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RodBearden

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« on: July 11, 2009, 08:45:52 PM »
I'm seeing an awful lot of network flights with NA as the Status, and they're not on the map. What's that about?

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Re: NA
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2009, 09:19:31 PM »
Thats a new one, not noticed that before.

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Re: NA
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2009, 09:43:11 PM »
I'm seeing lots of NA in the network list as well.

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Re: NA
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2009, 01:24:36 AM »
It's quite a problem!


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Re: NA
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2009, 01:31:25 AM »
NA means not available, flights which status is unknown. You will see lots of these flights on ground.

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Re: NA
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2009, 07:09:57 AM »
I don't remember seeing so many NA aircraft in previous versions.  Is there some other factor causing this?

« Last Edit: July 12, 2009, 07:11:46 AM by tarbat »

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Re: NA
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2009, 07:12:06 AM »
There are an awful lot of NA's at the moment.

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Re: NA
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2009, 09:51:42 AM »
NA means not available, flights which status is unknown. You will see lots of these flights on ground.

Dev - no we won't - because they don't show position!

I'm a bit confused by this - it used to be that all flights on the network (except timeouts) showed position - by definition, they only got onto the network if they did show position.

These NA flights are confusing the issue. Is this change a genuine enhancement or a bug?

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Re: NA
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2009, 11:42:46 AM »
Even stranger, some of the NA aircraft hav no position, but do have a Dist(NM) value.  If Radarbox doesn't know the position of the aircraft, how can it know the Distance from home?

I've noticed that the NA aircraft don't have Altitude or GS.

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Re: NA
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2009, 04:03:41 PM »
I don't know about you chaps, but I find that the NA aircraft are completely pointless - all RB's telling us is that these aircraft exist, and are probably powered-up.

Why clog up the network and our grids with them?

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Re: NA
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2009, 06:13:42 PM »
We will explain what happens: with the new network flight routines to avoid flights being concentrated at runway ends time-outed we had to introduce several time-out routines. These cause that some NW flights change to a different status. There is nothing we can do about the... unless change the flight status routine so it returns a different Status, not NA but...?
« Last Edit: July 14, 2009, 06:18:08 PM by AirNav Development »

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Re: NA
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2009, 06:51:12 PM »
Maybe rename NA to TimedOut?  And ensure that these time-out aircraft still display their last known altitude in the aircraft list.

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Re: NA
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2009, 06:58:25 PM »
As I type this, there are 1203 aircraft on the network, and 335 of them are NA. That's over a quarter of them!

If we can't tell where they are, I would rather they weren't there at all.

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« Last Edit: July 14, 2009, 07:00:01 PM by RodBearden »
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Re: NA
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2009, 07:03:17 PM »
Corrected. NA flights will not be shown on the Network grid.
« Last Edit: July 15, 2009, 09:22:57 PM by AirNav Development »

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Re: NA
« Reply #14 on: July 15, 2009, 08:06:00 PM »
I take it you mean noT - not noW!

Thanks, Dev!

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