Redbird Navigator Changelog

Bug fixes, updates, and enhancements to Rebird Navigator

Instructor Station: 1.0.8 - 2019-09-03

Fixed

  • Set 100KM visibility in "Clear" weather theme
  • Correct barometric pressure values in "Heavy Rain" and "CAT-1" weather themes
  • Reposition menu on map would not open after clicking on the ownship icon

Navigator Core: 3.4.3 - 2019-09-03

Fixed

  • GIFT missions would not generate a score when evaluating "distance from a point" segments
  • Display the correct value of the "Using Non-Redbird Rudder Pedals" setting in Sim Management/Settings
  • Include GIFT IR Flight Option in fight metadata
  • Improve mission sorting in Dispatch app
  • Free Flight winds setting now extends to 30K feet
  • Show green GIFT FLIGHT label on GIFT missions downloaded from the Scenario Store
  • Add titlebar to the Dispatch loading and in-flight screens
  • Instructor station crashes with some calls to "get time"
  • Aircraft crashes when unpausing the simulation after certain ground-to-ground repositions
  • Unstaging a mission would delete the mission flight file under certain conditions

3.4.2 - 2019-08-09

Added

  • Dispatch supports mission-specific in flight content

Fixed

  • Set correct surface visibility altitude when launching free flight in air / on ground from a runway
  • Read and update tail numbers on new Redbird aircraft configurations
  • Include RealNav cycle in support request emails generated from Sim Management application
  • Resolve "timeout" errors related to long Prepar3D boot times
  • Improve support for launching missions with Prepar3D versions > v1
  • Include navigation/title bar on Dispatch "in flight" screens
  • Repositioning from ground to air no longer leaves airplane pinned to ground
  • Improve GIFT scoring of CDI/GSI

3.4.1 - 2019-07-18

Added

  • Redbird Orbit

Fixed

  • Could not reposition when on ground
  • Open changelogs in new window when viewing via Navigator Desktop

3.4.0 - 2019-06-24

Added

  • Support for links in scenario preflight content
  • New scoring and audio functionality to Trace to support upcoming products
  • Support for increasing/decreasing sim rate
  • Support "nearest" navdata lookups

Fixed

  • Reposition no longer triggers scenery reload

3.3.8 - 2019-03-12

Fixed

  • Corrupt missions would prevent missions from showing up on dispatch screen

3.3.7 - 2019-02-28

Changed

  • Remove default info log and move error log to redbird logging directory

3.3.6 - 2019-02-21

Fixed

  • Weather files not saving with mission

3.3.5 - 2019-02-08

Fixed

  • Navigator will freeze when started on a computer without an enabled network interface

3.3.4 - 2018-11-30

Changed

  • Improve navdata lookup performance

Fixed

  • Sometimes trace missions take a very long time to launch
  • Sometimes Sidekick and Simulation services would not terminate properly

3.3.3 - 2018-10-23

Added

  • Support overriding default paused status on scenario startup for certain missions

3.3.2 - 2018-10-23

Added

  • Power button in the titlebar for Jays and TDs for restarting/shutting down the sim
  • Alert to titlebar for number of scenario store updates available
  • Put reason for a scenario being locked on the card, since hovering over the lock won't work on tablets

Fixed

  • Sometimes Settings page would not populate all the fields
  • Inability to get pilot name after Navigator restart

Changed

  • Clear Navigator Desktop cache on Navigator updates

3.3.1 - 2018-10-08

Fixed

  • User would be prompted to login even though they already were
  • Simulation state incorrect if Prepar3D is manually terminated
  • Handle multiple scoring events
  • Handle UI on score screen for TD's running Navigator Desktop

3.3.0 - 2018-10-03

Added

  • Ability to change the tail number for the current attached aircraft acrylic
  • Setting in Sim Management Settings page to enable/disable the mDNS Service that allows Tracon to find sims on the network
  • API endpoint to return Navigator version
  • Latest Trace mission support

Fixed

  • Navigator.Scenario would need to be rebooted when Prepar3D crashed

Changed

  • Made the ? help icons on the Sim Management settings page more obvious

3.2.3 - 2018-08-23

Added

  • Ability to set a custom name for the sim in the Sim Management Settings page
  • Support for choosing between Glass/Steam C172 on Jay/Jay Velocity sims for GIFT missions

Fixed

  • Corrected label on Free Flight for Cloud Base altitude from AGL to MSL

3.2.2 - 2018-08-07

Added

  • Allow setting of order of apps in Springboard

Changed

  • In Navigator Desktop, go to Scores screen on end of a trace flight
  • Added titlebar to Scores page, so, if scores don't load, the user can go back to the home screen

Fixed

  • Set software release channel to 'stable' if it's not already set
  • Navaid search in Dispatch Free Flight - backspacing part of input after selecting a start position, and then typing in a new one was giving back no results
  • Navaid search - escape apostrophes in airport names (such as Martha's Vineyard (KMVY))

3.2.1 - 2018-07-16

Changed

  • Send dns-sd 'Goodbye' message on termination
  • Support web requests to sim's IPv6 address Include simvars in scenario json
  • Include sim status and known identities on channel join
  • Support UI Plugin hrefs

3.2.0 - 2018-06-29

Changed

  • Updated pilot key authentication to support guest keys
  • Add navigator version to sidekick metadata

Added

  • dns-sd responder
  • Report additional fields via Sidekick
  • more engine vars engine 2 vars gear state (is retractable, pct extended) ground speed, heading and track
  • Display Hobbs time if available
  • Return sim's serial, hobbs and navigator version when connecting to app channel

3.1.5 - 2018-05-30

Added

  • Display Hobbs time if available

Fixed

  • Peripherals were not loading properly on some systems

3.1.4 - 2018-05-02

Fixed

  • Support sim specific RB Core versions in Sim Management app
  • Support scenario specific sim mappings
  • Trace: SetWX regression bug

Added

  • Trace: Add `AccelerationBodyX` to score-able variables
  • Sim Management: Display HOBBS time if available (Jays/TD/TD2)

3.1.3 - 2018-04-26

Fixed

  • Improve peripheral support
  • Support setting weather via Trace mission commands

3.1.2 - 2018-04-11

Fixed

  • Some peripheral software was not starting for certain configurations
  • Aircraft type was not loading for certain configurations

3.1.1 - 2018-04-03

Fixed

  • Re-added ability to toggle between Metric and Imperial unit systems via the Sim Management Settings page
  • Label/input sizing for small screens on Dispatch Free Flight page

3.1.0 - 2018-03-21

Added

  • Ability to remove scenarios downloaded from the Scenario Store app
  • New Settings tab in the Sim Management app
  • New Sim Management settings to enable/disable Sidekick Uploads, Anonymous Pilot Mode, Auto Applying Critical Updates, Free Flight, and Scenario Store, on the Settings tab of Sim Management
  • New settings to require a password to restart/shutdown the sim
  • Ability to choose Motion from Free Flight if it is installed

Changed

  • Moved "Desired Software Stability" dropdown and Change Password functionality from the Overview tab to the new Settings tab

Fixed

  • Could not launch a flight with the motion system enabled
  • Error with device monitor service that would cause the application to stop responding
  • Only show link to Instructor Station from Dispatch if Instructor Station is installed

3.0.2 - 2018-03-08

Fixed

  • Could not launch certain flight that had user tags Remove "Paint" variants from aircraft list on Jay UI
  • Handle large Trace score payloads

3.0.1 - 2018-03-02

Fixed

  • Bug when Support Contact was not yet set
  • Bug launching free flight on some systems

3.0.0 - 2018-02-14

Added

  • Support for Windows 10 Support for Prepar3D 3.x
  • Support for Jay/TD/TD2 Scenario Store application
  • Ability to edit, delete, and favorite scenarios within Dispatch
  • Notifications in Titlebar for new updates available

Changed

  • Simplified Free Flight page
  • Improved Free Flight launch sequence
  • Improved peripheral monitoring
  • Separated Instructor Station into a stand alone product

2.1.5 - 2017-12-24

Added

  • Waypoints to navaid database Waypoints to map (Instructor Station only)

Fixed

  • Weather lapse rate
  • Bug that prevented printing the map when vertical track pane was open (Instructor Station)

2.1.4 - 2017-10-24

  • Special build for Migration

2.1.3 - 2017-09-07

Added

  • Changelog
  • City, State, or City, Country, or Region, Lat, and Lon to Navaids and Waypoints for Freeflight and Reposition Search

Fixed

  • Clicking the X button on Location search box to clear the input
  • Hide the Motion Platform from the devices list when it is set to Disabled/Not Installed
  • Issue on iPads on the Confirm Flight modal where the contents were blank until you changed the screen orientation

2.1.2 - 2017-08-10

Fixed

  • Pause before generating a Trace score Issue that caused flight packet uploads to failures
  • Fixed unit label on Advanced Weather -> Cloud Layers

2.1.1 - 2017-07-18

Added

  • Preflight content support
  • Redbird Updater Pilot Key support GIFT support
  • Flight and score sync to Redbird Landing app

Fixed

  • Issue with updating weather

2.0.1 - 2017-06-01

Added

  • Dispatch library sorting

2.0.0 - 2017-04-04

Added

  • GeoJSON basemap

Fixed

  • Architecture updates
  • Various bug fixes