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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:37 am 
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Dear A2A Customers,

In this topic, you can find a summary of Accu-Sim updates released using our new installer and update system. At present, this applies to all products for Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v4 along with the newly-released Bonanza 35 for Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

To apply updates for these products, simply click the relevant Check For Updates icon in the Windows Start Menu under the "A2A Simulations" group.

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To receive email notification of new updates, click the 'subscribe topic' text at top left. To receive updates for other Accu-Sim aircraft for Flight Simulator X and Prepar3D v3, please refer to the information in this thread for now.

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Accu-Sim Bonanza 35

    Version 18.9.30.0 Changes (Only Applies to FSX)
  • Included updated version of "A2A_Accusim.dll".

    Version 18.9.29.1 Changes (Only Applies to FSX)
  • Forced overwriting of existing Aircraft Configurator and Input Configurator files.

    Version 18.9.29.0 Changes
  • Added gear and fuel selector shortcuts to the input configurator.
  • KFC 200 APPR mode accepts GPS vertical guidance.
  • KAS 297 altitude selector rounds hardware inputs to nearest 100.
  • Fixed nav lights being independent of electrical power in FSX.
  • Fixed default GNS 400 "PUSH CRSR" and GPSMAP 295 "QUIT" buttons.
  • Fixed RXP GNS 430 "DIRECT TO" button.
  • Fixed screen alignment for RXP GNS dual option.
  • Enabled LinkVor and Crossfill settings in RXP .ini files.
  • Yoke manual electric trim rocker switch doesn't work without electrical power.
  • Fixed miscalculation for CHT cooling (°F/°C conversion error).
  • Fixed flight director 'jumping' on headphones activation.
  • Increased engine idle RPM slightly.
  • Increased VNE in aircraft.cfg to delay overspeed crash detection.
  • Corrected ATC call in aircraft.cfg.
  • Corrected "Control wheel - remove" typo in walkaround.
  • Fixed graphical artifact on inside of door glass.
  • Reduced AFK "emergency" low power trigger from 10 hp to 1 hp.
  • Revised AFK feature so that if the predicted time to ground contact is < 5 minutes, the sim will pause.
  • Restored and improved stall physics.
  • Removed obsolete "texture.a2a" directory.
  • Magneto switch shortcut returns from start position when released.

    Version 18.9.20.1 Changes
  • Fixed bug introduced in version 18.9.20.0 that swapped left and right fuel gauge readings in cockpit.

    Version 18.9.20.0 Changes
  • Optional textures without mipmaps made available via download for customers who have reported blurred graphics.
  • Adjusted circuit breaker code.
  • Enabled nose fuel strainer "drain more" button in walkaround.
  • Removed references to fuel pump ON in checklist (Pilot's Notes).
  • Moved flaps breaker into Accu-Sim so the flaps lever sound could be independent of electricity.
  • Adjusted takeoff rotation and maneuvering speed for IAS and not CAS (Pilot's Notes).
  • Fixed bug that could cause a flap hinge to not be properly reported in the maintenance hangar.
  • Calibrated fuel tank gauges to read zero when three gallons of unusable fuel is in the tank.
  • Increased gross weight by 100 lbs for IO-550 engine.
  • Tuned nose wheel animation.
  • Fuel injectors now replaceable in the maintenance hangar.
  • Added more inertia to taxi physics.
  • Updated walkaround flap photos.
  • Removed spring loading from landing flaps lever.
  • Restored missing cowling hinge.

This update also coincides with the release of optional non-mipmapped textures for the benefit of customers who were experiencing blurred graphics due to low global textures resolution settings. These texture packs can be downloaded for free from the A2A Simulations Store.

No Mipmap Textures For P3Dv4 | No Mipmap Textures For FSX


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Accu-Sim P-51 Mustang (Military Version)

    Version 18.9.18.0 Changes
  • Fixed Prepar3D v4 crash to desktop on exit.
  • Fixed lamp artefacts on SCR-522-A radio control panel.


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Accu-Sim T-6 Texan

    Version 18.9.8.0 Changes
  • Fixed physics bug that was activating in the air at the top of a loop.

    Version 18.8.12.0 Changes
  • Fixed ground towing when moving aircraft left or right.


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Accu-Sim Spitfire I & II

    Version 18.8.19.0 Changes
  • Re-worked aircraft inertia and stability based on further testing with the Boultbee Flight Academy Spitfire pilots.
  • Fixed lamp wire protruding through fuselage in Mk.II variants.
  • Fixed pilot's sleeve protruding through fuselage when pilot is hidden.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:09 am 
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Updated 20 Sept 2018:

Accu-Sim Bonanza 35

    Version 18.9.20.0 Changes
  • Optional textures without mipmaps made available via download for customers who have reported blurred graphics.
  • Adjusted circuit breaker code.
  • Enabled nose fuel strainer "Drain More" button in walkaround.
  • Removed references to fuel pump ON in checklist (Pilot's Notes).
  • Moved flaps breaker into Accu-Sim so the flaps lever sound could be independent of electricity.
  • Adjusted takeoff rotation and maneuvering speed for IAS and not CAS (Pilot's Notes).
  • Fixed bug that could cause a flap hinge to not be properly reported in the maintenance hangar.
  • Calibrated fuel tank gauges to read zero when three gallons of unusable fuel is in the tank.
  • Increased gross weight by 100 lbs for IO-550 engine.
  • Tuned nose wheel animation.
  • Fuel injectors now replaceable in the maintenance hangar.
  • Added more inertia to taxi physics.
  • Updated walkaround flap photos.
  • Removed spring loading from landing flaps lever.
  • Restored missing cowling hinge.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:04 pm 
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Updated again 20 Sept 2018:

Accu-Sim Bonanza 35

    Version 18.9.20.1 Changes
  • Fixed bug introduced in version 18.9.20.0 that swapped left and right fuel gauge readings in cockpit.

Anyone that downloaded the 18.9.20.0 update in the first hour, please just click the "Bonanza Check For Updates" icon again to update to version 18.9.20.1.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:55 am 
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Updated 29 Sept 2018:

Accu-Sim Bonanza 35

    Version 18.9.29.0 Changes
  • Added gear and fuel selector shortcuts to the input configurator.
  • KFC 200 APPR mode accepts GPS vertical guidance.
  • KAS 297 altitude selector rounds hardware inputs to nearest 100.
  • Fixed nav lights being independent of electrical power in FSX.
  • Fixed default GNS 400 "PUSH CRSR" and GPSMAP 295 "QUIT" buttons.
  • Fixed RXP GNS 430 "DIRECT TO" button.
  • Fixed screen alignment for RXP GNS dual option.
  • Enabled LinkVor and Crossfill settings in RXP .ini files.
  • Yoke manual electric trim rocker switch doesn't work without electrical power.
  • Fixed miscalculation for CHT cooling (°F/°C conversion error).
  • Fixed flight director 'jumping' on headphones activation.
  • Increased engine idle RPM slightly.
  • Increased VNE in aircraft.cfg to delay overspeed crash detection.
  • Corrected ATC call in aircraft.cfg.
  • Corrected "Control wheel - remove" typo in walkaround.
  • Fixed graphical artefact on inside of door glass.
  • Reduced AFK "emergency" low power trigger from 10 hp to 1 hp.
  • Revised AFK feature so that if the predicted time to ground contact is < 5 minutes, the sim will pause.
  • Restored and improved stall physics.
  • Removed obsolete "texture.a2a" directory.
  • Magneto switch shortcut returns from start position when released.

We do have plans for a further update which will add some more changes, including changes to the NAV/COMM1 and NAV/COMM2 assignment of third-party GPS products.

Note for repaint users: this update replaces your "aircraft.cfg" file so the existing copy will be backed-up in the same directory as "aircraft.cfg.18.9.29.bak".


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:40 am 
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Updated 30 Sept 2018:

Accu-Sim Bonanza 35

    Version 18.9.30.0 Changes (Only Applies to FSX)
  • Included updated version of "A2A_Accusim.dll".

    Version 18.9.29.1 Changes (Only Applies to FSX)
  • Forced overwriting of existing Aircraft Configurator and Input Configurator files.

This small change to the update only applies to FSX users, so if you have an FSX installation of the Accu-Sim Bonanza, please click the "Bonanza Check For Updates FSX" icon to check you have the latest version. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Edit 13 Oct 2018: FSX update now compatible with 32-bit operating systems. No action needed on the part of customers.


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