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{{See also|User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter}}
 
{{See also|User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter}}
Due to the [[User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|<nowiki>{{This months newsletter}}</nowiki>]] template it is no longer necessary to copy-paste an old newsletter and change old dates. The newsletter header already supports to (pre)load '''this draft page''' automatically (intead of the red link). '''This''' is the correct place for any changes to the newsletter structure and default segments.
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'''This''' is the right place for permanent changes to the newsletter structure and default segments. Don't hesitate to make your changes or even shorten it.
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Due to the [[User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|<nowiki>{{This months newsletter}}</nowiki>]] template it is no longer necessary to copy-paste an old newsletter and change the dates manually. The newsletter header supports to (pre)load '''this draft page''' automatically during creation of a new newsletter. Next to the newsleter header you can use one of these "Create Newsletter..." links below.
 
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The following parameters will be replaced during preload process:  
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Links to create newsletters: {{User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|date=now}}, {{User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|date=next month}}, {{User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|date=+2 months}},
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<B><big>Parameters for this draft</big></B>{{-}}
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The following $-parameters will be replaced during preload process:  
 
* '''$1''' for month (01,02,...12)   
 
* '''$1''' for month (01,02,...12)   
 
* '''$2''' for Year (like {{#time: Y | now}}).
 
* '''$2''' for Year (like {{#time: Y | now}}).
 
* '''$3''' for current release ({{current release|cr}}) based on {{tl|current release|cr}}.
 
* '''$3''' for current release ({{current release|cr}}) based on {{tl|current release|cr}}.
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Use the [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Extension:ParserFunctions##time time function] to get more dates, like  
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The [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Extension:ParserFunctions##time time function] supports more precise dates, like  
 
*<code><nowiki>{{#time: form |date |lang=xx}}</nowiki></code> form is like F=FullMonthname and Y=Year, see below
 
*<code><nowiki>{{#time: form |date |lang=xx}}</nowiki></code> form is like F=FullMonthname and Y=Year, see below
 
*<code><nowiki>{{#time: F Y |$2-$1}}</nowiki></code> for "''{{#time: F Y |{{CURRENTYEAR}}-{{CURRENTMONTH}}}}''"
 
*<code><nowiki>{{#time: F Y |$2-$1}}</nowiki></code> for "''{{#time: F Y |{{CURRENTYEAR}}-{{CURRENTMONTH}}}}''"
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*Use <nowiki><noin</nowiki>clude<nowiki>> </noin</nowiki>clude> for notes to get ignored when preloading this draft into new newsletters (this template description).
 
*Use <nowiki><noin</nowiki>clude<nowiki>> </noin</nowiki>clude> for notes to get ignored when preloading this draft into new newsletters (this template description).
 
*Use <nowiki><includ</nowiki>eonl<nowiki>y> <includeo</nowiki>nly> for elements to not show up here but in a newsletter. (like Categories)
 
*Use <nowiki><includ</nowiki>eonl<nowiki>y> <includeo</nowiki>nly> for elements to not show up here but in a newsletter. (like Categories)
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Links to test your changes: {{User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|date=now}}, {{User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|date=next month}}, {{User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|date=+2 months}},
   
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<B><big>Note to Translators</big></B>{{-}}
 
<B><big>Note to Translators</big></B>{{-}}
Translations:
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The newsletter system fully supports translations. Currently there is only German but feel free to to add your language here.
 
* [[User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter/De/Newslettervorlage|German]]
 
* [[User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter/De/Newslettervorlage|German]]
 
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You would need to add your translation into [[User:Skybike/Template:This months newsletter|This months newsletter]], [[User:Skybike/Template:Newsletter-header-translate|Newsletter-header-translate]] and create new versions of this draft as well as [[FlightGear Newsletter]].
 
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   * DO NOT DELETE HEADINGS prior to final cleanup
 
   * DO NOT DELETE HEADINGS prior to final cleanup
 
   * Current headings and their order is merely a suggestion based on what have been used earlier
 
   * Current headings and their order is merely a suggestion based on what have been used earlier
   * Changes made to headings or structure should also be copied the Newsletter template FIXME
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   * Changes made to headings or structure should also be copied the Newsletter template http://wiki.flightgear.org/User:Skybike/Template:This_months_newsletter/Newsletter_example
 
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* Discussion, issues and suggestions
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  * Regarding this newsletter issue, please use the discussion page
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  * Regarding the newsletter in general, primarily use the FlightGear Newsletter discussion page (Talk:FlightGear Newsletter)
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  * Regarding this Newsletter template, please use FIXME
      
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   * Update [[Next Newsletter]] and [[FlightGear Newsletter]]
 
   * Update [[Next Newsletter]] and [[FlightGear Newsletter]]
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WARNING: THIS PRELOAD NEWSLETTER HEADER IS LINKED TO A SANDBOX TEMPLATE! WHEN CLEANING UP PLEASE DELETE THIS MESSAGE AND CHANGE THE HEADER BELOW TO:
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* Discussion, issues and suggestions
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  * Regarding this newsletter issue, please use the discussion page
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  * Regarding the newsletter in general, primarily use the FlightGear Newsletter discussion page (Talk:FlightGear Newsletter)
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  * Regarding this Newsletter template, please use FIXME
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+++  {{Newsletter-header|{{#time: F | $2-$1}}}}  +++
   
-->{{User:Skybike/Template:Newsletter-header-translate|<includeonly>$2-$1</includeonly>}}
 
-->{{User:Skybike/Template:Newsletter-header-translate|<includeonly>$2-$1</includeonly>}}
 
{{TOC_right|limit=2}}
 
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''We would like to emphasize that the monthly newsletter can not live without the contributions of FlightGear users and developers. Everyone with a wiki account (free to register) is welcome to contribute to the newsletter.  If you know about any FlightGear related news or projects such as for example updated scenery or aircraft, please do feel invited to add such news to the newsletter.''
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''We would like to emphasize that the monthly newsletter cannot live without the contributions of FlightGear users and developers. Everyone with a wiki account (free to register) is welcome to contribute to the newsletter.  If you know about any FlightGear related news or projects such as for example updated scenery or aircraft, please do feel invited to add such news to the newsletter.''
    
== Development news ==
 
== Development news ==
 
<!-- News about FlightGear itself.  The FlightGear mailing list and/or core developers are a good source. -->
 
<!-- News about FlightGear itself.  The FlightGear mailing list and/or core developers are a good source. -->
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<!-- == Related Software tools and projects == -->
 
<!-- Those not being part of FlightGear itself, like for example OpenRadar, TerreMaster or flightgear-atc.alwaysdata.net. -->
 
<!-- Those not being part of FlightGear itself, like for example OpenRadar, TerreMaster or flightgear-atc.alwaysdata.net. -->
    
== In the hangar ==
 
== In the hangar ==
 
<!-- News about new and upgraded aircraft and related stuff.  The official forum and other ones usually are a good source for this. -->
 
<!-- News about new and upgraded aircraft and related stuff.  The official forum and other ones usually are a good source for this. -->
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== AI ==
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<!--Looking at "In the hangar" or "Scenery corner" we really need a slogan for "AI"-->
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The AI team makes FlightGear more realistic, colorful and lively every month. You can support the important development of ''Interactive Traffic'' and contribute at the FlightGear {{forum link|title=AI|f=23}}.
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== Scenery corner ==
 
== Scenery corner ==
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<!-- == Interview with a contributor == -->
 
<!-- == Interview with a contributor == -->
    
<!-- == Suggested flights == -->
 
<!-- == Suggested flights == -->
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== Help wanted ==
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{{Help wanted}}
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== AI ==
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<noinclude>Looking at "In the hangar" or "Scenery corner" we really need a slogan for "AI"</noinclude>
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<!-- === AI traffic === -->
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The AI team makes FlightGear more realistic, colorful and lively every month. You can support the development of ''Interactive Traffic'' and contribute at the FlightGear {{forum link|title=AI|f=23}}.
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== Community news ==
 
== Community news ==
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<!-- === Wiki updates === -->
 
<!-- === Wiki updates === -->
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<!-- === Article of the month === -->
 
=== FlightGear on Facebook ===
 
=== FlightGear on Facebook ===
Since early December 2010, FlightGear has an [http://www.facebook.com/FlightGear official Facebook page].  If you have a Facebook account please feel free to join the page.
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Since early December 2010, FlightGear has an [https://www.facebook.com/FlightGear official Facebook page].  If you have a Facebook account please feel free to join the page.
    
=== FlightGear on Instagram ===
 
=== FlightGear on Instagram ===
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=== FlightGear on FlightSim.com ===
 
=== FlightGear on FlightSim.com ===
Flightgear has also a [https://www.flightsim.com/vbfs/forumdisplay.php?102-FlightGear sub-forum] on flightsim.com - just like the commercial flightsims. It is an opportunity to showcase what FG can do, get people curious and answer any questions they may have with regard to the software or the project.
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FlightGear has also a [https://www.flightsim.com/vbfs/forumdisplay.php?102-FlightGear sub-forum] on flightsim.com - just like the commercial flight sims. It is an opportunity to showcase what FG can do, get people curious and answer any questions they may have with regard to the software or the project.
    
== Multiplayer events ==
 
== Multiplayer events ==
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== Contributing ==
 
== Contributing ==
   
=== Translators needed ===
 
=== Translators needed ===
 
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<!--FlightGear's Screenshot of the Month {{#time: F | $2-$1}} $2 is FIXME by {{usr|FIXME}}
 
<!--FlightGear's Screenshot of the Month {{#time: F | $2-$1}} $2 is FIXME by {{usr|FIXME}}
 
ADD IMAGE -->
 
ADD IMAGE -->
 
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If you want to participate in the screenshot contest<!-- of {{#time: F | $2-$1 + 1month}}-->, you can submit your candidate to the {{forum link|title=this|f=88|t=}}. Be sure to see the first post for participation rules. For purposes of convenience and organization, at the end of the month or after 20 entries have been submitted, a new forum topic will be started containing all shots in an easy-to-view layout. The voting will then take place there.<!--Once the voting has finished, the best screenshot will be presented in the Newsletter edition of {{#time: F | $2-$1 + 1month}}-->
If you want to participate in the screenshot contest <!--of {{#time: F | $2-$1 + 1month}}-->, you can submit your candidate to {{forum link|title=this|f=19|t= }}. Be sure to see the first post for participation rules. For purposes of convenience and organization, after all the entries have been submitted, a new forum topic will be started containing all shots in an easy-to-view layout. The voting will then take place there. Once the voting has finished, the best screenshot will be presented in the Newsletter<!-- edition of {{#time: F | $2-$1 + 1month}}-->.
      
''Thanks for reading {{PAGENAME}}!''
 
''Thanks for reading {{PAGENAME}}!''
    
{{Appendix}}
 
{{Appendix}}
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<!--<small><div style="text-align: center; size: 15px">About the [[FlightGear Newsletter]]  -  Information for [[Template:Welcome to the wiki|new Wiki users]]  -  Manual to the FlightGear Wiki [[Help:Your_first_article#Formatting_the_wiki_text|syntax]]  -  Edit the [[User:Skybike/Template:This_months_newsletter/Newsletter_example|draft]] for coming newsletters</div></small>-->
    
<includeonly>[[Category:Changes after $3]]</includeonly><!--Has a new version been released this month? Use previous version!-->
 
<includeonly>[[Category:Changes after $3]]</includeonly><!--Has a new version been released this month? Use previous version!-->
 
<includeonly>[[Category:FlightGear Newsletter|$2 $1]]</includeonly>
 
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