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by Pilotwannabe
Thu Jun 15, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: What Aircraft Did You Start And Progress To ..etc
Replies: 24
Views: 2716

started in the cessna 172... now i'm pretty good at flying anything I feel like trying. I'll throw in some nasty weather to make things challenging these days. :D
by Pilotwannabe
Mon Jun 12, 2006 8:17 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: Reverser
Replies: 7
Views: 938

I don't know about default capabilities, but you can assign keyboard functions to joystick buttons via FSUIPC
by Pilotwannabe
Thu May 18, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: Pilot's lounge
Topic: Went for the real thing....and did good.
Replies: 26
Views: 4122

"I really impressed my instructor when I told him that a wasn't really looking out the window during manuevers.....my eyes were on the instruments." Strange... that's the exact opposite of what I've been taught. Keep the eyes outside, and quickly scan the instruments, but keep looking around, ya kno...
by Pilotwannabe
Tue May 16, 2006 8:12 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: Reverse Thruster???
Replies: 4
Views: 790

default keyboard key is hold down f2. assigning it to a joystick button? i've never tried... i've got my reverse thrust through my throttle quadrant thanks to fsuipc... i know you can assign keystroke functions to a joystick button through fsuipc also.. but i don't know if there is a way to do it th...
by Pilotwannabe
Wed May 10, 2006 7:14 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: Another Airbus?
Replies: 14
Views: 1780

maybe i'm being too simple minded... but does it seem a bit odd that the a380 was compared to a 737?
by Pilotwannabe
Tue May 09, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: North Atlantic Tracks
Replies: 3
Views: 735

by Pilotwannabe
Wed May 03, 2006 4:34 am
Forum: Controllers & Game Pads
Topic: Add 10 More Switches and Buttons
Replies: 6
Views: 2200

I was thinking the same thing for labels... if i were to purchase this that is... i've got some clear return address labels that i bet would work pretty good... (return address labels are smaller than the typical addressee label) good luck and you should take a picture of your new setup when it gets...
by Pilotwannabe
Tue May 02, 2006 1:53 pm
Forum: Controllers & Game Pads
Topic: Add 10 More Switches and Buttons
Replies: 6
Views: 2200

"Please let us know if this posting has peaked your interest. Is this something that you will use also? Do you agree that we can all benefit from having more buttons and switches at our finger tips? " Yes Possibly Yes Its good to know there is a less expensive alternative to the GoFlight modules. I ...
by Pilotwannabe
Thu Apr 27, 2006 8:06 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: 757 freighter
Replies: 10
Views: 1334

i'd say wow... but that.. any anything else i think would be an understatement 8O
by Pilotwannabe
Thu Apr 27, 2006 6:47 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: 757 freighter
Replies: 10
Views: 1334

no page found when clicked on that link...
by Pilotwannabe
Thu Apr 27, 2006 6:46 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Push back tractors
Replies: 9
Views: 2474

the new 737 from posky is the one that has the push tug and wing walker guy... i'm not sure about other aircraft from them... the 737 is very good though, i just downloaded it!
by Pilotwannabe
Wed Apr 12, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: Controllers & Game Pads
Topic: Pointing devices for laptops...
Replies: 6
Views: 2537

try doing a search for: mouse as yoke

you'll find the program... i used it before i got the game controller and didn't really like it...
by Pilotwannabe
Tue Apr 11, 2006 10:37 pm
Forum: Controllers & Game Pads
Topic: Pointing devices for laptops...
Replies: 6
Views: 2537

is that not what i was describing? a playstation like controller?
by Pilotwannabe
Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:42 pm
Forum: Controllers & Game Pads
Topic: Pointing devices for laptops...
Replies: 6
Views: 2537

I use a gamepad when i'm travelling with my laptop. It fits nicely in the laptop bag and it is usb. The little joysticks take a little getting use to, but it gets the job done and certainly beats using the keyboard. You can assign the buttons and joysticks to pretty much anything you would a normal ...
by Pilotwannabe
Fri Apr 07, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: iFly 747 Virtual Cockpit
Replies: 20
Views: 2682

where would one download this ifly 747?
by Pilotwannabe
Thu Apr 06, 2006 9:22 pm
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Can you Split flight simulator across 3 monitors?
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

sure, you could split it 3 ways... but depending on what you do with your extra space could make it not worth while due to the frame rates being hit... I have two monitors... on one i have stuff like throttle quad, gps, radio stack or atc window, and on the other i have the main display... if you wa...
by Pilotwannabe
Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:54 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: Virtual cockpit is missing!
Replies: 4
Views: 762

nope! It is up to the developer of the aircraft to develop a VC with the rest of the model. The VC cannot be copied like the regualr 2d panel
by Pilotwannabe
Tue Apr 04, 2006 1:53 pm
Forum: Lessons
Topic: IFR flight and ILS approach
Replies: 24
Views: 15216

was there something you are supposed to do at that time? uh yeah... you already said it:
turn left heading 040 descend and maintain 5000. expect vectors ILS runway 34
by Pilotwannabe
Sat Apr 01, 2006 6:13 am
Forum: Pilot's lounge
Topic: The cost of lessons in real world.
Replies: 10
Views: 2269

check it out:
www.beapilot.com
by Pilotwannabe
Wed Feb 22, 2006 9:41 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: NAV 2 / OBS Setting ??
Replies: 13
Views: 1963

ah... i see what you mean now... no resolve for you though (not yet), sorry...
by Pilotwannabe
Wed Feb 22, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: FS2004
Topic: NAV 2 / OBS Setting ??
Replies: 13
Views: 1963

This could help... might not... but here it is, from the FS2004 FAQ section at flightsim.com: ---------------------------------------------------------- How do I make the Nav2 and/or ADF2 radios work? Assuming that the aircraft has a workable Nav2 radio on the panel, add the following lines to the a...
by Pilotwannabe
Fri Feb 03, 2006 7:53 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Is there a Collective you can purchase for Heli Flight?
Replies: 4
Views: 2248

may be others... alls i did was go to google and searched for flight simulator collective...

http://www.helicoptersonly.com/store/in ... et=d8.html
by Pilotwannabe
Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:27 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: THE LAND IS NOT AWAY ??
Replies: 20
Views: 2023

ok... i guess i'll throw my two cents in.. (i've never been good at saving money) The altitude looks ok... what you are pointing at appears to be a hill or a mountain... i dunno.. The horizon problem i also suffered the same problem. My system was low end... celeron processor... pci graphics card......
by Pilotwannabe
Thu Feb 02, 2006 2:54 pm
Forum: Basics
Topic: CONTROL TOWER VIEW .....??
Replies: 14
Views: 6006

You can also change the location of the tower by just go to the map in FS. There is a little tower icon.. just click that and drag it to wherever you want... you can also change the altitude of the tower there too... i've never tested if it stays where you leave it though... If you change the locati...
by Pilotwannabe
Mon Jan 23, 2006 8:08 pm
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Screen coating layer
Replies: 19
Views: 1900

by Pilotwannabe
Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Lessons
Topic: Trimming problem
Replies: 8
Views: 1664

I don't know if it is the correct way... but i'll usually fine tune the trim with power settings... increase/decrease the throttle just a tad
by Pilotwannabe
Thu Jan 12, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: Controllers & Game Pads
Topic: Rudder control
Replies: 29
Views: 4798

If you're flying a single engine prop this is normal behavior i believe
by Pilotwannabe
Wed Dec 28, 2005 2:08 pm
Forum: Video Cards
Topic: A New Graphics Card Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

you could watch dvd's though! :)
by Pilotwannabe
Fri Dec 23, 2005 2:01 pm
Forum: Controllers & Game Pads
Topic: Were could i find a good Joystick?
Replies: 14
Views: 2664

A super-walmart is all ya need to step up to the next level from the keyboard flying.. they'll have a decent enough joystick for ya around $20-$30. Sometimes you can find them on clearance for cheaper... You can also check out the websites, like bestbuy.com, or even amazon.com. Northeastern AZ huh? ...
by Pilotwannabe
Thu Dec 22, 2005 8:19 pm
Forum: Controllers & Game Pads
Topic: Were could i find a good Joystick?
Replies: 14
Views: 2664

I got mine from Wal-mart... ita nothin special, but it gets the job done. Go check out Best Buy, Circuit City, Comp USA or Frys Electronics(depending on where you are in AZ)... anyone of those stores would have a joystick i'm sure would fit to your budget (whatever it is) and to your liking.