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    I did the same thing with P3d: gave up after...

    I did the same thing with P3d: gave up after eighteen months of free and payware addons, trying to turn it into something I liked.

    P3d works very well for a lot of people -- I just wasn't one of...
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    You're very fond of CAPITALS and OMG!!!!!!! ...

    You're very fond of CAPITALS and OMG!!!!!!!

    FS9 is a game: "Flies good" can only mean that the player is happy with the handling, in which case there's no need for further tweaking.
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    And I meant that if you'd corrected the hover &...

    And I meant that if you'd corrected the hover & crash by using modified Mosquito contact points and if otherwise it 'flies good' then there was no need to alter anything in the air file...
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    If it flies in a way that you enjoy then it...

    If it flies in a way that you enjoy then it doesn't need fixing ;)
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    One of my grandfathers just made it, born in 1899...

    One of my grandfathers just made it, born in 1899 and five years after my house was built. I'm not sure what he did during the great war but he told me once of being flown over Basingstoke in a...
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    "What's the best car -- a Suzuki Swift or...

    "What's the best car -- a Suzuki Swift or Chrysler Crossfire?"

    The answer is likely to depend on whether or not you're a widowed retiree who only drives to fetch groceries once a week. If it ticks...
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    Having fun now, repainting for my tiny Air Hauler...

    Having fun now, repainting for my tiny Air Hauler fleet.

    (logo light... I know, but what's the point in having a shiny new logo if you can't see it? :) )

    226443

    226444
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    Are you disabling the original texture folder and...

    Are you disabling the original texture folder and replacing it with another of the same name, or are you just copying replacement textures into the existing folder?

    There must be specific textures...
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    @ussmidway You're a saint. Thank you! ...

    @ussmidway

    You're a saint. Thank you!


    @ColR1948

    Not repainting much, I'd never looked into it. But then, having continually to reload a flight to see what I'd made was the only thing...
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    Hi Col. Photoshop 7. Somewhat elderly but I've...

    Hi Col.

    Photoshop 7. Somewhat elderly but I've grown used to it.

    I do occasionally use Paintshop Pro too, though I forget which version. I bought that because, after I moved to Win 10,...
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    Dave Maltby BAC1-11 500 paintkit?

    More or less what it says in the title...

    I'm having difficulty accessing Dave Maltby's site and am wondering if there's a paintkit available for his BAC 1-11 500 for FS9.

    I don't even need a...
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    Good to know it's sorted. :) I was beginning...

    Good to know it's sorted. :)

    I was beginning to suspect from the text colour that TVB was controlling the Shift+Z display and that while it was getting good data from FS9, it was failing to send...
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    Uhh... altitude's right, airspeed's wrong. Also,...

    Uhh... altitude's right, airspeed's wrong. Also, I was unaware that it's possible to change the colour of the Shift+Z text.

    Just to confirm that the text relates entirely to the AI, can you set...
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    No -- they're both AI, hence the orange info at...

    No -- they're both AI, hence the orange info at the top of either window.

    I don't have Traffic View Board but it looks as though it just reports what's in FS9's own environment. That's what had me...
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    I'm sure I've noticed the same thing but when I...

    I'm sure I've noticed the same thing but when I tried to recreate it, I got AI airspeed in Shift+Z. It shows correctly with Ctrl+W and through a double-click in Traffic Tools Explorer.

    I'm certain...
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    Hi. It's not something I've ever considered --...

    Hi.

    It's not something I've ever considered -- the required amount of labour being well beyond the limit for me.

    I don't think there's a simple way of converting, say, a 2d drawing into a...
  17. Thread: Long Timers

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    As for me, I'm barely breeched yet. My first...

    As for me, I'm barely breeched yet. My first flight sim was Flight Unlimited 3 in 2008 so I was late to Flightsim.com too. I've only ever known the current appearance.

    I've had FS9, P3dv4 and...
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    Umm... early version Win 10 dark theme for...

    Umm... early version Win 10 dark theme for photographers in the evening? The standard bright white background is really bad for colour & contrast perception when photo editing.

    Unless I'm missing...
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    Thank you both. I hope it made sense -- I had to...

    Thank you both. I hope it made sense -- I had to stop editing as I just kept adding bits. I could have got the important info across in about 1/5th of the words...

    It is worth noting (here we go...
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    Not quite. If you have a landclass BGL in a...

    Not quite.

    If you have a landclass BGL in a scenery layer, FS9 will look for the relevant terrain texture files in the local ../Texture/ folder.

    If it doesn't find them all then it will look in...
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    Tom beat me to it, offering the same solution in...

    Tom beat me to it, offering the same solution in fewer words...

    I've been aware for many years of landclass causing memory problems. Recent (last few years) advice for FS9 has been to keep...
  22. Thread: Scenery issue

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    I've just had a look at your terrain.cfg and I...

    I've just had a look at your terrain.cfg and I think I'll adopt your approach. It's much more precise than the fs9.cfg bludgeon.

    It did see strange to me that Tom Gibson could be unaware of the...
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    Hi. You can also retain the roads but disable...

    Hi.

    You can also retain the roads but disable the poles globally by altering a value in fs9.cfg

    In the [graphics] section, set

    TERRAIN_USE_VECTOR_OBJECTS=0

    D
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    It's either that or break down and cry. Still,...

    It's either that or break down and cry.

    Still, it has given me a chance to spend a whole second life in Skyrim... (another reason for my reduced simming).
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    I wonder if everyone maxxed out on games while in...

    I wonder if everyone maxxed out on games while in lockdown, and now that life is opening up, we're all re-emerging in the real world.
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