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Airport Baggage Cart FixPatch

This fixes the two variants of airport baggage carts which sink into the ground. By Stefan Weiss. Backup the sim.cfg-files found in these folders: ..Microsoft Flight Simulator XSimObjectsGroundVehiclesVEH_air_bagcart_blue_sm ..Microsoft Flight Simulator XSimObjectsGroundVehiclesVEH_air_bagcart_FlatNose_Grey_sm Copy the correspondent sim.cfg-files found in this zip-file into the the appropriate folders. What I did: I changed the contact points for those 2 vehicles. The...

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Airport Catalogue - Africa

A catalog in PDF format of all airports in the original FSX scenery files. Since the information on the airports has been extracted from the *.bgl files, hopefully there are no errors or omissions. By Winfried Orthmann. ...

File size: 1.5 MB | Download hits: 89

Background Music

A few .wav files collected and put together in a first version of FSX background music. By Nicholas LaFrazia. ...

File size: 1.31 MB | Download hits: 162

Xenon Lights 3.0

Complete package. The third version of the "Xenon Lights" now for the Flight Simulator FSX. Realistic xenon lights with complete newly designed textures, now in four different grades of detail and brightness. This texture pack adds a special realistic xenon light for all aircraft, offering a much better view to the runway or taxiway. This texture package changes the default lights from FSX to the modern xenon look. Easy installation manual and previews and textures for restoring back...

File size: 6.19 MB | Download hits: 1877

Modified Terrain.cfg

Flight Simulator X terrain is defined in the terrain.cfg file. During testing, it was determined a certain number of modifications to this file will correct some problems with the FS world and also provide more options for scenery designers. For example, in some places, water bodies display rocky areas - this file fixes that. By Richard Ludowise and Luis Feliz-Tirado. Screenshot of corrected terrain, with rocks removed from the water. ...

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Modified Touchdown Effects For AI

These files change the default FSX tire burn smoke effects, making them less dark, more transparent and with a bit more vortex swirl. Also adds tire screech, which can be heard if within 100 meters of a landing AI aircraft. By Derek MacCarthy. Make sure to backup your original fx files just in case you don't like these. Installation: Backup the fx_tchdwn.fx and fx_tchdwn_s.fx files in the FSX>Effects folder. Copy the fx_tchdwn.fx and fx_tchdwn_s.fx with this package into...

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Settings Guide In Italian

A text only file, written in Italian, for performance setting of FSX.CFG. By Roberto Cannizzo. ...

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String Table Pictures

A jpg image of every string table within FSX. By Jim Driscoll. Screenshot of a string table from FSX. ...

File size: 16.76 MB | Download hits: 295

PAI Aircraft Installation

Wonder whether PAI traffic will work in FSX? These instructions tell you how to make that possible. You will need to copy, move and edit some files. By Bruno van Mulken. ...

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Suggested Settings

An Excel spreadsheet (and PDF version) of most of the FSX settings. Trying to get the best frame rate is hard if you don't know what the 49 or so significant settings you or someone had to get there. This will print on two pages and you can circle most of the settings, or enter it in Excel and save/send it. By Roger L. Deal. A screenshot of the suggested settings for FSX. ...

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Grass Strip Textures

Replacement back country grass runway textures. By Brent Ludlow. Screenshot of plane on a grass strip. Hopefully soon someone will come out with a new landclass map that gets rid of all the arid desert in the US but till then this is how I got the back country strips in UT, ID & WY to appear more like they really look. These go into your MSX/texture folder as replacements to make back country airpots that have grass strips look more real. They are the old textures from FS9...

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Carenado Aircraft UpdatePatch

A patch that will allow you to use Carenado's payware aircraft designed for FS2004 with FSX. This is an official patch supplied by Carenado. Carenado Logo. ...

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Deluxe Float Plane At Dock

Here is a saved situation file, a float plane at a dock on Lake Union, Seattle WA ready to take on passengers. By Dean McEnaney. ...

File size: 225.47 KB | Download hits: 48

'Person' Ground VehicleComplete with Base Model

An attempt to make a slow-moving ground vehicle for native Flight Simulator X, using stock gauges and CFG files from content included with FSX. Lets you view the new amazing FSX scenery, ground and water traffic up close, plus it is GPS and autopilot ready. Everything is stock and everything is included, with instructions. FSX scenery as seen from the ground. As soon as I saw how good the graphics on the ground were in FSX, especially with the new automotive and ship traffic, I...

File size: 1.75 MB | Download hits: 580

Modified Star Catalog

Shows stars down to magnitude 5.50 to reduce load (about 2900 instead of 9000+). Original idea from J. Chuang. By F. Ronchi. Added planets data for Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and Venus. Unknown source, thanks to the author anyway. All I did was sort stars by their magnitude order then add data for planets. First, backup your original file: "Driver""FSX install folder"stars.dat Then replace it with the one I provide in this zip. That's all. ...

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Performance Autogen Textures For Europe

The original autogen building textures are 638 kb. These textures are reduced in size to 170 kb. Instead of 1024x1024 mipmapped the size is now 512x512 mipmapped. Included all European en general autogen building textures. By Gerard Salden. When you fly at higher levels than 250 ft it is almost not noticeable that these are reduced textures. On slower pc's these textures can give you some extra fps. On faster pc's you might not win extra fps but the flying at higher speeds will be...

File size: 3.48 MB | Download hits: 304

Flight Deck 3 PatchPatch

A patch to make the Abacus Flight Deck 3 carriers useable in Microsoft Flight Simulator X. By Robert A. Baum. Aerial view of the Abacus Flight Deck. ...

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Airport Changes From FS2004 V1.0

There are 24,491 airports in FSX - 794 are new airports - mostly small GA fields. 1038 airports have changed their designator from the FS2004 airport. 61 airports which were in FS2004 are gone. There are six airports which have taken the designator of another airport in FS2004 - that I've found so far. This is v 1.0 - I have not looked at all 1905 airports in FSX/ FS2004 - though I have looked at many. Also, this relies on automated processes as described below, so some airports may be...

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Corrected SDK Gauges.h File

The FSX gauges.h file updated and corrected so that it is backwards-compatible with FS2004 code. It will now compile both FSX and FS9 C-gauges. For gauge developers only. Install within your include path. By Dai Griffiths, Dragonflight Design. ...

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Make Scenery with the Object Placement Tool in FSX

The Deluxe version of Flight Simulator X contains a very easy-to-use tool for placing scenery objects visually within the game. Unfortunately, the Microsoft developers neglected to tell anybody. This document contains an illustrated explanation of this tool and how to use it. My most sincere apologies - I am unable, for lack of free time, to offer support of any kind. ...

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