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[prop tree] documentation of /instruments/nav varibles?

Postby www2 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:30 am

He I wand to know what or where i can find the documentation about the variables of /instruments/nav, /instruments/adf, /instruments/dme, /instruments/com?
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Re: [prop tree] documentation of /instruments/nav varibles?

Postby Johan G » Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:37 am

Unfortunately it seems like the best thing is to look around in the property browser while playing with the radios and instruments. Reading in how the the navigation instruments are supposed to work, from say FAA's Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, Chapter 16: Navigation (PDF, 36 MB), pages 22-31, will help a bit but might take a bit of experimentation and shorter navigation flights to fully grasp.

The next step is the source code... :|
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Re: [prop tree] documentation of /instruments/nav varibles?

Postby Alant » Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:52 pm

Sadly I found the only way to find out what the nav compass (gyro, fluxgate etc) properties did was to read the source code.
As others have done, I ended up writing my own code in nasal for these systems.
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Re: [prop tree] documentation of /instruments/nav varibles?

Postby www2 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:34 pm

@JohanG i was afraid for this answer.
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Re: [prop tree] documentation of /instruments/nav varibles?

Postby Johan G » Sun Sep 27, 2020 6:51 am

I was as well. :(
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Re: [prop tree] documentation of /instruments/nav varibles?

Postby www2 » Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:20 am

Looks like we need do some documentation.
http://wiki.flightgear.org/User:Www2/Property
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