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    Hopefully one of the response choices would be...

    Hopefully one of the response choices would be "Unable." :pilot:

    But since you're on a flight plan, what altitude did you file for?
  2. In some large cities there are some folks who...

    In some large cities there are some folks who have always depended on public transportation such as cabs, buses and subways or other trains for example. A place such as New York or London likely has...
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    In FSX the joystick responses are part of the sim...

    In FSX the joystick responses are part of the sim settings, not part of the joystick and its software. So I'd expect you'd have to set responses separately in the new sim and each sim should keep its...
  4. Thread: Trainee issue

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    That's aircraft dependent, Charlie. With a Cessna...

    That's aircraft dependent, Charlie. With a Cessna or a Bonanza the normal takeoff is without flaps. Jet airliners may need flaps, but a J-3 Cub doesn't even have any flaps.

    But if one is training,...
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    At what airport? Some airports don't have...

    At what airport? Some airports don't have built-in parking spots (especially military or very small fields). If there's no AI traffic at the airport it might not have parking spots either.
  6. Thread: Uncommanded Dive

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    Am I understanding this correctly? Are you trying...

    Am I understanding this correctly? Are you trying to engage the AP to do the takeoff? Did the nose lift before or after you engaged the AP? What were you doing with the trim at that point, if...
  7. In the case of the TBM930, if I noted the post at...

    In the case of the TBM930, if I noted the post at all, I probably would not have read it because I don't have MSFS2020 or know anything about the TBM930 or about the GPS3000. On rare occasions I get...
  8. One other reason occurs to me. While it doesn't...

    One other reason occurs to me. While it doesn't account for all failures to answer, this sim is so new that sometimes no one knows the answer, especially with all the weird happenings after an update.
  9. Thread: Uncommanded Dive

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    That's normal operation. The AP in FSX makes...

    That's normal operation. The AP in FSX makes heavy use of the elevator trim, so that you effectively are fighting the AP if you try to adjust the trim and it WILL fight back.

    I expect that Ray has...
  10. Thread: ILS landing Xcub

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    In real life, if there's not a glide slope on...

    In real life, if there's not a glide slope on both radios, it'll normally be the number one NAV that has the glide slope on it. Not many Cubs have that capability, though there are a few.
  11. Thread: Speed of A320neo

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    Not generally. But at a given TAS it will require...

    Not generally. But at a given TAS it will require a lot less power, which has everything to do with air density, meaning that reduced drag needs less power. Of course the engine also has less power...
  12. Thread: compass errors

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    Or a compass rose. For those not familiar, a...

    Or a compass rose. For those not familiar, a compass rose is just markings on the ground laid out against magnetic north and designed so that an aircraft can be placed in the middle and aligned with...
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    The ILS for 01L is 108.9, 19L is 110.3, 19R is...

    The ILS for 01L is 108.9, 19L is 110.3, 19R is 108.5, and 01R is 111.95 but 01R is a LOC, that is, localizer only approach. You might check what freq(s) you were using.
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    Are you sure it's an ILS? There are many places...

    Are you sure it's an ILS? There are many places that have localizer-only approaches, so As James said the what/where/freqs might help to answer this.
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    Well, I'm not aware of anything else that would...

    Well, I'm not aware of anything else that would help--perhaps someone else, though.
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    Question: Have you exited the sim cleanly after...

    Question: Have you exited the sim cleanly after making the assignment changes? This is when those changes are saved. So if you crash the sim after making changes, they won't be saved. Another...
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    The problem with doing that is that you are...

    The problem with doing that is that you are forcing the scenery to be on the C: drive. My scenery is on the D: drive, but if you want you can make a shortcut on the desktop to the actual scenery...
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    Absolutely you can. Just for example, I've set up...

    Absolutely you can. Just for example, I've set up my add-on scenery to have a nested folder structure (each folder w/scenery must have a scenery and, if used, a texture folder in it) such as:


    ...
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    You certainly can. I've organized all my...

    You certainly can. I've organized all my non-default sceneries that way.
  20. Thread: Speed of A320neo

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    That 450 kts speed is True Airspeed. Note, too,...

    That 450 kts speed is True Airspeed. Note, too, that maximum speed does not mean cruise speed, nor does it mean that the aircraft can achieve that under all conditions. Usually that max speed is...
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    Actually, it could be if MSFS works the same as...

    Actually, it could be if MSFS works the same as FSX in that regard. In FSX if the default flight has a fuel imbalance, then all aircraft will start with that same imbalance. So if he finds that is...
  22. Thread: Speed of A320neo

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    Nope. At sea level under standard conditions*...

    Nope. At sea level under standard conditions* indicated airspeed (IAS) and true airspeed )TAS) are the same, but those conditions rarely obtain. IAS is important because it defines some of the...
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    Perhaps your right wing has a lot more fuel than...

    Perhaps your right wing has a lot more fuel than the left wing. Fuel imbalance can do that to you.
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    I don't have MSFS 2020, but I do have the...

    I don't have MSFS 2020, but I do have the Thrustmaster Warthog and I'm extremely pleased with it. I've used it for a number of years now with FSX and with P3D, and with the controls I have programmed...
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    Did you get the task manager up? The tab at the...

    Did you get the task manager up? The tab at the top should be on processes, and searching through the various processes you should be able to find fsx.exe. Single click on that, then (on Win 7) click...
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