Airfoil Labs King Air 350, Major Update

Airfoil Labs has posted a major product update for the developers acclaimed Beechcraft King Air 350 for X-Plane 11. The release brings the software up to Version 1.1 and features several new features and a long list of fixes. Moreover, according to Airfoil, “We are working progressively on the next updates.”

Please see below for a list of changes.

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New features:
  • VNAV mode during RNAV FMS approaches implementation.
  • Custom situation saving / loading.
  • Aircraft configs disabled during flight.
  • Quick weight and balance settings.
  • Provide commands to hide/show individual 2D panels.
Fixed issues:
  • FMS interaction causing X-Plane crashes.
  • [XJet] SEVERE [KA350/LuaAvionicComponent] Error executing update function on component: fms.
  • EADI, EHSI, MFD display function fixes.
  • Display autopilot modes fixes.
  • The synchronisation functionality of the two propellers.
  • Props out of sync sound.
  • Engine Reverse, N1 too low + smoother prop pitch transitions.
  • Wind sound too quite.
  • Sound initialisation fix.
  • Random Power/Prop ration difference.
  • Baggage doors animation correction.
  • FMS keys numbers 1, 2 or 3 output 0 instead.
  • Custom pressurisation system.
  • Pilots Oxygen Masks Valve.
  • Yoke animation related to autopilot fix.
  • Engaging autopilot: shaking (in air) and strange yoke position fix.
  • After disconnect AP excessive pitch.
  • AP in ALT mode fix.
  • Engine hot start ITT too low.
  • Continued click sound fix.
  • Bus tie sound logic fix.
  • Copilot chrono ET mode.
  • Hide LE, RE, landing gear when possible for better performance.
  • Fuel Flow units in indicators.
  • Map mode on navigation display stays on north.
  • FMOD error in the log.
  • Altitude / Torque / ITT / N1 / Speed / Climb relations fixes.
  • Could not resolve property: ehsiRangeSelRaw.
  • Altitude set instrument driven by sim/cockpit/autopilot/altitude.
  • Set elevator trim to takeoff position in Before Takeoff config Aircraft Configuration.
  • Hide Fuel Truck, GPU, Steps when towing.
  • X-Camera compatibility.
  • Elevator authority weak in slow speed.
  • KA 350 1.0 Vmc roll doesn’t happen.
  • Problem with GPU disconnecting, GPU strobe light.
  • Altimeters (Pilot/Copilot) mouse wheel unit snap.
  • Disable Cinema Verite while walking.
  • Weight and Fuel separate saving.
  • Raise the limit – aircraft is moving / aircraft is still.
  • Implement default yoke Show/Hide command.
  • Gravity Line Drain mirrored Textures.
  • The pitch trimtab animation on the Tail Elevator.
  • Landing Gear, engine, foreign black object.
  • Corrupted ui-settings.json prevents from opening 2d panels again.
  • Entry door could be opened during flight.
Known issues:
  • Problem with manual Towing – camera incorrect position in some specific combination of different plugins interference.
  • VR support.
  • X-Plane replay functionality does not work correctly.

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To review the complete update announcement, see the source post via the x-plane.org forums. For more information about the Airfoil King Air 350 for X-Plane 11, visit the product sales page via the x-plane.org store.

*Image courtesy of Airfoil Labs.

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