DaveCT2003

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    passenger cabin lights

    We are looking at adding this feature.
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    Request an Train/Bus/Airport/Aircraft/Tool thread

    Thanks for the input. Does the scenery below not cover what you're looking for? I know you said the entire island, but I'm not sure that is something that most people would be interested in purchasing, they care more about the airport itself and besides, the more custom, high end graphics that have to be loaded will affect frame rates. https://www.aerosoft.com/en/flight-simulation/prepar3d/sceneries/2173/canary-islands-professional-la-palma
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    Not following ascent/descent path

    Gregory, These aircraft are often flown without VNAV, which is the work around for those who are having this issue. As Mathijs posted a few days ago, we finally have some information on this issue that allows us to look at and make some changes to the code and that is being done.
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    Complete powerloss mid light

    Mike, do you have any Carenado aircraft installed?
  5. Personally, I've been waiting for the i9's, which are out this fall. If you can wait, I'd give them a hard look!
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    cockpit lights

    Because we believe this topic has been answered we have closed it. If you have any more questions feel free to open a new topic.
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    cockpit lights

    There are two black knobs which hang down from the FCU (Flight Control Unit). I believe these are what you're looking for my friend. Best wishes.
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    "SPEED, SPEED" on approach

    Gary, Are you familiar with the Approach and Landing Speed calculations the Airbus does for you? I also forgot to mention a great document we provided with the aircraft called "Vol8-Weird and Wonderful Logic", going through that will help turn you into a pro! Best wishes my friend.
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    "SPEED, SPEED" on approach

    It's not really complicated my friend. You might also want to take a look at all the PFD indicators in the manual, knowing what these are is essential to flying the Airbus and as you'll see there are indications for just the condition that you originally asked about. Spending some time to learn those indicators will help you immesurably when you face different situations. I realize that majority of answers you get from me is to look at the documentation, but the only alternative is to learn things piece meal by posting questions here in the forum. The documentation provides answers immediately. For instance, I did a Folder PDF search (to search all documents in the Airbus Documentation folder) for "Speed Speed" and wah-la! The relevant manual and section came right up. Then I noticed the heading of the section ( LOW ENERGY WARNING ) and I searched for that and it came up in several documents. Such is the art of searching for information. To search all the Aerosoft Documents at once simply open the first (or any) document, select Shift-Control-F, identify the documents folder you want to search, enter your term and click on Search and it will search all the Aerosoft Documents at once. Best wishes my friend!
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    "SPEED, SPEED" on approach

    Also, Volume 6, Page 99, Section 59 (also located towards the bottom of the page). Best wishes!
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    "SPEED, SPEED" on approach

    Gary, Please see Volume 4, Page 15, "LOW ENERGY WARNING" section at the bottom of the page. Best wishes.
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    Aerosoft Airbus and Vatsim

    I concur. Which version of FSUIPC are you using?
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    Setting up a new call sign

    PMDG uses "SPEEDBIRD" in their config, so I'm pretty sure it works like that... but I'd love to hear if it's not.
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    Setting up a new call sign

    I'll enter this one as a bug in our database. Thanks for pointing it out Gary!
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    Setting up a new call sign

    Sure, easy to do I tihnk. Open your aircraft.cfg file which is located at: C:\Users\[YOUR USERNAME]\Documents\Aerosoft\Aerosoft A318-A319 Professional\SimObjects\Airplanes\Aerosoft A318 CFM Professional, and change "atc_airline = British Airways" to "atc_airline=SPEEDBIRD" and you should be all set. Best wishes.
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    Weather Radar Diplay

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    Weather Radar Diplay

    No problem... we're happy to help my friend. Best wishes for Happy Flights!
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    Weather Radar Diplay

    Ah, I forgot to include a link to real world weather radar displays.... here you go! https://www.google.com/search?q=airborne+weather+radar+images&client=firefox-b-1&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiAxMHK6vTcAhUQOq0KHaooDVoQsAR6BAgGEAE&biw=1123&bih=791
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    Weather Radar Diplay

    Yeah, Frank's explanation is right on target (and it should be, given that he practically lives with a WXR half the time). Some of the Airborne WXRs we used in the Navy looked even different, but it's all in how you interpret the data really. I agree that at first glance the Airbus WXR looks a little comical... it was my first impression as well. But after a little reading up on the WXR, I learned that instead of seeing the actual returns the WXR software is massaging the data to present on the display (under the idea that pilots need to quickly look at the data, understand it, and move their focus elsewhere) in the mode of operation you're screen shot shows you in. This is similar to how ground clutter is removed in some radars. You can always turn that feature off on the WXR panel to see the actual returns should you wish. Best wishes my friend!
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    Not following ascent/descent path

    The Bus not following crossing restrictions during climb is a known issue and documented several times here in the forum. The LNAV and VNAV is currently being reworked by the developer.
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    Abysmal framerates

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    Abysmal framerates

    Thanks for reporting back! Very happy to hear you have things sorted out! Best wishes for Happy Flights!
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    MCDU loses track of flight

    I'm not sure what program you used to create the FLP file, however there are errors in it. Your flight plan (see below) started with an airway rather than a waypoint or Direct To waypoint. I've included what a flight plan should look like. Can you please try creating the same flight plan using SimBrief and see if that is any better? Your original flight plan: [CoRte] ArptDep= ArptArr=NZQN Airway1=Y320 Airway1FROM=KAPAI Airway1TO=LAKAR Airway2=Y628 Airway2FROM=LAKAR Airway2TO=DUBON Airway3=Q787 Airway3FROM=DUBON Airway3TO=MAMUS Airway4=Y886 Airway4FROM=MAMUS Airway4TO=ELRUV Airway5=Y898 Airway5FROM=ELRUV Airway5TO=MADIP Airway6=Q531 Airway6FROM=MADIP Airway6TO=TARAX Airway7=Q617 Airway7FROM=TARAX Airway7TO=LUNGA NZAA Example of a correctly formated flight plan: [CoRte] ArptDep=EDDF ArptArr=EGLL DctWpt1=SOBRA DctWpt1Coordinates=49.860828,7.775560 Airway2=Y180 Airway2FROM=SOBRA Airway2TO=BITBU Airway3=Y181 Airway3FROM=BITBU Airway3TO=MAKIK Airway4=UY181 Airway4FROM=MAKIK Airway4TO=DEMUL Airway5=UM624 Airway5FROM=DEMUL Airway5TO=BUB Airway6=UL608 Airway6FROM=BUB Airway6TO=SUMUM Airway7=L608 Airway7FROM=SUMUM Airway7TO=LOGAN Notes=Tutorial flight Your flight plan begins with an Airway (Airway1=Y320), but you need a jumping on point (waypoint) before the airway. If you look at the flight plan I provided as an example, you'll see that the flight plan begins with a waypoint (DctWpt1=SOBRA) which in this case is a Direct To waypoint. I hope this helps! Best wishes.
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    MCDU loses track of flight

    The next time you provide a flight plan, would you please just provide the flight plan in text format? We don't like to click on unknown links. Many thanks! EDIT: My apologies... I see now that the flight plan file was uploaded to our forum, and was not an external link.
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    Wind Request Returns No Value

    I suppose it's possible. Re-installing SimConnect is very easy/fast, and if you haven't you might as well install the legacy SimConnect versions as well. If you're not famililar, you can find them all in "redist" folder of your P3D main folder. Are you running version 1.1.0.0 of the Airbus? When you installed P3DV4, did you perform a full/clean install of 4.3? I suppose I should also check (just to cover the bases) if you turned the WXR switch to 1? There is a thread (below) that may be of use (please let me know if it is?