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    P3D v4 GP Night Texture Problem

    I wasn't sure whether you were referring to the built-in FS-8-style night illumination feature or a custom feature. I see it is the latter. You will need to create a custom material (page 25 of the User Manual) to control the textures. Don
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    P3D v4 GP Night Texture Problem

    Hard to tell from what you've given me. I need to know about your process - in detail - to even be able to start to understand your situation. A copy of your .ad4 file and the GP .bgl may also be helpful. Don
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    FSX Texture missing on static aircraft

    Apology accepted. Thanks. Don
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    FSX Texture missing on static aircraft

    Rick, when someone maligns one of my developments, I believe I have a right to reply whether or not the comments were directed to me. I'm not going to dispute your individual points other than to say that my FPS references were referring to the reduced overall impact of a SAMM-converted static...
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    FSX AI Arrivals Anomaly

    Is that just your intent, or have you confirmed Local Time is not inadvertently selected. (Local time is one of the settings that is carried over from one session to the next.) But if those times are truly GMT, then I can't explain other then to suggest you've found an(other) idiosyncrasy in...
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    FSX AI Arrivals Anomaly

    What is the source of your two copies of the FP. If the flightplans.txt file, then there is some sort of problem. But they look suspiciously like they come from AIFPs text editor. If that is the case, are you programming on local time of GMT? If local time, the last two legs overlap; 1400 at...
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    Traffic not showing

    It's near the bottom of the AIFP Flight Plans menu. Don
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    P3D v4 Flatten or not

    Doesn't matter what tools you used to create the airport. In hilly country, a single, horizontal flatten won't work - unless you are happy with cliffs somewhere along the edge. Your flatten needs to have the same elevation at its edges as the terrain it meets. Higher and bigger will help...
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    Traffic not showing

    . That typically means either the airport is on daylight savings time and the flight plan is not, or vice versa. Easiest fix is to use the Flight Plans menu function "Retard to standard time". Don
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    P3D v4 Flatten or not

    It would seem the terrain elevation in your PV4 is different from that in FSX. Lionheart, this is also generally true between FS9 and FSX; FSX mesh is more detailed than FS9 mesh. The PV4 stock mesh appears to be the same as FSX. So, Jean Pierre, I suspect you have non-stock mesh installed in...
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    P3D v4 AIFP Help

    Bob, since they are all appear to be the same aircraft, delete all ACs with refnos > 300 and use the global replace function to replace all the AC refnos in the flight plans > 300 with "300". Don
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    New General Release (3.2.18)

    It was recently discovered that AIFP did not recognize simobjects installed via LM's PV4 Program Data folder add-ons.cfg file, such as AIG's new AI Manager OCI. General Release 3.2.18, just uploaded, fixes this issue The new release should be discovered automatically the next time you run...
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    FSX Global Lighting Changes

    I don't believe it can be done since runway and taxiway lights do not incorporate a physical model. You can probably alter the stock light characteristics by fiddling with effects and associated textures. But, for custom models, the only way I know of is to suppress the stock lights and...
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    FSX SAMM Issue with landing gear

    If you were successful in generating a wheels-down "blank" model, you should be able to do the same with a texture. The creation of the TEXT block uses the same code in either case and has nothing to do with the replacement of animations with static transforms. You don't place a .mdl file...
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    Issues with 2.2.0.7

    Error found and fixed. Please download the new General Release 2.2.08. Don
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    P3Dv4-Compatible SAMM Version 2.2.08 Released

    I have just released SAMM Version 2.2.08. It fixes a .mdl-generation coding error introduced in the previous release. The new release should be automatically detected the next time you run SAMM. If not, the new release may be downloaded from http://stuff4fs.com. Don Reply
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    FSX SAMM Issue with landing gear

    As noted in the user manual, SAMM assumes animations are implemented in a standard fashion (and if they are not, the conversion may not succeed). It would seem that the developer of the aircraft of concern did something a little different - which may still work in FSX but with which SAMM can't...
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    Issues with 2.2.0.7

    No need for more info. I am able to duplicate - but only when I attempt to open the viewer. I now need to examine the changes since 2.2.04 to determine the cause. I'll get back to you ASAP. Don
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    FSX Global Lighting Changes

    Not exactly. AFLT contains objects which can be used at all airports, but they must be placed manually, airport by airport. Don
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