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Forum: Home Cockpits 07-06-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,515
Posted By McG
JSteensen who was involved with Flim’s A-10 pit...

JSteensen who was involved with Flim’s A-10 pit is one of the guys involved with the Open Hornet pit project.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-27-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,212
Posted By McG
Passing the boat on the upwind leg, when do you...

Passing the boat on the upwind leg, when do you initiate your break?

If your breaking into the pattern as soon as you reach the bow, extend the upwind leg for between 1 and 1.5nm from the boat...
Forum: Home Cockpits 06-21-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By McG
My previous employer used Gravoply to make...

My previous employer used Gravoply to make electrical warning signs for 400V switchgear. They used Yellow on black and Red on white. Sheets vary in thickness, but for a top plate you would need one...
Forum: Input and Output 06-16-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 36,080
Posted By McG
Likewise, order placed today.

Likewise, order placed today.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-14-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,020
Posted By McG
If your not in the proper pre contact position,...

If your not in the proper pre contact position, the tanker will tell you to return pre contact.
You then need to readjust your position and recontact the tanker to say you are ready pre contact.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-13-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 34,380
Posted By McG
Many Thanks, Updating now via...

Many Thanks,


Updating now via Skatezilla's GUI Interface.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-13-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 34,380
Posted By McG
I've tried loading DCS a few times since the...

I've tried loading DCS a few times since the update was announced this afternoon, but the auto updater hasn't ran. Still have 2.52.18307.
I've tried rebooting the PC.

Any ideas?
Forum: Home Cockpits 06-11-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,641
Posted By McG
Most CAD packages can switch between metric and...

Most CAD packages can switch between metric and imperial fairly easily.
Forum: Input and Output 06-07-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,685
Posted By McG
They look really good, bit like a cross between...

They look really good, bit like a cross between F-16 and 737 pedals.
Forum: Home Cockpits 04-25-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By McG
I don’t have Facebook either but clicked the...

I don’t have Facebook either but clicked the link. Was able to view the front page which says website is efecockpit.com

Putting that into my browser I got a website not found message.

From...
Forum: Home Cockpits 04-10-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,469
Posted By McG
Thanks for the info. $300 seems pretty reasonable...

Thanks for the info. $300 seems pretty reasonable for getting the panels cut.
Forum: Home Cockpits 04-10-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,469
Posted By McG
The compactness of this is great. If you don’t...

The compactness of this is great. If you don’t mind me asking, what do you think will be the total cost by the time you have it finished?
Forum: DCS Wishlist 04-09-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By McG
Ultimate West Coast US Map would extend down into...

Ultimate West Coast US Map would extend down into Arizona -Luke AFB, Davis Monthan AFB and MCAS Yuma and further into California to include MCAS Miramar, NAS North Island, NAF El Centro and NAS...
Forum: Home Cockpits 03-30-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 66,655
Posted By McG
That looks ridiculously good. What’s next on...

That looks ridiculously good.
What’s next on the to do list?
Are you planning on building a HUD?
Forum: Home Cockpits 03-23-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,641
Posted By McG
Have you thought about offering some items like...

Have you thought about offering some items like the gear, hook and wing fold handles along with maybe the various switch knobs via Shapeways?
Would allow you to sell some items to those who maybe...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 03-06-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,869
Posted By McG
Probably due to the costs involved compared to...

Probably due to the costs involved compared to offering a digital download.
Forum: Home Cockpits 02-20-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By McG
This might work for you, a LED book light powered...

This might work for you, a LED book light powered by USB from IKEA.

http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/lighting/work-lamps/jansjö-led-usb-lamp-black-art-70291232/
Forum: Home Cockpits 02-09-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By McG
Universal Radio Panel

Spent a few hours drawing up an idea I had for a universal radio panel in Sketchup Free today.
The idea would be to have one unit that combines the VHF 1, VHF 2, UHF, Tacan and ILS radios.

There...
Forum: Input and Output 01-29-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By McG
Kolga, Thanks for your offer of help. ...

Kolga,

Thanks for your offer of help.

With help from some folks on the A-10C sub forum, it transpires that the issue is with not accounting for the crosswind during take off and applying...
Forum: General Questions 01-28-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By McG
Jim, Many thanks. Tried applying some left...

Jim,

Many thanks. Tried applying some left aileron trim and that seems to have worked.
Reason I didn’t suspect the wind was lined up on 03 it gave the wind as 4m/s at 95 degrees in the briefing....
Forum: General Questions 01-28-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By McG
Constant Right Hand Bank

I'm getting a constant right hand bank on take off as soon as I pull back on the stick.
This is much more than a couple of degrees that you would maybe expect based on weapons load, more like a...
Forum: Input and Output 01-28-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By McG
I've spent a bit of time the past month trying to...

I've spent a bit of time the past month trying to track down the root of this problem, including re-installing DCS2.0 Open Alpha and the A-10C and recalibrating all of my controllers - Thrustmaster...
Forum: Input and Output 01-19-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By McG
Modified Warthog on Youtube

Was browsing videos on YouTube the other night and found one of a Warthog Throttle modified to be an F-18 Throttle. Interesting video, that I don’t know if has been posted here before.
...
Forum: Input and Output 01-18-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By McG
Could something like this be used as a starting...

Could something like this be used as a starting point for a collective?

https://www.demon-tweeks.co.uk/motorsport/hydraulic-handbrakes/automotive-plumbing-solutions-vertical-hydraulic-hand-brake
Forum: Input and Output 01-06-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By McG
MoToad thanks again for your help. I’m using the...

MoToad thanks again for your help. I’m using the wired version. Unplugging the EDTracker from the USB and plugging it back in did the trick.
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