlightSimLabs A32X-X Series and Spotlights has been released. Version for the Airbus series is mostly a compatibility update for Prepar3D 5.2, but some fixes and updates also made the cut.

Not long after the Sharklets were released, the map functionality on the EFBs was disabled. The new update restores that functionality and is only available when you update to version If you use Skalarki hardware, the Hardware Interface has been updated which fixes several small issues and brings Prepar3D v5.2 compatibility. Looking at the changelog, we can also see there has been some cosmetic fixes for the external and cockpit modelling, as well as new logic for PA Xmit buttons.

Finally, you will need to download the newest version of Spotlights (v5.0.0.3) in order to have functionality in Prepar3D v5.2. You can download Spotlights from the forums.

You can get the updates for any of your A32X-X aircraft from the redownload section on the FlightSimLabs website.

If you need some help with the EFB or want to learn more, you can watch our EFB overview on our YouTube channel. Alternatively, you can read about the changes made by Lockheed Martin for Prepar3D v5.2 here.

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Just Flight Tornado F3 for P3D Released

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Developer Just Flight has released the Tornado F3 for Prepar3D v4 and Prepar3D v5. Developed by the same team which created the Hawk T1/A Advanced Trailer, the Vulcan and also the Tornado GR1, this new product adds the iconic military aircraft to the simulator. The Tornado F3 is a twin-seat interceptor version of the Panavia Tornado. Being equipped with the
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Brief Development Update on the TFDi Design MD-11

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TFDi Design announced that they would be bringing the MD-11 to Prepar3D some time ago and we've heard little information about it. However, the team did share a brief development update via their Discord. On their channel, they said that "exciting times ahead." To accompany this, the team gave an update on how modelling and coding of the systems have been
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Leonardo Softhouse Fly the Maddog X Updated for 5.2; Previews in MSFS

The team at Leonardo Softhouse has shared some new information regarding their Fly the Maddog X. Firstly, the team has confirmed that a new hotfix has been released that adds Prepar3D v5.2 compatibility, and secondly, we have some new previews of the aircraft in Microsoft Flight Simulator. Following on from the release of Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D v5.2 yesterday, Leonardo Softhouse
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Lockheed Martin Releases Prepar3D v5.2

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Lockheed Martin has surprised the community and has released Prepar3D v5.2. This newest version of Prepar3D has a massive changelog that addresses a lot of issues with the enhanced atmospherics engine, VR and more. The changelog is fairly extensive, with a lot of focus on the Enhanced Atmospherics engine and lighting. According to the changelog, Enhanced Atmospherics can be used
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Region de Murcia Airport Released for P3D

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Aerosoft, in partnership with Dreamfactorystudio, has released Region de Murcia Airport for Prepar3D v4 and v5. The new airport in Murcia first opened in January 2019 and took over from the dated old Murcia–San Javier Airport. Murcia International Airport (LEMI), as it’s also known, sees traffic from all over Europe to destinations such as Antwerp, Barcelona, Bilbao, Bristol, Dublin, London and Warsaw.

The developers at Dreamfactorystudio has included a number of features for the Prepar3D version of this Spanish airport. Features include realistic shadows and lighting, along with rain effects on the runway and tarmac in wet weather. Additionally, static vehicles, cars and people are featured, whilst wig-wags are animated. As with other releases as of late on P3Dv4 and above, the scenery includes PBR texturing, detailed modelling and interior modelling. Finally, the team has included nearby surrounding buildings for an authentic feel during the approach.

You can buy Region de Murcia Airport for P3D now from Aerosoft for €16.77. It’s also available on simMarket for the same price.

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Volanta Version 1.1 and Volanta Premium Announced

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Orbx's flight tracking and community app, Volanta, has seen a small number of updates since its release, but version 1.1 represents its biggest leap in new features and changes. The first major feature update introduces a plethora of new features in addition to the existing core functionality. Announced on the Orbx forums, this is a preview of the upcoming functionality
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MK-Studios Releases Ponta Delgada for P3D

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After several months of development previews, MK-Studios has surprise-released Ponta Delgada for Prepar3D. Situated out in the Atlantic ocean as part of the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores, the island of Ponta Delgada is a key hub for airlines such as Azores Airlines, Ryanair and SATA. João Paulo II Airport (LPPD) is connected by various airlines and serves destinations such
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Small PMDG Development Update

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Robert took the PMDG forums over the weekend to share some new information regarding the DC-6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator, along with the development focus on P3D and Global Flight Ops. Opening the forum post, Robert took the time to address how development is going on the Prepar3D platform. Since the release of the 777-200ER Expansion Pack, the team has
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UK2000 Scenery Previews Isle of Man in P3D

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Scenery developer UK2000 Scenery has been a little quiet lately. but they have taken to Facebook to share some new previews for another upcoming UK airport. This time, the team are heading to the Isle of Man and bringing the small airport to Prepar3D. Isle of Man Airport (EGNS) has regular services to the UK and Ireland from easyJet, Aer
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