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  1. I am having problems with MSFS file structure. I...

    I am having problems with MSFS file structure. I have read everything on the forum at https://www.flightsim.com/vbfs/content.php?21235-Finding-The-MSFS-2020-Community-Folder and a number of other...
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    Paignton pier

    Stinger, is this still available? Thought I had downloaded it - but if I did, I've lost it!

    Robert
  3. Inverness

    Also know the area - but Inverness airport meant a diversion : foul weather, two go-arounds at Aberdeen in a Viscount, and then a bumpy landing at Inverness followed by a long coach trip in mist and...
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    Great, that worked. Thanks Steve. Robert

    Great, that worked.
    Thanks Steve.
    Robert
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    Thanks Steve, I will try that (I purchased from...

    Thanks Steve, I will try that (I purchased from MS).

    Robert
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    What is going on?

    Installed MSFS when it was launched but could not use it because of a sight problem. Eyes now fixed!
    Launched MSFS this morning for my first view and was told there was a compulsory update,...
  7. have failed to find how to purchase / download...

    have failed to find how to purchase / download this airport - can someone help please?
    Blackbushe has memories for me: 'the Blackbushe disaster' involved the Viking that I had flown a couple of days...
  8. Sorry to appear a bit dim - but I can't see a...

    Sorry to appear a bit dim - but I can't see a button for 'Download' for the Channel Islands island hopping scenery.

    Robert
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    VOR approaches

    My usual training flight is from Liverpool (EGGP) my home airport, to Aldergrove (EGAA). After a while with ILS, GPS and visual approaches I decided to try VOR, both with the A320 and the Navajo. ...
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    Thanks everyone, this has been an interesting...

    Thanks everyone, this has been an interesting conversation, from which I have learnt a lot. As someone well versed in these issues from a maritime perspective I would never set out on a land, sea or...
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    Thanks all, this has been a most interesting...

    Thanks all, this has been a most interesting discussion. Being somewhat versed in these matters from a maritime perspective I would certainly not be so rash as to embark on any land, sea or air...
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    So, just to clarify: The magnetic compass can be...

    So, just to clarify: The magnetic compass can be checked against a reliable instrument like a GPS. So I could take my hiking GPS in the aircraft to check the compass? But then if I have my pocket GPS...
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    compass errors

    Instructional videos always advise pilots of GA aircraft in Flightsim to check their instrument heading against the magnetic compass to correct for gyro drift. As an ancient mariner I know that the...
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    I'm having a new PC custom-built for MSFS and...

    I'm having a new PC custom-built for MSFS and don't expct it to be ready for a few weeks yet.
    The Honeycomb Bravo throttle quadrant is due early in December. So I haven't downloaded MSFS yet. I do...
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    Thanks for that Loki, I will certainly be out of...

    Thanks for that Loki, I will certainly be out of disk space.It looks as if MSFS2020 will have everything! But I hope Aivlasoft flight planning will be OK. I will miss my Navajo - which I very much...
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    when our new MSFSX arrives will it just...

    when our new MSFSX arrives will it just over-write existing FSX program, or will it be advisable to clear all FSX material before starting the installation?

    Robert
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    Many thanks Mr ZIppy, all sorted now and flying...

    Many thanks Mr ZIppy, all sorted now and flying normally (well, as normally as I fly!). When I got to the line in regedit, it was all lower case, restoring the capitals put it right. Very odd error...
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    .... and is it the same for Windows 10 Mr Zippy?...

    .... and is it the same for Windows 10 Mr Zippy?

    Robert
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    Thanks for all the suggestions folks. I...

    Thanks for all the suggestions folks. I uninstalled Acceleration and reinstalled it. After this, FSX launched and then put itself in the taskbar as a black box that wouldn't open. I pressed on and...
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    more crashing on launch

    I posted on the end of the thread started by warmanbrent, but I think this may have gone dormant - and I was on the second page. I have tried removing the FSUIPC4.dll files, but it made no...
  21. I now have this 'crash on launch' problem - which...

    I now have this 'crash on launch' problem - which must have started after the last Windows update. I followed the advice above. My event log is below; I don't really understand it (actually, not at...
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    I followed all your advice - edited fsx.CFG, set...

    I followed all your advice - edited fsx.CFG, set everything to default and re-launched. Success!
    Have done a couple of touch and go flights around Liverpool airport in C172 and Navajo - no...
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    sorry folks - I haven't seen my own message of...

    sorry folks - I haven't seen my own message of 24th January or any replies (I repeated my message twice but the second attempt went AWOL). My three posts and your replies from 24th onwards have all...
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    I've posted a response twice - but it has not...

    I've posted a response twice - but it has not appeared.
    Just to say that I followed advice and tried other aircraft - about six of the default a/c as well as the Navajo.
    I tried with yoke and...
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    I've only just found some free time to look at...

    I've only just found some free time to look at this again.

    As suggested, I tried a range of aircraft and all showed the same feature of locked ailerons.
    With only yoke and pedals connected:...
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