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FSTRAMP a few questions

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Sorry if a stupid question, am somewhat confused I used to use FsNavigator.

Am Guessing FsNav is the Old version to FSTramp what is the subscription about if I pay for one year is that ill get one year of updates but my license is valid forever until I want to upgrade ? or is it after a year it will say you need to buy again?

 

Is it worth it, FSNav was possibly one of the best programs I used to use? Is FSTramp a new company or same developer

 

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You have to renew (pay) your license every year.

What I (personally) do not like about is that it is a plug-in. You cannot use it, plan a flight, unless the sim is active.

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Yes I thought that

I wanted to plan a route from the US to the UK in a prop so was looking for something I could use to limit each leg to around 150/250nm - But haven't found anything yet 

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They used to do a free trial for 30 days or so. Remember doing it. The app is similar to FS navigator in appearance and usage.

 

You might want to check out fs commander. No yearly license to buy and it works outside of prepar3d although it can connect to it. It's free to use for 15 or 20 minutes so you can give it a go to see if it meets your needs.

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FSTramp is the only navigation map you can use by hitting a keyboard key while flying in full screen mode.
Zero impact on fps and a complete bright map for flying assistance.

That's why I love using it, like FS Nav many years ago.
I use FSC though, for PMDG's flight planning.
 

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You can evaluate FSTramp for 20 sessions before having to obtain a key for continued full functionality. That is quite a bit of evaluating. It is the same developer as FSNav. One feature, among others, that separates it from FSComander is the ability to both create and interchange flight plans with P3D. That's a biggie for me. You can also drag and drop navaids into the flightplan window right off the map. I'm having some issues with my current evaluation. After looking up origin and destination airport ICAOsI can drag and drop them into the flightplan window. I can then drag and drop navaids into the plan. An issue I'm seeing is the inability to select and move a waypoint up and down the flightplan list. When I select a waypoint and begin to move it up or down, rather than moving the single waypoint line it continues to highlight multiple waypoint lines. VERY frustrating. I'm going to post a support forum item to see what's up here. Repeated attempts at moving the waypoint line eventually work, it just takes a huge effort to do so at this point.

I just like the tight crisp feel of FSTramp. I like the moving map options MUCH better than moving around in FSC. FSC just seems to be too cluttered in my eyes, trying to do too many things. A common fault of a lot of addons these days. Just my .02.

The pricing is a bit rich, but the developer REALLY works at keeping it tight and improving it. He has decades of experience doing so. Many pilot flinch at spending $25 a year for such a great utility, but will drop $70 in a heartbeat for a glass cockpit to follow a magenta line and push buttons. Not my idea of flying, but I know I'm in the "Old School" minority on that one.

Cheers,

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I find the freeware Little NavMap to be equally as effective plus it has the ability to export flight plans in the GTN750 format. For me, FSTramp isn't worth the price of admission, especially not a yearly subscription.  I loved FSNavigator, and feel that Little NavMap is easily as good if not better. Like FSNav and FSTramp - a learning curve is needed.

Vic

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Does anybody knows how to show AI traffic on Fstramp V 7.1 in X Plane, on P3D I have no problem but I can not do it on X Plane however in Little Navmap it show them

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On 8/22/2017 at 1:18 PM, vgbaron said:

Little NavMap . . . has the ability to export flight plans in the GTN750 format

Flight1 GTN 750?  If so, how does one import the flight plan into the GTN750?

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1 hour ago, tjrush said:

Flight1 GTN 750?  If so, how does one import the flight plan into the GTN750?

I'm not at my flight system so I'm doing this from memory - 

In the 750 - click FlightPlan - click menu - click catalog - click menu - click import - select the fp you just saved and activate it.

 

Vic

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