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    #61
    Iron mike
    When you tell jester to tuthat e to a datalink host in sp... he will
    If u jump to his seat link 4 is OFF. i have the tracks.

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      #62
      Originally posted by IronMike View Post
      No, iirc it either goes by prioritization or closest, I need to check.

      I did check on awacs again though, and irl, too, it could only show 8 and fighter to fighter only 4.

      It is possible that later on in the D RIOs could send targets actively via datalink. (But I dont know.)
      got it,thanks for reply and explain!
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        #63
        Not sure if anyone has mentioned these questions:

        Is Heatblur still planning on releasing a standalone map?
        Is the map going to be included with the F14 module or purchased separately?
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          #64
          Originally posted by OnlyforDCS View Post
          Not sure if anyone has mentioned these questions:

          Is Heatblur still planning on releasing a standalone map?
          Is the map going to be included with the F14 module or purchased separately?



          To be brief: no immediate plans for a map atm, but can change later on. If it would change, it will be a standalone purchase though, simply because it is too much work to include in a module and we have to charge for it in order to make it happen.



          Thank you also for the suggestion.
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            #65
            Actually, something I just thought of that I think has been asked before:

            Will the Forrestal class come with any other "period" ships as part of the strike group? While our Tomcats are generally mid/later 90s there were other ship classes that aren't represented in DCS that would have been seen in the battle groups of the late 80s through mid/late 90s.


            And I guess this would transition to a more off topic question but related to the oft asked about potential for an A-6 module:

            Is there a chance that IF the A-6E becomes a full module, Heatblur would consider modeling the USS John F Kennedy? The ship is historical both for the Tomcat module's A and B, and would still be an accurate home for the Intruder as well. With the JFK being essentially a separate ship from the rest of the Kitty Hawk class (different smokestack and island, 17 feet shorter length) I can see how it wouldn't fill as much utility as a model that can represent multiple ships of a class, but it was such a cool ship that served all the way through from Vietnam to OEF and OIF, her Tomcats shot down the two Libyan MiGs in 1989, she was the ride for VF-103's last Tomcat cruise. Her A-6s and A-7s performed bombing raids following the Beriut bombing, and both the Syria and Caucuses maps are portions of her main area of assignment for her career (the Med). And, her squadrons performed 2,900 sorties during the Gulf War.

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              #66
              As much as I gripe about this module and HB I still love it a lot. Think after a long absence while flying f18 and mirage, I’m back to the tomcat for awhile.

              Some things I wish you’d change like right now:
              1) afterburner detent keybind
              2) improve the track ir head/camera movement
              3) landings need something, Weight or something. They don’t seem accurate.
              4) much brighter external lights
              5) pilot stick position is modeled incorrectly, in game neutral is actually real life full forward (already proved this, please don’t waste my time telling me I’m wrong).
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                #67
                Originally posted by Relic View Post
                As much as I gripe about this module and HB I still love it a lot. Think after a long absence while flying f18 and mirage, I’m back to the tomcat for awhile.

                Some things I wish you’d change like right now:
                1) afterburner detent keybind
                2) improve the track ir head/camera movement
                3) landings need something, Weight or something. They don’t seem accurate.
                4) much brighter external lights
                5) pilot stick position is modeled incorrectly, in game neutral is actually real life full forward (already proved this, please don’t waste my time telling me I’m wrong).

                1) on the list
                2) not sure what we should improve there?
                3) landings are very accurate. we'll go by our SMEs and FM data, not by feelings.
                4) external lights will like not change anymore, we think they are bright enough, they are already huge glowing orbs.
                5) we looked into, the stick position is correct. We have scans of it in fwd position and it's right up against the lower screen.
                Last edited 09-29-2020, 07:45 PM.
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                  #68
                  Originally posted by Relic View Post
                  As much as I gripe about this module and HB I still love it a lot. Think after a long absence while flying f18 and mirage, I’m back to the tomcat for awhile.

                  Some things I wish you’d change like right now:
                  1) afterburner detent keybind
                  2) improve the track ir head/camera movement
                  3) landings need something, Weight or something. They don’t seem accurate.
                  4) much brighter external lights
                  5) pilot stick position is modeled incorrectly, in game neutral is actually real life full forward (already proved this, please don’t waste my time telling me I’m wrong).
                  We've double checked the stick multiple times; the movement ranges (per manual) and our scans are correct as they are. At some point we'll take another look.

                  Full forward, FWIW on the F-14 stick, is almost right up against the lower screen.
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                    #69
                    hello, knows anybody here if there in the near future is a texture update in sight for the F-14?
                    In the new 4k HMDs (pimax 8kx, Reverb) it looks bad in terms of resolution.

                    No difference between 1440 and 4K

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                      #70
                      Originally posted by Cobra847 View Post
                      We've double checked the stick multiple times; the movement ranges (per manual) and our scans are correct as they are. At some point we'll take another look.

                      Full forward, FWIW on the F-14 stick, is almost right up against the lower screen.
                      Out of respect for you guys I have to go back and double check cause I could be wrong. Thanks for looking. I looked at some of my screenshots i submitted before and eyeballed it against cockpit screenshots/video of the real thing and it looks close to accurate but it still seems (from my laymen eyes) that the stick is clipping into the screen or into the under part of the above screen. But I’ll take a closer look, I don’t want to be the guy too proud to admit he’s wrong.
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                        #71
                        Originally posted by Relic View Post
                        Out of respect for you guys I have to go back and double check cause I could be wrong. Thanks for looking. I looked at some of my screenshots i submitted before and eyeballed it against cockpit screenshots/video of the real thing and it looks close to accurate but it still seems (from my laymen eyes) that the stick is clipping into the screen or into the under part of the above screen. But I’ll take a closer look, I don’t want to be the guy too proud to admit he’s wrong.



                        No worries, such input is always appreciated, hence we double check, that's a good thing. The trim caused a fwd position, and has been fixed some patches ago, which should have fixed the issue. That said, it is possible that the fwd position might still clip a bit, as you say, or could be a tad too far forward, hence Cobra said we'll take another look towards the end. But from comparison to our scans the neutral position seems correct and it does indeed almost touch the lower screen when full foward.
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                          #72
                          Originally posted by dstar View Post
                          hello, knows anybody here if there in the near future is a texture update in sight for the F-14?
                          In the new 4k HMDs (pimax 8kx, Reverb) it looks bad in terms of resolution.

                          No difference between 1440 and 4K



                          That sounds very odd and nothing our VR guys would experience. Are you sure it is not something in your setup, maybe some VR options, etc? I am unfortunately the wrong person to help here, because I do not use VR myself.
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                            #73
                            Hi Mike,
                            have no problems with other models (f18, fw190, Spitfire) . But in the F14 the lettering of the instruments and many details are very blurred.

                            It was fine for the old HMDs, but it looks weird in the 8kX.
                            All objects outside looks much sharper.

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                              #74
                              Originally posted by dstar View Post
                              Hi Mike,
                              have no problems with other models (f18, fw190, Spitfire) . But in the F14 the lettering of the instruments and many details are very blurred.

                              It was fine for the old HMDs, but it looks weird in the 8kX.
                              All objects outside looks much sharper.

                              I forwarded it to our guys who use VR themselves. It seems very odd indeed.
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                                #75
                                Thank you!

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                                  #76
                                  Something for the FAQ: Proper radio use/bindings. This seems to get a lot of people (myself included)

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                                    #77
                                    Will the AIM-54A have the early white livery added to it?

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                                      #78
                                      any change on -A chin pod?as you know,F-14 has multiple styles of chin pod.(like in NATOPS pic FO–1)
                                      ref to Q1E Development Update
                                      F-14A, including:
                                      P&W TF30 engine model
                                      MACH LEV position on Pilot’s master test panel
                                      Aerodynamic fairing (bullet) cover for TCS
                                      New liveries
                                      ALR-45 RWR
                                      Art Changes: Nozzles, panels, etc.
                                      New P&W TF30 Soundset
                                      ...and more.
                                      Last edited 10-02-2020, 03:55 AM.
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                                        #79
                                        Originally posted by WolfHound009 View Post
                                        Will the AIM-54A have the early white livery added to it?
                                        Good one! Separate models for the AIM-54 variants both on the jet and once fired, with their own markings and possibility of paint. You can paint the missiles on the jet but it doesn't differentiate between A Mk47, A Mk60, and C Mk47, and once you fire them they go back to the built-in ED projectile model.

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                                          #80
                                          Another item for the FAQ list: Explain how CM rearming works, as many people struggle with that (including me):
                                          - What kind of countermeassures and how many are available?
                                          - Do I need to rearm through the rearming window or through the ground crew or both?
                                          - Does it have to be done by the Pilot and the RIO when flying multicrew?
                                          - How exactly does the RIO have to configure the CM cartridges after rearming?
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