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 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.

Orbx TrueEarth Netherlands

The first region in the Orbx TrueEarth line, this rendition of the Netherlands is nothing like what Orbx has developed before. The entirety of the country is included, all 85,000km2 of photoreal terrain at 1m resolution, and has been meticulously brought to life with 5 seasonal texture themes, full night lighting and ground features, and incredibly dense vegetation. Thousands of custom objects from buildings such as bridges, churches and even tulip fields contribute to a living region which rivals the accuracy and detail of real-world aerial imagery. The TrueEarth range takes full advantage of the advanced capabilities in Prepar3D v4

PILOT’S Almeria Airport

The Prepar3D team is continued to be impressed by all the major recent airport developments by third party developers using our SDK. We’d like to showcase a great example from PILOT’s and their Almeria airport scenery add-on. Take off from scenic southeast Spain with PILOT’S Almeria airport scenery. Winner of the Mutley’s Hangar Gold Award, this popular holiday destination is brought to life with highly-detailed updates to the airport as well as the surrounding scenery. The possibilities are endless in Prepar3D with our recent enhancements provided in Prepar3D v4.3. For more information visit https://www.pilots.shop

FSFlyingSchool Pro 2018 for Prepar3D v4

FSFlyingSchool PRO 2018 is now available for Prepar3D v4. FSFlyingSchool’s AI instructors give instant interactive instruction to pilots on any flight, in any airplane, anywhere in the world. The instructors watch and comment on over 70 different areas of airmanship and maintain full pilot logs of each flight. These logs can then be analyzed by the pilot to identify potential issues. The chief instructor will also watch and give instruction on other ground and air traffic, taxiways at the current airfield, and weather conditions. Pilots can even talk to the instructor getting helpful information and advice on demand. “On Approach”

REX Announce Support for Prepar3D

REX Game Studios is pleased to announce the expansion of their environmental tools for Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D. For current owners of REX and REX OverDrive for FSX, a special license will be available which will enable REX and REX OD to be used fully with Prepar3D’s new technology. For commercial enterprises there is REX CE (Commercial Edition). REX CE has been in development and testing for over a year and employs REX’s new Weather Data Center, including an advanced new industrial weather engine. More detailed info on REX CE and REX P3D soon. About REX REX is an award-winning leader in environment simulation add-ons with connections to consumers, businesses, commercial enterprises and institutions globally. The company’s offering span global services and home

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