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Extra EA-500

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; Flightgear 3.4 and later: Current stable release is 2.0.0 (10.01.2015) and can be found in the fgaddon repository [http://sourceforge.net/p/flightgear/fgaddon/HEAD/tree/trunk/Aircraft/extra500/ FGAddon].
; FlightGear 3.2 and earlier: The last stable release is 1.2.0 and can be found on GitoriousGitLab.
Alternatively: [[#Download|Download]]
== Download ==
The Extra500 is available via Gitorious: https://wwwgitlab.gitorious.orgcom/extra500/extra500
We recommend Flightgear version 3.1 or later, to benefit from the performance improvements in the canvas system.
Stable release up to '''Flightgear 3.2''' is available from GitoriousGitLab:
<syntaxhighlight lang="bash">
git clone https://gitgitlab.gitorious.orgcom/extra500/extra500.git
cd extra500
git checkout release/1.2.0
</syntaxhighlight>
or use the download button on: [https://wwwgitlab.gitorious.orgcom/extra500/extra500/sourcetree/dd79dbcb330c9a4f1d2129b7f4bc50ca8f33d1c2: release /1.2.0].
Stable release from '''Flightgear 3.4''' is available from FGAddon or alternatively from Gitorious:
<syntaxhighlight lang="bash">
git clone https://gitgitlab.gitorious.orgcom/extra500/extra500.git
cd extra500
git checkout release/2.0.0
</syntaxhighlight>
or use the download button on: [https://wwwgitlab.gitorious.orgcom/extra500/extra500/sourcetree/537d77cc672a7df91f24b32977bfd1a904851591: release /2.0.0].
The current development takes place in the master branch
<syntaxhighlight lang="bash">
git clone https://gitgitlab.gitorious.orgcom/extra500/extra500.git
cd extra500
git checkout master
</syntaxhighlight>
or use the download button on: [https://wwwgitlab.gitorious.orgcom/extra500/extra500 /tree/master].
== Operation ==
[http://www.extraaircraft.com/techservice.php]''', right at the bottom.
Below is just a quick start and some selected topics. See here for the [[Extra EA-500/panel reference|''panel reference page'']].
WARNING: Below reflects the current development version (master). If you are using the stable version, some functionality will not be available!
===Engine starting===
See also [[Extra EA-500/engine operation|here''the engine operation page'']]
[[File:Extra500 electicmains.png|thumb|400px|Extra500 side switch panel]]
===Principle Autopilot functionality===
{{hatnote|See also [[Extra EA-500/autopilot|here''the autopilot page'']]}}
* HDG Follows the heading bug (set HDG bug using the keypad, press to sync)
[[File:Extra500 audiopanel.png|thumb|400px|Extra500 audiopanel: Com1, Nav1 and Marker selected]]
{{hatnote|See [[Extra EA-500/IFD|here''the IFD page'']] for a more detailed description of the IFD-s.}}
The COM unit (1 or 2 ) is selected on the audiopanel. Just hit the appropriate "XMT" button. Note that FGCOM only works on COM1!
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