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Peter Pukhnoy
19 minutes ago, Essono Fritz said:

Got the chance to test it with FSUIPC 6 ? Doesn't seem to work so far here. 

No, I haven't upgraded yet. Does the log (FSUIPC directory/FSLabs Copilot/Copilot.log) print the sound device info? Is there a log file at all?

EDIT: I've upgraded and it works here.

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Peter Pukhnoy
2 minutes ago, Essono Fritz said:

No Copilot.log file for me. 

C:\Users\...\Documents\Prepar3D v5 Add-ons\FSUIPC6\FSLabs Copilot\copilot

Is your FSUIPC6.dll located at C:\Users\...\Documents\Prepar3D v5 Add-ons\FSUIPC6\? 

When I upgraded, it installed into my old directory at Prepar3D v4\Modules and pointed there via add-on.xml.

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Peter Pukhnoy
1 minute ago, Essono Fritz said:

Yep

Oh, I noticed that you're using v5. I've got v5 installed but haven't added anything into it yet. I'll try to see why it can't locate the FSUIPC directory, but obviously I can't test it with FSLabs because I'm a mere mortal with no access to the beta :) 

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Peter Pukhnoy
9 minutes ago, Essono Fritz said:

I'll relocate to a (P3D5) module folder for now and report back... Thanks. 

I doubt that will change anything because my DLL uses the location of the FSUIPC DLL loaded by the sim.

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Simon Dettling

Hey Peter

First of all, a big thanks for creating this. :)

I installed everything based on your installation instructions. The option.ini and the Copilot.log are getting populated without any issues but the virtual Copilot doesn't seem to be doing anything. I tried to set up a new flight and checked the according Triggers/Action in the flow section of your manual. For example, after filling out the INIT B Page and the PERF Page, nothing happens on the F/O FMGC or the EFIS. Also after engine start when switching the Engine Mode Selector to Normal, also nothing happens.

Am I missing something?

Thanks.

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Peter Pukhnoy
8 minutes ago, Andreas Hoeniges said:

Just a keep question: "who is clicking always buttons"? 

This young man:

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Or did I misunderstand your question - is he always clicking buttons that you think he shouldn't be clicking?

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Andreas Hoeniges

ooooh, he again :-) Well, so much noise, I can sleep at all :-) All the time I am looking which button he is clicking.

Peter, no misunderstanding, you got me.

I personally think it is a bit too much "clicking", just *my2cents*

Thanks

Andreas 

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Is this a complement to PMCO or a separate thing?  With this, will there be speed callouts from both PMCO and this?  I am waiting for this to be ready for PSUIPC v6 in any event.

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It's a separate thing. It wouldn't make sense to run them both. Back then, Peter asked me whether we want to take PMCO to the next level. For different reasons, I didn't want that. So Peter went ahead with his own plug-in. Now users have more choice. It's a good thing. 

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Peter Pukhnoy
2 hours ago, Bob Zolto said:

I am waiting for this to be ready for PSUIPC v6 in any event.

I don't know yet why it failed on Essono's machine, but I don't think it's because of FSUIPC6 (I'm using FSUIPC6).

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António Abreu

Hey,

today I performed a first flight after installing the script. All went as expected on departure (LFPG) and on arrival (EGLL). Thank you so much, it brings a precious help that releases a lot of the pressure from the pilot on those critical phases. Job well done!

Have safe landings

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António Abreu
1 hour ago, Antonio Abreu said:

Hey,

today I performed a first flight after installing the script. All went as expected on departure (LFPG) and on arrival (EGLL). Thank you so much, it brings a precious help that releases a lot of the pressure from the pilot on those critical phases. Job well done!

Have safe landings

But I actually installed Nil's V1.9. I believe you version is more complete but I'm not able to make it work. Perhaps you could add some readme.txt with installation instructions?

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Peter Pukhnoy
1 minute ago, Antonio Abreu said:

But I actually installed Nil's V1.9. I believe you version is more complete but I'm not able to make it work. Perhaps you could add some readme.txt with installation instructions?

Oh :D 

The download page contains a link to the installation instructions.

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António Abreu
2 minutes ago, Peter Pukhnoy said:

Oh :D 

The download page contains a link to the installation instructions.

I just clicked the gray butoon abovbe and it downloads a .zip file ... don't really understand which page you refer to ...

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António Abreu
1 minute ago, Antonio Abreu said:

I just clicked the gray butoon abovbe and it downloads a .zip file ... don't really understand which page you refer to ...

Found it!

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António Abreu

All instructions carried out. I don't want to use voice control so:

[Voice_control]
enable=0

The module loads and becomes available on the P3DV4 add-ons menu Copilot for FSLabs (not under FSUIPC) with options "Restart" and "Stop". Performed normal pre-flight but I get no sounds at all, not the flight control checks, nothing.

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Peter Pukhnoy
7 minutes ago, Antonio Abreu said:

The module loads and becomes available on the P3DV4 add-ons menu Copilot for FSLabs (not under FSUIPC) with options "Restart" and "Stop". Performed normal pre-flight but I get no sounds at all, not the flight control checks, nothing.

Do you see any lua errors in FSUIPC5.log?

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Peter Pukhnoy
5 minutes ago, Fabio Marra said:

I have not yet tried the script, but can I ask you how the random failure works ? 

It sets up a random number generator when it initializes an airframe and stores the number of minutes logged on your airframe as well as the RNG's state in a file. With each new flight sim session, it advances the state of the RNG by the amount of time flown in the previous session and saves the state.

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António Abreu

 225562 *** LUA Error: S:\P3D\Modules\FSLabs Copilot.lua:21: module 'FSLCopilot' not found:
    no field package.preload['FSLCopilot']FSLCopilot
    no file 'S:\P3D\Modules\FSLabs Copilot\\FSLCopilot.lua'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\FSLCopilot.lua'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\FSLCopilot\init.lua'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\lua\FSLCopilot.lua'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\lua\FSLCopilot\init.lua'
    no file '\Users\António Abreu\Documents\Prepar3D v4 Add-ons\Copilot for FSLabs\FSLCopilot.dll'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\lua\FSLCopilot.dll'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\lua\loadall.dll'

 

For info my Prepar3D v4 Add-ons folder is at disk C: so 'c:\Users\António Abreu\Documents\Prepar3D v4 Add-ons\Copilot for FSLabs\FSLCopilot.dll'. See attached image for the contents of Modules folder.

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Peter Pukhnoy

@Antonio Abreu

On 4/24/2020 at 1:37 AM, Peter Pukhnoy said:

If the script fails to run and you see the error message "...module 'FSLCopilot' not found" in FSUIPCx.log, open FSLabs Copilot.lua and replace lines 16-17 with a single line like this:
addPackageCPath(absolute path to Add-ons\Copilot for FSLabs)
In my case, it would be addPackageCPath("C:\\Users\\Peter\\Documents\\Prepar3D v4 Add-ons\\Copilot for FSLabs")
I'll fix it for the next version.

 

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Fabio Marra
9 minutes ago, Peter Pukhnoy said:

It sets up a random number generator when it initializes an airframe and stores the number of minutes logged on your airframe as well as the RNG's state in a file. With each new flight sim session, it advances the state of the RNG by the amount of time flown in the previous session and saves the state.

This seems a wonderful thing ! 

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António Abreu
15 minutes ago, Peter Pukhnoy said:

4377750 *** LUA Error: S:\P3D\Modules\FSLabs Copilot.lua:19: module 'FSLCopilot' not found:
    no field package.preload['FSLCopilot']FSLCopilot
    no file 'S:\P3D\Modules\FSLabs Copilot\\FSLCopilot.lua'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\FSLCopilot.lua'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\FSLCopilot\init.lua'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\lua\FSLCopilot.lua'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\lua\FSLCopilot\init.lua'
    no file 'C:\Users\António Abreu\Documents\Prepar3D v4 Add-ons\Copilot for FSLabs\FSLCopilot.dll'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\lua\FSLCopilot.dll'
    no file 'S:\P3D\modules\lua\loadall.dll'

I guess it cannot cope with some characters in my user name ...

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Peter Pukhnoy
4 minutes ago, Antonio Abreu said:

I guess it cannot cope with some characters in my user name ...

Please try this instead: addPackageCPath(ipc.readSTR(0x1000, 256):gsub("(Prepar3D v%d) Files.*", "%1 Add-ons\\Copilot for FSLabs"))

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António Abreu
4 minutes ago, Peter Pukhnoy said:

Please try this instead: addPackageCPath(ipc.readSTR(0x1000, 256):gsub("(Prepar3D v%d) Files.*", "%1 Add-ons\\Copilot for FSLabs"))

Single line:

5083000 LUA: "S:\P3D\Modules\FSLabs Copilot.lua": killed

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Peter Pukhnoy
1 minute ago, Antonio Abreu said:

Single line:

5083000 LUA: "S:\P3D\Modules\FSLabs Copilot.lua": killed

That means it was started and restarted successfully since there are no errors. I guess it started automatically and then you restarted it from the menu.

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António Abreu
2 minutes ago, Peter Pukhnoy said:

That means it was started and restarted successfully since there are no errors. I guess it started automatically and then you restarted it from the menu.

Ok, I'm now on final, full flaps and gear down, shoud hear the "Spoilers" message after landing right?

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António Abreu
3 minutes ago, Peter Pukhnoy said:

Yes. Make sure to pull out the INT volume knob.

It worked! Only the PWS button went mad, turning on and off continuosly ...

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António Abreu
3 minutes ago, Antonio Abreu said:

It worked! Only the PWS button went mad, turning on and off continuosly ...

But anyway I made so many changes during this flight that maybe something went wrong on FSLabs A319 itself. Nevetheless the sounds worked on landing! I'll make a "clean" flight tomorrow. Thank you so much for your support, have a nice evening. Over and out.

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Antonio King

Similar challenge; input everything into corresponding folders, locations, but not working for some reason.

I know it's (seemingly) installed correctly as it's showing up, but despite doing the triggers in the manual, nothing happens. Wondering if I'm missing a step?

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Peter Pukhnoy
1 minute ago, Antonio King said:

Similar challenge; input everything into corresponding folders, locations, but not working for some reason.

I know it's (seemingly) installed correctly as it's showing up, but despite doing the triggers in the manual, nothing happens. Wondering if I'm missing a step?

Did you install 1.0.0 or 1.0.1?

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António Abreu

Good morning,

trying a new flight (same characteristics as yesterday) but P3DV4 totally locked. How can we tell from inside the zip file which version it is?

Thank you

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