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    https://www.prepar3d.com/latest-news/ inc. change...

    https://www.prepar3d.com/latest-news/ inc. change details.
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    Prepar3d v5.3 is OUT!

    P3d v5.3 is out.
    Client, Content and Scenery all need updating, unlike prior versions...
    Warning P3D v5.3 is now about 30 gig, not 23...:)
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    `F1` then `F2` (pressed and held) should do it.

    `F1` then `F2` (pressed and held) should do it.
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    Aye. Believe promises, but expect to be...

    Aye. Believe promises, but expect to be disappointed...
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    32" Monitor is NOT the same screen res as a 40"...

    32" Monitor is NOT the same screen res as a 40" TV.
    Go for the highest res you (and your GPU) can afford and still maintain the required frame rate.
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    Especially when they only have 218 knots/251 mph...

    Especially when they only have 218 knots/251 mph at just 17K. Currently.
    Less than HALF what they promise... Laminar Flow? `Streamline Lying` more like...
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    I had a conversation with my instructor about...

    I had a conversation with my instructor about landing slightly to the left of the centreline on the asphalt runway. He refused to accept my `excuse` until I pointed out the raised centreline inducing...
  8. You are aware it's TWENTY years old at this...

    You are aware it's TWENTY years old at this point? Release date 29th July 2003!
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    They are addons for the appropriate addons, which...

    They are addons for the appropriate addons, which you clearly don't have.
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    Let me know when the triple-supercharged diesel...

    Let me know when the triple-supercharged diesel reaches 50,000 FT. I'll be in line for the next in the production line!
  11. Thread: DC3 turboprop

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    Different wingtips. Longer Fuselage....

    Different wingtips.
    Longer Fuselage.
    https://www.baslerturbo.com/overview.html
    Doesn't take long to realise the many differences...
  12. No it was the French and the British. ...

    No it was the French and the British.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_submarine_Surcouf
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_M2

    I'm not aware of German equivalent?
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    Doesn't look all that different to me... Many...

    Doesn't look all that different to me... Many aircraft have mimicked that aerodynamic look before.
  14. Thread: DC3 turboprop

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    No, more than that needs be done. Please research...

    No, more than that needs be done. Please research the turboprop and compare it to the DC-3....
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    Oh really? Different OS, different app...

    Oh really? Different OS, different app software... unless you know better?
  16. Sounds about right. When I learned we even had to...

    Sounds about right. When I learned we even had to weigh each pilot, to be sure.
    I know it can't fill tanks and pax seat, even a heavy pilot needed to be careful.
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    https://www.x-plained.com/sam-seasons-library/

    https://www.x-plained.com/sam-seasons-library/
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    I go the other way: MSFS is not yet fit for...

    I go the other way: MSFS is not yet fit for purpose, in my view, and requires a fast internet connection.
    I'd go for P3D which is now at 5.2. FSX is obsolescent - and abandoned - by MS.
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    But the difference - even a small one - is worth...

    But the difference - even a small one - is worth it!
  20. Not that I'm aware. P3d v5.2 uses more precise...

    Not that I'm aware. P3d v5.2 uses more precise mesh AND supports sloped runways. You can but try and see...
    https://prepar3d.com/news/announcements/2021/06/120807/
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    I would encourage you to make a statement of WHO...

    I would encourage you to make a statement of WHO you are, and WHERE you are. A website may be of interest, also.
    Nobody trusts a first poster in the Swapsies forum!
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    Use the system we real pilots use: Don't aim...

    Use the system we real pilots use:
    Don't aim for the runway; aim instead for the END of the runway and ensure the `sight picture` is parallel with both front and rear aligned in the FOV.
  23. Thread: P3D and ORBX

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    I'd add to that, also for de-installing...

    I'd add to that, also for de-installing something. ORBX is simplicity in use and easy to re-use. I've got rid of Vector recently, and reinstalled something from Oz that I previously had under V3 but...
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    Aye, If you've deleted it, you've lost them all....

    Aye, If you've deleted it, you've lost them all. Do them again.
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    Return the selections to default. You may have to...

    Return the selections to default. You may have to reinstate the settings. Last time I did it, it was about two mins...
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