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Re: Announcing NEW Boeing 777 'Seattle' - Pre-Release

Postby Hooray » Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:52 am

AAL545 wrote in Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:40 am:Is it possible to implement a moving map on the ND or the side monitor to show where I am on the taxi way, or would this kill the frame rate?

This can be done using the existing ND code and the MapStructure framework.

Alternatively, it is also possible to use osgEarth to render an orthographic view onto a canvas element, there's experimental code illustrating how to do this sort of thing - for details check the osgEarth branches maintained by Jeff (poweroftwo on the forum): https://gitlab.com/poweroftwo/simgear-o ... d83ed9d136

This would be also the kind of feature needed to implement functionality found on more modern GPS units, e.g. the Garmin 1000 - or the FG1000 that Stuart is working on.
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Re: Announcing NEW Boeing 777 'Seattle' - Pre-Release

Postby CaptainCrazyAviation » Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:28 pm

Yeah people have been saying about the Mapstructure error but I just don’t know how to fix it. By the way Isaak, you don’t have to do it I am already happy with the 777 just the Mapstructure error. The Navigation Display gets stuck in the last heading. I turn the aircraft but just the ND won’t move. The heading gets stuck but the PFD heading doesn’t.
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Re: Announcing NEW Boeing 777 'Seattle' - Pre-Release

Postby legoboyvdlp » Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:48 pm

Nobody's asking you to fix it, just asking for the information which is essential to fix it ;)

Without that information I'm afraid nothing can be done.

For a start to confirm you are on the latest FlightGear version released, 2019.1.2?

And you are using the Aircraft-trunk 777?
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Re: Announcing NEW Boeing 777 'Seattle' - Pre-Release

Postby Isaak » Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:46 pm

Hi all, I just wanted to let you know that due to real life obligations I'm currently unable to do any work on the 777. I also want to emphasise that my coding/modelling skills are very limited and that I don't have the time atm to improve those. If anyone wants to jump in, please feel free to do so, I'm currently only maintaining the 777 because no-one else was doing so anymore ;)
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Re: Announcing NEW Boeing 777 'Seattle' - Pre-Release

Postby CaptainCrazyAviation » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:42 am

legoboyvdlp wrote in Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:48 pm:Nobody's asking you to fix it, just asking for the information which is essential to fix it ;)

Without that information I'm afraid nothing can be done.

For a start to confirm you are on the latest FlightGear version released, 2019.1.2?

And you are using the Aircraft-trunk 777?


Yes I confirm.
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Re: Announcing NEW Boeing 777 'Seattle' - Pre-Release

Postby V12 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:12 am

Where can I download 2019.1.2 version ? Because official download site https://www.flightgear.org/download/ offer version 2019.1.1 :

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Linux PPA repository has 2019.1.1 version too. I have Linux version 2019.1.2 on LUbuntu 19.10, but it is builded with Download / Compile script and this is not easiest way for all users.
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Re: Announcing NEW Boeing 777 'Seattle' - Pre-Release

Postby wkitty42 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:28 pm

if you notice those links point to sourceforge... so go there to the flightgear project page and look in the files tab... or just edit the given link to put you in the release-2019.2 directory... https://sourceforge.net/projects/flightgear/files/release-2019.1/...

the problem is the automated updates to the site... they require manual attention in some cases and the team has been busy with RL so at this time is slightly uncoordinated with running the release scripts and making the updates... it is easy enough for folks like yourself who have been around for a while to figure it out, though ;)

another indication of the automation is the green box link on SF pointing to 2018.3.4 instead of 2019.1.something... the automation seems to use the last update run so it is possible that the order of cutting tags and packaging them may need to be reversed... but then it is also possible that manual intervention is the only real option...
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Re: Announcing NEW Boeing 777 'Seattle' - Pre-Release

Postby V12 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:33 pm

Thank You.
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