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RadarMan

Detailed Airports and Cities in Deluxe FSX

Here is a list of Airports and regions that have been improved which are contained in the deluxe version: City, Country/Region Airport Name International Identifier Amsterdam, Netherlands Schiphol EHAM Anchorage, USA Stevens Anchorage PANC ...

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Guest on
Guest

Unable to make Duxford Airshow work.

I have downloaded Duxford and Duxford AI. How do i make the Air show work please....

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Guest on
Al312

When loading, is there a way to make FSX start at the Save

I've been trying to make either the MilViz F-4E or the SWS F-4B start from a saved point.  Both airplanes start holding on the runway in position ready for takeoff.  Except they're not.  A number of switches must be positioned to drop the flaps, turn o...

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Al312

Kiosk Mode pictures problem

I have been trying to load pictures to the FSX Kiosk Mode homescreen.  I've been using Paint.net to re-size them and change them to .bmp files, as were used in FS9.  I have been including them in the last line of the main section of the respective .flt ...

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Al312 on
simonmmason

Acceleration Vs Steam

Hi everyone. Just a question. What exactly is the difference between FSX Acceleration and FSX Steam? I've seen some aircraft downloads (free and payware) the say they are for FSX Steam. Are they interchangeable? Thanks. Simon.  ...

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simonmmason on
kimuyukix

Airspeed indicator is working but malfunctioning

So, I just reinstalled FSX and my favorite Delta 777x aircraft, and on my first flight in a while, everything is working as it should except for the airspeed indicators.  I am used to flying a 777x, and I have over 1,900 hours logged in that aircraft. Ho...

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kimuyukix on
Al312

Minimum CPU & RAM to operate FSX ?

I am trying to establish whether an i5-10400 with 8GB RAM will run FSX with some fairly modern add-ons without hiccups.  The machine would have about 50GB installed in the HDD.  I do not believe FSX requires an SSD.  Also, will 8GB RAM be enough or wil...

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Al312 on
Photo-Fella-53

Mega Packs for A380 and 787 Installation

I've tried installing both of these for fsx. I can't find any variants of the 787, then aren’t available to select. The A380 is there but only the first one, I do have all the variants selected check box selected.I have successfully installed a Thai A38...

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Photo-Fella-53 on
GUEST

Microsoft Flight Simulator X

When will we be able to buy MIcrosoft Flight simulator X? P.S. You guys should watch the preview of the game its un belivible!...

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itickle88s on
Davidflies

Dates on Down Loads

When I get Fly Away emails with down loads available How do I know when these listed down loads are newer then what I have down loaded before.   Having a "Created/Update" date on the software would be so helpful....

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Davidflies on
Fitzy71

747 ILS Setting

Can someone please tell me where the ILS Course setting display in the FSX default 747. It may be staring me right in the face but for the life of me i can't find it? So someone please tell me where its situated, i can't keep declaring missed approaches...

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fsx1366 on
Don Hood

after flying mission that contained an engine failure in a c

after flying mission that contained an engine failure in a c172,I find I cannot free fly without that same failure occuring. How can I fix this so failure does not occur?...

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Don Hood on
VTOL XC-142

XC-142 Key Commmands?

XC-142 Key Commands? Shut off engines? Rotate Wing?...

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VTOL XC-142 on
reCAPTCHA

Can't decide on which simulation platform to use next ?

Hi, I have been using FSX for the last 13 years. As you can imagine everything I have upgraded has been based around this platform from all the add-on software to the hardware  flight panels. I have recently upgraded my computer as the old one is sputte...

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reCAPTCHA on
marmick1949

What download speed should I expect

Hi , I am new to this, can you tell me what speed i can expect after paying my $5.00 . At the moment I am downloading flight gear free flight simulator ( 4.0 GB     ) it has taken 2 hrs to download 1.6 GB. I did a speed test on my computer and it shows...

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marmick1949 on
444Pilot

Software to compliment Windows Defender in Windows 7

Hello all,I have the following specs: FSX (Acceleration)Windows 7 Professional 64 bitSystem Model: HP ProDesk 400 G1 MTProcessor: Intel (R) Core (TM) i5-4670S CPU@3.10GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.1GHzMemory: 4096MB RAMPage File: 3730 MB used, 4305MB availableDirec...

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Kalnon on
444Pilot

IObit software issues

I am using IObit software--both free and premium, in addition to Windows Defender. I have Advanced SystemCare (free), Smart Game Booster, Defragment tool, IOBit software updater. Recently, I uninstalled McAfee software from my system (I figured that was t...

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Kalnon on
ChuckPCpilot

Weather Download Doesn't Work!

I'm running FSX Gold edition incl Accelerator (not steam) on Windows 10 on a souped up computer with 16 gb RAM and 16gb RAM Vid card and plenty of hard disk storage. However, I cant' download weather even when connected to the internet! Can anyone a...

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helomech on
Bradagan1

X-Plane 11 where are you?

I used to love playing this version, but it crashes on startup and they tell you to send a report to somebody somewhere which seems useless because I never get an answer back. I had open the hidden files part, it ran for about 5 minutes, big mistake I gue...

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Bradagan1 on
sarboy

Reinstalling FSX problem

I uninstalled FSX to make room on my hard drive but now I've installed a bigger drive. I uninstalled it properly and also deleted anything that could be FSX related but now when I try to reinstall FSX I get the screen that gives two options, one to repair...

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sarboy on
Huey Pilot

No Variations

I switched my FSX from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Since I switched, I no longer have variations of different aircraft and copters. The variations are in each folder with the aircraft but only the first one on the list shows up. How can I fix it?...

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RadarMan on
Rey&G

Help tracking actions

Hi, i've been trying to search on the web some kind of tool like Virtual airlines acars that's allow me to track every actions that pilots do when flying, I'm not talking about standard tracking such as take off, flaps an so, I'm referring action beyond t...

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RadarMan on
Invisible textures planes

Invisible texture few minutes during initial flight

When I first started up my fsx and departured from any Airport i lose the external text of the plane. If I restart the FSX or computer it goes back to normal again, but only temporaly. Is there a fix for this.  Nvidia GeForce Gt 740.  memory 8192 memor...

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RadarMan on
Al312

Is there a way to make 2 objects "flyable" at the

I have two addons from Vertigo Studios, their excellent F6F Hellcat and the USS Enterprise (CV6).  I would like to fly the Hellcat off of the ship.  Unfortunately, the ship goes into FSX as an airplane and will not come up as a ship or as addon scenery....

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Al312 on
juanpavan007

Extraction of 4.3 Gig file of B787's

After the download wanted to extract the contents.  Absolutely refuses to perform the task of extraction.  What might be the problem?  -John B...

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RadarMan on
toufic jammal

i am having a problem installing flight simulator X, erorr

eror 1603...

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RadarMan on
lionlicker

How to shut down the bombardier learjet ?

Hi 😀 - hav'nt been on this forum for a while - good to see it still going strong. Does anybody know how to shut down the turbines in the Lear 45 ? In practicing my flame out scenarios, I have to go into the fuel page (Alt F A) and remove al...

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Mr.Halifax on
pablohaich@aol.com

FSX issues after SP1 & 2 Install

I have recently installed SP1 & 2 to my FSX and since doing this the GPS map is not working, it's blurred and ILS feathers are in the wrong place on all aircraft, can anyone advise? Thanks ...

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pablohaich@aol.com on
faust1200

overcast in fsx?

I was reading a thread in hifisim's forum (active sky x) which talks about how there seems to be no way to set up an overcast layer. Specifically, flying above an overcast layer where the ground is totally obscured. I guess it had never occurred to me b...

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Pete72 on
abmukh80

Controlling taxi speed/pushback

Hi guys, I hv 2 questions regarding ground handling in FSX. 1. Any clue how to maintain a constant taxi speed in a 747 or 737? I mean without throttling up and down constantly. I tried using the autobrakes on but was not too happy with it. I'm sure ...

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Kallol on
fsxguy

fsx gps holding

Hello i am wondering if anyone knows whether you can program a holding pattern into the fsx default GPS because I was flying and it was really busy and I almost got a holding pattern but I could not program it into the GPS so I said unable does anybody kn...

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RadarMan on
Dal007

FSX Fatal error message

Hello, I have been using Microsoft FSX for  a couple of years now and every now and then it crashes (the program...not me!) As it was quite infrequent I didn't pay it much attention. Recently I have bene playing it more and it seems to be crashing w...

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Dal007 on
Kalnon

Garmin G1000 Addons?

I've been looking all over for an updated version of the generic Garmin gps unit that comes with planes that don't have them built in the MFD but so far I've come up empty.  Anyone know of any Garmin G1000 Addons? I've been hoping someone updated it w...

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RadarMan on
winner110

are the servers still up?

Hi, i was wondering, are the Multiplayer servers by GameSpy are still up?...

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RadarMan on
loggerguy

SP-1 and SP-2, how do I put them in the main file

I made the mistake of installing FSX without SP-1 and SP-2. My aircraft played for a while and then everything stopped. It then stated I needed SP-1 and SP-2. I downloaded them, but have been trying for several months to figure out how to put them into th...

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RadarMan on
Egglet

Fsx freeware lag

I have a pretty good pc that can run alot of games. I had lots of freeware installed which caused lag. I uninstalled them and it and there was no lag. But in multyplayer where people use freeware. Every time I move my camera around the cockpit, I get craz...

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Egglet on
adenoma

Optimizing aircraft library loading time?

Hi all! I've searched quite a bit all over the net for this specific information, but didn't found a precise answer. I have FSX-SE, with quite a number of additional aircraft, majorlly freewares but also a number of payware from Steam, and I started to ge...

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RadarMan on
Man.Bhas

Douglas_C-47_V3.12_Beta issues while loading.

Recently downloaded  Douglas C-47R Skytrain V3.12 Beta version and also .14 but for some reason i face this issue. Is there any way to fix this issue. Regards, Manu Bhas https://photos.app.goo.gl/rYeN7k2vqjA8GSyaA https://photos.app.goo.gl/BPN1hNf8Lt...

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Flyaway on
rangerjones

start from carrier group

Is there any new tools that allow me to start my plane from aircraft carrier that I give specific locations?...

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RadarMan on
Jaschhabra10

How to know which frequency is right to talk to ground/ATC

Hello, if some has flown PMDG 737 NGX by making route and setting up FMC manually for route, If possible, I want to come on chat to understand departure steps like 1. Requesting Taxi Clearance to the runway which I have inserted on FMC2. Requesting Take ...

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RadarMan on
Jaschhabra10

FSX ATC request for Departure on PMDG 737 NGX

Hello,  This is Jas, while flying On PMDG 737 NGX on fsx, how I can obtain contact with atc for taxi, departure and take off clearance? Let's say I am going from KLAX to KPHX. Hope to see some advice. Thanks  Jas...

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RadarMan on
Guy Dufour

Blinking lights of the aircraaft

When the lights are on, outside the aircraft and the tires have the same problem when landing .the smoke and the lights are square instead of being blinking.This problem  occurs since one or two weeks and i did not make any change in the aircraft. Thank...

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RadarMan on
Gionni

Twin GNS 430 GPS on Carenado Piper Seneca V

I've been going crazy for a few days to understand the purpose and use of the two GNS 430 mounted on the Seneca V Carenado. To fly with GPS, one is enough; I tried to fly with the traditional Vor system in Vor, thinking that I could set a route on GPS1 an...

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RadarMan on
KENNETH.M

FSX acceleration product activation key needed......

Hey....... ​​​​​​My FSX acceleration needs a product activation key and I don't have since I downloaded it online..... What should I enter as the product key??  ...

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RadarMan on
jrbjunk@bresnan.net

progressive taxi hidden

Any tweek available/known for getting the progressive taxi back to "visible". After installing unknown scenery updates teh progressive taxi feature shows ever-so-briefly then is covered up. Any suggestion to get this layer visible when selected would be v...

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magicands

Runways on a shelf?

Why are some of my runways appearing to be sat on a ledge/shelf as I approach them ?...

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magicands on
Robert206

Plane & Buildings vanish

Hi all Could someone please help me as i am having some isues with flghtsim X when i load the game and play then change views this happens the plane and building vanish. Its like they are ghosts. Any help would be realy greatful  ...

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RadarMan on
Tracy

GPWS Call Outs

How can I disable GPWS call outs on some of my aircraft?...

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RadarMan on
Stephen N.

Openning Screen

Been using MS-FS since it's inception. Curious if anyone knows a way, that I have been unable to find, to enlarge the openning screen (Home - Free Flight - Mission - et cetra).  It only fits roughly half the screen and can be very difficault for these o...

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RadarMan on
Tomi Malv

airport realistics.

HI! I have a question. I want more realistic cargo trucks and please put stairtrucks in microsoft flight simulator steam edition.                                                          thanky...

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RadarMan on
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