Draken 5.0 has been updated to version 5.0.1 which is a hotfix release. This version fixes a few minor bugs and corrects some mistakes in the exterior model. A free updater that will patch existing installations of Draken 5.0 to version 5.0.1 is available on the Download page. The update includes the following changes: Fixed […]
A repaint kit for Draken 5.0 is now available on the Download page. The repaint kit includes two layered PSD texture files and three custom fonts for lettering. Please read the included license agreement.
The online Flight Manual for Draken 5.0 has been revised and is now also available in PDF format. You will find both versions of the Flight Manual on the Support page.
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After many months of development we are now proud to present Bookmark Simulations Saab 35 Draken 5.0 for Prepar3D v4. This version is built exclusively for Prepar3D v4 and a major leap forward from the previous versions for Microsoft Flight Simulator. It includes a load of new features and improvements: Completely reworked exterior and interior […]
During the final tests I discovered some problems with the com radios that were difficult to solve. The radios contain some of the oldest code in this sim, I wrote most of it ten years ago and a lot of it was actually ported over from the old FS9 version, which means that troubleshooting is […]
The model, textures and functions in Draken 5.0 have all been completed, and we are now working on the Flight Manual and on getting all the installer scripts and graphics in place. The new support forum will also open when the model is released, which is probably at the end of next week. Thank you […]
The release of Draken 5.0 has been moved to early October as I have not been able to work on the model for some time. The exterior and interior models are more or less finished, some work on gauges and animations remain + some tidying up of obsolete files, fine-tuning texture maps etc. Draken 5.0 […]
Development of Draken 5.0 is almost finished and the plan to release the model in August seems to hold. In the meantime I have updated the gallery with some new screenshots. As you may have noticed, the old support forum for the FSX model is available again but is in read-only mode. A new support […]
The beta version of Draken 5.0 for Prepar3D 4.x has been delayed for a few weeks, and I am actually considering skipping the public beta and releasing the official version earlier than planned since the model is now very close to final status. The systems/gauges programming, exterior model and texturing work are almost completed, and […]