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IcemanFBW suggested Krazycolin commented

Create SimVars for accessing humidity and dewpoint environment data for an aircraft

The visual effects editor has just been added, and we are looking to add wing and engine condensation (pictured below) - however, these phenomena are dependent on temperature, humidity, dew point, and other aircraft data in order to calculate whether they should appear or not.


Currently, there are no simvars for retrieving the ambient humidity and dew point in the area immediately surrounding an aircraft. We would really appreciate if these were implemented.


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Stardrifter commented

Seconding this with another use case: I need to to calculate buoyancy in aerostats. With dewpoint alone we could calculate relative humidity. I wonder, is this simvar missing because the data isn't present? I admittedly don't know what all would be dependent upon it to know if that's a silly question.

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Krazycolin commented

We'd like to get this as well please.

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