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Cold and Dark, Cruise Speed

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Good evening,

Recently purchased FeelThere EMB V3 175-195 combo.  I have two main issues.  First is Cold and Dark.  I have reinstalled 4 times already and i cant get the plane to start in cold and dark.  I run the configuration app as administrator.  When i run P3D V5 and load the house livery for the tutorial, load time takes about 30 seconds with the cockpit dark.  I can't move my mouse, nor joystick.  After 30 seconds the plane loads, engines running, batteries off, and the caution light going crazy.  I've reinstalled it to the Add-Ons folder and also to the P3dV5 folder, same results.

My second issue is (after ignoring the issue with cold and dark) cruise speed.  Following the tutorial i load my plane in KIAD - Gate D16 - Small.  Follow all the instructions but when i reach my cruise altitude, the throttle goes crazy going up and down.  I noticed that the speed is about 240 and it wants to reach 270, did i do something wrong? Did i missed something in the tutorial? 

Any help will be greatly appreciated.  Thanks in advance.  

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8 hours ago, ManuelGonzalez said:

Cold and Dark

Have you loaded a default P3D aircraft first and set it to cold and dark? Say a Cessna as there are few systems to set?

8 hours ago, ManuelGonzalez said:

throttle goes crazy

Where are you setting your throttle on your controller/yoke?

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Thank you for taking the time to reply.

No I have not tried that yet.  I thought by choosing the cold and dark in the configuration utility provided by FeelThere would have been enough but I’ll try loading a Cessna first and turn off the engine.  
 

For the throttle issue, I’m moving the controller full forward to activate the autothrottle as indicated in the manual for the tutorial flight. 
 

Once again, thank you for your time. 

 

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2 hours ago, ManuelGonzalez said:

I thought by choosing the cold and dark in the configuration utility

P3D has the same problem as FS in that it can store prior flight panel states.  'clearing' these settings can usually be done using a default aircraft.

 

2 hours ago, ManuelGonzalez said:

I’m moving the controller full forward

Make sure you have no conflicting throttle assignments within the P3D settings or other installed add-ons/hardware configuration utilities.  Confirm that the PFD is showing the autothrottle setting is engaged, the glareshield airspeed is set to match the flightplan's programmed speed.

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Thank you.

I tried with a default plane and it worked.  Still takes about 25 seconds for the EMB to load but this time it loaded cold and dark. 

The throttle issue was still there.  Just finished the tutorial flight again.  While i was cruising the throttle was going back and forth and never getting to the speed assigned.  I went to the weather setting and noticed it was set to Fair Weather, i changed it to Clear Skies and presto, the plane was flying stable, throttle stable.  I was able to hit my speed (Manual .62m).  I guess the issue was that i didnt change the weather setting.  In some video tutorial i've seen where a third party weather engine is used and the "crz wind at altitude" is setup in the FMS with correct speed and direction.  I dont have a weather software (baby on the way 🙂 ), if i wanted to do this flight with "Fair Weather" which will generate some wind, where do i get the cruising altitude wind with the default weather engine so that i may input this in the FMS?  Thank you.

 

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On 6/9/2020 at 4:47 PM, ManuelGonzalez said:

I went to the weather setting

Here is the likely reason that was discussed in the Facebook group -

"It's [the Ejetv3] using real-world calculated coefficients of motion and damping levels, so you need to drop your weather turbulence and wind scalars to about 15%. That's how it should have been in the first place, but the sim has always been heavily over-damped and that leads to the most common criticism of the MSFS franchise, that the aircraft 'run on rails'. Just to give you an idea of the scale of the problem, the Boeing 747 in the sim has a Cm_q (pitch damping) of just under -152. The correct, calculated figure is between -20 and -25, (low cruise, high cruise). Drop the scalars as above and you won't be thrown around, hand-flying it should be much more enjoyable."

- reference: 865915280570809https://www.facebook.com/groups/741712162991122/permalink/865915280570809/

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