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124thATC v2 brainstorming

Please vote or add a desired features, corrections or improvements that you would like to see in future plugin versions.

Please:
- Read CAREFULLY all ideas before add new one. Redundant suggestion will be deleted.
- DO NOT use this page for bug report!
- Use English only :)

AdvMichael is the official plugin testing lead and moderator in this page


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Ideas
Pros and cons
 
Votes
Better taxi parsing and arrows guide
by Ntnll
Provide a more efficient taxi discovering and arrows guide to holding point and parking
 
An improvement would be better taxiway parsing and giving correct taxi instructions, even if I un... more
by AdvMichael
6
 
As for the arrows guide I see not so much use, as you also do not have that in real world. Usual... more
by AdvMichael
13
 
That would help to navigate through unknown airports when you don't have charts available.
by Alatriste
2
 
I don't have any feelings on this. But I just want to ensure that people are aware of the "Airpo... more
by scooke7
2
 
I use airport Navigator-but in a VR headset the map does not show.So guidance arrows would be hel... more
by Jay
 
Airport arrows ? Never use 'em... don't need 'em. Would prefer ntnll to work on other issues in... more
 
Use Follow Me car instead, gives more immersion if you need taxi help.
by MrGeeBee
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13

Connor, Tommy, Jack and 10 more

Better VFR support
by Ntnll
 
Yes, basic VFR support would be appreciated, first functions are already available in a56
by AdvMichael
5
 
For that reason basic VFR support would be great, but IFR support should remain in first place
by AdvMichael
1
 
Lack of VFR ATC is why I never left XPlane9.7 124th comes the closest to VFR Atc of them all but... more
by Binky
 
XP desperately needs good ATC interaction for VFR flying. I'm on the verge of returning to FSX du... more
by John
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13

Bernd, Lizhi, John and 10 more

STAR support
by Jay
 
Completely agree on that. Actually the STAR support was working fine already in earlier versions ... more
by AdvMichael
1
 
Actually, I would like to see the possibility to add the STAR closer to landing because in long f... more
by scooke7
1
 
plugin already provide SID and STAR support, the lack of STAR discovery in XP10 will be treated a... more
by Ntnll
1
 
STAR support, means also height and speed limits? (Note: in mountainous areas now one might be di... more
by Mindyourstep
1
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12

orosmatthew, MrGeeBee, Jordi and 9 more

Airway support in flightplan
by scooke7
I would like to see support of airways in the flight plan. So, if my flight plan uses Q961, I don... more
 
Airway support is a must. I do a lot of 7-10 hours flights, and it's insane to put in all wp's on... more
by MrGeeBee
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12

Luigi, Mirac, MrGeeBee and 9 more

Option to start ATC guidance in flight
by Jay
 
At the moment 124th ATC leaves me hanging often without input and seems to freeze.Having the opti... more
1
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11

Luigi, John Stewart, tommy and 8 more

Pre-Recorded Voices
by Alatriste
Instead of TTS voices, I'd like to have pre-recorded voices from users. We will have to record se... more
 
In my opinion the TTS voices are working quite well. As for the pre-recorded voices I definitely ... more
by AdvMichael
4
 
As mentioned in my suggestion, I used ProATC for quite some time, and yes, you have to spend a go... more
by Alatriste
 
As a Linux user, pre-recorded voices (or something around those lines) would be really beneficial... more
by Phil
1
 
Prerecorded voices will be the ideal. If this is not possible maybe a utility which can change th... more
by By Nick
1
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8

Skudd, Marc, Mirac and 5 more

Support follow me car in taxi instructions
by AdvMichael
When using the follow me car (JarDesign) it would be great, if 124thATC could allow taxi with fol... more
 
I would very much appreciate that feature, since currently most of the taxi instructions are not ... more
by AdvMichael
5
 
I agree, though FM Car works fine anyway, just select it from the map or list. Since 124thATC doe... more
by MrGeeBee
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7

Marc, Phil, Sérgio Lamares and 4 more

Start without ATC, arrive with ATC (non-towered to towered airport)
by toby23
I would like to see the option to pick up ATC when you have departed from a non-towered airport. ... more
 
Flying VFR and later during flight filing a flightplane by calling center etc., that's what I mis... more
by Günther
1
 
Pop-up ATC clearances are a very common necessity when flying VFR. Due to the volatile nature of... more
by Calvin Waterbury
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4

Jay, MrGeeBee, John Stewart and 1 more

When there are more than 1 waypoints with the same name, at different places, the plugin points to the one further away. A waypoint selection option would be nice!
by Vassilis
 
Fully agree on that, I also faced such problems with waypoints which have the same names but are ... more
by AdvMichael
 
That issue will be fixed in version a57, currently the tests are in progress.
by AdvMichael
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4

J, Phil, AdvMichael and 1 more

Make all holding points for departure runway usable
by Michael C.
Sometimes, it is hard to guess, which holding point 124th wants me to hold on. Only way to figure... more
0
Skip only STAR and request Vectoring immetiately.
by Michael C.
At the moment, you can only skip SID/STARs both at once, but would be nice to have only SID and v... more
0
Support for joystick/keyboard control
 
Oh yes, so I can stick to my HOTAS.
by MrGeeBee
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2
MrGeeBee
Skudd
Communications log history
by Ntnll
Provide an history book of all sentences of ATC and user
 
Would be helpful at least in the plugin logfile (was there before already) for debug feedback.
by AdvMichael
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3
AdvMichael
Alatriste
Peter
To include the words TO and MAINTAIN into the phraseology from ATC when changing levels
by Shane Dallimore
To include the words TO and MAINTAIN into the phraseology from ATC when changing levels as laid d... more
 
Totally agree, it's confusing when I hear "Climb 8000 feet" without TO or MAINTAIN.
by MrGeeBee
1
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2
MrGeeBee
ShaneD
Copilot option to handle comms
by Jay
 
Could you please specify more detailed. Does it refer to automatically changing the frequencies? ... more
by AdvMichael
 
fluff that should be considered only after all main functionality is working well
by DeanVeggy
1
 
The copilot handling comms would help on long haul flights and to share the workload-ie handles f... more
by Jay
1
 
The copilot would be useful on long haul overnight flights for example.
by YYZ342
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2
J
Jay
TTS Voice allocation
by John
A feature in the 'options' that allows you to allocate existing TTS voices to specific roles; eg ... more
 
You don't get to choose your controller in real life
2
 
I also do not see any advantage in such fixed assignment of voices to some specific controllers l... more
by AdvMichael
2
 
That's a fair point - I am really looking at a way so that I don't have to become expert in using... more
by John
 
Well, I would like to be able to allocate more TTS voices. Bit I still want it to be random, but ... more
by MrGeeBee
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2
John
MrGeeBee
Flight Info
by YYZ342
 
Would be nice if the Flight Info could be made into a box similar to ATC Dialog box that could be... more
by YYZ342
1
 
Agreed on that. When you send your FP to ATC then get a ATC corrected or approved back.
by MrGeeBee
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1
MrGeeBee
Flight Following
by YYZ342
 
Flight following request would be useful, at the same time response from ATC would indicate that ... more
by YYZ342
 
Agree that being able to check that the plugin is functioning normally would be good as sometime... more
by Jay
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1
Jay
Squawk code check
by Ntnll
Verify transponder code setting
 
I consider that more as a nice to have feature, but not absolutely necessary. Please consider tha... more
by AdvMichael
3
 
fluff that should be considered only after all main functionality is working well
by DeanVeggy
1
 
It is as important as to tune the right com frequency and is one position of the mandatory todo l... more
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2
J
togfox
After filing the flightplane a list of at least waypoints, headings and distances would be useful for error checking
by Günther
 
Agreed! Error checking is always good. And in RL you would file your plan, and then get it back a... more
by MrGeeBee
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1
MrGeeBee
Use Speech Recognition tool from Windows. Like Voxatc and Pilot2ATC. Because to practice the fly lingo, is better whether we speak it.
by Antonio
1
Orosmatthew
Weather diversion
by scooke7
Pilot contacts ATC to request diversion from filed plan (left or right or higher altitude) to avo... more
1
Daniel
Request alternate landing runway
by Matthijs
I got a runway assigned that was to short for my plane. I was flying the B738-zibo mod and the as... more
0
To have the option for the word Hectopascal not to be spoken after the pressure reading is given
by Shane Dallimore
The word "Hectopascal" is not often used in real flight, just the pressure reading is given, a op... more
0
Advices like "Intercept radial xyz inbound/outbound" or advice to enter a holding pattern would be great possibilities for procedures training
0
Report TOD
by MrGeeBee
Would be nice to actually be able to report a TOD, since 124thATC TOD calculations never adds up.... more
0
Some commands would be really great
by tommy
0
Add a "SKIP" Button to Go to the Next Waypoint
by Calvin Waterbury
This is a stop-gap idea to allow for quasi-midflight ATC clearances. The idea is to not get stuc... more
0

Comments

Orosmatthew

Love this idea of Brainstorming to get ideas for new features :)

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

MrGeeBee

Yeah, good way to give input to dev. Very nice, instead of a bloaty forum thread with all sorts of discussion in it.

Sat, Jul 22, 2017

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