I am wondering if there is a way to completely remove failures from the hydraulic system in the Constellation. This problem is causing my engine to shut off every time I land, as well as occasionally break the landing gear and flaps. How would I go about removing it completely?
Post by Tom/CalClassic on Oct 8, 2019 0:46:46 GMT -5
I'll use the L-1049G as an example, but the rest are very similar.
1. In the Connie's panel folder you will find a file called something like L1049G.CAB. This contains most of the gauges used in the panel. 2. Create a folder in the same place with the same name as the CAB file - L1049G in our example. 3. Open the CAB file by double clicking it, and find an XML file with Sim in it. Sometimes there are several and you will need to scan the panel.cfg file to find out which one is used. In my case it was Sim1049G_FS9.xml. 4. Copy this file, then paste it into your new folder. FS will read this version of the file before the one in the CAB file. 5. Open this XML file by double clicking it. If it asks for a program to open it with, choose Wordpad or Notepad. 6. Search for the phrase TOGGLE_HYDRAULIC_FAILURE. This K: event causes the failure. 7. Edit it from:
<!-- (>K:TOGGLE_HYDRAULIC_FAILURE) -->
This will inactivate this command. Note that the >K: symbol may be substituted by a string of characters - this is not a problem. 8. Search again and repeat if necessary. 9. Save the file, and load FS and the plane.
You should have no further hydraulic failures (I think).
Post by Dennis the menace on Oct 16, 2019 15:15:56 GMT -5
Exceeding the maximum allowed speeds will cause flaps and gear to fail. Observe the speed limitations and none of this will occur. Especially on the Constellation, and even more so on the B-377, you must level out and reduce engine power and rpm to lose airspeed.
You can descend, or you can lose airspeed, but you cannot do both at the same time. Careful advance planning of your approach is the key. Best to be on the conservative side of estimating when to begin your descent. Don't forget to lower rpm to 1600, if I recall correctly.