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Ultimate Traffic 2 Prepar3D v3 & v4

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It has nothing to do with the hotfix update. There are two .cfg files because UT2 is an older program intended only for use with FSX, so it *requires* an fsx.cfg to be present in order to run. The other .cfg file, Prepar3D.cfg, is the normal one that P3D uses.

 

You should double check where you have inserted the SimObjectPaths.0=SimObjects\UT2 Aircraft line, because that's the cause of the error message you are getting. If you are 110% positive it's where it should be, then verify that the UT2 Aircraft folder is, in fact, in your P3D\SimObjects folder.

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I have that line in my fsx.cfg file between [MAIN] and [PANELS], and this is the path to the UT2 Aircraft folder in my system:   F:\P3D\SimObjects\UT2 Aircraft

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Hello all,

 

Happy New Year to you all.

 

I've recently just successfully got Ultimate Traffic 2 running in P3D V3.4 thanks to Elaine's very helpful guide. I've also bought the Summer 2016 pack and was wondering if this updates the liveries for me? If not, does anybody know where I can get up to date liveries from?

 

Thanks for your time, have a good week.

 

Jonathan

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One thing I noticed in your screenshot is that you do't have the p3d cfg in that folder. In my case, I have the p3d cfg in that file location could it be that, or just leave how it is?

 

Hello Moses,

 

What Molleh said is correct,  Post #426 

 

The reason I only have an fsx.cfg in that location,  It was actually a Mistake, I should have had both a fsx.cfg and a Prepar3D.cfg,  I took the image to quick.  Did you get sorted yet ? What was the fix ?   If not can you Paste the contents of your Prepar3D.cfg to your next message.  

 

 

I've also bought the Summer 2016 pack and was wondering if this updates the liveries for me?

 

Hello Jonathan.  Yes any Schedule UT2 update will Update the liveries.  Note:  After you install the Schedule you need to open the UT2 Control panel and let the Update run  

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Hello Moses,

 

What Molleh said is correct,  Post #426 

 

The reason I only have an fsx.cfg in that location,  It was actually a Mistake, I should have had both a fsx.cfg and a Prepar3D.cfg,  I took the image to quick.  Did you get sorted yet ? What was the fix ?   If not can you Paste the contents of your Prepar3D.cfg to your next message.  

Hello Elaine,

 

I decided to wait for the P3D version that was announced a couple days ago, so hopefully that will be a great addon to have for users in the P3D community.

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I am getting the (Unable to find flight simulator x) and I have the fsx.exe file in my main Prepar3d folder??

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Hi Elaine, thank you so much for making such detailed  tutorial for us.

 

I did the installation as you said, and everything seems to be fine, all files are in the right place, all lines were added correctly and so, i can open the UT2 Manager without a problem and when i start p3d the music comes out and everything seems to be working fine, but when im finally at the airport all i can see is General Aviation aircraft, no UT2 aircraft appears, i have read various replies on this post but none seems to help me find what i'm doing wrong.

 

Hope you can Help Me, Kind Regards

 

I.Garnica

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Introduction

Prepar3D v4 Ultimate Traffic 2 

A quick Tutorial to get Ultimate Traffic 2 up and running in Prepar3D v4 .  This is a simplified version of the Original  UT2 Tutorial,  This is also relevant for Prepar3D v3 

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Please Note: This tutorial is for Ultimate Traffic 2,  This is not compatible with any version of Prepar3D.   Ultimate Traffic Live is the new version and will be compatible with Prepar3D v4

It is highly recommended not to Install UT2 for Prepar3D v4 because its simple not compatible,  Its possible but not recommended  

If you are happy enough to proceed,  Please read on.........

I will add to this Guide as the weeks go on.........

 


    

This is just to get you up and running with moving planes and Schedule's,  No Repaints or Powerpack is Included.

Note: To get the base pack of UT2 Installed with moving UT2 planes in Prepar3D v4,  We Do Not need to open the UT2 Control Panel,  It will not work properly as the extra paths will not be connected   

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I will Install and run UT2 from Outside the Core Prepar3D v4 folder,  I will create and name a folder and Install UT2 there.  

I will then add the relevant entries to my simobjects.cfg  +  exe.xml file.  

I will be launching UT2 from the ProgramData path only   

We will not be touching any part of the Core V4 Install folder during the Install and launching of UT2

I will not be adding any Entry to my Prepar3D.cfg or redirecting paths like the Original Tutorial

We will keep the UT2 Install away from your v4 Core folder  (Nice and Clean)  


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INDEX
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(1)  Installing UT2 fresh for Prepar3D v4  (New UT2 Install) 

     * Tips and hints 

(2)  Installing the Schedule's

 


 

(1) Installing UT2 fresh for Prepar3D v4  (New UT2 Install) 


First  Before you run the UT2 Installer   (Important) 

* Insure you add the UT2 Installer to your Exclusions Zone of your Anti virus Software,  

* Disable your UAC, User Account Control,  Click down to Never notify

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I will Create and Name a folder and put a fake FSX.exe file into this folder,  The UT2 Installer needs to see a  FSX.exe file to Install,  if it doesn't the Install process will be aborted

You can Create a folder anywhere on your computer and call it what you like

I created a new folder on my C drive and called my new folder UT2V4 

Next we will Create a FSX.exe,  Right Click inside your new folder,  Click New \ Text Document,  Rename this to FSX.exe,  Just like the Image shows.  I have now a new folder called UT2V4 with a fake FSX.exe in it     

 

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* Run the UT2 Installer as administrator,  Right Click and Run as administrator

Navigate to your New folder and Click Next  

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2 steps to get UT2 up and running in Prepar3D v4 


Step 1: Setting up your exe.xml file 

Navigate to:   Local Disk (C:) ► ProgramData ► Lockheed Martin ► Prepar3D v4 -  exe.xml file 

Right Click on your exe.xml file,  Open With > Notepad.  As you can see from the Image I have added my UT2 entry already in the blue box.  

Note You need to change your <Path> to suit your UT2 Install folder location   

At the bottom right of the Image you can see how my <Path> is made up.

You can Copy and Paste the below entry into your exe.xml file and Save it.  Remember to change your Path,  If you don't UT2 will not Launch

I have left ? marks,  You need to Input your own Drive letter and folder name here


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<Launch.Addon>
<Disabled>False</Disabled>
<ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
<Name>UT2</Name>
<Path>?:\????\Flight One Software\Ultimate Traffic 2\UT2Services.exe</Path>
<NewConsole>True</NewConsole>
</Launch.Addon>

 

 



 

 

 

Step 2 :  Setting up your Simonjects.cfg 

Navigate to:   Local Disk (C:) ► ProgramData ► Lockheed Martin ► Prepar3D v4 - Simobjects.cfg 

Double left Click on your simobjects.cfg file to open.  

As you can see from the Image I have added my UT2 entry already in the blue box.  

Note:  You need to change your Path= to suit your UT2 Install folder.  

At the bottom right of the Image you can see how my Path= is made up.

You can Copy and Paste the below entry into your Simobjects.cfg file and Save it.  Remember to change your Path,  If you don't you will not see any UT2 Planes,  I have left ? marks,  You need to Input your own Drive letter and folder name here 

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[Entry.10]
Path=?:\???\SimObjects\UT2 Aircraft
Required=True
Active=True

 

 

That's It,  Launch Prepar3D v4 and you should hear the Ultimate Traffic 2 Launch Music   (Turn up your Sound)    

If you don't hear the Music this means your exe.xml file is Not set up correctly, Go back and Insure you have set up the correct Path to your UT2 Install folder

If you can hear the Music but can not see any UT2 planes,  Go back and Insure you have set up your Simobjects file correctly 

 

 



 

Tips and hints 

A)  Turning off Default AI Traffic,  You can turn this off as you wont be needing it now Click here for an Image Click here for a Video

B) The AI Traffic Sliders in Prepar3D settings will have No effect on the UT2 planes,  These are already preset at 100%  

C)  Settings,   Prepar3D v4 now has powerful AA abilities these settings will have a noticeable effect on performance with UT2 Installed.   

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(2)  Installing the Schedule's

You can Install the Schedule's by pointing the Installer to your new UT2 folder. 

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For the Schedule's to Update we will now need to Launch the UT2 Control Panel.

Keep launching the UT2 Control panel until all the Scheduled Updates have cycled through

Note:  At the end of the Updates you will be brought to a page looking for a "FSX Install"  That's Ok, Just X out of the page.  Your Schedule's have now been updated !

Here is a simple silent Video of me running the Schedule cycles

Note: The Video is 4 minutes long skip to 3.39 to see this the last page you will be presented with,  This is ok,  X out of it,  Launch Prepar3D v4 and test your new Schedule's

I will add to this guide as time goes on 

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