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More information on X-Plane aircraft #271

albar965 opened this issue Jul 16, 2018 · 1 comment


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commented Jul 16, 2018

Get more information like type and name for X-Plane user and AI aircraft to draw aircraft more precisely similar to FSX/P3D.

Use XPLMGetNthAircraftModel and then read parts of the *.acf file if it exists:

P acf/_descrip King Air C90
P acf/_name King Air C90
P _engn/0/_type TRB_FRE
P _engn/1/_type TRB_FRE
P acf/_is_helicopter 1
P acf/_is_airliner 0
P acf/_is_general_aviation 1

@albar965 albar965 added this to the Release 2.2 milestone Jul 16, 2018

@albar965 albar965 self-assigned this Jul 16, 2018

albar965 added a commit to albar965/littlexpconnect that referenced this issue Aug 2, 2018

Now reading X-Plane acf files once to get aircraft name and engine ty…
…pe for a better classification in Navmap.

Allows to show helicopter and jet AI symbols in Navmap.

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commented Aug 2, 2018

Reading acf/_descrip, _engn/0/_type and acf/_is_helicopter . Navmap now shows jet and helicopters correctly.

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