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DC-6 Update

PMDG has shared a new status update about their ongoing efforts with Microsoft Flight Simulator and a few other things. First off, there is a very small update for PMDG’s DC-6 for MSFS. The update fixes a few issues that have been found with the plane, that PMDG did not want to delay amidst general MSFS updates and changes. Other changes that the company has been working on are related to get the plane in a state where they feel it’s ready enough to go to the MSFS Marketplace. The full changelog (however small it is) of the DC-6 update can be found at the end of this post.

MSFS, DC-6 and 737NG3

The team has also been working on general MSFS platform changes, which of course affect the DC-6 but also the 737NG3. The recent Sim Update 5 changed some core mechanics of the sim that also affected PMDG’s planes, and the team has had to shift their focus a bit to make the DC-6 work, causing some delays on the 737NG3 side. The process of fixing, according to Robert Randazzo’s post, has been a bit slow due to the holiday season and slowed responses from Asobo. Furthermore, some of the changes on the sim have been challenged, leaving the question whether or not these things might change again in the future. However, the outlook for the 737NG3 is still good and if everything goes according to plan, Randazzo remains confident that they can start previewing the plane during this month.

747 QOTS II

The team has not only been working on their MSFS efforts. Development on the Prepar3D side of things has been going on steadily. PMDG has been working on a new LNAV module for the 747 for a while now, and beta testers will receive another update later during the week. The new module is a significant update over the “legacy LNAV model”, and once ready will be rolled out as a micro-update. However, the timeline for that is not quite clear yet.

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PMDG Updates DC-6 for MSFS

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PMDG has issued another update for their popular DC-6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The update aims to improve the performance and enhance the usability of the plane. The update is available through PMDG's Operations Center. Highlights Automated Flight Engineer's audio now has his own volume channel tied to the Aircraft Miscellaneous slider A/C inverter logic and certain A/C powered instruments
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PMDG Updates DC-6 for MSFS

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PMDG has issued a new update for their popular and most recent aircraft release, the DC-6 for MSFS. The update includes a number of fixes and performance improvements, as well as some usability improvements for using the plane in sim. Furthermore, after extensive investigation, PMDG has identified an issue that a small number of users has been reporting. Namely, that
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PMDG Issues First Update for DC-6 on MSFS

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Following on from the huge release earlier this month, PMDG has issued its first update to their popular DC-6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Updated to version 2.00.0025, this new update make some significant changes to improve the user experience and result in less simulator crashes. According to Robert on the PMDG forums, this update focused on issues that have the "largest
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PMDG DC-6 for MSFS Released

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After a relatively short marketing period, PMDG has released its DC-6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Leveraging the Microsoft Flight Simulator engine to the fullest, the team has brought an in-depth simulation of the vintage airliner to the platform. The Douglas DC-6 is a piston-powered airliner that was first introduced in 1947. Since its introduction, it has seen over 700 built and used by airliners around the world operating short and long-haul operations. It typically requires a crew of 3 and can fly around 4,000nm at a speed of 315mph.

Included with the package is both the DC-6A and the DC-6B, both of which are realistically modelled and highly detailed. Realistic animations, detailed modelling and PBR materials make up the externals of the aircraft, whilst the inside has been replicated to an extreme level of detail. The flight modelling and engines have been designed to a high level of realism, whilst aircraft systems are also just as in-depth with a realistic fuel and electrical bus system. The aircraft will also stun with impressive night lighting both inside and out.

The DC-6 is not your typical airliner and requires an acute level of experience to fly it. However, PMDG has included multiple options and configurations to help make it an easy aircraft for anyone to pilot. Not only that but an Articifical Flight Engineer can also be used to help manage systems onboard the aircraft. Furthermore, you can access a complete manual and online tutorial videos teaching you how to fly as well as with flight planning.

This is PMDG’s first aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator in a line of products destined for the simulator. You can buy the DC-6 now from PMDG’s store for $59.99 with a sale going on for $54.99. The aircraft will only be available through PMDG’s store and won’t be made available through any other services for the next few months.

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PMDG DC-6 for MSFS Release Date Announced

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Over on the PMDG forums, Robert Randazzo made an announcement regarding the companies anticipated Douglas DC-6 Cloudmaster. Randazzo announced that the plane has completed development and will release for Microsoft Flight Simulator on Friday, June 18th. Randazzo and PMDG are very excited about their first release for the new platform. A platform that, according to Randazzo's announcement, does a magnificent
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Small PMDG Development Update

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Robert took the PMDG forums over the weekend to share some new information regarding the DC-6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator, along with the development focus on P3D and Global Flight Ops. Opening the forum post, Robert took the time to address how development is going on the Prepar3D platform. Since the release of the 777-200ER Expansion Pack, the team has
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Editorial: PMDG’s Three Year 777 Update

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The Boeing 777-200ER is arguably one of the most requested add-ons from PMDG ever since they released their 200LR/F Base Package. Though the 200LR is certainly a very beautiful long-hauler, many fans have always been wondering why PMDG opted to model this variant of the Boeing 777 over the 200ER version of the plane, which is much more widespread in
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