Just Flight Releases Updates for X-Plane Fleet

September 11, 2020

Multi-platform developer Just Flight has released updates for their entire X-Plane fleet of aircraft, bringing them to be compatible with the newly released X-Plane 11.50 update.

The updates cover all aircraft the publisher released for the X-Plane platform and includes Vulkan/Metal compatibility across the range, as well as many fixes for the aircraft outside 11.50-related changes.

Since all of JustFlight’s aircraft for X-Plane have been updated, the list of changelogs is expectedly long. Here they are in full:

Avro Vulcan

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standards
  • Fixed typo in aircraft description
  • Adjusted speedbrakes extension animation
  • Speedbrakes now require AC electrical power to operate
  • Fixed gear extension/retraction buttons
  • Removed anomalous nosewheel geometry
  • Connected both halves of the rudder trim switch together
  • Airbrake selector is now 3-position
  • Removed extra white triangle on airspeed indicator
  • Adjusted throttle "grab all" clickspot to be easier to grab
  • Added bomb bay fuel panel magnetic indicators
  • Made speed brake extension switch more compatible with commands

C152

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Updated logic to move common prefs and settings to their own config files, for SkunkCrafts Updater compatibility
  • Adjusted nosewheel shock absorption and damping
  • Fixed artificial horizon
  • Increased external sounds volume through the window and door
  • Fixed fuel selector in pop-up menu

Duchess 76

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Adjustments to cruise speeds for 11.50's new flight model
  • Updated logic to move common prefs and settings to their own config files, for SkunkCrafts Updater compatibility
  • Fixed autopilot climb, descent, and altitude-hold behavior
  • Fixed gyro compass numbers
  • Re-exported 3D files in the latest version of Blender

Hawk T1

  • Adjusted wings and airfoils for X-Plane's new flight model in 11.50.
  • Increased fuel flow values.
  • Reduced pitch trim deflection time (to make it change faster).
  • Adjusted rain effect
  • Fixed tail stabilator deflection indicator in cockpit to show actual deflection, not trim setting.

PA28 Archer III

  • Adjustments to flight dynamics for X-Plane 11.50's flight model
  • Reduced wheel rolling coefficient of friction
  • GTN 750 transponder code is no longer overwritten every frame.
  • Updates to Skunkcrafts ignorelist file
  • Multiple updates to the manifest.json file

PA28 Archer TX/LX

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Adjusted flight dynamics for X-Plane 11.50's new flight model
  • Fixed oil temperature being too high
  • Decreased wheel rolling coefficient of friction
  • Updates to Skunkcrafts ignorelist file
  • Updates to manifest.json file
  • G1000 pop-ups can now be used with no bezel

PA28 Arrow III

  • Fixed engine RPM pitch
  • Fixed Skid sounds
  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Multiple adjustments to flight dynamics for X-Plane's new flight model
  • Adjusted engine starter
  • Adjusted stall warning horn
  • Adjusted landing gear retraction/extension times
  • Increased engine idle speed
  • Fixed mixture lever "latch" not working
  • Update autopilot - it no longer causes a failure of the pitch trim servos
  • Update Skunkcrafts ignorelist file
  • Multiple updates to the manifest.json file
  • Removed the extra pitot mast under the right wing
  • Fixed baro units button in the menu not working

PA28 Turbo Arrow III/IV

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Multiple adjustments to flight dynamics for X-Plane's new flight model
  • Adjusted landing gear retraction/extension times
  • Fixed mixture lever "latch" not working
  • Update autopilot - it no longer causes a failure of the pitch trim servos
  • Update Skunkcrafts ignorelist file
  • Multiple updates to the manifest.json file
  • Removed the extra pitot mast under the right wing
  • Fixed baro units button in the menu not working

PA28 Warrior II

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Adjustments to flight dynamics for X-Plane's new flight model
  • Adjusted cruise speeds and drag from wheel fairings
  • Hid the small tick mark on the yoke clock/timer
  • Update Skunkcrafts ignorelist file
  • Multiple updates to the manifest.json file

PA38 Tomahawk

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Adjustments to flight dynamics for X-Plane's new flight model
  • Update autopilot - it no longer causes a failure of the pitch trim servos
  • Update Skunkcrafts ignorelist file
  • Multiple updates to the manifest.json file
  • Fixed gyro sounds in cockpit
  • Fixed looping sound issue
  • Fixed tooltip on mixture lever

Robin DR400

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Adjust flight dynamics for X-Plane's new flight model
  • Fixed Garmin 430 volume knob
  • VR: Fixed stick manipulators in the vrconfig file
  • Update manifest.json and Skunkcrafts updater files

TB10/TB20

  • Updated .acf file to X-Plane 11.50 standard
  • Adjustments to flight dynamics for X-Plane's new flight model in 11.50.
  • Update Skunkcrafts ignorelist file
  • Multiple updates to the manifest.json file
  • Fixed rain effects
  • Fixed artificial horizon animation
  • Fixed Alternate Air handle to use the correct dataref
  • Updated autopilot: Now it can be on without the servos engaged
The developer's in-progress VC-10 recreation.

The developer is also working on the VC10 and BAE146 for X-Plane, following their latest release of the Avro Vulcan for the platform. Find the latest progress on the VC10 in our latest article on the WIP product.

See the range on JustFlight’s website here.

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