SwissCreations' call to arms: beta testers needed for the Alpine Hoist

Development is a hard deal and SwissCreations is struggling to isolate and fix a but with the Alpine Hoist. If you'd like to help, here's your chance.

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The team has made a call to arms on the .org forums asking for help from the community to try and find/replicate a bug.

The author is "currently facing an issue: for some versions of X-Plane now (XP 11 only), I am not able to control datarefs as I used to. As a consequence I can neither control well dynamics of the load nor prevent it into "falling" in the ground."

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The post explains the whole process of installing and providing information back. This is a major issue that is preventing the release of the plugin in its final form.

If you can and are willing to help, please do so as this is preventing the team from releasing the final version.

Sérgio Costa

About Sérgio Costa

Sérgio has been a flight simulation enthusiast for nearly 25 years. His passion with helicopters developed during MSFS 2000 when he discovered the complexity of these aircraft and the challenge it was to control them.

Since then he has been primarily a helicopter flight simmer, trying his best not to crash and kill all his virtual passengers.

Sérgio is's editor and writer and one of the Three Grumpy Simmers, a YouTube series and Podcast produced together with YouTubers Bel Geode and NovaWing24, obviously dedicated to flight simulation.


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