T3G - Trev's Training Tutorial Guides
Mar 26, 2002 - First beta edition. Complete from Lift Off, Orbit
Injection, Orbit Circularization to Transfer Orbit setup.
Apr 1, 2002 - Beta 2 finished up to first Transfer Orbit burn.
Apr 10, 2002 - Beta 3 finished up to Phobos rendezvous. Self-installing
Apr 28, 2002 - Release of MJD Calculator and Orbit Calculator
May 25, 2002 - First "official" release.
May 26, 2002 - Fix a few typo's; include the missing
May 27, 2002 - Include a PDF version of the guide; setup now 3 x 500KB
June 10, 2002 - Created list of Planetary
November 10, 2002 - Release of Orbit Calculator 2.0
(includes MJD Calculator built in)
December 29, 2002 - Release of MFDlib (Orbiter MFD routine library);
T3G1 re-packaged into two ZIPs
January 3, 2003 - MFDlib 1.02 released;
extra routines added to aid MFD coding
January 5, 2003 - Release of FuelMFD plugin for Orbiter (now with
January 7, 2003 - Small update to FuelMFD to correctly display tanks
with zero capacity (DragonFly - why?)
January 9, 2003 - FuelMFD now allows overboard fuel dumps!
January 9, 2003 - Unofficial patched version of the LunarLandingMFD by Chris
MFD now starts with auto-thrust disabled to avoid unwanted
ignition when switching the MFD on/off or adjusting landing sites.
the blinking "Required Thrust" indicator a reminder to enable the
January 10, 2003 - FuelMFD saves it's status in the scenario files
January 11, 2003 - Now FuelMFD won't crash if your watching a tank and
it suddenly "disappears" (Shuttle SRB & ET tanks)
November 23, 2003 - FuelMFD
rebuilt for Orbiter 031105 release. Includes preliminary sound
November 29, 2003 - Fix the leak (memory, not fuel) introduced in the
last revision of FuelMFD [I hope!]
March 23, 2004 - Another version of the LunarLandingMFD
to fix the CTD with the new Orbiter version
- Download T3G1A.zip and T3G1B.zip
- Unzip files into a single folder
- Run SETUP program.
- Select your ORBITER folder for destination. This will
auto-install guide scenarios into your SCENARIO sub-folder.
Beta feedback REALLY welcomed! (Or has all this
been a waste of my time?)
Ideas for improvements (content or layout or style). Is this
pilot/instructor approach functional (do you actually LEARN anything)
or was it just a corny idea of mine?
Suggestions for future guides. I've got some ideas of my own, but maybe
an overall "priority" list of what to do next would be of assistance
(station docking, Shuttle launch, Earth-Mars mission, Earth-Moon-Earth