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mossy

Will my PC manage PMDG?

I wanted to get a pmdg 737, but I'm not sure if my pc will handle it. here are my pc stats: 576mb ram (256mb of which arrived today from crucial - I am so pleased with myself for managing to install it and have my pc turn on afterwards lol. When I have e...

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djcevera

auto pilot and landings

is it possible to use auto pilot on landing and have it actually touch down the plane? or does it stop after a certain altitude and force you to manually land the plane?...

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zanettelondon

Brasilia Scenery

Hi Guys. I got the Brasilia (SBBR) scenery from WorldSceneries, but I am facing a problem, the AI traffic is floating, the planes are at the assigned gates but way above it, as I mentioned, floating from the ground. Do you guys know how to get this ...

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Jerry62

How to assign joystick buttons ?

Hi all, I am new to FS2004 but an old pilot and am having trouble trying to set up the buttons so I can have elevator trim etc on my joystick, it works fine and the hat moves the point of view. Hope you can point me to a tutorial. also is there a Culv...

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biello

Hardware experts help me run fs9

hey guys. im hoping when i upgrade to fs9 this week, that i can get some good performance from my rig. right now im running an hp... Main Circuit Board b 2.20 gigahertz AMD Athlon XP 128 kilobyte primary memory cache 512 kilobyte secondary memory cac...

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biello on
NShadow

Overspeed

How do I avoid this problem? I try to achieve the cruising speed with autopilot but I always get an overspeed warning. For examplary purposes , aboeing 734's cruising speed is mach 0.78 but I cant reach that figure. And its clear weather. So i dont th...

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Guest

Flyaway downloads

If it is something I think is worthwhile I will get it. Before I was a member I used to browse the site a bit and I am actually looking forward to seeing what the community comes up with in the future with FSX....

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Karlw

quick question about boats made by hama

first off may I say stunning detail in these models go get all his models of cars boats trains etc. now my question is whenever I walk to the back of the boat right before the red line seen here ➡ https://forum.flyawaysimulation.com/images/f...

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Odyssey on
Guest

Importing into FS2004 kneeboard?

Hi there, Is it possible to get charts ie. SID's and STAR's and put them into the FS2004 kneeboard? Cheers, Jay...

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lkw on
ricsike

Real world weather

Hy all! I've installed FS 2004 and when I click on the ral world weather it says: Error downloading weather. Check youor internet connection and settings! And it says even if I'm on the net! Why is it saying this? What can I do? I've uninstalled an instal...

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Guest on
Guest

How to do crosswind landings?

Well now i have finally mastered landing in clean weather, however now i would like to learn how to do so in crosswind landings? do i have to trim the ailerons, rudder? or just change direction? thanks...

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nottobe on
JLaw

Carb Heat

Hello all, thanks for all the great information on this site. Lots of really good info for folks like myself who can't afford the real thing yet and take the "game" WAY to serious!! 😂 I have a question on carb heat and how it's used in re...

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spitfiresrule on
Djanvk

Slowing Speed in the Big Jets

I was doing some of the Commercial training parts of FS9 and the problem I'm having is when he wants to keep n1 at 55% but decrease speed to 200, I cannot get the speed to drop and keep n1 there? Now do I need to lower flaps to slow it down a bit, are th...

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kieranja

cant load

i cant load my flight sim i missing lanauge.dll file any where know how to get this back with out uninstalling and reinstalling ?...

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kieranja on
RSSMITH7

Problem with Random Pausing in FS2004

I am having a problem in FS2004 with the program randomly pausing on its own at will. I can be taking off, en route, or landing and the system will just pause as if I had hit the "P" key. Can anyone tell me how I can get this stopped? I really apprecia...

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CRJCapt on
claytonlocher

I need some suggestions

Hey all!!! I need some suggestions on what FS addon to get for Christmas. I don't know what I'm looking for really. I have the CLS Eclipse 500 and FS Passengers. I'd prefer an aircraft over scenery or a utility...but just tell me what you guys like. Than...

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VegasFlyer on
Royann

Flightsim Manager

Help Unable to download new version of Flightsim Manager from www.ranainside.com saying site canot be found. Regards Royann...

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Welshflyer on
Guest

7600GT

I know this isnt the correct forum to post this in but i need to have an answer quickly. I want to buy the 7600GT BUT my power supply is too small. I can buy a new power supply no problem but what i am wondering is, where does the PCI-E x16 slot get its ...

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ARD-DC on
GustavoSM

Accidentally deleted Modules folder! FS2004

Hey everyone, I'm in a kind of emergency here, as I accidentally erased the the entire Modules folder when trying to delete one file inside it. Since it isn't a large directory, I came here to ask a big favor: will anyone zip this folder and send it to my...

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CRJCapt on
VB.NET

Level-D Atlantic

Hi all, I fly mostly long hauls,but they are over land. Now I want to fly from Europe to US but I must cross the Atlantic. I fly on the IVAO network zo I have to contact GANDER RADIO. But you have to fly at coordinates and I wonder if you can add th...

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ARD-DC on
Ryan

Flight sim traffic

Hi,just wondering wheter any of you know any free downloadable traffic for fs 2004 due to the fact of hardly any other aircraft in the airports thanks ryan...

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RadarMan on
SK8Z27

flight sim does not load....

i've been having a problem here as of late. my flight sim did not load and seemed to take forever. i did the old control, alt, delete and it kept on saying "fs9 not responding." i did a complete uninstall/reinstall, went to the flight sim website and i...

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SK8Z27 on
to_coolguys

good links for hardcore aviators

check this guys.. http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthread.php?t=66205...

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trailnut on
MRGUYGIBSON

FSFlyingSchool demo v1.1 has been released

Hi, Just a quick note to inform you that FSFlyingSchool demo v1.1 (12th December) has been released. 😀 It supports FS2004 and FS2002, and more information can be found at: http://www.FSFlyingSchool.com Thanks!...

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MRGUYGIBSON on
DoubleBounce

Up, Up, and Away. (How I got Jenny off the ground)

In an earlier post I was looking for help because I couldn't get some of the aircraft off of the ground. I first noticed the problem when the 172 would not turn up more than 2200 RPM on takeoff. I could get off the ground but it was a long run. P...

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SpiderWings on
Jive1

Flickering

Hey! I have a problem with an older scenery of EBBT, it's on http://users.telenet.be/jiv1/ebbt20.zip This scenery is an older one, designed for FS2000 or even for FS98, I don't know exactly, but I want to use it in FS9, because to me it seems the most...

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SpiderWings on
Karlw

If you have the captain sim 757 please help

Can I insatll freeware 757 sounds or do I have to buy them im just wondering if there is anything that says you are not allowed to mess with the aircraft Thanks cheers...

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ARD-DC on
Badge Man

Crashing Into Buildings

What happens when you crash into buildings on Flight Simualtor 2002, 2004, or X?...

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pilatflyr on
DonMussell

Can't instal FS2004

I can't install FS2004 on my machine. I though I had a problem with disk 3, but I got a new copy of the game and the same thing is happening. Basically it just stops responding once I put in disk 3. I noticed it won't respond after asking for disk 3 and i...

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M15A

A few Cessna 172 questions!

I just got to the traffic pattern lessons in FS9. In the lesson it tells me to take of at 55 knots. I always thought I should take off at 75 knots in the Cessna! Am I wrong? Another question: In the lesson the instructor tells me to reduce power to 150...

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Don Wood on
budsie175

Black screen

I keep dropping out to a black screen but with audio. Any suggestions?...

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RadarMan on
M15A

Cessna 172 differences in FS2004 and X-plane

Hello all! I use FS2004 and Xplane for my flightsim needs. In my experience the Cessna 172 in FS2004 reacts in a different way than the Cessna in X-plane. For example: In X-plane very little steering is needed to get the plane to bank to the left o...

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M15A on
JVD

IGFLY Walk and Follow

I could make this a long story but wright now I'm just tired with frustration. I downloaded the IGFLY W and F tool and installed it. It has a limit to where the demo will work . So I went to the place to test it out on my PMDG 747. When trying it out ...

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Welverin

Problem with FS9

A few days ago my computer decided to throw a fit. I took it to a computer shop, they did their thing and now it's working agin.... sorta. I tried running fs and when I went to the tower view it restarted my computer. I un/reinstalled fs and now it restar...

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Welverin on
guess

Problem with FS9 IR checkride

Hi to all of you, After visiting Rod's website, I could pass the holding pattern of IR finally. But another problem has came. After pass the holding, I set the NAV1 and OBS accroding to the sim chart, but the women said I didn't set the NAV1 and OBS corr...

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guess on
steve c

Traffic and Go Round

Relatively new to fs 2004. Getting more and more frustrated when I think I have followed all instructions correctly during planned I F flights. I keep getting go round from atc when the runway is clear and nothing in front on approach. I have Just Flig...

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Guest Ed on
selmuir

OverSpeed ??

Hi again Um you know when the plane goes into overspeed what button do you press to slow down ??...

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dl295

formation flying

just a message to see if anyone is interested in flying formation on multiplayer. if there is a few then i'll post a list of aircraft that we use already( mainly military aircraft)...

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RichT on
lowensteinbs

PMDG 737 NG

After reading post after post about how fantastic the PMDG 737 NG is, I decided to take the plunge and purchase the plane. All I can say is - WOW!!! 😳 This plane is fantastic and makes the whole sim experience so much better. Thanks to all f...

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murjax

Longest Runway in Flight Sim

I thought it was nasa too but I am not sure. Anyway I am in the process of making a 100,000 ft runway off the coast of Jacksonville,FL. I am making it with AFCAD and if it works right, it will be the longest runway in flight sim. 😀 😀...

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dl295

has anyone else used FS Recorder??

has anyone else used this awesome program, i have only just found it and it's probably old hat but it's just plain awesome...

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dl295 on
budsie175

World's smallest twin engine plane

Find it on You Tube today....

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CRJCapt on
lowensteinbs

Landing Problems

PLEASE HELP!!! I have been reading post after post about landing and trying to make a smooth and decent landing. My problem is that I seem to hit the ground quite hard on the main gear and the nose kind of just gets knocked almost onto the runway due ...

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lowensteinbs on
Guest

turning on taxiways

how do you know which way to turn on a taxiway for example.. taxi to rwy 32R using B B1 G H TY Y5 how do you know wich way to turn on B1 G H TY Y5 Why don't you Turn on and follow the Progressive Taxi line(Yellow arrows in FSX).Its the choice ...

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jayd

high alt weird plane position

im flying right now at 40000 ft in an Airbus a300 american airlines HNAC i think is the maker. but i am noticing that i am traveling at .83 mach, but only like 270kts. and my plane seems to be pointing up about 5 degrees. its kind of weird. is there a rea...

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to_coolguys on
Odyssey

Not a problem?????

Flying on FSPax in a Learjet 45. It was only a small flight so my tanks were only filled to 40%. When I started the flight the weight in the tanks were equal. However, 10 minutes into the flight it appeared that the left tank was decreasing quicker than t...

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ARD-DC on
Karlw

The pmdg 744 cabin whats this here for?

https://forum.flyawaysimulation.com/images/forumimages/23930/pmdg-744-cabin-whats-this-here-for_49bc90cc0060dbe78c68ae1352829933.jpg Why?...

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to_coolguys on
CodyH

V1, Vr, V2, Vref - what's that?

Hey guys i know what V1 and Vr, and Vref are, but what is V2, and can anyone give me a link or just tell me how to calculate these 😀 (i have always used my FMC - woops 😂 ) Thx in advance guys ❗ ❗...

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pilatflyr on
RichT

C-17 airbase

Does anyone know where I can download a good package for the C-17 airbase Charleston AFB? I have lots of good military bases with the relevant military aircraft parked on the apron, and the majority even have AI. The only C-17 package I have is Hickam ...

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pilatflyr on
blueknight5

CH Products Flight Yoke in MS X

I have been having problems with the yoke not staying in calibration from flight to flight. I keep having to re calibrate it to make the flights work. I have less problems with the yoke in MS 2004. Any suggestions....

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