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Aerosoft Twin Otter Extended (module 1.3)

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Here you can download the LINDA aircraft module for the Aerosoft Twin Otter Extended module v1.3.

 

Installation notes:

  • Download and unzip it and place the two folders into: */Microsoft Games/Microsoft Flight Simulator X/Modules
  • Say "yes" if he'd like to overwrite anything

We will update this files from time to time and will make a little note in this thread about the changes.

 

Users, who also made changes to this codes could post it in this thread or drop me a PM and we will update the module.

 

If you have created a complete new module #also for other addons please PM us.

 

click here to download version 1.3

 

if you want a MCP Combo II preset, rename the *.default files to *.lua which could be found here after installing

 

Microsoft Flight Simulator X/Modules/linda-cfg/aircrafts/Aerosoft_DHC6

 

Here is a list of currently included functions:

 

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v 1.0 > 1.1

AP Pitch and Bank switch and Yaw dumper added

 

v1.1 > 1.2

flap and icing info on MCP display

Altimeter sync

Wiper functions

fixed AP alt hold bug

 

v 1.2 --> 1.3

MCP display startlock warning

 

Mark Hurst added:

MH GNS530

MH Speaker Panel

MH Speaker Panel

MH Altitude Alerter

MH Test Panel

MH Fire

MH Radios

MH Fuel

MH Misc

 

Many thanks to Mark Hurst for the additions.

Have a look at his incredible Twotter homecockpit

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I finally got the Twotter on the PC Aviator sale. It's going to take a while to get it all set up. First thought was a bit of a wow moment...this really is an excellent airplane. Also, fairly stunning that the framerates are so high. I did notice that the Altitude knob doesn't work with LINDA. My guess is that it's a bug...or a feature...of the airplane...or an undocumented control setting.

 

EDIT: Correction. The Alt knob works...it just doesn't change the value in the SET ALTITUDE window.

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Next Twin Otter Extended update, can you put in the parkbrakes and gear for the Amphib  please.

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module version 1.2 uploaded

 

v1.1 > 1.2
flap and icing info on MCP display
Altimeter sync
Wiper functions
fixed AP alt hold bug

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Hi Guenter, this is a great resource that I have just started playing with!

 

I am wondering if it's still a work in progress - are you planning to add all the functions eventually? I have noticed that some functions can be found under the FSX Default library and others I can find inside FSUIPC's list of FSX functions (for example, I can get the missing function Toggle Auto-feather that way). I am currently crawling my way around the panel trying to get the hang of it. I am wondering about building a hardware panel for the TWO (no gauges, just switches) so I can fly it by the book without touching the mouse or keyboard.

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...others I can find inside FSUIPC's list of FSX functions (for example, I can get the missing function Toggle Auto-feather that way)

 

P.S. I just realised you can get all the FSX controls inside Linda too :)

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Updated to version 1.3

 

v 1.2 --> 1.3
MCP display startlock warning
 
Mark Hurst added:
MH GNS530
MH Speaker Panel
MH Speaker Panel
MH Altitude Alerter
MH Test Panel
MH Fire
MH Radios
MH Fuel
MH Misc

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is there ALT ALRT? 

 

The altitude alerter functions (ALT ALERT, MDA, GO AROUND and the rotary control) are implemented in the v1.3 file.

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I tried this module and Linda 2.5.7 can recognize it but it’s not working with my MCP Combo I. Only result is the following error message in Linda console:

 

[E] *** Lua error: …les\linda-cfg/aircrafts/Aerosoft_DHC6/config.mcp.lua:625: attempt to perform arithmetic on global ’n’ (a table value)

 

I have no idea what is the problem and how to proceed.  Any advices would be warmly welcome, thank you!

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Hi AaliGee

 

There are warning that LINDA 2.5.7 may not work with MCP1 panels. We cannot test any software with these obsolete panel.  I recommend you use your backups to revert to 1.13. There is a link on the 2.5.7 download thread for LINDA 1.13.

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Thank you, I moved back to 1.3 version, but a result was exactly same error message.

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Hi AaliGee

 

The reported error lies in your configuration file for the MCP1 for your aircraft. You may be able to fix it by changing a button assignment in MCP Combo and saving it.  The other fix is to delete the named file in path given in the error message and re-program your buttons.

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