Chris Metzler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

>> Regarding the navaids discussion I'd like to know if airports
>> are currently exclusively bound to the scenery, actually I
>> was looking for some airports that FlightGear also finds, but
>> didn't see any rwys - if airports should really depend on specific
>> scenery to be installed, it might be worth to think about
>> separating airports from scenery - at least the basics like
>> runways etc ...or what else is the reason for not _seeing_
>> an airport which FlightGear actually knows of ?
> Can you rephrase this?  I can't figure out what it is that you're
> saying here.

the graphics part of the airports _is_ part of the scenery. FlightGear
looks up the latitude and longitude and the position and heading of
the runways (in runways.dat) but if the scenery is not there there
are no graphics to be loaded so you get positioned over the ocean.


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