LesJar Posted March 20 Report Share Posted March 20 (edited) Given that one of the hardest jobs in setting up a virtual airline is sorting out schedules that work well , alongside the subfleet and aircraft to fly the routes. Now if you have MSFS 2020 and the FS_TRAFFIC add-on it comes with a good set of schedules that you can copy and use with some coding to make all the data for your airline. The Departures folder can be found in the following place Community\justflight-fstraffic-module\Data\Schedules. The Arrivals folder can be found in the following placeCommunity\justflight-fstraffic-module\Data\Schedules folder\Arrivals folder An example of the schedule for EINN is attached and you can see from the data that all the information is there for example -: 0=DT:0605,ICAO:EYKA,CA:RYR,AC:73H,FLTNO8822,CS:RYANAIR,DAYS:7*. this is a flight departing from EINN 0605 on a Sunday using an aircraft type 73H to goto EYKA. The 0= is just a sequence number DT:0605 is the departure time ICAO:EYKA is where the flight is going to CA:RYR. is the carrier RYR or Ryanair to be precise AC:73H is the aircraft type 73H being the Boeing 737-800 aircraft FLTNO8822 is the Fs-traffic internal Flight Number which can be matched to arrivals CS:RYANAIR id the Ryanair callsign DAYS:7* is the days of the week for this flight 7 being Sunday and probably need to be converted for PHPvms data of the week. Yes it is missing the departure time but things like that can be worked out using calculations. The good thing is also that if you want to model a real world airline then you can get all the schedules that you need for that airline as at I think summer 2020 but FS-TRAFFic is said to have a schedule update soon as well. I already built my airline on something similar using the AIG text files and the schedules from World Traffic in X-plane 11 as these again were text files , but looking at these they are the simplest to decode but missing a departure time which may not be good but can be worked upon. This is just an insight of where to find schedule information to build your own airline from scratch and input csv files rather than input every single flight. Because I have not yet done the schedules using these text files there is no code that I can post on here to help you yet. The code I used was PHP and MYSQL but I think it could be done with Visual Studio and other databases as you are reading in text files storing the information, processing the information and then creating the output csv files to input to PHPVMS. I might open up a community GITHUB for this so that everyone can get the code to do this , but it will be PHP and MYSQL so that it can work alongside PHPVMS any comments and suggestions are always welcome Edited March 20 by LesJar Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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