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FSMetar 1.5.2 Update Released

Last updated Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:55:10 GMT
Originally posted on Wed, 04 Feb 2004 20:32:59 GMT

Now available from developer Ivan Alvarez is FSMetar, v1.5.2, a utility that allows flightsimmers to use live METAR weather downloaded from the Internet. The update includes improved cloud generation and other fixes and improvements. For details, click on Read More.

FSMetar 1.5.2 released. This release includes:

  • Improved clouds generation (now more realistic and beautiful clouds)
  • User manual provided by Georges Gabet (Isomba Airlines)
  • Better search engine. You can search by ICAO or airport description.
  • Included option to save Metars as Infometar application format.
  • You can navigate with "Enter" key when several ocurrencies was found.
  • Included option to auto-download Metars when FSMetar start.
  • Included option to select default server.
  • Internet download Timer configurable (in minutes)
  • Two more buttons included in main window: Force Internet Refresh & Force FS Refresh.
  • Solved problem: proxy user and password not sended by FSMetar.
  • Solved overflow error in malformed Metars.
  • Support for RVRNO and SLPNO Metar keys.
  • Several optimizations in on-line mode.

Best Regards
Ivan Alvarez

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at ian.stephens@flyawaysimulation.com.

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