Hi all again
I like a challenge. I will try using a FS2002 panel in FS98.
I know that FS2000 panels work in FS98. I made the BAe panel using the orginal
from a FS2000 one ( just search on drake, here at flightsim) Someone requested
a FS98 version. I needed only to replace the Fs2000 Default gauges and it
worked fine. I also had to repaint the panel as the color of the orginal panel
did not look gray in colorin the FS98 game.
oh, and by the way, one more thing I have Great Frame Rate in FS98 with scenery
detail set high ... I think that is important.
Amplifying on the previous note, in general the sims are only one-way
compatible. That is, FS98 stuff will work, more or less, in later sims. But notthe other way about. What's more, sometimes scenery from the earlier sim will
not agree with elevation or coastlines of the new one, with bizarre results.
I agree about FS2002's niceties. In fact, the main reason I bought FS2002
(actually, I hinted enough and got it for Christmas) was that I wanted to take
advantage of its neat water. Otherwise, like many others at this forum, I was
pleased with FS98 (as a major improvement over FS5.1, my previous version).
Since then, my major attraction to FS2002 has been GMax, the immensely
powerful aircraft- and scenery-building software that's part of FS2002 Pro. On
my 600-MHz machine, the biggest disadvantage is loading time (I seem to spend alot more time in FS2002 watching that bar fill out...)
All in good fun. -- Dennis