• FSW Community Update V6 Is Now Live

    Dovetail Games Flight Sim World

    Community Update 6 is now live! We've been focusing heavily on the aircraft avionics in this one. Additionally, we have introduced the option to add passengers to your aircraft, which opens up a number of new options when customizing the load of your aircraft or building missions in the Pro Mission Editor.

    That's not all, so read on for the full list:

    Missions

    New Animations! Passengers as well as your co-pilot can now be placed in all available aircraft seats in mission editor or via the free-flight paystation configuration menu.

    Aircraft

    Vertical Speed Indicator (VSI) recalibrated across all aircraft

    Avionics

    KAP140 / KFC225 AP:

    • Entering altitude values now works correctly
    • 1000's knob functionality improved (no longer overrides 100's)
    • Switching to vertical speed values no longer resets altitude

    KN62 (DME):

    • NAV1/NAV2 functionality improved

    Garmin GTX327 (Transponder):

    • Transponder now non-operational once the fuse is removed
    • The unit can be turned on/off
    • IDENT works as per real world with an 18 second pulse
    • Transponder will set code 1200 or revert to previous code if pressed a second time on VFR mode as per the real world
    • ALT/ SBY modes function correctly and can be cleared by pressing ON a second time.

    PA-28 Cherokee

    Restored gauge helper tooltips.

    PA-34 Seneca

    • Ambient occlusion improved on door edge, main panel and DDMP unit
    • Graphical improvements on main panel
    • Strobe/ beacon combined switch added.
    • SYS55X Autopilot - Vertical speed mode functionality improved:- VS input can be toggled with the VS button and becomes active when using ALT mode.
    • CWP annunciator behavior improvements:
    • Flap transit now only lights up when the flaps move, and heater overheat responds to windscreen heater use
    • The heater can now overheat, complete with flashing warning light

    DA40

    Canopy door handle animation added

    DA42

    • Graphical improvements to interior textures.
    • Improved rear door animation on DA42.

    RV-7

    • Fuse functionality added for autopilot, panel lights, avionics lights, and landing lights
    • Canopy latch tooltip corrected
    • Cockpit placards added
    • Propeller shutdown animation added

    Flight Planner

    Payload quick edit feature added

    Engine

    • Passenger placement and animation system added
    • Fix for crash when touch and go aircraft tried to signal the tower at an airport that ATC had closed (Reported on several forum threads)
    • Rain noise stops when game is paused.
    • Fixed corrupted tail numbers on planes if you chose lesson or mission as your first flight in a session.
    • 360 controller 'X' button remapped to trigger external view
    • Optimisation to ensure interior/exterior attachment objects only render in the appropriate camera view

    Missions/Lessons

    LAPL00

    • Removed ATC window
    • Pitch and raising nose message now have unique strings and voiceover
    • Increased delay between using rudder and hearing the "That's it" dialogue.

    LAPL01

    • Removed ATC window
    • Aircraft is auto-straightened at end of lesson

    PPL07

    • Removed ATC window

    Icing conditions

    • Improved introduction

    Blender

    • Removed outro cinematic

    Mission Editor

    • Fixed errant takeoff trigger defaults reported by the community
    • Pro Mission Editor help menu now provides direct link to editor manuals
    • Workshop publishing crash with missions containing OneShotActions is now fixed

    Source:

    https://forums.dovetailgames.com/threads/community-update-v6-1-0-18508-is-now-live.1551/#post-9916

    If you're ready to get your own copy of FSW, it is now available through the FS Pilot Shop.


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