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Thursday
Feb172011

FSBreak 85: Chester Kennedy of Lockheed Martin talks Prepar3D

Hosted by Eric McClintock, Brendan FarmerNick Collett, and special guest Chester Kennedy!

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Prepar3D Interview

We ask Chester Kennedy, Lockheed Martin's VP of Engineering, Global Training & Logistics all about Prepar3D. Including the path from Microsoft to Lockheed Martin, additions made to the simulator, and more! To get all of the information listen to this week's show.

Orbx Releases Portland Scenery as Freeware

Orbx's Portland Cityscape, for free!!

On a side note, currently Orbx FTX AU Boxed edition is half price on SimMarket.

 

Weapon for FSX from Captain Sim

Whether we like it or not but weapon is one of the key parts of the real world: si vis pacem, para bellum. MS Flight Simulator always was lacking that part. But not anymore! Captain Sim Weapon for FSX is the first and the only true combat expansion ever made for any version of MS Flight Simulator.


The Weapon is not just a modification for some specific aircraft.

The key feature of the product is to work with any FSX aircraft/rotorcraft.


Misc features:

  • Free flight, no missions required
  • Strikes air, ground and sea traffic
  • DirectX 9/10 compatible


Weapon control panel

  • 2D panel provides total system control on any FSX aircraft/rotorcraft.
  • 100% supported by keyboard assignments


Radar

  • Air-to-Sir and Air-to-Surface modes
  • Search mode
  • LCOS mode
  • Target tracking mode
  • Up to 200km range


HUD

  • Navigation steering mode
  • TACAN steering mode
  • ILS Steering mode
  • Search mode
  • LCOS mode
  • IR seeker mode
  • IR tracking mode
  • Radar tracking mode
  • 2D and VC versions
  • VC collimation *
  • VC auto-calibration
  • Supports full range of FSX zoom (from 0.30 to unlimited)
  • Clear GDI graphics


Weapon selection

  • M60C gun
  • GSH-30 cannon
  • M61 Vulcan cannon
  • Hydra 70 rockets
  • Zuni 127 rockets
  • AIM-7E Sparrow III
  • AIM-9 Sidewinder
  • R-73M2
  • R-60
  • AIM-132 ASRAAM
  • AGM-88 HARM
  • Kh-29
  • ALARM
  • AS.34 Kormoran
  • Expandable to unlimited


Target damage model

  • Realistic physics of gradual partial to total damage.

Realistic Weapon physics engine

  • Each shot is driven by realistic weapon physics engine.

Weapon simobjects

  • Each shot has its own realistic but optimized visual model

Sounds

  • Weapon and target fire, launch, hit, splash and explosion sounds.

Visual effects

  • Weapon and target fire, wake, smoke, launch, hit, splash, explosion and damage effects.

Weapon loader

  • Provides one-click installation to any FSX aircraft/rotorcraft.

Armed versions of F/A-18 or LX-45 aircraft

  • Adds one armed aircraft depending on you simulator version (Acceleration or SP2)

Military sceneries and aircraft set

  • Nineteen military AI aircraft types provides military operations over ten areas of the world. Expandable.

Keyboard/joystick support

  • System totally supported by editable keyboard assignments.

Unparalleled configuration and modification flexibility

  • Unlimited number of weapon types can be added, edited or removed.
  • Unlimited number of weapon subtypes can be added, edited or removed.
  • Unlimited number of weapon types fire modes (single, dual, custom, auto, unlimited ect) can be added, edited or removed.
  • Unlimited number of weapon stores can be added, edited or removed.
  • Unlimited number of weapon simobjects can be added, edited or removed.
  • All weapon settings are editable.
  • All sound settings are editable.
  • All visual effects settings are editable.
  • All control keys can be reassigned.

See SDK for details.


SDK

  • Weapon customization for advanced users.
  • Weapon integration into third-party projects.

 

All information here!

 

Captain Sim x737 First Looks

So far so good!

 

LLH Créations Albertville (LFKA)

A great (and low price) little airport, check it out here!

 

Nemeth Designs News

A109 & AS350 Preview

Also, through Feb. 24th Nemeth Designs will take off 35% off of any model!

 

Scenerybox for France

Amazing looking scenery/mesh for France, click!

 

Quality Wings News

787 First Look

More Info

The Ultimate BAe146/Avro RJ Collection

More Info

Recommendations

Eric: http://aussiex.org/forum/index.php?/files/file/1602-ilheus-brazil-v/


Brendan: Pandora: http://www.pandora.com/


Nick: http://airspeedonline.blogspot.com/

http://pilotwill.libsyn.com/

http://web.mac.com/shagswell/iWeb/The%20Flight%20PodLog/Student%20Pilot%20Flight%20PodLog/Student%20Pilot%20Flight%20PodLog.html

http://www.thefinerpoints.net/

 

Voice Mail

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