SSG Boeing 747-8 Series Updated to V1.9.1

SSG, or Supercritical Simulations Group has updated the Boeing 747-8 Series to version 1.9.1.  Among other improvements, the update offers better compatibility with the latest release version of X-Plane 11 and addresses outstanding FPS issues.  Moreover, there are a number of systems and avionics fixes.

Check out the full changelog below.

SSG is pleased to announce Version 1.9.1 of the 747-8 Series.

Changes in this update include changes for improved compatibility with the latest released version of X-Plane 11:

– Fixes low FPS problem in some Windows machines.
– Fixes speed setting lower when autothrottle is in use.
– Fixes DME waypoint bug when loading flight plans.
– Improves autoland behavior, especially on rollout.
– Small fix in the speed limit with flaps on the PFD.
– New strobe and beacon lights, now with ground reflections.
– Default ground vehicle configuration fixes.
– Better cockpit night lighting.
– Small fix on MCP SPD dial.
– Tuned fuel consumption and flight model performance, especially the engines so that it is very close to that of the real aircraft based on performnance tables.
– Autobrakes logic fixed.
– TOGA disconnection logic improved
– New navigation data installer (for Windows and Mac only) to facilitate first time installation in proper folders.
– Fixed small bugs when loading X-Plane .fms flight plans
– Fixed bug that allowed autopilot to be engaged on the ground
– Fixed a bug when loading fuel when it is selected as pounds.
– Fixed a problem when selecting STARSs in very big Airports.

For X-Plane 10 users, the update is available, but upon request.

If you’d like to review to official update announcement thread via the x-plane.org forums, click here.  If you’d like to learn more about SSG, visit the developers website.

*Image courtesy of Supercritical Simulations Group.

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