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 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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