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Different aircrafts icon size

Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:51 pm
by andrew
Hi,

Would it be possible to have different icon size based on "Wake Turbulence" field?
So smaller for "Light", normal for "Medium" and larger for "Heavy".
In this way you can spot the type of aircraft on the map.

Thank you!

Re: Different aircrafts icon size

Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 1:20 am
by agw
A bit like FR24? Yes, although there are a couple of problems. The first is that the WTC isn't known for all aircraft, so it's not always going to be accurate. The second and more difficult problem is that I am the world's most inept artist ever. It took me about half a dozen goes and a considerable amount of time to come up with the marker I've got now, I'm in no hurry to go through that again another three times :)

However, that icon has to bite the bullet sometime because it's a bitmap, it doesn't render nicely on high DPI devices. Once I've steeled myself for the ordeal I will be doing vector versions of the airplane marker. One day. Although instead of just rendering the same icon at three sizes I was thinking more of a Cessna 152 planform for light aircraft, maybe an A320 planform for medium weight and probably a B747 or an A380 planform for heavy. There probably wouldn't be a huge difference in size between them. I'm hoping planforms might not be too bad to do in Inkscape, I could just trace the outline from a photo.

Re: Different aircrafts icon size

Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:06 am
by andrew
I can try to draw them... Which format would be good for you? .eps?

Re: Different aircrafts icon size

Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:53 pm
by andrew
Just downloaded version 2.2: new icons look great!
Thank you!

Re: Different aircrafts icon size

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:36 am
by trabin
Can you add icon for AN225?