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Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 12-31-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By turkeydriver
Thanks for the further clarification- I thought I...

Thanks for the further clarification- I thought I had seen a few pics but didn’t have a date on them. Good info!
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 12-31-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By turkeydriver
Glove vanes were only removed from F-14B(R) and...

Glove vanes were only removed from F-14B(R) and F-14D(R) and not a part of new build F-14B and F-14D. The actuators were either removed or just disconnected and the vanes remained in place in every...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-25-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,473
Posted By turkeydriver
I’d think(not researched) that rocket thrust...

I’d think(not researched) that rocket thrust blasted back toward a wing surface will case a large momentary increase in lift on that surface.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 12-24-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By turkeydriver
I knew an old Navy Captain who was a prior...

I knew an old Navy Captain who was a prior enlisted AT on F-14s and he complained about the INS sometimes failing during the CAT shot( bad shock mounts maybe?) and then reseating itself during the...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 12-24-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By turkeydriver
F110......

F110......
Forum: AV-8B N/A 11-19-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By turkeydriver
Cheers.

Cheers.
Forum: AV-8B N/A 11-17-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By turkeydriver
Mission nights are every other Sunday. Most...

Mission nights are every other Sunday. Most units fly every Sunday with practice on the non mission Sundays. Squadrons typically have one other night a week they practice. Its very welcoming and...
Forum: AV-8B N/A 11-17-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By turkeydriver
I’m a member of a Tomcat squad in JTF-1 and I can...

I’m a member of a Tomcat squad in JTF-1 and I can promise VMA-231 don’t disappoint! Their capabilities and accomplishments as a unit are world class and they get it done, every time! Our missions...
Forum: AV-8B N/A 11-17-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By turkeydriver
TER release order

Dear sirs,
The module is better than any of your others. Please for the love of Pegasus and Hawker Siddley FIX THE BOMB RELEASE ORDER! This is horrid and should be your priority above anything...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 11-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,760
Posted By turkeydriver
Not true whatsoever- in OEF and OIF Tomcats flew...

Not true whatsoever- in OEF and OIF Tomcats flew with an AIM-54 until the air threat was confirmed gone- the AIM-54 was retired in 2004 and the Tomcat did its last cruise without it
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 10-09-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By turkeydriver
Well your using AB on deck, moot point. Your...

Well your using AB on deck, moot point. Your wings have been pulled for blowing 20 jets off the back of the boat and killing 20 people. If you're in an B or D, the rule is no AB on the cat, or...
Forum: Heatblur Simulations 09-14-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 108,860
Posted By turkeydriver
Twenty-two months after the...

Twenty-two months after the announcement.........any status update at all?
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 08-22-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By turkeydriver
Yes big radars can cook you quick- mere weather...

Yes big radars can cook you quick- mere weather radars on airliners have interlocks to prevent from radiating on the ground.....and for the latest big VA news, fighter pilots are apprently dropping...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 07-03-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 77,030
Posted By turkeydriver
It is- those are VF-124 jets in Miramar!

It is- those are VF-124 jets in Miramar!
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 06-29-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By turkeydriver
C variant needs it......C+ does not.

C variant needs it......C+ does not.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 06-18-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,225
Posted By turkeydriver
Yeah I know.

Yeah I know.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 06-11-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,225
Posted By turkeydriver
Yeah that's an AWG-9/AIM-54 design spec. As long...

Yeah that's an AWG-9/AIM-54 design spec. As long as you're in TWS and the targets are drastically spaced and at drastically different directions and airspeeds you can do that inside of...60nm I...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 06-06-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,386
Posted By turkeydriver
To be clear, the engine performance was adjusted,...

To be clear, the engine performance was adjusted, not the aircraft performance. IT dogfights as well as the pilot controlling it. I think your question is better stated as" Do the engines provide...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 06-03-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,164
Posted By turkeydriver
Did the D not have the plumbing for early AIM-54?...

Did the D not have the plumbing for early AIM-54? Or could it carry A-C+?
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 06-01-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,164
Posted By turkeydriver
Stations 1 and 7 have a huge maneuvering and drag...

Stations 1 and 7 have a huge maneuvering and drag penalty - try dogfighting with those loaded. 2 forward on the belly.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 05-31-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,899
Posted By turkeydriver
The weight of the F-14 and F-15 really comes into...

The weight of the F-14 and F-15 really comes into play in DACT and though they do cool stuff they really eat up fuel quickly here. F-16s and F-18s frequently were healthier with fuel at the end of...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 05-30-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By turkeydriver
I think TWS auto is borked at the moment and the...

I think TWS auto is borked at the moment and the AI works well with a pilot but not another crew. Probably easiest to point your jets and tell jester to lock your nose and then prosecute death via...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 05-27-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,899
Posted By turkeydriver
EAK-3s and S-3s and KA-6Ds could hand off more...

EAK-3s and S-3s and KA-6Ds could hand off more fuel for the fighter guys and every jet on the carrier at that point had long legs. The F-18 at that time was thought to be anemic, although we have...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 05-27-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,899
Posted By turkeydriver
in the 70s and 80s- not always- but always when...

in the 70s and 80s- not always- but always when combat was imminent and always from the 90s on.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 05-26-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By turkeydriver
F-14 maneuver flaps moves both the slats and...

F-14 maneuver flaps moves both the slats and flaps- the flaps to a lesser degree IIRC.
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