Public Beta

Public Beta Version

We are going to start posting beta versions of the next release as they are available. We will post what bugs the beta version addresses and any new features it has that you can try out.

We invite you to try it and see how it does. Please provide feedback to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on any new problems you encounter and if it fixes a bug you had noticed in the released version.

If you are not experiencing issues with the release version, you may want to just wait for the next release.

The Public Betas are Updates. They must be installed over an existing, working version or they will not run.

Pilot2ATC Update 2.6.3.0 Public Beta2f

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 2f 01/28/2022

  • Updates METAR anytime source changes
  • Reads from latest file on all Wx accesses for local weather sources

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 2e

  • Fixes Waypoint selection bug introduced in PB 2d
  • Fixes ASN Weather error message issue
  • Fixes non-vectored Approach descent instructions

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 2d

  • Fixes VOR Waypoint selection problem
  • Fixes NOAA Weather reporting problem
  • Fixes Bearing from Airport reporting problem

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 2c

  • Fixes VFR Flight Plan Filing Issue
  • Fixes some other minor bugs

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 2b

  • Fixes Copilot Volume bug in Beta 2a
  • Fixes some potential issues with SimBrief Imports

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 2a

  • Adds OnTop button for TaxiMnt Window
  • Adds additional controllers that can handle Missed Approach
  • Fixes Copilot Volume Setting
  • Enhances SimBrief FP Import to include Runways, SID and STAR, if present in string

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 1h

  • Adds the option to only display airports from AIRAC (FltPln tab-Misc Options)
  • TaxiMnt Window modified to allow Windows Alt-Tab to swap to it
  • Fixes TaxiMnt button Highlighting issue
  • Fixes a problem whereby the overall volume of P2A could be changed by setting the volume of the PTT or Speech Recognized tones
  • Note: Public Beta 1g was rolled into Public Beta 1h

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 1f

  • Adds the option to have winds spelled as whinds to help voices pronounce it correctly
  • Tweaks the vectored approach clearance

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 1e

  • Fixes an issue with exporting VFR Flight Plans to MSFS
  • Fixes another issue with ASN weather display

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 1d

  • Fixes an issue with Flight Plan Export to MSFS

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 1c

  • Fixes the problem with the TaxiMnt button
  • Fixes a problem with ASN weather display
  • Fixes a couple of other 1b issues

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 1b

  • Set Chatter Volume Default to 100%
  • Fixes TaxiMnt Window so it will open
  • Fixes Tones so they output to the Speech Output device

2.6.3.0 Public Beta 1a

  • Adds Volume Setting for Chatter on Sounds Tab.
  • Adds Random Voice Master Volume to change all Random voice volume settings at once
  • Adds Volume Level bar on Com Control Panel
  • Adds Favorite Phrases to SayIt Plus Window
  • Enhances the Airlines Mnt Function in TaxiMnt, including ability to add and delete airlines
  • Fixes a bug in Approaches with transitions
  • Fixes a problem with Auto Planner in Beta 2F
  • Fixes a bug in the Weather Display
  • Fixes a few other bugs introduced in Beta 2f

Public Beta 2f

  • Adds ability to control all volume using the Com Panel Volume Controls. You may need to turn this volume up the first time you use this release.
  • Fixes a problem with display of Open Street Map in Taxi Mnt
  • Fixes a problem that occasionally could give strange altitude assignments along with descent instructions at TOD
  • Fixes issue of Chatter files playing from first in folder each time
  • Fixes VFR Flight Plan filing problem
  • Fixes a few bugs introduced in Beta 2e

Public Beta 2e

  • Adjusts Approach Selection to avoid Circling approaches when others are availabe
  • Adjusts OnRunway logic to reduce chance of invalid Go-Around, however invalid Go-Arounds may still be caused by a mismatch of SIM, Real World and P2A Runway locations
  • Fixes export issues for some MSFS flight plans
  • Fixes a problem with setting Arrival runway at airports without any arrival procedures
  • Enables setting of runway at airports without any procedures or weather
  • Fixes a bug in the beta that caused the flight plan window to go blank

Public Beta 2d

  • Combines China Country Codes to "Z" when using Country or Airport Folders for Chatter
  • Fixes display of Recommended Approach Button
  • Fixes import of MSFS plans with missing Runway Information in STAR

Public Beta 2c

  • Fixes a problem causing the program to not open on Windows 7
  • Fixes display of additional procedures

Public Beta 2b

  • Fixes a problem Copilot not doing readbacks or changing frequencies
  • Fixes an issue with SayIt not displaying readbacks correctly

Public Beta 2a

  • Fixes the reduced sound volume problem when using the Speech Recognized Tone
  • Enables the use of words like "LINK", "INNER", "OUTER" in taxiway names

Public Beta 1b

  • Fixes a problem with the drawing of some approaches

Public Beta 1a

  • Fixes taxi instructions at some airports
  • Fixes issue with MakeRunways Import of New Airports
  • Fixes an issue with bogus altitude assignments on some descents

Public Beta 1

  • Adds Accessibility Names to Buttons
  • Organizes Main Window for easier Accessibility
  • Adds Help Tips to many Buttons
  • Adds PTT Pressed Tone that sounds when PTT button is pressed
  • Fixes a bug in Taxi Mnt related to deleting Taxi Points
  • Fixed Taxiway Import timeout error
  • Fixes some problems with Procedure display
  • Fixes some issues with vectors to approach
  • Enables use of either style of Airline Call Sign (1415 as either fourteen fifteen, or one four one five)
  • Fixes issue of Radar Control/Director being skipped at some airports
  • Fixes P3D Flt Plan import of VFR plan with an airport as a waypoint
  • Fixes issue of Approach being assigned for departure when Radar Dir is available
  • Adds pause after ATC or pilot speaks before resuming chatter - half the Min Pause time
  • Adds PlayChatter indicator/Button on Main Window
  • Fixes issue with P2A not always fully shutting down with X-Plane
  • Fixes issue with FSX Root Folder option for Importing Taxiways
  • Fixes issue with Com1/Com2 swap not working in MSFS
  • Fixes problems with importing of MSFS Flight Plans

Thanks,

Dave