Microsoft Flight Simulator Update #5 Out Now

Asobo Studio has announced version 1.10.7.0 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out.

The main features include improvements to the default aircraft such as less sensitive control inputs, better autopilot behaviour and various systems fixes. Other highlights are enhancements to the user interface, live weather refresh rate and various graphics improvements. See below for a full list of changes.

Aircraft

  • Improved sensitivity and twitchiness of control surfaces for the Daher TBM 930, Cessna 152, Cessna 152 Aerobat, Cessna 172 classic and Cessna 172 G1000
  • Improved autopilot behaviour for pitch management, altitude capture and stability for Cessna 208 B Grand Caravan EX, Cessna Citation Longitude, Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental and Daher TBM 930
  • Fixed Zlin Shock Ultra caution amber light which was always on
  • Fixed Cirrus SR22 windshield deicing not working
  • Fixed Cessna 152 floodlight always ON during tutorials
  • Fixed aircraft avionics screens going blank in certain conditions
  • Fixed Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner APU fault light behaviour
  • Unlocking longitudinal position of the elevator to allow for “Canard” aircraft.

User Interface

  • Press any key to start screen is now automatically skipped at launch
  • Option added to the Misc menu to switch between Metric and US standard units
  • Performances has been improved in-plane selection menu and marketplace
  • The TrackIR can be enabled/disabled in the camera panel during flight
  • Cockpit tooltips can now be deactivated in the Accessibility options menu.

Weather

  • Metar data refresh issue has been fixed.

Installation Manager

  • Solved several installation issues that were affecting edge cases
  • We now display the download speed and amount of packages that are being downloaded.

Input

  • Support for Thrustmaster TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition
  • Ability to move the origin of the sensitivity curve and change the sensitivity value on both sides of the origin
  • Fix input values when using dead zones.

Activity

  • All Landing challenge scores should now be properly tracked in the leaderboards.

Marketplace

  • Quality of life updates for the marketplace.

World

  • Motion blur has been added
  • New temporal anti-aliasing (TAA) has been implemented
  • The temporal upsampling has been fixed (when TAA is active with the render scale below 100%)
  • Night lighting has been improved
  • Water night reflections have been added
  • Huge hole in Brazil has been fixed.

Known Issues

  • VNAV can overshoot the climb speed. Disconnecting the AP after take-off and re-engaging it will limit the overshoot impact
  • The Cessna Citation Longitude can be slightly below the glideslope as you get close to the airport
  • Once activated, the Switch to Mach units knob won’t return to knots on the Airbus A320neo
  • Live weather fails to save properly after restarting the game
  • UI fails to refresh after you Buy & Download any item, letting the download button appear.