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Greetings all!I am having a weird occurance in FS9. Anytime I'm in cloud at or near freezing or below freezing temps, I will lose my airspeed indicator due to pitot icing. What is strange about this, is that it happens regardless of my having hit the "shift + H" keys, or appropriate switches depending on the aircraft involved long before I encountered icing conditions. I have to "cycle" the pitot heat switch a couple of times to get the pitot tube to clear.This happens on everything from propliners to regional jets.I don't think ActiveSky has anything to do with this, but I thought I'd throw the question out here on this forum anyway.Btw, I am a registered owner of AS2004 and FSUIPC.Anyone else experiencing this..or better yet, have a solution?Regards,ScottKJMS


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Hi Scott,A few things:Always use shift/H. On some planes the PITOT switch is a dummy switch.Turn on PH upon departure. PH is not instant heat and does take some time to kick in.Turn ON Prevent All Icing in AS.Go Red Wings,Hope this helps,JimActiveSky Supporthttp://www.hifisim.com/images/as2004proudsupporter.jpg

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Hi Jim,Thanks for the reply.I always turn on the pitot heat prior to departure...It is most odd since even on airplanes that do not have the pitot switch, and I use the shift + H method, the phenomena still occurs.Oh well, I'll sort it out eventually...I hope ;-)Regards,ScottKJMS


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Try also wing and engine anti ice. Works for me.

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I'll give that a shot - thanks.Regards,ScottKJMS


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