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[08NOV19] Announcing PMDG 737NGXu for Prepar3D v4

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    Well, if you decide to switch to MSFS 2020 you will have saved yourself the cost of P3D and any addons. And if they’re still available you might get some good deals on FSX software. Besides, you can keep flying FSX
    Will Thomas
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    • rheinis
      rheinis commented
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      Well, I guess you're right... Yeah, this is what I like about forums, always someone willing to cheer other people up. Thanks friend, seeing the positive side again!! 🙂

    Any word on if a freighter option for the NGXu will be included at some point?

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      Exactly
      Same as me lol great point man



      Originally posted by rheinis View Post
      FSX user here ... notices there's a very big party going on at PMDG ... all P3D v4 users get the opportunity to fly the brand new PMDG NGXu as of right now and also get this way a discount on the PMDG NGX for MSFS ...


      Suddenly realises for the very first time that his FSX setup - running beautifully after 10 years of blood, sweat & tears - is now actually going to be left behind soon.

      He knew, of course. Still, it hits him ....


      calls it a day, puts himself to bed and assumes the fetal position




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      • rheinis
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        Keep strong buddy.. We will overcome this!!

      Robert and PMDG,

      You're back on my Christmas Card list!

      Kudos to you folks! Nice job. You really do put the "service" into "customer service"!

      Now...off to the store!

      Thanks!

      Rich Boll
      Rich Boll
      Wichita, KS

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        Purchased and a big thank you to PMDG. However, I'm a little puzzled by this statement:

        Upon release of the PMDG 737NGXu Base Package, we will offer, for a limited time, that purchasers of the new PMDG 737NGXu for Prepar3D will receive 100% credit on their purchase toward the purchase of PMDG 737NG3 for Microsoft Flight Simulator when that product releases sometime next year.*
        It suggests the NG3 will be available on the same day MFS is released to the public? To be honest, I wasn't expecting a full featured PMDG 737 (or anything) in MFS until 2022 or later ... perhaps I connected too many dots?

        Cheers, Rob.

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          Can't hold my self to post again here,

          Okay it's not MAX, but still it's an amazing product. I've spend like 20k hours online and most of them using NGX.

          Thanks guys, it's completely different aircraft, it's feels different, FPS is good, impressive HD VC, include RainMaker v2, EFB, customizable lighting etc. So just to point out that Im happy with the purchase.


          Regards,
          Achmad Ferdi Iskandar (SUB-ID)
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            Originally posted by Rob Ainscough View Post
            It suggests the NG3 will be available on the same day MFS is released to the public? To be honest, I wasn't expecting a full featured PMDG 737 (or anything) in MFS until 2022 or later ... perhaps I connected too many dots?
            It isn't very clear, but when I read that I took "that product" to be referring to the NG3 and not Microsoft Flight Simulator. However, it would seem that PMDG and Microsoft may have been in talks about Microsoft Flight Simulator, and what sort of capabilities it will have for complex aircraft simulations, and there is a possibility that the NG3 may be available on day one. I wouldn't bet on it, but it is possible. If Microsoft can work things out so that there are several high-quality aircraft add-ons available immediately when Microsoft Flight Simulator releases, that will go a long way towards speeding up how quickly people will consider shifting over to the new sim.
            Tim Lincoln
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              The more I fly the NGXu I’m just thinking wow what great work.

              thanks PMDG

              Mark Austen

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                Mark,

                Thanks for saying that- it is very much appreciated.

                Same also to you Achmad.

                Robert S. Randazzo
                PMDG Simulations
                http://www.pmdg.com


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                  Originally posted by rsrandazzo View Post
                  Mark,

                  Thanks for saying that- it is very much appreciated.

                  Same also to you Achmad.
                  Robert, I have to agree, this NGXu is an outstanding aircraft. You and your team keep making them better and better with every new release.
                  I love the new feel of this 737. It hand-flies beautifully and I can pull off consistent great takeoffs and landings because it is so rock-solid.
                  It's well worth the money. I'm really enjoying it. It's really addictive.

                  Thank you,
                  Bob Yunque
                  Bob Yunque

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                    It's all very interesting I'll be getting it soon, first time I'm not purchasing directly as there is a lot going on right now for me. But hopefully I'll make it toward the end of the month or next month so I can get the NG3 later as I'm pretty interested in it as well. Especially since seeing PMDG going toward this new platform seems to show Microsoft has really learned from the past and that it's not FSW all over again
                    Aurelien Vandoorine

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                      Can we have a list of available liveries? Thanks!
                      Regards from Cologne,
                      Tobi

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                      • DDowns
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                        That list is still changing. It will multiply after the paint kit is issued.

                      Thank you PMDG, just got it (well a few hours ago) gonna take her out for a spin now! Can't wait to see MSFS 2020, It's gonna be fantastic.

                      Kris Andress - AMD Ryzen 5 1600X, GTX 1070, 16GB Ram, Windows 10 Pro. 737/747/777/DC-6
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                        Good morning

                        Just a silly or curiosity question.

                        People is asking what the U means in NGXu but my question is, why X? As far as I know the X was added to almost all the addons when FSX came out.

                        Why still NGX and not NG as real aircraft series?

                        Monday reflections. Nothing else.

                        Enjoy your week

                        Iñigo Bayo
                        Iñigo Bayo

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                          Originally posted by Xiropillo View Post
                          Why still NGX and not NG as real aircraft series?
                          I'm guessing to indicate an upgrade to the NGX? Just a guess, mind you.
                          Captain Kevin

                          Kevin Yang

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                            Originally posted by Captain Kevin View Post
                            I'm guessing to indicate an upgrade to the NGX? Just a guess, mind you.
                            Yes but that refers to "U" but I was wondering about "X" after FSX era.

                            Iñigo Bayo
                            Iñigo Bayo

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                              Originally posted by Xiropillo View Post
                              Yes but that refers to "U" but I was wondering about "X" after FSX era.
                              Right, but I mean, everybody knew the NGX as the NGX, even when they made it P3D V4 compatible, so I'm guessing that's why. Calling it the NGu might make it seem like an upgrade to the NG rather than the NGX.
                              Captain Kevin

                              Kevin Yang

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                                Just a quick question/long shot to the PMDG Team, have you considered or planned to include the 737-300/400/500 in an expansion in the future?

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                                  Originally posted by Peter Graves View Post
                                  Just a quick question/long shot to the PMDG Team, have you considered or planned to include the 737-300/400/500 in an expansion in the future?
                                  Peter, I cannot speak for PMDG but I think it is safe bet that PMDG will not do a pre-NG B737 in the foreseeable future. The change in engines, automation and flight dynamics would require substantial development costs for a market that is probably less than an MD-11, which is another one they won't touch.
                                  Dan Downs KCRP

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                                    How is the performance of the NGXu compared to the 747 QOTS2?
                                    Regards from Cologne,
                                    Tobi

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                                      Not sure you can compare two completely different aircraft.
                                      Will Thomas
                                      KMDT - Flight Sim 1998 to Present
                                      P3D, X-Plane, FSX
                                      Aircraft Painter

                                      USAF Veteran [Aircraft Electrician / Egress Tech]

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                                        Originally posted by Xiropillo View Post

                                        Yes but that refers to "U" but I was wondering about "X" after FSX era.

                                        Iñigo Bayo
                                        Ingo,

                                        It doesn't stand for anything. When we decided that NG3 was going to be the brand name used for MSFS, we knew that we needed to rebrand the Prepar3D platform side.

                                        We thought it best to go with letters, since using a number with it would be confusing.

                                        When we played around with letters, NGXu just sounded good. It rolls off the tongue.

                                        We have seen people guess, but at the end of the day- it was just something that looked and sounded good. Nothing more glamorous than that.

                                        Robert S. Randazzo
                                        PMDG Simulations
                                        http://www.pmdg.com


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                                          Originally posted by rsrandazzo View Post

                                          Ingo,

                                          It doesn't stand for anything. When we decided that NG3 was going to be the brand name used for MSFS, we knew that we needed to rebrand the Prepar3D platform side.

                                          We thought it best to go with letters, since using a number with it would be confusing.

                                          When we played around with letters, NGXu just sounded good. It rolls off the tongue.

                                          We have seen people guess, but at the end of the day- it was just something that looked and sounded good. Nothing more glamorous than that.
                                          Thanks for “satisfying” my curiosity Robert

                                          Iñigo Bayo
                                          Iñigo Bayo

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                                            Thanks for this new 737. I did a short test flight and everything works fine! Can’t wait to see more airlines like TUIfly or Eurowings.
                                            Regards from Cologne,
                                            Tobi

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                                              If you purchase the NGXu before 31DEC2019, will you be automatically be able to have the NG3 for free or there is someting to do before the 31DEC2019

                                              i didnt understand well this sentence ?


                                              "* Discount will be awarded automatically to NGXu purchases made and redeemed only at www.pmdg.com only, at time of checkout during purchase of NG3 for MSFS."


                                              Does that means that we can only get the NG3 for free on PMDG website only ?
                                              PMDG 747-400/-800
                                              PMDG 737NGXu

                                              Camille MOUCHEL-BLAISOT

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                                                Camille,

                                                To be clear: We did not say "free." We are taking $99.99 off of your purchase of NG3 when that product releases. If we decide to price NG3 at $99.99 then it will be free. If we price it higher, then you will only pay the additional.

                                                But to answer your question, yes, you would need to make the purchase from PMDG at pmdg.com only.

                                                Robert S. Randazzo
                                                PMDG Simulations
                                                http://www.pmdg.com


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                                                  Originally posted by rsrandazzo View Post
                                                  Camille,

                                                  To be clear: We did not say "free." We are taking $99.99 off of your purchase of NG3 when that product releases. If we decide to price NG3 at $99.99 then it will be free. If we price it higher, then you will only pay the additional.

                                                  But to answer your question, yes, you would need to make the purchase from PMDG at pmdg.com only.
                                                  Ah gotcha, it's clearer now.

                                                  thank you
                                                  PMDG 747-400/-800
                                                  PMDG 737NGXu

                                                  Camille MOUCHEL-BLAISOT

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