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Aerosoft Preview A330 Professional in Lufthansa Livery

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While many were pleased to see the Aersoft A330 Professioal being shown off, some were less than thrilled seeing it in the same DragonAir livery nearly every time it was shown off, and quite understandably so. That changes today with a “small Friday update” from Aerosoft developer Stefan Hoffmann, where he shows off his current work on the Lufthansa-skinned A330!

Not much else was said on the project except that various options like the EMER DOOR3 and additional window layouts are in the works. Stefan also reiterated that these renders were taken within his 3D modelling software, so the aircraft should look much better in-sim when things such as shadows and reflections are rendered. When more surfaces on the Aerosoft A330 Professional, we’ll let you know!

 
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Aerosoft Releases More A330 Previews

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In light of the recent release of their A320 series professional product, Stefan Hoffmann has posted more in-dev screenshots of their upcoming A330 professional aircraft. The shots below are taken from the 3D software. More refinement will come in the future. There was no mention of a release date at this time.
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Black Box Simulations Preview A330neo

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Black Box Simulations recently published, in their facebook group, a screenshot of their work-in-progress A330-800 neo. The caption to the screenshot also speaks of an A330-900 neo, A340-200 and A340-500 aircraft in the works. They have said that these 4 new long-haul aircraft are to be included in the 'Airbus Widebody Family v0.90' package and is set to release '2018'. So,
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JARDesign A330 v3 Public Beta 1 now available

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If you’re an X-Plane user, you’ll surely agree that 2018 has started off with a bang, and now you can add the release of the JARDesign A330 v3 Beta 1 to that list of reasons.

In a post on their forum, JAR spruik new features of their aircraft, and listing improvements such as a new FMGS which moves away from the SASL system that is common across most payware airliners for their gauges and FMS. The new system is a C++ implementation, along with some basic X-Plane features.
The new features that are included, they say, are a new MCDU function allowing interaction with aircraft doors, loads, tow and ground handling, pop-out MCDU and ND, the ability to set a takeoff with heading, saving of coRoute flight plans, smoother following of speed constraints, and re-worked ND & MCDU indications and functions.
Sadly though, there are no new engine types for this bird just yet despite the community hoping for it, but it is an early beta, leaving some time for this still to happen.

As with anything in beta, JAR expect this aircraft to ruin your day if you encounter any bugs, so they do not recommend installing this plane for your flying enjoyment just yet – stick with the stable v2.x. Though if you’re like me, and love to play with something new, you can head to this JARDesign Forum thread and follow the instructions for installation.
Please note that you must already own a previous version of the JARDesign A330 to be able to use this new beta.

Are you planning on checking out this new refresh of an old favourite? Join the FSElite Discord and share your screenshots and thoughts!

 
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Watch the Aerosoft A330 ‘Pre-Alpha’ In Action

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With the slew of Aerosoft A318-321 updates recently, it's great to see that the hotly anticipated long haul Airbus aircraft from Aerosoft has made an appearance again. Hosted on the 'Web Conference 2017' hosted by the Online Virtual Pilots Association, Mathijs took the guys through some of the features that will come when the aircraft is finally released. During the
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Aerosoft A330 Video Sneak Preview – Taxi Preview

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We've been subject to a few model teases over the past few months showcasing minor progress on the grander scheme of things with the Aerosoft A330. Well today brings a new sneak peak in the form of video! At least we can see the aircraft in motion for the first time, complete with sounds. The Dude was extremely forthcoming in providing
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Aerosoft A330 Previews and Fuel System Information

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Aerosoft continue to work on their upcoming A330 with modelling progressing with the cargo bays. As usual, Stefan's work continues to impress and the level of detail is some of the best we've seen from Aerosoft. You can see his progress below, which he describes as the "forward hold is so far complete". Work continues on the aft section, with
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