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Is acars modeled? If so, how complete is the implementation?

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Hi everyone!

 

To those who have the airplane i have a question: Is acars modeled? Im interested mainly in the 747F. Can you get metar reports with it?


Juan Ramos
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I have FSX Captain and it models an ACARS.


Chris...PMDG Cultist

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Hopefully the good 'ol folks at PMDG are already looking at integrating this feature.........


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Hopefully the good 'ol folks at PMDG are already looking at integrating this feature.........

Don't see how they can...who you gonna talk to?


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Well you can use acars to get metar reports, that's really useful!


Juan Ramos
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Don't see how they can...who you gonna talk to?

 

LOL,

 

if not for messaging purposes, but perhaps for relaying Weather Data at your destination airport or any other airport within a certain vicinity.

 

Similar feature integrated into the A320X (FSL), that was truly pretty handy as opposed to getting out of FSX and viewing the ASN window.


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Don't see how they can...who you gonna talk to?

ACARS has many features.  Weather and performance would be the most utilized for flight simulation.  Although it would be awesome to atleast see the feature integrated to request clearance while using VATSIM.  Maybe VATSIM could create an automated system to always have a clearance before you fly also....who knows.


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