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A little question about time speed up in FG

Postby alierainy1230 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:25 am

Hi all I was flying with my A318 today and suddenly time speeded up! I saw the sun move and it was dusk, and then evening, and then midnight, and then dawn and then morning, and then after noon and then the right time as if nothing happened. And the worst errors whatsoever! <shiver> Can any one tell me what's going on?
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Re: A little question about time speed up in FG

Postby tikibar » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:44 am

If you accidentally (or deliberately, for that matter) press the 'a' key, time speeds up by a factor of 2. Shift+A slows time by half. Go to the Environment menu and Time Settings, there's a reset button to bring you back to regular human time.
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Re: A little question about time speed up in FG

Postby Thorsten » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:53 am

Actually, there's two different concepts here - you can advance daytime without changing simulation time, or you can fast-forward the simulation without changing daytime much.

The first does what is described here - it leads to a rapid change of sun position without changing the flight dynamics.
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Re: A little question about time speed up in FG

Postby Hooray » Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:34 pm

Please don't send support requests by PM, instead post your questions on the forum so that all users can contribute and benefit
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Re: A little question about time speed up in FG

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