Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-Devel]Updated Scenery, [FGSD-Devel]Updated Scenery

2005-12-23 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi all, why don't we use the AVSIM file library (repository) until we have got a better solution? 1. FlightGear is already present with 4 categories - FlightGear - base distribution - FlightGear - scenery and terrain - FlightGear - source code - FlightGear - miscelleneous files

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FGv099 won't start under win98me

2005-12-26 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi Curt, I can only admit that commenting out some lines of my Saitek X45 joystick file *incompletely* causes FlightGear 0.9.9 (Windows) to stop booting without any error message - just crashes. I was just curious about the problems one of the user discussed here. (BTW: changing the file to

[Flightgear-devel] John Stockill - Finland xml (model)scenery broken

2005-12-28 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi John Stockill, sorry to contact you via this way but there is no eMail on your site NameJon Stockill EMail *DISABLED* I tried to discover the Finland area with the very interesting models of Esa Hyytia but got no display of the models. Then I re-downloaded all files and tried again,

[Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer display - one question

2006-01-07 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi, today there was D-CROW with a Sunrise (UL aircraft??? from the speeds) visible in Pigeon's map in the local area and I tried to greet the player and accompany him a short way with the helo. But either I am blind *or* any unknown aircraft has no visible counterpart in FlightGear. I even

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer display - one question

2006-01-07 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Christian Mayer schrieb: ... But there's a much easier and sensible solution: The other plane is basically an Unknown Flight Object - so why aren't we using the UFO model then? The UFO also looks great at all possible speeds (i.e. a hovering helicopter and a super sonic jet are both

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer display - Sunrise found

2006-01-07 Thread Georg Vollnhals
AJ MacLeod schrieb: On Saturday 07 January 2006 11:30, Georg Vollnhals wrote: today there was D-CROW with a Sunrise (UL aircraft??? from the speeds) visible in Pigeon's map in the local area and I tried to greet the player and accompany him a short way with the helo. Sounds like

[Flightgear-devel] Spamcop

2006-01-08 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi, this is a test as my mails are rejected from sourceforge flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net: host mail.sourceforge.net[66.35.250.206] said: 550-rejected because your SMTP server, 151.189.21.48, is in the Spamcop RBL. 550 See http://www.spamcop.net/bl.shtml for more information.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ATC background chatter in CVS

2006-01-10 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Vivian Meazza schrieb: Nice try - perfectly understandable transmissions here :-). It runs under Cygwin for a while, then fails with: next chatter in 37 seconds OpenAL error (AL_INVALID_VALUE): bind_source (alGenSources) Failed to generate audio source. Vivian Hi Vivian, hi Curtis! Ok,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ATC background chatter in CVS

2006-01-10 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Georg Vollnhals schrieb: Vivian Meazza schrieb: Nice try - perfectly understandable transmissions here :-). It runs under Cygwin for a while, then fails with: next chatter in 37 seconds OpenAL error (AL_INVALID_VALUE): bind_source (alGenSources) Failed to generate audio source. Vivian

Re: [Flightgear-devel] ATC background chatter in CVS

2006-01-10 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Curtis L. Olson schrieb: Vivian Meazza wrote: Nice try - perfectly understandable transmissions here :-). It runs under Cygwin for a while, then fails with: next chatter in 37 seconds OpenAL error (AL_INVALID_VALUE): bind_source (alGenSources) Failed to generate audio source. I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: D-EENE

2006-01-10 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Martin Spott schrieb: Georg Vollnhals wrote: nice - but now we want to get a photo with *you* on the pilot's seat :-) You'll see me tomorrow in the EENE hopping along the North Sea Islands - if the weather permits Martin. Lucky you :-) I love flying there. Since SAR is out

Re: [Flightgear-devel] build break (can't build libfiltersjb.a) on mac os x (10.4.4) with the latest FlightGear cvs

2006-01-13 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Ima Sudonim schrieb: There is a build break on mac os x (10.4.4) with the latest FlightGear cvs. I removed the entire jsbsim directory in fdm and checked out a new jsbsim sourcetree from cvs: cvs -z3 -d:pserver:[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9 co FlightGear then ran make, and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] replacing existing objects in fgfsdb

2006-01-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Jon Stockill schrieb: dene maxwell wrote: Unfortunately Jon has his FGFSDB email disabledwhat forum do we contact him on? I do? Hi Jon, not really but very hidden!!! I also asked some time ago on this list for your eMail when I wanted to inform you about the corrupted Finland files

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Battery Realism (Nasal Electrical System)

2006-01-21 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Karsten Krispin schrieb: Am Samstag, 21. Januar 2006 20:41 schrieb Adam Dershowitz: In real life you would use a ground power cart. And you would have to wait in the cold for it to arrive, and pay for it as well. That does not sound like much fun to me for a simulator. Hmm, especially the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Battery Realism (Nasal Electrical System)

2006-01-21 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Paul Surgeon schrieb: What we really need are more aircraft developers who are willing to get together and tackle a single aircraft like the MSFS guys do. They typically work on an aircraft for about 1 to 1.5 years with a core team of about 4 to 6 people. I know that the development time

Re: [Flightgear-devel] SimGear support library not found

2006-02-01 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Chris Millichamp schrieb: Hi I am trying to build FG using cygwin. Have followed all the instructions in the fgfs_cygwin.pdf about building the required packages prior to building FlightGear. They were all built with no errors and with a resulting directory structure exactly the same as

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 737 project

2006-02-05 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Josh Babcock schrieb: Major A wrote: There is already a new 737 model and 3D panel in the pipe line. Which one are you referring to? The current CVS model? I think I could contribute to FlightGear by writing code for instruments. Inspired by Benedikt Stratmann's x737 for X-Plane, it would be

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Detlef Faber - links for FW190 question Bf109

2006-02-10 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Detlef Faber schrieb: Am Donnerstag, den 09.02.2006, 17:21 +0100 schrieb Georg Vollnhals: .. and for 2007: a FW 190! :-) (Bremen is my hometown) Thank you Georg, i've already searched after Infos or manuals for an FW 190 on the net, but sadly found little to create a FDM. If anybody has

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New South Germany Scenery release

2006-02-12 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Ralf Gerlich schrieb: Dear all, today the South Germany Scenery team released a new version of its custom scenery with the following major new features: - new scenery areas: Zürich, Stuttgart and surrounding - reduced triangle count - custom Atlas maps For more information, see our news

[Flightgear-devel] AI objects with hardened surface not possible? Dave Culp?

2006-03-10 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi, for my upcoming Bremen scenery I tried to get moving ships which follow the river Weser. There should be at least a hardened hull (deck) to be landable for the BO105. Of course the ship-model is hardened when put into the scenery as a static object. It also works when I make a moving

Re: [Flightgear-devel] AI objects with hardened surface not possible? Dave Culp?

2006-03-11 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Vivian Meazza schrieb: Mathias Fröhlich For the solidness we will need IMO a hierarchical bounding box collider which is updated instead of rebuilt at each update(). The presence of movable objects like the carrier and the need to keep aircraft on the deck even if the carrier turns, this

[Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Curtis - small change of UFO.cxx possible?]

2006-03-11 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Curtis - small change of UFO.cxx possible? Datum: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 17:58:18 +0100 Von: Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi Geoff, Geoff Air

[Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Fwd: Re: Curtis - small change of UFO.cxx possible?]]

2006-03-11 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Fwd: Re: Curtis - small change of UFO.cxx possible?] Datum: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 18:49:22 +0100 Von: Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Curtis - small change of UFO.cxx possible?

2006-03-11 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi Geoff, Geoff Air schrieb: Here is a tiny tested patch - --- c:\FGCVS\FlightGear\source\src\FDM\ufo.cxxThu Mar 02 12:18:14 2006 ... Thank you for making this patch, I couldn'd do it until now ... It also overcomes another bothersome minor 'problem' ... frequently, when I start FG

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Curtis - small change of UFO.cxx possible?

2006-03-11 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: Yes. But I wouldn't even edit that if it isn't necessary. Just create a file $FG_ROOT/Nasal/local.nas where you collect all local modifications. ... m. Thanx, this is for my nightshift (at home), best time for me to do such work :-) Georg

[Flightgear-devel] Melchior - unwished side-effect of local.nas for UFO speed setting

2006-03-11 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: Yes. But I wouldn't even edit that if it isn't necessary. Just create a file $FG_ROOT/Nasal/local.nas where you collect all local modifications. That way you have that cleanly separated from the default files. You'd then write something like this: settimer(func {

Re: [Flightgear-devel] pa24-250

2006-03-12 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Dave Perry schrieb: David Luff wrote: Hi Davids (Luff and Perry) :-) this was a great discussion for me, I love this bird because it is real pilot proved and therefore very valuable for people like me with only some hours experience as co-pilot on fixed wings (real life). Dave Perry, keep

[Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Melchior - unwished side-effect of local.nas for UFO speed setting]

2006-03-13 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Melchior - unwished side-effect of local.nas for UFO speed setting Datum: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 11:45:28 +0100 Von: Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Melchior - unwished side-effect of local.nas for UFO speed setting

2006-03-13 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: * Georg Vollnhals -- Sunday 12 March 2006 05:51: When I looked at the controls/gear/gear-down[0] property I saw that neither the joystick nor the keyboard changed it when using the UFO and the new local.nas file was running. Well, then do what I suggested in the pa24

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 with 3D cokpit

2006-03-14 Thread Georg Vollnhals
alexis bory schrieb: hi, I put on my server an .tgz of the a10. http://croo.murgl.org/fgfs/A-10/A-10.tar.gz I'll try to freeze the dev and concentrate in some weigth and textures optimization, plus tiddy up, until (maybe) it's comited and released. hope you enjoy it. Alexis Hi Alexis, I

[Flightgear-devel] [Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-users] Re: Object sizes, controls for UFO]

2006-03-15 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff: Re: [Flightgear-users] Re: Object sizes, controls for UFO Datum: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 18:34:46 +0100 Von: Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-users@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED

[Flightgear-devel] 737 developers - B737-300/400/500 Operations Manual und Flight Crew Training Manual

2006-03-15 Thread Georg Vollnhals
B737-300/400/500 Operations Manual und Flight Crew Training Manual : Hi all, I don't know this is common known but I got these links by a member of the German FlightGear Forum. You can get the B737-300/400/500 Operations Manual und Flight Crew Training Manual as zipped PDF files (13 MB

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 737 developers - B737-300/400/500 Operations Manual und Flight Crew Training Manual

2006-03-15 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Paul Surgeon schrieb: On Wednesday 15 March 2006 21:37, Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..to protect MSFS IP 'n market share? ;o) No need to be naive here, do it the right way right from the start, ask them if we can put it in FG. Ask them if we can put procedures into FG? Dear sir, we would like your

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 with 3D cokpit

2006-03-15 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Lee Elliott schrieb: On Wednesday 15 March 2006 01:47, Georg Vollnhals wrote: alexis bory schrieb: hi, I wasn't sure what you actually meant by sensible in the 'nick' axis. Anyway, cutting to the chase, what are the characteristics that you don't like or think are wrong in the current

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 with 3D cokpit

2006-03-16 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Lee Elliott schrieb: I hope you understand what I want to report. Regards Georg Thanks for the feedback Georg - I'll have a look in to it. LeeE Hi LeeE, I just fired old 0.9.9 FG version and tried the old A-10 again - and mmmh... saw the same behaviour. Now I am very doubtful

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 with 3D cokpit

2006-03-16 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Lee Elliott schrieb: If you're trying to use Alexis' A-10 tarball with 0.9.9 FG and not cvs you could try changing the wing incidence to positive instead of negative - that should give the same characteristics as with using cvs FG. LeeE Hi LeeE, although I am only guessing regarding

[Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear XML files with CR/LF critical?]

2006-03-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff: Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear XML files with CR/LF critical? Datum: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 12:19:42 +0100 Von: Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] alessandro

[Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Aircraft/ufo ufo-set.xml,1.19,1.20 ufo.nas,1.6,1.7]

2006-03-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Aircraft/ufo ufo-set.xml,1.19,1.20 ufo.nas,1.6,1.7 Datum: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 12:39:50 +0100 Von: Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear XML files with CR/LF critical?

2006-03-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
alessandro marassi schrieb: Hi. Maybe I have not understood properly: FGTools program can manage also sceneries? thanks Alex Yes, but this was only the explanation why I ask also the LINUX user for help! Thank you Georg EDDW --- This

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Aircraft/ufo ufo-set.xml,1.19,1.20 ufo.nas,1.6,1.7

2006-03-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Frederic Bouvier schrieb: Quoting Georg Vollnhals : Melchior FRANZ schrieb: .. %APPDATA% is usually hidden to the normal user, and is used for programs to store and retrieve their own state. It is not a directory a user is supposed to access. -Fred Thank you, Fred for your info

[Flightgear-devel] Possible FG Bug

2006-03-18 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi, since some time (with the newest CVS versions) changes to the new GUI style do not work anymore: --prop:sim/current-gui=1 SHIFT+F10 Anyone else with the same problem? Or anything changed? A bug? Regards Georg EDDW --- This SF.Net

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Possible FG Bug

2006-03-18 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Martin Spott schrieb: Georg Vollnhals wrote: --prop:sim/current-gui=1 This has changed recently. Try: --prop:/sim/gui/current-style=1 Martin. Thank you Martin, for the hint. But this makes it even worser :-/ 1. does not change anything 2. with this new parameter FG crashes to desktop

[Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Possible FG Bug]

2006-03-18 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff:Re: [Flightgear-devel] Possible FG Bug Datum: Sun, 19 Mar 2006 04:24:49 +0100 Von:Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Carrier Stuff

2006-03-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Vivian Meazza schrieb: Hi, We now have some more eye candy in our carrier models: working catapult strop, holdback, and JBDs (Jet Blast Deflectors). The catapult tracks have To the carrier team: thank you very much for your phantastic work and improvements. The screenshots look very

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Possible FG Bug

2006-03-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Thank you (Melchior?), after an actual new CVS build and data download all works right with the GUI styles :-) Georg EDDW --- This SF.Net email is sponsored by xPML, a groundbreaking scripting language that extends applications into web and

[Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Possible FG Bug]

2006-03-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff:Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Possible FG Bug Datum: Sun, 19 Mar 2006 14:41:45 +0100 Von:Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Possible FG Bug

2006-03-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: * Georg Vollnhals -- Sunday 19 March 2006 12:37: Thank you (Melchior?), For what? You used an obsolete, half-updated CVS version and it didn't work. You updated (what you should have done before complaining in the first place) and it worked. Old story. Never gets

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Last Wonder of the World...

2006-03-21 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Julien Pierru schrieb: I am actually trying to have most large arheological sites rendered in FG scenery. I guess my next project would be the mesoamerican pyramids such as Teotihuacan nearby Mexico City. Thank you Julien, that you share your work with us! Regards Georg EDDW

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear photo scenery

2006-03-21 Thread Georg Vollnhals
alessandro marassi schrieb: Hi. I use UFO to examine scenery. I start from an airport, position the vehicle in air (altitude, longitude, latitude, heading). Is there a way to make it just hover in air setting its speed to 0? thanks Alex Hi, if you use FG CVS or Fred's binaries of 0.9.10 (see

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Few 3d Modeling questions

2006-03-29 Thread Georg Vollnhals
[EMAIL PROTECTED] schrieb: Hy I'm new here so be patient with me :) I have a few questions. I looked at the Aircraft to-do list in the wiki and noticed for example that from the Beech99 the nose was not correctly modeled. Not only the nose. The whole Beech99 is now far behind most of the FG

[Fwd: Re: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)]

2006-03-31 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff: Re: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?) Datum: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 14:55:13 +0200 Von:Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Referenzen: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)

2006-03-31 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Frank Olaf Sem-Jacobsen schrieb: This is a never ending work and I am just writing the manual which is rather big but not finished. If you want to test the program please tell me (the Cygwin functions are used by me all the time since many months and very stabile :-) Regards Georg Sure,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] compile with MSVC 2005 (the same as msvc 8?)

2006-03-31 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Frank Olaf Sem-Jacobsen schrieb: Go right ahead, I suppose you find my address from my e-mails?. May I at the same time make a feature request for your application. I haven't tested it yet, but I know TerraSync compiles under Cygwin, and that Cygwin provides rsync, so perhaps you could

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Textures update ...

2006-04-01 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Rob Oates schrieb: New scenery update! Hopefully this gets everyones blessing :) Hi Rob, hi all! I am very glad you are such an engaged contributer to FlightGear and have seen that you are improving your skills during the work. But I am sorry to say - after testing your latest work -

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Textures update ...

2006-04-02 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Erik Hofman schrieb: Rob Oates wrote: I'll eventually release different textures for other regions...but it will take time. But it's something I really want to do :) Nice, People wanted the crop circles and a low number of textures and now I'm being criticized by doing it that way. I

[Flightgear-devel] Melchior: ac_state.nas

2006-04-02 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: The A10 has code to save aircraft data (not activated yet), and my ac_state.nas[1] script does so for every aircraft! I think that this functionality should eventually be in fgfs, and we need a place to store all the files. $ ls $FG_HOME/state/|wc -l 27 m. [1]

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Melchior: ac_state.nas

2006-04-02 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: [1] http://members.aon.at/mfranz/flightgear/ac_state.nas [3.3 kB] * Georg Vollnhals -- Sunday 02 April 2006 13:38: this is a very nice feature and it could be enhanced by saving dialed frequencies, etc. in the future. I just added that. Really, really great! Tested

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Melchior: ac_state.nas

2006-04-02 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: It wasn't really done for continuing flights (in air), No, never thought of doing that ... but only to not have to start from a cheesy runway with running engine(s). I wanted proper start procedure, taxiing etc. The pa24 shouldn't start on KSFO/28R every time, but

Re: [Flightgear-devel] collision detection.

2006-04-03 Thread Georg Vollnhals
explodes whatever. Also would it be a big job to stop the aircraft going through 3d models as if they were ghosts ? Cheers Justin Smithies As far as I know this his is only true for a) random scenery objects (buildings, etc.), automatically placed by FG b) AI objects with flightplan c)

Re: [Flightgear-devel] European Scenery Textures

2006-04-10 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Rob Oates schrieb: Hi, I spent the last few days working on regional textures for Europe. This is just a preliminary release so I can get feedback on these textures. Hi Rob, this is great work and these textures are the best for the local area I ever had. Thank you very very much! I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] European Scenery Textures

2006-04-10 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Rob Oates schrieb: Hi, I spent the last few days working on regional textures for Europe. This is just a preliminary release so I can get feedback on these textures. Hi Rob, I just experimented a little with your textures, changed some content and made them have more contrast, did it a

[Flightgear-devel] Bremen-Weser VFR demo scenery now available for download

2006-04-12 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi all, as many of us will have some time for FlightGear next weekend I decided to upload my Bremen-Weser demo-scenery so that you might have a nice flight over my homeland. Before uploading you my have a preview of the enclosed *.pdf manual here in *.html format:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: FGLive 0.1 alpha available for testing

2006-04-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi Pigeon, the idea to have a FG-live-CD was great but how you did it is even greater, my compliments! :-)) I tested it with AMD64 3700, 1 GB RAM, NVidia 6600GT 256 MB and made 3 long testflights (B1900, C172). This is what I found (beside all those positive aspects which I can't mention

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Re: Re: FGLive 0.1 alpha available for testing

2006-04-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Pigeon schrieb: Sorry I should be more specific. Try doing jscal -c /dev/js0 and the follow the instructions. After that see if the joystick works better (or worse ;) Hi Pigeon, now, at the end of a long night (5:11 am) I have to thank a) Pigeon, who gave me the right hints

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Me262

2006-04-25 Thread Georg Vollnhals
ng. What the subject said is apparently correct: today the First Flight in Manching / Germany I guess today rellay means today ! That is very right, it is the First Flight of one of the rebuild planes in Manching/Germany. But it is *NOT* the first flight of this American project to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Re: FGLive 0.1 alpha available for testing

2006-05-16 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Nils Erik Svangård schrieb: You are right - I have two sound devices - onboard sound (normally activated) and a separate sound-card (not activated). Under Windows I have no drivers installed for the sep. soundcard and Suse10 might have asked me during the installation what sound-device to use

[Flightgear-devel] [Fwd: Martin Spott - did you read this LinuxTag related mail?]

2006-05-16 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Original-Nachricht Betreff:Martin Spott - did you read this LinuxTag related mail? Datum: Tue, 16 May 2006 22:38:44 +0200 Von:Georg Vollnhals [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: FlightGear Developers List flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Hi Martin, due

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Seneca II updated

2006-05-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Torsten Dreyer schrieb: Hi, I spent some time on the Seneca II model. The update is available here http://www.t3r.de/fg/seneca/ Changes: ... Torsten Hi Torsten, thank you for the latest update of your Seneca II. It is not only a wonderful artwork with many details outside and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Seneca II updated

2006-05-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Torsten Dreyer schrieb: Got a URL? Torsten, I know that this answer is too detailed for you. But there may be some other people reading this: All objects are in Stockill's model database (and the terrain has to be downloaded from the FG scenery server, if not already installed).

Re: [Flightgear-devel] harrier checkin

2006-05-25 Thread Georg Vollnhals
[EMAIL PROTECTED] schrieb: Still a lot to do, but I figure people would at least like to have a 3d model to go with the flight model that already exists (I didn't touch the flight model). Hi Steve Havlir, I never would have tried the Harrier without any reference points to the horizont

Re: [Flightgear-devel] harrier checkin

2006-05-25 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Georg Vollnhals schrieb: Hi Steve Havlir, .. So, with this actual flight model you have to think a lot more in advance compared to a helicopter (where you also have to think in advance) due to the big! delay to power-setting and steering commands. Actually, I do not have any detailled

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Frederic Bouvier - Paris, Orly, Chateauroux-Deols Scenery

2006-05-25 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi Fred, Your request has been redirected to Emmanuel. He claims he is not fluent enough in english, but if you can speak french, you can touch him on the french forum : http://fr.flightgear.tuxfamily.org/forum/index.php . His nickname is heljah Although I can read and understand French

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Frederic Bouvier - Paris, Orly, Chateauroux-Deols Scenery

2006-05-25 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Frederic Bouvier schrieb: FGSD use OpenGL to display the workspace. It runs on my old GeForce 5900Fx 128Mb and a new X1400 ATI Mobility. When I run Google Earth, Blender or FG at the same time, there can be display problems, but a redraw ( playing with the scrollbars ) usually cures the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Beaufighter and Payload

2006-05-28 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Detlef Faber schrieb: Hello everybody, here is a preview of my Bristol Beaufighter, it features tracers and a releasable torpedo. As the heavy torpedo doesn't improve general flight characteristics, I like to make it selectable via the Fuel and payload dialog, but I don't know how to achieve

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Harrier checkin

2006-06-04 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Josh Babcock schrieb: AJ MacLeod wrote: My only request at this stage is an easy one - that the aircraft starts off with the parking brake engaged. There are few things more irritating than having the fg screen fade in only to find yourself pitching off the carrier deck or into the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Harrier checkin

2006-06-05 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Josh Babcock schrieb: dene maxwell wrote: My penny's worth...I agree... no experience IRL ...it's one of the first things I do in FG is engage the P-brake while I set up the radio/AP ...I'm working through my hanger to set this as default for all AC. :-D ene My point though, is that you

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Object without texture issue

2006-06-05 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Jakub Skibiński schrieb: I am newbie, so excuse my ignorance :) With Blender I create an object, add texture (.rgb). Blender renders the object, texture is drawn etc. Then I export my object to an '.ac' file and copy it into proper FG scenery directory along with the texture file. When

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear PR; Was: In the press

2006-06-13 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Martin Spott schrieb: BTW, we should form a FlightGear PR department which consists of an official press contact (where in fact all the work is being dumped :-) and a little 'corona' of people to whom the work should be delegated - at least in theory. I'd say Pigeon definitely belongs to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] UAV Heli and Matlab

2006-06-13 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Martin Spott schrieb: I don't claim the helicopter FDM in FlightGear is perfect, but turning it down just because a few details are missing, whereas most of the actual in-flight behaviour is pretty well done, is unjustified, .. .. Usually it _is_ my intention to stay within

Re: [Flightgear-devel] UAV Heli and Matlab

2006-06-14 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: * Georg Vollnhals -- Wednesday 14 June 2006 03:02: Take the BO105 and goo for a straight and level flight with 100-120 knts. Then push the collective down. [...] Try it with the BO105 - see what happens? You are not only able to hold height with pulling the stick back

Re: [Flightgear-devel] UAV Heli and Matlab

2006-06-14 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: * Georg Vollnhals -- Wednesday 14 June 2006 11:57: Melchior FRANZ schrieb: * Georg Vollnhals -- Wednesday 14 June 2006 03:02: Take the BO105 and goo for a straight and level flight with 100-120 knts. Then push the collective down

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Blender to ac3d material exporting

2006-06-16 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Roberto Inzerillo schrieb: I have created a web page with minimalistic usage instruction about the way the ac3d Blender exporter plugin works with Blender material definitions. It can be usefull for newbees who do not like to struggle with all the unnecessary Blender material attributes.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Simgear compile error: min function

2006-06-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Jon S. Berndt schrieb: Perfectly legal. That is a static member of SGLimitsT that is basically the same than std::numeric_limits. That in turn has a min static member. On windows, you have that nasty windows.h header defining a min and max macro that will interfere with the ISO C++ standard.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Simgear compile error: min function

2006-06-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Mathias Fröhlich schrieb: On Saturday 17 June 2006 22:15, Jon S. Berndt wrote: This is under Cygwin, so it's a little surprising. I've been compiling this way for years and this is the first I've seen of it. Is this a relatively new change in the code? About a year or so ...

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Simgear compile error: min function

2006-06-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Mathias Fröhlich schrieb: On Saturday 17 June 2006 22:24, Georg Vollnhals wrote: I could not compile SimGear CVS under CYGWIN for a short time due to this error. Will now try to make the changes recommended. Thank you Jon for making it public. There is a #define that saves windows.h from

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Simgear compile error: min function

2006-06-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Mathias Fröhlich schrieb: On Saturday 17 June 2006 22:44, Georg Vollnhals wrote: I am just trying to find that needle but I am blind! But not giving up for the next hour. Ok, google tells me that #define NOMINMAX or equivalently CPPFLAGS=-DNOMINMAX ./configure --whatever-you-like

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Simgear compile error: min function

2006-06-17 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Jon S. Berndt schrieb: ... I didn't get thsi error. However, I did get pages of FlightGear errors similar to the SimGear one - not really unexpected, I guess. example: /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/include/c++/bits/locale_facets.tcc:514:57: macro min requires 2 arguments, but

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin Build of FlightGear

2006-06-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi Jon! Jon S. Berndt schrieb: Has anyone successfully built FlightGear under Cygwin using the latest Cygwin environment and the latest plib/simgear/flightgear? I'm wondering if I need to ditch my entire codebase and start from scratch ... This was the only way for me to get rid of all

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin Build of FlightGear

2006-06-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
when I try running flightgear. Very, very frustrating. I hate to do this, but I guess I will next try to completely delete all cygwin directories. This is just so strange. This was the only solution for me which worked! I'd really like to know how many are using cygwin, and if they are also

[Flightgear-devel] Cygwin CVS compile error

2006-07-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi all, with the newest CVS and Cygwin I get this error /fg-cvs/lib/libplibul.a(ulClock.o):ulClock.cxx:(.text+0x81): undefined reference to [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Any ideas what would help? Thank you very much in advance Georg HeliFlyer EDDW

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin CVS compile error

2006-07-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Frederic Bouvier schrieb: Quoting Georg Vollnhals : Hi all, with the newest CVS and Cygwin I get this error /fg-cvs/lib/libplibul.a(ulClock.o):ulClock.cxx:(.text+0x81): undefined reference to [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Any ideas what would help? Thank you very much in advance

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin CVS compile error

2006-07-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Frederic Bouvier schrieb: [EMAIL PROTECTED] /usr/lib $ find . -name *winmm* /w32api/libwinmm.a I guess you need to install the win32 libraries from your cygwin setup ( I forgot unix prefix its libraries with 'lib'. winmm.lib is for MSVC, libwinmm.a is for cygwin ) If you look in the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: D-EENE

2006-07-22 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Getting one with me in the pilot's seat is difficult, but I hope this one is sufficient to serve as a proof ;-) http://foxtrot.mgras.net/bitmap/FGFS/DEEQA-EDNY.jpg Thanks to Ingrid Scholl for handing the photo to me, Martin. Hi Martin, thank you for the picture, now I have an

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin CVS compile error

2006-07-22 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Geoff Air schrieb: Hi, In a Windows XP machine, running cygwin, latest CVS for simgear and flightgear I am getting the SAME or SIMILAR error when linking FlightGear ... well actually when linking fgjs.exe, under cygwin ... namely - Hi Geoff, thank you for all this feedback, but after

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: D-EENE

2006-07-23 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Martin Spott schrieb: Martin Spott wrote: Getting one with me in the pilot's seat is difficult, but I hope this one is sufficient to serve as a proof ;-) http://foxtrot.mgras.net/bitmap/FGFS/DEEQA-EDNY.jpg BTW, if you never knew why people love flying Cessna in sunny regions,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Cygwin CVS compile error

2006-07-24 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Martin Spott schrieb: Georg Vollnhals wrote: Hopefully Fred and Matthias will give us new precompiled versions on ftp://ftp.ihg.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/Win32 (down at the moment) from time to time! Indeed, this server - not only the server but the whole building - had

[Flightgear-devel] [Fwd: FlightGear language support]

2006-07-27 Thread Georg Vollnhals
(I am resending this due to the faulty sf-mailing system which is troublesome since ca. 5 days) Georg Vollnhals schrieb: Hi, as there is an actual question about German language support in the German FG Forum I played a little around with 1. the start-parameters --language=de / --language

[Flightgear-devel] FlightGear language support

2006-07-27 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Hi, as there is an actual question about German language support in the German FG Forum I played a little around with 1. the start-parameters --language=de / --language=ger / --language=xxx 2. brute force method renamed strings-de.xml to strings-default.xml in FG/data/translations but nothing

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Question: Is there a big mistake on the Bo

2006-08-11 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Maik Justus schrieb: I have good pedals, but I don't use them since 3 years, because my notebook has no gameport. I am using a sidewinder, its pedals are not very accurate, but it's ok. Maik If your notebook has got 2 USB ports you might use an USB gameport adaptor for the pedals

Re: [Flightgear-devel] managed view option....

2006-08-19 Thread Georg Vollnhals
Melchior FRANZ schrieb: * Syd -- Friday 18 August 2006 02:39: since I dont have rudder pedals , I cant get off the ground without spinning like crazy until I get some forward momentum.(Yes , with auto coordination enabled ). I cannot reproduce that. Can you give some more info?

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