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  1. VOR Indications still seem off

    Awesome, thank you much! I'm traveling these next couple weeks but I'm excited to try some fun VOR approaches when I get back
  2. VOR Indications still seem off

    Any thoughts on this or additional information needed?
  3. Systems freeze after replaying

    I usually see this as well after I land and use replay to check out how good my flare was turbofandude replied about it on a thread a couple months back:
  4. Liveries requests and reviews here

    AirTran also interests me...as would a Midwest repaint http://www.airliners.net/photo/Midwest-Airlines/Boeing-717-2BL/1850500?qsp=eJwtjEEKwkAMRa8iWbspgoXu9AK68AJh8tHB1g5JoA6ld28c3D3e/7yV0vxxfP1RC2ggA2t60ZEKK09Gw0pv1GVWCaYpywLzQ9/1cbFZ/VpDCzsuKaE45O9vKtDfBEut9ox6FwC9N6bTObxkKyO3BpzzSNu2Azh8MFc%3D I'm excited that we're finally getting some repaints for this, thanks for your hard work Fabio!
  5. VOR Indications still seem off

    1.0.9.1 seems to fix the behavior of the VOR bearing indicator...but a couple other things still seem a little off. Based on the displays in 2.png vs. 3.png...it seems like the course from the NAV/RAD page is interpreted as the true course not magnetic. I have 128 degrees set as the course in the NAV/RAD page. When the nav system is in magnetic mode (2.png)...the VOR course pointer is pointing towards ~141 degrees magnetic. (This was in the Caribbean, by SXM). When I flip the nav system to true mode (3.png), the VOR course pointer is pointing towards ~128 degrees true. I'm not an expert on the 717...but based on other aircraft I would expect the course in the NAV/RAD page to be the magnetic course? Second...and I think separate from that...the VOR needle's deviation seems to be wrong. I'm headed directly towards the PJM VOR per the map and bearing pointer (1.png), at 128 degrees. And I have 128 degrees set as the course in the NAV/RAD page. I would expect that the VOR deviation needle would be centered...given that I'm directly on the radial. Instead the center section of the VOR needle is offset (2.png). Given the mag / true discrepancy above...I also tried putting my true course into the NAV/RAD page (114 degrees). However, even with this, the VOR deviation needle is offset (4.png).
  6. I've consistently noticed the magnetic / true heading bug with the bearing pointer. I've also seen bizarre behavior of the normal VOR mode on the HSI, like the deflection of the being inaccurate (being offset slightly when I'm directly on the radial, and the deflection not changing when I changed the course). That could have been a one time fluke or something though. I see that there are some VOR related changes in the next, yet-to-be-released opt in beta. I'll have to play around with some VOR approaches after that's released.
  7. Rudder Re-center

    I noticed this as well a while back. It only stopped being an issue / annoying me when I got rudder pedals.
  8. Preview Window/Spot View Zoom

    FWIW, while I'm still having this issue, I was able to work around it (at least for the spot view). FSX doesn't have the "view options" dialog like previous versions (that let you change how close the viewpoint is to the plane), but CTRL-+ will move the "camera" closer (not just zoom in but actually move closer). This may be obvious to others, but I wasn't aware of that before I looked because of this issue.
  9. Preview Window/Spot View Zoom

    Same issue here.
  10. When flying PHX to SLC today, the cabin altitude prior to landing descended to 0. SLC is ~4000 ft. The air system page did show the correct landing altitude. After touchdown the outflow valve fully opened, resulting in a 10k+ feet per minute cabin altitude climb until it reached the outside air pressure. I think my poor passengers would have been somewhat uncomfortable I think I've mostly flown into sea-level-ish airports lately, so not sure if this was a one-time fluke or if it would happen every time. The topic linked below seems related. I know many aircraft need "customizations" IRL to fly into particularly high altitude airports...I would assume that Salt Lake City isn't high enough to be considered "high altitude" for those purposes though.
  11. High altitude landings

    I actually had a similar experience today flying into SLC (from PHX). Before landing the cabin altitude was 0. SLC is ~4000 ft. The air system page did show the correct landing altitude. After touchdown the outflow valve fully opened, resulting in a 10k+ feet per minute cabin altitude climb until it reached the outside air pressure. I think my poor passengers would have been somewhat uncomfortable I think I've mostly flown into sea-level-ish airports lately, so not sure if this was a one-time fluke or if it would happen every time. I know many aircraft need "customizations" IRL to fly into particularly high altitude airports...I would assume that Salt Lake City isn't high enough to be considered "high altitude" for those purposes though.
  12. No ATS Disconnect

    I think I had this as well today. It sounded like the throttles did retard shortly before touchdown. When I tried to engage reverse thrust though, they throttled up (and reversers did not deploy, based on the outside model and the displays in the cockpit). I have reverse thrust mapped on my throttles with FSUIPC, to enter F2 repeatedly. When that wasn't working, I did try hitting F1 and then F2 on the keyboard. That didn't seem to have an impact. Turning both of the AFS switches off let me enter reverse. I am running 1.0.7.7. I saw this fix in the change log for 1.0.7.7: "Reverse thrust not working properly when ATS is on" That sounds kind of similar to this issue?
  13. Fuel temperature drops dramatically

    This is minor, but on a fairly short flight between KICT -> KMSP, I looked at the fuel temperature before takeoff and right around the top of descent. Before takeoff the fuel temperature was 17C or thereabouts. At the top of descent the fuel temperature was -50C. The TAT at top of descent was only -22C at around FL330. I don't know quite how fast fuel cools down, but it definitely seems like it shouldn't be colder than the outside air? And based on "experience" from other detailed addons (which I know could be inaccurate themselves), it seems like the fuel likely wouldn't cool down all that much on a short one hour-ish flight anyway. I think the fuel would be frozen at -50C too wouldn't it?
  14. Fuel temp / descent speed / controls frozen

    Will do. Yeah, I used instant replay before the control freeze. I guess you've seen that before?
  15. MANUALS

    It doesn't take the place of more detailed included docs, but if you're looking for documentation on the aircraft itself, there's a link to mycockpit.org which has the 717 FCOM in this thread: