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Hi team,

I just took up X-Aviations offer for the DC-3 and the Duchess. I am an X-Plane 11 user.

I see from other forum threads that you do intend to get the DC-3 fully compatible with XP11, which is great news. However, is your intent the same for the Duchess? I feel you may get asked this question a lot this weekend due to people getting it with their DC-3 purchase due to the promo, so figured it would be great to get in early with an answer on this.

Thank you,

Gav

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The Duchess is extremely simple.  No plug ins.  I'll take a look at it in XP11 and make sure nothing needs to be done.  If it does, I'll do a free compatibility update.  As for a complete XP11 upgrade, with PBR textures, I do plan on doing that, but it will likely be after the Saab and DC3 (which are being worked on now.)

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6 minutes ago, Goran_M said:

The Duchess is extremely simple.  No plug ins.  I'll take a look at it in XP11 and make sure nothing needs to be done.  If it does, I'll do a free compatibility update.  As for a complete XP11 upgrade, with PBR textures, I do plan on doing that, but it will likely be after the Saab and DC3 (which are being worked on now.)

Thank you for the response. When I tried it yesterday, none of the avionics work / turn on. So I assume this is the only major issue I have seen, is there a way to work around that in the mean time?

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31 minutes ago, Goran_M said:

Just confirming you're turning on the Avionics by first turning on the Master Avionics switch in the upper right section of the panel.  (2 switches)

Ok that ones on me ;) - I tried yesterday and those buttons didnt appear to be clickable, however, moving the mouse around a bit and there is indeed a click spot there for them. So yeah, thats all cool. Thanks :) 

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10 minutes ago, mjjcyc said:

I have tried Duchess and just a couple of things:

 

1. Com 2 is linked with com 1(in gns 430). Is this intended?

 

2. Panel is generally too dark. Can't recognize numbers on com/nav

 

Well it's working well overall.

The Duchess was originally made for XP9, back in 2009.  It was updated, with the required updates, to make it somewhat compatible with XP10.  I would like to make a full XP11 upgrade, but I have no idea if or when that will be done.  X Planes rendering engine has changed, so textures will likely not look right in XP11.

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Yesterday I bought the Beech Duchess. Unfortunally it is impossible to install it. After to start the setup-file, he ask to put a value !? But there is no field for put any value. At this point he dont allow to continue with the installation. My configuration: Windows 10 PRO, X-Plane 11.30, Dell XPS15-9550, Intel I7, 16 GB Memory, 1 TB HDD. Any idea, what´s to do ?

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3 hours ago, tyskelk said:

Yesterday I bought the Beech Duchess. Unfortunally it is impossible to install it. After to start the setup-file, he ask to put a value !? But there is no field for put any value. At this point he dont allow to continue with the installation. My configuration: Windows 10 PRO, X-Plane 11.30, Dell XPS15-9550, Intel I7, 16 GB Memory, 1 TB HDD. Any idea, what´s to do ?

Check your windows scaling and make sure it is set to 100%

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