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Falcon 50 APU

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First of all, thank you Flysimware for this wonderful bird. :blush:

However I´m having some difficulties trying to figure out how to start/use the APU, since it won´t start when I do what is described in the "OPERATION" text just above the buttons in the VC

(see here: http://sendvid.com/9odhegxq ), so I´d be very glad if someone would tell me what I´m doing wrong. And also if someone could tell me where I can connect the GPU into the power circuit, that would be great, because

up until now I´ve used Engine 2 as a "replacement" for the APU like it´s described in a checklist I found online.

Thanks :laugh:

sven sappa

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31 minutes ago, swaor said:

However I´m having some difficulties trying to figure out how to start/use the APU, since it won´t start when I do what is described in the "OPERATION" text just above the buttons in the VC 

Did you also try the APU start instructions in the FSW Falcon50 manual?

Al

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On the overhead electrical panel, both batteries must be on. There are three rotary bus tie switches. The outboard switches must be vertical. The center (main) bus tie switch must be horizontal.

The number 2 (center) fuel boost pump switch must be “on”.

If these conditions are met, the APU master switch will illuminate steady green when pressed. You should then press the GEN button so it illuminates white. You may now press the START button. Once the APU is up to full speed, the start light will go off, and the APU generator will come online automatically. 

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Got it, my bad. I overread that I have to tie the BUS A&B.

Thank you :happy:

However I still don´t know where I can connect the GPU...

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10 hours ago, swaor said:

Got it, my bad. I overread that I have to tie the BUS A&B.

Thank you :happy:

However I still don´t know where I can connect the GPU...

The Shift 2 panel has the GPU unit. Just click on the image. Make sure generators are off.

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1 hour ago, swaor said:

So I dont have to flick a switch in order for the GPU to be fully connected to the power circut?

There is a toggle switch on the upper left side of the overhead panel marked “NORM” and “EXT POWER”. Move it to the external power position once the GPU is connected. 

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On 12/27/2018 at 5:47 AM, JRBarrett said:

There is a toggle switch on the upper left side of the overhead panel marked “NORM” and “EXT POWER”. Move it to the external power position once the GPU is connected. 

Found it, thank you everyone :happy:

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