Kung Hei Fat Choy !
A friend, Francois, in France who recently contacted Alexey Podrezov, the developer of FIP Toolkit, about the problem he faced when trying to use the utility. After getting a solution from Alexey, he reported back to me that the problem was due to the driver that he uses.
Instead of the more recent Logitech version, Francois is using the older FIP driver from Saitek, which somehow disables the creation of a Windows registry that is necessary for the running of the Toolkit during installation.
To fix the issue, he will have to Continue reading
After the cockpit video, Father Dane further sent me the following information regarding the objectives of the simulator project that he built. It also includes a 6-part tutorial explaining the very basics of flying.
Although Father Dane mentioned that most followers of FSX Times (many are real pilots) should not need these simple information, and some of the followers might have seen them in his channel already, I am still very happy to putting them here as they are very inspiring.
I built the C172 simulator as a Lenten project last year for the use of some local young students who wanted to find out if they really had the flying “bug”.
As it happened, they did and now they are all involved in taking real flying lessons on their way to earning a PPL. Continue reading
Many months ago when Father Dane purchased my C172SP gauges, I asked him if he was interested to post his cockpit photos to this section. We had a few communications after that but ceased then.
Yesterday Father Dane sent an email with a YouTube link for the Cessna 172 simulator that he built in his spare bedroom.
Happy New Year !
Have been wanting to make the Graphic Engine Monitor (GEM) of the A36 Bonanza for a long time. Here’s a video preview of the finally created instrument running on the Logitech’s Flight Instrument Panel (FIP) next to the same instrument in the virtual cockpit on the computer monitor.
It took me quite some time to figure out how to make it right. It is under fine-tuning and will be my first gauge to be released in 2020. Continue reading