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IXEG Boeing 737 Classic Updated to V1.3

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IXEG has updated their Boeing 737 Classic for X-Plane to version 1.3. This new version brings significant bug fixes and additions. Several bugs have been put out such as runway turnoff lights bleed-through, standby power logic and fixes the thrust reverser opening even after the fire handle had been pulled.

IXEG has also included a lot of improvements and additions, of which you will find the full list below.

Previous customer of the IXEG should have received an email with instructions regarding the update process. New customers will directly get the latest version.

The IXEG Boeing 737 is available on the X-Aviation Store for $74.95.

Changelog

Bug fixes:

  • Stopped “brakes” helping with turns if no rudder pedals installed
  • Fixed turnoff lights lighting up the MCP
  • Fixed Standby Power logic
  • Disabled engine reverse thrust when fire handle pulled
  • Removed option for “show vortices” which doesn’t work with XP11
  • Fixed stall warning test not working on ground
  • Fixed external view not accessible if watching a saved replay

Improvements:

  • Adjusted flightmodel to work best with the “new experimental flight model” option enabled (disabled works too, but less accurate)
  • Switched ground model to default for XP11 users (better handling of engine failures)
  • Adjusted “runway shake” effect to not move viewpoint too much
  • Adjusted sensitivity for altitude and vertical speed manipulators when mouse-dragging
  • Increased intensity of landing, taxi and runway turnoff lights
  • Several updates/polishing of cockpit 3D (smoothing, better material, etc.)
  • Improved import ability for different company route formats
  • Updated shape of optional “winglets”
  • Removed logo light lens if winglets enabled (it was still peeking through in places)
  • Updated mesh of engines and fan animations
  • Improved representation of flight controls (avoid spoilers popping up), gear lever animation and weird sounds in cockpit during replays
  • Enabled basic “hot start” functionality if fuel introduced at (way) too low N2
  • Improved windmilling start behaviour (now works for lower N2s)

Additions:

  • Added grab and move around flashlights(white) and maplights(red)
  • Added mousewheel support to all twistable manipulators
  • Added TAI ON WITH TAT ABOVE 10C warning to FMC
  • Added “altitude reminder dials” on CPTs and FO yoke
  • Added option to disable/assign button to “pop out” IXEG menu
  • Added option to disable/assign button to “view presets” IXEG menu
  • Added option to increase/decrease EHSI preview popups
  • Added option to totally remove EHSI preview popups
  • Added option slider to adjust yoke height
  • Engines now windmilling on ground if wind strong enough
  • Added default support (and option) for AviTab integration
Tags : AircraftBoeing 737 ClassicIXEGUpdate
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