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    Hi. What do you want to convert it to? ...

    Hi.

    What do you want to convert it to?

    Also, the aircraft download and texture download names might be useful...

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  2. Thread: Just one plane

    by defaid
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    To paraphrase Richard Bach, "Maybe my perfect...

    To paraphrase Richard Bach, "Maybe my perfect plane is many planes".

    I guess I still haven't found the right one...
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    I'll just throw my penn'orth in... Mesh...

    I'll just throw my penn'orth in...

    Mesh dictates the shape of the ground's topography. It has only a very slight effect on performance. An addon mesh package would probably increase the level of...
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    That's a nice, clear website and I particularly...

    That's a nice, clear website and I particularly like the examples & keywords in the help page.

    I sim mostly offline but I think it will have a lot of takers when MSFS2020 is released: at a glance...
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    One of the (many) great things about Flight...

    One of the (many) great things about Flight Unlimited was the ability to attach sounds to moving scenery objects and to set the object's speed to zero.

    It was a very effective way of adding...
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    Hi. Googling 'best flight sim for helicopters'...

    Hi.

    Googling 'best flight sim for helicopters' pulled up this broad review, where it's said of FSX that "Helicopter wise, it’s frankly weak, though. The flight dynamics are pretty bad for...
  7. Everyone else online gets launched through the...

    Everyone else online gets launched through the windscreen.

    Edit --

    I just Googled 'What would happen if everything stopped?'

    Please don't hit the pause, just in case...
  8. Googling 'Win10 current version' produced this: ...

    Googling 'Win10 current version' produced this:

    "The latest version of Windows 10 is the May 2020 Update, version “2004,” which was released on May 27, 2020. Microsoft releases new major updates...
  9. Thread: FS2004 Backup?

    by defaid
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    You may find that copy protection prevents some...

    You may find that copy protection prevents some stuff from transferring: that it needs reactivating so will have to be reinstalled.

    If the source and destination PCs have identical hardware, you...
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    I recently bought a PC capable of running XP. It...

    I recently bought a PC capable of running XP. It was partly because I wanted Captain Sim's C-130 back up (installer not compatible with Win10), partly because I often work with photos in the evening...
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    I'd ignored it like so many other people, just...

    I'd ignored it like so many other people, just because it's free but some of those screenshots look quite impressive.

    I may have to install it, for a trial if nothing else.

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    ...and reading...
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    Hi. Your reinstall has removed the PC-12 from...

    Hi.

    Your reinstall has removed the PC-12 from your aircraft folder but you are trying to load a flight that you saved while it was still installed.

    If the plane is still there, check that the...
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    Hi. The question of hardware has already been...

    Hi.

    The question of hardware has already been addressed but here are some other things worth considering as they may influence your choice of sim:

    What type of flying do you prefer: passenger...
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    That's the best policy. I allowed MS one shot...

    That's the best policy.

    I allowed MS one shot at making my Win 10 PC work better. Never again: it was 3 months before I'd dealt with all the fallout from their malware. I'd had the PC for 18...
  15. Hi. I guess you mean the autogen that showed...

    Hi.

    I guess you mean the autogen that showed up with the original landclass.

    I'm not sure that it is possible but if it can be done then I'd be interested too. Making.agn files for photoscenery...
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    Thanks Keith. I like poking around at stuff...

    Thanks Keith.

    I like poking around at stuff like that and two different solutions to the same problem is always fascinating so I'll be breaking out AirEd tonight.

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    Thanks again Tom. Elevator_trim_effectiveness...

    Thanks again Tom.

    Elevator_trim_effectiveness didn't work in quite the way I'd imagined. It seems to mimic different sizes of trim tab rather than affecting the change of the tab's angle per click...
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    Elevator trim button sensitivity

    Could anyone tell me if I can reduce the sensitivity of the joystick pitch trim button for a given aeroplane?

    It's not the repeat rate that's the problem -- it's the incremental change of trim...
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    Well... our advice is not much use then... :)

    Well... our advice is not much use then... :)
  20. Thread: Just saying Hi!

    by defaid
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    Hello and welcome! 49 then, aye? (I was 11 in...

    Hello and welcome!

    49 then, aye? (I was 11 in 78)

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    It's this version for FS2004: FSUIPC 3.999z9 ...

    It's this version for FS2004:

    FSUIPC 3.999z9

    from here:

    http://www.fsuipc.com/

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    Hi. Put these files from the download into...

    Hi.

    Put these files from the download into whatever folder TTools is using for Source Files. If you haven't used TTools before then you'll need to set that up from within TTools.
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    Hi. Just to be sure that nothing has got...

    Hi.

    Just to be sure that nothing has got messed up with paths, because I think I see two documents folders in your screenshots (one called "DOCUMENTS" and one called "My Documents")...

    Can you...
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    Hi. If you set the tower eyepoint in the...

    Hi.

    If you set the tower eyepoint in the appropriate position and switch to Tower View in FS9, do you see what you would like to record?

    I've never used FS Recorder but, reading Chuck's replay...
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    This! This! A tale like this, with a few side...

    This! This!

    A tale like this, with a few side threads and half a dozen possible outcomes, would make an absolutely superb choose-your-own-adventure.
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