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Forum: Community News 06-01-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,831
Posted By blue_six
Thank you Miro for letting us know. Our...

Thank you Miro for letting us know.

Our shared passion for flight modelling brought Kwiatek and I into contact many years ago, back in the days of BoBII. Once the initial language problems were...
Forum: Game Crash 02-01-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By blue_six
Try this one, Phil C6: ...

Try this one, Phil C6: https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=169358&page=38


Page 38 of the MB-339 discussion in Mods & Apps \ Mods


blue six
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 01-10-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By blue_six
I prefer the one increment nose up setting shown...

I prefer the one increment nose up setting shown in the original post and described by Capt Orso for takeoff, for the simple reason that it better sets the aircraft up for climb out. "Neutral" or...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-21-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,832
Posted By blue_six
Thanks for clarifying that, Yo-Yo. I can only...

Thanks for clarifying that, Yo-Yo. I can only conclude from this that I'm actually getting better at flying this outstanding module (in my mind, at least).

blue six
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-20-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,832
Posted By blue_six
Agree, rudder effectiveness doesn't seem to be...

Agree, rudder effectiveness doesn't seem to be fading with increased q to near the same degree as the other two primary flight controls. Control harmony suffers as a result.

Looking on the...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-09-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,334
Posted By blue_six
What Art-J is saying, TC, is that when your right...

What Art-J is saying, TC, is that when your right wing has dropped and your left wheel is off the ground, you need to apply right rudder and brake, to bring things back to an even keel. Try it, it...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 06-28-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 628
Posted By blue_six
First Flight of Roseland Spitfire Mk IX

General interest item. The accompanying video clip runs approx. seven mins. Take the time to explore the two links at the bottom of the article, on the life and death of Arnold Roseland - you won't...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 06-22-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,637
Posted By blue_six
I'm with zero and bernp on this one. The pointer...

I'm with zero and bernp on this one. The pointer on the airspeed indicator is overly difficult to see at a glance, unless you are zoomed in to an unrealistic level.


blue six
Forum: Bugs and Problems 04-28-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,253
Posted By blue_six
For what it's worth, the Flight Operating...

For what it's worth, the Flight Operating Instructions and Pilot Training Manuals for the P-51D impose a limit of 10 seconds for inverted flight "because of loss of oil pressure and failure of the...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 04-27-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,253
Posted By blue_six
Per the initial post by Holbeach, fuel starvation...

Per the initial post by Holbeach, fuel starvation eventually stops the engine. In the video clip he's attached to his post, the low fuel pressure warning light comes on and the engine begins cutting...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 03-02-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By blue_six
Thanks for confirming that, Holbeach. Hopefully...

Thanks for confirming that, Holbeach. Hopefully the devs plan to implement this in the future.
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 03-01-2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By blue_six
I don't know, Sokol1_br, and hadn't even...

I don't know, Sokol1_br, and hadn't even considered this possibility. I am more likely to forget to move the lever to "normal" after takeoff than to move it to "filter in operation" prior to landing....
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 02-28-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By blue_six
I understand, thank you. The point I am making is...

I understand, thank you. The point I am making is that if the filter is mistakenly left on, there should be a performance penalty due to the associated restriction on the intake. I don't see this...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 02-27-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By blue_six
Carb Air Filter Control

The RW Spit MkIX Pilot's Notes have a note in the "Climbing" section cautioning that leaving the air intake filter control in the filter in operation (forward) position reduces the full throttle...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 02-20-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,514
Posted By blue_six
Here's a link to the info provided by Yo-Yo, as...

Here's a link to the info provided by Yo-Yo, as discussed by MAD-MM: https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=163126&highlight=spitfire+top+speed
Forum: DCS: Bf 109 K-4 Kurfürst 01-10-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,669
Posted By blue_six
Believe you're right, BodyOrgan. Last time I...

Believe you're right, BodyOrgan. Last time I tried it, death came suddenly and without warning. One second I was chugging merrily along, looking at the altimeter and marveling at my ability to get...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 01-06-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By blue_six
Agree, saw the same thing here. Left the fuel...

Agree, saw the same thing here. Left the fuel cock OFF, switched on the electric boost pump right after moving the mixture lever forward to the run position, and got a good start. Idled for 2-3...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-31-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,644
Posted By blue_six
Thanks for all your work on this Friedrich-4/B,...

Thanks for all your work on this Friedrich-4/B, my curiousity is well satisfied. To celebrate, I repeated my earlier trial in the Free Flight IA mission, this time leaving the boost pump ON. No...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-29-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,644
Posted By blue_six
I did a couple of quick trials last night, just...

I did a couple of quick trials last night, just using the Free Flight IA mission. Start conditions for this are 6500 feet altitude, 3000 rpm, fuel tank pressurization OFF and boost pump ON. In both...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-29-2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,054
Posted By blue_six
Good finds, Friedrich-4/B; thanks for sharing...

Good finds, Friedrich-4/B; thanks for sharing this info and putting my mind at ease. I'll treat those 1946 Pilot's Notes with just a bit less respect from now on, and get on with exploring other...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-29-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,054
Posted By blue_six
Agree, not a good example, nor is the schematic...

Agree, not a good example, nor is the schematic you've linked us to entirely clear. My money is on the priming line running around not through the boost pump, given the way the two segments line up...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-27-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,644
Posted By blue_six
Thanks Holbeach, but I'm still unconvinced. ...

Thanks Holbeach, but I'm still unconvinced.

The main features distinguishing the variants of the Spitfire IX, XI and XVI are outlined in Part I (Descriptive) para 1 of the RL manual. It...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-27-2016, 02:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,644
Posted By blue_six
We've established in another thread...

We've established in another thread https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=179160 that early Merlin 66-engined Mk IXs had no electric fuel boost pumps, just a wobble pump. Slightly later Mk IXs...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-26-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,054
Posted By blue_six
The impression I get from examining the fuel...

The impression I get from examining the fuel system schematic in the RAF Pilot's Notes for the Spitfire IX, XI and XVI is that the priming pump has its own "plumbing" to the engine, independent of...
Forum: DCS: Spitfire L.F. Mk. IX 12-25-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,664
Posted By blue_six
Thanks for this Sokol1_br, but blimey, don't you...

Thanks for this Sokol1_br, but blimey, don't you have something else you should be doing on Christmas morning? And for that matter, why am I here too? Blue six out.
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