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Pushback Problems after latest update

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    Pushback Problems after latest update

    Hello everyone! I was hoping I could get some help from someone more knowledgeable than myself.

    Ever since the latest update:

    When I load into the plane, I automatically start getting pushed back even though that isn't what I want nor is it sensible to do that in a cold and dark plane.

    Looking online hasn't availed many results, only things like "turn off the AI auto communication to ATC" which I want to have on and isn't a problem on any other
    plane in the game so I don't think it's that.

    The worst part is that I had this problem when I first installed the mod and fixed it... but can't for the life of me remember what I did to do that!

    As far as I'm aware, this is only a problem on this specific plane so any help would be greatly appreciated,

    Steve Marshall
    Steve Marshall


    What is pushing the aircraft back? Is a tug attached? Does the ATC window provide any clues?
    Mike Murphy
    Commercial, Instrument, Rotorcraft-Helicopter


      The tug is pushing me back upon request from the ai. I can turn off the ai to stop it, but before the update I had ai on and it never asked for pushback until i requested it.This is how it was when I first bought the 737-700, but I changed something and it worked as I liked it. Can't remember what I did🤨
      Steve Marshall


        I believe if you have co-pilot assistance turned on this will happen.
        Greg Loch


          For me it's only the 737-700 that does it. The Airbus doesn't have the issue and the Pdmg didn't until I updated it today.
          Steve Marshall


          • Dirtyrockers
            Dirtyrockers commented
            Editing a comment
            check your AI ATC communication. i think its on.
            why it does not happen with airbus? maybe because parking brake is on?
            PMDG loads in with parking brake off.


          AI Checklist maybe?
          Mike Murphy
          Commercial, Instrument, Rotorcraft-Helicopter


            Ok I've sorted it. The last flight I did was in the airbus and the computer crashed to desktop and as a result the engine switches on the Thrustmaster TCA throttle quadrant were still in the on position. This must be the trigger for start pushback. In the off position all is well again. Thanks for your input.

            Steve Marshall.
            Steve Marshall