This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.


Sound configuration file question

Recommended Posts

Hi. Let me first start by apologising if this is in the wrong forum, but I had a look and couldn't find one relating to sounds.


My question about how individual sounds are used in a sound cfg file - I am trying to add a few extra sounds to a 747 RR sound pack I was given. While I am happy with the basics of flap and gear sounds etc, the problem I am having is with apu and air conditioning sounds (I am aware this has been discussed before but was unable to find what I needed on the forum). From looking at other sound files and with a little experimenting, I have found the GYRO_SOUND to come on whenever the plane is energised and thus I have used this for an air conditioning sound - the best I could find from various freeware packages compared with a youtube video from inside a 747 cabin before engine startup. However, I am at a loss when it comes to apu sounds. I have seen from other threads that this sound will not be heard in the cockpit, but I would like to find out how it works in the sound file first. I have seen the apu interior and exterior sound files used in various points in the the normal engine running sequence (eg jetwine/combustion) in the configuration file but do not understand how to add them to my particular sound file and how to make them come on. I have the posky 747 with Alejandro Rojas Lucenda's improved VC which I have seen to have an apu switch.


I would also like to confirm whether the loud sound normally heard when entering a plane is the external apu sound I should be hearing when the apu is turned on.


Many thanks and sorry if I am unclear,



Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Help AVSIM continue to serve you!
Please donate today!