Just Flight's X-Plane Aircraft Updated for 11.30 with Improvements

Alex John
Thursday, February 14, 2019

[Edited 18:00 GMT] Added the change logs for all aircraft.

Confirmed through a Tweet on Just Flight's Twitter as well as their email newsletter, Just Flight, in partnership with Thranda Design, have completed updating all their X-Plane 11 aircraft with full 11.30 compatibility. The updates include added rain effects, revised flight dynamics, improved sounds, improved Virtual Reality (VR) support, and more.

Just Flight's full catalogue of X-Plane products can be found here. Their latest release was that of the PA-28-181 Archer III, which was swiftly followed by the announcement of the BAe-146.

The full change logs for each aircraft were also posted on x-plane.org:

Common to all aircraft

  • Support for rain effects (requires free 3rd party "librain" plugin)
  • Improved VR (VR Pop-up support, cleaned up yoke, more supported knobs, etc.)
  • Improved sounds and sound effects
  • Upgraded to SASL 3.5.1, which now includes pop-out window support
  • Revamped RealityXP configuration to bring it to the latest capabilities of the GTN750
  • Revamped flight dynamics for XP11.30
  • Broke out checklist to "manifest.json" file, so it's end-user editable now.
  • Moved cockpit.obj file into "objects" folder, for neater top directory.
  • Numerous optimisations and improvements.

TB10/TB20 v1.1

  • New graphics, improved PBR materials, fixed textures.
  • Added VR magnet attach point for XPad
  • Added VR click spot for Just Flight pop-up menu

Hawk T1 v1.2

  • Smoke effects (red, white, blue smoke with smoke pod attachment).
  • Added VR click spot for Just Flight pop-up menu
  • Fixed some texture artefacts
  • Improved rotational inertia around the roll axis
  • Integrated XP11.30's oxygen system
  • Fixed some VR knobs
  • Improved throttle latch logic

C152 v1.1

  • Added VR magnet attach point for XPad
  • Added VR click spot for Just Flight pop-up menu
  • Added RealityXP support (GTN750 now integrated in 3D panel)
  • Closed up compass
  • Improved ground handling
  • Added paint kit
  • Fixed quick-look views

Arrow III v1.6, Turbo Arrow III/IV v1.6, Warrior II v1.6 and Archer III v1.1

  • Added VR magnet attach point for XPad
  • Made spark plug fouling rate and Vapour lock configurable via manifest.json file.
  • Hide Yoke system now responds to X-Plane's default command
  • Optimised performance.
  • Fixed case sensitivity issue for Linux
  • Removed default wing condensation effects. (They're excessive by default).
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