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paulchris2

How to cancel my subscription

Hello folks, Well, I have tried the site for quite a while now and would like to cancel. But, there is no instruction on how to do this. I mostly joined hoping that there would be more mission submissions and I am disappointed by the lack of missions...

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Merca

Armamento Eurofighter

Salve a tutti ho acquistato da poco l' Eurofighter typhoon su steam per MFSX perche' volevo provare ad usare gli armamenti ma dopo aver studiato dai video prima di comprarlo e dopo averlo preso ho visto che l' intera cockpit era diversa rispetto ai video ...

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Merca on
John Charest

YOKO+ Issues

My YOKO+ yoke was working great then all of a sudden, I cannot program or calibrate the yoke. I am running FSX. Help  ...

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John Charest on
Duncan Bell

Resolving Microsoft FSX Flight Planner Freezes After Windows 10 Upgrade

When I go into FSX Flight Planner, as soon as I choose my origin and destination and Find Route, when I try to save the Flight plan FSX locks up and I have to restart. This never happened when I was running Windows 7 but happens almost all the time now th...

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Teemu

Understanding FSX Flight Planner's Fuel and Heading Calculations

I was trying to fly from Crown Point TTCP to Piarco TTPP (somewhere in Trinidad, Caribbean)  a number of times to find out an accurate fuel consumption. I deliberately wanted to run out of fuel when taxiing out at the destination. The FSX flight plann...

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ianstephens on
Guest

Activating FSX acceleration key

This works Log on to the computer. Exit any programs that are running. Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or click...

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mspot72

Is there a reverse thrust in FSX?

I just wanted to know, I have the yoke and pedals for the complete Annorak experience, but when I land and press F2 for rever thrust it doesn't work and says the key is unassigned. So I go into the menu and try to select F2 for reverse thrust and in...

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Connor75 on
sterk03

How to Efficiently Utilize Multi-Monitor Setups in FSX for Enhanced Navigation

Is there any way after displaying the MAP that you can unlock ir or send it to another monitor so it stays open? FSX or FSX-SE?...

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sterk03

Resolving Disappearing GPS and Radio Panel Issue

I'm not sure what is happening but I cannot get GPS, Radio panel, etc by clicking on the panel square button or using the view instruments gps. All I get is a flash of a box and that is it. This is happening in FSX and FSX-SE. I was not touching any setti...

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ianstephens on
TonyFreeman

Overcoming the 30-Minute Trial Limit on Windows 10

Hello.  I have MS FSX running on Windows 10 but every time I load a flight, it terminates after 30 minutes with the message that my trial has expired and I have to run the program again.  This means that all my flights are limited to 30 Minutes.  I hav...

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ianstephens on
Guest

Addressing Missing VASI Lights at Major Airports

How come the most active runway at JFK in New York, and many others, do not have VASI Lights in FSX?...

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ianstephens on
Guest

Solving White Texture Issues in FSX Aircraft Models

I have a problem with the textures of my planes. When I load my planes, the plane is all white but the cockpit is okay....

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ianstephens on
SpiderWings

What's the NEXT Nearest Airport

https://forum.flyawaysimulation.com/images/forumimages/38781/whats-next-nearest-airport_a8cc8d931225fbb8de166e34d14833c2.jpg Hi guys, Sorry I've not been around much the past couple of years. But I'm still flying. Been "Flying" this project for a...

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ianstephens on
Mattman1001

Troubleshooting CDI and Heading Alignment in FSX G1000 GPS Approaches

I have FSX and I'm using the 172 with the G1000.  I am trying to do the GPS approach but there is no CDI when the approach begins and it doesn't align with the proper heading.  Does anyone have any idea what the issue is?  Thank you for your help!...

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ianstephens on
airmatmaster

Troubleshooting Auto Brake Disengagement Issues in FSX 737-800

After touchdown, the auto brakes engage and apply the right amount of braking, but they don't disengage when I brake manually or apply thrust. Any suggestions? I am using the default 737-800 (FSX: SE)....

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ianstephens on
cfgrs

Binding fuel pump (or other switches) to keyboard?

Hello, So I'm flying a Katana on FSX, and I have a switch for the electric fuel pump. I can't seem to find anywhere in the configurations for key bindings that allows me to use the keyboard to turn it on and off. I can do it by clicking the switch with...

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ianstephens on
Help!

Airspeed Indicator Problems-Stops Working

Hi, Basically when I am taxiing and taking off the speed indicator works fine. When I'm in the air and engage the autopilot, it says I am traveling at 0. I have the heading, altitude, and speed indicators all on for autopilot. I engage the autopilot by...

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John Prax on
Laverda

Rebuilt PC

Starting to get problems with the PC, decided to do a complete format and rebuild, then keep the PC just for FSX. All went well except FSX won't load, I suspect that Windows 10 has ben upgraded, I get the error code 1722 and ocasionally 1603. I have made ...

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Laverda on
Robert Crowther

My PC's DVD drive just chatters away trying to install FSX!

I know my set of FSX Gold disks are perfect, clean, and OK for Windows 10. They also install without any issue on other laptops I’ve tried, including half a dozen on the shelf at PC World, etc! Also, a/v (Panda and Malwarebytes) was disengaged during...

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ianstephens on
Guest

Windows XP 64-bit and Windows 7 64-bit: Comparative Performance

Is anyone using Windows XP 64-bit? Everything I've read says it's faster and better for gaming than Windows 7 64-bit....

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ianstephens on
sidsharma

Seeking Guidance on Updating AIRAC Cycle and VAS FMC for FSX B738

Does anyone have the latest AIRAC cycle of navigraph. pls get me a link so I can download. Another help how to use vas FMC 2.0a9 on B738 from vidp to vabb. plz help....

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ianstephens on
Bill Robertson

Incorporating Reality XP GTN 750 in FSX Dreamliner: Feasibility and Shared Configurations

Will it be permissible to include the Reality XP GTN750 gauge with the aircraft, please? If it is has any pilot done this and has a panel cfg to share, please?...

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ianstephens on
Dylantheavgeek

Navigating MS Flight Simulator X: Can You Fly Without a Rudder?

Hello, I am thinking about buying Microsoft Flight Simulator X. Is it possible to fly without a rudder in this game? I already have a joystick Thanks...

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ianstephens on
Jackie Siebert

Troubleshooting Installation Issues with FSX Deluxe on Windows 11 After System Crash

Morning, I have the original PC DVD copy of FSX Delux Edition, It was installed on Windows 10 and worked fine, My PC crashed because of load-shedding and after receiving it back from the workshop windows 11 was installed and the game is gone and will not ...

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ianstephens on
Jack4574

Free FSX Acceleration download?

Anyone know where I can get the Acceloration extension for FSX perferably as a free download? I jus have the standard FSX Gold edition CD game. Used to have the Acceloration version way back but the disk stopped working before I was able to instal it to a...

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kral dodo on
Dirk Uys

Controls for FSX

I would appreciate knowing how to elevate and lower the captain's seat in FSX, please....

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Teemu on
Unable to load fsx error

Unable to install

How can I get past install error....

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Unable to load fsx error on
Kimie_simie@hotmail.com

CD KEY!

i can't find CD key for flight simulator X plz tell me!!!!!!!!!!!!...

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Pierre Walthert on
b.focant

reinstalation FSX sur window10

Impossible to reinstal FSX  (from original CD) sur mon portable windows 10 (always the same message : "veuillez ouvrir une session avec les privileges du gestionnaire" . Before it worked veru well ! Thank you for the response...

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TED Komorowski

WX500 weather radar for the Cessna 441

Is there a radar for the Cessna 441 a bendix I think a weather radar Where do I fdownload it TK...

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TED Komorowski on
Bmontour26

MH-60 Jayhawk USCG for FSX?

I've looked around for an MH-60 in the USCG livery for FSX, but I can't find any free, user-flyable addons (I have found AI traffic and payware versions). Has anyone successfully made or found user-flyable versions of this helicopter, and if so, where can...

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Bmontour26 on
Laverda

FSX Multi-Monitor Display Issue: Aspect Ratio and Resolution Anomalies on Auxiliary Screens

Running FSX + Accel. on Windows 10, three monitors. All was well until I did a complete re-install of FSX etc, then instead of a 16:9 display, suddenly the two auxiliary displays changed to more like 4:3 with black bands down each side and the image reso...

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Laverda on
Bull Meechum

FSX Deluxe Edition & Acceleration Not Launching: How to Troubleshoot?

Hello, I have FSX Deluxe Edition and Acceleration installed on my PC (not Steam) and haven't used it in quite some time. Just tried clicking on the FSX.EXE file and I get about 1 second of a little spinning blue circle and then nothing. NOTHING. As if I n...

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Bull Meechum on
Britney Gray

software drivers

I have a full cockpit,  but in order to get the Switch, Multi,and Radio panels to work at all I needed to run a third party package called Spad. I'm running win10...went up to win11 that I discovered is plagued with driver issues and went back to 10... ...

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Britney Gray on
GULLIVER

FSX NIGHT SCENERY (question 2)

Dearest Ian. I'm sure you know FSX perfectly and I have to ask you how to make an object (exemple "house") "night" in FSX. My procedure: 1) I build a house in 3D with the Sketch-Up program (house. SKP) 2) I export the house in 3D with the “Collada...

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GULLIVER on
veshagoo2

Understanding 737-800 PFD and MFD Symbols: Seeking Comprehensive Guide

Thanks to Radarman for my last problem really helped a lot...now does anyone out there know where I could find an article or video on how to understand all the lines and dots, etc., on the 737 800 for the primary flight display and the multi-function disp...

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ianstephens on
Joseph87360

FSX Gold Edition Not Recording Flights in Flight Log

Hello to all..... Since yesterday I have been facing a problem. I carry out IFR flights, declare, and monitor. At the end of the flight when I go to the "PILOT REGISTRATION" section I realize that FSX has not recorded the last flight in the "flight log...

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ianstephens on
Big' Al's

visual model cannot be displayed

"visual model cannot be displayed" Im getting this every time I try to install an Aircraft from Fly Away. Then when I load a flight FSX crashes Anybody else having this problem??...

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Nikhil Pandit on
BOUTANTIN PASCAL

Zenith 701 Visibility Issues in FSX: Can it be Resolved?

Good morning, the p3dv4 Zenith 701 is supposed to work on FSX, I entered it, and it works but the problem is invisible. Can we solve this problem? Thank you for all your answers....

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rhoffmeister on
Bernardo Lopez

FSX Startup Issues: Desktop Icon Not Working & Error Codes Encountered

No matter where I attempt to start FSX the icon or game doesn't start Get: ERROR ID = 25                   (Null) If I try to use the .exe on the FSX tree under my C:\ I get ERROR CODE 8-c0000006 I've tried everything I know and have been a...

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ianstephens on
Jamal Bawadi

Building an Affordable FSX Cessna 172 R Skyhawk Simulator Setup

Hi, What's the easiest way to build a FSX CESSNA 172 R SKYHAWK FLIGHT SIMULATOR WITH A FIXED INCOME? I'm looking to build one but I'm on a fixed income. I do have a ch yoke and pedals but I don't have the started key and the avionics for it. Can you pleas...

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ianstephens on
Georges PAGE

Hello, Please : How to run FSX on my PC OMEN gamer because it will not run on Windows 10 family edition ?

How to run FSX on my PC Gamer OMEN, because it will not run on Windows 10 family edition ?...

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Georges PAGE on
terry shorrock

getting my xbox controller to work on microsoft flight sim x

hi can anyone tell me how to get my Xbox 360 controller to work on my Microsoft flight simulator x? the 360 controller is installed on my laptop but cannot find it in the controller settings in the actual game. I have the 360 controller wired up via ...

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ianstephens on
Hawksfan10

Joystick Help: Saitek X52 problems

I have a Saitek X52 Flight System for my Microsoft Flight Simulator X. I had it installed on a computer and then received another one. I now would like to use the new computer as my primary game computer. But, I'm having problems. Whenever I use the joyst...

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ianstephens on
aitchie1941

Availability and Alternatives for MS FSX Install Downloads

Can I Download the complete MS FSX game from this site?...

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ianstephens on
geiadude

Troubleshooting Missing ATC Audio and Lack of Response in FSX

Hi, lately when I use FSX why don't I have any sound I mean any voices I get sometimes the ATC window instruction but no sound. Also sometimes when I press the interactive number I get no response.  Hope someone can help me.  Jeff....

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ianstephens on
maurice lyon

Facing Installation Errors 1722 and 1603 While Installing FSX

Every time I try to install FSX it goes to the end of installing then it pops up Errors 1722 and 1603, I have tried to reset the Windows installer but to no good. can anybody help me, please?...

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ianstephens on
ardsur

How to Update or Install Specific Aircraft Information in FSX Kneeboard?

Found recently some interesting planes to fly in FSX: Fokker F27. However, this kneeboard does not have the information on speeds, max. cruise, stall, rotate, flap, landing, etc. Would there be an option for me to install that information, that I got f...

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ianstephens on
Laverda

Problem with Undocking and Dragging Views in FSX

Changing from Airbus to 747-400 and setting up radio stack, GPS, etc on the second and third screens, the ability to undock and drag & drop has disappeared, and I get a split circle flashing where the cursor should be. Tried reloading FSX and FSX Accel, n...

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ianstephens on
Devildog73

FSX Running Out of Memory Windows 11

This is CRAZY! I have a Dell Inspiron with i7 4770S CPU, 16G RAM, GT1030 Video Card. Windows 10. It runs FSX with all sliders MAX'D out and gets 50 FPS. I have another "gaming" PC with Ryzen 7 3700X CPU, 32G RAM, GTX 1050Ti Video Card, and Windows 11. B...

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ianstephens on

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