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Ahh, that's more like it.  Still, is it worth it?  It's basically simple avionics right?  A cargo hauler you'd typically file /A with?

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Man, this looks mighty good - I'm tempted........Anyone have experience with Razbam eg. support, updates, fixes?

 

Cheers,

Pete

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I'll copy paste what I wrote in the P3D forum thread about this, as it still applies.

 

I have no interest in this as it's just not my type of aircraft. But I must say that's pretty fair price (assuming the aircraft is quality) for the dual license bundle for the users who desire such a thing. One of the first I've ever seen offering such a thing. Whether or not there is any general development difference between the two on the backend, no idea, but from a licensing standpoint it's pretty fair considering the small base who would want such an option. 

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Man, this looks mighty good - I'm tempted........Anyone have experience with Razbam eg. support, updates, fixes?

 

Cheers,

Pete

 

This...

 

And any hi res screen shots mainly of the cockpit?  I can't seem to find any.  I see the old FB beta ones... but most on a google image search are small or highly compressed.

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Anyone knows if Razbam is planning on releasing the Metro on Just Flight's store as well?

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oooh! This looks GOOD! I've always wanted a metroliner, first aircraft I witnessed operating a commercial flight into my local airport.....
Anyone have any experience with Razbam?
 

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I don't have experience from this final version yet, but as I purchased the beta version I can say based on it this plane is definitely very well done... Cockpit looks beautiful and it seems to fly very nicely, especially in turbulent weather it can be a real challenge as somehow this is one of the few birds out there that seems to react properly into heavy turbulence.

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And any hi res screen shots mainly of the cockpit?  I can't seem to find any.  I see the old FB beta ones... but most on a google image search are small or highly compressed.

 

I've been sorta following it and here are some shots that have been posted on ADX over the past couple months. I've been duly impressed since I saw the first cockpit shots, the VC looks spectacular to me. Apparently they've somehow modeled prop tip vorticies as well, that appear under certain meteorological conditions.

 

Remember that most of the shots in these posts are beta shots and in no particular chronological order:

 

http://airdailyx.blogspot.com/2013/09/metroliner-getting-close.html

 

http://airdailyx.blogspot.com/2013/08/metroliner-payload-manager-video.html

 

http://airdailyx.blogspot.com/2013/11/razbam-metroliner-has-even-more-tricks.html

 

http://airdailyx.blogspot.com/2013/11/razbam-metroliner-beta-02-our-own.html

 

http://airdailyx.blogspot.com/2013/11/more-metroliner-progress.html

 

Razbam isn't new, mostly they've done military aircraft till now, AV-8B Harrier, A-7 Corsair II, Grumman A-6 Intruder for example. Pretty well recieved by the FS community in the past from what I've seen so I don't think there's any need to worry about them as a company.

 

I've done several RW flights on these between KCOE and KBOI back in the late 80s/early 90s when Empire Airways used them for scheduled service between the two cities. "Bart", my beloved beagle even got a ride on one! All I know for sure is they were ugly, I froze my a$$ off every time I rode one, and this model is definitely on my list of must-haves (if/when my new graphics card ever arrives). :smile:

 

Jim

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so far its mixed ive installed it and had some problems

 

The Installer wiped my dll.xml clean and reading around and speaking to a few people it has done it to them as well, so back up your dll.xml files

 

 

Im not sure where the manual is, however im still looking for it

 

And the most frustrating part, when ever i switch to the metro, i only get 5minutes of play before something shut downs the engines or a system and the thing falls out of the sky. Ive also found that this happens on the ground at idle, so im not sure whats the go there

 

With that frustrating problem, I cant not restart the engines, Crtl+E doesnt work or the engine start button in the VC so it just sits there teasing me

 

However the nasty bits that ive found so far out of the way

 

Nice textures, nice sounds, (thats about it since i cant use it for more than 5mins at a time )

 

I really hope this is sorted soon

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The manual installs to a Razbam folder it places at C;\users\yourname\appdata\local

 

Just completed a 45 min familiarisation flight without any apparent problems.  Forgive the stupid question but how would I tell if its borked my dll.xml ?

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You can download the freeware xml tool from TweakFS and this will help you determine your current dll.xml status and various other files. VERY handy tool.

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Im not sure where the manual is, however im still looking for it

 

Found mine at C:\Users\Administrator\Documents\RAZBAM\Manual

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Forgive the stupid question but how would I tell if its borked my dll.xml ?

 open your addons drop down menu, the guys affected have lost all the addons that arent linked to the exe.mxl ie instant scenery, the orbx flows etc

 

I finaly got a copy of the manual, just cant work out why my engines cut out while at idle, however its looking like its my end not a bug

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You can download the freeware xml tool from TweakFS and this will help you determine your current dll.xml status and various other files. VERY handy tool.

I think it borked mine. Have a look at this and how do I fix it.

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Read what it says.. dll.xml was found. Check it's content, if it's empty you will probably see only razbam's entry. If so, check the folder and see if you have a backup dll (lots of addons create backups of that file before assigning it's entry to it) this way you can restore what was there before Razbam. You can click the tabs above and see the contents of each file. For some reason your exe.xml is missing, however it's not a mandatory file unless some addons use it. SimConnect.xml missing is something quite usual, but it's better to fill the gap by creating it yourself. Go to the simconnect tab and paste the following code. If you can't paste it, create a new txt file, paste it in, then change the extension to .xml and paste the file where dll.xml and exe.xml files are present.

 

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="Windows-1252"?>
<SimBase.Document Type="SimConnect" version="1,0">
  <Descr>SimConnect Server Configuration</Descr>
  <Filename>SimConnect.xml</Filename>
  <Disabled>False</Disabled>
  <SimConnect.Comm>
    <Disabled>False</Disabled>
    <Protocol>IPv4</Protocol>
    <Scope>Global</Scope>
    <MaxClients>64</MaxClients>
    <Address>0.0.0.0</Address>
    <Port>9017</Port>
  </SimConnect.Comm>
</SimBase.Document>

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Well I've checked my dll.xml and everything seems fine. All the entries are there along with lots of backups.

 

Happy to report that it appears to be working fine for me. 

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I bought the beta version, and assumed that the final release would be no extra charge.  Is that true? AND how do I get the final release without having to pay again?

 

Stan

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Looks nice, but now with this product messing up xml files...why that would be is certainty messed up...I am on the fence now as I do not want to mess my FSX add ons up.  I'll wait to see what else develops here for the next few hours.

Does Razbam have a support forum any where that we can follow?

 

Best, Jeff

 

Edit: found the forum here if anyone is looking for it. :-)

http://www.razbamsims.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=110&sid=7c88d3b7bbdc4169eeb19ee6f8aac344

 

I didn't see anything mentioned regarding the install messing with xml files there.

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I bought the beta version, and assumed that the final release would be no extra charge. Is that true? AND how do I get the final release without having to pay again?

 

Stan

Just go into your store account and download the file

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