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Prepar3D Version 5 Hotfix 2 Released

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Lockheed Martin has released the second hotfix for Prepar3D Version 5, bringing the latest version of the simulator to 5.0.31.35253. Announced over on the Prepar3D website, Lockheed has detailed the fixes available within the patch as well as instructions on how to install the update yourself.

Hotfix 2 repairs a number of high priority issues identified with the original launch of  Version 5. Some of the more noteworthy fixes include improvements to dynamic texture performance, loading times and terrain data issues.

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Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v5 Hotfix 1 Released

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Just over 2 weeks after the initial release of Prepar3D v5, the first hotfix for the simulator has been released. This hotfix brings changes that will help with the VRAM usage in the sim, as well as other high priority issues that were identified after launch. The update also brings plenty of fixes to the client, content, scenery, and SDK.
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Lockheed Martin Releases Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 3

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With Prepar3D v5 being released recently, another sim from Lockheed Martin also received an update. Prepar3D v4.5 got another hotfix, bringing the latest version to P3D v4.5.14.34698, or v4.5 Hotfix 3. The client, content, and SDK received an update, mainly focused on fixes for the client. The change log shows a some fixes were focused on crashes with the sim, added
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Feelthere E-Jets V3 Small Hotfix

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Before going on a well deserved holiday vacation, Feelthere has pushed a small hotfix for their recently released Embraer V3. The list of change is small, however the team is aware of other known issues and has created a related topic on their forums. The hotfix can be installed by redownloading the product using the same link that customers have
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Lockheed Martin Releases Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 2

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Lockheed Martin has issued a new hotfix for Prepar3D v4.5. The new hotfix, available now, and brings the simulator to version 4.5.13.32097. The new hotfix brings a few new features along with additional improvements, particularly to Virtual Reality (VR). According to the blog post made on Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D website, the new update improves the VR experience by automatically hiding
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Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D V4.5 Hotfix 1 Released

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Prepar3D V4.5 was released a few weeks back, which brought a range of improvements to the simulator. Today, Lockheed Martin has released Hotfix 1 for Prepar3D V4.5 (4.5.12.30293). The hotfix addresses numerous community reported problems such as performance issues, an issue with a crash during re-enabling of Virtual Reality and also an error with PBR textures when first entering a vehicle.

As per the instructions on the Prepar3D website, you first must uninstall the current Prepar3D V4 client via Programs and Features in Windows Control Panel. You can then download the Client installer via your downloads section. Whilst the fixes for the hotfix are found mostly in the client download, you may also want t0 download Content and Scenery installers also for those fixes. If you’d prefer, you can also download a full version of Prepar3D V4.5.

For more information please view the Prepar3D v4 Download and Installation Directions.

It should be noted that some developers may require an update to their product before you will be able to use it correctly with the new update installed. Please use caution when updating before reading if your products will work with version P3D V4.5.12.30293.

You can read the full post over on the Prepar3D blog post. Additionally, you may want to read our interview with Lockheed Martin’s Adam Breed as part of our Developer Month series.

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QualityWings Releases Second Hotfix For 757

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For a second time, QualityWings has released a hotfix for their newly released (old) 757 on P3D and FSX. After surprising users with the port to P3D v4, the developer has offered a variety of fixes for the plane. Billed as a straight port from the original FS9 version, the plane is still proving popular due to its low price
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REX Simulations Issues Hotfix for Environment Force

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After releasing Environment Force just a few days ago, REX Simulations has released a new hotfix. After receving community feedback, REX have addressed some of the bigger issues faced by consumers. The biggest fix comes in the form of fixing some issues customers had when using PTA or Tomatoshade, where they found that the panels would go grey. Another change
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Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix Coming Soon

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For those whose update to Prepar3D v4.5 has been less than ideal, Lockheed Martin has an answer: a hotfix that will be appearing in the next couple of weeks. Since April 10th, there's been a post on the Lockheed forums detailing FPS issues in v4.5. Users both reported improved, but also worsened, FPS results in the new update. 9 pages
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Active Sky XP Hotfix Released (B6919B)

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Only released a couple of days ago, the team at HiFi SimTech are hard at work listening to feedback from the community regarding Active Sky XP (for X-Plane 11). Today, they released a small update which was causing issues for some users. Those fixes include a wind aloft issue and the occasional hanging of the application upon exit. Hotfix B6919B is
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