I have downloaded (I believe) a new version of Svalbard v102. The filename is same as the filename that I used for original installation
but the file size is larger so I'll assume there have been some adjustments.
Is it necessary to uninstall my presently installed Svalbard before installing the new one, or is it OK to install the new Svalbard "over" the
old one ??
Hello Peter, I'm translating this into English for my own benefit for future reference when I need it. Wish I would have asked you the same question years and years ago when trying to make a few FunFly/Contests, especially with the one I referenced above which was my first stab at it. At the time somehow I figured it up according to the map scale (I think). Anyway, Thanks for the mathematical formulas, it will be of great value to me.
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Hello Kurpfalz Flyers,
Wheel (Radian) is the mathematical Unit of measurement Of the Angle, which corresponds 360 Degrees to the Value 2xPi. The geographic Coordinates are converted from longitude to width to the Values in Radian In Such a way as:
The Geographical Length is measured favorably in Degrees from Greenwich to the east. 180 ° (+ or-) lie just across from Greenwich on the other Side of The Globe.
The geographic Length is specified in degree minute seconds ( "GGG ° MM ' SS.sss ," GGG: Grade-179 ... + 179, MM: Minutes 0-59, SS: Seconds 0-59, .sss ...: Decimal Fractions of Seconds. 0-. 999 ...), first a Conversion to a decimal Format "GGG.ggg ... , "i.e. degree and decimal Fractions of it: GGG.ggg ... = GGG + MM/60 + SS.sss ... /3600.
Example: 7 ° 53 ° 09,2544 "= (7 + 53/60 + 9,2544/3600) = 7.885904 °
(If the geographic Length is already in decimal degree format, this Step will be omitted)
Conversion of Degree to rad ( "Radian ")
The Conversion to the Indication as "rad " (+/-R.rr...) takes place according to the following Formula:
+/-R.rrrr... = +/-GGG.ggg ... /360 x 2 x Pi
(Signs of length in rad is taken from the Indication in Degrees)
Example: 7.885904 ° = 7.885904/360 x 2 x 3,141592654 ... Wheel = 0.137634989 rad
It is necessary to use many Decimal Points (including Pi), otherwise a few km of Errors will quickly arise on a global Scale.
The latitude is measured from the Equator (0 °) to the Poles (N: + 90 °, S:-90 °) and therefore has a maximum of two Digits For the Grade. Moreover, the Procedure is the same as in the geographical Length.
54 ° 10 ' 57,972 "= (54 + 10/60 + 57,972/3600) = 54,18277 (1st Step)
54,18277 ° = 54.18277/360 x 2 x Pi rad = 0.945667734 rad (2nd Step)
The Values for Length in rad are in the Range of Pi ... + Pi (-3,1415926 ... + 3,1415926), the Width in the Range-Pi/2 ... + Pi/2 (-1.570796327 ... + 1,570796327)
You need to break the graphic in two pieces. Duplicate the text so you have each in a separate layer. What I do is make the layer that will be on the rudder invisible and then position the one on the fin as desired. Then I erase that layer aft of the line made by the edge of the fin. Then I make the layer on the rudder visible, get it to line up, and erase the forward part of it.
If you are truly stuck you can send my your photoshop file and I will do it for you. If you don't have some program other than FSX to see the result so you don't have to reload the aircraft for each change, I agree it's not easy.