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MSFS Train spot light

I want to put some spotlights in front of my locomotive.
In MCX I can add them easily then export the loco.
In FS2020 I see the spot effects but not the light itself.
I want to see also the light, not only is effect.
I try a temporary solution by making my lights symmetrical and moving them a little further from the loco.

So I can clearly see the beams in front and beautiful light spots in place of the drawing of the lights on the texture (here the upper central light is closed).

We can see the beam from behind but let's say it's an acceptable side effect...


That's how MSFS works, it only renders the beam of the spotlight, but not the actual light itself. If you want to see the light you need to make it as geometry with an emissive material on it.
Thanks Arno.

I will be satisfied with my temporary solution.

Happy Holidays and thank you again for this wonderful “lifetime” gift that is this MCX!