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Level D/Default GPS Question

Thu May 18, 2006 1:05 pm

Does anyone know how to morph the default FS9 GPS into the Level D 767?

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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Thu May 18, 2006 3:03 pm

It would require that you place the gauge into the panel.cfg. Personally, I wouldn't recommend that because with the LDS 767, you have a fully functional FMC.
 
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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Fri May 19, 2006 8:03 am

I know it has a FMC, but I also want the default GPS in it.
Does anyone know what to good for example the code and all that jazz?

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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Fri May 19, 2006 9:59 am

Just out of curiosity, why would you want the default GPS in a Level-D 767?

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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Sat May 20, 2006 3:29 am

I'm betting for the simplicity of use for the default GPS - it's very easy to use, whereas the FMC takes some time to learn....


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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Sat May 20, 2006 9:36 am

Quoting YEGspotter (Reply 4):

Exactly, now does anyone know how to morph the default GPS into the level D 767?

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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Sat May 20, 2006 11:48 am

Quoting YEGspotter (Reply 4):
I'm betting for the simplicity of use for the default GPS - it's very easy to use, whereas the FMC takes some time to learn....

Forgive me for saying so, but IMHO, using the default GPS in the Level-D is like buying a champion racehorse and then cutting its legs off.

FMCs really aren't that hard to learn - take a few hours now and it'll make your flights a lot more enjoyable than just going direct with the GPS. You paid for the panel, and the FMC is a big part of that.

But that's just me.

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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Sat May 20, 2006 7:51 pm

I'm with Mir.

Trying to use the GPS in the Level D is honestly not worth the trouble. The Leveld D was designed to be flown using the FMC and not the GPS. I should imagine you will run into some probelms.

Download a POSKY 767, and use a freeware panel as an interim solution. If you need any help with anything on the LDS767, drop me a line. Once you know how to fly it properly, it becomes alot more fun!

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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Sat May 20, 2006 8:06 pm

The FMC is much more realistic than DCT GPS, as a real 767 (or any comercial a/c) certainly wouldn't route DCT GPS. They route via waypoints/VORs and airways as well as using SIDs/STARs where applicable  Smile

It doesn't take too long to learn, and adds a lot to your experience if trying to be realistic. Especially if you plan on doing it later in the real world Big grin
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RE: Level D/Default GPS Question

Sat May 20, 2006 10:15 pm

Alrighty, Ill keep trying to learn the FMC, its starting to sound a lot more fun the farther I go. Big grin

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