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features:map [2017/07/17 10:38]
Andreas Breitschopp
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 To change the other parameters just enable the ''​Change Aircraft Parameters''​ checkbox. To change the other parameters just enable the ''​Change Aircraft Parameters''​ checkbox.
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 +:i: Note: You can also change the position of the aircraft to any place on the map using the [[features:​map#​pop-up_menu|Pop-Up Menu]].
  
 == Change Aircraft Parameters == == Change Aircraft Parameters ==
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​control-elements-other-options.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​control-elements-other-options.png?​nolink|}}
  
-''​Weather Info''​ toggles the display of a wind arrow in the top center of the map. In partly active state only the wind arrow itself is displayed ​and in full active state additionally the current wind speed and true direction ​separated with ''​T'' ​as well as the visibility ​range and temperature ​are displayed.+''​Weather Info''​ toggles the display of a wind arrow in the top center of the map
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 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​weather-info.png?​nolink|}} 
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 +In partly active state only the wind arrow itself is displayed
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 +In full active state additionally the current wind true direction ​and speed is displayed. 
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 +Below that you see the current visibility range. If the visibility unit is set to meters (which is the default) in the [[features:​settings#​visibility_unit|Settings]] module no unit is displayed as that is also the default for the METAR information. In case you have chosen ​different unit this unit will be displayed ​as well
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 +To the right of the visibility ​information you see the outside air temperature
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 +And finally below that the current QNH is shown.
  
 ''​Measure''​ allows you to quickly measure the distance between two points on the map. After this action is activated first click on the start and then on the end point. Now the distance between these two points together with the true heading from the first to the second point is displayed. ''​Measure''​ allows you to quickly measure the distance between two points on the map. After this action is activated first click on the start and then on the end point. Now the distance between these two points together with the true heading from the first to the second point is displayed.
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 +If the start or end point is a moving object (like the user or AI aircraft) the measure arrow will move together with the objects and update accordingly. Additionally,​ it will show the time en-route based on the ground speed of the first object.
  
 ''​Compass Rose''​ toggles the display of a compass rose around the aircraft. ''​Compass Rose''​ toggles the display of a compass rose around the aircraft.
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 This point can later be used for example as a flight plan point. This point can later be used for example as a flight plan point.
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 +==== Holding ====
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 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​pop-up-menu-holding.png?​nolink|}}
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 +You can display a holding at any point (like a VOR, NDB, POI or other fixes) on the map.
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 +There is also an option to show the entry sectors of the holding.
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 +=== Options ===
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 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​pop-up-menu-holding-options.png?​nolink|}}
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 +The holding can be a right (standard) or left (non-standard) holding.
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 +Set the inbound course and the ground speed you expect to fly the holding: The latter will determine the turning radius.
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 +== Leg ==
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 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​pop-up-menu-holding-options-leg.png?​nolink|}}
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 +The holding leg can be defined either by time or distance.
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 +=== Location ===
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 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​pop-up-menu-holding-location.png?​nolink|}}
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 +You can see here the fix you have selected for the holding.
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 +== Shifted ==
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 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​pop-up-menu-holding-location-shifted.png?​nolink|}}
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 +Optionally it is possible to shift the holding away from this fix on a certain radial for a certain distance.
  
 ==== Show SIDs and STARs ==== ==== Show SIDs and STARs ====
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 In the bottom right of the map you can always see the current map scale. In the bottom right of the map you can always see the current map scale.
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 +==== Height Map Legend ====
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 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​footer-information-height-legend.png?​nolink|}}
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 +If the height map is displayed you will find a color legend in the bottom right of the screen.
  
 ===== Icons Legend ===== ===== Icons Legend =====