MSFS: Sim Update 13 beta gestart

Gisteravond is de nieuwste beta voor MSFS gestart. Sim Update 13 wordt de volgende grote release met focus op verbeteringen in de sim. Het versienummer bedraagt 1.34.10.0. Heb je interesse om mee te doen met deze beta? Lees dan hier alle info om deel te kunnen nemen. Hieronder zijn de release notes terug te vinden.

 

RELEASE NOTES 1.34.10.0

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General Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Active Pause: now aircraft velocity and angular velocity are also frozen.
  • Added Logbook compression to fix an issue where the logbook stopped recording flights after reaching 16MB limit size.
  • Fixed scenarios where a white dot and white outline could appear when using a yoke (see Known Issues below)

Menu

  • Airports can be searched if they have special characters
  • Fixed Main Menu tile image for Top Gun Maverick DLC that was extending beyond the tile boundaries

Accessibility

  • Screen Reader will now correctly narrate the highlighted option within pop-up dialog prompts (e.g. “OK”, “Cancel”, “Save”, etc.)
  • D-Pad and keyboard navigation within UI menus will no longer jump unexpectedly to the Social Panel or tooltips when reaching the final item in a horizontal grid or list.
  • Logbook can now be navigated line-by-line using either gamepad D-Pad or keyboard.
  • Updated tooltip to better explain how to adjust slider or cyclic options using gamepad or keyboard.

Install

  • Fixed an issue where deleting content on Xbox would delete it on PC too, and vice versa

Online

  • Fixed a bug where the user would not join a group after accepting an invitation through the platform
  • Fixed a bug where light simvar were not properly replicated

Navigation/Traffic

  • Fixed a bug where airplanes didn’t slow down enough to turn while taxiing.
  • Fixed a bug where airplanes performing a go around would go in circles forever.
  • Update AIRAC cycle to 2308

Glass Cockpits

Garmin G3000 / G5000

  • Added support for displaying the wind vector on the Navigation Map, Nearest Map, and Weather Map panes.
  • Enabled user control of weather radar gain via the GTC Weather Radar Settings page.
  • Adjusted map and SVT absolute terrain colors to more closely match the real unit.
  • Fixed a bug where the Nav Data Bar ISA field was displaying ISA temperature instead of delta ISA.
  • FMS-managed Mach speed selections are now rounded to the nearest 0.001 instead of 0.01.
  • Attempting to activate the weather radar while on the ground will now show a confirmation dialog.
  • Tuned autopilot VOR/LOC intercept behavior to reduce overshoot in most scenarios.
  • Fixed an issue where the autopilot would be inaccurate when flying in external camera view.
  • The Navigation Map, Nearest Map, and Weather Map’s cyan selected heading line is now shown in Track Up mode in addition to Heading Up mode. The line is also no longer hidden when the selected heading is outside of the range compass’s heading boundaries.
  • ADF frequencies below 200kHz (down to 190.0) are now tunable.

G1000 Nxi

  • Adjusted map and SVT absolute terrain colors to more closely match the real unit.
  • Fixed a bug where the Nav Data Bar ISA field was displaying ISA temperature instead of delta ISA.
  • Tuned autopilot VOR/LOC intercept behavior to reduce overshoot in most scenarios.
  • Fixed an issue where the autopilot would be inaccurate when flying in external camera view.
  • The Navigation Map, Nearest Map, and Weather Map’s cyan selected heading line is now shown in Track Up mode in addition to Heading Up mode. The line is also no longer hidden when the selected heading is outside of the range compass’s heading boundaries.

Aircraft

General

  • Corrected an issue with the fuel system that could cause it to not use any fuel in some setups
  • Corrected an issue that could cause some P-51s to run out of fuel early in Reno races
  • Fixed camera freeze with joystick top hat

External HUD

  • Analogic-style external HUD now displays up to 16 tachometers.

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner / Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

  • Added Functionality:
  • Both planes now support data uplink features via Simbrief. This allows the pilot to request the route, payload, and wind forecasts on the appropriate CDU pages. We have also added payload and fuel management pages to help pilots load the planes more optimally. You will find that under the SETTINGS page on the CDU. The 787-10 now comes with the EFB enabled. At the moment its sole purpose is to calculate takeoff performance settings and to send the data back to the FMC. Additionally a first iteration of computed and programmed step climbs has been implemented.
  • CDU: Add SimBrief related options in SETTINGS.
  • FMC: Add ROUTE REQUEST functionality backed by SimBrief integration.
  • FMC: Add wind uplink functionality backed by SimBrief integration.
  • CDU: Weight&Balance page added under SETTINGS for fuel and payload management.
  • VNAV: Added support for step climbs.
  • AP: FLCH mode sets thrust to achieve the target altitude in 125 seconds if possible.
  • CDU: Added CRZ CLB and CRZ DES page titles to the CRZ page when in those regimes.
  • CDU: Added cruise climb-related functionality to the PERF INIT, CRZ, PROG, and LEGS pages.
  • CDU: Added the MAX ANGLE speed field to the CLB page.
  • CDU: NAV RADIO accepts manual VOR course entry when VOR is in manual tuning mode.
  • CDU: An invalid entry message is given when an abeam point cannot be found.
  • CDU: The WIND and REF OAT fields on TAKEOFF REF page 2 can be auto-populated by pressing the corresponding LSK while the scratchpad is empty.
  • CHECKLISTS: Added support for closed loop checklist items that automatically complete based on the corresponding system states.
  • CHECKLISTS: Checklist page will display the first incomplete checklist upon page entry or NORMAL button press.
  • CHECKLISTS: Added CHKL INCOMPLETE NORM cautions for before takeoff, approach and landing checklists.
  • CHECKLISTS: Added Resets page where all checklists can be reset instead of having to reset every checklist individually.
  • CHECKLISTS: Added support for overriding checklists and individual checklist items.
  • EICAS: Added STAB GREENBAND warning to advise of incorrect takeoff CG entry.
  • EICAS: Added a step climb alert if the climb has still not been started five minutes after passing the point.
  • ND: Added a marker displaying the location of the next cruise climb.
  • [747] ND: Add VOR/VORCTR/APP/APPCTR formats.
  • [747] SYSTEMS: Added automatic fuel system management option that will change the fuel system configuration in flight as fuel quantities change in tanks. Defaults to off, inhibited on ground.
  • [747] SYSTEMS: Added insufficient fuel warning if the predicted fuel at the destination goes below the set reserves (or zero if not set).
  • [787] SYSTEMS: Added insufficient fuel warning if the predicted fuel at the destination goes below the set reserves (or 4000 lbs if not set).
  • Bugfixes and Improvements:
  • AP: Tuned localizer intercept behavior to reduce overshoot in most scenarios.
  • AP: Ensure FAC can always capture when close to the beam.
  • AP: Fixed an issue where the autopilot would be inaccurate when flying in external camera view.
  • AP: The MCP speed window now opens with current speed when changing from VNAV to another vertical mode.
  • CDU: Fixed an issue where a fix info ETA or altitude prediction could not be deleted when the prediction could not be calculated.
  • CDU: NavRadio Page CRS value is now green instead of white
  • CDU: Pressing the CLB> or DES> page links on the forecast pages will always return you to the VNAV page you came from.
  • CDU: More accurate “blanked” versions of the VNAV pages.
  • CDU: Fix a bug where setting the assumed temp on the TAKEOFF REF page did not set the thrust mode appropriately.
  • CDU: Climb thrust mode no longer syncs to takeoff thrust mode when reentering the THRUST LIM page.
  • CDU: Fixed a bug that might navigate back to the LEGS page immediately after starting the creation of a hold.
  • CDU: The QUAD/RADIAL field on the HOLD page parses entries more accurately.
  • CDU: The RUNWAY POS field displays meters when the game unit is metric.
  • CDU: CRZ ALT is now properly synced between CDUs.
  • CDU: Distances to go now truncate rather than round.
  • CDU: Do not show direct to indications in LEGS page when a direct to is performed internally by other FMS modifications.
  • CDU: Vertical track error now blanks when invalid.
  • CONTROLS: Engaging reverse thrust via the toggle control input should now work more reliably.
  • EICAS: Added TCAS OFF advisory message.
  • EICAS: Fixed multiple bugs in AUTOBRAKE EICAS alerts.
  • FLIGHT MODEL: Slight increase in braking efficiency.
  • FMC: ROLLOUT and FLARE modes now disarm/disengage when the AP is disengaged.
  • FMC: Corrected approach mode engagement/disengagement logic.
  • FMC: Fixed a bug where the pre-flight phase was skipped.
  • FMC: Fixed a bug where fix info was able to look past the first intersection if another fix info page was used.
  • FMC: Fix info abeam points are now deleted when passed.
  • FMC: Fix info no longer looks at legs behind the plane.
  • FMC: When initializing a cruise descent, restriction and transition speed limits are deleted if the new cruise altitude is lower than their corresponding ones.
  • FMC: Fix info predictions are now available for the active leg.
  • FMC: Fixed a bug where approach phase would not activate with flaps 1.
  • FMC: Fixed a bug where an altitude intervention in cruise could result in an early descent rather than a cruise descent.
  • FMS: Lat/long where value is 000 now works
  • MCP: Corrected LOC/FAC and APP light logic.
  • ND: Updated VOR/APP Modes: DME, CRS, FREQ/IDENT to show correct VOR values for VOR R on FO ND, and to show correct ILS values when in APP or APPCTR mode
  • PFD: The VNAV speed band is now not shown during approach phase.
  • SYSTEMS: Fixed issues with thrust calculations that could lead to erroneous CLB1 and 2 values
  • VNAV: Fixed a bug where the auto-descent would not occur if the MCP altitude was adjusted closer than 10 NM from T/D.
  • VNAV: The thrust/drag required messages now occur at the correct speeds in approach phase.
  • VNAV: The top of the speed band is now VMO/MMO – 11 knots rather than 16 knots.
  • VNAV: Fixed various issues causing the descent path to not be calculated correctly when modifying VNAV parameters after sequencing T/D.
  • [747] AP: Thrust HOLD mode now activates at 70 knots during takeoff.
  • [747] CDU: DES DIR and DES NOW now work on the right CDU.
  • [747] CDU: Fixed VOR tuning data on the right CDU.
  • [747] EICAS: Fixed a bug where the FUEL XFEED CONFIG warning would be shown immediately after takeoff, before the fuel system automatically switched the configuration.
  • [747] EICAS: Flaps display now hidden when starting C&D.
  • [747] FMC: The FMC speed target is now always the current manevuering speed in approach phase.
  • [747] FMC: Fixed certain instances where changing or removing a procedure containing the active flight plan leg would cause the active leg’s flight path to change unexpectedly.
  • [747] FMC: Early Descent now reaches the target -1250 fpm descent rate.
  • [747] SYNOPTICS: Adjusted fuel synoptics styling.
  • [747] SYSTEMS: Rate of fuel transfer from reserve to main tanks increased.
  • [747] SYSTEMS: Fixed “FUEL IMBALANCE” warning text saying “FUEL IMBAL”.
  • [747] SYSTEMS: Fixed Stab tank warning message condition being reversed.
  • [747] TOOLTIPS: Fixed Capt/FO AIR DATA KNOB description, fixed FO Baro Outer Knob tooltips
  • [747] TOOLTIPS: Fixed autothrottle tooltip value to show ON instead of ARMED if autothrottle is engaged, updated AP Alt Knob Push tooltip description
  • [787] CDU: DES DIR and DES NOW now work when the CDU is on the left or right MFDs.
  • [787] CDU: Fixed VOR tuning data when the CDU was on the left or right MFD.
  • [787] CHECKLISTS: Added ‘Recirculation Fans ON’ to Preflight checklist
  • [787] FBW: Fixed an issue where FBW could snap back to an older trim setting one time upon disengaging autopilot
  • [787] FBW: Reduced pitch and roll sensitivity
  • [787] FBW: Fixed an issue where trim speed would not change at the correct rate
  • [787] FMC: Corrected the flaps 1 holding speeds.
  • [787] FPL: Fixed certain instances where changing or removing a procedure containing the active flight plan leg would cause the active leg’s flight path to change unexpectedly.
  • [787] HUD: Guidance cue is now not shown when the flight director is off.
  • [787] MFD: Fixed an issue where the passenger count on the AIR page wouldn’t be updated
  • [787] ND: Fixed issue on Xbox in CTR mode where the ‘18’ compass number was not visible.
  • [787] PFD: Changed baro setting alert background to black.
  • [787] PFD: Limited LS deviation indicator to prevent going too far outside the bounding box, to match the real unit.
  • [787] PFD/HUD: Fixed a bug where the AFDS baro source was displayed as L even with no AP or FD engaged.
  • [787] SYSTEMS: Primary hydraulic pumps now only run in AUTO mode after the second engine is started.
  • [787] TOOLTIPS: Updated AP Alt Knob Push tooltip description.

Cessna 208B Grand Caravan

  • Fixed Radio Panel and ADF interactions

Cessna Citation CJ4 / WT21

  • FMC: Added the Route Request feature that allows to uplink a route from SimBrief. You’ll find this feature via IDX → ROUTE MENU on the FMC.
  • FMC: New USR SETTINGS menu found on the INDEX page two that provides various options
  • CJ4: Ground Power can now be toggled on/off, when available, via the USR SETTINGS menu
  • CJ4: Passenger cabin lights have been added which can be controlled via the USR SETTINGS menu
  • FMC: Added FIX INFO page and function
  • PFD: Fixed an issue where the red AP disconnect annunciation would flicker
  • MFD: Improved terrain map rendering
  • FMC: Adjust calculation of average speeds on the FLT LOG page
  • CJ4: Improvements to the electrical system and more sensible display of (dis)charging current of the battery
  • CJ4: Fixed seatbelt/safety chimes not always working
  • AP: Tuned autopilot VOR/LOC intercept behavior to reduce overshoot in most scenarios.

Cessna Citation Longitude

  • Fixed throttle lever foley sounds sometimes playing incorrectly.
  • The autopilot selected airspeed reference in MAN speed mode is now limited to between 80kt to 324kt or M0.20 to M0.84.
  • The weather radar will now fail if power is removed from the right main bus.
  • Adjusted the power draw of the weather radar. Power draw remains low while the radar is off or in standby and increases when it is actively scanning.
  • Pressing the HDG knob while HDG mode is active will now cause the selected heading to automatically sync with airplane heading until the airplane stops turning or the HDG knob is manually turned.
  • Pressing the HDG knob while an autopilot/flight director NAV mode is active (FMS, VOR, LOC, BC) will now toggle HDG Sync Mode.
  • Fixed an issue where for a short period (~1 second) after closing a popup opened from the GTC CNS bar, it was impossible to interact with anything on the GTC screen.

Daher TBM 930

  • The autopilot selected airspeed reference is now limited to between 80kt to 265kt or M0.20 to M0.69.
  • The weather radar will now fail if power is removed from bus 2.
  • Adjusted the power draw of the weather radar. Power draw remains low while the radar is off or in standby and increases when it is actively scanning.
  • Pressing the HDG knob while HDG mode is active will now cause the selected heading to automatically sync with airplane heading until the airplane stops turning or the HDG knob is manually turned.

DG1001E

  • Fixed pink textures on some instruments in external view

Peripherals

New Supported Devices

  • Added support for the Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls Pro on PC and Xbox

New Presets

  • Added a General Aviation preset for the Thrustmaster Airbus Quadrant

Various Peripheral Fixes

  • Fixed yoke value after suspend MSFS on Xbox

VR

  • Corrected an issue that could cause the yoke commands not to work properly in VR on some planes
  • Corrected an issue that could cause VR instruments controls to be dropped when the player hovered a glass cockpit supporting click interactions

SDK

The Sim Update 13 SDK is not available at this time but will be coming soon. Check the DevSupport forums for the latest information

  • Added use_intake_density_on_mixture, density_to_boost_table, mixture_lever_to_ratio_table, mixture_ratio_to_engine_efficiency_table, use_volumetric_fuel_flow, and rpm_on_volumetric_efficiency parameters to piston engine cfg to address turbo, mixture, and fuel flow issues
  • Added support for helicopter engine trim control via RPN code. See SDK for details.
  • Slew mode cannot be activated anymore through SimConnect or JS when playing an activity
  • Fixed changing runway number not updating runway taxipaths
  • Blender plugin added to Core SDK
  • Fixed GDI+ FillPath filling the wole framebuffer instead of the provided path
  • Fixed crash when opening Debug Sim Forces
  • User Lights debug : fixed light emitter permitted range
  • Update of the glTF schemas

Devmode

  • Fixed typos in CFD Debug window
  • Fixed potential corruption upon saving a project that uses special characters
  • Packages & Publishing Groups metadata directories are now deleted upon using the Clean All command
  • Fixed the behaviour of the Remove buttons in the Asset Groups section of the Package Inspector
  • Added a meaningful warning message instead of a misleading error message when an empty filename is given as an Extra file
  • Fixed package building issues when using path names with special characters
  • “FastWasmCompilation” option has been renamed to “Wasm Debug Mode”
  • Fixed incorrect console position in devmode default layout
  • Fixed Material Editorcrash when opening several time projects with materiallibaries
  • Lights are not removed in Scenery Editor when switching to a non lighted type
  • Fixed an issue that show a white dot when using the mouse to move the camera in game while focusing another window

SimConnect

  • Jetway API has been fixed:
    • PBH should now have correct values
    • If an error occured while listing jetway, the wrong one will be ignored
  • SimConnect_EnumerateControllers has been added. Using this function, it is now possible to have more information about hardware devices
  • SimConnect_AddFacilityDataDefinitionFilter and SimConnect_ClearAllFacilityDataDefinitionFilters have been added. Using those functions, it is now possible to add filter to the NavData API in order to reduce the number of messages sent by the server
  • Requesting some data using the NavData API shouldn’t freeze the sim anymore
  • SimConnect_ExecuteAction, SimConnect_EnumerateInputEvents, SimConnect_GetInputEvent, SimConnect_SetInputEvent, SimConnect_SubscribeInputEvent, SimConnect_UnsubscribeInputEvent and SimConnect_EnumerateInputEventParams have been added to handle input events using SimConnect. See documentation for more information

SimVars

  • Fixed ROTOR_LATERAL_TRIM_SET and ROTOR_LONGITUDINAL_TRIM_SET events: now they can also take negative value.
  • Added a new simvar for the Helicopter’s Master Throttle Position
  • Added a new simvar to detect that every water ballast valve in the aircraft is open

SimvarWatcher

  • Fixed SimvarWatcher writing to user simobject instead of selected one

Aircraft Editor

  • Increased the number of lines that can be set as InputOnlyLines or OutputOnlyLines from 3 to 10 in the modular fuel system
  • Added missing engine_type value
  • Added TCAS parameter in Radios section
  • Added new engine parameters
  • Added Loading section in Aircraft.cfg
  • Changed n1_to_shaft_torque_table from 5 to 10
  • Made display size adaptable to system scale
  • Removed obsolete parameters
  • made gizmo window match current parameter unit
  • Fixed stringlist type parameters
  • Fixed power_absorbed_cf parameter
  • Added use_intake_density_on_mixture, density_to_boost_table, mixture_lever_to_ratio_table, mixture_ratio_to_engine_efficiency_table, use_volumetric_fuel_flow, and rpm_on_volumetric_efficiency parameters to piston engine cfg to address turbo, mixture, and fuel flow issues

WASM

  • Added a “Vfx API” in Wasm to spawn and control Visual Effect

Known Issues Under Investigation

  • While the white dot issue was fixed for most scenarios, there is a scenario in which this can still happen