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Forum: SA-342M Gazelle 06-20-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,553
Posted By Cykyrios
Another easy way to test ground effect is to...

Another easy way to test ground effect is to hover right next to a building, while out of ground effect: when the rotor starts overlapping the roof of the building, you will see the helicopter...
Forum: Screenshots and Videos 06-05-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16,241
Views: 5,069,630
Posted By Cykyrios
After 3-4 low speed tries, my first high-ish...

After 3-4 low speed tries, my first high-ish speed try went much better than I ever hoped it would...
Forum: SA-342M Gazelle 05-06-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Cykyrios
Being French, but without the whole context (I...

Being French, but without the whole context (I haven't checked the position of all those labels), here's what I can say:

3. LEU = leurre (countermeasure)
4. P.A. is indeed AP, AMORT. is short for...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 05-03-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 76,775
Posted By Cykyrios
When flying backwards, the piece of string points...

When flying backwards, the piece of string points the wrong way. It seems to be limited to a 180° arc.
Forum: Bugs and Problems 05-01-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 76,775
Posted By Cykyrios
As I said however, in the situation I tested, I...

As I said however, in the situation I tested, I had very little speed (oscillating between positive and negative, and well below ETL speed), and managed to stop the descent by simply pulling...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 05-01-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 76,775
Posted By Cykyrios
I just tried a quick flight over Groom Lake,...

I just tried a quick flight over Groom Lake, starting at 2000 m and 200 km/h.
I came to a stop and tried to get into VRS... much to my surprise, I didn't notice VRS at all: the rotor didn't...
Forum: SA-342M Gazelle 04-30-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,030
Posted By Cykyrios
I haven't flown the Gazelle that much yet (will...

I haven't flown the Gazelle that much yet (will do more flying today), but one thing I quickly noticed (other than that I was really bad) is the ground effect, which seems to behave differently from...
Forum: SA-342M Gazelle 04-29-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 534,253
Posted By Cykyrios
Who said the copilot had a scary face? Well now...

Who said the copilot had a scary face?
Well now he's from a horror movie...
Forum: SA-342M Gazelle 04-24-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,570
Posted By Cykyrios
The difference in blur depending on the...

The difference in blur depending on the helicopters is inconsistent, and that blur should only depend on rotor RPM and camera settings/human eye.

Some cameras have very little motion blur, which...
Forum: SA-342M Gazelle 04-10-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,570
Posted By Cykyrios
As a pilot/passenger in a helicopter, you won't...

As a pilot/passenger in a helicopter, you won't see the flickering shadow because your eyes aren't "fast" enough, while a camera (or video game) can display non-blurred pictures of the shadow, which...
Forum: DCS: P-51D Mustang 03-11-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,422
Posted By Cykyrios
A snap roll is actually caused by a wing stalling...

A snap roll is actually caused by a wing stalling before the other one does. I do believe though, that torque from the engine makes it easier to roll one way (to the left IIRC).
I also think the...
Forum: DCS: UH-1H Huey 02-08-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By Cykyrios
I don't know what helicopters you fly in Arma,...

I don't know what helicopters you fly in Arma, but unless you're using the advanced flight model, Arma's helicopters are pretty unrealistic, with collective acting as an altitude control rather than...
Forum: Screenshots and Videos 02-08-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16,241
Views: 5,069,630
Posted By Cykyrios
Since the latest 2.0.1 update brought dynamic...

Since the latest 2.0.1 update brought dynamic lighting for objects back, here's a quick pic with flares and nose illumination.
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 01-31-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By Cykyrios
I don't think there's a way to "undo" the...

I don't think there's a way to "undo" the lighting the same way pressing L illuminates everything.
However, the controls for cockpit lighting are the 5 right-most knobs in the cockpit; pressing L...
Forum: DCS: P-51D Mustang 01-26-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By Cykyrios
If you're talking about AI aircraft, then things...

If you're talking about AI aircraft, then things are different, but a player-controlled Mustang will probably not last long if it starts producing black smoke. White "smoke" can come from leaking...
Forum: Game Performance 01-13-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Cykyrios
The usual answer would be "when they're ready"....

The usual answer would be "when they're ready". More seriously though, they still seem to have a few performance issues (I had to change the default theme in the main menu, because my FPS were...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-10-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,042
Posted By Cykyrios
There are plenty of anime that don't simply...

There are plenty of anime that don't simply objectify people or use obvious stereotypes, and even a couple of them that actually draw characters in a realistic way!
These will often fall in the...
Forum: DCS World 1.x (read only) 01-09-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,229
Posted By Cykyrios
Polychop stated that they will implement...

Polychop stated that they will implement multicrew as soon as they can, so there's a good chance that it will.
Forum: Community News 01-07-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,203
Posted By Cykyrios
I hope the number is not X52, X being a random...

I hope the number is not X52, X being a random digit :p
Anyway, let's try this: 526!

Thanks a lot for the giveaway, my Saitek Cyborg Evo has served me well for the past 5-6 years, but its...
Forum: Mods and Apps 01-02-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,608
Posted By Cykyrios
Just open Tacview, click on the recording icon in...

Just open Tacview, click on the recording icon in the top toolbar, check "Record DCS World flights".
That's it! A DCS logo icon should appear in the bottom-right corner (along with a popup), telling...
Forum: Polychop-Simulations 12-31-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 40,666
Posted By Cykyrios
Well that's the point: if GA modules were to be...

Well that's the point: if GA modules were to be developed, they wouldn't be FSX quality, but DCS quality. This in itself makes quite the difference, as the vast majority of FSX aircraft is of poor...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 12-29-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,770
Posted By Cykyrios
The heat haze from the engines does not actually...

The heat haze from the engines does not actually produce a blur, only a distortion. What makes it look blurry is the extreme turbulence of the air pushed out of the exhaust and mixing with the air...
Forum: Polychop-Simulations 12-25-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 40,666
Posted By Cykyrios
Many points made already, but I will state my...

Many points made already, but I will state my opinion as well: I'm all for civilian aircraft, but am honestly not sure they would sell as much as military aircraft (especially if they cost the...
Forum: DCS: Nevada Test and Training Range 12-20-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By Cykyrios
Here's another track with the Huey, this time I...

Here's another track with the Huey, this time I shut the engine down while flying under the bridge (not between the arch and the road).

A wild guess would be that it has to do with the collision...
Forum: Community News 12-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,457
Posted By Cykyrios
I'm in! Thanks for doing this, and I also should...

I'm in! Thanks for doing this, and I also should thank all the other people who did so as well.
Someone will be happy to have an L-39 as an extra Christmas present!
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