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  1. DeltaVII

    Big News!!! CYVR - Vancouver for Tower3D/Pro is OUT!

    Counting peas again, huh? And I appreciate that. Believe me - I was even more surprised that our banking system was able to process the transfer within a day. In the past, this whole process took much longer...
  2. DeltaVII

    Big News!!! CYVR - Vancouver for Tower3D/Pro is OUT!

    It is off. I mean, it's not like you couldn't see it from the orientation of the field in ADIRS alone... UAL1193 lined-up and waiting on 26L with a recorded heading of 284 (see left corner): UAL1193 airborne after giving the instruction to fly the (according to you) true heading 261 (upper right corner): Bonus: This Korean 777 is also a little off the line after arriving at the gate... could that be 23° off?
  3. DeltaVII

    Big News!!! CYVR - Vancouver for Tower3D/Pro is OUT!

    Uhm, by the way... Why are the runways - although being not only named 08L/26R and 08R/26L, but also oriented at 080°/260° - oriented at 284° in-game? Because when I issue a go-around, my follow-up instruction is always 5 degrees to the outside of the airport, so they almost maintain runway heading (which is the normal procedure) until they passed the airport. But when you say: "XXX1234 turn right heading 265" they will almost make a 360, won't they? Because orientation-wise, 265° is LEFT of the runway... Or is 360° also turned 14 degrees clockwise?
  4. DeltaVII

    Big News!!! CYVR - Vancouver for Tower3D/Pro is OUT!

    I bought it this evening. And I just made the payment. That hopefully gets processed by my bank and by Commerzbank on Friday. Which means that BMT will have it on Monday, if I'm lucky (if not, it's Tuesday or Wednesday, and if I get f****d up the a**e by that partly state-owned mess that's called Commerzbank, the payment will be made next Friday, because next Thursday is a national holiday). And then I'll get the keys and download links. Believe it or not: When FeelThere publishes on Monday or Tuesday, I can start controlling the new airport on Wednesday or Thursday.
  5. DeltaVII

    Big News!!! CYVR - Vancouver for Tower3D/Pro is OUT!

    On a f***ing thursday again, so non-Steamers will have to wait a week for their payment to be processed... *sigh*
  6. DeltaVII

    Departure

    Thanks for letting me know to never ever fly with Southwest. It's frustrating how basically nothing was learnt from Colgan or ValuJet, but it also explains how the FAA could let Boeing basically self-issue the air-worthiness certificate for the Max 8... (Context)
  7. DeltaVII

    Speech recognition performance&weather

    I noticed that, too, but I thought it was somehow a feature. However, it occurred to me mostly with engine noise from aircraft parking next to the tower at any weather, like the Delta ramp at Kennedy or the Terminal 3 gates E15, E14, E12 at McCarran.
  8. DeltaVII

    Vueling SR issues

    I pronounce it "Voo-a-ling". Although that's not how you pronounce it in Spanish, but this is an English engine, so...
  9. DeltaVII

    EDDM Gata to runway bug

    The game automatically assigns flights from the schedule to terminals, if there's not assignment for that airline at all. So just distribute the airlines from 1B and 1C to other terminals. The game does read the data correctly - if all those data are correctly formatted by the one making them. However, it stops loading when the schedule contains an aircraft unknown to the engine, because it's not in the respective airplane file. Like the BCS3 missing from Joe's KBOS airplane file. Mistakes happen (especially when you provide FREE STUFF such as a schedule that took lots of UNPAID hours to make), and if you're able to read the log file, it's even easy to fix - and kindly leave a note in the thread so the maker can fix it.
  10. DeltaVII

    KPHL fail

    They haven't even opened a wishlist by now. So my guess is Tower!3D II will take another three to four years from now.
  11. DeltaVII

    KPHL fail

    To a certain extent, this is realistic. There definitely ARE stupid pilots out there missing their assigned exit, and it's the ATC's job to keep an eye on it. Unfortunately, I don't think this is an intended feature by FeelThere. I have yet to find out when a virtual pilot reads back "unable to land, the runway is too short" and when he/she accepts the exit and takes the next one (sometimes on the opposite side). Yup. When I'm ATC at LEBL, there are multiple occations where I have to issue a Go-Around. Mostly in Western flow operations on 7L with A321s exiting R1 after having completed their landing short of runway 2 and creeping up to the exit with another aircraft on short final. Same goes for middle and long-range jets following a CRJ at JFK's 4R/22L. Regional jets in general are problematic, including the Dash-8s, because of their landing speeds and distances which make especially the CRJs miss most exits by an inch and creep up to the next one at 19 kts (because braking action in Tower3D is fixed by aircraft type and not calculated for the best performance to the next reachable or assigned exit). That's what I love the A319 and B757 for. They are the easiest to handle on almost any airport.
  12. Nah, I did it the easy way: After ending the Tower3D task I took a good look at the logfile (I always start the game through the batch file) and found the error message stating that this particular aircraft type was unknown. Then I tried again. And in terms of the "more aircraft models" - he doesn't. The A220 is in the game since (I think) LEBL came out. At least, airplane_texpack16.manifest is the earliest occurrence of a livery for this model that I could find (Air Baltic, Swiss).
  13. @Kim @EliGrim Look up in the KBOS airplane file whether you have the CS3 (BCS3) aircraft in the list. Copying it in from another airport's aircraft file did the trick for me.
  14. I already wanted to go home, but there were two guys I caught coming out of nowhere. The first one was one of two flights from the regional airport Heide Büsum (EDXB /HEI), a Cessna 172 with the registration D-EOSG (the other was D-EFLL), registered to an aviation club and flight school called "Hanseatischer Fliegerclub Hamburg e.V." which is residing at HAM and connected to Lufthansa. The other one was a Cessna Citation Latitude (C68A) flying for NetJets Europe (a Portugal-based subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and a sister company to NetJets - probably better known with their callsign "EXECJET", while this European airline's callsign is "FRACTION"). This one was registered "CS-LTA" and came from Bern (LSMB / BRN). The following aircraft were nothing out of the ordinary - two A319s from Austrian (OS173, OE-LDA from Vienna / VIE) and Swiss (LX1056, HB-IPU from Zurich / ZRH), a Eurowings B738 (EW7657, D-ABKN from Heraklion / HER) and a Lufthansa "Star Alliance" A321 from the Tower!3D world out of Munich (EDDM / MUC), flight LH2070, registration D-AIRW. The only reason for me to stay was this last one that I don't see too often when I'm away from the keyboard: An Embraer 190, registration "PH-EZN", this time in KLM Cityhopper livery (flight KL1781 from EHAM / AMS). After this one, I went home for an hour to relax, until I had to leave again. Because at 16:25 was the scheduled departure time for the A380... The first departure from runway 33, however, was this Ryanair Boeing 737-8 (EI-DYF) operating flight number FR7184 to Palma de Mallorca (LEPA / PMI). Another GA aircraft, a Cessna 525 Citation Jet CJ1 (D-ICEY) going somewhere in Swiss canton Ticino or northern Italy, as far as I could find, then a Eurowings A320 (D-AEWF) to Pristina (LYPR / PRN) and the Speedbird A320neo (G-TTNF) that I mentioned earlier (now back to Heathrow with flight number BA965) departed, before Emirates made their way back home to Dubai (EK60). It's quite something to see, hear and especially feel this fat baby take off. Because 30 seconds after it passed my position behind the fence about 50 or 60 meters from the runway, a storm caught me off-guard that went as quickly as it came. I couldn't believe that the wake turbulence from this beast was so strong! WOW!
  15. So, I was at my home airport HAM / EDDH yesterday. I even refused to listen to the web radio broadcast of my home team (Hamburger SV) playing against Aue. What was so special? Well, not this Speedbird A320neo (BAW965 from Heathrow / EGLL / LHR, registration G-TTNF) landing on runway 05. And I couldn't help but notice there were service vehicles ("Verkehrsaufsicht" - "Traffic supervision") waiting at taxiway D1 short of the displaced portion of the runway. But why? They were not waiting for this Air France A318 (AF1710 from Paris Charles de Gaulle / LFPG / CDG - registration F-GUGO). And they weren't interested in this "hearty" Condor A321 (CFG1565 from Jerez de la Frontera / LEJR / XRY - D-AIAD) either. But what was it? It was the next aircraft that appeared on the horizon over Niendorf. And it was the one that a dozen planespotters were waiting for on this Easter saturday. Tadaaaaa... "Our" Airbus A380-842 from Emirates Airlines (A6-EUS). Flight UAE59, fresh from Dubai (OMDB / DXB) on its first afternoon rotation since the A388 started serving EDDH on October 29, 2018. "Funny" fact (not so much for me, to be honest): When this gentle giant of the skies approached runway 05, three minutes before touchdown, it flew right over the arena where Hamburger SV (who have "Emirates" as their main sponsor on their chest!) was playing one of his key home matches - and just at that moment it flew over the roof of the stadium, HSV's goalie failed to do his job and allowed the opposition to score the lead, as if he way busy looking at the A388... I wish I was joking - but that really happened. Right after the A380 passed, the two service vehicles entered the runway, like they always do after every landing and every takeoff of the A380 to check the runway for FOD before the next landing. So, effectively for this little, but to some Tower!3D players quite well-known little guy: The Vueling A320 (EC-MVN) coming from Barcelona (LEBL / BCN). And, of course, for general aviation aircraft like this Piper PA-46-500TP (N308ST). I don't know where it came from, though. It might have been Mönchengladbach (EDLN / MGL) where it seems to be based. Less exciting: Flight LH16, a A320neo (D-AIND) from Frankfurt (EDDF / FRA).
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