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Wednesday, September 20, 2006
 

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New X-Plane 8.50 Beta Available
8:30 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Laminar Research's X-Plane 8.50 Beta-11 is available for download. The beta streamlines the game's code and introduces a host of changes and fixes to the flight simulator program.

Here's a list of some of the changes in the latest beta:

- Various and sundry groundspeed displays now all display groundspeed, not total speed with respect to the ground.
-There is a difference. Groundspeed does not consider vertical component of speed.
- As well, the groundspeed readout in external cockpits should be a bit smoother.

- The "APP" autopilot lites now lite up when engaged.

- New instrument: Sideslip instrument in the 'supplemental' instruments folder. This tells you what your sideslip is in degrees.

- 40 joystick buttons per joystick are now allowed rather than 'just' 30, as before.
More information can be found at the site listed below. The latest beta can be downloaded from Macgamefiles.com.

X-Plane 8.50 Beta Info
MGF: X-Plane 8.50 Beta Download
Laminar Research
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