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    The Fighterstick has been sold. Thank you!

    The Fighterstick has been sold. Thank you!
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    Probably. I can never get the auto spoilers to...

    Probably. I can never get the auto spoilers to fully active when landing most default FSX aircraft. Payware aircraft are not a problem. It doesn't seriously affect my landings but yeah that is one...
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    CH Products Fighterstick USB for sale!

    Greetings! I have moved on to a different flight stick and do not need my CH Products Fighterstick. It uses an USB connection and has great durability - that was the reason I purchased it! It is...
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    Others may have their preferences but I use REX 4...

    Others may have their preferences but I use REX 4 Texture Direct Enhanced Edition.

    https://rexsimulations.com/td.html
  5. You can go to C:/ProgramData/Microsoft/FSX. ...

    You can go to C:/ProgramData/Microsoft/FSX. Remove that folder to someplace safe, such as the desktop. Then re-launch FSX:SE. It will generate a new folder with the default scenery library. If...
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    Yeah, been there and done that. :-/ Now when I...

    Yeah, been there and done that. :-/ Now when I land via autopilot I keep my left hand on the yoke and my right hand on my Saitek autopilot panel's Autothrottle lever (if my aircraft uses it). When...
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    I respectfully disagree John. The paid version...

    I respectfully disagree John. The paid version of FSUIPC4 is worth every penny. The free version is great and the paid version is must-have.
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    Yes. The easiest way would be to use FSUIPC4. ...

    Yes. The easiest way would be to use FSUIPC4. For example I have four buttons on my throttle and each one was assigned by FSUIPC to open each of the four possible aircraft exit doors.
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    Another tip for FSX users: check to make sure...

    Another tip for FSX users: check to make sure your aircraft's NAV/GPS switch is set to NAV when you are no longer following your flight plan (approaching for the ILS landing). For default aircraft...
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    I echo lnuss' statement. Exactly what runway was...

    I echo lnuss' statement. Exactly what runway was supposed to have an ILS? ILS runways work for me in FSX without further modifications. If it is the case of the glide slope not capturing, make...
  11. Thread: Weather

    by TextRich
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    The Sky Force weather engine is poor compared to...

    The Sky Force weather engine is poor compared to Active Sky. No matter what I did, for all three of REX's attempts at updating the weather engine, I constantly get sudden changes to weather based on...
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    Just to keep my response simple, I usually...

    Just to keep my response simple, I usually recommend for FSX:

    -desktop PC
    -at least 16 GB of RAM
    -CPU with at least 3.5 GHz base frequency
    -at least 2 GB of video memory
    -SSD (solid state...
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    Try moving the FSX base folder someplace safe,...

    Try moving the FSX base folder someplace safe, re-installing where you intend to keep FSX, and then dragging and dropping all the folders and files from the saved folder except for the Missions...
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    You may need to use Honeycomb's own software or...

    You may need to use Honeycomb's own software or something like FSUIPC 4 to be able to assign the settings correctly. It seems the throttle quadrant is not compatible with FSX:SE out of the box. ...
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    Great tips longbreak754!

    Great tips longbreak754!
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    I don't have that add-on, but any folder that...

    I don't have that add-on, but any folder that does not have Program Files in its name should be fine. You can always uninstall and reinstall it in a different directory if you have issues.
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    http://community.justflight.com You could also...

    http://community.justflight.com

    You could also go to the JustFlight support and submit a ticket. Give it a day and they will respond. I actually have a ticket opened yesterday for one of their...
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    With all due respect, my experience and hundreds...

    With all due respect, my experience and hundreds of others' experience I have read in years suggest not leaving the base FSX folder in any Program Files folder. Even the OP is doing that that. So...
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    MikeDV, try a default install of FSX in your C:...

    MikeDV, try a default install of FSX in your C: drive (install in C:/, not a Program Files folder) and see if performance is better. Even separate internal SSDs can have slight slowdowns depending...
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    I solved that problem by upgrading to Windows 10....

    I solved that problem by upgrading to Windows 10. :-) I cannot recall if back then default aircraft were affected but it is unlikely to matter. I had issues with controls disconnecting in the...
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    The external model isn't working. It may be...

    The external model isn't working. It may be corrupt or not installed correctly. Try reinstalling. If the problem persists, try running the sim with DirectX 10 Preview Mode unchecked.
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    by TextRich
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    A freeware offering for real weather that I know...

    A freeware offering for real weather that I know of is this:
    https://www.fsxwx.com/home.htm

    I personally stick with Active Sky. I used ASN for Steam and now use AS16. REX's weather engine...
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    I'm curious: are you using Windows 8.1? It had a...

    I'm curious: are you using Windows 8.1? It had a well known bug that disconnects controls from FSX. However I do not remember that happening as a direct result of clicking on the task bar. Like...
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    It should work as long as the paths in the scenery file match. Make a backup copy of scenery.cfg first in case something goes wrong. You can always edit the file with a text editor or use Scenery...
  25. For what it's worth there are certain switches in...

    For what it's worth there are certain switches in default and add-on aircrafts that will not remain at that position even if you save it cold and dark. One switch set to off and then saved may...
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