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With 50 Days Left, it's time to start Counting Down to Worldflight 2019.  Beginning in August, we had 2 kind gentleman lead the way on our quest for donations to this amazing Charity Event.  Over the Past 6 Years, we (This community) Has helped to raise over $25,000.00USD to help the kids and their families of the All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburgh, Florida.  Kicking off the donations this year these Two Hero's are leading the way to another Successful Year.  I personally want to thank these two Gentleman and use this opportunity to have all of you donate to our wonderful cause. 
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Author Topic: What have you done for your simulator today?  (Read 75582 times)

Offline kurt-olsson

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #550 on: February 05, 2019, 06:49:50 AM »
Something I have to share....

I spent the past several days upgrading my X-Plane to 11.31. Overall it was a success, with only a few residual issues to deal with.

Took care of those, then hopped in, lit the burner cans, and off for a short hop from KPAE to KPDX.

Lo and behold, right around 13,000 ft something weird started happening... The screen, my beautiful 3-projector, wraparound screen, slowly faded to black!

The aircraft was flyable, still in perfect condition, but no outside view.....

So, I pulled out the dummy cabin pressurization panel and went to work. Laminar Research removed the option to turn on/off redouts and blackouts.

Thank you, LR, for making my sim more realistic? I guess?  :laugh:


HAHAHAH You better finish that panel fast! =)

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #551 on: February 05, 2019, 07:48:18 AM »
Completed installation of FS FlightControl (networked) as the new IOS in my cockpit. The software can run with any P3D-based aircraft and has been custom tailored to support the Prosim flight model and cockpit suite of software.
Great package that is truly feature rich. The owner even logged into my system on the weekend to troubleshoot a problem. Turns out it was operator error.
Damn that's a nice looking software..   One of the best IOS's I have seen..  Nice
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #552 on: February 06, 2019, 09:32:17 AM »
mounted servers yes has full.kvm  that server laptop thingy 😁

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #553 on: February 06, 2019, 12:42:07 PM »
Bernard, i am just curious. Is your sim private owned or do you have it as a business?

Nice serverrack!

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #554 on: February 07, 2019, 10:13:03 AM »
private not sure which is most cost competitive a ssim  or a divorce ..lol
« Last Edit: February 07, 2019, 10:14:40 AM by bernard S »

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #555 on: February 07, 2019, 08:37:49 PM »
Sim is cheaper, even yours, and you can continue to enjoy it!


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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #556 on: February 09, 2019, 09:17:08 AM »
naaaaaal   i go with divorce .. and you still have to thank a sim lolol 

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #557 on: February 13, 2019, 09:33:43 AM »
I added 2 speakers and digital fuel gauges.  Maybe one day i'll be done.................or not! :huh: ;D
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #558 on: February 13, 2019, 11:07:23 PM »
Hey Rob,

A video update of your sim would be nice to watch...

John
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #559 on: February 15, 2019, 04:25:06 AM »
sound     8000w     8  channels could do trick upgrading from 400 watts as butt kickers really need 1000w

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #560 on: February 15, 2019, 07:56:32 AM »
I recon Bernard is a millionaire.... :o ??? ::)
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #561 on: February 15, 2019, 09:37:20 AM »
I recon Bernard is a millionaire.... :o ??? ::)
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LOL Not to mention the money he spends on scotch alone while working on his project LMFAO....
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #562 on: February 15, 2019, 11:34:25 AM »
there is only three important things in life ...fine cigars ...good scotch ... and cheap woman... or in other words expense of a sim and woman fairly much the same you want to drive a high end car you better be able to afford the maintence 😉
« Last Edit: February 15, 2019, 11:35:55 AM by bernard S »

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #563 on: February 17, 2019, 10:27:48 AM »
100% agreed!  :D


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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #564 on: February 18, 2019, 05:15:19 PM »
before and after now paint

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #565 on: February 19, 2019, 02:17:28 PM »
I can attest to Bernards phenomenal build.  What he has accomplished so far as one person just blows the mind.  I'm still struggling to finish my little rinky dink 73, lol.

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #566 on: February 25, 2019, 03:25:40 PM »
Follow up on the Galley
Door coming next





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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #567 on: February 25, 2019, 04:59:51 PM »
Newest member of the family :)



More pics -https://imgur.com/a/tti2N6l

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #568 on: February 26, 2019, 12:24:25 AM »
a welcomed addition i am sure

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #569 on: February 26, 2019, 01:47:44 PM »
Oh Lord! Thats a nice NG throttle!!!

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #570 on: February 27, 2019, 12:11:36 AM »
Who has a big case of throttle envy right now?

John raises his hand!  :idiot:
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #571 on: March 02, 2019, 11:43:32 AM »
added thrse a few more to get   😁

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #572 on: March 03, 2019, 11:37:51 AM »
Yesterday I completed my first soup to nuts flight on VATSIM in a verrrrryyyy long time.  That included a VA assigned flight from KTPA, planned in PFPX, loaded through TOPCAT, flown online, and logged at conclusion with my VA.
 It even included a go around due to a runway incursion just prior to touchdown at KATL.  When I signed into my VA to log the flight I noticed it was my first in SIX years....  how time flies.

Most impressive???  I've been dragging this little printer around the world for years... finally hooked it up and even printed loadsheets and routes right in the cockpit from my CDU!
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #573 on: March 03, 2019, 11:58:55 AM »
Yesterday I completed my first soup to nuts flight on VATSIM in a verrrrryyyy long time.  That included a VA assigned flight from KTPA, planned in PFPX, loaded through TOPCAT, flown online, and logged at conclusion with my VA.
 It even included a go around due to a runway incursion just prior to touchdown at KATL.  When I signed into my VA to log the flight I noticed it was my first in SIX years....  how time flies.

Most impressive???  I've been dragging this little printer around the world for years... finally hooked it up and even printed loadsheets and routes right in the cockpit from my CDU!

That printer is pretty awesome!
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #574 on: March 03, 2019, 12:08:09 PM »
Way to go Warren! Glad to hear you're a virtual pilot back in service!

Also, I agree with Skibo, that's a nice printer! Some years ago we all were going on about getting these type of printers, but I don't remember where people got them from. I think Jack has one like yours and maybe a couple of other builders.

Where did you buy yours? How does it connect and what did you do for setup? Please explain, if you wouldn't mind... :idiot:

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