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On The Horizon

Postby Peter » Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:24 am

Major Features:
  • JoinFS Open Network. An interface for third party developers to utilize the existing JoinFS network.
  • Map view. (altitude/squawk etc).
  • Real world traffic injection (optional).
  • Aerofly FS2 support.
  • FlightSimWorld support.
  • FlightGear support.
  • Roaming AI traffic. AI aircraft that are automatically passed from server to server across the JoinFS hub network.
  • Drone formation aircraft. AI aircraft can be added to your formation flight.
  • Formation analysis tool.

Minor Features (Priority Order):
  • Clear all substitutions button. Setting to auto clear at startup.
  • Port forward check and warning. http://pmem.uk/joinfs/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&p=3204#p3196
  • Validate scan paths with warning if they don't exist.
  • Hub settings/welcome message controlled from the comms window.
  • Allow take over of recorded aircraft during flight.
  • Keyboard support for some features, e.g. Follow, shared cockpit hand over.
  • 3rd party events. http://pmem.uk/joinfs/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=372&p=2172#p2172
  • Copy date/time.
  • Synchronize system failures.
  • Aircraft collision detection and engine damage. Damage on recorded aircraft, AI/physics takes over.
  • Flight route and remarks.
  • Nicknames saved in recordings.
  • Glider tow rope physics.
  • Spot view control from aircraft list.
  • Display nearest airport for each aircraft.
  • List of nearest airports with distance, bearing and elevation.
  • Share flight plans between pilots.
  • Shared cockpit. Allow outside control option.
  • Highlight bad network connections.
  • An option to allow network pause. So everyone in the session pauses at the same time.
  • Visual indicator of relative positions.

Worth Further Consideration:
  • Persisant/distributed information storage. For example, offline data for users' aircraft last position.
  • FS9 support, via FSUIPC.
  • MacOS and Raspberry PI (target ARM).
  • RESTful, ACARS interaction. Web details and mapping capability.
  • Voice support.

Implemented:
  • Comms. Text communications with multiple channels: Global, Session, Com 1 and Com 2 frequencies. Version 1.4.0.
  • X-Plane Support. Extending cross-platform to include X-Plane. Version 1.3.0
  • Custom animations. C130. http://pmem.uk/joinfs/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=85. Version 1.2.9
  • Transfer Payload Station Weight variable. Version 1.2.8
  • Extend radar range. http://pmem.uk/joinfs/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=365&p=2127#p2127. Version 1.1.16
  • Elevation correction for different scenery. Version 1.1.7
  • Shared cockpit: Battery, GPS, Pitot, bug, OBI, pump, prop sync, Right Master ALT, r/a trim, right selector. Version 1.1.7
  • Minimize to System Tray. Version 1.1.6
  • Different model scans for each simulator connected. Stop warnings if running on a server. Version 1.1.6
  • Add filter to substitution windows. Version 1.1.6
  • Default substitution for each type role. Version 1.1.6
  • Auto substitution. Version 1.1.6
  • French translation. Version 1.1.5
  • Command line launch for Windows servers. Version 1.1.2
  • Hub network. Version 1.1.0
  • A way to bookmark the current session. Version 1.1.0
  • Option to ignore certain aircraft in the list. Version 1.0.14
  • Radar support. Version 1.0.13
  • Choose specific folders to scan for models. Version 1.0.13
  • Resize Aircraft window. Version 1.0.12
  • Recorder Toolbar. Open a window for managing recording and playing. Track-bar controlled. Include visual markers for points of interest.
  • Allow host name entry as well as IP address. Version 1.0.11
  • Option to save log files from the Monitor window. Version 1.0.7
  • Show closest airfield. Version 1.0.7
  • Get weather data from other pilots. Version 1.0.3
  • Show distance, bearing and tracking data in aircraft list. Version 1.0.3
  • Re-position behind other aircraft. Version 1.0.3
  • A user-friendly list to choose other clients and hub IP addresses. Version 1.0.0
  • Enable squawk code. Version 1.0.0

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