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  1. Is that from a live session or a playback? Seen this in playbacks before.
  2. The setting of the taxi time seems to have no effect currently. The time filed by the pilot should be considered EOBT, not ETOT (Item 13 of the ICAO flight plan seeks for the off block time).
  3. To start with, the time the pilot files should be the EOBT, as this is the time that is being filed. PANS ATM about Item 13: Vatsim prefile: The time displayed there should depend on the time you set in General Settings under taxi time. Looks like this doesn't work currently. First time in a long time that the beta is acutally a beta 😄
  4. It's simply facts. Your experience with high traffic (on Varsim, don't know about your profession) is a long time ago, if there was any (didn't browse all of your stats). Your coverage the last two years was APP and below only. True or false? If true, why would you say that you know what impact this regulation has on a busy CTR sector (once again: On Vatsim)? That's like I would tell people stuff about the Gander domestic airspace while I've been there only once, several years ago, during CTP. Not sure what makes you think this will lead to personal attacks - not my intention and lea
  5. I just checked your stats. Not even a single session with high traffic within the last 2 years on Vatsim. Sorry to say, but I don't think you have an understanding of what this regulation means once it gets busy. And: Controlling purely APP positions will make this problem much less likely to occur.
  6. No, it is not perfect. I'm controlling CTR sectors that recently saw 60+ movements per hour, which is a number that RL controllers see for a much smaller part of the airspace, with aircraft staying in there for much less time and working as a team of two in an airspace that is not GND-UNL (not controlling top down all the airports in that airspace). I've constantly had 20-25 aircraft (more than RL controllers have in those sectors in RL) in a sector of 210 by 150 NM, half of them being in a subsector of 60 by 70 NM. Many of those aircraft are vertical movements, climbing or descending thr
  7. I was following this page. Strange thing is, that it starts working after an ident. Also found that finally the SB3 offsets are not listed in FSUIPC anymore. I'd love to find out where this needs to be written to without FSUIPC, but currently I'm clueless and google seems to be unwilling to point me anywhere useful.
  8. Need to correct myself, vPilot also shows this behaviour (think I had both, vPilot and Swift open, maybe this made it work from the start). I'll try a workaround and take this over to the FSUIPC forums.
  9. The RXP doesn't set these on its own. Instead it offers variables that other addons can read. To make this work, I used FSUIPC's Lua interface to write to those offsets. For vPilot this works without any workaround.
  10. Hi, I recently bought the Accusim Beech Bonanza and for more flexibility the RXP GTN750, which includes transponder controls. RXP has the corresponding Lvars in their manual, so I wrote a small LUA script to switch the old SB-offsets to control the swift transponder from the cockpit by setting the SB offsets. Now here's the problem: While the offset is being switched just fine, swift only recognizes those changes of the offset after I either send a squawk Ident via the RXP transponder, or switch the state in the swift client once. Before I do one of those, I can switch the rxp t
  11. Z and Y flight plans as well? 🙂
  12. Which is a really weird format for something, that is a well defined message (but I know where it comes from :))
  13. Is it allowed NOT to drink while controlling or conducting a flight on Vatsim? 😅
  14. Should do. We use this quite often. In case APP needs a short break: APP selects the TWR frequency and activates XC for all frequencies.
  15. Workaround: Let the "higher" colleague XC your frequency 🙂
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