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  1. Today, Microsoft issued this following statement on the Flight Facebook Page; "With the release of the Alaska Wilderness Expansion DLC on the horizon, we’d like to share some of the changes we’ve made to core elements of Microsoft Flight, as well as some bug fixes. NEW FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY: New hardware-related functionality: ... -Added support for TrackIR -Added support for axis-based brake control devices -Added settings specific to Intel Ivy Bridge graphics hardware New Hangar Marketplace UI: -Added details page for Marketplace items -Improved user experience for downloading multiple pieces of DLC -Added locked/unlocked livery sorting Map improvements -Added globe icon to Main Menu for region selection -Adjusted map displays for areas with high airport concentration -Added region-based filtering for Aerocaches Improved error reporting -Added features which allow for more robust error reports from end users New UI Features -Added “Glance” command; when R key is pressed and held, allows player to look toward the closest Point of Interest Marker New Environment Features and Improvements -Added two new weather themes: Heavy Weather and Mixed Weather -Added new in-cloud effects -Adjusted coloration of clouds at higher densities to be more realistic -Adjusted cloud randomization BUG FIXES: Reduced load times across the board Adjusted “Skip to Waypoint” feature: players no longer spawn inside intervening terrain pieces Fixed issues with double-byte languages (Korean, Japanese & Chinese) -Fixed issue causing in-cockpit tooltips to display incorrectly -Fixed issue preventing planes from appearing in Hangar after selecting a job from the Job Board Fixed graphics issues -Fixed issues in fog layer and cirrus cloud rendering -Adjusted reflections to be more realistic (no more giant plane reflections) -Fixed vegetation flickering issues -Fixed banyan tree rendering -Fixed crash that occurred for some users when changing graphics settings during cut scenes -Improved in-flight terrain textures for users with Vertical Sync enabled Addressed multiple Games for Windows – LIVE related issues which can cause Microsoft Flight to crash Addressed multiple issues causing Windows Vista users to experience a crash after completing a mission or challenge Fixed multiplayer issues -Reduced bandwidth consumed during multiplayer sessions -Fixed error experienced by final users to join multiplayer sessions -Fixed multiple crashes that occur during multiplayer sessions -Reduced choppiness in rendering other users’ planes during multiplayer
  2. MS today released some teaser images of their soon to be released scenery add-on for MS FLIGHT. FLIGHT of course is their latest product in the flight simulation genre'. You can view more of the images here. You can participate in the AVSIM Forum discussion here.
  3. I leave this morning for a 4 month hunting season in the Aleutian Range south of Denali. I just got my good old 1957 Super Cub out of the hangar. Engine preheated because in this morning of mid-November, the temperature is below -10°C. Loaded to its maximum with dried meat, rice, hunting bait, some tools and a rifle on the wing strut. According to my calculation we will take off just 2 lbs below MTOW. And no front wind to give us a bit of lift. This should be a long run. The skis almost grazed the treetops, but here we are. A few wing waves to greet the house where we'll be back in Spring. Somewhere south of Fairbanks, enroute to Healy, our entry door to the Denali National Park Clouds are getting thicker, but not enough to lose track of the George Park hwy The sky temporarily clears just above Otto Lake after Healy. Approaching the bridge over Nenana River, we'll have to find our way below the clouds to head to McKinley Park I guess this is our chance... Still following George Park hwy, we now fly over the Hurricane Gulch Bridge (this default bridge does not come close to the impressive real one) As we pass North of Talkeetna, before entering Rainy Pass, large cumulus show up on the horizon. I'm not sure I'll be able to make it to the camp today... Indeed, only 50 miles from the camp, snow, degraded visibility and cloud cover forces me to land. After 3 hours of waiting on the ground I have to see the evidence. I'll have to camp here while waiting for the sky to clear out. The temperature drops rapidly after sunset. You just have to look up to the sky to understand why. Clouds slowly dissipate and from cloudy, the sky becomes starry. The night was short but the early morning is full of hope. Sky is perfectly clear and calm. It should barely take 30 minutes to fly to my hunting cabin. 20 minutes later, I'm above the Stony River valley, a few miles North of Lake Clark Preserve & Wilderness. My destination is here, somewhere. GPS makes searching almost too easy, and I arrive directly downwind. It's an expression, because at that moment there is not even a breeze in the valley. A last left turn, the flaps extended, and a landing as if on cotton. The Super Cub glides smoothly to the foot of the spruce trees that surround the cabin. Going back to your cabin after months is also risking finding surprises. Bears in particular tend to be overly curious, especially before hibernating. After a careful inspection, nothing to report. The wood cut in the previous season quickly heats the cabin. Everything is quickly ready for a successful hunting season. But here in the wild, you always have to adapt to the unexpected.
  4. Coast of Freedom - a place where I feel at ease. My next part in history. Enjoy viewing
  5. Excuse the artifacts, had to boost the gain as it was pitch black out when I made the flight (you keep hearing me say that during video). Next flight will be daylight I promise! Am very confident in this plane at this point. Takeoffs are now exciting not terrifying!
  6. This evening was my 'Return to Flight' flight, after an almost eight-month hiatus due to real-life events and a recent PC rebuild. I flew the Icon A5 ('Firehawk' livery) from Pedro Bay (4K0) to Port Alsworth (TPO), two of my favorite destinations in Alaska because of their beautiful scenery and challenging off-the-grid runways. This flight reminded me of what an amazing piece of software 'Flight' is, and how much potential it has with addons and further development! I used 'majuh's' amazing 'Mixed Fair Weather Theme' addon.
  7. HiFlyer posted these earlier tonight regarding the latest images from Microsoft for Flight's Alaska scenery. That scenery is due to be released at some point in the near future. Thanks HiFlyer for posting these. You can view these images and participate in the discussion of Alaska in the Flight Forum. You can find that forum here! Join in!
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