Flight Sim 2002..HELP!

Lifestyle

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I just bought my nephew for his birthday Microsoft Flight simulator 2002. I know there is a website where you can download different airplanes to the program. I would like to get any information I can if anybody has it. I want to download planes like the 727, Brasilia, King Air, etc... Any info would be really appreciated.
 

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Hey is it for you or your cousin anyway Flightsim.com Simviation.com also you need to download winzip and a program called AIU you can get these off of these site I personally downloaded UNCLE HULAS J41 anyway have fun
 

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To echo the above, try flightsim.com. Also avsim.com is pretty good, they are more of a newspaper for the industry but have a large file library.

Try the Embraer, the American Airlines 727 (its a big download but worth it), and if you feel inclined to shell out a few extra bucks, you GOTTA try 767 Pilot In Command from wilcopub.com. It's by far the most complex, realistic package you can get for a computer-based flight sim. It has everything!

Have fun.
 

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767 PIC was so realistic that they found it in the hijackers computers
 

vja217

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Ya I conveniently left that out... Here are some pictures from wilcopub.com... you can see why this product scares some airline pilots, especially 75/76 drivers...


 

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also try the 737 from dreamfleet. you have to pay, but definitlly worth it. you can get any liverly form any airline.

http://www.dreamfleet2000.com/

go to the 737 greatest airlines. hope this helps.
antney
 

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I have never seen it or used it before. I had my future son in law on the flight deck of the 737-800 a real one N733MA, and he knew everything-all from the flight sim 2000 so it must be good, scary.
 

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I use www.simviation.com for all of my downloads. There are a whole ton of them and they work very well. A note about how to download the files here. When you get it downloaded and have the folder in front of you, it should be zipped. Right click on it and select "extract to <name of file>." Open that folder and keep opening folders until you get to one that has a model, panel, sound, and texture folder in it. Put any file id or anything else that downloaded with it into this folder (along with the aforementioned four folders). Drop this folder straight into the aircraft folder under Flight Sim 2002. Note, if you have guages that download, put the guages folder in the folder that you just dropped in Flight Sim and also COPY the actual guage files (inside the guages folder) and paste into the GUAGES folder in Flight Sim 2002.
 

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Thank you gentlemen, I really appreciate the help, I just have to learn how MFS2002 works. I can't get my nephew off the thing. I still need to figure out how to get an IFR flight plan going and how to get ATC to vector you on to approaches and how to set up the Navaids. Thanks everybody for all the info, I'm amazed at what that program does.

EricNorth,
Great Post, very informative being that I'm quite computer Illiterate. Thanks again for all the help.
 

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Lifestyle said:
Thank you gentlemen, I really appreciate the help, I just have to learn how MFS2002 works. I can't get my nephew off the thing. I still need to figure out how to get an IFR flight plan going and how to get ATC to vector you on to approaches and how to set up the Navaids. Thanks everybody for all the info, I'm amazed at what that program does.

There is an internal flight planner for your use. And ATC will only vector you to the ILS at any given airport. They are terrible vectors anyway, lol.

BTW, if you do not reset your altimeter or maintain proper altitude your flight plan will be cancelled.
 

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Truly, if you file IFR, expect to be vectored nowhere close to the airport. To file, though, just go to flight planner on the create a flight screen. You check the IFR box and pick your routes. Make sure you hit the accent (`) key at the beginning of your flight to bring up atc. Then request your IFR clearance.
 

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Since we are on the subject, has anyone found any good documentation for the Flight Sim GPS and how to use it? If I can't find any, I'm going to play around with it for a while and write one myself. I just know that it can make things much easier. Oh, and back to the previous reply, you can use real world charts and A/FDs to manually plug in VORs and stuff into the radio stack.
 

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Project Opensky

Just wanted to put in a word for Posky...they have by far the best models i've ever seen. My favorite right now is the US Air A330. The wings flex when you lift off and the main gear bogies tilt just the way the real plane does. Same goes for the 747, 767, and 777. They really know how to make great models.

www.avsim.com/posky

-j
 

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What works best, keyboard or joystick? Any recommendations on a joystick? Thankx
 

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Go with the joystick and don't scrimp. The Microsoft full feel one (can't remember the name) gives you some feedback and also allows you to do coordinated turns without rudders, do most common functions like gear/flaps without the keyboard, and has a good solid feel to it. It's about $100 and well worth it compared to fighting trim and other artificialities in the cheaper ones.
 

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40 bucks...Saitek cyborg 3d gold
functions on stick:
throttle
elevator and ailerons
toggle switch changes views(front, side ,up. left , right and so on)
trim functions(elevator)
change views(panel view, virtual cockpit, tower, spot plane)
brakes
flaps
gear
twist stick for rudder
checklists

and I believe you can customize it for which buttons do what and left hand or right hand.

true, no feed back
 
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