linuxgurugamer Posted March 23, 2020 Share Posted March 23, 2020 (edited) Originally written by @Overengineer1, it was adopted by @AndyMt and continued for a while. @AndyMt stopped and gave permission for anyone else to adopt it. Since I really like this and use it, I've done so. Original thread here: https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/129607-1 Second thread here: https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/148448-14 Also thanks @sarbian for all the useful MechJeb code of which parts were/are incorparated into this plugin. New Dependencies Click Through Blocker ToolbarController So this is what it does: Launch a craft into a low orbit with a few customizable settings. Performing a Gravity Turn is arguably the most efficient launch procedure. The plugin will take care of the entire ascent for you by maintaining a strict hold to prograde (as much as possible) and varying the throttle to keep the desired ascent curvature. The circularization burn will be up to you, but it's normally less than 50 m/s. The "First Guess" button tries to find the best settings for a particular rocket. After the trajectory reaches the destination height and the vehicle leaves the atmosphere, you can revert back to launch and use the "Improve Guess" button to get a better set of parameters. Do this multiple times and you will get a very efficient launch. There is now a settings page, to change the skin of the mod: The following are what's available, going from the stock skin, to a "normal" skin, to a "compact" skin: And the settings page: Availability Download : https://github.com/linuxgurugamer/GravityTurn/releases or https://spacedock.info/mod/2372/Gravity Turn Source: https://github.com/linuxgurugamer/GravityTurn License: GPLv3 Now available in CKAN Changes Merged in FAR compatibility changes by @ildifa Reorganized directories slightly Added Changelog.txt, deploy.bat, GravityTurn.version, deploy.bat, buildRelease.bat, AssemblyVersion.tt Replaced InstallChecker with updated version Added support for ToolbarController Fixed nullref in CopyCompactSkin due to uninitialized skin Changed backslashes to forward slashes for the stored config files (needed for OSX/Linux) FOLLOWING CHANGE INCOMPATIBLE WITH PREVIOUS VERSIONS Moved storage directory from GravityTurn/Plugins/PluginData/GravityTurn/" + sub to "/GameData/GravityTurn/PluginData/" + sub Fixed error when the "Previous Best Settings" was pressed when there weren't any Added settings page (stock settings) to allow selection of compact skin (default) normal or stock skin Donations accepted via Patreon Edited March 25, 2020 by linuxgurugamer Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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