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Lightning Detector

nickw

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Alan,

Maybe Pete can detect this information for you using FSUIPC? I do not know...
 
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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.
 
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Thanks for the suggestion anyway Nick, if it can be done, it'll be my gauge guy who has to do it *insert evil laugh* :D
 
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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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