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WELT2000

WELT2000 is a program and database maintained by Michael Meier. The database contains 52800 1) soaring turning points of the world as well as SUA of (mainly) Europe. The program can generate both waypoints and SUA files that are compatible with Soaring Pilot.

Installation

Download Welt200E.exe 2) and let it rip. If you prefer not to download an executable, then download the appropriate ZIP archive via the WELT2000 home page. The program will default install in C:\BOBERG, this is also the location where output files will be created. No shortcuts or anything are created in your Start menu or Desktop, so you need to browse to C:\BOBERG and create a shortcut to WORLD.EXE or simply double click it.

SUA

After starting the program, use your left mouse button and, while keeping left mouse button pressed, draw a rectangle of the area you need. Then select menu command Logger → SOARINGPILOT: »» → AIRSPACE.SUA. This will create a file C:\BOBERG\AIRSPACE.SUA.

Close the transfer with menu command Logger → Close File (Before datatransfer). Rename the file to suadata.sua and transfer to Soaring Pilot using your favorite transfer method as described in detail for the configuration.

Waypoints

Optionally use the Turnpoints menu to filter out certain turning points, then use menu command Logger → SOARINGPILOT: »» → WINPILOT.DAT, followed by Logger → Close File (Before datatransfer). Rename the file to waypoints.dat and transfer to Soaring Pilot using your favorite transfer method as described in detail for the configuration.

1) update 08.11.2005
2) if you prefer the German version, download Welt200D.exe
 
soarpilot/welt2000.txt · Last modified: 2006/10/25 11:25
 
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