fpltoif cargo weight question

Does anyone know what type of units the cargo option uses?

Hi,

I believe it’s all in tonnes from what I can tell from looking through the user guides.

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What is your title, but it is in tons

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Whatever is in Infinite Flight, it’s in Fpltoif.

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The desired cargo weight , in thousands of pounds or thousands of kilograms depending on the units option.

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There’s no 0.1, 0.2, 0.3 scale in IF. Yes, it may be the same units, but unless you know what one unit is (1000 kg or 1000 lb), 0.1 of it isn’t very illuminating.

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Yeah, but it’s still the same units, just in thousands.

Listen to @Chris_S.


I’m pretty sure he knows best.😉

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The cargo units is the same as the fuel units. I will relabel it to avoid confusion.

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Thank you everyone. Thank you @Chris_S for such a great IF flight plan source.

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@Chris_S Slightly different question but is there any way we could get the ‘total payload weight’ that is calculated by Simbrief shown on the output screen too please?

I have a question while we’re on the topic of cargo weight. The max weight setting allowed for the MD-11F is 60.0 which is inaccurate. It’s weight capacity is about 113.7 lbs. Also, there’s no option for 0 passengers.

Can those be adjusted?

This is possible to change, but can only be done through Simbrief itself. Go to the ‘my fleet’ page and add a new airframe. You can change the weights and maximum passengers there

I updated it.

Also if you have a question on any of the fields, there is a question mark that if you hover or press on the question mark it tells you what it is.

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@Chris_S, correct units?

I’m well aware of how to edit it through SimBrief, I’ve already completed your suggestion. I was seeing if it was any better to go directly through FPLtoIF instead of copying the XML file from SB. 👍🏻

I picked the wrong one but you get the point :)

Okay okay, fair enough!

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Thank you, @Chris_S

Thank you for editing it @Chris_S

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