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Is magnetic variation taken into account correctly?


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I recently flew to GOBD via SAKL3D ILS Z 01. I noticed, that the outgoing radial was off. I tried the approach again today with raw data:


It still shows the VOR capturing mode, but that is another bug that is already reported and logged. The VOR was tracked well and I confirmed this with third party mapping tools. As you can see, the outgoing leg was drawn to the left of the actual VOR radial. The navdata was from Navigraph, AIRAC 2402. The airport scenery is from FSDG.

The A310 already had issues at airports with large magnetic variation:


I suspect, that this issue is still not fixed in the A300 either.

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I believe that this may come from the MAGDEC.BGL file in the sim itself.  I have not tried this particular approach but will when I return home.  I have been in the habit for a long time (since FSX days) of replacing that file with the one available here: Navaids tools (sors.fr) 

Mark "Crabby" Crabtree AAL311 | PHL
I7-9700KF | 2070 Super | Honeycomb Alpha/Bravo | MFG Crosswind


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