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Artificial Horizon not working

Postby pepaw » Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:36 am

Every thing in flight sim 2017.1.2 ver works except the Artificial Horizon on the Cessna 172p It is locked in a 12 degree right Turn
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Re: Artificial Horizon not working

Postby Parnikkapore » Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:11 am

Are you sure you started up the plane properly?

If you're sure you have,
-Try Autostart.
-If nothing works, post here with a pic of the Aircraft Options dialog.
There are free alternatives to every program you encounter. You just have to find them.
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Re: Artificial Horizon not working

Postby jam007 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:59 am

The Artificial Horizon is powered by vacuum. It needs the motor running to work.
Also if you accidentally press the Caged button, lower right of the instrument, before starting the engine it gets stuck at an angle.
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Re: Artificial Horizon not working

Postby erik » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:15 pm

The Artificial Horizon can also get 'stuck' in that position after doing acrobatics. Which is a phenomenon which would happen in real live too. It takes (quite) some time of gentle flying to recover (more than 30 seconds).

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