[jhb_airlines] Re: FPI missing aircraft

  • From: gwinsk@xxxxxxx
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 10:54:53 +0100

On 19 Aug 2004 at 9:30, mhlucas@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> > > I did this flight with FPI, and guess what - I was able to file a
> > > flight plan - all the ATOC aircraft were there, available.  
> I found myself the victim of FPI's "missing aircraft" syndrome last
> night when I went to file my flight plan.  This caused total
> consternation since I have been really quite chuffed (some of you
> might say 'smug') about the reliabilty of my LAN ATOC/FPI setup (apart
> from a recent ILS lockup which I blame on the FPI server).  After the
> red mist and cold sweat had cleared, it occurred to me that I had
> booted my FS PC (where the FPI aircraft live) AFTER I had booted my
> laptop (where the ATOC client lives).  Even though I was able to start
> my ATOC remote session OK (ie the laptop found the FS PC on the LAN),
> the necessary drive mapping hadn't been established .... so no
> aircraft found.  I don't know if this explanation is likely to be of
> any help to others who have "lost", or cannot find, FPI aircraft which
> they know they have installed.
> Note to self: switch on brain before PCs.
> Mike
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> Or, as I'm being driven to, create a CHECKLIST, before loading for FPI.

Gerry Winskill


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