[fg-airbus-devel] Re: Airbus A330-200 series version2.0 Release Preparations

Just got it and trying it out.

On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 11:43 PM, Narendran Muraleedharan <
MURALEEN@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Hey,
>
>     I don't think the full operating manual should be in FlightGear, as
> then displaying images will be difficult. I would like to include as many
> pictures/labeled diagrams/video tutorials as possible. As for speed limits,
> that's already there on the front panel in the cockpit, but we could get
> checklist into a dialog.
>
> Cheers,
>
> PS: Kyle, please don't send many messages or small ones with just "Hey" to
> the mailing list. ;)
>
>
>
> On Monday 04 June 2012 09:05 PM, kyle gregory Devaras wrote:
>
>   i just want to sugeest that ..if the manual can be placed in a unique
> place... and thats on the A330 table, that way we can be more realistic and
> its inconvenient although its  small... i think it should only consist of
> some basic things....or.... we can put a search button where the pilot will
> type then i will appear on the paper or something for them to see..
>
>  or ...how about just make a simple "help" to the menu bar to be
> easy...no big deal if any options are done... as long as it is  easy to be
> red and easy to understand for the user... and most of all i think any of
> these options can be done... but for the table menu.. the basic autopilot,
> controls ,speed limits and checklists should be there.. the rest should be
> listed on the "help" bar
>
>  Lets all have fun! =)TANX
> Kyle Gregory C. Devaras
>
>
>    ------------------------------
> *From:* Narendran Muraleedharan <MURALEEN@xxxxxxxxxxx><MURALEEN@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> *To:* FG Airbus Devel Mailing List 
> <fg-airbus-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx><fg-airbus-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Sent:* Monday, 4 June 2012, 21:37
> *Subject:* [fg-airbus-devel] Airbus A330-200 series version2.0 Release
> Preparations
>
>  Hey,
>
>     We just completed a lot of work on the A330-200 series, including most
> sections of the mCDU, almost everything in the FMGC and liveries of MOST of
> the aircrafts' operators. A lot of people are also uncomfortable pulling
> the aircraft from git, so like most aircraft developers do, we'll also make
> a release. Currently, the release candidate is already available in our git
> repository so it'd be cool if you guys can test it and report/fix all the
> errors you find.
>
>     Due to the *really big size* of the aircraft working directory, I
> don't think we should release the whole thing as a single package. I mean,
> we could make a full release with all the airports' NavData, and all
> liveries but then as most people won't use everything, we could simply
> release a base package with only blank liveries and have separate variant
> livery packages download-able separately. As for NavData, the base package
> can have just a few selected airports. (merlion's destinations should do ;-)
> )
>
>     I was also thinking that we should make an operating manual for the
> aircraft as on first try, these aircraft are quite complicated to fly
> properly. Do you think we should create a separate PDF of the manual or
> just have everything well put in the FG wiki?
>
>     If you have to report any errors or have an suggestions to the release
> method, please write to *fg-airbus-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx*.
>
> Cheers,
> Narendran
>
> --
> *Narendran Muraleedharan*
>
>
>
>
> --
> *Narendran Muraleedharan*
>

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