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    Welcome to the new Flight Sim Forum!

    OK all you flight sim nuts, this section is for you!

    Discuss software, add-on's, recommend hardware, post screen shots of your flights, anything to do with flight simulation
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    MAXimum Fly Time! Regular Hangar Mechanic aeromini's Avatar
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    Can anybody post pics of free downloads from simviation.com please-civil aviation, general aviation and vintage aircraft only!!

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    Great new Todd. So here is my question: how can I add planes to the FSX?

    Thanks guys

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    Santos Dumont 1st to fly Pro Collector Otavio Santos's Avatar
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    Dear friends

    I still can´t install add-on aircrafts to the FSX. I used to do this in FS2004 but in the newest version I am having troubles. Any help would be much appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Relief Pilot Supreme Hangar Mechanic EZTRGT's Avatar
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    What plane are you having trouble with Otavio?

    It's been awhile (my daughter has been keeping me very busy, lol and there's another one inbound as I write :0) but I believe installing aircraft into FSX is pretty much the same as FS9.

    Tell me what file it is you are trying to install and I'll d/l it and see if anything is messed up.

    Cheers,
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    Santos Dumont 1st to fly Pro Collector Otavio Santos's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by EZTRGT View Post
    What plane are you having trouble with Otavio?

    It's been awhile (my daughter has been keeping me very busy, lol and there's another one inbound as I write :0) but I believe installing aircraft into FSX is pretty much the same as FS9.

    Tell me what file it is you are trying to install and I'll d/l it and see if anything is messed up.

    Cheers,
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    Kyle

    Hi Kyle

    Nice to talk to you.

    The file I am try to download is hosted at www.surclaro.com here: http://www.surclaro.com/download.php...arig&op=search

    I followed the spets to install it after the download but I canīt locate the specific folder install the a/c. See what I did:

    1) downloaded the file into microsoft games/simobjects
    2) I created a new folder inside the aircraft folder named Lockheed Electra
    3) unzipped the file inside this new folder
    4) didnīt locate the specific folder and the aircraft isnīt in the FSX database

    Thanks in advance

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    Relief Pilot Supreme Hangar Mechanic EZTRGT's Avatar
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    Sorry Otavio,

    I don't have FSX installed at the moment so I can't check an FSX install.

    But I have a feeling if you look where you unzipped the file, you may find it. But I have a feeling it's there, just that it installed it with the folder heirarchy underneath the file name. Poke around your simobjects folder and see if it is, in fact, there. It may just be buried in there.

    I am at a loss to better explain what I mean, lol.

    For example, you may have it listed like this....

    C:/microsoft games/FSX/simobjects/your varing plane/microsoft games/FSX/simobjects/your varig plane.

    If so you need to move the your varig plane folder with the texture, panel, sound, and model sub folders into the simobjects folder.

    It's like it installed it twice.

    Have a look and let me know. We'll get ya in the air

    Cheers,
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    Santos Dumont 1st to fly Pro Collector Otavio Santos's Avatar
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    Thank you Kyle

    The VARIG L-188 wasnīt working out because I made a mistake: I downloaded only the texture without adding the rest of the plane.

    I will try tonight to download a complete aircraft and see how it works. Thanks again my friend.

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