To all users running my gauges under Saitek/Logitech Drivers
DO NOT UPDATE your drivers to Version 188.8.131.52
The location of this driver has changed, making it no longer compatible with the installer of my gauges. In particular, it will remove all your gauges already installed.
If you do not have any issue with your current drivers, keep on using them. I don’t find any benefit but Continue reading
Some friends asked if there will be an Annunciator Panel for X-Plane. Frankly speaking, I never plan to make one in the beginning. Anyway, as they wish…here’s the X-Plane version for the C172SP.
Operation wise, it is similar to the other versions. The panel will pop up automatically on the Wet Compass whenever engine warnings are detected. It will disappear when the signals are gone.
In this way, the notification features can not Continue reading
After the cataract surgeries last month, the vision of my eyes suffers from slight splitting when looking at lighted objects, among which the computer display is the worst of all (similar as shown in the image but not as serious).
The doctor says the side-effect is normal, and the brain needs times to adapt to the artificial lenses newly implanted — thanks goodness, it is getting better now.
So in the first two weeks after the surgery, my main pastime was watching TV, in order to give my eyes some rests as well as training to adapt to the new lenses.
One day while turning on the TV, I spotted there is a Continue reading
The Annunciator Panel for the A2A C182T is completed. It’s features are similar to the C172R ANPL released earlier, except that it’s operations and responses are customized for the C182T.
Any existing or new users of my A2A Cessna Wet Compass could click here for details and get a 60% off discount until the end of the year.
Rune Koppen, working with light aircraft at Norronafly Rakkestad A/S in Norway, is one of the earliest supporters of FSX Times. He just sent me two additional photos of his cockpit with my Baron B58 FIP gauges newly installed.
Builder: Rune Koppen
ICAO: ENRK, Rakkestad Airport
David Marsden said that his flight simulator is installed in his wife’s sewing room and therefore could not build a dedicated enclosure. Recently he solved the problem by putting a piece of cloth onto some frames, which he could put up a temporary cockpit space in about 2 minutes and take it down just as quickly.
David said the idea was got from Ben Weaver in Cockpits section who had done the same. Followings are the pictures of his “interpretation”, which he thought might be of help to anyone who also has limited space for their cockpit build.
Builder: David Marsden
Location: Sheffield, UK
ICAO: EGCN, Doncaster Sheffield Airport
The Annunciator Panels for the A2A C172R and default C172SP are now ready. Below is a video capture of the panel added to the Compass on the A2A C172R.
Similar to the C172SP one previewed in Post 515, the C172R annunciator panel will only pop up when error warning lights or equipment status indications are turned on, so that it will not affect the design and functions of the Wet Compass as well as the overall layout of the FIP gauge setup.
However, since the contents and reactions of each annunciator panel Continue reading