Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Update #2 For Microsoft Flight Simulator Version 1.8.3.0 Is Now Available!

Collapse
X
Collapse
  •  

  • Update #2 For Microsoft Flight Simulator Version 1.8.3.0 Is Now Available!

    Update #2 V 1.8.3.0. Now Available! In this update we have some HUGE performance improvements as well as many other aircraft updates!

    Click image for larger version

Name:	update2download-768x432.jpg
Views:	121
Size:	32.7 KB
ID:	732

    The primary focus of this patch is to address many of the « in-sim » issues reported by the community. Microsoft is constantly triaging the issues/feedback we have received to help plan their future patch work. Feedback from the community is a vital part of how they define their focus for each update.

    Patch Size: 15.69GB

    Official Post: https://www.flightsimulator.com/patc...now-available/

    Join Us On Discord: https://discord.gg/vSHH2Za
    PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
    • Optimized cockpit screen display when screens are not displayed on screen.
    • New option available to control cockpit screen update frequency.
    • Tweaked CPU thread priorities to reduce interruption of frame critical threads.
    • Optimized loading system to reduce overall loading times.
    • Optimized heavy airport scenes impact on CPU.
    • Reduced the amount of GPU overdraw to improve GPU performance.
    • Memory optimizations to reduce software memory footprint and improve performance on memory limited computers.
    • Overall performance optimizations.
    ATC
    • Incoming ATC Azure speech has now three different voices.
    • ATC voice gender is now based on the avatar of the pilot/copilot.
    • Fix for the incorrect voice pack being used if the game is not localized in English and if the Windows Offline Text-to-Speech option is used.
    UI
    • Filters and sorting have been improved in the marketplace.
    • Manual cache layout has been improved and the download estimated time should now be correct.
    • Improved support for gamepad navigation in many menus.
    • Case sensitive search is now working properly in control screen.
    • Search by axis in control screen has been fixed.
    • Active pause button has been added in the toolbar.
    • Pause button has been fixed in the Content manager.


    GENERAL AVIATION AVIONICS
    • Cessna Longitude : several knobs of the G5000 are now working.
    • Beachcraft Baron G58, Beechcraft Bonanza G36, Cessna 172 Skyhawk G1000, Diamond DA40 NG : fixed missing ALT knob.
    • Beechcraft King Air 350i : « menu » key is now working properly.
    • Cessna 152 and 152 Aerobat : avionics state have been fixed using Honeycomb device battery switch.
    • GNS 530 : flight plan display alignment has been fixed on the Garmin GNS 530.
    • G1000 : automatically switches from NAV to LOC when needed.
    • G1000 : ETE and ETA fixed wrong values.
    • G1000/3000/3x : AP setup is no longer reset when enabling AP.
    • G1000/3000/3x : fixed missing flight plan when the selected departure is coordinates on the world map.
    • G3x : text size in « approach box » has been increased.
    • G3x : approaches can now be selected and loaded.
    • G3x : fixed bad information in nearest VOR page when unknown VOR is selected.


    AIRLINER SYSTEMS
    • General : AP behavior improvements.
    • Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental : rear wheels steering has been fixed.
    • Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental : pressing the battery button now always display the ON part.
    • Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental : improved flaps deployment and retraction sequences.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : fixed auto–throttle not giving back control to the pilot when disabled.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : center tanks drain first when decreasing fuel quantity via fuel and payload menu.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : auto–throttle is now automatically disengaged when landing.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : auto–throttle now engages correctly during take off roll when conditions are met.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : alt intervention no longer needs to be pressed again when not needed.
    • Airbus A320neo : automatic speed management improvements.
    • Airbus A320neo : alpha floor condition is now correctly triggered.


    AIRLINER AVIONICS
    • General : weight is better taken into account for V speed calculations.
    • Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental : FMC now allows to activate approach without going to route page.
    • Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental : approach VREF speeds are fixed.
    • Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental : empty rectangles no longer displayed on the FMA.
    • Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental : runways are now displayed in correct order in the FMC.
    • Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental : cruise altitude no longer automatically filled in the FMC.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : LNAV and VNAV correctly displayed as armed in FMA when conditions are met.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : altitude target on MCP can no longer be set to negative values.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : auto–throttle mode no longer displayed on FMA when auto–throttle is disabled.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : fixed wrong flaps value displayed in the FMC take off page.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : target heading line on ND is no longer reset while in heading mode.
    • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner : direct-to flight plans can now be entered in the FMC.
    • Airbus A320neo : target altitude can now be changed when AP is disabled.
    • Airbus A320neo : armed modes no longer appear in boxes on the FMA.
    • Airbus A320neo : flaps « FULL » indication instead of « F » on ECAM.
    • Airbus A320neo : FMGS message « INVALID ENTRY » replaced by « NOT ALLOWED ».
    • Airbus A320neo : FMGS now only displays arrival procedures corresponding to the selected runway.
    • Airbus A320neo : FMGS now correctly displays ETA for approach points.
    • Airbus A320neo : removed remaining waypoints on ND after selecting different approach procedures.
    • Airbus A320neo : fixed heading bug alignment offset issue.
    • Airbus A320neo : fixed missing runway in the perf page of FMGS when a departure runway is already selected.
    • Airbus A320neo : fixed constraints flickering on ND.
    • Airbus A320neo : FMGS block fuel indication now correctly initialized.
      Posting comments is disabled.

    Article Tags

    Collapse

    Latest Articles

    Collapse

    • [HOTFIX] Release Notes Version 1.13.17.0
      by Camel


      A HOTFIX is now available

      General
      • Fixed the flaps issue that was introduced in World Update 3
      • Fixed the photogrammetry for Southampton and Portsmouth

      Developer mode
      • Fixed Scenery Editor crashes when loading BGLs with Projected Meshes
      • Fixed BGL backward compatibility issue with light rows

      The update is done via the store (Microsoft Store or Steam) without anything else to download.

      Original Article: https://forums.flightsimulator.com/t/...
      03-03-2021, 09:51 AM
    • Febuary 4th 2021 - MSFS Development Update
      by Camel
      "World Update 3 content is complete and is in the final test phase. The photogrammetry cities are in place and look great. We anticipate that the update will be ready for you on February 11th and the team appreciates your continued patience and understanding. We are looking forward to releasing this content to you! Below you’ll find a few images of the upcoming update."

      ...
      02-17-2021, 11:08 AM
    • January 28th, 2021 – MSFS Development Update
      by Camel
      "Work on World Update 3 is nearly complete and we have started to integrate the photogrammetry cities into the sim. There is a bit more integration work to be done and then various data passes that need to be completed, but progress has been very good. We now anticipate that the update will be ready for you between February 9th and February 11th. Below are a few images of London in the simulator … the city is (obviously) massive and it’s going to be incredible to fly around in that environment....
      02-17-2021, 11:05 AM
    • VR Is now Available for Microsoft Flight Simulator!
      by Camel


      Patch Size: 13.67GB


      The long awaited VR feature is now available for all to play. MSFS VR allows you to play in Virtual Reality using supported HMDs (Head Mounted Displays) and brings a new level of immersion to the simulator. In addition to this feature, a wide range of fixes and improvements have been added. As a special thank you for being on this journey with us, free liveries are also available in this update.

      Some packages in your community folder may...
      02-17-2021, 10:44 AM
    • Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update #2 USA Out Now
      by Camel


      Download Size: 12.75GB


      World Update: 4.24GB

      PERFORMANCE AND STABILITY
      • Several crashes were fixed to improve overall stability of the title
      • Optimization on photogrammetry loading
      • Offline air traffic aircraft are now properly removed at a long distance. This caused a performance degradation over time.
      PLANES
      • From handling and flight model improvements to auto-pilot fixes, a general review of all planes has been made for this update.
      AIRLINERS
      • Fixed:
      ...
      02-17-2021, 10:40 AM
    • Patch 1.9.5.0 For Microsoft Flight Simulator Is Out Now!
      by Camel


      Patch Notes: Click Here

      Patch Size: 2.41GB


      PLANES
      • The VFR map should no longer crash the title during a flight
      • Avionic screens or buttons in the cockpit should no longer be turned off randomly (ghost cockpit)
      • Crashes related to the use of the Smart cam have been fixed
      AIRPORTS
      • Navblue navigation data has been updated
      UI
      • Version history is now properly displayed in the Marketplace and Content manager
      • The multiple simultaneous downloads in the content
      ...
      02-17-2021, 09:23 AM
    Working...
    X