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Hey PMDG folks ;-) just a question about the Dash 8 project? Is it still planned or already started? Or has it been cancelled?.. Hope not, cause this is such a beauty...an ideal FSX Addon for short haul ...and maybe this picture can motivate you too :)

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I'm Positive its been started, there was a video way back about the 748i expansion pack with a 3 second preview of the Dash-8 exterior model...But I'm not PMDG so... :(

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That'd be Majestic's upcoming Q400. Looks awesome!

Edited by ZachLW

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I just noticed on the PMDG Development schedule it says:"PMDG DHC-8: The initial product in the PMDG Dash-8 series will include the -200/300 series airplanes."Does this mean that there will be some expansion packs?

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Folks,Please be aware that Majestic is only doing the Q400 at this time. Also it may not be welcomed by PMDG for postings of the Majestic project on their site.

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Where do updates from majestic go? On this site? Not majestic forums, strange.Alex
You coud find it on the site, top left corner.Looks like PMDG! I think it was a joke about 200/300 series, 400 will!

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Sorry, but the majestic software looks fantastic

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Wow that does look fantastic! Maybe PMDG and Majestic will release their products at nearly the same time, to give buyers all of the variants that they want. (Just a probably fantasy though.)

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so the dash will come before 777 :) thats nice..
Well according to a statement last modified almost 2 years ago.

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Unfourtunately it looks like the Dash has been on placed on the back burner:

Gents-We are currently working on the 777, NGX SP2, NGX ER and [censored] and also a [censored]
Unless the Dash is one of the "censored" I don't think we can expect to see much of it until post-777 release...if they are still motivated at that point to do it.It's a pity. I've got a pretty good in with Dash's and love to see how PMDG would model it. Would they bypass the entire FSX powerplant simulation and be able to correctly model a decent free-turbine turboprop ala: Majestics's -300 offering? So many questions! So little answers :(...Also the Samdim is just working on the external model and a couple other things in concert with Majestic. Olev was fantastic at all the systems and simulation aspects of the original -300...but it certainly isn't the prettiest panel out there. He did well to get some fantastic help from Samdim. Edited by Houghton11

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We don't know yet, so lets not speculate. I am sure SP2 for the 737 is more important then the addon packs. We will see what happens this year.

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We don't know yet, so lets not speculate. I am sure SP2 for the 737 is more important then the addon packs. We will see what happens this year.
I wouldn't count on that... After the release of SP1a, there itsn't much left for them to fix or add. 99% of the major bugs were fixed in the SP1 (can't say all of them, naturally), so the SP2 can perfectly wait. It may add a few new features like shared cockpit, fix some stuff and likely prepare the background to make the current version of the NGX compatible with the ER expansion pack, like they did with the SP1 and the 6700 EP.At this point, since the NGX is pretty much stable, they should have started to give more attention to their next products, like the [censored] and the other [censored]. They may release the ER pack before any other product just to finish with the NGX, and then go full power on their other developments. Or they might release one of the [censored] (maybe both) before finishing the NGX... But as you said, it's just speculation.I personaly think speculation in this case is good. Keep our imagination working and our expectations high, but as long as we know how differ speculation from facts, and there are a handful here who doesn't. Edited by barfra1995

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Never keep your expectations high, always keep them so low you are never dissapointed :-)

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I wouldn't count on that... After the release of SP1a, there itsn't much left for them to fix or add. 99% of the major bugs were fixed in the SP1 (can't say all of them, naturally), so the SP2 can perfectly wait. It may add a few new features like shared cockpit, fix some stuff and likely prepare the background to make the current version of the NGX compatible with the ER expansion pack, like they did with the SP1 and the 6700 EP.At this point, since the NGX is pretty much stable, they should have started to give more attention to their next products, like the [censored] and the other [censored]. They may release the ER pack before any other product just to finish with the NGX, and then go full power on their other developments. Or they might release one of the [censored] (maybe both) before finishing the NGX... But as you said, it's just speculation.I personaly think speculation in this case is good. Keep our imagination working and our expectations high, but as long as we know how differ speculation from facts, and there are a handful here who doesn't.
I was thinkin this the other day, there is nothing I can think of to suggest the NGX is not working properly, everything imo works a dream

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I was thinkin this the other day, there is nothing I can think of to suggest the NGX is not working properly, everything imo works a dream
Ain't that the truth:) Such a nice plane to fly:)

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Never keep your expectations high, always keep them so low you are never dissapointed :-)
You know... Maybe you're right. Just look at what happened with FLIGHT :(! But I know PMDG will never let us down. Edited by barfra1995

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so i have seen they only doin the 200 and 300 right? :( want that 400 Airberlin blum.gif

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