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    Small world, I used to do Nav/Electronics on...

    Small world, I used to do Nav/Electronics on submarines. That was one of the things that got me into FS in the first place, could I still navigate over long distances? :pilot:

    There were folks...
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    Update- :cool: Since I kept getting the...

    Update- :cool:

    Since I kept getting the message that BGLComp had failed, I did some sleuthing and found out it needed MSXML4. Did some more checking and found the download at the MS web site...
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    Getting RWY12 set up in Win10?

    I'm hoping someone else has had experience getting RWY12 to place objects in FS9 on a Win10 system. :confused:

    I installed RWY12 earlier and its kind of fighting me a bit. I have FS9 installed...
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    LOL, yep. My over-all feeling about ground...

    LOL, yep.
    My over-all feeling about ground textures is .....DON'T HIT THEM! Make sure they stay UNDER the plane. :eek:

    I started out with FSforWin95 and FS98. By the time I got FS2002, it was...
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    FS2002 is one of those "if it ain't broke, don't...

    FS2002 is one of those "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" sims. :cool:
    Depending on your hardware (a fast CPU cures a lot of ills), you can run routinely at 60 Hz.
    With an older i3 CPU (but a...
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    This one is tricky. :confused: My best guess...

    This one is tricky. :confused:

    My best guess would be to search Wiki using the names of the most likely suspects (region, country, etc.) and confirm if the ICAO code changed or not.
    Otherwise,...
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    Nope, it was just me tweaking the sensitivity and...

    Nope, it was just me tweaking the sensitivity and null zone for my throttle so it looked better in the VC view.
    I could play around with it again, then recalibrate the throttle, but that sounds...
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    B-52 flight crews were always somewhat unique. ...

    B-52 flight crews were always somewhat unique.

    In most branches of the military, if you aren't moving up you should be thinking about moving on (if you miss a promotion, that's pretty much your...
  9. Thread: Air File

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    You are seeing what are called "control...

    You are seeing what are called "control characters" which are closer to binary and machine language.

    Don't use notepad to edit an air file, search the "must have" files for FS9 and get a copy of...
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    Casey; You might also want to jump down the...

    Casey;

    You might also want to jump down the rabbit hole and try flying the beast, yourself. :cool:

    Go over to Vertavia.com and check out their Freeware section. You'll find a really nice...
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    Its better to be Good than Lucky.

    Just a quick post on fixing little things when they go wrong. :pilot:

    I'm not new to FS but I am new to FS9 and am mostly finished installing planes and scenery on this build.
    I have a bunch of...
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    One of the less obvious things about running an...

    One of the less obvious things about running an app/program in Win10 ADMIN mode is that there are two ways to set it up.

    Right-click on the shortcut and set ADMIN mode runs the prog ONCE as...
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    This probably won't fix the problem, but its a...

    This probably won't fix the problem, but its a really painless thing to try.

    Try unplugging and re-seating (re-plugging) the USB connections for your controllers. Sometimes the contacts can get...
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    Funny you brought that up, I installed FS9 for...

    Funny you brought that up, I installed FS9 for the first time last week and started getting tired of the "30 FPS life", so I started goofing around and noticed the same thing about turning AA on with...
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    I'm guessing your throttle controls a burner,...

    I'm guessing your throttle controls a burner, maybe? :confused:

    Check your .air file and see what its based on. That should give you a clue on what to try. :pilot:
  16. Yeah, I've got time to mess with it. :pilot: ...

    Yeah, I've got time to mess with it. :pilot:
    The truth is that Nellis isn't that important if you're into flying bombers (although the traffic files could be..). :eek:

    One thing I'm wondering,...
  17. Well, Nellis AFB went *boom*. :eek: I wanted to...

    Well, Nellis AFB went *boom*. :eek:
    I wanted to try out the MAIW FS9 package for Nellis and it didn't go well. :rolleyes:
    Some of the scenery loaded but a lot didn't (like the actual runways) so...
  18. Well, I think its time to kick back for a couple...

    Well, I think its time to kick back for a couple of days and crack open a beer. :D
    I'm at the point where its easier to manually edit the scenery.cfg file :pilot: and I got my old copy of...
  19. I think I found the easy way to do mesh without...

    I think I found the easy way to do mesh without 500 different levels.
    MAIW uses a separate Scenery folder inside the Addon Scenery folder for their local mesh files.
    I tried some nice (and fairly...
  20. :D Well, ain't that a messed up way to run...

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    Well, ain't that a messed up way to run a railroad. lol

    Thanks again, I had a pretty good way to install scenery and mesh in FS2002. Little did I know I had to click the white spot. ...
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    Things are going fine except for one hassle:
    Turning on scenery. :p
    I've had mixed results with some MAIW scenery and traffic packages, some install OK. Some just don't.

    What the heck are...
  22. So, I've got everything installed and running....

    So, I've got everything installed and running. Thanks for the install tips, eveything is running smooth although its running at 25 FPS but I guess I'll live with that. :D
    Got the A2A WOP CD...
  23. Read my first post, again. ;) I'll install...

    Read my first post, again. ;)

    I'll install 9.1 and the "no CD" patch after I get the A2A package installed. From what I've read and experienced so far, A2A made their installer very picky in...
  24. I'm running a fast i3 CPU (3.9-something GHz...

    I'm running a fast i3 CPU (3.9-something GHz clock, stock) with a very cheap (no cooling fan needed) GPU and I have a ton of free space on my HD.
    With FS2002, this means I can run with all of the...
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    What kind of resolution are you wanting to use?...

    What kind of resolution are you wanting to use? 4K, 8K? :confused:
    It theory, it should scale with no problems (since its considered "windows native") but Fs2002 was never really designed for modern...
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