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Happy Pilots, good evening...

A small worry about TBM 850 PFD.

I see that we can track any NDB - provided, however, we find the trick to tune the right frequency.

Up to now, I have proven unable to find the right toggle.

Any help, please ?

 

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The ADF radio is optional equipment on this airplane - it would appear that this option is not included..

 

The DME softkey on the PFD is a DME/ADF key if the radio is installed.

 

If you really need it for local navigation, I would suggest installing a default FSX ADF radio

in a popup window.  Try using the one from the Baron, for example.

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@Bert Pieke

Thank you for your answer. I will see to implement your solution.

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May you give me some indications to do this?

I want to put an ADF radio both to the B58 and to th TBM850

 

Thanks,

 

Pelayo

The ADF radio is optional equipment on this airplane - it would appear that this option is not included..

 

The DME softkey on the PFD is a DME/ADF key if the radio is installed.

 

If you really need it for local navigation, I would suggest installing a default FSX ADF radio

in a popup window.  Try using the one from the Baron, for example.

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The B58 does not have an ADF gauge... so a radio would not help you much.. unless you create a popup window with a radio and a gauge in it.. The TBM has an ADF gauge on the PDF, so there, only a radio would be required. If you know how to edit panel.cfg files, you would add a WindowXX with a default ADF radio in it, and use a shift-n key combination to pop it up.

 

Example:

 

[Window07]
BACKGROUND_COLOR=2,2,2
size_mm=156, 38
position=8
visible=0
ident=RADIO_STACK_PANEL

gauge00=Bendix_King_Radio!Bendix-King Radio ADF,  0, 0
 

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On the other hand, I felt the same you mentioned when starting flying the TBM: it is absoluty imposible to fly it. I am doing it better now but basically using the AP. In manual mode I finally can land in the rwy... most of the times :biggrin:  For me a key thing is to do corrections with very litlle movement just to avoid overshooting and then loosing the control of the yoke.

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@pelayogon,

She is actually a very demanding aircraft. I implemented Bert's mods in the air file which do improve her general behavior, in particular as far as roll is concerned. Final approach at the right speed is a real challenge. But after some tens of hours flying, I succeeded yesterday evening in managing a missed approach procedure entirely by hand. The suggested ADF fix works fine.

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Yes Panxua, she is very demanding but she has turned into the apple of my eye in the hangar. I like small aricrafts but usually miss more speed in cruising and the TBM is maneurable and fast at the same time, so I love her.

I am trying to fly it with the standard configuration and I think I have improved quite a lot from last weeks. Take offs and landings are still critical but taking into account that, in my opinion, is critical no to 'overdrive', things are running smoother.

I also like to fly by hand (althoug using the AP HDG and AP ALT for cruising phase) as I am having some problmes with the NAV mode and the G1000 in approaches.

 

Pelayo

 

(P.S. Sorry for my English)

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On 21/07/2013 at 8:50 AM, Bert Pieke said:

The B58 does not have an ADF gauge... so a radio would not help you much.. unless you create a popup window with a radio and a gauge in it.. The TBM has an ADF gauge on the PDF, so there, only a radio would be required. If you know how to edit panel.cfg files, you would add a WindowXX with a default ADF radio in it, and use a shift-n key combination to pop it up.

 

Example:

 

[Window07]
BACKGROUND_COLOR=2,2,2
size_mm=156, 38
position=8
visible=0
ident=RADIO_STACK_PANEL

gauge00=Bendix_King_Radio!Bendix-King Radio ADF,  0, 0
 

Hi Bert!!

 

I'm kind of novice so I need some assistance..

I was able to locate panel.cfg of TBM 850 and pasted the [Window07] section you suggested.

At first, shift+7 combination popped-up a windows with switches and knobs operation instruction.

Then I made the same edits with [Window08] heading instead.

This time Prepar3d gave me the following User Tip: No panel is mapped to Panel 8 Key combination (SHIFT+8). 

I also would appreciate more detailed instructions on how to  create a popup window with a radio and a gauge in it for a baron...

Thanks in advance..  

 

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If you have the Saitek Radio Panel the ADF can be tuned using it. I then select ADF in the Bearing 2 window on the PFD.

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