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Jmoore

Delay in displaying textures

Hi, when i change views in game the aircraft appear grey and untexured for a few seconds until they load. as you can imagine this take some of the realism out of the game because when you go to a different view you expect to see the plane you are in fully...

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Solotwo on
pilotwannabe

Joystick problems: USB Device not recognized

Hi, A couple of days ago my joystick failed....for no reason. I tried re-installing etc but Windows came up with the message "USB device not recognized". Apparently I needed to "replace the device" so that I did. I have just bought a new joystick......

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CRJCapt on
tiger7881

Leaving my Boeing 727_200

Hey guys, i am an old pilot in this game, and i realy like flying big planes, i mean the boeings, Airbus etc. But as u know i fly my b727-200 air Canada and i even showed some pics, but now i got a lil bit tired flying the long distances, and landing big ...

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tiger7881 on
SteveT

FS9.cfg

Hi all, I have somewhat screwed up my fs9.cfg and was wondering if someone could possibly send my theirs? That is if all fs9.cfgs are the same and that it hasn't been edited right? Thanks 😉...

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CRJCapt on
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LANDING LARGE AIRCRAFT

LOOK AT YOUR WEIGHT IF YOU LAND TOO HEAVY YOUR NOISE WHEEL WILL COLAPSE WHEN YOU COME IN FOR A LANDING PUL BACK POWER ABOUT 30' AND FLARE SET YOUR SPOILERS TO AUTO AND IF YOUR REALLY HEAVY SET TO MEDUM BRAKES SO WHEN YOU LAND ALL YOU DO IS REVERISE SLOW ...

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beerbadger on
brownbox

yay good news

with a bit of the approach guide sticky, and a bit of the ils landing in the flying lessons in the game, i managed to get autopilot to land my plane!!!!...

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99jolegg on
Guest

what's your take on Fs2crew?

hi, I was just wondering what people who have Fs2crew think about it.. also does it like "upgrade" the scenery or anything, or is it just adding sounds of the different flight personel?...

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RadarMan on
valcan222

help with the level d 767

Hey just wondering with the level d 767 how can you bring up your GPS? and get the plane to follow the GpS path? because I can get it to do that on the notmal planes but not the level d 767, any help? thanks...

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pilotwannabe on
meylan

crack

hi, where can i get the 9.1 no cd crack from please . i know you can get here but im not a member...

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Chiredzi on
Karlw

Question

How old do you need to be to be hired by an airline by airline I mean a cessna or piper singled engined props?...

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mikecurrie

stuck on runway

Hey, This has happened to me the other day, and again today, and its a bit annoying. There seems to be a bug where aircraft get stuck taking off, and end up passing through each other like in this image: They just sit there, i then get takeoff clear...

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spuddi on
Guest

Alienware Laptop vs Dell Xps Laptop

Hi guys, Hope all is well. I haven't been able to sim for the last year now because my pc has a problem with unmountable boot volume. It supported FS9 well enough even though it was running on an Intel Celeron Processor (Frame rates of 20+). Now I've b...

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astraGTE on
awdoman

fs Passengers

Where can I find the keygen for fs passengers...

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minicaptain on
UltimA

Please Help Guys - Engine Control with Joystick - In flight

Hey Guys, I am inflight in the PSS A340-300 but I disconnect the autothrottle and fly with my joystick one but it appears to only control one engine. When I adjust the thrust on my joystick only one of the four engines spool up and the rest just st...

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lkw on
Mc_GaNgStA

Can't find my FS9.cfg!

Trying to follow a certain procedure to edit my fs9.cfg for better performance, I went to the following directory on my computer: C:\Documents and Settings\ASUS(my log in name)\Application Data\Microsoft and then I was meant to look for FS9 folder but I ...

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Mc_GaNgStA on
Turak

Multiple monitors

I have two monitors and I was wondering if there was a way to prevent flight simulator from pausing when I switch to a window on the other monitor. Thanks for any help....

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Greekman72 on
brownbox

what the heck is happening here?

my passengers didnt like this at NZKI this is normal... https://forum.flyawaysimulation.com/images/forumimages/18446/what-heck-is-happening-here_3b6e3400cf4ca39bf724e9eea3d3094a.jpg not so normal... https://forum.flyawaysimulation.com/images/forum...

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brownbox on
earthqu8kes

long haul flights in GA aircraft...

i have just completed a flight KBOS (Boston Logan) - EIDW (Dublin Int'l). it took about 12 hours in my cessna 404 titan. What i the longest light you have completed in General Aviation aircraft. Distance wise and time wise... just wondering. BTW, ill ha...

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earthqu8kes on
mikecurrie

Beechcraft AP

Hey, I was flying the beechcraft today and I couldnt find the AP settings. I can find the switches to turn that AP, alt, deading etc on AP, but there are no dials to set the heading etc. How do i set it on this aircraft? Thanks...

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mikecurrie on
cumpaniciu

Maintaining a constant heading (Cessna 172)

I'm flying the Cessna 172 in FS2004. Whenever I try to keep a constant heading, there will be frequent slight changes in the heading that require a 1-2 degree bank for correction every 10 seconds, sometimes even less than that. That's very annoying. I...

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Guest on
Karlw

eaglesoft cessna citation X

Can someone e-mail eaglesoft development group and ask for a fix to stop the beeping on takeoff or to make a complete fmc thx plz respond if you have or are going to doso as my e-mail does not work😞...

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Solotwo on
TimH

Boeing 737-700 Test Flight (Video)

Hi everyone I have made another video, its of a Boeing 737-700 Test Flight in KBFI (Boeing Field) You can find it here http://www.freewebs.com/tim_hyland/testflight.html Please comment and say what you liked and didnt like because if I know my...

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TimH on
hinch

some payware thoughts

first of all i have no problem with groups producing payware - it's perfectly reasonable for the time put in, often. however, i do not understand our hobby's lack of special offers, sales or even depreciation with time - after all a 2yr old product mostly...

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wscott52 on
nottobe

What is the most difficult part of hand flying?

I think to maintain alt is the one..... i have to constantly push and pull to get back to the intended alt. When in turbulence its even worse, can drop or climb 500 feet quickly... what do you think?...

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earthqu8kes on
earthqu8kes

constantly changing headings..help?

im flying at 15,000 feet and ATC tells me to turn to heading 250, then few minutes later heading 295, and back and forth. this has been going on for about 2 hours. is there a way to stop this?!?!?!?!...

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earthqu8kes on
Doyley

Air Rage?

Question for the real pilots out there.. Do you get air rage similar to road rage if another pilot is being an idiot? On my lesson the other day there was an airbus that took the wrong turn down the taxiway and ended up on the runway half way down i...

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Doyley on
leachus2002

Anyone been to Farnborough this weekend?

Hey Peeps, I was just wondering if anyone went to Farnborough airshow this weekend? Leachus...

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mikecurrie on
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Is updating to 9.1 worth it?

Hey everyone I just got a copy of Active Camera, but it turns out the version that I have is only compatibale with Flight Sim 9.1, not 9.0 which I have and have had for a long while, and I have a lot of add-ons My questions are, should I update to v...

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Guest on
valcan222

traffic

Hey everyone I have a question. I dont know what to get UT, or traffic 2005, I have herd that traffic 2005 dosent look as good but works better and I have herd that UT makes the performance drop A LOT, so what do you guys think? what one is better? if you...

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tomthetank on
tiger7881

Fraps FPS

Hey guys, i wil sound like a noob :oops: but, i dont realy understand what FPS should i put when recording the video 15,20,30.... The lowest or the highest, and another question, when i record the vidoe on fraps, the grapgic sucks, i want to show the vi...

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hms_endeavour on
crash_deplane

Autopilot strange behavior

A few times I've seen the autopilot do strange things when trying to use NAV hold. Most of the time, if I make a GPS flight plan, I get aligned on the path, set the nav/gps switch to gps, and it holds the course just fine, with the HSI needle centered. ...

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99jolegg on
Guest

Any1 Have Fssc

Does Any1 Have Fssc(Flight Simulator Scenery Creator) And Knows How To get The Scenery You made Into THe Game ❓...

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mypilot on
hms_endeavour

MASSIVE EFFECTS GIVEAWAY!!!ONLY ONE DAY!!!

Everybody, Any orders for effects passed before midnight will be sent out!If you want to have the effects a special place on the plane/heli,give me a link it's it's freeware, or precise where if it's default. Here are the choices: Machine guns, Bomb...

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hms_endeavour on
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Monitor recommendation??

Hi I'm looking for a recommendation for a new monitor specifically to use for FS9. I had been thinking about a Dell 2007WFP 20 inch widescreen - seems a good size for the price (£285), but not sure if the widescreen will not work so well on FS? ...

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Guest on
Pilau

Help with landing the Cessna Skyhawk

Hi, I'm going through the flight lessons right now and I've reached the landing part of the aviation deal. I am having a problem though, when I flare I always hit the ground at 500 fpm (feet per minute) and I believe this is too harsh. I always chan...

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99jolegg on
z-a-c-k

laptop help

i have fs2004 but the graphics on my pc ar rubish so im buyin a new laptop i have thought of buying this http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/inspn_1300?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs#tabtop could yoou tell me if it is any good for fs...

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99jolegg on
brownbox

take-off flaps on cessna

i am flying a cessna 208 amphibian, but in the fspax report , it says i forgot to set the propper flaps when taking off. So what are the proper flaps? 😕...

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99jolegg on
Jared

Anybody Know About PSS???

Well I was looking at www.flightsim.com and I saw a ad about a 757 from PSS. Can anyone give me any info about this company and how their quality is and anyother important information. Thanks....

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cheechm on
gitman

Calibrate joystick every time I start up?

Does everyone have to do this? Seems like the calibration should stay but every time I start fs2004 if I don't recalibrate I roll into a turn one way or the other and rudder is off too. Is this normal? I'm using a saitek stick and don't have this problem...

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RadarMan on
dannyboy2005

Random Flight Planner??

Is there a download where i can press "Random Flight Plan" and it will make a random flight plan for me with the desired aircraft i chose? I could fly all over the world with a click of a button. Could some one make one? many thanks...

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dannyboy2005 on
JVD

Couldn't pass by without letting you see this :lol:

Howzit again. Yah I'm never online anymore but that's plainly due to the work load I have to deal with these days. Plus I'm never at home or any where near a PC, just the other day I was in Hong Kong, Mauritius, Durban, Johanesburg etc... I reckon you get...

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ceetee on
calum

Rate of climb / descent indicator in 747 / 777

Hi Guys, Is there a simple way to see your rate of climb or descent on the 747 and 777. It is obvious on the 737, but I cant see it on the other two. Without knowing where this is, you can switch from being on the glideslope, to well over or under ...

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dvorak on
earthqu8kes

mike stones repaits for cessna 404 titan.

does anyone know of any repaints for mike stones cessna 404 titan?? the subject says it all, basically....

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Greekman72 on
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Fraps Videos

How can I put the sound into my fraps videos? I'm not talking about music, I'm talking about actual sounds from the game I see other videos with sounds in it but it doesnt work for me, even when i check "Record Sound" Anyone expierence this and know...

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Guest on
syedriazsm

Visual Flight Path in FS2004

Hi I am not able to use the visual flight path feature of FS2004 at some airports. Any suggestions. But when i open a second screen using '[' key, i can see it for some few seconds and then it goes off. Any idea how to do it. I am new to simming and it...

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99jolegg on
CrashGordon

When you don't pay attention

I decided to try hopping from Iceland to Greenland in the AN-148. I knew it would be close, but figured I'd have about a 7% reserve at the end of the trip. I go up to FL320 and relax. I didn't consider I'd have a head wind. As I cross Greenland, I dro...

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CrashGordon on
Guest

Around the world, in a 737-700

Ok, the thing is, I did the around the world before, but I did it in a 747-400. But I now want to do it again, but in a 737-700. All the land routes are ok, as the 737-700 has a maximum range of 3260nm But what I'm wondering, how am I going to get a...

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Guest Ed on
Karlw

Do you have to register at sim outhouse?

do you have to register for sim outhouse in order to download from them?...

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99jolegg on
Spedley

New hard drives, do I RAID0 them?

Hi, I have a friend who bought a Dell computer some time ago. It only has a 40Gb hard drive which is almost full and the time has come to buy a new one. He requires a minimum of around 80Gb (+ his existing 40Gb for mp3 stroage) and as he mainly uses F...

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BashDaBish on
tiger7881

Boeing 767-300 AC Video Landing.

Hey guys, i created a new video of B763, landing at CYYZ Pearson intl, graphics suicks, but i like th elanding reverse thrust when wheel is in the air. thats the link: http://www.yousendit.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=0120437909249013...

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