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    This sounds great, if they can pull it off while...

    This sounds great, if they can pull it off while still using a typical PC. It's difficult to believe they can do all this in real time on a PC, but if so it'll be great, provided of course that the...
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    I've never seen that. Since the mouse is...

    I've never seen that. Since the mouse is affecting the view, you might mention what controls you have in your system, since pan switches and other things can have their effects. Are you switching...
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    If you're meaning that you want a download (web...

    If you're meaning that you want a download (web to your computer) of various aircraft, then right here on flightsim.com there are thousands of downloads available. In the dark blue line of buttons...
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    Thanks for the video links. There are some nice...

    Thanks for the video links. There are some nice things to see, including no "slip/skid" (an odd sliding movement during and after a turn) that is so common in FS. Water and reflections look better...
  5. Thread: Xbox or PC

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    And to add to Loki's and Robin's replies, you can...

    And to add to Loki's and Robin's replies, you can save some money over the next year and perhaps get a slightly better computer for the new sim, as well as more time to do some research. Come next...
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    Actually, you can use ANY pure text editor,...

    Actually, you can use ANY pure text editor, though you're certainly correct about word processors. I use vim (VI Improved) which was developed on Unix and is still around with Linux and even a...
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    It is (real world very important) also...

    It is (real world very important) also identifying WHICH station you are tuned to, and it may be ILS, but it also could be VOR, etc. with code IDs, as well.


    Same reason as VOR or ILS, identify...
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    Most FSX aircraft have checklists, and there are...

    Most FSX aircraft have checklists, and there are lessons by Rod Machado (a real life CFII) to help learn about flying, though a walk-around would be awkward in the sim. But takeoff, landing and...
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    I've not explored the default G1000 in the sim to...

    I've not explored the default G1000 in the sim to any degree, but it, much as the Garmin 500, is no where near complete in its functionality, compared to the real ones. Tiger's link to the tutorial...
  10. Better yet, you can install ALL of P3D on the D"...

    Better yet, you can install ALL of P3D on the D" drive with little or no difference in performance while flying, leaving the C: drive for stuff that MUST reside there.

    And as Vic says, the faster...
  11. Go for the second drive -- you'll greatly...

    Go for the second drive -- you'll greatly appreciate the extra storage space.
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    When you say you roll left but the aircraft moves...

    When you say you roll left but the aircraft moves right, 1) is the airplane rolling to the left with the nose moving to the right, 2) or is it rolling to the right, or is it rolling OK to the left...
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    A circling approach is a very specific type of...

    A circling approach is a very specific type of instrument approach, where you follow the navaids down to a certain point (generally circling minimums), then do roughly as the Zipper describes, that...
  14. Thread: Help on CFG-file

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    One big change from FS9 to FSX is the location of...

    One big change from FS9 to FSX is the location of aircraft. Mine are in D:\fsx\SimObjects\Airplanes, where in FS9 it would have been D:\fsx\Airplanes. If Mr. Zippy can't help then check out WHERE...
  15. Thread: Need help

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    Just in case the weird replies above don't clue...

    Just in case the weird replies above don't clue you in, we don't seem to be able to understand what you're asking about. Perhaps you did a literal translation from some other language, but in any...
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    Vanilla IS good, almost as good as Cherries...

    Vanilla IS good, almost as good as Cherries Garcia... :cool:


    I don't know what to think yet. I'm purely in a wait and see mode, since it's pre-alpha and since few details are available about how...
  17. It appears that the maximum vertical speed was...

    It appears that the maximum vertical speed was too high during your approach, which was the only point of failure. I don't know what the target v/s is (programmed, that is), but 1000 fpm is likely...
  18. I ignore it for the short time it's a problem, or...

    I ignore it for the short time it's a problem, or I set the time manually, or I set a different time zone. I sure can't change the program behavior.
  19. The FSX programming used the then current time to...

    The FSX programming used the then current time to switch to/from DST as defined by the U.S. This was in the 2005 time frame. The switch to/from DST today has changed. I expect that Steam hasn't...
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    Apparently we must, Mark. In real life my...

    Apparently we must, Mark.


    In real life my eyes are NOT locked straight ahead with my head doing all the turning. They move in various ways, though coordinated with head movement. It takes a bit...
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    RFI=Radio Frequency Interference :pilot: IFR=I...

    RFI=Radio Frequency Interference :pilot:
    IFR=I Follow [Roads|Rivers|Railroads] :confused:
    IRF=Oof :cool:
    FRI=Hot Grease Cooking
    FIR=A type of tree
    RIF=A Guitar Lick (needs another F??)/Reduction...
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    Hmmm... IRF -- is that a modified OOOF? :cool: ...

    Hmmm... IRF -- is that a modified OOOF? :cool:



    If you're talking about the flight plan being changed and continuing with ATC, then Zippy has the answer. If you just want to go there, use the...
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    I have a TrackIR and with the VC I can lean...

    I have a TrackIR and with the VC I can lean forward or back or left or right, raise up or hunker down, tilt my head, look up or down, look left right or any combination of all of these, and all...
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    Sounds good. BTW, I prefer a VC...

    Sounds good. BTW, I prefer a VC...
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    Mark, that is not what I've seen posted by some...

    Mark, that is not what I've seen posted by some folks out there, and it's not what I disagree with. I won't have any argument with folks who say there's a performance problem with FSX that they don't...
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