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TFDI B717 / TFDI B717 Liveries
« Last post by Asid on Today at 12:36:16 PM »
TFDI B717 Liveries



Official Repaints
A source of "Official" repaints made by our selected painters.
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Download repaints created by the community!
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TFDi Design 717 Paintkit
Layered PSDs for creating new liveries for the TFDi Design 717. (V1.0.0)
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TFDI B717 / Re: TFDI B717 documenttation updated.
« Last post by Asid on Today at 12:23:06 PM »
TFDI B717 Official Documentation Updated 18/07/18


Updated 18/07/18 to add Quickstart Guide

See the post Here
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TFDI B717 / TFDi Design 717 Paintkit 1.0.0
« Last post by Asid on Today at 12:13:28 PM »
TFDi Design 717 Paintkit 1.0.0

Layered PSDs for creating new liveries for the TFDi Design 717.




Download: Here
Size: 1.4GB
Release date: 18/07/18
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TFDI B717 / Re: TDFI B717 Updates/Patches
« Last post by Asid on Today at 11:30:59 AM »
TFDi Design 717: Version 1.1 Released
17/07/18




1.1.0.0 (17 July 2018)

Product overhaul, tested via the Community Opt-in Beta

•   [ADDED] ADF simulation (optional)
•   [ADDED] HOLD support
•   [ADDED] Passenger count variable support
•   [ADDED] New documentation
•   [ADDED] Remote CDU support
•   [ADDED] WIND display to PROGRESS page
•   [ADDED] Selected NAVAID geometry
•   [ADDED] Remaining "FINAL/TIME" and "EXTRA/TIME" functionality
•   [ADDED] Flight save persistence functionality (saving a flight saves the system state as well)
•   [ADDED] Amber box for low manifold pressure and associated alert
•   [ADDED] Yoke light
•   [ADDED] "PACK OVRD" alert
•   [ADDED] SimConnect event for triggering custom 717 events
•   [ADDED] SimConnect event to notify external clients of PA, ATTND, and MECH button usage
•   [ADDED] Event to control PA IN USE and VIDEO IN USE lights
•   [ADDED] Call reset, attendant to cockpit call, and ground to cockpit call capability
•   [ADDED] Crosstrack deviation indicator to the ND
•   [ADDED] ADIRU horn
•   [ADDED] MAINT INTPH button logic
•   [ADDED] VOR TO/FROM indication on the ND
•   [ADDED] VOR Radial indicator lines on the ND
•   [ADDED] Strobe on ground functionality (setting via the Addon Manager)
•   [ADDED] MAX CLB, MAX END, and MAX DES functionality
•   [ADDED] "DISCONTINUITY AHEAD" message
•   [ADDED] APU FIRE support via the default failures menu
•   [ADDED] Live file refresh functionality to the tablet
•   [ADDED] Pause at top of descent option via tablet
•   [ADDED] Playback device control via tablet
•   [ADDED] Screenshot to tablet functionality
•   [ADDED] Ability to disable certain displays via the tablet to improve performance
•   [ADDED] Ability to show throttle axis position on the EAD while ATS is engaged
•   [ADDED] WING/NACL light (P3Dv4 only)
•   [ADDED] Scroll acceleration to the MINIMUMS and BAROSET knobs
•   [ADDED] AFS roll mode flash logic during reversion to TAKEOFF mode after landing
•   [ADDED] Optional rising runway functionality
•   [ADDED] Option to change tablet auto-lock time
•   [ADDED] Added IvAp transponder control support (via FSUIPC)
•   [ADDED] Support for the number pad with MCDU keyboard entry
•   [ADDED] Missing bearing to waypoint indication on F-PLN page 2
•   [ADDED] Significant amounts of detail (rivets, seams, dirt, labels, etc.) to exterior textures
•   [ADDED] New landing gear, landing gear bay, and tire textures
•   [ADDED] Wingflex
•   [ADDED] 3D nose ridges
•   [ADDED] Various chrome surfaces where applicable
•   [ADDED] Ribbed effect on relevant exterior surfaces
•   [ADDED] Cabin lights on exterior model
•   [ADDED] Fan blade blur states
•   [ADDED] Additional details to the GAU and GPU ports
•   [ADDED] Various missing static wicks
•   [ADDED] Panel separator lines on the pedestal
•   [FIXED] Incorrect pilot size on exterior model
•   [FIXED] A night lighting issue on the cargo smoke test button
•   [FIXED] Missing animation on part of the landing gear assembly
•   [FIXED] A night lighting issue on the battery switch
•   [FIXED] Incorrect beacon light shape
•   [FIXED] Incorrect ATO display
•   [FIXED] Outer marker display color
•   [FIXED] FIX page displaying bearing as distance
•   [FIXED] VCL displaying incorrectly on the TAKEOFF page
•   [FIXED] Default autorudder setting being permanently changed
•   [FIXED] VOR/ADF 2 separator slash on ND displaying in blue instead of green
•   [FIXED] Inability to access THRUST LIMITS page from CRZ/DES performance pages
•   [FIXED] Ability to access SID/STAR menu when a departure/arrival airport isn't entered
•   [FIXED] Ability to stay on TAKEOFF page after  takeoff phase is over
•   [FIXED] NAV RAD preselect accepted formats
•   [FIXED] IRU 1 mislabeling on IRS/GNS POS page
•   [FIXED] Partial mislabeling of "SLAT EXT MIN" on APPR page
•   [FIXED] Missing "PLACE/BRG/DIST" text on DEFINED WAYPOINT MCDU page
•   [FIXED] Deleting manual CLB/DES SPD LIM not completely reverting to default
•   [FIXED] Terrain peaks mode display color
•   [FIXED] Magenta display colors
•   [FIXED] Terrain display pattern
•   [FIXED] Terrain display temporarily showing incorrect data
•   [FIXED] A resizing related rendering issue on the AFS and radios
•   [FIXED] A potential rendering related CTD
•   [FIXED] Right side TERR peaks display
•   [FIXED] NAV related issues with a certain terminal (SID/STAR) leg type (AF legs)
•   [FIXED] APU FIRE aural alert not cancelling automatically after three cycles
•   [FIXED] An issue preventing tablet clicks from being properly handled
•   [FIXED] MCDU latitude/longitude display and entry format
•   [FIXED] MCDU ACT-FPLN page 2 display
•   [FIXED] Offside pack air usage logic
•   [FIXED] Offside engine start air pressure bleed
•   [FIXED] Offside VOR display indication on ND
•   [FIXED] Certain VOR pointer elements not appearing while an ILS is tuned
•   [FIXED] Inability to pop out the ISIS or MCDUs as an observer via Aircraft Sharing
•   [FIXED] A bug in MCDU numeric entry validation
•   [FIXED] An issue that could potentially cause an erroneous SPEEDBRAKE DISAG message
•   [FIXED] An issue preventing VORs from displaying on the ND map while an ILS is tuned
•   [FIXED] WXR AUTO gain value
•   [FIXED] WXR gain knob behavior
•   [FIXED] Several display/data source issues on the IRS/GNS POS and IRS STATUS page
•   [FIXED] Rudder trim TO BAND appearing during all stages of flight
•   [FIXED] MCDU power source
•   [FIXED] An issue preventing VORs from displaying on the ND while an ILS is tuned
•   [FIXED] A potential bug causing incorrect flight plan sequencing after changing a SID/STAR mid-flight
•   [FIXED] A minor scratchpad not resetting after deleting V-speeds to reset them to automatic
•   [FIXED] Missing back lighting on SD cue switches
•   [FIXED] Manual altitude/speed restriction entry scale issue
•   [FIXED] Missing manual altitude/speed restriction entry range check
•   [FIXED] Low speed protection engagement range
•   [FIXED] Ability to start both engines simultaneously
•   [FIXED] A bug that could cause the airplane symbol to appear in the wrong place in PLAN mode
•   [FIXED] The drawing order of the magenta line and airplane symbol
•   [FIXED] The missing circle in the middle of the airplane symbol
•   [FIXED] An issue causing strange weather radar display
•   [FIXED] AUTOLAND overlapping with GROUND PROX on the FMA
•   [FIXED] Incorrect adjustment of HP barometer setting
•   [FIXED] Typo on the Aircraft Sharing tablet page
•   [FIXED] Pressurization not always honoring landing altitude
•   [FIXED] Autopilot not deflecting the elevator and aileron control tabs
•   [FIXED] Yoke input while autopilot is engaged causing aileron oscillations
•   [FIXED] Erroneous IRU 3 FAIL message
•   [FIXED] Fuel handle not lighting up under the correct scenarios
•   [FIXED] Vertical speed/FPA wheel not starting selection from the current number
•   [FIXED] A data interpolation bug that caused strange engine performance under several scenarios
•   [FIXED] Ability to temporarily unlock reverse thrust handles in flight
•   [FIXED] Stick shaker audio not stopping during stick pusher activation
•   [FIXED] Weather radar entering TEST mode off schedule
•   [FIXED] An issue causing corrupt VOR/NAVAID frequencies
•   [FIXED] PLAN mode not displaying without IRS alignment
•   [FIXED] A bug causing weird waypoint DATA display on the ND
•   [FIXED] BETWEEN altitude restriction display on ND and MCDU
•   [FIXED] BETWEEN altitude restriction entry functionality
•   [FIXED] A bug that could cause the ADIRU to stay on regardless of power
•   [FIXED] VOR being incorrectly read at unreasonable distances
•   [FIXED] VOR deviation being incorrectly read and displayed
•   [FIXED] VOR distance incorrectly using ground distance instead of DME distance
•   [FIXED] Systems not properly reading if a VOR is set or not
•   [FIXED] BETWEEN altitude restrictions being treated as AT restrictions
•   [FIXED] ACCELERATION ALTITUDE not being honored
•   [FIXED] Packs off departure behavior
•   [FIXED] Active Sky weather radar not displaying properly
•   [FIXED] Improperly scaled WXR test image at high range settings
•   [FIXED] RTE RSV fuel always being treated as pounds when entered
•   [FIXED] Duplicate waypoint detector deleting waypoints loaded via company route
•   [FIXED] "L" not toggling the ground flood lights
•   [FIXED] Logo light always being on
•   [FIXED] A display issue relating to "ADDL TRANS" on the MCDU
•   [FIXED] First leg ETE displaying incorrectly
•   [FIXED] A display bug with PLAN mode
•   [FIXED] ETO not displaying when it should
•   [FIXED] ETE/ETO number shortening
•   [FIXED] Cooling fan logic
•   [FIXED] An issue preventing the BELOW G/S logic from being reset
•   [FIXED] VOR/ILS CDI inaccuracies
•   [FIXED] Various minor persistence loading issues
•   [FIXED] Speed FMA displaying incorrect number when V2 is not set and the aircraft is on the ground
•   [FIXED] VSI disappearing during approach
•   [FIXED] THRUST LIMITS page not allowing arming/preselection of thrust limits
•   [FIXED] ATS CLAMP functionality
•   [FIXED] Freezing fuel temperatures
•   [FIXED] "ADDL APPRS" appearing when it shouldn't
•   [FIXED] A scenario causing the FD pitch guidance bar to drift into numerical infinity
•   [FIXED] Crash relating to MCDU index updating when powering the FMC on/off
•   [FIXED] "ENGINE COOL" alert logic
•   [FIXED] Several display bugs on the THRUST LIMITS page
•   [FIXED] THRUST LIMITS not working when accessed via the GO AROUND page
•   [FIXED] VOR pointer heading issue
•   [FIXED] Scrolling issue on DUPLICATE NAMES MCDU page
•   [FIXED] Scrolling issue on COMPANY ROUTE selection MCDU page
•   [FIXED] Several edge cases causing flickering waypoints in FPLN page and line drawing
•   [FIXED] Error in cruise performance calculation algorithm possibly leading to wrong cruise fuel flow calculation
•   [FIXED] Fix to descent phase triggering prematurely
•   [FIXED] Manifold pressure and temperature simulation
•   [FIXED] Engine start with PACKs on being possible
•   [FIXED] PACKs not consuming manifold pressure properly
•   [FIXED] Strange NAV behavior when approaching a waypoint
•   [FIXED] A scenario causing the tablet to not update
•   [FIXED] A magenta line drawing issue
•   [FIXED] An issue allowing ALTN fuel to be displayed as -1
•   [FIXED] ETA not displaying on the PROG page
•   [FIXED] A possible edge case CTD caused by the revision leg index not being set by default
•   [FIXED] ISOL valve logic
•   [FIXED] Certain flight plan routes will exhibit a hit to the responsiveness of the aircraft
•   [FIXED] PFD Flight Path Director and "birdie" incorrect drawing
•   [FIXED] Strange throttle response
•   [FIXED] Flight plan resetting/advancing waypoints too early
•   [FIXED] Reverse thrust not behaving as an axis properly
•   [FIXED] Black spot on right-side center window frame when the overhead flood light is on
•   [FIXED] Flashing "INSUFFICIENT FUEL" message
•   [FIXED] Night lighting textures on right fire handle
•   [FIXED] Parking brake lever not always matching the parking brake state
•   [FIXED] ATS not setting throttle to the correct setting under some conditions
•   [FIXED] Untimely TOO LOW GEAR and TOO LOW FLAPS warning
•   [FIXED] Landing gear extension sound volume
•   [FIXED] Missing night lighting on jumpseat and left stick pusher inhibit button
•   [FIXED] Poor response from flaps axis
•   [FIXED] Jumpseat not having night lighting
•   [FIXED] Left STICK PUSHER PUSH TO INHIBIT button not having night lighting
•   [FIXED] START AIR PRES LO warning not causing amber manifold pressure outline
•   [FIXED] FLAP SET not working with a hardware controller
•   [FIXED] Faulty magnetic deviation data causing incorrect turn angles
•   [FIXED] Rapid EGT cooling after engine shutdown
•   [FIXED] A PROF descent calculation bug
•   [FIXED] Packs on/off departure setting not being honored properly
•   [FIXED] Cabin rate measurement
•   [FIXED] Aggressive cabin rate
•   [FIXED] Unreasonably high idle thrust
•   [FIXED] MCP altitude selection not rounding to the correct number under some conditions
•   [FIXED] Excessive negative pitch during extreme speed changes with PITCH speed control
•   [FIXED] An issue preventing the right MCDU from selecting ECON speed mode
•   [FIXED] A CTD caused by incorrect loading of the REX WX Advantage Radar
•   [FIXED] A bug that could cause the tablet to ignore the first input after some time on the documents page
•   [FIXED] Some L2 alerts not illuminating the master caution
•   [FIXED] Takeoff EPR not being reached by TAKEOFF ATS under some conditions
•   [FIXED] Brake cooling rate
•   [FIXED] A CTD caused by corrupt aircraft sharing data
•   [FIXED] An Aircraft Sharing cleanup issue
•   [FIXED] Improper control centering behavior 
•   [FIXED] Airspeed trend vector displaying incorrectly
•   [FIXED] An issue that could cause the FMS to advance the current leg prematurely when changing a SID, STAR, or APPROACH while flying it
•   [FIXED] Acceptable CG entry range being too small
•   [FIXED] A PROF calculation issue that could MCDU legging/freezing
•   [FIXED] Commanded EPR T appearing on the EAD when reverse thrust is active
•   [FIXED] Left emergency reverse triggering left and right REV exceedence display
•   [FIXED] Wording of "ALL A-ICE ON" EIS alert
•   [FIXED] Wording of "PITOT F/O FAIL" EIS alert
•   [FIXED] Position trend vector predictions
•   [FIXED] INSUFFICIENT FUEL message after landing
•   [CHANGED] Persistence is off by default
•   [CHANGED] Improved "Cold and Dark" scenario
•   [CHANGED] Improved NAV RAD auto-tuning selection logic
•   [CHANGED] Improved speedbrake non-linearity
•   [CHANGED] "BATT CHARGING" and "BATT DISCHARGING" logic
•   [CHANGED] Loading a persistence that was saved in air with the landing gear up while on the ground will no longer leave the landing gear up
•   [CHANGED] LAT REV/VERT REV index control
•   [CHANGED] Implemented custom time system (to fix the instant reply bug)
•   [CHANGED] Performance optimizations should result in much better FPS and less stuttering
•   [CHANGED] Improved AFS altitude capture behavior
•   [CHANGED] Improved Flight Director vertical bar behavior
•   [CHANGED] Reduced spoiler effectiveness
•   [CHANGED] Reduced vertical speed delay
•   [CHANGED] Tweaked AIR SYS L/R PRES LO and amber manifold pressure outline logic
•   [CHANGED] Removed ugly shadow from cockpit window frame at night
•   [CHANGED] All hardware interactions now comply with the published SDK ranges
•   [CHANGED] The default elevator trim functionality now works more normally
•   [CHANGED] Improved AOA, stall AOA, and G force smoothing to improve systems
•   [CHANGED] Increased required G force for stick pusher activation slightly
•   [CHANGED] The fuel system now honors the default UNLIMITED FUEL option
•   [CHANGED] Weight units and temperature units can be selected independently
•   [CHANGED] Improved ND message font choices
•   [CHANGED] Improved weather radar efficiency
•   [CHANGED] Improved engine startup and shutdown sounds
•   [CHANGED] Implemented new FMS/MCDU threading model to mitigate laggy display/systems issue
•   [CHANGED] Significantly improved EGT spike during startup
•   [CHANGED] Reduced speedbrake efficacy further
•   [CHANGED] Improved ADD/RMV DRAG messages
•   [CHANGED] The mute sound on lost focus option has been moved to the tablet
•   [CHANGED] Tweaked VMAX slightly in accordance with smoother PITCH/IDLE PROF descent
•   [CHANGED] Updated tablet example image
•   [CHANGED] AUTOLAND FLARE target vertical speed
•   [CHANGED] Partially resolved a magenta line/NAV issue involving intercept and overfly waypoints
•   [CHANGED] Removed duplicate "CLEAR OF CONFLICT" code
•   [CHANGED] Clicking the edge of the tablet while the screen is on will now lock the screen on the first click and hide it on the second
•   [CHANGED] Rewrote and significantly optimized custom sound engine
•   [CHANGED] Tweaked various PFD colors
•   [CHANGED] Limited MCDU prediction display to prevent text overrun
•   [CHANGED] Thread access for persistence system to improve stability
•   [CHANGED] Cleaned up miscellaneous MCDU pages
•   [CHANGED] Improved DONE functionality of the FMS
•   [CHANGED] Optimized external model
•   [CHANGED] Various materials for better light and reflection response
•   [CHANGED] Remodeled wing and fixed various associated bugs
•   [CHANGED] Remapped aircraft for easier painting
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TFDI B717 / TFDi Design 717: Version 1.1 Released
« Last post by Asid on Today at 11:23:34 AM »



TFDi Design 717: Version 1.1 Released
Posted on July 17, 2018 by Collin Biedenkapp


The initial release of the TFDi Design 717 on December 23, 2016 that we initially thought was the end of the journey ended up being the start of an entirely new one. We learned a great deal about aircraft development, product life-cycle, and community management. It is with great pleasure that we now announce the release of version 1.1 of the TFDi Design 717. This version is what we originally envisioned when we started the project.



       








 
Major Changes from Version 1.0.8.0
The Community Opt-in Beta has helped us research, develop, test, and refine the product over the last year and a half. The customers who aren’t part of the COB will notice a massive number of additions, fixes, and changes, but we’ve selected some to highlight below.

•   A totally revamped exterior model including wing flex and cabin lights
•   Paint kit
•   Official Prepar3D v4 support
•   Major AFS and MCDU improvements, such as
   o   Better NAV logic
   o   Better PROF logic
   o   Proper ATS CLAMP functionality
   o   Improved altitude, speed, fuel, and time predictions
   o   Various new MCDU functions
   o   Improved MCDU interaction and display
   o   Improved leg sequencing and insertion
   o   HOLD support
   o   AFS-guided VOR tracking support
•   ADF simulation
•   Scroll and drag support for documents on the tablet
•    RemoteCDU integration
•   Improved VOR simulation
•   Improved ND PLAN mode
•   Pause at top of descent option
•   Improved engine performance throughout various stages of flight
•   Settings page within the tablet for applicable on-demand settings
•   Revamped terrain display
•   Improved air  manifold pressure and demand system
•   Improved FADEC and throttle behavior
•   Improved ground taxi behavior
•   Various minor improvements to cockpit and night lighting textures
•   New performance options via the Addon Manager
•   Yoke light
•   Improved hardware and MCDU keyboard interaction
•   Improved internal logic to improve system resource utilization

And MANY more. For a full list, please visit the changelog here.
 

How to Update
The Addon Manager will handle downloading and installing the update automatically. Liveries will need to be reinstalled, as they and external model have changed.
 

What to Expect Now
With the active development of the TFDi Design 717 winding down, we will begin to put more focus on upcoming projects. We’ve announced Passenger and Crew Experience (PACX), and that will be our focus for the immediate future. We will, of course, over the coming weeks, months, and years periodically update the TFDi Design 717 with new features or fixes as appropriate, but the rate of development and updates will be significantly slower. Users experiencing issues will still receive the quality and timely support they’ve come to expect from us during development.

Although we’ve announced PACX already, we have more projects lined up, but they’ll get their time to shine in the future. More frequent progress updates on PACX and subsequent projects, as we reveal them, should be expected.
 
Conclusion
I’d like to take this opportunity to personally thank every single one of our community testers, customers, and fans for their immense support and patience. Although the road to get here was a little windier than we expected, I know I speak for all of us when I say thank you. We’re looking forward to seeing the TFDi Design 717 in screenshots, videos, and events. We’re proud to be where we are, and we can’t wait to demonstrate what we’re capable of with our future products.

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IL-2 Sturmovik / Re: Steam revoked my BoS Moscow DLC key for "non payment"
« Last post by Asid on Today at 11:11:29 AM »
I have heard it can happen and did to Wilso.

He got it sorted.

Keep us updated Beef  :thumbsup
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DoW Air / Re: DoW Air: Screenshots & Videos
« Last post by Asid on Today at 11:10:26 AM »
Looks like your Phantom is on phire

(see what I did there?)

That was Phunny..... :lol
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Happened to mate.
And it was resolved I had to send screen shots of the steam transactions but got it fixed.
Good luck
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DoW Air / Re: DoW Air: Screenshots & Videos
« Last post by Beef on Today at 02:00:41 AM »
Looks like your Phantom is on phire

(see what I did there?)
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IL-2 Sturmovik / Steam revoked my BoS Moscow DLC key for "non payment"
« Last post by Beef on Today at 01:59:10 AM »
Today, when I came home from a hard day's work and turned on my PC and logged into Steam, I received a nasty message that I could not ignore or by-pass without acknowledging it that said my BoS Moscow DLC key is revoked  for "non payment". I made the mistake (in retrospect) of buying the key on G2A.com three months ago. I looked at the receipt and see the seller is in the Ukraine...NICE. Looks like they pulled a fast one on me. I put in a complaint to G2A but I doubt there'll be any resolution.
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