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MSFS How to make offline AI plane to be static plane?

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I have weird request. I want to make AI offline model to be static at airport. I mean, i have offline .bgl traffic plans for certain aircraft model, but i want to keep that plane in the ground. Is there some variables i can play with in .cfg files, that model wont leave the parking spot, even that plane has timetable to follow?
 

tgibson

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I don't know the answer to your actual question, but I do have a possible workaround. I don't use the sim, but what we do in earlier sims is to schedule the aircraft to fly once a week in the middle of the night. You'll never see it move. If possible, you could also remove the taxiway leading to the parking spot. In earlier sims this causes the aircraft to just disappear, instead of taxiing out.
 

=rk=

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MSFS DevMode allows any SimObject to be placed as a static object. Some people report static models that match the user aircraft also have active animations, I've not seen this to be the case, but you could make a "unique" copy and remove the animation definitions from the model XML, or you could just freeze the animations in MCX and compile the model like a scenery library object.
 
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