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Aircraft download page (this time for real), small styling fixes (uniform style)
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Together with Advanced Weather, it functions as an integrated environment simulation in which the individual elements mutually influence each other. For instance
 
Together with Advanced Weather, it functions as an integrated environment simulation in which the individual elements mutually influence each other. For instance
* clouds and winds are influenced by the distribution of terrain elevation
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* Clouds and winds are influenced by the distribution of terrain elevation
* prevailing winds, terrain slopes and stability of the lower atmosphere determine the shape of visible clouds
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* Prevailing winds, terrain slopes and stability of the lower atmosphere determine the shape of visible clouds
* cloud layers and haze influence color and intensity of light reflections
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* Cloud layers and haze influence color and intensity of light reflections
* winds influence wave patterns on water
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* Winds influence wave patterns on water
* light at sunrise and sunset is position and altitude dependent, allowing for phenomena such as Alpenglow or brightly illuminated high-altitude clouds while the ground is dark
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* Light at sunrise and sunset is position and altitude dependent, allowing for phenomena such as Alpenglow or brightly illuminated high-altitude clouds while the ground is dark
    
For more powerful graphics cards, the framework includes procedural terrain texturing, including features such as the following.
 
For more powerful graphics cards, the framework includes procedural terrain texturing, including features such as the following.
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* In-sim checklists have been introduced for a number of aircraft.
 
* In-sim checklists have been introduced for a number of aircraft.
 
* An in-sim documentation browser is included, so users can more easily browse all the documentation available in the base package.
 
* An in-sim documentation browser is included, so users can more easily browse all the documentation available in the base package.
* The weather configuration UIs have been combined and rationalized into a single Weather UI, making it easier to select a nice VFR day, or a difficult CATIII approach.
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* The weather configuration UIs have been combined and rationalized into a single weather UI, making it easier to select a nice VFR day, or a difficult CATIII approach.
* Flight path can now be displayed on the in-sim Map.
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* Flight path can now be displayed on the in-sim map.
 
* Instant replay may now be saved as a flight recorder, edited externally to add a commentary, and then replayed as a tutorial, with the user able to take control at any point.
 
* Instant replay may now be saved as a flight recorder, edited externally to add a commentary, and then replayed as a tutorial, with the user able to take control at any point.
 
* Multiplayer setup dialog now includes a dynamically generated list of active MP servers, making it even easier to take part in FlightGear's worldwide multi-player environment.
 
* Multiplayer setup dialog now includes a dynamically generated list of active MP servers, making it even easier to take part in FlightGear's worldwide multi-player environment.
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FlightGear continued to benefit from contributions from across the globe.
 
FlightGear continued to benefit from contributions from across the globe.
* The FlightGear Manual is now included in both English and French
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* The FlightGear Manual is now included in both English and French.
 
* System messages on startup are available in eight languages, just like the in-sim menu.
 
* System messages on startup are available in eight languages, just like the in-sim menu.
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Canvas improvements in this release include:
 
Canvas improvements in this release include:
* lazy updating/rendering to improve performance in situations where a texture doesn't need to be redrawn
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* Lazy updating/rendering to improve performance in situations where a texture doesn't need to be redrawn
* creating GUI windows, including popup menus or menubars
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* Creating GUI windows, including popup menus or menubars
* native copy/paste via 2 new [[Nasal]] extension functions
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* Native copy/paste via 2 new [[Nasal]] extension functions
* nested canvases, where a canvas may contain images created by another canvas texture
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* Nested canvases, where a canvas may contain images created by another canvas texture
* window stacking
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* Window stacking
 
* raster images (vector images were already supported)
 
* raster images (vector images were already supported)
* improved event handling GUI events using osgGA
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* Improved event handling GUI events using osgGA
* a new DOM-based event handling system  
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* A new DOM-based event handling system  
    
'''Rembrandt'''
 
'''Rembrandt'''
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''' Regional Textures '''
 
''' Regional Textures '''
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Building on the work in 2.8.0, the following areas now have region-specific texture-sets for more realistic terrain.
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Building on the work in 2.8, the following areas now have region-specific texture-sets for more realistic terrain:
 
* Caribbean
 
* Caribbean
 
* Western Europe
 
* Western Europe
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* Additional joysticks and rudder pedals are supported out-of-the-box.
 
* Additional joysticks and rudder pedals are supported out-of-the-box.
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* An interactive aircraft download page allows users to filter aircraft based on their level of completeness and accuracy, making it easier to discover the true gems of our extensive hangar.
    
'''Bug fixes'''
 
'''Bug fixes'''

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