why is trim so tough in 2004?

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why is trim so tough in 2004?

Postby knight2kheavy » Sun Feb 22, 2004 8:10 pm

I just purchased flight simulator 2004, and my goodness trim sucks. I'm trying to take the private pilot checkride and  maybe I'm wrong, but I don't think it should take 25 presses of the down trim button to get the nose to come down and stay level. I seem to remember it being a lot easier in previous versions of flight sim.

It's not as if I can use the throttle either because I'm not up to speed at 2000 feet yet, so I steel need max throttle on the cessna to get up to speed.
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Re: why is trim so tough in 2004?

Postby dave3cu » Mon Feb 23, 2004 7:49 am

go into your buttons/keys assignment settings and move the slider in the repeat rate column.  You'll want to tinker with it as the highest setting can make trim over-reactive on some a/c.

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Re: why is trim so tough in 2004?

Postby VPA_KTPA » Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:34 am

Allso in virtual cockpit mode with default aircraft theres a trim wheel just like the real thing.just grab it with the mouse and move it where you want it.
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Re: why is trim so tough in 2004?

Postby nickle » Mon Feb 23, 2004 12:26 pm

I programmed two stick buttons on TM A/B, one down, one up.  Works well.
Sim is numb to a/c response by feel.  Seen on instruments only. Don't have FF stick so don't know if that would help
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Re: why is trim so tough in 2004?

Postby Scottler » Mon Feb 23, 2004 5:14 pm

Also, don't expect to pass the checkrides without a migraine and an ulcer.  They are, as always, full of bugs.
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Re: why is trim so tough in 2004?

Postby Lethal.Ambition » Mon Feb 23, 2004 7:48 pm

[quote]Also, don't expect to pass the checkrides without a migraine and an ulcer.
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Re: why is trim so tough in 2004?

Postby Scottler » Mon Feb 23, 2004 7:54 pm

All the tutorials in the world won't guarantee success, but thanks for your enthusiasm. ;)
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Re: why is trim so tough in 2004?

Postby Lethal.Ambition » Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:48 pm

All the tutorials in the world won't guarantee success

True. Worth a try tho :) I am going to try it this weekend.
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