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  1. Glad to join the community! I have only started using a flight simulator this year, so my question may seem a little naiive. But here goes..... Just wondering if others have seen this issue, and any advice that could be offered. I have the T.Flight Hotas 4 Joystick which I have been using on FSX (Steam Edition) on Windows 10. I just purchased the TFRP Rudder Pedals, which I have plugged into the joystick with the RJ12 connector, as directed in the manual. When using FSX, the rudder pedals work fine and actuate the rudder on the aircraft properly, but I do not get toe brakes to do anything on either pedal. The switch on the front of the joystick continues to operate the brakes, however. I tried it on both the Cessna 172 Skyhawk and the Mooney Bravo. I looked through the settings in FSX, but couldn't see anything that would activate the toe brakes. Any suggestions?
  2. FMC & ATC

    HI Guys, FSX Steam user. great site and thanks to everyone for spreading their knowledge so freely. My question is: If you are flying between to cities and you are using the fmc and following the registered flight plan with lnav, how far from your destination do you go "manual" and start taking instruction from the ATC regarding the landing pattern?. I mean it's ok to just fly in to an airport without atc but you are more than likely going to take out another plane on the runway. if one requires realism then i'm sure there has to be a correct procedure. Bazza
  3. My first-ever add-on to FSX, on which I have about 100 hours, with multi-engine and jet aircraft. Downloaded MU-2 and it shows up in my list of aircraft. When I click FLY NOW, the MU-2 is on the airport I requested. And none of the buttons or functions I use with INCLUDED aircraft work with MU-2. The manual offers no advice of making stuff happen in FSX. I have looked at all 4 videos, and there is nothing introducing how to use the mouse nor what views do what. In the first video, the point-of-view glides from entry door to then instrument panel - with zero explanation how to DO any of that. Please can someone experienced with MU-2 in FSX explain how to START using and flying the add-on? Greg B.
  4. Back in the mid 2000s I remember being a member on this forum. However, since then life intervened and I got totally away from PC simming (both car racing and flight). Now, I want to get back into some light flight simming and I have a couple of questions (since much has changed in the intervening years): 1. My main interest in flight simming is "Virtual tourism". IOW, I like to view scenery that I'll never see in real life. So, I guess my priorities are graphic/visuals over realism. What currently available flight sim would be most appropriate for me? 2. I still have my original DVD's for FSX but, unfortunately, one is scratched quite badly and is no longer readable. So - if FSX is still a good choice for me, I see that "Steam" has a sale on it right now. Is that a good alternative and is it the same thing as the retail disk version? Can it accept patches and 3rd party scenery and planes, etc just like the retail disk version? FWIW - my PC is brand new. Specs are i5, 8 Gigs Ram, Nvidia 3Gig videocard - but it is Windows 10. Any thoughts? Thanks.
  5. Hello everyone, I've been playing flight sims for a while now but recently decided to get more involved in it so here I am. I look forward to engaging with you all. I've even started a youtube channel to express my love for flight sims. Here's a taste of it. Feel free to tell me how horrible it is Take care and I'll see you all in the skies.
  6. Purchased the GTN 750 from Flight1 recently for the Carrendo PC12NG v2. The bottom unit doesn't pop up or allow inputs. The top works except the TRAFFIC mode doesn't work. I have downloaded the most recent trainer. Only new to this so please keep it simple if you have a solution... much appreciated.
  7. Hello can anyone help me with setting up the process of the taxi/runway process before take-off/landing. I want to practice with Flight Simulator X Steam Edition. I'm currently a student pilot and want to get some more experience with this to save some money. I just bought ATC PRO X and i have NO IDEA what the word not allowed to do. Please help, thanks
  8. MD-11

    Hi guys ,as you know , we had md11 fsx,. .. here is my question: would you guys bring the MD-11 for P3D V4 ???thnks
  9. Hi All New to flight simming I have installed FSX steam edition, just having a click on things and looking around and what it involves. Looks like a hobby that might be having very late nights. I have downloaded one aircraft the alabeo DA40 FSX/P3D and the install was okay no issues. Silly question sorry I am not very good with computers, I work in the health industry. I ran the installer and installed several folders to the desktop....Alabeo DA40, Sound, Gauges, Font, Effects. The Alabeo goes in the sim objects Airplanes I'm assuming. Where am I putting the other folders/files? Look forward to reading the posts here.
  10. I am just beginning with FSX Gold and having problems with getting pitch sensitivity to settle down. Have tried various sensitivity settings for CH yoke. All is Ok on climb out and landings. But in cruise, stabilator and trim become extremely sensitive with lots of extreme porpoising with minor control inputs. Aircraft is Carenado Archer II, which otherwise behaves mostly like the stable PA28-180s that I have flown.
  11. Hi all, I am new to this site. There was a time around 2004 when I was heavily into flight simulation and then due to real life things changed. Now I would like to get back into it. Unlike before, now there are many options available. The flight simulator I was looking into and planning to get is Virtual Flight Simulator 3D, the elite package there is usually over $200 and is on sale right now for $127. It looks like it is the most complete package with the most aircraft and airports (etc) without having to pay extra for add-ons. Then again I see a lot of bad reviews mixed in with the good ones, and the website seems a bit shady to me so I am concerned with throwing out $127 and not knowing for sure I am not getting taken to the cleaners. I know the most popular is MS Flight Simulator X on Steam, I used MSFS2004 back in the day. MSFSX is on sale on Steam but there are several packages available and then there are almost 300 add-ons, and if all were purchased adds up to almost $3,00. This seems a bit much. Out of the flight simulators out there, what is my best option? I would like something that is as complete as possible and my spending limit is around $200 tops and I would like to spend much less than that. I would like something that has some training in it as much as possible and has the option for multiplayer and ATC. I welcome any and all help and information/opinions. Sam Here are my computer specs: HP Omen Gaming Laptop Windows 10 - Intel i7-7700HQ @ 2.8GHz 8GB RAM Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti HP - Pavilion 32" LED QHD Monitor in 2K Logitech Freedom 2.4 Cordless Joystick Razr Deathadder Elite Razr Chroma Tournament Edition
  12. hello

    Hello i'm Maurizio coming from Rome.i'll post a question on Fsx section.. :)
  13. Hi all. I'm a new guy. I know how to fly planes, but don't yet understand how to do so in FSX. I'd like to get familiar with the 737 NG, so installed FSX/SE, the Los Angeles scenery pack available through Steam, and also installed PMDG's 737NGX 800/900 Base Package. As I try to figure this out, any chance somebody could confirm that the person who posted this YouTube video was also using EZDOK, and the ability to easily look around the cockpit as shown in this video (starting at time 2:40) is not part of the software I've purchased? Many thanks!
  14. Hello everyone, I purchased PMDG 747 Queen of the Sky II yesterday but I am having problem installing it. When I install it and try to run, it does not ask me to put in the registration key. I am not sure when do I put that. After my aircraft opens up, the aircraft looks frozen with the gear up and the engine is stopped. Am I doing something wrong? Need help on this, thank you.
  15. Hello Everyone, I am sure everyone is aware of this problem and I need help. I have Windows 10 and I keep on getting the FATAL ERROR MESSAGE on my FSX. Is there anyway to fix this? Thanks in advance.
  16. No AI Traffic

    I have a question. I recently purchased JFK scenery from and the installation went smoothly etc and I installed AI via world-of-ai but when I run FSX I don't see any aircraft in the airport but there is a normal duplicate JFK and all the aircraft is operating there. Is there anyway to fix it so it works on my new JFK airport? Thanks in advance.
  17. Why Is The Directory Colour In Red Please Help. Couldnt Find Any Solutions To It...!
  18. Hello all.

    Hi their everyone new to the forums but not to simulators though admittedly my main forte is train sims other then flight.(still got my old MSTS CD floating around somewhere). To tell the truth I have kinda lurked around a bit before but what made me finally join is I have a CTD involving FSX that I can't find anyone else having before(unless Google just isn't giving me good links) Though don't know if asking for help here is OK or wait until I can post it to the CTD forum. Anyways I think i've started to ramble so I shall take me leave for now and hope y'all have a good day.
  19. Is there general agreement that a windows pc tower can run FSX (my copy is over 5 years old and is not the steam version) better than a laptop? I would be running either Windows XP with service pack 3 or else Windows 7.
  20. Hello everybody. I need help with a problem that i have with FSX and IVAO This is, when i connect to IVAO all seems to be Ok, but i can't see others traffics, isnt the problem with black or white textures, is that i cant see them in "Right click, Traffic section", and i can't see the traffic section too, so, i tried disabling aircraft shadows (I saw that in other forum), but i didnt work, Sorry if a word is bad, im spanish :/ That's all, hope someone help me, and good day!
  21. i need a t'way airlines (korea) repaint for the default 737
  22. In the future, when the commercial version arrive, will chase plane In-Sim View Selector work in fullscreen mode?
  23. Hi, I have problem with lights on day time, can anyone help me turn this off or uninstall?
  24. Hello, new to this forum but had a weird(ish) problem with FSX SE there during the week, that I thought i'd share. To cut to the chase, i wanted to try get rid of shimmering for some building, without success. Came across a forum that suggested hacking the General10.fx file - This caused a major malfunction in the sim with everything more or less appearing quite black. To eradicate, i did a repair through steam, this fix everything bar one annoying little thing - my A2A C182 landing gear was missing. To fix, i simply deleted my fsx.cfg file. It gets auto created on fsx startup, if missing. Btw, previous to that, tried deleting cameras.cfg (a suggestion by Kevin Menard) but didn't do the trick. This was all after reinstalling orbx scenery and the like! Finally, for fsx se, have found that it's best to start ChasePlane independently. Auto-starts were causing my plane to be completely invisible in outside view.
  25. So Im having a bit of a problem, I decided it's time to get real in FSX, which means buying aircraft. So I bought the Aerosoft A320 Family Bundle With the A318/A319 A320 and A321, The PMDG 737 800/900 NGX, and the PMDG 777 Base Pack and the 300 Expansion. My FPS is decently high due to me using minimum graphics around 15-32 FPS but when it dips below around 15 fsx stutters then comes back to life, and randomly it dips down to 0.8 fps which is really random. The reason my graphics are on minimum are due to the fact that I have an Intel Core i5 M 450 and an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series. It would be nice if I can get some help with this issue.