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Numberpad Control Move Aircraft Utility

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NpCmoveAircraft is a Lua script in the Numberpad Control family of FSX scripts that can be used to move an aircraft to a new position. Each step includes prompts for the required input and format.  User inputs include:

  • The distance to move (NMs)
  • The direction to move (degrees magnetic)
  • The desired altitude (ft)
  • The desired aircraft heading (degrees magnetic)
  • The desired aircraft IAS (Kts) and landing gear position -- up (u), down (d) or fixed (f)
  • Or - For any of the five inputs the user can simply enter a carriage return (Enter key) to signify No Change for that particular entry

Prior to the move the aircraft can be on the ground or in the air. So, for example, NpCmoveAircraft can be used to simply turn an a/c around, move it to the other end of a runway, reposition it for another approach after landing, jump ahead in cruise, catch up to another a/c, etc.  NpCmoveAircraft works with default FSX aircraft and many add-on aircraft that adhere to the standard FSUIPC offsets.  A registered copy of FSUIPC is required to execute the NpCmoveAircraft Lua script.  Simply copy the script to the Modules folder of FSX and use FSUIPC to assign a ‘hot key’, button or switch to activate the script.




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