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  1. stretch1365

    FSX has run out of available memory!

    Hi Jim, I will have a look at your comments above tomorrow. I have been flying this last week by just leaving that one scenery .bgl renamed and adding a few freeware airports to fill the gaps. Thanks for your advice.
  2. stretch1365

    FSX has run out of available memory!

    Hi Jim, I will have a look through the library. I am not sure what happened exactly to my original scenery file, and typically the first time I forgot to make a copy before doing anything..............Lesson learned. At least I can fly again, if not at Johannesburg for the minute, while I find out what has gone on. Thanks for your help, really appreciated. Regards. Dave Phillips.
  3. stretch1365

    FSX has run out of available memory!

    Hi Jim, Well I just hate having the sim out of action, especially if I don't know the cause. I found some time to try your recommendations last night. I renamed the scenery cfg, fsx cfg and .dll files so that they wouldn't work, but nope I still get the "out of memory error". So this got me thinking about what I had done just before the error started to happen, and I realised that whilst trying to see if it was possible to get all AI traffic to go to the new FAOR scenery instead of FAJS I had done something really stupid. I had used that little program to redo the AI flight plans from fs9 to fsx is it EIFP13 or something like that, to find out where the default scenery was located. FSX/Scenery/0605/scenery/apx55410.bgl..............Anyway thinking I was being smart I scanned through this file and looked for FAJS which I found and changed to FAOR. It didn't work so I changed it back to FAJS. Now is it possible to have corrupted this file in some way just by changing that one name? Experimenting last night I found if I isolate this one file by changing the .bgl title the sim starts up perfectly but Johannesburg is no longer in the airports list, which I would expect as I turned that scenery off effectively. If there is some way my messing, which I have to say I am reluctant to do in fsx to this extent usually, has caused this file to be altered can I change it back or am I able to somehow get a downloaded one from somewhere. I should mention perhaps I have boxed fsx acceleration if that helps. Regards. David Phillips.
  4. stretch1365

    FSX has run out of available memory!

    Hi Jim, Thanks for your reply. I am thinking the memory on the motherboard is ok, as Xplane works fine, so I will try the other option first and look at the dll files, although it will most likely have to wait until the weekend as I am now back at work for a few days. Regards, David Phillips.
  5. So yesterday I flew from Nairobi to Johannesburg in the MD-11 recreating the second flight of the recent Air-Clips MD-11 video on Youtube. I had a great flight and all was well, not one issue. I had the freeware Nairobi airport scenery installed from here, and on landing decided to download some Johannesburg scenery also from here, which also changed the airport designater from FAJS to FAOR. However after finding I was unable to redirect all of my World of AI traffic to the new FAOR airport changed it back and removed the Johannesburg scenery. Today I started up the sim and I am getting "Your computer has run out of available memory error" even before the sim has loaded up. I think it got to 17%, and after a frustrating day cannot figure out what has happened. I am running windows 7 64bit with 8gb ram and an i3 with nvidia 5770 graphics card. There is more than enough memory on the main hard drive, and FSX is installed on a separate internal drive of 1tb which isn't even a 1/3rd full yet. I know my spec is quite old now but it does work and reliably which means I keep using it. I use AS16, GEX and UTX along with FSUIPC4 and Track IR. I read your CTD guide and removed the fsx cfg file as suggested, although not sure if I did the scenery one thinking about it now, I may have. Anyway every time I started the sim I got the same warning, so put things back as they were. I tried the event viewer and Appcrash program you suggest but nothing from today. I have checked through the forum and can only find similar problems when others are landing at large airports after long flights, which I know is an fsx issue. Just to test my system I ran XP10 which I do struggle to run well, but it does run and that worked fine, so I think the issue is a program related one maybe. Anyway, I hope someone here might be able to point me in the right direction. Best regards. David Phillips.
  6. stretch1365

    Engine shut down and GSX issue.

    I think I have it sorted. Checked through FSUIPC and found in the Throttle Calibration two throttles had the "filter" box ticked and two didn't. Unticked them all and seems to work now. I just repeated the same test as before. F4 and engines off in the VC and nothing, no movement of the aircraft. GSX works too. I guess having a throttle filtered caused the aircraft to detect a slight throttle response from the Saitek throttle and keep the engines running. Anyway thanks for your help Kyle...........Much appreciated.
  7. stretch1365

    Engine shut down and GSX issue.

    I moved the FSUIPC ini file to the fsx root folder and as you predicted GSX is working now, although I only loaded the aircraft at TNCM as I had it before, started the engines using the VC controls and moved a few feet forwards before shutting them down again. I will have to look at the FSUIPC ini file and see if the 747 doesn't like a particular axis setting. I do have each aircraft type in fsx with it's own profile............Do you have any ideas before I start?
  8. stretch1365

    Engine shut down and GSX issue.

    Hi that was quick. I was using the controls in the VC to shut the engines down. Also I do have FSUIPC as well.
  9. Today I flew KJFK to TNCM with a relief flight. I use Saitek throttles and GSX for ground vehicles. So I got GSX to do the pushback fine at KJFK, I flew my route and landed ok, parked up and shut down the engines using the fuel control switches in the cockpit, all fine. However the GSX ground marshaller message kept coming up "Please shut down engines". Well I had, I even turned off all the power to the aircraft. I then wondered if this was something caused because the 747 has rotating fans in the engines, which if it is windy would slowly spin, could GSX think that is the engine still turning? I then tried F1 Throttle cut, and the throttle levers moved, mmmmm I tried F4 full throttle and the 747 started moving across the parking spot. Yes i know, all the power was off and engines stopped. So probably there is something somewhere in the PMDG manuals about not using the F1-F4 throttle buttons, but I couldn't find it..............So I am not sure if the GSX thinking the engines are still running is a GSX issue or a PMDG one.............So I will ask here first. Best regards.
  10. stretch1365

    Throttle Levers

    Hi downscc, Yes I saw the other comments right after posting mine, typical. I did see the Ctrl+W reference in the manual and set that up. However I have FSUIPC doing all controllers, and have turned off "controllers" iin FSX. I did that because something else I fly was causing issues with control settings and kept flipping from FSX to FSUIPC assigned controllers. Thanks for your comment though, I will have another look as time allows and try and get the four throttles working independently of each other.
  11. stretch1365

    Pitch and Roll not Responding

    Glad to be of help.
  12. stretch1365

    Throttle Levers

    Hi all, Bought the DC6 today for FSX, I have to say it is amazing! One question which I think I might have sorted but just want confirmation. Would I be right saying that all four throttle levers work as one when working through my Seitek throttle quadrant through FSUIPC. I notice PMDG used F2 and F3 in order to get the reverse thrust working correctly, but I guess in order to do so they ganged all four throttles as one, ie just one working throttle lever not four. Not a problem if they did, just asking.
  13. stretch1365

    Pitch and Roll not Responding

    Hi Moshe, Have you taken the gust lock off down the right side of the pilot seat. The large red lever. Caught me out on my first flight.
  14. stretch1365

    Thrust Reverse Help Needed

    Hi all, Interesting question. I did something similar to what you are asking about a while back. Using my Seitek Throttle quadrants. In FSUIPC it is possible to have an axis and assign different actions depending to the position of the throttle lever in this case and work throttle and reversers. This only worked as an axis not an axis with a button detente like we usually use. Not being on my PC as I write this I might get the procedure wrong slightly, but I think you get the idea. There is a way to assign the travel of the axis to work say Throttle 1, the axis is usually reading is something like 16300 at max throttle and -16300 minimum throttle, but if you alter that last figure to -12000 instead you then have a zone from -12000 to -16000 which you can then assign to reversers, or min throttle I think it is called and get your variable reversers you wanted. Like I said this has to be assigned as part of the throttle sweep not as a button, and while it worked well for some jets it didn't for others in FSX. In the end I got fed up with trying to locate Min Throttle when taxiing and kept going into reverse when I didn't want to, because you have no physical min throttle to pull the throttle back too, so I went back to using the button at the bottom of the throttle lever and having full reverse all the time..............With the throttle your using that has separate reversers you might have more luck. I hope that gives you some ideas to work with.
  15. stretch1365

    AI traffic issues

    It doesn't matter if you use winter or summer timetables for different airlines. It only really becomes an issue if you use a winter and summer timetable for the same airline.