- Media Format
- Immediate Download
- Microsoft Flight Simulator X, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 and Prepar3D
- File size
- 150 MB
For many, planning a flight in a simulator is a headache that they could most certainly do without! However, with this brilliant new professional flight planner X mod for FSX, FS2004 and P3D these problems no longer need to surface!
This is a fresh, new and engaging addition to the flight planning world that should make your life in general so much simpler. It’s a tool developed by a team of real-life pilots and dispatchers, meaning that it follows proper aviation protocol and offers a valuable, realistic and exceptionally enjoyable take on flight simulation.
This enables aviation fans to create a professional quality of flight, similar to those that you would be see used by a real-life airline itself.
Taking the Next Step
Indeed, this mod is made to offer a friendly and simple way to make use of even more power. Now it’s easy to build flight plans in just a few simple steps using this wizard. From the advanced user options that permit a genuine flight planning system alongside a sophisticated range of EROPS and re-dispatch planning, it’s never been easier to organize your trips up into the skies in any of the popular and commonly used flight simulators.
This printable flight briefing package also gives you real-time weather and wind charts alongside METAR, NOTAM and TAF reports; it’s this attention to getting everything in place and working in tandem that makes this such a powerful and exemplary piece of kit.
Many planned routes can be exported as well to various add-ons such as the Airbus X Extended system, the 747 and the MD-11. The choices are yours entirely – the main benefit of this aircraft mod is that the choices are yours!
PFPX also comes with a new range of aircraft databases which are huge in volume and provide you with everything from Airbus to Cirrus. It also comes in an open source file format that allows for easy editing and creation of new aircraft types, alongside a regular navigation database update for authentic and easy route planning.
You can download a sample of this package here.
Aside from delivering an easy to use system, this is made simpler by the addition of a new and fully adjustable user interface. This is fully customizable so that it suits your own needs and so that you can optimize your flight style to keep yourself on track at all times.
A worldwide navigation database has been included, this is for those who want to get that extra level of realism and control within their systems. This makes use of a worldwide database which is being updated on a regular basis and is available from various third party service providers.
A new ‘easy plan’ mode has been included which is used for quick, simple an easy flight plan creation. This makes your life much easier in general and should keep you well on the right track towards making the right decisions or for those who have little time to experiment.
A new large database is included within this mod – in this database you get access to plenty of detailed information about aircraft types. These aircraft types tend to come from all over the world and thus make it easy to get the right kind of change and accuracy you desire.
You can also re-dispatch using EROPS and ETOPS integration, which is a nice added feature for all of those who wish to enjoy added realism.
A new cost-index based flight planning has been adapted into this system as well. This works by looking at constant Mach number segments for realism.
A range of various new integrated fuel planning rules are included, from CASA and FAR to EU-OPS and beyond. This gives your aircraft a much greater level of performance than it ever has in the past and also ensures you have every possible feature that you need for added clarity.
A new user-definable individual fuel planning rules set is one thing, but you also have access to real-time METAR/TAF and NOTAM downloads which give you added stability when you’re moving forward. This helps to capture the whole thing and gives you a really interesting perspective on how to move forward.
An accurate and up to date Upper wind system has been added in which makes a nice difference as well, helping you stay on the right side of accuracy moving forward.
Not sure what you are looking at? Then you get a fully designed and graphical world map included. This is easy to zoom in on and pan around with so that you can get the best view possible of the world around you, maximizing your chances of being a success and finding the information and details about certain parts of the world for your upcoming journey, improving flight accuracy.
A totally printable flight briefing package is also included which should give you plenty of help in making sure you stay on the right track.
This is improved further by having a route export function to various add-ons meaning that you can get your hardware to operate in conjunction with one another.
A CFMU flight plan validation is another massive, major change to your position which really does help you get the right approach mastered.
Automatic, manual and advanced route building is now made possible thanks to the addition of new SIDs and STARs sections, helping you fly even better.
A major change has been the addition of plans via North Atlantic Tracks (NAT), Pacific Track System (PACOTS) and Australian Organized Track System (AUSOTS).
How Does PFPX Operate?
Put simply, PFPX operates by using various forms of data to provide a solid, real-time information display which is directly into the program itself. This cuts out a lot of the resource management problems that other similar mods might have suffered from. More importantly, though, the data that this collects comes from multiple sources and is processed, formatted and optimized by the servers before being distributed to users.
The key data fields included are the likes of TAF, Tracks, NOTAMs and METAR alongside Winds. This information, when provided up-to-date and in real-time makes it much easier for you to work with large amounts of server data traffic moving forward.
How Does Server Subscription Operate?
The server that you get activates itself after your initial usage. This is a free server subscription and lasts for 365 days, and is automatically configured for easy usage.
When the 365 days have passed, though, the subscription has to be extended. To do this you need to visit the official PFPX page can add additional server subscription time.
What If My Subscription Runs Out?
Should you ever be someone who has no subscription time left and you do not want to buy any more subscription time, then PFPX still operates at a fully functional level. However, it does now no longer carry the real-time data that we discussed above, you’ll no longer have full CFMU flight plan validation either.
However other sources such as ActiveSky and RealEnvironment Extreme as well as saved weather data will all still be fully accessible, so you don’t need to worry about that. It just means you no longer have access to the real-time data. You can decide to change your subscription and add more at any time in the future.