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GA Radio Stack

GA Radio Stack

External General Aviation Radio Stack for Flight Simulator and Prepar3D

GA Radio Stack is a friendly application thought to be used in a monitor separated from the main window of Microsoft Flight Simulator, is a good complement to GA Panel.

Special for homebuilt cockpits or simulator enthusiast who wants to expand their hobbies. It is also valid for teaching.

Includes eight essential avionic devices.


For more information please read the help manual attached to the program once installed. (PDF File) or download it at the download page.

Main features:

  • Bendix King Style radios.
    • KMA 24 Audio Panel.
    • KX 155 COM/NAV Transceiver.
    • KN 62A DME (Adapted version to use two dme)
    • KR 87 Automatic Direction Finder with decimals (customizable)
    • KT 76C Transponder.
    • Two AutoPilots
      • First: Similar to KFC 225, adapted to Flight Simulator (with armed modes and more options).
      • Second: Generic autopilot (Flight Simulator Style, all options available and armed modes differenciation).
  • Fixed size: 600x1024. Can be reduced hidding devices.
    • Note: New graphic cards allow to rotate the screen 90º, NVidia and ATI do it.
  • Many ways to change the values: mouse, keyboard (with different ways to do it).
  • Multilingual. User editable language file (Currently available: English, Spanish).
  • Customizable display colors.
  • Mouse controlled knobs with auto increment/decrement. (adjustable speed).
  • Individual working power switches, can also switch off on FS.
  • Possibility to link NAV Ident button with Audio Panel Button (or use the real mode: separated switching).
  • All states are saved in a config file, retrieved when load.
  • Instructor mode: No needs to connect to FS.
  • Possibility to hide the frontal plate/pictures and show only the digits.
  • Mouse Wheel supported on rotatory encoders (COM, NAV and ADF).
  • 95% buttons working, even they not simulated by FS.
    • AUDIO: All FS accepted options plus marker lights test.
    • AP: All functional.
    • COM / NAV: Power, Frequencies and Ident knobs working.
    • DME: Source selectable: you can choice displaying dme1 or dme2
    • ADF: Full button working, including Stby Freq., Timers (FLT & ET) and Countdown.
    • XPDR: All switch positions, Flight level indication and timed out entries.

Minimum system requirements:

  • It needs FSUIPC or WideFS by Pete Dowson to comunicate with MS Fight Simulator / Prepar3D. (MANDATORY).
    • It's NOT necessary in the instructor mode.
  • Pentium II 90 MHz or better. (No high speed is needed)
  • Screen: Minimum 1024x768 (hidding some devices)
    • or 768x1024 in rotated screen mode (depend on video card manufacturer)).
  • RAM: Minimum 16 MB (It uses aprox. 8 MB)
  • HDD: 2 MB

Installation examples:

Examples of use
 
  • Dual graphics card

It is the easy solution but with decrement of performances and the loss of keyboard focus.

 

 
  • Net PCs (Recommended)

It is recommended due to isolation of CPU loads and individually use of keyboards, but it needs two computers, the LAN and the configuration of WideServer/WideClient.

 

 

Sample pictures:

Picture resized at 50% of its real size. Display colors can be modified by user.

Normal operation
Normal operation
Some variants and tests
Some variants and tests
     

Pulled knobs detail
Pulled knobs detail on COM1, COM2 is Switched Off.

  Options Screen
Option Screens (ver. 1.1)

Download:

Go to Download page.


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