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Welcome at my Flightsimulation and Aviation website. I am the developer of the payware SIMstarter NG and other freeware software projects. For my home flightsimulation I’m using PREPAR3D v3 & Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

If you are interested in my home cockpit projects, you can find my Daddy’s Cockpit peroPROPSIM based on an old ATC-610 simulator and my Airbus Homecockpit.

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Willkommen auf meiner Webseite Rund um die Themen Flugsimulation und Luftfahrt. Ich bin der Entwickler der Payware SIMstarter NG und anderen Freeware Softwareprojekten. Zuhause fliege ich PREPAR3D v3 und den Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

Wenn Du Interesse an meinen Homecockpit Projekten hast, dann schaue Dir mal das Vater Cockpit, den peroPROPSIM (basiert auf einem alten ATC-610 Simulator) oder meinen Airbus an.

Da dies eine internationale Plattform ist, werden die meisten Inhalte nur in englischer Sprache angeboten.


Recent Blog Posts

29 Okt

SIMstarter NG v1.6.3 – out now!

Includes changes and fixes. AutoUpdate of Aircraft list can be disabled in settings now.

--- 29.10.2017 - v1.6.3
[FEATURE] Aircrafts - Auto update aircraft list can be disabled in "Settings" now
[CHANGED] Startposition - ICAO Code is upper case now
[CHANGED] Startposition - City and Country order changed
[CHANGED] GoogleEarth - Export is based on Scheme file now
[CHANGED] Add-On.xml MGR - (P3Dv4) Error handling improved if no add-on.xml exists but part of add-ons.cfg
18 Okt

SIMstarter NG v1.6.2 – out now!

Version 1.6 brings compatibility with PREPAR3D v4.1 and other small bugfixes:

--- 17.10.2017 - v1.6.2
 [BUGFIX] MakeRwys - (P3Dv4) CTD if Scenery has no Layer

--- 17.10.2017 - v1.6.1
 [BUGFIX] RunManager - Clicking "Test" causes "file not found" message
 [BUGFIX] MakeRwys - Updated MakeRwys to Version 4.8.3.5
 [CHANGED] MakeRwys - Logging improved
 [CHANGED] DebugPack - (P3Dv4) Add-On.xml files included

--- 09.10.2017 - v1.6.0
 [FEATURE] PREPAR3D v4.1 - Support for PREPAR3D v4.1 added
 [BUGFIX] Fileswitcher - A new SwitchSet will be auto saved before switching files
 [BUGFIX] Fileswitcher - If a .bgl and .offBySIMstarterNG file exists the file has been shown as green (not the case because there is a .bgl left)

You can download version 1.6 on your shop. After install it will be AutoUpdated to version 1.6.2.

15 Okt

D-ALAM – Sidebases fertig

Es ist zwar schon einige Wochen her und hier nun die fertigen Bilder der Sidebases. Ich habe nun auch das CONSOLE/FLOOR Light umgesetzt und der Loudspeaker Regler regelt je Seite die Lautsprecher. Sollte wirklich bald der Tag kommen an dem ich nichts mehr zu basteln habe? :O)

04 Okt

SIMstarter NG v1.5.2 out now!

Some small bugfixes:

--- 04.10.2017 - v1.5.2
[FEATURE]       Profile         - (P3Dv4) Position Freeze added
[BUGFIX]        General         - Setting added to store each SIMstarter NG window position
[BUGFIX]        Fileswitcher    - Presets for ORBX Germany South changed
[BUGFIX]        Startposition   - CTD if no start position has been selected and click on okay
[BUGFIX]        General         - Platformdialog does not work correctly
23 Sep

SIMstarter NG Version 1.5.1 out now!

 

SIMstarter NG has been updated to Version 1.5.1. Some nice and important features have been added:

 

 

  • SimConfigBackup – Create backups of your most important configuration files and folders. A planned backup triggered by time and event is implemented as well
  • Startposition – Shows the Airline Code based on the AFCAD file. Never miss the correct parking position on your favorite airport
  • FileSwitcher – Added Presets for ORBX Germany South
Changelog:

--- 22.09.2017 - v1.5.1
[FEATURE] SimConfigBackup - Complete new Backup system for SIMstarter NG. Users can create different BackupSets and assign them to a Backup plan
[FEATURE] Startposition - Filter start position based on airline code (based on the AFCAD of the scenery)
[FEATURE] General - (P3Dv4) refreshing airport list creates a file 'scenery.cfg.SIMstarterNG.withAddOnXml' that includes all scenery items from add-on.xml files
[FEATURE] Add-On.xml MGR - (P3Dv4) Ask if SODE\xml or SODE\SimObjects files and folders should be copy to the SODE folder in ProgramData
[FEATURE] SimConfig - (P3Dv3/v4) Moon and Sun Size can be adjusted in 'Tweaks' Tab (suneffect.cfg)
[FEATURE] Fileswitcher - Presets for ORBX Germany South added
[FEATURE] Fileswitcher - Presetlist will be sorted now
[CHANGED] General - SIMstarter NG is showing an info dialog if SIMstarter NG is not started with Administrator Rights
[CHANGED] FSUIPC - Using FSUIPCclient 32/64 bit. Therefore SIMstarter NG is a 64 bit application from now.
[CHANGED] Settings - Path to FTXcentral.exe removed from 3rd party settings (not needed any more)
[CHANGED] Add-On.xml MGR - (P3Dv4) Files won't be automatically corrected with each start. (doesn't affect someone)
[CHANGED] Add-On.xml MGR - (P3Dv4) Using "Categories from directory" will the parent directory name for "scenery" as preset
[CHANGED] SimObjects MGR - Asks if selected SimObject should be removed
[CHANGED] Profiles - "<< FSUIPC NOT FOUND >>" will be displayed in "Flightplan" Dropdown if FSUIPC can't be found
[CHANGED] Fileswitcher - "Hide Presets" CheckBox setting will be saved
[CHANGED] Startposition - SIMstarter NG can be minimized during MAKERWYS process
[BUGFIX] SceneryMGR - (P3Dv4) Moving Scenery items from add-on.xml that have no title <Name>SceneryName</Name> crashed SIMstarter NG
[BUGFIX] SceneryMGR - CTD if scenery.cfg contains wrong value for "ACTIVE=" (e.g. ture accept true)
[BUGFIX] SceneryMGR - (P3Dv4) Sorting of scenery fixed
[BUGFIX] ActiveSky - (P3Dv4) SIMstarter NG is showing ActiveSky XML error.
[BUGFIX] Profiles - "Use FSUIPC Checkbox" is disabled if FSUIPC is not installed
[BUGFIX] SimObjects MGR - (P3Dv4) wrong numbering of [ENTRY.] if add-on.xml files are active
[BUGFIX] SimConfig - Fixed issue that Changes dialog shows items that have not been changed by user