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  • Ivan's Avatar
    Today, 18:40
    Hello Hubbabubba, Perhaps this might have something to do with the Reference Point used for the MDL? Does it make a difference if the MDL you are using has World Coordinates as reference or Aircraft MDL Coordinates? (Remember the Cockpit Shaking that was one of the annoying effects removed by moving the POV of the VCockpit?) Perhaps it is distance from YOUR viewpoint to the CoG of the other aircraft. I can see how that could end up as a mismatch because if two aircraft both are the normal configuration with the Cockpit behind the CoG and one is behind the other and both are headed in the same direction, then the REAR aircraft has a longer distance than the FRONT aircraft. (I believe this to be the most likely explanation.) - Ivan.
    6 replies | 1435 view(s)
  • ejoiner's Avatar
    Today, 18:02
    ejoiner replied to a thread Alabeo C-170 red panel in Prepar3D V4
    Its in the library and available for download.
    12 replies | 607 view(s)
  • MZee1960's Avatar
    Today, 17:49
    Gordon, I cannot imagine how you must feel, but know you will get through this. Your wonderful work touches everyone here in the sim community. My thoughts are with you.
    58 replies | 10686 view(s)
  • Rami's Avatar
    Today, 17:09
    Good evening, And here is the German airfield at Trier, also in far western Germany, near Luxembourg. :wiggle:
    345 replies | 55599 view(s)
  • Panther_99FS's Avatar
    Today, 17:00
    Enjoy folks! https://petapixel.com/2019/03/22/this-is-how-photorealistic-video-game-engines-are-now/
    0 replies | 24 view(s)
  • Cazzie's Avatar
    Today, 16:40
    A new entry has been added to Add-Ons Library, category FS 2004 Military skins - World War II Description: The Charlie Brown and Franz Stigler incident occurred on 20 December 1943, when, after a successful bomb run on Bremen, 2nd Lt Charles "Charlie" Brown's B-17 Flying Fortress (named "Ye Olde Pub") was severely damaged by German fighters. Luftwaffe pilot Franz Stigler had the opportunity to shoot down the crippled bomber, but did not. Instead, he escorted the bomber into friendly air space. After an extensive search by Brown, the two pilots met each other 40 years later and developed a friendship that lasted until Stigler's death in March 2008. This story was documented in the book "A Higher Call." This repaint is for the payware Flight Replica Bf-109F for FS2004, but the...
    0 replies | 14 view(s)
  • MZee1960's Avatar
    Today, 16:23
    I have little experience/knowledge wrt P3DV4, but suspected all along it may be like FSX, reliant mostly on single core performance - hence the i9 9900k may have the edge. You still have a valid point, @wombat666, because the tech I have involved in all of this seems to prefer the i9 9900x deca-core CPU, based on his 'gaming' experience on multi-core systems. He is not familiar with P3D, and unfortunately not too many in the shop are either. All they say is that multi-core systems are the way of the future, and software developers must adapt their 'games' accordingly or be left in the dust. Perhaps P3DV5 will have a true, new multi-core architecture ? Noone knows yet. In the meantime, the cost factor keeps creeping into the equation, and that has the scales tipping a bit in favour of...
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  • fsafranek's Avatar
    Today, 16:11
    That is correct. And after takeoff you had to remember to reverse it otherwise the gear would extend into the fuselage and be visible. :ernaehrung004:
    22 replies | 4026 view(s)
  • fsafranek's Avatar
    Today, 16:01
    We weren't at all. The only xml used was in the gauges. :ernaehrung004:
    22 replies | 4026 view(s)
  • MZee1960's Avatar
    Today, 16:00
    I must say, that I have been taking notes based on all your input here, and have received more answers here in this past week to my query than on some other sites combined over a period of months. Proud to be a member here at SOH.
    19 replies | 408 view(s)
  • joneseric's Avatar
    Today, 15:59
    I went through the Win 10 saga today, a new MB forced me to leave Win 7 because USB 3.0 drivers were not available. Intels Z-390 chipset! I have to agree with Priller, say no more. However I think there are many here will say, there by the grace of god.....; many of us will have done something similar. Normally I leave drives connected, silly yes, lazy yes, maybe I was lucky in past upgrades; today everything was disconnected apart from Drive C, all data backed to another drive. I sincerely hope that Gordon’s data will be saved; but I dare a person (PC term!) to say he hasn’t benefited from Gordon’s terrible experience: I have! Best wishes Gordon and I hope your data recovery is on course. Kind rgds
    58 replies | 10686 view(s)
  • n4gix's Avatar
    Today, 15:56
    Everyone, no matter how brilliant and experienced, will occasionally do something less than optimal. :very_drunk: Gordon, when I started work this morning, I went to Save a .max file to my local Dropbox folder, only to discover that the entire folder was missing. Thankfully, Dropbox's Cloud allowed me to recover the folder and contents quickly. I could also have recovered the same folder/files from my NAS, or any of my company's team members. You cannot have too many copies. I am so sorry to hear of your disaster, I hope that its recoverable. :wavey:
    58 replies | 10686 view(s)
  • gman5250's Avatar
    Today, 15:50
    I'm still trying to understand how 4 experienced training pilots allowed a Boeing 777 to get down to 88 knots over the fence into SFO, but it happened. Even the best of us make an occasional error. I wasn't re-formating. I was downloading an executable to a thumb drive. If I were going to re-format anything I would unplug every frickin' thing in the box, except the drive I intended to format. I had just assembled the new box, installed drivers, updated everything and loaded Windows. The Windows version was outdated, so I decided to download the current version and re-install. I've downloaded a gozillion executables in the past and never had one detour into the wrong location...then proceed to re-format that location without my directing it to. I have, in fact, been re-downloading...
    58 replies | 10686 view(s)
  • wombat666's Avatar
    Today, 15:40
    And another really good 911 to stir up the Adrenaline! Very close to 'our' yellow GTS in fact, comes from SutaSimGarage.
    388 replies | 47191 view(s)
  • wombat666's Avatar
    Today, 15:33
    Most annoying, this sucker will not load and throws an error despite three different downloads and installations!!!! I've been haunting VELOS site since this came up as a WIP as it's one of those classic from when I first discovered Le Mans and Jaguar. That was in another life. Just have to grow some extra patience! They look good.
    388 replies | 47191 view(s)
  • Priller's Avatar
    Today, 15:28
    I'm sorry AussieMan, I happen to think that your remark in the given circumstances is wholly inappropriate. Our friend just lost 10 years of work and you see fit to criticize him about that. The fault was not his, he clearly indicated to the media creation tool to use the thumbdrive and the tool didn't do that. Kicking a man who is down because he just lost 10 years of work through no fault of his own... I hope you feel good about yourself. You're staff here, so probably I will now be banned. Priller
    58 replies | 10686 view(s)
  • txnetcop's Avatar
    Today, 15:12
    txnetcop replied to a thread X-Plane 11 Bush Flying in X-Plane
    Thank you, Ted...awesome video!
    1 replies | 28 view(s)
  • Marine0326's Avatar
    Today, 15:10
    As implied, a teaser of a paint I'm currently working on.
    0 replies | 29 view(s)
  • Sundog's Avatar
    Today, 15:04
    If anyone wants to dig deeper, I highly recommend TSR.2, Britain's Lost Bomber by Damien Burke.
    22 replies | 4026 view(s)
  • AussieMan's Avatar
    Today, 15:00
    Gordon, while I feel sorry for your predicament I am amazed that a man with your knowledge and experience with computers would even think to leave an external drive with valuable data on it connected to your computer while reformatting. I usually leave my external drives disconnected unless I need them for pulling data off or running my P3D V.4 or X-Plane.
    58 replies | 10686 view(s)
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