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Watch Footage of the Leonardo Softhouse Fly the Maddog X in MSFS

The Leonardo Softhouse Fly The Maddog X for Prepar3D is without doubt one of the best aircraft for the platform and it was exciting to learn it is coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator. With a complex aircraft such as the MD-80 coming to the simulator, seeing any new previews is an exciting moment. So to see the team release a minute teaser of an engine startup had us chomping at the bit.

The minute video is just a short glimpse into what we can expect from the aircraft. The video has a few pans of the cockpit and interacting with various switches and knobs as the engines on the bird get started. We can see how the displays react during the transfer of power and how systems are implemented into the aircraft already. All of this in stunning 4K on YouTube.

There are already some previews of the aircraft in Microsoft Flight Simulator, but this is the first video we’ve seen of the aircraft in action. We’ll be following development very closely and can’t wait to share more with you in the future.

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Leonardo Softhouse Fly the Maddog X Updated for 5.2; Previews in MSFS

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The team at Leonardo Softhouse has shared some new information regarding their Fly the Maddog X. Firstly, the team has confirmed that a new hotfix has been released that adds Prepar3D v5.2 compatibility, and secondly, we have some new previews of the aircraft in Microsoft Flight Simulator. Following on from the release of Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D v5.2 yesterday, Leonardo Softhouse
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Fly the Maddog X 2.0b778 Open Beta Released

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Leonardo Softhouse has updated its Fly the Maddog X to version 2.0b778 as part of an open beta phase. The freely available update for owners of the 64-bit edition of the aircraft can now use various brand new features such as integrated voice controls, custom events, CPDLC operations and much more. The first exciting new feature that comes free with
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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
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FSElite 2020 Holiday Raffle: Leonardo SH – Fly the Maddog X Base + Expansion

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Welcome to FSElite's 2020 Holiday Raffle. This year we have over 160 prizes to give away to the community thanks to the incredible support of numerous flight simulator developers and publishers. As has become tradition at FSElite, we're giving everyone in the community a chance to win any of the amazing prizes in time for the holiday season. Our raffle this
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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 and what would be their next expansion. This extensive development update is detailed below.

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Leonardo Software EFB Update Out

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Leonardo Softhouse have released their much anticipated Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) update for their MD-80 series add-on. This new version is the open beta 17b722. In addition to the EFB, the PBR textures of the cockpit have been tuned, and several logics were revised. As to reflect the new changes, new PFPX profiles have been created and added to the
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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
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Leonardo Releases FlytheMaddog X for P3D V5

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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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