Hi,

If you guys want a MD-11 specifically for FlightGear, I think I may be able to 
make one.  I have 3D Max Studio but I'm not sure whether FlightGear supports 
3DS files.

Regards,
Ampere

On April 25, 2004 07:05 am, Innis Cunningham wrote:
> Hi Durk
> I don't know if you have actually got the A/C to sit on the ground
> correctly yet.But I have got both the 747 and MD11 to sit correctly
> by making sure the CG figure is no further back than 850 X units and the
> MLG figures also no further back than 850 X units any further back and the
> model does not sit correctly.
> See below for extracts from both my config files
>
> 747
> AC_EMPTYWT   398500
>    AC_CGLOC     850.3  0.0  -69.6
>    AC_AERORP    850.3  0.0  30.0
>    AC_EYEPTLOC  194.8 -32.0 100.0
>    AC_VRP       850.3 0 -50
> </METRICS>
> <UNDERCARRIAGE>
>   AC_GEAR NOSE_LG   361.7  0.0 -180.9 262546.0 87515.3  0.5  0.8  0.02
> STEERABLE NONE  5.0 RETRACT
>   AC_GEAR LEFT_MLG  870.5 -228.3 -180.9 875153.5 175030.7  0.5  0.8  0.02
> FIXED LEFT  0 RETRACT
>   AC_GEAR RIGHT_MLG 870.5 228.3 -180.9 875153.5 175030.7  0.5  0.8  0.02
> FIXED RIGHT 0 RETRACT
> </UNDERCARRIAGE>
>
> MD11
> AC_EMPTYWT   378363
>    AC_CGLOC     800.5  0.0 -60.2
>    AC_AERORP    800.5  0.0  0.0
>    AC_EYEPTLOC  168.7 -30.0 75.0
>    AC_VRP       0 0 0
> </METRICS>
> <UNDERCARRIAGE>
>   AC_GEAR NOSE_LG   313.3  0.0 -170.2 189181.7 63060.6  0.5  0.8  0.02
> STEERABLE NONE  5.0 RETRACT
>   AC_GEAR LEFT_MLG  850.5 -183.1 -170.2 630605.7 126121.1  0.5  0.8  0.02
> FIXED LEFT  0 RETRACT
>   AC_GEAR RIGHT_MLG 850.5 183.1 -170.2 630605.7 126121.1  0.5  0.8  0.02
> FIXED RIGHT 0 RETRACT
> </UNDERCARRIAGE>
> Why this happens I don't know I will send an email to David Culp and
> see if he has any ideas.
> I don't know if you are interested but I grabed a MD11 from
> FS 98  from Simviation just so at least the model looked like a
> MD11.
> If you are not familiar with using FS98 models give me a yell.
>
>
>
>
> Durk Talsma writes
>
> >On Saturday 24 April 2004 14:50, Erik Hofman wrote:
> > > Innis Cunningham wrote:
> > > > Also the further back you put the CofG the higher off the ground the
> >
> >A/C
> >
> > > > seems to start.
> > >
> > > This almost sounds like and axis mismatch. Is the gear located in the
> > > structural frame or in the body frame?
> >
> >It actually reminds me that during one of my tweaks I noticed that I found
> >the
> >aircraft to flip-over sideways, while I was only moving either gears or
> > CoG forward or backward. I didn't give it much thougth then, and
> > therefore don't
> >remember the exact parameters that made this happen. But, would it be
> >possible than that specifically in the JSB trimming routine somehow.
> >
> >I feel it's still a bit premature, but if anybody wants to play with the
> >MD11
> >files, I could offer them for cvs inclusion. Who should I send them to?
> >Curt?
> >Erik?
> >
> >Cheers,
> >Durk
>
> Cheers
> Innis
>
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