FSnordic.net
Home Help Rules Login Register
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
20.09.17, 05:49

Login with username, password and session length
+  FSnordic.net Forums
|-+  English Discussion
| |-+  General Discussion (Moderator: Thomas Hjelm)
| | |-+  TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
:  

« previous thread next thread »
Pages: [1] Reply Print
Author Topic: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool  (Read 13573 times)
FlyA320
Former member
TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« on: 12.10.08, 17:44 »

I would like to introduce you to a tool called TOPCAT - Take-off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool.

TOPCAT will provide you, the captain, with Load Sheets, Take-off and Landing Performance Reports including all relevant speeds (V1, VR, V2), de-rated and assumed temperatures and stop margins.

It is compatible with FSX, FS2004, and also with PMDG, LDS, Wilco feelthere.

Currently available Aircraft Types (more to come):
Airbus 320-214 (GE)
Boeing 747-400 (GE, RR, PW)
Boeing 747-400F (GE, RR, PW)
Boeing 767-300 (GE, RR, PW)
Boeing 767-300ER (GE, RR, PW)
Boeing 767-300F (GE, RR, PW)

TOPCAT Features:

- Microsoft®Windows® application made by professional airline pilots
- Easy-to-use, user-friendly interface resembling real-life software
- Worldwide database with close to 10,000 airports and 28,000 runways
- Including obstacle data and engine-out procedures (EOSIDs)
- Take-off and landing data for abnormal configuration (e.g. engine out, flapless landing, inoperative thrust reversers, etc.)
- Ready-to-print and ready-to-save loadsheet, take-off and landing reports
- Build your own Individual Runway Tables (IRTs) for your favourite airports
- Save Weight & Balance data directly into LDS767, PMDG747 (FS2004 and FSX) and Wilco feehthere (A320)
- ActiveSky weather support (FS2004 and FSX)
- A wide variety of units: kilograms (kg), pounds (lb), meter (m), feet (ft), hPa (hecto pascal), inHg (Inches of mercury) for your personal needs
- Editor to add or modify runways and airports



www.topcatsim.com

Best regards,
Judith


Johann Muszynski
Offline Offline

Posts: 1243
Date Registered: 25.03.04

Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #1 on: 15.10.08, 17:42 »

Is a version for the MD-11 being planned?

mgerner
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #2 on: 16.10.08, 07:42 »

Or the 737?
Twotter
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #3 on: 16.10.08, 19:56 »

737 and /or738 is coming according to the website.  thmbup
FlyA320
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #4 on: 23.10.08, 08:08 »

We tried to get the performance datas of the MD-11, but unfortunately Boeing didn´t want to help us, and PMDG just can't give away these data.

So, if there is someone, who has any access to MD-11 datas, we would be very glad.

Of course we would like to expand the aircraft list in near future, so if you are interested in a specific aircraft - and you have some performance datas, it would accelerate the process.

happy landings!
Johann Muszynski
Offline Offline

Posts: 1243
Date Registered: 25.03.04

Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #5 on: 23.10.08, 09:29 »

We tried to get the performance datas of the MD-11, but unfortunately Boeing didn´t want to help us, and PMDG just can't give away these data.
Yeah, heard about that actually. Too bad, hopefully someone can help! Undecided

SAS570
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #6 on: 23.10.08, 14:29 »

We tried to get the performance datas of the MD-11, but unfortunately Boeing didn´t want to help us, and PMDG just can't give away these data.

So, if there is someone, who has any access to MD-11 datas, we would be very glad.

Of course we would like to expand the aircraft list in near future, so if you are interested in a specific aircraft - and you have some performance datas, it would accelerate the process.

happy landings!

How about the MD80 then?
FlyA320
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #7 on: 28.10.08, 17:11 »

It depends, which datas we get first... seems to come to a good end for the MD11!!! thmbup
gigo
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #8 on: 29.10.08, 17:46 »

We tried to get the performance datas of the MD-11, but unfortunately Boeing didn´t want to help us, and PMDG just can't give away these data.

So, if there is someone, who has any access to MD-11 datas, we would be very glad.


http://www.boeing.com/commercial/airports/m11.htm
Johann Muszynski
Offline Offline

Posts: 1243
Date Registered: 25.03.04

Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #9 on: 30.10.08, 17:17 »

I think PMDG already included that data; the problem is that we need not just runway length requirements, but flex temps, dial-a-flap settings, etc too.

seems to come to a good end for the MD11!!! thmbup
Sounds good!! I'm waiting for further news thmbup

FlyA320
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #10 on: 31.01.09, 10:28 »

Now TOPCAT supports also the Boeing 737-800!!

We are still looking for performance data for the MD-11, we ´v already the landing part, the take-off data are missing. Will report soon, if we are able to start soon.

Best regards,
Judith
www.topcatsim.com
Daniel
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #11 on: 06.02.09, 13:19 »

Why did Topcat changed the whole program to payware? I´m using the trial version and was very happy to see Fokker 100 arriving, but the program is now payware. Bad  Angry
mgerner
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #12 on: 06.02.09, 23:04 »

There is heck of a work to create a program like this. You can´t imagine about how many hours that the developers have put in to this. Probably, the authors want have something out of their work.
Since I work with programming and web design myself, I know... Wink
Osku Leskinen
Offline Offline

Posts: 3937
Date Registered: 08.06.07

Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #13 on: 13.02.09, 17:09 »

But it sucked that if u updated your trial version to the newest it disabled few planes without telling that it would Undecided. Thats why i havent updated my trial and i wont. I will stay free using A320, B747 and 767 Grin

saabpilot
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #14 on: 14.03.09, 15:08 »

I bought this program recently for our B737 sim.
This is a real professional dispatch program that is not haphazardus made.
Very good and fast support.

Recommended wholeheartedly.

To achieve this standard and to maintain support you do have to go "commercial".
The revenues will not make them "rich" but may cover some of the costs.

Free and professional added together are not available in this life  Wink
If you cannot afford it - do not whine.

« Last Edit: 14.03.09, 15:17 by Björn Härlin »
Kimmo Kyle
Offline Offline

Posts: 4909
Date Registered: 12.09.02

Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #15 on: 22.07.09, 11:59 »

Looks like MD-11 data is available as of 20JUL

changelog: http://www.topcatsim.com/ReadMe.txt

www.topcatsim.com

tebinu
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #16 on: 29.07.09, 22:24 »

i also uploaded the md11 performance data which you can see in a thread in this forum. just use search or look in same "General Discussion"
JoHubb
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #17 on: 01.09.09, 11:59 »

This looks a great tool! 

But, I've always wondered how to calculate ZFW from the weights given in FS9. 
FS9 gives Empty Weight; Payload; Fuel; Gross Weight; Max Gross Weight; Max Fuel Weight.

In addition, I would be interested in take off and landing performance calculations for Fokker F70/F100 from Project Fokker and the same aircraft from Digital Aviation. Staying with Fokker, the F50 from Dreamwings.

Thanks

John

Olli Talso
Offline Offline

Posts: 2051
Date Registered: 20.08.06

WWW
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #18 on: 03.09.09, 18:47 »

This looks a great tool! 

But, I've always wondered how to calculate ZFW from the weights given in FS9. 
FS9 gives Empty Weight; Payload; Fuel; Gross Weight; Max Gross Weight; Max Fuel Weight.

In addition, I would be interested in take off and landing performance calculations for Fokker F70/F100 from Project Fokker and the same aircraft from Digital Aviation. Staying with Fokker, the F50 from Dreamwings.

Thanks

John



Hi.
Grossweight - fuel=ZFW  Smiley

JoHubb
Former member
Re: TOPCAT - Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool
« Reply #19 on: 03.09.09, 23:01 »

Thanks, Olli.  I thought it might be Empty Weight + Payload.

John
Pages: [1] Reply Print 
« previous thread next thread »
Jump to:  

1