1. tgibson

    FS2002/2004 VC Lighting Tutorial 1.0

    VC Gauge Backlighting - A Tutorial Using Emissive Texture Lightmapping I've perfected a technique which I feel provides the absolute best gauge backlighting in the VC that is currently possible, and is fully compliant with Microsoft's SDK. Fr. Bill Leaming Added by Tom Gibson
  2. JetMan-&-the-gay-noobs

    FS2004 Help fixing terrain

    I've installed fs2004 from an old computer by transfering the files, and everythingseems to run well... until i find out that many places of terrain in the world are damaged, all polynesia, Chile, South Argentina, Peru, South Ecuador, Brazil (all) are damaged or ... i dont know, if i am way too...
  3. Rudolf

    FS2004 A beginner with cruel doubts fotoscenery

    I'm sorry for using google translator, my english is bad. We know that : (AD) are Aeródromo. File (AB) are airport backgrounds ( VTP poly files ) File (AP) are your airport 'afcads' File (FL) are flattens ( LWM files that flatten the ground... usually for airports ) File (HL) are shorelines...
  4. Leo2789

    FS2004 Tokelau Islands - Complete Scenery

    Hello, As I mentoined in the thread 'I'm working on scenery... (2018)', I am developing scenery for the Tokelau Islands, which geographically includes 4 atolls: 3 compromising the nation of Tokelau itself - which is a dependent territory of New Zealand - and 1 which is Swains Island, part of...
  5. R

    FS2004 Model Converter X won't create a .MDL

    Hi to all of you. I have look for this thead but since most people today uses FSX I couldn't find one on FS9. So, I have made an airport ramp in sketchup, 301m long x 105m wide. Then I import it to Model converter X (Development release) It gives me an error that says " Error while loading...
  6. T

    Gmax/FS2004 suddenly stops exporting X file

    Greetings! Here is a question for the nostalgically inclined or those interested in archaeology: I am trying to make an animated scenery object for FSX, but am using the GMax/FS2004 gamepack --> makeMDL approach. The reason being that I want that animation to be triggered (with the help of...
  7. R

    FS2004 Default Taxisign Nightlighting

    It seems to me that once upon a time my default taxisigns in both FS2004 and FSX had nightlighting so they were readable when taxiing at night. Maybe that was just an illusion or I was seeing a lighted taxisign at a payware or really good freeware airport. At any rate, I no longer...if ever in...
  8. Leo2789

    FS2004 Installed aircraft not appearing in FS9 menu for mysterious reasons

    Hello I have a problem that has happened once or twice that I just can't understand how or why :S I'll use the most recent case as an example: I had all of the old HNAC Airbus A300's and A310's installed on FS9 some years ago, with lots of liveries, nice sounds and a cool panel, and all ran...
  9. johnman

    FS2004 Gmax - Cannot Export makemdl file

    Gmax - Cannot Export makemdl file I currently use gmax to export models to FSX ! I would like to start using gmax to also export models to fs2004. Not having a lot of luck! I get the error : MakeMdl was not found or failed to convert the model found in Export file folder ?? This is a copy of...
  10. Leo2789

    SBuilder FS9 Problem creating Mesh

    I was hoping someone could shed some light on what I'm doing wrong here. I'm trying to create some Mesh BGL's for Futuna & Alofi islands in the French overseas department of Wallis & Futuna. I downloaded the relevant SRTM .hgt files from this 'website'...
  11. Deano1973

    MakeMdl Tick 18

    Hi folks, A quick question: I'm in the process of building an animated hangar using FSDS 3.5.1, set to use MakeMdl, with the old FS2004 SDK installed. The plan is to use Farfy's guide with Arno's CAT to animate the doors using a proximity / bounding box trigger. My problem is that I cannot find...
  12. G

    FS2004 Can I invisibly disable the autopilot when simulating hydraulic failure?

    I want to be able to disable the autopilot without the "autopilot disengaged" sound playing or any of the autopilot settings visibly changing, in order to simulate a failure of the flight controls from hydraulic failure. If I just try to lock the controls by disabling the joystick (through...
  13. antaris

    FS2004 Bell 407 V2.0

    Hello lads I have been working with the open source Bell 407 designed by Alan Devins and Rory Kelly (R.I.P.). Hopefully she will see the light in a few months. Mostly, I've spent most of the time improving the base mesh and slowly adding more details. So far, I think I did a decent job on new...
  14. Milton_Shupe

    Gmax 1.2 for the Beginning Modeler (FS9 based)

    The Youtube based video instruction starts with gmax introduction and setup. It progresses through introduction of shapes and primitives, 3-view setup, construction of a complete exterior model including animations. The exterior model development is completed in 35 videos. It does not include...
  15. Lagaffe

    Blender To FS2004

    Hi, Do you think that it was possible to make a bunch of script to obtain an Blender2FS9 ? For people who make Ground Polygone versus FS2004 and 3D grass this could be interesting, no ?
  16. R

    Adding Current AIRAC Approaches to FS2004 and FSX

    I am currently in the middle of a huge undertaking that at times I wish I had not started, but cannot let go of. I am using ADE9X to update the approaches at many Alaskan airports to reflect the current AIRAC cycle waypoints. Creating the waypoints is certainly not an issue. I create the...
  17. PlutonianEmpire

    I am unable to recover my sources I used for my EVP mods. How do I have EVP show my custom airlines?

    Naturally, I think I lost the original files I had to make my current Evp_accelerated.gvp, which has some of my custom airlines and airports, as well as the update to include the A380 in the AC list. But when re-installing EditVoicePack, they dont show up in the lists, and instead show up in the...
  18. E

    V.2 Texture Filter Editor Broken?

    I'm not sure if I'm the only one with this issue, but when I tried using the latest update of V.2 I can no longer use the Texture Filter Editor. When I click on the drop-down tab I get another window, but it is blank and shows whatever was on the screen when I selected it. The Batch Run...
  19. M

    FS2004 Weather themes help!

    Hello All! I don't know if FS2004 has many users nowadays. I'm still with it because I have a rig with 5 screens on one pc, and I like the smoothness and my airports full ( I mean it!) of '80s traffic. As I get 20 to 30 fps, I don't believe my pc will handle FSX. I am so gratefull to...
  20. G

    FS2004 Pilot and Co-pilot 2D panels

    I have an aircraft with a 2D panel with both captain [Window00] and co-pilot [Window01] panels. Currently the external view window is set to cover the entire screen, because if I try setting a smaller size in the [Default View] section it only applies as long as the captain's window is...