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Routes

Postby glasscockpits » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:33 am

Hi Steve,

Thanks for the quick reply to where I had originally purchased the software. I have been using it today and it is wonderful.

I'd like to suggest 2 little additions to the briefings.

1)Would it be possible to add airways as in a real flight plan? This would make CDU programming much faster.
2)Would it be possible to add the wind directions in degrees, that would also make it a bit easier to plan arrival runways without having to figure out what NNW or SSE translates to.

I really appreciate your commitment to this software. It's the best little add-on around. Ideal Flight puts back the fun in FSX.
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Re: Routes

Postby Steve Waite » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:46 am

Thanks for your support and kind words. I'm hard at it getting things ready for [rg] right now, see report page.

1. Do you mean the airway route names? The name at the end of the route table for each waypoint is the actual airway route name. Is this what you mean?
2. If you scroll down to the Quick section of the briefing, the degree values fo wind are there.

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Re: Routes

Postby Steve Waite » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:47 am

glasscockpits wrote:It's the best little add-on around

hehe, "little"...
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Re: Routes

Postby glasscockpits » Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:10 am

Steve,

Yes, I mean the airway names themselves, like UL995 or UB34. A flight plan includes these airway names in the build.

ie. TIBER UL995 BRD UL612 ARA UB34 NEMES

Where UL995 UL612 UB34 would be the airways. As it stands, IF would show the flight plan as
TIBER BRD ARA NEMES

This little bit of extra information would be priceless for those of us who program their CDUs manually before a flight.

thanks,
Michel
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Re: Routes

Postby Steve Waite » Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:26 am

Righty ho! ;)
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Re: Routes

Postby Steve Waite » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:11 pm

Hi,

I'm just adding an "Airways" entry to the Quick section after the "Route" entry.

The Route entry is just the waypoints list, the Airways entry will be the longer version of Route but with the airway designation listed between each waypoint.

I am presuming the Airways entry is only required with routes that "Follow Airways"? Would you use the same information for VOR to VOR routes, although these are not strictly following the route where intersections are ignored?

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Re: Routes

Postby Steve Waite » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:28 pm

Here's what we've now got at the end of the briefing quick info section:

Route: EGFF TINAN DAWLY BHD SKERY SKESO LERAK SAUVA
DIN LABUL REN TMA91 BALNI NTS BOBRI NTS44 LUGEN
LFBU
Airways: EGFF - TINAN N864 DAWLY N864 BHD N862
SKERY N862 SKESO A25 LERAK A25 SAUVA A25 DIN R14
LABUL R14 REN R14 TMA91 R14 BALNI R14 NTS R66
BOBRI R66 NTS44 R66 LUGEN - LFBU
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Re: Routes

Postby Steve Waite » Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:13 pm

I've included the route+airways list with all routes except the "Direct to Destination" variation.

The pure "VOR to VOR" routes still follow airways loosely but mix high and low types and hop between routes to go more direct.

Route: EGFF DIN NTS LFBU
Airways: EGFF - DIN A25 NTS A25 LFBU
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