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Forum: DCS: Bf 109 K-4 Kurfürst 05-16-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 152
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Posted By Curly
I posted the complete translation of the entire...

I posted the complete translation of the entire report a few pages ago.

https://ww2aircraft.net/forum/attachments/diving_test_109f_w-nr-9228_ger_eng-pdf.81158/

What about it’s contents make you...
Forum: DCS: Bf 109 K-4 Kurfürst 05-16-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,488
Posted By Curly
For 1 you don't consider, the that report says...

For 1 you don't consider, the that report says "This trials started with idle dives to estimate an horizontal stabilizer trim setting that makes it possible to recover a dive with the stick. This...
Forum: DCS: Bf 109 K-4 Kurfürst 05-15-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,488
Posted By Curly
That's correct in first test they pulled out of...

That's correct in first test they pulled out of the dive with the trim system. In the second test they did not use the trim system and pulled out of the dive with the stick alone. The purpose of the...
Forum: DCS: Bf 109 K-4 Kurfürst 05-14-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,488
Posted By Curly
I read a translation of Report. Nr. 109 05 E43...

I read a translation of Report. Nr. 109 05 E43...
Forum: DCS: Bf 109 K-4 Kurfürst 05-13-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,488
Posted By Curly
This may excessively limit pitch rates as the...

This may excessively limit pitch rates as the elevator becomes biased either to far forward or aft. Or the position needed to establish stick free neutral position is beyond the capabilities of the...
Forum: DCS: Bf 109 K-4 Kurfürst 05-13-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,488
Posted By Curly
It's the easiest way to prevent excessive pitch...

It's the easiest way to prevent excessive pitch rates without having to redesign the the entire stabilizer. While adjusting the stick free neutral point via the trim tabs.
Forum: DCS: Fw 190 D-9 Dora 04-12-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,331
Posted By Curly
There is no need for that approach in a modern...

There is no need for that approach in a modern graphics engines.The effect can be baked in to the the materials in the model and rendered in the same pass. There still is a performance cost, Though...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 03-30-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,010
Posted By Curly
There's also an eddy current dampener attached to...

There's also an eddy current dampener attached to the stick. Which functions as electromagnetic brake in order to prevent rapid movement of the stick, in both the pitch and roll axis.



The mach...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 03-23-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,861
Posted By Curly
Quick question, what’s the limiting factor on the...

Quick question, what’s the limiting factor on the sweep rate? Is it the air data computer or the hydraulic actuators ability to deal with the increased air loads at high g? The wing sweep system is...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 03-21-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,861
Posted By Curly
Do you have figure 3, that’s mentioned in section...

Do you have figure 3, that’s mentioned in section 17 of that document?



The 2-2-4 provided by Fwind is interesting, it’s the Flight Control Systems Principles of Operation manual from the Navy....
Forum: Bugs and Problems 03-21-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,861
Posted By Curly
The natops says, "Maximum wing-sweep rate...

The natops says, "Maximum wing-sweep rate (approximately 15 per second) is adequate for most transient flight conditions; however,wing-sweep rate can be significantly reduced or stalled by negative-g...
Forum: Chit-Chat 03-10-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Curly
You still haven't read the whole report, The...

You still haven't read the whole report, The maximum level flight speed for the P-51 with meto settings in these tests was 240 Kias. The engine was run at unspecified manifold pressure below maximum...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 03-10-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By Curly
I would be interested in knowing to what level...

I would be interested in knowing to what level hook dynamics are modeled. Specifically hook to deck interactions. There's an set of kinematics at play there. If you hit the deck with too much sink...
Forum: Chit-Chat 03-10-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Curly
I’m well aware of what corner speed is. I showed...

I’m well aware of what corner speed is. I showed how to calculate it.


No I said, the max speed of this aircraft is close to corner speed because the power settings employed in the test. I...
Forum: Chit-Chat 02-24-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Curly
I went and looked at the actual report and there...

I went and looked at the actual report and there are few problems with it. Mainly the tests are not conducted at combat or emergency power settings. All power settings were limited to maximum...
Forum: Military and Aviation 01-29-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By Curly
The question is kind of a trick. So let’s look at...

The question is kind of a trick. So let’s look at it and break it down. What’s the best way to make a jet go up. What do we mean by go up? if were talking about a purely mathematical perspective of...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-01-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,217
Posted By Curly
The issue is that in real life the ball will move...

The issue is that in real life the ball will move up and down that within 11 foot space. In the sim it's a binary. So it's; center light on, then when you climb 12 feet, the light above the datam...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-01-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,217
Posted By Curly
On of the comments I’ve heard repeated from the...

On of the comments I’ve heard repeated from the real pilots is that the DCS Hornet feels draggy or that it’s difficult to energize the ball, IE get the ball moving in response to throttle inputs,...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 11-27-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,243
Posted By Curly
No. The Optical glideslope and hook glideslope...

No. The Optical glideslope and hook glideslope have the same angle. The Optical glideslope is just above hook glideslope. This is done by rotating the FLOLS. The optical glide path and hook glide...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 11-27-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,243
Posted By Curly
A few things. Your measurement of the Hook to...

A few things. Your measurement of the Hook to ramp clearance as a sanity check is off. You’re measuring from the bottom of the round down. The measurement should be taken further forward of the...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 11-27-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,243
Posted By Curly
Are you accounting for hook to eye distance? The...

Are you accounting for hook to eye distance? The optical glide path needs to be moved up to account for the distance between the the pilot's eye and the hook. In the Hornet's case it's 16.7 feet at...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 11-25-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 20,044
Posted By Curly
Your attitude is entitled and self righteous....

Your attitude is entitled and self righteous. There are a handful of real experts that choose to share on the forums. When they do show up, every arm chair expert pops out of the woodwork when they...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 09-03-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,797
Posted By Curly
This is the technique for demonstrating spin...

This is the technique for demonstrating spin characteristics with the 10.7 OFP

The following spin demonstration procedure is recommended for v10.7 Automatic Spin Recovery Mode Demonstration:
1)...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 08-05-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,067
Posted By Curly
The Hornet's sustained turn rate is anywhere from...

The Hornet's sustained turn rate is anywhere from 2 to 4 degrees less than that f-16's, depending on weight and load out.
...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 07-26-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Curly
To ensure adequate hook to ramp clearance ...

To ensure adequate hook to ramp clearance

Hook to ramp refers to the distance from the tip of the hook to aft section of the carrier runway.
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