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by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 15524

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Ah the united dc 10 Sioux City. I was on the 10 and we practiced that in the sim. Had dinner with the captain of that flight while he was on a speaking tour. The B787 uses electric servos for all back up. At the most the loss of all hydraulics results in a compromised but completely flyable aircraft...
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 15524

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

For clarification, Those scenarios are in the simulator! Although from a world wide perspective they are based on real life incidents/accidents from around the world. They are “what ifs” to test procedures, knowledge, level of understanding, competency... a crash, even in the simulator is a failure ...
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 15524

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Completed draft copy of the book :o Actually, biggest scare is checked lithium battery powered devices; In simulator today on a trip from Beijing to Toronto and will experience a flight control jammed forcing a return to Beijing, dumping fuel, calculating stop distances, brake energy, fuse plug melt...
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 15524

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Freaking annoying isn’t it!

And once the Windows is restarted it reverts back to denying unsigned drivers!
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 15524

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Hi Bob, Today: 1 cargo fire middle of the Atlantic. 1 engine seizure turned into a fire and debris punctured the fuselage at 41,000 feet 1 engine failure on takeoff Three engine failures prior to rotation at greater then 140 mph. Two hydraulic failures one involving all three systems. A plethora of ...
by Geoff Quickfall
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 15524

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available or down the windows rabbit hole!

still swamped in books and training but took a second to update my orignal beta unit to 3.5 and it worked perfectly. was off for three days and went home from to toronto to vancouver to find the new production dm42. had fun unboxing it and it works with 3.3 perfectly. however, trying to bootload the...
by Geoff Quickfall
Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: DM42
Topic: Stand alone Encoder/Decoder
Replies: 20
Views: 6662

Re: Stand alone Encoder/Decoder

Most airplanes do not have GOGO wifi yet. 15 hours to Sydney without encode/decode would be like a smoker doing the flight without nicorette gum :lol:
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.4 available
Replies: 20
Views: 4732

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.4 available

Banksie, :D

My windows 10 latest revision will not run dmtool without selecting run as admin.

If you know of a control panel setup flag in windows which will allow me to blanket the computer that I am admin, let me know ;)

Cheers, Geoff
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.4 available
Replies: 20
Views: 4732

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.4 available

Done and easy, Windows people, remember to run dmtool as administrator!

Cheers
by Geoff Quickfall
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: program editor line-insertion issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2691

Re: program editor line-insertion issue

gaaaaaaazzzzzzzzzzziiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnnnnggggggggg :shock:

Well done Thomas :lol: