> This is exactly the reason for one of the features
> being added for
> JSBSim in the next release: the ability to calculate
> arbitrary values
> based on parameters know within the FDM - especially
> things like you
> have described here: total energy. Flight management
> systems and
> displays are getting increasingly sophisticated. The
> next release of
> JSBSim includes the ability to specify functions
> using XML markup very
> similar to MathML. The result of the function would
> be available as a
> property to the instrument subsystem. Believe me,
> this approach that
> FlightGear uses - however complicated it may seem -
> is so much better
> than other approaches I have seen in flight
> simulation code. Like
> comparing night and day.
FGFunction is powerful. Good work!
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