Microsoft Flight Simulator World Patch Notes 9 update today on April 14, 2022

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A new update has been released for Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 9 with Patch Notes. You can find out all the details of the Game Update, Bug Fixes, improvements, and Patch Notes below. The Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 9 Patch Notes are now available for download, for all platforms, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, PC. The file size may vary depending on the platform.

Release Notes
  1. A new Spotlight Event landing challenge is available for you to fly, featuring the Cessna 172 Skyhawk landing at Kingston Airport in Nevada.

  2. CFD simulation is now available on the Cessna 172 Skyhawk G1000 and can be enabled by aircraft creators.
    a. Click here to provide feedback on the new CFD simulation 111

Stability
  1. Several crashes have been fixed across the title

  2. Ongoing performance optimization work

  3. Fixed parsing of XML gauges on Xbox that prevented the correct loading of some files

Navigation/Traffic
  1. AI aircraft will no longer get expedite requests

  2. ILS can now be received when the aircraft is slightly below the antenna

  3. Changed the way we handle several ILS on the same frequency (better handling of opposite runways having the same ILS frequency)

Weather
  1. Fixed popcorn clouds are present over a clear sky in Live Weather

  2. Reduction of clouds banding that appear at close range

  3. Properly save and load cloud density from WPR files

AUDIO
  1. Switched to Azure Neural Text-To-Speech technology

  2. Fixed attenuation distance in the cockpit for AI SimObjects using legacy wave data pipeline

Activity
  1. It’s now possible to delete flight files from the cloud storage

  2. Fixed extra flight saved after landing at an airport after ‘continue’

  3. Fixed “Look Ma, no hands!” achievement

Planes

GENERAL
17. DoubleHorizontalGauge and DoubFixed values shown in the Fuel in-sim panel when setting one of the sliders to 0%
18. leVerticalGauge can now receive valuePrecision tag from panel.xml
19. Fixed ice continues to accumulate on aircraft’s windshield after Icing Effect is set to Off
20. Fixed an issue that caused text to render incorrectly with certain fonts
21. Added an optional settings to camera.cfg files allowing to change the distance between the external camera and the plane
22. Added capability to send multiple arguments to JS views (with H events) from the xml
23. Added Subtract keyword support (typo) in panel.xml parsing
24. Rename cameras NodeToHide parameter with better naming : VarToggle
25. On a turbine engine, you can now adjust the maximum rate at which N2 progress (below low_idle_n2)
26. Fixed empty CG Position does not reset to default when reset button is pressed in the weight and balance menu
27. Corrected an issue that prevented a tooltip from showing on the light controls of floaters plane
28. Corrected an issue that caused the windshield icing to be unaffected by the icing options
29. Changed FuelSystem Tank level SimVars to be settable
30. Corrected an issue which would sometimes cause the fuel & payload page to incorrectly calculate the fuel load of some tanks
31. Added missing inputs for NAV3 & NAV4 to match their NAV1 & NAV2 counterparts
32. Added new parameters for better control of the new propeller simulation
33. Improved the debug information for the new propeller simulation
34. New debug feature for easier debug & adjustment of aircraft stall behaviors
35. Improved debug information for debug & adjustment of aircraft moment of inertia
36. Fixed problem with FLCH and planes that are using the new propeller system
37. Improved aircraft force debug visualization to visualize soft body fuselage rigidity simulation
38. Added new simulation of fuselage rigidity impact on aerodynamics (soft body simulation)
39. Improved information on Debug Aircraft Engines debug window and fixed an issue with some data on fixed beta aircraft
40. Change overspeed limit based on the reference speed above mach2.5 : max speed is considered as EAS and not IAS (only above M2.5)

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

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41. Course steering arrow has now the correct shape
42. Connect Auto Sequential Steering to Autopilot
43. Added Auto Sequential Steering feature
44. Added display Tacan information and bearing on external HUD
45. Changed external HUD Angle Of Attack Indicator to support Navy Indicator
46. CRS and HDG/TRK switch will accelerate when hold
47. Fixed clicks triggered when right click on mouse with pad plugged
48. Fixed Waypoints and sequences management system
49. Added Course Selection
50. Display Nose Wheel Steering modes on HUD
51. Lower max HUD brightness to avoid blurred fonts
52. Improved the Aural Warnings
53. Improved to allow you to insert a waypoint in a sequence without entering its LatLong
54. Improved external HUD by displaying the airspeed in Mach
55. Improved by ensuring that it does not have access to the Radio Altitude at high bank angles
56. Adjusted Mach and drag coefficient to match real max speed at sea level
57. Corrected an issue with the afterburner not properly getting disabled when the throttle is set below it’s range through its InputEvent
58. Corrected the behavior of the flaps while on the ground
59. Corrected an AP conflict when attempting to hold an altitude with the autothrottle active on some plane
60. Corrected an issue that would sometimes cause the plane to spawn with invalid throttle position
61. Added an Axis key to control the Nosewheel steering
62. Added the NAV3/NAV4 version of the keys that were missing them
63. Corrected an issue that would cause the Magneto’s Tooltip to always show the values of Engine 1
64. Corrected an issue that inverted the bank of the F18’s Standby Attitude Indicator
65. Corrected an issue that caused the AOA Indicator of the F18 to stay enabled with gears raised
66. Prevented a fixed view to clip through the plane
67. Fixed folded wings aerodynamics
68. Afterburner power ratio improved to match acceleration time at all altitudes
69. Corrected an issue that would cause the F18’s Autothrottle to disable when pressing the flaps up key while already at the up position
70. Fixed issue with HUD pitch ladder moving when rudder is applied
71. Fixed the wheels contact points
72. Fixed decals on the left and right panel who had bad naming
73. Fixed the HMD color glass

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
  1. Corrected an issue with the STD button which has a behavior inconsistant with the mins button

  2. Fixed minor display issue with CDU Approach REF page highlight

  3. Fixed error in CDU FlightPlanning flow which prevented user from choosing a STAR

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental
  1. Corrected an issue that caused the aircraft to spawn with the AP disabled when spawning in flight

  2. Corrected an issue that prevented the steering wheel from being moveable while the plane is not moving

  3. Fixed FMA initial state

  4. Fixed TO/GA button effect on A/T

  5. Fixed wrong flaps position animation

Airbus A320neo
  1. Corrected an issue that caused the Alpha Protection to be unable to trigger the TOGA

  2. Corrected an issue that caused the AP maximum altitude to be too high

Cessna 172 Skyhawk G1000
  1. Ported to new propeller system

  2. CFD simulation now used for this aircraft

  3. Adjusted engine wash on roll to have the left turn tendancy experienced in real flight

  4. Corrected flaps section on the ski version

  5. Added assymetric trim tab values to match real aircraft trim deflection

  6. Updated flight model to match real recorded data behavior

  7. Added fuselage rigidity soft body simulation

Cessna 208 B Grand Caravan EX
  1. Corrected the behavior of the 208B’s DeIce system

Beechcraft King Air 350i
  1. Corrected an issue that prevented the YD/AP button from properly disconnecting the Yaw Damper

Cessna Citation CJ4
  1. Plugged in Standby Attitude Display Switch

  2. Corrected a number of small bugs on the behavior of the switches

  3. Zoom button below the left MFD rotates on the right axis upon interaction

Daher TBM 930
  1. Improvement on TBM throttle feather animation

Volocity
  1. Corrected an issue with the behavior of the Volocity’s Attitude Hold button

Diamond DA40NG
  1. Navigation lights added

  2. Camera no longer crosses the seats in cockpit view

  3. No more textures or flickering when Frost is activated (inside and outside)

  4. Holes in the cockpit around the doors and windows have been fixed

Cirrus SR22
  1. Navigation lights has been added on the wings

  2. Flickering on the screens of instruments when camera is far from the plane has been fixed

  3. Added a CoPilot view

World
  1. New vegetation debug tool for trees & vegetation with drawing distances

  2. Added new Asobo office in Bordeaux, France

UI
  1. Various minor UI fixes

  2. Ingame Panels will no longer be distorded when changing screen ratio

  3. Wishlist items are now sorted based on the date they were added in the marketplace

  4. The marketplace wasn’t showing generic purchase and download pipelines error anymore

  5. See all rating filter added to the rating filters

  6. On the marketplace, an item’s required space is now displayed before downloading it

Peripherals
  1. Tobii Head Tracking Sensitivity: Pitch/Yaw, Head Tracking Sensitivity: Roll, Head Tracking Sensitivity: Position not saved properly

  2. Eye tracking reset is remappable

  3. Extremity Dead zone and reactivity settings are now properly saved

  4. Corrected an issue which prevented the “Toggle Freelook” button from working while in freelook

  5. Cursor inputs can now be remapped

  6. Inverted Flaps & Spoiler axis for the Thrustmaster TCA Boeing Throttle default profile

  7. Added a new axis type input for nose wheel steering

Multiplayer
  1. Xbox Live invitations for private reno lobby are now working

  2. Fixed a rare bug when player could be stuck in a group without the possibility to leave it

SDK

Devmode

  1. Making all devmode windows resizable from all edges with mouse

  2. Devmode: add more console information for the screenshot tool

  3. SDK: enable model merging and model attaching feature

  4. Deactivate all lights on Resync to avoid inconsistent light behaviour

  5. Teleport window: add the ability to look for an airport name

  6. Aircraft Capture Tool: Fix aircraft moving when using “SimState” option

  7. SDK: Added a new aircraft sample to show how to create and use custom RTC animations

  8. Aircraft Capture Tool & SDK Screenshot buttons: Added console logs when screenshots fail

  9. Aircraft Capture Tool: Fix wrong size & extension for aircraft thumbnail when using marketplace editor “Capture aircraft thumbnail” button

  10. Fixed output path for SimObjects when creating a new package

  11. The Error/Warning/Message buttons in the console now remain functional even when the console is spammed

  12. The Aircraft Selector now shows invalid aircraft as greyed out

  13. Fixed the Delete button in the Material Inspector

  14. Fixed ClientID/SendID issues in SimConnect server (clients won’t receive exceptions triggered for other clients anymore)

  15. The FX Templates/Instances Debugger now shows more meaningful information

  16. The Aircraft Editor now includes the “Debug CFD” and “Debug Stall” options

  17. Renamed some Visual Effects for easier debugging (GUIDs unchanged)

  18. Added colors to error messages in CMD console output

  19. Fixed console message search clear making the message disapear, now will auto scroll to the selected message after search clear

  20. Fixed messages not appearing in console if they were the same but at different timestamps

  21. Visual Effects Editor

  22. Fixed GravityVectorNode not taking input scale into account

  23. Fixed node creation menu accessible with no document opened

  24. Node creation menu is divided into categories, has a search filter and alphabetical ordering

  25. New SetScale node

  26. New ParticleVelocityRotationAxis & ParticleVelocityRotationRate attributes

  27. moved color1 and color2 of static mesh to set/ childproperty

  28. exposed colors used with the material code “Afterburner” into the static mesh block of the VFX graph

SimVars

  1. Added GPS GSI SCALING and GPS CDI SCALING writable vars to control the full- scale deflection of HSI CDI NEEDLE and HSI GSI NEEDLE when in GPS mode

  2. Added write ability for GPS VERTICAL ANGLE, GPS VERTICAL ANGLE ERROR, and GPS VERTICAL ERROR, which can be used while in GPS OVERRIDDEN to control HSI GSI NEEDLE

  3. Added GPS HAS GLIDEPATH writable var which can be used while in GPS OVERRIDDEN to control HSI GSI NEEDLE VALID when in GPS mode

  4. Fixed issue where writing GPS WP PREV ID and GPS WP NEXT ID would truncate last character

  5. AUTOPILOT VERTICAL HOLD VAR will no longer automatically change signs when the selected altitude moves from above the plane to below while in AUTOPILOT AVIONICS MANAGED

  6. Set FUEL TANK QUANTITY now converts unit to gallons

  7. RequestFacilitiesList now returns the entire list of facilities

  8. ModelBehaviors

  9. Added RNAV_ENABLED option to CDI template, which allows the CDI template to instead source from HSI CDI NEEDLE, HSI CDI NEEDLE VALID, HSI GSI NEEDLE, and HSI GSI NEEDLE VALID

  10. JS API

  11. Added second parameter (bool) to SET_NEAREST_INTERSECTION_FILTER which controls whether or not terminal intersections should be returned by the nearest search session

Scenery editor

  1. The “Object type” selection box from the Object window is now sorted alphabetically

  2. Fixed camera resetting its position when adding a new object to the scene

  3. Fixed one-click placing preview for projected meshes and control towers

  4. Removed profile editor in Light support properties. Replaced it with two drag float values for start and end points altitudes

  5. Fix Polygons not saving their hierarchy information properly

  6. Fixed incorrect hierarchy when loading a project with the “load this QMID scenery” button

  7. New keyboard shortcuts for the scenery editor

  8. Fixed runway n°36 having the wrong display name “Runway 0”

  9. Now the buttons under the Scenery list (“duplicate”, “delete”, etc) are always visible and only greyed out when not usable

  10. Added “Target group” as an option of the “Move to” submenu of the right-click menu

  11. Fixed crash when trying to import an airport using the importer from APX

  12. Fixed Hide/Unhide not working for projected meshes

  13. Fixed light support not working when there is no runway

  14. Better display for runway marking option. Display invalid field in red in airport properties

  15. Fixed orientation of the debug arrow for hold shorts

  16. Fixed freeze when setting a big length for runways

  17. Fixed “apply to flatten” that doesn’t update the ground geometry

  18. Fixed jetways linking

  19. Fixed crash when placing an ortho painted line

  20. Fixed crash when removing point during polygon creation

  21. Fixed bug when clearing the material field

  22. Added “use low-resolution altitude”

  23. Added VectorPlacement: allow to generate a line of objects

  24. Fixed crash when one click placing parking gate

Aircraft editor

  1. Fixed min/max_design_mp expressed in the wrong unit

  2. Fixed typo and removed Pos Apex Long as it is not used in the Sim

Project editor

  1. Fixed empty package name when failing to clean a project while it’s being used

  2. Simulation now stays on pause after loading a project

  3. Fixed CPU hang when building aircraft package

WASM

  1. Create Wasm Debug Window which displays information about the wasm module, gauges

  2. Custom Key Events are now well received by the event_handler function

Source: Reddit

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