X-Plane 11.51 is an incremental bug-fix patch update to X-Plane 11.50.

Known bugs

  • First load time with Metal and Vulkan will be surprisingly slow. This is lots of shaders/pipelines compiling for the first time; subsequent runs will be faster.
  • XPD-7871 Dark contrails instead of white.
  • XPD-8162 Ocean tiles loading slowly & appear to be missing entirely in scenery.
  • XPD-9234 Flickering cloud shadows on the ground.
  • XPD-9388 Software hangs upon exit when using VR.
  • XPD-9729 Contrails and wing condensation missing in replay.
  • XPD-10506 First run shader creation is super slow.
  • XPD-10616 Water reflection off if wave height is non zero.
  • XPD-10653 ‘Heat’ turbulence in front of engine.
  • XPD-10690 Blue geometric shapes that appear when scenery is missing.
  • XPD-10709, XPD-10868 Plugin OpenGL drawing artifacts under Windows with Vulkan on AMD GPUs.
  • XPD-11010 CTD in VR when Windows Mixed Reality button is pressed on either controller.

Bug Fixes

Beta 2

  • Additional log info to investigate issues with Reverb G2 controllers.
  • Additional diagnostics via Aftermath for investigating device loss crashes (requires Nvidia driver 457.09).
  • Portuguese translation updated.
  • XPD-10194 Updated docs & override datarefs for sling object.
  • XPD-11031 Nvidia driver crash in OGL when accessing settings.

Beta 1

  • Updated translations for most languages.
  • Updated & additional joystick config files.
  • Device loss crashes on Vulkan/Windows should be less frequent.
  • XPD-10617 CTD when using “regenerate icons for current aircraft (and livery).
  • XPD-10836 Device loss crashes on Metal/Mac should be less frequent.
  • XPD-11003 Metal has been disabled for Nvidia-based Macs on 10.15 because it hangs.
  • XPD-11025 Plane Maker 11.50 breaks the .acf file when periods are changed to commas.
  • XPD-11028 Crash in the map.
  • XPD-11030 Switching liveries a couple of times crashes X-Plane.
  • XPD-11036 Fixed broken mouse cursor in 3-d cockpit with LDR and OGL.
  • XPD-11038 Fixed washed out GL movie capture.
  • XPD-11044 Fixed missing runway outlines on map.
  • XPD-11047 Fixed option for edge blending with no warping.
  • XPD-11069 Loading flight plans fails after loading a checklist.
  • XPD-10832 Added camera permission string for third party apps

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