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    :cool: That's great news! Take it easy and...

    :cool:

    That's great news! Take it easy and only answer four FS9 questions per day. :D :pilot:
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    Be careful, that ET2SN guy can be a little...

    Be careful, that ET2SN guy can be a little flakey. :cool: :D

    Some people claim that he spent too much time brushing his teeth at Test Depth. Others will say that a shipyard did him in. But those...
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    It wound up pretty good. :cool: On the one...

    It wound up pretty good. :cool:

    On the one hand, it was about 45 minutes from Ellsworth to the area I picked. Then it was 8 hours to nowhere. :p Then another 45 minutes back to base. I can at...
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    BTW, thanks for the head's up on the sale. :cool:...

    BTW, thanks for the head's up on the sale. :cool:
    I got the WOP P-51 and FW190D packages.

    Depending on your system, display, and graphics card, you might want to add the following line in...
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    Small world, I found the WOP WWII Bombers package...

    Small world, I found the WOP WWII Bombers package on Amazon and bought it to see if I could "harvest" any parts for FS2002.
    That didn't work out, so I wound up getting FS 2004 just to see what the...
  6. I had a very similar problem with some JF...

    I had a very similar problem with some JF airports I bought.
    If you have an older PC kicking around that runs an older version of Windows (XP, Vista, etc.), install it to that machine then copy the...
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    Christmas Eve flight-with a twist.

    With Christmas here, I started figuring out what kind of flight I would want to try in FS2004. If you grew up during the Cold War, you remember the Air Force PSA that ran every Christmas Eve in the...
  8. One of the fun things about Fairchild (if you're...

    One of the fun things about Fairchild (if you're a masochist) is flying the KNOCK/RWY 23 TACAN approach as a pattern circuit for touch-n-go's:

    https://aeronav.faa.gov/d-tpp/2013/00553T23.PDF

    ...
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    :cool: Thanks a bunch. :D I was considering...

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    Thanks a bunch. :D I was considering "rolling my own" but MAIW has a pretty good selection, just none of the oddballs.

    I was thinking "HEAT" wouldn't be that tough to cobble together...
  10. "Airport is currently IFR, request denied.."

    :confused:

    So, I load up a perfectly capable B-52 at Fairchild AFB using weather from FSRealWx and request taxi to the active...and get shot down. :rolleyes:

    The kicker is that I'm not...
  11. I'm running FS2002 and FS2004, but I also run...

    I'm running FS2002 and FS2004, but I also run them on Win10. Have you tried any different "compatibility modes"? Sometimes, Win10 gets really picky when installed software has to share information,...
  12. I've been poking at and tweaking FS2002 since...

    I've been poking at and tweaking FS2002 since about 2006 and I wound up getting really frustrated with trying to program my own AI.
    The AI in FS2002 are a lot more limited than in FS2004. For the...
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    Looking for some EVP call signs.

    I'm trying to find a couple of call signs for Edit Voice Pack:

    "HEAT"- FB-111 out of Plattsburg AFB.

    "TSAR" or "CZAR"- B-52 out of Fairchild AFB (currently using the call sign "STAR" which is...
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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...
  22. 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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