[jhb_airlines] Re: PMDG 737NG

  • From: "tom smith" <ftd.smith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 13:08:59 +0100

good to here from you I heard  you had taken the airline assist and done a
runner
Tom
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 1:04 PM
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PMDG 737NG


> That is true and it is a shame the two companies don't seem to be on the
> correct wavelength about this.
>
> GoFlight say they've built their modules to work with all FS commands
> and PMDG say they have only been able to create the true complexities of
> the 737 by modifying some of the FS calls. The result is that the GF
> units don't work as intended with the 737TNG (I don't have the 800
> upgrade). Because of this I haven't really used the 737TNG to any real
> extent after going through the tutorials. However I do agree with Kevin
> in saying that it is a pretty visual aircraft with the real work being
> in fully reproducing the cockpit systems. It is getting very close to
> the 747 PS1 program I used several years ago.
>
> After browsing through the forums at GoFlight, Avsim and PMDG I found a
> couple of threads on a fix for the incompatibility. I have tried this
> and it only partially works for me. For example if I tune the GF
> Autopilot Heading selector it will alter the heading display on the
> aircraft - but it needs two clicks for every degree change. The result
> is that the heading on the GF unit becomes totally different to the one
> on the panel. The same goes for some of the other selectors.
>
> Despite this it is worth considering the 737TNG if you really like
> complex aircraft system releases. Anyone who has enjoyed other "system"
> aircraft like the Milton Shupe Dash 7, Oleksiy Frelov Dash 8 Q300 or FSD
> Panther Navajo would be truly at home with the 737TNG.
>
> Going back into wounded lurk mode...
>
> bones
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of tom smith
> > Sent: 13 September 2004 11:58
> > To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PMDG 737NG
> >
> >
> > Gerry
> > only problem is at this time go flight not supported
> > Tom
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
> > To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 10:29 AM
> > Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PMDG 737NG
> >
> >
> > > Kevin,
> > > Just visted the PMDG site but find there are two B737 options; one
> > > more
> > expensive than
> > > the other. Which is the one you use?
> > >
> > > Gerry Winskill
> > > gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> > >
> > >
> > > On 13 Sep 2004 at 7:54, Kevin Townsend wrote:
> > >
> > > > Phil,
> > > > I use this aircraft almost exclusively within fs2004.
> > > > In my experience it is the most detailed and complex
> > aircraft built
> > > > for FS to date. The team that produced it learned there
> > craft from
> > > > "Fly". If you have ever used this sim, then you will know
> > that the
> > > > cockpit modelling was always streets ahead.
> > > >
> > > > I always get into a dark cockpit and run through the complete
> > > > startup procedures using a checklist (I can let you have
> > this). If
> > > > you wanted a closer look at this try Googling for "737
> > Tutorial by
> > > > Timothy Metzinger" - This will show you the complexity of this
> > > > superb aircraft.
> > > >
> > > > I have updated the base model to add the 800/900 series
> > which also
> > > > adds ACAS. The FMC is true to the Boeing product in all ways.
> > > >
> > > > I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending it to you.
> > > >
> > > > Best wishes
> > > >
> > > > Kev
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > At 20:20 9/7/2004, you wrote:
> > > > >Hi everyone,
> > > > >
> > > > >Does anyone use the PMDG 737NG with FS2004?  If so, what do they
> > > > >generally think of it - good or bad?
> > > > >
> > > > >It looks to me to be a very good all round package, but as with
> > > > >most software it's hard to tell without seeing a demo.
> > > > >
> > > > >Thanks
> > > > >
> > > > >Phil
> > > >
> > > >
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