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KNOWN ISSUES (Last modified: Sept. 25, 2020)

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Please find below a list of other known issues and solutions (when available)

To view top issues affecting the community and their current status, visit our Known Issues Tracker

 

MARKETPLACE

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CTDs

  • Crash when ATC delegated to the Co-Pilot
    • Workaround: Turn ATC to AI OFF

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  • Crash when Text-to-Speech settings is set to Azure
    • Workaround: Turn Text-to-Speech settings OFF

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Windows 10 version 2004

  • An issue with the latest Windows 10 update prevents some players to install their Deluxe or Premium Deluxe content due to seeing the error message "(this content) does not work on this device."
  • Some loading and crash issues could be linked to the latest Windows 10 version 2004 update

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AIRCRAFT

A320

  • A320 engine unexpectedly shuts down after starting up aircraft following checklist

LIVE WEATHER 

  • Some changes made in patch 1.8.3.0
  • Additional reports are added to the backlog.

ATC

  • Some changes made in patch 1.8.3.0
  • Additional reports are added to the backlog.

AIRPORTS

  • Some airports are missing or incorrect.
    • To report missing or incorrect airports please submit a bug report.

PERIPHERALS

Peripherals that are not detected on Steam

Xbox One Controller Rudder

  • We are aware of this issue and we are actively working on it. We advise checking the Peripherals forums for tips and tricks.

MISCELLANEOUS 

Sensitivity

  • Sensitivity screen empty/blank when opened–prevents adjusting of axis sensitivity and dead zone.

Autopilot 

  • We are looking into the bug reports and will provide additional information.

 Aircraft instruments:

  • Some changes made in patch 1.8.3.0
  • Additional reports are added to the backlog.

 Garmin avionics issues:

  • Some changes made in patch 1.8.3.0
  • Additional reports are added to the backlog.
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