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    Route following issue after the update

    After the June update, I am having constant route corrections by rolling left and right at GPS & Localizer route following mode as if the plane can never find its course. My plane never flies straight
    Cenk C.Demir

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    Originally posted by cenkcnk View Post
    After the June update, I am having constant route corrections by rolling left and right at GPS & Localizer route following mode as if the plane can never find its course. My plane never flies straight
    I haven't used the GPS yet, but mine oscillates mildly left and right coupled to the VOR. I don't think it did that before the model update in the Marketplace a few days ago.
    Dave Stanfill

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      #3
      Have you tried if the default aircraft like the C172 do that too?
      Ryzen 9 5900X, RX 6900XT, 32GB DDR4 RAM @3600MHz, 4k
      Marc Eland
      GFO Beta

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        #4
        no but tried with aerosoft twin otter and there was no problem
        Cenk C.Demir

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          #5
          Originally posted by cenkcnk View Post
          no but tried with aerosoft twin otter and there was no problem
          Same here. Flew from KBTL to KGYY smooth all the way.
          Frank Betts 😎

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            #6
            Originally posted by Ephedrin View Post
            Have you tried if the default aircraft like the C172 do that too?
            Yes, I have. The others don't do that, stock or addon, that I've noticed. I had a crash to desktop last night while on an approach, but I wasn't really close enough to the ground yet to tax the scenery rendering. First time for that. The oscillation may have been a bit more pronounced in closer prox to the VOR. I'm still a little new with the DC-6 and this autopilot. I love flying it, though. I just put it back in "heading hold" and it smooths right out. Hand flying it is more fun, though. Once you get the trim and power refined, it's like it's on rails.
            Dave Stanfill

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              #7
              Originally posted by Nashcat View Post

              Yes, I have. The others don't do that, stock or addon, that I've noticed. I had a crash to desktop last night while on an approach, but I wasn't really close enough to the ground yet to tax the scenery rendering. First time for that. The oscillation may have been a bit more pronounced in closer prox to the VOR. I'm still a little new with the DC-6 and this autopilot. I love flying it, though. I just put it back in "heading hold" and it smooths right out. Hand flying it is more fun, though. Once you get the trim and power refined, it's like it's on rails.
              The CTD on approach or landing is a known bug from SU9 affecting all planes some of the time. I'd say chance of a CTD is between 1% and 5% each time you land nowadays. Hopefully Asobo figures that one out.

              As for the oscillations, the DC-6 is the only airplane in MSFS that does this currently, so I don't think it is Asobo this time, unlike a year or two ago. when the 747 and others had that issue.

              As for hand-flying the DC-6, yeah it's a really stable aircraft. Not really suited for sharp manouevers - frankly it handles like a pig. A very docile, slow pig, LOL.

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                #8
                Originally posted by Dreadnought1906 View Post

                As for hand-flying the DC-6, yeah it's a really stable aircraft. Not really suited for sharp manouevers - frankly it handles like a pig. A very docile, slow pig, LOL.
                Well, it was never intended to do aerobatics. 😜 Docile is what you want when you're hauling people, especially the POTUS.
                Dave Stanfill

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                  #9
                  Same issue here. Is there any way to revert to the previous version?

                  Dave

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                    #10
                    Same problem here, re installed the aircraft but problem remains. Other aircraft are not having this problem. I also fly the Piper Arrow of Just flight and it flies straight 'as an arrow'.

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                      #11
                      In a real auto pilot this happens when the gain of the course deviation error signal from the VOR/LOC/GPS is set too high in the autopilot's servo amplifier. I'm a 30+ yr avionics tech on Air Force transports, not a coder, but it seems this parameter in the model would be relatively simple to adjust.
                      Dave Stanfill

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                        #12
                        Came here to say that I am experiencing the same thing.
                        Joe Catino

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                          #13
                          Hello all, I too am experiencing this, and I have created a ticket which is under investigation. I will report back with the findings.
                          Fly safe!
                          -Alex Egeland

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                            #14
                            Yup it's like flying a Tea Clipper in a storm at the moment.
                            Floyd Rigsby

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                              #15
                              Yep, same for me....

                              In Gyropilot mode, works fine.
                              In Localizer mode, swinging left/right, with GPS in GPS mode or VLOC mode / without GPS following a VOR radial.
                              In Approach mode, no issues with ILS, works fine.

                              Lionel Gerardin

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                                #16
                                Just wanted to check in and let people know I didn't forget about this thread! Issue was intermittently reproduced and ticket is under further investigation. No additional information at this time.
                                Fly safe!
                                -Alex Egeland

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                                  #17
                                  thanks for the heads up
                                  Cenk C.Demir

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                                    #18
                                    So PMDG might understand the extent of the problem, just reporting I experience it too - it wasn’t always the case, so not sure which update I made that triggered it.

                                    cheers

                                    Nate Moore

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                                      #19
                                      Glad to hear this is being looked at. I am having the same issue. Banking 10 degrees left, 10 degrees right, 10 degrees left, continuously. I fought with it for a while thinking it was an aileron or rudder trim issue but now that I've read this thread, it appears to be something else.
                                      Michael Bromley
                                      i7-4790K, 32GB, RTX2080ti

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                                        #20
                                        I'm really hoping this gets fixed soon. I spent the last several days learning the aircraft, but this issue is really taking away from it's enjoyment for me. I know it's not going to make PMDG any money to fix this, but if they let this sort of thing fall by the wayside for months, it makes me question what they'll do with their other planes.



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                                        Eric Porter

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                                          #21
                                          Я присоединяюсь. Есть проблема!!

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                                            #22
                                            Sure would like to see a fix for this issue.
                                            Dave

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                                              #23
                                              I'm also struggling with the same issue - would love to see a fix.
                                              Anyone from the PMDG team able to comment?

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                                              Greg Palmer
                                              Greg Palmer
                                              X Plane Evangelist™

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                                                #24
                                                Originally posted by Airnews View Post
                                                I'm also struggling with the same issue - would love to see a fix.
                                                Anyone from the PMDG team able to comment?

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                                                Greg Palmer
                                                This is a user to user forum.... communications directly with PMDG is only through their support portal.
                                                Dan Downs KCRP
                                                i7-10700K 32GB 3600MHz 3080Ti

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                                                  #25
                                                  100% thanks Dan - just figured if anyone on the team was reading it they may be able to comment
                                                  Greg Palmer
                                                  X Plane Evangelist™

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                                                    #26
                                                    An update on this topic.
                                                    I inquired about my support ticket and received confirmation two days ago that the development team is investigating the cause. No further updates will be provided to the ticket. Rest assured they are working on it!
                                                    Fly safe!
                                                    -Alex Egeland

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