Orbx Announce New Side-by-Side Licensing Option for Prepar3D users

Orbx will very soon be offering a Side-By-Side License (SBSL) which will legally authorise you to use your currently installed FTX addons from within P3D. (For non-customer deployed use.) These SBSLs will cost a flat rate of AU$8.95 for every Orbx FTX product licensed this way. For more information go to the following link: http://www.orbxsystems.com/forum/topic/37541-orbx-releasing-side-by-side-licenses-for-using-ftx-with-prepar3d/page__hl__prepar3d__fromsearch__1

Download and Web Server Issues

Hi Everyone, Unfortunately our ISP is having some technical issues that is causing our download server to be unavailable. It also brought down our web server a couple of times over the past two days. It does not appear to be related to the number of downloads, but a wider issue with the ISP. As soon as we get more information from the ISP, we will pass it on. Sorry for the inconvenience, it is very frustrating at our end as well I assure you. Regards, John

Orbx Releases PNW Demo for Prepar3D

Hi Everyone, Orbx have just announced the immediate availability of a free evaluation version of its FTX Pacific Northwest terrain. This is fantastic news!  Go to the following link to find out more. http://www.orbxsystems.com/forum/topic/37305-ftx-pacific-northwest-demo-khqm-for-prepar3d-released/page__hl__prepar3d__fromsearch__1 Here are the early-release links for the PNW Demo installer for P3D: Canada : http://ftxcanada.com/dl/orbx/P3D_FTX_NAPNWDEMO_200.zip Australia 1 : http://ftx-cdn.asia/dl/orbx/P3D_FTX_NAPNWDEMO_200.zip UK : http://flightsimstore-europe.co.uk/dl/orbx/P3D_FTX_NAPNWDEMO_200.zip America : http://fss-cdn.com/dl/orbx/P3D_FTX_NAPNWDEMO_200.zip Germany : http://euro-fss-cdn.com/dl/orbx/P3D_FTX_NAPNWDEMO_200.zip I really recommend you try it out! Regards, John

Prepar3D® 1.2 Released!

The Lockheed Martin Prepar3D® team are pleased to announce the general availability of version 1.2 of Prepar3D®. The new version is available for immediate purchase and download from the Prepar3D® website.  Existing 1.1 users can download the latest version in their “Purchased Downloads” page on the website.  The list of new features and fixes can be found on the following page: http://www.prepar3d.com/2011/09/20/upcoming-prepar3d-1-2-release-notes/

Upcoming Prepar3D 1.2 Release Notes

Hi Everyone, The upcoming release of 1.2 should be available for general download and distribution early next week as we wrap up testing and assuming we do not find any major issues.  If there are any changes, we will post updates to let everyone know.  The features and fixes in this release are: Full Windows 7 Support There was quite a lot of work that needed to be done here to update the product for full Windows 7 support and stability.  A lot of underlying code was modified and enhanced to allow solid stability for Windows 7 users.  The more

Dream-Fly Bogota, Columbia

I was invited to speak at the “Dream-Fly Columbia” aviation training conference held recently from 5-11 September at the University of San Buenaventura in Bogotá, Columbia.  I gave a presentation on Prepar3D and showed it off to a large audience at the University.  I was graciously hosted by the CEO of VirtualCol, José Gonzales along with his son, Carlos.  I had a great time and met up with a few companies and military representatives that are keenly interested in using Prepar3D in various programs there.    A wonderful experience! Here is a photo taken during the presentation:

Oshkosh Wrap-up

Well, it was a very productive (although tiring!) week for us at Oshkosh!   We had literally thousands of people come by and try out Prepar3D and have a chat.  The total numbers to the show are pretty amazing.  EAA estimate that there were 541,000 people that attended the show during the week and nearly 1,000 aircraft on display! The response to Prepar3D was just so positive.  A lot of people were very impressed by the application and the new features in it.  I also had the opportunity to meet with developers and solution providers.  There were actually a few

Oshkosh: Wednesday/Thursday

Hi, I tried to put up a post yesterday, but looks like the wireless access timed out just as I was hitting the publish button!   Wednesday was a very eventful day with the booth as busy as ever even though it was raining (a lot!).  I was able to have a great chat with a Prepar3D developer, WarpD, whom was visiting the show.  He is a very experienced FS and P3D developer with a lot of knowledge on .air files.   We spent some great quality time together discussing Prepar3D! The theme yesterday was one of surprise and excitement

Oshkosh Update Monday/Tuesday

Hi Everyone, A quick update from Oshkosh AirVenture 2011. After setting up on Sunday, we are up and running at the show in the EAA Learn to Fly Discovery Pavillion. We have had a tremendous response from visitors to the show and it is normally a couple of people deep at the kiosks where we are showing Prepar3D! I have managed to visit a few of the Prepar3D Solution developers here at the show and it has been great meeting them face to face. Here is a shot of the booth: We have also had a great mention in the