Step 1: Download FSUIPC: http://www.fsuipc.com/
Step 2: Install FSUIPC 4.974c (FSUIPC4.dll) into your Modules folder. If the folder is missing, create it. If the FSUIPC4.dll is already in the Modules folder, overwrite it to ensure you have the latest version (4.974c).
Step 3: Relaunch FSX. You know it installed correctly if you see the Add-ons menu button on the in-game menu
Step 1: Make sure you have FSUIPC installed.
Step 2: Download and install FSRealWX by running the installer inside this .zip file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gFk2h0Jdn-Y9tXQdrcARwROhZCa8eZn6/view?usp=sharing
Step 3: Make sure to select FSX during the install.
Step 4: Run the program FSXRealWX 2.0 while you are spawned into FSX on the ground or in the air.
Step 5: First click Connect, THEN click Download WX.
VasFMC is a free 3rd-party program that allows any airplane in FSX (including default airplanes) to have a simple FMC that can be used for more realistic navigation.
Download here: http://bit.ly/3abshwD.
LittleNavMap is a program that allows you to see runways, taxiways, and other airplanes currently flying. This program or an equivalent makes controlling as ATC significantly easier than using the ingame radar scope. LittleNavMap is also very useful for pilots flying on the server. This program is HIGHLY recommended.
Step 1: Dowload the zip file and extract it. http://bit.ly/2xcSVq9
Step 2: Import your Scenery Library by going to: Scenery Library > Load Scenery Library
VRC is a radar service used for ATC. When controlling in FSATC this program will be more realistic and a little simpler then LittleNavMap.
Step 1: Download VRC here: http://bit.ly/vrc-download
Step 2: Download ESJFS2018 here: http://bit.ly/fsatc-downloads and install it.
Step 3: Install VRC by running the downloaded
Step 4: Put the text file
myservers.txt into your
My Documents/VRC/ folder. http://bit.ly/fsatc-downloads <------- install here
Step 5: Download the sector file
(*.SCT2) for the are you want to control: https://bit.ly/2RfNe1o
Step 6: Step 7: Open VRC, choose the Default profile. Then, click
.SCT2 file for the area you want to control.
Step 7: Spawn into the FSX server, on the ground, unpaused.
Step 8: Open ESJFS and select all boxes except for the flight sims that are not FSX.
Step 9: In VRC,
File > Connect then under the drop down click
Step 10: In VRC, you can display taxiways and other important information with the
Step 1: Install the RTM version of SimConnect
, located here:
[FSX Root Folder] \SDK\Core Utilities Kit\SimConnect SDK\LegacyInterfaces\FSX-RTM\
Step 2: Download FPC (FlightPlanConnect): https://github.com/denimchickensoft/flightplanconnect/raw/master/FlightPlanConnect%20Setup.msi
Step 3: Install FPC by running
Step 4: Load into game the same way as VRC
Step 5: Click the "Connect" button. You should see "Connected" under "FSX" and "Listening..." under "ATC Client".
Step 6: Open VRC from your installation location.
Step 7: When prompted for a ""Session Profile", select "fsATC" and select "OK".
Step 8: When the main VRC window opens, select "File -> Open Sector..." and browse to the desired sector file for the area you want to control.
Step 9: Connect to game with normaly with VRC.
Step 10: When prompted for a ""Session Profile", select "fsATC" and select "OK".
Step 11: Controll with VRC and you are good to go.
Download the sector files here: https://bit.ly/vrc-sectors
Download the maps here: https://bit.ly/fsatc-downloads
Step 1: When in game, press the left 'ALT' key on your keyboard. This should bring up a menu at the top.
Step 2: Navigate to Options > Settings > Display.
Step 3: NUnder the Graphics tab (default, first tab) drag the 'Target frame rate' slider down to 30. Your display settings should look something like this (https://prnt.sc/p096nx).
Step 4: Click OK.
Here is a guide on Steam I have found to be very good for improving your in-game FPS. https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=560426533
Step 1: Open the FSX.CFG in your AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX folder in notepad.
Step 2: Make sure the top 2 lines are:
Step 3: Below the
[GRAPHICS] section, add:
Step 1: To quit your discord, you must go to your taskbar (the bar at the bottom of your screen with your applications, next to the time in the bottom right) and find the up arrow in the bottom right, just to the left of the time.
Step 2: Click the up arrow.
Step 3: Then, find the green circle, right click it and hit "quit discord"
Step 4: Go to your Discord root folder. Open Windows Explorer and type:
Step 5: Right click on
update.exe and go to
Properties > Compatibility > Run this program as administrator.
Step 6: Relaunch Discord.
Step 1: Go to your taskbar (the bar at the bottom of your screen with your applications, next to the time in the bottom right) and find the up arrow in the bottom right, just to the left of the time.
Step 2: Click the up arrow, and right click the speaker. You may also see the speaker next to the up arrow. This is fine , make sure to right click it and hit
Open Sound Settings > Open Sound Control Panel
Step 3: Tab over to
Step 4: Make sure
Do nothing is ticked.
Step 5: If you are still having issues, make sure you run Discord as administrator. Consult the above instructions.