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Old Dec 10, 2015, 08:13 AM
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Given the limitations, superb, thanks a lot for your efforts.

On a quick try I got the std aerobatic slope soarer to 128mph...
I am quoting your comment because I could design a DS flying site where, by my terms, the wind management is almost perfect.
(I can explain why, if needed)
As I see you are active on the Forum, this is the reason I am writing.

I have two problems:

- it is highly possible that I can not control gliders as I should,
- I have sent a warning mail to Support but they are not responding.

Here is a screen video, this is a proof that wind share is OK, DS is working.
On the other hand the speed of the model at the end is unrealistic, (about 500 km/h) because the track is not as should be, (an oval near to the ridge) an by my esimates the "g" force is about 50.

If the simulator were correct the model should fall apart.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--kR...ature=youtu.be

Please have a look, and (anybody who interested) say if you had time to test this DS site.

I am quite reluctant to publish the URI because later Phoenix might claim me about hurting their credit.
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Old Dec 31, 2015, 07:44 PM
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New to Create Sites >> IRCHA 2015

I decided to create my own flying sites. I have never done one and have read that is not easy as phoenix tutorial said.

I want to do sites based on some panos I did at IRCHA 2015... http://amablog.modelaircraft.org/blo...ent-panoramic/

Can you send me some links to learn how to create a site?

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Old Dec 31, 2015, 09:26 PM
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Roberto,

Nice panaramas!  What did you use to create them?  Do they exist as 360x180 degree jpegs? That is the first step. Then that big file needs to be converted to a cubic projection - six square images that represent the whole pan.  I am not near my PC at the moment. .. i found a free application developed by NASA  (!) that does this.  I will post again with the app name later.    After that the six images are plugged into Phoenix Builder, and you have the basis for your flying site.  
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By the way, I just got a flying site accepted by Phoenix. They added it to their download list. It is the flying field of my local RC club, RAMAC. I shot it by doing two 360 degree pans with my phone, one just above the horizon and one just below, and stitching them together. It was not a full 180 degrees top to bottom, so I added something "different" to fill it in. Download it and try it out! (and be sure to look UP)

http://www.phoenix-sim.com/downloads.asp
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Thanks. Yes they are 360*180 jpgs taken with a pano head.
Show me the app Steve...
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Diese Webseite ist nicht verfügbar.

ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT

Is the site down?
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Thanks. Yes they are 360*180 jpgs taken with a pano head.
Show me the app Steve...
The application is:
http://www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/gprojector/

I don't think it has an installer. Just unzip into a folder and run it.

EDIT. See my link below to a thread I started with my description of how to use this application to suit our needs.
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What is the best panorama size in order to have a good quality view?

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What is the best panorama size in order to have a good quality view?

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I cannot say from experience but offhand I would say that the 360x180 degree pan should be at least 8000 pixels across. Just a guess.
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Having sorted out and tested g.projector all the way to plugging in six good images to create a pano for a flying site in Phoenix Builder, I wrote it all down and started a new thread...


http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...5#post33611793
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What is the best panorama size in order to have a good quality view?

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For "high" quality 12868 wide pano is used, the conversion is OK. no interpolation, 4096*4096 cubefaces are produced as default.
For "normal" half of this size is enough.
The reason is that the equirectangular pano is projected to a sphere, the cubefaces to a cube.
Given circumference of a circle and a square surrounding it the 12868 should be diveded by PI.
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How did you submit your custom site?

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By the way, I just got a flying site accepted by Phoenix. They added it to their download list. It is the flying field of my local RC club, RAMAC. I shot it by doing two 360 degree pans with my phone, one just above the horizon and one just below, and stitching them together. It was not a full 180 degrees top to bottom, so I added something "different" to fill it in. Download it and try it out! (and be sure to look UP)

http://www.phoenix-sim.com/downloads.asp
Nice flying field.

How did you submit this? Does the File | Publish menu item actually submit it? Or just saves a .pkg file on my C drive?

Thanks
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Hi Fred,

The process is a lot more "manual" than that! I wrote the folks at Phoenix RC and told them I had created a flying field "for their consideration" and sent them a link to download it from my dropbox. It took several weeks for it to show up on the webpage.

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Nice flying field.

How did you submit this? Does the File | Publish menu item actually submit it? Or just saves a .pkg file on my C drive?

Thanks
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Hi Fred,

The process is a lot more "manual" than that! I wrote the folks at Phoenix RC and told them I had created a flying field "for their consideration" and sent them a link to download it from my dropbox. It took several weeks for it to show up on the webpage.

Steve
Really? That sucks. I was hoping for something akin to RealFlight Swap Pages. I've uploaded one. And plan to revise it soon. The Phoenix process won't work well if I want to revise it all the time...
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HHAMS Aerodrome

Hey, Steve, and folks,

Here's is the flying site I've modeled:

HHAMS Aerodrome Virtual Tour in Phoenix RC (1 min 36 sec)


Some screenshots to follow...

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Hi Fred,

The process is a lot more "manual" than that! I wrote the folks at Phoenix RC and told them I had created a flying field "for their consideration" and sent them a link to download it from my dropbox. It took several weeks for it to show up on the webpage.

Steve
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