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    I use it for sim tuition as it's repeatable, free...

    I use it for sim tuition as it's repeatable, free with P3D and functions with all addons that I've tried it with.

    So yes, I'd say you're using it wrong.
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    They're not. X-plane scenery is in many cases,...

    They're not.
    X-plane scenery is in many cases, portovers of that of P3D.

    Who told you this rubbish? I think their may be some airports and sceneries that are better in one sim than the other but...
  3. Why not? If you change the date to `summer`, you...

    Why not? If you change the date to `summer`, you get summer textures.
    What is the problem in choosing a different date?
  4. `Future` product surrounded by hype and customer...

    `Future` product surrounded by hype and customer expectation. Who knows what changes will be wrought by MS, or to MS, in future.
    Not to be considered at this time.
    Rumoured to be available in Fall...
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    Save it to your desktop first, then cut'n'paste...

    Save it to your desktop first, then cut'n'paste back to the original location, saying `yes` to overwrite.
  6. X-Plane or Prepar3d...

    X-Plane or Prepar3d...
  7. The pricing is both logical, and sequential,...

    The pricing is both logical, and sequential, ranging from individual airports to national, international and global texture replacements.

    Precisely what is it about ORBX, not orgx, that you don't...
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    Searchterm: `Microsoft FSX Learning Center`. ...

    Searchterm: `Microsoft FSX Learning Center`.

    Everything is available online.
    And much more besides.
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    No, unless you have navaids from around that...

    No, unless you have navaids from around that period.
    FSX is based on 2003-2005.
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    Yes.
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    In my career as a real world pilot, only rank...

    In my career as a real world pilot, only rank amateurs ever refer to `altitude` as `height`.
    Height only measures how far your head is away from your feet - and in aviating terms is only of use in...
  12. Thread: Waas

    by mallcott
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    No.

    No.
  13. Rudder Pedals are as necessary for flight simming...

    Rudder Pedals are as necessary for flight simming as a steering wheel for a driving game.
    Unless you are only going to fly an Ercoupe, which is a bit...limiting!
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    There's no reason to add another round of...

    There's no reason to add another round of complexity and slow FSX down even more.
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    Staverton ONLY got the ILS in 2018. The...

    Staverton ONLY got the ILS in 2018.

    The database for FSX by default is based on 2005 data.

    FSAerodata updates navaid data.
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    This works for one-off applications. However, if...

    This works for one-off applications. However, if the addon is the first of many, it's better to have them all installed to the same HD location, in which case the FSX .cfg is the way to go... Like I...
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    Yes, add the address of the HD location to to...

    Yes, add the address of the HD location to to FSX.cfg
    or
    No, just make sure the addon has its exact location included in scenery .cfg

    Your choice...
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    Videos of the T Ruth A330 I've seen show the...

    Videos of the T Ruth A330 I've seen show the aircraft landing exactly like the real thing - rear wheels from the bogies first, then fronts...

    Ask yourself what you are doing wrong - and stop doing...
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    And this is why I stopped reporting on updated...

    And this is why I stopped reporting on updated drivers:
    *436.15 released on 27/08/19
    *436.20 released 29/08 - Beta Vulkan driver
    *440.23 Insider driver released to Insider Group for Windows 18...
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    Altitude being called is from the RADAR Altimeter...

    Altitude being called is from the RADAR Altimeter which is AGL. See other posts about the difference between MSL and AGL. Airports are usually MSL.

    Soa callout "50 feet" into a runway that is 150...
  21. Concur. A laptop is a poor substitute for...

    Concur.

    A laptop is a poor substitute for decent hardware. You will need to spend more than $1500 on a laptop to get even halfway decent performance.
  22. Are you even sure this is caused by the Yoke? It...

    Are you even sure this is caused by the Yoke? It might be a complexity of the aircraft model.
    What aircraft? What are your settings?

    Show contents of FSX.cfg
    Show contents of aircraft.cfg
  23. Thread: Moving FSX

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    If you have FSX on disk, no. But you could...

    If you have FSX on disk, no.

    But you could always download FSX Steam Edition.
    Or you could remove the DVD player from your old PC.
    Or you could transfer the old installation to a large USB...
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    Worse still. There are new drivers now - the...

    Worse still. There are new drivers now - the 436.15's WHQL, released today...

    And I have no care for Nvidia Inspector settings - they dont work for P3Dv4.5, my only real area of interest these...
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    PMDG is not really for someone who doesn't grasp...

    PMDG is not really for someone who doesn't grasp the fundamentals: Suggest putting it to one side and beginning with lessons that focus on the basics first.
    You cannot begin to fly something with...
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