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

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

Enhance Your Prepar3D v2 Experience with FTX Global from Orbx

Prepar3D v2 supports an ecosystem of very talented developers and designers who build scenery and airport addons for Prepar3D. A great highlight of this partnership is Orbx. Orbx develops extremely high fidelity, award-winning environment and scenery expansions for Prepar3D. Orbx recently took their beautiful approach to re-imagining life-like airports and regions for Prepar3D and applied them to the entire Prepar3D globe. Orbx FTX Global creates an entirely new simulation experience for Prepar3D users. FTX Global Feature Overview and Highlights Orbx Simulation Systems – fullterrain.com Total upgrade of your Prepar3D base world texture set – the entire globe re-imagined New ground

Orbx releases Northern California scenery addon for Prepar3D v2

Prepar3D v2 supports an ecosystem of very talented developers and designers who build addons for Prepar3D.  A great highlight of this partnership is Orbx.  Orbx develops extremely high fidelity, award-winning environment and scenery expansions for Prepar3D. Orbx has recently released their new FTX terrain region, NA Gold Northern California.  Their Northern California region supports and takes advantage of many of the new rendering engine features in Prepar3D v2, including the new ultra water, dynamic shadows, and enhanced reflection settings.  The new autogen instancing system allows for even more trees and buildings to be rendered than ever before for increased immersion

Showcase Your Work

There is already some very impressive work that is being done by developers using Prepar3D and some of this work can be seen in the Showcase area in the Forum.   Scroll down to see the scenery work of Dean here: http://www.prepar3d.com/forum-5/?mingleforumaction=viewtopic&t=59.0 This is my favourite shot: And Ralph here: http://www.prepar3d.com/forum-5/?mingleforumaction=viewtopic&t=64.0 If anyone has some work that they would like to share, please do!  We would love to see what is being done with Prepar3D!! John