The Ultimate Ground Crew X project of FS2Crew will simulate the marshaller with an animated 3D human, the pushback tug with dialogs and more. Their preview is a short video showing the human animation holding a ribbon moving in the wind.
While the Beta team members are testing the Service Pack 1 of Fly The Maddog X in P3D4, you can read a detailed report of the various items improved or added. The McDonnel was already a very realistic addon, and the upcoming SP1 checks and improves the virtual cockpit, the switches and fixes some errors. The transponder upgrades to the Gables G7490 ADS equipped.
With PESim for P3D4, you receive not only “a complete manual about how to pull maximum performance out from a stable P3D”. It’s also a tool with a Fast Mode (for an automatic optimization), and a Complete Mode (for a full control) of P3D4 and Windows settings for the best performance possible AND to maintain reliability of your setup.
All necessary updated installers are now online to make two popular REX products compatible with P3D v4.3. Worldwide Airports HD replace the default airports textures with much more realistic and more appealing look for the buildings and vehicles. WX Advantage Radar is an accurate and efficient weather radar gauge. Registered users will find the P3D4 installer in their simMarket user account.
Since last preview in April, South World has worked a bit more on OR Tambo Intl, the main airport near Johannesburg in South Africa. The designers think they could release it until the end of this year, and the features list could be detailed in September. We’ll keep an eye on it.
FlyTampa have exciting news about their famous scenery of Hong Kong Kai-Tak. New and Free update for P3D4 available gents ! Ground polygon, safegates and SODE jetways added and much more. About Las Vegas KLAS under progress, Emilios of FlyTampa admits the developments has needed more time than anticipated but it’s for good with great surroundings and night effects. Full chagelog of Kai-Tak V2 : – Added SODE jetways – Added safegates – Completely recompiled using P3Dv4 SDK – Improved loading time – Updated ground polys using ZBias method – Updated ground pavement textures – Updated ground markings – Updated…
TOGA Projects team updated their Cost Index Database. This PDF document is free and lists many Cost Index of numerous airlines and aircraft.
HiFi team posted a new update, in version Open Beta, to bring the compatibility of their weather engine and environment solution with Prepar3D v4.3. A few other issues of Active Sky for P3D4 should have been fixed at the same time.
Consider the new update version 1.1 for the Boeing 717 of TFDi Design as a major update as it loads a new 3D model for the exterior with wing flex and cabin lights, and big improvements for the AFS and MCDU systems. The update process and the complete changelog are visible on their official blog.
A new update version 262 is out for FSLabs pilots and it will improve the performance with their A320-X / A319-X including the dynamic lights. Check their announcement for the full content listing.