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    That's incorrect, window_size= overrides...

    That's incorrect, window_size= overrides everything else so if the GPS was filling the full window at 275,172 it will still fill the full window when the window has been contorted back to native size...
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    Better IMHO to do the math: 545/1920=0.284...

    Better IMHO to do the math:

    545/1920=0.284
    354/1080=0.328

    (because gps_295_background.bmp is 545px x 354px)

    ...so if you want the gps to show up at it's native resolution and proportions...
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    Sticky: Fly a DME arc! I recently wondered how on...

    Fly a DME arc!

    I recently wondered how on earth a pilot could manually fly a consistent radius around a VOR. Sure the GPS can do it but DME arcs have been around since before GPS was a gleam in...
  4. I don't know about Win10 but on Win7 there's also...

    I don't know about Win10 but on Win7 there's also a large amount of duplication that takes place in C:\ProgramData\Package Cache which is completely unnecessary. You can delete that and then run the...
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    See this thread (4th post) if you fly the C172,...

    See this thread (4th post) if you fly the C172, C208, or DC-3:

    http://www.fsdeveloper.com/forum/threads/alexander-metzgers-cessna-172-fde.432529/



    Also RealAir put up a freeware FDE for the...
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    I decided I wanted to buy the Carenado King Air...

    I decided I wanted to buy the Carenado King Air GTx so I made a deal with myself one morning while nursing a mild hangover that I'd give up beer until I'd saved enough beer $$ to pay for the...
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    Beer tap? :)

    Beer tap? :)
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    Easy fix, in the aircraft.cfg find: ...

    Easy fix, in the aircraft.cfg find:

    [attitude_indicators]
    attitude_indicator.0 = 1

    Change it to:

    [attitude_indicators]
    attitude_indicator.0 = 2
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    Glad you got it sorted :)

    Glad you got it sorted :)
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    Try reinstalling PNW. Make sure you have the...

    Try reinstalling PNW. Make sure you have the latest PNW installer from FSS.
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    Do you have an...

    Do you have an "ADE_FTX_PNW_KORS_elevation_adjustment.BGL" in Scenery\World\Scenery? ...and what is the date modified? (should be Nov 2010 or later I think)

    Make sure it's...
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    Yep, should work fine for the Baron too. Only...

    Yep, should work fine for the Baron too. Only thing you need to watch out for is that [Window01] is defined as the radio stack in the panel.cfg (and it is in the Baron G1000 and I believe any other...
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    Soloy turbine 206 over at fsdeveloper has my...

    Soloy turbine 206 over at fsdeveloper has my undivided attention, looks close to release, still slated to be freeware last I checked. I believe he's even integrated the GTN 750 as a panel option.
    ...
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    It's not a perfect solution but you can add the...

    It's not a perfect solution but you can add the DME to the 2D radios panel easily enough.

    -make a copy of Microsoft Flight Simulator X\SimObjects\Airplanes\C172\panel.G1000\panel.cfg, name the...
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    I looked at the windyty site and decided a flight...

    I looked at the windyty site and decided a flight between KMLS Miles City, MT and KOMA Omaha, NE should be good for a stiff tailwind at 27,000' so I loaded up the PC-12 and took off. I used ASN in...
  16. I've been running 2x 256 Gb SSDs and a 1Tb...

    I've been running 2x 256 Gb SSDs and a 1Tb conventional HDD for backup since 2011. I'm having to shuffle stuff around and keep things cleaned up due to disk space. I'd recommend 2x 512Gb SSDs if...
  17. About the only time I rename a .bat to .txt is...

    About the only time I rename a .bat to .txt is when I wanna "disarm" them so bad things don't inadvertently happen (again). :) .
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    You'd put the special receive_pirep.php on a...

    You'd put the special receive_pirep.php on a server and set it up so it can write to your database (passwords, path, etc.), then you put the URL to receive_pirep.php in your FSACARS.ini. When you (or...
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    Can phpvms even use FSACARS? I thought FSACARS...

    Can phpvms even use FSACARS? I thought FSACARS had it's own scripts that you build into your own pages? phpvms (or someone) would have to supply a custom receive_pirep.php I think that works with...
  20. Oh don't worry about that, it was just removing...

    Oh don't worry about that, it was just removing FS9 is all. :)
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    It sounds like you might be opening the XML in...

    It sounds like you might be opening the XML in Internet explorer (which is the default double-click action for .xml) so instead of double clicking right click and choose 'Edit', that should open it...
  22. It was pretty simple, I already had the to/from...

    It was pretty simple, I already had the to/from images and XML from a gauge I made in 2007 so I just stripped everything but the to/from indicator out. 20 minutes, glad I was able to help, good luck...
  23. To/From Indicator kit for the FS9 Lear

    Here's a To/From indicator kit, lol. The kit contains 2 gauges so you can choose between the usual arrow pointer or the written words "To" and "From". It's below the magenta HDG value readout, I...
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    The 750 has approach charts for the US, the 650...

    The 750 has approach charts for the US, the 650 doesn't have any charts. That's the biggest reason to get the 750 vs the 650 if you're only buying one.

    No they don't use plans from FSX and the...
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    Awesome - but I didn't link...

    Awesome - but I didn't link xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.net.

    Aye, thar's a spammer amongst us! :)

    (post #22.5 was deleted by mods BTW, I wasn't responding to Peanut78)
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