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Tower 3D/3D Pro CUSTOM SCHEDULE For TIST/STT v3.0

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I was thinking, what airport doesn't get much love in this game? St Thomas immediately sprang to mind.

What starts off as a relaxing morning in the Caribbean quickly turns busy!

To liven up the schedule, flights used are from TIST, TISX, TDPD, TTPP, TUPJ, and MWCR

My schedule has 44 airlines that fly into St Thomas including cargo, and charter flights and also General Aviation flights.

I have split my schedule into individual hours (which I highly recommend) so all flights are more likely to arrive and depart correctly, or if you prefer you can load the entire day in one go.

Please refer to the below graph for your preferred times 

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Installation Instructions

1 Please back up the existing TIST folder, before doing anything else

2 Please download both the “tist_airlines.txt” and the “tist_terminal.txt” from the dropbox link below and over write the existing files in the "Extensions\Airfields\TIST" folder.

This is important, I will explain why in the notes.

3 Select the folder corresponding to the hour (or full day) you have selected, and download the “tist_schedule.txt” and the “tist_gaandlocaltraffic.txt” from the dropbox link below and over write the existing files in the "Extensions\Airfields\TIST" folder.

Any questions on install please ask


Schedule Notes

The airlines.txt and terminal file is a must as I have customised a lot of cargo, regional and charter airlines IATA and/or ICAO codes that do not appear in the original Real Traffic file.

If these files are not used, my schedule will not work to its full potential

Reasons for this customising is so that;

1 Airlines cargo subsidiaries, and cargo feeders (eg Cathay Pacific Cargo, Wiggins Airways) can be assigned to cargo terminals

2 Regional airlines (eg Skywest, Republic Airlines) which operate for several mainline airlines (sometimes multiple mainline airlines at the same airport) can be assigned to the correct terminal for that particular mainline airline

3 Charter airlines that have no real world IATA code, can be assigned to a terminal if required

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This custom schedule will only work properly with the latest Real Traffic version

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I have designed my schedules on the basis that all Real Colour packs have been installed

If not all Real Colour packs have been installed, the schedule will work but you will not get liveries on all aircraft

In addition to this some airlines in this schedule have no liveries associated with them at all and will appear white, this is a limitation of the game and not something i can change

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I have adjusted a lot of callsigns to reflect the correct pronunciation in real life, so will need to be pronounced differently to what you may be used to with the default real traffic

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Any questions in regards to these notes, please ask

Apart from that, Anmize ou byen!

 

Ben

 

DOWNLOAD FILES FROM HERE

 

Other custom schedules

EDDM, Munich Airport, Germany

EDDS, Stuttgart Airport, Germany

KLGA, La Guardia Airport, New York, USA

KSAN, San Diego Airport, USA

KMEM, Memphis Airport, USA

 

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How do you fit more then 50 flights per hour in this airport? 😮

have to try this, if it really works it is more busy then EDDS 😄

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I've tried to match arrivals to departures to limit dropped flights, but to be perfectly honest it probably drops some flights due to gates, but it'll still be pretty busy 😎

I'll be interested to see what you think

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There are some problems with the callsigns of local traffic

(typing quicker as picture)

08:04:56 - PLANE NOT FOUND :  N441TT

08:04:35 - N-441TT:  Saint Thomas Tower, 0 with you Runway 10.

There is a dash/minus between November and the rest, and because of that it is ZERO calling in I guess?

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Yes, all the special characters (-,=,_,~,',*,+,<,.) in the callsigns should be removed as they are not used in the USA. Plus, the weird characters show up on the DBRITE, ADIRS, and STRIP. I can only assume you used them to try and keep from using duplicate callsigns. 

Regarding the PLANE NOT FOUND message. What Andre is pointing out is that the voice recognition would not work for this callsign.  Actually, it has nothing to do with the dash in the callsign. The issue is using numbers in the phonetic callsign instead of words. This only appears to affect arrivals and not departures. Using the example above:
KAXA,TIST,08:04,CN4,N-441TT,0,0,0,0,4 4 1 TANGO TANGO ---> does not work

KAXA,TIST,08:04,CN4,N-441TT,0,0,0,0,FOUR FOUR ONE TANGO TANGO ---> this does work. 

So for consistency purposes, I'd recommend using words instead of numbers for all the phonetic callsigns. 

 

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Thanks for the heads up Andre, i have now fixed, please grab the new ga file.

Thanks Craig for testing as well.

Moral of the story is if you are playing around with different settings and experimenting, don't publish the experimental file 😳

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It would also be nice if there is an update to the default game airports, to add the cargo area to TIST since it is missing.  A tower model would also be nice.  It would allow the custom schedule to work as intended since there is no separate GA and Cargo areas as currently in the game.

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29 minutes ago, VenturaGuy101 said:

It would also be nice if there is an update to the default game airports, to add the cargo area to TIST since it is missing.  A tower model would also be nice.  It would allow the custom schedule to work as intended since there is no separate GA and Cargo areas as currently in the game.

Not including cargo areas was a definite theme of the original airports. 

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On 10/13/2018 at 5:42 PM, hexzed said:

Thanks for the heads up Andre, i have now fixed, please grab the new ga file.

Thanks Craig for testing as well.

Moral of the story is if you are playing around with different settings and experimenting, don't publish the experimental file 😳

The GA file didn't update.

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6 minutes ago, cwalfy1 said:

The GA file didn't update.

I just checked and the new one is in the dropbox as below 🤔

 

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Noobie remark as i have just jumped into Tower!3D Pro.

There is a small cargo apron at TIST on the south side of the  C-taxiway with space for two Cessna Caravan type aircraft (in real life), but all i can find is a cargo schedule for Air Cargo Carriers with Sd360 aircraft (a type probably not in the game),  so it would be awesome if TIST can be updated with that apron. An extention of the GA apron to the left of 'F' taxiway (with four spots) would be great.

BTW, if this is the incorrect spot for this, please let me know.

Rgds, Chris.

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Feelthere have pretty much explicitly said that they aren't making any more updates to the base game, so i doubt this will happen.

For this reason i use the GA space for cargo in my schedule 🙄

Also in regards to the Shorts aircraft, you are correct there is no body model for them, so i use the Dash 8, which is the closest the game has to the correct shape

Oh and if you want to make a formal request to Feel there, best to start a separate post 🙂

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On 10/13/2018 at 2:24 AM, hexzed said:

on the basis that all Real Colour packs have been installed

I am an absolute newcomer and considering to buy the Real Traffic AddOn and the Real Color Bundle for the base game.
What does "all" mean here? Every Color Pack for every airport available? That'll be some expensive fun! 😉

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Hi EliGrim

By that i mean i select the aircraft type based on whats in the packs.

For example LIAT flies several types of planes in its fleet, but as only the DH3 has a livery, I change all LIAT aircraft to DH3's

All airlines will still work, but depending on what pack you have, it will correspond to how many white planes versus planes with liveries you will see.

If you buy the base pack then with TIST a lot will show up with liveries.

Of course as i state above, some airlines included have no livery associated with them at all (but as new packs are released that may change)

Of course if you want, you can buy all the packs 😁

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Hey hexed,

Thanks a lot for your response.

Now I got it and am looking forward to give your schedule a try in the next few days.

54 minutes ago, hexzed said:

Of course if you want, you can buy all the packs 😁

I think I'll stick with the basics for now. 😁

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