Mathijs Kok

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  1. Here some fresh images of the EE Lightning Mk. F53, will be released early next year as a free extension to the existing Lightning... Just in case you need to get somewhere fast.
  2. Because the previous topic was old, contained a lot of nonsense etc I decided to make a new one. How many products are this? And what will be the names? Aerosoft A318/A319 Professional Aerosoft A320/A321 Professional Aerosoft A330 Professional The 'Professional' in the title indicates that the product is developed for P3d V4 and partly for the professional market (did you know we sold over 75 educational licenses?). This 64 bit platform is our main development platform and our main market. We are sorry that this might lead to some confusion. In scenery we only use the term 'Professional' for products that are designed for P3d V4 and are ONLY P3D V4 compatible. They are not the same products as the FSX:SP2, FSX:STEAM, P3D V3 versions. For aircraft they basically ARE the same. One product, one buy and you can install as many times on any compatible sim (as long as it is your sim and not that of a friend). In other words, you buy the P3D v4 version and get the FSX:SP2, FSX:STEAM, and P3D V3 version for free. A bit complex, sorry about that. Are these updates of the old version? No, they are fully new builds. The 32 bits versions had some code in it that was close to 7 years old and was holding us back. So we decided to redo a lot of the modules and graphics to modern standards. Around 60% of the modeling and textures are new and more then 75% of the code is new. So they probably are not free updates, right? Indeed. But as always Aerosoft will never charge you double for anything. If we replace 50% of a product the update will only cost you half the new price. I this case it's even better because we if you own the A318/A319/A320/A321 and want the newer versions you will be offered an update price of 16.95 Euro (plus VAT when applicable). If you want the A330 and have any of the older models we might be able to offer you an discount as well, not 100% sure on that. The full versions will cost just under 50 Euro. Bundles will be updatable for 24.95 Euro (plus VAT when applicable. Of course prices can always change. DRM? Online activation? Of course not. You paid for the files and can do with them (on your own systems) as you want. Feel free to install 20 times or on all of your own computers. As long as you do not share it with anybody else we're fine with it. What platforms is this for? We start with versions for P3D v4.2 (older versions of P3D have a bug that will prevent it to work) and will consider 32 bit versions as long as that makes commercial sense. To be honest the 32bit platform sales are drying up pretty fast and we do believe we got a good product for that platform at this moment. No decision will be made any time soon on that. What hardware is needed? We advise the same as Lockheed Martin does for it's simulator. As always things will 'run' at the required hardware and will run best at the advised hardware. We do know that the combination of P3d V4.2 and TrueGlass seems very demanding on GPU memory. Other products released at this moment seem to confirm this and we are monitoring that. We are not worried about that right now and are discussing it with de developers. Wingflex? On the smaller busses not (we simply have never seen the high frequency very small movements of the wings done well, they are remarkably stiff wings) and adding it just adds a load of complexity and development cost. Of course the A330 has wingflex, it has much larger and much less stiff wings When? We are not sure where we will be ready for a download release (a boxed release will always be later) because there are a lot of variables that we have little control over. We had some rather serious delays due to bugs in the simulator and we added 6 weeks to implement TrueGlass and RealLight, all not originally planned in our early 2018 release plan. However (and I am writing this Feb 21st) we are closing down code and testing is in high gear. While the dates are not clear, we do have a good idea what will happen after we get the first product online. It's not months away though. Please do not ask every few hours when it will be released as we will always refer you back to this post. A318/A319 Professional 14 days after A318/A319 Professional release A320/A321 Professional 5 weeks later A318/A319 Professional & A320/A321 Profession service Pack 1 This Service pack will replace the current PFD and ND with newer version that are better in resolution and designed to be used in 2d mode (the other gauges should already work in 2d mode at that time) Unknown period later, but we guestimate something like 4 weeks. A330 Professional Unknown period latert 318/A319 Professional & A320/A321 Professional & A330 Professional service Pack 2 Note we skip the A330 SP1 to keep the names uniform. This service pack will bring all aircraft to the same status and will update the smaller busses with the knowledge gathered in the meantime. After this we'll most likely add more A330 models (more engine types etc). Of course, we'll always do hotfixes as soon as they are more or less stable. We promise not to keep them on our systems waiting for a larger update. Decisions on updates of the 32 bit version has not been taken. We feel that the models we know have are highly competitive in their price range and downloads for the 32 bit platform have tanked totally. When we get to that moment in time we'll look at it again. Please do not ask about this right now as I am not going to say anything else then that we'll look at it after point 5. How updates are handled and at what price is listed in the first post on every page. We'll announce deals on the bundle this week. But don't worry, they will be as sweet as our other update options. The DC8 should be out before you fly busses. But that one is pretty close, such a lovely aircraft. So how does it look? Well we think it looks pretty spiffing. We used the very latest technology to make sure this 'base' product stays viable for some time. Here are some of the latest images from our development team (do see them at max resolution) Got a question? It's almost sure that anything you could ask has already been replied to on these forums. So do everybody a favor and use the search option of the forum before asking what has been asked and replied to several times. That way you won't even have to wait for the anwer! Do not hesitate to ask anything or to suggest something! Hey, why is my post removed? To keep these topics 'topical' we do clean them out every few days. Of course we love to read 'oh my god that is beautiful' but it does not really help the topic. So please do post it but don't be angry when it deleted a few days later. As this forum and certainly this section, is part of our marketing, we are rather strict on content. We have no problems discussing things even if it makes us feel; uncomfortable as long as it is written with respect and is on topic. There are hundreds of forums where we are not the moderators and where rants and raves are very welcome. Heck we know some where they are the norm! Just stay on topic, stay respectful and when you really feel the need to bait somebody, bait me. I get paid to eat stuff, no other moderator, developer, or customer is. I am fair game, they are not.
  3. No sorry, we still do not believe wing views should not be a part of the product we should work seriously on. We focus on the two seats in front, not the cheap seats behind that.
  4. Aerofly FS 2 VR Hands Have Arrived!

    Please note that images stored at http://i.cubeupload.com are blocked for many users as this server has been used for malware many times. Why not attach then to the post?
  5. Mmmmm, if the scenery where you are on has problems with ground layering it could trigger this landing sound.
  6. EE Lightning Mk. F53 preview

    I feel really sorry it takes a while. I'm running from project to project and just need to find a day to complete this.
  7. I assume so, but I also use the Rift for an hour without problems.
  8. Changelog city scenery 1.10: -corrected water mask for “Phoenixsee“ -corrected settlement to the east of the airport -corrected double petrol station to the south west of the airport -removed autogen trees to the south west of the airport -corrected AFCAD coordinates for the Helipad at the hospital -corrected autogen vegetation -the snow covered months (HardWinter) of the aerial images of Dortmund and Hengsen-Opherdicke have been switched to January and February Changes to the airport scenery in 1.10: -Corrected AFCAD with new DME for ILS RWY 24 -corrected name for “Approach” to “Langen Radar” in the AFCAD -corrected the passenger tunnels to avoid fragmentation -completely overhauled config tool
  9. Well all we can say is that a large part of the games industry does not feel the same way. We do not see a lot right now but behind the scene they are all pumping out huge amounts of money in VR. Have you tried some of the newer models (perhaps at shows?) that are wayyyyyyy better then what is now on sale? I found them amazing. High resolution, wide view angles, superb tracking.
  10. Unable to start APU

    A solution for this will be implemented soon.
  11. Daniel's TwOtter paintshop - Rebooted

    That's a bit low on information don't you think? If you want this to be done at least you can do the research and provide the painter with images that show all you believe should be included. With this single image no repainter will even consider doing it.
  12. EGLL Texture why

    Your post seems to suggest it worked before, so looking back on what changed might lead you to what is causing the conflict.
  13. At this moment I have no new information but will try to get some.
  14. In our last market research (part of that is done on these forums) it was clear that 65% of potential customers of these kinds of products are on P3D at this moment and that 15% of those on FSX were considering to move to P3D. That data from 4 months ago and it is clear that P3D has not lost market share. That said, we have honestly not made a decision and we will not make one in the next months. We have released products for FS2004 knowing we would make a loss on them because we felt we could not abandon our customers. Now I suggest we drop this line of discussion. When the time comes to decide we'll revive it. No comment made will change the fact it is not a decision we make at this moment.
  15. It is really all in what I wrote. Can I kindly ask everybody to simply read before commenting? I made it as easy as possible to find. It's the first post in the topic, on every follow up page there is a reference to it in the first post of the page. What more can we do to make sure people read? Please do not take offense, but it seems so utterly counterproductive to have to reply like this. You clearly want to know about this. So why not take 2 minutes to read before asking what has been replied to? It forces us to answer like this and we really do not like to do so. Please read the first post, then ask away!
  16. A project not shown before, the Douglas DC-8 by Micheal Cepanda (and friends). It's a medium complexity project covering one of the most famous jets ever to grace the skies. Now the DC-8 is a simple aircraft with many but basic systems so most are simulated down to fine detail. We'll have more details soon. Please note that all you see is pre beta and still being worked on.
  17. I believe you have missed that no decision has been made. Why don't you wait with complaining until that decision has been made? It seems unfair to be angry about something that has not happened yet. For sure the 32 bit version will be done after the 64 bit versions so the decision is some way away at this moment.
  18. Madeira Mesh Mega Topic

    We decided to make one topic for Madeira mesh issues to avoid a lot of overlapping topics. Start by reading with the developer here explains, it will solve almost all of the issues. Please do NOT discuss any other issues but mesh conflicts here!
  19. As explained, P3d V4 and 4.1 contained an error that made it impossible to extend the VC to the level of detail we desire. It you decide not to update it means you will not be able to use this add-on.
  20. Missing SID KLAX

    Because we believe this topic has been answered we have closed it. If you have any more questions feel free to open a new topic.
  21. NavDataPro for Leonardo Maddog MD-82

    As long as we get the info on how the dataset is structured, sure!
  22. CRJ:s Dark cockpit

    Could very well be the startup situation on the sim, have you tried loading one of the default flights before loading the CRJ?
  23. The web MCDU is the left MCDU and that will stay like that.
  24. All our initial release come with fully up to date AIRACs so if it is released in October 2019 it will include an October 2019 AIRAC. The deal we have with Lufthansa data systems allows us to do so. No other add-on company has the same.