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Hey guys, Was just curious which PMDG's do you own? Which would you say is your favorite? And why?For Me:FSX: 747-400FSX: MD-11747-400 is my Favorite still, but then again, I have just started with the MD-11. I have always loved the 747, all models. I think it's also the feeling of accomplishment of getting this big beast from A to B. Lastly, was my favorite as a kid (747--300 back then though :( )Still debating on the JS41, I'm sure I'll get it, but rather learn and commit the MD-11 to memory first before attempting another ;-)

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FS9PMDG-747/400PMDG-737/6-7-8-900My favourite is...both:The 744 for systems and autoflight training (too heavy for hand flying IMO)The 737 for short hops and hand flying, very responsive, forgives almost every mistake.

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The 744 for systems and autoflight training (too heavy for hand flying IMO)
I normally fly the SID by hand, then regain manual control for decent and landing. I have done full (short) flights entirely manual with not many problems. ILS manual landings in 1/16th viz is my new happy hour :)

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FS9Beech 1900c/d 737 800/900MD-11FSXBeech 1900c747xMD-11Js4100I think my favourite has to be the Queen of the skies (747). I had this as an 'illegal' download and found it was soooo brilliant I decided to purchase it and it got me back into simming. I know thats a bit of an admission (If Ryan reads this) but it's a testament to how good it is I reckon.John Ellison

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for FS9...PMDG 744for FSX... PMDG 744that's it -nothing else. imho, best FS addon A/C happy flyin, Tim Wheeler

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Hey guys,Was just curious which PMDG's do you own? Which would you say is your favorite? And why?For Me:FSX: 747-400FSX: MD-11747-400 is my Favorite still, but then again, I have just started with the MD-11. I have always loved the 747, all models. I think it's also the feeling of accomplishment of getting this big beast from A to B. Lastly, was my favorite as a kid (747--300 back then though :( )Still debating on the JS41, I'm sure I'll get it, but rather learn and commit the MD-11 to memory first before attempting another ;-)
That's like picking a favorite child. ;)Last week I would have said the MD-11. But, I did a couple 744 flights this weekend and it really is a joy too. I like the JS41, of course, but, my biggest problem with it is that I like to start from some sort of non-running state, and the JS41 doesn't let me do that very easily. Its great for short hops though.I run FSX, so I'm looking forward to the 737.

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As I only have 2 PMDG products, the 737NG and the Beech 1900C/D, I have to say both. I like the fact that once I got everything sorted out, I can fly the 1900 in FSX (I put all the guages in the panel folder instead of how it is recommended in the PMDG Wiki and one needs to move some extra files for everything to show up).

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Agreed!MD-11 for FS9 is their finest product!Regards,Bruno FontesRio de Janeiro

IMHO the MD-11 is their finest product. I own the 744, Md-11 and and the JS4100

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The more I used the 744 the better it got. Partly because I started venturing into different flying techniques or procedures, and seeing more detail and realism that I hadn't before. Seeing things like the Elec bus page be blanked out (as it should) when below 1500' when on a full cat 3 approach :) I love watching other systems react to startup also. I still like to have the EICAS open while I run through start up just to watch the systems come alive, tiz great! I still fumble around the MD-11 since I'm new at it, but have already noticed a ton of things that have the attention to detail that I crave.

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Hey guys, Was just curious which PMDG's do you own? Which would you say is your favorite? And why?For Me:FSX: 747-400FSX: MD-11747-400 is my Favorite still, but then again, I have just started with the MD-11. I have always loved the 747, all models. I think it's also the feeling of accomplishment of getting this big beast from A to B. Lastly, was my favorite as a kid (747--300 back then though :( )Still debating on the JS41, I'm sure I'll get it, but rather learn and commit the MD-11 to memory first before attempting another ;-)
THE NEXT ONE. I own everyone they built and the improvement over the years has been incredible. Looking for the next one.Richard S. Churchill

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I just can't get into the MD-11 yet, probably because I grew to love the 747 systems so much. I can complete a checklist backwards, program my routes in the FMC, can start her up from cold and dark to ready to taxi in the 10 minutes it takes to align the INSOnce I have enough money for a new computer I can't wait to fly the 747 in FSX again. I hope to have an i7 by the beginning of the year

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I just can't get into the MD-11 yet, probably because I grew to love the 747 systems so much. I can complete a checklist backwards, program my routes in the FMC, can start her up from cold and dark to ready to taxi in the 10 minutes it takes to align the INSOnce I have enough money for a new computer I can't wait to fly the 747 in FSX again. I hope to have an i7 by the beginning of the year
I hear ya. I also love the Boeing systems and am definitely much more use to them. I am slowly learning the McDonald Douglas systems and so far can say I prefer the FMC of Boeing vs MD, but think I am starting to like the overall FMS of the MD better.So much time flying Boeing, it makes ya think the other systems would be the same or closer. One thing I really like better in the MD is the way the Autothrottle works, and the way the overall systems are more automatic.

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I disliked the auto throttle, I probably wasn't doing it right but I could never get her slowed down correctly for an approach, had to take manual control. To me, nothing beats putting the exact knot you want to go and having the Boeing follow it

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I disliked the auto throttle, I probably wasn't doing it right but I could never get her slowed down correctly for an approach, had to take manual control. To me, nothing beats putting the exact knot you want to go and having the Boeing follow it
So far, mainly what I like about the AT, is the 'Speed Protection' that seems to adjust the speed better when nailed in the face with high winds. The way TO thrust takes over rather than needing to press TO/GA, and not having to disconnect it during landing (Self disconnects on Flare).

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For me every new product from PMDG replaces the previous. I started with B1900 (which replaced Level-D767) - I took my first IVAO online exam with it. Then I learned all three manuals for the 747 by heart and I could say that placed in a real 747 cockpit I would be able to operate it. Then the same applied to the MD-11.. My favourite beauty...And now I'm on my J41 doing rounds in Alaska and the turboprops are all I can think of...What can I say.... PMDG is always one step in front of us and always miles in front of the others - bottom line - keep up guys (from PMDG) you have set your own levels pretty high!

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The JS41 is great because it requires attention throughout the flight. And I love flying it on Vatsim because its slow speed and low cruise altitude tends to catch the controllers unaware - they are so used to jets that you can almost hear gears grinding as they try to fit you in with everyone else :(The MD11 is another fantastic airplane, and I'm addicted to the failure system that makes cruise flight so much more interesting. Great performer on FSX, too.The FSX version of the 747 is a bit hard on my ageing computer, so I fly it less than the other two.

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I only own two PMDG products, the 744 & MD-11 for FS9. I love them both equally :(

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I have all 3 FSX Products from PMDGI have to say, I only flew the 747 when I bought it, then, when the MD-11 came out, only the MD-11 was flown and now mostly I end up with the J41So I do not have my favorite PMDG Aircraft, I love them all :-)

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I have flown all of them in FS2009 not yet got the FSX version as my PC is a little slow to run it smooth however I use the J41 in FSX with not much problem. They are all first rate but if I must pick one it would be the MD 11.

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747-400747FMD11All 3 for FS9 and I use and love them equally and I have no intention to move to FSX, since I havetons and tons of sceneries for FS9 and I really enjoy my sim, specially since I got a 64-bit system for it.Never had a problem flying hours and hours since./ Leffe

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747X, but i wish it was more frame rate friendly. MD11 for the fantastic "feel" of the aircraft. Very different.JS41 for being the best short hop aircraft out there with regards to systems modelling.I love them all. I really can't wait for their 737 for FSX!

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I own the 737NG (all variations), the 747 (both pax and cargo) and the MD-11, all for FS9. I gave the JS41 a pass, since it doesn't fly on any routes that I frequent and I'm yet to get FSX working smoothly on my high-end machine (I guess I'm retarded). Granted, the MD-11 doesn't fly on most of the routes I frequent either and I can count the number of times I've flown her on two hands, but the system modeling is just so superb, I had to buy her, if just for that reason alone.My favourite PMDG aircraft however is the venerable 737NG. Sure, she's lightyears behind her older siblings, but she introduced me to PMDG and I fly her more often than any other aircraft. Heck, I still remember how anxiously we awaited her arrival :)

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