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MUGGINS39

Steps for Installing FSUIPC7 for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Can someone help me install this software? Thanks, Jerry...

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Buddyslick

Compatibility of FSX 727 Aircraft Model in MSFS 2020 Anniversary Edition

Hi....I want to download the 727 from Fly Away Simulation.......but it says it's for FSX.....will this be compatible and run on my MSFS anniversary edition? Thx in advance....

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storminnorman

Refining Add-on Search to Specific Flight Simulators on Fly Away Simulation

Why can't I search for a particular Flight Simulator instead of listing all available SIMS?...

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John M

Resolving Continuous Beeping with Nav Radios in FS2020

Hello Ladies and Gents, Finally I started to learn and use the nav radios to find my way around the different countries in FS2020. When I am getting ready to start a flight just as soon as I touch the nav radio or the auto-pilot there are several loud be...

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Buddyslick

Troubleshooting Dual Monitor FPS Drop with High-End Specs in MSFS 2020

Hi all. I've hooked up another monitor and my FPS tanks to 20 fps when the 2nd monitor fires up. I'm running an i9 processor...32 gigs of ddr5 ...and a Raedon 12 gig card. I've tried all the usual fixes...like...lower from ultra to high-end...etc...low...

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jbguida

Troubleshooting B737MAX Directional Issue

B737MAX TURNS TO RIGHT WHEN ATTEMPTING TO TURN LEFT......

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Buddyslick

Add-on Compatibility with MSFS 2020 Anniversary Edition

Hi all. I noticed several add-on downloads that are compatible with Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020. I have the MSFS anniversary edition. Just got it 3 months ago. Will these downloads work with my anniversary edition?? Thx....

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GULLIVER

Troubleshooting MSFS Launch Error: 0XC0000005 with DVD #1 Inserted

Dearest Ian, I hope you remember me, your old friend Gulliver… the FSX enthusiast…All summer I never opened MSFS and I only flew with my indestructible and very reliable FSX. Yesterday I tried to reopen MSFS to download any updates but, after about 25...

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sylviogh

Exploring Detailed Interiors of Add-on Airplanes in MSFS 2020: Is an Addon Required?

Hello, I know the basic MSFS 2020 commands to see the interior/cabin of the airplane, but some add-on airplanes have many interior details like passengers, tables, wallpaper, etc. I see people making YouTube videos walking through/into the airplanes but I...

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James Lee Tunstell

Multiplayer talk?

 Send Me instructions on talking to the person I am flying with?...

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Ernest Reid

Simulation radar display of aircraft's radar track

Which MSFS version(s) have aircraft's radar track available of most recent tracking?...

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Manuel Alberto Sanchez

Expected Date for South America and Colombia Scenery Updates in MSFS 2020?

Good afternoon from Bogota Colombia, ask when the update of South America and Colombia is planned, Thank you, and best regards....

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Simon van Straten

Troubleshooting Invisible Aircraft added to MSFS Community Folder

What do I do wrong to add an airplane to the community folder but it is not visible? I have done everything that you can find to do the right procedure. Must I reinstall the flight sim? (10 CD's) I hope someone can help to solve my problem....

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Nelson Machado

Using MSFS 2020 for World Exploration without Flying

Dear Sirs: Maybe this is the wrong place for this question, but I searched everywhere and could not find what I want: At the moment, I am not interested in "piloting" a plane, but I would like to use MSFS as a sightseeing tool all over the world... Is ...

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Francois Lafreniere

Seeking Addon for Real-Time Air Traffic without Delays in MSFS

Is there an addon that has no time delay for showing real-time live traffic in MSFS? (I'm currently using FSLTL with FS Traffic with a real-time delay of several minutes)....

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Buddyslick

Adjusting Cockpit Callout Volume During Landing

Hi all. When I'm landing a big jet...I can barely hear the footage countdown In the cockpit...50....40....30....etc. is there any way to turn this up? My sound sliders in the MSFS program are at 100%. Thx.......

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Chuck Studebaker

Trouble Running Microsoft Flight Simulator on Apple Mac Mini with M1 Chip via Steam

I have an Apple Mac Mini with the M1 chip and 16 GB of memory but have been unable to get the Steam Flight sim to work.....any help?...

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mike oconnell

Reinstalling 3rd Party Aircraft and Fixing Lnav Issues After Transferring MSFS2020

I recently transferred MSFS2020 from my C-drive to my new D-drive, how do I reinstall my 3rd party aircraft and how do I get my Lnav on my autopilot working again, which currently is not working, on my commercial jets???...

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M Cowan

Removing the Sun Visor in Virtual Cockpit: No Clickable Areas Detected

How do get rid of the sun visor? I'm in the VC and there's no click spots....

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jbguida

Optimizing Manual Flight Techniques in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Without App Assistance

How do I make a clean flight without help from the app?...

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MikeJH

Unexpected Excess Items in Content Manager Post-Marketplace Access: Resolutions?

Has anyone experienced this, everything has been fine up to a few days ago. I was downloading/installing some of the items I had purchased in the sale. I selected the next one & when I selected CONTENT MANAGER the listing that came was different from usu...

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Stewart Lindenberger

Optimal SSD Partitioning for MSFS 2020 Graphics Buffer

I am currently running a 500Gb SSD dedicated to be the graphics buffer for MSFS2020. I am considering replacing the drive with a 4Tb SSD and dedicating a 500Gb partition on that new drive to be the buffer. Would that cause any problems, as long as the o...

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Mel Ward

Choosing Between Gaming Laptop and Xbox for Flight Sim: Compatibility with Older Add-Ons

Hi Seeking advice from you and your more knowledgeable and experienced users. I used to have a laptop which I had Microsoft Flight deluxe edition Sim loaded on which then went belly up. Rather than bog down my new laptop with reloading the Flight Si...

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johannes de jong

Challenges with Ailerons and Elevator Control in MS2020 Using Saitek X55 Stick and Dual Throttle

I have the MS2020 from the beginning of the sale and have the Saitek X55 stick and dual throttle, and Thrustmaster pendular rudder. The rudder and brakes are working, and the throttles are also working, but the ailerons and elevator move a little bit a...

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John M

KX-165 Nav Radio Issues: HSI Gauge Sporadic Movement & Auto-Pilot Connection Challenges

Hello, back again With nav radio KX-165 correctly tuned and active, the HSI gauge doesn't seem to move unless it wants to, and then only sporadically. The mouse can make all the adjustments needed, but still no good. The mouse can adjust the heading bug ...

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Bob Sment

Issues with Ground Service Vehicle Collision and AI Altitude Accuracy in FS2020

Have been using FS2020 since the initial release. Two questions: When taxiing, ground service vehicles interfere with the path of the taxi (they don't move out of the path and their wings slice through vehicles). When using AI mode, aircraft never ...

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OSE159

How to Adjust the Sound Levels of Intercepted Identifiers (VOR/NDR/ILS)

hi, sound level of identifiers when intercepted (VOR/NDR/ILS) is very low. How to increase them? Thanks in advance Claudio...

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Ron Hayman

Adjusting the Roll Rate for Asobo L-39 Jets in MSFS 2020

I recently purchased the L-39 jet package online in MSFS 2020.  When I fly them, the roll rate is painfully slow, taking about 5 seconds for a 360-degree roll.  Is this normal for the simulator?  I recently saw a couple of real ones flying at an air sh...

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harmen43

How do I fix an elevation problem in taxiway B of EHAM in MSFS 2020

Taxiing there is a huge hole on the taxiway B. How is this to fix?...

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flying Scotsman

Issues Transferring Flight Plan to GNS 530/430 in Just Flight PA28 161

Just Flight PA28 161 - Flight Plan does not transfer to 530/430....

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Willem Venema

Troubleshooting Non-functional Glass Cockpits in Aircraft

None of my planes with glass cockpits work, that is to say, the planes fly well but none of them have working glass shields and I have no idea why that is. Planes with conventional cockpits like the DC3 work fine!...

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Patrice Amaniera

Post-flight Crashes in MSFS 2020: Seeking Solutions for Unexpected Closures 15 Minutes After Landing

Good morning, My MSFS 2020 closes about 15 minutes after each flight. Do you have any idea why? Thanks in advance. MY CONFIGURATION SUMMARY Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.00GHzRAM 4x8GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ ...

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Roy Hayday

Best Practices for Upgrading to a Larger SSD for Flight Simulators

What's the best and safest way to update to a larger SSD Drive?...

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Alan Christmas

Resolving Endless Update Loop Issue in MSFS

How do I stop M.S.F.S. in an endless loop looking for updates? The program suddenly decided to stop loading and instead searched for updates. It has previously been working fine for six months plus. I've deleted my scenery add-on and checked the update ...

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Bill T

How to Initiate and Control Push-Back in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020?

Is there a push-back command in 2020 as there was in FSX?    In FSX it was Shift + P, then a 1 or 2 if wanting left or right. I am using general aircraft in parking spots, not airliners at the gate. Thanks, Bill...

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tommylaws1

Setting Up Multiple Touch Screen Monitors for Flight Simulator Configuration with Peripheral Integration

Please forgive the detail on my grandson's a-building flight simulator (they both are now doing flight training in the initial format in a C-172) and both want to become pilots. Aso, even though I am a retired military and FAA ATC, I am new to Windows ...

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Dennis Niziol

Affordable Gaming PCs for Smooth MSFS 2020 Performance under £1000

I want to buy a new gaming computer that doesn't cost an arm and a leg that will play MSFS 2020 without difficulty. I Want to stay as close to £1000 as possible. Any reputable suggestions??...

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Donald Evans

Issues Receiving GSU VOR Signal in Atlanta Area on MSFS2020

I fly in and around Atlanta in many different aircraft tuned to GSU VOR and have not received the signal. I am typically VFR, 4500 to 9500 feet. I am using MSFS2020, and Win 11 on a top-of-the-line computer....

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Geoff Davey

Exit runway taxi ribbon

The appearance of the taxi ribbon to gate after landing does not always appear.  Has anyone else noticed this?...

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John Mayfield

Troubleshooting Non-Responsive Navigation Gauges in Air Manager for FS2020

I am fairly new to FS2020 (4-5 months) and can't fly this sim without my gauges. Read about Air Manager and it has changed the sim for me. Now I can tell where I'm at and see where I'm going  At first everything worked fine and most everything seemed ...

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LostJet78558676

Comprehensive Guide to Keyboard Controls and Their Functions

Is there a directory as to which keyboard keys do what?...

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James Jackson

Why is the MSFS Install Downloading at a Sluggish Rate?

Recently, I decided to delve into the world of aviation simulation and picked up the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) 2020 release. Before I could soar the skies virtually, I faced a hiccup: the download process. Specifically, I've observed that my downl...

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Trevor Petty

Really, how accurate and realistic is MSFS compared to the real-world?

So, I hold a PPL and fly as often as I can from my local airfield.  I have no commercial aviation experience but am curious. I wonder, how realistic and accurate is the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator release compared to the real world?  How realis...

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Will Critchlow

Why Does Microsoft Flight Simulator Keep Crashing?

Lately, I've embarked on (or at least attempted) several flights. However, I've encountered a nagging issue. The software seems to crash intermittently. Has anyone else experienced this with MSFS 2020? I'm curious: What might be the primary factors causin...

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Stephen Church

How Much Does Microsoft Flight Simulator Really Cost for a Budget-Conscious User?

I'm diving into the world of PC flight simulation and I've been eyeballing the 2020 release of the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) for a while. Before I take the plunge, I've got some financial constraints and need clarity on a few things: What's the...

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Jason Lim

Which Aircraft Are Included in the Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Release?

Hey everyone, I'm pretty new to the PC flight simulation scene and recently got my hands on the 2020 release of Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS). I've been exploring the software and, to be honest, it's a tad overwhelming (in a good way!). Now, I've been...

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Nicholas Robinson

How Much Storage Does MSFS Require, and What Factors Impact This Requirement?

Hi there, I'm diving into the world of PC flight simulation with the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) 2020 release, and I've encountered a seemingly simple, yet crucial query. Just how much storage space does this particular simulator demand on a stan...

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Montgomery Bonner

Best Flight Yoke for Commercial (737-747)

There are 3 yokes many simmers are either commenting on or own.  All three seem to have trade-offs. They are: Yoko "the Yoke Plus"-somewhere in the 900-1,000 us dollar range. The downsides are price, clamping system.  Everyone loves the quality of...

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TheDazzler

Trouble Enabling Unlimited Fuel on Multiple Aircraft - Need Assistance

Hi All I'm trying to fly any plane with unlimited fuel but keep on running out - settings are on all assist, A320 is my primary aircraft at the moment as it seems to be the only one with liveries, however, I'm finding the problem with all aircraft. ...

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Guido Deleide

Recommended PC Specs for Running MSFS: Can I Use a Mini-PC?

I'd like to buy MSFS but I have an old HP PC. Could you suggest me a commercial-suitable pc? It is possible to use mini-PC? Thanks  ...

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