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  1. M

    Effect ground reflection

    I just moved over from FSX to P3Dv5 and portet some of my fsx strobe effects over But I cannot seem to get them to reflect on the ground at all I know it must work because I have some nav lights that are reflecting just perfectly But what parameters do I need to tweak to get them to reflect?
  2. FrancisJohannes

    MSFS How to replace default exterior and interior lights on default planes?

    Hi all, How to replace default exterior and interior lights on default planes? I'm looking for the process on how to successfully replace my own custom fx lights on any default aircraft? Can anyone tell me which methods works best? I've seen numerous people do this and would like to know the...
  3. M

    Cannot Get Lights to Export

    I'm having an issue where no matter what I try, I cannot get light objects to export with a few new models. I was trying to add 2 spot lights to the exterior of a building object I created. I've added the lights in Blender, exported the object, but they don't show up on the building in the sim...
  4. H

    MSFS Emissive Multiplier

    greetings, is this option available in asobo exporter for blender? , I can't find it i need it to make my emissive maps brighter, like this
  5. Severin

    MSFS Blinking lights for MSFS

    Hello all, I'm looking for a good resource concerning custom lights and flashing lights for MSFS. I create my models in Blender. Please help if you can.
  6. S

    MSFS PAPI lights LOD

    Hello. I dont know.... it seems i got too stupid to search over night. I searched for this, now over 15 minutes in all the different sources, here too. I simply cannot find my answer. So excuse me if this has been asked or should be standard knowledge. If i search here for Papi 5 topics appear...
  7. unc1rlm

    MSFS Getting attached object to show up

    Sorry...if I want to see where on the aircraft a light is on the wings or wherever..how do i get it to show up. I am in the AOE and i want to select attpt_light09 and i want to see where it is..How do I do that or do i need to be in the Hierarchy and select attached there.. how do i get it to...
  8. C

    P3D v5 LOD and Runway/Taxiway lights

    Hello everyone, We have a complete airport ready, however we can't figure out the night lighting on the runways and taxiways. We made a halo texture and applied these. However these were far too small and disappeared far away. We made a bigger halo which was visible from far away however this...
  9. unc1rlm

    MSFS error in light fx attachpoints

    I have an old dc3..(only one that has a Piedmont texture) for my private airport ...that has the light installed but do not show up on the aircraft and I was trying to correct (make worse) the situation and I keep getting this error msg.. Any help would be appreciated... maybe going about...
  10. M

    Questions on emissie textures, excluding AI traffic, Animated people to MSFS, Time of day params to objects.

    Hi. New to the forum but been lurking for a looong time. I have a few questions that I hope some of you might know the answer to, though they have been asked before, things are changing fast in the SDK, and since most of them are months old im hoping that solutions/fixes have come to light...
  11. ashmanmedia

    MSFS X-Plane .OBJ lights to msfs2020?

    Just wondering if I have an .obj which contains x-plane lights coordinates is there any conversion to place basic MSFS lights?
  12. K

    MSFS Creating an array of lights in Blender and exporting it to MSFS2020

    Hi guys! I wanted to create an array of lights and place them along a curve in Blender - that's when I found out you can't use modifiers on non-meshes. I found a workaround ---> using instancing. The issue is, those hundreds of lights are not duplicates but instances and the gltf exporter seems...
  13. Christian Bahr

    MSFS 3-D Lights in MSFS

    Hi. I would like to ask if there is a possibility to add the internal runway lights of the MFS to his own 3-D model. What are meant are the lights that are green on one side and red on the other, etc. The internal MFS lights should actually have a GUID ?! Or asked a little differently. Can you...
  14. M

    MSFS best way to add lights to google map biuldings to export to msfs

    HI I import over 20 buildings from google maps and add to msfs but I try different ways to add lights to the buildings windows change color but never show on msfs, I did transparent squares over the building's windows and put in blender as a emission surface but doesn't work i m a beginner...
  15. Walter Almaraz

    Issues with LUA scripts

    Hello, I'd been working on a LUA script for Runway and Taxilights. This is the script: !lua local visibility = varget("O:Weather.AmbientVisibility", "Meters") if visibility < 8001 then varset("T:DiffuseTexture","String","lights_lm.dds")...
  16. unc1rlm

    P3D v4 Trying to figure out Attached Object Editor

    In the pic.. The airplane in view with all the little squares and the Heirarchy I have lots of cfg pts...but nothing in the editor. I also see the lights in aircraft cfg but in reality I only have at best..three little old green or blue lights. Maybe if someone could look at aircraft cfg and...
  17. Bownsy105

    P3D v4 Creating lights with effects

    I am attempting to make custom runway lights. After trying the BGL method and being unhappy with the results, I moved over to using effects. The custom effects do not seem to scale with distance, meaning they are either difficult to see at a distance or too big up close. It seems that the...
  18. W

    Taxiway Lights at Default Airports

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if there is an easy way to replace the default dots at p3d airports with light poles or similar objects that we find at nice payware airports? Or does each airport need to be designed separately? I'm just wondering if there's some kind of default taxiway light...
  19. T

    Ground is flickering

    Hi Everyone, I created the ground of my airport in Blender. You can see this "Mesh" in MCX here: http://bit.ly/2fG4GKY Later on I imported it as a Library Object into ADE and then I saw that the Mesh was flickering in FSX. So, how can I use my Mesh as a normal ground? And my second problem...
  20. SierraB

    FSX Decouple lights from default battery

    In the process of coding the overhead panel of the Saab I reached the lights panel and with it one of FSX's most unflexible systems. In FS all lights are usually tied to the default battery. The aircraft.cfg offers to assign the lights to different buses, but they are way too few - at least for...