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P3D v5 PBR window transparency

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Hello!
Guys, please, if you know, tell me what settings I need to have to PBR material so the windows from the back not pass in front through the front windows.
I must mention that there are 2 materials. One for the front window and another for the back window respectively.
Thanks!!!
 

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Hello, i'm not at home to better assist you but I cam tell you to do a search on "blue channel glass". The blue channel will be used within the metallic map.
 

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Hi!
I found this - https://www.fsdeveloper.com/forum/t...-seen-through-opaque-faces.448391/post-851006
This is the case for the P3D V5 too, I guess? Because in Prepar3DPBR material I can't see any related settings.

No, that was for v4.5, which doesn't have a glass recipe for PBR. The OP had to use FSX style glass using the specular alpha.

For P3D v5.3, in the base color alpha set to translucent + using the metallic map.. The setting is part of the toolset. The location of it is under the P3D/FSX Material Params under the name of Renderr mode. Initially set to Opaque. Change it to Translucent.
 
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Thank you @Pyscen , however I think you didn't understand me correctly... The thing is that I use how's intended the PBR materials. Albedo has alpha, metallic map has metallic, occlusion, smoothness and even reflectance in channels. The problem occurs when I set the material as double sided and transparency to Translucent - the back window shows through the front window. In legacy P3D material there where additional settings as Material alpha test for cases like this...
 

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You might take a look at one of the aircraft glass - specifically the cockpit glass then. From within MCX, you should be able to determine what they did for double-side glass.
 
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You might take a look at one of the aircraft glass - specifically the cockpit glass then. From within MCX, you should be able to determine what they did for double-side glass.
I don't think so. They must have separate models for cockpit and for airplane... Then why would you make a double side glass for cockpit?
 

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I do think so... but clearly its up to you. You do understand that this is a "flight" simulator? I didn't say anything about aiplanes.
 
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