Version ControlPilot Client – Changelog

Andre Vieira8 months ago141156 min

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Please remember to close your simulator prior to updating. Reboot is required after updating.

Version 1.9.20b
22nd of August 2020

This version comes with several stability fixes, including a fix for TCAS not working as expected. We’ve also extended our Microsoft Flight Simulator MTL!

Bugs Solved:

X-Plane: TCAS fixes
X-Plane: Overall stability fix
X-Plane: Improved plugin handling with third-parties

New Features:

X-Plane: new X-CSL updater
MSFS extended MTL (not bound to this release, can also be downloaded with the old installer)

Version 1.9.19b
29th of July 2020

This version provides several stability fixes, including improved stability for X-Plane BETA versions. The ‘use voice’ checkbox has been improved and now shows an indicator on a controllers radar. The Transponder logic has been changed so that we no longer depend on FSUIPC; this also solves several add-on XPDR integrations not working.

Bugs Solved:

PILOT-332: Disconnected traffic does not disappear
PILOT-222: PilotUI was not correctly displayed on high-resolution displays
Fix [P3D/FSX]: Transponder is now able to interact properly with add-on aircraft.
Fix [X-Plane]: Improved stability (including X-Plane BETA versions 11.50.x)
Improved: Updated MTL list
Improved: Smoother landing interpolation

New Features:

The “use voice” option has been improved; there now is the choice to choose between Full Voice, RX Only & Text Only. These modes are also displayed on a controllers radar.

Version 1.9.18b
29th of May 2020

Bugs Solved:

PILOT-321: Added 8.33kHz compatibility for FSX and P3D
PILOT-325: X-Plane – Map for 11.50 deactivated by default
PILOT:328: X-Plane – Acquire AI aircraft improved
PILOT-326: X-Plane – Cross-thread race conditions
PILOT-324: FPS drops should be a lot less frequent
PILOT-327: Trim UI data from user to prevent protocol 4 errors

Version 1.9.17b
14th of May 2020

In our continuous effort to provide you – our member – the best experience, we have worked together with the Leonardo Maddog X team. With the aim to support 8.33kHz frequencies in P3Dv5. No add-on aircraft so far has been released with this new feature of P3Dv5. The Maddog X team gave us an exclusive possibility to implement this feature in Altitude with one of their beta MD-80’s!

Bugs Solved:

PILOT-316: AutoUnicom update
PILOT-318: Set Unicom radio freq & squawk 2000 only at first connect in sim session
PILOT-322: FPL caching in case of disconnect, automatic resend of last FPL
PILOT-317: PilotUI auto connect to sim at launch (if sim is already running)
PILOT-315 & PILOT-320: Async clone of CSL (multiplayer traffic | X-Plane)
PILOT-319: Improved model matching (multiplayer traffic | X-Plane)
PILOT-313: Fixed initial position of multiplayer traffic
PILOT-311: Fixed mirrored labels (X-Plane)
PILOT-314: CTD fixes

New Features:

PILOT-016: FollowMe feature
PILOT-080: Basic CSL included in Altitude installer for X-Plane
PILOT-317: Network check between PilotUI & PilotCore, to detect lost connections
PILOT-321: 8.33 kHz support for P3Dv5

Version 1.9.16b
28th of April 2020

Bugs Solved:

PILOT-237: AU: If AU is closed and reopened, the runway is reset to 18 (only display issue)
PILOT-261: AU always reporting 1000ft above actual altitude for cruise
PILOT-269: AU: When I click to get second METAR in AU it do not work.
PILOT-274: AU not reporting which parking you’re in
PILOT-272: CSL: Older format CSL light have squared shape (Workaround proposed)
PILOT-277: AU Client on second monitor crashes when using Auto Unicom
PILOT-298: AU: Bad or absent  METAR after click
PILOT-306: CORE: Reference on an deleted object in the new X-Plane Multiplayer library
PILOT-309: CORE: Multi-threading Simconnect issue with FSX
PILOT-310: CORE: Altitude Longitude Calculation above 1000 due to interpolation

New Features:

PILOT-307: UI: Display UTC time
PILOT-308: UI Display time online
PILOT-254: AU: Add the 6 minute timer
PILOT-253: AU: Lower size of AU

Version 1.9.15b
24th of April 2020

Bugs Solved:

PILOT-301: CORE multi-threading handling issue
PILOT-305: INSTALLER – fixed install issue with FSX

New Features:

PILOT-300: CORE: Make compatible with Xplane 11.50 Vulkan and Metal

PILOT-302: INSTALLER: Make it compatible with P3D V5

PILOT-304: CORE: Move show TAG option for X-plane from UI-settings to Plugin Pilot client menu in X-plane

Version 1.9.14b
12th of April 2020


Bugs Solved:

PILOT-292: Missing packets due to an error in TCP

PILOT-294: Frame rate warning logic change for X-Plane

PILOT-293: Interpolation improvement

New Features:

PILOT-291: New async library CSL for X-Plane

PILOT-238: Server load display

Version 1.9.10b

Bugs Solved:

PILOT-105: The context menu for the freq (REQ ATIS, TUNE COM1) disappears very quickly on MAC

PILOT-229: CSL do not display landing gears after a reconnecting

PILOT-234: Simulator Crash after frequency change or sq change

PILOT-240: Selecting a new frequency and the frequency is still displayed in Dual reception and ATC do not receive the message.

PILOT-247: When I connect without a defined MTL, a disconnect occurs

PILOT-248: Disconnecting by using button in Altitude crashes

PILOT-249: I disconnected with Altitude but the webeye show me connected also the present position of my aircraft

PILOT-250: crashes usually when I try to connect the second time in the same sim session

PILOT-251: Random Connector crash with Xplane

PILOT-255: Protocol Error 4 on connect

PILOT-260: CSL path in Altitude MAC version is not good: characters ‘:’ replace ‘/’ in path

PILOT-262: Create a new colour for a direct message from ATC to you as the pilot (light green)

PILOT-265: TS2 switching do not success sometimes or all the time

PILOT-267: DEP position is not listed in the ATC list.

PILOT-268: Win Register Path for FSX:SE are different and installer do not find FSX:SE

PILOT-270: Communication between Connector and UI is lost and connector maintains the network connection

PILOT-271: Connector for Linux do not work

PILOT-275: Webeye is not showing the complete username – Altitude Client

PILOT-278: Diacritics in the departure and destination code of the flight plan


New Features:

PILOT-43: Possibility to have a sound scheme for certain action

PILOT-99: Display x-plane Sim-Ratio somewhere on the interface

PILOT-236: Possibility to disable or enable current incoming text message on frequency sound or disable it only on UNICOM

PILOT-256: Create a TCAS sound mute function (requested by SOD)

PILOT-266: Display the incoming private message on the main frequency and blink the MSG more visible.

Andre Vieira

André has been the Public Relations Assistant Director of IVAO since early 2019. Prior to that, he had served for several years as staff and Assistant Director of IVAO Portugal.

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