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FSX Glider Towing Tutorial - Change TOW Plane

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
Filename
tutchtwp.zip
File size
1.23 MB
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Scanned 20 days ago (clean)
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Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone

Tutorial on changing tow plane in FSX. A tutorial to make the things in FSX more realistic. You can use your desired aircraft as a tow plane that will get the glider pilot in the air. See also the tutorial "Flying banked turns with tow-plane in FSX" (TUT_TWPL.ZIP). By Thomas Murr.

Screenshot of Falke TOW plane.

Screenshot of Falke TOW plane.

Since the FSX-distribution it's possible to call for a towplane that will get the glider pilot in the air (hold CTRL and SHIFT and press Y). Although this feature is great a change of the Tow-Plane is not featured with one or two 'Button-Clicks'.

With this tutorial I will put things right; not with two clicks but it's possible to change the towplane of your choice.

The next not realistic thing is that the towplane is always flying straight ahead and at first view at FSX there is neither possible to stick around the airfield nor to navigate the towplane directly into the thermals or to avoid crashing in an obstacle (e.g. in the mountains). To fix this see my other tutorial 'Flying banked turns with Tow-Plane in FSX' (tut_twpl.zip).

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change_towplane_deutsch.pdf03.07.07467.19 kB
change_towplane_english.pdf03.07.07463.14 kB
FILE_ID.DIZ03.07.07283 B
sc2_robin.jpg03.06.0777.68 kB
sc3_falke.jpg03.06.0754.80 kB
sc4_ul.jpg03.06.0752.20 kB
sc1_piper.jpg03.06.07154.53 kB
readme_de.txt03.07.071.01 kB
readme.txt03.07.071001 B
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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