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HiCan I use a Android tablet for fsx and 737ngx for the use of its touch screen like you can do with a iPad?Best Fredrik

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I don't think a Tablet has the capability/power to run FSX. I'd just stick with a PC.

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HiI mean extend the desktop to the tablet and use the tablets touchscreen!?What about iPad?Best Fredrik

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I think I remember reading around here it could be done. But not too sure about that because of the business with the SDK. But the iPad won't work. Microsoft/FSX/Apple are not compatiable (spelling?) unless the software is specifically designed for it.

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I have done this recently with my iPad after reading about it here in the forums and the results are very pleasing. I purchased an app called Air Display (universal app, $10 at the app store) and installed a little server app on my PC (very lightweight btw. CPU utilisation was shown as 0% in the task manager and the memory footprint is tiny).It effectively creates a multi monitor setup that works just as it would if you added a touchscreen monitor to your rig. I use it for Aivlasoft's EFB which has a handy touchscreen friendly setting. There shouldn't be anything stopping you from undocking the FMC and pulling it onto the iPad but I haven't tried that yet. The one caveat to all this is that you need to run FSX in windowed mode. Also you will need to uncheck "pause on task switch" in the FSX settings.Hope this helps.

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HiI mean extend the desktop to the tablet and use the tablets touchscreen!?What about iPad?Best Fredrik
It works great here on the iPad - I have EFB on it. There is a pic on some forum here of it (I think in the main FSX forum where I talk about my satisfaction with FSX).

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It actually depends on what exactly it is that you want to do with it. For instance if what you are looking for is a way to check the progress of your flight and perform basic actions while away you can use a remote desktop app like LogMeIn. I used it the other day from the gym while my 738 was enroute to Bodo, Norway from Kos, Greece on a 5+ hour flight. Logged in from my iphone, I switched off the center fuel pumps, made a step climb to 40000ft and enabled the "pause at top of decent" option which I had forgotten to enable before leaving home just in case I wouldn't be there on time... While it can't provide you with a cdu interface it can be useful if you don't generally spend every minute of a long flight in front of the pc -or even at home! ;)

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It works great here on the iPad - I have EFB on it. There is a pic on some forum here of it (I think in the main FSX forum where I talk about my satisfaction with FSX).
HiDo you know if the function is working in a tablet as good as in a iPad?Best Fredrik

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HiDo you know if the function is working in a tablet as good as in a iPad?Best Fredrik
This is not a function of a tablet. It's an app called airdisplay which is installed on both computer and ipad, and then they connect over wlan.

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This is not a function of a tablet. It's an app called airdisplay which is installed on both computer and ipad, and then they connect over wlan.
HiI think you have great knowledge in FSX so please tell me thise bellow:Can I perform as you can do with iPad (Airdisplay) but in a tab instead with Android (iDisplay)?I am sure I can do it but I have the principle to ask more than once about it to be completely safe//Best Fredrik

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Airdisplay... Interesting! Is it possible to run the CDU on the ipad and then use the touch screen to enter data?CheersLuc

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Airdisplay... Interesting! Is it possible to run the CDU on the ipad and then use the touch screen to enter data?CheersLuc
Yeah.

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I have successfully used Air Display for over a year now. The reasons I am still looking at a hardware CDU is that I prefer flying full-screen and like the tactile feel. It is an option for those who fly mulitple types as the CDUs end up looking accurate for each.

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HiToday I have bought the iPad 2 16GB, black! :)You need a program mso what is your comment about Airdisplay vs iDisplay?I am also looking for a good EFB program to FSX but what my I choose?My conditions are:Free update of Airports charts, is there is any good out thereGood view over airports and taxiwayYou can make a full flightplanand so onI have seen thise program: http://www.aivlasoft.com/products/efb/index.htmlIs there any cheaper program wich it at least as good as thise program for fsx?Best Fredrik

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But the iPad won't work
Sure will with AirDisplay and FSX..I just extend my desktop over to the right and I can drag the CDU on to the iPad even when in full-screen with two screens..It adds the expected fr hit but it works.You can enter data with the touch screen just fine.I use the iPad as an EFB anyway so it's not for me...EDIT - sorry, I just repeated what was said above..Note to self: Shouldn't plan routes and read forums at the same time

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Hi everybody, I need a hand to find out why my iPad connected via Air Display to FSX doesn't work with Windows7. I did a check on another computer running Windows XP and every thing work as advertised.It has something to do with Windows7. The connection seems to work OK because I can undock my FMC and move it to the iPad. The problem is that I cannot activate the FMC functions with the touch screen of the tablet. Also a tiny portion of the FMC has to be in the main monitor to reflect the changes I make with the mouse. It works fine if I use a windows7 application. If I move for exemple windows notepad on my iPad I can with my finger open the menu, save file etc...Is anybody has a similar problem ? I am running windows7 home edition premium, Intel I7, nVidia 560Thank you in advance,Gilles

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I found the solution: AirDisplay has to be run in Administrator mode and a small portion of the FMC window on the iPad has to be in the main windows. I looks like both windows have to be attached that way.Hope this help some of you and thank you for your attention,Gilles B.

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