Fly the Maddog X 1.5b476 Open Beta Released

Leonardo Software House has released a new open beta update for Fly the Maddog X – 64-bit (P3D V4.4/4.5). The update is designated 1.5b476 – according to Stefano, features include “…the Canadian Marconi CMS-900 coupled with the PMS, along with a bunch of new cockpit customizations plus a series of improvements and fixes, that range from the addition of some new sounds to the improved GSX Level 2 integration (now making full use of the new features available).” Shortly thereafter, … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, Brief Development Update

Stefano of Leonardo Software House has posted a brief status update with respect to an upcoming product update for Fly the Maddog X – 64-bit (P3D V4.4/4.5). Specifically, according to Stefano, “We have almost finished the next release, which will see the introduction of additional options including the possibility of using a different navigation system (CMS-900/PMS), as well as new improvements and fine tuning in systems, engines response, navigation tracking, integration with GSX Level 2.” Moreover, the team have decided … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, 1.4b427 Final + More News

Following the beta release back in May, Leonardo Software House has finalized Build 1.4b427 with regard to Fly the Maddog X – 64-bit (P3D V4.4/4.5). Please note, the update now includes a few additional fixes and requires a fresh installation. Moreover, the team have provided some additional information regarding the next product update. According to Stefano of Leonardo Software House, “This time we have added the Canadian Marconi FMS (for lateral navigation), and the PMS (for the vertical profile), plus … Read More

Fly the Maddog X 1.4b427 Open Beta Released

Leonardo Software House has released a new incremental (open beta) update for Fly the Maddog X – 64-bit (P3D V4.4/4.5). The update is classified 1.4b427 and features a number of fixes and improvements to the existing aircraft build. Items of note include ARC-DME support and a new “full economy” cabin layout. Keep in mind, according to Stefano of Leonardo Software House, “Even if released momentarily as Open Beta, the update is recommended to all users and is considered stable enough … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, P3D Development Update

Stefano of Leonardo Software House has shared a brief status update concerning ongoing development progress with respect to Fly the Maddog X – 64-bit (P3D V4.4/4.5). Specifically, according to Stefano, “We will be releasing shortly an incremental upgrade (open beta) for both the -82 and -83/-88 packages….” The update requires 1.4b414 already be installed and includes several bug fixes and two new features – “8.33 Khz radio support and ARC-DME procedures.” Please note, ARC-DME functionality requires the current AIRAC dataset … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, New Product Update

Leonardo Software House has released a new product update for Fly the Maddog X (base pack and expansion) – 64-bit. The update is classified as open beta (1.4b410) and features Prepar3D V4.5 compatibility as well as fixes and fine tuning to systems logic, flight dynamics, and aircraft graphics including cockpit PBR. However, perhaps most important, the release implements the new ACARS system. The update is free of charge for existing 64-bit users. Please see below for a description of key … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, Development Update

Stefano of Leonardo Software House has posted some new information regarding an upcoming product update for Fly the Maddog X – 64-bit. According to Stefano, the update includes a number of fixes and ongoing improvements including the integration of PBR inside the virtual cockpit. Moreover and perhaps most important, Stefano remarks, “Probably the core of this new build, a new level of immersion is yet to be discovered: the new ACARS messaging system will let you interact with the airline … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, SP1B352

Leonardo Software House has released a new product update for Fly the Maddog X.  The update is designated SP1B352 and is applicable to all products + platforms.  According to the developer, “It’s a cumulative update (no need to backup data, just run the installer, provided you have SP1b351 on your system), released in the form of Open Beta.”  You may recall, the comprehensive SP1B351 update was just released in late December. Please see below for a complete update changelog. [FIXED] *GRAPHIC: … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, What’s Next

Leonardo Software House, the development team behind Fly the Maddog X have posted a new status update concerning ongoing project initiatives. First, release build SP1b352 is expected next week – the update restores cabin lights when using PBR and solves certain DEP/ARR CTD events.  This represents the final cumulative update for all 32-bit platforms as well as Prepar3D 4.2 and 4.3.  Following release, active development will be directed towards Prepar3D V4.4 only. Next, with respect to upcoming project initiatives, the … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, MD-83 + MD-88 Expansion Pack, Released

The development team behind Fly the Maddog X have released the MD-83 + MD-88 expansion pack for Prepar3D V4.  Keep in mind, compatibility wise, the expansion pack requires both the base level 64-bit Fly the Maddog X aircraft package as well as the revcent SP1B351 update. With respect to product features, the expansion pack simulates the higher loading capacity and extended range of the MD-83 and MD-88 variants.  This includes updated flight dynamics, engine specifications, fuel systems, burning schedules, and … Read More

Fly the Maddog X, SP1B351 Released

Leonardo Software House, the development team behind Fly the Maddog X, have released the highly anticipated SP1B351 product update for the base level Fly the Maddog X aircraft package.  The update applies to both 32-bit and 64-bit editions. With respect to the 64-bit version, the update includes the addition of several native PBR liveries for Prepar3D V4.4, implementation of the new advanced icing system, and various other general improvements. Regarding the 32-bit model, the update features a number of fixes … Read More

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