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


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

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

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    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

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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.
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