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MSFS Restrict aircraft type at parking spots

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Hi all, I'm working on a seaplane base so would like to only have the icon spawn in parking spaces. Does anyone know how to do this? I've tried setting an atc parking code in the icon's config file, and then setting the taxiway parking object's airline code to the code specified in the icon's config, but it's not working. Other types of planes are still spawning in the parking spaces. Is this not supported in the sdk yet? I could just manually place the planes but I'd like it to be a little more dynamic.

Thanks for any tips!
 

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There is an option to add manufacturer to the parking spot as well as airline code. Whether it works or not is another matter
 
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There is an option to add manufacturer to the parking spot as well as airline code. Whether it works or not is another matter
I think I've tried the airline code option. Just used "GA" as the code. So unless it has to be a real life code I don't think that is working. I'll try the manufacturer name though, I didn't know about that.
 

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Select the parking spot and note the Attribute ManufacturerNames. The issue is that I don't know what codes are expected for manufacturers or whether MSFS will honor the values
 
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According to the sdk website the code should be the manufacturer code in the ICAO official database that they link to. That info is under the aircraft config page but I assume it would be the same codes. But I don't know whether MSFS will honor the codes either. I'll try and test it out.
 
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It seems that airlinerCodes is (partially?) implemented but not the ManufacturerNames. I have made some experiments, and found that the airlinerCodes added manually to the parkings in the xml will remain in the xml when loading/saving, but the ManufacturerNames just disappear. The airlinerCodes is mentioned in the current SDK, but not the ManufacturerNames. I can still not confirm that the codes really work. According to the SDK the ICAO airliner codes should be used.

I have also not been able to stop small GA planes from spawning in the RAMP_GA_LARGE parkings (one of my airports has three large parkings and a couple of cargo parkings that should be dedicated to airliners only. You should never see a Pitts or a Cessna in those parkings but they do spawn there...
 
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I have also not been able to stop small GA planes from spawning in the RAMP_GA_LARGE parkings (one of my airports has three large parkings and a couple of cargo parkings that should be dedicated to airliners only. You should never see a Pitts or a Cessna in those parkings but they do spawn there...
We would need someting like a "Minimum wingspan radius" added to the parkings...
 
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