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    Well that's comparing apples and oranges.

    One of these add-on aircraft costs more than the entire sim with 35 aircraft.

    That said, I don't want to brag for my own work but the 737 and 777 are quite high quality, especially considering they are just one of many default aircraft in the sim. The 737 is a pretty good representation of the real aircraft with lots of system depth. The 777 is also quite good.

    Please check out the product pages of the two aircraft to get an idea what they feature.

    B737 NG | Aerofly FS

    B777 | Aerofly FS

  • Of course, the price difference is rather large, and that's actually why I'm asking, I'm not the highest end user so I don't really see any difference, would a pilot see a difference in the products, also may I ask will the community a330 be available on mobile if its completed ?

  • I only have the FSX PMDG 737, it is very different. IPACS seems to set limits on how far they want to go with system depth and it seems to satisfy most users. If you are studying or flying in real life you would certainly appreciate what PMDG covers.

    I’m not sure that the flying feel of MSFS is all that good, PMDG works to improve it and you would be using the autopilot most of the time anyway.
    I might consider MSFS 2020 if the price comes down after MSFS 2024 comes out.
    I think there is a value PMDG 737-600 or similar. I wouldn't want to pay for food vans and cargo loading and other PMDG deluxe nonsense. A 100% functional FMC would be essential.

    It is a shame that PMDG have dropped X-plane, the new ‘12’ looks much improved.

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    From what I heard from real pilots is that the free 737 Zibo mod for X-Plane 12 comes closer to the real thing than the PMDG add-on but that was many years ago, not sure if thst is still the case.

    Anyway, the Aerofly FS 737 is also pretty good I think and we even have the 737 MAX, NG and classic.

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    It would be nice to have the most popular - 800 model.

    Internally we have prepared a shorter version of the 737 NG and MAX as well as for many other aircraft. It's a matter of available time of the 3D designers and repaint designers. We can only pump out so many liveries at a time and there is a long queue for new liveries right now.

  • From what I heard from real pilots is that the free 737 Zibo mod for X-Plane 12 comes closer to the real thing than the PMDG add-on but that was many years ago, not sure if thst is still the case.

    Anyway, the Aerofly FS 737 is also pretty good I think and we even have the 737 MAX, NG and classic.

    Oh yes, Zibo is on par, if not better, than PMDG 737.

    Zibo mod alone is worth the price of XPlane and is continually updated and refined by it´s developers (Zibo and Twkster) and tested by a great community of real and virtual 737 pilots.

  • Internally we have prepared a shorter version of the 737 NG and MAX as well as for many other aircraft. It's a matter of available time of the 3D designers and repaint designers. We can only pump out so many liveries at a time and there is a long queue for new liveries right now.

    Would it be possible to publicise some kind of list or roadmap so users can track the progress of their favourite liveries?

    Kind regards and safe flying.

    -Thekingbuji333

  • Internally we have prepared a shorter version of the 737 NG and MAX as well as for many other aircraft. It's a matter of available time of the 3D designers and repaint designers. We can only pump out so many liveries at a time and there is a long queue for new liveries right now.

    I think it would be a good idea to get a group of volunteers together to create paintings. This would leave developers free to work on other products. At the end, each painting would undergo a final review to observe its qualities and errors.

    In infinite flight there is something similar, but it involves creating 3D airports.