A Font Issue

A Font Issue

If you installed FMGS several releases ago a different font may have been distributed with the package. Current FMGS installers are unable to remove this font because of Windows restrictions. To reinstate Christoph’s default FMGS font you will need to manually remove the fonts in the \Windows\Fonts directory, and reinstall the latest FMGS. There is a … Continue reading

RMP Implementation Success!

RMP Implementation Success!

It took minimal time to wire up the the RMP to Cockpit Concept’s lowspeed ARINC 429 boards — only 2 wires were required. A software profile was already written to interface directly with Prepar3D. I can report the genuine panel fully works with Vatsim/IVAO. Unfortunately the success was short lived as I managed to accidentally … Continue reading

Airbus Interfacing

Airbus Interfacing

Interfacing an Airbus with a Flight Simulator requires some technical skill. Korry switches and push buttons can simply be interfaced to an I/O board, many which exist in the market. Most boards on the market today are only compatible with LEDs – the challenge is finding an I/O solution which can drive the current requirement … Continue reading

German Engineering

German Engineering

Received these parts from my German friends today – the ATC/Transponder knob is from  Cockpit Concept — looks completely identical to the genuine knob. The circuit board is from Volker and amplifies the current from your existing I/O boards (such as those from FDS, or OC). Why do you need such a function? If you’re working … Continue reading