spacecadet
Posts: 2828
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2001 3:36 am

Weird FSX AI Problem (a Real Headscratcher)

Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:29 am

Ok, there is probably a simple explanation for this, but I'm pretty experienced with FS (various versions) and I can't figure it out.

I had a pretty pimped-out install of FS9 as far as AI was concerned - probably had 80% of all the real world's flights represented. Installed FSX and copied them all over the best I could - most of them worked straight away, and I fixed the few issues I found.

The one BIG issue I've had since day one, and still have no matter what I do, is that I have basically no traffic in Japan! And unfortunately, this is where I most often fly. Both my JAL and ANA flight plans seem to be broken, even though they check out ok in the FP_FS9 tool (I did convert them too, to fix the couple of airports that were renamed in FSX). The REALLY weird thing is it's not the planes either because I can see them sitting there at RJAA. They just don't move.

I do get a *couple* of flights out of these airlines, so they're not 100% broken. But it's like two flights per hour out of RJAA, which is ridiculous. There's no rhyme or reason to it that I can figure out.

Could it be an AFCAD problem? Does FSX check that there are available parking spots at an airport before it even begins a flight? That's the only thing I can think; I don't have FSX AFCAD files for a lot of Japan airports.

If that is the problem, I guess I'll just search around for AFCAD files. But I don't seem to have that problem in any other part of the world - US and European airlines all work totally fine.

???
I'm tired of being a wanna-be league bowler. I wanna be a league bowler!

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos