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Forum: Wish List 01-24-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By Rick50
Isn't much truth to what? So yea, you found...

Isn't much truth to what?

So yea, you found two exceptions to the timeline. Big deal, doesn't change the fact that top speeds of clean fighters at high alt is not seen as super important anymore, ...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-24-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By Rick50
Oh, and it's also REALLY easy to create "question...

Oh, and it's also REALLY easy to create "question traps", where every liar simply can't answer the question properly... they can't even get it onto the right grid square!! The funny part is when...
Forum: Input and Output 01-24-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Rick50
If money is tight... Ebay Kijiji and other...

If money is tight...

Ebay Kijiji and other online used goods,

CH Fighterstick (more hatswitches than a Hornet, about the same as a Viper. very light spring makes easier for rotorbirds if...
Forum: Wishlist 01-24-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Rick50
:megalol: Two weeks!! (Two...

:megalol:


Two weeks!!


(Two decades??)
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 01-23-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Rick50
Hmm... ok I think, despite most of that being...

Hmm... ok I think, despite most of that being recalled well, I think I might have not realised that I was conflating two programs together. See, there was another program, that was similarly for...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-23-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By Rick50
I think subscription would be a loser. Most...

I think subscription would be a loser.

Most of the modules are quite learning intensive, hours upon days upon weeks of learning. That's a big ask of middle aged fathers in the critical time of...
Forum: CH Products 01-23-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By Rick50
Ok, thank you Sokol!

Ok, thank you Sokol!
Forum: DCS: OH-58 Kiowa 01-22-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Rick50
Ok so watch this video, to get a bit of an idea...

Ok so watch this video, to get a bit of an idea what I'm talking about. Yes, it's NOT helicopters. Yes, much of the focus of this vid is on the voice recognition software, and not really what...
Forum: BO-105 PAH1A1 01-22-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Rick50
Well that may be, but this does give hope,...

Well that may be, but this does give hope, espeially after this looked like it was dying a few months ago...

Oh and hhe screenshots look great!

Here's to hoping this will eventually become a...
Forum: CH Products 01-22-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By Rick50
I wouldn't know... I only assumed the F-16 did...

I wouldn't know... I only assumed the F-16 did since the Warthog stick features it, and was licenced... but I've not looked up real Viper documentation.

However: the Hornets DO use a 5 way on this...
Forum: CH Products 01-22-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By Rick50
Agreed, but I was imagining hooking up that 5 way...

Agreed, but I was imagining hooking up that 5 way to a separate board like a Pro Micro, along with maybe a brake lever at the front. Or piggy back off of a board that rel4y making for the upgrades...
Forum: Wish List 01-22-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By Rick50
Fighters used to be designed faster and faster......

Fighters used to be designed faster and faster... over Mach 2 was typical at one point... yet fighters since the late 60's have had much slower top speeds.

Keep in mind, to accelerate to those...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 01-22-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,730
Posted By Rick50
1) Korea 1950's, 1990, 2020 (pick one for more...

1) Korea 1950's, 1990, 2020 (pick one for more roads more buildings more and paved airfields). Mustangs, Migs, Corsairs, Sabres, Vipers, Hornets and Carriers, Cobras and Hips, Hueys.

2) Norway...
Forum: Wishlist 01-22-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Rick50
Yea, it does look spectacular!:thumbup:

Yea, it does look spectacular!:thumbup:
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-22-2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By Rick50
Sorry, but I disagree. Being drunk while...

Sorry, but I disagree.

Being drunk while claiming to be a current OR FORMER member of the military is also bad.

Because this drunk is now advertising to everyone there that his behavior is how...
Forum: Input and Output 01-22-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,063
Posted By Rick50
Adding rubber bands... cool

Adding rubber bands... cool
Forum: CH Products 01-22-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By Rick50
CH Fighter/Combat thumbswitch upgrade??

Ok, now that we have some really sophisticated airframes requiring awesome HOTAS, I'm wondering if anyone's given any thought to the left side thumb hatswitch? I mean, the one that is used for...
Forum: CH Products 01-22-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Rick50
Nice! Thank you!

Nice! Thank you!
Forum: CH Products 01-22-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Rick50
Sooo... near the center, it's weak and easy to...

Sooo... near the center, it's weak and easy to make tiny corrections... but at the outside edges, or maximum deflection, it's stronger than stock, stronger force required than how the stick came from...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 01-21-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Rick50
Nah, you have it backwards: 232 crash is what...

Nah, you have it backwards: 232 crash is what inspired NASA and partners to develop computer programs to help do what the United crew tried desperately to do manually by experimentation. Instead of...
Forum: DCS: OH-58 Kiowa 01-21-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Rick50
Ok so Barandus, are you saying that other than...

Ok so Barandus, are you saying that other than the "high and to the left" shift (not unusual with auto wpns), that generally the M3P didn't have much natural dispersion? meaning the beaten zone is...
Forum: Object Errors 01-21-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Rick50
Well, in fairness to ED, that's probably what...

Well, in fairness to ED, that's probably what it'd look like after 20 minutes in a river!!

i vaguely recall the class when we talked about river fording preparations to take an M-113 into the...
Forum: Home Cockpits 01-21-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By Rick50
True, but it does take up one of your Warthog...

True, but it does take up one of your Warthog toggle switches. I'm sure this will appeal to some... it's good to have many options!!
Forum: Input and Output 01-21-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,711
Posted By Rick50
So I'm not going to spend $1000 for pro-level...

So I'm not going to spend $1000 for pro-level heli gear, but I do want to fly with more precision than a cheap stick will offer... one day it occurred to me: the Saitek throttle quadrant!

...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 01-21-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Rick50
Hmm,... I think I heard that after more than a...

Hmm,... I think I heard that after more than a decade of total silence, it DID get implemented on at least one airliner... not sure which one...
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