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FSX How to recognize an airport file

I recently installed the FSX Steam DLC version of Meigs Field. Although it works fine in FSX:SE neither ADE for MakeRwys can find the BGL containing the airport.

I posted a message on the Orbx forum and got a reply that "f you're in search of the APX file for Meigs Field, the filename is Orbx_KCGX_APX.bgl, ...".

However, querying that file doesn't result in airport informaton.

So, while it would be nice to know why I can't find an airport, my real question is 'how does ADE or MakeRwys" determine which file contains airport information?" Is there a hex pattern that indicates it, or some text, etc.?

Thanks,
Ernie
 
Hi Lane,
Thanks for pointing me to the answer.

That, unfortunately means that MakeRwys can't extract the airport information for those apps that use it; SIMstarter NG and the Obrx Vector Tool being two.

However, I got it for 50% off the Steam list, so I'll not complain too hard. :)

Ernie
 
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