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Forum: Missions and Campaigns 07-04-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 64
Sticky: Scripting Usage
Views: 17,627
Posted By Terrificfool
We use the default scripting engine to build, at...

We use the default scripting engine to build, at runtime, a complex dynamic MP scenario and then execute a wide variety of functionality over the course of the scenario: save the state to a file...
Forum: Weapon Issues 05-23-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,767
Posted By Terrificfool
Wow, this sure has gotten heated. Looking at...

Wow, this sure has gotten heated. Looking at Nighthawk's graph it seems a compromise had to be made... whether or not the part of the curve that is most important to match is the part before the...
Forum: Multiplayer 05-17-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Terrificfool
Ideally you bring a wingman or three so that you...

Ideally you bring a wingman or three so that you can execute more complex tactics. Much like we used to do when we flew on DoW ;).


Assuming you're rolling solo, I would recommend trying to get a...
Forum: Wish List 05-04-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Terrificfool
As long as it remains an option and doesn't...

As long as it remains an option and doesn't become the only way to set it. I vastly prefer the existing Hornet implementation to having an absolute axis.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 05-01-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,793
Posted By Terrificfool
Unfortunately I don't have them handy... and you...

Unfortunately I don't have them handy... and you can't search for just 'radar blah blah blah' because the footage is contained within various other videos, like cruise vids, etc.

Ultimately the...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 05-01-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,793
Posted By Terrificfool
At least the mission cartridge will save me a lot...

At least the mission cartridge will save me a lot of heartache every time I want to go use the jet in the game. As opposed to the A/G radar which will just be an intermediate step I'll use only...
Forum: JF-17 Thunder 12-11-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 30,289
Posted By Terrificfool
The way to interpret those words is this:...

The way to interpret those words is this: "Certain launch conditions will cause missiles in DCS to overperform. Also, certain launch conditions will cause missiles in DCS to underperform."
Forum: Squadron News 10-03-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By Terrificfool
Virtual Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 169 Now Recruiting!

Got the Air Force blues? IOC not what you thought it would be? Or perhaps you're watching your existing virtual squadron turn into nothing more than a roundtable of single engine suckers?


Get...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 05-24-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,527
Posted By Terrificfool
Don't USN pilots routinely spar against each...

Don't USN pilots routinely spar against each other in training sorties? I'd say they are routinely 'fighting' against one of the most competent air forces in the world, wouldn't you? ;)
Forum: Wish List 02-24-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,974
Posted By Terrificfool
In regards to the OPs issue about how to center...

In regards to the OPs issue about how to center the antenna elevation: The antenna elevation is centered when the altitude readouts on the TDC are equidistant from your own altitude. No need to...
Forum: Bugs 01-13-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,079
Posted By Terrificfool
It's complicated and different jets have...

It's complicated and different jets have different implementations (with varying quality/utility) as I understand it. There's probably no way we'll see something very 'realistic' in DCS imho. Even...
Forum: Squadron News 01-07-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 454,974
Posted By Terrificfool
Hey everyone! If you're interested in flying the...

Hey everyone! If you're interested in flying the F/A-18C hornet I have stood up a new virtual squadron: VMFA-169 "Fightin' Puppers". We aim to fly together online in popular multiplayer servers while...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-17-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,149
Posted By Terrificfool
Are you sure it's not due to multiplayer de-sync...

Are you sure it's not due to multiplayer de-sync or your track degrading (MEM cue flashing)? I observe consistent IFF performance so long as I keep it in the HUD ladder. Aspect does not seem to...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-17-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,149
Posted By Terrificfool
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzUVdPLhI7g ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzUVdPLhI7g

This may clear some confusion up.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-10-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By Terrificfool
If I take a car that's been in an air conditioned...

If I take a car that's been in an air conditioned showroom and roll it out onto a blacktop that's been baking in the florida sun for 7 hours and look at it with a FLIR camera I will see that the...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-10-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By Terrificfool
Why would the background always be black, or more...

Why would the background always be black, or more accurately.... have less intensity than the target?
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 11-11-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,255
Posted By Terrificfool
Sorry what was I complaining about again? Clearly...

Sorry what was I complaining about again? Clearly the OP is asking what NEW features are coming out in the SHORT TERM, and I was reminding the audience that the current features are nowhere near...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 11-10-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,255
Posted By Terrificfool
I just want to point out that the JHMCS...

I just want to point out that the JHMCS functionality they've implemented is a fraction of the actual system's full capabilities. They said they will work on HARM once the JHMCS is done, but do you...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 10-29-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,716
Posted By Terrificfool
It's probably just that they have to update their...

It's probably just that they have to update their DLZ calculations for the new missile FM/guidance adjustments. So it's not a bug, rather a TBD (to be done) task that is in their future plans.
Forum: Mission Editor Discussion and Questions 10-28-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By Terrificfool
My understanding is there has to be a data source...

My understanding is there has to be a data source to feed the Silkworm for it to engage a target over the horizon. The example mentioned was to include an AWACS on the coalition that is using the...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 10-25-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,433
Posted By Terrificfool
Yeah you're strategy for using the radar is...

Yeah you're strategy for using the radar is somewhat foreign to me... why not set the altitude you are sweeping through appropriately using the antenna elevation control and the TDC?

Here's how I...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 08-31-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,209
Posted By Terrificfool
Mach 4 top speed, but in the launch conditions...

Mach 4 top speed, but in the launch conditions presented in this thread (~Mach 1 at 8000m/26250 ft) would it be expected that the missile would reach this mach number?

Maximum aircraft launching...
Forum: Multiplayer 08-18-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 461,135
Posted By Terrificfool
Any chance we'll see Clean Sweep get rotated in...

Any chance we'll see Clean Sweep get rotated in again? I know I'm not the only one who really enjoyed flying it!
Forum: Chit-Chat 08-03-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,116
Posted By Terrificfool
I too would like to see some more technical...

I too would like to see some more technical details on their missile guidance implementation at some point.



As GGTharos said this change is going to have some impact but there are challenges...
Forum: Release Version Bugs and Problems (Read only) 07-30-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 50,064
Posted By Terrificfool
What altitude are you experiencing this maximum...

What altitude are you experiencing this maximum range of only 6-7 nm? The missiles only achieve maximum ranges at high altitude and high mach for both launching platform and target.
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