Version 2.0 (November 20th 2019)
Completely overhauled SASL to become SASL3
Added expansion pack to base pack
Added de-ice and exterior surface ice visualization
Added optional TKS de-ice equipment and switches, can be toggled via the 2D pop-up
New oxygen system and simulation
Completely overhauled sound to take more advantage of improvements in FMOD
Completely overhauled flight dynamics and water dynamics
Added custom indicated airspeed error, compared to calibrated airspeed
Added mud flap option
Added ability to select between G1000 in-bezel autopilot and S-TEC 55 autopilot.
Added synthetic vision
Made improvements to VR configuration
Improved custom annunciator system; the background scales with the number of items
Improvements to custom annunciator triggers and logic
Environmental system electrical draw is dependent on heaters and fan speed now
Rewrite of weight and balance module
Weight and balance weights can be saved and automatically loaded for the next flight
"Simplified" engine mode now has correct engine reverser behavior
Version 1.60 (Feb 2nd 2018)
Removed Carenado’s G1000 and related infrastructure (now using LR G1000 exclusively)
Added VR camera snap points
Caused prop to disappear when shaft is broken
Removed throttle limiter with realism on
Updated version splash screen on MFD
improved generator, battery, oil temp, etc.
Calibrated cruise speeds with new engine performance
Adjusted yellow line in G1000 screen
fixed low idle to 53%
Added VR-compatible click spots to the autopilot in the 3D panel
Prepared oxygen system and .acf file for X-plane 11.20 oxygen update.
Tweaked ELT threshold
Deactivated Slew mode by default
Remixed internal sounds
Tweaked weight and balance code
Changed autopilot altitude step size from 10 to 100
Updated “Localizer intercept to auto-engage BC” value to match the real G1000.
Added ground roll and shaft damage sounds.
Fixed high ITT during start
Tweaked windows to reflect aircraft interior
Added ENG INLET BP CAS annunciator
Made brakes non-hydraulic
Updated documentation folder
Version 1.5 (Dec 16th 2017)
Major update for X-Plane 11.10+
Added support for Laminar’s native G1000 (Icons and .acf name have a description of which G1000 users have selected to use).
Added ability to save various preferences set in the pop-up window (such as weight units, fairings, chocks, etc.
Updated SASL to v2.51, which now allows for SASL to not be force-reset after a crash.
Added a “Startup Running On/Off” option, which resets the plane immediately to the desired condition, provided the plane is stationary on the ground.
Re-authored all audio as FMOD. (Removed previous in-house audio plugin).
Removed all instances of degenerate UVs (known colloquially as the “Marching Ants” problem)
Calibrated turbine curves, taking advantage of XP11.10’s new PT6 modelling capabilities
Re-calibrated entire flight dynamics to match XP11.10’s new flight physics
Re-calibrated ground handling, to match XP11.10’s new ground physics
Fixed dynamic livery generator to allow for “-“ characters in aircraft registration
Fine-tuned PBR materials inside and out
Fixed landing light covers transparency and PBR
Re-authored all click spots to be X-plane native (in anticipation of VR support). Previous Thranda-based scroll wheel implementation will not be supported in VR, so it had to be revamped.
Added X-Plane-native checklist file (which Laminar says will be the basis for future G1000-integrated checklist capability)
Adapted electrical systems logic to new v11.10 electrical model
Assigned different sound events to various sliders in the “Audio/Slew” tab of the pop-up window.
Reworked all SASL-based panel elements to do a single-pass graphics draw, as opposed to multi-pass, to reduce load on GPU.
Re-optimized all exported OBJ files, to continue saving FPS
Calibrated oxygen system to allow for about 5 hours of oxygen
Updated Water Handling to conform better to XP11.10’s new water physics.
Fixed light halo artifacts.
Fixed firewall smoke handle direction