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Will PMDG update the MD-11?

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Probably been answered but i really miss flying the MD-11. Will we ever see PMDG update it too work in FSX:Steam?

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Probably been answered but i really miss flying the MD-11. Will we ever see PMDG update it too work in FSX:Steam?

Unfortunately no, PMDG is not even selling that product anymore

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Yeah that's a shame, loved flying the MD-11 as was different to flying Boeings all the time.

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I just installed the PMDG MD-11 into my FSX SE   and had no problems at all. Didn't have to modify anything at all.    And it flew great!!!!  haven't flown this plane for over a year and now I see what I've been missing out on  :)

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I just installed the PMDG MD-11 into my FSX SE   and had no problems at all. Didn't have to modify anything at all.    And it flew great!!!!  haven't flown this plane for over a year and now I see what I've been missing out on  :)

Yes It's the best model they ever did.

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I wish there was a way to run it in P3D... even if unofficial, but tolerated one.

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Confirmed works in FSX:SE. I use it, and have logged more hours in this bird than any other. Trouble-free install into FSX:SE here, although this is the only sim I run. I don't know about having it dual installed into vanilla and steam versions.

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I just don't understand why It is so restricted. Surely It's good business practice to make it available for P3D? I would willingly pay for it again.

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I believe the lead developer for the MD-11 was Lefteris Kalamaras who left PMDG long ago, that might be part of the reason it's not being updated. Graphically I think they'd have to start a fresh too.

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I believe the lead developer for the MD-11 was Lefteris Kalamaras who left PMDG long ago, that might be part of the reason it's not being updated. Graphically I think they'd have to start a fresh too.

 

Ehh, I wouldn't care about the graphics too much. HD texture update and official P3D support and I am good to go. 

 

Until then there are other ways to fly a MD-11 in P3D...

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Yeah that's a shame, loved flying the MD-11 as was different to flying Boeings all the time.

Yeah I agree.

 

Also it was a lost opportunity 'cause they could developed MD-11 + B717 with a good degree of synergy.

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While I agree with all fans of this product, and I have a special place in my heart because it was my first beta, PMDG has officially announced long ago that it was a marketplace failure and it didn't make business sense to invest any additional resources in it.  I'm sure that if it was a commercial success, the departure of a designer would have minimal impact on the business decision.  It's a great product that didn't sell. That is all.

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Sadly I think the J41 is likely to meet a similar fate for similar reasons

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Its to bad its gone. I was watching Air Disasters last night and got a bean up my butt for an MD-11 and decided that I was going to go ahead and buy it.. I know, a little to late! If they aren't going to sell it why not just make it freeware (wishful thinking)?

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Another thread has discussed the "why can't it be freeware?" issue. There are some freeware ones out there, but they don't have anything close to the systems modelling of PMDG software, nor a decent VC

 

Now, Thomas Ruth has done a DC-10 I believe, if only he could do an MD-11 complete with VC.. 

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