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ACVacars - Progress of Development
« on: December 05, 2018, 05:36:15 AM »
General status: Closed BETA

--- ACVacars, Changelog: ---

Version 0.9.1.4:
- Changed, Profile-setting, Auto pause close to arrival, now ignores max allowed pauses
- Changed, Update, Now differs between more modes: Dev, TestInhouse, ClosedBeta, OpenBeta, Release
- Changed, Distance to ArrArpt, Doing calculation offline not online anymore
- Added, Unauthorized change of fuelload-values sets them back automatically
- Added, Unauthorized change of payload-values sets them back automatically
- Added, Login, Block if program version not meets required version given by WebsiteVA
- Added, Flight, Choosable Yes/No: Show inflight message while saving game-situation
- Added, frmWeather, Button for showing weather settings
- Added, Weather source, now choosable: Flight-Sim itself, ActiveSky32or64bit, Vatsim.net
- Added, frmSettings, weather tab
- Added, FSim, Check if running FSim version matches version of current profile setting
- Fixed, frmSettings/Pirep, Label-enable is false if set in phpFile
- Fixed, FSim, Creating savegame by external acars-program works again
- Fixed, Update, Comparing program/update versions fixed
- Fixed, FSim, Message-texts from program appear correctly
- Fixed, Sending flight to websiteVA, now with correct flighttype-value (Cargo or Passenger)
- Fixed, NoGo-error: Landing-gear down while speeding, now checks IAS and not TAS anymore
- Optimized, Sending Pirep, check-proc if pirep already exists
- Optimized, Calculation progressbar and distance to depart/arriv airports
- Optimized, Code, Minor content

Version 0.9.1.3:
- Changed, NoGo-error, only refueling is still punished, not dumping anymore
- Changed, Updated to FSUIPC Client DLL v.3.1.5
- Changed, installer-concept server/program
- Added, NoGo-error: Taking-off with spoilers extended
- Added, New flight, flightlog at beginning, now contains real-world date/time too
- Added, Auto-savegame after landing while taxiing to gate/cargo
- Added, Auto-savegame shortly after takeoff
- Added, Loading savegame, protection, autopilot, fly current heading instead of wrong/old waypoint
- Added, frmFlight, menu for just loading a saved flight-plan to FSim manually
- Added, blocks opening integrated webbrowser if no internet connection existing
- Added, frmMain, checklist-menu, showing downloaded checklists and clickable for opening
- Added, frmDownloadCenter, file-items, context-menu
- Added, frmDownloadCenter, handling checklist-file-types, pdf and xml
- Added, frmDownloadCenter, concept and main functions (auto download, install, uninstall)
- Added, frmSettings/General, show VA-Signature-Graphic of choosen pilot
- Added, frmStartupScreen graphic can be customized if wished
- Fixed, Data transfer to server, sorted out error "510 not extended" in some cases
- Fixed, Misinterpretation of heading-mag and heading-true
- Fixed, Smaller-error: parking-brakes, now only checking while on ground
- Optimized, Code, Showing VA-messages (breaking news, standard news)
- Optimized, Code, Showing current flight-status
- Optimized, Code, while loading savegame, more reliable loading flight-plan
- Optimized, error handling if no internet-connection exists or php-file is corrupt
- Optimized, Code, Minor content

Version 0.9.1.2:
- Changed, Default-picture of startup screen
- Added, FlightStatus: While pushing back, so called flight status is being shown
- Added, Autosave: After reaching distance to destination-airport less than 700nm
- Added, Autosave: After having flown half of total distance to destination-airport
- Added, NoGo-error: Activating parking-brakes at speed faster than 80 kts
- Added, Smaller-error: Activating parking-brakes at speed faster than 10 kts
- Added, Smaller-error: Never reaching bid flight-level (never TOC)
- Added, StartFlight, Payload stations, fill empty station with default value before calculating
- Added, frmMain, Menu Help, New entry showing deactivated pilot-errors/penalties
- Added, Version Incompatible Profile, Show MsgBox, Info not deleting LogbookMain files
- Fixed, Version Incompatible Profile, don't delete LogbookMain files anymore
- Optimized, SendFlightReport, more detailed info about sending-result of PIREP-logtext to WebsiteVA
- Optimized, ErrorReporting, if server-transfer error occures
- Optimized, Code, Minor content

Version 0.9.1.1:
- Changed, Improved declaration of current flight-status
- Changed, program compiled with VS 2017 and not anymore with VS 2015
- Added, Keep FSimRate within certain range according to WebsiteVA
- Added, Principle of LogbookMain as second but main logbook of profile
- Added, FSim-Connection lost but running-flight, aircraft-icon on livemap WebsiteVA gets invisible
- Added, SendFlightReport, max-chars values now from WebsiteVA and only hardcoded as backup
- Added, SendFlightReport, Cut with note in the middle a logtext exceeding max char-length of WebsiteVA
- Added, SendFlightReport, second comment with listed pilot-errors in detail
- Added, frmSettings, txbVAcode now hidden with password-char, viewable by button-press
- Added, P3Dv4 compatibility
- Fixed, NOGo-errors: Change fuel, change payload during flight
- Fixed, Smaller-error: Thrust > 40% while parking-brakes ON only penalty if at least one engine running
- Fixed, Procs set back FSim Config files (Prepar3D_Default.fxml, Prepar3D_Default.wx)
- Fixed, Procs delete FSim-shader folder
- Fixed, wrong pausing FSim if close to arrival airport
- Fixed, Minor content
- Optimized, FlightStatus, variants general status
- Optimized, Code, if no internet-connection exists
- Optimized, Code, Activate existing profile
- Optimized, Code, Minor content

Version 0.9.1.0:
- Changed, Code, Bypass loading a flight-situation in FSim
- Changed, Code, Folder Logbook, keep old-version pirep-files and not only at the archive
- Changed, Code, Checking program version
- Changed, Code, TimerHandling, reduced number of Fsuipc-readouts
- Added, FlightPhase "Taxiing", creates auto-savegame now
- Added, Before start flight, (re)check once more if flight-bid still exists on WebsiteVA
- Added, frmMain, textbox with current flight status
- Added, Savegame, Save/Load payload person+cargo and onlyCargo
- Added, Changing payload fuel and payload cargo only allowed during phase "boarding"
- Added, FlightLog, Possibility to show or not time-acceleration
- Added, Loading savegame, increment nbr of loading only after some time
- Added, frmShowContentTextfiles, Button for printing content of textbox
- Added, Smaller-error: Rolling/Taxiing with exceeding cargo-payload
- Added, NoGo-error: Take-off with exceeding cargo-payload
- Added, NoGo-error: Changing fuel during flight
- Added, NoGo-error: Changing payload during flight
- Added, Comm with server, encryption of crucial data during transfer process
- Added, StartUp Program, Check syntax-integrity of ACVacars.php if connection to server is possible
- Added, WebsiteVA-settings, min altitude below not possible to accelerate FSim-time (if set by admin)
- Added, WebsiteVA-settings, min altitude below not possible to pause (if set by admin)
- Fixed, Minor content
- Optimized, Code, Minor content

Version 0.9.0.9:
- Added, Flight-Start-Log, after auto-cut-engines and/or auto-open-door, wait some sec. to let it happen in FSim
- Added, Check internet-connection before starting a flight, block if no connection
- Added, Check internet-connection before stop-and-evaluate a flight, block if no connection
- Added, Check internet-connection before sending PIREP, block if no connection
- Added, Flight-Status "Top-Of-Descend (TOD)"
- Added, Moment of reaching Top-Of-Descend (TOD): A default auto-savegame is being created
- Added, Moment of reaching Top-Of-Climb (TOC): A default auto-savegame is being created
- Added, Short after Touch-Down at arrival airport: A default auto-savegame is being created
- Added, Moment of Take-Off and Touch-Down: METAR-data are printed into log
- Added, frmListBids, fourth column with aircraft registration nbr.
- Added, frmListBids, new button "Add a Flight-Bid"
- Added, frmMain, frmWebBrowser, new menu-item "Flight Schedules/AddBid"
- Added, frmMain aircraft obj, new labels alt radio, alt true
- Added, Send pirep, total of pilot-errors now mentioned in comment-summary
- Added, Pause FSim with message after a No-Go error has occured
- Added, profile-settings, keep main program window always on top if wished
- Added, NoGo-error: Spoilers out at very low radio-altitude
- Added, NoGo-error: Cut-off all engines while being in the air
- Added, Some ACVacars messages are now showed enforced within flight-sim
- Added, Check new version of ACVacars before each start of a flight
- Changed, MsgBox is now placed in the middle of the program and not the screen anymore
- Changed, frmMain now shows outside air temperature as TAT and not as OAT anymore
- Changed, Penalty-Logic of baro-mismatch TakeOff and Landing
- Fixed, Miscalculation total number of loaded savegames and CTD-savegames
- Fixed, Problem with converting time-formats
- Fixed, Loading savegame out of FSim did not let load flight-bid correctly
- Fixed, frmMain obj enabled=true even if no last-bid is available
- Fixed, Minor content
- Optimized, Code, Minor content

Version 0.9.0.8:
- ALPHA release
« Last Edit: December 09, 2018, 10:39:40 AM by Pete (CEO) »
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