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Troubleshooting Echoing ATC Voices and Screen Jitter in Flight Simulators

Hi, I'm kinda new and am having a problem. I hope someone can help. I have an HP w/ 1gig processor and 384 RAM. After I fly for awhile some of the ATC voices on my FS 2002 start to have an echo and my screen becomes jumpy and not as smooth as usual. Any i...

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mico222

afterburner key in FS2000

Which key is used to activate afterburners in FS2000? I can't get my concorde to supersonic speeds without it....

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ianstephens on
twistedsucker

Any cool and very realistic crashing mods?

Whenever I try crash a plane, the plane's nose just gets stuck in the ground, which has been never seen in real life and it is very unrealisitc and unusual. Does anyone know any cool very realistic explosion mods. So like if i crash into the building, the...

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Ruby Humble on
Clarence Furset

Reinstalling Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000: Can I Use Original Discs?

Somehow the 2000 F.S. Is no longer able to bring up on my computer.  (Will not run ) I still have the original box and all the disks can I reinstall? thanks if you can help....

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ianstephens on
pilotbissett

smoke system

i dowloaded the smoke system for fs2002 and i dont know what to do to get the smoke system colours onto the aircraftplease can someone help me ❗ ❗ ❗ 😀...

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how to get upper left re on
William Mark

CSF3 NO-CD installation so my CSF3 game will work w/win10

I need help installing the CSF3 NO-CD Patch so my CSF3 game will work on my Windows 10 laptop....

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Guest

Importing Aircraft into FSX from FS2000, FS2002 & FS2004

I have a copy of Dr. David Wilson-Okamura on how to Importing Aircraft Into FSX. But now I have windows 7 & 8 you can not amend the aircraft.cfg file via notepad. Also it never gives you details on which photoshop software to use to create the thumbnail...

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RadarMan on
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Please Help! Private Pilot Checkride

Before I begin, id just like to add that im posting for some help and not for people to bitch at me if I type or do something wrong. Now, id very much apperiate ANY help from anyone. Ive flown this checkride a lot, and i mean a lot. I just keep faili...

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bleuraux on
kunneak

Bell 214 ST

HI, I am looking to download a Helicopter: Bell 214ST Does anyone know where I can download that helicopter?...

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RadarMan on
fortunafavetfortibus

FIGHTER ACE 2 CONNECTIVITY

I am a retired Military Pilot and Flight Instructor and I teach Flight Simulation courses at a Museum as part of our field trip and educational programs. I have FS 2002 as well as FSX installed on all our computers. FSX runs great on a LAN, but as most of...

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fortunafavetfortibus on
Trevor Jones

I want to view the countryside

I have a number of Simulator versions, and a stack of maps. However, I am 72, and not computer literate (I have to search for letters on the keyboard). I do not really want to learn what all the switches and dials do, but only to look down on the countrys...

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Trevor jones on
jman42

Servers in FS2004 in 2013?

Are there any servers you can fly in 2013? I really want to fly multiplayer now that i have internet with my flightsim computer....

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RadarMan on
Studentpilot

pushback

i was wondering if someone could tell me the keys to turn the aircraft left or right during a pushback on fs2004 thanks in advance...

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W3CPR on
Robert Woodward

FS2002 - Auto leveling

Hello - I wonder if anyone can help - I've searched the web for a few days without any luck. In FS2002 I am flying a Cessna (or any aircraft - not autopilot. i.e. autopilot off). The Joystick works well for Pitch, bank, buttons etc. However I find that...

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Robert Woodward on
fupi

FS2002 Players

Hey, just wondering how many people out there play FS2002 right now. Any answer is appreciated. Thank You!...

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arthuranderson on
nyguy72000

plane selection

After having selected an A300 to fly, I can't seem to get rid of it. Every time I select an aircraft I want to fly, The A300 appears. Any takers on this one? Thanx! FS 2002 Professional...

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nyguy72000 on
Gorfiend

AFD crashes Game

I created a new Airport just to test something but as long as the .AFD-file exists it instantly crashes the game. If I delete this file .. all is fine .. the place has actually nothing expect of the basic information and one Runway .. so I have no Idea wh...

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nyguy72000

Meigs Field

Still having problems w/ default flight. Unable to create any of my own flights; everytime I create one, the default flight @ Meigs Field shows up. Able to fly missions, though. I've deleted and re-installed w/o success. Anyone else have this problem?...

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RadarMan on
barney2

FS2000

I have a copy of FS2000 can this can be run on Vista but have prolems with USB joy stick. Has any overcome this prolem ?...

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Cheeks on
gordonftune

ATP Checkride FS 2002 to KISP Rny 6 Calverton VOR Hold

From Gordon.Tune@gmail.com I Have Flown The ATP Checkride In FS 2002 With No Problem With Several Different Pattern Entrys Which I Read In Your "Plaese Help" Forum. I Make 1 Circle In The Hold Around CCC But When I Am Ready To Exit The Hold And Head 2...

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RadarMan on
gordonftune

Please Help For Airline Transport Pilot

From Gordon I Have Flown The ATP Ckeckride In FS 2002 with No Problem With Several Different Pattern Entrys Witch I Have Read In Your "Please Help" Forum. I Make 1 Circle In The HoldAround CCC But When I Am Ready To Exit The Hold And Head 249 To Lokks...

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RadarMan on
davydymond

Uninvited Phishing or Spam Mail

I received the following email tonight from 'newsletter@flyawaysimulation.com' as follows: I hate to dive right into the sob story; but I just want you all to know how much this means to me. In September 2004, my Aunt Tina was diagnosed with a malignan...

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honuala on
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FS2002 Standard or Professional edition?

Hi! I'm wondering If I should get FS2002 Standard edition or Professional edition? Is Professional harder? I just need to know the difference between the two and which to get....

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Bartfs on
johnnykust

2002 AI Military?

Why is FS 2002 so boring when it comes to military aircraft? It seems like all the AFB's are empty goast towns and none seem to have any AI traffic. I can't seem to find any 2002 military AI addon packs. Did it take until FS 2004 and FS X for Microsoft re...

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johnnykust on
erboothe

Loss of aileron control on short final B737

When Landing the B737 the approach goes all right until I get on short final with the gear down. As I approach the threshold I totally loose all lateral control of the aircraft and almost always miss the runway. Am using Elite Pro Panel SE for yoke, Com...

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CRJCapt on
erboothe

Poor aircraft handling characteristics

I recently purchased FS2002 and am having problems with the aircraft handling. The aircraft are very unstable (even the C-172) and controls are very sluggish. I have tried changing the sensitivity settings many time with no improvement. My computer spe...

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RadarMan on
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Graphics Card

Hello All, While i save for the mother of all systems i have rebuilt a old Dell Dimension with winxp, 512mb ram. Runs FS2002 reasonably well, but, i am considering one of these: http://www.misco.co.uk/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo...

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piper_wichmon on
mcmxl

Graphics Question

My hard drive went bad a couple days go so I had to replace it. I was able to make a ghost image from the old one and put it on the new one. I reinstalled FS2002 and it works ok except that the little red box in the lower left corner for the brakes and t...

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piper_wichmon on
kegwell

Multiplayer?

Is anybody aware of hosts/servers dedicated to fs2002 multiplayer? I am curious to see mutliplayer in action...or is it a 1 to 1 direct connection?...

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piper_wichmon on
janm

passing instrument checkride

Hi there.It's me again. I find this site the best place to get answers, so i hope you don't mind me asking another quewstion, since i'm novice at flying sims. 🙂 This instrument checkride i'm having problems passing as many do, i found out re...

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Tartanaviation on
kantk2007

737 checkride 'cheat'

You can somehow 'cheat' on the 737 checkride, I think it is the commercial pilot checkride (I have shifted to FSX so I have forgot the name. and I am pretty sure this works) When you get the engine failure after takeoff, put your throttle to idle and swit...

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Tartanaviation on
janm

bad sound transmission in ''learn to fly'' tutorial

Hi there. Does anyone have an idea, what to do, to hear Rod or Ron in ''learn to fly'' lessons more clearly? The sound i get is awful and can't understand half of it. It's like he was on the moon or something, not sitting in the same cockpit... ㈳...

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piper_wichmon on
Guest

Aircrafts in FS2002

What are the Aircrafts in FS2002?...

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oh ya on
Finite

FS 2002 Wont load

Hey guys, I have installed FS2002 and when I click on the desktop shortcut all that happens is a command window pops up very briefly then closes, the game doesnt go to the splash screen or anything. Ive tried with anti virus off and firewall ive tried ...

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directx9c on
jimbo4455

lost disc no 1 on flight sim 2002

can any one help I have lost no 1 disc on flight sim 2002 I was going to give to son so he can fly at his other home any help most appreciated cheers...

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dkt3 on
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Speed brakes don't deploy

On my B-737, I use the autobrake knob and arm the wing spoiler. This is supposed to brake the plane automatically upon landing. The wheel brakes actuate and the wing spoilers flip up. This lets you concentrate on landing the plane. You arm the wing br...

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Guest on
foggles

altimeter setting mooney bravo ifr panel

can anybody advise me how i can change hectopascals on altimeter to millibars. on fs2002 bravo ifr panel...

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CRJCapt on
shashank

Microsoft Flight Simulator has encountered a problem and nee

i find this error msg when i try to start the game and then option comes for sending error msg or not plzz help me out...

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piper_wichmon on
robb_s

fs2002 transponder will not allow changes

The transponder has worked fine on this installation for ages. I recently installed FSInn for VATSIM connection and now it stays at 1200 whatever I try even before I load the multiplayer links. Therefore I assume it is an FS setting that has got changed...

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robb_s on
martin4356111

FS2002 Views

Hello, I'm running FS2002 on my laptop and I'm trying to change the view. What I'm after is a view from directly behind the aircraft. I know I can do it using the numberpad with num lock on but I dont have a numberpad on my laptop. Can it be done ...

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Tailhook on
Jimsim

How do you change default starting position?

I am getting to grips with FS2002. Can anyone tell me how I change the default starting position from the runway to the ramp please? Is it necessary to taxi from the runway at the start of a flight to the ramp before returning to the runway? Starting a f...

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IanUK on
tiger7881

FS2002-2004???

FS2002 is an old simulation game, why wouldnt you gus get atlist fs2004 if you cant get FSX, FS2004 is not bad, in some cases I would say FS2004 is better, update your self !!!! dont be too old. 😂...

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Bartfs on
Bartfs

LGAT-LGAV

Is there a way to cancel all flights to LGAT and direct them to LGAV? because I got the new LGAV airport and i'm kinda alone there :oops: Do i need Traffic tools for it or just AFCAD?...

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Bartfs on
Guest

Multiplayer FS2002

Hi I'm using FS2002. I try to find a multiplayer server, but I can't find any. I have entered the right ip address, but no servers show in the "session" box. What's wrong?...

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CRJCapt on
Dorianee

FS2002 AND 2004 HELP

i have fs 2004 but it runs horribly on my pc......i love the way 2002 runs on my pc tho.....i dont like playing 2002 for a few reasons.....first......there are no multiple active runways......2nd....the gps sucks.......3....when i install a lot of ai traf...

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piper_wichmon on
Bartfs

Are these good Spec's for fs2002???

K im buying a new pc are these spec's good enough for FS2002 ( no lagg at big airports cuz of buildings and AI traffic) AMD® AthlonTM 64 X2 Dual-Core processor 3800+ Windows XP Memory: 512MB DDR2 533Mhz Harddisk: 250GB SATA (7,200rpm) Card: NVI...

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Bartfs on
artichoke

High Definition Scenery

Apparently there is high definition scenery(airports and cities) with FS2002 Pro. Which one where they?...

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Tailhook on
Guest

Websites for FS2002 Multiplayer

hi,what web site does anyone use to play fs2002 multiplayer cus im cant find any...

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AirAustin on
welsh_n_proud

Instrument rating checkride

Can any one help me with my Instrument rating checkride ❗ ❓ 😞...

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CRJCapt on
stefanomura

virus, malware, spyware, rootkit, others

hello everybody, I'm having a lot troubbles with all those kind of stuff, does anybody know if downloading from here is sicure?? by the way I save on desktop after downloading and scan with NOD32 (!!) before installing, but it seems not to be enough. wai...

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