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 Post subject: Re: Feature Requests
PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:41 pm 
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Another request: since it's hard to record new callsigns, is it possible to read the ICAO code from the first parking code in aircraft.cfg? Usually people enter there the ICAO codes of the airlines the plane serves. Would be something like this:

Current rule:
1. If callsign is recorded, play the recording
2. Else, read the first 3 letters of the callsign, as written in Aircraft.cfg (atc_airline).

My idea (in italics):
1. If callsign is recorded, play the recording.
2. Else, if there are any codes in atc_parking_codes (also in aircraft.cfg), read the first 3-letter code (sometimes there's more than one ICAO entered there).
3. If no parking codes entered, read the first 3 letters of the callsign, as written in Aircraft.cfg (atc_airline).

Is this possible? Rarely the ICAO code matches the first 3 letters of the callsign...


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 Post subject: Re: Feature Requests
PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:39 pm 
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Descending in holds.

While it is possible to cheat somewhat by saving a flight plan in FS9 text format, duplicating the hold waypoint and then in PF3 allocating different altitudes to the two occurances, it's fiddly and not terribly realistic.

What would be great would be to receive descent instructions in the hold. These could be randomised both in altitude and occurence. So, you may receive 0,1,2 or 3 descents in the hold (depending on length of hold) and each descent might be 1,000 or 2,000 feet.

Andy


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 Post subject: Re: Feature Requests
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:08 pm 
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Hello fellow simmers ;)
I suggest for the next update, after arriving, instead of ATC ground services assign a gate or a parking, just clear us with a “taxi to terminal”, even with available parking spots, or just “taxi to ramp”, instead of disabling TGS (1) or limiting to a preferred gate (in options menu).
As PF3-ATC does not recognise if an AI aircraft is on a parking/gate position, this would be a good addition if you use GSX ground services. Better, if possible, some kind of interrelation with GSX. :D :D
Cheers
Carlos

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