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Hi everyone!

About two months ago I started developing a simple utility to quickly get reference speeds for the beloved Majestic Dash 8.

The first try looked like this:

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My friends loved it, but i was not really satisfied. I mean, it was an ugly console application...

So I started expanding my programming knowledge (which was acquired in school...) with watching tutorials, and after days of trial and error, a version with a user interface was born:


Still, it was rather ugly. And then... Ideas started coming. What if...? I asked myself, and I sat down again to develop newer functions.


As of today, I'm finishing the brand new UI, which looks like this:

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I will release this as a freeware, soon.

Currently it can:

-calculate the reference speeds from:
-->manually enterred weight
-->weight from the .ini file (this is where the Majestic Control panel saves the payload data)
-->live from your simulator

-dial in the correct speeds in your simulator (requires registered FSUIPC)

-for a shared cockpit flight you don't need to exchange IP adresses, you just run the tool with your friend and it will set it up automatically

-it can warn you if your and your friend's navdata aren't matching (useful for shared cockpit flights)

You can see the plans for the future here.

I wanna say a big thank you to Paul Henty, author of the .NET interface for FSUIPC, and Dennis Magno, for creating the Metro UI Framework for .NET.

Stay tuned for updates and release.

Attila
 
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