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Hi, I use piulot2atc and littlenavmap to create the flightplan files for use in the GTN750, since the update this morning no flight plans show up in the flight plan catalogue. I am saving my plans to the original location FPLN folder in the Garmin folder as before. Am I doing something wrong?

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Hi,

If you're using the GTN Trainer 6.41, the FPLN location is different. Please make sure to read the User's Manual to check the correct location.

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Furthermore, should you want to transfer your trainer 6.21 non volatile memory which contains your saved settings, routes, user waypoints, to the trainer 6.41, you just have to copy/move the non volatile memory files over.

Reality XP GTN Touch with trainer 6.21:

C:/ProgramData/Garmin/GTN Trainer Data/GTN/GTN1nonvol/

the files are "sys_nand#" with # a letter (except sys_nand0)

Reality XP GTN Touch with trainer 6.41:

C:/ProgramData/Garmin/Trainers/GTN/nonvol/

 

 

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Start menu | Reality XP

or in c:\program files (x86)\reality XP 

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I just re-ran the RXP GTN installer, and I'm still getting version 6.21 of the Garmin trainer.  Where are people getting the newest version?  Thanks!

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Hi Bluesman!

The installer should pickup your GTN 6.21 is already installed, and prompt you about a new version available. Is this showing up?

Otherwise, you can manually download the new trainer from here:

http://download.garmin.com/software/GarminTrainerSetup_2000.exe

Once installed, our GTN will auto-detect this trainer and use it.

NB: the GTN Trainer 6.41 can be installed side-by-side the GTN Trainer 6.21! Using our GTN environment variables you can then opt-in using either v6.21, or let auto-detection use 6.41.

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Hi Howard,

It does it automatically. When the GTN boots up, you should see 6.41 on the GTN POST screens.

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Hey Jean-Luc,

Nope.  The installer didn't say anything about the new version of the trainer.  I even uninstalled the Garmin software, and ran the RXP installer again, to see if it would get the new version, and the RXP software installed version 6.21 again - that's why I was confused.

I'm using the just-released versions of all RXP software, so I should be current.

 

I'll manually install version 6.41 and check to see that RXP is auto-detecting that version.  Won't be for a while - I'm working until late tonight.

Thanks!

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Hi Evan, this might be related to the installer script logic, but basically, should you have uninstalled the trainer, but kept its installer backup (saved by the RXP installer to "C:\ProgramData\Reality XP\Common\GtnTrainer"), then it will pick up this backup installer and won't prompt you.

However, should you have not uninstalled the trainer, it shall prompt you there is a new version.

It is safe to manually download and install the latest anyhow. 

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I ran the RXP installer once, before uninstalling the Garmin software - no prompt to install the new version.  So I tried the Garmin uninstall thinking it would prompt the update.  That didn't work either.

No big deal at all, I'll just run the installer linked above manually.  Not a problem at all.

Thanks.

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Ok thank you for the report. We'll review the installer script and see what has failed.

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Only seeing flight plans based in the UK - EGNX.EGLL etc, no plans show up from other areas, LFMN.LFML, etc. Any ideas?

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Hi, do you mean when copying flight plan file to the correct FPLN folder location, only the flight plans in UK are showing up in the list, all others being excluded?

Our flight plan sample pack included an example: KSLE_KSLE.gfp. Is this one showing up in the list when put in the FPLN folder?

You might want to cross check the content of the 'hidden' flight plan files to make sure they are properly formatted per GTN requirement. To assist you in this, you might want to read the guideline document included in the sample pack.

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Just ran the update and it prompted me to download the new 6.41 trainer. No problem here.

I have one question: since i updated the trainer can I delete the folder "GTN trainer data" that resides in "C:\ProgramData\Garmin"? I guess this one was just used by the old trainer version, right? I would like to get back 2+ GB.

 

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Hi, you might want to save your sys_nand files found in the GTN subfolder. They store your device settings, routes and user waypoints and might be loaded in the new trainer once put into the new trainer 6.41 equivalent subfolder.

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8 hours ago, RXP said:

Hi, you might want to save your sys_nand files found in the GTN subfolder. They store your device settings, routes and user waypoints and might be loaded in the new trainer once put into the new trainer 6.41 equivalent subfolder.

And after that I can delete the "GTN trainer data" folder?

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Hi,

I'd guess yes! Besides the non volatile memory files, the other files are the databases and the resources 'only' and are superseded with the ones installed with the latest trainer.

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I have the same issue, having just purchased the GTN 750, no matter how carefully I check the flight plan location according to the documentation, in the Jetstream J32 at least, no plans show up in the catalog. Any clues anybody? Using version 6.41, X-Plane 11.10.

I now notice that the Garmin Trainer executable finds the flight plans in the catalog folder, but the Reality-XP GTN 750 does not. What is that telling me?

 

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With X-Plane 11.01 and the Jetstream J32 and the Reality-XP GTN 750, no flight plans show up in the catalog menu. They appear in the Garmin Trainer just fine, including my own plans created with the new 1.8.4 export function in Little Navmap (thanks Alex for the most wonderful program!).

Given this, what could be wrong? My error, or a defect?

[Sorry, this should have been posted in the Reality XP X-Plane forum. I don't know how to shift it.]

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Hi all,

A very careful reinstall of the Reality XP GTN 750 and the Garmin Trainer cleared up this issue.

I had installed the Garmin Trainer separately, and also aborted the process a couple of times when it appeared to be hung - not very wise in hindsight. By solely using the GTN 750 installer which installs the Garmin Trainer for you, everything is now fully functional. And what a delight to be able to import user defined waypoints. And amazingly, just today the new 1.8.4 Little Navmap can export to the GTN 750 in X-Plane.

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@andro_b I'm glad you've solved the issue, but please, try not to cross-post, it makes it harder to provide support otherwise.

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