Ultimate Traffic Forums Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > Ultimate Traffic (Classic Version) Forums > General Discussion
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - .AIR Files
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Register Register  Login Login

.AIR Files

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Message
hanstatdg View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group


Joined: May-26-2005
Location: London, UK
Points: 9314
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote hanstatdg Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: .AIR Files
    Posted: September-09-2008 at 5:57am
Knowledgeable forum members will be aware that by editing item 105 of an aircraft's .air file using AirEd, it is possible to exclude AI aircraft from the list of available aircraft in FS. Most AI aircraft are configured to do this anyway, but occasionally some slip through the net. The advantage of excluding AI aircraft from the FS list is quicker loading time.

The usual way to edit the .air file is to double-click on it, so that it opens automatically in AirEd. However, anyone who has downloaded and installed Adobe Reader 9 will find that this is no longer possible, because Adobe 9 has also used the .AIR extension for a different purpose. The rsult is an error message if you try to open the .AIR file.

The best way to open .air files if you have installed Adobe Reader 9 is to run AirEd and open the file from there.

You will get more information on this topic on the flightsim.com opening page HERE. There is no need to login.

There have been misleading reports that installing Adobe reader 9 corrupts FS, because .air files are not read properly by FS. This is not correct. FS will continue to read aircraft .air files normally. The problem only arises when attempts are made to open .air files by double-clicking on them.
David Hanstater
Administrator.
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 11.10
Copyright ©2001-2017 Web Wiz Ltd.

This page was generated in 0.109 seconds.