Airport Visual System, also known as AVS, is a well-known utility plugin by FlightFactor for X-Plane 11 serving the purpose of OANS – On-board Airport Navigation System. The addon has been on the scene for a while, but it wasn’t the kind of plugin you would desperately want to purchase straight-away.
The new version, version two, features many fixes and new features such as added Navigraph interface, updated user interface, added support for X-Plane 11.50, or fixed inability to enter numbers in the ICAO entry field, for example. As usual, the complete changelog can be found below.
The upgrade from version one to version two is free of charge for current owners. If you don’t own the first version, you can get the version two for $19.95
$24.95 via the X-Plane.org Store.
2.0.1 - Fixed sim traffic not showing when corresponding option is selected - Fixed possible CTD in case of loading PDF files on Linux/Mac - Added support for new XP 11.50 tcas datarefs - Update some UI hints 2.0.0 - Fixed possible huge loading time when AVS is installed - AVS is no longer affects X-Plane loading time - Fixed taxilines and auxiliary lines scaling - Fixed inability to enter numbers in ICAO entry field - Fixed inverted depiction of windsocks - Fixed parsing airport data for airports using features from new APT specification - Fixed additional OS windows popup for loading PDF pages (Viewer page) - Added multi-monitors support and ability to use AVS in separate OS window - Added automatic saving of AVS window state (position and mode) - Added Navigraph interface for charts viewing - Added ability to select favourite folders in X-Plane directory tree (Viewer page), preferred folders will be saved between loadings - Updated add-on structure - single plugin is now used instead of two separate - Updated plugin UI - Updated interface for AVS moving map options - Reworked AVS moving map depiction from scratch - Reworked a set of provided commands/menus to operate AVS - Make selected airports loading more convenient - Make wind info displaying more usable - Removed a few unreliably working features until better implementation in future updates (NDB-VOR-ILS markers, buildings, terrain)