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  1. You cannot use Soft Clouds with Sky Force. They use two different cloud model weather systems. I would wait to get Sky Force after we release the update. Less downloading. Updates are always free to the customer.
  2. Dane - Thank you for your words and honest feelings. I have no problem with that and we will come through either way for you.
  3. rstough


    REX WORLDWIDE AIRPORTS HD – STATUS UPDATE: DEBUG PHASE 5/28/2018 We are happy to announce that we have started the beta testing process of Worldwide Airports Technical Update 3. This includes the textures of P3Dv4. We will have a better idea of the status of the program by next update. …Next update Monday, May 28, 2018
  4. We at REX share your frustration with the poor performance of the product as it was released. It was not our intention. However, if we were dishonest we could have just walked away. Instead, we have tried to make things right by offering each customer an opportunity to join the Insider Program to help us improve the product. We are extremely grateful to the Insiders Group as well as the Beta team we have that put many hours and feedback into improving Sky Force. Even after this release, there is more to do. So it is our hope that once you get the update and it works out that you will be willing to recant your thoughts publically.
  5. Peter all I can say it was not our plan to have this happen with Sky Force when we initially released. I will be addressing this a little later. In the meantime, we needed a greater base of testers than just our own beta team. So that is why we initiated the Insider Program. With the work of our Beta team and the Insiders of the Insider Program, we are about to release an almost re-written program. So you are within your right to be unhappy. We hope that with this update later this week that this will help.
  6. REX SKY FORCE 3D - STATUS UPDATE: PRE-DEPLOYMENT PHASE 5/22/2018 Here is the latest information. The update is being prepped now for the stores and download/install. Due to the new requirements for GDPR from the EU, this has put extra work on us that was not expected that must be complete by May 25th. The release will happen this week. Stay tuned here for when that time comes. ...Next update: No more updates until release!
  7. Here is the final fix list for REX Sky Force - Technical Update 2: Fixed – Freezing of application when user confirms removal of favorite airport Fixed – Scaling issue with Windows 10 Fixed – Overlapping community theme notification Fixed – Notifications causing P3D 4.1 to reload Fixed – Issue of overwriting last entered favorite airport during registration Fixed – CTD issue when some users right-click the interactive map Fixed – Aircraft and precipitation positioning on the map Fixed – Failure when Pilot2Atc flight plan is imported into Sky Force Fixed – Naming conventions for Sun/Atmospherics sets 08 and 13 Fixed – “Theme completed” popup when adding a new set Fixed – Issue where weather was not showing in the Weather Center due to foreign date/time Fixed – Searches within the Weather Center for stations/airports not in the database Fixed – Texture sets not showing due to missing folder sets Fixed – .net error messages within the In-Sync Cloud Engine Fixed – Toggle button “Enable Quick Start” not being aligned with other buttons Fixed – Issue where Sky Force was causing P3D to go directly into “Load” mode Fixed – Major jumps of altimeter Fixed – Accuracy of weather injections Fixed – Visibility causing complete reduction including the cockpit Fixed – .net errors with the weather engine Fixed – OAT/TAT/SAT erratic temperatures increasing with altitude Fixed – No weather showing Fixed – Visibility too low for FSX, FSXSE when at 10SM Fixed – Weather injection issue causing errors with GSX and ChasePlane Fixed – Weather engine continuing to inject weather after it was turned off Fixed – In-sim green status bar not showing during weather engine injection Fixed – Network mode for weather injection Fixed – Installer stating “Organization” instead of “Email” during user registration Fixed – Issue with Sky Force working with FSUIPC autosave Fixed – Long named favorite airports cutting off on Favorite Airport panel within the Dashboard Fixed – Sky Force resolution issue with Windows 10 Fixed – In-Sim briefing not reporting flight plan data Fixed – In-Sim briefing not showing clouds reported Fixed – Issue with textures sets not being saved when creating themes Fixed – Issue of application hang while changing a theme within the PTA window Fixed – Double popup alert window when installing a preset theme from the PTA window Fixed – Default airport not being saved after restart Fixed – Preventing duplication favorite airports from being added Fixed – Weather not reporting CAVOK properly within the Weather Center Fixed – “Precip” button on the mapping still showing precipitation if turned off Fixed – Latest TAF report is included in the Weather Center data Fixed – Bank numbers did not change when selecting a category in My Saved Themes or Community Shared Themes Fixed – Toggle button withinthe Engine setting grayed out when not active Fixed – Search for weather stations with winds over 30kts+ Fixed – Length of notification text on successful texture install being cut off Fixed – Step 2 grammatical error during registration Fixed – Disabling the In-Sync Cloud function was not disabling all functions Fixed – Disabling the weather engine was not disabling the Refresh Weather button Fixed – Weather engine was showing DISCONNECTED instead of ON. Changed global variable Fixed – Issue where clicking Currently In Sim was causing Sky Force to CTD Fixed – Altitude of roll clouds showing at higher altitudes Fixed – Issue with cirrus not showing Fixed – Weather engine continued to load when disabled Fixed – Load time of weather injections in-sim Fixed – Innaccurate HDR read-only settings per sim type causing textures to not install correctly Fixed – Close icons on system and community notification areas. Incorporated buttons instead of icons as some users would quit the application by mistake. Added – Function to minimize Sky Force to system tray Added – Option to overwrite default backup of flight sim files Added – Fade in/out of generic alert system Added – Function to save latest map settings when application is closed and restarted Added – 3 levels of density related 3D stratus overcast model sets for user control over performance impact Added – 7 levels of density related 3D cumulus overcast model sets for user control over performance impact Added – Feature within the Weather Center to add a custom airport into the database when not found Added – Feature to set default favorite weather station/airport to show in the Weather Center and Favorite Airports Added – View buttons to replace ID numbers within My Themes and Community Themes Added – Better handling of the user’s system profile to help optimize texture resolution Added – Encrypted serial key field to the Profile Settings window Added – Function within General Settings to give the user the ability to start up Sky Force in the system tray Added – Flight sim validation location validation Added – Full support for weather injection for Prepar3D v4.0 users Added – Tooltips rollovers to 3 buttons on top right of main window Added – Weather Refresh button to engine status window Added – Disabling feature when changing between Enable Performance Optimizer and Auto tune Added – Code that prevents duplicate airports from being added to the Favorite Airport list from the Weather Center and Dashboard windows Added – Confirmation of Favorite Airport being added when set from the Weather Center window Added – Download of the metar_report.xml file for ProAtc users Added – Code to prevent users from starting more than one version of Sky Force at a time Added – Examples of the required lat/long degrees when adding an airport to the database Added – Note to Flight Center details that winds are provided via the GFS model on the 12 and 00Z times Added – Text to Favorite Airports stating to wait patiently as we download data from our servers Added – Text to Most Recent Community Themes stating to wait patiently as we download data from our servers Added – Added new button synchronization window to track aircraft location Added – Disable notifications button for session to community notifications screen Removed – Support for PFPX export flight plans Removed – Additional popup alert when deleting a favorite airport Streamlined – Weather engine Streamlined – Cloud model sync engine Recoded – In-Sim weather briefing
  8. WX ADVANTAGE RADAR – STATUS UPDATE: DEBUG PHASE 5/14/2017 We are currently in testing on a new build for P3D v4. ...Next Update: Monday, May 21, 2018
  9. rstough


    REX WORLDWIDE AIRPORTS HD – STATUS UPDATE: DEVELOPMENT PHASE 5/14/2018 Development continues. If everything goes well internally we hope to start testing next week. That is the hope. …Next update Monday, May 21, 2018
  10. Did you purchase Sky Force? I don't see your order # and store information within your signature?
  11. I am sorry for you being overlooked. It was not intentional. But you have been added now.
  12. Let me investigate this further as to why you were not added.
  13. REX SKY FORCE 3D - STATUS UPDATE: PRE-DEPLOYMENT PHASE 5/14/2018 We have compiled the final build of Sky Force 3D. We will be preparing REX Sky Force - Technical Update 2 for release later in the week. Updates will follow on the release. We are extremely grateful to our Insider Program members as well as our Beta Team in their hard work of making this product much stronger. We also want to thank all customers who have been patiently waiting for this build. We understand their frustration, but when you see the fix list you will understand why we needed to go through this extensive testing process. We will be posting a final fix list on Thursday. ...Next update: Thursday, May 17, 2018
  14. It has been a LONG time since we announced anything in regards to Weather Force. I am not making any official statements at this time, but I will confirm we are still in active development and testing of the Weather Force API. There are a lot of promising advancements occurring with this product.
  15. No official updates at this time. Just that it is still in development and testing of the API. Some very cool things coming though.