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Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v5 4K Footage

YouTuber and community contributor Rob Ainscough has shared public footage of Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D v5 in action. The 4K footage highlights the new DirectX 12 engine, along with trueSKY being used to simulate the weather and atmospheric effects.

This new video highlights a lot more of the simulator in action compared to the short teaser trailer we premiered yesterday during the announcement period.

As we mentioned in the announcement post, Lockheed Martin will be releasing Prepar3D v5 on Tuesday, April 14th 2020. FSElite will continue to follow any developments on this new simulator as they come.

Be sure to check out our current list of developer statements regarding their product compatibility. 

You can also read our full interview with Chris Metel from Lockheed Martin here,

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Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v5 UHD Photo Gallery

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With Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D v5 now known to the public, we thought it would be a good idea to put together previews for the new simulator into a single post. All of the images we have captured directly from their latest teaser trailer, which highlights many of the new features coming to the new simulator. Prepar3D v5 will feature an
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What Is Captain Sim Teasing?

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This isn't the most detailed post, but we want to see what the community think this new tease from Captain Sim is. The teaser image was shared on Facebook and shows what appears to be the fuselage of an aircraft with a GPS box. There is a distinct shine on the metallic skin of the fuselage, suggesting some kind of
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Gaya Simulations X-Plane 11 and P3D Vienna Airport Previews, Releases this Week

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Update: We have added the official trailer from AviationLads. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxmQHRt9JPc Gaya Simulations has confirmed that Vienna Airport (LOWW) will be releasing this week. To accompany the news, they also shared a range of screenshots from the X-Plane 11 version, along with night previews for the Prepar3D version. Both sets of previews were posted on their Facebook page. X-Plane 11 Version
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Skyline Simulations Shares New Gibraltar Previews on X-Plane

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Developer Skyline Simulations has shared a set of new Gibraltar previews on X-Plane 11.  We first announced exclusively that the team would be bringing the airport to both X-Plane and Prepar3D just over a year ago and we have seen various previews of the airport since.  In these new previews, we get to see some more renders of the buildings included, along with some of the work on the ground poly.

You can see a range of other previews for the ground layout here, along with other renders from the first reveal on this link.

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Aeroplane Heaven Douglas C-47/DC-3 Engine Start Video

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The team at Aeroplane Heaven sent us a new video for their upcoming Douglas C-47/DC-3. The video is a brief tutorial on how to effectively start up the engines prior to a standard departure. The video filmed in Prepar3D v4.5 gives users the chance to take a peek behind the systems of the aircraft ahead of its release. The aircraft is
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Torquesim SR22 Development Update 5

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Weeks after weeks, Torquesim keeps updating us about their SR22 development progress. This week's update is about the aerodynamics of their upcoming general aviation plane. The aerodynamics model of the Torquesim SR22 has been created by an external developer called X-Aerodynamics. They are known for their previous works on the Aerobask DR-400 and DA-62 as well as  many other addons
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Tailstrike Designs LICR Professional Enters Beta

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Developers Tailstrike Designs has declared that their upcoming LICR Professional scenery has officially entered beta testing. To accompany that news, the team shared a single new screenshot of some of the PBR weather effects enhancing the scenery. The preview is above. Reggio di Calabria Airport is a regional airport located right at the bottom-end of Italy which caters flights to
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