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  1. In my FSX days (which was quite a few years ago, because I switched to DCS and other Sims before coming back to MSFS 2020) I remember I had an Add-on which added a Follow Me car / bus. It was there instead of the artificial markers on the taxiways and it adjusted its speed (to some extend) to how fast you were taxiing. I wonder if someone saw a mod or Add-on for MSFS 2020 which does the same?
  2. Hello, I've noticed that when adding a traffic pattern it's possible to change the pattern altitude. This is however the altitude above the airport elevation. In the charts (normally) the altitude of traffic patterns is AMSL. Is there a possibility to change this so that it's not necessary to convert and that's also AMSL displayed on the LNM Map? Thanks 👍 Björn
  3. Hello there. I literally just signed up, and I can't seem to post in any other section except the "New Member Forums". Is this to prevent spamming or something? I have not encountered any other kinds of forums that have this system...
  4. Hello Limbatus here from California. I am interested in learning how to fly. I would like to use computer simulators to train. How do you recommend I start? Thanks!
  5. Hi, I've got a question regarding using the transponder on the ground. So, I am aware that in real life pilots usually tend to set their transponder to ALT RPTG OFF during taxi/pushback, and when they get onto the runway they set it to TA/RA. Now, my question is; when I flew to CPH, the ATIS said "squawk Charlie on push" which I assume means that you should set your transponder to "on" aka TA/RA or XPNDR. But if that is the case, why does just CPH (and maybe some other airports) have it differently than other airports, and if I would still set it to ALT RPTG OFF, would ATC ask me to go to squawk mode Charlie since that what it said in the ATIS? Also, I am wondering if you should set you're transponder to TA/RA while corssing an active runway, and after you've crossed it, if you should turn it back to ALT RPTG OFF? Thanks in advance!
  6. Hi all, I want to mount my ipad on my desk so as to use it to read approach plates etc. What app do you recommend? Thanks Wild_South
  7. Hello all, My name is Kim. I am training soon at a major US airline for 737-800 captain. The fidelity of the sims here is amazing. I'm wondering if flying the PMDG 737-800 sim would help my training. I would like to message with someone here who lives on the US East coast. My thought is possibly arranging for some sim time. Thanks
  8. Hello, after the latest major update is anyone experiencing a problem with the sim where at a certain time after launching the flight (I was supposed to write "after takeoff" but this happened a couple times during taxiing to the runway"), depending on where you are the sim stops responding? Screen freezes, audio continues but doesn't change with input for eg. when moving the throttle nothing changes in other words I would say its also frozen. Now it sometimes depends on where you are, lets say you are flying from point A to B and it takes 10 minutes, the sim freezes half way during the flight 5 minutes in. Now if you take a longer path that goes a bit outward it will not freeze until you start getting closer to point B, 8 minutes after takeoff. Again this sometimes depends on where you are, as a couple times it froze during taxi, today I managed to fly for 15 minutes but took a longer path about 10NM away from the normal path I would fly. Long story short, sim stops responding about 10 minutes into flight. Any help would be greatly appreciated
  9. Has anyone every thought of creating some sort of addon/plugin for the NGX in which the longer you fly the specific plane, the wings get dirtier? It could read the .hours file for the specific reg and if somehow it could read any kind of Active Sky file like other addons do to detect the type of weather you were flying in. I'm not sure how complex this would be, specifically the weather part, but I feel it would add an extra point of realism to the aircraft. Just a thought I had tonight.
  10. Hi everybody, I'm trying to assign the VRinsight MS panel axies functions to, for instance, continous rotary knobs in PMDG 737NGX such as overhead panel light or pedestal panel light. Is there anyone who can suggest me something?. I have LINDA and register FSUIPC but I did not found any help online concerning my question. Thanking in advance who will replay, all the best Porfirinio
  11. Hi there Is there a possible way to downgrade my PMDG 777? It sounds stupid, but I have a specific reason. The aux. fuel tanks on the 777 300er are unavailable (just like in real life) after the upgrade. But I need just a few more NM for my flight to Australia. Thanks! P.S. Is there a possible "cheat" to unlock these?
  12. Hi there all, AVSIM seems to of changed since i last made a post and added an image. For some reason i'm having trouble this time. When i click the add image button on the forum post i enter the URL of the image which i have got from uploading the image to dropbox, I then get an error from AVSIM telling me i cannot use this file extension on this community? I have edited the image and re-saved it as a different file type and then repeated the above process but i'm still getting the same message. Does anyone have any idea what i am doing wrong? It would be a great help as i can't really post my topic without adding the picture. Thank you, Michael.
  13. I hav a simple query which 777 is more simple to operate Captain sim 777 or PMDG 777 , Bcuz i'm just a guy who likes to simply rather than do hours of programming on d FMC
  14. Hello I purchased the 737 800 pack, but when I click on the download link, the browser says "too many reroutes" (loosly translated). I tried to copy and paste the link into the adress window, with no luck. Any tips on what to do with this? I have emailed PMDG without response so far.. Thanks! -K111
  15. Anyone knows where I could get plan to build my own 737 cockpit seats. Also does anyone have info about Fabio Ippoliti ( WWW.737HOMECOCKPIT.COM) 737 cockpit seats kit. Quality wise.
  16. Hi, I have just joined this community. Can anyone please help me??? I want to know how to use this community and connect to other FSX users I want to know as to what more can i do except missions in my FSX. i have the Acceleration Expansion pack. I haven't installed it. What are the new features in that? What new Aircrafts will i get in that? I also want other Aircrafts. can you tell me how can I get them? Plese post any information you know. Regards, Kavan
  17. someone tell me virtual airlines using smartcars(TDFI)
  18. Hello Friends, i am new to this forum. I would be highly obliged if you kindly tell me the reason behind the problem of simconnect.dll missing from my computer. I am not able to use any of VIRTUAL AVONICS' Products.... Please do let me know how to download simconnect.dll and install it! More Details: Its showing: Can't find simconnect.dll. VAinterface will terminate Please provide me a remedy to this. With love... Neil_Kerman
  19. When starting in a cold and dark state, several of my upper panel switches/buttons will not respond. Specifically, the Electric Engine Control switches will not respond. Also, APU Generator 1, 2 will not respond.Also, on the main panel, I am unable to set the speed and heading.Any help will be appreciated.Thank youMichael
  20. Hi NGX People =] ,I would like to ask where can i find \ if at all "Circuits Normal Procedures" .I "RTFM" And i dont find it =[Help ?Thank you and have a nice week ,Maor Cohen .
  21. Hi all. First, I'll admit that I committed the cardinal sin of not simming for a few years. Things/life/head trauma got in the way and I'm just now returning. When I last flew, it was with FSX/Acceleration (boxed, patched and tweaked). I had a then-capable pc and had a fair bit of experience installing freeware - AI aircraft, ai flightplans, afcads and scenery. I even created a number of FSX afcads on my own and a couple small scenery sets (including stock library objects, some photo-realistic ground textures, land classing and flattens/exclusions) that I was testing for release before I left flight-simming. That computer, its FSX installation and most of my add-on files are now in a dump somewhere after a house fire. In just this last week, I've "returned" and realized that my memory, knowledge and skills aren't "what they used to be". I do not even have FSX installed yet. In quickly browsing the forums over the last week, I am amazed at how the FSX development environment has changed and evolved. For instance, I had never heard of P3D until I started reading the forums again last week. My situation and "near-term goal" in simming is limited to offline/non-multiplayer flight in small, single engine prop aircraft and helos with "as real as you can get via freeware" flight environment (weather, visuals [ground and air-clouds]). I have somehow managed to retain/find my old FS Genesis FSXmesh files that cover the entire globe (I just found out that FS Genesis no longer honors my old Galaxy membership, so finding those files again was financially lucky)and UTX terrain textures. Okay, so here are the questions. (I'm sure I'll have more quickly, but these are the ones currently burning holes in my brainpan.) 1. I lost the boxed discs for FSX but can get them off eBay if necessary. Or should I go with FSX:SE? 2. Aside -what's the deal with P3D? (short quick answer preferred... The real question seems to be whether I should focus on FSX or P3D. Are they mutually compatible, duplicative, what?) 3. Any suggestions on Tutorials/guides I should review - files/threads/posts here or on youtube? As I said or implied, what I don't remember fills thousands of threads here and where to start again is a bit overwhelming. 4. What are the "must have" freeware environment packages now? (I don't even remember what I used to have - and most of the ones I had back in the day were payware.) Thanks for your time and any replies. John Martin
  22. just installed UTX USA . the files show up in the settings\scenery library\addon scenery drop down memory 1 to 11. But there is no change in the ground appearance any place in the USA. FSX STEAM, from discs, Win10. * have a high end video card , processor and tons of memory. My son who runs SYSTRONIX built it for me to run FSX. frame rates are mostly 40 to 50+/sec. I think the card is MSI GEFORCE GTX 950 DirectX 12GTX 950 GAMING 2G 2GB 128 Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 X 16 HDCP etc. any ideas about what is wrong ?
  23. Hello everyone, I just got an my i7 4790K and I am pretty much not satisfied with the FPS I am getting. 20 - 25 with airbus aerosoft 15 - 22 with pmdg NGX I tried to to tweak my CFG but it looks like nothing is really improving. I added HIGHMEMFIX=1 Affinity mask set to 84 Bufferpool I am using also steve dx10 fixer. Help guys I think i can get more than this FPS with 4ghz I7 processor. Thank you,
  24. Hi there people it has been at least a year since I've visited avsim and it's good to be back. Been steadily/fairly consistently getting some flights in.......mostly short hops in the CRJ using FSX and it's going well so now I would like to branch out and connect with other fs pilots and groups to fly with. Here's the thing....since I've been away I got a new computer but it came with no dvd player to load my old FSX Gold discs so I opted to jump onto Steam which wasn't around the last time I came on. Trouble is...in Steam the multiplayer option seems VERY limited as far as participation/interaction etc....like for example it doesn't allow me to join ANY group via "connect directly" using their number sequence address that they give out on the websites. I seem to recall back when I was using Gold that there were MANY more sessions I could join and the people were FAR more professional and interactive (the Steam groups seem to be mostly kids horsing around and talking junk) so that said can anybody direct me what steps I need to take in order to join up with some groups to fly with....like some really good ones that also host ATC?? Btw just in case......I took to transferring all of the files on the 3 discs of Gold to a USB thumb drive that I now have at the ready if it turns out that your responses indicate that this is indeed preferable to Steam. I can see all the files listed when I open up the thumb but have no clue how to add it all into the new computer although from everything I've read it looks like the "setup.exe" file on disc one is the place to begin? Also can anybody comment on what would be....at least minimally/at the very least.......the best add ons I should bring in now in order to enhance the experience? I live in South Florida and my home airport is KPBI (Palm Beach International) so it would be cool to get a local scenery package. Also any good ideas out there as far as freebies and freeware? As I recall I think I can add a lot of planes here in avsim correct? This isn't necessarily a huge deal for me right now as I want to continue to master the RJ. I know this seems like a lot of questions but thank you people and ANY insights/assistance will be GREATLY appreciated!! All the best, Mitch
  25. 4 yrs ago i was going to jump into flight sim world but racing cars consumed up a lot of my time. Im throttling back on racing and looking to get into flying and eventually my real pilots license. First a little about what i have, i have an obutto ozone cockpit and i was going to see if i could use this setup https://www.mainperformancepc.com/pr...unt-accessory/ while keeping my racing wheel attached so i do not have to keep swapping back and fourth between sims. My pc: triple monitors,INTEL BOX INTEL CORE I5-6600K, GIGABYTE Z170XGAMING5 LGA1151 ATX, liquid cooled, SAMSUNG E 250GB 850 EVO SSD, NVIDIA GTX 980 video cars, sound blaster audio card with surround sound speakers. Running Windows 7 Professional My Questions: 1. i would like controls for flying to fit the above obutto link, i have a great set off racingpedals with gas, brake, and clutch, can i use the gas and clutch in a sym for my rudder pedals? they are screwed down and would be easier to have one set for both. So i am open for options on controls, i would like something good may be not the best unless the difference in price is minimal. 2. what program? i use iracing for racing because its easy web based, adding mods is easy and plenty of people who use it to help with any issues. So any recommendations on programs. Any threads that shows the differences between the offerings? Again a main concern of mine is learning and using what i learn in the real world but thats not to say id love to get in the cockpit of some planes i would never fly. 3.anything else i need to know, any books to read ( i have read stick and rudder) or other forums to look at for experience? Im open for advice, no ego here, just wanna learn and try to do this correct from the beginning. Thanks Anthony
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