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C-130 Props

An alternative propeller texture for Captain Sim's Lockheed C130 Hercules. Tested with SP2. By Bob Rivera. Screenshot of C-130 in flight. It's a four blade prop and has been tested with FSX SP2. Installation: Make a backup of the file C130_11.bmp, located in your, Microsoft Flight Simulator XSimObjectsAirplanesCS_C130texture folder and then replace with the one you just downloaded. Done. Props to the modelers! ...

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Taxi Lights Tutorial

To have the taxi lights in FSX planes on or off is a simple task. This super short tutorial should show you how the mod is done. Requires Shockwave 3D (Redux) lights however. By Joost Visser. Plane on the ground with taxi lights turned on. ...

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Revised Textures

Revised asphalt, concrete and marking taxiway and ramp textures. By Al Wheeler and Miguel Zafra. Screenshot showing some of the revised textures. I've used Paulo Mauricio and Miguel Zafra's improved asphalt taxiway texture for FS9 and have recommended it in my FS9 version of California Central Coast scenery readme.txt file. I recently finished and uploaded an FSX version of that scenery and found that with a little modification that improved taxiway texture would work with...

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Frame Rate Test Regional Jets_V1

The purpose of this study is to test the frame rates provided by various AI aircraft heavy traffic within FSX. By Christian Muenier. Performing a frame rate test. ...

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Frame Rate Test Regional Jets

The purpose of this study is to test the frame rates provided by various AI aircraft heavy traffic within FSX. By Christian Muenier. Performing a frame rate test. ...

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Aircraft Background Viewer Images

Replacement images for FSX Background Viewer. All images are from real photos taken from various locations in the world by Ian Salter. Picture of clouds as a replacement background image. Installation: To change your FSX Aircraft Viewer Background simply copy your desired background from one of the folders contained in this zip folder into your FSX Uires folder which should be located at Program FilesMicrosoft GamesMicrosoft Flight Simulator XUires. When asked to replace the...

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Video - US Military Aircraft

Video displaying different flight dynamics. By Jim Sears. The American Flag. ...

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VC-Rain Textures

Textures found to offer best performance in FSX/SP2. Textures are in 8x8 bit DXT3 without mips and with alphas for transparency. By Claus V. Holmberg. Looking out from the VC at the rain. Place the texures in the main texture folder, the original textures from SP2 is included in this file, if You dont want to use the smaller textures. You can also use the textures from FS2004 with mips. ...

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KBT P-3C Lights Upgrade

KBT Lockheed/Kawasaki P-3C Landing Lights and Strobes. This will greatly enhance the P-3 landing lights and strobes with Shockwave's 3D Lights Redux for a more realistic look. You must have FS KBT P-3C v2.9 (P3V29KBT.ZIP) and Shockwave's 3D Lights Redux installed. By Richard Plourde. Screenshot of KBT Lockheed P-3C in flight. Please note, landing lights will not turn OFF when flaps have been raised fully. You must manually turn them OFF. This modification has only been...

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Airport Design Editor Tutorial 3

Using background images. Tutorial based on ADE 1.05. Follows a step by step process to using background images in the airport design process In PDF Format. Tutorial by bob Keeshan / The ScruffyDuck Software Company. ...

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Make PhotoReal Ground Textures

It is very easy to create your very own high-resolution, custom (photo-real) ground textures. This document explains the concepts and techniques and illustrates the use of SBuilderX with which you can quickly and easily download aerial images and make this type of scenery. By Luis Feliz-Tirado. Example of photoreal ground scenery. ...

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Performance_textures_FSXSP2

Textures that have been tested for best performance in FSX with SP2. Textures are reduced in size and some have been changed in format from 32 bit to DXT3 or DXT1. By Claus V. Holmberg. Looking out of the VC at the rain. Mips are not changed from the original, to prevent Flight Simulator to failure or crash. The textures are VC-RAIN_textures, Autogen Trees all seasons, Water textures and Sky textures. Place the textures in the main texture folder, the original textures from...

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Airport Design Editor Tutorial 1

Installation and Configuration. A tutorial based on ADE 1.20. Detailed step by step guide to getting up and running with ADE in PDF format. By Bob Keeshan. ...

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FS2Crew For PMDG 747-X Tutorial 2

For owners of FS2Crew PMDG Boeing 747 FSX version. A tutorial following on from the one that came with the software. This tutorial contains less of the fine detail but provides you with an alternate full flight walkthrough, including flight planning, from Heathrow to Cairo. By Glen Lee. ...

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FS2Crew For PMDG 747-X Mini Tutorial

In PDF format. A mini tutorial/prompt sheet for FS2Crew PMDG 747 FSX version. This guide is designed for the user who has completed the first tutorial and just needs a prompt to keep the software flowing. By Glen Lee. ...

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Video - Smit Rotterdam Heavy Tug

Video promo of Smit Rotterdam in three version: Smit Rotterdam - heavy tug; North Sea - research vessel; Kustwacht - Dutch Coast Guard. By Robert Waszkiewicz - Deltasim Studio. Screenshot of the Smit Rotterdam Heavy Tug on the water. ...

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Airport Design Editor - Tutorial 2

Paths, Parking And Aprons. A tutorial based on ADE 1.05. Follows a step by step process to enhancing the parking, taxi networks and aprons of an airport. In PDF format. ...

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FSAdventureSky Flight - 'Flying by Pilotage'

Pilotage Tutorial: learn to fly by "pilotage" with this easy "tiny" tutorial. Once you learn this very basic VFR technique you can fly to anywhere in the FS world...FSAdventureSky uses this method in most of its flights. By Gera Godoy C. FSadventureSky's cover image for 'Flying by Pilotage'. ...

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Water Runways

A PDF listing of all water runways in FSX. By Lance Tucker. The original data was graciously supplied by Winfried Orthmann and then verified against the airport facility files in FSX. In all 1,525 APX files were scanned and verified. Yes, 1,525 files! The data was sorted by country, state and ICAO. With little exception, all the water locations are based in the United States of America. In reviewing the data for each location, there are instances where an airport does not have runway start...

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Concrete Runway Texture

Replaces the default concrete texture and gives it a more heavily used look. By Jeff Pierce. Screenshot of KLAX Runway 25 with deafult (left) and new textures (right). Be sure to backup your original runway11.dds texture file incase you want to go back to it. Copy the runway11.dds file to your C:Program FilesMicrosoft GamesMicrosoft Flight Simulator XTexture folder. Not tested for SP2. ...

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