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Lee Haynie

Resolving Start-Up Freezes and Crashes Linked to Internet Connectivity

I click the START FLIGHT button on X-plane 11. It loads the flight, but, will not start. The screen is frozen. It stays in frozen screen mode, then crashes after about 30 seconds. This happens when I am hooked to the internet.  The solution of course is ...

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KEITHZQN1

Milford Sound for X-Plane 11

Can anyone please advise what update is required to Flatten the Airstrip for Milford Sound? The Enhanced Photoscenery File for all of New Zealand appears fantastic for the Queenstown Area that I have flown in but Milford Airstrip's got craters and or ram...

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Ned Higgins

Enabling Windowed Mode in X-Plane 11

I have a problem running Xplane 11 in "Windowed" mode. I have reviewed several posts regarding this issue and have tried everything suggested and nothing seems to fix the issue. My main problem is that the settings/graphics do not even give me the option ...

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Chris Sheehan

Finding Windowed Mode in X-Plane 11 Graphics Settings on Windows 10

In Windows 10, under X-plane 11 graphics settings there is no windowed mode, only full screen, instructor, and 2D.  Help. Thank you....

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Ned Higgins on
STUART SUTHERLAND

Enhancing Visibility of Cockpit Instruments and External Views in Multi-Monitor Setups

I have 3 monitors showing one view. However when looking ahead I can not see my instruments, or when looking at the instruments I can not look outside. I have tried zooming back as far as I can but still no good. Any ideas ????...

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ianstephens on
Vikram93sim

Exploring Virtual Yoke Options for X-Plane 11: Transitioning from FSX

I have been using FSX till now... I used the virtual avionics app virtual home to control my plane in FSX... I recently downloaded x plane 11, I need to know whether there is something similar for x plane11....

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Steve Brackett

Enhancing Flight Training with Beechjet 400A in X-Plane 11

With almost 800 to 1000 of these aircraft in various forms is there anyone working on a version for X-Plane?  Would be a tremendous aid for pilot training....

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Alan Mallows

Navigating Challenges in X-Plane 11: A Sports Pilot's Perspective on VFR, ATC, and Realism

As a sports pilot, just flying around my local airport for fun, I am often looking to my flight simulator for some fun or to practice and keep my hand in while the weather is bad, so here are my questions: Why is the flight sim world so limited in supp...

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ianstephens on
ksoszka

Download Fails - X-Plane Florida Complete Photoreal Scenery

Hi, I have been trying to download the X-Plane Florida Complete Photoreal Scenery for two days. It fails almost immediately, goes for a few seconds, then fails again. I have downloaded many other files here including mesh files with zero issues. My conne...

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bernie Handford

Importing Navigraph Flight Plans into X-Plane 11's Default B 737 FMC

I run X-plane 11 via Steam. How do I get a Navigraph flight plan into the basic B 737 flight computer?...

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ianstephens on
Waszkiewicz

Ortho4XP v1.3.0 - for Mac user.

Hello, I am new to X-Plane. Using a new Mac Air 2021 os PC - and need help in finding a reliable link to download  "Ortho4xp 1.3.0"  to use on my Mac. The least I can find is Ver. 1.2.0  which is very confusing for me to understand with all the edit...

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a1872

Review of my scenery_packs.ini file; screenshot folder

Hi.  I have copied my scenery_packs.ini file here and would like others to check whether I need the two ortho* files listed in the .ini besides just checking that I have it set right.  Also, I have a screenshot folder in my /Custom Scenery folder--not s...

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ianstephens on
Marisa

How to install addon planes in X Plane 11?

Hi, we are trying to install a new addon plane (767-400ER) from Flyaway, and we can't figure out how to install it into XPlane11. We are using a desktop iMac. We can only find instructions for installing the scenery or installing addon plans in Microsoft ...

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ianstephens on
Bob Cee

How to Install and Configure ZIP Scenery Files in X-Plane 11

After downloading the scenery file I am lost as to where to put it from download file in ZIP form in X-Plane 11 program....

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ianstephens on
Sierra Golf

X-Plane non user friendly

After many years of using FSX and its predecessors, I decided to purchase X-Plane 11.....What a mistake. After at least 12 months I'm still battling to even start it simply. The first problem was getting it to use the flight stick...no basic controls had ...

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ianstephens on
ValG

Where to get a Current Version of The Handy Objects Library?

I’m trying to install in X-Plane 11 scenery for KSTS Sonoma Co airport. It needs data from The Handy Objects Library. I’ve downloaded & extracted THOL from: The Handy Objects Library for X-Plane 11 (flyawaysimulation.com) and The Handy Objects L...

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Marlinleg

No buildings X-Plane 11 The Alps Western Photoreal Scenery

Hello to one and all. After downloading.  X-Plane 11 The Alps (Western) Photoreal Scenery 39.84.GB I started my flight in the Xplane 11 default  Cessna 172 SP. At LFLB   Chambery Aix Les Bains Airport Franceand there were no buildings at all just...

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heidelerche on
MWJ

F-14D DME, ILS Localizer/Glideslope inoperative. What is the procedure to fix this?

X-Plane 11 online download., not from discs. No DME, ILS info displayed. Nav radio is set appropriately. Is there a procedure to fix this?...

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ianstephens on
OLDERNDIRT85

Slow Grand Canyon Orthophoto 90 GB Download Speed

Been trying to download (PRO) the Grand Canyon Ortho HD scenery and got download errors each time, both around 70 GB - so close.  My broadband speed is around 600 Mbps and it was going right along.  Any reported problems with this particular download?...

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ianstephens on
Dwilma01

External graphics card on Mac for X-Plane 11

I have a Mac running OS Monterey with a Radeon Pro 560 4GB graphics card, but this is not enough to run UHD Mesh scenery. The frame rate drops to 4. Can I just add an external graphics card and not have to go inside the Mac to change anything (if I could)...

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ianstephens on
Kenr60

HD Mesh Scenery on a Different Drive?

How can i get HD Mesh Scenery V 4 to download to my D drive where xplane is installed instead of the C Drive?...

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ianstephens on
charleshayes

x-plane 11 traffic global

I just bought traffic global add-on and it installed fine when I restarted it I noticed on the website that in order for it to work right I have to disable internal ai, don't know how to do that. Also on a different note I bought X-plane 11 on Steam an...

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ianstephens on
Fognozzle

Jabiru 160C in Plane 11 on MACOS Ventura

I am using the Jabiru to practice flying the same plane in real life, but when I configure the hat switch to make the internal view what I want them to be, this messes up all of the external views. I like to have the straight ahead (default ) view with...

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ianstephens on
Guest

Question on installing Washington State Scenery in X-Plane11

I have downloaded and unzipped the scenery for Washington State. I put the "Scenery"  folder in X-Planes Custom Scenery folder. I can't update the scenery_packs.ini file. I get a message saying I don't have permission to open the file. What am I doing or...

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HNilsen54

X-Plane 11 F35A LII Liveries and canopy - under PC Steam-sw.

Hi, I bought and downloaded the F35A Lightning II from the x-plane store.x-plane.org. Unzipped it to my Aircraft folder in Steam (Win10) and it works ok under Steam 11.5. However I can’t select the different liveries that came with the download, other t...

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bugsbobby9

I can't get Florida Complete Photoreal Scenery working

I followed every direction I could find in the "readme" files with no luck or partial luck. I have the HD mesh v4 installed. I really want the "z_Ortho_Florida_130" to be installed but I consistantly get the following error: "Error, could not locate i...

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ViperPilot

F-111A Wing Sweep Control?

I'm writing a book and want to share a simulation video of a double engine flameout I had in the F-111.  I downloaded the X-Plane version but can't figure out how to sweep the wings.  I also find the control sensitivity very difficult.  I can only see ...

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myjcm

Any wat to get 767-300er to work in X-plane 11.55?

Has anyone found a way to make this work in 11.55?  Installed in Aircraft folder but it done not apprear in x-plane....

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minetom

How to install flyaway on X plane 11?

I am a user and I do pay the fees. I have downloaded a 128GB file but am not sure of the installaiton proceedure. I have searched the site and the forum but have not found the installation instructions. Also, when I search the forum I have found similar q...

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minetom on
nets192

How to install europe photo realistic, Alpes French.

Hi ! I'm FRENCH user of x-plane 11 I don't see the url:https://askystory.com/how-to-install-photoreal-sceneries The website don't work or a link, but, On my configure, Don't see where alps-west-photoreal-xp11 Install so. Many month I was OK wit...

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nets192 on
Guest

Choosing Best Laptop

I am looking at buying a laptop and am interested in a "gaming" laptop so that I can utilize some flight simulation program(s).  I am considering either the 1) Dell Alienware x15 R2, or 2) Dell Alienware m15 R7 laptops.  The primary difference is one is...

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JohnHansman

Washington Scenery Pack Causing X-Plane to crash

I downloaded and followd the instructions for the scenery back from Washington State.   Every time i try to load a new flight at Seatac xplane gets stuck on Reading New Scenery Files and then crashes.  What am I missing?   ...

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ark72

Very slow PRO download speed

Just signed up as a PRO memnber thinking the download speed would be far better than 256 no PRO, so far this is NOT the case, going at 656K and will take over a day to get the florida photorreal scenery pack, is this the norm ?? thought the download as  ...

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ark72 on
Furax84

Very slow pro download

Hello, I have nothing against paying for a service, but this is the height. I am in RJ45 CAT6 and I download on steam at 100 mo/s and here with the pro subscription barely at 2 mo/s. Please solve the problem otherwise I cancel the subscription and I req...

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ianstephens on
capnjim1942

Ortho Photo scenery on a disk

Is there any Ortho Photo scenery available on a CD/DVD? I have satellite internet service which is very slow and has a small monthly data allowance (40 GB) which makes downloading those big files impossible for me. I will be glad to pay for any available ...

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myjcm on
Tim Freriks

How is scenery accessed in Xplane?

I assume the scenery files are downloaded  to my local drive and unzipped to reside there, but I honestly can't find a definitive answer to that simple quesiton. Is this correct? Or is the scenery delivered via Internet as-needed?...

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Tim Freriks on
RodneyM1924

I need an X-Plane coach for IOS

Take my money..Please!...

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minetom

How to install flyaway pkg on X plane 11?

I first attempted an install of "california complete photoreal xp11 about 6 months ago, but then dropped it before I got it working. Looking at the Fly Away site now, I am unable to find the installation instructions. Where might I find them? Thank ...

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minetom on
Joez68

Utah Complete Orthophoto

I installed this, but when I ran the sim, almost all building are gone. The terminal at KSLC is gone; no vehicles, just runways and grass. Salt Lake City is pretty much gone, except for a few low-res, unidentifiable buildings. Did I do something wrong?...

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Joez68 on
rayd09

Free downloading too slow for very large files like hd-mesh

After about 30 hours of downloading (currently in process) hd-mesh-v4-complete on free download, I only have 27.1 mbyte done out of 118. At this speed it will take another 5 days to complete. I just registered on PRO and I would like to know if there is a...

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ChuckPCpilot

Installed Australia-complete-photoreal-xp11zip

I have installed Australia-complete-photoreal-xp11zip and have encountered the below problem with the Sydney HD folder. Upon XP11 start up I reveive the following message, afterwhich, XP11 shuts down. Cannot trace Sydney HD/terrain/ 78720_20528_NSW_C...

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szhabash

Airport Scenery Problems

I downloaded the complete New Zealand Ortho4XP scenery package.  When I run XP, the scenery is generally good, however, there seems to be a problem in populated areas (cities, airports, etc).  Buildings show up, however, there are a lot of areas around ...

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szhabash on
Nezzie

Download speed Pro member

I am trying to down load HD Mesh V4 Complete as a pro member. Download is estimated at 25 hours now! It is downloading at 1.4 mBits/sec........this is slower than non member download speed. I have a moderate internet speed at 30 M/bits a sec.......the pro...

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HLR53 on
KevinDuckworth

X-Plane11 UHD Mesh Scenery v4 / Lyndiman's New Zealand Ortho

I have downloaded both X-Plane 11 UHD Mesh Scenery v4 for New Zealand and Lyndiman's New Zealand Orthophotography. I use a Windows PC. Before I install anything, do you install one or the other or can the UHD Mesh be used as a "foundation" for the Orth...

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KevinDuckworth on
kevindore

Help with getting 777 200 Mega into Xplane

Hi I'm having trouble getting the 777 Mega I have downloaded into Xplane so that when I begin a new flight one of the a/c options is the 777. Im just a bit baffled by the process maybe because Im a bit of a dinosaur. So I've downloaded the 777 3Gb file s...

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kevindore on
Robert66

Islay add-on scenery

In the add on scenery for Islay (EGPI) mine retains the X-Pane default road bridge. Anyone know how to get rid of it....

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Robert66 on
mmr77es

X-Plane 11 Spain Complete UHD Photoreal Scenery installing

I have just installed  -Spain Complete UHD Photoreal Scenery- It took 3 hours to download and 3 hour to unzip, I have no trouble installing it, I followed carefully the installing instructions. But It does not work I have the same scenary quality than ...

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IanDurston on
Waszkiewicz

X-Plane 11 add-on scenery Australia very slow.

Download started very fast, should have taken 5 hrs for the 70gb file. 6 hrs later the download got to 80kb/sec very slow 43.28gb already downloaded of the 70 odd gb file. After ontacting my internet provider and checking internet outages, I was assured...

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Anthony Waszkiewicz on
JDR1937

X Plane 11 Custom Scenery Install Problem

I installed "HD Mesh Scenery V4" and "Florida Complete Photoreal" and have been unable to determine which files and correct sequence in the Custom Scenery ini pack. Can someone provide the info RE files and sequence? Thanks....

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JDR1937 on
jjessee

Enhanced Suisse VFR Scenery

Can anyone help with the Enhanced Suisse VFR Scenery not being able to locate objects errors. My installation is on a current updated iMac. Log file shows: E/SCN: Failed to find resource 'objects/2eacada04657c5b12bc822acae4e3d21-TourEspacite_beton.obj'...

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