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  1. Hi, You can as well hold down the "tab" key on your keyboard while rotating the Alt knob with your mousewheel.
  2. Hi, I really hope that they will create an A320. Like this it can be avoided that they produce some other aircraft like an Embraer E-Jet and prevent some other developer from doing this, because they think its already on the market. With the A320 they can't to much damage. A high qualitity one is already in the making (Fenix) as well as an amazing freeware (FBW). If you want an A320 with bad lateral navigation capabilities, default systems, an awful soundpack and ridiciulous support you can then go for the Aerosoft A320. Kind regards Martin
  3. Hi, I would find a gauge that shows if the pressure on the stick or yoke ist "trimmed away" extremely helpful. When i fly in real life, i feel if the aircraft is well trimmed, because the pressure on your stick or yoke simply disappears. This is something that is hard to simulate in any flightsimulator i ever used. I just cant get the trim right. I am always chasing it. A bit to much, not enough, a bit to much,.... Especially during the approach it makes it a lot harder to be stable. I think PMDG hat something on their 777 PFD during FSX times that showed if the aircraft is trimmed right. As far as i remember it was a inidcation which speed the aircraft will settle at. Kind regards Martin
  4. @Damian Clark As soon as you release Active Sky to MSFS i will buy it at day one. I was using Active Sky for years in the other sims and for me it was always spot on. I was flying the aerosoft CRJ yesterday and the MSFS stock weather engine created an outside air temperature of +25°C at 29.000ft. Something like this has never happened with Active Sky 🙂 Kind regards Martin
  5. Hi, In some situations, I find the sim way to bright as well. A simple brightness slider like we had it in P3D would be amazing. The washed out and overbright feeling strongly depends on the quality of the orthos. In places where yo have good quality images in Bing, the colours and lighting looks amazing. East of LOWI for example, the bing images do have a strange milky, light green touch which makes it look quite strange during daytime. I fly in this region in real life and I can asure you, its by far not as bright there. A sunglass function, as it was present in the Alpha would be a nice addition as well. Martin
  6. Hi, I still think its quite a solid release. It's running stable. I didn't have a single CTD since I joined the alpha. I am not used to stable running flightsims developed by Microsoft on release. I agree that setting up a controller is quite awful and that some things are lacking, but compared to how unusable FSX was at release, FS2020 is a dream. The flightdynamics and systems of default aircraft never where amazing in any sim. I remember how shocked I was about the standard C172 in XPlane 11. But be honest, how many hours did you spend in default aircraft in the last years? I fly general aviation aircraft in real world and did some hours in the default C172 in the sim yesterday. I reduced the sensitivity of my Alpha Flight Controls a bit and have to say, I found it pretty ok. Not A2A level, but for sure not worse than the default C172s in FSX or XPlane. Regarding weather: I flew around Portugal and for the first time in a sim without any addons, I had the felling I am flying in some sort of "alive" air. I could feel some thermals and realistic bumps. After that flight I changed to the new Zell am See (LOWZ) scenery that was released by GAYA Simulations yesterday and flew around Austria (where I fly in real life). I have to admit that the bumps and thermals are way to exaggerated, when you come close to the mountains. I was using "Live weather" and yesterday evening was a pretty calm one. So, overall I am very optimistic that this will become the gamechanger we all ware hoping for. Was it released to early? Yes. Doese it have huge potential? Definately yes 🙂 Kind regards Martin
  7. They look amazing. Can you please upload them on AVSIM? Kind regards Martin
  8. Hi, When I try to move the speed bugs with the mousewheel at one of the 4 corners of the instrument, all bugs are moving simultaniously. How can I move just one single bug? Kind regards Martin
  9. Hi, The climbrate is really poor unfortunately and for me that is the only real downturn on the Aquila. Cruise speed is fine, considering that ther is only a 100bHP engine working in the front. At 75% you cruise at around 110kts true airspeed. The comfort for longer journeys is unbeatable. You sit on proper seats (compared to the french garden chairs you find in a Robin DR400 for example) which are adjustable and have a nice headrest, the cabin is noticable wider than on other aircraft of this category. In addition you have a real nice boot for your bags when you do longer trips. The range with nearly 6 hours is amazing. She is in general easy to handle. The only thing I find is that, compared to the DA20 for example, you have a bit worse visibility to the front. Thats why I find it a bit harder in the A210 to do a super "grease" landing. In the stall she is also a bit more "aggresive" then the DA20 (eventhough far from really aggresive). Due to the quite short wing when you really stall it, the wing tilts noticable more then the DA20 does. But even when you release the controls in the stall, she dives a bit and recovers more or less without any further input. So the handling is pretty forgiving, I would say. Oh, and in the flare she flooooaaaaaats :-) So don't come in hot and high. So over all the Aquila has far more pros then cons and is a reliable little aeroplane with amazing comfort :-) At the moment Rotax is testing their new 135BHP engine on an Aquila. With that engine, it would be the perfect two seater. Me and the Aquila over Venice :-)
  10. Hi, I fly the real Aquila regulary (no G500 equipment though). So, if you have any questions, feel free to ask ;-) Regards Martin
  11. I bought it some time ago and still love it :-) Don't forget, you have to buy the Carenado 210 PLUS the Simcoders expansion pack.
  12. And if you want something faster with an HSI included try the Cessna 210 from Carenado with the Simcoders Reality Expansion pack. https://www.simcoders.com/reality-expansion-pack/overview Both the expansion pack by Simcoders, was well as the Airfoillabs C172 are currently on sale at the Xplane.org store :-)
  13. Hi, The Airfoillabs 172 has almost all of it, but no HSI unfortunately. But it has a lot of other nice goodies for training (take a look at the video above). Cruise speed is around 110kias which matches our flying clubs DR400 pretty good. I don't know how fast the DR500 is in cruise though :-) Kind regards Martin
  14. Ok, also looking forward to that citation now :smile: :smile: :smile:
  15. Goran, I must admit that your forum posts are always written in a normal, polite and customer friendly way. And for sure the behaviour of some of the developers at X-Aviation is not your fault. But as a publisher who sells his stuff over there....can you just tell the guys to sometimes calm down before posting (count slowly from 1 to 10, have a cold shower, whatever...) Something like this is really bad marketing (and no, I am not the quoted user "donnergurke").
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