Re: [Flightgear-devel] John: Church Fenton hangars need fixing?

2005-01-07 Thread Jon Stockill
Ampere K. Hardraade wrote: Has anyone thought about creating a program that can generate bridges from a database automatically? A lot of time can be saved with such program, and alignment problems like this will less likely to happen. The problem is gathering the information to populate the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] DHC2F see-through panel issue solved

2005-01-07 Thread Martin Spott
Jim Wilson wrote: Here's a pretty much fixed version of the float plane model: http://www.spiderbark.com/fgfs/dhc2f.ac.gz This appears to be almost identical to the model in current CVS. The pilot's viewpoint appears to be a bit closer. Before:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Individual aircraft downloads

2005-01-07 Thread Erik Hofman
Chris Metzler wrote: I think this is a good idea. Even if it's just at the alpha/beta/ finished level. That part was already implemented but seems to have broken along the lines. The idea was this: fgfs --show-aircraft --min-status=production Erik ___

Re: [Flightgear-devel] which plib ???

2005-01-07 Thread Erik Hofman
Syd wrote: Just a question to all... After the issue with the dhc-2 panel , should I be modelling for the latest plib? The ' drawing order ' of objects with transparent textures is different ...so the .ac files have to be modified ... if that makes sense. I haven't found a way to make the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] DHC2F see-through panel issue solved

2005-01-07 Thread Frederic Bouvier
Jim Wilson wrote: The basic problem with the ac file is that model's data sets were being defined with both vertices and kids. Unfortunately I don't think the ac3d file spec itself explicitly says that a given obj data set must be a Group _or_ an Object but not both. But that is the way the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] NASA Goes 'Down Under' for Shuttle Mapping Mission Finale

2005-01-07 Thread Christian Mayer
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jon Berndt schrieb: Culminating more than four years of processing data, NASA and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency have completed Earth's most extensive global topographic map. Great!!! To view a new fly-over animation of New

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Happy New Year

2005-01-07 Thread Martin Spott
Curtis L. Olson wrote: 1. From June 1 through the end of the year, 103,201 copies of the windows version of FG were downloaded from the main FG ftp server. You can add 25.000 Windows copies from the German mirror - plus lots of Scenery ;-) Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Individual aircraft downloads

2005-01-07 Thread Erik Hofman
Erik Hofman wrote: Chris Metzler wrote: I think this is a good idea. Even if it's just at the alpha/beta/ finished level. That part was already implemented but seems to have broken along the lines. The idea was this: fgfs --show-aircraft --min-status=production No wait, this is the only option

[Flightgear-devel] Re: holes in dhc2f panel

2005-01-07 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Syd -- Friday 07 January 2005 02:40: It is done in Blender , and the reason some parts disappear is they are parented together. ie... all cockpit components are grouped together so you can unselect 'cabin', and everything parented to the cabin also disappears. As you said: you have

[Flightgear-devel] Texture Stops Flightgear

2005-01-07 Thread Innis Cunningham
Hi All Tonight I thought I would texture the tail of an aircraft I am in the process of doing.The tail consists of three objects.The vertical stabilizer,upper and lower rudder.So as not to have one side of the fin back the front I fragmented the three objects and then devided the fin into left and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Texture Stops Flightgear

2005-01-07 Thread Jim Wilson
Innis Cunningham said: Hi All Tonight I thought I would texture the tail of an aircraft I am in the process of doing.The tail consists of three objects.The vertical stabilizer,upper and lower rudder.So as not to have one side of the fin back the front I fragmented the three objects and then

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 747 PFD Problem

2005-01-07 Thread Arnt Karlsen
On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 15:50:22 +0800, Innis wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Thanks Chris looks like what ever the problem was has now been fixed. But I will have to wait for the next release as I don't build from CVS. ..would this help get you started? You ofcourse need to recheck the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] NASA Goes 'Down Under' for Shuttle Mapping Mission Finale

2005-01-07 Thread Curtis L. Olson
Christian Mayer wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jon Berndt schrieb: Culminating more than four years of processing data, NASA and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency have completed Earth's most extensive global topographic map. Great!!! To view a new

Re: [Flightgear-devel] DHC2F see-through panel issue solved

2005-01-07 Thread Jim Wilson
Martin Spott said: Jim Wilson wrote: Here's a pretty much fixed version of the float plane model: http://www.spiderbark.com/fgfs/dhc2f.ac.gz This appears to be almost identical to the model in current CVS. The pilot's viewpoint appears to be a bit closer. Before:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] John: Church Fenton hangars need fixing?

2005-01-07 Thread Arnt Karlsen
On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 00:55:58 +, Jon wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..so slow down, these guys used PT19's. ;-) The alternative is to keep the gear up, and I'll do a model with *all* the doors open :-) ..daring. Combines changing the airfoil far enough to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 747 PFD Problem

2005-01-07 Thread Jim Wilson
Innis Cunningham said: Thanks Chris looks like what ever the problem was has now been fixed. But I will have to wait for the next release as I don't build from CVS. Are you able to build from source though? There is a preview release out that is pretty good. Also there is a patch file on the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] DHC2F see-through panel issue solved

2005-01-07 Thread Martin Spott
Jim Wilson wrote: BTW did you notice that you're smooth shading appears to be turned off? I assume I never turned it on - I fear dropping framerates ;-) Did you notice this on the IRIX screenshot (DHC2_01.jpg) or FreeBSD (DHC2_02.jpg, DHC2_03.jpg) ? To me - despite the already discussed

Re: [Flightgear-devel] which plib ???

2005-01-07 Thread Jim Wilson
Syd said: Just a question to all... After the issue with the dhc-2 panel , should I be modelling for the latest plib? The ' drawing order ' of objects with transparent textures is different ...so the .ac files have to be modified ... if that makes sense. I haven't found a way to make

Re: [Flightgear-devel] NASA Goes 'Down Under' for Shuttle Mapping Mission Finale

2005-01-07 Thread Christian Mayer
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Curtis L. Olson schrieb: A bit more interesting is the high-res (4500x5800 pixel) shaded picture of New Zealand. But I wonder what the smoothed stuff around Milford Sound is. Probably it's due to shading/reflections of the radar beam. Milford

[Flightgear-devel] alpha layers

2005-01-07 Thread Syd
Hi all I guess my point was not understood .. Object order is apperently different in the latest plib... So visible objects that appear in the latest plib do not show in the previous version and visa vera So Im going with the latest plib until I figure out a solution. Syd

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Texture Stops Flightgear

2005-01-07 Thread Innis Cunningham
Hi Jim Jim Wilson writes Innis Cunningham said: Hi All Tonight I thought I would texture the tail of an aircraft I am in the process of doing.The tail consists of three objects.The vertical stabilizer,upper and lower rudder.So as not to have one side of the fin back the front I fragmented

Re: [Flightgear-devel] NASA Goes 'Down Under' for Shuttle Mapping

2005-01-07 Thread Martin Spott
Christian Mayer wrote: But there's a scenery bug: The airport has 2 holes (fore some reason a river runs through it in the scenery) This happens from time to time, St. Auban in France (LFMX) is another exaple of a really funny (TM) airfiled :-) Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 747 PFD Problem

2005-01-07 Thread Innis Cunningham
Thank you Arnt and Jim I have tried to learn to compile from source and have succeeded once or twice using cygwin but it is a slow painfull process. While people here and elsewhere say how easy it is I at present dont find it so. On the otherhand I have no trouble maintaining 747,767, Airbus and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Individual aircraft downloads

2005-01-07 Thread Chris Metzler
On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 11:02:32 +0100 Erik Hofman wrote: No wait, this is the only option where the order is important. This does work: fgfs --min-status=production --show-aircraft Right, but doesn't this presume that they already have the aircraft installed? I just checked -- the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] TaxiDraw-0.3.0 released

2005-01-07 Thread David Luff
On 1/6/05 at 5:11 PM Martin Spott wrote: David Luff wrote: TaxiDraw-0.3.0 is now released. It can be found at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~eazdluf/taxidraw.html. Thanks, David, this release apperars to be very 'handsome' ! Here are 'your' binaries:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] alpha layers

2005-01-07 Thread Curtis L. Olson
Syd wrote: Hi all I guess my point was not understood .. Object order is apperently different in the latest plib... So visible objects that appear in the latest plib do not show in the previous version and visa vera So Im going with the latest plib until I figure out a solution.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Individual aircraft downloads

2005-01-07 Thread Paul Surgeon
On Friday, 7 January 2005 11:09, Erik Hofman wrote: That part was already implemented but seems to have broken along the lines. The idea was this: fgfs --show-aircraft --min-status=production We were refering to the web page that Curt is putting up and not FG itself. Paul

[Flightgear-devel] Database formats / interfaces

2005-01-07 Thread Wach, Brian SIK
I am considering integrating your free software into some of our simulators here at Sikorsky Aircraft. Question #1. Can we use your API to drive your visuals from a SGI thru a UDP / Ethernet / shared memory mechanism ? Question #2 Can we convert or use any of our legacy Open Flight databases to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Individual aircraft downloads

2005-01-07 Thread Erik Hofman
Chris Metzler wrote: On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 11:02:32 +0100 Erik Hofman wrote: No wait, this is the only option where the order is important. This does work: fgfs --min-status=production --show-aircraft Right, but doesn't this presume that they already have the aircraft installed? I just checked --

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Database formats / interfaces

2005-01-07 Thread Curtis L. Olson
Wach, Brian SIK wrote: I am considering integrating your free software into some of our simulators here at Sikorsky Aircraft. Question #1. Can we use your API to drive your visuals from a SGI thru a UDP / Ethernet / shared memory mechanism ? Hi Brian, If I understand the question, you would

[Flightgear-devel] AI Chase View

2005-01-07 Thread Vance Souders
Im trying to create a view to chase an AI aircraft. Im not sure how to specify the model index of the AI craft for the lookat code. If I specify index 0, the camera moves with the AI craft but is always facing the users plane. Heres a snippit: typelookat/type config from-model

Re: [Flightgear-devel] John: Church Fenton hangars need fixing?

2005-01-07 Thread Jon Stockill
Arnt Karlsen wrote: On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 00:55:58 +, Jon wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..so slow down, these guys used PT19's. ;-) The alternative is to keep the gear up, and I'll do a model with *all* the doors open :-) ..daring. Combines changing the airfoil

Re: [Flightgear-devel] John: Church Fenton hangars need fixing?

2005-01-07 Thread Christian Mayer
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jon Stockill schrieb: Arnt Karlsen wrote: Due to temporary boredom today I was playing with some visualisation code for the scenery database, and managed to draw this: http://flightgear.stockill.org.uk/testing/SceneryObjects.png It looks

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Individual aircraft downloads

2005-01-07 Thread Lee Elliott
On Friday 07 January 2005 07:35, Chris Metzler wrote: On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 19:48:27 +0200 Paul Surgeon wrote: It would be really nice if the level of development was listed as well as a brief description about the aircraft. That would help people decide whether they really want to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] which plib ???

2005-01-07 Thread Lee Elliott
On Friday 07 January 2005 09:07, Erik Hofman wrote: Syd wrote: Just a question to all... After the issue with the dhc-2 panel , should I be modelling for the latest plib? The ' drawing order ' of objects with transparent textures is different ...so the .ac files have to be modified ...

Re: [Flightgear-devel] John: Church Fenton hangars need fixing?

2005-01-07 Thread Ampere K. Hardraade
On January 7, 2005 03:57 am, Jon Stockill wrote: Ampere K. Hardraade wrote: Has anyone thought about creating a program that can generate bridges from a database automatically? A lot of time can be saved with such program, and alignment problems like this will less likely to happen.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Database formats / interfaces

2005-01-07 Thread Dale E. Edmons
Wach, Brian SIK wrote: I am considering integrating your free software into some of our simulators here at Sikorsky Aircraft. Question #1. Can we use your API to drive your visuals from a SGI thru a UDP / Ethernet / shared memory mechanism ? Question #2 Can we convert or use any of our legacy Open

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Individual aircraft downloads

2005-01-07 Thread Chris Metzler
On Fri, 7 Jan 2005 21:12:01 + Lee Elliott wrote: On Friday 07 January 2005 07:35, Chris Metzler wrote: On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 19:48:27 +0200 Paul Surgeon wrote: It would be really nice if the level of development was listed as well as a brief description about the aircraft. That would help

[Flightgear-devel] alpha layers ...again

2005-01-07 Thread Syd
Hi all me again I understand about alpha layers and the drawing order , but the problem I had was it would work for one version of plib and not for another. I had to rearrange the object order in the ac file to get the gauges to show when I switched plib versions. Does the dhc-2 that Jim

[Flightgear-devel] FGNetFDM-time

2005-01-07 Thread Ivan Ngeow
G''day all. I''ve written a client that drives FG using the native-fdm I/O mechanism. For the ''time'' variable, I've tried entering zero, and then entering the value returned by (Win32's) GetTickCount() -- no difference. However, interestingly, I noticed that FG starts off at midnight (in its