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CaptainBob
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Hello,
I was just wondering if anybody knows if the new Flight Simulator will be compatible with MobiFlight.
Does anybody know anything about that?
Thanks!
2019-06-10 19:18
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StephanHo
From: EDDG, Germany
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Hi CaptainBob,

welcome to MobiFlight!

Microsoft launched a new flight-simulator? That's new to me but I hear it well.
Or do you mean Prepar3D? This is the old FSX and Lockheed Martin bought the Sorucecode. They continued to develop it and gave it a new name: Prepar3D
This one is regarding the EventIDs and the Offsets compatible to FSX, I think 100%.
Grüße,
Stephan
2019-06-10 19:53
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pizman82
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From: ETSI, Germany
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I think he talk about "Flight" by "Dovetail Games" (Microsoft sells the source code to Lockhead Martin but also sells the brand name "MS-FS" and all copyrights to DovetailGames.)

At first .... This was a nice vision... but it busted.
https://live.dovetailgames.com/live/live/articles/article/flight-sim-world-closure-announcement



So summary.

Mobiflight talkes to FSUIPC ... So Only FSX an P3D are directly supported .... Xplane is supported via the XPUIPC PlugIn.
All other Sims are basicly not possible.... Only if somebody programm a simmular thing like XPUIPC .... So a PlugIn that translate the Sim Internal Data to a Platform that "look" like FSUIPC and can be Read by Mobiflight and all other 3.rd Party AddOns.

So i recommend......
If you like it cheap use FSX ..... If you like it professional and longtime working then use P3D .... If you like it experimental with only a few AddOns and you be able to script yourself a little bit then use XPlane. ........ All other Sims i personaly not recommend for civil Aviation.
Good Luck !
2019-06-11 06:17
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Gemu
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2019-06-11 17:18
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thatchi
Posts: 96
MS flight simulator 2020 coming next year on both Xbox and PC version. :thumbup:
If it works with FSUIPC then MF will be able to interface with it. We may need to update FSUIPC to new version. I am crossing my fingers.
2019-06-13 08:46
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pizman82
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From: ETSI, Germany
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WOW

I not know that.

Lets research and wait for more information.

I will say if this project is supported again by a "Big Player" like Microsoft then this gonna be the long needed next Step. If this is just another LowBudget rework just with the "Name" bought from Microsoft for some bucks then i not hopefull that this will be good.

Also not get blended by the trailer. Every crap game got a rendering high quality trailer but ingame grafic is mostly from the late 1990s.

Whatever i not looking forward to those grafics. We need a high relaistic physic, a real world NavAid and a 100% accurate Weather.
Who cares about the 4k resoluition of thy Pyramides in Egypt if we overfly them in 38.000 ft on a Journey from London to Singapore.

The MOST negative aspect for me is the fact it is planed also for XBOX.... A High End Simulator is not a "Fun Game". And it pretty sure is not designed for a Console.

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Summary. I hope like you guys that we get a new Platform..... I´m sure Pete Dowson will include FSUIPC if its a Professional Sim.... BUT At the moment i think this gonna be another trash game like all other Attemps in the last years,
Good Luck !
2019-06-13 13:09
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