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Hello dear developers. Very interested in one question. You did such a beautiful plane as 737 NGX.  You did not think about the weather radar for 737 like 777? The world would have been very grateful to you. 

Thank you. 

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I too would like to see this. Keeping my fingers crossed.

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It's been stated more than a few times that this is intended to be in SP2.  I'm sure if you search for NGX SP2 weather radar it'll come up if you'd like more direct proof from the devs themselves.

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A NGX weather radar update would be great, but I believe it will have to wait for SP2, which is priority #3 I believe beyond a couple of big projects, it could be 2-3 years if ever. Not being pessimistic, just realilistic.

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I am not familiar with the latest generation of 737 cockpits but what else does the latest real versions have that is missing from the current cockpit layout of the PMDG 737 NGX apart from the obvious one of weather radar? If the 737NGX is the best selling product for PMDG then I think an update could be encouraged from the masses? (has it been that?) If the I am in the minority then I will do a disappearing act like Major Major Major of Catch 22 fame?

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I wish they could just put it in there for us, instead of make us wait years for SP3... 

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Folks,

SP2, with the wx. radar would be nice, alright.    In the meantime, I'll fly the B777, can't be without my wx. radar.

Jerry Friz

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Folks,

SP2, with the wx. radar would be nice, alright.    In the meantime, I'll fly the B777, can't be without my wx. radar.

Jerry Friz

I second that Jerry, unfortunately I have some smaller airports en route...

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I wish they could just put it in there for us, instead of make us wait years for SP3... 

 

Yep.  It's just that easy!  Just drag and drop all that code in there and hope it doesn't mess anything up.

 

Here ya go guys!  Hope it doesn't break anything!

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Yep.  It's just that easy!  Just drag and drop all that code in there and hope it doesn't mess anything up.

 

Here ya go guys!  Hope it doesn't break anything!

 

Kyle, it did mess up my NGX!!!

 

The weather radar isn't working anymore.   :P

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Did you drag the code in the panel folder or  the aircraft. cfg  since if  you would have drag it  to the panel state it  would have messed up your ngx ^_^

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@Kyle

 

If you can implement it in the T7 it won't be rocket science to do so in the 737? If it's a different code Ok, but why is PMDG so lousy in communicating?! Many of us are waiting for years. Of course you can say a few months extra won't hurt but communicate! PMDG is great in simulation. less in communication!

 

John

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Maybe they should ask the guys over at I-Fly. They have had one working in their 737 for some time now.

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@Kyle

 

If you can implement it in the T7 it won't be rocket science to do so in the 737? If it's a different code Ok, but why is PMDG so lousy in communicating?! Many of us are waiting for years. Of course you can say a few months extra won't hurt but communicate! PMDG is great in simulation. less in communication!

 

John

 

Agree 1000X

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Maybe they should ask the guys over at I-Fly. They have had one working in their 737 for some time now.

 

Does it  show  the actual rain like per  the t7  weather  radar

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Does it  show  the actual rain like per  the t7  weather  radar

 

No, it does not.  Never has.  We all know who the first company was to come up with something like this.  iFly is not it, nor is it Majestic (theirs is actually pretty terrible).  Heck, even RXP's radar was just a cloud map.

 

...but they all look pretty, and the average simmer doesn't have a clue in the slightest of what weather radar is actually there to do, so if you paint random colors on the display then OMG IT MUST BE REAL!!!

 

 

If you can implement it in the T7 it won't be rocket science to do so in the 737? If it's a different code Ok, but why is PMDG so lousy in communicating?! Many of us are waiting for years. Of course you can say a few months extra won't hurt but communicate! PMDG is great in simulation. less in communication!

 

Lousy in communicating what?  They've clearly stated that SP2 will get a weather radar multiple times.  They've also very clearly stated that SP2 was meant to incorporate some of the enhancements learned and incorporated in the 777.  I'm not sure if that's a failure to communicate, or a failure to listen...

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No, it does not.  Never has.  We all know who the first company was to come up with something like this.  iFly is not it, nor is it Majestic (theirs is actually pretty terrible).  Heck, even RXP's radar was just a cloud map.

 

...but they all look pretty, and the average simmer doesn't have a clue in the slightest of what weather radar is actually there to do, so if you paint random colors on the display then OMG IT MUST BE REAL!!!

 

 

 

Lousy in communicating what?  They've clearly stated that SP2 will get a weather radar multiple times.  They've also very clearly stated that SP2 was meant to incorporate some of the enhancements learned and incorporated in the 777.  I'm not sure if that's a failure to communicate, or a failure to listen...

 

<_< We meant communication on WHEN it's going to be released... 

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<_< We meant communication on WHEN it's going to be released... 

 

Nice edit there.  The email that hits my inbox when people quote me contains the original text, by the way.

 

To address the part of the text that got edited out: it has nothing to do with defense.  It has everything to do with my own wish to keep people accountable for doing their own due diligence.  This is only accented by the fact that you literally just said "communication on WHEN it's going to be released," because if you know anything about anything, you'd know that PMDG doesn't give release dates.

 

I'll do that for anyone, honestly.  Doesn't matter what developer.  If people are making poor points, I'll step in and defend them.  I'd do it for you, too, if someone misquoted you.

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It's been stated more than a few times that this is intended to be in SP2.  

I thought everyone knew that?

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I thought everyone knew that?

 

haha - I think a lot of people know lots of stuff, but I'm usually not too surprised when I find out that assumption was incorrect.

 

As in, I'm pretty sure I'm going to come home to some neighbors complaining that their cars got towed, even though there's been a sign at the entrance to our community about re-paving for two weeks.

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I am not familiar with the latest generation of 737 cockpits but what else does the latest real versions have that is missing from the current cockpit layout of the PMDG 737 NGX apart from the obvious one of weather radar? If the 737NGX is the best selling product for PMDG then I think an update could be encouraged from the masses? (has it been that?) If the I am in the minority then I will do a disappearing act like Major Major Major of Catch 22 fame?

Do you mean Maj. Major Major Major?

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Do you mean Maj. Major Major Major?

 

Different movie, but that kinda reminded me of this:

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