Now that my time commitments at work have waned significantly, development on SquawkBox 3 has accelerated and is continuing to go very well.
I have completed implementation of the network info plugins for both VATSIM and IVAO. A network info plugin is a DLL that SquawkBox 3 loads and runs so that live information on the current list of ATC servers from a given network can be presented in the connect dialog. It's hoped that this feature will stem the tide of news postings where people vainly attempt to connect to a server that no longer exists.
In addition, I have obtained the first model set plugin from the folks that make the VIP model set. A