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Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 02-13-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,475
Posted By esb77
You should read more carefully. Ironhand was...

You should read more carefully. Ironhand was talking aboutairspeed not turn rate.


Max sustained turn happens at a given airspeed for the aircraft mass.

Max instantaneous turn happens at a...
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 01-21-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,459
Posted By esb77
My minimum roll procedure is very different: ...

My minimum roll procedure is very different:


Jettison all stores
Dump fuel to have less than 200 kg at touchdown
Check flaps down, airbrake optional
Approximately 2 deg AoA
Touchdown
...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 01-19-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,805
Posted By esb77
Well, this is where the "game balance" concern...

Well, this is where the "game balance" concern gets answered for all the people that somehow manage to not regard DCS as a sim.


Bluefor is being handicapped by enabling a loadout that provides...
Forum: Payment and Activation 01-18-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 40,397
Posted By esb77
So I'd say that 3 days is an awfully short time...

So I'd say that 3 days is an awfully short time period if you travel at all in regions where internet coverage is spotty, ie, most of the land surface of this planet.

Sure, most people live in...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 01-16-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,313
Posted By esb77
Range = distance listed in a book or on a wiki ...

Range = distance listed in a book or on a wiki

is not a valid equation.

Range = mathematical expression incorporating: launch velocity, target velocity, difference in gravitational potential...
Forum: Su-33 for DCS World 01-11-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,106
Posted By esb77
The Su-33 does have one gigantic advantage over...

The Su-33 does have one gigantic advantage over the Su-27 for the average DCS player, that I suspect is illustrated by this quote that gets the physics very, very wrong:




The advantage being...
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 01-03-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By esb77
The Kh-25 MPU, Kh-58, Kh-29T, Kh-25L, Kh-29L,...

The Kh-25 MPU, Kh-58, Kh-29T, Kh-25L, Kh-29L, S-24L, and the laser guided bombs are as close as the playable FC3 planes get.

They all have the problem that they either do little damage or that...
Forum: Belsimtek 01-02-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,625
Posted By esb77
Can't remember if it was in the F/A 18 subforum...

Can't remember if it was in the F/A 18 subforum or the Livestream thread, but some observant person noted that on the modules bar for the loading screen in addition to the Hornet there were
"WIP...
Forum: Su-25 for DCS World 12-22-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By esb77
As far as I know none of the submunitions for the...

As far as I know none of the submunitions for the weapons available for the Su-25 variants in DCS are smart submunitions.

The PTABs are I believe top attack munitions, and the heavier ones (fewer...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 12-20-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,019
Posted By esb77
Approximately yes, though if you're measuring...

Approximately yes, though if you're measuring from the center of the round the width of the rounds might make it about 7 inches.

It works out to something like 1.7 MOA, and a good sniper or target...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 12-20-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,019
Posted By esb77
If the LUAs are in radians, which they may or may...

If the LUAs are in radians, which they may or may not be:

0.0005 radians * 1000 milliradians/radian = 0.5 milliradians

0.5 milliradians is equivalent to one half mil, not 5 mils.

22 mils,...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 12-20-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,019
Posted By esb77
In the style of math that I was taught in school,...

In the style of math that I was taught in school, when performing arithmetic operations in base 10

1000 * 0.0022 = 2.2

Not 22.

By the LUA numbers you cite the F-15's gun has 3 to 4 times the...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 11-21-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,361
Posted By esb77
Keep in mind that especially for instructional...

Keep in mind that especially for instructional materials written aimed at civilian aviation, the assumption is that initial training aircraft will not have a HUD. They might not even be IFR rated...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 11-21-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,361
Posted By esb77
Ok, I managed to come up with a slightly more...

Ok, I managed to come up with a slightly more understandable explanation than my previous one. At least I hope it's more understandable.

Ironhand got the core of the problem, obeying the laws of...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 11-20-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,361
Posted By esb77
bbrz is right about the glideslope geometry. ...

bbrz is right about the glideslope geometry. Sort of.

More specifically, right if all bodies are measured in the frame of reference of the airfield talking about speed along the glidepath.

AoA...
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 11-16-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By esb77
I've never seen such charts. There are partial...

I've never seen such charts. There are partial answers in the documentation, and there's a manual in Spanish that you might be able to find by using advanced search of this forum. Not enough to...
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 09-29-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By esb77
This sort of varies by mission author. It's...

This sort of varies by mission author.

It's possible to have a very clear mission briefing, an in mission message (voiceover even if you get fancy) triggered by completion of mission objectives...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 09-03-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 732,567
Posted By esb77
With just a little tuning, that could sound like...

With just a little tuning, that could sound like an alpenhorn.

Might need a sound mod to go with the CH liveries. ;)
Forum: DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 08-07-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,873
Posted By esb77
There's this thread ...

There's this thread
https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=190912
where neofightr discusses how the USN has its pilots do carrier landings, among a variety of other topics.

Actually, here's...
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 05-14-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,531
Posted By esb77
Wipe off more dust or wipe off less dust, either...

Wipe off more dust or wipe off less dust, either might help.

Other than that it looks a lot like glass or plastic covered displays under direct sunlight. Can't read a bloody thing until you move...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 05-11-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,792
Posted By esb77
Ah, well I didn't test in MP. For what...

Ah, well I didn't test in MP.


For what it's worth, I think it'd be cool if they made it work for all player controlled planes in MP and not just the local client's plane.

Flying formation...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 05-10-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,792
Posted By esb77
The internal ramps that slow down supersonic...

The internal ramps that slow down supersonic airflow to get it subsonic before hitting the compressor fans do not have animations.

The external intake/ramp, labelled "ramp 1" in the diagram in the...
Forum: F-15C for DCS World 05-07-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,142
Posted By esb77
A move is in progress, the place to look is here...

A move is in progress, the place to look is here (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU1LW888jCR6IZ7crfdZxDg).


I think he has only moved 3 F-15 specific ones so far, but more may be coming.
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 05-03-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,590
Posted By esb77
My admittedly sketchy and unreliable survey of...

My admittedly sketchy and unreliable survey of radio navigation in 1944 Europe would suggest:

NDBs of 1930s vintage
AM radio stations, that the Germans probably discouraged from transmitting....
Forum: Su-27 for DCS World 05-02-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,078
Posted By esb77
I tested too, and managed to get up to 900 km/h...

I tested too, and managed to get up to 900 km/h IAS and full deflection without any problems in level flight.

Mind you, that's using the rudder, not stomping on the rudder.


I haven't tested...
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