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FlightSimLabs A320-X / A321-X Update Released

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Lefteris of FlightSimLabs has today announced the release of v5.0.1.103 for the A320-X and the A321-X. Both of the downloads are ready to obtain through the redownload portal from their website. This release of the A321-X provides support for Prepar3D v5, along with numerous improvements and updates.

As with the release of the A320-X for Prepar3D, the A321-X brings with it improved PBR texturing for the external modelling, improved dynamic lighting and effects, along with the dynamic cabin window blind logic. As well as these improvements, numerous fixes to cockpit door logic, panel states and a fix to the VOR radios is also included with the latest update from FlightSimLabs.

Lefteris also touched upon the roadmap originally set out back in April. The team are working on bringing the A319-X to Prepar3D v5 followed by the release of the Sharklets for the Airbus series of aircraft models. Following on from that, he did mention Microsoft Flight Simulator, but has yet to confirm any development is taking place. Instead, Lefteris mentioned that the team have “been carefully aligning our business to explore all possibilities the new sim will allow.”

Finally, FlightSimLabs are looking for additional developers to join their team. If you think you have what it takes to be a C++/C# developer or a 3D modeller, you can see how to apply via their forums.

Changelog Details

Weight and balance now set properly in P3Dv5

CIDS
Cabin blinds logic save/load improvements
Cabin blinds logic tweaked for hot wx

Effects
Contrail tweaks

FWC
EMER CANC now cancels audible OVERSPEED and C CHORD (ALT ALERT) properly

Lights
Several light fixes for P3Dv4/P3Dv5

Radios
VOR tuning in ILS frequencies no longer shows needles on ND

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Majestic Software Updates Dash 8 Q400 for Prepar3D v5

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Aircraft developer Majestic Software has announced to the community that their Dash 8 Q400 regional turboprop is getting updated to version 1.021. This update brings many improvements including compatibility with Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D v5.

In addition, there have been changes to the weight on wheel detection logic, fixes with shared cockpit and new dynamic flares to approach and taxi lights.

The developer states that both the PRO and PILOT editions of the aircraft have received the update. The 1.021 update brings a series of fixes to the aircraft, such as:

  • Prepar3D v5 support
  • Weight on wheel detection logic improvements
  • Shared cockpit interface stability fixes
  • Fixed a crash of the FMS caused by certain Navaids
  • Fix, related to the incorrect simulator rate with the new Windows 10 2004 update
  • Dynamic flare, approach and taxi lights

To find out more information about the Majestic Software Dash 8 Q400, you can visit their website and join the ongoing discussion on their forums.

To purchase a copy of the aircraft, head over to simMarket, Just Flight or Real Flight Shop who all offer the two versions of the aircraft, the PRO and PILOT edition.

You can find out more about which aircraft are compatible on our Prepar3D v5 compatibility list.

Thanks to Keith for the heads up.

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