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A quick question about AFCAD overlays re: flightplans

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Hi all! Not really a regular poster here, but I do read the forums quite a bit to find any information I may have. I did a quick search and didn't come up with anything in regard to the question I have, so I'll post my question here where I know it'll get answered. I've recently started using overlays. They really improve the efficiency of the major hub airports like KATL, KORD, KPHL, etc., etc., especially when using added AI like Project AI. Until yesterday my KATL was a fairly quiet airport. Just busy enough to keep me interested in spotting all the aircraft that came in. Then I went and downloaded PAI's Delta package and now KATL is inundated with MANY go-arounds, hold issues, continuous spatter on the radios. The problem is, all the extra flightplans that were installed with the package make use of only KATL and not any of the overlays I have. Since I have so many flights into, and out of, KATL and the flightplan.txt editing would be so tedious, is there a program out there that would help me change half of the flights in flightplan.txt to use my overlays instead of me going in and doing it myself? I sure hope yall understand what I'm asking. If not, I'll explain more. Thanks, ahead of time, for any help you can offer.Regards,Dan Zollner[MARQUEE]http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXsd40-2left.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXsd40-2YBright.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcoil2.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcoil2.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcoil2.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRcoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRcoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/BNSFcoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/BNSFcoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/BNSFcoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcoil2.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/NScoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRcoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRcoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRcoil.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXboxcar.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRboxcar.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRQboxcar.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/FLps2hop.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcemhop.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcemhop.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcf3202.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/NSboxcar.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/NShi-cube.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRhi-cube.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRhi-cube.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRboxcar.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXhicube.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXps2hop.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXps2hop.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXps2hop.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcf4650.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcf4650.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXcf3202.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CSXgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRgondola.gif http://members.aol.com/deejay2276/CRgondola.gif Courtesy of http://www.frograil.com[/MARQUEE]Living on the Crawfordsville Brand Subdivision, MP 21

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I understand, and I have to admit, that's a limitation with our messing around with the traffic.bgl It'd be nice if someone could come up with a program that would search out overlays, and allow you to assign a/c or airlines to them.But until then, here's what I do. I go through the flightplans.txt, cut out the airlines I want. With PAI traffic it's easy, since all the airlines a/c are numbered together. I search for those numbers in the flightplans.txt, usually they are all grouped together, especially if you used the PAI self-installer. After I cut them, and paste them into a new .txt file, I just change all the airports using the 'replace' command from the edit toolbar. For example, EGLL for all my BA traffic, goes to 4GLL. I always rename one overlay, or keep one overlay with the original airport identifier, that way when I add traffic to the flightplans.txt, I'll at least seem them with the default ID, since that's what most people develop them with. If we'd be able to come to a standard (and right now that standard I think is what PAI is doing) we could come up with a standard way of naming overlays, and then when people are developing that traffic, they could automatically assign those airlines to those overlays.Just a thought.Lobaeux

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Dan,download a program called AITMit allows you to switch a certain percent(e.g. the half=50%) of all AI flights between to selected airports to a third airport (the overlay)

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