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Feedback requested: fgfs traffic injection

Postby Hooray » Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:21 pm

Hi,

I believe the following idea/posting relating to "fgfs traffic injection" seem to be overlapping with what OpenRadar and ATC-Pie are already doing, so some sort of feedback from you guys would probably make sense, and would be highly appreciated (emphasis added by me):

web GIS talking to FG to display traffic in (near) real time

bluecap wrote:[...]
I will build a website with a static map (free satellite data), showing an airport (let's say 2 or 3 tile-style zoom levels) based on technologies I know well about (Openlayers, PHP etc). I'll build some layers for stuff like: parking positions, taxi routes, runway centerlines etc, for snapping user-drawn routes of the traffic. On that map I will inject traffic and I will control it with simple Openlayers draw functions.

Every traffic injected will have some basic data about its specific characteristics, eg turn radius/speed margins, takeoff/landing speed/margins etc.

The idea is for a user to be able to give commands to traffic (eg: draw a route/"vector" on map, change altitude/speed, instruct to land/take off/go around etc) with a simple and straightforward way. The commands could also be given by more than one client, eg one showing the airport at a large zoom level, the other showing it zoomed out. All pretty straightforward up to this point.
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Thanks & all the best,
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