NickFlightX

Uhhhhh, does v4 have Meteors or Comets in it?

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Dont have anything to prove this, but I was just flying along in the PMDG 747 at night (SLC - PDX), and all of a sudden, 3 tear drop shaped objects moved horizontally from right to left outside. It was like this blue glow, kinda like a lightsaber glow and as soon as one disappeared, another one would appear. They were only on screen for about a second so couldnt capture it. Anyone know if this is some P3D affect or am I going crazy? Lol

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2 minutes ago, 777200lrf said:

The Aurora and shooting stars have been in the engine since at least fs9.

Really? Never noticed that... but then again, I don't fly that much at night...
Interesting

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I remember there was a UFO that appeared in the Area 51 mission in FSX. Would be awesome if they still randomly appeared.. Next time grab a screenshot!! :)

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That's what happens when you do acid before flying...

LOL!

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2 hours ago, 777200lrf said:

The Aurora and shooting stars have been in the engine since at least fs9.

This.

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56 minutes ago, Nuno Pinto said:

This.

+1

 

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1 hour ago, captain420 said:

That's what happens when you do acid before flying...

LOL!

Especially with yellow sunglasses that the twitch streamers wear

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1 minute ago, tooting said:

Especially with yellow sunglasses that the twitch streamers wear

Yh, what the hell is all that about.

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I have seen meteors every now and again. Always a nice surpirse. Comets would be pointless though, as no movement would be detectable.

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There was a stream that Matt Davies did where this happened once. Was pretty neat.

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ShadowPlay has a feature whereby it records the last five mins of whats going on on your screen. Once you press the hot key it saves the last five mins as an MP4. I think the hot key is f11 by default but I am not sure. Certainly worth remembering for weird and unusual events like near misses with other traffic for example. And ShadowPlay seem to have no impact on performance at all!

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Do the stars still appear in v4 before the sun drops below the horizon? Hopefully not.

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Wow, in all the night flying I've done in FS9-P3Dv4 I never knew there were shooting stars...I'll have to pay more attention.

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1 hour ago, Ray Proudfoot said:

Do the stars still appear in v4 before the sun drops below the horizon? Hopefully not.

Ray - It appears the stars still show up too early....:mellow:

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1 hour ago, Flic1 said:

Ray - It appears the stars still show up too early....:mellow:

Bloody hell! For all its advances that is a staggering oversight. We've had that anomaly for multiple versions now. I suppose in the big picture it's not a killer but is disappointing that it can't be eradicated.

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Sadly, the JF deHavilland DH106 won't install in P3D, so that's one Comet you won't see in P3D (yet anyway), however, their Meteor F.8 does work in P3D, Then there's the A2A P-80 Shooting Star too of course lol. :dry:

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10 hours ago, 777200lrf said:

The Aurora and shooting stars have been in the engine since at least fs9.

Yep :-)

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11 hours ago, NickFlightX said:

Dont have anything to prove this, but I was just flying along in the PMDG 747 at night (SLC - PDX), and all of a sudden, 3 tear drop shaped objects moved horizontally from right to left outside. It was like this blue glow, kinda like a lightsaber glow and as soon as one disappeared, another one would appear. They were only on screen for about a second so couldnt capture it. Anyone know if this is some P3D affect or am I going crazy? Lol

You didn't happen to fly over the Dugway Proving Ground did you? You're lucky you didn't get taken down that's where area 52 is. It's more secretive than area 51 is.:ohmy:

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Bloody hell! For all its advances that is a staggering oversight. We've had that anomaly for multiple versions now

Yes, that annoys me in P3D v3, Ray. The stars can even be seen through the atmospheric haze near the horizon. Let's face it though.......stars and ATC are not exactly a priority for Lockheed Martin :dry:

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A night flight from London to Tokyo will usually show the aurora if the weather conditions are right.

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7 hours ago, Ray Proudfoot said:

Do the stars still appear in v4 before the sun drops below the horizon? Hopefully not.

Why do you say that Ray?  When flying IRL you can see stars before the Sun disappears

just curious,

-Braun

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