76. Tips and Tricks
76.2. Use the measurement lines to get a VOR Radial Intersection
Measurement lines can start at airports or navaids where they use the magnetic declination if available. You can use them to find an airport by radial and distance if you like to navigate the old fashioned way.
See also Measure Distance from here.
76.3. Search for Add-On Airports
You can use the scenery path to look for add-on airports of a certain
developer. Click on one of the add-on airports and copy the relevant
part of the path from the information window. Insert this path fragment
Scenery Path input field in the airports tab of the search
dock window. Add
* at the beginning and at the end since it is only
part of a path.
See also Text filters.
76.4. Use the Search Function to plan a Round the World Trip
The spatial search function is useful to plan a round the world tour. Assume you’d like to go east:
Go to the dock window
Search, right-click into the result table and select
Reset Searchto remove all search criteria that may affect the query.
Set your departure airport.
Right-click on your departure airport in the search or on the map and select
Set Center for Distance Search. This is the center point for the spatial search.
Add any additional criteria in the search like lighted runways, procedures, fuel, minimum runway length and more.
Click the checkbox before
Distance, adjust the minimum and maximum distance and set direction to
Select all in the result table to see the airports on the map.
Choose your next destination airport.
Add as destination.
Back to 2. until you are done around the world.