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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 2020.3.8:

  • User creation log User account JVanelli talk contribs was created ?

What's New in version 2020.3.5:

  • Change default Windows download location to &'37;USERS&'37;FlightGearDownloads, to avoid problems with Windows Defender blocking un-trusted applications from writing to Documents, which was the previous location.
  • Fix a crash when returning to FlightGear from another application and scrolling or clicking
  • Avoid crashing with UIUC-based aircraft such as the Wright Flyer
  • Fix a crash on macOS when a joystick failed to open
  • Update the macOS application icon
  • Fix Nasal crash on reset
  • Canvas: allow anisotropic filtering
  • Larger, improved moon texture
  • UFO speed goes to 11

What's New in version 2020.3:

(User creation log)? . . [TheKezStrel?; TheRealAce?]:

  • User account TheKezStrel (Talk | contribs) was created ?
  • User account TheRealAce (Talk | contribs) was created

2020 LTS Keflavik news post draft?? (8 changes | history) . . (-263)? . . [Vs? (8×)]:

  • (cur | prev) . . (+68)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs)
  • (cur | prev) . . (-25)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs)
  • (cur | prev) . . (+26)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs) (cleanup)
  • (cur | prev) . . (+46)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs) (cleanup)
  • (cur | prev) . . (+1)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs)
  • (cur | prev) . . (-2,195)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs) (Split content focusing on LTS, BIKF, Iceland improvements, and FG settings for Iceland to tour article - replace with brief summary. add current release philosophy)
  • (cur | prev) . . (+15)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs)
  • (cur | prev) . . (+1,801)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs) (cleanup)
  • 2020 LTS airport announcement and Iceland intro draft? (diff | hist) . . (+5,605)? . . Vs (Talk | contribs) (Start page for a potential (!) tours post on FG homepage focusing LTS, default airport, Iceland improvements)

What's New in version 2018.1.1:

Usability:

  • Improved control for aircraft carriers

Graphics:

  • Improved 'Classic theme' with better fonts and colours
  • Canvas MapStructure support for SlippyMaps, including VFRCharts, STAMEN,
  • Various improvements to the Launcher
  • Atmospheric Light Scattering renderer: extra volumetric vegetation layers for denser undergrowth

Scenery:

  • Active Volcanos, including Kilauea, Stromboli, Etna,
  • New Hawaii regional texture definitions
  • Several scenic waterfalls in the Hawaii area
  • New and unique vegetation textures for several parts of the world
  • New 3D Objects: Buildings and structures in France, Portugal, Spain, UK, USA, Australia and Ukraine
  • Improved airports: Valle del Conlara Airport (SAOS) in Argentina, RAF Mount Pleasant (EGYP) in Falkland Islands UK, Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (LFBD) in France and King Abdulaziz International Airport (OEJN) in Saudi Arabia.

Significant Aircraft Updates:

  • A new glider: Rolladen-Schneider LS4
  • Space Shuttle improvements
  • Cessna 182S
  • Amelia - an animated and hard-working co-pilot for the Alouette III capable of taking off and landing
  • Citation II
  • F-14 - various changes including improved carrier operations
  • Robinson R44 helicopter
  • Major DHC-6 Twin Otter update: JSBSim variant added (status: experimental), more realistic fuel system in JSBSim, significantly more detailed simulation of the electrical system including various DC and AC buses, circuit breakers and bus tie relay

Other:

  • CH Products Throttle Quadrant supported out-of-the-box. Thanks to CH Products for providing a sample quadrant.
  • Improved support for add-ons[1]
  • Support NMEA traffic alerts (e.g. flarm) to allow FG to feed AI/MP traffic to Nav/moving map clients such as xcsoar, skydemon, skymap
  • Improvements to YASIM, including multiple wing sections, support for whole-stabilizer trim, better information from CLI tools
  • More realistic carrier landings with improvements to the JSBSim arrestor wire behaviour.
  • More AI traffic with up to date flight schedules and liveries.

What's New in version 2.0.0:

  • This is primarily a bug fix release. (Requires SimGear-2.0.0 if compiling from source.)