Flight out of range

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galdeano
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Flight out of range

Post by galdeano » Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:30 pm

Hello, it's nice to be part of this platform.

I would like to have the possibility to book a flight without the "out of the aircraft range" block.

I understand that is the realistic procedure but some things could be more challenging, like for example a flight from LIRF to NZAA with a B744, under certain e precise circumstances like restricted number of passengers and cargo.

The risk will remain and if i don't arrive to final airport, so a that point, could be normal to receive a huge penalty.
So, considering that, i suggest to not block extreme long range flight plan, but to show a acknowledgment and admission in order to accept the risk.

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joefremont
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Re: Flight out of range

Post by joefremont » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:47 pm

We used to do that, but what would happen is pilots would end up flying routes that were twice the aircrafts range nonstop with sim models were the fuel flow scalars had either been manipulated or were not accurate in the first place. I have thought of adding this back when there are technical stops defined and the distance between the departure, tech stop and arrival airports are all within range and some sort of penalty if you don’t make the stop, but if you know you will need to stop you can always break the route into two.
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