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  1. Just to let you all know, guys. It's a SkyColors and environment pack i created from scratch. It's based on many observations and photos. Colors are not "invented" but taken directly from in-flight videos and photos. My custom shading/ lightning/ fog is included with the pack. It's designed to work with the new shader mod by Pe11e (highly recommended). Get it from here (for free): https://mega.nz/… ..and don't forget to give your opinion. I'll gladly modify any part of the day. previews: If you like it, i'll upload it here in the library. Best Regards, Vic
  2. phenom26 by Mohariz Musa, on Flickr
  3. PILOT's site indicates that they are nearing the digital release of their Next Generation 1-m mesh. I currently have FS Global Ultimate 5-m mesh, and was wondering if anyone who has upgraded saw any rendering or performance benefit? My two main questions are: 1. Will my sim performance be better with Next Generation over Ultimate? PILOT's site claims that NG uses "New algorithms for better data use and loading times. Less size and more detail nevertheless!" 2. Did you have any problems running Orbx and NG together that you didn't have with Ultimate? I've experienced very little issue running Ultimate and Orbx together when used in conjunction with the FTX AEC configuration tool. PILOT's claims that NG is compatible with FTX products.
  4. Hey, While I am getting my sim smooth for VR. The AM=255 works like Magic in VR for me and I am flying with pmdg 777 with Orbx Global/Vector/OpenLCNA and with AS16+ASCA. Over the last few weeks, I did try to migrate some FSX addons and in VR VAS consumption is. This is because Flyinside needs VAS and also due to way multiple buffers are used to create smooth experience. VR has high requirements but I did notice addons which are not really compiled with P3D tools (like FSX only addons), they do consume VAS more as I can see its consumption much faster due to my already less VAS to some degree. If I stay with p3dV3 optimized addons then the performance is just better. I am just saying P3Dv3 is a different sim, don't mix and match addons even though you are thinking it kinda works. Not worth the unnecessary installations and headaches. I wanna fly the sim in VR all the time, I don't want to tweak the hell out of it and put all my time and energies into it. P3Dv3 in a nutshell a 100% different sim from FSX. Some addons looks like the developer just added the installer paths to detect p3dv3 and did not recompile for p3dv3. For example - I feel that Mytraffic 6a is not properly ported to p3dv3 at all (I am making this assumption). The VAS consumption even with 5% airplanes (with ai traffic tool hosted here to control it) consumes more VAS than it needs to. The developer needs a team, one man shop is very challenging biz to run. Best bet for P3dv3 is to stick with addons which are properly complied for it. It is just that simple. I have a feeling that in the few upcoming releases more old FSX code is going to break and that will be the end of migrating FSX addons into P3D. It is not like I hear FS2004 addons being installed into FSX.
  5. I purchased P3D + PMDG 777 a couple of months back but I hadn't had the time to do a full flight like I used to. I did one last night and wow, I am really happy!! It feels smoother than what FSX used to feel for me anyway, and the lighting looks so good. Here are a couple of screen shots I wanted to share. The flight was Air New Zealand 8, and here is the full set for those interested. The highlights are below. Enjoy! System: -i5 2500k @ 4.7GHZ -16GB DDR3 RAM -GTX 970 @ 1080p -P3D running off a 250GB Samsung EVO SSD Addons used: -P3DV3.1 -Active Sky Next SP4 Beta -REX 4 Texture direct -FS Real Time -GSX -EZDok 1.18.7 beta -ReShade 2.0 -Flight Beam KSFO HD (most recent one.. v2?) Parked at gate in NZAA Pushback I really like the shadow in the turbine... Taxi to runway Nice terrain in background Nice weather ahead In cruise Still impressed with the shadows On final in KSFO The (default I believe) Golden Gate in the distance! Landing on 10L in KSFO Taxi to gate A5 in KSFO Parked at gate A5, KSFO Thanks,
  6. Hi, I found out that some planes have a strange behaviour by using them in a saved flight with P3Dv3. It started with the A2A planes (I am using C182 myself) but seems to be the same with build in planes like the Piper Cub (sometimes). With the A2A C182 it is 100% reproduceable (but seems not to be a A2A related problem from my point of view?!) SIMstarter Quickstart is using saved flights to handle the selection of another plane or situation. For that reason I recommend NOT TO USE SIMstarter Quickstart or loading a saved flight with P3Dv3 at the moment. As I said it is not a SIMstarter related problem but looks like a problem with P3Dv3 itself (users of PMDG 737 experienced although strange issues). To see if your favorite plane is crashing with P3Dv3 you can have a look at the windows > application event log See screenshots of the windows event log (sorry, german): https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ws15i9iu1kw7at4/AADmchCtfx_MdjvJJa3cpNAqa?dl=0
  7. WotanUK

    Failure with RAASPro

    Hi Bryan, I have just had to reinstall everything again. I reinstalled P3Dv3 with the latest version and attempted to install RAASPro (Unlocked). The installation went well with no problems, but when attempting to run P3D i got a message about "XACT Audio init failed" P3D then wouldn't appear, although the process appeared to be running still. I removed RAAS and everything was fine. Tried downloading and reinstalling and the same message appeared. Any ideas? Thanks
  8. Slt all FR :smile: depuis 8 ans je fais des tutos pour les Français car il y en trop peu sur PMDG voir pas du tout. Je sais que beaucoup de personnes ici n'en noront pas besoin mais d'autre si alors comme le 737 et le 777 je reprends les bases, comme bien connaitre son environnement de vol avant de faire un call and dark 100% des Youtubeurs ne le font pas et encore moins en FR... Alors voilà PMDG 747 Queen of the Skies II - P3DV3 - Premières impressions - Patie 1 PMDG 747 Queen of the Skies II - P3DV3 Bien connaitre sont environement de vol - Patie 2 PMDG 747 Queen of the Skies II - P3DV3 Call and Dark Procedure Air France - Patie 3 Bientôt Alors je me trompe 3 / 4 fois dans mes paroles comme 7284 milles Nautiques et je dis 7284 Nautiques ou comme la partie Fire suppression qui ne n'éteint pas les moteurs mais l’incendie moteur, j'ai mal formulé j'espère que ça va aider les petits nouveaux Si vous avez des questions ou réclamations, je suis la Bonne Vision a+ Jean Baptiste
  9. boebus777

    IVAO capability on P3Dv3

    Do not know whether it is appropriate to post here about issue on installing ivap. When I tried to install ivap, it cannot recognize my p3d path so it cannot work. How should I install it? Is IVAO not support p3dv3 yet? Thank you Joseph
  10. Can't seem to get this G1000 licensed appropriately. Have started the sim as administrator and can't seem to get the g1000 operations. Keeps saying "elevated license required" on the PFD and MFD keeps saying its initializing. I have run out of registrations thinking that might be the issue. Any help would be appreciated. AG
  11. Hello every one! I am running Prepar3d v3.1 on pretty much every thing maxed out expect AI traffic. On a typical session I use a number of addons like airport scenery ( I fly to flytampa dubai a lot), REX 4 + soft clouds, Active Sky Next, Ezdok, Trackir, PMDG 777, GSX Ground services. I thought I could run this with reasonable frame rates because I think I have decent computer. Specs. i7 6700k Overclocked to 4.4ghz 16gb ddr4 2666mhz Ram ROG Maximus viii hero Motherboard. 250gb SSD + 1tb HDD Two GTX 980 Ti running in SLI config. Now, I also have a 4k monitor so therefore I have been running all this in 4k resolution so far. On a fully loaded airport with mostly every thing maxed I get between 20 to 30 fps with few drops to about 15 fps. I do love the eye candy but it does start to stutter at times which makes me want to switch to lower resolution. And here lies my question. I get absolutely zero difference in performance when switching to a lower resolution. Frame rates stay exactly the same. I haven't done any tweaks with the cfg file. When I lower the resolution to 1440p in games like GTA V and BF4, my frame rates increase by 20 to 30 fps. But why not in P3D? PS, These are the screen shots I took in game with frame rates. They were VERY unstable. Here is another one just a few miles down. Notice the frame rate drop On this particular approach the frame rates ranged from 20 to 60+.
  12. Michel Albrecht

    problem when instal ivap-fsuips

    http://prntscr.com/gi96vb when im instal the ivap on p3dv3 i get this meseg and when i run the sim i get fataerror how can i fix it? thx
  13. FSlikerX

    Version2.3 and P3D v3

    Hi, thank you for the support of p3d v3. But after a succsessfull installing I am actual unable to use the Airbus Voice Pack: (http://img5.fotos-hochladen.net/uploads/capturenw2d3ur567.png) Several things can not be showed - everytime I click on a button and you can hear the normal click sound but evrey other sound playing e.g. in the background is getting very quiet... Does anyody know, what to so? Reagards, FSlikerX
  14. Since early versions of Flyinside or DCOC I've always noticed a strange effect with spinning and rotating clouds, which was normal at that state. Unfortunately the effect ist still present even on actual versions of Prepar3D V3 and Flyinside 1.0 (Preview) as you can see below. Spinning clouds: https://vimeo.com/147616143 I’m really wondering if anybody else noticed the same problem and appreciate any assistance to fix this strange cloud effect! Maybe this is normal because of the 2D structure of clouds like in older versions of P3D, but I couldn't find any posts to verify this. Occurrence: Spinning clouds effect occurs when installing Flyinside 1.0 on clean install of Prepar3D V3 (no addons). Before the Installation clouds look volumetric - afterwards the cloud problem is active and also visible in normal mode until a complete reinstallation of Prepar3D V3(!) Settings: P3DV3: default settings with automatic changes made by Flyinside 1.0, default scenario with „fair weather“ condition. (also tried customized settings without success) Flyinside: default settings (tried different settings without success) Nvidia Prepar3D Programm-Setting: default settings exept energy option set to max. Performance Software: Nvidia Driver: 358.78 or 359.06 (no difference) Prepar3D V3 Pro, without addons (same effect with addons installed eg. Rex 4 TD, Softclouds) Flyinside 1.0 (Preview Version) Oculus SDK 0.7 or 0.8 (no difference) Hardware: i7 4790K 4GHZ, Ram 8 GB, SSD Palit GTX 980 Super Jetstream 4GB Win7 64-Bit Thanks in advance for any hint! :smile:
  15. Small flight around the Grand Teton`s yesterday... enjoy Thanks....
  16. Wanted to see if this computer can run P3Dv3... AMD 965 Black @3.9 ASUS EAH5850 DIRECTCU 1GB ---------------------------------------------- P3Dv3 A2A C182 France VFR Corsica HD ASNext P3D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR2_erHJNT4
  17. Hi All--I was thinking of getting the Just Flight Fokker F27 specifically to use with FS Passengers in P3dV3. I only fly props, and 95% of the time in the virtual cockpit. Looks like this one may suit my needs. Any opinions on the plane? Thanks much!!
  18. Hello, i noticed that when i switched from 2k to 4k in p3dv3 ( i don't know if this is the main reason ) sometimes in certain random flight, i get really blur texture near me for a lot of seconds before they becomes more detailed like normal.. I have this issue when switching from different camera to another, like external and getting back to virtual cockpit.. But, i noticed that the texture in general are all a bit slower then before to load at 100% resolution and the result is that its finish loading really close to the aircraft.. i fly with ultralight and GA so i can see really well what happening flying at low altitudes. I noticed this issue from when i switched 2k to 4k like 10 days ago. Tested with or without ezdok. My texture res is 2048x2048 Is there any adjustment i could try for fix this issue? Thanks a lot. Few shots :
  19. Hi, Here are my most recent flights, a return trip from KSFO to EGLL and back! Here are the links to the full albums.. yes I take an exaggerated amount of screenshots per flight. BAW284 from KSFO to EGLL BAW285 from EGLL to KSFO System: -i5 2500k @ 4.7GHZ -16GB DDR3 RAM -GTX 970 @ 1080p -P3D running off a 250GB Samsung EVO SSD Addons used: -P3DV3.1 -Active Sky Next SP4 Beta -REX 4 Texture direct -FS Real Time -GSX -EZDok 1.18.7 beta -ReShade 1.1.0 -Flight Beam KSFO HD -UK 2000 EGLL v3 First flight: British Airways 284 from San Francisco to London Heathrow Catering coming in at gate A7 in SFO A couple of seconds before rotation of 10R in SFO Off we go! Good morning, descending over the UK Preparing to turn base, while releasing I accidentally left most of my scenery sliders to the right, explaining my sudden decrease in FPS as the entire city of London appears in 3D... but it looks good though! Turning on final for 27R Final approach Landing in London And now, a couple of hours of waiting before leaving back to San Fran... Second flight: British Airways 285 from London Heathrow to San Francisco Pushback complete, here we go Take-off from 09R Right turn after take-off as per the SID On our way back... Self-vectoring required after figuring out, at TOD, that I am setup for 28R in SFO but the winds favor the 10's Back on track and descending through the soup On final for 10L And finally, at last back at gate A7 where I started the trip Thanks for looking at my shots! I hope you enjoyed.
  20. Hey guys, I just did my very first Vatsim Flight (I am only P1 Rated on VATSIM) and it sure was fun. Flying over LAX, I was just overwhelmed on how to read the callbacks so fast. When I fly I solo I never paid attention to airspace zones and clearances. VATSIM first and then Pilotedge - this can get very addicting (It is so much fun). Even my A2A C182 became a handful as I have reading out the callbacks on the mic and looking at the GTN 750 to see where really I am going etc. Lots to learn and practice. Got a question for you guys on VATSIM 1) What time is the best to log on to VATSIM. 2) What are the best airports to practice flying with ATC in vatsim? and what is also the best GA airport with ATC to practice flying? Thanks
  21. 2018paulrobbinx

    A2A and Simconnect

    Ok, so I just joined a part 141 flight school to wrap up my instrument license and I have been flying a 172R so I thought it would be a good idea to get A2As 172R cause everyone's crazy about it. I jump in the plane on the sim and nothing works. I go into the maintenance hangar and everything is broken and I can't fix anything. Some people have had the same problem and they all say the solution is installing simconnect. I honestly have no clue what simconnect is or how to install it! Can anyone point me in the right direction? I'm in P3D V3! Wait I figured it out I think. I went into the P3D V3 redist thing, found the bottom one that said Fsx-SP2... I went in found a simconnect thing... Installed it and now my 172 works! Idk LMAO! Wait I figured it out I think. I went into the P3D V3 redist thing, found the bottom one that said Fsx-SP2... I went in found a simconnect thing... Installed it and now my 172 works! Idk I can't figure out this post thing... Sorry.
  22. digital896

    Airborne.

    cath3 by Mohariz Musa, on Flickr