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I just found out about this plane from the forums and this is my first time installing. I followed the instructions to the letter for installing to FSX (Win7-64 os) but the plane doesnt show up in the FSX preview list in the sim. Anu suggestions? I tried using both the aircraft.cfgs but no luck

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There are no FSX preview thumbnail images...it should show up with the generic icon in place of the picture if you select "Boeing" in the aircraft selection menu.CheersBob ScottColonel, USAF (ret)ATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VColorado Springs, CO

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I am having the same issue. The generic icon does not show in the airplane list, regardless of Thumbnails. In other words its as if the airplane doesn't exist as far as FSX is concerned.

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There are no FSX preview thumbnail images...it should show up with the generic icon in place of the picture if you select "Boeing" in the aircraft selection menu.
Tks Bob but it's not there, beats me why.

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Tks Bob but it's not there, beats me why.
Check the aircraft folder for that plane - specifically the Panel folder. If it is missing, or if the panel.cfg is an alias to a non-existant panel (such as a FS2004 panel or a panel which you do not have) then FSX assumes this is an AI only aircraft and will not display it in the selection menu.Once a valid Panel or alias to a valid Panel is established, the aircraft should be selectable.

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Check the aircraft folder for that plane - specifically the Panel folder. If it is missing, or if the panel.cfg is an alias to a non-existant panel (such as a FS2004 panel or a panel which you do not have) then FSX assumes this is an AI only aircraft and will not display it in the selection menu.Once a valid Panel or alias to a valid Panel is established, the aircraft should be selectable.
Thanks Opa, you were able to help me identify the issue. Rather than having the fsfsconv folder in BOTH FSX/simobjects/airplanes and FSX/aircraft, I only had it in FSX/aircraft. Once I copied the fsfsconv folder into FSX/simobjects/airplanes I was able to get the TM 737 to appear in my aircraft listing. Thanks!

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Check the aircraft folder for that plane - specifically the Panel folder. If it is missing, or if the panel.cfg is an alias to a non-existant panel (such as a FS2004 panel or a panel which you do not have) then FSX assumes this is an AI only aircraft and will not display it in the selection menu.Once a valid Panel or alias to a valid Panel is established, the aircraft should be selectable.
I followed this about a dozen times, but apparently its over my head. I have the folder created and the panel.cfg, but still no plane shows. A simple .exe sure would have been nice! :-)6. Copy the FSX\Simobjects\Aircraft\fsfsconv\panel.B732ADV\ folder to the FSX \Aircraft\fsfsconv folder. If \Aircraft\fsfsconv\ folder does not exist, create it.

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Thanks Opa, you were able to help me identify the issue. Rather than having the fsfsconv folder in BOTH FSX/simobjects/airplanes and FSX/aircraft, I only had it in FSX/aircraft. Once I copied the fsfsconv folder into FSX/simobjects/airplanes I was able to get the TM 737 to appear in my aircraft listing. Thanks!
FSX/Aircraft ??I do not have such a folder - only FSX/SimObjects/airplanes. I am confused. :(

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FSX/Aircraft ??I do not have such a folder - only FSX/SimObjects/airplanes.I am confused. :(
I am too, I had to create the 'aircraft' folder per the instructions, are they wrong?

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I am too, I had to create the 'aircraft' folder per the instructions, are they wrong?
It appears that they are - the folder in question should be created under SimObjects/Airplanes - not as they stated.

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It appears that they are - the folder in question should be created under SimObjects/Airplanes - not as they stated.
This thing now has me so confused I'm about to give up on it. Are you saying I need to create a folder called "fsfsconv' in the 'Simobjects/Airplanes' folder then add the 'panel.B732ADV folder to it? This is making no sense to me at this point, but tks for trying.

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This thing now has me so confused I'm about to give up on it. Are you saying I need to create a folder called "fsfsconv' in the 'Simobjects/Airplanes' folder then add the 'panel.B732ADV folder to it? This is making no sense to me at this point, but tks for trying.
Sorry for the confusion. The fsfsconv folder should be in <your FSX directory>\Simobjects\airplanes and yes, the panel.B732ADV folder goes into the fsfsconv folder.I hadn't noticed it was airplanes vs aircraft (as used in FS9).RegardsBob ScottColonel, USAF (ret)ATP IMEL Gulfstream II-III-IV-VColorado Springs, CO

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Sorry for the confusion. The fsfsconv folder should be in <your FSX directory>\Simobjects\airplanes and yes, the panel.B732ADV folder goes into the fsfsconv folder.I hadn't noticed it was airplanes vs aircraft (as used in FS9).
Thanks, that fixed it! Seems weird to create that fsfsconv folder in the Airplanes folder but that did the trick.Now I have a bigger problem! It's 2:30 am and I just adjusted the left seat and immediatly fell in love but it's too late to fly! What a beautifull panel, those that won't fly without a VC don't know what they are missing.Thanks for the patience and help from all involved, I think tomorrow is going to be a long duty day !

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