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SWS-AlexVletsas asked FlyingRaccoon commented

[BUG] Trim events are inconsistent

AILERON_TRIM_SET seems to want values in the -100 to +100 range while ELEVATOR_TRIM_SET works with -16k to +16k. In FSX they were both +/-16k.

Can this be sorted?

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FlyingRaccoon answered FlyingRaccoon commented

Hello @SWS-AlexVletsas

Not sure what's the history behind this but there is a AILERON_TRIM_SET_EX1 event that does this. Same for rudder with RUDDER_TRIM_SET_EX1.

@Nocturne FYI

Regards,
Sylvain

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Hello Sylvain,

The issue is that the input ranges are inconsistent across AILERON_TRIM_SET and ELEVATOR_TRIM_SET. In the other ESP platforms (FSX included), they both received values from -16k to +16k, but now one takes +/-100 and the other +/-16k.


I am creating custom autopilot templates that will set the trim as needed and this inconsistency made it behave erratically. The EX1 events could be the solution, but the other ones are still inconsistent.

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I understand but the problem is we can't really go back on this. If some 3rd party aircraft are using these events, changing the range will break those products.

That's probably why the EX1 variants were added when the issue was discovered.

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