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  1. Paavo

    MSFS MSFS Toolkit by Nool Aerosystems

    Hi all, MSFS Toolkit is now available. It is a collection of content creation tools for MSFS. Most notably, it includes a tool for generating heightmaps from digital elevation data, and a tool that produces properly reprojected and blendmasked aerial PNG tiles from pretty much any source...
  2. Paavo

    MSFS Blender2MSFS Multi Exporter

    Hi all, I would like to bring your attention to Blender2MSFS Multi Exporter, which grew out of my personal frustration with an airport project that has many small assets. It builds upon Blender2MSFS plugin to add multi exporting capability, which makes airport projects much more managable...
  3. Paavo

    InstallFS plugin for NSIS installers

    Hi all, I just uploaded InstallFS plugin for NSIS installers. NSIS is a popular platform for scripting installation programs, and InstallFS extends it by providing functions to deal with Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Lockheed Martin Prepar3D. At the moment, InstallFS allows to easily: -...
  4. Paavo

    FSX Windows 7 Basic scheme fix

    Hi all, I played around with fsx.exe and accidentally found a way to disable "The color scheme has been changed to Windows 7 Basic..." fallbacks on Windows 7. The fix is available here: http://www.flightsim.ee/freeware/fsx-scheme-fix The installer replaces your fsx.exe with a modified one...
  5. Paavo

    Beta testers for Panelmatic (FSX)

    Hi all, it's been awfully long (more than two years!) since we last met. I'm getting back into the game and I have developed Panelmatic, an utility to keep track of panels in FSX. Have you ever been annoyed by having to resize and move panels to your liking every time you fly? Have you...
  6. Paavo

    FSX Autogen File Format

    Hi, I've compiled a document containing full description of Autogen file format used in FSX. The document can be found here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/13406179/FSX-Autogen-File-Format Please let me know of any errors. It's my first time researching a file format, after all.
  7. Paavo

    Agn (fsx)

    Discussion thread for AGN (FSX). If you would like to add a comment, click the Post Reply button.
  8. Paavo

    FS2002-style ground poly autogen hack

    Hi, I'm currently working on EEPU scenery. The airport is situated diagonally and at some places trees are quite near to some parts of the apron. I use FS2002-style ground polys for custom ground textures. They are known for creating autogen-free areas around them. In FS2004 and FSX (up to SP1...
  9. Paavo

    FSX SDK & max 9 2008

    Does FSX SDK work with 3ds max 9 2008? Thanks.
  10. Paavo

    Bug in aircraft texture fallback

    Found no better place to report a bug, so here it goes. I have an FS2002 aircraft (works fine in FSX) with the following texture structure: texture.0 (full set of textures in BMP format) texture.1 (full set of textures in BMP format) texture.2 (full set of textures in BMP format)...
  11. Paavo

    Tight approach turns

    Hi, I'm updating some approaches and I've stumbled on a rather serious problem. As you can see from the picture, FS draws the turn from fix KRD55 to KRD54 using too large radius. All straight legs are TFs, the turn is a CF leg. Course values, as well as the positions of DME fixes, have been...
  12. Paavo

    Simconnect: replace the model of an object

    I'd like to see a function in SimConnect for replacing the model of a certain simulation object with another model while flight sim is running. This would be one of the easiest ways of making the implementation of custom airport vehicles possible.
  13. Paavo

    Visual editor for Extrusion Bridges

    Hi, are there any visual tools like FSX Planner for editing Extrusion Bridges? I'm going to place about 50 bridges and a visual tool would be a great help.
  14. Paavo

    Anti-collision stopping of vehicles

    The SimConnect SDK states:"The SimConnect_AICreateSimulatedObject function is used to create AI controlled objects other than aircraft." However, vehicles created with this function seem to stop at least a good 50 meters away from user aircraft. I played around with a variety of vehicles and...
  15. Paavo

    Calculating coordinates from VTP point data

    Nevermind, got it.
  16. Paavo


    Hi, I often change between gliders and airplanes in Flight Simulator and there has been one thing annoying me: I haven't found a way to map the throttle slider to spoiler without having to mess around with key assignments. So I spent an afternoon writing a small module that would allow to map...
  17. Paavo


    Aerotow is a small, but nevertheless important extension to Flight Simulator X. It allows more complex air towing operations. At the moment it is rather primitive and unreliable and thus is more like a proof of concept application. Please do read readme file as it contains some crucial...
  18. Paavo

    Anti-collision system

    Vehicles created with SimConnect_AICreateSimulatedObject() have anti-collision system enabled and they stop rather far away from user aircraft. Does anyone know how to disable anti-collision stopping? My best guess is that it has something to do with crash detection. I'll try to conduct few...
  19. Paavo

    Last word on drive-through parkings

    There was a thread on drive-through parkings some time ago. I know little about the hacks of AI engine and so I wonder what was the last word on the drive-through parkings? Which method is the easiest?
  20. Paavo

    Displaced TaxiwaySigns

    I probably found another bug regarding taxiway signs. Open APX54110.bgl (folder 0601) with TestApp. Taxiway signs of Vantaa (EFHK) airport are displaced and one sign does not have coordinates at all.