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Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 05-05-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,460
Posted By bradboom
I think they were attacking from all...

I think they were attacking from all quarters...we never saw them until they zoomed away. Our copilot was all excited yelling “look at ‘em go!”, but our pilot was more glum saying “you realize that...
Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 05-05-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,460
Posted By bradboom
Gunnery shots are difficult...just keep...

Gunnery shots are difficult...just keep practicing. When I was in the USAF on EC-130s back in the mid 90s, we were at Nellis AFB for Green Flag. After the morning push was over & everyone was heading...
Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 05-01-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By bradboom
One more word of advice, if you want to move...

One more word of advice, if you want to move forward or back, it is a minimum of 3 throttle movements...one throttle push to move forward, one pull to stop moving forward and one smaller push to...
Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 05-01-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By bradboom
Hi, there! When I was in the USAF (retired 2...

Hi, there! When I was in the USAF (retired 2 years ago) I was an instructor at the tanker school house in Oklahoma. Air Refueling is very difficult and is harder in the sim because you don’t have a...
Forum: Game Crash 03-10-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,185
Posted By bradboom
Happens to me too. It gets hung up at the DCS...

Happens to me too. It gets hung up at the DCS logo screen and I have to go to task manager to shut it down. Will try launching from the .exe within the DCS folder.
Forum: Wishlist 01-10-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 273
Sticky: Livery Request
Views: 54,702
Posted By bradboom
Hi, there! I was a KC-135 boom operator in the...

Hi, there! I was a KC-135 boom operator in the 22 ARS from ‘97-‘01. Deployed to Allied Force, Northern and Southern Watch while there. That unit deactivated in ‘02 along with the B-1 unit. ...
Forum: Wishlist 01-07-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,234
Posted By bradboom
Thanks, ams999! That did the trick! It still...

Thanks, ams999! That did the trick! It still looks tinted enough to think that it’s not completely clear but the colors still come through.
Forum: Wishlist 01-07-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 273
Sticky: Livery Request
Views: 54,702
Posted By bradboom
How about the 389th at Mountain Home AFB. It is...

How about the 389th at Mountain Home AFB. It is an F-15E unit today, but they flew block 50/52s when I was there in the late 90s/early 2000s
Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 12-21-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By bradboom
Thanks a bunch, guys! I appreciate the help.

Thanks a bunch, guys! I appreciate the help.
Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 12-20-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By bradboom
Move eye view forward

Hello, is there a way to move the default head position forward when starting a mission? I play on my laptop and It feels like I’m sitting too far away from the HUD and instrument panel. I can zoom...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 09-04-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,519
Posted By bradboom
To get better at air refueling, first get good at...

To get better at air refueling, first get good at just flying formation with another airplane. Graduate up to AR after being comfortable flying off another airplane’s wing. AR is difficult...makes no...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 04-25-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By bradboom
Rule of thumb...look at your current Mach number....

Rule of thumb...look at your current Mach number. The first digit is approximately how many miles you are covering in a minute. Mach .77 would be roughly 7 miles a minute. Works better at higher...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 01-26-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,861
Posted By bradboom
The FAA waivers the 250 below 10K rule for...

The FAA waivers the 250 below 10K rule for aircraft in formation and fighter aircraft that need to fly faster for safety & performance issues.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-07-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By bradboom
Thanks for the info. If I have extra time this...

Thanks for the info. If I have extra time this weekend, I'll give that a try.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-07-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By bradboom
Ok, I have the stable version. That actually...

Ok, I have the stable version. That actually answers a couple of questions I had about DCS then. Thanks for pointing that out...I'll just be patient and practice landing this thing in the meantime!
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 12-07-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By bradboom
F/A-18 not updating

This might be a noob question, but my F-18 isn't updating. I bought the module last week, ran the updater this morning, but I still don't have weapons, like the maverick, that has been released for...
Forum: General Questions 05-12-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,754
Posted By bradboom
Same thing here...error code 409. Yes, I'm in...

Same thing here...error code 409. Yes, I'm in online mode. Flew one mission in off line mode then turned it back on. I've got an open ticket with support, but has been a couple days since they...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 06-28-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,387
Posted By bradboom
At first, I thought I was flying at night. There...

At first, I thought I was flying at night. There is the sun and stars in the sky, but no sky texture and no light being emitted.
Forum: DCS World 2.5 06-28-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,387
Posted By bradboom
Black Sky

Any ideas what could be causing this? I just bought a new i5-6400 with 12G RAM and intel HD 530 graphics.
Forum: Game Crash 10-17-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,583
Posted By bradboom
My computer never gets past the "DCS" splash...

My computer never gets past the "DCS" splash screen. It simply fades to white, and I get the "DCS is not responding" error message. Then it closes. I've uninstalled & reinstalled - nothing. I...
Forum: Video Corruption and Related Card Issues 08-21-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By bradboom
What if that still doesn't work? I hit print...

What if that still doesn't work? I hit print screen and it takes a photo of my desktop. Does it go to any particular folder in the DCS World folders? Thanks!
Forum: Payment and Activation 07-06-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By bradboom
Disregard. Keyboard issues. Problem solved.

Disregard. Keyboard issues. Problem solved.
Forum: Payment and Activation 07-06-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By bradboom
cant activate

Hello, I just installed a new hard drive on my computer and lost all my previous DCS activations and profiles. I reinstalled FC3, A-10C, P-51, MiG-21 and a couple others. I tried to start up FC3...
Forum: DCS: P-51D Mustang 01-06-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,969
Posted By bradboom
Real airplanes require trimming often when the...

Real airplanes require trimming often when the autopilot isn't used. Consider the longer you fly, the more fuel you use, the lighter the plane gets which affects flight characteristics, in addition...
Forum: MiG-21Bis 12-04-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,237
Posted By bradboom
Great, thanks. I did mean power settings...I was...

Great, thanks. I did mean power settings...I was looking for engine rpm/percentage readout on the 'oboroti' gauge to maintain speed.
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