dave_paige

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  1. dave_paige

    PMDG 737NGX Hatswitch Pan

    If you just deleted Chase Plane and didn't uninstall it then it would not have had a chance to restore the default camera views that it replaced when it was installed.
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    P3Dv4 Southwest's new livery (737-800)???

    I'm pretty sure Southwest does not fly the 737-900 so I don't think anyone has painted that variant. But yes the FSX repaints from the AVSIM library or anywhere else should work just fine in P3Dv4. I'm using all of the liveries I had for the NGX in FSX now on the NGX in P3Dv4 with no issues.
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    rex sky force 3d and 737pmdg

    Yep, that's the right one and, yes, it will support the WX radar in the NGX.
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    SHIFT+0,1,2,3,.. keyboard commands don't work

    I believe when once ChasePlane has been used for a particular airframe it wipes out any stock/default camera views. This may be why even if you kill it before you start P3D you get none of the standard views. I think you have to uninstall ChasePlane in order for it to restore the default camera views.
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    2d panels for 737 NGX?

    Incorrect, in addition to the pop up instruments displays, there are 2D panels included with the PMDG NGX for Prepared. The default keys for selecting the 2d panels are shift+1-9. The only area not covered by 2d panels is the throttle quadrant. But that wasn't in the NGX for FSX either.
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    Severe turns

    If I might I'll make a couple of suggestions here... I recommend not loading exporting flight plans from Simbrief into the FMC. Simbrief is a fantastic planning tool and I use it every flight. But I always enter the flight route into the CDU manually. The reason is that, often, things will be missing from the exported plans. Be careful about your aircraft's speed during departures. Particularly if there are sharp turns in the departure. It's possible that you might have to much energy to stay perfectly on the magenta line during a sharp turn. I suggest taking a look at the video tutorials by Flightdeck 2 Sim on YouTube. They are done by a real world 737-800 FO/sim instructor. They are very good and he refers to this exact concern in a couple of his videos about takeoff and flying a SID. I highly recommend his channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ_X7kk3XrHbl6ZWQ4wpfkQ
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    TOPCAT 739 Perf

    I'm concerned about this as well. And I also have a Navigraph subscription. But in the manual it says this... Location of either Aerosoft's NavDataPro or Navigraph's FMS Data (both are payware). Use the version of Aerosoft Airbus A318/A319/A320/A321. So can't we just download that version of the navdata and put it in the correct location?
  8. Just curious, where is RWY 10 at Fort Myers?
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    Landing gear lever isolates in and out

    No problem, glad you got it sorted out. And, really wasn't my doing I just remembered what my buddy went through figuring it out.
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    Landing gear lever isolates in and out

    A friend of mine had the exact same problem. It turned out to be the Virtual Avionics Interface software. He was using that to provide the CDU interface on his iPad. The only way he found to fix it once it started was to uninstall and reinstall the PMDG 737. He tried it twice to confirm that it was that software.
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    geforce gtx 1080 founders edition

    And also just so you are aware the GForce driver v388.13 was found to be buggy and was very quickly updated by nVidia to 388.31 the next day. I think there's even a newer version now.
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    Installing Liveries for PMDGNGX

    To be more specific, what your supposed when the window opens up to select a FILE, you are supposed to navigate to where you have a livery package file, the file will have an extension of .ptp. Select that file and the livery manager will install that livery for you. Dave
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    Line on NGX 700

    I'm surprised no one here has noticed already, but the latest update from PMDG has fixed this problem. Dave
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    Line on NGX 700

    So It's clear the PMDG will still do updates to the FSX version of their products, as there was just a micro patch released. The micro patch did make changes to the -700 installation. Enough that liveries needed to be reinstalled. Unfortunately, it did not fix the graphics glitch, the line on the left aft of the fuselage responds to lighting differently. So I think there is still hope that this will be fixed at some point. Dave
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    Line on NGX 700

    I haven't heard anything but I can confirm that it is happening on my NGX737-700 as well in FSX. A friend of mine has confirmed for me that it does not happen to him in P3D. This appears to be a FSX problem only and I don't believe it's a paint problem. It appears to be a problem with the 3D model of the plane because as you rotate the plane around and the lighting hits it from different angles the line changes color. It looks like there are a couple of polygons that are flipped the wrong way and so they react to light exactly opposite of the rest of the neighboring polygons. Dave