New Accu-Sim Update 20.7.18.0: P3Dv5 P-51 Civilian and Comanche

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New Accu-Sim Update 20.7.18.0: P3Dv5 P-51 Civilian and Comanche

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Dear A2A Customers,

In this topic, you can find a summary of Accu-Sim updates released using our latest update system. At present, this applies to all products for Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v4 and Prepar3D v5 along with the 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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Do you own one of the Accu-Sim aircraft for Prepar3D v4 but don't see the update icon? Chances are you have an outdated version of the product installer. Please see this announcement for more information.

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



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Accu-Sim P-51 Civilian

Version 20.7.18.0 Changes (only applies to P3D v5)
  • Tuned dynamic lighting effects for Hotfix 2.
Version 20.5.26.0 Changes (only applies to P3D v5)
  • Fixed problem with default GPS gauge implementation.
Version 20.3.10.0 Changes
  • Added VR support for 2-D panel windows.
  • Davtron M303 digital temperature gauge operates with just the battery on.
  • COM and NAV enabled for third party GPS units without turning on the default radios.
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle, prop and carb heat levers.
Version 18.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • 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.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.


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Accu-Sim Comanche 250

Version 20.7.18.0 Changes (only applies to P3D v5)
  • Tuned dynamic lighting effects for Hotfix 2.
Version 20.5.23.0 Changes (only applies to P3D v5)
  • Fixed incorrect sound effects in early downloads.
Version 19.11.9.0 Changes
  • Added VR support for 2-D panel windows.
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle, prop and carb heat levers.
  • Fixed glideslope needle 'off' position on HSI.
  • Improved auto cold-and-dark behaviour to reset engine temperatures to ambient conditions.
Version 18.12.31.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
Version 18.11.30.0 Changes
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Increased volume of autopilot trim warning sound.
  • 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.
  • Fixed artefacts around autopilot lights.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.


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Accu-Sim C172 Trainer

Version 20.6.18.0 Changes (only applies to P3D v5)
  • Tuned dynamic lighting effects.
  • Fixed problem with default GPS gauge implementation.
Version 20.5.11.0 Changes (only applies to P3D v5)
  • Fixed memory leak and crash to desktop involving Windshield.dll.
Version 19.12.27.0 Changes
  • Restored PBR cockpit model.
Version 19.12.22.1 Changes
  • Fixed cockpit floodlight switching.
Version 19.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added optimised glareshield lighting mode via aircraft configurator for supersampling antialiasing (SSAA) users.
  • Restored gauge backlighting during day time.
Version 19.12.15.0 Changes
  • Added physically based rendering (PBR). Note that version 4.4 or later of Prepar3D is required to use this update.
  • Added dynamic illumination of virtual cockpit.
  • Improved instrument backlighting.
  • Added VR support for 2-D panel windows.
  • Added Aircraft Configurator support for RealityXP GTN 750/650.
  • Improved support for RealityXP and Flight1 GNS 530/430 (e.g. animated bezel buttons, improved backlighting).
  • Added backlight to Davtron M803 chronometer.
  • Added choice of default GPS gauge to Aircraft Configurator (P3D version). The legacy fs9gps gauge is the recommended option; the p3dgps gauge includes some additional features but appears to be a work-in-progress.
  • Added function to autotune ADF frequencies ending in .5 KHz.
  • Added option to Aircraft Configurator to enlarge 2-D panels if using high display resolution such as 4K.
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle lever.
  • Added new livery (N346CP).
Version 19.3.27.0 Changes
  • Added native Prepar3D GPS integration supporting arrival and departure procedures for GNS 400.
Version 18.12.31.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Improved smoothing of oil temperature gauge needle movement.
Version 18.11.27.0 Changes
  • Fixed missing windshield rain effects when Flight1 dual GTN GPS configuration is selected.
Version 18.11.24.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Improved smoothing of cowl and glareshield.
  • Revised yoke manual electric trim rocker switch logic so it doesn't work without electrical power.
  • 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.
  • Fixed occasional autopilot runaway trim if simulator is paused.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.


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Accu-Sim Bonanza 35

Version 20.6.18.0 Changes
  • Tuned dynamic lighting effects (restored brighter landing and taxi lights in P3Dv4).
Version 20.5.11.0 Changes
  • Added VR support for 2-D panel windows in P3D v4.
  • Fixed memory leak and crash to desktop involving Windshield.dll in P3D v5.
  • Fixed excessively bright exterior lighting effects on PB materials in P3D v5.
  • Reduced strobe light spill inwards onto wings.
Version 20.2.16.0 Changes
  • Fixed bug causing engine to quit while idling.
Version 20.2.14.0 Changes
  • Fixed bug preventing gauges from being fixed using hangar click-spots under certain conditions.
  • Fixed stall warning horn requiring too high a voltage to operate.
  • Fixed CHT reading slightly differently based on electrical current.
  • Improved effectiveness of headset in reducing engine noise.
  • Added function to autotune ADF frequencies ending in .5 KHz.
Version 19.5.24.0 Changes
  • Added choice of default GPS gauge to Aircraft Configurator (P3D version). The legacy fs9gps gauge is the recommended option; the p3dgps gauge includes some additional features but appears to be a work-in-progress.
  • Added gauge tap physics for fuel gauge.
  • Improved physics to simulate differing load on gear and flap motors resulting from air resistance and gravity.
  • Increased electrical current from landing and taxi light operation.
  • Replaced the 2000 fpm VSI with a 4000 fpm VSI which is more commonplace in V35Bs.
  • Improved placement of HSI glideslope needle when below glideslope with needle parked.
  • Improved nose strut animation to reduce tyre sink under braking.
  • Improved synchronization of Accu-Sim engine thrust with host simulator.
  • Improved auto cold-and-dark behaviour to reset engine temperatures to ambient conditions.
  • Removed gauge tap action being triggered by mouse wheel.
  • Fixed GNS 400 'in'/'out' tooltips.
  • Fixed textures on rear cabin wall of external model (FSX).
  • Fixed non-clickable touchscreen for single GTN 750 (FSX).

    Note: the update to the Bonanza VSI means that if you use the no-mipmaps texture pack you'll need to re-download it from our store.
Version 18.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added function to Aircraft Configurator to specify which unit has NAV/COM1 status for dual GPS configurations.
  • Added aileron trimmer on the control column hub.
  • Added clickable pilot's operating handbook in the cockpit.
  • Added 'model.ini' file allowing Bonanza emblem on cowling to be removed.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Added a deviation card for the magnetic compass (magnetic deviation not simulated).
  • Added bezel night lighting to GTN units.
  • Reduced backlighting intensity of RXP GTN units to better match 2-D displays.
  • Tuned bezel lighting intensity of GNS units.
  • Tuned prop flatting sound.
  • Added airframe shakes at VNE.
  • Added additional fix for potential aircraft instability when on jacks.
  • 'Jacks' text is now highlighted on Shift 3 'controls' menu when aircraft is placed on jacks.
  • Fixed 'PROC' button in virtual cockpit on default GNS 400.
  • Fixed tool-tips for CHT and oil temperature.
  • Fixed flap indicator being in 'up' position when aircraft loads, regardless of position of flaps.
  • Restored fix for flaps jumping up when they're already in the down position and battery is switched on.
  • Adjusted sizing of pop-up GPS windows.
  • Improved smoothing of oil temperature and CHT gauge needles.
  • Fixed stray pixels on tail surface of N41G livery.
  • Restored oil pressure loss when cycling prop.
  • Flaps won't jump up when aircraft is loaded and battery is turned on.
  • Increased thrust at idle RPM allowing airplane to taxi better on less power.
  • Tip tanks fuel is dumped when the main tanks are full during the fuel transfer.
  • Installed a more powerful cabin heater.
  • Stall warning now sounds when checked during the walkaround with the battery on.
  • Reduced whiteness of rotating beacon.
  • 'Repair All' in the maintenance hangar does not reset the engine hours.
  • Reduced shimmering on the KA 285 autopilot mode annunciator.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
  • Fixed unhandled exception for GPS and landing lights.
  • Fixed ruddervator animation in multiplayer.
  • Fixed nav lights bleedthrough in FSX.
  • Fixed position and visibility of seat belts in external view.
  • Fixed helper object visible in the nose gear well.
  • Fixed UV mapping on main gear doors.
  • Fixed autopilot occasionally behaving unpredictably with engine off.
  • Incorporated another fix for altitude alerter rounding errors with 3rd party hardware.
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 C182 Skylane

Version 20.5.26.0 Changes
  • Fixed fuel leak message in hangar and loss of engine oil related to prop shutdown animation.
  • Fixed missing preflight inspection camera (P3Dv5 early downloads only).
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle and prop levers.
  • Adjusted torque curve for less power at lower RPM.
  • Fixed background colour of start menu tiles (P3Dv5 only).
Version 20.2.22.0 Changes
  • Added function to autotune ADF frequencies ending in .5 KHz.
  • Fixed engine hours not being zeroed by complete overhaul.
Version 18.12.31.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Improved smoothing of oil temperature gauge needle movement.
Version 18.11.24.1 Changes
  • Corrected wrong direction of drips on rear window.
Version 18.11.24.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Yoke manual electric trim rocker switch doesn't work without electrical power.
  • 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.
  • Fixed occasional runaway trim by autopilot if simulator is paused.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.


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Accu-Sim J-3 Cub

Version 20.5.11.0 Changes (only applies to P3D v5)
  • Fixed memory leak and crash to desktop involving Windshield.dll.
Version 20.2.3.0 Changes
  • Improved performance of Accu-Sim sound playback.
  • Added auto cold and dark function.
  • Cold start now resets engine oil temperature.
  • Cold start now turns off fuel valve and carb heat levers.
  • Tuned engine idle.
  • Oil temperature less sensitive to outside air temperature.
  • Tuned effect of sunshine and cabin heater on cabin temperature.
  • Engine warms up slightly faster (based on timed tests on the real J-3).
  • Improved the appearance and efficiency of visual effects.
  • Improved prop animation during hand start.
  • Restored gauge glass reflections.
  • Resized 'overhaul' button on 2-D maintenance hangar panel.
  • Improved various other aspects of 2-D panels.
  • Added missing ambient occlusion material setting to engine texture.
  • Disabled all avionics in aircraft.cfg except COM1 radio.

    Note: thanks to A2A community member 'Hook' for helpful suggestions and testing.


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Accu-Sim P-40 Warhawk

Version 20.4.10.0 Changes
  • Added VR support for 2-D panel windows.
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle and prop levers and cockpit lamps.
Version 19.5.24.0 Changes
  • Fixed altimeter Kollsman window reading when set to 30.40 inHg.
  • Added left and right mouse click actions to magneto knob.
  • Removed sound effect if mapped hardware operates the aileron trim switch not fitted to P-40 AVG and Tomahawk IIB models.
  • Improved synchronization of Accu-Sim engine thrust with host simulator.
  • Improved auto cold-and-dark behaviour to reset engine temperatures to ambient conditions.
Version 19.1.27.0 Changes
  • Fixed texture mapping on elevators.
Version 19.1.13.0 Changes
  • Fixed texture mapping on rudder trim tab.
  • Adjusted wing nav lights in virtual cockpit view to better match bulb position.
  • Fixed visibility of formation light on right side of fuselage.


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Accu-Sim P-51 Mustang (Military Version)

Version 20.3.10.0 Changes
  • Added VR support for 2-D panel windows.
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle, prop and carb heat levers.
Version 18.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • 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.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
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 20.3.4.0 Changes
  • Fixed bug causing black screen on loading aircraft for some customers.
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle, prop and carb heat levers.
  • Added VR support for 2-D panel windows.
Version 19.11.1.0 Changes
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle, prop and carb heat levers.
  • Fixed third-party GPS deflection of CDI on VOR indicator gauge.
Version 18.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Adjusted prop stall physics for improved response when taxiing.
Version 18.11.24.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
  • 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.
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 Cherokee 180

Version 20.2.22.0 Changes
  • Reduced strobe light spill inwards onto wings.
  • Fixed engine hours not being zeroed by complete overhaul.
Version 19.11.25.0 Changes
  • Added function to autotune ADF frequencies ending in .5 KHz.
  • Added VR support for 2-D panel windows.
  • Fixed mouse drag action on throttle and carb heat levers.
Version 19.6.22.0 Changes
  • Reduced susceptibility to prop strike when taxying downhill.
  • Fixed artefact briefly appearing on windshield when glass fogging starts.
  • Improved synchronization of Accu-Sim engine thrust with host simulator.
  • Improved auto cold-and-dark behaviour to reset engine temperatures to ambient conditions.
Version 18.12.31.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Fixed bug with propeller efficiency which was creating higher than usual thrust.
Version 18.11.30.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Added texture to inner surface of ailerons in virtual cockpit view.
  • 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.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.


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Accu-Sim L-049 Constellation 'Captain of the Ship'

Version 19.10.31.0 Changes
  • Yokes can now be hidden by clicking them.
  • Fixed mouse drag action on carb air levers.


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Accu-Sim Spitfire I & II

Version 19.10.20.0 Changes
  • Fixed bug causing 'pulsating' effect at high power settings with low airspeed.
Version 19.5.24.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Adjusted contact points in aircraft.cfg file to reduce likelihood of crash detection on aircraft load.
  • Improved synchronization of Accu-Sim engine thrust with host simulator.
  • Improved auto cold-and-dark behaviour to reset engine temperatures to ambient conditions.
Version 18.12.10.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Added additional support for home cockpit builders.
  • 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.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
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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Re: Latest Accu-Sim Updates: Bonanza 35 - 18.9.20

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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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Re: Latest Accu-Sim Updates: Bonanza 35 - 18.9.20.1

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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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Re: Latest Accu-Sim Updates: NEW! Bonanza 35 - 18.9.29.0

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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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Re: Latest Accu-Sim Updates: NEW! Bonanza 35 - 18.9.30.0

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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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Re: Latest Accu-Sim Updates: Bonanza 35 - 18.9.30.0

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Updated 24 Nov 2018:

Accu-Sim C172 Trainer

Version 18.11.24.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Improved smoothing of cowl and glareshield.
  • Revised yoke manual electric trim rocker switch logic so it doesn't work without electrical power.
  • 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.
  • Fixed occasional autopilot runaway trim if simulator is paused.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly shaped.

Accu-Sim C182 Skylane

Version 18.11.24.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Yoke manual electric trim rocker switch doesn't work without electrical power.
  • 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.
  • Fixed occasional runaway trim by autopilot if simulator is paused.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly shaped.
The Accu-Sim Cessnas are the first of the GA fleet to be retrofitted with the A2A Dynamic Rain Effects. Stay tuned for updates to the rest of the P3Dv4 GA fleet in the coming days. :)
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Re: Latest Accu-Sim Updates: NEW! P3D4 Cessnas + T-6: 18.11.

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Updated 25 Nov 2018:

Accu-Sim T-6 Texan

Version 18.11.24.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
  • 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.

Accu-Sim C182 Skylane

Version 18.11.24.1 Changes
  • Corrected wrong direction of drips on rear window.
The Accu-Sim Comanche 250 and Cherokee 180 will hopefully be the next to receive the dynamic rain effects in the next week or so.
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Re: Latest Accu-Sim Updates: NEW! P3D4 Cessnas + T-6: 18.11.

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Updated 27 Nov 2018:

Accu-Sim C172 Trainer

Version 18.11.27.0 Changes
  • Fixed missing windshield rain effects when Flight1 dual GTN GPS configuration is selected.
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Re: New Accu-Sim Updates: Rain for P3Dv4 Pipers! - 18.11.30.

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Updated 30 Nov 2018:

Accu-Sim Cherokee 180

Version 18.11.30.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Added texture to inner surface of ailerons in virtual cockpit view.
  • 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.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.

Accu-Sim Comanche 250

Version 18.11.30.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Increased volume of autopilot trim warning sound.
  • 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.
  • Fixed artefacts around autopilot lights.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
Stay tuned for rain updates coming for the Spit and P-51s next.
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Re: New Accu-Sim Updates: Rain for P3Dv4 Spitfire! - 18.12.1

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Updated 10 Dec 2018:

Accu-Sim Spitfire I & II

Version 18.12.10.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • 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.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
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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Re: New Accu-Sim Update 18.12.22.0: V35B & Rain for P3Dv4 P-

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Updated 22 Dec 2018:

Accu-Sim Bonanza 35

Version 18.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added function to Aircraft Configurator to specify which unit has NAV/COM1 status for dual GPS configurations.
  • Added aileron trimmer on the control column hub.
  • Added clickable pilot's operating handbook in the cockpit.
  • Added 'model.ini' file allowing Bonanza emblem on cowling to be removed.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • Added a deviation card for the magnetic compass (magnetic deviation not simulated).
  • Added bezel night lighting to GTN units.
  • Reduced backlighting intensity of RXP GTN units to better match 2-D displays.
  • Tuned bezel lighting intensity of GNS units.
  • Tuned prop flatting sound.
  • Added airframe shakes at VNE.
  • Added additional fix for potential aircraft instability when on jacks.
  • 'Jacks' text is now highlighted on Shift 3 'controls' menu when aircraft is placed on jacks.
  • Fixed 'PROC' button in virtual cockpit on default GNS 400.
  • Fixed tool-tips for CHT and oil temperature.
  • Fixed flap indicator being in 'up' position when aircraft loads, regardless of position of flaps.
  • Restored fix for flaps jumping up when they're already in the down position and battery is switched on.
  • Adjusted sizing of pop-up GPS windows.
  • Improved smoothing of oil temperature and CHT gauge needles.
  • Fixed stray pixels on tail surface of N41G livery.
  • Restored oil pressure loss when cycling prop.
  • Flaps won't jump up when aircraft is loaded and battery is turned on.
  • Increased thrust at idle RPM allowing airplane to taxi better on less power.
  • Tip tanks fuel is dumped when the main tanks are full during the fuel transfer.
  • Installed a more powerful cabin heater.
  • Stall warning now sounds when checked during the walkaround with the battery on.
  • Reduced whiteness of rotating beacon.
  • 'Repair All' in the maintenance hangar does not reset the engine hours.
  • Reduced shimmering on the KA 285 autopilot mode annunciator.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.
  • Fixed unhandled exception for GPS and landing lights.
  • Fixed ruddervator animation in multiplayer.
  • Fixed nav lights bleedthrough in FSX.
  • Fixed position and visibility of seat belts in external view.
  • Fixed helper object visible in the nose gear well.
  • Fixed UV mapping on main gear doors.
  • Fixed autopilot occasionally behaving unpredictably with engine off.
  • Incorporated another fix for altitude alerter rounding errors with 3rd party hardware.

    Note: the updates to the Bonanza cockpit mean that if you use the no-mipmaps texture pack you'll need to re-download it. Third-party cockpit repaints will also need to be updated to allow for texturing of new objects (aileron trimmer knob and POH) in the cockpit.

Accu-Sim P-51 Mustang (Military Version)

Version 18.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • 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.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.

Accu-Sim P-51 Civilian

Version 18.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added windshield rain effect.
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Added an option to select which audio device Accu-Sim sounds are played through ('Add-ons' menu → 'Accusim sound menu').
  • 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.
  • Fixed bug causing 2-D map window to become wrongly-shaped.

Accu-Sim T-6 Texan

Version 18.12.22.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Adjusted prop stall physics for improved response when taxiing.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of A2A's customers. :)
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Re: New Accu-Sim Update 18.12.22.0: V35B & Rain for P3Dv4 P-

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Updated 31 Dec 2018:

Accu-Sim Cherokee 180

Version 18.12.31.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Fixed bug with propeller efficiency which was creating higher than usual thrust.

Accu-Sim Comanche 250

Version 18.12.31.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.

Accu-Sim C172 Trainer

Version 18.12.31.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Improved smoothing of oil temperature gauge needle movement.

Accu-Sim C182 Skylane

Version 18.12.31.0 Changes
  • Added enhanced rainfall sound effects.
  • Improved smoothing of oil temperature gauge needle movement.
Happy New Year all! :D :mrgreen: :D
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Re: New Accu-Sim Update 19.1.13.0: P3Dv4 P-40

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Updated 13 Jan 2019:

Accu-Sim P-40 Warhawk

Version 19.1.13.0 Changes
  • Fixed texture mapping on rudder trim tab.
  • Adjusted wing nav lights in virtual cockpit view to better match bulb position.
  • Fixed visibility of formation light on right side of fuselage.
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Re: New Accu-Sim Update 19.1.27.0: P3Dv4 P-40

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Updated 27 Jan 2019:

Accu-Sim P-40 Warhawk

Version 19.1.27.0 Changes
  • Fixed texture mapping on elevators.
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Re: New Accu-Sim Update 19.3.27.0: P3Dv4 C172 Trainer

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Updated 27 Mar 2019:

Accu-Sim C172 Trainer

Version 19.3.27.0 Changes
  • Added native Prepar3D GPS integration supporting arrival and departure procedures for GNS 400.
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