Prepar3D v3.1 – Available for Download Immediately!

Today announces the release of the first update to Prepar3D v3! The Prepar3D v3.1 update is available now and can be downloaded from your Downloads page. If you currently own a valid Prepar3D v3 license, there is no charge to update to Prepar3D v3.1. For the first time, we will be offering separate updates for the Client, Content, and Scenery. This will make updating faster and easier than ever before. Please be sure to read the Prepar3D v3 Download and Installation Directions for more details on how to update to the v3.1 release. The Lockheed Martin Prepar3D team loves hearing

Showcasing Carenado EMB505 Phenom 300

“Who doesn’t dream of flying a high class business jet as a passenger or (better) as a pilot? It will take you around $9.000.000,- to fly the Phenom, but with the Carenado EMB505 Phenom 300 you can become that business jet pilot yourself for $39.95. The Phenom is a relatively young aircraft and first flew in 2009. More than 250 Phenom’s are cruising the skies and with a production of over 60 Phenom’s a year this is the best-selling business jet in 2013 en 2014. With a range of 1,971 nm and capable of carrying 6 to 10 passengers this

Prepar3D Otronicon 2016 – Scenario Creation Contest

UPDATE: Deadline has been extended to January 4th, 2016! In January 2016, Otronicon will take place in Orlando, FL at the Orlando Science Center. Otronicon is the premiere technology event that you can’t afford to miss. At Otronicon, guests walk on the cutting edge through state-of-the-art gaming and simulation technologies, including military and medical simulators not typically available to the public. The four-day event features: Interact with industry leaders and educators and learn about STEM careers Experience the future of games and design See the latest in medical and military technologies Check out workshops and panels led by industry pros

Prepar3D v3 Developer Blog – SimDirector Scaleform Updates

Prepar3D v3 has introduced numerous new features, including the addition of Adobe® Scaleform®. We’ve utilized this technology inside of our application to provide a more visually appealing and responsive experience with our menus, on-screen information, and modeless user interface windows such as the Air Traffic Controller (ATC) window. This technology isn’t just for internal use and in this blog post, it will be described how scenario developers can use it too! Our scenario creation tool, SimDirector, has been updated with new objects that aid in creating a rich content experience. To help integrate Scaleform content creation into the existing scenario

Introducing Prepar3D v3

This Wednesday, September 30th, at 1:00 PM EST Prepar3D v3 will be available for purchase and digital download via the Prepar3D Store. Prepar3D v3 allows developers and users to build and experience advanced simulated training environments using a new slate of features that simplify development and augment the training experience. Prepar3D v3 further simplifies training scenario creation with major updates to SimDirector, the industry leading simulation courseware creation tool. Prepar3D v3 also welcomes enriched training capabilities by incorporating Autodesk® Scaleform® support, which improves the user interface and expands gauge and panel training capabilities. The new release also features a new

Prepar3D.com August 2015 Enhancements

This morning our website team made a few major updates. First, we have completely overhauled our support forum. This was a major request from the community. The Prepar3D forum now features improved search functionality and private messaging. All accounts have been automatically populated on the new forum. Your original username and password should continue to work. The new forum capabilities will greatly enhance interaction between Lockheed Martin, the developer community, and our outstanding users. Next, the store has been reworked to better handle purchases. The store account is now separate from your forum account and allows a better purchasing experience

Camouflaged Learning: STEMulation Learning Systems & Prepar3D

Imagine going to high school and instead of sitting at a desk, you take a seat inside a flight simulator rivaling the top systems used to train fighter pilots. STEMulation Learning Systems has brought that reality to life in public schools in Minnesota and Colorado by designing and installing sophisticated flight simulation labs. Featuring Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D simulation software, the labs contain multiple cockpit types and student-directed air traffic control stations. STEM instruction is literally being taken to new heights within these schools. The flight sim labs stimulate student’s interest in STEM subjects by harnessing the nearly universal fascination with

Showcasing Flight1 Aviation Technologies G530 Simulator

Flight1 Aviation Technologies has released a new avionics training solution for the Garmin GNS 530 that works with Lockheed Martin® Prepar3D® to help pilots learn to use the GNS 530 and stay proficient. The G530 Simulator Enterprise Edition features a realistic hardware Navigation Unit mounted in a vertical desktop stand, and software that provides a nearly one-to-one simulation of the GNS 530W. “The 530 is powerful, but it’s also complex,” says Flight1 Aviation Technologies President Jim Rhoads. “There are a bunch of ‘gotchas’ to be aware of. So after they read the manual, many pilots buy a course or play

Showcasing Flight1 Aviation Technologies Ground Environment (GEP3D)

Flight1 Aviation Technologies in cooperation with the Ground Environment Team has released the award winning Ground Environment scenery product for all versions of Prepar3D. The Ground Environment scenery line has been a staple in Flight Simulation for over 10 years and they are now bringing that experience and knowledge to the Prepar3D simulation world. Experience Flight1 Scenery Quality and Performance in Prepar3D Performance and Sight Seeing in One Package: You can now experience a Flight1 award winning scenery product that changes the entire Prepar3D simulation ground texture and autogen world from pole to pole in one install. Ground Environment Prepar3D