This is the BetterPushback plugin for X-Plane 10 and X-Plane 11
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This is a pushback plugin for the X-Plane 10 and X-Plane 11 flight simulators. It provides an overhead view to plan a pushback route and accomplishes a fully automated "hands-off" pushback, letting the user focus on aircraft startup and other pilot duties during pushback. It can of course also tow you forward, or perform any arbitrarily complicated pushback operation. To increase immersion, it speaks to you in a variety of languages and accents, simulating ground staff at various places around the world.


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Downloading BetterPushback

To download and use BetterPushback, simply click on "Release" at the top download the file labeled for the latest version. The files labeled Source Code are not what you want.

Building BetterPushback

To build BetterPushback yourself you need either a Linux or a Mac machine. The Windows version is built through cross-compiling from Linux. For the pre-requisites on each platform, see qmake/build-win-lin or qmake/build-mac. Once you have everything installed, run the script labeled build_release from this directory. It drives the build and compiles everything as necessary.

For details on how to add tug liveries, see objects/tugs/LIVERIES_HOWTO.txt.

To add a voice set, see data/msgs/README.txt for the information.