Airport view allows controller to see all aircraft (planes/helicopters) on airport runways and around the airport. The goal is to be able to control airdromes for taxiing, takeof, landing and approaches.
How to open airport view
- Click on an airport
- In selection’s properties, click on the Airport view button or the “V” button in footer bar
- A new tab is opened on top main bar with the airport view
Description of airport view
For each airport, you will see airspace around the airport. Zoom on aiport to see taxiways and parking. If aircraft are present, you will see them represented as their respective profile. This profile is at scale of taxiway, LotAtc computes automatically its represented length on map scale. If aircraft type is unknown, a default triangle is displayed. You can set type in selection’s properties and the symbol will be updated.
A color has been attributed for each aircraft, this color is the same on airport view and in approach view.
You will find also, as for tactical view, a selection’s properties panel and in tab :
- Airport properties
- Available charts
On the bottom, you have the approaches buttons, click on it to take an approach and have the glide window.