Lightning Detector

#7
AFAIK Pete uses the data provided by SimConnect for the weather interface in FSX. So it's rather unlikely that FSUIPC4 will provide access to lightning.
 
#9
Hi Folks

AFAIK
You should be able to model a gauge,
as FSX lightning is not random. :)

Lightning always strikes/displays
at the same locations,
and in a sequence, (albeit quite long),
relative to the user a/c.

The strike intensity texture displayed might be random.

Either obtaining code from MS,
or decompiling a file,
otherwise it'll take a lot of observation.

The difficult part might be initialisation,
in matching up the sequence.

Not sure about multiplayer here,
whether everyone sees the same sequence, or not.

HTH
ATB
Paul
 
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