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    Fuel Planning Tool (FPT)

    After more than a year of research, development, and internal testing, I'm happy to announce the upcoming public release of the Fuel Planning Tool:



    The Fuel Planning Tool (FPT) will help you plan for fuel consumption, flight time, combat performance, and navigation data for DCS: A-10C and DCS: F-5E. It features all Nevada and Caucasus Maps navpoints for easy reference and flight plan creation.

    Features:
    - Custom GUI.
    - Detailed user manual.
    - Based on real aircraft performance charts and crosschecked to match DCS.
    - Takeoff and Landing Data cards.
    - Google Earth Flight plan overlay creation.

    Requirements:
    - Keyboard and Mouse.
    - MS Office Excel.

    GUI Screenshots (WIP):

    Google Earth Overlay Example:

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    Download FPT v1.1a: LINK (Date 20170624)
    Last edited by Kimi; 24Jun17 at 23:19.
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    This is really awesome Kimi!
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    This looks great, we've been in need of a tool like this in DCS for a long time. Good work!

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    Thanks great, I know way too little about proper fuel planning! Will check it out as soon as you go public Thanks!


    EDIT: sry just now I realized that this is an old thread
    Last edited by Entropy; 27Apr17 at 19:16.

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    A "small" showcase:

    Last edited by Kimi; 04Jun17 at 19:38.
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    Looking good Kimi!

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    Can I get that in cornflower blue?? Looks great buddy.

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    Public Download Now Available!!!

    FPT v1.1

    I encourage pilots to read the instructions first!
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    I just discovered this tool and seriously, thank you! It's an awesome resource! I'm not sure if this is just something on my end but I noticed that Form 70 and the TOLD data export to PDF with strange margins and some of the columns get pushed to the next page. Am I doing something wrong?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RyboPops View Post
    I just discovered this tool and seriously, thank you! It's an awesome resource! I'm not sure if this is just something on my end but I noticed that Form 70 and the TOLD data export to PDF with strange margins and some of the columns get pushed to the next page. Am I doing something wrong?
    I'm glad you found it useful!
    Can you post some screenshots of the pdfs?
    I think it might be down to what paper size the default printer has, but since it's a pdf I'm not sure.
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