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« on: August 23, 2009, 12:20:07 AM »

I'm checking out the trial and the start location (27R) is right on top of what appear to be misaligned taxi lines. See the attached capture. I checked Google Earth and it looks pretty well matched up there. Is this by design?


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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2009, 03:31:35 AM »

I'm checking out the trial and the start location (27R) is right on top of what appear to be misaligned taxi lines. See the attached capture. I checked Google Earth and it looks pretty well matched up there. Is this by design?

Yes. It is by design. Not that we misaligned intentionally, of course, just that a conversion between flat meters and longitude/latitude, which happens when going from the Gmax source file into Flight sim, doesn't always result in absolute precision, which (incidentally) it's less for a scenery like KFLL, which is much closer to the equator than, let's say, Zurich, so the rounding errors are more noticeable. We might have another look but, without checking first, I can't say if it can be improved further or not.
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2009, 10:43:07 AM »

Thanks, this is really the only misalignment that stands out and bothers me.
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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2009, 11:10:21 AM »

Thanks, this is really the only misalignment that stands out and bothers me.

Well, this is good because, it probably means it might be corrected.
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2009, 01:04:48 PM »

There may be two more on the south side of the 9L holding zone. The two "v-shaped" striped thingies or whatever they're called.

I think the three combined are most noticeable since you may spend some time there in the departure queue.
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« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2010, 04:18:14 PM »

Just dropped by in another thread and that made me wonder about this topic, is there an update on the horizon?
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« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2010, 04:22:36 PM »

There's nothing new to say about this.

It's not a major problem, we'll probably look at it after the first two Hawaii sceneries will be released, since the developers is the same.
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