Download and Web Server Issues

Hi Everyone, Unfortunately our ISP is having some technical issues that is causing our download server to be unavailable. It also brought down our web server a couple of times over the past two days. It does not appear to be related to the number of downloads, but a wider issue with the ISP. As soon as we get more information from the ISP, we will pass it on. Sorry for the inconvenience, it is very frustrating at our end as well I assure you. Regards, John

Orbx Releases PNW Demo for Prepar3D

Hi Everyone, Orbx have just announced the immediate availability of a free evaluation version of its FTX Pacific Northwest terrain. This is fantastic news!  Go to the following link to find out more. Here are the early-release links for the PNW Demo installer for P3D: Canada : Australia 1 : UK : America : Germany : I really recommend you try it out! Regards, John

Prepar3D® 1.2 Released!

The Lockheed Martin Prepar3D® team are pleased to announce the general availability of version 1.2 of Prepar3D®. The new version is available for immediate purchase and download from the Prepar3D® website.  Existing 1.1 users can download the latest version in their “Purchased Downloads” page on the website.  The list of new features and fixes can be found on the following page:

Prepar3D 1.2® Now Available!

Taking training to the next level, Lockheed Martin has launched Prepar3D 1.2 to offer students and professionals the most immersive learning environment. The latest iteration of the visual simulation software includes new features and enhancements for aviation, maritime, ground-based and emergency response training scenarios. Prepar3D can be used by private pilots, commercial organizations, the military and academia as an experiential training program for virtually any scenario imaginable. In Prepar3D, users can practice a mission or flight plan before it happens to increase effectiveness during real-world operations. “The Lockheed Martin team is excited to offer enhanced training capabilities through the release

Upcoming Prepar3D 1.2 Release Notes

Hi Everyone, The upcoming release of 1.2 should be available for general download and distribution early next week as we wrap up testing and assuming we do not find any major issues.  If there are any changes, we will post updates to let everyone know.  The features and fixes in this release are: Full Windows 7 Support There was quite a lot of work that needed to be done here to update the product for full Windows 7 support and stability.  A lot of underlying code was modified and enhanced to allow solid stability for Windows 7 users.  The more

Lockheed Martin Receives Industry Innovation Award From Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission

Lockheed Martin’s Central Florida operations have been named among the 2011 recipients of the William C. Schwartz Industry Innovation Award by the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission. The award honors companies for creating, developing and successfully implementing products, ideas and processes. The award cited two Lockheed Martin programs that are meeting urgent customer needs through affordability and innovation initiatives: Prepar3D® simulation software and the HULC hydraulic-powered exoskeleton. “We are incredibly proud of this award and to call Central Florida home to several of our most innovative programs,” said Chester Kennedy, vice president of engineering at Lockheed Martin’s Global Training and

Dream-Fly Bogota, Columbia

I was invited to speak at the “Dream-Fly Columbia” aviation training conference held recently from 5-11 September at the University of San Buenaventura in Bogotá, Columbia.  I gave a presentation on Prepar3D and showed it off to a large audience at the University.  I was graciously hosted by the CEO of VirtualCol, José Gonzales along with his son, Carlos.  I had a great time and met up with a few companies and military representatives that are keenly interested in using Prepar3D in various programs there.    A wonderful experience! Here is a photo taken during the presentation: