With the released code, I’ve been using terrain maps with terrain warning on while flying to generate Approach aides. For global, I was thinking I could use other resources to do something similar, but the issue is going to be applying those findings on the map in IF.
I was thinking… I know, that’s dangerous, but here goes. It would be nice if we could insert waypoints with altitudes attached to them via something like the waypoint/airport search tool. Maybe set it up so you enter a lat lon alt data set separated by commas. Something like this… lat1 lon1 alt1,lat2 lon2 alt2… when entered, they would show up on the map as a waypoint with an altitude instead of a name.
This would give the approach controller the option of either marking peaks or an approach path. This solves the problem of how to map what we find in 3’rd party apps with the IF map.
This ability could also be made available to pilots so they can place waypoints of their own. This would allow for flying an approach that isn’t currently supported with the included waypoints, and would allow for an approach controller to test his approach path.
These waypoints would only persist for duration of the session and would need to be added each time you start a session.