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  1. ORBX 50% SALE

    I would love to pick up some of the airports like KBZN but I don't want to have to buy those regions as "prerequisite" products. It seems silly to spend money to be able to purchase an additional scenery.
  2. Aerosoft CRJ current status?

    It still can't quite fly in a straight line among other things, but now that 4.2 is out they have said an update to the CRJ is undergoing testing. Hopefully that solves its issues as I would really like to have it back in my hangar probably much like many other owners of the CRJ.
  3. Landing the 777, what's going on?

    It's strange I've had the issue at Flytampa AMS before and I've also had no issues there. Today I landed at T2G LFPG and had no issues. Strange, I'll try to record my landings and post a video of when it goes wrong. Thomas Swehla
  4. Landing the 777, what's going on?

    Okay I'll have a look at trying F1 before F2. As far as my controller, it just goes down to zero, in others words it does not handle reverse thrust. Whenever I land I just tap F2 to get into reverse. Thomas Swehla
  5. Landing the 777, what's going on?

    Yeah I usually approach at Vref+5, stabilized by 1000', I try to follow the FCOM I have. The flight into AMS was 152 kts on final with the autothrottle. It idled at 30ft like it usually does but on touchdown the plane seems confused, I can't the reversers open until the nose wheel comes down. Also worth pointing out that it does not decelerate at all. You could literally go to the end of the runway still at 150 kts with the nose up. I haven't been able to check the exterior view often when this happens, but the one time I did, the spoilers couldn't decide if they were extended or retracted and the main gear was bouncing a bit. These even happens with hard landings. For throttle control I use a Logitech Extreme 3D pro. It is rather old and there may be some noise on the throttle axis but I don't know if that would affect it.
  6. Landing the 777, what's going on?

    So recently I've found a rather strange and annoying issue when landing the 777, both the 200LR and 300ER. This is in P3Dv4.1 777 version 1.10.8448. So I fly most approaches manually but with the autothrottle engaged. Upon touchdown, it seems that sometimes the airplane doesn't quite register it is on the ground. I hear the speedbrakes coming up, but the PFD speedtape glitches between NO VSPD and how it normally is during flight. At this point the nose is still up and the aircraft is not decelerating even though the throttles have come to idle. I also cannot seem to activate the reversers either. Autobrakes were set at 2 and still no deceleration. It wasn't until I forced the nose down that I heard the touchdown sounds and the reversers deploy. I've also seen this happen to twitch streamers before while landing the 777. In the options I also have A/T override in flare enabled. For some reason, replicating this issue is difficult, it usually happens during a normal flight, as today it happened upon landing at EHAM from KSFO. Now if I just load in the 777 on a runway, takeoff just as is, fly a pattern, and land manually, everything works as it should. I also use FSUIPC but only for autosave and do not have any controls mapped with it. Any help is greatly appreciated. -Thomas Swehla
  7. From what I have read, given that the REX weather engine has always been questionable, it seems SF3D is just a dressed up version of REX Texture Direct, which I even ditched for ENVTEX and ASCA quite some time ago. So far I haven't seen any strong evidence that SF3D is as amazing or is a huge improvement over TD/soft clouds to make me want to buy the product.
  8. CaptainSim 757 NOT a beta but 1.0 release

    I agree that it is buggy, but I would say it's also a bit flawed. The engine physics modelling is reminiscent of default FSX aircraft where it may as well not even be a jet engine because you can spool up or down in no time at all. The engine sounds are also nothing special, extremely quiet at idle as well. I will say I appreciate the autopilot and FMS is working quite well at this point but it seems they've really botched the immersion.
  9. Win10 1709 P3D wont open

    How strange. I managed to solve this issue by downloading the June 2010 directx redistributables from Microsoft. I then ran the installer and pointed it towards a folder on my desktop. In there were all the .cab files of the directx redistributables. From those I extracted out the the same dll files as the ones in the error message and replaced them in system32. I guess somehow the graphics drivers got corrupted. Thanks Nvidia.
  10. Win10 1709 P3D wont open

    So just yesterday I did a full reinstall of windows on my machine and I installed P3D v4.1 but the program will not launch due to this error: At a loss for what to do. Maybe it's from being on 1709? Any help would be greatly appreciated, I'm pretty desperate to get this up and running.
  11. Eaglesoft airplanes coming, but not to v4?

    I was pretty interested in this until they mentioned no Navigraph support. I'm not willing to fly it unless I can be on the current AIRAC.
  12. Top 5 addons in your opinion

    AS16+ASCA Chaseplane Navigraph Ultimate Orbx Global/OpenLC PMDG 737/747/777
  13. Turbine Duke Native P3D v4

    I had the Legacy and Duke in FSX, but now I use P3D v4. Any way I can get the P3D versions?
  14. KSTL Taxi2Gate

    I too wonder about this. I was thinking about picking up STL for the VATSIM FNO tonight.
  15. Majestic Dash 8 Q400 coming October 23 for P3D v4

    +4 For fspilotshop... As much as I dislike simmarket I might have to stick with them in the future.