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Fellow Captains,

I created a package with EZDOK profiles for the passenger versions of the following PMDG aircraft:

* MD-11
* 737 NGX
* 747-400X
* 777-200LR
* 777-300ER

- They all include walkaround , cabin and cockpit jumpseat views.
- The 747-400X profile may be practical as a starting point for an EZDOK profile for the new PMDG 747 v3.

I intentionally didn't create in-your-face superzoomed views, but kept the viewing angles as natural as possible, as seen from the pilot's viewpoint. So these views are not 2d panel replacements. However, you can make these yourself of course by simply adjusting the views I created, or create new ones. The big advantage of my views - as opposed to the default PMDG views - is that I zoomed in to 90% while still maintaining usable views. With this 90% zoom the runways look a little bit wider and the buildings appear closer to your aircraft and less distorted. Also the round parts of the cockpit look a bit less oval.

Good to know:
These profiles are made at EHAM (Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, The Netherlands) so at EHAM you'll sit in the middle of your chair with the yoke centered. However, when you load the aircraft at another airport the views may shift slightly due to the way FSX handles views. One disadvantage of this is that sometimes the knobs may become unusable because your mouse won't change into a hand anymore. I did some testing at various airports to make sure that you haven't got this problem in most parts of the world: FACT (South Africa) PANC (Alaska) SECA (Quito, on the equator) WSSS (Singapore, on the other side on the equator) If the mouse still becomes unusable, you have to shift the views a bit yourself to make the mouse cursor change into a hand again. One positive side of this: you can finally use the [ Seat.......................Adjust ] checklist item and make small adjustments to center your forward views when you doing your preflight!

Install:
Just load the camera set of the corresponding aircraft version. This option is available from EZDOK EZCA 1.16 and higher (currently 1.18.7)

TIP: In order to free up some available keys and prevent unwanted actions it is a VERY good idea to delete ALL key commands you actually don't use, both FSX, PMDG and other key commands. Otherwise you could end up adjusting the aileron trim while switching views for example (I speak out of experience...)


To download the package: search for "PMDG made EZ" in the AVSIM library.

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PS: Please don't ask me to explain how EZDOK works and how to create or adjust views. Just read the manual, so did I ;)
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Awesome! Congrats!

 

If you make it for the new ground of Chase Plane would be fantastic and you will be top rated when community releases :)

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By the way, I'm still working on the NGX versions but they will be finished soon. In the meantime you can import the [Virtual Cockpit] views in all NGX versions since these are the same. The included version of the NGX is in fact the 737-600 (refers to the "Aircraft" views)

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PS: Please don't ask me to explain how EZDOK works and how to create or adjust views. Just read the manual, so did I ;)

 

haha - well said.

 

Also: I don't use EZDok, but thanks for taking the time to set up some stuff for other users. Given the time people put into setting that software up, I'm sure it'll be appreciated.

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haha - well said.

 

Also: I don't use EZDok, but thanks for taking the time to set up some stuff for other users. Given the time people put into setting that software up, I'm sure it'll be appreciated.

 

Thanks, much appreciated. It really adds to my sense of realism and it's good to hear that I can give this experience to other people as well.

And yep, it really IS a pain in the S to figure out... In fact I nearly gave up on it once and it took me a few months to revisit this product - just because I paid money for it, to be honest. In the end it became a challenge in itself. A strange feeling though; when flying a 777 becomes easier than setting up a 11 MB add-on that creates some views.....   :wacko:

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AFAIK you can import EZDOK profiles into ChasePlane

 

You can and a great feature for sure

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AFAIK you can import EZDOK profiles into ChasePlane

 

 

You can and a great feature for sure

 

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

 

I'll have to check them out when I have time to fly the 737 and 777 more. Nice! That's awesome news.

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Thanks Robin. Came at a great time when frustrated, took out all EZDOK, all views and everything I could find and rebuilt with 1.18.7 and was just about to start rebuilding views.

 

When EZDOK works, it is great...but...like FSX, it seems to have a life of its own and does strange things. Well, truthfully, I probably did some thing dumb and did not realise the association, then I dig such a deep hole, I have to remove and rebuild.... 

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Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

 

I'll have to check them out when I have time to fly the 737 and 777 more. Nice! That's awesome news.

 

Yup theres a little yellow arrow in menu and works great - luv it - saves a ton of time - must be the .ecs format

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That's great stuff indeed. I just had Chaseplane not too long ago, because I really never came around EZ dock even with the manual. The controls are so intuitive I thought I would take the time to do the profiles, but seeing they import perfectly, that's really a time saver.

 

Thanks for sharing! :D

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UPDATE

version 1.0

 

 

Fellow Frequent Flyers,

 

Just uploaded an updated - and now complete - package.

 

 

* Now includes all views for all versions of the NGX in 90% zoom for the cockpit views. Other views differ in zoom; outside, isle seats and cabin walkaround views 100%, cabin windows 150% (otherwise you can't see the windows this close without them disappearing)

 

* Includes also a "2D" overhead panel for the NGX since the view may be a bit obstructed by the HGS

 

* Slightly changed the 747-400X overhead view, there's now a somewhat bigger portion of the panel visible (of course you can also still use the default PMDG 2D panel if necessary, same goes for the MD-11)

 

* Fine-tuned and also double-checked all other profiles to see if the knobs - of mostly the overhead panel - stay clickable at the following airports:

 - EHAM (Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, The Netherlands)

 - FACT (Cape Town, South Africa)

 - PANC (Anchorage , Alaska)

 - SEQU (Quito, Ecuador)

 - WSSS (Singapore, Singapore)

 

* and last but certainly not least...I included 2 screenshots to show off some raw and pure entertainment value of some views...  :wink:

 

 

To download: search for "PMDG made EZ (version 1.0)" in the AVSIM library

 

 

Hope you like them and may they immerse you somewhat more in the experience of flying an airliner!

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UPDATE
version 2
 
Aviation Aficionados,

Just uploaded an updated package.
 

* Now includes the PMDG 747 v3 Queen of the Skies II
 
   And like all other included profiles...

   - the overall virtual cockpit zoom factor is set at 90%, to have a more realistic view of all things (while still maintaining very usable views)
   - it includes cabin, cockpit jumpseat, pushback and walkaround views
   - the views are tested to work at various airports around the globe (see readme.txt for more info on this)
  
* Includes a screenshot of my own EZdok settings

* Very slightly adjusted the NGX MCP view
  

As advised by PMDG, I intentionally didn't activate the EZdok virtual cockpit camera shake effects to use with the PMDG 747 v3.
It has it's own built-in movement/turbulence effects, so EZdok's effects are not really necessary with this particular airplane.
 

Install
Just load the camera set of the corresponding aircraft version. This option is available from EZDOK EZCA 1.16 and higher.

 

At the moment I don't have EZdok v2, so don't know if you can import the profiles in that version.

If not, then I'm sticking to v1.18.7 for a long time to come (takes a lot of time to create all these profiles)

 

 

From what I hear these EZdok profiles are ALSO COMPATIBLE WITH ChasePlane!
  
 
To download: search for "PMDG made EZ" in the AVSIM library.
 

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Any EZCA V2 Profile? Thank you in advance

 

 

Please read the update info at the top of this page  :wink:

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I downloaded this and it is in the wrong file format and will not show up in the EZDok list for imports. Your list shows PMDG 747 V3.ecs and it should be .ezdcam file instead.

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I downloaded this and it is in the wrong file format and will not show up in the EZDok list for imports. Your list shows PMDG 747 V3.ecs and it should be .ezdcam file instead.

 

Then you probably have EZdok v2?

 

From what I hear, you can't import these *.ecs profiles in v2.

You still can import them in ChasePlane though.

 

However, not going to make them again for v2.

EZdok 1.18.7 works fine for me and...it took me ages to make them all (I'm a bit of a neurotic in these things)   :wink:

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UPDATE
version 3
 
Cloud Masters,

Just uploaded an updated package.
 

* Now includes profiles for ALL variants of the PMDG 747 v3 Queen of the Skies II (use the 747v3 for the ER and the 747F for the ERF variants)

* Now also includes profiles for the freighter versions of the MD11 and the 777

* Changed the 747v3 Left Isle Seat view to another seat, so you can now look around without having the airframe being torn to pieces

* Included an additional EZDOK screenshot of my keys and button settings

 

As advised by PMDG, I intentionally didn't activate the EZdok virtual cockpit camera shake effects to use with the PMDG 747 v3.
It has it's own built-in movement/turbulence effects, so EZdok's effects are not really necessary with this particular airplane.

 

Install
Just load the camera set of the corresponding aircraft version. This option is available from EZDOK EZCA 1.16 and higher.

 

From what I hear, these profiles are NOT compatible with EZDOK v2 but ARE compatible with ChasePlane!
  
 
To download: search for "PMDG made EZ" in the AVSIM library.
 

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UPDATE ON THE UPDATE
version 3
 
Sky Walkers,

Just uploaded a small update for the above mentioned updated package (version 3)

* The BCF profile now also has seat views

Didn't change the version number of the package though, since this update should have been in the version 3 package anyway.

The updated package has the following upload date on AVSIM: 21st March 2017, 18:42:45

 

SOME USEFUL TIPS

I noticed that EZDOK may sometimes have a little trouble switching profiles.

To correctly load a new profile:

- Load the airplane you want to fly

- Open the EZDOK Studio

- Select the upper view in the Aircraft section (probably the Pushback view)

- Load the new profile

 

Also - when loading a 747 - EZDOK always loads the last used 747 profile.

So when switching to a different 747 variant, you have to load the corresponding EZDOK profile again.

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