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Question about Traffic Optimizer

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Hi all,

 

Yeterday I installed TO and I have it working.

I installed it because of the low framerate at Mega Airport Frankfurt V2 ( triple monitor setup with photoscenery + custom ag + multiple cloud layers ).

 

Two days I tested and modified things and the result was a smooth environment.

However , traffic I had at 3% which already gave 8-9 aircraft at the airport.

 

So, after installing TO I tried it manually and it deleted flights/aircraft.

At 6% I have 10-12 aircraft with TO set to 20.

 

Then I did a flight from Schiphol to Frankfurt with TO set to Auto.

At approach I checked TO ( 47 --> deleted 27 ) so it seemed to work.

 

However, taxiing at the airport there was no AI traffic at all, just the 2 static airplanes.

 

Then I shutdown TO , set AI traffic in P3D to 0% reloaded, set it to 6% and reloaded.

Inmediately 10-12 AI aircraft.

Again I started TO , Optimized and checked : 10-12 AI aircraft at the airport..

 

Is the Auto feature from TO working correctly in P3Dv3.4 ?

 

All suggestions are welcome.

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Hi Gerard

 

Same here. P3Dv3.4 and Traffic Optimizer in use. Traffic settings at 45% for AI. TO Settings Auto Optimize and 50 as target.

While on the departure Airport I have a lot of traffic with reasonable performace. However when I reach my Destination, there is almost no traffic.

 

Maybe someone with an older Version of P3D can test this scenario.

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Have check the "preserve airport traffic" option and entered your departure and arrival airports?

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Have check the "preserve airport traffic" option and entered your departure and arrival airports?

Yes, that is checked.

If it is working when testing manually than it also should work on automatic.

 

Departing and arrival airport not entered. What does this do ?

 

I have the feeling that when flying ( in my case with settings to 20 ) aircraft around me are getting deleted, including aircraft on the ground..

Even with preserve airport traffic checked...

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Have you entered a flight plan into P3D? It uses that to ignore traffic at your two airports. No problems using it with FSX.

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Gerard, unless the program knows where you're gonna land, the preserve airport traffic doesn't really help much. You need to enter your departure and arrival airports manually. I also think the program does this automatically if you run it after you've put a default flightplan into action.

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If you are talking about Air Traffic Manager 1.9.1.1 , I just put the departure and destination in manually before I fly, and it works fine in 3.4 as it did in all other versions. 

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Yeah as Simmerhead mentioned it needs to know what airports you are departing and arriving to preserve those aircraft.   Occasionally I'll land at a small airport with no traffic but when checking SuperTrafficBoard I see they are scheduled to depart 30 min. after I land so they don't show up until closer to their departure time.    One night I sat there about 5-10 min and traffic started to land and depart.  So it was more a function of AI flight schedules than TO.   But larger airports should have pretty constant traffic. 

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Then I will try with the airports entered and preserved checked..

 

Thanks so far guys..

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So which program are you people using? 

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I have TO networked and it automatically gets the airport ID from the flight plan. Preserve traffic and auto optimize is check. I just start TO and everything else goes to work.

 

Using 1.9.1.4

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I have TO networked and it automatically gets the airport ID from the flight plan. Preserve traffic and auto optimize is check. I just start TO and everything else goes to work.

 

Using 1.9.1.4

 

OK, the name of the program is Air Traffic Manager, that is why I was confused. Never heard of TO.....   http://www.mediafire.com/file/zmdftsy127jgux2/AirTrafficManagerFSX-P3D+Radar_v1914.zip

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Regarding a flightplan : I use Prosim and it directly copies the Prosim fligplan into my CDU.

What does the TO read and where ?

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Regarding a flightplan : I use Prosim and it directly copies the Prosim fligplan into my CDU.

What does the TO read and where ?

For FSX it reads the plan loaded into the sim via the Flight Plan option. I imagine P3D has a similar option.

 

Or you can configure FSUIPC to provide a Load Plan option in the Addons menu and load a plan manually that way.

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