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    Which will come first?

    Which will come first?
    the new navdata process?the new EFB?​1111.png
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    MD11, GFO, Navdata, EFB in that order
    Alex Pugh


      A winning lottery ticket, Cleveland Browns’ Lombardi Trophy, a MSFS Sim Update that doesn’t break something else. In that order.
      Steve Perry
      PMDG Beta Team


        I'm looking forward to the advanced NAVDATA format.


          Navdata > EFB
          (even though performance is still sorely missing…)


            Christmas? 🎅

            The EFB is going to be a big advance in functionality. The new navdata format will improve realism but won't make much practical difference. The EFB is clearly the one I look forward to having first.​


            • imatams
              imatams commented
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              Agree with Stearmandriver. The DFB adds QoL features but the Navdata adds core functionalility to the aircraft that is not available now that can not be sourced from elsewhere

            • DrVenkman
              DrVenkman commented
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              @Stearmandriver: “ The EFB isn't going to create any functionality that doesn't already exist.” For armchair amateurs like most of us, without access to native performance calculations and unwilling to pay for another app or whatever, sure it will. It will also (hopefully) harmonize and modernize the airplane configuration options into a modern interface (see, e.g., basically any tablet functionality in any other aircraft in the sim that has one). Those two features are things very much looking forward to.

            • Kevin Hall
              Kevin Hall commented
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              Andrew, we already can fly most, if not all, of those legs because of workarounds in the existing navdata implementation, which adds additional waypoints to create curved RF paths. That's why I talked about them giving more realism (on the MAP and in FMC LEGS). Most users won't notice the difference. The EFB will provide more functionality such as Simbrief integration, takeoff and landing performance, etc.

              I want both features but the one which will make the most difference to my simulation experience, on every flight - not just a few, is the EFB.
              Last edited by Kevin Hall; 14Mar2023, 00:27.