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Adding a existing component to an existing aircraft

On march 25, 2020 I was asked via mumble, if I could add the garmin196 to the Seneca II, hence the AP is not charming. Here ist what I did, an how I did it.

Creating a working copy of the aircraft

At first I aquired the Aircraft. It's part of the sourceforge/svn-repository.

I got the plane searching throught FGADDON/AIRCRAFT ( using the SVN system.

   $ svn checkout

note: sourceforge does not support the correct svn-codeline, you need to correct the path starting after trunk'

Locating the system to add

I went into my system's Flightgear root directory $FG_ROOT - which is nice to know. On ubuntu and DeBIAN systems it is likely to be found in:
  $ cd /usr/share/games/flightgear/

Understanding the components of the system

Adding the model to the aircraft, positioning

Implementing the functionality

Adapting, Adding, Extending