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Forum: Wishlist 01-23-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,186
Posted By Richard Dastardly
https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=154611...

https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=154611 That one?
Forum: DCS Wishlist 01-23-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,572
Posted By Richard Dastardly
For sure things have moved on - on the other hand...

For sure things have moved on - on the other hand if you check the loss ratio of *any* cold war aircraft they look high by modern standards, mostly because of the crazily intense training. I grew up...
Forum: Western Europe 1944-1945 01-22-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,226
Posted By Richard Dastardly
I'd expect a V-1, not really sure where a Stuka...

I'd expect a V-1, not really sure where a Stuka would fit with everything else we have - cannon fodder at this point. Lanc would be great but seems a little unlikely ( and why didn't they do a B-24...
Forum: Wishlist 01-22-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,186
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Well, that's not a fighter *or* a WW2 aircraft,...

Well, that's not a fighter *or* a WW2 aircraft, so that's rather ruled itself out of this thread. I mean, would be a great thing to have ( I'd fly the heck out of it ), but it doesn't fit 1944-45...
Forum: Wishlist 01-22-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By Richard Dastardly
The Seafire was a bit more than a Spit with a...

The Seafire was a bit more than a Spit with a hook - the reinforcement for the rear fuselage changed the weight balance & they had longer undercarriage ( at least in the properly developed ones ) as...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 01-21-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,572
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Part of the problem with the AV8A was the USMC...

Part of the problem with the AV8A was the USMC had no money to maintain the things. They were tricky enough even when they were looked after properly, if you check the RAF loss rates early on... also...
Forum: Western Europe 1944-1945 01-21-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,226
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Or German bombers over England, although not in...

Or German bombers over England, although not in any great number by then. Maybe if someone does a Beaufighter...



My grandfather was an expert in various period electronics - mostly vacuum...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 01-21-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,572
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Quote was for the FRS.2, which was a *vast*...

Quote was for the FRS.2, which was a *vast* improvement on the FRS.1 - proper radar, Link 16, fox 3. The UK had always signed up for F35 - 20%ish of the F35 - every F35, not just the UK ones - is...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-21-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,902
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Is AAR not related to ongoing services? discrete...

Is AAR not related to ongoing services? discrete releases of modules are not ongoing services. Moderated dynamic campaigns *would* be an ongoing service.

If I buy a module, sure they have my...
Forum: Western Europe 1944-1945 01-20-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,226
Posted By Richard Dastardly
I actually like flying these things at night, but...

I actually like flying these things at night, but I'm in a bit of a minority I suspect. I have a family connection with practically all WW2 British radar though, so there is extra interest there.
...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 01-20-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,238
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Until you point a modern IR sensor at it, and...

Until you point a modern IR sensor at it, and then it shows up like daylight again. Stealth is a bit more than just RCS, the IRST in some modern aircraft seems more capable than their radar...
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Forum: Western Europe 1944-1945 01-20-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,226
Posted By Richard Dastardly
The FB VI wasn't even in service until 1943, so...

The FB VI wasn't even in service until 1943, so that's out. I suspect we're getting whatever they went & clambered over to take pictures of ( and got flight data for ). There's one in the DeHavilland...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-20-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,902
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Is there any proof of a lack of revenue *at all*?...

Is there any proof of a lack of revenue *at all*? people seem to think that slow progress means lack of income; I suspect slow progress is more to do with people not having enough hours in the day,...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 01-20-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,572
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Harriers are small because they were originally...

Harriers are small because they were originally intended to be forward based - *very* forward based, the RAF ones in Germany certainly trained for forward based CAS missions & the USMC ones could...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-20-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,902
Posted By Richard Dastardly
https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=255290 -...

https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=255290 - was done at length recently.

Answer is still no, unless it's a service.

As far as accountability goes, if people have to sub to fly their...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 01-18-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,572
Posted By Richard Dastardly
German VTOL, eh? can't ignore this one: ...

German VTOL, eh? can't ignore this one:

http://www.iren-dornier.com/img-content/aircraft/do31-2-big.jpg
http://jn.passieux.free.fr/images/Do31.jpg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dornier_Do_31
...
Forum: DCS: Supercarrier 01-18-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,224
Posted By Richard Dastardly
If you're pretty sure you're going to get it...

If you're pretty sure you're going to get it eventually anyway, no point waiting unless you don't have the funds at all. The 16 release annoyed the pants off me enough that I haven't flown it yet,...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 01-17-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Richard Dastardly
The real thing was horrible on the ground too, by...

The real thing was horrible on the ground too, by many accounts... could very easily overheat it ( either oil or water ) taxiing in a crosswind/downwind, let alone any issues with the taxi process.
...
Forum: DCS: Supercarrier 01-17-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,224
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Does not update in the cart/checkout for me, but...

Does not update in the cart/checkout for me, but I transferred my Hornet key over from Steam, so maybe there is a problem there ( checking purchase history instead of licenses? )

There are many...
Forum: Wishlist 01-17-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Yes, but the P-51 kinda pushed it aside in the...

Yes, but the P-51 kinda pushed it aside in the ETO fairly fast, it just didn't really work too well in Europe for a variety of reasons. Would seem to fit more naturally in a Pacific theatre aircraft...
Forum: Wishlist 01-16-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Fairly sure we know exactly what planes we're...

Fairly sure we know exactly what planes we're getting, wasn't it listed on the kickstarter?

P-38 might be a big deal for the Pacific, but for Normandy '44, not really.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 01-15-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,707
Posted By Richard Dastardly
From what era? not current, at least.

From what era? not current, at least.
Forum: Pacific Theatre 01-15-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,768
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Let people be excited. I'm not particularily ( I...

Let people be excited. I'm not particularily ( I don't get it either ), but everyone has their own tastes.
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 01-14-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,130
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Seems great so far! you may want to set the sqn &...

Seems great so far! you may want to set the sqn & aircraft codes in the mission editor though. Board number entry of CKC011 as an example will give CK squadron code, C-charlie aircraft and MH011 for...
Forum: DCS: C-101 AvioJet 01-14-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 91,419
Posted By Richard Dastardly
Odd repeatable crash on a friend's server,...

Odd repeatable crash on a friend's server, happens if he sets dynamic or static weather: hop in a C-101CC, and


2020-01-14 06:47:55.107 INFO EDCORE: G:\Games\DCS World...
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