Orbx, the team behind Volanta, has taken to their forums to announce an impending update to the popular flight tracking application, as well as introducing a premium version.
Volanta 1.1 will be the first major update since the application was first released. A number of new features or enhancements will be included such as a complete reworking of the 3D flight paths on the map. Also, a rain radar layer has been added to the maps, as well as a weather radar, that allows pilots to find or avoid, adverse weather conditions.
An exciting addition is the ability to take screenshots that will include geotags of the pilots current location. In the standard version this is limited to three per flight as a lower resolution, but the premium version allows unlimited screenshots in glorious 4K. The planning tool has also been enhanced to give a flight briefing.
The premium version brings in some additional perks, other than the one mentioned earlier. The ability to create flight parties is one such feature. One notable addition helps those who may suffer from CTDs and want to re-join the flight where the crash happened. Volanta’s cloud save and load system, and the autosave feature allows the reload of a flight without manually reloading the sim. In addition to this is the ability to reload a flight where the pilot left off, such as a specific parking gate.
As yet Volanta 1.1 has not been released, nor has the premium version but the standard core 1.0 is available from this link. The premium version will be at the prices stated in the summary of both core and premium versions below.