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  1. After some time off from FSX, I came back and purchased Navigraph FMS date for PMDG. Ran PMDG-1601.exe and didn't know where to put data (program did not offer me a default setting - location box was empty and wanted me to browse for location). I chose ...FSX\PMDG\NavData and there were some .txt files there with the correct date. However, in NavData\PMDG\NavData\SIDSTARS there were only older data. I have downloaded Navigraph FMS data before, but either I was offered a default location to which I should download data, or I remembered where it went. Now I don't remember (getting old, I guess !). Oh, and the end result has been that the 737 FMS still shows NavData is out of date. That's quite a long topic which can be solved by some one refreshing my memory on the proper location in which to download these files. EDIT: Finally decided to just leave the file location in the download program blank and data was downloaded to C:\Program Files (x86) and looked OK, but when I went to fly the 737, the FMS still said "Data out of date"
  2. I want ro like this Program but I cannot load the FMS files into X-Plane. Sure I can save them into X-Plane FMS folder but they are small (1 - 4 Mb) the flightplans that I load from another planner are 17 - Mb and they work satisfactorily. Am I missing something, but I cannot see how to save files from Little NavMap any larger. Anybody got a solution, I'm sure I'm not the only one who has tried this combo? Thanks
  3. So I am flying in my ATR 72-500 and the question popped into my head.....what is the difference in between acivating the FMS (with a fully loaded flght plan) and flying with the Garmin. I understand that the FMS will have fuel, altitude and other metrics that the GPS doesnt care about but from a navigational there a difference? How about in the real world? Thanks guys! Victor
  4. I recently dusted off my PMDG JS4100 and started flying her again. Must say, a very nice aircraft. One problem though: I programmed the FMS as per the Tutorial, pressed LNAV and FULL MAP and set off into the skies. The MAP showing my programmed route. I connected AP, then VS and FL armed. Nice going so far. When clicking on NAV it shows CAP and then...start to turn in a completely different direction from my Waypoints. There is no way I can get it to follow the waypoints in the map. Except by HDG. But that is not supposed to work like that. Any suggestions?
  5. Hello, I was wondering how to configure the FMS, and if it was possible, for a touch-a-go configuration. When I load a flightplan in my FMS, each time the 737 passes a fix it is deleted from the Legs Page and on the Navigation Display, so that only the points that the plane hasn't passed yet are remaining. My problem is that when I perform touch-and-goes and that I have put my airport and runway indication on the Navigation Display, after the first landing everything is deleted on the ND, consequently it is all clean during my second circuit pattern.In this video, we can clearly see that those indications stay on the Navigation Display during the whole procedure : How could I do that ? Thanks you in advance :) Bekatro PS : Sorry for my bad english, I'm not a native english speaker.
  6. So, when loading one of the presaved tutorial flights i.e 'Before Takeoff' or 'Before Top of Decent', for the EHAM-LOWI tutorial, the FMC does not allow any editing. I can copy entries into the scratchpad, I can see all the different pages on the FMC, I just can't actually edit anything. Any ideas?
  7. Hi PMDG team, A question regarding the "Direct To" function of the FMS. I noticed that the autopilot tends to behave quite abruptly, ie large bank angle to capture the new track. IIRC the NGX or the 777 do not behave so quickly and limit the bank angle to 15° or so. Is this consistent with the real airplane behaviour? Is there a smoother way to use the "Direct To" option? Cheers Alex
  8. Hello! I am a long time user of PMDG's MD-11, a beautiful product. I recently re-installed a fresh FSX-SE on my PC, a fresh installation of the MD-11 (I had taken a long FSX break) and updated the AIRAC (cycle 1610 I believe). The issue: the MD-11 flies about a quarter of a mile to the right of the FMC track. The heading is correct and there is no 'hunting' for direction or anything, it is just to the right. This offset is constant in any direction and even after intercepting ILS localizer the plane descends into a place just to the right of the actual runway. This did not happen before updating the AIRAC database for the PMDG FMS. I have not programmed an offset (don't even know how) and the IRS alignment is performed in real time, 10 minutes. I am not running any add-on scenery, the only addons being the MD-11 and FSUIPC. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks, Dan
  9. Hi people! This is my first post here, and its regarding Wilco's EMB FMS. The fact is since I have this product, which is quite nice though, i've been having problems on inpunt the ALTN airport in the FMS. Once I've completed all the tasks, like F-PLN, PERF, etc, I go to ALTN FPL PAGE and when I put my alternate airport in the LSK, nothing happens. Well, in fact, the FMS shows me the CANCEL - ACTIVATE buttons but the LSK remains empty also if I press ACTIVATE; off course I also can't perform an ALTN FPL or a ALTN PERF FPL. Isn't an estructural problem initially. But is quite annoying. Thanks in advance for any help!
  10. I have no power to the ACP, DCP and MSP? Everything else works fine? Please help... Thanks!
  11. Hello, I just purchased this product and everything works fine except the FMS database will not load. When using SHIFT 9, it indicates 0 percent. Seems to hang. I created a trouble ticket with the Carenado folks but haven't heard anything yet. I use FSX Steam. Is anyone else been having the same problem? Thanks, Dave
  12. I installed the C90 and it uploaded the default FMS data. I also downloaded a new Airac cycle but cannot get it to update in the C90. I see in the CarenadoNavigraph folder it still shows the 2013 cycle. In my PMDG folder it shows the updated Airac cycle. If I try to copy the PMDG updated cycle into the CarenadoNavigraph folder it does not seem to work. Can anyone advice what I may be doing wrong. Thanks. I'm running Steam FSX. My main Staem folder is on a HDD but I moved FSX to a SSD. Maybe this is causing confusion with the program? Thanks.
  13. I didn't think this would be the forum to post a question about a Feel There product (from what I understand Wilco didn't have anything to do with the V2 version) but I did notice some posts about these a/c here (which I love, great job FeelThere!!!!). I seem to be having trouble with the VNAV. I was fumbling quite a while the other day with getting the FMS to manage the altitude. By this I mean flying the altitude that is inputted into the FMS. The altitude will show MAGENTA on the PFD but the aircraft was only flying the altitude that is set by the ALT knob (the MAGENTA altitude was shown in smaller case numbers near the ALT knob altitude on the PFD). I pushed FMS button and then VNAV but could not get the system to start flying the FMS altitude. I am SURE I am doing something stupid. I looked through the manual and just could not resolve it. Any ideas?
  14. I am having success programming the flight plan into the FMS, the waypoints display and change color as I pass over them, etc. But ATC is using the flight plan that is in FSX, not the FMS. Do I have to also manually create another flight plan in FSX in order to have ATC give the proper directions?
  15. I have a issue with the J41 fmc. When I am initializing and choosing waypoints some are found in the database and some are not. Does anyone know how this can be and where I can look to debug this. I have airac 1407 I tried a couple: It can find: KLAX, EDFH, It cannot find: ESSA, EFVA, EFHK, ESNU. Has anyone come across this before?
  16. Name: SYSK - Forecasting Descents Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:23 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Stuff You Should Know: How to forecast VNAV descents by finding and choosing the best data. Additionally, why this data matters. View Video
  17. Name: SYSK - Understanding Descents Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:22 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Stuff You Should Know: How to understand VNAV descents and the limitations of automation in understanding STARs. NY Airspace Application: View Video
  18. Name: SYSK - Offsets Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:21 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Stuff You Should Know: How to offset track using the OFFSET function of an FMS. View Video
  19. I'm trying to do a 10 hour flight, created a flight plan in fsbuild, and imported it into the fms of the PMDG 747. after about 30 minutes the 747 started veering off the flight plan and making random s curves. I thought it might be because of sharp tight curves fsbuild had put in it, so I deleted the departure waypoints, and it soon had a nice long line and was following it fine. about 30 minutes later, it started making s curves again on either side of the acars map. What gives? I would presume that the 747 would be like every other aircraft, and simply follow a straight line. Am I doing something wrong here, or is this a known issue? 10 hours is a long time to sit here and baby a 747 with the heading indicator... Everything else is working just fine, so it's not an FSPasengers failure. Any ideas?
  20. Hello, I know the PMDG 737's FMC is very realistic but today, i have a big problem. I have watch this video : about the real FMCS and I think it is impossible to do the same thing. For exemple how to create a false waypoint with its coordinates in NAV DATA page ?thanks a lot
  21. Hi, i have loaded my FSX FLP into the FMS of the aricraft. So i activate it. Please say me how i can navigate follow the FMS. Because i press "fms) (on autopilot panel) and then VNAV so AP. But it says to me "HDG or ROLL or Stock..." Thanx
  22. I'm using the Wilco Feel There CRJ 200 and Next Gen CRJ 700/900. I bought a subscription to navigraph to make sure I had all the fixes I needed. I am at my second airline flying the CRJ 200/700/900. I wanted something to mess around with at home. The database did update to the aircraft and is shown by the cycle number and rev and date. When I use the FMS though, it looks like all of the SIDs, STARs, approaches, everything is exactly the same. The main problem is that when I load an approach none of the fixes associate with that approach load or show on the legs page, not even a FAF. If I make a flight plane of say KIDA to KSLC with an ILS 34R approach, I should at a minimum see those two airports along with the approach fixes; PLAGE, ALGIE, HAKKR and CHEVL, but all I get is KIDA to KSLC with nothing inbetween. Is this just a limitation of the FMC's that come with the planes or something else? I've already asked in the Navigraph forums and so far I've not gotten an answer other than to check here an other places. Thanks in advance.
  23. I was wondering whether it is absolutely necessary to subscribe to AIRAC data updates (from Navigraph) if one desires to fly an FMS aircraft (like PMDG 737NGX) on VATSIM? Thank you! Grant
  24. Hello Captains, I have a little technical query. I have one of the Just Flight videos about the 777-200, and I've seen the captains do something I can't do on the PMDG one. I'm aware that the one on the video it is not an LR so maybe is that. What they are doing is instead of letting the FMC to calculate the Steps Climbs, they set an Initial Cruise FL, the step climb at 0 and then set the required FL restriction on the required waypoints along the route, as per the route planed by the dispatcher. Now with our new and shinny flight planner (PFPX), we can make a flight with the steps climbs already specified on the route. I honestly didn't look for it on the FCOM, so please don't be to harsh on me. :Whistle: I notice that if I set the cruise level on the init page to the final FL I can add the restrictions to the waypoints, but only the ones below that FL. But if I set my initial FL, that usually is lower than the final FL, I can't. My question is: am I doing something wrong? is this modeled? is it something that is different on the LR?. Thanks a lot!!
  25. Hi I'm trying to enter the flight of UAL 876 from Tokyo Narita to Seattle-Tacoma using the 772. The route is the following: CUPID Y808 ONION OTR5 KALNA G344 CHIPT G344 CRYPT A342 CDB 5300N 15000W 5100N 14000W ORNAI SIMLU KEPKO TOU MARNR3 ( My question is on the waypoints listed here: 5300N 15000W 5100N 14000W I can enter the north waypoints but I'm having trouble with the west waypoints. The 777 says they do not exist. Is there a specific way I have to go about programming these?