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Naming Parking Spaces

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Is there a way to name the parking spaces other than with just a number. I.E. Parking space K12 rather than 12.

Thanks Glenn
 
I think the only way to get a letter in there is by choosing one of the Gate values (*gate_A through gate_Z*)...
 
I would agree with that. I think the values are in a controlled range and others cannot be used without the compiler complaining
 
Hi,

As stated above, when I need a gate K12 I use Gate K, number 12.

Hope this helps,
 
The only thing you have to remember is that the lettered gates have second priority in AI aircraft parking, vs the pure GATE without a letter. That means that (all other things being equal), a given plane will park at GATE 5, before parking at GATE K 5. If I use lettered gates at an airport, I avoid all unlettered gates for just that reason.

Hope this helps,
 
At this point MS could have a change of heart, but the MS bloggers (back when FSX was being worked on) said that the ATC and AI systems were considered to be "obsolete" and would not have any improvements, unless it was required by some other new feature. That's why FSX AI and ATC are almost the same as in FS9. Yes, they did change a few things, but no enhancements that we really wanted. They said that multiplayer has replaced that system.

So if they still feel the same way (and I see no reason why they shouldn't), FS11 will not have any ATC/AI improvements either...
 
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