Author Archives: Ben Supnik

I Am Not Really Here

Technically I’m kind of out on paternity leave right now, but a quick update on some, um, stuff! X-Plane 10.30r1 is out.  Honestly, if you don’t know where the bug base and release notes are now, it’s too late.  We’re … Continue reading

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Re-recuts and Last Minute bugs

It looks like the next cut of 10.30 will be a release candidate.  I am not sure when we’ll release it, but I am hoping for this weekend. If you installed 10.30b8 on a full beta, and thus downloaded 500 … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.30 Beta 8 is Here – Authors, Test Your Aircraft!

X-Plane 10.30 beta 8 is now (after 27 hours of syncing!) live – more bug fixes listed here. Aircraft, scenery and plugin authors: this may be the last beta; if things go well we’ll cut an RC next week.  If … Continue reading

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Some Recut DSFs for X-Plane 10.30

X-Plane 10.30 beta 8 is mirroring to our servers now; this beta contains a pile of recut DSFs, fixing some of the worst DSF bugs.  I will post a complete list of recut DSFs in the release notes; what follows … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.30 Beta 7 Is Out – Fixes Scenery Load Issues

X-Plane 10.30 beta 7 (finally) went live this morning.*  More bug fixes made it in, and the bug in the airport library that was stopping so many scenery packs from loading is now fixed. * The master server was busy … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.30 Beta 6 – a Hilights Real

X-Plane 10.30 beta 6 is out; as with the entire 10.30 beta 6 run, complete release notes are here.  The release notes are meant to be a complete reference; what follows is a few of the major things you might … Continue reading

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How To Update X-Plane 10.30 Beta 5 to X-Plane 10.30 Beta 6

I just discovered that apparently automatic update is broken in X-Plane 10.30 beta 5.*  If you are participating in the X-Plane 1030 beta program, then when you receive an automatic notification of a newer beta, then installing the beta will … Continue reading

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Fixing X-Plane 10.30 Performance

This week I received my new PC, set it up, and was able to actually look at 10.30 performance problems with AMD hardware on the Catalyst 13-9 drivers.  With the actual “problematic” configuration (and a hard drive that wasn’t barfing … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.30 Beta 5 Is Out

It should fix the crash on startup for 32-bit Mac that was in beta 4.

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X-Plane 10.30 Beta 4 Is Out

A few notes on beta 4, which went live today: Austin fixed a bunch of METAR parsing bugs.  As before, please include the METAR and airport any time there is a METAR parsing issue.  There were a few common cases … Continue reading

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