Fly the Maddog X

Leonardo Softhouse Updates Fly the Maddog X for Prepar3D v4 and v5

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Leonardo Softhouse has continued to freely update their Fly the Maddog X (64-bit edition) with a brand new update that adds support for Prepar3D v5.1, along adding new features and functionality to the ever-improving and impressive aircraft Version 1.7b753, now available to download for owners of the aircraft.

As for the changes, Leonardo Softhouse has optimised the aircraft for Prepar3D v5.1, meaning that elements such as the PBR and metallic reflections work with the Enhanced Atmospheric effects within the simulator. In addition, the airport has brand new support for Pushover, Aviaserver EFB and new additional parameters for the zero fuel weight in the OFP. The aircraft has also seen fixes to the core code that resolves issues with the VNAV, the battery usage when the EFB is off and also fine-tuning to the flight dynamics and reverse thrust. The changes are available for both the Prepar3D v4.4+ version and the Prepar3D v5+ version.

The update can be download from the forums and installed over your current installation. It can also be downloaded from simMarket.

The Leonardo Softhouse Fly the Maddog X is one of our favourite aircraft for the simulator and we’re also giving you the chance to win your very own copy.

If you can’t wait and want to get your hands on the product, you can do so via simMarket where it’s available for €95.00.

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Fly The Maddog X 64bit Update, Instructor Panel Expansion, MSFS Announcement

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In the wake of the release of Prepar3D 5.1 Hotfix 1, Leonardo Softhouse has published their latest open beta update for their popular MD-80 aircraft for Prepar3D. In addition to the official compatibility with the latest iteration of the simulator, this open beta introduces several new features and bug fixes. Furthermore, the team has now confirmed a MSFS version development
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Leonardo Releases FlytheMaddog X for P3D V5

Leonardo Softhouse has released their much anticipated MD-80 add-on for Prepar3D V5. Both base variant which includes the MD-82 and the MD-83 / MD-88 expansion have been released. The new Prepar3D V5 version natively supports Active Sky P3D V5 with the dual beam radar feature. It also includes a BETA version of TFDi TrueGlass, that still needs a bit of
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Maddog X Shared Cockpit Release, Teases EFB, P3D V5 Compatibility

Leonardo Softhouse has been busy in the previous weeks, with the official release of the shared cockpit function and version 1.6b557. The shared cockpit function has been released as a public beta about three weeks ago, but still needed some small adjustment. The version is now final and new full installers have been released to Simmarket. In addition to the
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Fly The Maddog X Shared Cockpit Enters Beta


Stefano from the Fly The Maddog Team has confirmed on the developers forum that their much anticipated shared cockpit function had entered the beta test process.

The most important announcement is that the shared cockpit function will support both LAN and WAN (meaning : internet) networking environment. The upcoming update will also introduce several improvements in the PBR materials, a revision of the manuals and a new file structures for their future products ; which is a good hint thate something yet unannounced is coming.

Stay tuned to FSElite for further news regarding the MaddogX Update. Meanwhile, you can reread our review of the aircraft here.

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Fly The Maddog X Small Update To 1.5b506

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Leonardo Software has released a small update to their popular MD-80 series addon. The update has nothing major but will again improve the aircraft in small touches. The most noticeable change here is the LOC and ILS capture that has been totally rewritten from scratch. The team is currently working on the shared cockpit function as the next major feature,
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Fly the Maddog X New Update Available

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Stefano from the "Fly the Maddog" forums has announced a new open beta available to download for existing customers. The developers have fixed previously reported issues with the 1.5b476 Open Beta and have updated a few features of the aircraft (and its documentation) as well. Keep in mind that this update is only available for the 64-bit edition of the
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