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  1. Sticky: Premier Aircraft Design (PAD) web site closing down

    Due to advancing age and ill health I have decided to wind up the PAD web site. This will take effect on February 16th 2022 so plenty of time for FSX and FS2004 simmers to download and keep any of...
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    Grass mower needed!

    The more I fly MSFS the more I like it but one annoying "bug" that I'm surprised no-one else seems worried by is the knee high weeds present on every grass runway. In my, admittedly limited, real...
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    I'm 82, a wannabe pilot since boyhood and a...

    I'm 82, a wannabe pilot since boyhood and a flightsimmer/repainter since 1999. Six years ago at the age of 76 I decided to find out if all this simming could translate into real world flying and I...
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    Thanks for the reply Stinger and others. Seems...

    Thanks for the reply Stinger and others. Seems odd to me that so much work and detail has been put into this sim but a basic thing like opening a door on a C172 is not possible.
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    Doors opening...how?

    Apologies if this has already been asked in this forum, if so I can't find it.
    Nowhere can I find if the doors open on the stock aircraft, and if so how it is done.
    The controls and assignment...
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    Hay algunos aqui www.premaircraft.com

    Hay algunos aqui

    www.premaircraft.com
  7. Yes indeed, many thanks Virtualcol. Unexpectedly...

    Yes indeed, many thanks Virtualcol. Unexpectedly this ATR model works well in P3Dv4.4 and is a very welcome addition to the fleets of us "soft core" simmers who like a reasonable level of system...
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    The panel looks excellent! No probs with...

    The panel looks excellent!

    No probs with permission from PAD but I would appreciate an email with a download link.

    Regards

    Bob May
    PAD
    [email protected]
  9. I think you mean the PAD DA-20-C1 Falcon USAF...

    I think you mean the PAD DA-20-C1 Falcon USAF Academy Trainer. It was made for FS9 but probably works tolerably well in FSX.
    You can get it here: www.premaircraft.com/fs24_kat/index.html

    Bob
    PAD
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    In response to my request Ebay has removed all...

    In response to my request Ebay has removed all the "theprinterrefurbco" items which contained PAD freeware but in order to do this I had to itemize each item on every CD he's selling. I have no...
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    I have today made a formal notice of copyright...

    I have today made a formal notice of copyright infringement to Ebay. We'll see what happens.
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    This is in P3D

    This is in P3D
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    Avatars can be scary ...

    this guy gave up without a fight ...
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    I see he has already withdrawn one item from the...

    I see he has already withdrawn one item from the listing. I have sent this guy a message via ebay to withdraw the PAD Learjet 90 from this listing, we shall see what happens.

    Bob May
    Premier...
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    I can't see anything wrong with your painting...

    I can't see anything wrong with your painting method, sounds like it could be a simple error in the aircraft.cfg file.
    Make sure the texture= line in the aircraft.cfg file has exactly the same...
  16. Thanks for your interest and for all the...

    Thanks for your interest and for all the suggestions guys. PPSFA's suggestion seems to have done the trick ! I have now made a dozen or so flights without the problem re-occurring and there are no...
  17. FSX goes into pause mode for no apparent reason.

    I'm posting this in the hope that someone else has had a similar experience and found a cure.
    FSX has been running well for 2 years, I have loads of add-ons and scenery, too much to list here, but...
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    An easy fix is to amend the line...

    An easy fix is to amend the line "power_scalar=1.0000" in the aircraft.cfg file. ( see example below)

    Try =0.80000 first and see if it suits you. Don't forget that in real life this aircraft is...
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    Yes, I have made a few real life flights in a...

    Yes, I have made a few real life flights in a Do328 (prop) and although they usually taxi fairly fast in a straight line they go really slow round corners.

    Having said that, quite a few simmers...
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    I bought the product 3 days ago and if I had to...

    I bought the product 3 days ago and if I had to sum it up in a few words I would say "It promises more than it delivers". Having said that, it may be more a fault of over-hyped publicity than a fault...
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    You will see in the picture in my article above...

    You will see in the picture in my article above that I have a 10 way USB hub on my desk which was not expensive. This has it's own AC adapter and more than copes with all my USB needs without using...
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    It's now about six weeks since I wrote the above...

    It's now about six weeks since I wrote the above article and a postscript is due....
    Firstly, BobK is quite right, there is no need to unplug the your joystick when using the yoke.
    Secondly, I have...
  23. It is not possible to transfer textures from one...

    It is not possible to transfer textures from one model to another because (1) the file names of the textures are coded into the model file and (2) the texture mapping will be different and they won't...
  24. Thread: Barry Blaisdell

    by bobmay
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    Barry Blaisdell

    Barry passed away on Wednesday 3rd October after a long battle with diabetes and heart disease.
    From an early age Barry’s life was aviation. He joined the Air National Guard as a cadet and as soon...
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    I came late to this post I'm afraid and it was a...

    I came late to this post I'm afraid and it was a problem I was not aware of, probably because I have mainly flown FSX in recent years.
    If anyone is still interested there is now a fix for FS9 Do328T...
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