19AB67

Local time and time zones

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Hi folks, 

happily I am on may way as a historic flight KLM601 EHAM--EGPF--CYQX--KIDL (I assume they flew to Idlewild, now KJFK). 

Current leg is EGPF--CYQX. 

The clock on the captain's side as well as the GPS show local time. 

Flying while crossing time zones this is rather confusing. 

Could this be switched to GMT, as also the true aircraft won't adjust the time automatically? Or at least in the GNS430? 

(The FSX option in Settings--General only takes the computer's time for free flight, no effect.) 

Thanks in advance. 

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The chronometer has a click spot for changing between local and utc... I don't recall exactly since I only used it once to change to utc but click around the clock.  I have no idea how the GPS works, they didn't have those back in the day.

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52 minutes ago, Meekg said:

They were flying through Prestwick EGPK

Hi Mike, 

Right you are! Damn, know I have to repeat the journey... LOL

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Just now, 19AB67 said:

Right you are! Damn, know I have to repeat the journey... LOL

;-) I wanted to fly the same route but I'm currently stuck with recurrent CTD.

That link is very good for vintage flight schedules.

 

Have fun

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2 minutes ago, downscc said:

The chronometer has a click spot for changing between local and utc... I don't recall exactly since I only used it once to change to utc but click around the clock.

Hi Dan, 

maybe not in FSX. Cannot find it. 

3 minutes ago, downscc said:

I have no idea how the GPS works, they didn't have those back in the day.

I know... like this I save the navigator... 

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1 minute ago, Meekg said:

That link is very good for vintage flight schedules.

Yeah, however, the local times seem to be different. 

Gander goes UTC -2:30. 

Not sure on whether they used that on in the 50s? 

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1 hour ago, RonnieDuck said:

KLM flew to KEWR Newark back than!

Well, the 1954 timeplan says "New York Int. Airport". Isn't that Idlewood? 

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15 hours ago, downscc said:

The chronometer has a click spot for changing between local and utc...

Hi Dan, 

I think that was on Flight1 MD80, was it not? 

Here on the DC-6 I haven't found it (yet). 

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43 minutes ago, 19AB67 said:

Well, the 1954 timeplan says "New York Int. Airport". Isn't that Idlewood? 

Sorry my mistake, It must have been LaGuardia Airport

Ronald van Ingen

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6 hours ago, 19AB67 said:

Hi Dan, 

I think that was on Flight1 MD80, was it not? 

Here on the DC-6 I haven't found it (yet). 

Honestly, there are only two knobs. Turn on tool tips.  The left knob, right click will toggle between local and utc.

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15 minutes ago, downscc said:

Honestly, there are only two knobs. Turn on tool tips.  The left knob, right click will toggle between local and utc.

Hi Dan, 

right, two knobs,

but the left one toggles between local FSX time and a stop watch, which the right one start/stops (no reset)

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1 minute ago, 19AB67 said:

Hi Dan, 

right, two knobs,

but the left one toggle between local FSX time and a stop watch, which the right one start/stops (no reset)

Hmm in P3D it works as expected.. maybe the gauge file for FSX has a problem.  Please submit this on a trouble ticket to PMDG Product Support.

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