Bert Pieke

Adding a GPS unit

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Has anyone figured out how to add an aftermarket radio/gps in the space that is taken up by the COM1/NAV1 radio?

 

Using the control panel, I can remove this radio... but I have not found a way of installing another gauge in it's place.

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I am looking for an answer to this also. Since the original post is over a year old I'm guessing this is hopeless. I can get the F1 GTN 650 into the VC where Com1/Nav1 are (with the 3D knobs on top of it), but as soon as I choose "customizable panel" to make the 3D knobs disappear the GTN 650 disappears also. I've tried a bunch of things but nothing seems to work.

I had this aircraft in FSX and after switching to P3D decided to try it again. I was excited to find the "customizable panel" option figuring I could easily install the GTN 650 into the VC but there doesn't appear to be any way to actually do it.

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Anybody with an answer to this one? Just recently picked up the AC11 since I'm flying one in RL also and would love to add the 650 to it. 

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Better then nothing I think:
GTN625 for GNS295

GTN625_1_zpsqh79y053.jpg

to operate have to open popup window

panel.cfg in [VCockpit02] :
...
gauge07=F1GTN!GTN650VC,  30,229,350,250,UNIT1

 

By modifying AC11.cab (from fsx/gauges) the file
Toggle_GPS.xml
into:

Quote

<Gauge Name="Toggle_GPS" Version="1.0">
   <Image Name="iconpanel_background.bmp"/>
   <Mouse>
      <Area Left="0" Top="0" Width="30" Height="30">
         <Cursor Type="Hand"/>
         <Click>14403 (>K:PANEL_ID_TOGGLE)</Click>
      </Area>
   </Mouse>
</Gauge>

we can now open GTN625 popup with clicking in its touchscreen.

 

Regards

Stefan

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I am in contact with Carenado, about this. I think we are out of luck. I am thinking that the custom panel is just a modification  of the model ie, the cover for the  default 296 gps. I am  waiting to see what Carenado has to say. I can't find a custom panel cfg file. So that is why I'm thinking it is just a modification of the model file.

So I think we are stuck with the 2d pop-ups for the use of other radios  in the Commander 114.

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The Commander 114 is now a default aircraft in Prepar3D as of v4.4. 

Probably just a pipe dream but perhaps they addressed the issue before it was accepted by Lockheed Martin?

 

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