Controlling AI planes

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TimeLess_Only
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Controlling AI planes

Postby TimeLess_Only » Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:05 pm

Hello, is there a plugin/addon that makes it so you can control ai planes. If there is please tell me. Really looking for something like that.

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Blaunarwal
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Re: Controlling AI planes

Postby Blaunarwal » Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:34 am

Not actually, AI means, it controlls itself. But there is an effort beeing taken by AIG group https://www.alpha-india.net/forums/ind ... oard=270.0
. There are old programs from FS9 times controlling AI distance on approach etc. I don't know if these tools actually work with P3D. FSUIPC also has some controlling functions to reduce AI. But there's no progam I know, that helps control AI to change an actual flight plan. There is a program to create AI flightplans and there are also programs to spawn AI aircraft somewhere and send it somewhere else.
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Re: Controlling AI planes

Postby JorgenSA » Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:20 pm

"AI airplanes" is supposed to mean that the aircraft in question is controlled by artificial intelligence - which they are not. Instead, they are meant to be controlled by a preset flight plan, from which they do not - cannot - deviate.

Such airplanes are not meant to be user-controlled, although it is possible to convert them to user control. Many, however, carry in their readme files a specific warning against converting them, as they may be extremely difficult or impossible to fly by a human pilot.

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