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Help my turbo props won't turn!!

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I am taking a piston engine plane and updating it to turbo prop power. I ran it though airwrench, then manually deleted the old [piston engine] section of the cfg file, and updated the sounds (aliased to Kingair) and updated the gauges on the panel.The panel shows what's happening visually and performace wise...Prop RPM=0000??!? Anyone have any ideas? I have AirEd as well, so if there is something to change in there I can do it if I know what it is....In the meantime, here's my aircraft.cfg[WEIGHT_AND_BALANCE]max_gross_weight=37500.0empty_weight=22833.00000reference_datum_position= 0.000, 0.000, 0.000empty_weight_CG_position= 2.000, 0.000, 0.000max_number_of_stations=9;Moments of Inertiaempty_weight_pitch_MOI=111172.00000empty_weight_roll_MOI=114081.00000empty_weight_yaw_MOI=188502.00000empty_weight_coupled_MOI=0.00000CG_forward_limit= 0.000CG_aft_limit= 1.000station_load.0= 185, 12.600, -2.036, -3.000, Pilotstation_load.1= 185, 12.600, 2.036, -3.000, Co_Pilotstation_load.2= 185, 8.600, -2.036, -3.000, Radiomanstation_load.3= 185, 8.600, 2.036, -3.000, Navigatorstation_load.4= 370, 5.200, 0.000, -4.000, Cargo/Passstation_load.5= 370, 1.900, 0.000, -4.000, Cargo/Passstation_load.6= 370, -5.100, 0.000, -4.000, Cargo/Passstation_load.7= 370, -8.600, 0.000, -4.000, Cargo/Passstation_load.8= 370, -12.000, 0.000, -4.000, Cargo/Pass[fuel]LeftMain= 2.000, -3.000, 0.750, 337.000, 5.000RightMain= 2.000, 3.000, 0.750, 337.000, 5.000LeftTip= -2.000, -34.400, -6.200, 200.000, 5.000 RightTip= -2.000, 34.400, -6.200, 200.000, 5.000LeftAux= 2.000, -25.400, -3.200, 300.000, 5.000RightAux= 2.000, 25.400, -3.200, 300.000, 5.000electric_pump=1fuel_type=2number_of_tank_selectors=2fuel_dump_rate=0.02000anemometer_pump=0engine_driven_pump=0manual_pump=0//Tank Capacities//Mains 337 Gal each//Tip Tanks 200 Gal each (These are the Floats)//External 300 Gal each (Based on the appearance that this model has the largest of the three types of tanks that were available, they were 100 gal, 150 gal, and 300 gal)[airplane_geometry]wing_area=1085.00000wing_span=96.66000wing_root_chord=14.00000wing_dihedral=2.00000wing_incidence=0.00000wing_twist=0.00000oswald_efficiency_factor=0.60000wing_winglets_flag=0wing_sweep=2.00000wing_pos_apex_lon=3.90001wing_pos_apex_vert=0.50000htail_area=190.00000htail_span=31.00000htail_pos_lon=-25.24000htail_pos_vert=1.40000htail_incidence=0.00000htail_sweep=15.00000vtail_area=108.69000vtail_span=12.25000vtail_sweep=26.00000vtail_pos_lon=-25.50000vtail_pos_vert=0.80000elevator_area=87.80000aileron_area=101.00000rudder_area=45.50000elevator_up_limit=30.00000elevator_down_limit=30.00000aileron_up_limit=20.00000aileron_down_limit=20.00000rudder_limit=40.00000elevator_trim_limit=20.00000spoiler_limit=0.00000spoilerons_available=0aileron_to_spoileron_gain=0.00000min_ailerons_for_spoilerons=0.00000min_flaps_for_spoilerons=0.00000spoiler_handle_available=0auto_spoiler_available=0positive_g_limit_flaps_up=2.70000negative_g_limit_flaps_up=-2.16000positive_g_limit_flaps_down=1.89000negative_g_limit_flaps_down=-1.62000load_safety_factor=1.00000[Reference Speeds]flaps_up_stall_speed=58.82969full_flaps_stall_speed=52.13857cruise_speed=155.02535max_indicated_speed=206.00000max_mach=0.34600[autopilot]autopilot_available=1flight_director_available=1default_vertical_speed=700.00000autothrottle_available=0autothrottle_arming_required=0autothrottle_max_rpm=2800.00000autothrottle_takeoff_ga=1.00000pitch_takeoff_ga=8.00000use_no_default_bank=1use_no_default_pitch=1default_pitch_mode=0default_bank_mode=0max_pitch=10.00000max_pitch_acceleration=1.00000max_pitch_velocity_lo_alt=2.00000max_pitch_velocity_hi_alt=1.50000max_pitch_velocity_lo_alt_breakpoint=20000.00000max_pitch_velocity_hi_alt_breakpoint=28000.00000max_bank=25.00000max_bank_acceleration=1.80000max_bank_velocity=3.00000max_throttle_rate=0.10000nav_proportional_control=9.00000nav_integrator_control=0.25000nav_derivative_control=0.00000nav_integrator_boundary=2.50000nav_derivative_boundary=0.00000gs_proportional_control=9.52000gs_integrator_control=0.26000gs_derivative_control=0.00000gs_integrator_boundary=0.70000gs_derivative_boundary=0.00000yaw_damper_gain=1.00000[flight_tuning]cruise_lift_scalar=1.00000parasite_drag_scalar=1.00000induced_drag_scalar=1.00000elevator_effectiveness=1.00000aileron_effectiveness=1.00000rudder_effectiveness=1.00000pitch_stability=1.00000roll_stability=1.00000yaw_stability=1.00000elevator_trim_effectiveness=1.00000aileron_trim_effectiveness=1.00000rudder_trim_effectiveness=1.00000hi_alpha_on_roll=1.00000hi_alpha_on_yaw=1.00000p_factor_on_yaw=1.00000torque_on_roll=1.00000gyro_precession_on_roll=1.00000gyro_precession_on_yaw=1.00000[GeneralEngineData]engine_type=5Engine.0=8.900, -10.000, 1.000Engine.1=8.900, 10.000, 1.000fuel_flow_scalar=1.00000min_throttle_limit=-0.25000[TurbineEngineData]static_thrust=200.00000inlet_area=1.00000rated_N2_rpm=29920.00000fuel_flow_gain=0.01100reverser_available=1afterburner_available=0[turboprop_engine]maximum_torque=5638.17647power_scalar=1.00000[propeller]thrust_scalar=1.00000propeller_type=0propeller_diameter=9.00000propeller_blades=3propeller_moi=36.54387beta_max=45.00000beta_min=18.00000min_gov_rpm=25520.00000prop_tc=0.004gear_reduction_ratio=16.06000fixed_pitch_beta=0.00000low_speed_theory_limit=80.00000prop_sync_available=1prop_deice_available=1prop_feathering_available=1prop_auto_feathering_available=1min_rpm_for_feather=700.00000beta_feather=82.50000power_absorbed_cf=0.90000defeathering_accumulators_available=0prop_reverse_available=1minimum_on_ground_beta=1.00000minimum_reverse_beta=-14.00000[contact_points] //0 Class <0 = None, 1 = Wheel, 2 = Scrape, 3 = Skid, 4 = Float, 5 = Water Rudder>//1 Longitudinal Position (feet)//2 Lateral Position (feet)//3 Vertical Position (feet)//4 Impact Damage Threshold (Feet Per Minute)//5 Brake Map (0=None, 1=Left, 2=Right)//6 Wheel Radius (feet)//7 Steer Angle (degrees)//8 Static Compression (feet) (0 if rigid)//9 Max/Static Compression Ratio//10 Damping Ratio (0=Undamped, 1=Critically Damped)//11 Extension Time (seconds)//12 Retraction Time (seconds)//13 Sound Type//14 Airspeed limit for retraction (KIAS)//15 Airspeed that gear gets damage at (KIAS)static_pitch= -0.488static_cg_height= 11.997gear_system_type=1max_number_of_points=13tailwheel_lock=0point.0= 1, 17.300, 0.000, -11.950, 3000, 0, 1.000, 30.000, 0.100, 5.000, 0.900, 1.500, 4.000, 0, 140.0, 140.0point.1= 1, -1.200, -8.200, -12.650, 3000, 1, 1.700, 0.000, 0.642, 2.648, 0.700, 4.000, 6.000, 2, 140.0, 140.0point.2= 1, -1.200, 8.200, -12.650, 3000, 2, 1.700, 0.000, 0.642, 2.648, 0.700, 3.000, 5.000, 3, 140.0, 140.0point.3= 2, -4.000, 48.400, 0.200, 1500, 0, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 5point.4= 2, -4.000, -48.400, 0.200, 1500, 0, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 6point.5= 2, -37.700, 0.000, -2.000, 1500, 0, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 9point.6= 2, 25.300, 0.000, -5.500, 1500, 0, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 0.000, 4point.7= 4, 18.000, 0.000, -10.000, 3000, 0, 0.000, 0.000, 0.950, 2.500, 0.650, 0.000, 0.000, 0point.8= 4, -25.600, 0.000, -7.900, 3000, 0, 0.000, 0.000, 0.950, 2.500, 0.650, 0.000, 0.000, 0point.9= 4, -4.500, 34.400, -7.800, 3000, 0, 0.000, 0.000, 0.950, 2.500, 0.650, 0.000, 0.000, 2point.10= 4, -4.500, -34.400, -7.800, 3000, 0, 0.000, 0.000, 0.950, 2.500, 0.650, 0.000, 0.000, 3point.11= 5, -20.000, -30.000, -10.000, 3000, 0, 0.000, 25.000, 0.000, 0.000, 1.000, 1.100, 1.500, 7point.12= 5, -20.000, 30.000, -10.000, 3000, 0, 0.000, 25.000, 0.000, 0.000, 1.000, 1.100, 1.500, 8[electrical]max_battery_voltage=24.0generator_alternator_voltage=28.0max_generator_alternator_amps=60.0//BusTypes:0=MainBus,1=AvionicsBus,2=BatteryBus,3=HotBatteryBus,4-7=Generator/AlternatorBus(1-4) ;BusType, MaxAmpLoad, MinVoltageflap_motor = 0, 0 , 0.0gear_motor = 0, 0 , 0.0autopilot = 0, 5 , 17.0avionics_bus = 0, 5 , 17.0avionics = 1, 5 , 17.0pitot_heat = 0, 2 , 17.0additional_system = 0, 2 , 17.0marker_beacon = 1, 2 , 17.0gear_warning = 0, 2 , 17.0fuel_pump = 0, 5 , 17.0starter1 = 0, 20, 17.0starter2 = 0, 20, 17.0light_nav = 0, 5 , 17.0light_beacon = 0, 5 , 17.0light_landing = 0, 5 , 17.0light_strobe = 0, 5 , 17.0light_panel = 0, 5 , 17.0[pitot_static]vertical_speed_time_constant=250.0 //Increasing this value will cause a more instantaneous reaction in the VSI[exits]number_of_exits=1exit_rate.0=0.4 ;Percent per second[Radios]Com.1=1,0Com.2=1,0Nav.1=1,0,1Nav.2=1,0,0Audio.1=1Adf.1=1,0Transponder.1=1Marker.1=1Adf.2=0,0[Views]eyepoint=12.6, -2.036, -1.9 //Longitudinal, Lateral, Vertical (feet)[LIGHTS]//Types: 1=beacon, 2=strobe, 3=navigation, 4=cockpit, 5=landing, 6

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Found it...It was in the .air file.record 1548 Turbo prop torque scalars vs RhoIt was appearently messed up. I copied and pasted the same record from the Dash 8's .air file and my props started working. My RPM needles seem to go whacko when the plane settles into it's cruise, but I'll wager that's a matter of prop pitch settings.

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