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  1. Rule of thumb: If it works in FSX Accel, it works...

    Rule of thumb: If it works in FSX Accel, it works fine in FSX:SE.

    Only real difference is the way Steam stuffs the FSX folder deeper in it's folder structure than the FSX Box.

    Does this help?...
  2. Nice pictures of two verry pretty aircraft....

    Nice pictures of two verry pretty aircraft. Thanks for the post :)

    From what I understand, Rockwell GAVE Bob Hoover that yellow P-51, to fly around to airshows, etc. Great advertising for...
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    It sounds like you're in a Bob Hope/Bing Crosby...

    It sounds like you're in a Bob Hope/Bing Crosby movie!
    "The (Air) Road to Mandalay"

    You break into song, I'm leaving, though! :p

    Have fun, all!
    Pat☺
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    Boy, the title sure gave me a scare! I had the...

    Boy, the title sure gave me a scare!

    I had the horrible fear you had something about my ex flying around. :eek:
    I thought it was a little early yet for her to out of her cave, but ya never...
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    Calistoga is where I learned to fly. Gliders,...

    Calistoga is where I learned to fly. Gliders, because I was too young to get a powered lisence. I was 14 when I started, and turned 15 the day I soloed. A week later, I had my cert.
    My father had...
  6. Thread: Flameouts

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    Sounds like you're running shy on fuel. A LOT of...

    Sounds like you're running shy on fuel. A LOT of variables go into the range you can achieve. Passenger weight, fuel weight, climb speed, cruise speed, baggage weight, winds aloft, engine condition,...
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    I bought FSX:SE the day it first came out. I was...

    I bought FSX:SE the day it first came out. I was curious to see what all the excitement was about FSX in general, and SE in particular, and I figured that for $5.00, I couldn't go wrong. If I didn't...
  8. I think you mis-understand me. If you rclick...

    I think you mis-understand me.

    If you rclick on most .exe files, you will see a choice on the menu that reads Run As Admin.
    It doesn't give the user Admin rights to anything but that particular...
  9. Semper Fi, Steve! A lot of MSFSes, whether...

    Semper Fi, Steve!



    A lot of MSFSes, whether FS9, FSX, or whatever, don't work worth a rat's tail (ahem) without being in Admin. Especially in Win10, and double especially if the Sim is...
  10. Glad you got it! :) May I make a small...

    Glad you got it! :)

    May I make a small suggestion? If you're gonna be FS9'ing much, you may want to make a shortcut on your desktop to places like where the FS9.cfg file is located (there is a few...
  11. Make sure you're looking in the folder located...

    Make sure you're looking in the folder located here: C:\Users\<YourUserNameHERE>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FS9

    There is a folder setting that will permit you see "hidden" files and folders. Look...
  12. ANY plane that lands on a carrier, not counting...

    ANY plane that lands on a carrier, not counting helicopters, has a tailhook. The S3-A, S2 Greyhound, etc. Any plane that's designed for a carrier landing. They also have the beefed up landing gear...
  13. A quick, easy, solution to problems like this:...

    A quick, easy, solution to problems like this: reset you default flight to the default that comes with the sim. C172 at Seattle, IIRC.
    Just open your FS9.cfg file with NotePad, or NotePad++. Ensure...
  14. I was an E-Tech from the start of my career. The...

    I was an E-Tech from the start of my career. The Navy was kind enough to send me to enough schools that I hold the Naval equivalent of a BS in Electronic Engineering. I worked on radar systems for...
  15. Hi! Pots don't necessarily have a ground wire...

    Hi!
    Pots don't necessarily have a ground wire attached. The three wires on a pot are HI (resistance), LOW (or no resistance), and WIPER (the part that moves). The WIPER connection is where the...
  16. Two things to bear in mind: First, FSX:SE doesn't...

    Two things to bear in mind: First, FSX:SE doesn't automatically make a DLL.XML for you. You have to create one of your own, in the right place. Looks like you've got the place locked down, so that's...
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    The simplest formula for converting the dew point...

    The simplest formula for converting the dew point to humidity is: RH is approximately equal to 100-5(T-TD), where RH is relative humidity, T is the current temperature, in degrees C, and TD is the...
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    First and foremost, is you default flight the...

    First and foremost, is you default flight the sim's original default flight? The trike over Friday Harbour?
    If you try to make the default flight something else, the plane's internal variables won't...
  19. Just think F-4 Phantom II. Put enough thrust......

    Just think F-4 Phantom II. Put enough thrust...
    It's (relatively) controlled flight. Usually.
    Think about the story of Randy "Duke" Cunningham and his RIO trying to egress N. Viet Nam after...
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    "We need to run!" said Tom, swiftly. "Very...

    "We need to run!" said Tom, swiftly.

    "Very nice sweater." said Tom, pointedly.

    The list goes on, only limited by one's imagination.
    They're called Tom Swifties. Robin, in the famous Batman TV...
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    I'm afraid the authors made a small mistake,...

    I'm afraid the authors made a small mistake, here. Probably never been at hi-power during an afterburner test.

    It does change the sound of the engine when the AB lights up. You get a whole new...
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    When I was learning gliders, I had to learn how...

    When I was learning gliders, I had to learn how to recognize the initial indications of spin entry, what a spin was actually like to encounter, and how to recover.

    Training gliders are so stable,...
  23. N= Rotational speed, usually in RPM, or a...

    N= Rotational speed, usually in RPM, or a percentage of the maximum RPM the turbine may operate at.

    G= Defines the item that N is measuring. In this case, G is for Gas Generator, or the turbine...
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    Sure one has been built, Jorgen! It's called a...

    Sure one has been built, Jorgen!

    It's called a CRAY. They're used for all kinds of stuff. I do wonder if it could handle any MSFS with the sliders all the way up... :p

    As mentioned, try...
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    What a lot of folks don't realize is that the...

    What a lot of folks don't realize is that the various formations, and maneuvers, the various flight demonstration teams display are nothing more than the formations and maneuvers the regular pilots...
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