Flight Simulator X: General

General chat about Microsofts latest Flight Simulator addition, Flight Simulator X or FSX

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Kimie_simie@hotmail.com

CD KEY!

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

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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
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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Dirk Uys 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
Fitzy71

Speed up flight time.

Hi Guys Only me again. Is it possible to speed up the flying time? I want to fly London to New York but don't have the time to sit a PC for 6-8 hours real time flying. So how do i speed it up a bit so it only takes a couple of hours or so. ...

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ianstephens on
arulu

Slow Download Speeds on Avsim: Need Help with 3.0kb Rate

Friends, when I download any file from Avsim, the speed becomes very slow even down to 3.0kb. This is really frustrating and as we know almost every file has to download from this site. I am using the broadband connection in Vista 32bit SP1. Can anyone he...

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ianstephens on
omgttfs

Searching for a No-DVD Solution for FSX - Have You Found One?

I've searched all my usual haunts but can't find a crack for FSX. Does anyone know if one is available yet?...

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ianstephens on
Laverda

FSX only feeding from starboard tank

Has anyone else had this, and suddenly started feeding only from the starboard tank, not the center or port? Opening crossfeed or using pumps doesn't seem to make a difference, using auto refueling replenished the starboard tank and added the same amount ...

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Laverda on
WarrenTSI

Strategies for Controlling Aircraft Speed during Approach and Landing

Having problems slowing aircraft down in two of the expert modes, the Monsoon Approach and the Dutch Harbor Approach. They start out at about 11,000 feet and when you get down to landing altitude, the aircraft is still flying way too fast. Shutting down t...

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ianstephens on
United airlines

menu bar not showing

I'm running Windows 7 and FSX standard DVD and I tried alt and right click but none of them work....

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ianstephens on
oldave

Compatibility Between CH Pro Rudder Pedals and Saitek Yoke & Throttle Set?

I'm fairly new to FSX and read a year or so ago on some Sim Forum that it's not recommended to use two different brands of flight controls ...??? My son mentioned to me he saw a set of CH Pro Rudder Pedals on sale here in Canada for about $125 with free ...

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ianstephens on
Geoffos

Persistent Right Pull in Certain FSX Aircraft - Joystick Calibration Issue?

When I first got FSX, I started plowing through the missions from the start, as you do, and when I got to the first mission involving the floatplane I found that during flight it always wants to turn right, and as there's no autopilot in it, I couldn't ge...

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ianstephens on
vaughant

Rudder Centering Key Assignment Not Working in FSX

Hey, how's it going? I need to be able to center the rudder on FSX but the assignment doesn't work! it says that the key has been assigned but it does not do anything. Is there any way to make that work? any help is appreciated. cheers....

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ianstephens on
Pilotmansam51590

Issues with CH Products Pedals and Yoke: Brakes Remain Engaged

I'm using the CH products pro pedals and the CH products flight sim yoke. When I try to fly the plane off of the runway it says the brakes are still applied. It's not the parking brake.... it just says the brakes are applied and the airplane won't roll do...

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ianstephens on
sniper45

CRJ-700 Takeoff and Landing V-Speeds

What are the take-off and landing speeds for the CRJ-700?...

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ianstephens on
Rifro

How to Properly Summon and Use Fuel Truck and Baggage Car in FSX?

Just some help here.  I finally started flying big jet planes (as I'm getting my pilot's license, always flew the Cessna) and wanted to refuel. landed at Tampa Int. and went to the gate in my 737. pressed ctrl J and got the jetway to go to me (thanks to ...

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ianstephens on
peep in illinois

How Do You Connect to the Gate/Jet way

how do u open/connect to the gate/jet way?...

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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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ianstephens on
Gordy L

Activation Problem

Hi, I'm hoping for some direction here. I loaded the game(deluxe) on my pc and got to the activation screen. I entered the key# and hit enter. I could see 2 icons and the words" making connection" and then I got the message "a technical problem occurr...

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ianstephens on
whittke1

Incorrect Altitude

When I select a plane and the airport, my altitude is already at 400 sometimes. How can I reset this to 0?...

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ianstephens on
Guest

FSX.CFG File missing???

Okay, I've seen numerous posts on changing FSX.CFG (specifically to adjust the number of autogen trees versus buildings) but search as I might, I can't find the CFG file... I've got two installations (yes, next is a call to 'Daddy' for permission to insta...

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ianstephens on
Zebraone

FS9 & FSX Overspeed

I thought when I got FSX MS would have fixed the overspeed problem. Why doesn't the overspeed warning go off when you climb above 10K ft? The speed limit is 250 KTS or less below 10,000, but when you fly the jets above 10K the warning comes on at about 3...

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ianstephens on
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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ianstephens on
Taylor

knots and kias

Hello, everyone. I was just wondering if there is a difference between KIAS and Knots. I see normal planes fly at, let's just say, 450 knots but in FSX I can only go to around 340 KIAS. And, where are the knots displayed in the 737? thanks and any help is...

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ianstephens on
kennwaskiewicz

can you turn off the overspeed alarm in any boing aircraft?

I am sick of it that I go too fast or too slow and stalling and I hate that sound is there a way to turn it off?...

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ianstephens on
A380forFSX

ILS for Boeing 747

For those who don’t know how to do an ILS landing in the Default Boeing 747-400, this should help you. First, open the map by clicking MAP in the world menu, or by clicking the star-shaped button on the 2D main panel. Click on your destination, th...

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ianstephens on
444Pilot

Reinstalling drivers for the saitek/logitech radio panel

I am trying to reinstall my Saitek/ Logitech radio panel, switch panel, and multi-panel. I am using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit with FSX - Acceleration. I successfully downloaded the software for the panel test and the panels all all working fine. Howev...

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ianstephens on
cwo1980

Gauge Background Not Showing

The Hiller OH-23 panel VSI gauge does not show the gauge background. It only show the needle. I have switched the gauge and needle with another gauge from another aircraft, and I still get the same results. Only shows needle with no gauge background. The ...

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Guest on
William Green

License of FSX

I have a copy of FSX. I bought it at a second-hand game store. I tested it on my computer and it will not work, because it says that I have used the license too many times. Is there any way of removing computers from my license? I have already called Micr...

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ianstephens on
Hberg75

Scenery mesh files

Please can you help me. I downloaded Hawaii Scenery files. What are files with extension .mesh ? And do I install them?  ...

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Hberg75 on
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