World-Maker can now edit roads and railroad tracks and powerlines
Tire blowouts now happen if you drag the wheels too far (100 meters
until someone says otherwise). This happens if you land with the brakes
on. Watch out!
Flaps can now be failed by total REMOVAL FROM THE AIRCRAFT!
Set this in the failure screen.
Also, if you go over the max flap extension speed they will indeed
BLOW OFF! (maybe only one, maybe both) if so set in the Warnings
This makes for some very interesting landing exercises to complement the
You can enter a prop mass ratio up to 9.9... this lets you enter
a prop weight that is up to almost 10x heavier than aluminum.
Why? to get planes like the Sopwith Camel in there where the whole ENGINE
turns, producing slow engine response from high intertia. Swirling propwash
is now mathematically simulated! This will cause the airplane to
pull to the side a bit if you have a vertical stabilizer in propwash, as
All prop gyroscopic effects simulated... they were for helos before,
now for planes too.
So fly a plane with plenty of power and notice:
->the torque of the prop trying to spin you
->the spiraling slipstream on the vert stab trying to yaw you
->the spiraling slipstream on the wings producing assymetric lift
->the gyroscopic effects of the prop offsetting your pitch and yaw
rates partially by 90 degrees
There are now 3 different flight control data outputs:
=>artificial stability adition
=>total deflections (sum of above)
You can output, AND INPUT BY UDP, any of the above.
Enter data in the FIRST one to emulate a joystick
Enter data in the SECOND one to emulate an artificial stability system
Enter data in the THIRD one to take total control over the controls
Sling loads visible, as requested. More PFC options.
Moving maps now show navaid and fix ID's, as requested.
Press-to-Cancel master-caution button.
IOS shows more detailed compass rose to help you see where you are
with relations to navaids, etc, on the IOS screen.
Fuel-tank selection now saved with the situation.
Gear doors open and close at the best speed for the landing gear they
are associated with.
Arrow keys can move instruments in Plane-Maker.
Sling loads drag on the ground more realistically, with friction.
Afterburner texture exends inside the nozzle of the afterburning jets now,
which makes the inside of the nozzle appear to glow.
Version 6 Overview
Aircraft tires turn backwards when the plane is backing up. (not
forwards like before)
If you put rudders on the wings in Plane-Maker (not a standard control
configuration to be sure!) they will now appear on BOTH wings as you probably
Autopilot becomes inoperative if the electrical system is failed.
No more crash if you overspeed a plane, rip the wing off, and then open
a NEW plane before you hit the ground. Hey, somebody reported it
as a bug! So it's fixed now!
No more rotating beacons built right on the runways.
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