Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 Now Available

The Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 (5.1.12.26829) is now available. It can be downloaded immediately from the Purchased Downloads section of the website. The Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1 contains additional fixes for high priority issues identified after release. Only the Client installer is required for the majority of fixes present in Prepar3D v5.1 Hotfix 1. Therefore, the Content, Scenery, and SDK installers are optional. 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 v5.1 Hotfix 1 update may require you

FlightSim Community Survey 2020 Now Online!

From 13-23 November 2020 Navigraph is conducting a FlightSim Community Survey together with several major addon developers and organizations within the flight simulation community. The survey, the largest of its kind, aims to gauge the prevailing flight simulation trends and users’ requests for future development. Like previous years, this survey has an emphasis on the major flight simulators including Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D, but now also includes questions about simulators on mobile devices, combat simulators, and helicopter simulation. This is the largest and most comprehensive flight simulation survey in the world! By participating you are influencing the future of the community. On

Prepar3D v5.1 Now Available!

Prepar3D v5.1 brings a slew of new features and improvements across the entire platform. Enhanced Atmospherics is now default with improvements made to the entire system including better performance, lighting, reflections, and fidelity. The DX12 rendering engine has been further optimized offering additional performance and stability enhancements. Developers now have the ability to create panel and UI content using HTML5 and JavaScript opening up new possibilities for content creation and improving workflow. Multiplayer updates including vastly improved wingman and AI performance and the capability for headless mode hosting make multiplayer training scenarios even more immersive and scalable. The following list

FSFlyingSchool PRO 2020 for Prepar3D v5

FSFlyingSchool is an add-on team of artificially intelligent instructors for Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D v5. It provides talking instructors to pilots on any flight, in any powered airplane, anywhere in the world. From the moment the flight starts, to the time the pilot walks away, the instructor is monitoring the pilot’s actions and will comment on and advise in hundreds of different areas, from airmanship to taxiing – navigation to weather considerations, and a great deal more. Pilots have been flying with FSFlyingSchool for 14 years, during which time it has won 5 Classic Product Awards from PC Pilot Magazine. Over

ORBX Showcase

Welcome to Silicon Valley! After many years, ORBX Simulation Systems, remains the industry leader in providing high fidelity scenery packages for Prepar3D. While ORBX maintains a large catalog of beautifully modeled airports and regions throughout the world, today we showcase San Jose International Airport, their latest product to be released for Prepar3D v5. Using the latest technology, you can experience jetways that integrate with your aircraft, and stunning dynamic lighting brings the airport to life during the late nights. Advanced PBR materials make the main terminal buildings look life-like from all perspectives giving you the ultimate experience at San Jose

QualityWings Simulation Showcase

Be Part of the 787 Dreamliner Family A professional add-on developing company based in the US, QualityWings Simulation, provides high quality products for Prepar3D. They have the unique ability to provide the best balance between realism and usability by creating add-ons that are not only deep and immersive, but can be flown by flight simmers of all types. The all-new Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a technical marvel of aviation with it’s use of advanced composites, new electrical designs, new engine types, and increased fuel efficiency. The 787 ushers in the future in aircraft design and thanks to QualityWings, you can

Prepar3D Used to Shape Future STEM Leaders

Each year, Lockheed Martin hires thousands of interns to work at sites around the US. During their time here, the interns gain valuable work experience and partner closely with their managers and colleagues to complete challenging tasks that help solve real world problems. This summer, Lockheed Martin welcomed 2,400 summer interns, more than half of whom are working virtually. In addition to gaining real-world experience on projects, interns participate in a design competition project which is designed to challenge engineering skills and bring fellowship and fun to the virtual internship experience. The virtual interns at Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company,

BlackBox Simulation Showcase

Iconic Aircraft Ready for Prepar3D v5 BlackBox Simulation may be considered a newer company, however with thier many years of previous experience, there’s not much they don’t know about flight simulation. The founders began creating add-ons for flight simulators in the early days of Microsoft Flight Simulator 5. Years later they decided to start BlackBox Simulation with an aim to carry their passion for flight simulation to higher levels than ever before by bringing new innovative ideas to the flight sim world with every product they introduce. As of today, BlackBox Simulation has upgraded multiple aircraft to take advantage of

Xtreme Prototypes Showcase

Fighters in Civilian Clothing Xtreme Prototypes is a company that loves flight simulation and are dedicated to producing high quality add-on aircraft for the serious virtual pilot, flight simmer, aviation student, history buff and extreme aircraft fan. The Xtreme Prototypes GLJ Model 25 SE v3.0 is a next generation add-on ready and optimized for the Prepar3D v5. It is a complex aircraft simulator that features high resolution models and textures, hundreds of animations, over 60 sound effects, dynamic light effects, custom aircraft systems and full-3D VR-ready virtual cockpits that make this add-on an ideal candidate for new virtual reality devices

Majestic Software Showcase

MJC8 Q400 cleared for takeoff in P3D v5! The MJC8 Q400 add-on by Majestic Software is a highly realistic rendition, built after the Bombardier™ Dash 8 Q400 aircraft. There are 4 editions available, differentiating in the price and the included features. PILOT Edition: Designed for home flight-simmers, who want a state-of-the-art hardcore add-on but do not require the complex features, such as the instructor panel system monitoring, circuit breakers simulation, failures simulation, or the shared cockpit. PRO Edition: Developed for advanced users or airline pilots wishing to improve their knowledge of the Dash 8 Q400 airplane. This edition has all