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Services.xml file and removing all ground services from one airport

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unitedkingdom
Hi folks,

I spend a lot of time developing bush strip sceneries and when I place a couple of parking spot Ramp-GA small I'm getting all the ground services appearing on adjacent spots, like pushback, marshallers, fuel and service trucks. In remote strips this breaks any sort of immersion.

I know I could use Dock GA which 9 times out of 10 will remove most of the services but using a Dock for a GA plane seems daft. I've also tried using a small parking spot radius, like 1m, and it still happens.

Can I use the Services.xml to remove ALL the ground services at a specific airport when I'm developing scenery for it? If I can could I get some pointers for it please?

regards
Kev
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italy
Hi folks,

I spend a lot of time developing bush strip sceneries and when I place a couple of parking spot Ramp-GA small I'm getting all the ground services appearing on adjacent spots, like pushback, marshallers, fuel and service trucks. In remote strips this breaks any sort of immersion.

I know I could use Dock GA which 9 times out of 10 will remove most of the services but using a Dock for a GA plane seems daft. I've also tried using a small parking spot radius, like 1m, and it still happens.

Can I use the Services.xml to remove ALL the ground services at a specific airport when I'm developing scenery for it? If I can could I get some pointers for it please?

regards
KevView attachment 80301


Hi Kev
I think there is probably no way to get rid of ALL, but the following at least remove workers and pushback stuff
(fuel trucks and cars won't be removed)


put this into a file called Services.xml

Code:
<SimBase.Document Type="ServiceFile">
<Service.ParkingSpaceServices>
<ParkingSpace name ="RAMP SMALL">
<ParkingTypes>
<ParkingEntry ParkingType="RAMP_GA_MEDIUM"/>
<ParkingEntry ParkingType="RAMP_GA_SMALL"/>
<ParkingEntry ParkingType="RAMP_GA"/>
<ParkingEntry ParkingType="DOCK_GA"/>
</ParkingTypes>
<IdleWorkers>
</IdleWorkers>
<Services>
</Services>
<SleepingActivities>
</SleepingActivities>
</ParkingSpace>
</Service.ParkingSpaceServices>
<Service.AirportServices>
<Services>
</Services>
</Service.AirportServices>
</SimBase.Document>

put the file into PackageSources/AirportServices/ICAO/
(where ICAO is the ICAO of your aiport)

add an asset group type SPB to you packagedefinitions
Code:
<AssetGroup Name="All_Services">
            <Type>SPB</Type>
            <Flags>
                <FSXCompatibility>false</FSXCompatibility>
            </Flags>
            <AssetDir>PackageSources\AirportServices\</AssetDir>
            <OutputDir>AirportServices\</OutputDir>
        </AssetGroup>
 
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unitedkingdom
Thank you for the advice Mamu, I'll have a session this weekend on it. I can always turn down the vehicle/traffic settings etc for the fuel trucks I guess but it's annoying that such an obvious failing is ignored by Asobo/MS

Kev
 
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