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Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-18-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,063
Posted By drPhibes
Actually, you are under-thinking it. Altitude AGL...

Actually, you are under-thinking it. Altitude AGL makes no sense for a GPS guided bomb, since the bomb has no idea where the ground is below it. JDAMs, JSOWs and all other GPS guided weapons use HAE,...
Forum: AV-8B N/A 06-16-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By drPhibes
The AV-8B+ never carried the AGM-88. Wikipedia is...

The AV-8B+ never carried the AGM-88. Wikipedia is wrong.
Forum: Chit-Chat 06-12-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,101
Posted By drPhibes
I'm guessing there's some 1.11 going on. The...

I'm guessing there's some 1.11 going on. The anti-zhukov vitriol kind of gives it away...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 06-08-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,947
Posted By drPhibes
It's probably a quality/cost issue. For a grip...

It's probably a quality/cost issue. For a grip like this you'd want to use a high strength plastic like fibreglass reinforced Nylon (the stuff you'll find in everything from power tools to Magpul...
Forum: Military and Aviation 06-07-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By drPhibes
Is there any real evidence (i.e. not propaganda...

Is there any real evidence (i.e. not propaganda *cough*qaher313*cough*) that the IRIAF has ever fired any of the missiles they claim to have modded the F-14 to use? Ground mock-ups or captive carry...
Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 05-25-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,668
Posted By drPhibes
To quote the brilliant B.O.M. guys: "Yes, boot,...

To quote the brilliant B.O.M. guys: "Yes, boot, not trunk. It's not a tree or an elephant"
Forum: DLC Maps 05-24-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 85,168
Posted By drPhibes
A new shot of Beirut, with some cockpit blocking...

A new shot of Beirut, with some cockpit blocking the view...
https://www.digitalcombatsimulator.com/upload/iblock/9e5/2019-05-24-DCS-F-16C-02.jpg
Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 05-22-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,668
Posted By drPhibes
I think they should just name the forum "DCS:...

I think they should just name the forum "DCS: F-(No, you can't have CFTs)-16".
Forum: DCS: F-16C Viper 05-19-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 133,669
Posted By drPhibes
That sounds likely. The company is registered at...

That sounds likely. The company is registered at a residential address in Lausanne, and the last time I checked there were other companies associated with the owner of TFC registered there.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 05-15-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,675
Posted By drPhibes
I would assume that he's referring to airports...

I would assume that he's referring to airports without either a PAR or ASR, not areas without radar surveillance of controlled airspace outside the terminal area.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 05-14-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,209
Posted By drPhibes
Do you work with hardware development according...

Do you work with hardware development according to ED-80/DO-254? I do.



"Mil spec" is usually just a term used to describe the extended temperature range for components, compared to regular...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 05-14-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,209
Posted By drPhibes
Ehm, no. Aerospace grade components are...

Ehm, no. Aerospace grade components are expensive, usually several orders of magnitude more than their consumer grade counterparts. The GPS receiver alone probably costs more than your estimate, and...
Forum: Chit-Chat 05-13-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,132
Posted By drPhibes
"Engineer's syndrome", a.k.a. curiosity? I read...

"Engineer's syndrome", a.k.a. curiosity? I read lots of technical stuff that I'll never use for anything. Can anyone here say that they wouldn't like to read the manuals for the 22/35 if they had the...
Forum: Chit-Chat 05-13-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,132
Posted By drPhibes
Can someone post screenshots of the article? It...

Can someone post screenshots of the article? It can't be accessed from Europe (thanks a lot GDPR....)
Forum: Wish List 04-25-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By drPhibes
https://forums.eagle.ru/showpost.php?p=3285514&pos...

https://forums.eagle.ru/showpost.php?p=3285514&postcount=13
Forum: Bugs 04-24-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,896
Posted By drPhibes
Unboxing a JDAM in the stores page cuts all...

Unboxing a JDAM in the stores page cuts all power, and since it doesn't have any static memory for storing GPS and INS parameters, a full transfer alignment must be performed when re-selecting the...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 04-15-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By drPhibes
It doesn't normally take anywhere near 10...

It doesn't normally take anywhere near 10 minutes. The counter counts down from 10 minutes, but optimal transfer alignment is normally reached after 2 minutes and 30 seconds (7:30 on the counter).
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 04-14-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By drPhibes
The JDAMS have no static memory. When power is...

The JDAMS have no static memory. When power is disconnected (by unboxing the JDAM in the stores page), GPS ephemeris data (orbital data for the satellites in view), GPS crypto keys (necessary when...
Forum: DCS: C-101 AvioJet 04-14-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,292
Posted By drPhibes
It could depend on the avionics in the aircraft....

It could depend on the avionics in the aircraft. Most civilian nav radios will automatically tune the DME receiver to the correct channel when selecting a LOC/VOR frequency, but this may noe be the...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 04-11-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,618
Posted By drPhibes
I have made a spreadsheet that converts between...

I have made a spreadsheet that converts between DDMM.mmm, Lat Lon Decimal in the DCS settings, (which is accurate enough to hit a tank at an arbitrary position) and DDMMSS.ss. See the attached file....
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 04-11-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By drPhibes
Just as a note, beamwidth typically refers to the...

Just as a note, beamwidth typically refers to the half power (-3dB) width of the main lobe. The lobe extends beyond this. Exactly how much depends on the antenna design.



Here's an...
Forum: M-2000 04-10-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 61,779
Posted By drPhibes
This is correct (although technically speaking,...

This is correct (although technically speaking, most modern gyroscopes for aerospace use are based on the principle of Sagnac interferometry, not conservation of angular momentum). I was merely...
Forum: AV-8B N/A 04-09-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By drPhibes
Because ED are upgrading the system modelling for...

Because ED are upgrading the system modelling for the JDAM quite a bit compared to what is currently present in the A-10C. Implementing a comparably sub-standard version from the A-10C and then...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 04-08-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By drPhibes
The difference is that with the Harrier nozzles...

The difference is that with the Harrier nozzles fully aft your net force at maximum thrust is still upwards, with a small rearward component.
Forum: DCS World 2.5 04-08-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By drPhibes
Updating updates all modules you have installed....

Updating updates all modules you have installed. If you temporarily move the maps the updater will just download all the missing files in addition to the ones affected by the update.
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