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New SSG Previews of 747-8 Cockpit Night Lighting

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Supercritical Simulations Group (SSG) has shared some brand new previews of their upcoming 747-8 for X-Plane 11. The new previews specifically show off the new and improved night lighting from within the cockpit. The developer took to the X-Plane.org forums to talk about the new cockpit dynamic lighting. Ricardo Bolognini said "she is getting beautiful, is she not?" This was then followed
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SSG Previews 747-8V2 PFD for X-Plane

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Supercritical Simulations Group has released screenshots of their updated 747-8V2 PFD's over on their forum. The 747-8 by SSG has been released for some time but the team are working on making vast improvements to the systems and in-cockpit texturing to really enhance the aircraft in version 2. The screenshots posted by Ricardo of SSG show the main Primary Flight
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SSG Releases Boeing 747-8 Version 1.9.2

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Supercritical Simulations Group, or SSG, as we know them, has announced the released of version 1.9.2 of their Boeing 747-8. With the new release out of the way, development of their Boeing 747-8 Version 2 for X-Plane will become their primary focus. The announcement also sheds a bit of light on the history of SSG, and how the group got
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PMDG 747-400/8 QOTS II PBR Update Released

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Over on their forum, PMDG has announced that they've pushed out build 3.00.9329 which implements PBR for Prepar3D v4.4 users. This update release follows after numerous previews posted by PMDG featuring the main feature, PBR which is implemented as of this build. Asides from PBR, other small bug fixes, tweaks and general cleanup have been added to further improve the overall
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Supercritical Simulations Group Update on the 747-8 V2

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In celebration of the Birthday to the Queen of the Skies, Supercritical Simulations Group has provided news that they are working on the 2nd version of their 747-8 for X-Plane and shared some new previews on the project.

The aircraft is being worked on from the ground up, meaning everything is going to be redone. This will include a new fuselage, additional animations and updates to the systems and the flight management systems. Whilst everything is being update, so too will the texture work. The team have confirmed that they will use 4K textures throughout.

No update regarding time frames were given, but a range of previews were shared to accompany the announcement.

Current Change List for V2

  • New fuselage
  • Added fuselage animations and details (pretty much anything that can open/move on the aircraft Is modeled).
  • New cut windows instead of textures
  • New stabilizers with added details
  • New nacelles and engines
  • Reworked landing gear
  • Improved flaps
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PMDG Previews 747 QOTS II PBR Update

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Behind the scenes, Jason from PMDG has been hard at work revamping their models to accommodate Prepar3D v4's new PBR rendering capability. This process has required a significant amount of work, especially since their 747 product line includes 14 different variants that must each be adjusted accordingly to accommodate P3D's new capability.
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iFly Jets Announce 747-8 as Free Add-on for 747-400 Users

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Aircraft developer has released their 747-8 add-on for existing owners of their 747-400 product. The new add-on, published by Flight1 is part of service pack 3 of the original product which also adds a bunch of new features too. The free service packs includes the newest of the 747 fleet - the 747-8. iFly have worked to model some of the more interesting
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PMDG 747-8 QOTSII: The FSElite Review

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Introduction The 747-8. Some say it’s a commercial failure, while some say it was merely intended to take orders away from the A380 and serve as the last hurrah of the 747 family. Whatever you believe, you can’t deny it’s one beautiful airplane! The 747-8, (not the 747-800), is the latest and greatest aircraft in the 747 family. The ‘-8’
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PMDG 747-400/8 QOTS II Update Released

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Post-release of their long-awaited 747-8 expansion last Saturday, PMDG have pushed an update to their 747-400 Queen of the Skies II and 747-8 Queen of the Skies II Expansion for both Prepar3D and FSX platforms to eliminate bugs owners of the product have been experiencing during their flights as well as some performance enhancements and detail cleanup. BUILD 3.00.9019 brings several
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