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Vanishing replay aircraft in MSFS.

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I have used both the SkyDolly app and the default dev mode  MSFS replay function and persistently experience vanishing aircraft in both cases.  I can set up a fixed viewing spot within the airfield readily enough using the MSFS camera>showcase>drone and as reported by others am unable to get the camera to automatically follow the flight. I have to manually track the replay aircraft.  But I haven't seen reported the second problem I have. Replay aircraft suddenly vanish a km or so outside the airfield perimeter. The one exception seems to be Robert Richardson's very good freeware Mk8 Gloster Meteor which, unlike the rest of my MSFS aircraft is I understand an FSX port over and in replay fades into the distance in a realistic manner.  Does anyone else have this problem and might  it relate to inherent differences between FSX and MSFS aircraft builds? 

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Many thanks for the prompt reply Peloto. I'm not sure that flight control replay will enable the camera views I'm after and will hold off purchase for now. I am interested to know if any one has had the same problems I am experiencing with vanishing aircraft in replays using the MSFS inbuilt dev mode replay,  SkyDolly  and one other freeware replay app that I tried, the name of which escapes me.  Also interested in any views as to the cause  of this phenomenon. 

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@arbt For nothing. With this tool I do not have vanishing problems, with other options, I don´t know, I do not use them, I tried once some week ago the inbuild Dev Mode replay but even I could not even start it and watch some replay, then I bought this tool and works well.

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Thanks again Peloto. I am starting to wonder if it might be a problem peculiar to my PC set up although it runs MSFS pretty much stutter free with most settings ultra or high.  I do get a moderate degree of pop up over photogrammetry  dense cities eg London however.  Smooth , crisp and trouble free elsewhere. My setup: 12th gen intel i5-12600KF 3.6GHz, 16GB RAM, GEFORCE  RTX 3050 8GB Graphics card, windows 11 Home. My CPU seems to be cruising at all times, my graphics card varies between around 60% and 100% utilisation. 

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I have just installed Sky Dolly and find it a great tool but I am seeing this issue too.  First time I've used a recorder so not saying it is down to Sky Dolly. I don't suppose you ever found a resolution to this did you?

Edit:  I can see there is a post about this issue on the MSFS forum.  Seems to be 'one of those things' at the moment but would love to know if there is a tweak to extend that range out.

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I haven’t tried this mod but it seems to be what you may need.

https://forums.flightsimulator.com/t/range-magic-tool-long-distance-fading-fix-for-airshows-other-events-by-flight-simulator-airshows/530842

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No,  I'm afraid I never found a solution to replay aircraft suddenly disappearing when viewed from a fixed camera within the airfield. I've reverted to the default MSFS recorder/replay function lately and recorded aircraft continue to vanish and reappear within a radius of perhaps 3 or so km of the fixed camera position on replay. That is with the exception of Robert Richardson's very good freeware Gloster Meteor which,  as I've previously mentioned,  gradually diminishes from sight in a reasonably realistic fashion.  I am  wondering if Richardson's  aircraft model is less demanding of my graphics card which is a GEFORCE RTX 3050 8GB. Although my CPU seems underutilised my graphics card is usually toiling in the range 60 to 100%.  I have 16GB of RAM.     Good luck. I am hoping that Microsoft/Asobo will solve the problem further down the track and wonder if the problem might be part of the reason for the otherwise unfathomable delay in introducing a user friendly and effective replay function. 

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1 hour ago, SimPlaneDriver said:

I haven’t tried this mod but it seems to be what you may need.

https://forums.flightsimulator.com/t/range-magic-tool-long-distance-fading-fix-for-airshows-other-events-by-flight-simulator-airshows/530842

Hey thanks!  This looks like it would fit the bill perfectly!  I will give it a try.


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10 hours ago, SimPlaneDriver said:

I wonder if this tool could be used for AIG traffic?  I was excited to see this link but the example changes just one aircraft, so I guess modifying AIG aircraft isn't feasible.  It is disappointing to see AIG traffic disappearing far too soon in MSFS and a modification like this would be amazing!


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20 hours ago, MrBitstFlyer said:

It is disappointing to see AIG traffic disappearing far too soon in MSFS and a modification like this would be amazing!

Agreed. I would also like to increase the volume of AI traffic to a realistic level as well. 



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On 9/4/2022 at 6:00 AM, Dreamsofwings1 said:

Hey thanks!  This looks like it would fit the bill perfectly!  I will give it a try.

Glad to hear it. Maybe a feature on your YT channel?

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