[Flightgear-devel] typical twin-engine elec system

2002-09-26 Thread David Culp
I've posted a schematic of a typical twin-engine transport electrical schematic at: http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/Elec_Schematic.jpg The sources of AC power are two engine generators, the APU, and external power. In most airplanes these sources are never paralleled, so connecting one

[Flightgear-devel] 747-400 electrical system

2002-09-26 Thread David Culp
While looking at the 747-400 electrical panel I see that the AC buses are paralleled. In this case there is a bus called a Tie Bus that serves as the connection point for the four engine generators and the two APU generators and the two external power sources. The sychronization of the AC buses

[Flightgear-devel] VASI

2002-10-07 Thread David Culp
According to the U.S. Navy: http://www.efdlant.navfac.navy.mil/Lantops_15/topics/Facilities/NAVAIR_51-50 AAA-2.PDF see Section 003-11 for VASI, Section 003-12 for PAPI The first (downwind) VASI bar should be 600 feet from the runway threshhold, and subsequent bars should be 700 feet upwind.

[Flightgear-devel] brakes

2002-11-10 Thread David Culp
It seems silly to have the brake key slam on full braking power, if it is to be used on the runway. No wonder the aircraft tend to tip over or burst their tyres. Can I recommend this patch which sets the all brakes strength to 0.5 and the individual left/right to 0.7? One option might be to

[Flightgear-devel] 737-300 panel, 737 yasim, turbine model

2002-11-25 Thread David Culp
I've been converting a FS2002 737 panel to look like the 737-300's I fly. A version with notes is here: http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/737-300_with_notes.jpg This jpeg includes some notes on which instruments go where. The master is in BMP format, without the notes of course. This is the

[Flightgear-devel] T-38 flight model for JSBSim

2003-01-30 Thread David Culp
Here's a Northrop T-38A flight model for the JSBSim FDM. It flies nicely. Takeoff with flaps at first detent. Rotate to 10 degrees pitch at about 140 knots. Raise gear when airborne. Raise flaps at 200 knots. Trim stab down to maintain 10 degree climb and accelerate to 300 knots. Climb at 300

[Flightgear-devel] T38 stufff

2003-01-31 Thread David Culp
Where did you get the data? Nicolai's book has T-38 data. Is that where you got it? Jon Scrounging on the web, Raymer, Anderson, McCormick, Etkin, Roskam from the Lewis University library, and some cut-n-paste from Tony Peden's configs. I then tweaked some things to make it more flyable.

[Flightgear-devel] engine autostart

2003-02-01 Thread David Culp
On my one-day-old snapshot build of flightgear I encounter this: with command line: --fg-root=/usr/local/FlightGear --aircraft=c172 --prop:/engines/engine/running=true --enable-hud --disable-clouds --start-date-gmt=2003:01:20:16:00:00 The sim starts with the engine running at about 750 rpm and

[Flightgear-devel] 2D HUD data sources

2003-02-02 Thread David Culp
I'm modifying a 2D HUD for use with the 737 flight model and was wondering if there are any plans to change the HUD code to allow direct reading of the property tree rather than using the hud's intermediary functions? Dave Culp ___ Flightgear-devel

[Flightgear-devel] some 737 goodies

2003-02-03 Thread David Culp
Here some 737 files I've been working on. First the general config. http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/737/737-set.xml http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/737/737-sound.xml It's a JSBSim model with a generic electrical system, it's own sound config, a transparent mini panel, a hud based on the

[Flightgear-devel] BAC Lightning F.Mk.6

2003-02-03 Thread David Culp
Lightnings would be so cool, another high performance jet. Like some people over here described it, its just a large engine with wings tacked on. Guess thats a good way to describe it. Try this, it's a blast. It uses BAC Lightning F.Mk.6 metrics, Rolls-Royce Avon 301 engines, and T-38

[Flightgear-devel] Viewer suggestion: acceleration effects

2003-02-08 Thread David Culp
Just to add my two cents, the eyepoint motion sounds like an interesting way to add some cues to make up for the cues missing in a motionless sim. Only small movement in the x and y planes would suffice to provide the cues. There is some movement in the z axis, mainly from the springiness of

[Flightgear-devel] re: GLXBadRenderRequest

2003-02-11 Thread David Culp
I'm running an NVIDIA card on Mandrake 9.0. Try this. 1.) make sure you are using XF86Config-4 2.) it should have a device section something like this (here's mine) Section Device Identifier NV AGP BoardName NVIDIA GeForce4 (generic) Driver nvidia BusID PCI:1:0:0 Option

[Flightgear-devel] 737, T-38 updates

2003-02-11 Thread David Culp
Here are new flight models for the 737 and T-38 http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/737/737.xml http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/t38/t38.xml Proper yaw dampers are added, and the fudged yaw coefficients returned to normal. Also removed is the cheesy roll-moment-due-to-theta, which has been

[Flightgear-devel] F-16 2D panel

2003-02-14 Thread David Culp
Recently someone posted some F-16 panel artwork here (I forgot who), and I've made an F-16/T-38/generic-fighter panel/HUD combo out of it. If anyone's interested I'll post links to my config files here. Screenshot: http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/f16/f16-cockpit.jpg Some limitations: 1)

[Flightgear-devel] F16 2D panel

2003-02-14 Thread David Culp
Erik wrote: *Then it might have been me ;-) Bueno, Erik! Here's what I've done to the panel. I had to shave off the top and bottom a little for visibility over the nose. I then added some HUD brackets, and converted it to RGB format. The (huge) file is here:

[Flightgear-devel] turbine n1, n2 gauges

2003-02-16 Thread David Culp
Steam gauges for N1 and N2 are available at: http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/fg_index.htm ,which also has links to the 737, T-38 and F-16 stuff. Note that the values for N1 and N2 are faked, but are helpful anyway. Now, where do we cram 16 of these gauges into the B-52 cockpit? Dave Culp

[Flightgear-devel] 2D panel texture cropping

2003-02-17 Thread David Culp
I've been working on an ADI for the jets, based on Dave's C-172 attitude indicator and have hit a snag. Does the 2D panel code offer the ability to crop textures that would be shifted out of the bounds of the instrument? Dave Culp ___

[Flightgear-devel] Instrument interpolation tables

2003-02-18 Thread David Culp
I've converted the existing vertical-speed-6kfpm instrument into an Instantaneous Vertical Speed Indicator, called IVSI-6kfpm.xml, which is available here: http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/IVSI-6kfpm.xml The instrument uses the already existing texture. In the process I added an interpolation

[Flightgear-devel] airspeed and headwind

2003-02-19 Thread David Culp
It looks like there is code that is *supposed* to subtract the wind from the airspeed, but it obviously isn't working. This made me curious. Does FlightGear simulate windshear? Dave ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[Flightgear-devel] OT - the physics of the jiggle

2003-02-20 Thread David Culp
This could have application to aeroelastic effects? http://www.gamespy.com/fargo/january02/jiggle/ Dave Culp ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

[Flightgear-devel] T-38 3d model

2003-02-21 Thread David Culp
Thanks to Michael we have a 3d model for the T-38. I've converted it to use RGB textures, and it can be found here: http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/fg_index.htm The archive, T38-3d-model.tar.gz, contains an XML wrapper, which is the filename that goes into the t38-set.xml config file. The

[Flightgear-devel] Packaging airplanes

2003-02-21 Thread David Culp
Good to see that you're indexing these files (all in one place and easy to get). Is anyone moving them into the cvs? Do others want that done? With so many airplanes about to be modeled I wonder if it's time we considered keeping most of them in seperate packages, and what a standard package

[Flightgear-devel] getting DME signal

2003-02-27 Thread David Culp
Can someone tell me how to get a DME signal from the KSFO ILS/DME RWY 28R (freq 111.7)? Or from any DME transmitter for that matter. I've never flown an airplane that required or allowed for tuning of DME. Do I have to set /radios/dme/frequencies/selected-khz[0] to something? Thanks, Dave

[Flightgear-devel] getting DME signal

2003-02-27 Thread David Culp
For the DME radio we have currently in FlightGear (which is not based on any particular real-world model), do this: ... Thanks Dave, I don't have control heads installed yet, so I'm setting up the nav aids via command line and the property browser. So, given this in the command line:

[Flightgear-devel] getting DME signal

2003-02-28 Thread David Culp
I found the problem. The DME is not powered by default (unless you are using C172 systems), so the following property needs to be set at the command line: /systems/electrical/outputs/dme[0]=60.0 Dave Culp ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL

[Flightgear-devel] 747-400 cruise information

2003-03-08 Thread David Culp
I asked a 747-400 pilot what was the fuel flow per engine at cruise. He said about 6000 lb-per-hour. Assuming a TSFC of 0.5 (I've seen 0.318 and 0.348 for the PW4060, but I don't trust these numbers) that would mean each engine is developing 12000 pounds of thrust. Therefore the total drag

[Flightgear-devel] B52 takeoff

2003-03-16 Thread David Culp
fgfs --airport=SLLP --aircraft=b52-yasim Get it off the ground without touching anything but the runway -- oh, and then keep it in the air, preferably accelerating and/or ascending! It's not considered safe to change flaps during the takeoff roll, BTW. Also, gear shouldn't be

[Flightgear-devel] La Paz

2003-03-17 Thread David Culp
That wasn't going to be happening at the La Paz airport, as far as I could tell, at least not with the current YASim model. I hope my only flights into or out of La Paz will be in FlightGear :) Dave ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL

[Flightgear-devel] key binding question

2003-03-19 Thread David Culp
If I want to use a single key (or button) to toggle a property between 0 and -1, is there a way to do it without creating an else tag? example: button n=5 repeatablefalse/repeatable binding condition property/engines/engine/augmentation/property /condition

[Flightgear-devel] FGControls

2003-03-20 Thread David Culp
I need to at least 31 control nodes in FGControls in order to handle turbines, and I see that it already contains 72 nodes. I can see the number growing to 200 or more. It might be time to organize with sub-nodes: /controls/flight /controls/gear /controls/engine /controls/engine/piston

[Flightgear-devel] FGControls

2003-03-26 Thread David Culp
Here are expanded versions of controls.hxx and controls.cxx http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/controls.hxx http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/controls.cxx I've integrated it into FlightGear/JSBSim, but haven't tested it yet with other FDM's or with the autopilot. If anyone's interested I'll

[Flightgear-devel] P-51 ADF

2003-03-27 Thread David Culp
Does anyone know anything about how the radio compass (ADF), upper left instrument should work? I'm not sure yet where the radio controls are (the radio actually sits behind the pilot seat). My biggest problem is not knowing what the second arrow is (the one with two white lines running

[Flightgear-devel] P51D file incorrect in fgfsbase

2003-03-30 Thread David Culp
From: Frederic Bouvier [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2003 17:09:15 +0100 Subject: [Flightgear-devel] P51D config file incorrect in fgfsbase Here are the latest files I've been using: http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/p51d/p51d.xml

[Flightgear-devel] FGControls upgrade

2003-03-30 Thread David Culp
Here are the files needed to upgrade the base package, FlightGear, and JSBSim, to use the newly-organized FGControls module: in FlightGear: Controls/ http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/controls.hxx http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/controls.cxx Autopilot/

[Flightgear-devel] Snapshots - B737 and OV-10

2003-03-31 Thread David Culp
Here's a snapshot of a North American OV-10A in the colors of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF). The 3D model is by Capt. Slug. The JSBSim flight model uses turbines and thrusters, rather than propellers. http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/fg-OV-10A.jpg Here's a

[Flightgear-devel] Aircraft selector

2003-03-31 Thread David Culp
Here's a poor-man's aircraft selector. It's a bash script that calls fgfs with a string of command line parameters. I have three scripts I'm using now, called 737, t38 and ov10. To fly the t38 I type t38 at the shell prompt: #!/bin/bash cmdline= --fg-root=/usr/local/FlightGear

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Random Fun

2003-04-05 Thread David Culp
On Saturday 05 April 2003 06:27 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've added a new command, property-randomize. It sets a random value within a range specified by the user This is way cool. This is a step towards random failures too? To teach the basics of getting oneself unlost, you could beam

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Airbus A320

2003-06-06 Thread David Culp
I am trying to animate the rudder but it seems that the property /surface-positions/rudder-pos-norm stay at 0. My mistake. The FCS didn't have an aerosurface-scale for the rudder. In fact, none of my models have it, so I'll have to add it to them all (thanks for the catch). Here's the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Airbus A320

2003-06-06 Thread David Culp
Fred wrote: I have another problem: the model seems underpower and it is not able to take of with full throttle on the KSFO runway. It stall under 160knt and it arrives at the end of the runway at 175knt. I've been having a problem with the JSBSim airplanes sometimes have no fuel in them, even

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Airbus A320

2003-06-06 Thread David Culp
Actually, the better solution would be for us to fix it. Can you remind me when this bug was reported (if you recall)? I'll try to have a look at it in the very near future. It looks like two bugs, which were discussed a month or two ago, although I don't know if they were reported via an

[Flightgear-devel] Re: (wrong runway) formerly re: Airbus A320

2003-06-06 Thread David Culp
On Friday 06 June 2003 01:14 pm, Gene Buckle wrote: Fortunately, he either noticed or was notified in time find the OTHER big concrete bit he needed to land on. Once or twice a year someone lands on the wrong airport/runway/taxiway/concrete. What's most amazing is that this happens even in

[Flightgear-devel] Re: (wrong runway) formerly re: Airbus A320

2003-06-06 Thread David Culp
Reminds me of my flight into Bologna last year in one of go's (now Easyjet) latest 737-300s -- there was a period of about 10 minutes when we never flew straight. But they eventually managed to get the thing aligned, and we did fly the last couple miles in a straight line... Most likely the

[Flightgear-devel] setting fuel load

2003-05-29 Thread David Culp
Has anyone else been having a problem with trying to set the fuel load at startup using property /consumables/fuel/tank[n]/level-gal_us ? I find that sometimes I get the fuel load I want, and sometimes I get empty tanks. Is it just me? This might be specific to JSBSim. Dave Culp

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Help request

2003-06-01 Thread David Culp
Here are some equations for calculating the pressure at a specific height: http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/atmosmet.html If I read correctly, you are converting height to pressure, then to rotation. Maybe it would be easier to convert back to height first, then you can convert to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Scenery Thrashing

2003-06-03 Thread David Culp
I've seen periodic pauses on my system, linux, KDE, so it's not a Windows thing. I haven't tried to track down the source of the pauses yet, but I think it's either tile-related or ephemeris-related. I run FG from the KDE desktop, using the Konsole console emulator. It could be that the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Scenery Thrashing

2003-06-04 Thread David Culp
Are you doing ./configure --with-threads? Oops. Maybe I aughta. Thanks Jim. Dave ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] next release? (VPR project)

2003-06-04 Thread David Culp
I just got on board this project http://4dgeo.whoi.edu/vpr/ as a graphics engineer and have a lot I need to get a handle on in a hurry, as the instrument was deployed this weekend for what hopefully will be a six month 'swim' :-) Norman I'd like to see how the Sea Bird conductivity is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Airbus A320

2003-06-05 Thread David Culp
If someone wants to contribute a flight model, go ahead. It will be easy to convert the 737 model to an A320. I'll send you one. Dave Culp ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Airbus A320

2003-06-05 Thread David Culp
What about fly-by-wire ? How can it be taken into account ? I'll try to work up an alpha limiter and bank limiter using JSBSim's FCS. Dave Culp ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Airbus A320

2003-06-05 Thread David Culp
just a note to say that I am in the process of modelling an Airbus A320 : http://perso.wanadoo.fr/frbouvi/flightsim/a320-fb-fgsd.png Beautiful model Fred! Here are some files that will get it into the air. The aero model uses A320-200 metrics with 737-300 aerodynamics and flight control

Re: [Flightgear-devel][PATCH]Autopilot/newauto.cxx:resetelevator_trimon alt unlock

2003-06-10 Thread David Culp
FWIW, the autopilot on Boeing airliners flies the elevator. The elevator trim then repositions the stabilizer to take the aerodynamic load off of the controls. As was mentioned earlier, the trim runs slowly (about one-fourth the manual trim rate) and lags a bit, so if you disengage the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: keyboard mapping - spoilers and zoom

2003-06-10 Thread David Culp
Would it be true to say that any key binding specified in preferences.xml and keyboard.xml can be overridden in an aircraft's -set.xml file? Also, wouldn't it be better to allow over-riding the above files entirely by specifying a path to different files, like this in the -set.xml file? :

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Model animation enhancement

2003-06-10 Thread David Culp
On Sunday 08 June 2003 09:29 am, Jim Wilson wrote: Erik Hofman [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: This would make it much easier to use rotating number wheels in 2D instruments also, wouldn't it? Yes. Actually, I'm using it to simulate a glass cockpit display. But yes, especially with the step

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 737 model

2003-06-10 Thread David Culp
On Friday 06 June 2003 10:33 pm, Innis Cunningham wrote: Hi All I have downloaded a 737-300 model EX FS98 and have got it to show thanks to David Megginson and Wolfram Kuss's wise words. Has some got a model about ready if not do you want this one when I get it Teaked. Also if there are

[Flightgear-devel] Aero-Matic

2003-06-12 Thread David Culp
I've been thinking (always dangerous) about using an internet form to auto-generate aerodynamic configuration files for JSBSim. The form would look something like this: http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/fmm.html , and will have a cgi program on the server that will spit out a plausible

[Flightgear-devel] 737 panel

2003-06-13 Thread David Culp
Here's a first stab at a glass cockpit for the 737. My goal is to make a glass cockpit that looks and works somewhat like the real thing but doesn't obstruct the view of the outside world. http://home.attbi.com/~davidculp2/737panel.tar.gz Dave Culp

Re: [Flightgear-devel] next volunteer

2003-06-16 Thread David Culp
Matthew Johnson wrote: Animal could be a Swallow... African or European? ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A320 progress

2003-06-17 Thread David Culp
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/frbouvi/flightsim/a320-fgfs-03.png What was the flight model for this? Was David Culp modifying the 737? Yes, it's got A320-200 metrics and 737 aerodynamics. The engines are higher thrust versions of the CFM-56. Dave Culp

Re: [Flightgear-devel] glass cockpit

2003-06-19 Thread David Culp
1). Does anyone know what the two feather wing like icons are supposed to indicate and what they do if/when they move (look to each side of the 15 degree pitch line in the second picture)? The pitch limit symbols in the 737 are only visible when the flaps are not up. They indicate the pitch

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Landing Gear Lights

2003-06-27 Thread David Culp
Is there somewhere in the docs that gives what boolien expressions work for the FlightGear XML. The T38-gear.xml config has an example of how to do a conditional statement in xml. Also is there a way to put a time delay in XML.The flap needle moves way to fast compared with real life. The

[Flightgear-devel] Aero-Matic

2003-06-27 Thread David Culp
I've finished Aero-Matic 0.1, and it's available to anyone who has a local webserver with PHP turned on so you can try it out. It will generate aero, engine and prop config files for JSBSim, based on a few questions about the airplane you want to model. The purpose is to allow people to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Landing Gear Lights

2003-06-27 Thread David Culp
David the 737 flap guage shows 1,5,10,15,25,30 and 40 are all these increments used in the real aircraft. Yes, and 2 as well. Takeoff with flaps 5. Land with 30 or 40 (short field). One thing that isn't modeled exactly yet is the relationship between flap detent, flap position, and flap

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Aero-Matic

2003-06-27 Thread David Culp
Thanks Ryan, I'll be AFK for a couple days, but if anyone would care to try Aero-Matic out I'd like to hear comments. I know the pitch damping in the fighters is a bit weak. I haven't tested the piston engines because I can never remember how to start them. Also, the transport planes are

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Landing Gear Lights

2003-06-28 Thread David Culp
At flaps-1 the LE flaps (inboard of the engines) all come out all the way, and all the LE slats (outboard of the engines) come out half way. At flaps-10 all the LE slats come out all the way. If at any time you approach a stall with flaps at less than 10, the autoslat system will extend the

[Flightgear-devel] newer stuff

2003-07-10 Thread David Culp
/~davidculp2/paraglider.jpg An archive with all the paraglider files is here: http://home.comcast.net/~davidculp2/paraglider.tar.gz Also a Schweizer 1-26: http://home.comcast.net/~davidculp2/schweizer_1-26.jpg Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] newer stuff

2003-07-11 Thread David Culp
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Re: [Flightgear-devel] Views

2003-07-12 Thread David Culp
... I propose to limit the views accessible using the 'v' key to a maximum of three and only for views that are directly related to the aircraft. For other views I would propose to use a menu entry instead. Good idea. -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

[Flightgear-devel] T38 gear instrument fix

2003-07-13 Thread David Culp
Could someone with CVS access to the base package please commit this file: http://home.comcast.net/~davidculp2/t38/Instruments/T38-gear.xml which goes in Aircraft/T38/Instruments. It fixes the current gear handle. Thanks, Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

[Flightgear-devel] electrical

2003-07-13 Thread David Culp
nameBattery/name prop/systems/electrical/suppliers/battery/prop kindbattery/kind volts0/volts amps0/amps /supplier /PropertyList Anyone know what I'm doing wrong? Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: how to fix joystick config files

2003-07-13 Thread David Culp
All you need to do is specify: interval-sec0.05/interval-sec for the binding in question and you will get a 20 per second repeat rate. Makes sense to me. ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[Flightgear-devel] test

2003-07-13 Thread David Culp
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Re: [Flightgear-devel] Scenery

2003-07-13 Thread David Culp
system is very obvious. At most airports the structure that supports the lights is not very noticable, but at KSFO, or any airport with a lighting system that extends into the water, the structure is very apparent. Now, how to get a photo of it? Dave David Culp

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Lot's of Fun!

2003-07-13 Thread David Culp
a Lot's of Fun screen shot for all to enjoy. http://home.comcast.net/~davidculp2/fw190.jpg Dave Culp -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

[Flightgear-devel] test

2003-07-13 Thread David Culp
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Re: [Flightgear-devel] REference

2003-07-13 Thread David Culp
. That sound right? Dave David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Aero-matic Q:

2003-07-17 Thread David Culp
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Re: [Flightgear-devel] Aero-matic Q:

2003-07-17 Thread David Culp
I'm assuming you meant divide by 10 with a shift of the decimal point to the left... ;) Yep, that's what I meant to say. 0.9 should be changed to 0.09 Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

[Flightgear-devel] Flightgear on XBox?

2003-07-18 Thread David Culp
Anyone running FG on XBox/linux yet? http://xbox-linux.sourceforge.net/index.php Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: [Flightgear-devel] boeing 747-400 3d cockpit

2003-07-19 Thread David Culp
= -.026 Cnr= -.28 CYbeta= -.9 CYp= 0 CYr= 0 Clda= .013 Cldr= .008 Cnda= .0018 Cndr= -.1 CYda= 0 CYdr= .12 CLalpha= 4.4 Cmalpha= -1 Cmadot= -4 Cmq= -21 CLde= .32 Cmde= -1.3 CD0= .0164 Dave (afk two days) -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Lee's YF23

2003-07-23 Thread David Culp
could model this in either the FCS (?) or the drag coefficient (by including fcs/drag-chute-norm two or more times in the multiplier list) Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Lee's YF23

2003-07-23 Thread David Culp
a glider tow - from the wrong end. Dave David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flap position

2003-07-24 Thread David Culp
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Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flap position

2003-07-24 Thread David Culp
the positions specified in the first column, but I'm probably not doing it right. Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flap position

2003-07-24 Thread David Culp
as well? Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Realism

2003-07-25 Thread David Culp
on altitude and speed, but this is not modeled. Dave Culp -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Generating ASW20 panel on Flightgear

2003-08-12 Thread David Culp
it as an image. Please teach me how to make the background transparent. Thanks What software do you use to manipulate the images? Can you use The Gimp? Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] J-22 progress report

2003-08-16 Thread David Culp
, but so far no airplane model makes use of it. Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear

Re: [Flightgear-devel] J-22 progress report

2003-08-17 Thread David Culp
on the cockpit gauge of the T-38. I don't know what it's called in other afterburning aircraft, but I suspect it's position, because pilots can't spell aperture (or is it aperature?). Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FGFS Base CVS

2003-08-22 Thread David Culp
resistance, for broadband users could we then load and run a model over the web? Like fgfs --aircraft=ftp://www.flightgear.org/hanger/F16.tgz Dave (no, I haven't been drinking) -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FGFS Base CVS

2003-08-23 Thread David Culp
no experience with on-the-fly archive reading. Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FGFS Base CVS

2003-08-24 Thread David Culp
that --aircraft=F16 will be read in the current way, and --aircraft=F16.tar.gz will be read in as an archive? Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL

[Flightgear-devel] B1900

2003-08-28 Thread David Culp
control and prop. In the mean time the fakes work pretty well. -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Terragear-devel] Flattening Stuff

2003-09-04 Thread David Culp
conditions. Reno, NVHigh terrain. Hilo (General Lyman), HIMountainous terrain. -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: Linux environments

2003-09-06 Thread David Culp
GUI API. I like the clean no-nonsense look, rather than the artsy Gnome look. So far I think more gtk apps are available than Qt apps, but that will change, and you can still run the gtk stuff. -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Question about dc

2003-09-07 Thread David Culp
Even using 2, spacebar only the first engine ever starts... Are you using shift-2? That selects the second engine. Also, try shift-G to raise the wheels. Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] St. Auban / LFMX appears to have wrong location

2003-09-11 Thread David Culp
St. Auban / LFMX appears to have a wrong location. For LFMX I show a location of 4404N 00600E, elevation 461 m -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Boeing 717-200 progress

2003-09-15 Thread David Culp
. This is the kind of thing you'd need a 717 pilot's opinion on. Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman

[Flightgear-devel] Re: CVS: data/Aircraft/T38

2003-09-16 Thread David Culp
above the wing instead of below. If anyone would like to spruce-up the T-38 3D model, he'll be a hero. (wink, wink :) Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Flightgear-devel mailing list

[Flightgear-devel] Re: heads up - aircraft reorg

2003-09-20 Thread David Culp
, was that the files first needed to be placed in a single directory, which is being done. The next step will be to chose an archiving library, I believe. Dave -- David Culp [EMAIL PROTECTED

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