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Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 11-15-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By lunaticfringe
*laughs in Ka-50*

*laughs in Ka-50*
Forum: VIRPIL Controls 11-14-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By lunaticfringe
If the shaft isn't being turned square as its...

If the shaft isn't being turned square as its installed, the threads won't ride true and will wind up being worn down. Overtorqing can cause this sort of thing as well, and at least in the image...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 11-13-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,412
Posted By lunaticfringe
Its interesting to follow the comments regarding...

Its interesting to follow the comments regarding the HUD by those for whom a decluttered forward view makes them uncomfortable. I especially enjoy the kvetching from people who state they can't fly...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 11-12-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By lunaticfringe
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 11-07-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By lunaticfringe
I just mentioned Brunner three comments above. ...

I just mentioned Brunner three comments above. If its falling apart and on its last legs, I'd be a bit worried.

But I'd also hope he'd have noted the name as he replied to me and confirmed...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 11-07-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By lunaticfringe
"I have a Warthog compatible FFB stick" ...

"I have a Warthog compatible FFB stick"

Which one?
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 11-07-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By lunaticfringe
Brunner recently stated that all Virpil grips...

Brunner recently stated that all Virpil grips will be compatible with current build CLS-E based with a firmware update.

So you can have reasonably high end FFB if you want to pay the price of...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 11-04-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By lunaticfringe
Neither offering is realistic to the real stick,...

Neither offering is realistic to the real stick, because the paddle should be below the grip where an extension would be installed. The choice to make it an axis where the paddle is a simple switch...
Forum: DCS: AJS37 Viggen 10-29-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,590
Posted By lunaticfringe
Yes, there is.

Yes, there is.
Forum: VIRPIL Controls 10-28-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,878
Posted By lunaticfringe
Hamilton, what country are you in?

Hamilton, what country are you in?
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-24-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,456
Posted By lunaticfringe
Visibility at Mach 2 is far superior in the F-14...

Visibility at Mach 2 is far superior in the F-14 to the F-5. Also far superior to the rear- from either seat.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-24-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,456
Posted By lunaticfringe
handicap It's the reality of what it was,...

handicap

It's the reality of what it was, and exhibits itself in VR as much as a flat panel- they have more compressed fields of view than can be experienced on an LCD. Operate regularly with...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-24-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,456
Posted By lunaticfringe
The frame is the frame. Using TIR, I find no...

The frame is the frame. Using TIR, I find no problem maintaining bearing on the boat during landing, and flying BFM the frame isn't a big deal- because you shouldn't be pulling the bandit into the...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-23-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,181
Posted By lunaticfringe
Not remotely. Behind the boat, behind the tanker,...

Not remotely. Behind the boat, behind the tanker, flying cruise formation, I want the granularity over something more than an inch and a half of travel, when 90% of my flying day is spent in that...
Forum: VIRPIL Controls 10-23-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By lunaticfringe
Doesn't work, because the Virpil connector isn't...

Doesn't work, because the Virpil connector isn't aligned the same as the TM stick. The reason for this being the stick side connection is a cable, so the stick can be positioned as the user requires...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-23-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,181
Posted By lunaticfringe
The throttle detents are more like polite...

The throttle detents are more like polite suggestions. Having used a lot of gear over the years, I decided that in lieu of a throttle with an appreciably long throw coming to market anytime soon I'd...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-23-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,181
Posted By lunaticfringe
The manual is a representation of the travel in...

The manual is a representation of the travel in the quadrant. If you shift your head over the throttle, you'll see said illustration is very much the case. Half way up you bang the gate, and have to...
Forum: VIRPIL Controls 10-22-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,878
Posted By lunaticfringe
Gotta put your TOP GUN soundtrack cassettes on...

Gotta put your TOP GUN soundtrack cassettes on Side B and play Larry Greene's track, because those grips will have literally gone 'Through The Fire'.

Enjoy the prime rib, folks- and be sure to tip...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-22-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By lunaticfringe
Change the contract setting in the Jester menu.

Change the contract setting in the Jester menu.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-21-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,181
Posted By lunaticfringe
Linear user curve with a flat spot at 80 to 90...

Linear user curve with a flat spot at 80 to 90 works for my setup without a detent.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-21-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By lunaticfringe
Duly noted. As one of the multitude who has...

Duly noted. As one of the multitude who has spent countless hours over the last year assisting in HBs QA process outside of public release builds, you'll have to accept my apologies for apparently...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-21-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By lunaticfringe
Bugs like Autothrottle aren't always able to be...

Bugs like Autothrottle aren't always able to be caught prior to shipping because of build differentiation. In the same respect are the drag changes taking place to stores. Testing isn't done on...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-21-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lunaticfringe
There may come a day when the strength of stores...

There may come a day when the strength of stores induced drag is permitted to be controlled by the third party, independent of dynamics post separation. A day when drag indices and performance...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-21-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lunaticfringe
Something-something-20th letter of the alphabet...

Something-something-20th letter of the alphabet Volume III?

Yeah. I definitely get what you're saying. My concern after having read through much of that a couple of years after finding the P...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-21-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lunaticfringe
F14AAP-1.1 includes the notation of the -5 as...

F14AAP-1.1 includes the notation of the -5 as note 2 on the standard data. AAA-1.1 doesn't, because there is an adjustment from what classifies as zero ; in the A model document, zero index is with...
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