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  1. Hi all, I am trying to obtain an airport timetable, showing who (airline), where (destination) and when (time of flight) for EGCN (Doncaster and Sheffield Airport) so I can create some realistic flight plans. Leeds Bradford does a timetable but I can only find live arrivals and departures on the Doncaster Sheffield website. Does anyone have a clue where I can get such information? Might have to look at Flight Radar if not.
  2. pete_agreatguy

    REX forward ports for downloading real weather? That works :D I need to update my signature :)
  3. pete_agreatguy

    REX forward ports for downloading real weather?

    Oh no! So it does. I know what that is. It's because my security certificate isn't from my hoster but a third party. It is safe to use. TBH: I'd thought I had fixed that but obviously not :( ... it's made the to - do - list Thanks for informing :)
  4. pete_agreatguy

    REX forward ports for downloading real weather?

    FSRealWX is free to use. With the option to upgrade for extra features. Agreed though that the former or REX weather engine is as good as Active Sky. In fact, I tried to obtain a key for Active Sky Evolution but HiFi refused to sell me a key because it was no longer supported.
  5. pete_agreatguy

    REX forward ports for downloading real weather?

    In my second post I stated that I had given up on getting the REX weather engine to work. The REX textures are working fine and I never stated any issues with the textures (I probably should have done so). I have moved over to another weather engine product (fsrealwx in this instance).
  6. pete_agreatguy

    REX forward ports for downloading real weather?

    Hi forkedtail, FS Real is working :/ Has been since I started using it lol
  7. pete_agreatguy

    REX forward ports for downloading real weather?

    REX are yes ... So is fsrealwx.
  8. Hi all, I've installed 737-600/700/800/900 with model update. I have a panel state issue upon initial load into FS9 with all liveries. Everything works fine except for the logo light not working. i.e. The tail logo doesn't light up. However, if I load the default 737-700 cold and dark flight from select a flight, go through the checklists to power up using either APU or Ground Power; this then fixes the issue of the logo light not working, including on all liveries (i.e. without exiting FS9, creating a new flight). Is there a way for me to save the panel state for the 737? Thank you in advance for any help on this. EDIT: Resolved (solution below) Found out that you cannot save the panel state for the 737 series. PMDG Source. So I've found a temporary solution for myself. I'll write it here for others if they have this issue and want to resolve it too ... 1) Load FS9 2) Choose "Select a Flight" 3) In the list choose PMDG > 737-700 cold and dark 4) Once the flight has loaded (the aircraft will be in a default cold and dark state) ... Press the alt key > World > Go to Airport ... load an airport you want to start at usually (call it your home airport) ... don't bother changing the time once you are at your home airport in a cold and dark state (as you will probably always change this anyway). 5) Once loaded at your home airport, go through the checklist in the aircraft to a panel state you are comfortable with in starting at in every flight; i.e. a panel state where you are at a point in the checklist you are comfortable at starting at for every flight you do. For me I went through the checklist up until FMC entries prior to PUSHBACK & START. However I have to change or update the following: a. OVHD > Set cruise altitude and destination airport elevation b. OVHD > Fuel pumps check (dependant on fuel load) c. OVHD > Start APU or select Ground Power (checking of electrical systems) d. OVHD > APU bleed switch ON/OFF (for starting engines) e. OVHD > double check YAW is set to ON e. MCP > Course, Heading (runway), initial ATC altitude cleared to, VNAV, LNAV, double check AUTOBRAKE setting RTO, initial Speed, Flight Director ON etc ... f. Then continue checklist's from FMC entries, then PUSHBACK and Engine Start. 6) Save the flight (press alt key > Flight > Save as ... Name it PMDG 737 Custom start > tick the box "make default flight". 7) Now everytime you load FS9 to do a flight, it will load the above default state for the PMDG 737. Once FS9 has loaded, you MUST click Fly Now so it loads the flight above. Once loaded, you can then create a new flight as you would normally, noting that you have to start from the following checklist (as mentioned in step 5 above).
  9. pete_agreatguy

    REX forward ports for downloading real weather?

    Hi all, UPDATE: Decided to give up on REX weather engine. I'm using instead now :) It is working so I just use the REX textures :)
  10. Hi all, I've been having issues with my REX weather updating with real weather. It was working fine on Monday. I tried today and it has stopped updating. Adding the exe to my firewall (software) helped resolve this on Monday but it has stopped working tonight again. Does anyone know the ports that REX uses for downloading real weather as I am convinced it is my router. I already run the exe's in administrator mode on Windows 7 x64 bit. Many thanks for your help in advanced.
  11. pete_agreatguy

    Active Sky Evolution (aes) for FS9

    Hi all, I've managed to sort the issues out that I was having with the REX weather engine. Within the main REX (FS2004) interface, under "Configuration Manager", at step 3 have the following settings: - Enable Auto launch REX weather engine = ticked - Eable auto launch FS = unticked - Minimise REX when FS starts = ticked - Enable Metar Real Visibility = ticked - Enable VATSIM weather = ticked * Enabled realistic storm wind shear and updrafts * Enable realistic icing effects - Enable TStorm dominance when CB reported in Metar = ticked Those that are marked with a * were the settings causing my stalling issues at high altitudes. With these settings turned off, the REX weather engine works just as good as Active Sky 6.5 now and I am getting the correct up to date weather (within a period of 15 mins depending on server updates). Hope this of help to others :) To get REX weather engine working with FS2004 (FS9): 1) Do not load FS yet. Disable any background processes not required (to boost available resources). 2) Open the REX weather engine from your start menu or desktop shortcut (run as admin is recommended). 3) Load FS and load your flight so you are parked at the gate/stand. Do not start any checklist yet. 4) Within the REX weather engine window (press Alt + Tab until you reach this window), click on "Load WX" and then "Minimise" :) 5) Alt + Tab back into FS and the rex engine should update the weather (you'll see scrolling text informing you). 6) Fly :) Feel free to load the main interface to get up to date weather metar data for a specific airport (main interface > weather [select real time weather] > enter the icao code and click submit).
  12. pete_agreatguy

    Active Sky Evolution (aes) for FS9

    Thanks for the input so far all. RE: REX Weather Engine ... Doing a flight from EGLL to OMDB at cruise now (FL390). I've nearly stalled twice now due to the wind changing suddenly. Due to this, I've turned off REX Weather engine and am using the default Jeppesen engine instead. Is there any settings that may cause this in the REX config manager or weather options? RE: FS Global Real Weather; too expensive for my liking with ASE being a good £10 cheaper. So if I were to upgrade; I'd get the Evolution :)
  13. pete_agreatguy

    Active Sky Evolution (aes) for FS9

    Me and my mate have only just realised that REX has it's own weather engine for realistic weather. We're going to give it a try before deciding whether or not to upgrade to the ASE. From what I can tell so far, it is up to date and providing what we want :) I don't recall a server update :/ but it certainly has not been providing the correct weather for some time. Thanks for correcting me, it was a typo (I'm dyslexic).
  14. Is it cheaper anywhere else as I can only find it on SimMarket at the moment :( I need to upgrade as had enough of ActiveSky v6.5 not updating properly. Thanks
  15. pete_agreatguy

    Man A380 Arr/Dep times please June 3rd

    Hi @WotanUK, Thank you for the fast reply. Please can you clarify which of those times you listed were depart times and which were arrival? Planning on going to the viewing park as I cannot drive and therefore get the train across :)