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
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
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
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
The entire Prepar3D team would like to wish our friends at Sky Blue Radio a very happy 13th birthday! Tune in from from May 7-14 to win great Prepar3D prizes during the celebration. So, don’t lay low — join us this week and show your support! Sky Blue Radio — 13 years of sounding great, at any altitude!
The Prepar3D v5.0 Hotfix (220.127.116.11874) 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
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.
The third hotfix to Prepar3D v4.5 (18.104.22.168698) 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.
Whether you’re just “taking off” on your laptop or training to become an F-35® pilot, the latest release of Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D® software brings flight training even closer to reality. Private pilots, commercial organizations, academia, and militaries have relied on Prepar3D for immersive, experiential learning for almost 10 years. Prepar3D Version 5 is the first step in the development of an all-new platform built for next-generation simulation and training. This foundational release uses the latest DirectX 12 rendering engine for unparalleled performance, breathtaking weather visuals and a fully updated globe. Here are five ways Version 5 is solving tomorrow’s training
AviationLads did a fantastic job on their first cinematic video of Prepar3D v5. The video shows the capabilities of the all new DirectX 12 rendering engine while featuring airports already in-development by our P3D Developer Network including MK-Studios, LVFR and Orbx.