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Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-22-2020, 05:56 PM
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Posted By jojo
If like me you don't know what H-Build is :D ...

If like me you don't know what H-Build is :D

https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/104575/aim-7-sparrow/
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-22-2020, 04:54 PM
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Views: 354
Posted By jojo
Seems to work fine for me. I bought the module...

Seems to work fine for me.
I bought the module after the problem was fixed, but I saw reports from over peoples starting it was ok :smilewink:
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By jojo
You probably forgot more than I ever learned...

You probably forgot more than I ever learned about the Tomcat :D
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,906
Posted By jojo
Of course not. But Iraq did loose a fair count...

Of course not.
But Iraq did loose a fair count of fighters in air combat.
And some guys like Tom Cooper spent years studying the subject, even if it isn't an exact science.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,906
Posted By jojo
Just analyze some TacView where AIM-54 is...

Just analyze some TacView where AIM-54 is tracking a fighter target. You'll see that as long as it's going fast, it doesn't need to pull crazy G to catch a fighter pulling max G.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,906
Posted By jojo
And if you wonder why the Tomcat was withdrawn,...

And if you wonder why the Tomcat was withdrawn, listen that interview. This is a fabulous insight on Tomcat service life by an admiral with 4000 flight hours in the beast !
...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,906
Posted By jojo
There is a generation gap, yet you can jam the...

There is a generation gap, yet you can jam the AWG-9...



https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/27889/confessions-of-a-navy-f-14-fleet-pilot-turned-f-5-aggressor

:smilewink:
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,906
Posted By jojo
Certainly not in high altitude !!! Likewise US...

Certainly not in high altitude !!!
Likewise US pretend that AIM-120D range would be has good as Meteor...no way !
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By jojo
Your manual says 8 bars +/-20° out to 15Nm for...

Your manual says 8 bars +/-20° out to 15Nm for PAL :smilewink:
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By jojo
@IronMike: So would your AWG-9 detect a...

@IronMike:
So would your AWG-9 detect a stationary helicopter in Doppler mode ?
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,906
Posted By jojo
IMHO, in combat pilots don’t really think “this...

IMHO, in combat pilots don’t really think “this weapon is too precious for this target”.
They use what is hung under the aircraft which serve the intended purpose.
Fire & forget is invaluable tool...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-21-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,906
Posted By jojo
+1 A missile is target agnostic. If it can lock...

+1
A missile is target agnostic. If it can lock and have to energy to reach it will kill.

DCS may not be perfect representation, but it isn't limited to AIM-54.

Month back I did some defensive...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-20-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By jojo
Some RIM-7 Sea Sparrow have anti-ship mode. I'm...

Some RIM-7 Sea Sparrow have anti-ship mode.
I'm not sure if it would be possible on air-launched Sparrow ?
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-20-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By jojo
I wasn't there so it isn't "my" story. But I...

I wasn't there so it isn't "my" story.
But I read multiple times about different fighters that Doppler radar do spot rotor blade.

And given the diameter and rotation speed, a significant part of...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-20-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By jojo
I read multiple times that metallic rotor blades...

I read multiple times that metallic rotor blades should give some Doppler returns.

There is a famous blue on blue incident that happened in Irak in 1994.
2 UH-60 Black Hawks were shot down by 2...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-20-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,853
Posted By jojo
Yeah, I noticed too that for Phoenix the manual...

Yeah, I noticed too that for Phoenix the manual is more “how it should work” than “how it’s actually working” due to delay for core DCS World to adapt.

I’m not sure that P STT would be “iron grip”...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-20-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By jojo
PAL is 15Nm :smilewink: ...

PAL is 15Nm :smilewink:
http://www.heatblur.se/F-14Manual/general.html#pulse-doppler-mode
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-20-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,853
Posted By jojo
In P STT you would be launching AIM-54 in active...

In P STT you would be launching AIM-54 in active mode, not in SARH mode.

http://www.heatblur.se/F-14Manual/general.html#pulse-mode

http://www.heatblur.se/F-14Manual/weapons.html#id3
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-20-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,853
Posted By jojo
With PD STT it will be SARH until impact. In PD...

With PD STT it will be SARH until impact.
In PD STT the antenna is continuously tracking only one target which is receiving all radar energy. Not exactly a stealthy attack mode :smilewink:
Forum: M-2000 01-19-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By jojo
The name of the commands changed. It's now...

The name of the commands changed.

It's now Weapons SystemCMD FWD/ DEPRESS/ AFT in HOTAS category.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-19-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,853
Posted By jojo
Yep, chaff seems to work well too, both AIM-54A...

Yep, chaff seems to work well too, both AIM-54A and AIM-54C.

So far, AI Su-33 at FL350 are evading easily with chaffs is look down, even before being into the notch.

Edit: replayed my custom...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-19-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,174
Posted By jojo
My 2 cents: It's already an incredibly complex...

My 2 cents:
It's already an incredibly complex simulation of the F-14. The most hard core ever published. Yet there are some important feature for game play missing (TWS Auto, Jester LANTIRN...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 01-16-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By jojo
Silly question...chaff ? I know, shouldn't be...

Silly question...chaff ?
I know, shouldn't be detected in Pulse Doppler.
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-16-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By jojo
+1 thanks :thumbup:

+1 thanks :thumbup:
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 01-15-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By jojo
Great interview, liked and subscribed :thumbup:

Great interview, liked and subscribed :thumbup:
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