iPad en Virtual CDU


This application will act as a CDU and will allow you to interact with the FMC on your Flight Simulator. It interfaces with your FS using an application installed on PC through a TCP/IP network. All data related to FMC is displayed on Virtual CDU and touch keyboard inputs are directly sent to FS.

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Helton Volasco

Virtual Avionics

Activeren van iPad en APP Virtual CDU

  1. Vlieg_Pc starten en je IP adres ophalen van de actieve netwerkadapter.
    Start-CMD-IPCONFIG-ENTER bijv. 192.168.2.x
  2. Op de iPad de instelligen voor de FSE router opzoeken en activeren.
    Naam van het draadloos netwerk: WRT610N-24.
  3. Op de iPad de Virtual CDU APP verbinden met jouw lokale IP adres.
    Zie stap 1 voor 192.168.2.x
  4. Op de iPad APP starten en CONNECT.

 

Multi Panel Configuration – Flaps


pmdgspad04Did you read this article? We will start at point 12 where we now will address the function of the FLAPS UP and FLAPS DN on the Saitek Multi Panel

13. In SPAD press the Flaps tab in the menu screen SPAD- Multi Panel Configuration.
Set the values of the Up and DOWN position as in the image below.pmdgspad0314. Press Click (for UP) and set in FSUIPC the Joy# 64 2 Btn# to Flaps Decr
15 . Press Click (for  DOWN) and set in FSUIPC the Joy# 64 3 Btn# to Flaps Incr

 

pmdgspad05pmdgspad0616. Done! Check the function in the virtual cockpit.

17. Add the information to your Virtual Button List

 

[Buttons.PMDG800]
1=P64,0,C66079,0//gear up
2=P64,1,C66080,0//gear down
13=P64,2,C65759,0//flaps decr
14=P64,3,C65758,0//flaps incr

PMDG 737 NGX – Landing Gear


After a number of basic articles explaining how to use SPAD and the Saitek Panels, we now want to dig in the useability of SPAD with PMDG and especially the landing gear function on the Saitek Switch Panel

pmdgspad01This is your departure: Start FSX with the Saitek Panels connected, activate SPAD or else, if you have told SPAD to warn you when a new aircraft is launched, you get this picture:

In SPAD the Default Profile is chosen. Say OK for now. First we will add a new profile for using SPAD with PMDG.

  1. Double click the SPAD icon in the system tray.
  2. Select the General tab and then Manage Profiles where you activate the tab Aircrafts
  3. You will find the line Boeing 737-800NGX PMDG House. OK?
  4. Now activate the tab Profiles and create a profile named Boeing737800NGX (without spaces or special char’s!)
  5. Close with OK, activate tab Aircrafts, double click your Boeing 737-800NGX PMDG House, select the new made profile from the drop down menu and close with OK.
  6. Close the Profiles Configuration screen with the “X” or Alt+F4
  7. The profile in use is now indicating  Boeing737800NGX
  8. When at this point there is no indications on the 3 panels, Quit SPAD, re-connect the USB connectors of the panels  (listen to the Windows Sound Identification of Hardware Disconnected/Connected) and then re-activate SPAD again.When successful at this stage, you have this:
  9. pmdgspad02Get the PMDG airborne (Y F4 Y and stabilize at ~FL100) Press Pause and get in View-Outside -Spot…Landing Gear is still down..oeps…
  10. You have FSUIPC installed and registered.
  11. Get in FSX->Add-ons->FSUIPC->Buttons + Switches tab-> check box Profile specific? Check! Profile attached. Read the menu line FSUIPC Options and Settings – PMDG800
  12. Double click the SPAD icon in your system tray, select SwitchPanel 1 tab and select the Setup button.
  13. In SPAD press Gear Up button and set virtual Button N to “0”
  14. Set Event when switched OFF to No Event and
  15. Set Event when Switched ON bullet to FSUIPC Virtual Button ( 64, 0 ) and press the Click button
  16. In the FSUIPC menu the check box Select for FS Control is now checked and in the drop down menu below Control sent when button pressed you select Gear Up
  17. Next step…
  18. In SPAD press Gear Down button and set virtual Button N to “1”
  19. Set Event when switched OFF to No Event and
  20. Set Event when Switched ON bullet to FSUIPC Virtual Button ( 64, 1 ) and press the Click button
  21. In the FSUIPC menu the check box Select for FS Control is now checked and in the drop down menu below Control sent when button pressed you select Gear Down
  22. Close all screen and check the working of the landing gear.
  23. IMPORTANT: MAKE A LIST OF USED VIRTUAL JOYSTICK NUMBERS VS. VIRTUAL BUTTON NUMBERS AND THE FUNCTIONS ATTACHED. YOU CAN ONLY LINK THEM ONCE TO A FUNCTION!