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Hey guys I wonder if any of you have come across this and found a solution.Here's the scenario:Last night I decided to practice some side-slips and crosswind landings using the RealAir Decathlon. I chose Clutton Hill (a UK farm strip) as my starting point. I wanted to make sure the wind stayed a steady 15 knots from 270 degrees. So I went into the advanced weather tab in the sim and set up 270/15 making sure I configured it to give that wind direction and speed from ground to 4000 feet for ALL stations.I loaded the flight and on the ground the wind is showing 005 degrees at 0 knots. I reloaded the flight again and get the same result:(Only after take-off and "in the circuit" does the wind suddenly change to the figures I specify which isn't much use as it goes back to 005/0 on approach!I tried the same scenario at Cork EICK and Reus LERS and got the same problem so it's not location specific.I use ASE for real-time "en-route" flight but it would be nice to select a constant wind/direction for circuit practice.Any thoughts or solutions?ThanksAdam

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...I wanted to make sure the wind stayed a steady 15 knots from 270 degrees. So I went into the advanced weather tab in the sim and set up 270/15 making sure I configured it to give that wind direction and speed from ground to 4000 feet for ALL stations....Adam
Adam, I seem to vaguely recall seeing a somewhat similar problem when zeroing the wind speed and saving the flight. I found, I believe, that it worked more reliably if I cleared the weather first using the default "clear" option, then set the wind, then saved the flight.Perhaps that would help your scenario, too.Rick

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Adam, I seem to vaguely recall seeing a somewhat similar problem when zeroing the wind speed and saving the flight. I found, I believe, that it worked more reliably if I cleared the weather first using the default "clear" option, then set the wind, then saved the flight.Perhaps that would help your scenario, too.Rick
Rick,Just tried it in FSX and it works as you suggest. Thanks for your help :( Adam

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