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  1. zubart

    Aviation movies sugestions

    Note sure if this was mentioned,,,,,,1964, "Fate is the Hunter", Glenn Ford. Great movie!
  2. zubart

    What was your best purchase 2016?

    I would have to say x-plane 10, IXEG's 737CL and PMDG's DC-6. I fly more x-plane now than FSX.
  3. zubart

    Computer crashed , now what.

    I have an 8700 too and installed a 960 in it and It would not boot up at first. It's been a while, but I remember it was a simple fix like a BIOS update from Dell.
  4. zubart

    Falling in love with X-Plane

    I agree with your post. I've been a long time FXS user. I picked up XP 6 months ago and have been very impressed with some of the lighting effects and emersion factor. I also like the freeware airports that look amazing and add to the emersion. The add-on aircraft fly very well and realistic in XP and I'm very happy with the Saab, Carenado, JAR330, and FFB767. XP is relatively easy on the wallet too for what you get. Now I probably go to XP 3 out of 4 SIM events. There are room for improvements to be made in XP, but for now XP continues to draw me in .........
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    B737NGX Update

    Ok Kyle, Done. Operations Center says I have Version 1.10.6461 and the NGX is running really good. I do like the livery downloader too... thanks.
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    B737NGX Update

    Rich and Kyle, thanks and very helpful. That old saying applies here, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it'...... I think I'll skip the update again for now....
  7. zubart

    B737NGX Update

    Ok. I'll keep that in mind, still using FSX.
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    B737NGX Update

    Thanks Rich. I'm rather happy with my current install but thought I'd give the update another consideration by reviewing the changes. I actually remember a lengthy list. Anybody?
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    B737NGX Update

    I haven't' updated my NGX yet. I was planning to do that this weekend but would like to review what the NGX update changes. I've searched the forum but can't find this list. Could someone provide a link or the actual list of changes? Thanks,
  10. It's the weather radar controls.
  11. N1 Limits are selected automatically by the FMC. If you go to the N1 page, you'll see AUTO is the default mode. You can manually select N1 though. If you don't want the default TO (max N1 limit) you can select a de-rate or put in an assumed temperature in the SEL TEMP on the Takeoff Ref page. For climb, the FMC defaults to CLB (max N1 climb limit). CLB-1 reduces climb thrust by 10% and CLB-2 by 20%. Normally these last two are not selected as it uses more fuel in the climb phase. ACCEL HT is the altitude that flap retraction begins and the airplane accelerates towards flaps up climb speed. Cutback is an altitude the N1 rolls back and restore is the altitude that CLB N1 is restored. This is use at airports like KSNA that require a quiet climb out after takeoff (Noise Abetment procedures). At cutback altitude, (800 feet AGL at KSNA), N1 TO thrust goes from TO to about a 25% roll back (about 78% N1) The pitch attitude must be lowered to maintain V2 + 15 until the restore altitude.
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    Elevator Trim not working properly!

    Just a side note. The 737 elevator does not trim. Your actually trimming the stabilizer. :rolleyes:
  13. zubart

    Regretful purchases for FSX

    Justflight 737 Professional. I should have done my homework better before I purchased this crap. The overhead panel is not accurate, especially the electrical panel. The flight model is terrible and the engines produce waaaay toooo much thrust. The airplane is like a space shuttle. The VC is hard to see for some reason in my opinion and the night lighting looks like crap too. Being a retired 737 pilot with over 10,000 hours of flight time in a real 737-200, I should know a few things, okay. I usually don't have buyers remorse, but I am having it with this purchase! I eventually downloaded the Tinmouse 737-200 even though its only 2-D, but I absolutely love this one. The Ariane 737NG (original) was a disappointment, primarily because it was buggy and the Vnav was crap and the product support was not there.
  14. I've been using the PMDG 737NG since it first came out so I know it pretty well, I thought and I think it's a great MSFS product.Today I found an error with a dual-autopilot go-around. On a CAT IIIA approach at minimums, I executed a MAP by pushing the TO/GA button twice, twice to get a full thrust go-around. I noticed that the B autopilot disengaged, the A remained on, and there was no autopilot ROLL controll of the airplane with A on. The go-around should have been flown with duel-autopilots up to MCP altitude where B autopilot would disengage.I did another CAT IIIA, except this time I pushed the TO/GA button once and the go-around was flown correctly as a duel-autopilot go-around.Searching, I could not find any disscussion of this error. Is this a know problem?Thanks,John Floyd
  15. zubart

    Decision height

    For CAT I approach, Desision Altitude (DA) is referenced to MSL height and determined by the BARO altimter, refer to the approach plate. The 737NG is certifided for CAT II/IIIA approaches using Decision Height (DH). Set the desision height using the RADIO MINS selector on the EFIS control panel. All CAT IIIa approaches must use autoland in normal ops. CAT II is not an autoland.For CAT II (DH), set approach plate minimums or 100' (which ever is higher) RAIDO MINS. For CAT IIIA (DH), always set 50' RADIO MINS.Good luck,John Floyd