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CGL over TIN

Hi.

Following up on these topics (as they are pretty old):

https://forums.flightsimulator.com/t/some-bugs-and-issues-with-sdk-0-4-0/111450

https://forums.flightsimulator.com/t/it-is-not-possible-to-insert-an-aerial-image-on-tin-areas/232184/2

Is there a way of inserting custom CGL over TIN areas? The standard method does not seem to work.

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FlyingRaccoon answered

Hello.

This is not a bug. The ability to replace TIN data is not supported.
The "Exlude TIN" property of the polygon object just allows you to flatten it in case you want to replace a particular building but that's it.
This is a design choice and we have no plans to change this behaviour for now.

In which case is it really a problem?
Do you have a set of data that you think is of higher quality than the one we provide?

Regards,
Sylvain

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DrzewieckiDesign answered

Hi Sylvain,

Thank you for the explanation.

Our data is not necessarily of a higher quality (resolution) but often much newer, sometimes even 10 years. Take the Chicago area for example - on some airports, there are taxiways visible that were demolished 8-9 years ago.

In general, custom CGLs give more control of what is going on on the ground but never mind, we can still use aprons to cover things up.
Best regards
Stanislaw

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