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features:position [2016/03/10 19:27]
Andreas Breitschopp [Runway/Helipad Information]
features:position [2017/10/25 12:32] (current)
Andreas Breitschopp
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 Alternatively you can also use the button ''​Random''​ to choose a random airport. Alternatively you can also use the button ''​Random''​ to choose a random airport.
  
-==== Search ​by Country and City ====+==== Search ​for Airport ​====
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​airport-search-country-city.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​airport-search-airport.png?​nolink|}}
  
-If you don't know the ICAO code of the airportyou can also select an airport based on the country ​and the next big city the airport ​belongs to: +Click on this button to open the [[dialogs:​select-airport]] dialog. 
-Just first select the country, then the city and finally pick an airport from the list.+ 
 +==== Airport Information ==== 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​airport-information.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +Here you can see the name, country ​as well as city of the currently selected ​airport.
  
 ===== Runways or Helipads ===== ===== Runways or Helipads =====
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 Now you can choose on which runway or helipad you want your aircraft to be place. Now you can choose on which runway or helipad you want your aircraft to be place.
 +
 +:i: Note: This selection can also be directly accessed by the keyboard shortcut ''​N''​.
  
 ==== Runway/​Helipad Information ==== ==== Runway/​Helipad Information ====
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​sid-and-star-waypoints1.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​sid-and-star-waypoints1.png?​nolink|}}
  
-You can place the aircraft directly on a waypoint of a Standard Instrument Departure (SID) or Standard Terminal Arrival Route (STAR).+You can place your aircraft directly on a waypoint of a Standard Instrument Departure (SID) or Standard Terminal Arrival Route (STAR).
  
-First select which the desired procedure type and then the procedure ident. Finally you can select one waypoint of the procedure you have chosen.+First select which the desired procedure type - SID oder STAR - and then the procedure ident. Finally you can select one waypoint of the procedure you have chosen.
  
 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​sid-and-star-waypoints2.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​sid-and-star-waypoints2.png?​nolink|}}
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 Now click on the button ''​Move Aircraft to Waypoint''​ to change the aircraft position accordingly. Now click on the button ''​Move Aircraft to Waypoint''​ to change the aircraft position accordingly.
  
-:i: Note: The heading of the aircraft will be automatically set to match the direction to the next waypoint in the procedure.+:i: Note: The aircraft will be automatically set in a way that the heading matches ​the direction to the next waypoint in the procedure.
  
 ==== Airworks ==== ==== Airworks ====
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​custom-location-from-runway.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​custom-location-from-runway.png?​nolink|}}
  
-Using this option the aircraft will be move a definable distance away from the runway landing point with in the entered direction.+Using this option the aircraft will be move a definable distance away from the runway landing point in the entered direction.
  
 === At Coordinate === === At Coordinate ===
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 The fields are pre-filled with the coordinates of the currently loaded airport. The fields are pre-filled with the coordinates of the currently loaded airport.
 +
 +==== Action Buttons ====
 +
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​action-buttons.png?​nolink|}}
 +
 +Use the button ''​Show Airport on Map''​ to switch to the [[features:​map]] module and center the map on the current airport and the button ''​Show Airport METAR''​ to show the current real-time weather information for this airport.
  
 ===== Gate or Parking ===== ===== Gate or Parking =====
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 All options are saved upon change and can even be defined on a per-aircraft level when aircraft profiles are enabled in the [[features:​settings#​options_on_position_change|Settings]] module. All options are saved upon change and can even be defined on a per-aircraft level when aircraft profiles are enabled in the [[features:​settings#​options_on_position_change|Settings]] module.
  
-Use the button ''​Show Airport on Map''​ to switch to the [[features:​map]] module and center the map on the current airport. +:i: Note: When aircraft is placed on ground gear is always extended and ILS frequency can only be set obviously ​if the runway is ILS enabled.
- +
-:i: Note: When aircraft is placed on ground gear is always extended and ILS frequency can only be set if the runway is ILS enabled.+
  
 ===== Flight Situation Presets ===== ===== Flight Situation Presets =====
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​flight-situation-presets.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​flight-situation-presets.png?​nolink|}}
  
-Here you can save the current situation including aircraft position, altitude, speed, headingpitch and bank angle.+Here you can save the current ​flight ​situation including aircraft position, altitude, speed, heading ​as well as pitch and bank angle.
  
 If there are more than 6 presets, you can page through them using the buttons ''​Back''​ and ''​Next''​. If there are more than 6 presets, you can page through them using the buttons ''​Back''​ and ''​Next''​.
 +
 +After clicking on the button ''​Add''​ to create a new situation preset or click on an existent one to send it to the flight simulator.
 +
 +To reset the simulator you can use the button ''​Reset Current Flight Situation''​.
 +
 +:i: Note: For X-Plane this is only available starting from X-Plane version 11.10.
  
 ==== Create New Flight Situation Preset ==== ==== Create New Flight Situation Preset ====
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​flight-situation-presets-create-new.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​flight-situation-presets-create-new.png?​nolink|}}
  
-After clicking on the button ''​Add''​ to create ​a new situation preset ​or click on an existent ​one to load it.+When creating ​a new flight ​situation preset, you need to enter a name for it in this dialog. 
 + 
 +==== Pop-Up Menu ==== 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​flight-situation-presets-pop-up-menu.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +If you right click (long "​touch"​) ​on a flight situation preset this pop-up menu will be shown enabling you to rename or delete ​an existent ​flight situation preset again. 
 + 
 +=== Rename Flight Situation Preset === 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​position/​flight-situation-presets-rename.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +Here you can set a new name for an existent flight situation preset.