Latest Update: 2023/09/20

The below log shows all updates for this product since release:


- Airspeed indicator needle limited to 450 KIAS - fixed

- PDF main and EFB manual names reversed - fixed

v0.1.8 - 2023/09/01

- Flight model improvements

- Autopilot behaviour improvements

- EFB functionality upgrades:

      - Import your SimBrief flight and view a summary or scrollable full OFP

      - Monitor your position in real time using a map view with tracking, zoom and pan options

      - Explore and view your Navigraph charts, with automatic selection of departure and arrival airports based on your SimBrief OFP, and ability to favourite charts for quick reference

      - Use a notepad for making notes during the flight, particularly useful for noting down clearances and taxi instructions

      - Interactive checklists, in addition to the existing MSFS checklist support

      - A top-of-descent calculator with the option to manually input altitudes, speeds and descent requirements or to have those sync'd from the sim

      - An on-screen/virtual keyboard, especially useful for VR users

      - METARs for your SimBrief OFP departure, arrival and alternate airports

      - Brightness setting retained when turning EFB off and then back on

      - Trim sensitivity slider added to EFB, allowing you to fine tune the sensitivity of the pitch trim

- EFB not moving to rear cockpit - fixed

- Controls clickable through the GPS screen - fixed

- Rear cockpit RPM needle animation fixed

- Pilot visor texture issue when viewed through canopy in cloud/fog - fixed

- Chocks floating slightly - fixed

- Manual updated

v0.1.7 - 2022/06/30

- SimConnect autopilot events (e.g. HEADING_BUG_SET) fixed

v0.1.6 - 2022/06/23

- TACAN reverse sensing logic - fixed

- Autopilot navigation hold mode can now be used to track VOR/ILS, TACAN or GPS

- MASTER WARNING and CAUTION control assignments are now supported (MASTER WARNING and MASTER CAUTION controls the MWS red caution)

- Stopwatch failing to start/stop - fixed

- Standby altimeter drum accuracy improved

- Multiplayer aircraft showing full payload when in the distance - fixed

- UHF guard setting moves manual frequency selectors - fixed

- Fuel gauge needle jumping to position when batteries switched on - fixed

- ICAO type data updated (used for AI/multiplayer model matching)

v0.1.5 - 2022/02/22

- Throttle assignments fixed

- Altimeter drum accuracy improved

- Vortex effect conditions tweaked

- HSI course fast selection logic added

- Landing light illumination increased during daytime

- CWP and extinguisher captions now detect MSFS engine fire 

- Stopwatch can now be started/stopped/reset using the 'TRIGGER HORN' control assignment

- FDE improvements

- Pilot oxygen masks now fitted/removed based on oxygen selector positions

-Updated manual

- Quick settings added:

  • Enable/disable altimeter syncing (controlled by front main or rear main altimeter depending on 'Control' selection)
  • Enable/disable pilots visible in cockpit
  • Enable/disable wing vortex effects

v0.1.4 - 2021/11/23

- Further improvements to wing vortices effects

- HSI CDI needle size/position adjusted for closer match to real aircraft

- HSI GSI off position adjusted for closer match to real aircraft

- HSI distance digit/counter 3 now 'rolls' rather than 'jumps' between values to indicate VOR/TACAN range with greater accuracy

- NAV radio volumes only set to 0 or 100% - fixed

- Hawk T1 no longer appears as AI traffic

- Main altimeter digit/counter logic fixes

- Crash relay now resets when a new aircraft state is selected on the EFB 

v0.1.3 - 2021/11/19

- Cockpit control EFB option no longer switching between cockpits (Sim Update 7) - fixed

- Rear pilot still visible when rear cockpit is selected (Sim Update 7) - fixed

- Gunsight missing (Sim Update 7) - fixed

- Elevator trim axis direction reversed to match behaviour of default aircraft

- EFB license error fixed

- TACAN checklist typo fixed

- Vortices effects now attached to wingtips

- Exterior lighting effects improved

- HSI CDI now works with TACANs (in addition to green bearing pointer)

- NAV/GPS will now be automatically set to NAV when approach mode is engaged, unless an RNAV/GPS approach is active

- Autopilot NAV/LOC hold accuracy improved

- Tweaks to cockpit instrument reflections

- Thumbnails updated

- EFB heading hold button will no longer sync the HSI heading bug to the current heading, allowing for pre-selection of heading

- HSI green bearing pointer will now indicate bearing to next GPS waypoint (if GPS is equipped, a flight plan is active and NAV/GPS selector is set to GPS)

- HSI distance will now indicate distance to next GPS waypoint (if GPS is equipped, a flight plan is active and NAV/GPS selector is set to GPS)

- HSI course will now indicate GPS OBS value (if GPS is equipped, a flight plan is active and NAV/GPS selector is set to GPS)

v0.1.1 - 2021/11/08

- Frequency pre-set cards go white if lock control mode is used - fixed

- Red Arrows 2021 livery minor alignment issues - fixed

- MASS click spot logic improved

- Co-pilot camera view tweaked for VR users

- Outer sidewinders now fire before inner sidewinders if both are fitted

- EFB tablet can now be toggled between two positions for better usability in VR - ejection seat (as before) or above the right console - using a click spot on the outer edge (bezel) of the EFB tablet.

- EFB tablet will now move between the front and rear cockpits automatically when the corresponding cockpit is selected from the camera menu

- 'TOGGLE PEDESTAL LIGHTS (red)/TOGGLE TAXI LIGHTS (white)/TOGGLE CABIN LIGHTS (blue)' and 'SET PEDESTAL LIGHTS (red)/SET TAXI LIGHTS (white)/SET CABIN LIGHTS (blue)' control assignments can now be used to toggle the Red Arrows smoke colours

- Front or rear seat pilot is now visible whilst in the cockpit view (pilot being shown is toggled automatically based on whether the front or rear seat camera is selected)

- EFB control (front/rear) button will now switch you automatically between the front and rear cockpit camera views (can also be selected using the 'TOGGLE AUTOPILOT VS HOLD' and 'SET AUTOPILOT VS HOLD' control assignments)

- 'TOGGLE ENGINE 1 FUEL VALVE' and 'SET ENGINE 1 FUEL VALVE' control assignments can now be used to control the throttle idle stop lever position

- ILS frequency selector click spot highlights fixed (now only the selector wheel is highlighted)

- New cockpit showcase camera pre-sets added (front pilot looking aft, over front pilot shoulder, over front pilot ejection seat, over left and right wings)

- Cockpit lighting brightness reduced for night flying operations

- EFB rear pilot option is now automatically enabled or disabled if changes are made to the co-pilot weight value in the MSFS fuel/payload menu

- OAT is now shown on the top bar of the EFB (Fahrenheit or Celsius depending on selected MSFS unit of measure)

- 100 Imp Gal (454 L) drop tank option added for longer range flights. Note that in real-life these were fitted to export variants and not the RAF Hawk T1/A. The drop tank fuel feeds automatically through the wing tanks and to the engine. Make sure to check the total weight on the EFB as it's easy to exceed the take-off and landing weight limits with two drop tanks and full fuel!

- Pilot head movement is now affected by rudder/steering position on the ground

- EFB VR click spot fixed

- Pilot name decal texture added, allowing you to have your own name showing on the Red Arrows 2021 custom livery (PSD template included in Documents folder)

- Red Arrow flight suits are now red

- Crew steps are now automatically removed at engine start (if not already removed manually)

- UHF checklist item fixed

I- f selected down in the cockpit, gear will now automatically extend again if slew is used (which forces the gear up)

- EFB instrument view zoom level fixed

- Autopilot approach hold fixed

- Wingtip vortices effects added (thanks to FLAMIN FENIX)

- CWS warnings can now be cancelled using the 'GPWS TOGGLE' control assignment

- Fuel now initialises to full wing and centre tanks

- EFB weight text brightness increased for better readability

- Autopilot performance tweaks

- Sound tweaks (including increased AI sound volume and new buffeting noise at higher speeds)

- TACAN channel list added to MSFS checklist window

- Stopwatch added to left frequency pre-set card in both cockpits - centre knob controls stop/start and is rotated for winding it up (winding it up 100% provides approx. 90 minutes use), right knob controls reset. The stopwatch can be raised/lowered by clicking on the stopwatch itself or the nearby glareshield light (mounted beneath the glareshield to the left of the frequency pre-set card).

- Radio power issue when starting from cold & dark - fixed

- Main altimeter drum now increments by 50 feet

- Oil CWP caption now illuminates after 10 seconds of negative-G

- Pilot visor transparency increased

- Tweaks to emergency gear and flap extension systems

- Green HSI arrow will now indicate bearing to TACANs (custom logic added to work around MSFS limitation)

- Centre fuel tank now empties fully when transferring to the wing tanks

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