181: My Ultimate Cockpit Views Update

With the installation of 7 FIPs, my ultimate cockpit views defined and used since May 2011 have been changed as follows:

1. Landing/Takeoff — showing the hood from the pilot seat on the left
2. Cruising — showing outside scenery only
3. Normal Cockpit — used only when FIPs are turned off

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180: Centurion T210 Man/Fuel Gauge

Here’s the Manifold Pressure / Fuel Flow Gauge for the Centurion T210.   It is the sixth gauge I’ve created for the T210 and it’s probably the last one specific for the aircraft.

Actually it’s been done quite awhile ago.   But I’ve been looking for solutions to make the fuelflow gauge to rotate in a nonlinear (nonproportional) anitclockwise manner possible on the FIP as shown in the aircraft.

Unfortunately, after numerous attempts and helps from friends on the FSDeveloper forum, it seems that Saitek’s FIP doesn’t support nonlinear  anticlockwise rotation.

Already sent a note to Saitek for help.   They did responded quickly but no follow-up action for more than 3 weeks now — not even a reply to the two subsequent emails I sent.   (Edit: just got a reply and let’s see how it goes.)

Anyway, this one is fully functional.   Any subscriber of this blog who is interested to get a copy of it could send me a request via the COMMENTS section below for the download link.

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179: FlyZone Loadup Time

Some people question whether reconfiguring the FSX system for the FlyZone approach worths the effort?    Followings are the flight session load up times I recorded on my system for Orbx scenery areas.    All autogens, AI Traffic and scenery are set to the same level with preload disabled.

The time saved doesn’t seem a lot?

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