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Leonardo Previews EFB in the MD-80

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Leonardo Softhouse has shared on a dedicated Facebook page screenshots and a short video of their upcoming Electronic Flight Bag for their FlyTheMaddogX add-on. The previews shows the EFB in use with the Navigraph Charts. Stefano Porrà, one of the Leonardo developers, further stated that the EFB would include a take-off performance calculator. The full list of feature will be announced later.

On a side note, the developer further added will be given for FREE to all users (64 bits) through an update, and not included in an upcoming Training Edition, hinting in this way what the next expansion would be for the FlyTheMaddogX. No further details regarding this expansion were given either.

Make sure to stay tune on FSElite for further exciting news regarding the Leonardo FlyTheMaddogX.

If you don’t already own these aircraft, you can pick up the base packs from simMarket in a cost range varying from €57 to €95 depending on which variant you wish to buy.

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FlytheMaddogX Update Released

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Developers of the FlytheMaddogX Md-82 have released a new update and it has some incredible new features. We shall start off with the aircraft systems. Not much to report here, but some coding optimizations and various minor fixes were made along with the PMS not accepting block fuel greater than 19 tonnes on the MD-83. Some fine-tuning on the PBR
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Immersive Audio Teases Maddog X Cockpit Sound Immersion

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Immersive Audio, the team behind the excellent 737NG CFM Immersion soundpack, has shared a new teaser for their next product. The Maddog X Cockpit Sound Immersion package aims to create a realistic set of sounds for the cockpit based on real-world recordings. The video shows just a few minutes of a very quick start-up, with sounds being heard from multiple
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New Leonardo Softhouse FlytheMaddogX Update Incoming Soon

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Despite American Airlines flying their final MD80 flight yesterday, within our simulators, the aircraft lives on. Thanks to Leonardo Softhouse, the aircraft in Prepar3D has seen multiple updates since its original release, which has included a range of new features such as PBR materials, additional options, an icing model and much more. Continuing to push the aircraft's complexity and functionality,
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Leonardo Provides Latest Development Update on Fly The Maddog X

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16 months on since the release of Fly The Maddog X from Leonardo and the development team keep on working hard to improve their ever-popular aircraft for FSX and Prepar3D.

Stefano from Leonardo has revealed via the Fly The Maddog X forum that the latest build (1.4b427) has now moved from the open beta trial period with all official installers now sent to simMarket ready for release.

All users will receive an email notification at any moment with this new update requiring a fresh installation. A PDF file with instructions can be found within the installer file.

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Leonardo Software to Release New Open Beta Update for FlytheMaddog X

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In an announcement via the FlytheMaddogX - Pilots Facebook group, developers Leonardo Software has announced the latest details regarding their upcoming open beta release for their FlytheMaddog X aircraft. Due for release within the next couple of days, build 1.4b427 includes minor fixes to aircraft systems including improved LOC/ILS capture logic, improved integration with GSX and ACARS messaging alerting the pilot when the
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FS2Crew Update Maddog X Reboot to Version 1.8

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FS2Crew have issued a new update for the Maddog X Reboot. Version 1.8 is a relatively small update which sees a few changes due to the recently released FlythemaddogX update from Leonardo Softhouse. Version 1.8 sees the APU start-up logic changed along with various user options for the ASDEX, ACARS and also the autothrust. All the options need to be
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FlythemaddogX MD Series Significant Update Released

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Whilst it was released a few years back, the Leonardo Softhouse team continue to provide extensive updates to their FlythemaddogX MD series of aircraft. The last update saw the introduction of failures, PBR on the exterior and icing effects, back in December 2018. Today, a new update, 1.4b410 Open Beta , has been released which is rather significant and adds a range of
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