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  1. Need your suggestions on finding a cub/taildragger for either P3D V4 or X plane, any recommendation?
  2. Hi all, I recently installed latest version of PRO-ATC/X and the problem is that I don't have any aircraft in database. Do I have to download them from somewhere else and add to a program or they are already there but I don't see. Many thanks!
  3. Hello, I was reading that people managed to get OTHH working on P3D V4, but I have not managed to. Could someone help me please? I have pointed the installer to P3D V4. James RIsby
  4. Good evening to all! You may adjust that statement to suit whichever time zone you're reading this in 😂 Flight simulation has long been one of my hobbies. Other things in life have captured my interest over the last few years, leading me to not fool with sims as much. And now I'm back! As the title would suggest, I have lurked in these forums for a very long time. Figure that tonight is as good of a night as any to stop being a stranger, so here I am! My primary sim is P3Dv4.5, but I have experimented with XP11 in the past. My goal is to simulate day-to-day operations of airliners; with most of my in-sim flying being done in North America. To that end, I purchased the PMDG NGXu last night. Going to spend a considerable amount of time familiarizing myself with the operation of the aircraft before taking it up on a full gate-to-gate flight. When I'm not flying, there is a good chance I can be found tinkering with my AI traffic. No sense in flying into one of the mega hubs and I be the only plane in sight! Looking forward to getting to know people around here, and learning more about flight simulation while I'm at it. Happy flying!
  5. A very good evening to all from FL390 inbound to LDDU. I have recently returned to flight simulation on P3D (+addons) since having a few years out and very happy to be back. I've brushed up on my 737 knowledge which thankfully hasn't faded too much, and currently training myself on 787 operations and on my 3rd flight of the day as i'm writing. I'm looking forward to meeting new people, taking part in conversations and developing my skills and knowledge of flying! Happy flying!
  6. Bonjour à vous tous, je me présente, je m'appelle Thomas, j'ai 23 ans, passionné par l'aviation depuis longtemps, je joue sur P3DV3 et P3DV4 et anciennement sur FSX. En plus d’être passionné par l'aviation, je m'intéresse aussi aux trains, je joue aussi sur des simulateurs de trains. Voili voilou Bonne journée à vous Cordialement, AFR1418 Hello to you all, I introduce myself, my name is Thomas, I am 23 years old, passionate about aviation for a long time, I play on P3DV3 and P3DV4 and formerly on FSX. In addition to being passionate about aviation, I am also interested in trains, I also play on train simulators. And here is my presentation. Good day to you Regards, AFR1418
  7. :smile: :wink: Hey every body i am new here im bush pilot 1984 i do fly p3d xplane and rc model aircraft simulators just thought id introduce my self . i also am a part of a new flight sim and other game community over at The Flight sim x co group were a fairly New Group of guys if any body would like to come pay us a visit feel free here our team speak ip : https://www.tsviewer.com/index.php?page=ts_viewer&ID=1088899
  8. I am happy to be here. Avsim is the biggest aviation forum.All Virtual and real pilot use this forum around the world. I want to start first sharing for you. My bad landing to Stansted Airport https://youtu.be/wA4RSaiJVlw
  9. "Livery not found in aircraft.cfg after is should have been added." it worked well before. I just formatted my computer and reinstalled pmdg and this pops up when I try to download any livery from Operations Center
  10. Hello to all, PrecipitFX installation with FVX Central has been done regularly on Prepar3D v3.4 and v4 with activation code but the PrecipitX effects only work on Prepar3D v3.4 while on Prepar3D v4 remain effects by default. I uninstalled and reinstalled PrecipitFX only on Prepar3d v4 but the effects remain the default ones. Ciao to all Roberto
  11. Just recently bought and downloaded ORBX Dubrovnik and the ORBX scenery is overlapping with the default scenery. I do not have FTX Vector downloaded and I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling Dubrovnik several times. Help!?
  12. Hi all. Sorry if this is a bit of a long read, but I thought I’d share my sim story. (Scroll below to *** to skip the long text and go straight to my point). I fell in love with flight simulation when I was about 8 and borrowed Flight Simulator for Windows 95 from my uncle, installed in on the family PC and took off from Meigs on the C172. Being a kid, I did not know FS98 and FS2000 existed and kept flying passionately with my old simulator. When broadband internet was finally available in my house I learned about FS2002 and all that I had been missing. I skipped FS2002 (there was simply no way to get it where I live in South America). I remember just looking at screenshots and reading how people were enjoying the sim. I wanted it more than anything in the world. A couple of years later my parents were kind enough to buy me a copy of FS2004 and though my PC could handle it only half decently, I tried to enjoy it as best as I could. I was having the best time of my life. It was something I genuinely enjoyed more than anything, and learned a great deal. Even got to fly the complex PMDG planes. I’ll never forget staying up on long summer nights crossing the Pacific Ocean from L.A. to Tokyo. My old AGP 128mb ATI card could not handle all the graphical beauty I was seeing with other people’s builds. When FSX came along, not only did I have a PC in the brink of dead, but I could not afford to build a rig to run the simulator. Even at its lowest settings it was unflyable. My dream of ever getting a nice flying experience with decent graphics just died and turned into bitterness. Through the years I followed the development of this hobby from afar, reading here and there about the latest. *** I’m 27 now. After many years of longing for a nice simulation experience, reading about it, watching videos and reading many of your guys’ FS adventures and nice flights — and after graduating and obtaining my MBA (and saving money) — I’m finally able to afford a computer that will allow me to go back to doing what I love without worrying about 5 FPS when landing. I’m building a nice rig for P3D V4, and I’m as excited to get it running on my computer as when I was a kid. I’be been an AVSIM lurker for years. I’m finally getting my wings and it’s nice to join you all. -Jorge.
  13. Hi All, I am excited to get back to flight sim. I haven't played since FS2004. I had loads of add-ons and long nights of computer maintenance. I think I learned more about computers than flying, but loved participating in virtual airlines. I like to run a few scenery add-ons and fly PMDG 737. Am thinking about going with 777 once I am back up and running. I am getting back into it now, because my son wants a gaming PC. I figured if I am building a PC I might as well build one for flight sim (little does he know he will never get to use it...). I am thinking of making switch to Prepar3d over FSX. Any thoughts? As for build, I've heard quad core at 4.2GHz, 16 GB RAM and GTX 1070 as benchmark hardware for P3D. Are there any tips or tricks? Would you take the time to build your own or go with one of the pre-built systems like Jetline Systems. I look forward to getting back into the maddening world of flight sim again. My wife ignores me anyway, so I've got nothing to lose.
  14. Hello all I'm an ex Air Force Mechanic (F111-F) and I received my Basic pilots licence about 12 years ago. I hope this is the right place to speak with the rest of you.
  15. Hello, I have recently installed Reshade into P3D V4. It works perfectly with all PMDG products, however when loading up the QualityWings 787, I experience severe problems within the virtual cockpit. The shaders appear to overlap and create a bright white flickering image, distorting the entire cockpit. This only happens in the VC. The exterior camera angles all function as normal. Any ideas to help fix this would be great! Thank you.
  16. PMJ


    My Saitek Pro Flight Yoke Hat switch does not work when I push right, left or down, only up. OS Win 10 Pro, Sim Platform is P3D v4.2. I tried to send a question to P3D, but their site will not allow newbies to post until they are more active on their site??!! What every that means!! It sounds ludicrous, but true. After I installed A2As C-182 all worked well. The next day the hat switch did not work properly. Also I noticed that the resolution could not be change from 512 x 512 within P3D even after I pressed default which goes to 1920 x1080 then reverts back to 512 x 512. I contacted A2A but they said it is not there software but the hardware which is causing the problem. I could uninstall the 182 but A2A makes the most realistic simware. Also, reinstalled P3D v4–no change. Even though I checked the controller which showed the hat switch working in all directions (??), it still does not work in P3D but it does work in FSX. I don't understand why this is happening since the A2A C-182 is approved for P3D v4. Is there a glitch in P3D. Any suggestions short of uninstalling C-182? Pat
  17. Hello everyone, My name is Alex and I'm new to the forum. Just to let you know that English is not my first language so sorry in advance !! I started flight sim with FS9 and I now just switch to P3DV4 ( bought the Academic one ) from FSX-SE and it was the best move ever so far. ADDONS : Flightbeam; KSFOHD, KMSP and KPHX ( Christmas sales ;) ) FSDT: GSX and CYVR REX4 ORBX base, vector, NA, E. System: MSI INFINITE A TOWER, I7 7700, 16 gb DDR4, GTX 1080. Thanks in advance for any tips !!
  18. First post: So I am thinking very seriously about getting back into flight sims. I used FSX and IL2: Sturmovik years ago and wanted to hop back in. I have yet to purchase anything. I have a pair of older Saitek rudder pedals and X52 flight stick. I expect to fly more GA type aircraft, potentially as part of getting a Private Pilot license. Seems like the CH Eclipse yoke might be the best bang for the buck, along with my existing rudder pedals. Beyond this, the computer and Prepar3D, what else should I be looking at getting? Probably payware 172 and/or PA-28 as those are likely training planes. Regards. Mike Kirda
  19. Hello Everyone, I need some help with setting up my sound configuration. I have always flown using 2 headsets, one for me and one for my dad(Co-pilot ;)). After starting a new flight today ( LOWW-EHAM) I noticed I wasn't hearing the engines, I was able to fix that. But then I wasn't able to hear the clicking sound you would hear from the switches. So I started looking on the forums, I saw a post where people were recommending to use a speaker and a headset, speaker for p3d and headset for ATC sound. I thought that would be fun to use. So I grabbed my old speakers and plugged them in. Strangely, they did not show up. The speakers are a bit old, and both of them have a separate connection. Can anyone help me by telling me how to get my sim sound on the speakers and the sound from VATSIM/Vpilot into both headsets? Thanks in advance. Kind regards, Olivier
  20. Hi My Name is Jean-Philippe and i go by JP, 26 years old. I am living and working in Germany as a Mechatronics Engineer in Automotive Industry, I am aviation passionate just like many of you. As a main sim i use P3DV4 (left v3 recently) and my first sim was combat flight Simulator followed by fs9, then fsx then p3d. I also recently jumped into the virtual reality in P3DV4 which is a big step and manage to successfully use it (at least for me) for online flying with PMDG stuff. See you later
  21. I have used the FSX and FS-Steam platform for many years, but would like to upgrade or transition to the P3D platform. However, there are so many options on the pricing page (license) that I’m really not sure which is best for me. My goal is to incorporate a simulator that will enable me to fly the new Aerosoft Airbus Professional Series, which will not operate in the FS-Steam environment. I will appreciate any recommendations from experienced P3D users. Thanks!
  22. Hi. Just a note to say I'm signing up to learn more about Prepar3D. I would welcome someone activating my account so I can post on the forums. Thanks and happy flying! Dave
  23. Hello, This is Ethan Stark. I've been simming since the 90's using one machine. I have had several breaks over the years, just back from one now.Currently using P3D v3.3 with a few add ons. my hasn't flight simming moved on since the days of the zx spectrum. Greetings all. Ethan Stark
  24. Hello, I can't seem to pose anywhere but here, so I just figured I would post. Are there any new weather engines that are made for V4? I used to own ASN, but now that they have ditched P3D v4 and are forcing us to pay for their new software, I am not supporting them anymore. Does anyone know of any others? Thank you.
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