Setup for P3D v3 and Mindstar


Download the Plugin

Please use this link to download a version of the RealSimGear plugin for use with Mindstar GNS430/530 or the Mindstar G1000. Copy this to the P3D v3 Add-ons folder

C:\Users\UserName\Documents\Prepar3D v3 Add-ons

After installation, your Add-ons folder should look like this

Update the Mindstar GNS Configuration File

Note, for use with Mindstar there are some changes required to the Mindstar configuration files.  Locate the GNS.ini file, which is in the following folder

C:\Program Files (x86)\Mindstar\Flight Simulator Addons

Copy and paste the lines below into the GNS.ini file, overwriting the "GPS1_....." lines that are already there in the [KEYBOARD] section.  Ensure that 'USE_DEFAULT_EVENTS=NO'.


GPS1_COM_VOL_PRESS=0x11000
GPS1_NAV_VOL_PRESS=0x11001
GPS1_COM_FREQ_TOGGLE=0x11002
GPS1_NAV_FREQ_TOGGLE=0x11003
GPS1_LARGE_CV_INCR=0x11004
GPS1_LARGE_CV_DECR=0x11005
GPS1_SMALL_CV_INCR=0x11006
GPS1_SMALL_CV_DECR=0x11007
GPS1_SMALL_CV_PRESS=0x11008
GPS1_CDI=0x11009
GPS1_OBS=0x11010
GPS1_MSG=0x11011
GPS1_FPL=0x11012
GPS1_VNAV=0x11013
GPS1_PROC=0x11014
GPS1_RANGE_INCR=0x11015
GPS1_RANGE_DECR=0x11016
GPS1_DIRECT_TO=0x11017
GPS1_MENU=0x11018
GPS1_CLR=0x11019
GPS1_CLR_HOLD=0x11020
GPS1_ENT=0x11021
GPS1_LARGE_GPS_INCR=0x11022
GPS1_LARGE_GPS_DECR=0x11023
GPS1_SMALL_GPS_INCR=0x11024
GPS1_SMALL_GPS_DECR=0x11025
GPS1_SMALL_GPS_PRESS=0x11026
GPS1_RAIM_PREDICTION_FAILURE_TOGGLE=
GPS1_RAIM_ACTUAL_FAILURE_TOGGLE=
GPS1_FAIL_GS_TOGGLE=
GPS1_FAIL_GS_SET=

Save the GNS.ini file.