Getting Ready for Prepar3D Download

As you know, Prepar3D will be available on Monday next week for purchase and download. The Prepar3D application is a very large file!  The download will be 10.5Gb and the SDK will be an additional 304Mb.  A download manager is a must in order to download successfully and ensure a restart if the connection is interrupted for any reason.   You could download without it if you have a solid reliable internet connection.  Any good download manager that can point to an FTP or HTTP download address will be fine.  I have successfully tested wxDownload Fast (an open source download manager app) with

A week to go

I have to tell you that I am getting excited about the release next week.  With a week to go we are all excited here.  Putting the final touches on the product and wrapping it up so it can go up onto our website.   I know that the product is an amazing achievement for the team.   The developers started with a million + lines of code and the team has managed to create something that is very special and an important step maintaining a 28 year legacy with this product line.    We have certainly encountered some challenges along the way and some areas

Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D® Launches Nov. 1

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ — Prepar3D™, Lockheed Martin’s professional training and simulation software, will be available for purchase starting Nov. 1 on www.prepar3D.com for $499 per licensed copy. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) created Prepar3D™ (pronounced “prepared”), based on Microsoft® ESP™ technology, as a training application for military, educational, civil and aviation professionals. The Prepar3D™ software lets individuals and organizations conduct realistic training by engaging users in immersive environments. It can also be used for evaluating and preparing people for real world assignments and tasks. “We believe this enhanced training capability will be a great asset not only for aviation

Sensor Sneak Peak

  Hi Everyone I have a couple of screenshots of some of the sensor work that the team is implementing in Prepar3D.   In military and law enforcement, there are sensors attached to cameras that measure infrared radiation to come up with an image.  These are used, particularly at night, in order to see the landscape in front of you and pick out objects that are emitting heat.  There are two main types of infrared sensor imagery.  “Infrared Black Hot” (IR BH) where the warmer the object, the darker it appears, and “Infrared White Hot” (IR WH), which means that the hotter and object, the

Update on Pricing and Availability

Hi Everyone, There have been lots of questions to us on pricing and availability for Prepar3D. We continue to work on this and we should be able to make announcements on both in the coming weeks. We are looking for a formal release late Q4 this year and still have a lot of work to do behind the scenes to incorporate key updates and to ensure that all required legalities are in place for this. I am also working to get some more screenshots and teasers up on the website showing the wonderful progress that the team has made.I encourage

Prepar3D Coming Soon!

Hi! I am the Program Manager for Prepar3D. This year, the Lockheed Martin Prepar3D team has been on an incredible journey; enhancing a code base of roughly 1 million lines of software written for the gaming community and readying it for use by serious professionals. We’re excited about the enhancements and soon we’ll be able to show you what we’re working on! Keep watching our website, techie bloggers will be posting soon, movies on development features are on the way and much more…

New Site

Welcome to our new site! Over the coming weeks we will be adding exciting new features and news items to this website that will be sure to interest many of you. The team is very busy at the moment getting ready to release another preview build for some of our clients and we will keep you posted on that. As we move closer to RTM (Release To Market), there are still many things to close off the huge “To Do” list as can be imagined. When we can, we will let you know the new features that can be found in Prepar3D,