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P3D v4 Custom Aircraft Subsystems

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unitedkingdom
If I'm creating a custom aircraft to be used in a simpit, are the subsystems, specifically say the fuel system, defined in the aircraft config file? Is there somewhere outside the config file that also needs editing? Thanks
 
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Sorry, I thought that was universal language for a physically simulated cockpit. Does the Air file define fuel systems? or is that just focused on flight profile? thanks
 

Ronald

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Sorry, I thought that was universal language for a physically simulated cockpit.
1 - TIP: Speak and write to be understood by every member of your audience.
Never assume anything about anyone/thing and always explain everything. The better and clearer you describer your (current) challenge(s), the quicker others are able to understand your situation and help you.

Does the Air file define fuel systems? or is that just focused on flight profile?
2 - The best place to learn more about the Air-file is start reading the online Prepar3D V4 SDK over here:
-https://www.prepar3d.com/SDKv4/LearningCenter.php - P3D v4 learning center homepage
-https://www.prepar3d.com/SDKv2/LearningCenter/simobjects/flight_models.html - <aircraft_name.AIR> FLIGHT-MODEL file contents
-https://www.prepar3d.com/SDKv4/sdk/simulation_objects/aircraft_configuration_files.html - <aircraft_name.CFG> CONFIGURATION file contents

I hope this materials helps you to to get going in the right direction.
 
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The term simpit is actually a rather common phrase. Simply because you are not aware of it, does not make it uncommon. It is physically impossible to "speak and write to be understood by every member of your audience". You literally have no idea who comprises said audience on an open forum on the internet.

As for the OP... if you are looking for specific fuel system behavior, you would have to write code to define that if it is not something the default fuel system can accomplish.
 
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