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by wulfbindewald
04 Dec 2017, 10:16
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

The FMC adaption looks nice. Will there be a clickable 2D FMC window also possible as of today for practical reason?
by wulfbindewald
24 Nov 2017, 06:54
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Here there are links to the latest A320 panel beta 2.0b release from Francois and in addition a new configuration option.
http://freenavdbgroup.com/Temp/PA%20A32 ... 202.0b.zip
http://freenavdbgroup.com/Temp/Init%20g ... 20file.zip
by wulfbindewald
20 Nov 2017, 18:21
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

FSX: XMLTools.dll V2.0.0.1 located in FSX root. dll.xml: XMLTools are described FSX.cfg: I removed one existing line in the [TRUST] section containing references to XMLTools.dll Started FSX with FORK3 from yesterday and had to trust XMLTools.dll. Then CTD. Started A320_CFM FDD version 2.0b (with the...
by wulfbindewald
20 Nov 2017, 17:14
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

CTD - to be more precise: FSX launch is ok. When I select the corresponding aircraft ant let FSX start, then the sim asks for permission xmltools.dll and I permitted with "yes". Immediatly afterwards the sim crashs. Interesting, that I have been asked for permission now although the XMLTools.dll fil...
by wulfbindewald
20 Nov 2017, 08:30
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Flap lever joystick: I varied the joystick:0, 1, 2 as proposed. Unfortunately no success. Have you tried varying the axis name as well? Or are you pretty sure that your flap lever is the controller's Z axis? Try varying the value behind ":zaxis:", i.e. joystick:0:zaxis:2 to joystick:2:zaxis:2. All ...
by wulfbindewald
19 Nov 2017, 22:15
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Flap lever joystick: I varied the joystick:0, 1, 2 as proposed. Unfortunately no success. <Macro Name="FlapLeverAxisControl">1</Macro> <Macro Name="FlapAxis">joystick:2:zaxis:0</Macro> <Macro Name="FlapAxisUpVal">0</Macro> <Macro Name="FlapAxisDownVal">65535</Macro> May I propose to wait for the nex...
by wulfbindewald
19 Nov 2017, 19:01
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Thanks for your continuous support.
The unplug of the other controller does not change any JoyTester result.
What do you mean with ".....put the axis name into the "FlapAxis" macro.....", if the test-indicated axis is "Z"?
There are more than 1 entry possible in this line.
by wulfbindewald
18 Nov 2017, 21:56
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

JoyTester: I have concerns with the JoyTester, because I have in total 3 joysticks but it showed only one w/o any choice. The displayed axis are Z, R, U, V (no X, no Y) and Z was the only moving calibration bar for the flap lever. May be the JoyTester works only properly with one special joystick. F...
by wulfbindewald
18 Nov 2017, 16:42
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

If someone is interested, here is the new initialization gauge : http://freenavdbgroup.com/Temp/Init%20gauge%20and%20ini%20aircraft%20file.zip Contains : - new A320_FMS_init.xml gauge to copy and replace existing gauge in panel folder ... A320FD-FMC folder - Aircraft configuation file "Config_A32xF...
by wulfbindewald
17 Nov 2017, 23:25
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

I think I found a good utility to read controller axis inputs. Not sure how it works with a separate stick and throttle controller, but it works fine for the XBox 360 controller I'm using. http://www.freewarefiles.com/downloads_counter.php?programid=33788 Thanks, here I found the "JoyTester", which...
by wulfbindewald
17 Nov 2017, 08:35
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

If I used the standard controls, I'd get pretty ugly results when it comes to the automatic 1/1+F management because the hardware controller would say "put the flaps to position 1", while the aircraft logic would say "put the flaps to position 1+F". The result would be event flooding in FSX and low...
by wulfbindewald
16 Nov 2017, 16:34
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

If someone is interested, here is the new initialization gauge : http://freenavdbgroup.com/Temp/Init%20gauge%20and%20ini%20aircraft%20file.zip Contains : - new A320_FMS_init.xml gauge to copy and replace existing gauge in panel folder ... A320FD-FMC folder - Aircraft configuation file "Config_A32xF...
by wulfbindewald
16 Nov 2017, 06:34
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Of course it doesn't work if you don't adapt the axis name to your flap lever's hardware axis and enable the controller. Read the comments in the hardware control gauge file for some information. The snippet from the standard.xml might provide a clue regarding what you're looking for. Maybe (joysti...
by wulfbindewald
15 Nov 2017, 18:03
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

A32x...Flaps: Thanks for the modified A32x_System.xml and corrective lines, Bjoern. Unfortunately the flap controller does not work. This is my current standard FSX entry in the Joystick controller Standard.XML. <Axis> <AxName>ZAxis</AxName> <Index>2</Index> <AxEvent>AXIS_FLAPS_SET</AxEvent> <AxScal...
by wulfbindewald
15 Nov 2017, 13:48
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Bjoern, I think there is a couple of time necessary to release the next update. So could You please send me in advance the few lines to be modified in the A32X_System.xml to get axis control over the flaps again with the joystick ?
by wulfbindewald
14 Nov 2017, 07:52
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Q to Bjoern, the above installation list & explanation for optional elements does not include the TCAS (Traffic Radar.dll and DLL.xml implementation). Intended?
I guess the known TCAS installation procedure remains valid as explained in the FDD Fork.
by wulfbindewald
13 Nov 2017, 18:58
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Thanks for the explanations, Bjoern. IMO any provided aircraft pack should include at least everything to use the sim ad-hoc. This means to provide at least one full texture set from one airliner (aircraft.cfg configured for 1 livery) and at least one working soundset. The link to the MS A321 is ok,...
by wulfbindewald
13 Nov 2017, 17:53
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

"....Does François have permission to distribute the soundset?...." Maybe we are not talking about the same soundset. Francois could clarify this, if needed. I know the used CFM and IAE soundset is freeware. " .....Engine sounds are one of the things I don't necessarily would include in the common f...
by wulfbindewald
13 Nov 2017, 16:47
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Is it possible to link both sound.IAE and sound.CFM into the PA A32x Common folder to only install both big files 1x for all A32x? Or does the MSC code strongly require individual full sound installation within each defined aircraft? EDIT: Maybe I found already the answer: The sound.5A and .5B folde...
by wulfbindewald
13 Nov 2017, 08:08
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

I hope this can be solved soon, otherwise a development step backwards. Is this solveable by Francois´panel definition? No guarantees. It's basically a realism vs compatibility issue. Take your pick. Thanks in advance. It is always good, if the sim user can choose his favourite control tool between...
by wulfbindewald
12 Nov 2017, 16:33
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Bjoern wrote:
12 Nov 2017, 16:23
As I've said, the flap system is custom and therefor, axis control is currently not possible.
I hope this can be solved soon, otherwise a development step backwards. Is this solveable by Francois´panel definition?
by wulfbindewald
12 Nov 2017, 16:07
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

2. I can not set the flaps with the joystick. Though the flaps can be moved with the mouse (clickspot lever), but not as usual with the joystick controller. Both throttles work fine with the joystick. I crosschecked again with the previous A320 CFM version, where everything works fine. The flap sys...
by wulfbindewald
12 Nov 2017, 14:25
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

FORK A320 V2.0B : Two Issues found so far: 1. Immediate CTD because of missing A320_FlapLever_mod.wav sound file in the "PA A32x_Common/Sounds" folder. a) Simply delete in the "A32x_Sounds.ini" file the line "Sound40=A320_flaplever_mod.wav" and "Lvar40=A32x_FlapLever_Sound". I consider that a previo...
by wulfbindewald
11 Nov 2017, 21:04
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Q to Bjoern, is it posible to locate the VC model location x,y,z coordinates in a simple but seperate data file, so that all 4 Airbus A318/319/321 VC positions within each aircraft can be defined easily in each aircraft folder. I think the correct VC location within the aircraft is essential to avoi...
by wulfbindewald
11 Nov 2017, 11:07
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Yes, but only if the distance between eyepoint and switch is too big. Try to reduce the distance....
by wulfbindewald
06 Nov 2017, 17:16
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

The VC light in the cockpit is pulsing during night if the landing lights or the Nav logo lights are switched on. My workaround is to deactivate the additional cockpit lights "light.4=4,....." in the aircraft.cfg [LIGHTS] section although this new dimmed lights.4 are well illuminating the OHPanel d...
by wulfbindewald
06 Nov 2017, 09:36
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

The VC light in the cockpit is pulsing during night if the landing lights or the Nav logo lights are switched on. My workaround is to deactivate the additional cockpit lights "light.4=4,....." in the aircraft.cfg [LIGHTS] section although this new dimmed lights.4 are well illuminating the OHPanel du...
by wulfbindewald
06 Nov 2017, 08:36
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Now the switches work as expected (similar to the 1.60 configuration). Thanks!
The "sound.CFM" folder is missing. Just copy the previous sound.CFM sound folder into the latest aircraft PA A320FD-FMC_CFM_2.0 folder again.
by wulfbindewald
06 Nov 2017, 07:47
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Thanks, but the download requires a password.
EDIT: No password more nec. ok.
by wulfbindewald
06 Nov 2017, 06:05
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

I am only using the new A320_2.0b folders set and installed both folders 1:1 into the Simobjects/Airplanes folder. The old A320FD-FMC.cab is deactivated in the FSX/Gauges folder. Most switches are not working: ADIRS, APU, Cabin light and all external lights. The file A32x_System.xml exists in the A3...
by wulfbindewald
05 Nov 2017, 16:18
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

A320_2.0b:
Now rain sound works fine.
Several VC switches do not work on my end. They all automatically switch off again after trying to switch on.
by wulfbindewald
27 Oct 2017, 13:25
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Is there any tick to get the VOR or ADF needles to work? I thought you just needed to use the switches under the range switch but this doesn't seem to work even though it shows the thin and fat arrows in the corner of the display. Have you switched the navigation controller in the EFIS to VOR or NA...
by wulfbindewald
20 Oct 2017, 13:25
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

The red beacons are already working even w/o (!) the A32x_system.xml file. If this file will be included in the A320_CFM folder, then there might be a double function for the red beacons. The beacon lights are pulsing and this will be visible inside the VC too. This was not the case with the FORK ve...
by wulfbindewald
18 Oct 2017, 15:09
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Current panel SID max entries are... - one-page SID data set: max 102 lines - two-pages SID data set: max 101 lines + 1 page flip sign per page. In total: max 202 lines + 2 page flip signs. Current panel STAR max entries are... - one-page STAR data set: max 66 lines - two-pages STAR data set: max 65...
by wulfbindewald
17 Oct 2017, 12:52
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
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Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Q to Bjoern: The rain wiped out area from the windshield is smaller than the moving wiper, pls see the pic; switch at medium position. Intended?
Rain-free area at switch max position is ~ok.
http://fsfiles.org/flightsimshotsv2/ima ... PAKT_2.jpg
by wulfbindewald
15 Oct 2017, 14:40
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

To be more precise: The light switches on the OH do not work. The lights can be activated with the keyboard. The actual lights are controlled by A32x_System.xml. Which also contains the FBW mod. Is that file even included and in use? The A32x_System.xml file is not included in the A320_CFM folder -...
by wulfbindewald
15 Oct 2017, 09:08
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

wulfbindewald wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 20:43
All external lights (Ldg lights, strobe, pos. light...) in "PA A320 FDFMC beta 2.0a" do not work.
To be more precise: The light switches on the OH do not work. The lights can be activated with the keyboard.
by wulfbindewald
14 Oct 2017, 20:43
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

All external lights (Ldg lights, strobe, pos. light...) in "PA A320 FDFMC beta 2.0a" do not work.
by wulfbindewald
14 Oct 2017, 16:17
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

It remains to write code for TCAS (Aircraft below you or above you displayed only...) Above/below is already implemented into the modified MFD. What needs to be done about the TCAS is adjusting target position scaling. As of now, targets are either displayed as being too close or too far away from ...
by wulfbindewald
13 Oct 2017, 08:53
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

If this new folder construction is unavoidable :-( ... then I prefer for the common folder the name "PA A32x_Common". This ensures that this new folder will be next to the other PA A318/319/320/321 folder in the SimObjects/Airplanes folder and visualizes the whole PA group.
by wulfbindewald
28 Sep 2017, 11:15
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

can someone give me a link or if it is this file "A320 FDD Fork Update 10-06-17" can someone tell me where to copy files I do not want to mess something. - Bjoern´s basic full dataset (incl. FDD panel 1.60) "A320 FDD Fork" is downloadable in the mail posted 05-06-2017,13:20. Here you will find an i...
by wulfbindewald
26 Sep 2017, 10:00
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

The A318, A319 and A320 cockpits look quite similar. Only A321 has few alternative switches for the fuel management (found some comments googling). Thanks, I wasn't going to use it and then have to go back to the normal cockpit. I don't mind about the positioning as I move the eyepoint to where it s...
by wulfbindewald
24 Sep 2017, 16:44
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Bjoern wrote:
24 Sep 2017, 15:18
wulfbindewald wrote:
24 Sep 2017, 13:21
I propose to remove the now double TERRAIN HD switch in the ND.
Didn't I already do that?
....
Yes, the new TRRAIN HD switch is there next right to the ND. Now the clickspot for this within the ND is not more necessary.
by wulfbindewald
24 Sep 2017, 13:21
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

I propose to remove the now double TERRAIN HD switch in the ND.
How do the STROBE light, NAV&LOGO and RWY light work in "auto" switch mode?
by wulfbindewald
23 Sep 2017, 15:48
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

CokiBH wrote:
23 Sep 2017, 11:01
Did Bjoern release vc with new autopilot knobs and displays??
Last known incremental VC Model download in this forum: 10. June.
by wulfbindewald
23 Sep 2017, 06:27
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

What do you guys prefer: the RNAV STARs separated from the non-RNAV ones or all of them ordered by direction (independently of RNAV status)? STARs with RNAV and non-RNAV appr: - defined in one appr file, because quite often the same STAR exit = IAF could be used. - separated if the ILS-LOC-VOR-NDB ...
by wulfbindewald
22 Sep 2017, 20:20
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Yes, I hope this spam could be elliminated by Francois.
by wulfbindewald
18 Sep 2017, 08:04
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

There is an information panel on the freenavdbgroup web site, where you can find the list of current airports under construction by members: FreenavDBgroup.com --> Airport Creation Tools --> Airport under construction The aim is to inform the community about airports in the pipeline and to avoid dou...
by wulfbindewald
02 Aug 2017, 16:11
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

Abdullah Radwan wrote:
02 Aug 2017, 14:24
Hello, I've send OEMA,OETF,HSSS,HSOB in June, but I don't see them in July airac, why?
I send them to airport email in manual.
Also, OKBK is ready.
I recommend to send these data to "airport@freenavdbgroup.com" again.
by wulfbindewald
27 Jul 2017, 08:59
Forum: Community projects
Topic: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus
Replies: 2892
Views: 558246

Re: Project FMC simplified for Project Airbus

For adventurer and bush pilots: There is a well done Bombardier CL415 aircraft with VC available in flightsim.com, bombardier_cl-415_v2_fsx.zip.

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