PMDG – DC-6 Cloudmaster (P3D) Review

In June 2016, PMDG released the Douglas DC-6 Cloudmaster for X-Plane, their first foray into that platform. Early in the summer of 2017, the same classic airplane was released for FSX and P3D. Quite a bit different from the Boeing airliners PMDG released the last couple of years, so let’s see how they did.


Prepar3D V4 – Hotfix 1

The first hotfix for Prepar3D V4 is here ! The list of enhancements and improvements is quite long, affecting display issues, memory leaks, sounds issues, scenario saving/reloading problems etc.

Prepar3D v4 Is Online

Choose your licence, and get it now : the new version 4 of Prepar3D is ready for purchase and download from the official website :

Among the new features, you will of course benefit now of the 64bit code and its advanced memory management, the 3D trees among the Autogen items, the new rain […]

Aerosoft – Free Avatars in P3D

In Prepar3D, you can hang out or visit airports and other places by using avatars, 3D and animated people. As a gift to any interested simmer, Aerosoft released an airliner pilot, a marshaller, a dancing zombie and an airport falconer.

Prepar3D v3.4 update

Users of Prepar3D v3 are invited to update their flight simulator to the latest version v3.4, available now !

Lockheed Martin adds the support to the virtual reality headsets, and brings here the most stable and performing version of their sim.

Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v3.3 Released

On the Prepar3D site, a changelog for Prepar3D v3.3 has been published, in addition to the actual release of v3.3. A number of fixes and new features are present in the changelog and I recommend you take a look at it before you decide if you wish to update as there doesn’t appear to […]

Taking a look at Lockheed Martin Prepar3D V3 (part 2)

Prepar3D v3 Review cover

In my previous review, I looked at the new Lockheed Martin Prepar3D version 3. However, I purposely limited myself to looking at the sim without any third party add-ons. It’s time to change that! This time, let’s see how nice the new kid on the block plays with others!


Taking a look at Lockheed Martin Prepar3D V3 (part 1)

Last September, Lockheed Martin a bit unexpectedly released version 3 of Prepar3D. Some people heralded it as being the next best thing to sliced bread, others saw it as a money grabbing move with what should have been Prepar3D version 2.6. The reality, as usual, is more likely to be found somewhere in between those […]

Prepar3D v3 first signs

Found in FSUIPC install log, the first signs of a version 3 for Prepar3D appeared and have been commented in this forum.

According to some people involved in the Beta testers team of Lockheed Martin flight simulator, there won’t be an update 2.6 but a confirmed version 3, within a few months.


Aerosoft’s Paro to challenge your skills

Paro in Bhutan (VQBR/PBH) is considered by many to be “the most dangerous airport in the world”. While that may be open to debate, it is certainly one that will test your piloting skills to the maximum, with no visual or radio approach aids and a winding […]