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    Thanks everyone who responded. The airport is at...

    Thanks everyone who responded. The airport is at about 300 ft altitude. Thanks to Mr. Zippy the problem has been dealt with. The current scenario is that I flew a K-ship from San Diego to New...
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    Down the rabbit hole

    I I have been gone awhile and decided to begin messing with flight sim again. I feel as though I have tripped and fallen head first down the rabbit hole. I am able to take off and land, but some of...
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    When the autobrake is used, does it also cause...

    When the autobrake is used, does it also cause the engines to automatically reverse on landing?
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    Hello from OL' Timer

    I have been a simmer for several years and have FS2000, FS9, as well as FSX. I continue to prefer FS9 for a number of reasons. It is easy to edit, try new panels, and modify aircraft etc. I dunno...
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    Virtavia B-36 Peacemaker

    I have been a simmer for several years and recently decided to spend $25 for the Virtavia B-36 Peacemaker. There are no real problems. The detail is excellent, virtural cockpit is excellent, and...
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    Hi there, I have found that uninstalling FS9...

    Hi there,

    I have found that uninstalling FS9 and then making sure any files associated with FS9 are removed and then reloading does the trick for me. I have had FS9 go down three time over the...
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    My thought and prayers are with you also. In the...

    My thought and prayers are with you also. In the past fifteen years I have lost my father and mother in law, we were all close. Life is what it is. I try to not think about it. Being involved in...
  8. I kinda like to follow things I have seen on the...

    I kinda like to follow things I have seen on the Discovery network. There is a show called "Ice Pilots" who fly out of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territory in Canada. So, I took a C-46 (which...
  9. Thread: Helicopters

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    I agree with the "practice" idea. For a real...

    I agree with the "practice" idea. For a real challenge, once you get the hang of FS9 copters, try flying one in FSX.. I finally kinda gave up on FSX, for whatever reason, I find copters in FS9...
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    Thanks to all those responding. I always find...

    Thanks to all those responding. I always find out something that I was unaware of. I had never used spoilers while an aircraft was in the air, even during landing as I remember being told a couple...
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    SPOILERS...did you know

    that the 737-400 and many other jets have spoilers which can be activated by placing the Lear-45 spoiler control on whatever aircraft you happen to be flying.

    Also, a question to those who know...
  12. Well, I learned to fly almost 60 years ago in a...

    Well, I learned to fly almost 60 years ago in a J-3 Pipercub. I rarely fly anymore, but I hafta say I enjoy flying in a real aircraft as apposed to the sim experience. The two are difficult to...
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    Um, I need you to define "rare." I am now 68...

    Um, I need you to define "rare." I am now 68 years old. Very few of the aircraft I worked on when I was in the service are around anymore. At this point in my life, I guess most of the aircraft I...
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    Starting an aircraft

    If you are having problems starting any aircraft, make sure the mixture is set to full rich. I probably will get some big groans for saying this, but another thing one can do is to substitute...
  15. Thread: Cv58

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    Cv58

    If you recently downloaded the CV58 model and noted that it sounded something like a 737-400, I have a little fix. Try substituting the saab Sound file. I did and was pleased with the result. At...
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    It is amazing how much one forgets after being...

    It is amazing how much one forgets after being gone for awhile. Anyway, I am back also and even upgraded my membership. :)
  17. Well, everyone needs a hobby. How many of us had...

    Well, everyone needs a hobby. How many of us had to endured the stares of others in our family or friends as we sit at our computers trying to land, well, anything. LOL ;)
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    Haven't been around here for a very long time. ...

    Haven't been around here for a very long time. One of the very first aircraft I attempted to fly was the LearJest and I simply set it aside until I gained a little more experience with other like...
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    Ben gone for a long long time. Got out of the...

    Ben gone for a long long time. Got out of the hospital a couple of weeks ago and finally decided to turn on my pc and checkout this place again. Scrolling down thru the Q&A and lo and behold, the...
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    I have FS2000, FS9, and FSX installed and they...

    I have FS2000, FS9, and FSX installed and they all work fine. The FS Panel Studio can easily be switched between the various versions of FS. I continue to use FS9 more than the other two versions. ...
  21. Thread: C130J panel

    by turbofire
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    Yes, I agree with the above!! Looks great! ...

    Yes, I agree with the above!! Looks great! Please let us know when you are done! The C-130 is one of my favorite aircraft. :)
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    Um, I have always thought the "sound" was...

    Um, I have always thought the "sound" was interchangeable between IA and manual? I am certainly no expert, however, I have never noted any difference.
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    THanks opaplano. I didn't ask the question, yet...

    THanks opaplano. I didn't ask the question, yet you seem to have an answer more times than not for those that do. LOL Great links :D
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    I like Miramar MCAS, near San Diego. I like it...

    I like Miramar MCAS, near San Diego. I like it because I can fly a wide variety of aircraft. It's close to mountains, lakes, ocean or whatever. :D
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    Didn't I just read above that the glider pilot...

    Didn't I just read above that the glider pilot said he did not have the transponder turned on to save the battery. Now, you say, as quoted, the glider didn't have a transponder!!! I dunno, but...
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