IVAO ATC Client: Aurora

IVAO ATC Client: Aurora updates take place automatically. When you start Aurora, it will prompt you to restart to install update. No further action is required.

Version 1.2.21b

Released on 10 January 2022

New Features

  • Mouse Area Extended function on Static labels.
  • VSsymbol and No Spece function in Static labels.
  • 5 Pattern type for lines. (Color settings)
  • Added Pattern to DA,PA,RA
  • Checks double SSR in Radar range / assigned SSR after request from Server. Re-request max 20x,
  • VERA includes VS calculation.
  • Traffic speed vectors 0 to 9 min. (Shortcuts 1..0)
  • Short Term Collision Alert STCA
  • Colors and Linetype for STCA
  • Conflict settings for STCA
  • Track in static labels.
  • Sector Added 6th field to SID for Transitions.
  • Settings / Vector Runway Center Approach Gates distance.
  • MIN / MAX value for Speed and Altitude.
  • Shortcuts - and + in fields for Max Min

Bug Fixes

  • Voice server keeps logged in after disconnection.
  • Threads closing on close.
  • Closing bug on forms.
  • Exam button accept. not visible on request.
  • Error when selecting traffic. (CTD)
  • Ghost defined text labels appear when deactivated in static label
  • Aurora does not start if settings folder does not exist
  • Onground traffic labels destination visible.
  • Losing Gate assignment
  • Dynamic labels backgroundcolor not visible.

Version 1.2.20b

Released on 24 October 2021

New Features

    • REPLAY Session.
    • Set recorder on/off (settings/other)
  • Filters for GATES in Airports.
  • Reserved gate, callsign visible on Gate position Radar.


  • Changes for Supervisors.
  • Radar refresh time minimum 0.5sec for all connections.
  • Traffic List Gates will be autofilled when using GATES in Airport.
  • Wind INFO grouped with lines
  • Route restructured.

Bug Fixes

  • Changing Soundcard Intercom.
  • Flashing history dots (when zoomed in)
  • Faster refresh route on traffic.
  • T Intercept Distance overwritten by BaseLeg in Profile.
  • Data refresh on flight strips (TRAFFIC MANAGER)
  • ATC List not removing ATC when only 1 online.
  • Hanging screen when closing with errors.

Version 1.2.19b

Released on 21 August 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Center point offset when different centerpoint is set and the profile is opened the first time
  • free text static labels inset.
  • Static label informations (Not all shown the right info)
  • Rotation in ATC position via Sectorfile.
  • Waypoint list not always filled.

New Features:

  • Copy coordinates type (Settings / Other).
  • Range Rings Labels. (SHIFT + RR)
  • Range ring Label color (SETTINGS/COLORS-GEO)
  • Static labels (Next ATC Freq)
  • INSET Traffic filter. (OFF/ALL/AIR/GND)

Version 1.2.18b

Released on 18 July 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Intercom no Sound when changing Soundcard.
  • Traffic Anchor TIME

New Features:

  • Assigned Caption to Forms for screen sharing.
  • ATIS Departure FREQ.
  • Manage voices (ATIS "M" button)
  • Sector ATIS structure.
  • Intercom select output (Settings/vhf radio).
  • Intercom Volume
  • Active SSR in Static Labels.
  • 3rd party
    • ATIS (Request ATIS)
    • CTRL (Request Controlled airports)

Stability Fixes:

  • Auto hangup Intercom. (CTD on next incomming)8

Version 1.2.16b

Released on 13 June 2021

New Features:


Stability Fixes

  • Time out sqk request via server. (will result SQK 1000)
  • waypoint dct calculation in route

Version 1.2.15b

Released on 8 June 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Traffic manager Waypoint shows Spec areas
  • Weather data disappearing when pressing on NOTAM in AIRPORTS
  • APP positions remove / ADD to sequence. (After ADD back wait a few sec ATIS will be received).
  • Defined color GEO lines on foreground of other GEO.
  • Static labels wake color.
  • Combox private messages removed when scrolling in X field.
  • Changing color in ATC window

New Features

  • CTRL-C (Copy mouse-coordinates to clipboard).
  • Approach manage ATIS sequence.
  • Ingores cancel QDM via SHIFT when button used as PTT

Stability Fixes

  • ATC screen setup
  • ATC data synchronise
  • METAR request timeout possible CTD when converting.
  • Inset Traffic read filter when painting
  • Route creation
  • Route time calculation
  • Label waypoints list
  • Setting up traffic lists. (Traffic manager)
  • Request SQK from server
  • TAB - Show/hide route

Version 1.2.14b

Released on 20 May 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Improved Stability

New Features

  • NOTAMs
  • Special Areas
  • Special Area colours
  • ATIS sequence TWR-APP-GND-DEL

Version 14b fixed an issue we had with version 13b hence why we decided merge them as part of the same changelog.

Version 1.2.12b

Released on 4 April 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Flickering labels
  • CTD. when receiving voice
  • Division by zero error
  • Error when labeling
  • Ident color when loading colorscheme

New Features

  • Force act in inset

Version 1.2.11b

Released on 26 March 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Disappearing vector-line on north track
  • CTD.
  • Error on labelling
  • Error on TAB (route)
  • CPDLC Names not reading from sector
  • SUP DEP/ARR outside range

New Features

  • New color select screen
  • Training / exam accessing

Version 1.2.10b

Released on 18 March 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • CA DUPE on PSR
  • Vectorlines hanging
  • CPDLC tab not visible
  • Altitude alert
  • Inset ID STATE background.
  • PSR sometimes with SpeedVector
  • Vertical Profile climb/desc
  • Vertical profile traffic list in navaids
  • Centering exam module
  • Polygon filter in Inset
  • Zoom center inset

New Features

  • Removes last unused Group-buttons in D-Link
  • Calculates Traffic position ( Generates faster position refresh )
  • Traffic Refresh time. (Minimum reduced for all positions)
  • Wake Turb. Color (Settings/Labels)
  • Wake Turb. Colors (ColorScheme/Traffic)
  • ExtraPolated Track symbol (Settings/radar)
  • Added extra symbols
  • Traffic History Dots settings/radar
    • Space (Settings/Radar) 5/10 sec
    • Length in time
    • Shrink (draws size in 3 parts.)
  • Static labels (settings/labels)
  • Static label editor (settings/labels)
  • Mouse Area filter options (settings/labels)
  • Label visible options in VOR/NDB/FIX/AP
  • assume / release / transfer with mouse bij pressing and holding traffic
  • Short traffic labels (settings / labels)
  • Traffic lists changed in strips

Version 1.2.7b (roll-back 9b)

We are aware of an issue in the latest update to Aurora, version 1.2.9b, that is causing a connection issue with both the simulator as well as the voice servers. We have therefore disabled the auto-update functionality of Aurora - making 7b the most current version. Users can roll-back to 1.2.7b through new.ivao.aero

UPDATE March 18th
Auto-update has been turned on again. Users on Aurora 1.2.7b or above will update to the correct and most current version on start-up.

Version 1.2.6b

Released on 17 Jan 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Route descriptions. (weird chars)
  • Sidstar descriptions. (weird chars)
  • Changing voice server.
  • SQK request via local list
  • Removing Multi QDM

New Features

  • Transfer accept message (settings/com)
  • Turn calculation qdm. (Settings/other)
  • Response time turn calculation qdm. (Settings/Other)
  • Userdata settings file. (VID/IVANPassword/Real Name/Hoppie code).
  • Quick buttons ATC COM box.

Version 1.2.5b

Released on 10 Jan 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • F2 reposition in INSET.
  • Moving labels on rotated map.
  • Filters on change profile.
  • BAYREQ label via PSR.

New Features

  • D-Link (COMBOX)
  • UP-Link list for sectors.
  • VERA advanced with prediction.
  • QDM Turn calculation.
  • Vertical Profile for INSET.
  • Vertical Proflie color settings.
  • Filters RADIO changed in (visual/select/zoom).
  • HAL set create traffic data from scenario.
  • Training/exam added type "Trfc Count" (Counts voice traffic).
  • Saves preferred runways in profile

Version 1.2.4b

Released on 6 Dec 2020

Bug Fixes:

  • ATIS after changing server.
  • Labelline position
  • Hanging sound after Broadcast message.
  • S W coordinates now shown in radar infoline.
  • Exam module for Examiners connecting with X

New Features

  • Faster Rendering polygons
  • S-mode simulations set optional (settings/labels)

Version 1.2.3

Released on 30 November 2020

Bugs Solved:

  • Missing labelline when "PSR Labels" and "not labeled"
  • Skipping
    in route.
  • Traffic SSR change not refreshing on flight strip
  • SUP bugs

New Features:

  • Unit for Flight Level. (Settings / Other)
  • Symbols for PSR and SSR. (Settings / Radar)
  • OSStrip Position (Settings / Radar)
  • Saves Radio position.
  • S-mode simulation for sqk 2000 and VFR

Version 1.2.2b

Released on 7 November 2020

Bugs Solved:

  • Not starting after disconnecting mic
  • Inbound and outbound color
  • Metar from server
  • State color
  • Output voice on last soundcard in list

New Features:

  • Users list right-click menu now features a mute, kick and CA option
  • Colorscheme added:
    • Traffic Label selected when assumed
    • Traffic Labelline selected when assumed
    • Traffic Timeline selected when assumed
    • Traffic Label inbound transfer
    • Traffic Labelline inbound transfer
    • Traffic Timeline inbound transfer
    • Traffic Label released color
    • Traffic Labelline released color
    • Traffic Timeline released color
    • MRVA dashed/solid.
  • State color (background/labels) PVD-Settings-Labels
  • Saves default label distance (L+ L-)
  • INSET now features; Labeling via traffic labels, shortcuts, halo and rings
  • Discord 32 Bits now displays Aurora as well

Version 1.2.1b

Released on 19 September 2020

Bugs Solved:

  • Wrong traffic labeling
  • Traffic VOICE STATE change not visible for others
  • Static tone not closing when changing equipment. (VHF RADIO)
  • Screens invisible when desktop situation changes
  • Voice channel creation
  • Defa position on load profile

New Features:

UI Font and Size, Settings & Labels.
Discord Rich Presence (64bits only): Aurora now shows up properly as ‘playing game’ within Discord.
Exam & Training module added to show additional traffic info.

Version 1.2.0b

Bugs Solved:

  • Ignores description “Dummy” in airspace data (Sector)
  • BUG track in Exam
  • Delete sector (deletes only sector file)

New Features:

  • Filters use SHIFT+ -> GEO,ACC,HS,LS,DA,PA,RA
  • Short cut’s in Airports for switching selection (C,R,V,M)
  • Sector ATC list added field overrule settings file (profile 4th field)
  • Sector Filter added a field for PA/DA/RA filter (6th field)
  • Sector Added field for NON-TMA in VOR and NDB
  • Combox “.TAF” (TAF request)
  • Combox “.SHORTTAF” (short TAF request)
  • selection soundcard and volume PVD / SOUNDS.
  • Allowed to use a semicolon: in combo
  • MAP rotation PVD/SETTINGS/RADAR (for ground radar)
  • 3rd Party software access PVD/SETTINGS/OTHER
  • Added “GA’, “LND” in altitude labels
  • ATIS RMK multirow.
  • Pressure altitude corrected
  • SQK series add Flight rules (Vfr/Ifr) + Flight type (Civil/Military)
  • SQK series via IVAO Server. (SETTINGS/SQK)
  • SQK series added, “Randomize multi hits”.
  • VFR Default (SETTINGS/SQK)
  • HAL spawn timer + LOOP in scenario
  • HAL AUTO clearance
  • Auto-update sector in PVD / SECTORS
  • OS strip for inset
  • Smoothness main screen.
  • VHF RADIO settings in PVD/SETTINGS.

Version 1.1.75b

Released on 29 May 2020

New features:

  • High Processor Usage (Settings>Other)
  • Separated the ATIS, UTC and METAR labels
  • Hide/show assumed traffic when GTR is OFF (SHIFT + GTR)
  • Option to save ATIS, METAR and CLOCK position
  • Pulldown menu for Fonts
  • Option to save FIX, NDB and VOR filters in profile
  • PSR

Bugs Solved:

  • DEFA not visible if setting “Zoom Range” is off
  • Ghost lines (traffic leaving speed vector)

Version 1.1.74b

Released on 24 May 2020

New features:

  • You can now use QDM in INSET windows
  • Using the Transfer List you can now add the next controller of any aircraft.
  • Added option for on screen strip at Settings>Radar which includes following information:
    • BAY List
    • next ATC information
  • Added option to fill background color of on screen strip from Settings>Labels>OS Strip Background Filled
  • Added Final Approach Procedure (FAP), Initial Approach Procedure (IAP), HOLDs and TRANSITIONs to Airport Menu
  • When using spaced Traffic Vector, you can now change the space lenght of traffic vector, from Settings>Vector>Space Spaced Vector
  • You can now use SHIFT to cancel your QDM
  • Traffic manager now lists traffic based on their Departure Time instead of Callsign!
  • You can now save DEFA preferences in your profile.
  • On traffic manager, button Uncontrolled is now separated to all windows
  • You can now change Label Lock Type from Settings>Labels. This means the behavior of traffic labels when zoomed
  • Altitude alerts can be enabled from Settings, and their color could be changed from color scheme
  • Aircraft types and categories are now visible in Traffic Manager below the callsign.
  • HAL Scenario Creator is added. You can now create and save your scenarios.
  • You can add FREE TEXT to your On Screen Strip and this will be transferred also to the next controller.
  • Manage Multi QDM on radar by clicking on QDM Label, you can transfer QDMs from one aircraft to another. Double click removes the QDM.
  • Traffic Mouse area can be enabled from Settings>Labels
  • Departure in SQK series is now added. You can now filter your sqk series for Airports, Departure or Destination.

Bugs Solved:

  • Creating Chat windows is fixed
  • Traffic refresh rate (0,5..5,0 sec) depending on ATC position
  • Stability is improved
  • Hide/Show clearance field in Traffic Manager

Version 1.1.73b

Released on 12 April 2020

  • [68] SHIFT +primary button to move traffic-labels

  • [Settings] Speed vector spaced set time 15sec,30sec,1min

  • [ColorShceme]IDENT color

  • [ColorShceme]SID STAR line type

  • [Combox] .c find navaids + airports

  • [Combox] .t find traffic

  • NAVAIDS Symbols

  • Active wind data in airports/runways

  • Size info and actual wind labels by double clicking. (label left side = smaller, right side = bigger)

  • [PVD] Find Sectors

  • [BUG] Transponder type-a data

  • [BUG] Some SHORTCUTS were not working:

    • Shortcut SET ANCHOR (ALT+X)
    • Shortcut QDM (ALT+D)
    • Shortcut ALT+Z (ASSUME/RELEASE traffic)
    • Shortcut Traffic vector line time (0,1,2,4,8)
  • Autofill ATIS trans altitude

  • Route points circles

  • Route direct draw

  • Connect (autoselect servers with fewer connections)

  • Combox display pilot callsign in front

  • Strange characters on route text

  • Airport METAR refresh

  • Saves profile state of the main screen (windows / fullscreen)

  • Combox messages scrolling to end

  • Added settings “Save profile on exit”

  • Clearance altitude (Green = Cruising Blue=Cleared)

  • Added settings “Ignore DUPE”

  • INFO-line in radar

  • Added INFO-line colour

  • SSR assignment

  • Clearance shortcuts W=waypoint A=Altitude S=Speed Q=SQK

  • Trimmed sid/star on double click AIRPORTS

  • Added shortcut for zoom + – (also INSET)

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