FlightFactor A320

The FlightFactor A320's engine's status is not recognized by VAS ACARS/XPUIPC/FSUIPC by default. Instead, you will need to download additional software. To do so, download the FFA320Connector plugin from this URL. Download the ZIP file and extract it. Then, copy the bin/FFA320Connector directory to the plugin directory of your FlightFactor A320.

So, in the end it should look like this:

X-Plane\Aircrafts\A320\plugins\FFA320Connector

Then, create a custom.cfg in the same directory where the config.cfg is located. Make sure it is called config.cfg and not config.cfg.txt. Lastly, copy the below content to the custom.cfg file.

Then, you should be able to start X-Plane and VAS ACARS and start recording without getting points deducted for missing certain phases of flight.

custom.cfg or download here:

# Left Landing Light Switch-Position
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLandL.Target;-1;NORM;

# Right Landing Light Switch-Position
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLandR.Target;-1;NORM;

# Commanded Heading
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.FMGS.FCU1.Lateral;-1;NORM;

# V-Speeds (Convert to kts by multiplying with 1.943844547019393)
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.TakeoffDecision;-1;NORM;
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.TakeoffRotate;-1;NORM;
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.TakeoffReference;-1;NORM;

# Aircraft Speeds (Convert to kts by multiplying with 1.943844547019393)
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.AirSpeed;-1;NORM;
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.GroundSpeed;-1;NORM;

# Sync Default Datarefs Example
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.FMGS.FCU1.Lateral;-1;sim/cockpit/autopilot/heading_mag;FLOAT;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.FMGS.FCU1.Speed;-1;sim/cockpit/autopilot/airspeed;FLOAT;

# Example with the Multiplier 100
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.FMGS.FCU1.Altitude;-1;sim/cockpit/autopilot/altitude;FLOAT;DEFAULT;100;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.FMGS.FCU1.Vertical;-1;sim/cockpit/autopilot/vertical_velocity;FLOAT;DEFAULT;100;

# Sync Strobes (Note: Only ON Position will set the Dref to 1)
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightStrobe.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/strobe_lights_on;INT;DEFAULT;1;<=;1;0;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightStrobe.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/strobe_lights_on;INT;DEFAULT;1;>=;2;1;

# Sync taxi lights (For BetterPushback blinding Tug-Driver)
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightNose.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/taxi_light_on;INT;DEFAULT;1;=;0;0;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightNose.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/taxi_light_on;INT;DEFAULT;1;>=;1;1;

# Sync Beacon lights (Won't work until released by A320)
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightBeacon.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/beacon_lights_on;INT;

# Sync NAV lights (For BetterPushback blinding Tug-Driver)
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLogo.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/nav_lights_on;INT;DEFAULT;1;=;0;0;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLogo.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/nav_lights_on;INT;DEFAULT;1;>=;1;1;

# Sync Landing lights
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLandL.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/landing_lights_on;INT;DEFAULT;1;<;2;0;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLandL.Target;-1;sim/cockpit/electrical/landing_lights_on;INT;DEFAULT;1;>=;2;1;

DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLandL.Target;-1;sim/cockpit2/switches/landing_lights_switch[1];FLOAT;DEFAULT;1;<;2;0;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLandL.Target;-1;sim/cockpit2/switches/landing_lights_switch[1];FLOAT;DEFAULT;1;=;2;1;

DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLandR.Target;-1;sim/cockpit2/switches/landing_lights_switch[2];FLOAT;DEFAULT;1;<;2;0;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.Cockpit.Overhead.LightLandR.Target;-1;sim/cockpit2/switches/landing_lights_switch[2];FLOAT;DEFAULT;1;=;2;1;

# Sync N1 Values
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.PowerPlant.EngineL.RateLP1;-1;sim/flightmodel/engine/ENGN_N1_[0];FLOAT;DEFAULT;100;
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.PowerPlant.EngineR.RateLP1;-1;sim/flightmodel/engine/ENGN_N1_[1];FLOAT;DEFAULT;100;

# Sync N2 Values
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.PowerPlant.EngineL.RateHP1;-1;sim/flightmodel/engine/ENGN_N2_[0];FLOAT;DEFAULT;100;
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.PowerPlant.EngineR.RateHP1;-1;sim/flightmodel/engine/ENGN_N2_[1];FLOAT;DEFAULT;100;

# Sync Fuel Flow Values
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.PowerPlant.EngineL.FuelUsed;-1;sim/flightmodel/engine/ENGN_FF_[0];FLOAT;
DATAREF;FLOAT;Aircraft.PowerPlant.EngineR.FuelUsed;-1;sim/flightmodel/engine/ENGN_FF_[1];FLOAT;

# Sync Engines running 
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.PowerPlant.EngineL.Engine_Burning;-1;sim/flightmodel/engine/ENGN_running[0];INT;
DATAREF;INT;Aircraft.PowerPlant.EngineR.Engine_Burning;-1;sim/flightmodel/engine/ENGN_running[1];INT;