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jjrenard44

problem with launching MSFSX on new computer

Hello all: I  recently bought a new computer and cannot start  MSFS X. The following message appears: Failed to start process for this game : "The application failed to start because its side-to-side configuration is incorrect Please see the appli...

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Sico2

Life as a flight attendant.

Hello all, I am seriously considering changing my job and applying for flight attendant position with easyJet. I am really into aviation and I decided that I need to start doing something in my life tha makes me really happy and not only brings money. ...

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Jons1969

how to down load and open win zip files and have them work n

i cant get the zip files to open and operate    any help would be great  thanks...

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Guest

Missing confirmation mail

Hello from Germany. I have registered for pro. I am still wating for the confirmation mail. Asked support, no answer yet. Any hints? Regards, Ulli...

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Guest on
Daddeo6

downloading large files

How can I get the downloads to go to my secondary hard drive? My C drive is not large enough?...

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Daddeo6 on
alaskalady

Problem With Opneing Torrent Files

I have never downloaded with torrents before.  I downloaded X-plane HD Mesh today, but do not know how to unpack the 174 files.  They each end with .zip.torrent.........  I deleted the .torrent to make it a zip but now it says Windows connot read this ...

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RadarMan on
nichos

Flight Management Automation for FSX 747

I am looking to find the website for Flight Management Automation. Thank you....

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RadarMan on
Ricebug

Downloading Huge Files

As soon as I joined, I found the FreeMesh-X-Global.zip and decided to download it. 45GB. Three days later, it was at the end of the file. Suddenly, my computer locks up hard. Cold re-boot. Not only had I lost the file, but all of my bookmarks in Chrome ha...

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Ricebug on
CRJCapt

ERJ-170 lands with parking brake on!(pictures)-Revisited

This is an old but interesting post, I offer it again for those who have not seen it. This is what happens when you land a Embraer ERJ-170 with the parking brake on. ➡ http://www.dauntless-soft.com/PRODUCTS/Freebies/USAirParkingBrake/ ...

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GundamWZero

Banned from Avsim!!!???

Alright, here is the skinny: I found out last night that Ariane and McPhat parted ways rather violently (I was in school so I was out of the loop). Well it shocked me to see that they went their separate ways, especially when I wanted the next expansio...

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hateaerosoft on
Guest

no sound when fltsimX is run offline why?

flight simX has no sound when played off line. why?...

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RadarMan on
mickybadia

New program for air traffic control simulation: ATC-pie

Hi, Anybody interested in air traffic control simulation? ATC-pie is a free software program originally designed for multi-player simulation, allowing ATC on the FlightGear network. It now includes a solo training mode, which can create interest outsi...

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mickybadia on
cuckh

Lifetime subscription?

Just a heads up to those signing up for a year membership-- I signed up to this site many years ago as a lifetime member, but discovered recently that the definition of lifetime was changed! I'm still a lifetime member, but guess what, now I'm a lif...

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cuckh on
edfathead

ATC Simulator 2

Whats the story with this product? It is amazingly good but there is no support. I paid $58 bucks and never recived an unlock code. When i try to comunicate with the publisher they just delete my posts or donot respond. Anybody else had problems with this...

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edfathead on
PanAmerican

TWA Legacy

While searching google, I came across this video. It is a tribute to TWA and its wonderful years of service: (dead link removed) TWA is my second favorite airline of all time. Man I wish they were still around....

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TWA B 707 on
PanAmerican

Pan Am Clipper......

I was wathcing VH1 when they inter-viewed Paul Stnaley & Gene Simmons. They got to a part when Paul was talking about the first time they went to Japan. He said that they (KISS) flew Pan Am, and Pan Am kindly named the 747, Clipper KISS. He also mentioned...

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jetman707 on
Certo

Please explain today's 55USD draft

I joined FlyAway March 8, 2012 with agreement for $5 U.S per month. August 6, 2012 my bank account was drafted $55 via PayPal. I know of no charge in 2103 other than the monthly $5. Today the bank calls to inform me of a hit from PayPal for $55. I che...

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Flyaway on
gsnde

Introduction of The Owl’s Nest web site

Inspired by Reggie Fields Wingspan & FSX parking spot size reference, I wanted to provide something comparable for military aircraft. I made a similar list and thought about a way to publish it. A web site was the natural solution. That was the birth of ...

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gsnde on
Ken DeSimone

Great new soaring sim for mobile devices! UNBELIEVABLE!

This app is too good to keep to myself... I've got to tell somebody! Have you heard of Xtreme Soaring 3D? Don't let the fact it's a mobile app fool you, it is fantastic. Perfect for when it's just too inconvenient to lug around several thousand dollars w...

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Ken DeSimone on
JarJarBinks

Best Joystick/Flight Controllers around

hey does anyone have any idea on the absolute best Flight Controll System around if so please reply...

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ianstephens on
jarred_01

50 of my most interesting facts of aviation...

Hey guys, I recently brought another book on aviation and it featured a whole lot of interesting facts on the subject, some of which are listed below. I have decided to post them in 10 posts at a time, so in a few days time I'll post another 10 and so ...

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Hegemonti on
Wobba

Mac - Windows

Question for anyone who knows about Macs and Windows OS. I have used windows OS for my whole life and was thinking about getting a Mac notebook. My only concern is, Is Mac OS much different from Windows? Will i have to learn how to do everything over aga...

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Flyaway on
OrlandoGeorge

Looking for an answer to an FS9 Error

Hey Gents, I'm looking for an answer to an FS9 Error that I am getting on a few of my aircraft. The Error Message says: FS9 ERROR: FS is unable to load Aircraft. ERROR: GAUGES\CPT.RKG_Fuelstat.GAU. ..I am searching the web and figured I'd ...

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Cheeks on
oboyoberta

ultimate checklist

I purchased this from simshack, and you find out in very small print that it needs a serial number. I have spent days and days trying to get the serial number through emails, and emailed the people who took the money. There has been no response after days...

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Flyaway on
Vr6Heathen

HALO NO CD QUESTION

OK I NEED HELP W/ THIS HALO NO CRACK THAT I GOT ON THIS WEBSITE ITS NOT WORKING AND I'VE BEEN MESSING W/ THIS FOR HOURS NOW, I HAVE TWO COMPUTERS AND I WANT TO RUN THIS GAME ON BOTH BUT I'M NOT PAYING FOR THE GAME TWICE SOMEONE HAS TO KNOW HOW TO INSTALL ...

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Tailhook on
Flyboy92

1929 Ford Tri-Motor

Had the opportunity to log 0.2 hours in a Ford Tri-Motor this summer... here's some pictures I managed to grab while I wasn't flying it.. 😀 Parked at RFD https://forum.flyawaysimulation.com/images/forumimages/37460/1929-ford-tri-motor_913cb5...

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Flyboy92 on
martholland

where is this place

http://imagebucket.flyawaysimulation.com/images/G8tJ9.jpg Hello, I am from the Holland, and looking for a answer for a "simple"question. for a game / contest on the internet. What is the name of the airport on this picture, I think it can be som...

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martholland on
ACARSDev

Need an ACARS?

Hey Everybody! Hope everyone had a great start to their memorial day. So I have an ACARS system and currently I am not using it because I am in a ditch, and I thought that why would I want to create another website and go head to head competition to...

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Cheeks on
jbeale

[ Poll ] rc plane equipment

so i was looking for more power for my yak 55 foamie so i asked the guy at the hobby shop what motor i should get and i told him my esc was a 25 amp but it was actually a 15 amp.:oops!: so he gave me a park 370 motor 1080 kv outrunner. to make a long sto...

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jbeale on
mypilot

simviation

Is it everybody, or is just me that has a problem downloading from simviation? When I click on Download, I get a message that it says that the connection was refused when trying to contact....

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belgeode on
Ed_

On approach, what is that loud bang you hear when turning?

4 times now I've heard a loud bang from the rear of the plane when it's on approach and needs to swing the tail around quite sharply. On holiday, I normally sit over the wings so I can hear the mechanicals but this is different so not the landing gear. ...

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CaptDennison on
Traches

Custom headlight control panel, with over 9000% more awesome

My headlight switch was going bad, so I spent most of the weekend designing and building this from scratch. I need to touch it up with black paint a bit, but otherwise It's complete and took me around 2-3 days to finish. https://forum.flyawaysimulatio...

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Cheeks on
BMG88

Battle of Britain: 70th Anniversary - FSX

Has anyone purchased this, and willing to share a review here?...

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Flyaway on
gustavosimsplay

Aerospatiale SA-2 Samson

Someone have this VTOL of "Avatar" movie,i didn't found it for download.If someone found or create it,please tell me....

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Flyaway on
Traches

Pictures from work

I work here: https://forum.flyawaysimulation.com/images/forumimages/36344/pictures-from-work_967fb523c5cb4942aa41f6aa3dfe3148.jpg I'm in the R&R shop, we do all of the flight control, landing gear, and door work. Been doing strut changes on the ...

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CaptDennison on
Darcymcc

Help with Cessna 421 sim video

Hi all. I am requesting assistance with making a flight sim video to document the C421 crash I was in (see link photo). This is for an aviation safety video I am creating. I am looking for about 5 minutes of screen capture video to show start up,...

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Darcymcc on
Tom12

Whats all our jobs?

What do we all do for a living? I'm in the RNZAF What about you guys?...

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truckernick on
jianqing

Can Flight Unlimited work on Windows XP?

Can Flight Unlimited II or Other Versions work on Windows XP?...

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RadarMan on
Tom12

Taking a break from FSX for a bit..

Hey there fellas, JUst to let you all know, I'm not going to be on for a bit, I've finished my training, and I have to fly one of the 757's around for a bit (top secret stuff.) Will be back in 2-3 weeks. And no, I'm not going A.W.O.L. Bye guys. ...

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Tailhook on
Tom12

New Aircraft for the RNZAF?

Ofcourse everyone knows of the Bell UH-1 Huey Replacement program and the Bell 47 Sioux Program, but I've heard on the grapevine that the RNZAF is possibly getting 6 Boeing F/A-18 Hornets to be based at a brand new airbase? I asked the Section Commander, ...

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Tom12 on
belgeode

Who is this BelGeode guy... I know him from somewhere... hmm

BOO! Yeah yeah I know, I have been a baaaaad flyaway member... Well I am here. Figured I would check in to see what shenanigans y'all are getting up to. (And I missed Welshie's pix.) First I am still alive... rumors of my demise have been greatly ex...

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belgeode on
Tailhook

Sweet Home Alabama

I doubt this link is available at the Flyaway site and should therefore not be deleted. Those three Britons seem to know very little about the 'rest' of the world. 😁...

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Welshflyer on
Westernstyle

FS11

If you didn't read the front page, the article- https://flyawaysimulation.com/news/3135/ To bad it comes out 2010!...

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PhilTaylor on
smas4er

ATC & Tower simulation games

Hi Does any one know of any good air traffic control and tower control simulation games. I have done some search but can't really find much out there. I tried the tower simulator but to be honest I didnt think it was that good. Any other out there? ...

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Tailhook on
Liono

English Language?

I got this in one of those work E-mails. ******************************* We should all be aware of the following moves to harmonise the language: The European commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will...

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jianqing on
DIMITRIOSCOOL

Alitalia 767-200

Does alitalia have 767-200s because when i was flying on a 767 one day te captain said it was a -200 model, but id doesnt appear that Alitalia have any 762s? Can anyone clarify? Thanks 😀 😀...

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jianqing on
krichard

orbiter

I downloaded the orbiter sim off flyaway. I open the '' launch.exe'' application and click '' Launch Orbiter'' nothing happens. Why?...

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jianqing on
Westernstyle

What my LA Teacher did for a study guide.

She made us write 100 definitions, Lol, forgeting about our other exams :doh!: :oops!: 😂...

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jianqing on
KevinTsai

You've been playing too much flightsim when...

1. You start talking about airplanes to your friends and your friends don't care about it. 2. You try to persuade your friend to play flightsim. 3. You start to do badly in school. 4. You keep thinking that you want to be a pilot when you grow up...

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jianqing on
jianqing

signiture problem(resolved)

I created my signiture, I thought it would be like something that shows up everytime you post, if it is a image, a image shows up!!!!! But I wrote a sentence and a image and created my signiture i think, but nothing is showing up!!!!!!, oh sorry, I just f...

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jianqing on

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