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I am having a blast... With the Level-d 767

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In fact it's been 10 years this addon has been released and it is still for me the best commercial airplane for FS9.

It's bug-free, FPS friendly, reliable and still good looking.

Yes it could receive a face lift (especially the VC) and have an improved FMC (actually the VNAV descent is buggy when two many constraints are set in the flightplan).

But thanks Level-D for 10 years of fun.

Ghiom

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Delighted to see this post as I reinstalled mine this week (FSX) and love the Level D. I got a little bored with NGX and the PMDG T7, though a great work, is just to automated to be much fun. There are so many shorter domestic real world routes to find for the 767, and it is a joy to hand fly. I use the FS2Crew button editions, and this seems to be the the most detailed FS2Crew I have seen.

Gosh I wish Level D would come back to life and update this aircraft. A modern pannel would be great.

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I fly the 767 regular as well with the T7.  When the T7 first came out, that's all I flew.  After some time I went back to the 767 and forgot all you had to do to get it going.  I use Andre Folker's vc mod in FSX and its pretty good.  Still up there for being a 10 year old unit.  Wish someone would develop a '57 along the likes of PMDG or Level D.  I think PMDG would be a more likely candidate for it cause all LevelD was doing for ten years is blowing hot air.

 

Gnacino

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The LDS767 is a great airliner for both FS9 and FSX. The only thing holding it back is the VC textures.

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Yes, I only recently installed it. Had it lying around for years! It has moved right up there next to the PMDG MD11 and 737 as my three favorite airliners.

 

I've been kicking myself for missing out!

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it would be my plane always .... how can I talk virtual avionics into a remote cdu !!!

 

may be they don't realise how popular the LD763 is !!

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They definitely do nky realize how alive the 767 i . I have installed on P3D butni had to downgrade from W10 to W7 to use this bird. Poor DShutt is the only person we see in the forums. Most of the developers are who knows where. They argue the customer base is not there for an updated P3D compatibility patch and that's all I ask for. I for one believe if they took the plunge and updated it they would see the plane comeback to life. Most of the users are just occupied with newer addons and have abandoned it because of most are moving away from FSX. I hope they wake up and do something. The plane to me it's perfect the way out is. I just want an official patch that we can use with P3D. In the mean time QW757 is my new favorite toy for P3D . CS 757/767 work nice but they go haywire with ASN and TCAS does not work properly.

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The LDS767 was the best airliner simulation available for MFS for a long time.

 

I fly the 767 regular as well with the T7.  When the T7 first came out, that's all I flew.  After some time I went back to the 767 and forgot all you had to do to get it going.  I use Andre Folker's vc mod in FSX and its pretty good.  Still up there for being a 10 year old unit.  Wish someone would develop a '57 along the likes of PMDG or Level D.  I think PMDG would be a more likely candidate for it cause all LevelD was doing for ten years is blowing hot air.

 

Gnacino

 

Me too. There has been an LDS757 "in the air" for years, I don't know what happened with that. The 757 is my favorite airliner, a blend of classic all steam gauge cockpits and the full glass of today.

 

Have you tried FlightFactor's 757 for XP-10?

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No, I don't have XP-10.  I currently have FSX boxed and FSX-Steam.  I got Steam cause it was five dollars and I thought that it would be further developed.  It is hard to maintain more than one fs.  Anyway, I have the QW 757, its ok, but not at the more sophisticated levels of PMDG & Level D.

 

Gnacino

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You guys NEED to try the iFly 747. Reminds me a little of the LD 767. The VC is incredible for FS9. And we discussed it here a couple months ago how accurate it's FDE is. I've got problems calling one of the best if the best add-on today in any sim. Work of art.

 

Mark L.

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The level-d 767 is much much easier to handle than the ifly 747. Manual flying and AP response (especially under acceleration).

The iFly is very good system wise but not as good as the level-d for dynamics and AP control in general. Perhaps because with (much) lesser FPS, the AP is lagging behind.

I know the iFly FDE have been discussed. My view is that iFly probably made it too realistic for a PC simulator with the flip side that it's difficult to handle and very sensitive to FS weather and environment.

For leisure flyer like me, I'd rather have it a bit more forgiving. My 2 cents.

Ghiom

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The level-d 767 is much much easier to handle than the ifly 747. Manual flying and AP response (especially under acceleration).

The iFly is very good system wise but not as good as the level-d for dynamics and AP control in general. Perhaps because with (much) lesser FPS, the AP is lagging behind.

I know the iFly FDE have been discussed. My view is that iFly probably made it too realistic for a PC simulator with the flip side that it's difficult to handle and very sensitive to FS weather and environment.

For leisure flyer like me, I'd rather have it a bit more forgiving. My 2 cents.

Ghiom

From my short time using it, I haven't found any problems with the iFly. It handles everything beautifully. I must admits it does move around a little more, being affected by turbulence and wind gusts more so then other add-ons I've used.

I actually applaud that. Watching any videos of take-off/landing, the yoke is being worked considerably depending on the aircraft. Is the iFly TOO affected by wx? Can't say because I've never flown one.

 

I've always found too many add-ons just 'fly the rails' even in heavy weather. And very little aileron movement is needed. Perhaps a little unrealistic. I'm finding with the iFly, it rolls more then most other add-ons with WX.

 

Glad we have so many amazing options. I spent many many hours in the 767 from the fs2002 days. Happy times.

 

Mark L.

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Yes, I must admit I like when my planes fly the rails. The FS environment is not designed for too much realism.

I don't have a copilot with me!

My main complain with the iFly planes is that no matter how you plan your VNAV deacent with wind forecast and alt restriction, you ALWAYS ens up overspeeding on the path especially due to the high initial descent rate (almost a dive).

I have exchanged this at length on the iFly forum and it's not unusual in the real world it appears. Yet it bothers me.

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Are there any widescreen 2D panels available for this?

 

Thanks,

Henning

 

Yes, in the Members Download section of the Level-D forum.

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Guys, I know this is a FS9 Fourm and I'm an FSXer but I implore with tears. Has anyone got their LVL D to run in FSX since Windows10 installed? I can't use mine because it hangs my sim too much. Hours researching and no solution. Seems to be a common problem out there. Just to problamatic since installing Windows 10. Wondering if anyone has found a solution.

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Guys, I know this is a FS9 Fourm and I'm an FSXer but I implore with tears. Has anyone got their LVL D to run in FSX since Windows10 installed? I can't use mine because it hangs my sim too much. Hours researching and no solution. Seems to be a common problem out there. Just to problamatic since installing Windows 10. Wondering if anyone has found a solution.

 

I haven't tried it on Windows 10.

 

The only thing I can tell you is to ask in the official Level-D support forum.

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Thank you Jaime,

The only solution I find in the Fourms is that Level D is working on the problem but I have little faith Level D still exist. I do not think they have worked on anything for several years. I don't want to go back to Windows 7,  not impressed with what I've seen of Capt Sim so I regrettably live with out a 767.

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Thank you Jaime,

The only solution I find in the Fourms is that Level D is working on the problem but I have little faith Level D still exist. I do not think they have worked on anything for several years. I don't want to go back to Windows 7,  not impressed with what I've seen of Capt Sim so I regrettably live with out a 767.

 

If you, like myself, love the 767 so much this could be a great excuse to get X-Plane 10 and try the Flight Factor 767! :)

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I love the LVL D 767 , its one of my favorite A/C add ons , its just a shame nothing can be done about the FS9 version using its own Mag Var  which is years out of date and causes runway centerlines to be off set more and more each year as Mag Var changes.... i know the FSX version does not suffer this problem.

 

Rich

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Unless there is a patch for the Level-d/FS9 we are stuck with the old operating system. There are SOME individuals that can make Level-D/FSX work in windows 8,10, but the majority is stuck.

I still use Windows XP and FS9/Level-D. With no more security updates for XP maxes me wonder how long i can go.

I just might walk away from flight simulation. 

I had a nice run,been involved in it since 1998 and with multiple aircraft ad dons.

Dream fleet 737

Level-D 767

PSS 757

PMDG 737-747

Eaglesoft citation II 

 

Always come back to Level-D. If and i do mean IF they come out with a patch for Level-D  FS9/FSX  i will stay,otherwise i will not upgrade my PC.

If they dont come up with a patch, i will ride this as long as i can and then just walk away . It was a nice run.

 

nebojsa

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I still use Windows XP and FS9/Level-D. With no more security updates for XP maxes me wonder how long i can go.

 

If you isolate the computer from the internet, there's no problem.

 

You could have your dedicated LDS767 simulator on an old XP system.

 

 

 


I just might walk away from flight simulation.

 

Come on nebojsa! There's still life after the LDS-767, we know it's a great plane, but you don't have to commit "FS suicide" :)

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