FlyTampa Showcase

FlyNow with FlyTampa! Whether you are looking for high quality airports in North America, Australia or areas in between, FlyTampa has some great options for you to explore. FlyTampa has been specializing and producing high quality airport add-ons for Prepar3D for many years and many of their airports are ready for Prepar3D v5. Checkout the gallery for screenshots of Copenhagen, Montreal, Boston, Sydney and Vegas of airports you can purchase at FlyTampa!

Captain Sim Showcase

767-300ER Ready for Takeoff! The 767-300ER is the most successful variant in the 767 aircraft family with more orders placed than all other variants combined. Thanks to the beautiful work performed by Captain Sim you can fly it yourself in Prepar3D v5. The 767-300ER Base Pack delivers a highly detailed and accurate digital replica of the Boeing 767-300ER wearing Captain Sim House livery. Some key highlights included: Functional flight deck loaded with advanced systems simulation Cabin with 3D windows, interior, stewardess and animated pilots Hundreds of realistic animations including brand-new wing flex Realistic flight model 4K Ultra-High resolution textures You

LVFR Showcase

Scenery design for flight simulation! The P3D Developer Network continues to bring new innovations and high quality add-on and training content to the Prepar3D platform.  Today we showcase LVFR, a company that started in 2008 with the focus on making VFR sceneries for the Latin American region. Soon they were expanding and developing sceneries that joined both photo scenery products and airports in order to provide VFR scenery and highly detailed airports. Today, LVFR has developed scenery exclusively made for Prepar3D v5 that expands on the usage of PBR and other advanced techniques that make Prepar3D v5 a revolutionary platform for

SimControlX Pro available on the App Store for v5

A Sophisticated iPad Operator Station for Flight Simmers! ORLANDO, FL. – June 2020 – SimControlX Pro enhances your flight simulator experience unlike any other app on the market. SimControlX Pro is the perfect in-flight companion that helps you focus on the flying without having to navigate tedious simulator menus for routine tasks. SimControlX Pro can be easily installed on your existing iPad and provides a worldwide moving map with US IFR chart overlays along with control over weather, scenarios, repositioning, aircraft system failures and many other features within Prepar3D v5. All of this is achieved over a wireless connection to

v5 Add-On Showcase

Prepar3D continues to foster an open and thriving ecosystem of developers though it’s open simulation platform via a free Software Development Kit (SDK). Each release brings new capabilities to further enhance to opportunities for our P3D Developer Network. Some of the additions to the v5 SDK includes the addition of sloping runways, enhanced engine extensibility features for SimObjects and expanded PBR lighting effects. For more information on how to become a Prepar3D developer, and the benefits developers receive, see the P3D Developer Subscription program page. Check out some of the great work by a few of the developers within the

Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix 1 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix (5.0.24.34874) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix contains fixes for high priority issues identified after launch. A full install of all components is recommended for this update. To install the update you must first uninstall your current Prepar3D v5 install via Programs and Features in Windows Control Panel. Each fix listed below is categorized per installer. Please note, you must first have Prepar3D v5 installed to utilize any of the standalone installers (Client, Content, and Scenery). The Prepar3D v5.0 update may require

Prepar3D partners with Varjo

Lockheed Martin Prepar3D is proud to be partnering with Varjo, the developer of the world’s most advance XR/VR for industrial use. Prepar3D v5 provides native support for Varjo’s mixed reality headset, XR-1 Developer Edition. This opens up an incredible range of new training applications where the real and synthetically generated worlds blend seamlessly to create compelling training solutions – even in remote settings.  Read more at Military and Simulation Training Magazine.

Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 3 Now Available

The third hotfix to Prepar3D v4.5 (4.5.14.34698) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 3 contains numerous new features and improvements. Various improvements were made to VR including native support for the Varjo XR-1 Mixed Reality headset. Multichannel capabilities have been enhanced with stability improvements and better structured scenario support. Additional PDK tools give developers more control over multiplayer and structured scenarios. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v4.5 Hotfix 3. The Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional.

What’s New in Prepar3D v5 – Now Available

Prepar3D v5 includes many new features, fixed and improvements to both the general platform and the Software Development Kit (SDK).  Additional details are listed below. General Platform Updates New Features Enhanced performance and graphical capabilities enabled by the new Microsoft DirectX 12 rendering engine. Realistic sky, clouds, and atmosphere with Simul trueSKY integration. Dynamic ocean with NVIDIA WaveWorks 2.0. Added sloped runway support including AI takeoff and landing capabilities. Updated time zones to match real-world boundaries. Added 8.33 kHz spacing support. Users can now switch vehicles while in multiplayer if enabled by the host. Updated multiplayer UI to streamline multiplayer