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  1. Guys pls apologize my stupid Q but I'm new to P3D... I'm too damn stupid to be able to find how to load the Tutorial flight scenarios in P3D v4. I know with FSX I needed to move the files to another directory under my Documents but I'm unable to do the same in V4. It seems that the files have different extensions then those of P3D. I'm expecting the visit of a friend who is eager to test V4 with the NGX on my PC.
  2. 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?
  3. Hi people, I am a RW 320 pilot looking to set up FS labs A320. To that end, I have recently bought a copy of P3D V4 and I'm having a lot of trouble setting up my Saitek Pro thrust quadrant, MadCatz joystick and Saitek rudder pedals. I am looking for an idiots guide to FSUIPC5. Although there is indeed already a lot of information from Pete Dowson and others about this software it all assumes a certain amount of knowledge that I simply don't have. I have tried to register on Pete's support Forum so that I can ask this question but I never received the registration email despite the site saying that it's been sent (yes I've checked my junk mail folder) The video's that assist to some extent don't seem to be quite the same as what I'm looking at. I would appreciate your help.
  4. A Basic tutorial flight I prepared for the 744 from LTBA to LGAV https://youtu.be/qWwdOYiXwig
  5. A brief FMC setup tutorial for the queen
  6. Hello, I feel that a Video or a thorough walkthrough with images is required for Cold and Dark startup and all NORMAL procedures required for a full flight. How to manage aircraft during the flight. There is a checklist but without accompanying images its clear as mud also, for example, in the DESCENT checklist there is no mention of setting Manifold Pressure to 26 as it is done with Assistant Engineer. Many thanks
  7. Hello flightsimmers, To those of you who would like to use their beloved Level-D 767 in Prepar3D v3.2 with the ability to access and modify the Level-D menus, I have created a video tutorial for you. Here is the link: I hope it will be helpful to you. Have fun watching!
  8. Hi! I am having problems starting the Nemeth Designs/MilViz Ch-47 Chinook . I have read through the manual to find out how to start this bird but it never seems to happen :( . The engines *DO* start-up but there is no rotation from the blades what-so-ever (Even with the ECL in GND Mode). Could someone please explain to me how to start-up this helicopter or any kind of tutorial would be appreciated! Kriss :t4012: .
  9. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7coNj4lF_to" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Attempting to post a link to a new video I recently uploaded to YouTube featuring the Carenado Phenom 100. I hope this information is useful to the community.
  10. Good Evening Gents, Well I've been waiting for the previously promised in-depth tutorial #2 for the T7 that was promised by PMDG since the launch of the service pack (because they always launched their second tutorials after a SP), but I can't see any plans for one. So does anyone know if there's anything on the horizon for the tutorial? Much appreciated, Mohammed El-Dakamawy
  11. Name: Twentynine Palms traffic pattern in L-39 Category: FS Aircraft Date Added: 09 July 2015 - 01:10 AM Submitter: Calypte Short Description: Twentynine Palms right hand traffic pattern flown in Aero L-39 Albatros Twentynine Palms right hand traffic pattern flown in Aero L-39 Albatros. Great scenery by 29Palms.de Aircraft by Lotus Sim Movie by CalypteAviation. Twentynine Palms Airport (KTNP) View Video
  12. fsx-ms

    I've spent the last week writing and recording this review, I hope you find it informative and helpful should you wish to purchase this plane
  13. PMDG Tutorial #1.5 for the 777 references Tutorial #1. Is this tutorial available as a pdf file? Robert
  14. Hello! I need help on how to start MCE in fsx.... I dont know how, and I have read the guide, and it doesnt help me... someone please help! I really want to use this product! (Btw, I have the aerosoft airbus X extended, if that could help with anything) Thanks
  15. Name: PFPX - Tutorial 1 Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:17 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided A tutorial on PFPX showing the basics of adding an aircraft and planning a route. View Video
  16. Name: PMDG Jetstream 4100 - Tutorial 2 with FS2Crew Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:40 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Video showing a flight between Washington Dulles (KIAD) and Charlottesville (KCHO) in the PMDG Jetstream 4100 with FS2Crew and VATSIM. View Video
  17. Name: PMDG Jetstream 4100 - Tutorial 1 Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:39 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Video following along with the Tutorial 1 that came with the PMDG Jetstream 4100. View Video
  18. Name: SYSK - Understanding Approaches Example Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:37 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Stuff You Should Know: Approaches have more similarities than differences. This video explains why you should look at an approach as an approach, and not a specific type of approach. View Video
  19. Name: PMDG 737NGX - Supplementary Tutorial V2 Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:34 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Version 2 of the earlier video: A supplementary tutorial for the PMDG 737NGX. Includes expected ATC instructions, an in-depth look at the SIDs and STARs that will be used on the route, tips and tricks to make your flights more accurate, and a little bit of non-normal procedures. View Video
  20. Name: SYSK - SIDs and STARs Example Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:28 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Looking at the concepts in the previous video while in the sim. View Video
  21. Name: SYSK - ETOPS (plus PFPX - Tutorial 3) Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:24 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Stuff You Should Know: What ETOPS is all about PFPX - Tutorial 3: A tutorial on setting up ETOPS routing in PFPX View Video
  22. Name: PFPX - Tutorial 2 Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:20 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided A tutorial on PFPX showing the basics of adjusting fueling or routing to accommodate anticipated constraints. If you haven't seen Understanding Delay Information, have a look at that video first to see where to find various delay information, and how to understand it. View Video
  23. Name: Understanding Delay Information Category: FS Instructional Videos Date Added: 07 October 2014 - 02:19 PM Submitter: scandinavian13 Short Description: None Provided Taking a look at the FAA OIS to understand the delay information presented. This will help in adding simulated delay in PFPX planning. View Video
  24. Over the past few weeks (and months), there have been numerous threads and posts regarding calculating performance figures in the PMDG 777-200LR/F, especially takeoff figures including assumed temperatures and V-Speeds. In those threads that I participated in, I mentioned the use of numerous manuals, such as the FCOM and FPPM to gain some figures for take-off performance. This will be a guide on how to do so, particularly for the 777-300ER fitted with GE90-115B’s.I would like to stress that while this is for the 300ER, assuming you have the appropriate manuals for the 200LR, the same method can be used. While I tried to use the FCOM as much as possible, some things are just not available in Volume 1 and therefore I was forced to use the FPPM. First of all, before I start, I would like to make a note that is not how a real crew would calculate/obtain their takeoff performance. They would either use performance manuals created by the airline, which are airport and runway specific, or OPT software on the Boeing fitted EFB or on a small ‘e-laptop’ (10” screen netbook etc.). You will see throughout the guide that a lot of rounding/conserving occurs, therefore there would be some discrepancies compared to if you used OPT software. Some acronyms used throughout this guide are; FPPM – Flight Planning and Performance Manual FCOM – Flight Crew Operating Manual (and for the purposes of this guide, solely Volume 1) OPT – Onboard Performance Tool ATM – Assumed Temperature Method V Speeds – V1, VR, V2 RW – Runway TORA – Take Off Runway Available ETOW – Estimated Take Off Weight I would also like to add, that this is a very primitive way of gaining figures from the FPPM/FCOM. Really, if I was flying a real T7, and only had access to the FCOM or FPPM, and none of the tools I mentioned above, I would go through 5 different charts/tables which contain numerous considerations (Runway Slope, Obstacles, Tire Limits, Brake Energy Limits etc.). For the purpose of this exercise, I will only be using the figures from the Takeoff Field Limit chart and tables. For the purposes on a flight on FSX, this suffices fine IMO. In real life, the performance manuals provided by the airline take into consideration all these things, and therefore the time taken to come up with an assumed temperature and v-speed is considerably quicker than doing so through the FCOM and FPPM. Now, lets get started! First of all, the scenario that I will be using.Today, we are flying a 777-300ER, fitted with GE90-115B’s, out of Sydney (YSSY), with a planned departure of Runway 34L. RW34L, from intersection A6, has a TORA of 3900m (3962m to be exact). For weather purposes, we will assume there is a direct 10kt headwind (so METAR is reporting 335/10), and the runway condition is dry. Our company SOP’s call for a FLAP15 departure with a D-TO1 de-rate setting. The pressure altitude at Sydney is rounded to SLP (0ft). Our ETOW today is 312450 KG’s(312.4T). Now to calculate our figures; Step 1: The first step to complete is to get our compensated TOW which will take into account the 10% decrease in available thrust due to our selection of a D-TO1 de-rate setting. To do that, we go the FPPM. We are working backwards with this table, as with most tables/graphs in the manual. Now in the table, as you can see there is no exact match for our TOW (312.4t). With all these charts, you are taught to be conservative. So for our purposes, we are going to use the figures for a TOW of 314.7t. So looking at the table above, you can see that with a TO1 de-rate setting, with a TOW of 312.4t (conserved up to 314.7t for planning purposes), the TOW that we should plan our figures for is now an amended 340t. This is due to the fact that we will have 10% less thrust available on the take-off roll. N.B: If the airline dictates that D-TO2 is also available, there are similar charts in the FPPM which provide figures for 25% thrust decrease availability. Step 2: It’s now time to find our corrected runway length to take into considering wind component and slope. Now as FSX’s runways aren’t sloped, I won’t be doing any calculations related to the slope. However, I will do so for wind component. The headwind component on RW34L is 10kts. The TORA from A6 sourced from ERSA is 3900m. We now can go to the FCOM and pull out the ‘Field Corrections’ chart. We are once again going to be conservative and choose a shorter runway length then we actually have. In this case I have chosen 3800m. Going horizontally across from my runway length and vertically down from my headwind component, you can see that we arrive at a figure of 3950m. Due to the headwind component, we have virtually obtained another 150m of available takeoff runway. Step 3: It’s now time to find our assumed temperature. For that we have 2 sources. We can either use nice, pretty and easy tables in the FCOM, or a nice graph that we can plot on from the FPPM. For the purposes of this tutorial, I will be using the tables from the FCOM (as most people don’t have access to the FPPM). Once again, we start at our corrected runway length (which has been conserved back down to 3800m from 3950m), work horizontally across till we find our TOW (which has been conserved up to 341.6t from 340t), and go horizontally up to find our max OAT. Therefore today, our assumed temperature, with a D-TO1 rating will be 42°C. Step 4: Time to get those important V-Speeds! Luckily, in the FPPM, we have a table to find our V-Speeds for D-TO1 take-off. Let’s pull out the V-Speed charts, for a dry runway with a D-TO1 rating. Now, since this chart is taking into considering the 10% thrust reduction, we DO NOT use our amended TOW which was calculated in Step 1. With our ETOW being 312.4t, I have rounded it up to 320t. Going horizontally across from 320t, and vertically down from Flaps 15, we arrive at our V-Speeds. V1 = 156, VR = 170 ad V2= 176. However, since we have a 10kt headwind, we must account for that such wind. Therefore we must now pull out the ‘Wind V1 Adjustments’ table. Once again, going horizontally across from 320t, and vertically down from our headwind component of 10kt, a V1 correction of 1kt needs to be accounted for (Yeah, I know, not much!). Therefore our takeoff performance looks something like this; --------------------------------------------- YSSY 34L @ A6, 3960m TORA D-T01, 42C N1: 96.8% V1: 157 VR: 170 V2: 176 ---------------------------------------------- Step 6: Enter all the relevant data into the FMC. De-rate and assumed temperature is done through the THRUST LIM page, and the V-Speeds done through the TAKEOFF REF page. I hope this guide helps some of you when the T7 comes out, and helps you get some rough performance figures until either TOPCAT or another 3rd party developer (Aurasim etc.) is able to produce a 777 takeoff performance tool. Any questions please ask away!
  25. Hi Everyone. I just uploaded the first installment on what I plan to be a series of tutorials that should provide a quick and easy way to get up to speed with Pilot2ATC. We'll be adding to these over time, with lots of screenshots and some tips and tricks of P2A along the way! Many of you have struggled with getting in the air the first time, so this first installment will get you from Clearance Delivery through first contact with Oakland Center in a short IFR flight from San Jose, California to Oakland, California. Probably not a good one for airliners, but grab a good GA plane and take the plunge! You can find it on the Downloads page www.pilot2atc.com/download Just press the View Test Flights button to download the PDF. Enjoy Dave