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AIFP 3413 and FS2004 error message

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Have started getting this error message on start up of AIFP3413. Click the OK button and the message goes and I get a "generating airport database" message. Click "abort" and THAT goes then AIFP seems to work OK apart from the - very useful- "view A/C" feature doesn't work. The above message suggests the airport.dat file has a problem but can anyone tell me what?
Please update to AIFP 3..4.1..6 and give it another try
Thanks, yes, works fine. I only use AIFP for FS2004 so I don't always install the latest version as I assume the updates are more for P3D and MSFS. I'm from the "if it works OK don't fix it" school of thought. Just wondered why AIFP suddenly started having tantrums when it's been used almost every day without a problem since I installed last month. Out of interest, when was the "view AC image" feature introduced? It's great for repainting!


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I'm also a fan of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". But, sometimes, things get broken in the name of "progress" - especially when one or more existing functions need to be totally reworked to accommodate a new release of Flightsim - as was the case twice in the past six months.

Due to the workload involved, I cannot support other than the latest general release. So, should you report a problem in an older release, my response is most likely to be (as it was in this case) a suggestion that you update to the latest general release.

I can think of no reason why every current user of AIFP should not automatically update to each new general release. If you are hesitant, at least take a look at
the updated Version History which accompanies every release of AIFP which identifies, sometime cryptically, the changes in that release.

The "view AC Image" feature was introduced about 1 year ago.