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Current Status
== Current Status ==
As of 0102/2018, an initial implementation of the MFD is available on git/next from the . It can be displayed as a GUI window under Debug Menu->FG1000or added to an aircraft with the GDU-1045 model as part of a 3D cockpit. It includes a native is integrated with the [[CanvasRoute Manager|route manager]]-based surround using an SVG file, Engine Information System (EIS), page group selection using GPS and the FMS control, plus generic NAV/COM radios. It displays engine information from a selection of pages (see below)single piston engine, and can be used as an EFB.
There's still a huge number of pages to write, and the pages around route planning will likely be particularly challenging, but it should be far faster now these blocks are in place. As of 02/2018, the PFD page is in the process of being created using artwork created by Michat and www2 <ref>https://forum.flightgear.org/viewtopic.php?f=71&t=32764&p=327340#p327340</ref> There's still a huge number of pages to write, and the pages around route planning will likely be particularly challenging, but it should be far faster now these blocks are in place. . If anyone is interested in creating a specific page, please also get in touch with Stuart. The various ''Nearest... and ...Information'' pages should be quite easy to do based on the pages that have been written already. See the Design Notes for details.
Next steps:
* Writing the remaining (large) number of pages
* Styling the pages - making the iconography match Garmin exactly.
 
It is now pretty usable as a moving map and EFB, though Stuart is still planning to integrate the [[Route Manager|route manager]].
== A Cheat's Guide to Using the FG1000 ==

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