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features:aircraft [2016/02/21 12:38]
Andreas Breitschopp [Engine Switches]
features:aircraft [2017/06/05 11:18] (current)
Andreas Breitschopp [Engine Control]
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 Get an overview of all important aircraft data and control parts like engines, gear, flaps and spoilers, even auto pilot and radio control panel directly. Get an overview of all important aircraft data and control parts like engines, gear, flaps and spoilers, even auto pilot and radio control panel directly.
  
-:i: Note: Please keep in mind that all functionality in this module is highly aircraft dependent. These functions should work fine with all default aircrafts of Prepar3D and FSX, but we cannot guarantee that they will all work with other 3rd party aircrafts.+:i: Note: Please keep in mind that all functionality in this module is highly aircraft dependent. These functions should work fine with all default aircrafts of Prepar3D and FSX, but we cannot guarantee that they will all work with other third party aircrafts. ​[[other:​aircraft-support|Read more about this.]]
  
 ===== Aircraft Status ===== ===== Aircraft Status =====
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 Here you can see the indicated and true airspeed of the aircraft. Here you can see the indicated and true airspeed of the aircraft.
  
-Additionally the mach speed is displayed as well.+Additionally the ground and mach speed is displayed as well.
  
 ==== Altitude ==== ==== Altitude ====
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​status-altitude.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​status-altitude.png?​nolink|}}
  
-In the altitude section the current ​aircraft ​altitude above mean sea level (MSL) as well as the altitude above ground level (AGL) is displayed.+In the altitude section the current ​indicated altitude, the altitude above mean sea level (MSL) as well as the altitude above ground level (AGL) is displayed.
  
 Additionally you can see the barometric pressure and the local QNH. Additionally you can see the barometric pressure and the local QNH.
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​status-attitude.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​status-attitude.png?​nolink|}}
  
-Here the current aircraft pitch and bank angle, the G-force, vertical speed heading and elevator trim is displayed. You can also trim the elevator to zero with just one click on the button.+Here the current aircraft pitch and bank angle, the G-force, vertical speedheading and elevator trim is displayed. You can also trim the elevator ​back to zero with just one click on the button.
  
 ==== Drags and Brakes ==== ==== Drags and Brakes ====
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​drags-brakes.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​status-drags-brakes.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Use this section to see and change the current flaps, gear, spoiler and parking brake status. Use this section to see and change the current flaps, gear, spoiler and parking brake status.
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 ==== Electrical System ==== ==== Electrical System ====
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​electrical-system.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​status-electrical-system.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Here you get an overview of the whole electrical system of the aircraft. Here you get an overview of the whole electrical system of the aircraft.
  
-You see the current load and voltage of all electrical bus system, see if the battery is currently charging or not and can trigger the APU if needed.+You see the current load and voltage of all electrical bus system, see if the battery is currently charging or not and can trigger the APU or external/​ground power if needed
 + 
 +:i: Note: Some options are only available if ProSim, AST or JeeHell is connected.
  
 ==== Pressurization System ==== ==== Pressurization System ====
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​pressurization-system.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​status-pressurization-system.png?​nolink|}}
  
 If the aircraft has a pressurization system available you can see its status here. If the aircraft has a pressurization system available you can see its status here.
  
 You can also adjust the target cabin altitude and enable the dump switch. You can also adjust the target cabin altitude and enable the dump switch.
 +
 +==== Exit Doors ====
 +
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​status-exit-doors.png?​nolink|}}
 +
 +Here you can open and close again the exit doors of your aircraft.
  
 ===== Engines ===== ===== Engines =====
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 There are quick access buttons for 0 %, 25 %, 75 % and 100 %, but you can also enter any specific percentage you want. Also reverse trust can be enabled for a specific or all engines by clicking on the button ''​Reverse Trust''​ if the engine supports that. There are quick access buttons for 0 %, 25 %, 75 % and 100 %, but you can also enter any specific percentage you want. Also reverse trust can be enabled for a specific or all engines by clicking on the button ''​Reverse Trust''​ if the engine supports that.
 +
 +:i: Note: The engine quick start options are only available if ProSim is connected.
  
 ==== Engine Switches ==== ==== Engine Switches ====
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 You can find in this section all relevant engine switches. You can find in this section all relevant engine switches.
  
-===== Radio and Autopilot =====+===== Radio, Navigation ​and Autopilot =====
  
 This section let you control the aircraft radio and autopilot panels. This section let you control the aircraft radio and autopilot panels.
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​switches.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​switches.png?​nolink|}}
  
-And use these buttons to control ​other aircraft switches.+And use these buttons to control ​even more aircraft switches. 
 + 
 +===== TCAS Alert ===== 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​tcas-alert.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +Here you can generate an aircraft that will trigger a TCAS alert. 
 + 
 +First choose the aircraft type that should be generated. By default this is the aircraft you are currently flying. 
 + 
 +Next you can define the location where the aircraft is being generated. You can either select one of the pre-defined location or enter a specific degree (in relation to the current aircraft heading). 
 + 
 +Now enter the distance to the generated aircraft and the true airspeed it will be flying towards you. 
 + 
 +You can also define a specific altitude (by default exactly the altitude your aircraft is currently at) and a vertical speed. 
 + 
 +Finally trigger the aircraft generation with the button ''​Generate TCAS Aircraft''​ and remove all previously generated aircraft with the button ''​Remove all TCAS Aircraft''​ again. 
 + 
 +===== ATC Control ===== 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​aircraft/​atc-control.png?​nolink|}}
  
 +Use these buttons to show or hide the ATC window and choose from the shown menu options.
  
 +:i: Note: If X-Plane is used you can only show or hide the ATC window here.