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  1. Strange situation with airport details missing from PAJN - no runways, ILS information etc though all parking positions indicated! FSC database fully up-to-date...any ideas, please? System: 1. Prepar3Dv4.4 2. FSUIPCv5 3. I use the FSC in a network! No 4. FS Commander and Database Manager FSC v9.7.1; Build 15 Aug 2017 5. Which provider and period of the AIRAC Cycle ~~~ Navigraph FSC_1901 6. Aerosoft download version 7. Operating System - W10 8. How many monitors are used - three
  2. Volker ~~~ zipped folder 'Support' emailed as requested. Thanks for your time on this. Regards. Ken.
  3. P3Dv4.1 - FSUIPC5.1 - no network - FSC Build 9.7 - 26 July 2017 - Aerosoft - last update 13/04/2018 - Navigraph AIRAC 1804 Rev1 Mar29-Apr25 - 3 monitors - W10-64bit... P3D4 with ORBX Global plus all regions - NO additional scenery/airports added. Busy flying a round world trip and finding duplicate entries for some airfields in Canada and the USA! The airfields are indicated by the "dot" but with the airport I.D. showing twice - one above the other. Example: today arriving KFSO the GPS module indicated NO ILS data! On the map KSFO was showing the KSFO text twice. In the find-airport window typing KSFO brings up two entries... the first KSFO based on "ADE_FTX_NCA_KSF" this shows no detail in the usual airport display window (this will be a reference to ORBX Northern California) the second KSFO based on "APX_15180.bgl" shows all relevant airport detail - parking, ILS etc, etc. There are too many duplicate entries on the map to list here but worth noting - this has only started to appear since arriving from Asia into Alaska and down the west coast... I can take data from the map for ILS approaches - just curious as to why FSC is reading the first file listed "ADE..." and not the bgl-file which contains the vital information! Very strange... Would be happy if you can shed some light on this issue. Regards :)
  4. Well done you! Got it...a bit of tweaking in the aircraft.cfg file and the FSC aircraft menu and now I have it on each one that was missing :) Thanks again. Have the rest of the weekend off... Ken ;)
  5. Hi Volker - thanks for the quick reply :) So that should mean any of the aircraft reaching RadioAlt > 149 and VertSpeed > 200 when FSC is running and with a flight plan loaded should give the audio... My main departure would be from EGNM (Leeds/Bradford) with any of the jet aircraft flying at 2000 fpm vertical speed yet only the TDS 737s and POSKY Airbus are giving the call-out. No sound at all from the Lear, EMB-140/190... in fact I do not "fly" any aircraft with a vertical speed of less than 500 fpm. Very strange! Thanks anyway. Ken ;)
  6. Good day, Volker :) Running: 1: P3Dv4.1.7.22841 2: FSUIPC v5.122 (registered) 3: Network - No 4: FSC & Db v9.7 - build 26 July 2017 5: Navigraph - 1802 6: Aerosoft download 7: Windows-10 Home 64bit 8: Three monitors. I have the boxes ticked for "80 knots" and "positive rate" in the "Display Tab" which work/sound in some (TDS 737s and POSKY A320s for example) but not all of my installed aircraft - all freeware ported over from FSX-SE but which perform equally as well in P3D4. Is there some essential file missing from those aircraft that do not give the voice activation? Or some other activation required within FSC per aircraft? Pleased that my FSC continues to perform with P3D4 without any glitches so far! Thanks in anticipation of a simple successful suggestion :) Ken ;)
  7. I had exactly this issue after installing UT Tropical America and Carribean...(UT TAC)... Looking at the FSC map 89 airfields within this software showed the code THREE times - TAPA TAPA TAPA... Contact with the UT forum gave the answer that the UT software is giving "much more accurate elevation detail" etc, etc. The option was to go into the UT menu and disable the fields that showed multiple entries - that's how I know there were 89 of them :cry: Disabling these 89 UT entries thereby using only the FSX data resolved the issue so that I was able to obtain/make my flight plans and surprise, surprise did not show any odd elevation issues on the fields themselves. UT say the same issue is there in UT Alaska but with only a small number of fields involved - I am about to boot up the FSC map to identify the multiple entries as above and avoid similar issues if and when I fly in Alaska :mrgreen:
  8. CH Yoke: I have assigned buttons 2, 3 and 4 (right-hand horn) for FS keyboard commands; button 2 = Shift + P (pushback) button 3 = 1 (swing tail to left) button 4 = 2 (swing tail to right)...... So far so good! This works fine until Radar Contact is active when the commands 1 and 2 are used by RC for their menu and, therefore, only the pushback facility is available. I deactivated the above buttons from the FSX\Options\Controls function. Page 30 of the manual, bullet point #2 inferrs that the above FSUIPC settings (Buttons) would operate "outside" of the RC requirements - or am I reading this wrong? Any comments and an expert eye would be appreciated. Thanks. KH.
  9. Volker, just to keep you informed... I posted on NaviGraph and this is their reply... I have passed the detail to my VA for their attention. Thanks for your time. Ken.
  10. Greetings, Creating a plan using a route string from my VA gave me a huge discrepancy in total nm. - 13,782 instead of 688! LEST ASTUR UM190 VES UM30 QPR UN472 REVTU UP87 DOMUT UL980 KATHY EGSS Checking on Google gave me two wp's ASTUR - one in the Phillipines at N10, E123. The one I need is at N43-13.6, W7-21.36 in Spain. Obviously I was able to spot the discrepancy and remove ASTUR which then corrected my nm. Just drawing it your attention - no major problem - but curious as to why it would be missing. Ken. 1. FSX 2. FSUIPC v4.53 3. FS Commander and Database Manager version used - 8.6 4. Aerosoft version 5. Operating System XP-Home/SP3
  11. AF2_LPPR.BGL File posted as requested. Thanks, Ken.
  12. Good morning Volker, Have run the DBManager again as requested...same result as shown... Airport information as shown... The only add-on for this area is a freeware by Toni Agramont.... Name: portufsx.zip Size: 31,782,416 Date: 10-05-2007 Downloads: 2,159 FSX Scenery--Portugal, intended for VFR flying. Adapts the author's previous scenery to FSX. Some of the big airports are photoreal. By Toni Agramont. This scenery is shown as Area 1490 - 154 in the log that I am sending to you as instructed. BTW - there are no issues with LPPT which would be covered with the above add-on. Thanks for your time and effort. Ken.
  13. Hi guys, thanks for the response but for whatever reason I don't have your detail.... My screenie below......... I have had FSC for a while now and have always updated via Aerosoft when required. Would it have any benefit if I were to uninstall my current version and install again? Because the initial purchase was through Aerosoft would that work? An intriguing conundrum................ BTW - the flight plan was created through a route-string from my VA (Fly UK). Regards, Ken.
  14. Greeting to all fellow flyers, Transiting Spain enroute for LPPR (Porto) I clicked the GPS gauge\ILS and read "No ILS data available". Moving to the airport LPPR on the map I can see ILS feather (one only) with the detail "Cat II ILS/DME 17 PR 171(degrees) PR109.90" Note: no indication of glide-slope altitude. On approach I was unable to lock on to the localiser and/or fly the glide slope. I tried this several times with an approach of 2000 feet onto the ILS feather in order to capture from below. Could somebody try this approach for me and advise if it is just me - or - is there a minor glitch somewhere. Is there an ILS capability at LPPR? An ILS feather is shown on the FSX map with a VOR. My FSCDb is completely up-to-date. System: FSX/SP1/SP2; FSCv8.5\Aerosoft; AIRAC 0904; XP/SP3; FSUIPC v4.4 Regards to all, Ken.
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