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Ship 'flight model' wanted

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france
I am looking for somebody who can make me a very basic 'flight model' for a small seagoing vessel.
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If you think you can assist us, please contact me at Mathijs.Kok@aerosoft.com

Mathijs Kok
Aerosoft
 
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unitedkingdom
I don't have the time but for whoever does it: at a guess most of the movement will be programmed in html/js (or XML, I guess, but I would make that a placeholder for shared vars and put all the code in JS) - controlling the roll directly seems a PIA in MSFS 2020 as you fight with the sim unless you disable the sim engine (I temporarily do that when I level the wings on a glider while simulating a winch launch). IMHO for this application it would be helpful to have roll and pitch animations baked into the model, completely separate from whatever the sim thinks its doing. Those would be easy to do at modelling time and if you never use them, fine, but if you want to add a rocking motion to the boat that could be a simple small 'sine' oscillation for a roll animation var.

Interesting application - maybe, just maybe, MSFS 'world simulator' will become the platform for hosting multiple games such as boat racing, car racing, train driving. But if so then MS really want a plug-in physics architecture so everything doesn't have to move like a plane (the MSFS 'Volocopter' has a replacement flight model programmed in WASM, so that's theoretically doable today, but it's currently a bit of a hack).
 
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