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Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition

Discuss anything related to the latest version of FSX released by Dovetail Games on STEAM - Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition.

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neilo19

Troubleshooting Missing Static Aircraft at UK2000 Heathrow in FSX

I purchased the UK2000 Airfields package and the airports are good but Heathrow for instance has very few static planes on the gates - I have activated the common library within the package and set the options to show Static Aircraft also set all sliders ...

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Bassman4903

Start on the carrier

I have Nimitz/Ike and Icarriers2 installed. How can I access the carrier without landing on it first?...

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Bassman4903 on
Bassman4903

installation instructions

Ive downloaded nimitzca.zip, but there is no readme file included. Can someone tell me how to install this addon? Thanx....

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Terry Nicolay

Trouble Accessing MS FSX Purchases on Steam: How to Retrieve?

I'm unable to get into my existing Steam MS FSX steam account, and I purchased some software that I'm unable to retrieve. I have proof of purchase. I can't see a way to attach the MS FSX purchase receipt to this....

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ianstephens on
BigglesBolton

Printing FSX Navlogs

How to print FSX Flight Plans now Internet Explorer has gone?...

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IDK on
RLB747SP

Fixing Black Terminal Buildings & Terrain Display Issues

I am having a very frustrating problem with addon scenery in FSX STEAM. I have lost terminal buildings in all airports and tried eliminating the addons. Even to the extent of "uninstalling" STEAM. Re-installing only brings back the same problems. Now all ...

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RLB747SP on
RLB747SP

Ground shows up as water. Terminal buildings "black".

I have tried to solve this FSX Steam problem by completely deleting FSX AND FES STEAM, deleteing all add on scenery. No joy. Steam no longer provides any assistance only conversations from other players. Just about ready to give up :(  ...

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RLB747SP on
PinevillePilot

Real world weather is not loading.

I am getting a message telling me to check my internet connection, but i have a strong connection. Can this be fixed?...

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ianstephens on
MeepTicoMeep

Fast Forward/Time acceleration

Is there time acceleration in FSX? If there is what key is it? I don't feel like waiting 5 hours flying there oof...

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ianstephens on
Bryan Smith

FSX Ground Airport Texture Upgrade Issues

I am using FSX steam on windows 10 and have downloaded and installed FSX Ground Airport Texture upgrade and it looks nothing like the screenshot and the concrete runway edges look worse than the default one. Is this designed to work with this version? ¬...

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ianstephens on
Jake-Wicked

Where are Flight PLN Located?

I need to know where to find the PLN files in FSX Steam to download a mission here in Fly Away. will someone help me or do I need to be a member first?...

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ianstephens on
Guest

F18 Hornet Aircraft Missing

FSX STEAM edition the F18 hornet has gone missing!! how can I re-install without re-installing the whole program?...

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ianstephens on
GUEST user

SDK folder in FSX:SE

I noticed an SDK folder in the FSX:SE edition & am wondering in regards to the Airport Design Editor, can it be used without the FSX disk? The instructions in the Tutorial (ADE version 1.20) say we need the FSX disk ... but this is also from 2015 if not ...

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ianstephens on
PAYSON

How to install planes?

New here. Need to know steps to install planes....

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ianstephens on
Hey Rold

ADF on AN-14 Little Bee

I am flying the AN-14 to explore Nepal.  It is a great plane for low difficult approaches.  I cannot get the ADF to work.  I think I figured how to change frequencies.  I think the small rotary switch changes the 1's digit.  I like the plane, it com...

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ianstephens on
Jorge Olaves

MS Flight Simulator 2006 X12-50238-01 With Windows 10

I got a MS Flight Simulator 2006 X12-50238-01.  I have the product key but it doesn't work on Windows 10.  What link can I use to upgrade or install this program to Windows 10?  Is there a free download of this program for Windows 10? Please let me ...

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ianstephens on
Royal50

My missions have been deleted

I downloaded one of your addon missions (The most dangerous missions alps 1) and it replaced all of my mission in my flight sim. So now I can only see just that mission in my missions list in the game. but in the files, all of the files are there except t...

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ianstephens on
super4118

Properly deleting addons downloaded from this site in FSX SE

I downloaded an absolute boatload of addon aircraft for FSX SE. However, as I'm starting to play the game more, I'm noticing more crashes and want to uninstall some aircraft.  Many of the addon aircraft I downloaded had me move files into other folders ...

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ianstephens on
sterk03

black smoke from the tires on runway or on water.

I am not sure what I did but I am getting black smoke or black squares around my tires on landing or take-off. This will show up on most aircraft and on the runway or water?  Any idea what changed this to happen? Thanks sterk03...

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ianstephens on
skychefs

PATCHES OF WATER IN PHOTOREAL SCENERIES IN FSX

SQUARES OF GROUND AREAS SHOW UP AS WATER OR PLANE BLUE AREAS WITH NO GROUND DETAIL....

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ianstephens on
pdmike

Unable to Download From FlyAway to FSX Steam Edition

I am totally unable to figure out how to download and install aircraft from FlyAway to FSX Steam Edition.  The instructions always direct me to a folder that does not exist and I come to a dead stop.  Where can I find a step by step that will enable me ...

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Guest on
Hey Rold

Scenery.cfg not valid

When starting FSX Steam, a dialog box says Flight Simulator cannot run without a valid scenery.cfg There is a scenery.cfg file in the FSX folder. I deleted the newly added airport, I found a posting of a file on this forum and replaced the old one.  S...

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ianstephens on
Guest

World of AI web page not found/expired

Hi there, just a question Can anyone tell me how to get extra AI in FSX? I see the old "World of AI" web page does not open and I heard it doesn't exist as  FSX is seen as obsolete. Is there a substitute for it on the web? Some assistance would be ap...

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ianstephens on
matt121

fsx steam help with target and startin + side by side.

FSX Steam not launching due to Target and Startin as well as side-by-side issues. Can anyone help with this, please? When I go to launch the game. A pop-up window says. Unable to launch the game. Make sure the Target and Startin folder point to the correc...

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ianstephens on
wilfrano

RFN Gauge in FSX steam edition

I have loaded the latest version of the RFN gauge into the aircraft panel config of the aircraft in FSX steam. Although it appears in the instrument panel, when selected it flashes momentarily and that's the end of it. I have loaded it numerous times ...

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wilf T on
LTCSZ

Saitek Autopilot Panel?

Does anyone have some experience with the Saitek Autopilot Panel? I am considering purchasing one for use with FSX-SE...Any opinions welcome! Thanks......

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ianstephens on
KiloBravo1963

Google Earth Tracker

Just got new FSX Steam and saw that Google Earth had a tracker for FSX, is this worth pursuing for a newbie just feeling things out?...

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ianstephens on
darrenthomasdotnet

Downloading problems with flight sim X steam

Hi, can someone please help? I'm running Microsoft Flight Sim X steam. Looking on my hard drive I cannot find the FSX folder with my aircrafts in. I have loaded a few aircraft add-ons and when I run FSX the aircraft are white. Any ideas folks?...

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ianstephens on
SgtT

FSX German ATC/Voice pack

Hi, is there a German ATC/Voice Pack that I could use for FSX? I would like to recreate a WWII or post WWII ATC and wanted to use a German Voice Pack. Thanks, Rob...

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SgtT on
Charles Alexander Bayer

Camera replaces plane movement, Help me!

Hello, im currently having a problem where the Views have replaced the Plane Movement, when i press 2, Camera goes done, when i press any other number in the pad, it moves the camera, Help me!...

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ianstephens on
Abhiram Kodur

Does the FTX Global Vector need any other ORBX products?

Hello, I recently downloaded both the FreeMesh X Global Terrain Mesh Scenery 2.0 and FreeMeshX USA (which added up to a total of almost 100GB in zip files) and installed them to my FSX Steam Edition after some reviewing of forums and finally getting it r...

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ianstephens on
KiloBravo1963

FSX crashing during flight

I dont ask for much but why can't I fly a mission with out it crashing (system crash) half way thru a mission or free flight. It always happens using the menu use and it frustrating. I have researched and done all the fixes. I am a hobby simmer and don't ...

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StreamKing55 on
PAYSON

NIMITZ class aircraft carriers....

What is the exact procedure for installing the Nimitz class carriers....

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PAYSON on
dxtrjudgeboy

Direct X: I recall initiating Direct X 10 somewhere on FSX

I recall initiating Direct X 10 somewhere on FSX Steam juste to see whnat would happen.... big mistake... please advise wheree in the settings/controlls, the direct x change box is located.   Most all my added aircrafe are without textures - and i remed...

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Olsby on
D. Borders

Invisible star wars plane???

Im running FSX-SteamEdition Through windows10 pro 64bit.  On a B360 Aorus gaming 3 wifi, with Intel core i3-8100 cpu@3.60Ghz (liquid cooled), 15.93GB Ram.  NvidiaGeForce gtx1060 6GB, DirectX 12.  I've done the install exactly as stated but the Milleniu...

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D. Borders on
D. Borders

Invisible plane?

Hi, I downloaded the Millenium Falcon for FSX steam edition.  It's there and flies and all, but all I see are three blue rectangular shapes. If you turn just right with the scenery behind the ship you can see the outline, it's just invisible.  I copied ...

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D. Borders on
tzahio

city names to FSX-SE in a land view

How do I add city names to FSX-SE in a land view?...

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tzahio on
Royal50

mission sudjections

if anyone has a good mission to share please let me know 😁 ¬†...

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Royal50 on
sterk03

how to remove steam FSX addons

I need to find where my purchased addons I purchased from steam when I downloaded Steam FSX and how do I remove one or more from affecting the original Steam FSX The Steam site is confusing and support from where is confusing it seems no support from s...

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CodyJames21 on
RichardBrantley50

how do I start fly simulator

how do I start the fly simulator program in fly school...

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RichardBrantley50 on
Itsme

praxis.franke@gmail.com

Hello, I cannot install a new scenery. In this case it is the Cypres photorealistic landscape in FSX. Does anyone know how to do it? Norbert  ...

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Itsme on
ABDUL KAREEM

Related To Trim Of Boeing 737

Hi Good Morning, Can Anyone Tell Me Please How Much Trim Is Required For Landing and Takeoff In Boieng 737? ...

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MmoCX on
Thegladiator

Just installed fsx steam edition. why so bad?

Hi i have a powerful system running gigabyte nvidia 2070 super card and just purchased a ultrawide 34inch monitor.  was really excited to play flight sims again after 15 years.  the game feels like im on my amiga from the 90s. it looks nothing lik...

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Roscoe Sandstone on
not sure

Hello, I need help with SDK.

How do you make missions? I have the box edition with no disk drive and I also have steam.  I would like to make my own missions. Can you help, please? I don't have a clue....

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not sure on
waarheen@zeelandnet.nl

is er een no cd voor fs 2020?

hallo is er een no cd pachts voor fs 2020...

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Guest on
StreamKing55

Flyaway aircraft not loading into FSX

I downloaded the Poskey Opensky 737-800 and followed the installation instruction, extracting the file into Steam's  FSX/Simobjects/aircraft folder. I booted up FSX and the plane doesn't show up. I then went back to the aircraft folder and removed the fo...

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StreamKing55 on
Darwin Enge

FSX download not working properly.

I download flight simulator ex play the game for a while Then I turn it off for a while, but cannot reload The launcher is blank.  So I have to uninstall and then reinstall to play every time I've done this about six times. My computer, windows 10 1 ...

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Darwin Enge on
jvk1976

Hawaii Photo Real Scenery not loading.

I have everything added to my scenery library.  When you hit ok to leave window, error message comes up with...system cfg error  area 143 not found and so on for all the 5 files with same message, different area number.  What is going on, or what can i...

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jvk1976 on
wilfrano

FreeMeshX scenerey

Hi, when you have downloaded freemeshX and extracted all the files to "say desktop" Do you then need to copy and paste them into "add on scenery" ? If not, how does FSX use these files from a remote setting like desktop?? Thanks  Will....

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wilfrano on
PaulMateer

ThrustMaster T-flight stick X and Steam??

Hi all... I'm new to this "Steam" thing so do beat me up to bad... I'm trying to get my FSX Sream ru8nning and for some reason my flight stick does not work correctly.  It is a ThrustMaster T-Flight Stick X.  Steam "appears" to see it, but when I load...

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