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Hi. I am able to save a flight as normal, however, the weather does not and its driving me mad. I save my flight as fogged in @ 1m distant, no clouds, fog extends up to 5000ft. I fly rotary and like it this way. 

 

When I go to my saved flight I have something completely different. Am I doing something wrong here? 

 

Thanks for any help.

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No, I don't think it's something you are doing.  Not all things are saved when you do a "saved" flight.

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Saving a flight also saves a .WX file which is the weather. I do not know why you are not seeing the weather conditions that existed when you saved the flight as I know that a saved .flt with a .wx will reload with the correct weather.

 

For my multiplayer needs with the 91st Bombardment Group on our missions, I create custom weather for the entire mission route then save the flight. I do this while sitting at our takeoff field. I then distribute the .WX file to all the pilots prior to the mission. They create a saved flight at their assigned parking spaces then substitute the .WX file that is created with the WX file that I distributed.

 

On mission day we all have the same winds, cloud conditions, etc. So, bottom line is I don't know why what works for our group does not work for you.

 

 Paul

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Saving a flight also saves a .WX file which is the weather. I do not know why you are not seeing the weather conditions that existed when you saved the flight as I know that a saved .flt with a .wx will reload with the correct weather.

Paul, if you use an external weather program such as ASN, will this overwrite the weather associated with the saved flight?

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Paul, if you use an external weather program such as ASN, will this overwrite the weather associated with the saved flight?

 

I'm not really sure as I never use an external weather engine, although I have two or three.

 

My guess would be that the external weather engine will 'take over' and the saved WX will be discarded.

 

I have found that using the default FSX menu item  'World \ Weather' , it is an easy exercise to create custom weather for each or all weather stations along your intended route. I usually start by using the "All weather stations" option and set some global weather parameters. Then I select the "A specific weather station' and set unique weather for those stations along my route.

 

  Paul

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