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    Handling Fixes For Some FSX Aircraft

    I've now uploaded two files with handling fixes for certain aircraft. https://www.flightsim.com/vbfs/fslib.php?do=copyright&fid=208592 contains the default J-3, default Goose, and the default C-172....
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    I can no long play it from there either, but...

    I can no long play it from there either, but after a bit of hunting I found it on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvSSyU_ieeU
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    That's a judgement you'll have to make for...

    That's a judgement you'll have to make for yourself. There are some folks who love X-Plane, and some who don't, so you'll hear opinions based mostly on this. BUT... No one yet knows what the new FS...
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    I just tried it: https://www.flightgear.org/ ...

    I just tried it: https://www.flightgear.org/

    Works fine.
  5. I don't know anything about the machines you've...

    I don't know anything about the machines you've mentioned, but don't overlook Digital Storm ( https://www.digitalstorm.com/ ) as a possible source. I've had one of their machines for about 10 years...
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    Nice! And I can understand him just fine. I'm...

    Nice! And I can understand him just fine. I'm pleasantly surprised by all the multiplayer features, but one thing occurs to me: In previous versions we've been able to just connect straight to an IP...
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    Like Zippy said, it's quiet here. Perhaps it's...

    Like Zippy said, it's quiet here. Perhaps it's something about your neighborhood, or perhaps some local celebration? Knowing where you are may (or may not) help get an answer.
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    This forum section is more for the NEW FS that's...

    This forum section is more for the NEW FS that's not yet released, but:

    Fuel needed is fuel burn rate times the flight time. Don't forget to allow for the different burn rates during taxi, climb...
  9. Thread: Panel Question

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    He's saying that FS2004 aircraft don't have...

    He's saying that FS2004 aircraft don't have replaceable virtual cockpits, but (many? most?) native FSX models do have them. In FS2004 they're hard coded into the model, as I understand it.
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    As Mr. Zippy indicates, there are two spot views...

    As Mr. Zippy indicates, there are two spot views in FSX, one being what you're used to but the other being almost like the "camera" is on a rubber band. So switch to the locked version. In fact you...
  11. Thread: Perspective

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    Then he should have said so. Not being familiar...

    Then he should have said so. Not being familiar with all the sim add-ons, I expected it was a sim on a PC, since this is a simulator forum, so I answered from that perspective.
  12. Thread: Perspective

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    4-5 minutes would make for a very long base leg,...

    4-5 minutes would make for a very long base leg, thus a downwind unreasonably wide, even for a jet and, since you are making separate legs, I'm assuming a light aircraft, and that you turned base...
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    Try something such as "alternate air." Turbine...

    Try something such as "alternate air." Turbine engine might have heated intakes, but on fuel injected piston engines it's typically just alternate (carb heat is only for carburetors). I don't know...
  14. Thread: Covid-19

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    [QUOTE=Skywatcher12;2104748]Not sure how many are...

    [QUOTE=Skywatcher12;2104748]Not sure how many are familiar with this but we can all shop normally again:

    We had a 1968 Toyota Corona. Nice car. And the best part is it didn't get sick... :pilot:
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    Two questions come to mind: Are you doing...

    Two questions come to mind:


    Are you doing this using ILS? If so, many airports (as Mr. Zippy indicates) have the localizer offset a few degrees from the runway heading, and that's because the...
  16. Thread: Covid-19

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    There's no need for the panic buying. The only...

    There's no need for the panic buying. The only reason that store shelves are sparse is because people are panic buying, though the supply chain is intact, so some folks are hoarding while others have...
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    Just in case you're misunderstanding what Tiger...

    Just in case you're misunderstanding what Tiger said, this beta is of the FSX steam version, NOT of the NEW Flight Sim which so far only has an ALPHA version out, that not yet much available.
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  18. Thread: Rudder control

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    Some of the XP-11 aircraft might be better than a...

    Some of the XP-11 aircraft might be better than a similar FSX model, but that's far from certain, in spite of the hype. You won't run into the "slip/skid" problem in X-Plane, but there can be other...
  19. Thread: Rudder control

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    The default Cub has some weird responses to...

    The default Cub has some weird responses to rudder when landing. But as to needing opposite rudder a bit, that's true of a real Cub, as well.


    To understand this, you need to realize that the...
  20. Thread: Rudder control

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    The rolling maneuver often labeled "dutch rolls"...

    The rolling maneuver often labeled "dutch rolls" is not easy for a beginner, and it's even more that way in the sim, since you have to do it visually only, not having the benefit of feel. Done too...
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    How many yokes do you have installed? Try...

    How many yokes do you have installed? Try increasing the null zone on the controls to see if that eliminates the jerking. Or perhaps you have too many things running on your system tying up resources...
  22. Thread: P3Dv4 or X-plane

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    P3D has a very limited back-compatibility, but...

    P3D has a very limited back-compatibility, but operationally is similar (not identical) to FSX. X-Plane has NO compatibility with FSX, and has totally different commands and a completely different...
  23. The BARO setting is adjusting the altimeter to...

    The BARO setting is adjusting the altimeter to the local altimeter setting, which is the barometer reading corrected for actual elevation of the site giving you the setting (that's what ATIS will...
  24. Thread: Rudder control

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    The first thing I'd do is reduce sensitivity on...

    The first thing I'd do is reduce sensitivity on the rudder axis. And as Chuck says, it might help to know which pedals.

    However, you must keep in mind that rudder/aileron response in FS, even more...
  25. Thread: Buy or Steam

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    Someone else would have to reply here, perhaps...

    Someone else would have to reply here, perhaps after it's been released (or maybe Steam is enough different that someone has a definitive answer now).
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