Changelog

Version 8.0
New features:

  • Added advanced Weight and balance computation system
  • Added data symbol: “alt diff 150′”
  • Task load: added sorting by distance to start point
  • Added volumes dialog on rear seat devices (All volumes can now be changed on rear seat devices)
  • Altitude tape: added target elevation marker
  • Map settings: added COPY TO ALL functionality for Graphics/Map settings
  • Added set frequency button to Flarm Traffic dialog
  • Airspace warnings: added button that sets the airspace frequency on the radio
  • Warnings: added water dump warning when landing
  • Warnings: added “1h before sunset at current position” and “1h before sunset at target point” warnings
  • Warnings: added 30min, 15min, 5min sunset (at target) warnings (shown only if more than 15km away from the target)
  • Added 13.5m competition class
  • Added QNH data symbol type
  • Added Compass installation check
  • Added touch scrolling in logbook
  • Added new digital input type: Event marker
  • Added PGRMZ nmea output (required for FlarmView) on rear seat devices

Changes:

  • Polar and Glider: complete redesign
  • Polar and Glider: glider settings are now stored in the glider
  • Polar and Glider: added loading and saving of presets
  • Re-designed volumes dialog
  • SkySight: Greatly improved layer rasterization
  • LXNAV Connect: Allow sending logbook along with flights
  • Improved button visibility on light backgrounds
  • Changed airspace altitude display and units
  • New Compass calibration procedure
  • Night mode: switch to night mode before showing night mode confirmation countdown
  • Improved drawing of thermals
  • Improved NOTAM area handling
  • Improved touch-scrolling on lists
  • Various keyboard improvements
  • Increased repeat delay for water warning while landing
  • Removed deprecated overload option for glider load
  • Polar to Weight and balance system transition: user is asked to migrate old polar settings to the new gliderset system (no longer saved in the user’s profile)
  • Weight & balance: empty weight and arm must be re-entered after loading from a file (safety check)
  • Takeoff baseline increased to 180s
  • Improved internal FLARM handling

Bug fixes:

  • Speeds dialog fix: allow setting Va, Vfe independently
  • Fixed Horizontal flaps tape drawing bugs
  • SkySight: fixed color palette bug when changing active prediction layer
  • Fixed a bug where SpeedSym wasn’t updated (until a restart) after changes in the Setup
  • Fixed a rare bug that caused the zoom level to be stuck
  • Fixed a bug that caused pan mode to remain active after switching to another mode
  • Fixed invalid thermal mode angle
  • Fixed units rounding in spin elements (fixed obs. zone turn point radius issue)
  • Various user interface bug fixes
  • Profile: Prevent removal of non-supported elements from profile when it’s used on older hardware variants
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused Flarm objects to blink
  • Traffic View: Fixed duplicate FLARM IDs
  • Flarm settings bugfix: “No track” flag wasn’t loaded from profile
  • Bugfix: set FLARM settings from profile after manual FLARM power on
  • Fixed a bug where NMEA output was sent out to incorrect port on rear seat GEN4 devices
  • Fixed GPGGA and GPRMC negative lat and lon output
  • Fixed a bug where spaces left or right in the name of a WIFI network (fi. ” My phone “) were ignored and subsequently device did not connect automatically to the network
  • Fixed a bug that caused the profile to be disconnected from LXNAV Connect on the rear seat

 


Version 7.13
Bug fixes:

  • Fixed invalid layout of “Polars” and “Flaps” dialogs

Version 7.12
Bug fixes:

  • Fixed airspace dismiss bug (introduced in v7.11)
  • Fixed LX9000 portrait user interface layout bug

Version 7.11
New features:

  • Near list: added sorting by required E
  • NOTAM: Added VIEW button to NOTAM airspace warning
  • DataSym: Added live wind data
  • Flaps: Added SC flap switch option
  • LXNAV Connect, OLC: added copilot birthday to Flight Recorder settings; copilot birthday is automatically entered in OLC claim form, if copilot name matches the one in the OLC claim form

Changes:

  • FLARM: Competition mode is now automatically turned off upon landing
  • Map settings: When editing page specific map settings global settings are disabled
  • Profile selection: added safety altitude, MacCready offset info and other info
  • Logger: Updated HF records
  • LXNAV Connect, OLC: Improved date input
  • LXNAV Connect, SkySight: removed layer filtering
  • LXNAV Connect, OLC: Offer to move copilot info to commentary section when trying to claim without a known birth date

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed water dumping message bug
  • Navsym “Battery voltage”: Fixed decimals
  • Map: Fixed a problem with zoom to target
  • Map: Fixed map handling near 180° longitude (New Zealand)
  • Added invalid thermal mode switch angle check
  • Fixed usage of page specific map settings (Radar, Wind, Data symbols)
  • Fixed duplicate FLARM IDs in Flarm Traffic dialog
  • PowerFLARM/ADS-B: Fixed airplane symbol for large passenger airplanes
  • Minor user interface fixes
  • LXNAV Connect, Profiles: Upload & sync fix
  • LXNAV Connect: Fixed email validation bug when editing using touchscreen

Version 7.10
New features:

  • Remote stick: Added “weather” action – allows for quick weather layer selection
  • Remote stick: Added “volumes” action
  • Added “hide overlap” setting to “Waypoints and Airports” (Waypoint decluttering)
  • Added data symbol OLC speed (total)
  • Added data symbol average speed
  • Added data symbol XC speed
  • Added data symbol “used power”
  • Added reference voltage setting for electric engines

Changes:

  • Optimized map redraws
  • Flight range now starts the calculation 1 minute after takeoff
  • Improved email validation to better handle common mistakes
  • Profiles: Renamed “Locked” to “Write protected”
  • Changed LAYOUT action order for ease of use
  • User must now confirm entering night mode (10s countdown)
  • When uploading to OLC save last selected glider to the system settings instead of the profile
  • Moved NMEA port settings from user profile to glider settings
  • Debug reports now include complete application temporary data
  • Touch: Increased the button hit test zone on touch devices

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed a rare error causing application to freeze
  • Fixed map flickering when glider is positioned outside of map center
  • Fixed invalid fill color for range circles
  • Fixed storage operation cancellation
  • Fixed external FLARM baudrate update (no longer requires a restart)
  • Task: Fixed a problem when editting zones smaller than 0.5km
  • Fixed the current ballast value displayed when dumping water
  • LXNAV Connect: SkySight: Fixed rasterization of some layers
  • LXNAV Connect: Skysight: Fixed display of surface wind, boundary layer wind (still without direction)

Version 7.09
Changes:

  • Improved handling of large or defective cup/cupx files

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed a bug (introduced in 7.08) that caused an application crash when thermal symbol was used

Version 7.08
New features:

  • LXNAV Connect: Added view of current weather layer cache progress to LXNAV Connect dialog

Changes:

  • Various speed improvements
  • ThrdMap: Increased map overhead for closeup zoom

Bug fixes:

  • Various stability fixes
  • Fixed ballast dump not updating polar
  • Fixed slow map update
  • Fixed history symbol bug
  • Fixed FlightViewer bug
  • Fixed sorting in airspace info dialog
  • LX9050 Simple: Fixed PDA channel output
  • LXNAV Connect: Fixed an issue where weather layers didn’t start to download before map was shown at least once after startup
  • WIFI: Fixed rare application hang when unable to connect to a network or disconnected frequently

Version 7.07
New features:

  • LXNAV Connect: Loading spinner is now shown in dialog title while requesting file list from remote storage
  • Added faulty external media card detection and testing (password 00112)

Changes:

  • LXNAV Connect: WIFI networks are now merged from current profile to newly loaded profile, when loading a profile from remote storage
  • Flarm Traffic dialog: newly detected targets are now added at the end of the list
  • Loger: Default interval is now 1s (instead of 4s)

Bug fixes:

  • Flarm Traffic dialog: Fixed a bug where no NEW radar target was visible after entering Flarm Traffic dialog without any targets
  • Flarm Traffic dialog: Fixed display of avg. vario for selected target
  • Flarm Traffic dialog: Fixed doubled glider labels bug
  • Fixed a bug where Airport couldn’t be selected via dialog due to invalid profile setting
  • Fixed a bug where airspace could be changed from/to NOTAM
  • LXNAV Connect: Fixed a profile sync bug when loading from remote storage
  • LXNAV Connect: A correct message is now shown, if downloaded profile is not compatible with this device
  • LXNAV Connect: Precached prediction layers weren’t displayed without internet connection
  • Fixed manual (forced) task sending to rear seat
  • V8/V80 update: detect faulty SD cards causing a failed update
  • GEN2: Fixed stability on devices with WI-FI modules

Version 7.06
New features:

  • Profiles: Added profile pin lock
  • Added semi-automated update of rear seat (via front seat’s WI-FI) – firmware and database
  • Implemented (limited) LXNAV Connect for GEN2 devices (KARO)
  • Task edit: minor improvements for devices with touchscreen (GEN5)
  • “Pilot event” is now forwarded to external devices

Changes:

  • SoaringSpot: Always ask the user to confirm a new or updated task from SoaringSpot
  • OLC: Try to select glider type set in polar settings
  • Profiles: Read only/lock mode moved to profile properties dialog
  • Rain radar for whole world now also on GEN2 devices (KARO)
  • Improved delivery of emails with large attachments (automatic download link creation)
  • Minor user interface improvements
  • Disabled Waypoint decluttering (complaints about missing point names)

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed map zooming in FLARM Traffic dialog
  • NMEA, FLARM: Fixed data acquisition & sending problems
  • Fixed Apt/Wpt selection via filter method (when duplicate points are present)
  • Map: Fixed bug where some airspaces weren’t visible on map on some zoom levels
  • Task send: Fixed a bug where setting for sending task setting to rear seat was ignored
  • Task edit: Fixed bug when moving task point close to the edge
  • LXNAV Connect: fixed a bug which re-set glider type in OLC claim form, if form was shown twice
  • LXNAV Connect: Fixed an issue where files on remote storage with uppercase extension were not shown
  • LXNAV Connect: Fixed issues with LXNAV Connect services not being available immediately after connecting to the internet
  • WIFI: display correct message if WIFI is set to “off” or “on ground only” and flying
  • WebUpdate: Force same version on rear seat
  • WebUpdate: Refresh rear seat update info after update
  • WebUpdate: Save DB update marker immediately after update
  • WebUpdate: Faster response to dialog actions

Version 7.05
Bug fixes:

  • Fixed ADS-B functionality detection for PowerFLARM devices not produced by LXNAV
  • Fixed FLARM usage when using NMEA output via PDA port

Version 7.04
Changes:

  • LXNAV Connect: Better SkySight data handling on download errors

Bug fixes:

  • LXNAV Connect: Fixed weather prediction precache (until sunset)
  • LXNAV Connect: Fixed an issue when using SkySight but data isn’t available
  • Logger setup: Fixed INSERT and SWAP problem
  • DataSym: Fixed (displayed) sunrise & sunset values for timezones with negative offset
  • About: Corrected generation info (some devices displayed Gen3 instead of Gen4)
  • About: Fixed saving of debug report to SD/USB (button had to be pressed twice)

Version 7.03
Changes:

  • Remote stick: Changed key mapping for Airspace warning dialogs (simplifies the use with a remote stick)
  • Safety MacCready setting no longer influences Mc0 calculation

Bug fixes:

  • Flight upload bugfix: If upload fails specify to which services
  • Fixed upload to SeeYou on Gen2 devices
  • Remote stick: Fixed ZOOM & GOTO usage in pan mode
  • Map: Fixed line drawing bug when “Goal up” is selected and map is zoomed in
  • Various stability fixes

Version 7.02
New features:

  • Added wind arrow visibility settings

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed PCAS, ADS-B settings viewing and refresh
  • Fixed drawing stability issues

Version 7.01
New features:

  • Added selectable safety MacCready offset/fixed value modes

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed crash on task page when “show final glide” option was enabled on Altitude tape
  • Fixed translations

Version 7.0

Extended info: Version 7

New features:

  • LXNAV Connect. Live weather data and predictions from SkySight and TopMeteo, cloud drives, file syncing, profile syncing, GPSAeroData, US sectional chars and more!
  • Added automatic preloading of selected prediction layers until sunset
  • Added selectable time offset for prediction layers
  • Added page specific map settings
  • Added altitude offset setting (to offset color table for the map)
  • Added safety MacCready setting to QNH and RES dialog
  • Added Weather info data symbol (displays currently visible weather layers with timestamps)
  • Added “simple” display option to FLAP symbol
  • Added density altitude data symbol
  • Added data symbol “revolution time”
  • Added AAT text color setting
  • Allow setting V8 indicator neeedle, theme and dial style
  • Added support to load HGT packages via LXNAV Connect or from external media directly from Maps dialog
  • Added ENL logging also on the rear seat
  • PowerFLARM: set the vertical and horizontal ranges to unlimited
  • Show PowerFLARM capabilities and loaded licenses
  • Added support for CUP files encoded as UTF-8 with BOM
  • Added FREQ button to pan mode
  • Added device generation info to About dialog
  • Added detection and display of “no internet connection”
  • Added custom selectable columns to near mode: “Required LD”, “Arrival0”, “Code”, “Elevation”, “Required altitude”, “Required MC”, “Team”, “Frequency”
  • Added waypoint image viewer to near mode
  • Added task sending to any capable device (S-Varios, any NANO)
  • Added support for AirAvionics ACD57 display
  • Added support for multi-function radio bridge
  • Added (granular) factory reset functionality via password 00666
  • Various usability and user interface improvements

Changes:

  • Altitude tape now shows ground label at target elevation and final glide bars (setting)
  • SoaringSpot download, task update improvements
  • PCAS objects are now shown with an outline
  • Map settings now shows color scheme graphic
  • Task move: the moved point is now easier to see (pulsating circle)
  • Near mode now allows selecting the amount of displayed data and column selection
  • Improved external FLARM support:
    • added stealth mode setting
    • added detection of PowerFLARMs with ADS-B
    • added firmware update support for all external (Power)FLARMs and LXNAV ADS-B modules
  • Removed obsolete “rain status” data symbol and replaced “rain age” with weather info data symbol
  • Fixed a problem with competition mode on the rear seat
  • Autosend task to external devices upon exiting task edit dialog
  • Limited email characters to prevent common mistakes
  • Improved web data acquisition
  • Flarm setup: enable PCAS & ADS-B settings only for supporting devices
  • Speech module: Decimal values are no longer rounded when spoken
  • FlarmSym: now using Nano4 symbols for FLARM targets
  • Prevent wind calculation when using a motor (high ENL)
  • Pan mode zooming is now done via “mode select” rotary knob
  • Auto-hide names of waypoints, airports to avoid cluttering the map

Bug fixes:

  • Touch devices: Fixed PAN mode activation bug
  • Fixed various Trig/Radio bridge bugs
  • Fixed XPDR mode when VFR is pressed
  • Fixed radio frequency limits and setting
  • Fixed radio frequency name update
  • Reset FAI triangle optimization settings if invalid (can happen if profile was edited in older version(s) of LXStyler)
  • Fixed wrong sound for some Flarm traffic warnings
  • Fixed cause of crash when setting Flarm/ADS-B range
  • Fixed a bug that caused a dismissed alarm being shown anyway
  • Fixed LCD indicator setup bug
  • Task page: Fixed greyed out task SEND button
  • Minor settings fixes
  • Fixed crash in layout editor
  • Fixed profile import not showing any files
  • Soaring start and takoff point are updated on new flight
  • Fixed various bugs when using on-screen keyboard
  • FlarmSym: Fixed heading display for motorized planes
  • Fixed task sending: Task is now automatically sent to all (capable) devices upon task edit exit or via SEND button

Version 6.20

New features:

  • Flarm setup: added PCAS & ADS-B horizontal & vertical range settings

Changes:

  • Updated FLARM warnings dialog to include new undirected property
  • Minor UI adjustments

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed calculation of tDis and tReq.Sp. while on the ground
  • Fixed ballast dump: prevent entering value 0 as dump rate
  • Fixed viewing PDFs with special characters in the name

Version 6.10

New features:

  • Added support for CMR maps containing transparent PNGs
  • Added legal disclaimer to IGC files
  • Added hPa pressure unit

Changes:

  • Layout editor improvements

Bug fixes:

  • Task edit: task draw bug fixes
  • Fixed logging of Flarm info messages
  • Fixed g-meter symbol drawing
  • Fixed image drawing in long dialogs
  • Fixed CMR, QMP description bug
  • Other minor user interface fixes

Version 6.09

New features:

  • Added support for internal ADSB module (coupled with PowerFlarm)
  • Added A/C traffic setting to Flarm warnings dialog

Changes:

  • Layout editor improvements
  • Minor user interface tweaks
  • Prevent “update available” notification while flying
  • When using Compass a grey wind arrow is painted next to the glider
  • Zone editing: Below 500m R1 and R2 are set in 50m steps
  • Task calculation improvements

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed flight claim issues (OLC)
  • Fixed a rare bug in IGC logger that could cause the flight to be marked as invalid
  • Fixed connecting to WI-FI networks where name contained special characters
  • Fixed connecting to WI-FI networks where special characters are used for password
  • Fixed invalid voltage on second seat in some setups
  • Fixed problem with STYLESPEED in zone definition
  • Fixed AHRS usage for customers with V9 + external AHRS
  • Fixes for external Flarm and Flarm target display

Version 6.08

New features:

  • Display WIFI dongle’s MAC address on network info page

Changes:

  • Changed flight & total engine time display in logbook.txt (from seconds to hh:mm:ss format)
  • Improved editing of combined waypoint types in Graphics setup

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed sending flights to OLC
  • Fixed a rare crash when in Near mode
  • Fixed a bug when adding/editing FLARM target aliases
  • Fixed a rare crash when editing task right using a huge number of waypoints
  • Fixed statistics text cutoff on LX8000 and LX8080
  • Fixed occasional erroneous voltage display on rear seat

Version 6.07

New features:

  • Added SWAP button in flight recorder settings for easier swapping of pilot and copilot names
  • Added option for single/master layout (admin mode)
  • Added gate interval task option

Changes:

  • Integrated support for motorized flaps
  • Changed ETE calculation when navigating to task start point
  • Improved WIFI downloads on unstable/slow connections

Bug fixes:

  • Fix for task start out of top of cylinder (US)
  • Minor user interface bug fixes
  • Fixed engine time display
  • Fixed FLARM obstacle update
  • Fixed menu selection bug on KARO, PXA
  • Fixed application crash in rare cases when using FLARM and 3D map
  • Fixed update of very old LX8000 PXA devices

Version 6.06

New features:

  • Added pitch setting to AHRS symbol and 3D map
  • Added filtering of airspaces by name in airspace info dialog
  • Added ability to change airspace border and fill color seperately

Changes:

  • Updated AHRS rounded and circular styles
  • 3D view is now properly updated when editing 3D map in Layout editor
  • Various translation updates
  • AAT zone is now filled with default color when ‘None AAT’ fill is selected
  • Wing area is now shown in ‘dropping water’ message
  • Improved tail/head wind calculation
  • Changed titles for head/tail wind
  • Improved outlined text readability

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed thermal mode issue on Vxxx variometers
  • Fixed image display bug introduced in 6.05
  • Various AHRS drawing fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused 3D map + AHRS not being aligned in some configurations
  • Fixed wind lines drawing bug (manifested in some layouts)
  • Flap tape fixes
  • Fixed flaps calculation on rearseat
  • Minor cosmetic fixes
  • Ensured that button text is visible (by decreasing font size, if needed)

Version 6.05

New features:

  • FLARM: Added PowerFLARM support for automatic updates
  • Added Waypoint symbol size setting
  • Added sea to map settings
  • Added display of FES warning

Changes:

  • minor UI changes
  • Layout editor improvements
  • Wind averaging time reduced to 120seconds
  • AAT lines are now plotted with XCspeed unit
  • We moved units (settings) from device settings into profile
  • Ball symbol improvements
  • FLARM: extra flarm warning notification is no longer displayed when there is PFLAU Symbol on navigation page
  • Color of selected flap is now based on current speed
  • You can now have several software SC toggle switches
  • Speed to finish limit set to 20m/s
  • QNH is also changed on rear seat, if changed from the front seat

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed screenshot functionality on several devices
  • Fixed “takeoff time” data symbol
  • Fixed a problem with Fn keys from rear seat
  • Fixed a bug in frequency display
  • Gear warning bugfix
  • Fixed SoaringSpot usability issues
  • Fixed rare flight range glitch
  • Fixed email reception issue with some email servers (free.fr, t-mobile.de)
  • Fixed 3D text offset on LX9070 (portrait)
  • Fixed flickering flaps problem
  • Fixed a bug where aircraft type was not saved when received on rear seat
  • Fixed PFLAU output on rearseat
  • Fixed FLARM traffic data
  • Fixed XPDR squawk data in data symbol
  • Fixed zoom issue after exit from pan mode
  • Fixed displayed flight level value
  • Fixed rain radar drawing on devices with hardware version TX51
  • Fixed radio volume slider
  • Various UI bug fixes

Version 6.03

New features:

  • Added new airspace styles
  • Added AAT min/max calculation

Changes:

  • Improved NOTAM processing
  • Improved final glide calculation
  • Changed PFLAU symbol drawing
  • Improved performance on older hardware (PXA)
  • Minor overall performance improvements

Fixes:

  • Fixed data exchange with rear seat
  • Minor NOTAM user interface fixes
  • Fixed rare device slowdown cause on older hardwares
  • Fixed remote stick special button detection
  • Fixed drawing bug in checklists
  • Fixed drawing bug in picture symbol
  • Fixed problem calculating total energy
  • Fixed WIFI update bug fix
  • Fixed profile enumeration bug
  • Fixed problem with IGC altitude on rear seat

 


 

Version 6.02

New features:

  • Added ability to hide airspaces in NOTAM data
  • Added new airspace type to airspace edit dialog
  • Added manual NOTAM data downloading from web

Changes:

  • Improved email delivery
  • Improved support for CUB files with NOTAM data
  • Improved SideView drawing speed

Fixes:

  • Fixed invalid code bug when selecting protected CUPX files
  • Fixed task load bug
  • Fixed device slowdown introduced in version 6.0+

 


 

Version 6.01

  • Fixed device slowdown when OLC Speed 60 in Speed 60 were present on screen
  • Fixed LX8xxx flarm traffic dialog bug
  • Fixed communication bug with peripheral devices on RS485 bus
  • Fixed various user interface bugs on V8, V9 and V80
  • Fixed OAT value jitter on V8, V9 and V80

 

Version 6.0

  • Changelog will be available soon.

Version 5.05

Fixes:

  • Fixed bug in team code calculation
  • Fixed flarm targets timeouts

Version 5.04

New features:

  • Added “no tracking” option to FLARM settings
  • Added flaps settings on rear seat

Changes:

  • Improved RS485 communication speed
  • FLARM track path length is now disabled by default
  • Minor speed improvements when using AHRS or tape symbols

Fixes:

  • Fixed total energy calculation
  • Fixed slow down/delayed display issue on LX8000 when FLARM traffic is shown
  • Fixed rare issue with long waypoint names, taskpoint names
  • Fixed rare points name string corruption when sending task to/from rear seat
  • Fixed issue with NMEA output of PFLAA
  • Fixed invalid “low space warning” message on LX8000
  • Multiple LX8000 internal fixes
  • Fixed issue with motorized flaps
  • Fixed problem with frequency display
  • Fixed an issue that cuased application to restar while shutting down
  • Layout editor: fixed navbox descriptions and reordered their positions
  • eCopilot: CAN bug fixes

Version 5.03

New features:

  • Added circling radius
  • Added setting to draw fill area of flight range inside or outside of bounds
  • Added airspeed auto zero after landing (can be enabled/disabled in settings)
  • Added compass tape symbol

Changes:

  • Time for optimization restart increased to one minute
  • Faster external devices enumeration in hardware menu
  • Improved thermals drawing
  • McCready/Ballast dialog now doesn’t hide automatically if manual DUMP button has been pressed

Fixes:

  • Fixed indicated airspeed offset bug
  • Fixed rare issue where external devices were not detected
  • Fixed a problem with auto next, AAT and default observation zone
  • Fixed multiple issues with special (localized) characters in waypoints, airports, flight declarations etc.
  • Fixed character issues with FLARM task declaration
  • Fixed character issues with Nano declaration
  • Fixed character issues with IGC declaration
  • Fixed a rare issue with airports
  • Fixed logbook recovery issue
  • Fixed engine time display in “Flights” dialog on small displays
  • Fixed battery sym. drawing
  • Fixed low disk space warning bug
  • Fixed thermal page saving
  • Fixed temperature offset in °F
  • Multiple NMEA output fixes
  • Data symbol units fixes
  • Fixed zoom range spinner
  • Fixed SideView symbol settings
  • Fixed AAT problem on start and finish sectors
  • Fixed battery left in minutes bug
  • Fixed vario sym. saving and default text size

Version 5.00

New features:

  • WIFI option and support for emailing flights (front seat only)
  • METAR, TAF data display (with WIFI option)
  • Compass calibration and wind calculation
  • Support for controlling radio with 485Bridge
  • Support for controlling transponder with 485Bridge
  • Spport for additional NMEA output with 485Bridge
  • MOP2 support
  • Added V8, V80 support
  • Added additional info on statistics page (Takeoff time, Engine flight time, Task start time, Finish elevation, Task remaining time)
  • Added various flight statistics/info
  • Added AAT zone calculation and drawing
  • Added flight range calculation and drawing
  • Added optimal track calculation for assigned area
  • Added new predefined polars
  • Added water ballast dump feedback, dump rate
  • Added new warning/notification types
  • Added digital input option for “Canopy locked”
  • Added digital input option to disable vario sound when PTT is active
  • Added inverted digital input option
  • Added more options to zone drawing
  • Added battery chemistry dialog
  • Added switching to thermal page when circling
  • Added switching between plane positions when map orientation is Heading/North or Track/North
  • Added goal/north map orientation
  • Added option to export/import full configuration to SD/USB
  • Added volume popup dialog
  • Added airport filtering depending on the size of runway
  • Added teamcode (origin, password, target) sending to second seat
  • Added wind info sending to second seat
  • Added setting for max thermals count in statistics mode
  • Added radio frequency assignment option when selecting new airport/waypoint
  • Added setting “show only airports from airports database on APT mode”
  • Added task ETE calculation during planning
  • Added radio mandatory zone (RMZ) airspace type
  • Added new FLARM aircraft types & symbols for: paraglider, hang-glider, ballon, static object
  • Added map integrity check (via password 00112)
  • Added motorized flaps support
  • Added symbols:
    • History
    • Vario Tape
    • Wind Profile
    • Ball
    • WIFI state
    • Trim roll (eCopilot)
  • Added data symbols:
    • Aircraft Parameters:
      • Flight level(IGC)
      • Altitude raw (IGC)
      • GPS altitude
      • Local date
      • UTC time
      • Longitude and Latitude
      • Current g-load
      • Min. g-load
      • Max. g-load
      • Circling Flight
      • Circling Task
      • Circling 60min
      • Average speed in 60min
      • Flight Time
      • Current ballast
      • Battery left [min]
      • Battery left [%]
      • Ballast
    • Engine Parameters (only on eCopilot):
      • Engine total time
      • Engine flight time
      • Engine Hours A
      • Engine Hours B
      • ECU Hours A
      • ECU Hours B
      • Calculated Fuel Quantity
      • Fuel Range
      • Consumption
    • Misc:
      • Nearest Airport
      • Nearest Waypoint
      • Nearest Location (aka. Where Am I)
      • Flarm RXTX
      • Active Frequency
      • Passive Frequency
      • XPDR Transponder
    • Optimization Data:
      • OLC 60′ Speed
    • Outside Parameters:
      • Side Wind Component
    • Target Parameters:
      • Target parsed METAR
      • Target parsed TAF
      • Target raw METAR
      • Target raw TAF
    • Task Parameters:
      • Task start altitude
  • Added new terrain schemes
  • Added track colorization for netto value
  • Added finish altitude warning
  • Added FLARM radar zooming
  • Added stopwatch function to info page
  • Added engine time column to Logbook screen
  • Added support for free QMP maps
  • Added new admin mode permissions

Changes:

  • Changed/fixed visual elements (arc gauge, altitude sym., speed sym., sideview sym., history sym., battery sym.)
  • Home optimisation is now saved
  • Improved support for external FLARM devices
  • Improved wind calculations and visual elements
  • Improved TAS and IAS calculations
  • Separated setting for map orientation to regular flight and circling orientation
  • Adjusted final glide calculation
  • Changed FLARM indication to angle reference
  • User is now asked if he wants to reset OLC statistic when engine is active
  • Last opened navmode is now saved to profile
  • Improved wind profile symbol
  • Improved performance

Fixes:

  • Update database bug fix
  • Fixed problems with Flaps visual symbol and functionality
  • Fixed loading of some non-compliant CUP files
  • Fixed observation zone elevation saving in profile and task
  • Fixes for overload factor calculation
  • Multiple fixes for Rose symbol
  • Fixed task point move
  • Fixed flight viewer parsing of flights that span over midnight
  • Fixed issues with some warnings
  • Multiple task edit fixes
  • Fixed zone refresh on style change
  • Fixes for non-directional warnings
  • Fixed warning messages flashing issue
  • Fixed issue causing repeated voice messages
  • Fixed issue when setting active FLARM target
  • Fixed multiple issues with layout editor
  • Multiple drawing bug fixes
  • Fixed problems with file names with special characters
  • Fixed rare communication bug on second seat
  • Multiple PDF reader bug fixes
  • Fixed SD card format for large SD cards
  • Multiple admin mode permission fixes
  • Fixed flap tape flickering bug on second seat
  • Fixed orientation bug in task thermal mode
  • Fixed near mode goto airport issue
  • Fixed logbook recovery UTC offsets
  • Ignore QNH/altitude offset when loading/changing/replacing profile via Settings->Profiles
  • Fixed NMEA data output on second seat
  • Fixes for SC and VP inputs
  • Display local time on history sym.

Version 4.03

Features:

  • Improved internal hardware error detection on newer devices
  • Added support for FLARM obstacles version 2.0
  • Improved UI responsiveness in file lists (Profiles, File & transfer, etc.)

Fixes:

  • Fixed issue where file copy didn’t show error message on failed copy operation
  • Fixed issue on old LX8000 where SD card didn’t get detected after format

Version 4.02

Features:

  • Users can now copy profiles directly from/to USB to/from SD

Fixes:

  • Wind calculation fix
  • Minor user interface fix

Version 4.01

Main features:

  • Added task speed to Logbook
  • Added ICAO selection method in airports mode
  • Faster Speed and Altitude symbol refresh
  • Added color value meaning to FlightViewer
  • AHRS symbol now allows partially transparent backgrounds
  • Improved color selection 

Fixes:

  • Fixed AHRS on rear seat devices
  • Fixed Flight Declaration bug
  • Fixed night mode on LX8000, LX8080
  • Various Flaps symbol and Flaps settings fixes
  • Fixed slow NMEA output on non-flarm devices
  • Fixed profile manipulation on Club devices
  • Fixed rear seat remote stick Fn button functionality
  • Fixed airspace drawing in “Files and transfer ->Airspaces” edit mode
  • Fixed invalid task, wind etc. values after update to version 4.00
  • Fixed greyed out PFLAU, PFLAA nmea output
  • Fixed NMEA output on rear seat devices
  • Fixed Logbook update after flight deletion
  • Fixed device shutdown delays
  • Fixed rare crash during shutdown
  • Fixed invalid initial value in MacCready dialog when using remote stick
  • Fixed AHRS pitch set bug
  • Fixed pan mode bug when using remote stick
  • Fixed airbrakes locked warning bug
  • Fixed Flarm “clock” drawing bug
  • Fixed missing map in FlightViewer

Version 4.0

Main features:

  • Vario filter customization
  • Added V9 AHRS functionality
  • Added new symbols and symbol subtypes:
    • Flaps symbol
    • DataSym: Thermal glide ratio
    • DataSym: Optimized Home Distance
    • DataSym: Teamcode for my position
    • DataSym: Teamcode for waypoint
    • DataSym: Requested Flaps
    • DataSym: Current Flaps
  • Added new styles to AHRS symbol:
    • Square
    • Circle
    • Rounded square
  • Added support to select files from external SD card without loading them to internal flash memory:
    • Airspaces
    • Airports
    • Waypoints
    • Raster maps
    • PDF files
    • Profiles
  • Added admin mode
  • Added PDF viewer
  • Profile changes:
    • Added full profile import/export (adds points, user airspaces)
    • Added copying of device settings from one profile to another
  • New aircraft warning features:
    • Added FLARM traffic ping
    • Added FLARM data relaying to second seat and also second seat NMEA output port
    • Added sending of flight declaration to external FLARM devices
    • Added PCAS drawing on map and radar
  • Added shaded airspace border drawing
  • Logbook changes:
    • Added OLC distance, flown distance, takeoff time and landing time
    • Logbook is now also saved on external SD
  • Optimization changes:
    • ENL is used for flight optimization
  • Added team code functionality
  • Added NMEA setup on second seat
  • Added Vario Indicator, V5 and V9 automatic brightness control
  • Added automatic external device update dialog

Other changes:

  • Obstacle zone calculation changes
  • Added wing area to polar settings
  • Added new glider presets with polars
  • Landing gear warning improvements
  • Increased graphical interface text sizes
  • Track time can now be set to 1200 minutes

Fixes:

  • Fixed ETA calculation when MacCready is 0
  • Spheroid distance calculation bug fix
  • Fixed average wind calculation
  • Fixed task declaration time
  • Thick line drawing bug fix
  • CUB file bug fix
  • Pan mode bug fixes
  • Side symbol drawing bug fix
  • Second seat communication fixes
  • History symbol drawing bug fix

Version 3.03

  • + added misc data to debug report
  • + added task map edit
  • + unified update file for variometer
  • + diskspace management improvements
  • B fixed a bug in near point calculation for observation zone
  • B fixed a bug not working left/right in pan mode.
  • B fixed a bug in statistics calculation for tasks with more than 10 points
  • B fixed a bug in pan mode

Version 3.02

  • + improved debug reports
  • + improved internal hardware error detection
  • + improvements for landing gear warning
  • + improvements in task edit map
  • B fixed PMU updating
  • B fixed a problem with non working status setting
  • B fixed a problem when using Fn remote button
  • B fixed a problem with acceleration
  • B fixed a problem with mode change
  • B fixed bug in predicting position, when using wind
  • B fixed a rare cup file saving bug
  • B fixed gui control bug

Version 3.01

  • + added FLARM size symbol
  • + added support for variometer firmware version 3.0
  • + added different views to task edit
  • + restart of task can now be also done on ground
  • + allow viewing QMPs in LXSim
  • + added show raster in map dialog
  • + added new translations
  • B fixed bug with navigate to nearest, working only on one side
  • B fixed bug with authorization of CMR files
  • B fixed bug with dialog when updating devices
  • B fixed bug with zoom to task
  • B fixed pattern line drawing
  • B fixed problem with negative distance in DirectEllipsoid

Version 3.00

  • + distance calculation using ellipsoid according to FAI specification
  • + added start out of the top of cylinder for USA rules
  • + added color picker for more detailed color selection
  • + added PAN mode
  • + airport and waypoint list selection can be shown with more detai
  • + airport and waypoint list selection icon showing, if images are available
  • + Added history selection with soaring begin and take-off location
  • + Airspace info dialog showing selected airspace on map (LX9000 only)
  • + Added engine total time and engine flight time
  • + Digital input (V5/V9) implementation for airbrakes and gear warning
  • + Page style can be all set on instrument itself and not only using LXStyler
  • + Support for rasterized maps provided by www.ifos.de and www.strepla.de
  • + waypoint or airport can be selected by four different methods (filter, list, map or history)
  • + other FLARM objects data stored in IGC file
  • + changed default map font setting to non-outline
  • + impoved statistics page with last four thermal map, task leg statitics and OLC statistics
  • + flight viewer
  • + added runway width

Version 2.89

  • + FLARM frequency is read only
  • + Added autozero for speed sensor using password 01043
  • + Added About dialog with possibility for saving report
  • B fixed problem, when updating with ASAPT having a lot of images

Version 2.88

  • + support for images in airports database
  • + support for PDA port on LX8000 and LX8080
  • B fixed bug, when too many legs are selected for optimization
  • + added polar for Blanik, Tst, Slingsby, Orlik et6.5.2013 11:21
  • + sort of task according to first turnpoint

Version 2.87

  • B fixed night mode
  • + added support for V9
  • B fixed wrong reading of internal pressure sensor
  • + LIST in task edit mode
  • + Range circles
  • + Remote menu is top item MC/BAL
  • + ADSB aricrafts are drawn differently from gliders
  • + thermal beep

Version 2.86

  • + Added new SIMPLE device with PDA port
  • + Added waypoint selection from list in task mode
  • + Autozoom is quickly accesable through Zoom knob
  • B improved airspace integrity check
  • B fixed bug with double click on remote
  • + Added debug info save in ABOUT dialog
  • + Added polar for Antares 23, JS-1c 21m, Genesis and Silent2Targa
  • B fixed problem wutg elevation in wpedit box
  • B fixed big distance problem in optimization
  • + Added DEFUALT button to profile selection screen. This will start with DEFAULT settings
  • + No more Flarm reset after power-on in order to avoid problems with BF displays
  • B restore battery and gps symbol on V5 vario
  • B fixed problem with task transfer to rear seat on double seat system with finish ring
  • + speed up of terrain painting
  • B fixed AHRS pitch offset setup

Version 2.84

  • + task finish altitude can be set to any value
  • + multiple start points in task.
  • + fix calculation for task finish
  • B-Speed to fly for MacCready (STFreq) can go only up to Vne
  • + range circles around the glider.
  • + Flarm object can now be taged as favorites
  • + new side symbol showing vertical situation of airspace and terrain
  • + support for photos in waypoint file (CUPX file format)
  • + new navboxes for IAS, theoretical glide ratio, team partner flight data,
  • airspace distances, altitude gained in thermal, average vario for whole flight,
  • average vario for task,
  • distance and bearing to AAT zone origin
  • + three Timer alarms, which can be completely configured by user
  • + Remote stick dialog, with selection for FN key on new remote stick (toggle vario range, map settings etc…)
  • + AHRS power managment and contest mode rules
  • + changed default pages look
  • – size of thermal assistant circles depends on size of symbol

Version 2.60

  • +added AHRS for second seat
  • +fixed polars for Arcus
  • +added GOTO button to MARK options
  • +added new colour schemes for terrain
  • +terrain shading
  • +fixed bug in communication with rear seat
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