VFR vs IFR and video resolution

I have what most people using flight sims would call a very under powered video card, a Nvidea Geforce GT 730 2GB. A fairly old card by today’s standards. At least that’s my impression considering what I’ve read/watched. However it’s been more than adequate for the vast majority of what I do. I’m not a …

X-Plane-11 – KBUR to KLAX success!

Failure yesterday…success today! KBUR [Bob Hope Airport Burbank] > KLAX (RW 24L) short flight plan with ILS landing. Just meant to fly again looking for reason for failure yesterday…but success. However after approach turn at BOUBY to SUTIE I appeared way left of magenta line, heading to runway. Didn’t seem enough time to meet it. …

X-Plane 11 – Flight plans and ILS approaches

My beloved mother died a year ago today. So I need a distraction. I’ve been looking for short trips to practice flying a flight plan with ILS approach. Don’t want to fly 100 miles just to see if I’m successful or not. Googled and didn’t find much help. So I thought I’ll figure it out …

X-Plane 11 – flight plan frustrations Pt 2

Trying to do something I’ve successfully done many times before and failing with the GNS 530 has been very frustrating. It’s been awhile so I assumed the problem was mine. It just didn’t make sense. So I decided to try flying with the GS1000. I never used this instrument before and yet on only my …

X-Plane 11 – flight plan frustrations

On my return to X-Plane, finding it very frustrating executing a basic flight plan. Especially when adding an approach. As a programmer I feel I’m relatively good at following instructions. So why do I “program” destinations into the GNS 530 and the plane ignores them? Even when I literately follow a YT video step by …