Air Player 4.x Desktop User Manual

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Air Player is a lightweight application with one purpose: Run instrument panels.

You have to use Air Manager to configure Air Player. Once configured, Air Player can operate completely on it's own. This page will explain how to use Air Player.

For information on how to install Air Player, please go here.

If you are looking for the release notes for Air Player, go here.

Start Air Player

Air Player icon in the task bar

Once installed, an Air Player shortcut will be present on your desktop. Double clicking this shortcut will start Air Player.

An orange Air Player icon will show up on the task bar (far bottom right of the screen). Hovering over this icon will reveal information if a connection with your flight simulator could be established.

Configure Air Player

Air Player showing up in Air Manager

You have to use Air Manager to configure Air Player.

Please see the Air Manager User Manual here for more information on how to configure Air Player.

Pushing custom instruments to Air Player

Pushing custom instruments to Air Player

If you want to run instruments in Air Player that are not part of the Sim Innovations library, then these have to be pushed from the Create/Edit tab. Go to the Create/Edit tab, select your Air Player, then select your custom instrument(s) and press Push. To multi select instruments, press SHIFT or CTRL while selecting your instruments.

Close Air Player

Right click on the Air Player icon to close it

You can quit Air Player by right clicking on the Air Player icon in the task bar and selecting 'Close Air Player'.

You can also shutdown Air Player from Air Manager. See here for more information.

Automatic update

Window indicating that a new Air Player version is available

Air Player will automatically check for updates. You will be presented with an update window if a new version is available.