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Compiling The ExtPlane Plugin (on Linux and Windows)

There appears to be quite a bit of updates going on with the ExtPlane plugin source code in the last few months, and it turned out some of these are needed to fix some of the bugs I am facing when using it. Unfortunately, to get the latest and greatest version, you have to compile it yourself. Here are my notes on how to go about compiling the plugin on Linux and Windows. Note: If you are using my Pi-XPlane-FMC-CDU, you can just use the pre-compiled binaries linked to in my post here. This ...

X-Plane Plugins - Some Notes

I've been stumped for the last few weeks with getting my Raspberry Pi FMC to work with Zibo's 737. I used the ExtPlane plugin to interface my code on the Pi with the simulator, and it works well for almost all FMCs except Zibo's. The symptoms would be missing or truncated data updates, causing the screen on the Pi to get messed up. Since I'm only working on the Pi end, it's hard to tell whether the problem is with ExtPlane or Zibo. The AirFMC iPad app, which comes with its own plugin, is ab...