[jhb_airlines] Re: IVAO

  • From: "Peter Dodds" <pdodds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 13:28 +0100 (BST)

I did see a warning in IVap system somewhere that closing IVap would
close FS on a single PC. This is on my laptop with Vista and FSX. What
surprised me was the abruptness of termination.  No "Are you sure?" "Aee
you really sure?" "Are you really really sure?" messages that we have
become accustomed to over the Microsoft years.

> *From:* Gerry Winskill <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
> *To:* jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Date:* Sun, 26 Aug 2007 23:01:49 +0100
> May be summat amis with your system, Peter. I run both on the same 
> PC and closing IVAO has no effect on FSX. Disconnecting has a 
> serious effect on my nerves! That high pitched destroyer klaxon 
> type thingie always makes me jump.
> About the only thing that does, these days!
> Gerry Winskill
> Peter Dodds wrote:
> >I always found PCI a bit odd, but the IVap pilot software is very
> >straightforward and TeamSpeak just works automatically - you don't 
> even
> >have to look at it once you have set a PTT key or yoke button 
> during your
> >very first session.  Similarly if you want to, you can switch off 
> the
> >IVAp panel during a session once you have logged into IVAO and 
> filed your
> >flight plan, unless you want to use the TCAs feature.
> >The only gotcha I have found is that if you run IVap on the same 
> PC as FS,
> >if you select "Stop IVap" from it's menu within FS, it switches 
> off FS as
> >well, so you need to disconnect from IVAO then stop FS to prevent 
> an
> >abrupt ending.  With a networked setup this doesn't happen.
> >
> >Peter
> > 
> >  
> >
> >>*From:* Gerry Winskill <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
> >>*To:* jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>*Date:* Sun, 26 Aug 2007 19:36:49 +0100
> >>
> >>The latest version of the Manual is quite easilly digestable. You 
> >>can tell you have the correct version when it refers to TeamSpeak 
> >>and not RogerWilco.
> >>The main feature of the popup panel is its access to the 
> >>Flightplan. You can manage without some of the other features, 
> >>since the various frequencies can be dialed in via the aircraft 
> >>panel.
> >>In many ways it's easier than PCI. In my own case I could access 
> >>VoiceClient only if I'd first used Servinfo to log on to a voice 
> >>server. In IVAO the switching on of TeamSpeak is automatic and 
> you >>don't need to do anything specific.
> >>
> >>Gerry Winskill

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