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Forum: Chit-Chat 06-14-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,574
Posted By Nerd1000
During WW2 people were flying taildraggers solo...

During WW2 people were flying taildraggers solo with 10 hrs total in their logbook. Of course many of them had crashes... But I think 4-5 hrs just to taxi around the airfield isn't giving the average...
Forum: DCS: F-5E Tiger II 06-14-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Nerd1000
Something similar happened to me when I tampered...

Something similar happened to me when I tampered with my weapons Loadout using the mission planner. My plane spawned inside one of the static C-130s!
Forum: Bugs and Problems 06-14-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By Nerd1000
RB-74 still doesn't get tone outside rear aspect

This seems to be a long standing issue: The RB-74 will not generate a launch tone unless you're taking a rear-aspect shot. Firing the missile without tone can result in it tracking a nose-aspect...
Forum: 3D Model and Cockpit 06-10-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,771
Posted By Nerd1000
What's the gadget with the four numbers and...

What's the gadget with the four numbers and English labels mounted on the left side of the sight? Also I note that the RSBN distance indicator and the SPO-10 indicator appear to have traded places on...
Forum: DCS: F-5E Tiger II 06-03-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Nerd1000
I've tried the higher release altitude and can...

I've tried the higher release altitude and can confirm that it works well, assuming that your bomb aiming is correct. I chose a dive angle/altitude/speed from one of the tables posted online and...
Forum: DCS: F-5E Tiger II 06-02-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Nerd1000
Convert energy advantage to angles advantage?

Maybe more of a general ACM question, but it's F-5 related:

I've been doing a lot of F-5 vs F-5 guns-only dogfight practice against the AI, and frankly getting my ass handed to me. I've...
Forum: Multiplayer 05-26-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,933
Views: 262,143
Posted By Nerd1000
It was actually pretty feasible to do this on...

It was actually pretty feasible to do this on some of the 104th's Caucasus missions if you were a fighter, and wanted to hunt some of the enemy's A2G planes. Op Leopard was especially good- I had...
Forum: DCS: Combined Arms 05-04-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Nerd1000
Based on my current playthrough of the Ka-50...

Based on my current playthrough of the Ka-50 'deployment' campaign it seems that player launched missiles can hit trees and explode prematurely. I'm not sure about AI fired ones, but I'd guess that...
Forum: Avionics 04-29-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Nerd1000
Ahh, I forgot the mode switch! Gyro ring...

Ahh, I forgot the mode switch!

Gyro ring size is still a problem though.
Forum: Avionics 04-28-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Nerd1000
ASP gunsight: No gyro function

It seems that in the latest version the ASP's gyro gunsight function is completely gone: In both manual and auto guns mode the pipper does not move to account for deflection in turns, and instead...
Forum: DCS: Fw 190 D-9 Dora 04-28-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,280
Posted By Nerd1000
You should execute a high-side guns pass followed...

You should execute a high-side guns pass followed by a shallow climbing turn to regain altitude advantage. If you miss your first pass the spit can potentially get guns on you as you fly past him-...
Forum: DCS: Fw 190 D-9 Dora 04-28-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,280
Posted By Nerd1000
You should execute a high-side guns pass followed...

You should execute a high-side guns pass followed by a shallow climbing turn to regain altitude advantage. If you miss your first pass the spit can potentially get guns on you as you fly past him-...
Forum: MiG-21Bis 11-26-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,692
Posted By Nerd1000
The MiG-21bis uses the RP-22, which is a...

The MiG-21bis uses the RP-22, which is a monopulse radar with cassegrain antenna.
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 11-25-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,431
Posted By Nerd1000
this is an example of the 'magic smoke' that...

this is an example of the 'magic smoke' that makes all electrical systems work. If you switch an electrical device on and the magic smoke escapes (typically accompanied by a fizzle or pop noise) the...
Forum: MiG-21Bis 11-20-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By Nerd1000
It's not just the R-60M the AI cheats to use in...

It's not just the R-60M the AI cheats to use in head-on engagements: I've seen them take head-on shots with the R-3S!
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 10-27-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,829
Posted By Nerd1000
Perhaps the RCS variable is a multiplier, and the...

Perhaps the RCS variable is a multiplier, and the game accounts for the actual cross sectional area of the airframe when calculating the true RCS for the current situation.
Forum: MiG-21Bis 10-27-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By Nerd1000
IRL it was likely that at least one of your R-3S...

IRL it was likely that at least one of your R-3S or R-3R would suffer a failure shortly after launch (old vacuum tube electronics weren't so reliable, especially after being subject to a 9g rocket...
Forum: MiG-21Bis 10-25-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,628
Posted By Nerd1000
Radar lock works the same way no matter what you...

Radar lock works the same way no matter what you point it at, so it should (theoretically) be possible for a radar like the RP-21 to lock surface targets that have a strong radar signature compared...
Forum: DCS: P-51D Mustang 10-17-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,056
Posted By Nerd1000
The 'effectiveness' in question might be drag:...

The 'effectiveness' in question might be drag: it's well known that the P-51's radiator was particularly carefully designed for minimal drag (and under some circumstances could produce a tiny bit of...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 10-02-2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,645
Posted By Nerd1000
The Su-27 series gets most pitch/roll control...

The Su-27 series gets most pitch/roll control from the tail surfaces, so if they remain attached...
Forum: Magnitude 3 LLC 09-18-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,466
Posted By Nerd1000
Also the gunsight has a few outstanding issues:...

Also the gunsight has a few outstanding issues: The gyro ranging vs aircraft doesn't work (diamonds around pipper do not move properly when the range setting is changed, leading to incorrect ranging...
Forum: DCS: AJS37 Viggen 09-12-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By Nerd1000
Someone in the industry once told me that the...

Someone in the industry once told me that the main method for detecting an incoming IR missile is UV. As I understand it, the sensor looks for a combination of emissions in the IR and UV that...
Forum: MiG-21Bis 09-12-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,511
Posted By Nerd1000
It used to do this in previous builds, but the...

It used to do this in previous builds, but the effect disappeared when the radar got broken a while back. Pity the clutter is still 'fuzz' rather than actual false returns as seen in the F-5's radar,...
Forum: DCS: F-5E Tiger II 09-04-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By Nerd1000
It seems that there are 'light' and 'heavy'...

It seems that there are 'light' and 'heavy' versions of many of the heads available for the Hydra 70. The M156 is a bit heavier than the M67, so the M67 rocket will probably have a flatter trajectory...
Forum: SA-342M Gazelle 09-02-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nerd1000
In the Ka-50 (and probably the Gazelle too) you...

In the Ka-50 (and probably the Gazelle too) you can hear this happening. As you increase collective the sound of the engines becomes more more high pitched even though the rotors maintain the same...
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