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Convair880

Where can I find a download of the Honeycomb configurations

Trying to find a download for the Beech Baron configuration for Honeycomb Alpha and Bravo hardware.  Are they available anywhere on this site? Thanks. D...

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Baffin 2023

Enhancing Compatibility of TrackIR5 with Prepar3D v5 on Advanced Computer Systems

TrackIR5 has always worked properly for me on multiple computer builds since it was released.  It functions properly in Microsoft Flight Sim 2020 in all respects on my new rig (Verbose details below) until I play Prepar3D at which time it is simply inact...

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Ed626

Troubleshooting Drifting Eyepoint Issue in P3D with Honeycomb Alpha Yoke

In both P3D v5 and v6, when I go into an aircraft, the virtual cockpit view (eyepoint) slowly drifts down until it eventually stops below the plane.  Or maybe the aircraft is slowly rising up with the eyepoint actually fixed?  Actually, this might be th...

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Stephan Ricci

Troubleshooting Run-time Error 9 in FS Realtime with Prepar3D v4.5

Hello Today I want to start FS Realtime as usual, but I get this error message. Run-time error 9 Subscript out of range I started as an Admin, I also pay for this software. I have P3Dv4.5, Windows 10 Thank you for your help. Kind regards, St...

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Jozef VIVILLE

Troubleshooting Permissions Issue with Scenery.Cfg in Prepar3D V5

Today I have the message when I start P3DV5: YOU DO NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED PERMISSIONS TO CREATE A BACKUP COPY OF SCENERY.CFG; What, can I do to remediate this?  ...

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Dale Scott

Resolving Carrier Tuning Issues in Prepar3D's F-14 Final Cruises

I have the final cruises installed and the RFN gauge installed in my f-14. The gauge says the carrier is tuned and identifies the Enterprise and the distance in miles to the ship, but when I try to use the go-to function I get a message that says there is...

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Dale Scott

RFN gauge: zone not active?

I have the Enterprise Final cruises installed. I includes the RFN carrier gauge  already tuned to the Enterprise. When I go to the tools selection to try and move my aircraft to the ship, it says "The tuned zone is not active.This function cannot be use...

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Steve1948

Optimizing Investment in Flight Sim Scenery: Prepar3D v6 Upgrade Dilemma

I am debating the purchase of Ver 6...I would not hesitate except that I have several hyndreds of dollars invested in Orbx sceneries and, so far, Orbx has resisted giving us a Ver 6 installer. I would welcome any of your opinions as to the smartest route ...

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James Simpson

Compatibility of Prepar3D v4/v5 Add-ons with Prepar3D v6: A Comprehensive Guide

I am curious to know, Do Prepar3D v4 and v5 add-ons/mods work in Prepar3D v6? I know since the 64-bit conversion with Prepar3Dv4 that essentially anything that works with v4 should work with v5 and v6 but can you provide more guidance?  I am hoping a...

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Ed Koorevaar

Issues with Grand Caravan 208B Installation in Prepar3D v5 - Exceeded Serial Number Installs

Hi there, I had a lot of trouble installing my SIMSHACK Grand Caravan 208B. I have tried to reinstall it more times. Whatever I tried, when sitting in the cockpit, the fuselage is missing, Because of trying it several times, I was blocked by the server...

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Bob Buckfield

Enhancing IFR Training: Prepar3D's Flight Dynamics vs. FSX

Hi all, I've been struggling with FSX for a while trying to use it to polish my IFR skills. Sadly the flight dynamics of the aircraft are so poor it really doesn't cut it. Does anyone know how good or not Prepar3d is in this area? Many thanks....

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BirdyBirdy

Landing on Water

Does anyone know any ways or tricks allowing landing on water with Prepar3D-V4? Thanks!...

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golfacce

SimWorks Studios & Landing Hook Issue

Does anyone know what is happening with SimWorks Studios? They are not responding to support questions regarding issues with any of their SWS Carrier programs. Specifically I am unable to calibrate the landing hook to any compatible plane sims in P3DV4, e...

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Ratatouille

FreeMeshX USA LOD12 Mesh Scenery Add-on

Is this mesh an improvement on the P3Dv5 default scenery. Thanks....

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ianstephens on
Merlot09

Preferred VR headsets for Prepar3D V4 and FSX

Hi I am using the Prepar3D v4 flight sim. I am looking at getting a VR headset, I have been looking at the Oculus Quest 2. Any thoughts on this headset? I would be interested in any feedback on other headsets being used. Hope VR Headset is the right ...

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golfacce

AI Live Traffic - Is it still active

I recently paid a monthly subscription fee for AI Live Traffic and was to get an activation code via email. Two days and no activation code. Does anyone know if AILT is still a functional service? Thanks Golfacce...

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ianstephens on
Ratatouille

FreeMesh USA LOD 12

Is the FreeMesh USA LOD 12 an improvement on P3Dv5 default scenery. Thankyou...

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ianstephens on
David Wilkinson

Can I "roll back" from P3Dv5.3 to an earlier version?

I accepted the upgrade from P3Dv5.2 to 5.3.  In the process I lost my scenery addon files, backups and everything! Now I have found my most favourite scenery addon (NZNR) but it needs other libraries to be installed for it to work. One such item is the...

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Guest

Star size in P3D - stars.dat file

Hi everybody, I`m using P3dv5.3 and I would like to know how you can adjust the stars in P3d. I found a file for download where the stars are reuced to 2900 instead of 9000+, but: I`m using a 210 Degree Screen with 5m Diameter and a height of 2,50m. W...

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Captainrick

TCA Captain Pack Airbus Edition Throttle Quadrant "cont

PAN PAN PAN .  I have followed the instructions to calibrate the controls but the assignments are all helter skelter.  throttles control the ailerons, engine start buttons contrl the flaps and on and on and on.  ...

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paulrunge

B777 - 300 MegaPack (Luxton) Operating very poorly

I am disappointed with this package as it has so many tics?  I am using P3Dv4.5 on a highly capable rig. 1.  The mouse pointer stutters terribly inside the virtual cockpit making intrument settings difficult to execute. 2.  The 2D panel ( Shift+1) is...

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txrace

A380 für P 3Dv5 installieren

Ich versuche schon einige Zeit, den A380 zum fliegen zu bringen. Die Dateien entzippt, im Simobjekt Airplane eingefügt, Effekte, Gauge und Sound im entsprechenden Ordner sortiert, dann war es das. Im Flugzeug - Ordner ist da natürlich der Flieger vorh...

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txrace on
qaywert

F-35 DINO, MANUAL?

DINO's Planes are excellent and they have many unknown features. Now they are all free for P3d, but almost no manuals are around. Anybody there, who knows, from which still alive source one can get them?...

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dnunes

Installing Liverpool 0n P3Dv4.5

Hello! I have installed EGGP Liverpool as instructed. I see in the P3D Scenery that Liverpool is installed and active. However the scenery does not change and it stays as the default scenery. What might be wrong with my installation? Regards, Dom...

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dnunes on
Guest

Can't install Logitech's panels and instraments into P3Dv5.2

Logitech's panels and instruments work fine in P3D v4.5( No 1 SIM).  My No. 2 SIM P3D v5.2 panels and instruments do not work.  Logitech's responses:...it works, we are working on, reinstal, etc.  One suggested on the Web that I modify one of Logite...

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Pedrosi

USS Nimitz display

Having downloaded the USS Nimitz into P3Dv5. the AI Ships did not appear in the Addon Menu. I also did not see an AI Carriers folder which, I believe , is needed. Please advise....

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Finnfit

Fix visual model for FSX aircraft

I downloaded the CL215 water bommer freeware here, and it claims that it works in P2D.  I have P3Dv4.  The visual model does not show up in P3D. I can fly the plaine, but you cannot see the pain from the outside.  I have found this issue with other ...

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Ricebug

Installing The FreeMeshX Pack

Whew! Just D/L'd the 45GB FreeMeshX-Global-2.0.zip file. There are no instructions on where to put all of these files. Here are the folders inside the zip: FreeMeshX - Africa FreeMeshX - Antarctica FreeMeshX - Asia FreeMeshX - Australia and Oceania F...

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Carrier ops - no ILS

Socher@mailbox.org

Hallo Together, I am trying to use Javier's carriers for an ILS landing using the T-45 Goshawk from Dino on my P3D v4.5 (Win10). All worked well under FSX but under the new configuration I just can't get the ILS signal. Is there an enthusiast who at leas...

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jdavisjdi05

Where do I put add on extracted files for Prepar3D

I have downloaded several planes for Prepar3D but do not know where they go.  I have not fould anything in there description files.  PLEASE HELP...

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RadarMan on
crtmmac

Sound on P3D

I loaded the Viscount folders on to P3D and it works but no plane sound.  ATC sound is OK and other aircraft types sounds are OK.  The Viscount sounds are OK on FSX.  I just copied the FSX install folders to P3D.  Mayb that was wrong.  But the Fly Aw...

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RadarMan on
Biggun87

How do I get P3D

I have recently been watching a load of videos on twitch about flight sim X,  it looked really good and graphically, awesome, So I decided to download the steam version.   I have started to use it and it isnt anywhere near as good as the videos,  for ...

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RadarMan on
Rooney06

AI Formation Toys V4 (HELP!!!)

Hello P3DV4.5, W1064bt, GTX10710 AI Formation Toys V4 does not install. Why? How to solve? Error message : "The application could not start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect ....." Thank you for your answers  Bonjour P3DV4.5,...

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RadarMan on
jose luis

what to do to make the switchgear panels of aircraft gabines

what to do to make the switchgear panels of aircraft gabines more realistic plis...

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RadarMan on
Wayne Such

Oxz Complete in P3d V5

Hi Does Ozx complete download work in P3D v5 via installers, I used to add the scenery in via scenery in P3Dv4 but now when I do that that all the scenery is black Thanks Wayne...

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RadarMan on
rexx1977

P3D v5 locks up

I recently installed P3D v5 on my Win 10 desktop.  I am having a problem getting it to work with my Radeon R7 video card.  The program locks up or gives me the error DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG when I load a flight. I have checked the directX version, it is ...

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Guest

Ants Tiger Moth no installer

I downloaded Ants Tiger Moth V1.1.. The instructions say to run AntTMV11.exe, which I don't have. Did another download and it's still not there. I can't install it. Thank you for any assistance you can offer....

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navaneethgireesh

Flyaway sim a380

Just downloaded this product, but the FMC does not seem to work any help?...

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RadarMan on
jackmoyer

tom721-727 for FSX and P3d

I just installed this in P3d according to the directions, and it runs well, only there is no sound.  Is there something else I need to do?...

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RadarMan on
danmichael

Can FreeMeshX 2.0 be install AFTER photo realistic?

I have a few freeware photorealistic airports and areas about the airports installed. Can I install FreeMesh without removing those areas and if I do, will there be a problem?...

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Flyaway on
Milosanx

OZx Complete install

Do I need to install every exe file 3.0 and all the way to 3.5? Or does 3.5 cover everything? Thanks in Advanced, Milo...

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RadarMan on
Guest

how to use submarine in preapr3d

i cant use the controls in prepar 3d for the submarine, do you know waht they are default set to?...

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RadarMan on
BMW969

Autogen for photoscenery

Hello! Where to find autogen for photoscenery? (Montenegro, Serbia, Albania....)...

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BMW969 on
degeus

Serbia photoreal

Hi, I downloaded the photorealscenery of Serbia, there are 4 files, 0.50 m and 1 m. I understand the difference. There are two other files, North and South. Are these instead of the other files or do they have to be added on top of one of the others? Th...

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BMW969 on
Pájaro Loco

Sleeping shrimp, carried away by the current

On multiple occasions the administrators or managers of the site have stated that they are working to include aircraft suitable for P3D4, or higher, but time passes and we have nothing. Guys, you're falling behind! Sleeping shrimp, carried away by the...

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PÁJARO LOCO on
tquad135

Plane below runway

In my P3D V4 , the elevation of my plane is perfect on all US runways except KSEA where my plane appears to be about 20 feet below the runway surface. How can I fix this problem? Ron...

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RadarMan on
nichos

FMC (Flight Management Computer)

Are there any good Free FMCs available? I googled & found only one "vasFMC - freeware FMC for FSX • C-Aviation" but its vas FMC . zip can only be opened with its own "zip extractor" whose "zip-extractor.appspot.com" wants to access your Google Acc...

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RadarMan on
garyirv

FIESELER STORCH

I am looking for a complete FIESELER STORCH download that will work in P3d v3. Are there any out there?...

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RadarMan on
garyirv

TIM CONRADS T-33

I am having trouble getting Tim Conrads T-33 (fsxt33.zip) to work in P3d ver 3. I have followed all the download instructions. When I select vehicle in P3d the T-33 shows up, then when I click on OK P3d crashes to desk top. I know this T-33 is for FS...

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RadarMan on
lharv71

VCW-8 Squadron Recruiting

VCW-8 Carrier Squadron is looking for keen avid F-18 or F-14 pilots. We are a fun group with many years of real world military flight hours under our belt. We have a aggressive well developed training plan and fly three times a week. We are presently w...

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