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Best freeware for FSx?

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It is time for me to change over to FSx. But I have some incredible FS2004 freeware that it will be hard to abandon - so I guess I will slowly have to ascertain what is transferable to FSxThere truely has been some remarkable freeware for FS 2004 - stuff that it was hard to believe that it was freeware. The pick of the best!I know that FSx has a long way to go to mature to the stage of FS2004 -- but what are the best freeware offerings so far. Not just good - but very good?Over to you for advice Thanks Barry

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One thing you can do is go to the File Library, browse an FSX category, then sort by downloads. That shows you the most popular freeware (by AVSIM downloads) for each freeware category.

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I like Adam Mills USA and Europe ground texture replacements.european_ground_textures_part_1 through 8 and the same for USA.Just search the fsx file library for his name. The guys does great work imo.

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If I'm going to use freeware its got to be payware quality, and the best freeware aircraft I've ever seen is this one:http://www.neoqb.com/fokker/As to scenery I also use Holgers Bella Coola Valley, which is available in the avsim library, and if you fly is Australia there will be some nice freeware files at the FTX site, which is the maker of the best scenery addon currently available for FSX...http://www.ftxnow.com/freeware

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If you run multiple monitors, Panel Position, referenced here: http://forums.avsim.net/dcboard.php?az=sho...ing_type=search is a must have to fix BROKEN issues. My thanks again to the author!!!!!!Regards, Kendall#1: E6750@3.2GHZ/Coolermaster HyperTX2 Gigabyte P35-DS3L 4GB Ballistix Tracers PC6400 EVGA 8800GT - 169.28's Seagate 250GB 7200.11 CH Yoke/Pedals/Saitek Throttle Dual Monitor: Dell 2405/1905 #2: Dell 8400 3.2 H.T. 3GB PC4200 - X800XT Diamond Xtreme/Logitech X-530's

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If the Fokker Dr-1 appeals to you, you may want to check this out....http://library.avsim.net/search.php?Search...fsxac&Go=SearchOne of the first freeware native FSX aircraft, the Bristol was freeware aircraft of the month and featured in a one page review of the May/June edition of PC Pilot and also again in an article in PC Pilot's winter special, on freeware aircraft.

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Get the Ifly 747, it's payware quality. Hard on the frames though.

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You can do the same thing just by holding down the space bar and using the mouse and mouse wheel.

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Hey Silly Eagle the link to the Folker is not working, do you have another link where I could get the aircraft?RegardsShri

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There's a lot great freeware, but right now I can remember this one - Chipmunk, find it here: http://www.classicbritishfiles.com/ And.... you got many repaints here at Avsim - just type "Chipmunk" and you'll see.... ;) This is my favorite : http://library.avsim.net/sendfile.php?Loca...&ImageID=191892 http://library.avsim.net/sendfile.php?Loca...&ImageID=191893It looks sooo.....real ! ___________________________________

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Barry, With the string of changes since introduction of FSX (SP1a, SP2!!!in particular), Vista, and the SP1 Vista package it's pretty hard to find a freeware airplane that plays smoothly as downloaded. The developers just can't keep up! However, if you have the patience and experience to make some minor changes, there are some that are very worthwhile.I use FSX SP1a/SP2 and Vista Home Premium/SP1 with a wide screen display and have downloaded, installed, and then discarded about 2 dozen airplanes, but have retained the following:1. The C177rg, by Brett Henderson (a model of a real airplane he flew)2. bd18fsx.zip, ( An excellent Beech D18 that also downloads under another similar file name).3. cessna30.zip, which is a remake of the C-182 to run in FSX.4. warrior.zip, (Obviously a Piper Warrior-great panel)I am relying on memory here, but I think the c177rg and warrior ran fine as downloaded, but the other two require finding and loading guage fixes, VC prop fixes (after SP2), etc.Even though the airplanes may be designated as FSX compatible, a common problem is that a whole series of gauge errors appears on loading due to the change in gauge technique that came along with FSX. In most cases, you are shown the option to just hit "cancel all errors", and the airplane loads and works fine from the start-up screen. However, if you don't use the ACES tool and correct the discrepancies, you will often get crashes if you try to switch to that airplane within the sim.By the way, I don't use the term "Payware Quality" anymore, because I am not sure what it means at the present time. I have had numerous problems with the only payware program I have purchased for FSX. It is a commonly used developers program, and is only about 50% functional on my computer even after the free "Vista Update".All this should gradually go away since (hopefully) the last major changes affecting FSX are now in.Regards,Thrakete

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Hello allDo you know if there is a way to use the ISD (Italian Scenery Design) scenery in FS X SP2 ? Thanks !Deniz

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>Try >Ezdok Walk: >http://www.arccpro.narod.ru/index_page20.htm>Super flight planner:>http://cpinf.com/>>Regards>>Shri >Hi Can somebody please tell me how to remove this program.I am having problems with my outside views since installing it.When I have switch to external 'spot' view I get the far away wide view.I have removed the dll file from fsx folder but I do not know how to remove the registry entry.All /any help will be welcomed-saves a re install.Qas

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