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have you seen the awesome ATR-42 from F. S

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Have not had much time to fly it since my computer locks up (thanks xp) it is an incredible looking aircraft...the virtual cockpit is equal to anything microsoft put out in it's original release...check it out, it is a beauty!:(

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Hi, I don't think XP is the problem.Have you gotton all of the updates?Possible driver problem.You might want to check (or have checked) BIOS SETTINGS.Possible mismatch with some somponents?Possible memory (hardware) problem?Might need do a reformat and reload?Is your Power supply powerful enough for your system?Maybe scandisk?I hope I am not insulting your knowledge or puter expertise.YOu probably know much more about puters than I do.If any of this helps, hooray.If not, I at least get an E for effort.Have a great day.jimbo747

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Completely agree about this ATR, it's absolutely stonking. Has no-one else tried it?Give it a go if you haven't! :-)

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Hiya,Is this Gmax do you know?It looks real good :)Anniette xxxxxxxxx

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It sounds great! Where can i find it ?(I already tried a search for ATR-42 and the author's name at AVSIM)Could someone give me a file name please?

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I got it last night.I love the 2d panel but i do think just the VC forward bitmap needs some clean up work.It's a bit discolored with little blue dots in it as if it's not that high of a resolutions.I understand this to save FPS but iam wonder if that's why it looks like that or not .Just curious not complaining.I have wanted a nice ATR for along time Richard Dillon KATLSr First Officer www.jetstarairlines.com"Bill Grabowski's"ERJ-145 panel Beta TeamMD-11 panel Beta Team____________________________"Lets Roll" 9/11 Specs AMD 1600 XP 512MB DDR GF3 ti 200 64MB SBliveCh Products Yoke and Pedals(usb)Windows 2000 SP2

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The plane is pretty nice. I would like to see some texture reflections, higher res textures, and the alignment of the textures is somewhat off on the back. Openning doors would be nice too. There's a GMax ATR with these things on AVSIM right now but it doesn't have that good ATR shape like this one does.

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Very good plane indeed... Nice visuals and very good cockpit.If only it flew right... :-(I took it for a test flight yesterday but the flight model dissapointed me.Pitty, because it's a very nice looking a/c and pretty panel...George DorkofikisAthens, Hellas

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"Openning doors would be nice too"Mine has opening doors ! :)

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Thanks for your kind words.There is a mistake in the aircraft.cfg file which makes it impossible to manually tune radios by mouse-clicks. I uploaded a fix for this yesterday, but it didn't appear yet in the library. Here is a quick fix:Open the file aircraft.cfg with notepad and scroll down to the [radios] section. You will find the following text:[Radios]// Radio Type=availiable, standby frequency, has glide slopeAudio.1=1Com.1=1, 1Com.2=1, 1Nav.1=1, 1, 1Nav.2=1, 1, 0Adf.1=1Transponder.1=1Marker.1=1Modify it to read as follows:[Radios]// Radio Type=availiable, standby frequency, has glide slopeAudio.1=1Com.1=1, 0Com.2=1, 0Nav.1=1, 0, 1Nav.2=1, 0, 0Adf.1=1Transponder.1=1Marker.1=1The values to modify are in the Com and Nav lines.This should fix it. My apologies for the mistake. I didn't catch it as I am always let FS2002 ATC do the automatic COM frequency change, and also use FSNAV to tune the NAV frequencies by drag-and drop from the map, but never tune the radios by clicking. As the radios are the default King Air ones, I didn't expect anything like this to happen.Happy flying,Francisco S

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George, I'd very much appreciate if you could provide me with data to improve the flight model, as I'm no pilot myself. What is wrong, exactly?F. S

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Hi,I will consider adding some more reflections for future repaints; I suspect that my video card is somehow not rendering correclty colours or images in FS, as I see in my PC too much reflections (it does have reflections) and I modified the alpha channels before uploading to make them not so aparent. I also din't notice about the blue dots mentioned here in the VC panel bmp, so I serisly start to think I should replace my viedo card.Regarding the texture alignment on the back... one more I didn't notice. Last week, when doing the final things such as landing lights, etc, I discovered that the makemdl module supplied by MS with wouldn't put landing and taxi lights in VC. So I decided to upgrade to the last makemdl version they released. That almost trashed the whole project; they introduced a major BUG which made unusable any project made in inches (as their tutorials are). My project was in inches, and there was no easy way to change it to meters. About 50% of the parts completely lost texture alignment. Now I notice that the tail section also lost alignment, but much less than the others, that's why I missed that one. I'll make a fix for this.I also didn't dare to make higher res textures because of the scenery blurriness which tends to appear when too many resources are used.Thanks for the feedback,Paco (F. S

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>George, I'd very much appreciate if you could provide me with data to improve the flight model, as I'm no pilot myself. What is wrong, exactly?F. S

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I am not in a position to look for it now, but a gentleman made a ATR nd included both a Alitalia and American Eagle livery with it. The nw ATR in GMAX is simply way too "trim sensitive". I'm sure if you type in ATR in a search that you will find the one I am talking about here or at Flightsim. I believe that I am using the airfile that came with that package instead. My hesitation comes b/c I switch airfiles so much, I could have swapped that original airfile out and forgotten about it. Anyway, check it out, it is smooth. Makes it an entirely new bird. And make sure to rename the "sim" line in the .cfg, or rename the airfile to match the one that he has in there now. (for all of the newbies) or the sim won't recognize the new one.Ciao.

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here is what i ment by the VC bitmap being spoted with blue which i guess is actually more purple although this screenshot does not really show it due to the jpeg compressionI do have VC quality maxed.Also the 29.20 drivers.The drivers are not the problem because I have no other problems with any other panel.This is a wonderful addition to FS.I hope you continue work on it.My last suggest would be to the add ACP-GPS above the throttle quadurant and to the 2d panel itself the same way just as you would see in the 42 series.The 72 series has a more modern GPS.Iam not claiming to know alot about the ATR because I have never actually been in one but my suggestion comes from photo's i have seen of the 42 :) Richard Dillon KATLSr First Officer www.jetstarairlines.com"Bill Grabowski's"ERJ-145 panel Beta TeamMD-11 panel Beta Team____________________________"Lets Roll" 9/11 Specs AMD 1600 XP 512MB DDR GF3 ti 200 64MB SBliveCh Products Yoke and Pedals(usb)Windows 2000 SP2

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Hi Paco :)BIG Question !!!!!!!!Can I paint it ??????????? hmmmmmmm :)Anniette xxxxxxxxxx

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Mike,if you posted a link it did not display for me...don't know why :-( . Could you please post it again?Thanks! :D

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I had that problem long time ago. It was due to a program running in the background called "Ad-Substract". or any program that blocks ads or pop-ups.IF youcannot get the link then you can search for download ID: 15442 in the advanced search in the library.Take careMike

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I can try and make the changes...Can you contact me via Email ?oal132@hol.grGeorge DorkofikisAthens, Hellas

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If you should get permission, will you also do an Air Dolomiti version? :-) Provided that they actually have ATRs with four-blade props...

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