Re: [Flightgear-devel] about mp refueling

2010-08-30 Thread Vivian Meazza
includes MOBIL, it is recognized as a tanker on MP. The property 'isTanker' is not transmitted by default over the net and is not handled on receipt. It is set to 'false' for all mp aircraft, and is only set to true if the callsign contains MOBIL is the first part

[Flightgear-devel] Minor fix to A-10

2007-06-16 Thread alexis bory
tanker = m.getNode(tanker).getBoolValue(); var id = m.getNode(id).getValue(); - print(mp ', id, ' contact=, contact, tanker=, tanker); + #print(mp ', id, ' contact=, contact, tanker=, tanker); if (tanker

Re: [Flightgear-devel] about mp refueling

2010-08-30 Thread jean
includes MOBIL, it is recognized as a tanker on MP. The property 'isTanker' is not transmitted by default over the net and is not handled on receipt. It is set to 'false' for all mp aircraft, and is only set to true if the callsign contains MOBIL is the first part

Re: [Flightgear-devel] about mp refueling

2010-08-28 Thread jean pellotier
Le 28/08/2010 20:01, Vivian Meazza a écrit : jean pellotier wrote: currently we can only refuel by mp behing a MOBIL plane, with a plane having the multiplay/tanker set. here's a proposal that permit to use any callsign (yes i know in this case the tanker will not have a tacan working

[Flightgear-devel] AAR

2006-05-20 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, AAR is fun, if a little tricky. These screen shots were taken with an AI tanker. ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dyndns.org/fgfs/Screen-shots/KC135-KC135-1.jpg ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dyndns.org/fgfs/Screen-shots/KC135-cockpit.jpg The KC135 is AAR capable so a full fuel load

[Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx

2007-06-13 Thread alexis bory
Hi, TACAN has to search the new AI submode 'tanker'. This tiny patch can be applied to both PLIB and OSG. Thanks for committing, Alexis Index: tacan.cxx === RCS file: /var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9/source/src/Instrumentation/tacan.cxx,v

Re: [Flightgear-devel] about mp refueling

2010-08-28 Thread Vivian Meazza
jean pellotier currently we can only refuel by mp behing a MOBIL plane, with a plane having the multiplay/tanker set. here's a proposal that permit to use any callsign (yes i know in this case the tanker will not have a tacan working), and any plane, for exemple the tanker pilot

[Flightgear-devel] Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR)

2006-05-18 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi, We have now completed and committed to CVS the next stage in development of our AAR capability - user to user AAR over the Multiplayer(MP) Network. This comprises: Updated code in cvs AIModels Updated carrier_nav.dat.gz file A flyable tanker - the KC135 AA TACAN which can now detect MP

[Flightgear-devel] about mp refueling

2010-08-27 Thread jean pellotier
Hi, currently we can only refuel by mp behing a MOBIL plane, with a plane having the multiplay/tanker set. here's a proposal that permit to use any callsign (yes i know in this case the tanker will not have a tacan working), and any plane, for exemple the tanker pilot can cut the probe

[Flightgear-devel] [PATCH] Fix up tacan.cxx (OSG)

2007-04-09 Thread Nick Warne
see that if a carrier exists, then _mobile_valid get set TRUE, so you can't have a tanker also. The attached patch is my attempted fix up. _mobile_valid gets set to false only if no valid TACAN freq is selected. If a valid freq. is selected, then carrier, AI Tanker and MP Tankers are checked

[Flightgear-devel] route manager crash

2006-05-19 Thread Julien Pierru
I was using the route manager while flying the tanker, everything was working fine until i opened the select an airport from the list box, then FG hang...I haven't tried to reproduce it yet.Julien

Re: [Flightgear-devel] about mp refueling

2010-08-28 Thread Vivian Meazza
jean pellotier wrote: currently we can only refuel by mp behing a MOBIL plane, with a plane having the multiplay/tanker set. here's a proposal that permit to use any callsign (yes i know in this case the tanker will not have a tacan working), and any plane, for exemple the tanker pilot

Re: [Flightgear-devel] about mp refueling

2010-08-29 Thread Vivian Meazza
jean pellotier wrote Le 28/08/2010 22:49, Vivian Meazza a écrit : AFAIKS in the code an aircraft gets a TACAN if the callsign is MOBIL1 (060X), MOBIL2 (061X), or MOBIL3 (062X). On the other hand if the callsign includes MOBIL, it is recognized as a tanker on MP. The property

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Goals for the 3.0 release

2012-12-29 Thread jean pellotier
- AI Tanker enhancements to allow users to select from a range of tanker models. This is particularly relevant for naval probe-equipped aircraft, where there is a much greater variety of tanker types. Could we also tighten the envelope in which we receive fuel? I did AAR with the F-16

[Flightgear-devel] Air-to-air refuelling enhancement

2013-02-24 Thread Stuart Buchanan
Hi All, I've just committed some small changes to the AI air-to-air refueling function: 1) Added support for multiple tankers of each type, selectable through the AI-Tankers GUI. Tankers are now defined in AI/tankers.xml. 2) Added an A-4F buddy tanker. 3) Enhanced the UI to allow the user

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-19 Thread gerard robin
On lundi 16 mars 2009, Melchior FRANZ wrote: While we are at it, here some comments on tanker.nas: There's a menu entry AI/MP-Tanker, which opens a small dialog where you can request a tanker. It'll contact you and tell you something like this: MOBIL3 at 15000, heading 130 with 250 knots

Re: [Flightgear-devel] data/tanker.nas

2009-03-20 Thread Stuart Buchanan
alex wrote: - vary callsign TACAN id - support more than just KC135 and KA6 tanker - support helicopter refueling (i.e. configurable airspeed) - fly refueling pattern(?) - avoid collisions with mountains m. The Handley Page Victor K2 is not too far from completion. It already has

Re: [Flightgear-devel] AAR/refueling change

2008-08-13 Thread Melchior FRANZ
And here's the traditional interface change right after the announcement: s/system/type/ Tanker: /ai/models/tanker[*]/refuel/type[*] boom or probe Aircraft: systems refuel typeboom/type !-- typeprobe/type -- /refuel /systems Sorry

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-25 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Monday 16 March 2009: + vary callsign TACAN id + fly refueling pattern That's now done. The tanker flies a refueling pattern with length 50 nm and 25 degree turns. You get a warning 1 nm before the turn. Note that pilots also tank during the turn! Bank angle and turn rate

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Air-to-air refuelling enhancement

2013-03-02 Thread jean pellotier
buddy tanker. 3) Enhanced the UI to allow the user to set the speed of the tanker, and the radius at which contact is made. Note that this is based on the origin of tanker and user. As a future enhancement I want to add offsets to indicate the position of the refuelling probe/receiver

[Flightgear-devel] Air to Air Refuelling Howto

2006-05-20 Thread AJ MacLeod
which also documents the great new additions - Air-Air TACAN (operable in MultiPlayer) a new tanker (KA6-D) and an improved flyable version of the KC-135 tanker which can be used for refuelling other aircraft in a MultiPlayer session! Primarily this document refers to the latest CVS, but some

[Flightgear-devel] AAR/refueling change

2008-08-13 Thread Melchior FRANZ
In the past it was possible to refuel any aircraft from any tanker. That's no longer the case! Tankers do now have to declare which system they offer. They do that by setting /ai/models/tanker[*]/refuel/system[*] to boom or probe A tanker can set both, but none of our current tankers does

Re: [Flightgear-devel] AAR/refueling change

2008-08-13 Thread gerard robin
On jeu 14 août 2008, Melchior FRANZ wrote: In the past it was possible to refuel any aircraft from any tanker. That's no longer the case! Tankers do now have to declare which system they offer. They do that by setting /ai/models/tanker[*]/refuel/system[*] to boom or probe A tanker can set

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-15 Thread Melchior FRANZ
While we are at it, here some comments on tanker.nas: There's a menu entry AI/MP-Tanker, which opens a small dialog where you can request a tanker. It'll contact you and tell you something like this: MOBIL3 at 15000, heading 130 with 250 knots, TACAN 062X At the moment TACAN is always 062X

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-19 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* gerard robin -- Thursday 19 March 2009: With the usual AI tankers we have a lot of data regarding the Radar x-shift y-shift in-range , rotation, v-offset, .. and so on That tanker feature don't gives such information , it is missing , is it any valuable reason ? That's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-19 Thread gerard robin
On jeudi 19 mars 2009, Melchior FRANZ wrote: * gerard robin -- Thursday 19 March 2009: With the usual AI tankers we have a lot of data regarding the Radar x-shift y-shift in-range , rotation, v-offset, .. and so on That tanker feature don't gives such information

Re: [Flightgear-devel] about mp refueling

2010-08-28 Thread jean pellotier
Le 28/08/2010 22:49, Vivian Meazza a écrit : AFAIKS in the code an aircraft gets a TACAN if the callsign is MOBIL1 (060X), MOBIL2 (061X), or MOBIL3 (062X). On the other hand if the callsign includes MOBIL, it is recognized as a tanker on MP. The property 'isTanker' is not transmitted

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: source/src/Instrumentation agradar.cxx, 1.3, 1.4 rad_alt.cxx, 1.2, 1.3 wxradar.cxx, 1.28, 1.29 wxradar.hxx, 1.20, 1.21

2009-03-22 Thread Melchior FRANZ
that in now. :-) Okay, I though that that might be the case. I've not been following that discussion too closely, That's a mistake. Chasing the Nasal tanker is a lot of fun. ;-) and was assuming that the nasal tanker code would also make use of the AIModels code, and hence be managed

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear release (Feb. 17 2013)

2012-11-19 Thread jean pellotier
local branches. hi, not a fancy new feature, but could someone apply this diff to tanker.nas? it's to make the hud markers work whith the ai tanker, for those who want to cheat a little :) http://janodesbois.free.fr/fg_screens/2012/fgfs-screen-002.jpg jano diff --git a/Nasal/tanker.nas b/Nasal

[Flightgear-devel] Air-to-Air TACAN

2006-04-19 Thread Vivian Meazza
hangar: http://home.comcast.net/~davidculp2/hangar/hangar.html) The tanker in this demo flies a long N/S racetrack, so you will need a TACAN fitted aircraft to find it - Hunter/Seahawk/Lightning. Only the Lightning is AAR capable. The TACAN channel assigned to the tanker, callsign ESSO 1, is 039X

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear presentation

2007-03-12 Thread Curtis Olson
On 3/12/07, Russell Suter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BTW, I found these videos to be quite disturbing not only in the choice of chase plane but the tanker flying wildly at tree top level with the boom out. Bet those boom operators were virtually puking their guts out on that one

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-15 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* gerard robin -- Sunday 15 March 2009: You should know that aircrafts which have some specific AAR won't be able to use it. All that work(ed) with the tanker scenarios should also work with this. It doesn't do anything magic. Just offer a tanker and set the aircraft's contact flag if it's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-15 Thread gerard robin
On dimanche 15 mars 2009, Melchior FRANZ wrote: * gerard robin -- Sunday 15 March 2009: You should know that aircrafts which have some specific AAR won't be able to use it. All that work(ed) with the tanker scenarios should also work with this. It doesn't do anything magic. Just offer

Re: [Flightgear-devel] data/tanker.nas

2009-03-20 Thread alex
SNIP - vary callsign TACAN id - support more than just KC135 and KA6 tanker - support helicopter refueling (i.e. configurable airspeed) - fly refueling pattern(?) - avoid collisions with mountains m. The Handley Page Victor K2 is not too far from completion. It already has the ability

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Air-to-air refuelling enhancement

2013-04-10 Thread jean
Le 10/04/2013 22:57, Stuart Buchanan a écrit : I've (finally) managed to add the code to allow offsets for the tanker fuelling positions and the receivers probe position. See the A-4F for an example of how to set this. One can now use small envelope sizes and use the relative drogue

Re: [Flightgear-devel] BlackBird SR-71

2007-06-14 Thread Bill Galbraith
Okay, now someone needs to refuel behind it. I understand the tanker is firewalled, and the SR-71 is on the verge of stalling. Bill - This SF.net email is sponsored by DB2 Express Download DB2 Express C - the FREE

[Flightgear-devel] jsbsim wind correction in opposite direction

2009-03-29 Thread jean pellotier
hi, with last update, i think that jsbsim is applying the wind correction in opposite direction. i tried to follow a tanker first with a F-4N, and it was the same with the c172p, facing wind from environment, air speed was equal to ground speed minus wind speed. that was not the case last

Re: [Flightgear-devel] carrier questions

2010-12-10 Thread thorsten . i . renk
Yup, if you are in a AAR-capable aircraft, click on AI-AITanker. Click Request in the window displayed, and a tanker will be instantiated nearby. The controller will tell you where it is relative to your current position. Hope it still works! I haven't tested it for several years

Re: [Flightgear-devel] lightning tacan

2007-04-06 Thread Nick Warne
(tanker) - the dial just seems to swing around in a circle depending what direction I fly in. It works best if the tanker you are trying to locate is actually equipped with TACAN ;-) Well, then the wiki refueling 'how-to' is wrong. But if I add in the TACAN (ESSO1 and the TACAN-id

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-19 Thread Melchior FRANZ
back then, and a nice new feature. But it's simple and unrealistic and just doesn't fit in our framework. A radar needs to be a regular instrument -- and the wxradar is just that. Or it should be some customized Nasal logic like in the f-14b. New AI objects like the tanker shouldn't have

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: source/src/Instrumentation agradar.cxx, 1.3, 1.4 rad_alt.cxx, 1.2, 1.3 wxradar.cxx, 1.28, 1.29 wxradar.hxx, 1.20, 1.21

2009-03-22 Thread Durk Talsma
that I need to change. tanker.nas puts the tanker there. It's also artificially (un)intelligent, but the main reason for putting it there is that it should be picked up by the air-refueling code and radar. And in general, an instrument shouldn't get its info via secret channels from some

Re: [Flightgear-devel] multiplay refuel test

2013-04-19 Thread Geoff McLane
, if not impossible... The tanker used is the 'victor', probe-drogue type, flown on autopilot at 12000 feet (STD 29.92), 220 knots on either 180 from Paris LFPY, or 360 on the return. I usually turn N shortly after Toulouse in the south... So far, as the other aircraft, have had Citation-II, Mirage_F1, m2000

[Flightgear-devel] A-10 fuel management

2007-06-14 Thread alexis bory
for contact with tanker aircraft var tankers = []; if (ai_enabled) { foreach (a; aimodelsN.getChildren(tanker)) { var contact = a.getNode(refuel/contact, 1).getBoolValue(); var tanker = a.getNode(tanker, 1).getBoolValue

[Flightgear-devel] A-10 fuel management trown to Attic by error

2007-06-14 Thread alexis bory
{ # check for contact with tanker aircraft var tankers = []; if (ai_enabled) { foreach (a; aimodelsN.getChildren(tanker)) { var contact = a.getNode(refuel/contact, 1).getBoolValue(); var tanker = a.getNode(tanker, 1

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Goals for the 3.0 release

2012-12-28 Thread James Turner
, buildings aren't placed very well in cities. - AI Tanker enhancements to allow users to select from a range of tanker models. This is particularly relevant for naval probe-equipped aircraft, where there is a much greater variety of tanker types. Stuart, Thorsten, your respective goals sounds

Re: [Flightgear-devel] lightning tacan

2007-04-06 Thread Csaba Halász
On 4/6/07, Nick Warne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How many people *actually* tested the TACAN and located the tanker aircraft with it, rather than just sit in the cockpit and see the needle/gauges work? I did, at least three times. But I used the refueling_demo_1. Greets, Csaba

Re: [Flightgear-devel] C++ code beautifier / Coding

2007-06-14 Thread alexis bory
alexis bory a écrit : But AAR seem to be broken too... Yesterday first tests show that contact don't behave has expected. I'll try to confirm this today. The tests I've made this morning confirm that tanker contact doesn't work anymore. Cheers, Alexis

Re: [Flightgear-devel] BlackBird SR-71

2007-06-14 Thread gh.robin
On Thu 14 June 2007 20:59, Bill Galbraith wrote: Okay, now someone needs to refuel behind it. I understand the tanker is firewalled, and the SR-71 is on the verge of stalling. Bill Bill, Yes, you just put the finger where the pain is the most important -- Gérard

Re: [Flightgear-devel] carrier questions

2010-12-10 Thread jean pellotier
Message du 10/12/10 10:14 De : Vivian Meazza A : 'FlightGear developers discussions' Copie à : Objet : Re: [Flightgear-devel] carrier questions Hi Curt, Yup, if you are in a AAR-capable aircraft, click on AI-AITanker. Click Request in the window displayed, and a tanker

Re: [Flightgear-devel] carrier questions

2010-12-10 Thread Vivian Meazza
Request in the window displayed, and a tanker will be instantiated nearby. The controller will tell you where it is relative to your current position. Hope it still works! I haven't tested it for several years. It definitely did a week ago (I actually use it quite often and think it's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Air-to-air refuelling enhancement

2013-02-25 Thread Renk Thorsten
(?) or less. Someone in the forum made a Russian tanker - maybe we can include that as well? * Thorsten -- Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. Make your web apps faster with AppDynamics Download AppDynamics Lite for free

Re: [Flightgear-devel] lightning tacan

2007-04-06 Thread Nick Warne
On Friday 06 April 2007 14:00:14 AJ MacLeod wrote: The tanker in refueling_demo doesn't have TACAN at all. In fact, I think we have a bit of needless duplication with those demos, and one of them could be removed without too much pain... OK, Csaba found the bug I was seeing, and he fixed

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx

2007-06-14 Thread Durk Talsma
the new AI submode 'tanker'. This tiny patch can be applied to both PLIB and OSG. Thanks for committing, Alexis This patch doesn't seem to work here. Has it actually been tested, or perhaps I'm missing something? Yes, I tested it: fgfs --aircraft=a4f --airport=KSFO I needed

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx

2007-06-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
Subject: Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx On Wednesday 13 June 2007 23:12, alexis bory wrote: Hi, TACAN has to search the new AI submode 'tanker'. This tiny patch can be applied to both PLIB and OSG. Thanks for committing, Alexis

[Flightgear-devel] tanker_main.tar.gz

2008-12-13 Thread Melchior FRANZ
Two people in the forum offered to commit this tanker stuff. Don't! The idea is great, but it's not in committable shape yet! - inacceptable dependency on scenarios (for no good reason) - four dialogs only to ask for one tanker? - badly laid out dialogs; no reasonable default values filled

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-15 Thread gerard robin
/model/tanker[*]/refuel/contact. This is the one and only property that MP or AI tankers use(d) to indicate contact. You could just try if it works for you. m. Then, if my understanding is right we don't need the /systems/refuel property. ONLY the /ai/model/tanker[*]/refuel/contact

Re: [Flightgear-devel] data/tanker.nas

2009-03-20 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* alex -- Friday 20 March 2009: * * Melchior FRANZ -- Monday 16 March 2009: - vary callsign TACAN id That's done. (Even a bit overengineered. ;-) - support more than just KC135 and KA6 tanker - support helicopter refueling (i.e. configurable airspeed) or generally: - allow aircraft

Re: [Flightgear-devel] terrain elevation under a solid AI aircraft

2009-05-19 Thread Detlef Faber
Am Sonntag, den 17.05.2009, 12:30 +0200 schrieb Alexis Bory - xiii: Alexis Bory - xiii wrote: Hi, When trying to get the terrain elevation under a solid AI (like a tanker) we only get the elevation of the AI, maybe that's because it is solid... But it can be useful to get the real

Re: [Flightgear-devel] carrier questions

2010-12-10 Thread Vivian Meazza
Hi Curt, Yup, if you are in a AAR-capable aircraft, click on AI-AITanker. Click Request in the window displayed, and a tanker will be instantiated nearby. The controller will tell you where it is relative to your current position. Hope it still works! I haven't tested it for several years

[Flightgear-devel] Minor menu renaming

2010-12-24 Thread Stuart Buchanan
on all the menu items, which seemed redundant given that all these menu items exist under the AI menu. I've made the following changes: AI Options - Traffic Options AI Formation - Wingman Controls AI Tanker - Tanker Controls AI Carrier Options - Carrier Controls AI Scenario Select - Scenario Select 2

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Air-to-air refuelling enhancement

2013-04-10 Thread Stuart Buchanan
I've (finally) managed to add the code to allow offsets for the tanker fuelling positions and the receivers probe position. See the A-4F for an example of how to set this. One can now use small envelope sizes and use the relative drogue and probe position to refuel. On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 1:03

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New [lightning] refueling demo

2007-04-07 Thread Nick Warne
: refueling_demo1 to: lightning_demo That is all you need do. Then start at KSFO, use TACAN to locate the tanker (040X)... and fly in formation! http://www.nick.ukfsn.org/fg/lightning/lightning_refuel3.jpg Nick ?xml version=1.0? PropertyList scenario description The following scenario puts

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Goals for the 3.0 release

2012-12-29 Thread Stuart Buchanan
to make this scalable. - AI Tanker enhancements to allow users to select from a range of tanker models. This is particularly relevant for naval probe-equipped aircraft, where there is a much greater variety of tanker types. Could we also tighten the envelope in which we receive fuel? I did AAR

[Flightgear-devel] multiplay refuel test

2013-04-17 Thread Geoff McLane
NOTAM: To flyers who fly 'probe' enabled aircraft in Europe... or even if NOT... I will be flying the 'victor' refueling tanker for the next few days from KFPY, south 180 track, then turn around at the southern mountains, north on 360, at 12,000 feet – FL120 STD QNA – and am interested in 'hot

Re: [Flightgear-devel] multiplay refuel test

2013-04-18 Thread jean
the victor somewhere. jano NOTAM: To flyers who fly 'probe' enabled aircraft in Europe... or even if NOT... I will be flying the 'victor' refueling tanker for the next few days from KFPY, south 180 track, then turn around at the southern mountains, north on 360, at 12,000 feet – FL120 STD

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-19 Thread gerard robin
. New AI objects like the tanker shouldn't have to generate absurd values to emulate that obsolete radar. That would only prolong its lifetime. That's inhuman. :-) But you can easily generate shift-x/shift-y etc. for the radar you are actually using. Your aircraft knows which radar

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Air-to-Air TACAN

2006-04-19 Thread Dave Culp
On Wednesday 19 April 2006 03:19 pm, Vivian Meazza wrote: I've just committed a new facility for FG to cvs - Air-to Air TACAN. Very nice. I hope to try it out soon. BTW, there is a newer tanker model at data/Models/Geometry/KC135 available in the CVS tree. This one is based on Innis' 797

[Flightgear-devel] Re: route manager crash

2006-05-20 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Julien Pierru -- Saturday 20 May 2006 07:51: I was using the route manager while flying the tanker, everything was working fine until i opened the select an airport from the list box, then FG hang... Where's the bt? Where's the indication that it was a crash, when you say it only hangs

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear presentation

2007-03-12 Thread Bill Galbraith
There were some tanker chase videos that were pretty decent. I think they were Curt's. I have them, if you'd like me to send them to you. _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Berndt, Jon S Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 10:20 AM To: flightgear-devel

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear presentation

2007-03-12 Thread Jon S. Berndt
I've had success harvesting the files of the tanker chase videos out of my firefox cache directory. I just cd into there and look for the largest files and do a type on them until I find them. They show up as type Macromedia Flash Video. I can play them using mplayer. The file names

[Flightgear-devel] Generic aar.nas/AI properties

2007-03-29 Thread Markus Zojer
) for an AI model. So it would be possible to spawn an AI tanker at a desired location or be able to launch testbeds or rockets from a plane and direct it to a desired location. I am using an end feb build of osg/fg. Maybe I missed something, thanks in advance, markus

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx

2007-06-14 Thread Vivian Meazza
Durk Sent: 14 June 2007 06:57 To: FlightGear developers discussions Subject: Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx On Wednesday 13 June 2007 23:12, alexis bory wrote: Hi, TACAN has to search the new AI submode 'tanker'. This tiny patch can be applied

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx

2007-06-14 Thread Durk Talsma
, the mechanism driving the contact property functionality is working again. I've committed this to CVS/plib. Now, I need to try and fly close to the tanker to see if I can get some fuel. Cheers, Durk - This SF.net email

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx

2007-06-14 Thread Thomas Förster
. That looks pretty ugly - we only need typecarrier/type although it is a subset of AIShip. Now (after the pull out of the tanker code) were pretty much in the same situation, so removing classtanker/class is the next locical step when everything works again as expected. I observed that the refueling

Re: [Flightgear-devel] tacan.cxx fix to follow AITanker.cxx

2007-06-15 Thread alexis bory
isn't updating yet. Okay, the mechanism driving the contact property functionality is working again. I've committed this to CVS/plib. Now, I need to try and fly close to the tanker to see if I can get some fuel. Ok Durk, I just tested successfully AI refueling at KSFO with refueling_demo.xml

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Today's CVS

2007-07-07 Thread Durk Talsma
explains that. Not good for our default airport though. Well, the disappearance is a bug, caused by a feature that is a little too trigger happy right now. I will also try and add a few more taxiways. FWIW, I also hope to have a look at the tanker speeds this weekend. Your proposed fix

Re: [Flightgear-devel] AAR/refueling change

2008-08-13 Thread Melchior FRANZ
. It will work just like before. It's $FG_ROOT/Aircraft/Generic/aar.nas which checks whether an aircraft and a tanker fit together. It either fills the tanks, or doesn't. So, if the Blackbird doesn't even use aar.nas, then there's nobody making any decision which could affect it. There are only a few new

[Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-15 Thread gerard robin
If that is . right = allow aar-equipped aircraft to request a tanker everywhere without scenario == You should know that aircrafts which have some specific AAR won't be able to use it. -- Gérard http://pagesperso-orange.fr/GRTux/ J'ai décidé d'être heureux parce que c'est bon pour la

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Nasal tanker.nas, NONE, 1.1

2009-03-15 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* gerard robin -- Sunday 15 March 2009: = make sure /systems/refuel/ exists = Since a specific AAR could use any other specific property This should have been systems/refuel, without the leading slash. It's the tanker's property /ai/model/tanker[*]/refuel/contact. This is the one and only

Re: [Flightgear-devel] jsbsim wind correction in opposite direction

2009-03-29 Thread Jon S. Berndt
hi, with last update, i think that jsbsim is applying the wind correction in opposite direction. i tried to follow a tanker first with a F-4N, and it was the same with the c172p, facing wind from environment, air speed was equal to ground speed minus wind speed. that was not the case

Re: [Flightgear-devel] aircraft modeling question

2009-04-14 Thread jean pellotier
relative to the original   aircraft ... can the secondary aircraft be animated with absolute   angles relative to the world coordinate frame? Hi, you can have a look in tanker.nas, where the tanker move using direcly his lat, lon, alt, and differents inclinaisons with no relative reference

Re: [Flightgear-devel] terrain elevation under a solid AI aircraft

2009-05-21 Thread Mathias Fröhlich
Hi, On Sunday 17 May 2009 05:36:25 Alexis Bory - xiii wrote: When trying to get the terrain elevation under a solid AI (like a tanker) we only get the elevation of the AI, maybe that's because it is solid... But it can be useful to get the real terrain elevation, for instance if we want

Re: [Flightgear-devel] AI and Traffic Manager

2010-07-26 Thread Innis Cunningham
Hi John I have never tried to impliment ramp activity but I think it is done by using the scenario code like was used for the tanker that used to fly in a circle over KSFO. I maybe wrong and people who know may chip in. Cheers Innis Thanks Innis, Think that answers my earlier question

Re: [Flightgear-devel] carrier questions

2010-12-09 Thread Curtis Olson
back into its patrol area, and once there to resume its patrol. Hi Vivian, Is there an easy / automated way to put a refueling tanker over the Vinson so I could go up and top off if I wanted to? Curt. -- Curtis Olson: http://www.atiak.com - http://aem.umn.edu/~uav/ http://www.flightgear.org

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Minor menu renaming

2010-12-25 Thread Gijs de Rooy
I've been updating The Manual for the upcoming release, including updating the command reference to include the changes to the menus. Looks good to me Stuart! But I do wonder why people feel the need to capitilise each single word. Why isn't it Traffic options, or Tanker controls? I know

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Minor menu renaming

2010-12-26 Thread Stuart Buchanan
On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Gijs de Rooy wrote: Looks good to me Stuart! But I do wonder why people feel the need to capitilise each single word. Why isn't it Traffic options, or Tanker controls? I know it's not a big deal, but to me it looks cleaner and clearer... As Jacob pointed out

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Goals for the 3.0 release

2012-12-29 Thread Renk Thorsten
..., closeup bumpmapping, grain overlay,...) That gives all in all 8 possible rendering frameworks, out of which currently 1a), 2b) and 3a) exist. I was talking about creating 4b) (or maybe 4a) ) - you seem to have something else in mind (?) - AI Tanker enhancements to allow users to select

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Air-to-air refuelling enhancement

2013-04-12 Thread Stuart Buchanan
On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 11:24 PM, jean wrote: one more bug (was my mistake ): in tanker .nas, we need to normalise the degre in line 26O-261 to have: me.hOffsetN.setDoubleValue(view.normdeg(me.bearing - ac_hdg)); me.vOffsetN.setDoubleValue(view.normdeg

Re: [Flightgear-devel] lightning tacan

2007-04-06 Thread Vivian Meazza
Nick Warne wrote: On Friday 06 April 2007 14:00:14 AJ MacLeod wrote: The tanker in refueling_demo doesn't have TACAN at all. In fact, I think we have a bit of needless duplication with those demos, and one of them could be removed without too much pain... OK, Csaba found the bug

[Flightgear-devel] Air Refueling was AI Carrier with Aircraft, and the last JSBSim version

2008-08-26 Thread gerard robin
On mar 26 août 2008, Melchior FRANZ wrote: I intend to merge Generic/aar.nas with Nasal/fuel.nas (which are almost the same already), and to offer a simple interface for special needs. The detection of a tanker (not necessarily a flying one) is a generic job, and so is refueling. The part

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [RFC] tacan rewrite

2007-04-13 Thread Vivian Meazza
TACAN idents? Why limit the MP to only one tanker ident? It is actually a limit of 9, MOBIL1-9. I could have used a *local* configuration file (or property) there, but this is just a temporary solution - I expect tacan information to come through MP protocol. Then this code

Re: [Flightgear-devel] [FGx-project] multiplay refuel test

2013-04-19 Thread Theo Armour
, good luck with giving out the Bordeaux! Theo On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 4:13 PM, Geoff McLane ubu...@geoffair.info wrote: NOTAM: To flyers who fly 'probe' enabled aircraft in Europe... or even if NOT... I will be flying the 'victor' refueling tanker for the next few days from KFPY, south

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear presentation

2007-03-12 Thread Russell Suter
Jon, I've had success harvesting the files of the tanker chase videos out of my firefox cache directory. I just cd into there and look for the largest files and do a type on them until I find them. They show up as type Macromedia Flash Video. I can play them using mplayer. The file names

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Goals for the 3.0 release

2012-12-28 Thread Stuart Buchanan
building placement. While it looks OK for towns, buildings aren't placed very well in cities. - AI Tanker enhancements to allow users to select from a range of tanker models. This is particularly relevant for naval probe-equipped aircraft, where there is a much greater variety of tanker types

Re: [Flightgear-devel] lightning tacan

2007-04-06 Thread Nick Warne
On Friday 06 April 2007 23:10:25 Vivian Meazza wrote: Nick Warne wrote: On Friday 06 April 2007 14:00:14 AJ MacLeod wrote: The tanker in refueling_demo doesn't have TACAN at all. In fact, I think we have a bit of needless duplication with those demos, and one of them could

[Flightgear-devel] [RFC]: Fix and changes to Generic/aar.nas and AAR changes to Harrier to follow AITanker.cxx

2007-06-15 Thread alexis bory
update_loop = func { # check for contact with tanker aircraft var tankers = []; if (ai_enabled) { - var ac = aimodelsN.getChildren(aircraft); + var ac = aimodelsN.getChildren(tanker); var mp = aimodelsN.getChildren(multiplayer

[Flightgear-devel] A4F - AAR Capability

2006-04-28 Thread Vivian Meazza
you are within 250 ft of the tanker, a green light will come on in the fuel contents gauge, and fuel transfer will take place. When you have taken enough fuel, you can break off. If you also have nimitz_demo.xml in your preference file, you cab retune your TACAN to the Nimitz channel (029Y

Re: [Flightgear-devel] route manager crash

2006-05-20 Thread AJ MacLeod
On Saturday 20 May 2006 06:51, Julien Pierru wrote: I was using the route manager while flying the tanker, everything was working fine until i opened the select an airport from the list box, then FG hang... I haven't tried to reproduce it yet. This was happening here yesterday morning

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A couple quick movies

2006-07-04 Thread Arnt Karlsen
) ..the problem with jokes this deep, is they require a bit much of your tolerance on politics, they ask you to _have_viewed_ Curt's last 3 movies, and, they ask you to _have_spotted_ the tanker boom on the big bird zig-zagging, and to _have_spotted_ the red stars on the MIG 15 flying chase

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Avro Vulcan B2 for CVS

2006-08-19 Thread Buchanan, Stuart
done!) A Victor tanker would be great. Maybe a special FG with Port Stanley for the Black Buck anniversary? Thanks very much for the feedback. -Stuart ___ To help you stay safe and secure online, we've developed the all

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