Working Title G1000 NXi Discussion Thread

When my TBM is in AP altitude hold mode, I adjust AP select knob to new desired altitude. However the aircraft Altitude changes immediately before i have chance to push VS button and set the desired vertical speed.This is the case using aircraft cockpit
dials OR using a honeycomb bravo. Can anyone advise how to rectify? Cant see any duplucate control bindings.

The TBM is the G3000, not the G1000 NXi, so you might have the wrong thread for help on that.

NEXRAD does not seem to be working in the G1000. The option is selected in the MFD but it does not display any weather. Any ideas?

Apologies.Will ask on another thread.

NEXRAD only shows actual precipitation. It may be cloudy around you for miles, but if none of that is precip, NEXRAD shows clear.

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Please try this thread.

Thanks very much !

Ah that makes sense then. Thank you.

I have absolutely no idea how these things work, but am hugely impressed by the MCDU on iPad/other touch screen, using “External MCDU Server”, which is now available for the FBW A320 - (FBW A320 link MCDU to tablet/phone).

Is there any way that something similar could be done for the G1000 nxi, so that we do not have the “fps hit” when popping out the glass screen to another monitor [when using Air Manager (or similar)]?

It may be that what I am thinking of is impossible for some very basic reason - but cannot help but dream…

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Matt has explained this in other threads that it is not simple due to the interaction that the NXi needs with the sim… The CRJ also has a network accessible CDU (via AviaCDU) … those are simpler to implement it seems…

There are products like Sim Avionics and ProSim that build out complete Avionics outside of the sim and then just send the controls back into the sim… but they are big bucks :slight_smile:


Thanks for the info Les - I feared it would not be feasible.
Oh well, back to hoping (probably in vain!) that Asobo/MS sort MSFS so that there is no/very much reduced fps hit when popping out glass screens.
Happy New Year to all.
Regards, Alasdair (aka FlyBasher….)

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I have to zoom out the MFD display now to see NEXRAD data. I am not sure, but I believe in the past I could see the NEXRAD overlay at any zoom setting when the NEXRAD display was enabled.

If you have to zoom out to see NEXRAD, it means the precipitation (actual rain or snow) is happening far from you. Cloud presence nearby doesn’t automatically mean it’s raining or snowing in that formation. Trust the readout.

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Sorry I was not clear in my post above.

There was heavy rain on the windshield as I prepared the DA62X from cold and dark while we were having a series of atmospheric river events in California USA the past month. When I zoomed out the MFD, there were NEXRAD yellow or red areas over my current position. When I zoomed in, all the NEXRAD colors disappeared so the MFD showed no precipitation at my current position. When I zoomed back out, the NEXRAD colors reappeared at my position. The same was true during the flight.

Showers are forecast Monday and Tuesday and if they are enough to be shown on NEXRAD, I will determine at what exact zoom level the data appears. When it was raining, there was a consistent specific zoom level below which the data at my position would not render in the MFD.

Gotcha. The WT team would definitely be interested in that.

This is correct behavior per the real unit. There is a range setting below which no NEXRAD will display.

-Matt | Working Title


Is there a way to load a flightplan into the NXi from disk without leaving the flight mode?

I prep plans outside of the sim, but if I am doing a multileg journey, it would be more immersive to be able to continue with the same sim session and load these prepared plans without having to exit flight mode.

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Thank you for that info, Matt.

How do I adjust the brightness on the MFD and PFD ? The map is so dark. Tried manual 100.00 %. Did not work. Tried Auto 100.00%. Did not work. Please anyone ?

@IMFLYINGHOME see the image below. 2 small knobs to adjust brightness. This is in the DA62

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