Changelog 2017.1

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This changelog is a draft.

This changelog is currently being written for the FlightGear v2017.1 release. Feel free to help! If you are aware of any FlightGear related changes, please add them to the changelog.



Major enhancements in this release

Core

Aircraft Modeling

JSBSim

Atmospheric Light Scattering

  • New shaders for drag chutes
  • New "grain merge" option for environment reflections

Learn more in the Newsletter.

Environment Rendering

  • Thorsten fixed the hard upper atmosphere line in Earthview

Performance

  • Erik made Canvas perform faster.

Misc/Uncategorized

Usability

  • ENBR, Bergen, Norway is now the default airport.

Internationalization

Scenery

  • Rendering dialog now features more settings for scenery rendering.

Canvas System

  • James made remote Canvas

Nasal Scripting

Documentation

Highlighted new and improved aircraft

Other

Bug fixes

  • Richard fixed some bugs that would cause crashes in multiplayer.
  • See our bugtracker for a list, albeit incomplete, of the bugs fixed in this release.