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FS2Crew Updates NGXu Immersion For Prepar3D v5

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Immersion developer FS2Crew has just update their PMDG 737 NGXu immersion package.  Their PMDG 737 NGXu Immersion Pack is now at v1.4, which brings the Boeing aircraft out of maintenance and ready to fly in Prepar3D v5.

FS2Crew informed users that this is a free update for current users, and if you don’t already own FS2Crew for the PMDG NGXu, now is your chance to grab it as they are still offering a 40% discount with coupon code: SUMMER2020.

Not only did the 737 receive a maintenance upgrade to their core, but more fixes and changes were brought along, such as a five second delay added between starter cutout call and time First Officer will attempt to blank the lower screen
when using SOP2, fixes to the lighting and ground crew voices for Australia have been fixed.

The developer also took this time to inform users that the update is built into the main installer only and currently available on the FS2Crew website only. it is mentioned that if you purchased the product via a 3rd party vendor, such as simMarket, to allow a few days to get the file up on their servers.

To conclude their post with more great news, FS2Crew has announced that next weekend the Dash 8 Q400 fleet along with their RAAS addon will be getting some love from the team and they will be receiving Prepar3D v5 update. FS2Crew also goes on to mention their Microsoft Flight Simulator plans, saying that they will release an official statement next week as well as a road-map for the future.

You can get your copy of FS2Crew PMDG NGXu today for €23.97  EUR using code SUMMER2020 at FS2Crew.

FS2Crew PMDG NGXu v1.4 Changelog

  •  P3D V5 Support
  •  Dome Light fixed.
  •  Ground voice Australia fixed.
  • Auto connect GPU at gate: FO will not turn on ground power after the power has been connected.
  •  Save ASDEX position arrival and departure.
  •  Five second delay added between starter cutout call and time FO will attempt to blank the lower screen when using SOP 2.
  •  New Config Option on MISC (3).  Cabin Release Altitude: 10K, 18K, Cruise or Off.
  •  GSX Level 2: visible Pilot models disabled.  The pilots will already be on the plane.  They don’t walk with the pax.
  •  Selecting lower engine display SOP 2…. still hit and miss because the FO is blind.  But we modified it a bit.

 

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PMDG has done a double-take just in time for the weekend, with an update to their 747-400/8 QOTSII series and their 737 NGXu series. While the 747 update does not bring any new features, the spotlight is stolen by the 737NGXu series, as PMDG have updated the aircraft to now be officially compatible with Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D v5. In the update
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PMDG Winter Solstice Update

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PMDG Founder Robert Randazzo has pushed on the PMDG forums an comprehensive post of what is to come in the next couple of weeks. This covers the NGXu but also the PMDG 777 and 747 Queen of the the Skies II. Here's a small wrap up. PMDG NGXu and 737-600/700 update PMDG will push another update right around Christmas that
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PMDG Clarifies NG3 Pricing And NGXu Policy

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After the unexpected release of the 737 PMDG NGXu for Prepar3D v4 and the announcement that the upcoming PMDG 737 NG3 would be available only on Microsoft Flight Simulator, PMDG Robert Randazzo explained in a forum post the pricing policy regarding both add-ons. After the also surprising announcement of Microsoft Flight Simulator during the 2019 E3, PMDG silently decided to
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PMDG Releases 737NGXu Base Package for Prepar3D V4

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It is a busy day at PMDG HQ as they had just shared a wealth of information and also the news that the anticipated NG3 would be coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator. However in a sudden twist of events, an all-new 737 aircraft range has been released by PMDG. Titled the 737NGXu  Base Package, this is an all-new aircraft designed for Prepar3D V4.

This is a brand new aircraft built from the ground-up to take advantage of many improvements in PMDG’s code-base and technology and brings a wealth of new features and changes. The PMDG 737NGXu features an all-new system simulation, enhanced flight physics, high-resolution cockpit displays and also plenty of new equipment options within the cockpit. As previously teased, the EFB also makes an appearance with Navigraph integration.

The base package contains the 737-800, 737-900 and 737-900ER models with standard wing, blended winglet and split scimitar winglet choices, along with PBR texturing, an all-new sound set and much more.

According to Robert, “Expansion packages will roll out progressively after the base package and will include the 737-600, 737-700, BBJ and BBJ2 models. Additional packages may also be added subject to development time availability.”

You can buy the PMDG 737NGXu from PMDG’s website right now on Prepar3D V4 for $99.99 USD.

Update: Up until the 31st December 2019, any purchase made will result in a like for like discount on the NG3 on Microsoft Flight Simulator. So that’s $99.99 off the price of the NG3 upon release.

Feature List

  • All new system simulation, utilizing the latest PMDG system simulation engine.
  • Enhanced flight physics.
  • Addition of rigid body physics affecting flex/vibration propagation to wing and tail surfaces.
  • Improved flight control systems.
  • Electronic Flight Bag with Navigraph Integration.
  • High resolution cockpit displays
  • New equipment options for cockpit instrumentation, fuel system changes and more.
  • Changes to 737 options packages reflecting real world changes since NGX was first offered in 2011.
  • Expanded failures simulation to cover nearly all QRH scenarios.
  • PMDG Global Flight Operations compatibility (when PMDG GFO is made live in late 2019!)
  • Native PMDG datalink simulation for offline flying (similar to 777 and 747)
  • Driveable TPX200s pushback tug with user controlled steering and speed.
  • Base Package includes 737-800, 737-900 and 737-900ER models with standard wing, blended winglet and split scimitar winglet options where offered on the actual airframe.
  • All new, high definition sound suite recorded on a fully instrumented test airplane.
  • Sounds balanced and layered using advanced studio technologies in order to provide the most lifelike representation possible of the soundscape on a 737 airliner.
  • Enhanced PMDG Sound Engine for immersive audio experience on the flight deck.
  • New PMDG Operations Center 2.0
  • Entirely New virtual cockpit built just for Prepar3D with hundreds of new details including high resolution textures and PBR support.
  • Dynamic lighting throughout, including panel floods, chart lights, map lights, CB panel illumination, Grimes lights and dome lights.
  • Many new equipment options reflecting changes to the global 737 fleet.
  • Optional auxiliary fuel tanks/panel. (for use in 900ER and subsequent BBJ/BBJ2 offerings)
  • Automatic eyepoint adjustment for HGS and non HGS views (with the ability to control and disable from FMS)
  • New LED external lighting options for all fleet types., including the implementation of pulse lighting.
  • Entirely new exterior models with more details and high resolution 4096×4096 textures.
  • PBR enabled out of the box, each surface has accurate reflective properties, especially on bare metal surfaces where rivets have a different reflective property compared to a polished surface.
  • Higher resolution normal maps, see rivets and panel lines in rich detail.
  • Smooth animated flight controls and landing gear operation.
  • Boeing Sky Interior cabin model with cool blue LED lighting.
  • Accurate flight dynamics and performance data for each model type including Blended and Split Scimitar winglet.
  • 737-800 and 900 models with different wingtip options including standard wingtip, blended and split scimitar winglets, including the 737-900ER model.
  • Ground Service vehicle fleet to support the 737 during turnarounds at airports all around the world.
  • Real time refueling based on accurate Boeing data.
  • Global fuel density model as introduced with the 747.Fuel densities will closely match actual fuel density as reported globally by world operators.
  • Fluid flow simulation for hydraulic, pneumatic and fuel systems.

and much more!

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