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Hardy Heinlin

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Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 03:28 »
Good morning all,

the Nav Database Update for the year 2019 (using AIRAC cycle 1903) is now available:


Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019 at Aviation Megastore

Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019 at Hyway Australia

Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019 at Simware Belgium

Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019 at Aerosoft Germany

Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019 at Aerosoft USA


Like the previous updates, this new 2019 update will enable the enhanced weather radar graphics that are available in PSX version 10.0.8 and higher. If you have questions regarding the weather radar, please post them in this thread.

If your last nav database is older than three years and you are used to the name "Navtech": Our database provider is still the same, but they are now part of the Airbus Group and they've changed their name to "Navblue".

Please note:
Precision Simulator has been, and will be, used by professional customers like universities, airlines etc. For this reason, Navigraph and Aerosoft cannot provide data to PSX; they are not authorized by their suppliers to support professional products with their data, especially not at entertainment mass market prices. It's not a question of whether an individual customer is a professional or not. It's about the product category. Therefore this service here is independent of the entertainment segment, and the plan is to provide a database update to PSX users once per year (using the March cycle) to keep the costs as low as possible.





The database is used by the following components in Precision Simulator:
- Flight Management System
- EGPWS landing-short-of-runway alert (TCF)
- Navaid stations and receivers
- Airport communication radios and receivers
- Voice-ATC and CPDLC simulation
- Voice-ATIS and D-ATIS
- METAR management
- Instructor maps
- Instructor Analysis pages
- Instructor aircraft repositioning tools
- Scenery generator (runways, gates, airport beacons)

System requirement:
Precision Simulator update 10.0.2 or higher: the latest update can be downloaded free of charge.

Database installation:
Don't unzip the downloaded file. Just copy the zip file to the (empty) subfolder Aerowinx/Navigation/-New and restart Precision Simulator. That's all. If you use multiple computers in a local Precision Simulator network, install the file in the same way also on those computers. With one purchased download you are allowed to use up to four database copies within your local network.

Check your new AIRAC cycle number in Precision Simulator:
When the new database is installed, please go to the About/Quit page on the Instructor screen and check that this remark is included: "
Navigation data by Navblue (cycle 1903)". -- Please ignore the cycle dates indicated on the FMC IDENT page. Those are simulated cycle dates and vary with the simulated time of the year; they are intended for FMS training only and don't refer to the physically installed cycle.

Thank you for your interest!


Regards,

|-|ardy
« Last edit: Mon, 4 Mar 2019 20:07 by Hardy Heinlin »

cavaricooper

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 12:43 »
Danke!

All done, however, in re. the latest manual, do we just re-download from the original post?  The post still reflects the 2017 version so I wasn't sure. 

Thanks as ever, I remain obliged- C
« Last edit: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:50 by cavaricooper »
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Markus Vitzethum

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:26 »
As reliable as a precision watch, we can trust in you to have the annual Navdata update delivered.

Thanks a a lot,
  Markus

 

andrej

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:43 »
Thanks Hardy!
Downloaded and updated.  ;)

Cheers,
Andrej

Hardy Heinlin

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:11 »
All done, however, in re. the latest manual, do we just re-download from the original post?  The post still reflects the 2017 version so I wasn't sure.

Sorry, I don't understand what you mean by "latest manual" and "original post".

The latest manual is from 2017. The example in that manual is, of course, from 2017.
This is just an example as to where the current year is indicated in the simulator.

The new download file for 2019 is called "nav1903.zip".

cavaricooper

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 18:04 »
HH-

The “new manual” confused me- sorry. As you have discovered over the years, this is not an uncommon phenomenon :).

Allest gut- C
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jcomm

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 3 Mar 2019 07:51 »
Updated !

Now looking fwd into the Next Gen :-)

Just for info, the Simware store ( from where I have been purchasing these updates since 3 yrs ) only has the 1903 update available in the French language pages. If we change to English, only 1803 is available.
« Last edit: Sun, 3 Mar 2019 08:43 by jcomm »

asboyd

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 3 Mar 2019 23:11 »
Hiway has it in Oz and all is good....

:)

Thx Hardy and your team.....

744kid

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:06 »
Thank you, Hardy. Downloaded and installed.

Everyone should purchase this annual update. For my own leisure use of PSX, I don't absolutely need it but I see this as a way of continuing my support for Hardy's phenomenal customer service and ongoing software development. It's a modest price to pay.

Thank you again Hardy for PSX, your updates, your support and this wonderful online community.






Hardy Heinlin

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:21 »
Thank you for your kind attitude.

Note: My profit from the database sales since the first release varies around zero -- just a few bucks above or below zero from year to year. While the PSX customerbase is slowly increasing, the price I have to pay to the data provider also increases every year (inflation adjustments etc.). All in all, it's nearly impossible to gain any profit.


Regards,

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:39 »
Hardy-

I was disturbed to read that! I hope that the NG FMC update with Wx corridor fares better. Perhaps that is the way forward? The Nav updates separate from major sim updates so that there can be additional revenue stream yearly. I would not want a few Dollars more interfering with your creative genius and it’s output.

It is hard to put into words how precious your 1s and 0s have become to me. I’m sure they are valued on an educational/training level by corporate departments worldwide, but for me it’s a visceral, emotional attachment.
(the Trolly Dolly is advocating electric shock therapy, but I insist in telling her all this is perfectly normal) ;)

Best- C
Carl Avari-Cooper, KTPA

Hardy Heinlin

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:52 »
Yes, the Nav Database Updates will remain separate.


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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #12 on: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 02:39 »
Once I downloaded the nav1903.zip file to AEROWINX/NAVIGATION/-new and restarted PSX the nav1903.zip was moved to AEROWINX/NAVIGATION/-old folder. I believe this is by intent!!
Everytime I see a 747, it makes me think how can this thing even move....Few minutes later, I see it flying...

Hardy Heinlin

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Re: Aerowinx Nav Database Update 2019
« Reply #13 on: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 04:16 »
Yes, this is correct.

Your "-old" subfolder is your archive.

Your "-new" subfolder should never contain more than one file. Whenever there is a file in "-new", PSX will install that file. Once it is installed, you need not repeat the installation. That's why PSX automatically moves the installed file to the archive ("-old"), and the now empty "-new" subfolder is ready for the next installation next year.


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