Author Archives: Ben Supnik

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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X-Plane 10.30 Beta 3 Is Out

Beta 3 just went live.  Release notes are still here – the document grows!  When the beta is done I’m going to have it printed and use it as a weapon to squash house flies.  Bug reporter is still here. … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.30 Beta 2 is out

I’m a little slow at blogging this, but 10.30 beta 2 is out – beta 1 users received an auto-update notice. Please report bugs here.  Starting now I am going to delete comments that are bug reports.  I really can’t … Continue reading

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Some Notes From Beta 1

The next X-Plane 10.30 beta should be out tonight (or maybe tomorrow morning); the release notes are already updated with the latest fixes, and we’re just waiting on upload. There were some “boneheaded” bugs in beta 1 – things that … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.30 Public Beta 1 Is Available

The first public beta of X-Plane 10.30 is here.  To get it, go to update an installation of X-Plane and click the “get betas” check-box of the X-Plane installer or demo installer.  (As this is a first beta, you should … Continue reading

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