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bawheeler

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Issue with '&' in DestinationName field of flight plan for P3D
« on: November 21, 2018, 09:41:30 PM »
FYI I noticed one of the flights in the RTMM flight plans zip was not visible to P3D for loading.  After some troubleshooting, I determined a '&' in the DestinationName field of the PLN file was the culprit. It does not cause a problem in the filename, but rather within this specific field of the file contents.

Flight = Owikeno Casino & Resort (OCAR) from Owikeno N Strip (PF39)  -- aka MFC0445A

Change
<DestinationName>Owikeno Casino & Resort</DestinationName>
to
<DestinationName>Owikeno Casino Resort</DestinationName>

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Re: Issue with '&' in DestinationName field of flight plan for P3D
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2018, 04:42:20 AM »
P3D v4.x has a small bug when loading a flight plan via Flight Planner. If this happens a second loading procedure will be successful. (provided that there is no mistake in the plan itself)
« Last Edit: November 22, 2018, 05:48:39 AM by Dieter »
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Re: Issue with '&' in DestinationName field of flight plan for P3D
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2018, 11:23:26 AM »
Right on Brian - Got it. (Will update the RTMM Flight plans.zip with a new fp and re-up a new FP zip asap).

Thanks for pointing that out Brian. 

Norm
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