Re: [Flightgear-devel] Skyglow

2001-12-14 Thread Elad Yarkoni
lightsource which should be used to illuminate the terrain (and objects) around. Hope it helps to define a more accurate problem :) Elady. ___ Elad Yarkoni (Elady for friends or Oh my god - it's him ! for fans or turbofans) eMail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW

[Flightgear-devel] New graphic chip

2002-01-27 Thread Elad Yarkoni
. ___ Elad Yarkoni (Elady for friends or Oh my god - it's him ! for fans or turbofans) eMail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] WWW: http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~elady Dept. of ECE, BGU, Beer-Sheva, Israel. 972-8-647-2417

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New graphic chip

2002-01-27 Thread Elad Yarkoni
(or whatever) will join my computer when Linux goes out with kernel 2.6 and Debian declare Sid as stable... ;) All the best, Thanks again, Elady. ___ Elad Yarkoni (Elady for friends or Oh my god - it's him ! for fans or turbofans

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Electrical system

2002-09-23 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: But, even if I do something simple, this could have a pretty far reaching impact. Each instrument would have to check the status of the electrical system (voltage? on/off?) IMHO 1. Voltage - how much (5,12,24,48,,,)V, 2. Max current - how

Re: [Flightgear-devel] typical twin-engine elec system

2002-09-27 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: Thanks Dave. It has more than enough information (although it is not a typical electrical diagram). I have a few dirty tasks for the weekend (like evaluating a signal processing exam), so I won't be working on the computer. All the best,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Boeing 737

2002-11-18 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: Roel Michiels writes: When you start modelling the B737, here's an excellent site by on of the Captains I flew with at Sabena. This man is highly proficient and also a simulation enthousiast. You will find lots of info concerning the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] question about 3d models

2002-11-24 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: ... I was wondering if there has ever been talk of exposing 3d models through a metalanguage in XML, or maybe to a spec such as SVG (though I guess SVG is 2d, not 3d). In this way, a person might not have to run off and download/pay for/learn

RE: [Flightgear-devel] RE : Binary Space Partitioning ?

2002-12-01 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: What is the method you guys follow to subdivide the scenery, objects, aircraft so that you only render what you see ... Wouldn't the rendering be more efficient with a system like this ... Hm binary trees ? I always thought the main

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [OT] Shuttle breaks up

2003-02-01 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: For those of you who may not have heard, the Space Shuttle Columbia appears to have broken up on entry as it passed south of Dallas while at a speed of mach 10+. Sad day for all of us. From the Israeli POV, it is especially sad, as the first

[Flightgear-devel] Possible Debian unstable problem ?

2003-02-01 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Hi, Something went wrong in flightgear during my last dist-upgrade (sid)... and I think it has something to do with the transition from gcc 2.95 to 3.2. (it fails to load some shared libraries). In any case, my CVS compiled version works fine, but the one in Debian's database fails to run. I'll

Re: [Flightgear-devel] GLXBadRenderRequest

2003-02-11 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: I put the following message on the users mailing list and it doesn't seem that anyone there can help. Can anyone here give any insight? The 3D demos all work and I'm running Mandrake 9.0 with a NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200. FlightGear-0.9.1 Finally

Re: [Flightgear-devel] help! new to fliight sims

2003-02-17 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: Hi, i'm a student and trying to learn how to make flight sims. i am in the learning process and i was wondering if anyone of you could point me in the righ direction. i want to start by drawing dials, and horizon indicator. i dont know if

[Flightgear-devel] (offtopic) Terrain elevation data

2003-02-21 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Hi There, Does anybody know where I can find a sampled heightmap (of any place on earth, at any resolution) ? I need to submit a project about terrain-aided navigation, and I need to run some simulations (and somehow, I feel that using synthetic-noise maps is much like cheating). A brief search

re: [Flightgear-devel] (offtopic) Terrain elevation data

2003-02-21 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Once upon a time, you were sitting and writing: You need a digital elevation model, or DEM. Look at the links from the FlightGear site for details. All the best, David Thanks david !. ~ ___ Elad (elady)_@__

Re: [Flightgear-devel] (offtopic) Terrain

2003-02-22 Thread Elad Yarkoni
Hi Erez, We also have a 3D tactical display which is an expansion of what you called Terrain-aided navigation. Ah... this Terrain-aided navigation (TAN) is just another method of positioning, just like GPS or standard NAVs (like VOR, NDB etc.). The method is simple; the aircraft samples the