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asked by (14 points)
When flying into SBRJ from SBSP - short flight, ATC  instructed a sharp turn away from the destination airport for about 40 miles before I gave up and turned back on course on my own.

I am an Air Traffic Controller so please excuse my expectation of accurate and logical turns onto the final approach.  ;-)

Typically, a 10-15 mile final approach would be more than sufficient.


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answered by (18.4k points)

It is not possible to adjust the route you're given by ATC if you're flying with the default ATC. If this is an issue that you can reproduce every time, please submit a bug report here for further investigation, with detailed steps and a log.txt.

commented by (3.5k points)
Hi Jennifer,

I don't think JOJO is talking about any particular issue. He is talking about the way ATC has been designed. I have stopped using it, because it is very unrealistic and not fluid.
I know it must be a real pain to program such a vast thing, and I know some work is being done over it by your team, for X-plane 11.10. So I'm waiting with no real expectation.

But at the moment, X-plane ATC is definitely behind what has been done in other sims. Even though I have many ideas, I wouldn't file any report about that because there is too much to be done and you have other priorities, which is totally understandable.

My opinion about ATC at the moment : it is something to be done online. It is just too complicated to code something satisfying, even if i would love to help.
commented by (18.4k points)
I would agree with this statement:

"My opinion about ATC at the moment : it is something to be done online. It is just too complicated to code something satisfying."

We are a small team and the scope of overhauling this feature is more substantial than we can prioritize at the moment.
commented by (40 points)
this should be one of the main prioritise, after all what is flying without a decent atc

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