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Model generic_pylon_50m.xml not found!

Postby Alex H » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:45 pm

Added 6 electricity pylons into the countryside near Eshott (EG34)

Output from the UFO console is

------------------------------ UFO -------------------------------
Latitude: 55.30193900 deg
Longitude: -1.66319600 deg
Altitude ASL: 67.1416 m (220.2810 ft)
35Heading: 52.9 deg
Ground Elev: 67.1098 m (220.1765 ft)

# w010n50/w002n55/2925649.stg
OBJECT_STATIC -1.66319600 55.30193900 67.1098 307.1 ... 0&z=12&t=h
$ fgfs --aircraft=ufo --lat=55.301939 --lon=-1.663196 --altitude=220.28 --heading=52.9

------------------------ Selected Object -------------------------
Path: Models/Power/generic_pylon_25m.xml
Latitude: 55.29344844 deg
Longitude: -1.65599716 deg
Altitude ASL: 38.4109 m (126.0200 ft)
Heading: 0.0 deg
Pitch: 0.0 deg
Roll: -0.0 deg


OBJECT_SHARED Models/Power/generic_pylon_25m.xml -1.65599716 55.29344844 38.4109 0.0 0.0 -0.0
OBJECT_SHARED Models/Power/generic_pylon_25m.xml -1.66186965 55.29311557 45.1823 0.0 0.0 -0.0
OBJECT_SHARED Models/Power/generic_pylon_25m.xml -1.66082728 55.29619991 37.9915 0.0 0.0 -0.0
OBJECT_SHARED Models/Power/generic_pylon_25m.xml -1.66030981 55.29884462 41.4762 0.0 0.0 -0.0
OBJECT_SHARED Models/Power/generic_pylon_25m.xml -1.66131873 55.30045522 47.4387 0.0 0.0 -0.0
OBJECT_SHARED Models/Power/generic_pylon_25m.xml -1.66225068 55.30228085 46.1140 0.0 0.0 -0.0

Objects all appear OK at correct placement and direction

Error for all lines in mass import form - Model generic_pylon_50m.xml not found!

Any idea what I'm doing wrong?



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Re: Model generic_pylon_50m.xml not found!  

Postby VicMar » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:23 am

Hi Alex,

As far as I can see, none of the generic pylons have xml files. Generally, xml files are only used when the model has animated parts like moving parts or light effects.

Try redoing your exercise with the shared .ac files.


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Re: Model generic_pylon_50m.xml not found!

Postby Alex H » Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:36 am

Thanks Vic

I replaced the xml with ac and all is OK.

However the process for adding models does appear confusing to the beginner.

All seemed to go well with the wind turbines I added (about 40 in total), but I then had a problem with being unable to add any scenery.

So I removed all the software and started again with just Honolulu.

I then switched on terrasync and flew around Northumberland for a bit.

I then switched off terrasync and added the pylons, by first downloading the model (

I didn't know about the 'L' switch for the UFO at that time

When I added the pylons the UFO only gave me the option of the XML file and that's how I ended up in this position.

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