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Leonardo Software Releases Update for FlythemaddogX

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Over on their forum, Stefano from Leonardo Software announced the release of small updates for their popular MD-82, MD-83 & MD-88 aircraft.

Released in the form of open beta, these latest updates include fixes for PBR along with CTD issues regarding aircraft systems.

As this is a cumulative update for all products and platforms, customers are required to log in to the forum and update by running the installer from the Download Center.

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New Maddog Development Update from Leonardo

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Stefano from Leonardo has posted an update within their Facebook group of what they are currently working on. This includes some important fixes as well as some exciting new features. To start off with, Stefano mentioned that they are currently working on fixing the cabin lights at night whilst using PBR as well as working on a fix for crashes
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Leonardo Confirm Fly the Maddog X MD-83 and Announce MD-88

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You may recall us reporting on the fact that Leonardo Software House had announced an addition to their highly acclaimed FlytheMaddogX MD-82, the MD-83. Today, courtesy of a post to their Facebook Post, we now know that the MD-88 will be making an appearance as well, complete with all the difference between the airframes simulated! In the aforementioned Facebook post,
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Leonardo Announce MD-83 and New Features

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With SP1 for the MD-82 now rolling out the door to the official release channels, and the revised and revamped paintkit already in the hands of painters, Leonardo Software House has some exciting new information to share on what the future holds for them; the MD-83 and new FMS options! Following a post on the FlytheMaddogX Pilot's Facebook group, an individual
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Leonardo FlytheMaddogX SP1 Open Beta Released

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FlytheMaddogX has released their highly anticipated SP1 into open beta which brings a host of new features to the MD82. The team at Leonardo software has been working hard to make their Maddog product even better than it already was. As mentioned, this product is an open beta which means there are still some issues to iron out before the
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UPDATED: [Open Beta Released] FlytheMaddogX Open Beta 1.2b254 Publishing This Weekend

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Update 25 April 2018 @ 0249z: Leonardo has posted on their Facebook page that the open beta has begun, and can be downloaded by verified forum members from here. The beta has also been updated to version 1.2b260, as opposed to 1.2b254, and adds a few changes such as a fine tuned ground handling effect and more fixes to the FMS. If you’re interested, the updated changelog can be found below, just above the log for 1.25254.

The Leonardo FlytheMaddogX was met with high acclaim, and even scored a 9.5 in our review. With that being said, some issues did remain and most were addressed in version 1.10 which was released earlier this month. After the release of v1.1.0, Leonardo conducted a poll on their Facebook page asking their customers if they’d like to see larger service pack-like updates going forward or more incremental updates, with updates coming as features and bugs are addressed. The response was 75% in favor of incremental updates, with only 25% being in favor of service pack release styles. >Going off the feedback received in their poll, Leonardo has announced that open beta 1.2b254 will be published this weekend.

The beta will bring a host of changes, fixes, and improvements such as weather radar tweaks/fixes, fine tuning of the FDE, fixed issues and missing messages in the FMS, as well as many fixes to the panel and a few to the load manager. New features include a second fix page, a separated transition altitude/transition level, as well as a load/save setup in the addon manager. Those who are interested in reading the full changelog can find it below.

In order install the open beta, you will need to be registered on their forums with the same address you used for activating the aircraft, and already have v1.1,0 installed. Just to reiterate, the beta is not yet available at the time of writing, 21 April 2018 @ 1500z, but should be made available this weekend to download. When it’s out, we’ll update this post.

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Leonardo FlytheMaddogX v1.10 Released

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While we loved Leonardo's FlytheMaddogX in our recent review of it, we certainly had a few gripes with the product. Today, many of those have been addressed along with the usual bug fixes and revisions you'd expect from an update to a relatively new aircraft. First off, there are some changes to the MCDU, exterior model, manuals, and panels. The
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Leonardo SH Teases Upcoming Update For The Maddog X

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Developer Leonardo has released a video that teases part of an upcoming update to the Fly the Maddog X. According to a post on their Facebook page, Leonardo has said that the 1.1.0 release will be available ‘very soon’ and it is all dependent on the outcome of testing with their beta testing team. In the meantime, the developer has
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FlytheMaddogX MD80 Releasing February 20th

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You may recall Leonardo providing a brief update on their upcoming MD80 just a few days ago where they said the release was close, they weren't kidding! It has recently been spotted on their purchase page for the Maddog on their website that the FlytheMaddogX will be releasing on February 20th, or this coming Tuesday! The Simmarket page has already
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[UPDATED: REVISED INFORMATION] FlytheMaddogX Price and Possible Release Timeframe Announced

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Update @ 18:00 Zulu: It has been clarified by Leonardo over on Facebook that the previously provided prices were including a 22% VAT. The prices you'll see on Simmarket will be 70€ + your country's VAT for the 64-bit edition and 57€ + your country's VAT for the 32-bit edition. The 5€ discount will also be available throughout all of February and will
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