Active Sky for Prepar3D V4, New Open Beta Build

HiFi Simulation Technologies has released a new open beta build for Active Sky – Prepar3D V4 (ASP4). The update features a number of improvements to the existing software build although perhaps most important, the release includes Prepar3D V4.5 compatibility upgrades. Please see below for a list of changes. ————————— ASP4 Changelog (Open Beta) Update 051119 P3D 4.5 compatibility updates Fixed issue regarding precipitation rate in GetWeatherInfoXML API function Added elevation output in GetWeatherInfoXML API function (when available) Fixed recurring “P3D … Read More

Active Sky XP SP1 Final + More Updates

HiFi Simulation Technologies has now finalized SP1 for Active Sky XP. According to the developer, “Highlights […] include many new enhancements, better turbulence, more options, increased stability and several fixes.” Moreover, several additional open beta updates have also been posted for ASP4, AS16 for P3D V3, AS16 for FSX, and ASCA. Please see below for a complete update changelog for all applicable products. ASXP Changelog Service Pack 1 – Release Candidate 4 March 16, 2019 Further turbulence tuning (less overall … Read More

Active Sky XP SP1, Release Candidate 4, Now Available

HiFi Simulation Technologies has now made available RC4 for Active Sky XP SP1. The update features additional turbulence tuning and new API functionality. However, perhaps even more important, according to the developer,  “[o]fficial release will happen very soon ….” Please see below for a complete historical SP1 changelog current as of March 17, 2019. [Release Candidate 4] Further turbulence tuning (less overall rotation, more translation, less roll and yaw in general) Added new API function GetWeatherInfoXml to receive extended weather/layer … Read More

Active Sky XP SP1, Release Candidate 2, Now Available

Following the release of RC1 earlier this month, HiFi Simulation Technologies has now made available RC2 for Active Sky XP SP1.  The latest release includes various changes to turbulence effects as well as a software fix for issues related to logging. Please see below for a complete historical SP1 changelog current as of February 23, 2019. [Release Candidate 2] Slightly reduced roll motion in turbulence effect Adjusted turbulence for less overall effect for light/medium weight GA aircraft (2000-10000lbs) Fixed potential … Read More

Active Sky XP SP1, Release Candidate 1 Now Available

Following several Open Beta builds, HiFi Simulation Technologies has now released RC1 for Active Sky XP SP1.  The latest version features additional changes to surface visibility settings.  Moreover, with respect to a possible release timeline, the developer remarks, “We’re getting close now to official release of SP1.” Please see below for a complete historical SP1 changelog current as of February 15, 2019. [Release Candidate 1] Changed maximum surface visibility (and minimum surface visibility’s maximum setting) to 30SM vs. previous 20SM, … Read More

Active Sky XP SP1 Open Beta 4, Now Available

HiFi Simulation Technologies has released Open Beta 4 for Active Sky XP SP1.  Feature wise, the latest beta release focuses on additional turbulence tuning and cirrus adjustments.  However, perhaps even more important, according to the developer, the team is moving towards the end of the beta testing cycle. Please see below for a complete SP1 Open Beta changelog current as of February 11, 2019. [Open Beta 4] Adjusted gusts/variability effects for increased smoothing, more organic feel and reduced repetitive yaw … Read More

Active Sky XP SP1 Open Beta 2, Now Available

Following the released of Open Beta 1 late last month, HiFi Simulation Technologies has now made available Open Beta 2 for Active Sky XP SP1.  The latest update offers several additional improvements compared to the previous release build.  Keep in mind, beta versions are not necessarily stable and may contain bugs –  use at your own risk. Please see below for a complete SP1 Open Beta changelog current as of February 8, 2019. [Open Beta 2] Tuned turbulence: Decreased effect scale … Read More

Active Sky XP SP1 Open Beta, Now Available

First announced earlier this month, HiFi Simulation Technologies has now released Service Pack 1 as an open beta for Active Sky XP.  Specifically, according to the developer, “ASXP SP1 is now available as an OPEN BETA!  Beta versions are not yet stable/official and can and probably will contain bugs and issues.  Please use at your own risk.” Moreover, with respect to specific update features, the developer notes, “Highlights of this update include many fixes and enhancements, turbulence improvements, more station … Read More

Active Sky for X-Plane 11, Upcoming Update

First released back in December, HiFi Simulation Technologies has disclosed some new information regarding the first major update for Active Sky XP.  Specifically, according to the developer, “ASXP Development Update: We are near completion of our first comprehensive update for ASXP, which includes several fixes and enhancements, in areas including turbulence, registration/login, interpolation, wx station database quality and quantity, reduction in cloud redraws when possible, and much more.” To read the original development update, see the source post via Facebook.  … Read More

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