[jhb_airlines] Re: FPI Session this evening

  • From: "Mike Brook" <mike.brook@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 20:53:26 +0100

Don't know
Yes
Yes

So it looks like the consensus was -

Yes
Yes
Yes

But we STILL seemed to float <g> (I blame the red wine...)

MikeB

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 8:31 PM
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: FPI Session this evening
>
>
> Yes
> Don't know
> Yes
>
> Gerry Winskill
> gwinsk@xxxxxxx
>
>
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>
> On 16 Aug 2004 at 20:21, Bones wrote:
>
> > Yes - but with some If's..
> >
> > 1. Did you choose the Baron in the flight plan menu?
> > 2. Does Mike have the extended aircraft kits which
> include the Baron
> > on his system? 3. Were you both using the same airfield scenery?
> >
> > If all three are yes then the aircraft height should
> have matched.
> >
> > bones
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> > > gwinsk@xxxxxxx Sent: 16 August 2004 19:09 To:
> > > jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re:
> FPI Session
> > > this evening
> > >
> > >
> > > OTOH, I was in the Baron, which is now, is it, in the FPI
> > > stable. Shouldn't the Baron,
> > > then, have been sitting correctly?
> > >
> > > Gerry Winskill
> > > gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 16 Aug 2004 at 16:37, Bones wrote:
> > >
> > > > I think I might have the answer to the floating
> aircraft problem.
> > > >
> > > > In the ATOCAircraftFile.INI file there is a height value
> > > for all the
> > > > ATOC aircraft. For example their entry for the C172 shows
> > > >
> > > > Height=3.765
> > > >
> > > > Which is fine if you fly the C172 because this is the same
> > > height as
> > > > the value in the default C172 aircraft.cfg file -
> > > >
> > > > Static CG height=3.765
> > > >
> > > > Now, say you are flying the Dreamfleet PA28 Archer. You
> > > position and
> > > > height values are sent to the ATOC server and then
> on to other
> > > > ATOC users. The Archer isn't in the ATOC approved list of
> > > aircraft and so
> > > > it is likely to default to the C172 for most users. However
> > > the Archer
> > > > has a Static CG Height of 3.85 and a C172 placed at
> this height is
> > > > going to float in the air a little bit.
> > > >
> > > > bones
> > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> > > > > gwinsk@xxxxxxx Sent: 16 August 2004 06:32 To:
> > > > > jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: FPI
> > > > > Session this evening
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Mike,
> > > > > I forgot you, like me, might have a stikk kneck. But if I'd
> > > > > shouted "Look behind you" it would have been unseasonably
> > > > > pantomimish. I must have another go at removing GS' static
> > > > > aircraft. They are starting to look a bit
> primitive. The problem
> > > > > is that Static might include tankers, etc, without which it
> > > > > might look a bit deserted. Your a/c looks much
> better than the
> > > > > C172 that FPI decided I should see. The intersting
> thing is that
> > > > > my shot of you, shows you floating a bit. In your
> shot it's the
> > > > > other way round. Odd
> > > > >
> > > > > Gerry Winskill
> > > > > gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On 15 Aug 2004 at 23:01, Mike Brook wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Gerry -
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Some pics of our meeting at Shoreham this
> evening.  I did have
> > > > > > some statics showing up there after all (they were
> > > behind me...)!
> > > > > > http://www.mike.brook.btinternet.co.uk/FPI/
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Cheers
> > > > > > MikeB
> > > > > > JHB193 G-CART
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