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features:conditions [2017/06/05 10:14]
Andreas Breitschopp
features:conditions [2017/08/02 17:04] (current)
Andreas Breitschopp [Wind Aloft Layers]
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 :i: Note: You can change the used real-time weather source in the [[features/​settings#​real-time_weather_source|Settings]] module. :i: Note: You can change the used real-time weather source in the [[features/​settings#​real-time_weather_source|Settings]] module.
  
-:i: Note: This section does not appear if Active Sky is enabled as weather engine in the [[features/​settings#​weather_engine|Settings]] module.+:i: Note: This section does only appear if Prepar3D, FSX or FSW is selected as simulator type and Active Sky is not enabled as weather engine in the [[features/​settings#​weather_engine|Settings]] module
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 +===== Real-Time Weather for X-Plane ===== 
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 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​conditions/​real-time-weather-x-plane.png?​nolink|}} 
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 +You have the option to enable real-time weather in this section. 
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 +Additionally you will see the current availability status of the real-time weather and you have the option to use the button ''​Refresh Real-Time Weather Now''​ to reload the weather at any time. 
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 +:i: Note: This section does only appear if X-Plane is selected as simulator type.
  
 ==== Continous Real-Time Weather ==== ==== Continous Real-Time Weather ====
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 You can define all wind layers - including the surface wind - in this section. You can define all wind layers - including the surface wind - in this section.
  
-First enter the speed and optional gust speed (keep it ''​0''​ if not needed) of the wind layer. +First you can define the direction where the wind is coming from. You have two additional options regarding the wind direction:
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-Next you can define the direction where the wind is coming from. You have two additional options regarding the wind direction:+
  
 You can define it as ''​Entirely Variable''​ or even enter the ''​from''​ and ''​to''​ direction where the wind is coming from. If the wind should come only from a fixed direction, just keep the ''​Entirely Variable Direction''​ check box unchecked and the variation input fields as ''​0''​. You can define it as ''​Entirely Variable''​ or even enter the ''​from''​ and ''​to''​ direction where the wind is coming from. If the wind should come only from a fixed direction, just keep the ''​Entirely Variable Direction''​ check box unchecked and the variation input fields as ''​0''​.
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 +Next enter the speed and optional gust speed (keep it ''​0''​ if not needed) of the wind layer.
  
 Next you can define if the current wind layer is a surface wind or an wind aloft. In case of a surface wind you have the additional option to define a depth/​height of the wind and if it is a wind aloft you can define a maximum altitude (MSL) for it instead. Next you can define if the current wind layer is a surface wind or an wind aloft. In case of a surface wind you have the additional option to define a depth/​height of the wind and if it is a wind aloft you can define a maximum altitude (MSL) for it instead.
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 You can define all wind layers in this section. You can define all wind layers in this section.
  
-First enter the altitude, ​direction and speed of the wind layer.+First enter the direction, altitude ​and speed of the wind layer.
  
 Next you can define the turbulence intensity between ''​0''​ and ''​10''​. Next you can define the turbulence intensity between ''​0''​ and ''​10''​.
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 You can define the surface wind in this section. You can define the surface wind in this section.
  
-First enter the speed and optional gust speed (keep it ''​0''​ if not needed) of the wind.+First you can define ​the direction where the wind is coming from including a variance.
  
-Next you can define ​the direction where the wind is coming from including a variance.+Next enter the speed and optional gust speed (keep it ''​0''​ if not needed) of the wind.
  
 Also the temperature and the dew point on the surface can be defined here. Also the temperature and the dew point on the surface can be defined here.
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 You can define all wind aloft layers in this section. You can define all wind aloft layers in this section.
  
-First enter the speed and the direction of the wind layer.+First enter the direction ​and speed of the wind layer.
  
 Next you can define the temperature and finally the turbulences in this wind layer as: Next you can define the temperature and finally the turbulences in this wind layer as: