v1.5.0 Of The Accu-Sim Comanche 250 for MSFS Is Now Available

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v1.5.0 Of The Accu-Sim Comanche 250 for MSFS Is Now Available

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Hi all,

We've just released a new update for the Accu-Sim Comanche 250 bringing it version 1.5.0. This patch includes a few small improvements for the PC version of the aircraft and should also be available in the in game Marketplace in the future. The changelog can be found below.

To install version 1.5.0 for the Community folder version, please click the "Comanche Check for Updates" shortcut in the "A2A Simulations" folder in the Windows start menu. If you prefer, you can also redownload the installer from your account on our store, or from wherever you purchased the Comanche.


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Updated Thurs Apr 25th, 2024

Version 1.5.0 Changes
  1. Fixed airplane creeping post SU15 when engine is run up with brakes or chocks applied
  2. Fixed a bug preventing airplane from moving away from parking spot in some locations when outside air temperature is well below freezing
  3. Improved synchronization between navigation light switching and relay click sound when using panel light rheostat
  4. Fixed air pressure display error in altimeter Kollsman window when set to use imperial units (inHg)
  5. Improved battery performance slightly at very cold temperatures allowing for better chance of engine start
  6. Extended the lifespan of the oil pump and oil lines
  7. Slightly reduced the effectiveness of the fresh air vents
  8. Improved the display logic for centre of gravity in tablet
  9. Added additional telemetry variables for force-feedback hardware
  10. Omitted WT GNS initialization sequence when aircraft is loaded with avionics power already on
  11. Added update history for Marketplace


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Version 1.4.8 Changes (Xbox/Marketplace only)
  1. Fixed system crash when the tow bar is disconnected on Xbox installations
  2. Fixed sensitivity of Xbox controller buttons for throttle, prop and mixture control

Version 1.4.7 Changes
  1. Added support for Xbox platform
  2. Fixed overstress crash which would occur if view was switched to outside camera following an apron start with cockpit persistence switched off
  3. Improved engine physics so very high temperature can cause more rapid cylinder wall deterioration
  4. Improved integrity of cabin against air leaks to allow more efficient heating
  5. Fixed cabin vent bug which caused vents to not exchange air properly
  6. Fixed issue which caused vents to pick up too much ambient wind on the ground
  7. Improved magneto physics so badly worn mags will generally perform worse
  8. Added new localizations for aircraft description

Version 1.4.3 Changes
  1. Improved support for loading saved flights
  2. Fixed repetitive 'tick' in engine sound at around 1,200 RPM
  3. Added input configurator support for multiple joystick devices with the same name
  4. Fixed typos in airframe and engine maintenance section descriptions
  5. Updated hangar aircraft description to match Marketplace release

Version 1.4.0 Changes
  1. Updated sound system to use Wwise interface
  2. Removed HelperA2AserviceMSFS executable and its entry in exe.xml
  3. Removed master volume slider from tablet as this is now controlled by the MSFS master volume slider
  4. Restored proper engine preheater functionality
  5. Slightly improved performance of battery at very low temperature
  6. Improved handling of custom joystick shortcuts with the new functions added to MSFS SDK in SU13. (The change will take effect after saving config using the updated Input Configurator.)
  7. Fixed GTN 750Xi not being shown as selected in tablet after restart
  8. Enlarged environment occlusion to prevent long blades of grass from poking through cockpit floor
  9. Fixed point and drag interaction when using gamepad
  10. Fixed symmetry of navigation lights
  11. Fixed wing loading displayed on tablet when metric units are selected
  12. Fixed transponder ident light remaining on if lit when avionics power switched off
  13. Modified beacon lighting to eliminate slight leak onto cabin ceiling
  14. Removed pitch control out of range log warning
  15. Updated Hobbs and tachometer counters to show tenths of hours digit as black on white
  16. Corrected mistyped instance of ‘crankshaft’ in maintenance details of tablet

Version 1.3.0 Changes
  1. Fixed parking brake not engaging when brakes are somewhat worn
  2. Fixed accelerated corrosion damage when aircraft is not in use
  3. Added persistent rudder trim behavior
  4. Fixed double clicks being necessary at some stations if conducting a second walkaround
  5. Fixed overstress crash if moving camera position to external instrument view camera via keystroke
  6. Fixed TDS GTN 750Xi not initializing under certain conditions
  7. Added function to repair landing lights using the tablet
  8. Fixed bug where very low FPS could cause runaway physics and animation artefacts
  9. Added trim acceleration option to the tablet
  10. Added independent options for metric temperature and air pressure to the tablet
  11. Linked ADF timer volume to warnings volume slider in the tablet
  12. Fixed tip tank gauge not powering down when battery was switched off with right tank selected
  13. Fixed memory leak when engine analyzer page of tablet open
  14. Added support for rudder axis when auto rudder is selected in MSFS assistance options
  15. Fixed modelling of left ashtray
  16. Fixed part of rudder pedals axle being visible from the outside
  17. Mapped fuel selectors to MSFS "left main", "left aux", "2 right main", "2 right aux" key shortcuts

Version 1.2.0 Changes
  1. Improved wing flex animation to work properly at all framerates and fixed bug that caused extreme wing flex movements at around 20 fps
  2. Improved cockpit glass transparency for better clarity, particularly with high-end VR headsets
  3. Added support for ambient sounds with door and windows opened and during walkaround
  4. Added support for mono Bluetooth headsets with low sampling rate
  5. Added function to EDM 830 to reset fuel used by holding both buttons on USD screen (accessed via right click and hold on either button)
  6. Fixed shock cooling warning not showing when it should on EDM 830
  7. Added additional protection against false prop strikes caused by terrain errors
  8. Reduced lift provided by flap gap seals
  9. Additional tuning of ground physics
  10. Added tablet brightness slider to tablet settings
  11. Improved handling of magneto starter shortcuts
  12. Added starter button response to magneto events for improved hardware panel compatibility
  13. Added function to remove registration placard in cockpit via mouse click
  14. Removed clicking sound from GPS and COMM radio volume knobs
  15. Fixed ADF on/off sound
  16. Reduced size of click spots to hide and show yokes
  17. Improved smoothness of cabin door animation
  18. Fixed generator bug where it would not come back online if all electrics were off, idle was reduced to shut it off then increased to turn it back on again
  19. Added ability to fix landing lights in the walkaround
  20. Fixed fuel quantity gauges tooltips
  21. Fixed small issues in external model, left windshield frame, elevator trim rivets and nose wheel steering cylinder animation
  22. Increased amount of yoke deflection required to disconnect autopilot
  23. Fixed yoke movement turning off autopilot master switch rather than disconnecting autopilot
  24. Added overhaul confirmation to maintenance page of tablet
  25. Fixed cockpit persistence and loading with cold and dark and phases
  26. Fixed engine temperature not being properly saved with cold start
  27. Fixed event flood associated with com channel spacing
  28. Changed centre of gravity units to inches rather than percent on tablet fuel and payload page
  29. Fixed issue where rudder could get damaged too easily when not in use
  30. Added support for MSFS auto-rudder function
  31. Improved compatibility with MSFS parking brake event so it no longer interferes with toe brakes operation
  32. Updated gauge glass rendering
  33. Fixed navigation lights key shortcuts
  34. Added prop lever choice to persistent per-livery state
  35. Tuned yoke animation
  36. Fixed door opening in multiplayer
  37. Fixed cabin door latch animation
  38. Tuned balance of beacon motor sound effect
  39. Fixed screws position on the right main fuel tank
  40. Amended references to recommended maximum landing gear operating speed on page 35 of the pilot's manual

Version 1.1.0 Changes
  1. Added fix for torque spike that was causing very occasional aircraft ‘flips’
  2. Improved compatibility with third-party utilities including FSEconomy and OnAir
  3. Added message on installation to warn user if their EXE.xml file is corrupted
  4. Improved handling of unwanted trim inputs sent by default MSFS autopilot
  5. Improved telemetry support for force-feedback devices
  6. Added barometric pressure to altimeter tooltip in legacy mode
  7. Improved hardware switch compatibility for autopilot
  8. Improved hardware switch compatibility for battery switch and starter button
  9. Improved animation smoothness of controls surfaces and yoke
  10. Added animation lag to main door
  11. Added functional external handles to the cabin door from nearby walkaround positions
  12. Added persistent altimeter pressure adjustment
  13. Fixed reversed propeller pitch LO and HI shortcuts
  14. Revised tablet controls to indicate if at least one chock or tie down is placed
  15. Fixed XML conflict with aircraft registration fonts
  16. Fixed tablet not being clickable if B78XH (B787-10 Heavy) add-on is installed
  17. Fixed reversed yoke animation when moving ailerons during walkaround
  18. Disabled walkaround once aircraft is in motion
  19. Added “PilotVR” entry to cameras.cfg
  20. Improved support for MSFS ATC calls
  21. Fixed animation of pitot cover ‘remove before flight’ tag if left on during flight
  22. Added clickspot to restore tablet to wall pocket if tablet left outside during walkaround
  23. Fixed emergency landing gear handle
  24. Limited throttle input to positive values if hardware reverser axis is used
  25. Improved handling of wing flex animation at low fps
  26. Slightly increased P-factor
  27. Slightly reduced effect of prop wash over stabilator
  28. Improved turn coordinator inclinometer ball physics
  29. Fixed bug in mixture lever calculations
  30. Slightly reduced rate at which fuel dissipates from engine cylinders
  31. Tuned EGT and CHT cooling rates
  32. Tuned engine heater effectiveness
  33. Removed EDM 830 fuel totalizer count with simulator paused
  34. Improved MSFS parking brake support for third-party utilities
  35. Restored missing engine cooldown sounds
  36. Restored some engine pulses at very low RPM
  37. Fixed any accumulated carburetor ice not being removed when replacing the carburetor
  38. Reduced possibility of a mid-air prop strike due to terrain errors
  39. Fixed beacon illumination when battery is off
  40. Reduced speed of brake pedal activation when using button/key input
  41. Fixed some small gaps in cockpit model
  42. Fixed bug with 5x failure rate (5x failure rate was producing failures at 1000x rate!)
  43. Fixed logic for maneuvering speed placard below airspeed indicator with tip tanks installed
  44. Prevented instrument views from automatically unstowing tablet from side pocket
  45. Revised Vy on tablet and in pilot’s manual to use more recent numbers
  46. Revised alternator failure emergency checklist on tablet and in pilot’s manual
  47. Added links to original Narco Avionics manuals in pilot’s manual
  48. Added links to pilot’s manual and input configurator in community folder
  49. Fixed noise cancelling switch on headphones not being stored when headphones unplugged
  50. Improved support for propeller rotation states in multiplayer
  51. Added functions for rotating autopilot roll knob via key/button to input configurator
  52. Fixed slightly misaligned text on manufacturer’s data plate
  53. Fixed typo on turn coordinator tooltip
  54. Fixed nosewheel steering being affected by a broken rudder
  55. Updated input configurator (no longer requires legacy DirectX library)

To everyone who has purchased the Comanche, we'd just like to finish by saying 'thank you'.

- A2A Simulations
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Original post updated on 11 Aug 2023 with the Version 1.2.0 changelog.
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Original post updated on 8 Sep 2023 with the Version 1.3.0 changelog.
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Original post updated on 8 Nov 2023 with the Version 1.4.0 changelog.
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Original post updated on 15 Dec 2023 with the Version 1.4.3 changelog.
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Original post updated on 9 Feb 2024 with the Version 1.4.7 changelog.
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Re: v1.5.0 Of The Accu-Sim Comanche 250 for MSFS Is Now Available

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Original post updated on 25 April 2024 with the Version 1.5.0 changelog.
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