12.6.2020 – 09:02z

Magknight 787 Development Update (11.6.)

SpeedM, a Magknight developer, has recently posted via the X-Plane.org Forums a new development update regarding the 3D modelling situation with the B787-9 Aviator Edition for X-Plane 11.

A changelog of what has been completed since the May 2020 update has been included within the post. For example, fire extinguishers, closets, or nosewheel tiller has been added since May 2020. The complete list can be found below.


  • Added/completed side panels 
  • Added closets and general rear area
  • Added dome roof 
  • Subtly adjusted glareshield and other cockpit area shapes
  • Added/completed areas for light fixtures
  • Added/completed Captain/FO seats
  • Added/completed HUD
  • Added/completed “telephone line”
  • Added/completed nose wheel tiller
  • Finalized 3d of EFB area
  • Added AC vents
  • Added/completed more cupholders
  • Added/completed foot area for rudder pedals
  • Adjusted side/front window pillar thickness
  • Added compass area
  • Added fire extinguishers
  • Added emergency axe to break some crispy windows
  • Added/completed clippers
  • Added/completed document holder below the autopilot panel
  • Added/completed bolts below the autopilot panel
  • Added vents above the glareshield
  • Added a cup of coffee
  • Added/completed pen holders
  • Generated UVs for texturing

A list of things, that still have to be done was also included. Yoke, tray tables, window railings, animations, or textures, for example. It is clear, that there is still a lot of work that has to be done before releasing, but it is certain, that this will be a major update.

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Things left to do:

  • Closet doors
  • Compass
  • Escape hatch finalization
  • Floor rails
  • Light fixtures
  • Gloves
  • Rear cockpit seats
  • Finalization of rear pedestal
  • Rudder pedals
  • Yoke
  • Floor finalization
  • Tray tables
  • Coat hangers
  • Glareshield finalization
  • Window outline/railings
  • Animations (buttons, tray tables, escape hatch, closet hanger physics, flight deck door, seats)
  • Textures (everything)

The update will be free of charge for current owners when released.

Source: X-Plane.org Forums

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