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Water around Honolulu acts as if it were dry land

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I've encountered an interesting problem now that I'm involved with aircraft that land and take off from the water.I have FSGenesis Hawaii installed. I've discovered that in attempting to start a flight from the water around Honolulu, the aircraft behaves as if the water is a dry runway, i.e. it sits on the gear instead of floating.I'd very much like to solve this issue, so any help is appreciated. Michael VerlinMichael VerlinHistoric Jetliners Group

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Is this with a specific aircraft? I think there are settings in the aircraft.cfg file that can modify how the plane sits wrt the terrain around it...Geoff

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No this is not the same issue. I remember encountering that one with the Aerosoft Beaver when I first installed it.This is not aircraft specific, and only occurs in this area. These same aircraft behave as expected when flown elsewhere in FS9.Michael Verlin

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Hi Michael,interesting!So the issue is present only with the FSGenesis mesh installed?Also, are you starting just anywhere in the water or at a specific location? AI floatplane ready AFCAD files use invisible concrete runways, which would make your amphibian load with its gear down.Cheers, Holger

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I found the problem: LAGO's PHNL Honolulu Airport Scenery. I removed it and replaced it with Bill Melichar's PHNL. This immediately corrected the anomaly.Michael VerlinHistoric Jetliners Group

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