Leonardo Software House Updates Fly the Maddog X for Both MSFS and P3D

Leonardo Software House updates Fly the Maddog X with new launcher, fixes, and features.

The team over at Leonardo Software House released an update to their beloved Fly the Maddog X for both Microsoft Flight Simulator as well as Prepar3D.

New installers were rolled out for both MSFS and P3D and is available on simMarket. Maddog customers can now download and run the installer which will update the airplane addon automatically while keeping any settings and liveries the same.

Among numerous fixes for their MSFS version, the update will also include GSX Pro integration as well as the ability for Simbrief to automatically download the latest OFB from the onboard EFB. There are a number of additional changes so be sure to checkout the full changelog below. For P3D users, Leonardo Software House included a few modest fixes as well (we’ve included a separate changelog for you to check out).

If you haven’t already purchased the Fly the Maddog X and wish to do so, it’s available on simMarket for €75.00 (excluding taxes).

MSFS Changelog

  • GSX Pro integration
  • Simbrief integration for automatic download of latest OFP from EFB
  • Fixed issue with autoland align mode
  • Fixed issue that caused FMS in descent to slow down to 250kt below FL100 even if restriction was cancelled
  • Fixed issue in Load Manager where in some cases routes created with the LM were not available as co-routes in the FMS
  • Fixed issue with cockpit flood light
  • Fixed issue with FMS not loading approaches in certain airports
  • Cabin pax light dim when seat belt sign is switched on
  • Improved holdings
  • Added all missing ACARS pages
  • Added weather clients for METAR/ATIS (VATSIM/IVAO) and CPDLC
  • Added printing of ACARS message to physical printer or Pushover app
  • OFP selection in EFB is now from a sorted list of files
  • Fixed issue with effects in latest MSFS version
  • Reworked contrails effect
  • Fixed hole in the upper left VC window border
  • Fixed issue with missing reflections on instruments glass
  • Updated User Manual, Quick Guide and EFB Manual
  • Added MDClient tray application to overcome limitation of the sandbox environment interacting with routes folder
  • Moved PM calls and attendant voices to the ‘VOICES’ slider in MSFS
  • Improved first-load MSFS compile time

P3D Changelog

  • Fixed issue that caused FMS in descent to slow down to 250kt below FL100 even if restriction was cancelled
  • Fixed issue in Load Manager where in some cases routes created with the LM were not available as co-routes in the FMS
  • Fixed issue with FMS not loading approaches in certain airports
  • Improved holdings
  • Added cross-compatibility with GSX Pro for MSFS
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