Mathijs Kok of Aerosoft has posted a brief progress update with respect to the highly anticipated Airbus A330 Professional For Prepar3D V4. Please see below for the complete update.
Just a very quick update on progress….. Things are going well, honestly. Most work is at this moment on enhanced systems and the EFB that needs to not only handle all manuals, flows, checklists, takeoff and landing checklists but also Navigraph and NavDatapro charts. Time consuming but all doable. We had a few issues with the semi intelligent co-pilot in regards to GSX2 (after a GSX2 update) but we think we solved this.
Our biggest show stopper at this moment is the fact RealLight does not want play with P3D PBR lighting. TFDi’s RealLight is the best option for serious lighting in a VC (our A320 series has the largest amount of dimmable lights of any add-on) but at this moment it simply does not work with P3d V4.5 when we use PBR in the optimal way. As we have explained we do not want to add a PBR layer to an aircraft but have it incorporated from the start. That makes it works a whole lot better and reduces loss of framerates and memory. In two weeks we’ll show images showing the difference. It’s big. We REALLY want to use the latest compilers to make sure customers get an up to date product.
We are hoping that TFDi and Lockheed are able to solve this issue soon. We are far from the only users of RealLight that suffer from this problem.
To review the original progress update and other related commentary, jump to page 21 of the project development thread via the Aerosoft forums.
For those interested, we last reported regarding the Aerosoft Airbus A330 Professional back in July.
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