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Black Box Simulation Airbus V0.90 Update Information

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Black Box Simulation has taken to Facebook to inform the community of the current status update with their Airbus Prologue series. Version 0.90 has been in development for some time, with many curious what is going on. However, the team shared that work has been on-going, but they have been busy working on new features and modelling.

The first piece of work spoken about was the complete re-write of the MCDU. This will include all functionality according to the Facebook post. Furthermore, extensive work has been done on adding in the EFIS2 LCD screens within the flight deck. These screens will be an option – so if you would prefer the older CRT screens, you can simply select them. The Virtual Cockpit has also been rebuilt from the ground up to include new textures and lighting.

In addition to the above, work has been done to include new Airbus variants including the A320/21 NEO, the A340-200 and A340-500 Plus, and also the newest to the Airbus fleet: the A330-800/900 NEO.

All of this and options for WiFi Satellite domes and ‘window blanks’ will be included in the V0.90 update. The team are also keen to let you know that the tail fins have been reworked based on community feedback.

As for dates, Black Box Simulation stated that they are working hard to get it out as soon as possible. They’re aiming to release it in the 1st quarter of 2019.

If any additional news is revealed, we’ll let you know.

 
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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!
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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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Aerosoft: “32-bit A330 Will Most Likely be Done”

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The release of the 64-bit platforms have caused Aerosoft a bit of a dilemma in regards to their Airbus series. The original aircraft were running in a 32-bit platform to great success, but when P3Dv4 came along, many fans were interested to know what would happen to their products for the new 64-bit simulators. We now know the story and
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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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Aerosoft Previews Their A330 Professional

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What has certainly been a long time coming, and highly requested by the community, are more Aerosoft A330 previews! To some it would seem that the A330 has been neglected in favor of the A320 family, and in some cases it has with us not seeing much of it for months on end. Today we finally have new A330 previews to feast our eyes on, and while they might not be in-sim yet, we’ll certainly get to admire Aerosoft’s superb modelling work!

The shots below were showed off by Stefan on the Aerosoft forums April 27th and May 5th, respectively, though I’ll lump them all together into one gallery below for you to view.

 
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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
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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 Update us On A330 and A320 64-bit Progress

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It's Friday and the past few weeks have see the Aerosoft forums become eerily quiet of A330 previews. As you well know by now, each Friday brought a small update detailing us the modelling work that had gone on. But fear not, as both Stefan and Mathijs have provided some insight into what is going on with the A330 and
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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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