Why are TP's capped at 5000 metres ?

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Why are TP's capped at 5000 metres ?

Post by Tonyh » Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:36 am

Having recently flown the Diamond badge task from BOD1's Condor Tasks Databse and found wave to 6800 metres, 1800m of which I had to lose to get round the next TP 5 kms ahead, I wondered if there was any reason why there is a 5000m limit on TP's.

I was looking forward to a 250km final glide including Mont Blanc Gipfel near the end :D
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Re: Why are TP's capped at 5000 metres ?

Post by drgonzo » Tue Oct 24, 2006 3:42 pm

Tonyh wrote:Having recently flown the Diamond badge task from BOD1's Condor Tasks Databse and found wave to 6800 metres, 1800m of which I had to lose to get round the next TP 5 kms ahead, I wondered if there was any reason why there is a 5000m limit on TP's.

I was looking forward to a 250km final glide including Mont Blanc Gipfel near the end :D

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Post by BOD1 » Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:28 pm

It's the default behavior of Condor, when you create a task and add TP, the default (and max) value for TP altitude is 5000m.
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Post by Tonyh » Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:48 pm

Thanks, BOD1, I know, just wonder why.

It's a great task by the way, the highest I've been in Condor yet. I really enjoyed it.
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Re: Why are TP's capped at 5000 metres ?

Post by JohnG » Thu Nov 09, 2006 5:40 pm

Tonyh wrote:Having recently flown the Diamond badge task from BOD1's Condor Tasks Databse and found wave to 6800 metres, 1800m of which I had to lose to get round the next TP 5 kms ahead, I wondered if there was any reason why there is a 5000m limit on TP's.

I was looking forward to a 250km final glide including Mont Blanc Gipfel near the end :D
Don't you need oxygen up there :?:

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Post by Tonyh » Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:08 pm

In RL I would have needed to be on oxygen for about 3 hours on this task. And some nice warm clothing.

But in Condor from the comfort and warmth of my spare room and able to hit the 'P' key whenever I needed a P or a drink, a different matter. :wink:
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Post by Pit_R » Fri Nov 10, 2006 2:10 am

'P' key!!! For the Diamond badge!

Not fair play!

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Post by Tonyh » Fri Nov 10, 2006 12:32 pm

Pit_R wrote:'P' key!!! For the Diamond badge!

Not fair play!

lol
OK, I'll do it again then.

To make it realistic I'll wait for a freezing cold day, turn off my heating and wear all my thermal gear. I'll also put on an oxygen mask, fill a water bottle with a tube to my mouth, and last but not least, wear a 'male external catheter'.

Will that be OK ? :wink: :lol:
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