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    It has little to do with rudder effectiveness....

    It has little to do with rudder effectiveness. This was known shortly after FSX release in 2006 and has been the subject of thousands of posts since.

    Suggest you learn what the .air file and the...
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    If you cant appreciate the benefits of running a...

    If you cant appreciate the benefits of running a sim released in 2006 with one that was released in 2003 and made wrong assumptions about the way hardware development was going than I'm afraid we...
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    Prepar3D... what? Please be specific about the...

    Prepar3D... what?

    Please be specific about the version, but assuming v4+:

    https://megaddons.blogspot.com/2019/03/p3dv4-fly-tampa-st-maarten-complete.html
    ...
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    Yes, you do need to be faster than 140 kts. IF...

    Yes, you do need to be faster than 140 kts. IF the aircraft is not set up properly and is too heavy - Approach speeds: http://www.b737.org.uk/vspeeds.htm

    The aircraft needs to be in final approach...
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    Strictly speaking, the Bell 430 tail rotor...

    Strictly speaking, the Bell 430 tail rotor direction of rotation is clockwise, when looked at from the tail rotor side.

    The real Bell 430 main rotor does however, rotate counter-clockwise.
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    Every time this argument comes up (32-bit,...

    Every time this argument comes up (32-bit, 64-bit, even latest Beta) this is always my answer too. Can you fly from Azerbaijan to Australia and detour to POI's along the way with the basic sim? I...
  7. Thread: Scenery

    by mallcott
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    Just a further historic correction: The...

    Just a further historic correction: The Spitfire's first flight was early in March 1936, not 1935...
  8. Thread: Scenery

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    Alternatively, revised mesh can make sense of...

    Alternatively, revised mesh can make sense of otherwise questionable landclass - rocks in the middle of a field can become a rocky outcrop; the green grass in the middle of a built-up area is...
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    Payware: Can't think of many freeware developers...

    Payware: Can't think of many freeware developers who have developed for both 64-bit sims... other than by portover.
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    Mesh is bumps. Landclass is duvet cover. ...

    Mesh is bumps. Landclass is duvet cover.
    Neither clashes with the other...
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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...
  13. 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?
  14. `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.
  16. X-Plane or Prepar3d...

    X-Plane or Prepar3d...
  17. 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...
  22. Thread: Waas

    by mallcott
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    No.

    No.
  23. 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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