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An easy way to trim for VFR needed. (P3Dv4)

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Hello everyone, 

Firstly, I'm kinda new here and might have miscalculated the place I'm posting, sorry if I did that. 

 

I'm mostly fly VFR and fly by hand, not via AP so I had to trim a lot. So I'm in a need for an easy way to trim. FS's trimming keys are either too harsh or toooo slow for me. FSUIPC have a mouse trim option and I loved that but that's always on and I can't use the mouse wheel to adjust bearings, altimeter calibration or Com's etc. Is there a way to activate FSUIPC's mouse trim option momentarily on with a button like ctrl or any other button on keyboard? I'm using a Logitech G903 mouse so I can literally bind any button to my mouse buttons. 

Also there was a addon I was using before my migration to p3d but I can't use it now because it's 32-bit. It's called Realtrim and was an ultimate way to trim. I wonder from here with programming skills could adapt that to p3dv4? Link to that is; https://github.com/nmeier/fscode 

Thanks! Fly safe ^^ 

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What's wrong with the FS trimming keys? I use a rocker switch on the joystick. If you are not getting the correct trimming response you can adjust its effectiveness in the aircraft.cfg.

Look for  elevator_trim_effectiveness=1.0  under [flight_tuning] The standard is 1.0 and max is 2.0 and min is 0.1 (If i recall correctly). Some of the planes that I fly has this setting as low as 0.5 or as high as 1.9. You just need to tune this setting to find the sweet spot. I have never had a plane the didn't need this setting to be adjusted.

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I noted down (literally) and will check that but the main thing here is using not the buttons but using mouse wheel or directly Flight stick itself for trimming :)) 

 

Thanks anyway I'm going to look into that too. 

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