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[23JUL22] PMDG 737 for Microsoft Flight Simulator Updates and General News for Your Weekend

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    #61
    Do you guys know if SU-10 will fix the lighting on the standby instrument mainly the IFSD and the stand along digital horizon indication on the bbj also including the clocks as well where there isn't diming function on those instruments making the Red Eye uncomfortable too bright on a very well dim cockpit?
    Rolando Olmo

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      #62
      Originally posted by PelicanEagle View Post
      Do you guys know if SU-10 will fix the lighting on the standby instrument mainly the IFSD and the stand along digital horizon indication on the bbj also including the clocks as well where there isn't diming function on those instruments making the Red Eye uncomfortable too bright on a very well dim cockpit?
      Spot on Rolando, flying at night with the chrono and collins MCP so bright is painful, this has to be addressed PMDG, c'mon, please, even in p3d we had dimming MCP numbers.
      Sergio Naiberg

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      • PelicanEagle
        PelicanEagle commented
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        yap! PMDG knows this bug they say is MSFS problem su-10 update should fix this bug or other update so PMDG can dim those lights problem on MCP, clock IFSD and BBJ IFSD!

      • 737NG4EVER
        737NG4EVER commented
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        Good news then, thx for the info. We are not far from getting this fixed hopefully.

      #63
      Is PMDG going to lift the veil like it did with the -700 release, allowing streamers to post previews of the -600 (or -800)? Or are we just going straight for release?

      Bob
      Respectfully,

      Bob Clements

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        #64
        Originally posted by robert_clements View Post
        Is PMDG going to lift the veil like it did with the -700 release, allowing streamers to post previews of the -600 (or -800)? Or are we just going straight for release?

        Bob
        Funny you should mention that.... rsrandazzo just gave us clearance for still shots....here are 2 paints I'll be releasing on the -600 (both fictional but painted by request from some team members)

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        Here is one of the many included in the -600 package (I think the PMDG painters may have painted ALL the airlines that flew her!

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        Last edited by Steve Dra; 27Jul2022, 04:42.
        Regards, Steve Dra
        Click here to download my P3D, FSX, 2004 paints at Avsim
        Get my paints for MSFS planes at flightsim.to here

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          #65
          Hi, mister Randazzo!

          If I'm not wrong you said that in the future a high resolution passenger cabin is to be expected. Will this solve the fact that the passenger cabin is now lit even when the aircraft is cold & dark? It is strange to see the open hatch brightly lit in the middle of the night.
          One last thing. Would it be possible to make passenger boarding independent from the arrival of the bus or SUVs? Many little airports have the gates so close to the parked aircraft that passengers are made to walk for a few meters. Consequently the PMDG bus/SUV often penetrate the buildings around.

          Thank you so much for the masterpiece you are giving us.
          - Ego Sum Qui Sum -

          Massimiliano de Capua

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            #66
            Steve Dra Those are stunning works. I am very excited to fly a 737 without winglets - there's just something special about the way the aircraft looks
            Thomas Allensworth,
            KCRQ
            Carlsbad
            Cessna 310R and PMDG enjoyer

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              #67
              Honolulu to KNVY
              guys as always this simulation is simply the best cheers for PMDG/MSFS!!!
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              Rolando Olmo

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                #68
                I'm a big fan if the 737-600. It's the NG that is, roughly, the same size as the airframes the began the 737 line, the 737-100 and 727-200. What I would love to see is repaints representing airlines that flew the -100s and -200s. There are so many of them and were flown on so many routes around the world that it would provide us so many options. There was a painter back in the NGX days, Steve Stubbs, that did many repaints of the -600, most fictional, some actual. I would love to see some of those back in my modern hanger.
                Dave Paige
                PPL, ASEL, Instrument

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                • swharvey
                  swharvey commented
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                  I second that!! I would love to see some CP Air or Pacific Western repaints.

                #69
                Originally posted by dave_paige View Post
                I'm a big fan if the 737-600. It's the NG that is, roughly, the same size as the airframes the began the 737 line, the 737-100 and 727-200. What I would love to see is repaints representing airlines that flew the -100s and -200s. There are so many of them and were flown on so many routes around the world that it would provide us so many options. There was a painter back in the NGX days, Steve Stubbs, that did many repaints of the -600, most fictional, some actual. I would love to see some of those back in my modern hanger.
                Yeah that would be cool.....personally, one of my favorite painters did this one for the -700....hope he brings it to the -600, one of my favorite paints of all time.

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                Regards, Steve Dra
                Click here to download my P3D, FSX, 2004 paints at Avsim
                Get my paints for MSFS planes at flightsim.to here

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                  #70
                  Dave Paige mentioned:
                  “What I would love to see is repaints representing airlines that flew the -100s and -200s.”
                  Yes, that would be great.


                  I wish for a PMDG-737-200 someday.

                  I currently fly the FlyJsim 737-200 TwinJet Pro in Xplane v11.5.

                  The 732 is a really nice ride.

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                  Vaughan Martell KDTW PP-ASEL

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                    #71
                    With the latest 737-700 update, when I hold down the SHIFT key to accelerate the turn speed of knobs, e.g. SHIFT + Mouse Wheel Up/Down, I no longer get the knob clicking/turning sounds. Has anyone reported this and will it get fixed in the next release? Let me know if I should file a ticket with support please.
                    Last edited by Moridin; 27Jul2022, 20:53. Reason: Clarification
                    Sincerely,

                    Wojtek Pietrusiewicz

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                      #72
                      rsrandazzo Hi Robert, Feel super late to the party here but just wanted to enquire about content creators and the MSFS 737 - I sent you a private message a few weeks ago with some info and request. Sorry if this isn't the place, I can't find a better topic to post to. Hope that is okay.
                      All the best

                      Bryan Field
                      Practically Geek
                      Bryan Field
                      YouTube Content Creator

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                        #73
                        Thanks Robert!



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                        Jeff Turner
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                          #74
                          How much is the -600 going to cost? I can’t imagine many people picking it up if it costs what the original estimate was.
                          Alec Henderson

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                            #75
                            Originally posted by Alec View Post
                            How much is the -600 going to cost? I can’t imagine many people picking it up if it costs what the original estimate was.
                            What's wrong with $50? Especially if you consider it might attract customers who have never bought a deeply-simulated plane before in MSFS and might balk at $70+ for the -700 or larger variants, but can talk themselves into $50.

                            P.S. Emi's -600 preview video today said $49.95 I think, though that is still subject to whatever actually appears on the Store when it goes on sale.
                            Herb Schaltegger - Father, husband, lawyer, engineer & getting too old for this $#!t. Do Not Taunt Happy Fun Ball!TM.

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                              #76
                              Originally posted by DrVenkman View Post

                              What's wrong with $50? Especially if you consider it might attract customers who have never bought a deeply-simulated plane before in MSFS and might balk at $70+ for the -700 or larger variants, but can talk themselves into $50.

                              P.S. Emi's -600 preview video today said $49.95 I think, though that is still subject to whatever actually appears on the Store when it goes on sale.
                              still a ton for what essentially is a shortened -700 with some flight dynamics changes.
                              Alec Henderson

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                                #77
                                Originally posted by Alec View Post

                                still a ton for what essentially is a shortened -700 with some flight dynamics changes.
                                If you already own the -700 and have no specific interest in that variant, it’s probably not for you. If you don’t, it’s a good entry-point into the PMDG world for new customers.
                                Herb Schaltegger - Father, husband, lawyer, engineer & getting too old for this $#!t. Do Not Taunt Happy Fun Ball!TM.

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                                  #78
                                  Oh so each model is going to be sold independently - not the previous way with the base package (-700) and then add ons?

                                  That's a bit disappointing, it discourages people from buying them all.
                                  Justin Thomas

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                                  • NegativeApproach
                                    NegativeApproach commented
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                                    Yes, and no. You are correct, but seem surprised like you've only just discovered this? This has been talked about at the forum for months. Yes, each variant (with BBJ and freighter version included) is a standalone model. The base pack business model is abandoned.

                                  #79
                                  Looking great. Would have bought it if there was a bundle.
                                  Espen Torgersen

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