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    Private Pilot, Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rated, CFI, SEL, MEL Stopped flying in 1983 for Medical Reasons.

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  1. Actually, when the word gets out about MSFS 2020, it may stop the spread of COVID19, because everyone will be at home, in front of their computer. A software pandemic ends a biological pandemic ... This is not your father's Oldsmobile.
  2. Excellent for you, Peter. But I'm one of those guys who would rather have a notebook open in front of me ... it just seems more natural and easier to navigate. BTW my images from the 747 tutorial are so dark, it's hard for me to read them off a computer as well. Maybe I'm getting glaucoma. Here's one each from the 777 tutorial and the 747 tutorial.
  3. I'm not sure if it's just me, or if others are having this problem, but when I print out the 747 v3 tutorial, all the images are much too dark. I solved this problem by meticulously taking each image and adjusting the levels in photoshop, saving the results as a separate PDF page, then binding them together into one document. The resultant prints were MUCH easier for these old eyes to read. If there is any interest, I would be happy to upload the PDF to the AVSIM library. Has anyone else had a problem with the images printing too dark? Dennis Trawick
  4. Sometimes when I have digital conundrums, I use a search engine to find a workaround or solution.
  5. ACARS ... the surprise is ACARS ... some serious deducing went into my official guess. Perhaps I'll win a prize. After all, I was very close in guessing about the Operations Center. My guess was flushable latrines.
  6. Froogle mentioned in his "first impressions" video that there were over 400 pages of documentation. Is there more than is listed on the PMDG website document page? Thanks
  7. PMDG does not publish release times.
  8. This makes you my new best friend.
  9. I must admit, I enjoy working through tutorials. I get a lot of information from YouTube, Angle of Attack, and other educational venues, but nothing ties all this knowledge together better than a well written tutorial. Step by step with information and options on a written page ... yeah, that's the ticket. Ryan has written some wonderful tutorials for PMDG, especially on the 737 NGX and the 777. His tutorial #2 on the NGX is a masterpiece. I have worked these tutorials so often, I can almost do them without reference, ALMOST. It's a very time consuming and difficult effort to produce a good tutorial, I'm sure. So I had an idea. Wouldn't it be great for some of the very knowlegeable and willing participants of this forum to generate their own tutorials, publish them on AVSIM in a collected location and open them to scrutiny and conversation. Let's take some of the pressure off Ryan, and let him finish #2 on the 777. These tutorials wouldn't have to broad cold and dark to shutdown tutorials (although they certainly could be), but could concentrate on a particular aspect of 777 operations, such as fueling, flight planning, in flight operations, emergency procedures, etc. We could even have contests, voted on by members, for best tutorials in certain categories. The possiblities are endless. A lot of the AVSIM members, like me, are retired and have some spare time to contribute. What do you think?
  10. No download link available for me, as well. I'm logged into my account, I can pull up the order, but there is no download link. Please advise.
  11. This hurts. AVSIM is like a second family to me. Thanks Tom. God Bless You. See you soon, my friend.
  12. Congratulations, Scot. But, with all the work I've put into this, I fully expect a free version of your software Someone told me once that bug fixing in software was a lot like solving a murder. Logical, step by step, removing suspects one at a time. Way to go. P.S. Oh yeah, I forgot. My LINDA 2.6.2 is working flawlessly.
  13. Great news, Scot. Find that little bugger and stomp on it!
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