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X-Plane 10.40 Beta 11 Is Out

Release notes are (finally) updated. I’ve been stuck in a pattern of not getting the beta done until late Friday night (with the servers ready to go live Saturday morning), and the release notes whenever I can get to them. With this release, … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.40 Beta 10 Posted

X-Plane 10.40 Beta 10 is posted. This fixes a few big airplane compatibility problems: fuel flow and light size match X-Plane 10.36. (I will post in some detail on this on Monday.) The high-low idle switch isn’t fixed yet – that’s … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.40 Beta 9 Is Out

X-Plane 10.40 Beta 9 is out. If you couldn’t run beta 8 (e.g. it wouldn’t start up or crashed), please update to beta 9. We’ve been thrashing about trying to deal with the problem where X-Plane asks for a user’s product … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.40 Beta 8 Is Out

Beta 8 went live today – it’s pretty much just bug fixes – the release notes list them. If a bug is listed as fixed in the notes but is still broken for you, please do file a new bug – we need to know … Continue reading

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Digital Download and X-Plane 10.40 Beta 7

Over the last few days we posted a new version of our installer and X-Plane 10.40 beta 7. What follows is a big pile of notes about all of the new versions. Fixes for Digital Download The new installer and … Continue reading

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We’ve Gone Digital

X-Plane 10.40 beta 6 is out – it took me a while to get the release notes updated, but they are updated now. Beta 6 really isn’t a beta at all – it was an update to enable digital download of … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.40 Beta 5 Is Out

X-Plane 10.40 beta 5 is out – this fixes my breaking the zoom wheel, and has a few small loose ends tied up. We have a bunch of new stuff to get into beta 6, maybe this weekend. Nvidia users may notice weird … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.40 Beta 4 Is Out

X-Plane 10.40 beta 4 is out now – if you are running X-Plane 10.40 beta 3 you can auto-update.  The release notes are updated, but a few highlights: The QPAC FMC is fixed and will have procedures for airports again. A bunch of improvements … Continue reading

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X-Plane 10.40 Beta 3 Is Out

It took longer than I wanted, but we’re on to beta 3. If you have X-Plane 10.40 beta 2, it will auto-update to beta 3. Beta 3 fixes a few big bugs in beta 2: Crash on startup for Mac users. Poor … Continue reading

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Giving X-Plane More Info About Aircraft

One of the new features in Plane Maker 10.40 is a variety of classification information available for aircraft files, found in the Standard > Author window. These fields are not currently in use in the X-Plane user interface, but we do plan … Continue reading

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