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  1. I am anxious to buy X-plane 12 via Steam. surely, I am not the only one. Every day I check the Steam store without any result. Laminar must realise that many of their customers are awaiting the Seam release.
  2. Could you please tell me how one switch between GPS and Nav mode in the A320 neo. Thank you
  3. Guys, please bear with me. I adjusted the date in P3d to 1 September 2018, but the out of date message remains. Anyway, the effective dates for the Navigraph data is 3 Jan 2019-30 Jan 2019, therefore if the date in the Simulator is set to January 2019 should it not be correct? My Navigraph subscription commenced 129 days ago, and with all the previous data updates this problem did not occur, only now with cycle 1901. I appreciate your input.
  4. Thank you for your input. Yes, I do have a Navigraph Subscription for FMS Data. My computer is set to the current date (20 January 2019) I should also mention that the Nav Data Out OF Date message does not occur with the Aerosoft Airbus A318/9/20 series or in X-Plane, only with the QOTS.
  5. Hi All I have a frustrating issue with the QOTSll (B747-400 and 800) in Prepar3dv4 in that Navigraph data (Cycle 1901) registers as out of date in the FMC IDENT PAGE. The following appears on the relevant page: "Model 747-400, Nav Data AIRAC-1901 JAN03JAN30/19 NAV DATA OUT OF Date." However all relevant data correctly installed into the Prepar3Dv4/PMDG/NavData folder. Also, the cycle_info.txt is correctly shown as AIRAC cycle: 1901,Version:1, Valid (from/to): 03/JAN/2019 - 30/JAN/2019. Any assistance in resolving this issue will be appreciated.
  6. Thank you, Kyle. Setting the trim axis on my yoke to zero resolved this issue.
  7. Hi, I have a similar issue with the B747-400 in the Tutorial 1 flight. I followed the tutorial correctly and the first two attempts went off without a hitch. I try the tutorial at least once per day to familiarize myself with it. Lately, randomly during the flight (some times during the climb, other times during cruise or decent the autopilot disengaged message appears, the warning sound goes and the autopilot disconnects. Trying to engage the autopilot again it stays on for a few seconds, then disengage again and again causing me to abort the flight as everything goes haywire in terms of altitude, speed, Vnav and lnav, etc. Any ideas on what causes this behavior will be appreciated. Regards, Johann
  8. Thank you Dan. Well, the VC more than makes up for the missing 2D panel. Regards, Johann Olivier.
  9. Thank you very much Dan. Found it exactly where you indicated. I am certain there are other members that will find this helpful.
  10. My Queen of the skies B747 and B748 have no 2D cockpit (normally accessible via the F10 key) and when I try to access it via the views menu all I get is a black screen. This is a letdown for me, but before I comment further on this issue I would like to get confirmation that the product indeed ships without a 2D Cockpit. Any information will be appreciated.
  11. I purchased the Boeing 747-400 QOTS and after installation on my pc, there is not a single PMDG folder in my programs start menus, therefore no Operations Centre. After re-installation there is no change. except that during the installation I managed to "catch" and pin the Operations Centre to my Windows Taskbar. Strangely enough there is still no record of it being installed anywhere on my computer, therefore it is impossible to create a Desktop shortcut. At least the program opens from the Taskbar. Hope it will not disappear should I restart my computer.
  12. Downloaded and installed the full version 4.3. Guess what, the ATC Window grey out bug is still there. I am very unhappy. Any ideas on how to fix this, please?
  13. I am currently downloading Version 4.3 and I am relieved to read that the ATC grey out bug is gone. I did not know that this issue existed, and assumed that my installation of Prepar3d V4.2 was broken with regard to the ATC window. Thank you all for making me aware of V4.3 being available. I assumed I would receive an e-mail from Lockheed Martin advising of any upgrades. It definitely pays to visit the Avsim Forums on a regular basis.
  14. This issue seemed to be fixed in the 11.20 upgrade. The problems pointed out in my original post have largely been addressed. It is now a pleasure flying the Boeing 747-400.
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