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Been flying it around a bit and it will definitely be one of my top two favorites, if not numero uno.I took about a 10 fps hit. However this aircraft flies smooth as glass.Some of the less important text is a little hard to read, but the bubble help prevents the eyestrain.The glass displays in the VC are just incredable and the lighting is very nice.Anyway check it out. :( No I don't work for F1.

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I have a problem logging in Flight1.I get an "Invlide email" message.I just opened a ticket there. I know they are very responsive and they will fix that very soon.Someone else with the same issue?

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Thanks Kurt but the problem is with the wrapper, not the exe file.When I want to use my PayPal account everyting goes right until I get an error message saying that my email is unknown at Flight1 (!!)
David, see http://www.flight1.com/kb?id=2 and see if this answers things.
Sorry Steve it doesn't help.That's very weird, I am getting the "Cannot locate account!" message when I try to check my password (I am 100% sure I use the right one though)

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Thanks Kurt but the problem is with the wrapper, not the exe file.When I want to use my PayPal account everyting goes right until I get an error message saying that my email is unknown at Flight1 (!!)Sorry Steve it doesn't help.That's very weird, I am getting the "Cannot locate account!" message when I try to check my password (I am 100% sure I use the right one though)
David,I think the KB article does apply. Just remove your account login data under button 1 in the main screen.You can assign your order to your account later.Do you have an account? See www.flight1.com/kb?id=3 this time.Steve

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David,I think the KB article does apply. Just remove your account login data under button 1 in the main screen.You can assign your order to your account later.Do you have an account? See www.flight1.com/kb?id=3 this time.Steve
Yep! Removing the account login data did the job.Thanks Steve.

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Everyone please check the aircraft exterior lights at night and let everyone know if you see all of them. I don't!Thanks.

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I just experienced icing in this plane-it took my breath away! The windshield frosted over just like in real life-looked back to the wing and there was a layer of ice on it. I have been waiting for this type of effect for years and assumed I would have to wait for fs11. This aircraft is simply amazing and sets a new standard!!

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Everyone please check the aircraft exterior lights at night and let everyone know if you see all of them. I don't!
McCrash,Sounds like the kind of thing that needs to be brought up at the Mustang support forum: http://mustang.flight1.net/forums/default.aspIf you've got an add-on graphics package that modifies lights, that might have something to do with it.

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Eaglesoft have a bar to jump over now!
The Flight 1 development team has done a great job on this project and a tip our our hats to their accomplishments :( That said, we think users will like what we've done with regard to an in depth Citation X 2.0 w/full FMS to compliment their Corporate Jet collections.Just as in the real world there are different types to suite certain purposes so it should not be a surprise in the simulator as well :(

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Does this bird have a toilet? I'm being serious here. There's a preview video of the Mustang on

and at 1:30 there appears to be a toilet under a folding seat.

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Does this bird have a toilet? I'm being serious here. There's a preview video of the Mustang on
and at 1:30 there appears to be a toilet under a folding seat.
Yes. It has a toilet. But you can't use it. We ain't that good!Jim

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Yes. It has a toilet. But you can't use it. We ain't that good!Jim
Perhaps that is a good thing. Sometimes as real as it gets is a bit much. :(Man I want this baby bad, but I don't have the jack right now to get it. I will have to wait. :(

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So when flying with 3 other passengers I guess there's no room to be discrete when taking a dump. "Hey guys, can you turn heads while I sit on the John?" Can you imagine the smell in such a cramped cabin? Ok, I'll stop. :(

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So when flying with 3 other passengers I guess there's no room to be discrete when taking a dump. "Hey guys, can you turn heads while I sit on the John?" Can you imagine the smell in such a cramped cabin? Ok, I'll stop. :(
Yeah, thats a little more visual than I really needed. But it does give me an idea for a new feature "smellomatic"

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So when flying with 3 other passengers I guess there's no room to be discrete when taking a dump. "Hey guys, can you turn heads while I sit on the John?" Can you imagine the smell in such a cramped cabin? Ok, I'll stop. :(
When flying cross country in a Piper Arrow, we waited by necessityIt was a part of the preflight check....So I suppose the outdoor toilet would only be used for emergency.I dont think the mustang is used for cross-oceanic flight anyway.

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When flying cross country in a Piper Arrow, we waited by necessityIt was a part of the preflight check....So I suppose the outdoor toilet would only be used for emergency.I dont think the mustang is used for cross-oceanic flight anyway.
I did it in the Conquest somehow so you could in the Mustang. Anyway a very 'PRO' job and hats off to the F1 team. Thanks for the continual innovations. As with all PC apps the UI is always the key.jja

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I just experienced icing in this plane-it took my breath away!
Wow! Is all I can say!Geof,Does the ice adversely affect the flying characteristics of the Mustang? Or is this visual only?Does the ice disappear as you fly out of icing conditions? (or, if you turn on deice--assuming it has deice equip)?

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Well I just picked up this baby and I'll give you my initial impressions. First off, the airplane is visually stunning both inside and out. I only fly from the VC, so that's probably the biggest selling point for me and this bird doesn't disappoint. My only minor visual quibble is with the contrail effect that looks fake and out of place next to this amazing aircraft. Second, the sounds are a mixed bag. The ambient sounds of gyros and fans are good, along with flaps, gear, etc., but the engines sound pretty poor to me. I can't quite put my finger on it, but they just sound fake and not what I'd expect. I may try to hunt around for an alternate engine sound set or use the one off my old Eaglesoft CJ1.As far as handling goes, there's good bad and ugly. In the air the airplane handles very nicely and pretty much what I'd expect. After only about 3 takeoffs and landings I was greasing it. Nice. My biggest complaints are with ground handling. The airplane rolls like it always has the brakes on. You never actually need to use the brakes during taxi, just reduce the throttle to idle and it'll stop rolling in about 20 or 30 feet. That seemed odd. Also the engines seemed a little sensitive to me. Perhaps I'm just used to big iron (in flight sim), but again, it didn't feel real the way throttle changes behaved in flight. Now granted, I've only flown Piper Warriors and Turbo Arrows in real life, but I'm still not sure that momentum is modelled correctly in the air file on this plane. Reduce throttle to idle at 20,000 feet and it's like you hit a brick wall. I guess I would expect a bit more momentum and a more gradual reduction in airspeed.I haven't played around with the Garmin too much, but it seems fully functional and highly detailed. Lots of goodies to play with and I look forward to cracking the manual open tonight for a more indepth read on all the cool stuff it can do. Initially the autopilot has me a little worried though. Remember, I haven't really read the manual yet, but in my initial test flight it behaved strangely. I climbed up to FL250 on flight change, and it went just fine in a 240kts climb. Levelled off smoothly. Great. Now I wanted to see how it reacted when I resumed the climb up to FL330. That's when things started going screwy. The bottom line is that I could never really get the aircraft to climb properly as it swung back and forth between climbing and descending (seemingly hunting for the proper airspeed). I finally had to go to vertical speed mode and dial in an 800fpm climb to get up to 330. I also tried various throttle thrust settings, climb, t/o, made no difference.So right now, I'm cautiously opptomistic about this airplane. I suspect that either I've not intialized something correctly, resulting in odd climb behavior or something is screwy with the autopilot, but that it will get fixed if that's the case. I really do appreciate Flight1's return policy because I don't stress when early signs on an add-on are mixed. The bottom line is that I think with time and a few tweaks this will be a solid release.

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You really need to read the manual before experimenting and assuming otherwise.I mean that with no disrespect. The Mustang isn't a Piper and it needs to be understood before launching into the blue yonder. Thats why they make real Mustang owners go through training before they take flight.Jim

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You really need to read the manual before experimenting and assuming otherwise.I mean that with no disrespect. The Mustang isn't a Piper and it needs to be understood before launching into the blue yonder. Thats why they make real Mustang owners go through training before they take flight.Jim
I read that the real bird has some 'characteristics' so maybe it is dead-on. Anyway I will get er up soon.jja

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You really need to read the manual before experimenting and assuming otherwise.I mean that with no disrespect. The Mustang isn't a Piper and it needs to be understood before launching into the blue yonder. Thats why they make real Mustang owners go through training before they take flight.Jim
Sure, no offense taken. I will mention that I have flown (in flight sim) everything from the CJ1, Citation X, PMDG 737, PSS 757, etc.. So I'm not a total newb.;) I assume you are familiar with the airplane, so riddle me this. You're in cruise mode at FL250 and you want to climb up to 330. What's the procedure? I dialed in the new alititude, hit flight change, and advanced the throttles to climb and set in a 235kts climb (I tried different speeds thinking the plane couldn't handle a climb at that speed). So where did I go wrong?

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Sure, no offense taken. I will mention that I have flown (in flight sim) everything from the CJ1, Citation X, PMDG 737, PSS 757, etc.. So I'm not a total newb.;) I assume you are familiar with the airplane, so riddle me this. You're in cruise mode at FL250 and you want to climb up to 330. What's the procedure? I dialed in the new alititude, hit flight change, and advanced the throttles to climb and set in a 235kts climb (I tried different speeds thinking the plane couldn't handle a climb at that speed). So where did I go wrong?
Spaceman,I would advice you again to read the manual and follow the procedures exactly.First put your new destination altitude in the PFD, then you put throttles in climb mode, hit FLC button, at that point the FLC airspeed bug will lock into your current airspeed. Next, adjust the FLC speed bug using the VS wheel to adjust your desired climb profile. For a steeper climb at a lower speed decrease the FLC speed bug. For a shallower climb but a faster speed you can increase the speed bug. And by all means, make sure you are loading over the default flight. If you have anymore questions, please visit our support forum.I hope that helps.Jim

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