I am very disappointed in the Aerosoft CRJ. After all the hype of the last 6 months, it is incomplete and buggy.
If I simply tell it to spawn at a gate or parking spot at an airport, without any destination, on any other aircraft that means Cold & Dark start, and you have to program everything. On the CRJ, the engines are started and pushback has been started (and no, the copilot AI is not turned on).
No checklists. I know they provide PDFs, but the in-game checklist is a nice feature especially using Evaluate with an unfamiliar plane to walk you through things.
No tooltips. Hovering the mouse over a control should give you a bit more info on what a switch or knob does, especially when dealing with unfamiliar abreviations. My personal favorite is MECH/Push. If I push that button does it call a mechanic?
The autopilot has been the subject of various youtubers’ complaints, even from professional pilots. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t and you have to hand-fly the rest of the mission.
I know that autopilot bugs are complex and may need ironing out over time, but Items 1,2 and 3 are no brainers and easy fixes that it should not have been launched without being sorted.
Otherwise it’s a beautiful model, and I hope I can fly it more soon. Right now, until they’ve fixed these issues, it’s parked.