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  1. Thread: Heading problem

    by DirkDP
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    Hi, I can confirm that Comp. Mode can break...

    Hi,

    I can confirm that Comp. Mode can break things in FS9.
    Setting it to WinXP SP3 mode broke the WX radar on the Wilco/Feelthere Airbus Evo.

    Regards,
    DDP.
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    Hi, Great find... I actually had both...

    Hi,



    Great find...
    I actually had both books by Jonathan M. Stern, but I lost them years ago (late 90s), probably while moving...
    Bookmarked.

    Regards,
    DDP.
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    Hi, Stock FS9 KPIT has ILS for all of the...

    Hi,



    Stock FS9 KPIT has ILS for all of the runways so that shouldn't be a factor here.
    I just set up at KPIT, set FS9 own weather interface to 097-16kt. I then advanced time by a minute to...
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    Hi, Or, using above tools close both RWY14...

    Hi,



    Or, using above tools close both RWY14 and 32 for takeoff and landing.
    That's what I do with most parallel runway airports like EHAM. Only 36/18L,C and R are in use, I've closed down the...
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    Hi, Take off from KPDX to the NE towards the...

    Hi,

    Take off from KPDX to the NE towards the Cascade Mountains, and you'll see Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams and of course Mt. St. Helens, with its north flank blown off in the May 1980 eruption that...
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    Hi, ...

    Hi,

    https://www.flightsim.com/vbfs/showthread.php?72467-Objects-pop-up-as-I-get-closer-to-them
    Reply #3.
    ...
  7. Thread: Kias 0.0

    by DirkDP
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    Hi, I also use FSCaptain (payware) addon. It...

    Hi,

    I also use FSCaptain (payware) addon. It has an option for realistic weather hazards (icing). One of the devs of FSCaptain once made a gauge to simulate realistic icing....
  8. Thread: DC3 turboprop

    by DirkDP
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    HI, Thanks, I'll give it a try. ...

    HI,



    Thanks, I'll give it a try.

    Regards,
    DDP.
  9. Thread: Kias 0.0

    by DirkDP
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    Hi, Happens on a regular basis to me as well....

    Hi,

    Happens on a regular basis to me as well. Your panel speed indicator will also go to 0kts.
    Here's a screenshot from my VA's ACARS data from some yrs ago, others had this happen also:
    ...
  10. Thread: DC3 turboprop

    by DirkDP
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    Hi, So I've got the basler_bt67_v2.zip file...

    Hi,

    So I've got the basler_bt67_v2.zip file (for FSX). And now???

    I know how to convert FSX DDS to FS9 DXT3.
    Then I replace the FS9 DC-3 MDL file with this one?
    And I edit all the FS9 DC-3...
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    Hi, Maybe the lights are part of your...

    Hi,



    Maybe the lights are part of your aircraft model? Check the lights section of the aircraft.cfg if they're defined there.

    From the C182:

    [LIGHTS]
    //Types: 1=beacon, 2=strobe,...
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    Hi, Get well soon, Robin. I've heard and read...

    Hi,

    Get well soon, Robin.
    I've heard and read several stories like yours. I know colleagues at work who lost loved ones, young people... I've read in local news about people, younger than me,...
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    Hi, About wide angles, zoom, viewpoints etc.,...

    Hi,

    About wide angles, zoom, viewpoints etc., here a good read.
    http://www.calclassic.com/sci_tutorial/index.html

    At the bottom there's a method to calculate the correct zoom for wide screens....
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    Hi, Normally, there should be a keyboard...

    Hi,

    Normally, there should be a keyboard shortcut for this.
    Go into Controls - Assignments, choose Instrument Commands from the dropdown and check Heading Indicator (Reset).
    And while you're...
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    Hi, IMHO, VCs don't suck if they're well done...

    Hi,

    IMHO, VCs don't suck if they're well done (obviously). My PSS B757 and FT E175 VCs don't suck, my FS9 PMDG737 VC does suck, because the overhead is mostly flat with textures over it, no 3D...
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    Hi, Just did a quick landing with the stock...

    Hi,

    Just did a quick landing with the stock C172 on PHOG ILS RWY2. Didn't use ATC, set up NAV1 to 110.10 and a course of 24 Magnetic. I had a normal landing... straight in, no offset.
    What...
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    Hi, Doesn't LWMViewer show which bgl files are...

    Hi,

    Doesn't LWMViewer show which bgl files are loaded at the aircraft location, once you connect it to FS9?
    That's what I use to find out which airport background and flatten files I need to...
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    Hi, According to the official CYQX charts,...

    Hi,

    According to the official CYQX charts, both ILS approaches would have you at around 1600ft, 3-4NM out. You come in at or above 2600ft and intercept the GS some 8-9NM out.

    Your VS should be...
  19. Thread: Landing lights

    by DirkDP
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    Hi, You can also do edits to the aircraft.cfg...

    Hi,

    You can also do edits to the aircraft.cfg (lights, contact point... ) from within MCX (version 1.4) and view the changes right away.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxVPI0IVSz0

    DDP.
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    Hi, Yes, but that doesn't matter, it's...

    Hi,



    Yes, but that doesn't matter, it's only to show the position of the CG target at ~25%MAC.

    DDP.
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    Hi, And POSKY aircraft usually come...

    Hi,

    And POSKY aircraft usually come overloaded... Station load and fuel maxed out, so you'll be way over MTOW, unless you edit those numbers. Check the FS9 Fuel & Payload window.
    If you count...
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    Hi, And especially thanks for continuing to...

    Hi,

    And especially thanks for continuing to support FS9.

    DDP.
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    Hi, I use sloped flatten polys (LWM3) with...

    Hi,

    I use sloped flatten polys (LWM3) with SBuilder v205 to flatten cliffs just enough. But it's a time consuming trial and error process...

    Regards,
    DDP.
  24. Thread: Volpar

    by DirkDP
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    Hi, To try out new contact point settings...

    Hi,



    To try out new contact point settings (or other aircraft.cfg changes) you don't need to restart the whole sim... I have FS9 running, Alt-Tab to the aircraft.cfg, make my change, save the...
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    Hi, In 1998 EA/Jane's gave us the F-15...

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    In 1998 EA/Jane's gave us the F-15 Combat Flight Sim. It had a bug with one of the AGMs, which was patched in the update. In 2000 we got Jane's F/A-18. Guess what... That same missile...
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