Frequently Asked Questions

Latest version v4.09 (release date: 28 feb 2019)

 

  1. Q: Why FsQC doesn't work? 
    A: You need FSUIPC installed, you can download FSUIPC FREE on www.schiratti.com/dowson.html

  2. Q: Why FsQC doesn't work? 
    A: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or higher must also be installed. You can find this on the Microsoft website.

  3. Q: Why FsQC doesn't work? 
    A: On XP machines where FS is installed it will only work when you run FsQC on another computer with WINDOWS VISTA or higher. require FSUIPC WideClient. See documentation FSUIPC.

  4. Q: Why FsQC doesn't work? 
    A: Run FsQC as administrator. 

  5. Q: Why FsQC has a wrong flight plan? 
    A: Delete the FsQC flight plan in the flight planner, after that the FSX flight plan will be loaded.

  6. Q: Why FsQC doesn't have a loaded or wrong flight plan? 
    A: With FS2004 you must load the flight plan in FS2004 and FsQC.

  7. Q: Why the ICAO and Distance are missing after loading a flight plan? 
    A: You must locate your Flight Simulator files in the settings menu "FsQC". 

  8. Q: Why flight analyzer doesn't work properly? 
    A: Make sure you have a (fsx/fs2004) flightplan loaded or make one in the Flight Planner of FsQC, look the menu.

  9. Q: Why flight analyzer doesn't finished? 
    A: Park the aircraft with the parkingbrakes set.

  10. Q: Why flight analyzer doesn't save the report? 
    A: Park the aircraft with the parkingbrakes set.

  11. Q: Why flight analyzer doesn't save the last flight? 
    A: Go to the settings menu and locate the FSX or FS2004 flight folder.

  12. Q: Why flight analyzer not show the glideslope in the chart? 
    A: You must intercept the glideslope before 1200 ft. or higher
    and the NAV ILS radio must be correctly set.

  13. Q: Why flight analyzer not show the glideslope in the chart? 
    A: Copy the files runways.xml and f4.csv to the FsQC folder:

    MakeRunways, you can download MakeRunways FREE from the internet on: www.schiratti.com/dowson.html.
    After downloading extract the MakeRwys.zip file in the folder where fsx.exe or fs9.exe is present. Run MakeRwys.exe, after that you will find there 2 files: 'runways.xml' and 'f4.csv' copy the files to your FsQC folder.

  14. Q: Why flight analyzer not show the Runway ID at takeoff? 
    A: Copy the files runways.xml and f4.csv to the FsQC folder, see answer 13.

  15. Q: Why no Airport information is showing? 
    A: Copy the files runways.xml and f4.csv to the FsQC folder, see answer 13.

  16. Q: Why FsQC can't find the fsx.cfg file? 
    A: Go to the settings menu "FsQC" and locate the folder where the file fsx.cfg is located. (you must only select the folder not the file)

  17. Q: Why FsQC doesn't work on a network computer? 
    A: Be sure that the network computer is connected with the fsx/fs2004 computer and that you can access the harddrives.
    A registered WIDEFS FSUIPC is also required.

  18. Q: I lost my License key? 
    A: No problem send an email to support with your registered email address.

  19. Q: I lost my License key and email? 
    A: Also no problem send an email to support with your name and address and we will check.

If you still have a problem please contact support with the following information:

  • Fs2004 or FSX
  • Kind of OS
  • Version of FSUIPC
  • FsQC runs over a network or not
  • Describe the problem

Changes in Version 4.09


  • More information in statistics.
  • The small Flight Planner now calculate also the course, and cruise altitude according US flight rules.
  • Latest 200 ATC messages saved: departure, enroute, approach and arrivel. (double click on the aircraft in the logbook)
  • Better calculating ETE and ETA, and take into account the time zones.
  • Estimated real flown distance during climb, cruise, and descent.
  • Estimated taxi distance during taxiout and taxiin.
  • Tooltips on some labels for additional explaining.
  • Better error handling when the connection with the simulator is lost.
  • When changing time, fuel, payload, traffic or Pause FS: hit enter, not necessary to click the button.
  • Use the TAB button to jump to next item.

  • High altitude airports not always detected in the landing chart.
    Solved

  • FsQC flightplanner has some issues.
    Solved


    Known Issues in v4.09:

  • Flght planner makes wrong calculation for cruise altitude.
  • Sometimes the landing chart is empty when landed and then the flight report will not be generated also the message can't save the last flight file will be pop up.

Changes in Version 4.07


  • Transfer your FSX flightbook to this logbook. see manual
  • Statistics Top5 Airports, Cities and Countries is added.



Known Issues in v4.07:

  • High altitude airports not always detected in the landing chart.
  • FsQC flightplanner has some issues.

Changes in Version 3.05


  • A Pilot Logbook is added.
  • Airport Information is added.
  • A small Flight Planner is added.
  • When not activated and not in the limits and stay on ground the message 'flying out of the limits" will not be displayed.

  • Sometimes the error message: 'Can't make the report file' is displayed after the flight is finished
    Solved

  • Time and date changing in FS2004 doesn't work properly
    Solved


    Known Issues in v3.05:

  • High altitude airports not always detected in the landing chart.
  • FsQC flightplanner has some issues.

Changes in Version 2.04


  • Now free activation for 30 days or 15 startups
  • FS2004 now allso supported
  • Left down in the mainscreen you can see the status of FS
  • Now program not closed when you are not flying in the limits.
  • Click on the Rabbit to try reconnect and load all data if necessary

  • Failure system not reset all failures when you stop the failures
    Solved

  • When change the slider in failures: 'Maximum failures' sometimes an error message is been displayed
    Solved

  • The message "warning" displayed on screen while FsQC is activated
    Solved


    Known Issues in v2.04:

  • Sometimes the error message: 'Can't make the report file' is displayed after the flight is finished

  • Time and date changing in FS2004 don't work properly

  • Can't change the CFG settings files in FS2004
    Solution : Will be fixed in future update (version yet unknown)

Changes in Version 1.03


  • Help item added in menu
  • Changed some faulthy text

  • While saving the cfg file a message is displayed:
    FsQC.CFG is missing 
    Solved

  • While saving the cfg file a message is displayed: 
    Can't save the file, try another name

    Solved

  • While saving the fsx.cfg file an error message is displayed.
    Solved


    Known Issues in v1.03:

  • Failure system not reset all failures when you stop the failures
    Solution : Will be fixed in next update
  • When change the slider in failures: 'Maximum failures' sometimes an error message is been displayed
    Solution : Will be fixed in next update
  • The message "warning" displayed on screen while FsQC is activated
    Solution : Will be fixed in next update

Known Issues Version 1.02

  • While saving the cfg file a message is displayed:
    FsQC.CFG is missing 
    Solution : Change filename FQC.CFG in FsQC.CFG (will be fixed in next update)
  • While saving the cfg file a message is displayed: 
    Can't save the file, try another name.
     (but file is correctly saved)
    Solution : Will be fixed in next update
  • While saving the fsx.cfg file an error message is displayed.
    This happens when the text " fiber frame time fraction = 0.xx " is missing in the fsx.cfg file.
    Solution1 : put this text in your fsx.cfg file (search the internet on how)
    Solution2 : will be fixed in next update

Previous versions:

v4.08 (release date: 30 jan 2019) (minor update)
v4.07 (release date: 10 jan 2019)
v3.06 (release date: 29 dec 2018) (minor update)
v3.05 (release date: 23 dec 2018)
v2.04 (release date: 06 mar 2018)
v1.03 (release date: 18 feb 2018)
v1.02 (release date: 14 feb 2018)

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