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[15OCT19] Silence, Suspicion and the World of Flight Simming...

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  • AccusedChip
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    you have said all that needs be said.

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  • Joakim
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    Slick rsrandazzo slick
    Last edited by Joakim; 28Oct2019, 23:03.

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  • VHOJT
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    Originally posted by HarryCYUL View Post
    This is "my interpretation" of Mr. Randazzo's above Oct15 post....after reading it several hundred times....I think he's trying to tell us that the MD11 will release for P3Dv4 in November and for MSFS2020 next holiday season......that's the vibe i get in his post....am i right or wrong?


    Harry Giannias
    Where's Boomer when you need him?

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  • AirBadger
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    If my memory serves me correct and assuming we shouldn't expect any new releases this year with the holidays coming up, this will be the first year in many that PMDG hasn't released a paid product.

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  • Mickel
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    More likely to be Pigeonworks long awaited Westland Woodpigeon. Personally, I'm hoping for the option to have the 60 horse Anzani 6 engine. But we know the grief multiple engine options create. PBR, naturally...

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  • Orjan Polman
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    And here I was, hoping for a PMDG version of the UltraLight, with PBR....

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  • Don777
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    Any intel on a 777 update, specifically with PBR? Longing to see the beloved addon in stunning PBR!

    Cheers

    Don Asalage

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  • Ant Craft
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    Aaahhhh, dammit. I thought you were working on a Hughes H-4 Hercules. Such a good looking plane Kappa

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  • Captain Kevin
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    Hours of service is still the same whether you're on ELDs or paper logs. For the purpose of this discussion, I'm not going to take into consideration the people who falsify paper logs and drive more than they should. That said, once middle of December hits, everyone needs to be on ELDs anyway.

  • tcasclimb
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    You guys are involved in the next flight simulator aren't you?

    Bryan Richards

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  • MattSweet
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    And I suppose that all depends on whether or not your truck is equipped with an ELD....

  • Snowfalcon
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    I thought we are getting a Carvair!!

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  • Alan_A
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    cavaricooper -

    OK, point taken.

    Shared cockpit, then?

    I'll meet you there!

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  • cavaricooper
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    Alan_A

    Come ON Alan- surely you KNOW I would race you to the Bristol delivery center?

    C
    Last edited by cavaricooper; 21Oct2019, 16:05.

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  • Alan_A
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    A Brabazon! Yay!

    Not the Convair 880 I'd been hoping for, but still... yay!

    Happy to be the first and only Brabazon customer.

    Now what about the Republic Rainbow?

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  • Tbarker1989
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    I thought it would be an ultra realistic Wright Flyer.

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  • rsrandazzo
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    Okay, okay, you got us.

    We are prepping a Bristol Brabazon for release. We are certain it will be our top selling product ever.

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  • Twistgrip
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    Thanks for the update Robert


    Steve Forgacs
    Last edited by Twistgrip; 23Oct2019, 21:43.

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  • Mickel
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    The bit you missed (it was really subtle, so I understand) was that the 727 will hit the virtual shelves before the triple.

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  • joona_
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    Originally posted by HarryCYUL View Post
    This is "my interpretation" of Mr. Randazzo's above Oct15 post....after reading it several hundred times....I think he's trying to tell us that the MD11 will release for P3Dv4 in November and for MSFS2020 next holiday season......that's the vibe i get in his post....am i right or wrong?


    Harry Giannias
    You're right. It's also saying between the lines that with the release of MFS2020, the 777 will be released for it with all the latest updates and features
    ​​

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  • HarryCYUL
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    This is "my interpretation" of Mr. Randazzo's above Oct15 post....after reading it several hundred times....I think he's trying to tell us that the MD11 will release for P3Dv4 in November and for MSFS2020 next holiday season......that's the vibe i get in his post....am i right or wrong?


    Harry Giannias

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  • rheinis
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    Originally posted by JB3DG View Post

    You trademarked this yet?
    Probably Soon™

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  • JB3DG
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    Originally posted by rsrandazzo View Post
    Nameless-
    You trademarked this yet?

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  • rsrandazzo
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    Nameless-

    Please sign your posts in this forum... we require it per our forum guidelines posted at the top. (And welcome, by the way!)

    A half dozen years ago, I was running PMDG and also a consulting company that I founded. I don't think I have ever been that busy, or spent that much time on the phone/email/computer. In the midst of it, it was never lost on me how much I was enjoying myself and how fortunate I was to be home with my wife and daughter and engaged in their day-to-day lives because my office (at the time) was 2 blocks walking distance from the place we rented while looking for a house in the DC area.

    I was chatting with one of the lawyers supporting the consulting firm and he observed that the interesting thing about running your own business is that you will gladly work 120hrs a week in order to avoid working 40hrs for someone else.

    That has always rung true to me- and I think it does for all of the PMDG team. We go through bursts of this... It comes with being part of a globally diverse team- and the flip side to the coin is that are rarely schedule driven and we can work from anywhere. And we do.

    It is good work if you can get it!

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  • danc444
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    Originally posted by StachM View Post

    If these figures are indeed correct, then I feel sorry for the team... I more than appreciate the effort towards new and exciting products, but these hours are excessive (and in fact against the law in some countries). Allow yourselves some downtime.
    Entrepreneurs have no downtime, or they're failed entrepreneurs.

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  • Captain Kevin
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    Originally posted by Lanica View Post
    Brother, I know where you're coming from.
    And not to mention the inconsistent hours. For instance, it is now 01:12 AM, and I am about to go to work right now.

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  • Lanica
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    Originally posted by Captain Kevin View Post
    You've never driven a truck in the United States, then. Here, you can work 14 hours a day, but can only drive 11 hours a day. In an 8-day period, you can work 70 hours. How's that for excessive hours.
    Brother, I know where you're coming from.

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  • DDowns
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    When there is work to do one works until it's done. Sounds like my past military career where sometimes it would get slow and quiet and taking afternoons off was common; however, there were times when it was hitting the fan and we didn't go home. I had a sofa in my office that was my bed, and I was a lucky one that got to stay in the home office when most of my combat unit took very long airplane rides in cargo haulers to set up bases over there. It was these periods of hard work and dedication that were the high points of my career and I'm sure most retirees would agree.

  • krodgers
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    Originally posted by StachM View Post

    If these figures are indeed correct, then I feel sorry for the team... I more than appreciate the effort towards new and exciting products, but these hours are excessive (and in fact against the law in some countries). Allow yourselves some downtime.
    None of this is truly mandated. We all get work done that needs to get done. Sometimes, there are high workload periods that we push though - sometimes not. There have been days that I stayed up to work off and on for about 24 hours before finally laying down to sleep, simply because I was on a code roll. Some days, I knock out lower level tasks and call it a day.

    To be clear, RSR's comment about 24 hours refers more to the fact that - given shifts in time zones - one of us is awake and working, regardless of the time of day in any specific location. By the time our guys on the West Coast are getting to bed, a lot of our guys in Europe are already back up and working.

    This is nothing like what people see or talk about in game dev environments.

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  • Captain Kevin
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    Originally posted by StachM View Post
    If these figures are indeed correct, then I feel sorry for the team... I more than appreciate the effort towards new and exciting products, but these hours are excessive (and in fact against the law in some countries). Allow yourselves some downtime.
    You've never driven a truck in the United States, then. Here, you can work 14 hours a day, but can only drive 11 hours a day. In an 8-day period, you can work 70 hours. How's that for excessive hours.

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