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Forum: DCS: UH-1H Huey 05-26-2020, 02:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,150
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Wonderful work. Is the throttle functional?

Wonderful work. Is the throttle functional?
Forum: Input and Output 05-26-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,513
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Hi Ctytler, quick question: am I correct that it...

Hi Ctytler, quick question: am I correct that it is not possible to have an image state change and a title text change set for the same button? Or am I doing something wrong?

Background: I'm...
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-21-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
The first five posts under the "Flying the...

The first five posts under the "Flying the Helicopter" section here deal with trim and autopilot, and are extremely helpful:

https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=33527
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-21-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
The interaction of the trim, the...

The interaction of the trim, the autopilot/damping channels, the flight director, and the collective brake (sort of a trim for the collective) is IMO the single trickiest thing to figure out in the...
Forum: Input and Output 05-21-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,513
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Another possible option: Use the "multiple...

Another possible option: Use the "multiple action" function that is native in the Stream Deck, so that one push of a Stream Deck button is, say, ten one-degree incremental increase commands.
...
Forum: DCS: Supercarrier 05-20-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,612
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
And to correct myself: I suppose, depending on...

And to correct myself: I suppose, depending on what time period you want to represent, you could reskin a UH-60 model with an MH-60S skin, since the MH-60S actually has its tail wheel far aft like a...
Forum: DCS: Supercarrier 05-20-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,612
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
The tail wheel is also much farther forward on a...

The tail wheel is also much farther forward on a Seahawk than a UH-60, primarily as a function of the tail fold, but also to allow the tail to extend out over the deck edge and still have all wheels...
Forum: Virtual Reality 05-20-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Well, given your real-world experience, the...

Well, given your real-world experience, the lurching all over the skies probably won't be the issue it was for me (lots of IRL time in helicopters, but not as a pilot). Then again, you would not be...
Forum: Virtual Reality 05-19-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Helos are amazing in VR, but if you can't hold a...

Helos are amazing in VR, but if you can't hold a stable hover yet, keep that airsickness bag handy in the leg pocket of your flight suit. The only thing that has made me sick in VR is lurching all...
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-19-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Something else to consider is the upcoming...

Something else to consider is the upcoming [release date tbd] OH-58D module being developed by Polychop Simulations. This may more closely resemble the old LB2 experience of using a mast-mounted...
Forum: Input and Output 05-19-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,513
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Got it! And I assume I still leave the line: ...

Got it! And I assume I still leave the line:

ExportScript.Config.IkarusExport = true -- false for not use

...set to "= true" because we want DCS ExportScripts to continue to export all the...
Forum: Input and Output 05-19-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,513
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Fantastic tool! I'm getting some weird behavior...

Fantastic tool! I'm getting some weird behavior with a profile I'm creating for the UH-1, and without going into all the detail, I think the issue is that the Stream Decks are talking to DCS but not...
Forum: DCS: UH-1H Huey 05-13-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,150
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
If someone made a collective head that would...

If someone made a collective head that would interface with TM and Virpil bases, that would be very marketable. My current collective is a DIY job using my old TM Warthog stick base (spring removed)...
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-13-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,647
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
What are you using to achieve that result? (I...

What are you using to achieve that result? (I know this isn't the Huey forum, but I assume it would apply to Black Shark as well.)

I use a StreamDeck (without any DCS-specific plug-ins yet), and...
Forum: Input and Output 05-11-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
One potential advantage of the MFG Crosswinds is...

One potential advantage of the MFG Crosswinds is that they can easily be modified with a damper to give more realistic feel:

https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=258036&highlight=rudder+damper
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-08-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Whoops, yes! Collective brake, not rotor brake....

Whoops, yes! Collective brake, not rotor brake. I'll edit original post. Thanks for catching that.
Forum: DCS: UH-1H Huey 05-08-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,189
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Ah, I get it now. Sorry I don't have any real...

Ah, I get it now. Sorry I don't have any real insights to offer.

If you really can't change the FOV, I wonder if you could get a wider zoom by "tricking" the system by setting a different...
Forum: DCS: UH-1H Huey 05-08-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,189
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Have you tried changing the resolution in your...

Have you tried changing the resolution in your game settings? I don't recall the exact procedure now, but basically I think you just add up the horizontal and vertical resolutions of your monitors...
Forum: Input and Output 05-08-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Awesome choice. While you wait for them to...

Awesome choice. While you wait for them to arrive, give some thought to how to keep them in one place. Despite being very solid, they are also relatively lightweight, so can creep away from you...
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-08-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Thanks all! I think the pieces have finally come...

Thanks all! I think the pieces have finally come together for me in understanding the interaction between the AP channels, flight director, trim system, collective brake, and descent mode versus...
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-07-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Understood, and many thanks all. I'll keep Flight...

Understood, and many thanks all. I'll keep Flight Director mapped to my HOTAS, but will treat the individual channel buttons as essentially pre-flight items.

Regarding altitude hold, am I...
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-07-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Thanks. And do you generally keep all four modes...

Thanks. And do you generally keep all four modes engaged for the entire flight/mission?
Forum: DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 05-07-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
AP modes on HOTAS = incorrect usage?

After only a handful of hours in the KA-50, I decided I needed the four autopilot modes (Pitch Dampener/Hold, Bank Dampener/Hold, Lateral Dampener/Hold and Altitude Hold) mapped to my HOTAS. I've...
Forum: DCS: UH-1H Huey 05-07-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,685
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
Actually, they show as in stock on the "Rest of...

Actually, they show as in stock on the "Rest of World" store site now:

https://virpil-controls.eu/vpc-warbrd-cosmosim-cams.html

Looks like maybe on the EU-Asia site too.

But yes, Virpil...
Forum: Input and Output 05-05-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By X-31_VECTOR
I'm a very happy MFG user and see them as a good...

I'm a very happy MFG user and see them as a good compromise across module types (jet, WWII, helo). Build quality is entirely solid so don't worry about that.

If I were buying a set of pedals...
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