Memphis, TN, November 11 2005: John Dekker and Doug Thompson report that Radar Contact Version 4 has been released to manufacturing, with an expected general availability of December 10, 2005. Radar Contact, a highly successful Flight Simulator ATC add-on, provides a realistic experience to Flight Simulator enthusiasts, wherever and whenever they fly.
Interaction with traffic on the ground and in the air around you. Realistic chatter to and from the traffic.
Internationalization – which means realistic Transition Altitude/Transition Level, proper phraseology outside the United States, more accurate ATC procedures.
Enroute holds now tied to arrival weather.
Support for pilot's discretion (PD) descent clearance from cruise to allow descents that are better aligned with those calculated by FMCs/CDUs.
Centers accurately divided into real world sectors.
More pilots, more controllers, 109 popular airport names recorded, over 700 carrier names recorded, all center names recorded, all aircraft types recorded.
More realistic crossing restrictions based on runway in use. Runways chosen based on AI activity.
More efficient arrival vectors.
More information available at www.jdtllc.com