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    X plane software problems?

    I recently downloaded an update. At the same time I started filing IFR flight plans. Here’s a typical problem....” takeoff approved, maintain runway heading and climb to 1000 feet”. Well I’m...
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    I made several setting adjustments in the...

    I made several setting adjustments in the graphics menu using the slider bars. I also clicked the box to show my FPS on the monitor as I fly. It took a while with trial and error but I think I...
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    Hey Flytv, I found a section in the settings...

    Hey Flytv,
    I found a section in the settings that deals with my stuttering issues. It says I may have a rendering issue (frames/sec). My computer is a high powered DELL 8930 with more than enough...
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    Help (again)!

    So after a week of travel I opened X Plane and got a software update notice recommending I download it so I did. Then turned on the sim and started a flight in the Vision Jet. Immediately noticed a...
  5. Thanks again flytv, The worst problem is not...

    Thanks again flytv,
    The worst problem is not being able to manipulate the avionics. Can’t change heading bug, etc. The Saratoga flies smoother than the Bonanza which is very jerky. The Bonanza...
  6. Bought 2 aircraft for X Plane....not happy

    Bought a Saratoga and Bonanza A 36 from X Plane.org. Both listed as compatible with X Plane 11. After downloading and calibration these two planes are almost impossible to fly compared to the...
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    Adding new aircraft to XPlane 11

    Newbie here and I asked this in the X Plane forum as well. I am not content with the GA aircraft that came with X Plane. I was Bonanza plus high performance, complex Piper aircraft....Matrix,...
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    When my Dad got his wings at Pensacola NAS and...

    When my Dad got his wings at Pensacola NAS and just before he was deployed to the Pacific in WWII his Mother gave him a saint Christopher medal with his name and date on it. He was the sole survivor...
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    And to you as well! And if I may add.....Well...

    And to you as well! And if I may add.....Well done on your Father! He was so fortunate to have you there!
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    Flytv, Thanks for my one and only response so...

    Flytv,
    Thanks for my one and only response so far! Not sure how to accomplish what you suggested but will work on it!
    Thanks again and Happy New Year!
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    Adding aircraft?

    What is the best way to add aircraft to my X Plane 11? I get emails from them but can’t seem to find out how to download additional planes. Not very content with what came with the software. Love...
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    Thank you! I’ve been grounded at this remote...

    Thank you! I’ve been grounded at this remote South Alabama airport since yesterday! :)
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    Resetting fuel quantity

    I posted this in “newbie” as well. How do you refuel in X Plane 11? I tried the system buttons on the PFD and clicked “add fuel” then “reset fuel” but no joy.
    Thanks?
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    Good suggestion ....duh....thanks!

    Good suggestion ....duh....thanks!
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    Resetting fuel quantity??

    Another newbie question please. I’ve been flying the Cirrus Vision jet cross country. Got low on fuel so landed and taxied to the FBO....fuel truck drove up .....funny. I clicked on the systems...
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    Thanks for the advice. I’m going to try using...

    Thanks for the advice. I’m going to try using the yoke paddles and relegate the foot peddles to braking only. Hate to do that but now I can only keep the jets on the centerline....and even that not...
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    Unfortunately not. Only capable of adjusting...

    Unfortunately not. Only capable of adjusting sensitivity but that actually does nothing. Very bummed.
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    Well I spent most of yesterday morning...

    Well I spent most of yesterday morning downloading X Plane and calibrating my equipment. Spent several hours later flying. My initial observations:
    ++ CH Rudder pedals way too sensitive. Tried...
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    Well, I now have all my components for the...

    Well, I now have all my components for the initial sim setup. Gaming desk was just delivered so after I put that together I will start the “build” and downloading process. I know there will be some...
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    Many thanks guys for all the great advice above. ...

    Many thanks guys for all the great advice above. Keep it coming! I did play around with a crude sim many years ago but it was far from realistic. I had a busy career and many other hobbies and...
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    Scott, thanks. This is odd because the CH...

    Scott, thanks. This is odd because the CH description on the yoke and other devices state they are Windows 10 capable. I think I will call the folks at Marv Golden (where I was going to buy) and...
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    Thanks for the response. Probably will go with...

    Thanks for the response. Probably will go with CH and X Plane 11 to start.
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    Sim newbie question (s) please!

    First post! At the risk of asking a Ford vs Chevy question what is your recommendation for a first time hardware setup? CH products or Saitek? I’ve read the set up (I assume calibration) with CH...
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