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Free GPS for P3Dv4.5

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Is there a free GPS that can be used with the Lockheed Electra. This is a pretty cool airplane and I have taken a liking to it. But, without a map or GPS it is not easy to find airports and specific runways especially in bad weather. I know I can use the map under the Navigation tab but not while flying. Also I realize that having a GPS on an aircraft like the Electra is not realistic but I want one anyway. Is there a generic GPS I can use as an addon?


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 installed the KLN90B GPS into P3Dv4.5 then loaded up the Lockheed Electra to try it out. The gauge does not show in the Electra and I could see no place to activate it. The operation instructs only talked about how to turn it on and use it once it is in the plane. I need to know how to get it to show up in the plane. Anyone know anything about this gauge that can help me out?


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Someone from the AvSim forum help me out by showing me how to include the Garmin 500 GPS from the Beechcraft King Air into the Electra. This worked out perfectly. I now have a great GPS in the Lockheed Electra which makes it much easier to find my way around.

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So BigT how did you do it?

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pgde,

I didn't actually do it myself. The other guy modified my Electra Panel.cfg file so that the GPS would show up on the menu and also by typing Shift + 1. If you like the Electra and want a GPS I can copy the file to you.


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