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mickwill

Missing Menu Bar!

Hi All, I have just got around to moving FSX to my new number cruncher (Intel Quad 2.6GHZ, nVidia 9600GSO 768MB, 4GB Ram). So I installed from the DVD's, Service Packed up to SP2 and I now have a really wiered problem. 1) Holding ALT to bring down t...

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GuestFTW on
flightsimdad518

Adding Doors To Air Force One....

Can anyone help me??? I want to add the two lower deck doors to my FSX Air Force One model.... I want to use the door and airstair setup from the P-3 Orion... I realize that this is not a perfect match to the real aircraft but they will be better than not...

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flightsimdad518 on
rydog

MICROPHONE ISSUES!!!!!

I can not seem to get my microphone working in multiplayer FSX. I can hear everyone fine but can not send outgoing messages. Can anyone give me some help. Thanks...

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JetblueCapt25 on
mksas

Slow loading

My copy of FSX loads really slow. It takes a century (about 6 min.) to load. It loads especially auto-generated scenery slow. Unless i choose none auto-generated, It takes 2-4 min., and yes, i have tried to rename the default to defaultold. Almost no dif...

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mksas on
cheapcharlie

Default plane

Im having trouble saving the default plane in my FSX along with saving the settings for my throttle quadrant. eg I assign the axis to the quadrant and all looks fine until i taxi or fly and the savings don't hold. same with my default aircraft, all ve...

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Carlin on
mksas

Uploading Screenshots to the gallery

How can i upload a screenshot. If i try, it says: You can't post this file: Filetype not supported. What filetype do i need, and how to do it?...

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Flyaway on
Mike_Oxtinks

How do I Delete Posts

How do I Delete Posts. Dur...

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Flyaway on
eyton402

Transparent gauges panel

I've been fooling around with the FSX settings and somehow the gauges panel appears as transparent. that is, I can see the whole panel and gauges but can also see the runway through them. The virtual cockpits are okay. I think I must have ticked the wr...

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eyton402 on
Guest

Activation codes

when i try to activate fsx i get an error saying i have activated it on to many systems, i currently only have ot on 1 other computer is there ANY way round this?...

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RadarMan on
mitch0508

Fsx Taxiing

hi I have already asked this question but I don't really know what the answer was. When you taxi in a 737 do you use the rudder or the yoke. I also heard about something called a hand crank on a commercial jet. Thanks...

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EdForce1 on
Guest

Terrain disappeared

Please Help. For some reason, all the terrain on my flight sim is black. I see buildings and cars, but the terrain is gone. Can anyone tell why this may have happened and how I can correct it? I reinstalled the "fix" dvd, but didn't help. thanks ...

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Guest on
Sysy15

Quelle est la clé d'activation de flight simulator X

Bonjour, j'ai perdu la clé d'activation de flight simulator X Gold édition Silvoupler, quelle qu'un peux m'écrire la clé d'activation de fsx et de accélération...

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RadarMan on
lowrunner

fsx crashes when levelD 767-300 er loads up

can anyone help me fix this issue. everytime i start levelD 767-300er fsx crashes as soon as the plane appeers at the gate you start at. i tried different planes, tried starting without rex weather, my other progs run fine like, ifly 738 and pmdg 747 here...

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lowrunner on
debushr2

FSX Gold edition

Can I install the Gold edition over the Deluxe edition or do I have to delete the Deluxe edition first?...

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RadarMan on
CTBlankenship

Intercepting VORs when you don't know where you are.

Given: 1. You cannot use VPS ... only VOR 2. Your check out instructor asks you to do this ... how do you tell when you intercept a new VOR and how does that help you find a specific airport ... like BONG (love the name of that one). I've read c...

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CTBlankenship on
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SVFR

On the occasions that I fly with the weather set to the default theme with the fast moving storms. I forgot its name but my point is that on takeoff and most of the whole way through the flight, I can fly VFR. But when I try to land, I have to file for IF...

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$ on
teamo

rudder trim or aileron trim?

Sometimes when flying in gusty winds the plane I might need to use a little trim to correct for wind. Which one would I use rudder or aileron trim? They both seem to have the same effect but which one would be used in real world flying?...

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jelami on
Guest011

Looking for a Virtual airline painter

IM starting a virtual airline for FSX im need a painter that will work for free or someone to tell me how to repaint aircrafts in fsx Contact me on shadowkiller255@gmail.com...

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Guest011 on
zwadia

How to Get the Full Version of Fraps for FREE and it worked

How to Get the Full Version of Fraps for FREE Just see this on youtube and this kid is a genius...I did it and its working fine. (I took the risk because i am at work and using Office PC 😂 😀 Its safe) This is the link below to...

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Cheeks on
peterroy

Building a rig for FSX -- What do you think?

Am having my neighbor build me a set up for FSX. This is what he is looking at. What do you think? Should I "beef up" any component(s)? Thanks. Peter...

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RadarMan on
matt_flyaway

Saitek Pro Flight

Anyone on here know anything about saitek pro flight components? I have purchased a few items and they are giving me trouble. I have the yoke and throttle setup and just recently purchased the rudder pedals also. Before I got the rudder pedals I was ...

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flyenjewman on
jfmitch1716

Dash 7 - mystery gauges

I have Shupe's Dash 7 and am using it in FSX Acceleration. Have everything working well including fixing the graphics on the propeller spin. What does bug me is that when I select the plane it reports that HGHB_ALTWARN_LIGHT, AOAIND, PJD Hydralic Pressu...

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jfmitch1716 on
GundamWZero

Iris is about to flip FSX on its tail again.

Good job, Iris Simulations.... I got a case of crow to eat now. I just took possession of the new F-15 Strike Eagle, the Mudhen Driver. All I can say now that there is two top tier combat aircraft for FSX.... the VRS Superbug and now the Iris Platinum Ser...

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GundamWZero on
matt_flyaway

Saitek flight panels

I have purchased the radio panel and the autopilot multi control panel. 2 things: On the radio panel, is there any way to make the other radios active, besides com 1 without having to use the mouse on the screen? On the autopilot panel, when i swit...

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matt_flyaway on
myers62

how do u fix trees with black boxes around them?

I never had this problem before i installed fsxsp2 now i get this any ideas how to fix or do i dont need fsxsp2? after i installed fsxsp2 it solved some of my other posts on here. i now can take off from the gate with fsxsp2 but if i take it off dosnt...

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truckernick on
miketraurig

sim rate

how do i change sim rate? the directions say push R but that doesnt work. thanks...

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miketraurig on
Brickwall132

Video Card issue

After I got my new laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 17R I installed FSX and the Acc. expansion pack. It worked just fine with no issues at all. But I stopped playing for awhile to get back into Jane's USAF on a different computer. Now that I came back to F...

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Brickwall132 on
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Fuzzy Graphics

I recently built a PC, just for gaming, and when I ran FSX SP2 I was extremely dissapointed at how some things in the game looked. I have a 24" asus VE248 LED monitor, an nVidia GT 560 TI graphicvs card, and a quad core processor to boot. Ample power for ...

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Tom12 on
teeybabe

FSX PROBLEM. PLEASE HELP

Hello fellow fsx fans. I have problems with my fsx 1. I got a new laptop so I had to copy fsx into an external hdd to the new laptop. 2. FSX i copied does not display any aircraft and its just blank blue. Including the default aircraft. 3. Exiting fsx,...

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Tom12 on
Piaggio

Download ai traffic then loading it in to flight sim 2004.

😞 I'm not sure what im doing wrong. I have used the woai installer and started downloading traffic. I dont know if im loading the traffic into the game correctly. Can anyone show me the steps?...

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Tailhook on
jettaman

My landing smoke is black is that right?

My landing smoke is black is that right? I thought it was white. right? Also I see more of a black smoke behind my planes. Is there a basic reason why?...

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jettaman on
Traches

Using a Midi Sound board with Flight Sim

I happen to do some music recording, and own a novation midi controller. A Midi sound board creates digital signals based on the positions of its controls that a computer can read, as opposed to manipulating analog signals like a traditional sound board....

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nighteing6977 on
crclayton

Progressive Runway, Golden Gate Bridge

My question is..why does the progressive runway flash once and then disappears. In FS4, it always stayed until I closed it. I like to be able to taxi to the proper gate in FSX. And... Why does the Golden Gate Bridge disappear after dark. In the dayti...

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Guest on
daveyaffe

Cirrus SR20 FSX-No Interior Graphics

Just downloaded the Cirrus SR20 file from Fly Away. All the files seem to be in the proper folder, but when I launch the plane in FSX, there are no interior graphics, just the outside scenery and the frame of the plane. Can anyone help? Please cc reply to...

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RadarMan on
roaming ronan

FSX Pro in my area (Stockton, CA) to tune up my system...?

FSX & W7 Freshly installed on a system I built up a while ago on a new PC I put together. It has just been sitting though ever since because I just don’t have the free time on my hands to tweak all the settings and get it tuned up for what I want to do ...

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roaming ronan on
antier

Cessna C172Sp G1000 activation bug not yet solved?

Hi all from a newcomer ! For already a long while, I have been looking for the answer to this question : is the known problem about how activate the G1000 in the C172SP solved ? (as everyone knows, the G1000 exists on the genuine C172SP, but the knob ...

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antier on
helpme2147ent

airport design editor

When I download airport design editor, i install everything. when i start it up, a little red box comes up and asks me which version i want to use, but i cannot press 'OK', only the x in the corner of the window. airport design editor then starts up, but ...

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Guest on
Alexic5

The Steering Wheel

Hi everyone. I'm new with the whole simulation thing, but I'm slowly getting the hang of it. What I'd like to Know is how can I reset the steering wheel's possition after take off. I understand you can center it back to where it was after going left or ri...

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Malaysia181 on
490201

Any one have the product Key for Microsoft Simulator X??

can some1 plz give me the product key for Microsoft Simulator....not delux edition pl 😞 z...

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RadarMan on
Guest

Aurora Borealis

For the life of me, I can't see the Northern Lights! I even tried flying all the way up from Greenland to Tiksi, Russia and still got nothing. Messing around with the Time and Season options didn't do it for me either. I thought it was implemented in FSX ...

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Guest on
rkaczoro

Problems with loading aircraft and using FSX

Hi everyone, everytime I try to play FSX it will either shut off on me either mid-flight or upon initial start-up. After installing the game (I do have a legit copy), it will sometimes work; however, after shutting down my computer and playing FSX at anot...

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Cheeks on
marmar17

I cant rotate in cockpit in FSX

Hey. When im playing FSX and i try to look around in the cockpit by pressing spacebar, it wont look around, it freezes straight ahead. Can anybody help me ????? 😳 😳 😳 😳 😳...

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Tailhook on
fossilbot

Conversion of FS2004 Scenery Files to FSX

Can anyone advise re a conversion format for FS2004 scenery to FSX conversion? I have to hand 'Sydney Sea Bases, (sydcbase.zip) March 2004. I would like to convert to FSX for amphibious flying use. I've tried to contact Clive Marriott, who was involved in...

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RadarMan on
Silverstreak

Introduction- Introduce yourself here.

Hi, yeah .. I'm new here. I also really didn't see an Introduction for new members. Lets start here. Feel free to talk and introduce yourself here. I am approaching age 60 fast. I am married with 3 grown kids, with the last two finishing college. ...

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Silverstreak on
FockWulfe

FA-18 ILS/NAV

Does anyone know (if possible) how to use the ILS on the acceleration F!-18 Hornet? Also, how do you navigate using VOR and ADF?...

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GundamWZero on
GUEST

Can't install fsx...NEED HELP!!!

I recently bought a copy of fsx deluxe, and have tried to install it on my pc many times, but with no avail. Every time I insert the disk into my dvd slot, I start to hear the disk turn, but then it stops, and my computer looks perfectly normal. However, ...

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GUEST POST on
mhking95

Which one is best for fsx

Intel P67, SATA 6Gbps, USB 3.0 Intel Core i7 2600K -processor, 3.4GHz 8GB DDR3 1333MHz ram 1TB SATAII Hard drive NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti, 1GB GDDR5 GPU Antec Sonata III ATX case, equipped 500W power supply Price:969€ OR Intel P67, SATA 6Gb...

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GundamWZero on
GundamWZero

Another Milestone Reached: Cera Bell 222

Cera Simaircraft has released their latest helicopter, the Bell 222. Here are a couple of screenshots, since I haven't really have time to shake this bird down yet: https://forum.flyawaysimulation.com/images/forumimages/37363/another-milestone-reached-...

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GundamWZero on
cuartz7o

Papa New Guinea Bush Flying

Back before my PC went down in August my friend and I purchased the Pacific Island Simulation PNG: Bush Pilot scenery pack. It's LOADED with a ton of airports on Papa New Guinea including large hubs and small and almost impossible to spot/land strips. We ...

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cuartz7o on
eabing

Newbie - having issues with brakes

Hi all, I just installed FSX last week and I'm just doing the newbie missions. But, I seem to be having problems with releasing the brakes on some of the planes in the newbie missions. The period is supposed to release or disengage the brakes but it ...

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