Well gentlemen, I FIXED IT! and man does it feel good to fly this beautiful machine again. The problem was that simconnect didn't install correctly. I went into the windows folder and found the winsxs folder which then led to the simconnect folder. Sure enough that folder was empty so I deleted it. Did the fsx repair and then simconnect.all was there so I installed fsuipc and the simconnect files worked. So finally I'm flying this plane again and I have fallen in love again! Thanks guys for the support. Can't wait to purchase the upcoming projects, btw Lewis. In pungo, Virginia we have the military aviation museum. It's one of the largest collections of restored and flys le world war two aircraft. The recently just received the b17 chuckie. I think the people there would love to help with further projects that you guys are doing. It definitely is an amazing place to visit. Militaryaviationmuseum.org But thanks for the help guys!
Just checked out the website- some links don't work, but overall it looks like a great collection I never knew of... The WWI show is my birthday weekend, it might be fun! The pages didn't load up, but I wonder which aircraft will be different to Rhinebeck?
Also, glad you got the Spitfire up and running again- I just recently had a hard drive failiure too, but was lucky enough to reinstall with no issues...