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Forum: Release Version Bugs and Problems 05-21-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By esb77
I'm on a older notebook that's getting a bit...

I'm on a older notebook that's getting a bit creaky for DCS, but I'm getting a few minutes of really nice gameplay followed by crashes of varying severity.

Haven't had time to do trouble shooting...
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 05-13-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,061
Posted By esb77
The radar will be illuminating the chaff as well...

The radar will be illuminating the chaff as well as the target airplane. The radar illuminates a volume more or less centered on the target, and unless the plane has moved a significant distance...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 05-13-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By esb77
Is there any difference between the engine RPMs...

Is there any difference between the engine RPMs when this happens?

For your input hardware are you using a split throttle?

Are you sure there aren't any double keybinds for your throttle...
Forum: General Questions 05-07-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By esb77
Turn radius by itself does no good. What...

Turn radius by itself does no good.

What you're trying to accomplish is to make it so that volume covered by the missile's fuse sensor doesn't intersect with the volume of your aircraft.

So if...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 04-30-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,376
Posted By esb77
Out of curiosity, what's your engineering plan...

Out of curiosity, what's your engineering plan for how the flame front that's traveling at 20 m/s is going to catch up to the aircraft that was going at least 153 m/s?

One notes that in the F-111...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 04-19-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,493
Posted By esb77
Rockets, bombs, or cannon for something like that...

Rockets, bombs, or cannon for something like that aren't ideal, but if you have a human wingman (or three), and there's terrain masking enough to let you get into weapon range it can be done.


At...
Forum: DCS: Combined Arms 04-04-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,517
Posted By esb77
Aside from JTAC, it can also be good to have one...

Aside from JTAC, it can also be good to have one or more Opfor ground commanders for short range air defenses and/or ground units that are objectives.

A human player can move a Tor, Shilka, or...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 04-02-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,045
Posted By esb77
It'll stack up the way any competently designed...

It'll stack up the way any competently designed 4th gen fighter does.


The first pilot to make mistakes past an unrecoverable threshold dies. One big mistake, or a bunch of smaller ones, it...
Forum: Su-25 for DCS World 03-28-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By esb77
Another tip that used to work back in the 1.2...

Another tip that used to work back in the 1.2 era, haven't tried it lately, is that you can use the dump fuel command to empty the tanks.

This is handy in the case where you're on fire enough that...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 03-24-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,142
Posted By esb77
I would imagine that it's much less a matter of...

I would imagine that it's much less a matter of can or can't than it is an issue of, "is it worth the effort needed to make the terrain match Earth's curvature?"


For a completely new map that...
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 03-23-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By esb77
Keep in mind that "Standard Operating...

Keep in mind that

"Standard Operating Procedure" is not the same thing as

"everything the plane can do."

Planes and pilot training cost a lot of money. A great deal of SOP is designed to...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 03-18-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,036
Posted By esb77
They'll most likely upgrade them all eventually,...

They'll most likely upgrade them all eventually, so don't count it at all.

Look at price.

Which is cheaper, the remaining FC3 planes as single modules, or as part of the FC3 package?
Forum: DCS: F-5E Tiger II 03-03-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,593
Posted By esb77
The Su-24 is a low level attack aircraft from the...

The Su-24 is a low level attack aircraft from the "fly fast and low to avoid SAMs" era. It is meant to go long distances at very high speeds while carrying a payload.

The F-5 is a lightweight...
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 02-13-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,531
Posted By esb77
You should read more carefully. Ironhand was...

You should read more carefully. Ironhand was talking aboutairspeed not turn rate.


Max sustained turn happens at a given airspeed for the aircraft mass.

Max instantaneous turn happens at a...
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 01-21-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,086
Posted By esb77
My minimum roll procedure is very different: ...

My minimum roll procedure is very different:


Jettison all stores
Dump fuel to have less than 200 kg at touchdown
Check flaps down, airbrake optional
Approximately 2 deg AoA
Touchdown
...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 01-19-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,769
Posted By esb77
Well, this is where the "game balance" concern...

Well, this is where the "game balance" concern gets answered for all the people that somehow manage to not regard DCS as a sim.


Bluefor is being handicapped by enabling a loadout that provides...
Forum: Payment and Activation 01-18-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 53,499
Posted By esb77
So I'd say that 3 days is an awfully short time...

So I'd say that 3 days is an awfully short time period if you travel at all in regions where internet coverage is spotty, ie, most of the land surface of this planet.

Sure, most people live in...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 01-16-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,768
Posted By esb77
Range = distance listed in a book or on a wiki ...

Range = distance listed in a book or on a wiki

is not a valid equation.

Range = mathematical expression incorporating: launch velocity, target velocity, difference in gravitational potential...
Forum: Su-33 for DCS World 01-11-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,821
Posted By esb77
The Su-33 does have one gigantic advantage over...

The Su-33 does have one gigantic advantage over the Su-27 for the average DCS player, that I suspect is illustrated by this quote that gets the physics very, very wrong:




The advantage being...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 01-03-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,255
Posted By esb77
The Kh-25 MPU, Kh-58, Kh-29T, Kh-25L, Kh-29L,...

The Kh-25 MPU, Kh-58, Kh-29T, Kh-25L, Kh-29L, S-24L, and the laser guided bombs are as close as the playable FC3 planes get.

They all have the problem that they either do little damage or that...
Forum: Belsimtek 01-02-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 50,952
Posted By esb77
Can't remember if it was in the F/A 18 subforum...

Can't remember if it was in the F/A 18 subforum or the Livestream thread, but some observant person noted that on the modules bar for the loading screen in addition to the Hornet there were
"WIP...
Forum: Su-25 for DCS World 12-22-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By esb77
As far as I know none of the submunitions for the...

As far as I know none of the submunitions for the weapons available for the Su-25 variants in DCS are smart submunitions.

The PTABs are I believe top attack munitions, and the heavier ones (fewer...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 12-20-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,172
Posted By esb77
Approximately yes, though if you're measuring...

Approximately yes, though if you're measuring from the center of the round the width of the rounds might make it about 7 inches.

It works out to something like 1.7 MOA, and a good sniper or target...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 12-20-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,172
Posted By esb77
If the LUAs are in radians, which they may or may...

If the LUAs are in radians, which they may or may not be:

0.0005 radians * 1000 milliradians/radian = 0.5 milliradians

0.5 milliradians is equivalent to one half mil, not 5 mils.

22 mils,...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 12-20-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,172
Posted By esb77
In the style of math that I was taught in school,...

In the style of math that I was taught in school, when performing arithmetic operations in base 10

1000 * 0.0022 = 2.2

Not 22.

By the LUA numbers you cite the F-15's gun has 3 to 4 times the...
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