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Forum: DCS Wishlist 03-10-2018, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Seaeagle
No the "S" suffix normally stands for an improved...

No the "S" suffix normally stands for an improved or upgraded version - e.g. MiG-29 -> MiG-29S.

This is actually also the case with the Su-27 - the initial T-10 design failed to meet the...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 03-10-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By Seaeagle
No the Su-27 in DCS is the Su-27S(airforce...

No the Su-27 in DCS is the Su-27S(airforce variant with A/G capability). As mentioned in the above post, there is also an Su-27P(airdefence force variant without A/G capability), but the distinction...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 03-10-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Seaeagle
Half right :) The Su-30K was the export...

Half right :)

The Su-30K was the export version of the initial Su-30(Su-27PU) interceptor variant and didn't have any armament capabilities besides those of the basic Su-27.

The Su-30M was the...
Forum: Military and Aviation 10-23-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,256
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Posted By Seaeagle
Isn't it? - considering that much concerning...

Isn't it? - considering that much concerning these items is exactly secret, I wonder how you can make that call. The radar at least is a pretty sophisticated and capable set and I have heard no...
Forum: Military and Aviation 10-23-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 737,593
Posted By Seaeagle
What makes you think that - and what...

What makes you think that - and what "electronics" are you referring to?

I think probad was referring to the alleged level of downtime due to engine reliability with the initial batch of aircraft...
Forum: Military and Aviation 06-21-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,599
Posted By Seaeagle
None official(usually not very informative...

None official(usually not very informative concerning specs), so I cannot say whether its correct or not, but IMO it does sound quite plausible.

Radar guided missiles are LOAL and usually require...
Forum: Military and Aviation 06-21-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,599
Posted By Seaeagle
Not for an AIM-9X shot perhaps, but word is that...

Not for an AIM-9X shot perhaps, but word is that the AIM-120 has a minimum engagement range of some 2200 yards, which is about 6600 ft....so :)
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 06-12-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 30,629
Posted By Seaeagle
"allegedly"? :) : ...

"allegedly"? :) :

http://eng.ktrv.ru/production_eng/323/503/506/



The seeker in question is called 9B-1032 and is developed by a company called "Avtomatika". I could swear I had a photo(with...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-12-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 917,369
Posted By Seaeagle
Exactly - thanks for the clarification.

Exactly - thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Chit-Chat 06-11-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,726
Posted By Seaeagle
R.I.P. Lord Sinclair

R.I.P. Lord Sinclair
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-11-2017, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Seaeagle
Could you expand a little on what this means...

Could you expand a little on what this means Olgerd?.

My understanding is that the extra red and yellow color capability is really only for diversifying items in the menu text, while imagery is...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-11-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,168
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Posted By Seaeagle
Not understood.

Not understood.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-11-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 917,369
Posted By Seaeagle
All legacy Hornets from Lot 12 and up had the CRT...

All legacy Hornets from Lot 12 and up had the CRT based MPCD installed, so even the last aircraft in Lot 21 had it as standard.

The new LCD based unit, which is called AMPCD(Advanced Multi...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 06-10-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 30,629
Posted By Seaeagle
Yes pretty much - the multirole variants of the...

Yes pretty much - the multirole variants of the Su-30 fall in two categories originating from the initial export orders Su-30MKI and Su-30MKK for India and China respectively - the former is the more...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 04-25-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,862
Posted By Seaeagle
He stated a a max roll rate, which is achieved at...

He stated a a max roll rate, which is achieved at a particular altitude and then continued to say that it will drop to around 20 deg at slow speeds. If he meant it as you say - as overall highest and...
Forum: DCS Mods 04-25-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 39,794
Posted By Seaeagle
Well yes that was the point I was trying to make....

Well yes that was the point I was trying to make. I can well imagine a "HUD-only" cockpit as long as we are talking a relatively simple radar/WCS upgrade allowing it to use "new" air-to-air missiles...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 04-25-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,862
Posted By Seaeagle
The quote again: "The Fulcrum’s maximum roll...

The quote again:

"The Fulcrum’s maximum roll rate is 160° per second. At slow speed this decreases to around 20° per second".


Considering that the maximum of 160°/s is achieved at 3200 feet,...
Forum: DCS Mods 04-24-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 39,794
Posted By Seaeagle
Interesting project :) I don't know anything...

Interesting project :)

I don't know anything about this upgrade and I have never seen a photo of the cockpit, but are you sure that it only has a HUD?.

What little info I could find on the...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 04-24-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,862
Posted By Seaeagle
The graph I posted above is from the Luftwaffe...

The graph I posted above is from the Luftwaffe MiG-29G manual documenting the very same aircraft and it disproves the claim made in the quote - i.e. that roll rate drops to around 20°/s at slow...
Forum: Техника и Вооружение 04-24-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 89,775
Posted By Seaeagle
From an article on the MiG-29M(9.15) development:

From an article on the MiG-29M(9.15) development:
Forum: Military and Aviation 04-22-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 204,818
Posted By Seaeagle
Yes I understood that - just wondered whether...

Yes I understood that - just wondered whether block 40/42 might have been prepared for the AIM-120 prior to the weapon itself coming "online". I could not find any info on AIM-7 in connection with...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 04-22-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 20,551
Posted By Seaeagle
AFAIK the AIM-9X has an IIR(Imaging IR) seeker -...

AFAIK the AIM-9X has an IIR(Imaging IR) seeker - this means that the seeker is not just homing on the intensity of thermal energy alone, but is also capable of distinguishing between the "shape" of...
Forum: Military and Aviation 04-22-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 204,818
Posted By Seaeagle
Hehe no problem - long thread :) . Anyway,...

Hehe no problem - long thread :) .

Anyway, as far as I can gather, only the F-16A ADF version operated by the US ANG(and later export customers in the Middle East) was made compatible with the...
Forum: Military and Aviation 04-21-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 204,818
Posted By Seaeagle
I don't think thats the case mvsgas. As...

I don't think thats the case mvsgas.

As discussed previously, Danish F-16AMs are a mix of "MLU'ed" block 10 and block 15 aircraft and the former are still not AMRAAM capable - apparently due to...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 04-20-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,862
Posted By Seaeagle
....feeding.

....feeding.
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