IVAO Future Software Close To Release


IVAO Public Relations Director Fares Belkhiria has posted a statement on Virtual Sky, IVAO’s magazine, regarding the release date of the three upcoming software of the multiplayer network. The three software are ATC Client Aurora, Pilot Client Altitude and Connector Artifice. The three softwares will be showcased next week-end (see details below) on the Youtube Channel of IVAO and released thereafter.

Aurora has been in the works for several months. The rendition of the software, led by several real world controllers, is designed to closely match real life depiction of airport and enroute sectors. The process of updating sector files has also been cleaned up, with data being stored on the server rather than on the controllers PC, which was the case until now. The release of Aurora will also allow IVAO staff and ATC to move on after the downturn of the IVAC v2 client. The IVAC v2 client was developed by an external company, and the contract quickly showed its limits, the IVAO teams not having access to the original code. This limited the further expansion of the product, and some of the bugs not solved, led several divisions of IVAO recommending not using the software, ultimately leading to its dismissal of the software by most virtual controllers.

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VATSIM Cross The Pond 2019 Eastbound Voting Open

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VATSIM has opened the polls for choosing the airports that will be featured during their bi-annual CTP event. Only VATSIM members are allowed to vote. They are asked to pick one departure and one arrival airport among twelve choices for each. The event will be eastbound this time. VATSIM CTP events are the busiest events of the VATSIM community. They
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PMDG Comments on MSFS Trailer Release

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Over on the PMDG forum, Robert Randazzo, of PMDG Simulations has commented on the PMDG stance regarding the release of Microsoft's trailer of their upcoming Flight Simulator 2020. Having received many questions about possible developments for the new MSFS platform, in efforts to manage expectations of the community, Robert commented that although Microsoft has clearly been working on the title
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FSExpo 2019: POSCON Beta Roadmap Updated

The folks behind the all-new simulation network, POSCON, have updated their beta testing roadmap as part of their showcase at this year's FSExpo in Orlando, FL. For some time now, as the network has been developed and improved, the developers have had a very small testing team of just 58 people on hand to assist them in fault-finding their new network.
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Join FSElite – In-Person Interviews at FSExpo!

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FlightSimExpo is now only days away, and we can’t be more excited to meet members of the community, get together as a team, and see all the exciting new announcements and details from developers throughout the industry.

This year, we are excited to announce that FSElite will be offering you, the conference attendee, the ability to have an in-person interview with us on the day of the event and get a taste of what it would be like to work with us as a Content Writer.

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VATSIM Announces Signups for New Audio System (AFV)

Flight simulation network VATSIM has announced signups for their new audio solution. The new solution, Audio for VATSIM (AFV), will feature clear VHF communication, minimal latency, realistic range-based VHF range, incorporation of blocking tones and the ability to use voice on any frequency, yes even UNICOM. VATSIM needs help in testing these new systems through beta testers, who can apply
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VATSIM Announces Large Scale Audio Testing

Over their forums, VATSIM has announced that their team is planning large scale audio tests on the production servers this month. They've notified members that applications will be available to those who wish to be a part of the testing. This audio update has been awaited by many VATSIM members. Most notable of this update is the updated CODECs that will
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Airline2Sim Releases Airport2Sim Schiphol Trailer

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Airline2Sim have recently taken to Facebook to release a pre-release trailer for their upcoming inaugural Airport2Sim product, Amsterdam Schiphol. The 11 minute video summarizes what customers will be able to expect when the product releases. Users can expect six videos with the package, as well as an improved GSX configuration for 3rd party Schiphol sceneries. The package will also include
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PilotEdge Integrates ATIS System

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With the launch of the ATIS system, pilots flying on the network can now obtain up-to-date weather and significant flight planning data published on the respective ATIS frequencies. This includes runways and approaches in use and information on runway closures. Controllers will also have access to this data and will ensure to verify that pilots are reporting in with the exact ATIS code
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