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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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sniper45

CRJ-700 Takeoff and Landing V-Speeds

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

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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
RLB747SP

Added airports

I added several airports. Some of those I added wiped out the terminal buildings. Nothing I have tried has resolved the issue....

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ianstephens on
No CD patch

No CD patch needed for FSX

I just loaded a completely new version of Windows 7 into my computer because the old one was corrupt, to say the least. I need a no cd patch for FSX. I found it on this site before but for some reason, the search isn't working (just like most forums searc...

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ianstephens on
ab1332

how to read knots

How do you read how fast you are going in the Bombardier and can't find it? please comment...

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ianstephens on
bouncy

How you start from a Gate and taxi to runway on FSX?

At present, I can only go for free-flight starting from the runway. How do I start at Gate and taxi to the runway? Please help!...

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ianstephens on
mdaskalos

How to Turn On Boeing TCAS???

I'm trying to figure out how to turn on the Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) on a Wilco B777, but I suppose any newer Boeing (767, 757) will operate similarly. The manual hardly mentions the existence of the system. The feelthere forum makes o...

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Mykola

How to move the gate toward the plane?

I noticed in the ad for FSX that the airport gate can be moved closer to the airplane door. Does anyone know how to move the gate? Let me know, please. I think it would be cool....

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rossi85

FSX Acceleration Carrier Tutorial Takeoff

Does anyone know, who can help me with taking off on the aircraft carrier using the catapult please ? Could someone please post "THE IDIOTS GUIDE", as I have tried so many times with the instructions given on the tutorial....

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robson131

Whats the default airport?

Can anyone remember what the default airport was in the previous versions ie 95,98, 2000 etc, I completely forgot? Cheers Andy ps, Does anyone have a Geforce 7900GTX, Im trying to find the best driver for my card helpp ty...

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xsailor

How to cancel / alter with Overspeed?

How can I turn off the overspeed indicator? All of my airplanes warning systems starts beeping as soon as i exceed 340 knots? how can I cancel this so it doesn't give any warning when I go with 550 knots? Thanks...

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helomech

Errors with downloading FSX weather

I have been having trouble downloading weather on FSX for quite some time. I found this forum about folks giving input on files to download for fixes. I went to the FSXWX site and installed the FSXWX client as well as the mapping.bin and cloud texture in ...

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Guest

Boeing 747 Switches

Hi Again, I've been flying the Boeing 737 most of the time, however, I would like to fly the bigger 747. I flew the Monsoon Approach and really like to fly this big fella. It's more or less similar to flying like the Boeing 737 but on a larger scale...

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kdw6977

How to set FSX up to use Dual Monitors

How do you set up Flight Sim X to use dual monitors? Thank you for your time....

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Qantas_Legend

Important: How do you open cargo doors?

How do you do this? Can you actually get people actually putting cargo in the plane?...

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ianstephens on
jellrod

time acceleration

I am new to Microsoft Flight Sim, but have flown some other games where you can time accelerate. I don't want to spend 8 hours staring at a computer screen if I want to fly from Seattle to London...... Can this be done in FSX?...

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Robin Hutter

Joystick throttle not working correctly in FSX

Hi there, My joystick (Logitech Extreme 3DPro) throttle control doesn't work properly anymore in FSX. Power can be set to between approx. 20 and 60%, sometimes it won't even do that. Joystick calibration works OK, and RAW data look good. Everything wor...

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scottyboy39

How do you light the afterburners??

Not sure if this was posted yet but does anybody know how to light the afterburners on the F/18 SUPER HORNET? Or any jet for that matter.Thanks....

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Guest

What can i do? I've lost my product key.

Sorry for my worst English Hello people, I lost my product key for FSX Gold Edition. Do anybody know what i can do for a new product key? Greetzzz Guest. Don't say that i must buy the game in a shop because i already have the CD for it. DISC ...

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ianstephens on
Kais767

FSX activation code NEEDED!!

Hi!! I need an activation code. Dont mind if its used! PLS!! :cry:...

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ianstephens on
mr_pain29

microsoft flight simulator X product key

I bought a Microsoft FSX and do not have the product key, can someone help me by telling where i can find a key? pleaseeeeeeeee mr_pain29@yahoo.com...

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ianstephens on
terryleemartin

Basic question - how do you shut off the engines and turn on

Hi, I have read all the commands available for FSX and looked everywhere I can think of. and I am embarased to admit I can't figure out how to shut down and start up the engines on my aircraft. :oops: It just never came up before. The Engine commands li...

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ianstephens on
alastairg100

How to set up ILS

I understand how to fly an ILS into an airport, however, I do not know how to set it up, as in the flying lessons it is all pre-set and you just have to fly in. This made the Schipol - Heathrow / Rotterdam mission quite difficult as there was very little ...

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