Recent content by Ed Akridge

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    FSXA FS9 -> FSX aircraft model conversion (an experiment)

    Something is definitely wrong there. Are you using 100 for prop_still, 5000 for prop_slow, and 10000 for prop_blurred?
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    FSX Inserting FMC gauge in Virtual cockpit

    Essex, I've never tried that method but added several by "merging" a new piece using the $VC material. I will have to try your method next time. My way can be VERY frustrating and time consuming to get right.
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    FSXA FS9 -> FSX aircraft model conversion (an experiment)

    Prop_Still=100 Prop_Slow=5000 Prop_Blurred=10000 Hope that helps.
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    FSXA FS9 -> FSX aircraft model conversion (an experiment)

    I have had that issue in the past with models built with FSDS rather than GMax. I had to just try different animation tags until I found the right one. If you are using TGibson's ModelDef.xml there are several to choose from. You may or may not experience the same issue with ailerons or elevator...
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    P3D v4 Prepar3D Version 5 - April 14

    gsnde, I understood that very well! I also fail to understand why people feel the need to denigrate products that they have neither used nor owned. The reasoning that XXX looks better in a video holds no water for me. I come from the school of "Show Me", so I want to see the products myself and...
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    CoVid19, how does it affect you or Sim community?

    I have lived through two armed conflicts, Bird flu, Swine flu, H1N1, and a myriad of other viruses. I refuse to get excited about this one. The mass hysteria is created by the media. Turn off the television and you will be fine.
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    Models not generating when converting from FS9 to FSX

    It was the attach points for the landing and taxi lights. I had "Taxi L" and so on. Once I did "Taxi_L" and so on it compiled. Thank you Arno for pointing me in the right direction.
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    Models not generating when converting from FS9 to FSX

    With the latest development release I am having trouble converting models from FS9 to FSX. I have tried generating the model direct and I have also tried saving it as an "X" then re-importing and exporting. I get a long string of errors: 12:34 PM XtoMDL Error error : Error loading...
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    Should MCX write animations to more formats?

    I would like to see it write animations to X-Plane obj format. This would make converting FSX/P3D AI aircraft to X-Plane much easier.
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    -Everything you know about upcoming Flight Sim from Microsoft-

    It appears that Microsoft is "Cutting Corners" in exactly the areas where I feel X-Plane is deficient: No change of season, Poor AI Traffic, and Poor ATC. The only difference is that while X-Plane does offer improved ATC and AI traffic through payware developers this will be a while in coming...
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    -Everything you know about upcoming Flight Sim from Microsoft-

    They have indeed discussed a subscription as well as limited scenery for offline users. I suggest that you watch one of the videos or read one of the articles linked yesterday. They explain it far better than I can.
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    -Everything you know about upcoming Flight Sim from Microsoft-

    Just watched this: It really explains a lot. Especially about the flight dynamics.
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    -Everything you know about upcoming Flight Sim from Microsoft-

    There is no sense trashing it before it's released. I for one have extreme trust issues with Micro$haft, because of their past performance(s). The way that they abandoned Flight Sim showed that they have no loyalty at all to their customers, but is no reason to denigrate the developer's work on...
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    Reentry: An orbital simulator

    I also bought it and going through the lessons. Extremely well done. This is something that I've wanted for years. 727 thank you for bringing this to my attention!
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    FS to X-Plane

    After converting it there is still much that has to be done. Here is a pretty good tutorial: A pretty easy way to start is these steps: 1. Convert a scenery with FS2Xplane. STOP 2. Open WED and...