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Brief Development Update on the TFDi Design MD-11

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TFDi Design announced that they would be bringing the MD-11 to Prepar3D some time ago and we’ve heard little information about it. However, the team did share a brief development update via their Discord.

On their channel, they said that “exciting times [are] ahead.” To accompany this, the team gave an update on how modelling and coding of the systems have been going. First up is the new displays in the simulator where the team showcased how they were curved. Following that, a new preview of the modelling was shared which is coming directly from within the sim. The aircraft, as you can tell, has yet to be textured.

TFDi Design also discussed their current development workflow and described things as going well. They said that the modelling has been progressing well alongside the coding elements. They seem to believe that both will finish at “relatively the same time” and said this is “somewhat unique” for this type of project.

There’s still plenty more work to be done, but seeing the plane progress is always something to be getting excited about. As usual, we’ll be following this closely and update you once we learn more. You can join the TFDi Design Discord to stay updated.

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Rotate Previews MD-11 Night Lighting

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Development on the Rotate MD-11 has been ongoing for a considerable period, but it would seem that development is slowly coming to an end for the team. On X-Plane.org forums, the team shared a number of new previews of the cockpit with the interior lighting added. According to the post, the team said that all light sources have been simulated
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New Renders of TFDi Design MD-11

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TFDi Design recently took to Twitch to host a live development stream where members of the team answered questions whilst working on the upcoming MD-11 for Prepar3D. During the 2-hour long stream, a handful of new renders were shared indicating some progress with the virtual cockpit. We have primarily seen renders of the external modelling so far, so to see
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Rotate Teases McDonnell Douglas MD-11

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Following an extended radio silence period, famed X-Plane aircraft developer Rotate has recently released a teaser trailer showcasing their latest project, the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 aircraft. Throughout the trailer, it appears as though the developer has achieved significant progress in bringing the aircraft closer to completion over the recent past. Although Rotate continues to remain silent on such subjects such
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TFDi Design MD-11 Development Update

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TFDi Design has been silently continuing to work on the MD-11 and a new blog post from the development team shared some more details about we can expect from the aircraft when it eventually releases. The newest blog update showcases the work that has gone into the FMS. The team said that "significant progress" has been made since the last development
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Rotate MD-11 Development Update

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X-Plane developer Rotate has shared on the X-Plane forums a couple of screenshots of the aircraft cockpit. One was taken during cruise where we can see some navigation ongoing, and the other was taken on the ground, with numerous failures message displays. The developer commented that it was still largely a work in progress and users might easily spot some mistakes. While there is still quite a lot of work to do, Rotate indicated that the main autopilot and navigation systems were already implemented. The aircraft has not yet reached beta stage, but is closing in. Not much further information was shared, but we will make sure to keep you posted regarding the Rotate MD-11.

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TFDi PACX and MD-11 Development Update

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TFDi has shared on their forums a development update regarding PACX and their longed-for MD-11. PACX PACX development has been progressing well, and a new version is available for testers at the moment, and should be releasing soon. The first major improvement of this version is the implementation of a cabin layout within the PACX add-on. From now on, PACX
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Sky Simulations MD-11 Updated

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Sky Simulations has updated their MD-11 to version 2.2, which makes it compatible with Prepar3D V5. The most visible addition is the PBR modeling while the virtual cockpit has received a fair share of work with several bug corrections and a overhauled systems logic. However, the FMC remains based of the easyFMC by Eric Marciano, which uses the default simulator
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TFDi Design Development Update – MD11/PACX/717

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In a recent dev blog update from the team, TFDi Designs has shared with us a progress update for their MD-11 accompanied by some new renders of the cockpit model, a changelog for the latest PACX update, and a small maintenance fix for their 717. The systems programmer at TFDi Design is currently working on developing the MD-11's electrical systems.
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TFDi Design has posted a progress update on the upcoming McDonnell Douglas MD-11 for Prepar3D. Writing on the TFDi website, the company used the article to outline the current progress of the plane, as well as to share an FMC preview from the hotly anticipated tri-jet. While no more visual previews of the exterior model were made, it was confirmed
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