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    Today, 05:48
    Thanks Milton, I downoaded the AI file, Now I have to figure out how I van implement them. :mixed-smiley-027:
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    August 27th, 2015, 18:36
    Nope sorry. I don't have that one. You might have better luck asking in the FS2004 section. Not sure it made it out in FSX. :ernaehrung004:
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  • fsafranek's Avatar
    August 27th, 2015, 18:30
    I'll see if I have one. I may have made it back in the day. :ernaehrung004:
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 26th, 2015, 21:40
    Thanks for the heads-up.
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 24th, 2015, 19:00
    Maybe articles/books from Captain Mike Ray are of interest to you. All his work is written with a sense of humor, making it fun to read. (be aware, thy can become addictive, :victorious:) I have all his articles, and several book, and I keep coming back to them frequently. Look here: Specially the $1 download section has some very interesting articles,
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  • fsafranek's Avatar
    August 24th, 2015, 07:08
    I really like that top image. You've done a really nice job of conveying that it wasn't just skinned with one piece of aluminum. You've got slight variations in adjacent panels which is spot on. A little less reflection though as you mentioned. That's not easy to do with metal in FS and not make it just look like shades of gray paint. People like the special schemes (so do I sometimes) and I did several for the original FS9 release with David adding even more for the FSX remake, but there's something really nice about a plain jane "let's-get-the-job-done-and-try-to-make-it-home" scheme. Very pleased to see this bird getting continued attention. :ernaehrung004:
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    August 23rd, 2015, 17:53
    TankerGuy, I like that WIP Reno texture
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 22nd, 2015, 15:26
    Thanks for the feedback Larry, I used to use FSCoPilot for multiplayer sessions, but the server we used has recently been taken down. That's why I have started doing the direct connect. I will certainly have a look into FS Host.
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 22nd, 2015, 15:14
    Overclocking a 970 ore above for FSX?? That somehow doesn't make sense to me. For FSX scenery the amount of memory on the graphics card is more important. A 970 or 980 is already so fast, that I would not bother overclocking those cards. And I must say that the factory overclocked versions can not be beat.
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    August 22nd, 2015, 07:45
    DVJ, that is an awesome screen shot. :encouragement: I am waiting for the update before making the purchase of this already great looking rendition of the B17.
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 22nd, 2015, 07:27
    Tom, thanks for your feedback. Are you using the upgrade, or did you perform a clean install of Windows 10? Wondering if sharing disks and folders onver the network works similar as to Windows 7? I don't use an email client. I manage them online (gmail), so that is not an issue for me.
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 21st, 2015, 22:31
    Okay, I did a search online, and the only things I found is an old post stating the FSX-SE will not work with a direct connect multiplayer session from FSX boxes. and one on the Steam site stating that with one of their patches "compatibility issues" were resolved. In short, what I need to know is the following. Is it possible to direct connect FSX SE to a FSX hosted multiplayer session, and vice-versa? One of my friends want's to get FSX SE to join multiplayer sessions that I host using direct connect with another flight simmer. Any information is highly appreciated.
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 21st, 2015, 22:16
    Well, my Flight simulator computer is still running Windows 7, but since yesterday it states that windows 10 is ready for install. I am still worried what it will do with my FSX and network settings, as I run multiple add-ons and related software on a networked computer.
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  • ColoKent's Avatar
    August 20th, 2015, 03:58
    I'd say it is "Pinoccio", one of several DC-3s modified with F-104 noses (Canada had one for sure, and I believe Germany did as well), used to train F-104 pilots on how to operate the F-104s fire control radar... Kent
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 19th, 2015, 22:10
    Thanks Daniel, I will certainly head over to CalClassics for that scenery/ Happy flying.
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 19th, 2015, 22:00
    Well, after getting home at 11pm last night, I could not resist the urge to start working on the Lodestar tail lights. So, this is how they look on the "real deal": And this is what I was able to come up with: Not too bad, I think. And here are the numbers that I came up with:
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 19th, 2015, 21:17
    Also check if you have steering tiller set up. That can prevent tuning while taxiing on certain ac as well.
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    August 19th, 2015, 20:18
    Daniel, what is the scenery you used for those screen shots? I recognize the KSEA, but AI is so dated ;)
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    August 19th, 2015, 20:15
    Oh, YES. Pretty please.
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  • manfredc3's Avatar
    August 18th, 2015, 10:09
    Hope you had a nice break, but I'm glad to see you are back to work, lol. Thanks for the update
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off the top of my head Noddy... i think you have to turn the APU switch back to off but i'll test that now for you and report back... :salute: