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Datum suggestion

When you adjust the datum from the weight and balance tab it already automatically recalculates the gear and fuel and other important longitude point positions. But why not pilot views and lights?

My suggestion is to offset all longitude points. But there could be a reason so let me know if this was a good idea?



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warchild commented warchild published

But you dont adjust the reference datum point from the weights and balances panel.. The reference datum point is ephemeral. it can be anywhere in reference to the models center ( 0,0,0 ) and is used as a point from which all other positions are measured ( except positions located on the wing root chord ). What you are currently ( and wrongly I might add ) able to adjust from the weights and balances panel is the aircrafts empty weight center of gravity, and I believe there is a bug there since the forward CG lomit and aft CG Limit are measured using the Mean aerodynamic chord, while the Empty weight CG is measured from the reference datum position.

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Flysimware commented

Yes i found out that it does not matter where its located and i am using 0,0,0 as i always had.

And i was wrong about the views and lights not updating. They also update but do not update live as the other do. So you find out later once you restart the sim.

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