29 Dec 2019

FS 2019 R1.3 is released

We just released FS 2019 R1.3. This version adds the PWC2019 scoring formula, adds a number of improvements that should make scorekeepers' lives easier, and fixes a few bugs. Most of the work in this release was done by two volunteers: Vitaly Umansky and Phil de Joux with the help of Joerg Ewald.

What's in the release:

  • PWC2019 scoring formula added
  • Drag-and-drop IGC file import added
  • Show all crossings: The one that is used for scoring in green, all others in orange (turn on/off in View menu)
  • Show all individual track points (turn on/off in View menu)
  • Show turnpoint tolerance band (turn on/off in View menu)
  • Show optimal speed-section route (turn on/off in View menu)
  • Show route through turnpoint centres (turn on/off in View menu)
  • Show cylinders for FAI sphere or WGS84 (turn on/off in View menu)
  • Speed section distance and launch to ESS distance calculations corrected
  • When distance measurement window is open, measuring distance with right mouse click will add coordinates into measurement window
  • Maximum zoom level increased
  • Map zoom with mouse wheel
  • Turnpoint editing window layout improved
  • No longer show an error when turnpoint is edited before SS is set
  • Show distance measurements with centimetre accuracy
  • GAP parameter window layout improved
  • Minimum absolute tolerance moved to advanced GAP settings
  • Improved internal handling of airspace data
  • Improved algorithm to find the pilot's best distance, fixed bug where the algorithm would take a very long time to complete if the pilot missed an early turnpoint
  • Add scroll bar to field selection window for reports with filters

Link to release: http://fs.fai.org/trac/wiki/FS2019R1.3