Sim Update 14 Beta Release Notes [] - November 6, 2023


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If you suffer from stability issues or long loading times, move your community package(s) to another folder before relaunching the title.

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Known Issue


  • It is now possible to slow down the simulation speed to 1/8 and 1/16 of real time.


  • Fixed an issue where the sim occasionally retrieves obsolete weather data
  • Improved transition during cloud coverage updates AND fixed an issue where clouds don’t load when starting a flight.

Glass Cockpits

G1000 Nxi

  • AP: Added support for LVL and TO/GA modes
  • MFD: Added Page Menu popup for MFD’s Nearest Airports page.
  • CAS: PFD Alerts softkey indicator now flashes color and changes to appropriate label with CAS messages
  • CAS: Pressing PFD Alerts softkey now acknowledges CAS messages and cancels aural chimes
  • CAS: Alerts now display in order of priority and time first seen
  • SIM: Added support for knob-based XPDR code entry using H events.
  • For aircraft developers:
    • Made all methods in PFD and MFD plugins optional.
    • Exported NavSystems’s class FrequencyItem and its props interface FrequencyItemProps.
    • CAS messages may now be assigned associated Alerts messages via JS and/or plugin code


  • Fixed an issue that caused multiplayer planes to be missing some nodes & animations

H-4 Hercules “Spruce Goose”

  • Camera Quick views fixed
  • Engine 5-8 throttle fixed when using a gamepad

Ryan NYP “Spirit of St. Louis”

  • Camera Quick views fixed

Wright Flyer

  • Camera Quick views fixed



  • The “gear_locked_on_ground” parameter in the [CONTACT_POINTS] section of the “flight_model.cfg” file now works for SKI and SKID type retractable landing gear.
  • Added Interactive Points state initialization via .FLT files
  • Fixed random crash when exiting the game with DevMode open

Aircraft editor

  • Fixed ctrl+f focus that would not focus parameters properly
  • Tweaked Expert Mode to ignore array size constraint and value control