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Just purchased UT2 and read the manual, installed it etc.

 

However it doesn't say what to set for traffic settings WITHIN FSX.

 

Should we set them to 0 or 100?

 

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When you install UT2 it should have renamed the default traffic file which disables the default traffic so the slider setting does not matter.

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As Jim Said. UT2 uses database format, not BGL,but through simconnect. Sliders in fsx have no effect. One of my pet hates with UT2 is, if you access the fsx menu, UT2 resets. So if you see that, it is not a bug.

BTW, for those who like the latest schedule updates, Summer 2012 was released today. available @ the F1 Store.

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Is that the Settings popup menu that resets it?

 

Or the pulldown menu too? Need to access the kneeboard sometimes...

 

I only just purchased Winter arghh, oh well only $6

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Pull down menu as well. I only found the news about the sched update by accident. Instead of posting it in the Sched updates section of the Ut2 Forum, it was buried in the support section. So most don't know it has been released.

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Is that the Settings popup menu that resets it?

 

Or the pulldown menu too? Need to access the kneeboard sometimes...

 

I only just purchased Winter arghh, oh well only $6

 

The kneeboard does not reset traffic, but any menu item that takes focus away from main window does, such as Map, Weather, Settings, etc.

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Does the Summer 2012 update contain new liveries for the merged airlines like Continental-United and Delta-NorthWest and other updates? If not, is that available somewhere?

 

Kind regards,

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Not had a peek yet Stephen, at the new Scheds, but I am assuming that the liveries will still be the old ones. I use MTX 5.4A with UT2 as it gives me all the cargo and airlines that UT2 does not, and works well together. MTX does have the merger liveries.

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Does the Summer 2012 update contain new liveries for the merged airlines like Continental-United and Delta-NorthWest and other updates? If not, is that available somewhere?

 

Kind regards,

The schedule updates only update the schedules not the models or paints. It may contain the schedule for those flights but cant confirm it as I have not purchased the schedule yet.

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Thanks Jullian.

 

I hope there is a solution other that having to buy another FSX traffic program. Is there a way within UT2 to swap for new liveries of the merged airlines?

 

Does anyone know?

 

Kind regards,

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If you install the new repaints or already have them installed, open UT2 and go into Aircraft Repaints (sort them by airline) and under the weekly schedule lookup the airlines and swap in or out whatever plane you wish.

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Hi Anthony,

 

Where would I find those kinds of appropriate repaints for UT2?

 

Kind regards,

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Hi Anthony,

 

Where would I find those kinds of appropriate repaints for UT2?

 

Kind regards,

 

Hi Stephen,

 

One thing I did is d/l the latest WOA Delta package (June 2011) and extract it for a manual install. It has all of the former NW equipment repainted with Delta livery. Moved the repaints to the Simobjects/Airplanes folder and assigned them. Works really good.

 

Hope this helps.

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You can use any of the aircraft available at AVSIM with UT2 - AIA, TFS, AIG... Just install the model and repaints. An easy way to do this is auto install a WofAI package and then assign the aircraft to UT2 flightplans using the method listed above. Delete the traffic .bgl that is associated with the WofAI package.

 

Typically, UT2 schedule updates only contain schedules - not repaints. Still, every single Unites/Continental livery is available at AVSIM so adding them is a piece of cake.

 

A word of caution on the schedule updates - check the list of airlines against the airlines offered in your current schedules. UT2 uses schedules that are purchased and sometimes airlines do not submit updated schedules. If you don't submit a schedule, they will not be in the update. I know JetBlue, Ryanair and others have been missing in the past.

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Stephen,

 

I typically use Avsim and other sites to find repaints and models from the different developers. AI Aardvark is great for most models; AI Malcontent and DJC/EvolveAI provide a few other sources. Almost all are hosted here. Let me know if you're looking for something in particular and have trouble finding it.

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One thing I did is d/l the latest WOA Delta package (June 2011) and extract it for a manual install. It has all of the former NW equipment repainted with Delta livery. Moved the repaints to the Simobjects/Airplanes folder and assigned them. Works really good.

 

 

I tried this and got error"s ,lockup on the installer.

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I tried this and got error"s ,lockup on the installer.

 

Hi Jim,

 

Sorry you are having problems. Just tried it again and it works fine for me. Forgive asking obvious questions but just a few (I work in medical imaging support and first rule is never assume anything... :smile: )

 

-extract the installer zip from the d/l zip file (woa_deltaairlines_v3.zip)

-right click on WOA installer exe and run as admin

-When I got my new rig I had to go find .Net 2 as my copy of Win64 didn't have it (I know everyone always says Vista and Win 7 have it but it wasn't on my copy)

 

As Jeff mentions above in post #15 you can also auto install and then delete the traffic bgl. I don't like to auto install anything if I can help it so I manual install whenever possible.

 

That's all I can think of. Hope this helps.

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I have updated quite a few airlines in UT2 with WoAI stuff. Would purchasing an update for UT2 mess that up?

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I updated to the new schedule yesterday and repaints are fine. But, I had adjusted flight percentages at quite a few airports and those did not survive... :sad:

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I have updated quite a few airlines in UT2 with WoAI stuff. Would purchasing an update for UT2 mess that up?

 

 

No, not really. The updates have no impact on repaints BUT

 

If an airline renames the equipment in their flightplan, you may have to reassign the aircraft. For example:

 

United lists a flightplan assigned to the code "752" in the old schedule and you assign the new paint to that flight. In the new flighplans, United changes the code to "757". You may need to reassign that aircraft if that code was not used in the previous assignment. I'd check the forum for information about backing up assignments. I have only updated schedules a few times in the last 9 years so I don't recall if you have to back up before install.

 

To check to see if you have missing assignments, you can print a repaint list in.csv format and open it in Excel. Once in Excel, you can sort the repaint list by airline to figure out if you are missing something.

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