Hypergrid travelleling reporter and photographer for art space Magazine. VATSIM pilot and IVAO Tower controller. Building my own simulator.
Avatarfest on the hypergrid. Do not look like there going to be a conference this year so lets party insteed.
I wanted to write some software again but not until now i found a new project.
When i do some tower controlling on IVAO i use several different website and the Ivac software. Scratch pad on paper and several other documents just to get the planes in the air. And as Ivac 2.0 still is some time away i thought it would be nice to have a tool i can use so i do not have to use a lot of other stuff.
And this is my early alfa and it works but there are still a lot of functions and debugging to do.
I have tried to contact the IVAO software team and logostics but so far i have heard nothing so i am doing some experiments with Navigraph data and some other data i got from the net.
The Specs so far is.
The software pulls the active nordic planes from the net and create a strip window as the one above.
When you click on a strip it gives you a text in a other window with the clearence to read to the pilot.
At the moment you get callsign, airline, The airport and city. (i hate when i have to say "to your destination insteed of the place the pilot fly to), and the squawk.
I want to try to let the software figure out departure and QNH and so the clearence is complete.
If you push the airline icon in this window the activity as pushback or taxi will update on the flight strip.
Next here is when you push the strip again you get the next thing to read to the pilot so you always have some support for your memory and thats a good thing when you are a newbie.
I am not planning for the software to connect to Ivac as there is a totally new client coming. When its coming?
I thought this could be a nice project meanwhile.
Thye work continues.
Started to work on the Arduino to learn more about programming and soldering things together. It is a long time since i did work like this. But it is really some fun.
A very nice thing is that there are more and more good builds on the hypergrid. Today i took a trip to Pompeii. I have been there a few times in RL but i think i like the virtual tour better. Some of the buildings are very well done and you get a good idea what it could have been like to live there once.
A very nice lesson in history and a greatway to show how Opensim can be used in education. Can´t wait to put my VR headset on and visit again.
There is a link on the Metropolis main island. Adress hypergrid.org:8002