Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightAware flight tracking

2006-10-06 Thread Stuart Buchanan
When you enter the airspace (or the roadways) you give up some of your privacy and freedoms and agree to play by a common set of rules ... usually for the sake of safety, or the environment, or justified for some greater common good. As far as I know, there is no mean for the public, to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] C182 patch

2006-10-08 Thread Stuart Buchanan
On Monday 02 October 2006 21:24, Buchanan, Stuart wrote: I've been working on an update to the c182. Improvements over previous version: - Increase in texture resolution and improved textures. Now has a nice blue pin-stripe down the side. - Minor model improvements - pitot tube, wing

Re: [Flightgear-devel] first time

2006-10-10 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Krishna Prasad wrote: HI I donot know what needs to be changed. can you give me the links to the documentations that tells us about the plane parameters. And also about how to develop a plane. Krishna Hi Krishna, The main FG documentation can be found here:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Example for Realtime Radio / ATC

2006-10-11 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Holger Wirtz wrote: Hello, I want to introduce some example code for what I personally miss in every actually flight simulator: realtime radio. SNIP I used flightgear some times and I tried FS2004. The ATC-feature of FS2004 is nice but not really good. My dream is to have an

[Flightgear-devel] Chat message template patch

2006-10-12 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I have a new patch for the chat system that improves it by replacing the chat history with a property browser widget with which you can choose messages. Like everything else in FG, the messages are defined in a set of properties which you can edit as you wish. The patch also defaults the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Example for Realtime Radio / ATC

2006-10-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: Stuart Buchanan wrote: The whole area of ATC/MP voice/text interaction is is an area that has suddenly become very popular! As I understand, Holger in fact is aiming real, clean voice support, not in some 'chimaera' - no matter how good it may become

Re: [Flightgear-devel] multiple views on separate monitors?

2006-10-21 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Sexauer, Steve wrote: can you use multiple monitors and perhaps multiple video cards with flightgear in windows or linux? By that I mean do an out the window view on one monitor and a cockpit view on another. Yes, FG supports multiple monitors. It's even documented in The Manual

Re: [Flightgear-devel] multiple views on separate monitors?

2006-10-22 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Sexauer, Steve wrote: Thanks for the info. I should have clarified that I was wondering if how hard it would be to do it on one machine --of course the entire program is too processor intensive to run twice on one machine. Some simulator programs run multiple windows on low end machines,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OpenSceneGraph

2006-10-24 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Mathias Fröhlich wrote: Hi, I had worked now for some time on an OSG port of flightgear. At the moment many things are already working. - Scenery and 3d models are there. - Animations work mostly as expected. - The usual lights including the vasi are there. - The 3d panel is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] fgfs and bi-directional protocols

2006-10-26 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Holger Wirtz wrote: Hello, I tried the following, which results in an error: $ /usr/games/fgfs --generic=socket,bi,2,localhost,,tcp,fg_sqawk.xml You shouldn't include the .xml on the end of your commandline argument. Where do I have to put the protocol defintion fg_sqawk.xml? I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OpenSceneGraph

2006-10-29 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Mathias Fröhlich wrote: ... is now in. Hi Mathias, I tried compiling your OSG tarball on cygwin, but hit an error: c++ -O2 -DWIN32 -DNOMINMAX -W -Wall -mnop-fun-dllimport -I../../../../include - I/usr/local/OpenThreads/include -I/usr/local/Producer/include -c ../ESRIShape.c pp

Re: [Flightgear-devel] terrain surface types...

2006-11-02 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: Steve Hosgood wrote: Martin Spott wrote: You know, some people do it the other way round. Just a reminder, I guess this strip has already been mentioned elsewhere: http://foxtrot.mgras.net/bitmap/Wasserlandung_mit_Salto.mpeg Just for interest - I know

[Flightgear-devel] pc7 panel patch

2006-11-07 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, Panel update for the pc7, making it match some photos of pc7 panels I found in the web. Now has radios, VOR etc, making it quite fun as a fast single-engined IFR trainer, provided your joystick is up to it! -Stuart Index: pc7-panel.xml

Re: [Flightgear-devel] pc7 panel patch

2006-11-07 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Stuart Buchanan wrote: Hi All, Panel update for the pc7, making it match some photos of pc7 panels I found in the web. Now has radios, VOR etc, making it quite fun as a fast single-engined IFR trainer, provided your joystick is up to it! -Stuart snip ... and as my mail client has

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Antonov AN-2 ready for download

2006-11-08 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Chris Metzler wrote: It's a pretty A/C. I started and took off with no problem, but was never able to get the plane above a speed of about 70 knots while holding my altitude. Does that seem right? Did you find you were flying at a particularly high angle of attack? You may have been

[Flightgear-devel] Graphics card recommendations

2006-11-08 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, As I type this, my monitor is displaying multi-coloured stripes across the screen. I think the problem may be my graphics card - a Radeon 9800 Pro with 128MB of memory. I bought the graphics card with the computer (a Dell) which is now about 3 years old. So, it looks like I need to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] random cow objects

2006-11-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: Frederic Bouvier wrote: Maik Justus a ?crit : If anyone is interested in the forth going of this event: The heli slipped slowly from the cows without being damaged. Add fences around airports ;-) In some areas you're simply requested to do a low approach

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Graphics card recommendations

2006-11-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Stuart Buchanan wrote: So, it looks like I need to replace the graphics card. Alternatively I could replace the entire computer, but that is probably going to be a bit excessive, though not out of the question if it is likely that other components are about to fail. So, what

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Feedback Flightgear OSG for Microsoft

2006-11-17 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Detlef Faber wrote: Am Donnerstag, den 16.11.2006, 21:41 +0100 schrieb Heiko Schulz: Hi, So, now I got the OSG-version from yesterday for microsoft compiled with WINCVS. What should I say which isn't said before - framerates about 10 % under the plib-version. But they are

Re: [Flightgear-devel] SenecaII OAT indicator patch: please revert

2006-11-28 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Torsten Dreyer -- Tuesday 28 November 2006 13:38: [...] due to a patch applied a few days ago. ^^^ ^^ May I kindly ask to revert this patch *Which* patch? Could you please either (A) mention the file name and (if

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Forums?

2006-11-29 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Curtis Olson wrote: Now that I am hosting the FlightGear web site with a commercial hosting service, it becomes quite easy to setup online forums using phpBB2. I know our development culture is built around mailing lists. I'm sure the FlightGear community will be decisively split between

Re: [Flightgear-devel] pc7 panel patch

2006-12-06 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Ron Jensen wrote: On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 20:30 +, Stuart Buchanan wrote: + instrument include=../Instruments/attitude-indicator.xml Stuart, This points to a file that doesn't exist in CVS, i.e. Failed to open file at /usr/share/games/FlightGear/Aircraft/pc7/Panels

[Flightgear-devel] Modeling a Flexwing Microlight

2006-12-08 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I recently bought a flex-wing microlight (aka trike, ultralight, hang-glider with a lawnmower engine). Specifically, a Mainair Flash 2 Alpha. There is currently a picture of it here: http://www.sites.ecosse.net/graeme.ritchie/eosm/home.asp?txtMenu=forsale Obviously, I want model it in

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Modeling a Flexwing Microlight

2006-12-12 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Joacim Persson wrote: On Fri, 8 Dec 2006, Stuart Buchanan wrote: - There is no trimming for different flight phases. Vertical speed is purely controlled by power. Many trikes has a trim function, just like all non-trainer hang glider has nowadays. Many do, but mine doesn't

Re: [Flightgear-devel] How to drive multiplanes using external d ata

2006-12-13 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- tangyong wrote: My project need to drive multiplanes using external data saved in a file.Does I have to study the multiplayer protocol?How to abuse that system to introduce additional aircraft into the scene. Hi Tangyong, As with all these things, there is more than one way to do it...

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Fw:Filenbsp; I/Onbsp; problem:whynbsp; ca n'tnbsp; replaynbsp; mynbsp; flignbsp; ht nbsp; innbsp; 10hz

2006-12-13 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- tangyong wrote: I want to replay my flight,read the flight path information from a file. Fist,I record a flight path at 10 hz,5hz,or 2hz ,just like this: --native=file,out,10,flight1.fgfs and then I relay my flight,but I got a secction error! --native=file,in,10,flight1.fgfs

[Flightgear-devel] Linking problems on Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition

2006-12-28 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi Guys, I've somehow managed to break my VC8 build of FG. I followed the instructions linked from the wiki using the 3rdparty-2006-11-25.zip and osg_ot_md.zip. This was working nicely a couple of weeks ago, so I _think_ my build system is OK. SimGear compiles quite happily, however building

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Linking problems on Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition

2006-12-28 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Maik Justus wrote: Hi Stuart, add simgear\scene\model\SGMaterialAnimation.cxx to your simgear project file. If you get an error message like your reported one, search for a *.c?? file with the required function and add it to the project file. Or: if you update via cvs look for

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Animation and osg

2007-01-04 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Mathias Fröhlich wrote: Hi, I am preparing put the panel code into the scenegraph. For that I needed a generic scenery picking mechanism. That is now in place together with an 3D model animation type that can be used to execute some commands from our command manager on a mouse pick

[Flightgear-devel] Panel and fuel patch for pc7

2007-01-06 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, Attached below is a patch for the pc7. It fixes two issues: - Error in the panel that attempted to pick up an non-existant attitude-indicator. - Incorrect fuel load that provided only 10 minutes of flight before fuel starvation. -Stuart Index: pc7-set.xml

[Flightgear-devel] Z-buffering issue in 2.5D panels

2007-01-06 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I've noticed an issue in some of the 2-D panels that are used as 3-D panels on some of the aircraft. Specifically, the c310 and pc7 3-D panels have very bad flicker on some of the textures. Strangely, the c182 (which uses the same technique for the panel) does not have this problem.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Aerotow and winch patch

2007-01-06 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Maik Justus wrote: Hi, I forgot to add two new files (Hitch.?pp, to be placed in the YASim directory.) You need to add Hitch.cpp to the project file. Maik Maik Justus schrieb am 06.01.2007 15:29: Hello, here is the first version of the aerotow and winch patch. snip

[Flightgear-devel] Number of aircraft in FG CVS

2007-01-06 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I've just updated the (very out of date) list of aircraft in The Manual. In doing so, I re-discovered a bunch of aircraft I had forgotten existed, but also found that we now have over 120 aircraft in FG data CVS. Some of these are FDM or minor variations, but the list is quite amazing

Re: [Flightgear-devel] location-in-air

2007-01-06 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- John Denker wrote: Hi -- I have extensively reworked the location-in-air.xml popup. It is now much more pilot-friendly. I would appreciated if other folks would play with it and provide feedback. snip Apart from one major omission, it is certainly an improvement over the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] C182 creeping features

2007-01-08 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- John Denker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 01/08/2007 10:06 AM, Stuart Buchanan wrote: Are you particularly interested in using the c182? Well, yes I am. A lot of FBOs will let you rent a 182. If we make an XY plot trading off availability versus a combination of speed and roominess

Re: [Flightgear-devel] C182 creeping features

2007-01-08 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- John Denker wrote: On 01/08/2007 12:44 PM, Stuart Buchanan wrote: OK - I'll probably leave this as a general emissive light. Where is the switch located? On the ceiling? Multiple switches. Perhaps the most relevant to the model are the two dimmer knobs (commonly but improperly

Re: [Flightgear-devel] C182 creeping features

2007-01-08 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Stuart Buchanan wrote: --- John Denker wrote: snip In the long term, I have fantasies about allowing the point of view to change ... not just changing the tilt/pan/zoom from a fixed point, but actually moving the pilot's *point* of view. That would allow peering around the yoke

Re: [Flightgear-devel] c182 panel -- somewhat more realistic

2007-01-10 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- John Denker wrote: Hi -- I rejiggered the instrument placement on the c182 3d panel to make it more nearly resemble the real aircraft. My handiwork can be found at http://www.av8n.com/fly/fgfs/c182s-3d-panel.xml.htm http://www.av8n.com/fly/fgfs/c182s-3d-panel.xml Looks good,

[Flightgear-devel] Light patch for c182

2007-01-10 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I've a new patch for the c182. It consists of the following: - Nav, Strobe and Beacon lights. Currently the beacon and strobe don't flash, I suspect due to the timed animation not yet being present in FG OSG. - 3D-controls for light and cockpit illumination level. - Key assignments for

Re: [Flightgear-devel] c182 revision version?

2007-01-11 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Roberto Inzerillo wrote: Hallo, I see a few people are working on a new c182 release. Which c182 model are you working on? There are a lot out there. Is that right you are using the C182 RG (1977) as a base? The current c182 models a C-182P, and all updates have been to that model. John

Re: [Flightgear-devel] c182 revision version?

2007-01-12 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Roberto Inzerillo wrote: The current c182 models a C-182P, and all updates have been to that model. John Denker has suggested that a C-182 RG would be a good addition. However, this is very much on the drawing-board and would require significant effort - we currently don't have an

[Flightgear-devel] C182-RG model

2007-01-13 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi, I've been working on a proper c182rg model, based on Ron Jensen's work. With the addition of the new model, the c182rg is really a completely different aircraft, so I've re-packaged it as such (Aircraft/c182rg). It is available from http://www.nanjika.co.uk/flightgear/c182rg.tar.gz It has

Re: [Flightgear-devel] c182rg ... and list follies

2007-01-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Ron Jensen wrote: I shrank the gear handle, and added it to the phake lighting so you can see it at night. I also tweaked the FDM so gear drag comes on almost instantly and is up to 50% higher during gear movement. Excellent. I have done some work on the FDM to decrease the aileron

Re: [Flightgear-devel] c182rg ... and list follies

2007-01-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- John Denker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 01/15/2007 04:27 AM, Stuart Buchanan wrote: I think it is time for this to go into CVS, if no-one objects. Certainly no objections from me. Any remaining nits should be fixed within CVS, not without. While we're on the subject: the 182rg

Re: [Flightgear-devel] How to get Doc without PDF format ?

2007-01-18 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- gh.robin wrote: We have some huge file doc in .pdf format That format is very difficult to be read, directly on screen, only one Way, to print it. Why that format ? , why don't we have the html format ? How to translate that doc from .pdf to .html. I assume you are referring to The

[Flightgear-devel] VC8 OSG Build problems

2007-01-22 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I'm having problems building CVS on Visual C++.net 2005 (again). This was working quite happily a couple of weeks ago. I've been following the instructions here: http://www.oflebbe.de/oflebbe/FlightGear/index.html Specifically using the pre-built libraries: - 3rdparty-2006-11-25.zip -

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Yasim property tree for helicopter interfacing

2007-01-23 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Francois du Plessis wrote: Hi I need to record the control and the environmental (position, velocity, etc.) data for a helicopter for some research that I am busy with. I am very new ot FG, but it seems like I will be able to use the --generic option to grab the data from FG while

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear Book

2007-01-25 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Curtis Olson wrote: More on this later, but here's a quick link: http://www.bomots.de/flightgear/index.htm Bomots has just published a FlightGear book in the German language. The title is FlightGear kompakt, ISBN: 3-939316-12-1. I have a copy in front of me and it it looks

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Updated Build System for MS Visual C++ 2005

2007-01-31 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Olaf Flebbe wrote: Hi, I updated the build system and prebuilt parts for MS VC 2005: * Used a Mathias-recommended CVS snapshot * Now static executables are back again. I even added static pthread. OpenAL is the only Dll left. * Added a few more OSG subsystems

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [RFC] re-introduction of c172 *-set.xml using fullscreen panel

2007-01-31 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Curtis Olson -- Wednesday 31 January 2007: Please! Let's call it something obvious that hopefully won't confuse people, or at least when people get confused we can give them a short obvious clarification. Yes, that was the idea. :-) The *-set.xml file

Re: [Flightgear-devel] why jittering,use external fdm

2007-02-01 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- tangyong wrote: Hi,everybody.I use these command lines to record a flight,then I replay it. Recording: fgfs --generic=file,out,20,flight.out,playback Playback: fgfs --generic=file,in,20,flight.out,playback --fdm=external but when I replay the flight record,I find the aircraft

Re: [Flightgear-devel] why jittering,use external fdm

2007-02-02 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- tangyong wrote: Hi Curt, Just as you and Stuart said,the main reason of jittering is the inconsistent frame rate.But I find that if several FG clients connect to a local server ''fgms'',each client can see each other correctly and the flight is smooth,no jittering.Is there no fps

Re: [Flightgear-devel] improved engine sound for skylane (c182 and

2007-02-02 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: John Denker wrote: Here is a patch to make the engine sound more like it should for the skylane (c182 and c182rg) http://www.av8n.com/fly/fgfs/skylane-sound.diff Anyone who has FlightGear with sound to cross-check this ? Martin. Cross-checked. Sounds

[Flightgear-devel] Updated c182rg model

2007-02-06 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I've been spending a bit of time updating the c182rg model. The new version is available from http://www.nanjika.co.uk/flightgear/c182rg.tar.gz Improvements: - More accurate dimensions, windows - Proper wheel wells for the rear gear - Modelled fuel caps, vents, beacons - Improved

Re: [Flightgear-devel] IRL Solo flight and Mainair Flash 2 Alpha

2007-03-12 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: Hi Stuart, Stuart Buchanan wrote: I didn't have any expectation that I might solo, just that I'd get a couple of hours flying in. After two hours of circuit-bashing and EFIC training (engine failure in the circuit) it was 4:30pm and George (my instructor

Re: [Flightgear-devel] IRL Solo flight and Mainair Flash 2 Alpha microlight

2007-03-12 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Georg Vollnhals wrote: Hi Stuart, first congratulations for your first solo flight. This is a very interesting report, I liked to read it :-) Thank you. I was still grinning to myself days later. snip THe FDM still requires some work, but should give an idea of what flying a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] IRL Solo flight and Mainair Flash 2 Alphamicrolight

2007-03-12 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Jon S. Berndt wrote: snip If anyone has JSBSim experience and can suggest improvements, I'd be very pleased to hear them. Where can the flight model be found online? It's available in http://www.nanjika.co.uk/flightgear/flash2a.tar.gz. See flash2a.xml in the root directory. I should

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tutorial news

2007-03-20 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- AJ MacLeod wrote: On Tuesday 20 March 2007 00:35, Melchior FRANZ wrote: I've started to overhaul Stuart's (excellent!) tutorial system. See the Lightning's startup tutorial for a marker example. It draws a nice blinking, magenta colored marker circle around the switch that the user is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] nasal iolib security

2007-03-30 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Melchior FRANZ wrote: Nasal (in SimGear) already had support for file I/O since the last Nasal update, but the line that would have activated it was commented out until yesterday. The now available Nasal io module allows some interesting stuff, such as direct appending of OBJECT entries

Re: [Flightgear-devel] nasal iolib security

2007-03-30 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Stuart Buchanan -- Friday 30 March 2007: Functionally, it seems reasonable to force all IO access through a wrapper .nas file in $FG_ROOT/Nasal that could attempt to restrict dangerous activities. But every Nasal code would have to have access to use those

[Flightgear-devel] Time for a new release?

2007-03-30 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, It hasn't been discussed for at least a couple of months, so I thought I'd bring up that old chestnut, when are we going to have a new release?. From the website, here are the pervious release dates: 0.9.5 - 2004/07 0.9.6 - 2004/10 0.9.8 - 2005/01 0.9.9 - 2005/11 0.9.10 - 2006/04

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: First solo cross-country

2007-04-08 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Ralf Gerlich wrote: Hi all, in the well-established tradition of reporting one's milestones on the way to a license I would like to give a short account on my first cross-country solo, which I flew today. As a reminder: I am currently undergoing training for what is called in

[Flightgear-devel] Vulcan retractable gear patch

2007-04-17 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, Someone a while ago posted a patch for the vulcan to sort out the bad retractable gear values generated by aeromatic. I didn't follow-up and test it, for which they have my apologies. However, I've tested the patch below, so if someone could commit it, that would be great. Thanks

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Update to MSVC 8 build system

2007-04-18 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Olaf Flebbe wrote: Hi, there is an update to the MSVC 8 build system because of the cmake switch in current OSG SVN trunk. You can find prebuild libs at http://www.oflebbe.de/oflebbe/FlightGear/ Works perfectly! Thanks very much for putting this together. -Stuart

[Flightgear-devel] Flash2a patch

2007-05-04 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I have a new patch available for the flash2a, including: - Improved FDM. Now much closer to the real thing. - Handling notes for transitioning 3-axis pilots - Chrome animation on appropriate metal-work - Flexwing microlight specific CH pro-pedal bindings. Available from:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-users] Any new version in sight?

2007-05-07 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Curtis Olson wrote: Life has been crazy for me for too long and for too many reasons, but we really need to get a release out the door. It has been *way* too long. snip I am looking for a volunteer(s) to help do one particular tedious job. For each release I like to sort through the

[Flightgear-devel] Data change log for next release

2007-05-09 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I've gone through the CVS logs for the data directory since the 0.9.10 release and produced the list of changes below. If I've missed anything, my sincere apologies, and please let me know by replying to the list. In particular if you maintain an aircraft and I've missed some major

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Simgear updates for next release

2007-05-10 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Melchior FRANZ wrote: Maybe the changelog should be on the wiki for fixes/extensions? An excellent use of the wiki - done. I've merged the data and simgear logs together here along with the feedback I've seen so far:

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Data change log for next release

2007-05-10 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- AJ MacLeod wrote: Hi Stuart, I think the gliding bit could be made clearer - no point in being shy about our new features ;-) Improved gliding, with towing (both on the ground and by MP aircraft) I think I would say with winch launching and aerotowing (by either AI or MP

Re: [Flightgear-devel] More ideas on dogfighting

2007-05-12 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- James Palmer wrote: I have a better idea on what is involved now for adding dogfighting to FG. Thanks to all who have given me input,.. Keep it coming. snip Hi James, It is wonderful that you are so enthusiastic about contributing to the project, and commendable that you are really

Re: [Flightgear-devel] More ideas on dogfighting

2007-05-14 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Jonathan Wagner wrote: These are not dogfight-only problems. These are multiplayer problems which currently are not addressed well in the current multiplayer implementation. On the public servers with high latency, multiplayer flight can be choppy as a plane in your view magically

Re: [Flightgear-devel] More ideas on dogfighting

2007-05-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Ampere K. Hardraade wrote: On Monday 14 May 2007 04:38, Stuart Buchanan wrote: If what you are suggesting is that to use MP, we will have to run the FDM on a server and accept a much lower refresh rate on the client, then I don't think that is acceptable as it will make the civil MP

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FG version 0.9.11

2007-05-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: Curtis Olson wrote: Currently the data package is released with only a subset of all the available aircraft: 737-300, A-10, bf109, bo105, c172p, c310, c310u3a, Citation-Bravo, f16, j3cub, Hunter, p51d, pa28-16, Rascal, T38, ufo, wrightFlyer1903 [...] The

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data NEWS, 1.14, 1.15 Thanks, 1.23, 1.24 preferences.xml, 1.240, 1.241 version, 1.20, 1.21

2007-05-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Maik Justus wrote: Hi, if I read the 9.11 change log I find several topics programmed by me. Maybe its worth to add my name to the Thanks and to the manual? But probably I have not an objective point of view ;-) I've added you to the Thanks section of The Manual. If anyone else

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear-0.9.11-pre1 (source code) available for download and testing

2007-05-16 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Curtis Olson wrote: FlightGear-0.9.11-pre1 is now available for download and testing. I have finished updating the FlightGear and SimGear web pages and ftp sites with the appropriate links to download the source code. This release is still based entirely on plib and does not have any

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear-0.9.11-pre1 (source code) available for download and testing

2007-05-17 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Olaf Flebbe wrote: Hi, snip And BTW an inpolite request for including me in the Thanks. Of course. How about the following: Olaf Flebbe. Improved the build system for Windows and provided pre-built dependencies and build packages. I hope I haven't missed other contributions you have

[Flightgear-devel] Flash2a Patch

2007-05-17 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I have a patch available for the flash2a, so it works on the plib branch. Available here: http://www.nanjika.co.uk/flightgear/flash2a.diff.bz2 For some reason the patch is much bigger than expected, though the changes are limited to removing some redundant models from the .ac file, and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flash2a Patch

2007-05-18 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: Stuart Buchanan wrote: I have a patch available for the flash2a, so it works on the plib branch. Available here: http://www.nanjika.co.uk/flightgear/flash2a.diff.bz2 Is the patch meant for PLIB only or for OSG as well ? The fix is plib-only, and removes

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flash2a Patch

2007-05-19 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Maik Justus wrote: Martin Spott schrieb am 18.05.2007 12:57: Hi Stuart, Stuart Buchanan wrote: The fix is plib-only, and removes some OSG-only features (pick animation). However, I'm happy for it to go into both branches to keep things consistent. Well, I'm

[Flightgear-devel] Model and handling patch to c182, c182rg

2007-05-19 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I have a pair of patches for the c182 and c182rg. It fixes in PLIB a transparency issue where the semi-transparent prop-disk allows you see through the fuselage when viewing from the front. It also modifies the aileron roll response and elevator pitch response so the aircraft feels a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Model and handling patch to c182, c182rg

2007-05-21 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: Stuart Buchanan wrote: I have a pair of patches for the c182 and c182rg. Done for CVS HEAD (OSG), Thank you. Could someone commit this for the PLIB branch as well please, as that is where the bugs manifest themselves. Thanks, -Stuart

Re: [Flightgear-devel] patch for osgViewer: more keys supported

2007-05-25 Thread Stuart Buchanan
I think you need a break statement on the delete line, otherwise it'll just get picked up as a left key press. -Stuart - Original Message From: Tim Moore [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FlightGear developers discussions flightgear-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Sent: Friday, 25 May, 2007 6:41:07 AM

[Flightgear-devel] OT: RL Flexwing Microlight General Skills Test (aka checkride)

2007-05-28 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, In the tradition of mentioning milestones on the way to a pilot's license, I thought I'd mention that I passed my final test for my microlight license on Saturday - the General Skills Test. I think this is the equivalent of the U.S. check-ride - an examination of your flying skills you

Re: [Flightgear-devel] For the - Author of Concorde

2007-05-28 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Aerotro wrote: I am having BIG problems, with the new Concorde version in Plib 0.9.11 pre-release, in win32 XP SP2, it is losing control during ascent while climbing through 15,000 feet while on a fixed Vertical Speed setting, or even on a fixed Pitch of 12. In fact I do not think it is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] flash2a, inversed left right

2007-05-28 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Maik Justus wrote: Hello, if I push the stick in the flash2a I see the plain lifting the nose --- therefore I control with the stick the trapeze (is it the right word?) of the aircraft. Therefore I expect I need to push the stick/trapeze to the left if I want to fly to the right.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: RL Flexwing Microlight General Skills Test (aka checkride)

2007-05-29 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Ralf Gerlich wrote: Hi there! Congratulations, Stuart, and I wish you many great flights and happy landings! Thanks - and to you too. Finally - Ralf - good luck with your test! Hm, I should have posted at least a quick note ;-) I already have passed my practical exam about one

[Flightgear-devel] OSG keyboard patch.

2007-05-30 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, Included below is a small patch to map the Tab key, which for some reason stopped working with the recent osgViewer changes. Can someone please commit to HEAD. -Stuart RCS file: /var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9/source/src/Main/FGManipulator.cxx,v retrieving revision 1.5 diff -u -r1.5

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Flying at/for LinuxTag

2007-05-31 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Curtis Olson wrote: I was just thinking ... it could be fun and interesting to find someone to be a FlightGear event coordinator. They could plan fly ins periodically ... maybe once a week or maybe less or more often depending on how things go. Everyone would show up at a particular

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Impressions from LinuxTag

2007-06-03 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Tim Moore wrote: Are there any instructions / recipes for using the new multi-display capability? I can puzzle it out from looking at the properties that it uses :) but I was wondering if there was an easier way; even better, what were the settings in use at the booth? It's not a

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Fwd: Flight Gear being sold on ebay

2007-06-14 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Curtis Olson wrote: On 6/14/07, Bill Galbraith wrote: DId you report this to EBay? They are usually pretty good about resolving issues like this. I reported it myself, but i think if everyone on this list took a minute and also reported it, ebay couldn't simply discount me as

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear at the 25th Falklands/Malvinas

2007-06-14 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: Stuart Buchanan wrote: I'm going to be there running FlightGear with some short interactive scenarios for the visitors. We're hoping to have two digital projectors running, so it should look pretty good. While I have, well, mixed feelings about the Falkland

Re: [Flightgear-devel] EAA Oshkosh

2007-06-15 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Martin Spott wrote: snip It would be nice if some kind person would build new scenery for Oshkosh and make it availble. I know it's a big request. Well, to get an idea you could start by reading this tutorial: http://www.custom-scenery.org/Building-Scener.331.0.html

[Flightgear-devel] FlightGear at the 25th Falklands/Malvinas Anniversary - Report

2007-06-18 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, As I mentioned in a previous post, I demonstrated FlightGear at our local Museum of Flight near Edinburgh, Scotland, as part of their events for the 25th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict. For those who might be interested in doing something similar, here's my report. The event

[Flightgear-devel] c182rg patches

2007-07-01 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, John Denker has been working on some improvements to the c182 and c182rg which I've tested, and would like committed to CVS, please. Specifically: 1) FDM improvements to make dutch roll and side-slip characteristics more realistic - previously it was almost impossible to side-slip as

Re: [Flightgear-devel] c182rg patches

2007-07-03 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi Martin, --- Martin Spott wrote: Hi Stuart, Stuart Buchanan wrote: John Denker has been working on some improvements to the c182 and c182rg which I've tested, and would like committed to CVS, please. Hmmm, something's strange here, as the gear doesn't retract at all. http

[Flightgear-devel] Random instrument failures and altimeter gremlins patch

2007-07-03 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, John Denker and I have been working on randomized failure modes for the Instrument Failure and System Failure dialogs. - You can now indicate the Mean Time Between Failure and Mean Cycles Between Failure for the various standard instruments and systems in the Instrument Failure and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] 0.9.11pre1 with cvs aircraft feedback.

2007-07-03 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Bohnert Paul wrote: Everyone, Aircraft flash2a kills 0.9.11 pre1. Not a problem for local use. I don't expect all cvs aircraft to work with the latest release. It also kills FlightGear multi player. If someone is online flying flash2a 0.9.11pre1 aborts. For now I'll

Re: [Flightgear-devel] flight control and trim position popup

2007-07-04 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Melchior FRANZ wrote: * John Denker -- Wednesday 04 July 2007: Well, there are still two objections concerning the submissions: [- fixed size and positions of dialogs] snip But the first problem concerns both submissions, and to reduce noise on the list I combined that. Didn't work

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Random instrument failures and altimeter gremlins patch

2007-07-07 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Stuart Buchanan -- Tuesday 03 July 2007: The included XML files replace those in the gui/dialogs directory, while gremlins.nas should be put in the Nasal directory. gremlins.nas? Please not funny names in $FG_ROOT/Nasal/. These are code files, and so far all

Re: [Flightgear-devel] More Property path patches

2007-07-10 Thread Stuart Buchanan
--- Maik Justus wrote: Hi AnMaster, AnMaster schrieb am 10.07.2007 20:58: I'm sorry to spam this list ;) but here are some more patches: http://rage.kuonet.org/~anmaster/flightgear/ju52.patch http://rage.kuonet.org/~anmaster/flightgear/flash2a.patch

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