Aerosoft CRJ for Microsoft Flight Simulator Updated to v1.0.0.1

Following on from the release of the Aerosoft CRJ 550/700 for Microsoft Flight Simulator earlier…

Posted: 31-Mar-2021 @ 15:16z
Aerosoft CRJ for Microsoft Flight Simulator Updated to v1.0.0.1

Following on from the release of the Aerosoft CRJ 550/700 for Microsoft Flight Simulator earlier this month, Aerosoft has released its first major update for the product.

Looking at the extensive changelog down below for version of the CRJ 550/700, there are plenty of fixes throughout the aircraft. Some notable fixes include COM frequency swapping, flickering screens in specific conditions and also some animations with the aircraft. Perhaps most importantly, the update addresses crash to desktop problems some users were experiencing. This was particularly evident when inputting a custom waypoint into an empty ALTN flightplan and also when inputting specific fixes into the FMS.

Whilst the update focuses heavily on fixes, there is also a range of additional functionality and changes to improve the experience. For example, the exterior lights have been reworked and there is now visual feedback when the mouse is clicked on the EFB. Speaking of the EFB, Aerosoft has adjusted some of the colours within the EFB and also fixed an issue with double weights when converting pounds of kilograms.

There are nearly 50 different fixes and changes with this incremental update. You can get the update from your Aerosoft account; we’re not sure right now if the update is live via the Microsoft Flight Simulator Marketplace, but keep an eye on your notification bell in the simulator to learn of a new update.

If you don’t already own the Aerosoft CRJ 550/700 for Microsoft Flight Simulator, you can get it now from Aerosoft for €42.01 (excluding tax).

Aerosoft CRJ for MSFS Changelog – v1.0.0.1

  • Exterior lights reworked (volumetric effects)
  • Nav-to-Nav Transfer should now switch to nav source VOR/LOC if just one NAV is tuned to an ILS
  • Magnetic to true course correction for localizers
  • Added function to delete constraints on the LEGS page
  • Added IBEX livery
  • Custom glide slope hold function
  • GLD system now includes spoiler extension on RTO
  • Further improvements on throttle control
  • Flight model update for spoiler effects
  • Fixed IAS/Mach pushbutton not working on the ground
  • Increased “green range” for aileron and rudder trim indication on ED2
  • Aileron trim now showing properly when between 40 degrees and sim limit
  • Fixed missing “A” in HPA in PFD baro indication
  • Fixed a CTD when entering a custom waypoint into and empty ALTN FPLN
  • Fixed an endless loop (CTD in MSFS) that could occur when calculating a 180 degree DME Arc or Rad Fix leg
  • Fixed a double Lbs to KG conversion on the EFB ZFW page
  • Improved throttle control (less N1 drops)
  • Fixed COM frequency swap
  • Fixed selecting COM frequency into scratchpad on FMS radio page
  • Fixed flickering RAM AIR OPEN light
  • Fixed mouse wheel direction of HOT/COLD switches
  • Removed “roll over” effect from the fuel panel mode knob
  • Fixed HGS no longer drawing when unpowered
  • PA/CHIME/CALL/EMER animations fixed
  • Fixed Yoke trim switches
  • Fixed ISI glideslope indication only half of that in the PFD
  • Fixed COM frequency display on RADIO page
  • Added page index and count to RADIO page
  • Fixed ZFW data entry limitation
  • Added colored background for active EFB data entry fields
  • Added “Parking Brake set” as condition for state changes
  • Fixed flight spoiler CAS message
  • Fixed “FlightDeck Sounds” EFB setting not saved
  • Several fixes to avoid CTDs when selecting arrival without having a departure airport set
  • Fixed ZFW direct entries on loadsheet
  • Limited ZFW direct entry to the range from MZFW and MTOW
  • Fixed a bug which could lead to negative passenger weights
  • Refuel Panel stops fueling when parking brake is not set (plus fault light is ON, when attempted)
  • Added visual mouse click feedback to EFB
  • Reworked colors in EFB
  • Several sound volume changes in MSFS
  • Fixed APU door opening only 25%
  • Fixed yoke stabilizer trim switches
  • Added HGS brightness knob animation and clickspots
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