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ProSimA320 1.42

ProSimA320 1.42

ProSimA320 1.42 is now available and is compatible with MSFS2020. The preview release has some obvious bugs but this should be expected for an initial release. To ensure compatibility Legacy flight modelling must be selected in the MSFS2020 menu options. ProSimA320 must be configured to connect with Simconnect and not FSUIPC. Continue reading

ProSim 1.42 – MSFS2020 Support!

ProSim 1.42 will be released tomorrow with native support for MSFS 2020. The release is a preview according to Hanne (CEO, ProSim) and there are some shortcomings: • Lighting. Due to issues in the MSFS2020 platform, specific lighting controls are not functioning. We worked around this by controlling lights the old-fashioned way, but this does … Continue reading

Portable Collimated Display

Portable Collimated Display

A fun experiment. Commercial Level-D simulators facilitate the use of a collimated display because they allow for an image to project into infinity providing the illusion of depth and perspective. To achieve the effect, mylar is wrapped around a parabolic structure and a vacuum is used to shape the mirror. To experience the effect a … Continue reading

SimStacks Boards For Sale

SimStacks Boards For Sale

These fully functional and versatile Simulator Solutions SimStacks boards are now for sale for interfacing with your simulator. Simstacks Foundation Board with WAGO Connectors (Original price AUD 245.00)Qty available – 2 AUD 196.00 / USD 140.00 each SimStacks Output Board with Wago Connectors (Original price AUD 165)Qty available – 6 AUD 132.00 / USD 94.00 … Continue reading

Using Audio to Create an Immersive Flight Deck

Using Audio to Create an Immersive Flight Deck

Sound can provide important sensory cues in a flight deck environment. The avionics software ProSimA320 provides satisfactory aircraft exterior sounds, but the interior cockpit sounds is much to be desired. Ambience environmental sounds of the cockpit, such as contractors, gyroscopes, static inverters and subtle alert tones are missing from the suite. A look at the … Continue reading

Supply and Ground Side Switching

Supply and Ground Side Switching

A significant part of the simulator is in the process of being rewired – there was an assumption avionics equipment would function correctly with ground side switching. Unfortunately with this setup the avionics equipment decided to display an erratic behaviour, even in an unpowered state. Why Ground Side Switching? The main instrument panel korry annunciators … Continue reading

ProSim MSFS2020 – Work in Progress

Hanne (CEO, ProSim-AR) addressing ProSim737 MSFS2020 development (19/10/2020). It is our impression development progress on the 737 suite is also relevant to the A320 software program. Hi guys, I understand everyone enthusiastic to start working with the new Microsoft platform. Unfortunately, the state the platform is in doesn’t provide us with any quick results. We … Continue reading

ProSim FMS Trainer Tool

ProSim FMS Trainer Tool

ProSim has launched their FMS trainer tool; focused on FMS and FCU training, the trainer allows you to setup route plans and simulate a flight. Although there is no peripheral input or visual generation output, the trainer is ‘free-play’ and can be used for familiarisation with aircraft navigation, airport runways, approaches and departures, and the … Continue reading

Why ProSim 1.40b4 is a sim-changer

Why ProSim 1.40b4 is a sim-changer

On September 14 2020 ProSim updated their software to support bus function gates. September 14 Release version 1.40b4 =================================== – Added gates for most electrical buses for external control of hardware – Only autoextinguish APU fire if fire occured while on the ground Bus gate implementation is essential for accurate aircraft simulation. For the first … Continue reading

Airbus A320 Bus Equipment List

This is a list of the commonly used avionics and light panels supplied by the aircraft. For realistic simulation, avionics and lighting should be powered with the appropriate bus. ProSim avionics allows you to access the bus gates for switching under the Combined Config – Electric menu. Jeehell FMGS avionics allows bus gate switching in … Continue reading