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Forum: Input and Output 02-19-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,148
Posted By streakeagle
If you can afford VR but haven't tried it, you...

If you can afford VR but haven't tried it, you are missing out on am amazing feeling of immersion. But if you believe VR can completely replace a high resolution 2d display, you are blind. Until VR...
Forum: Home Cockpits 02-19-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,469
Posted By streakeagle
I now have throttle handles and the panels around...

I now have throttle handles and the panels around the throttle. I have to engineer a way to mount the handles based on photos of the real thing and figure out how to connect them to a Warthog...
Forum: Home Cockpits 02-19-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By streakeagle
F'n A! that looks outstanding! I wish I wasn't...

F'n A! that looks outstanding! I wish I wasn't limited to working with wood.
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 02-19-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,902
Posted By streakeagle
I was born at MacDill AFB in Tampa at a time when...

I was born at MacDill AFB in Tampa at a time when F-4's ruled the skies. Later they transitioned to F-16s. After the Cold War ended, fighters went away, it became a joint command so that Admirals and...
Forum: DCS: MiG-15bis 02-18-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By streakeagle
On paper, the F-86 and MiG-15 have very similar...

On paper, the F-86 and MiG-15 have very similar performance. But as modeled in DCS World, they fly very differently. I love dissimilar aircraft. It is fun to fly the same exact mission from both...
Forum: AvioDev 02-18-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 245,000
Posted By streakeagle
If it is modeled correctly/realistically and...

If it is modeled correctly/realistically and supports air-to-air, I will buy it. The closer it is to the original French F-1C, the better. If the Spanish version is very close to the original F-1C,...
Forum: AvioDev 02-18-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,739
Posted By streakeagle
The real world purpose of trainers is largely...

The real world purpose of trainers is largely defeated when flying a PC simulator: there is no loss of money or life if you crash a virtual supersonic jet fighter. It is also defeated if the aircraft...
Forum: RAZBAM 02-18-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,328
Posted By streakeagle
British aircraft I would buy in order of...

British aircraft I would buy in order of preference:
Sea Harrier (because it saw combat and was intended for air-to-air)
Lightning (because it was an exceptional aircraft in terms of performance...
Forum: VEAO Simulations 02-18-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 27,214
Posted By streakeagle
I never flew the Hawk much due to all its...

I never flew the Hawk much due to all its limitations. When the current release version surpassed the last version that supported the Hawk, I permanently lost the ability to fly the Hawk. I am not...
Forum: Input and Output 02-17-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By streakeagle
MiG-29, from here:...

MiG-29, from here: https://www.quora.com/Do-MiG-29As-have-HOTAS-controls

https://qph.fs.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-fab56c3f808ca264bb734054401cc701
Forum: DCS: C-101 AvioJet 02-11-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By streakeagle
The C-101 cockpit textures have never been the...

The C-101 cockpit textures have never been the best. But in its present form, it isn't the worst either. I can clearly see the problems the original post is complaining about. At the same time, being...
Forum: RAZBAM 02-10-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 90,817
Posted By streakeagle
I don't know if this link will work, but here is...

I don't know if this link will work, but here is info on MiG-23ML modes: https://sites.google.com/site/sovietaircrafttech/mig-23/n003e/modes
Forum: Input and Output 02-05-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,148
Posted By streakeagle
I have been using voice commands for years... but...

I have been using voice commands for years... but only to support radio comms or any other commands that you would use spoken words to accomplish... i.e. talking to a virtual backseater.

A recent...
Forum: Input and Output 02-03-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 398,155
Posted By streakeagle
I may order another one in the near future... as...

I may order another one in the near future... as a spare and because I may build a 2nd seat to go in front of my son's computer. One cockpit will be dedicate F-4, the other may be an F/A-18C or a...
Forum: MiG-21Bis 02-03-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By streakeagle
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Input and Output 02-03-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 398,155
Posted By streakeagle
I believe the cushions used to be darker. They...

I believe the cushions used to be darker. They are real cushions that saw years of service, so they are sun-bleached. The correct color would probably be about halfway between the darker green of the...
Forum: Home Cockpits 02-03-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,469
Posted By streakeagle
This is the original sketchup project used to...

This is the original sketchup project used to design my seat and plan for a future cockpit as yet unbuilt aside from the side console....
Forum: Home Cockpits 02-03-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,469
Posted By streakeagle
1. I collected every decent hi-res photo I could...

1. I collected every decent hi-res photo I could from the internet. One particular photo was almost a perfect profile with virtually no distortion due to the distance/zoom being used.

2. I bought...
Forum: Input and Output 02-03-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 398,155
Posted By streakeagle
As you can see, the Jetseat SE fits really well...

As you can see, the Jetseat SE fits really well over the stock F-4 seat cushions. The cutout is prefect, the leg padding on either side of the cutout extends about 25 mm past the F-4 cushion, which...
Forum: Home Cockpits 02-03-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,469
Posted By streakeagle
Latest revision with VKB stick and Jetseat SE. ...

Latest revision with VKB stick and Jetseat SE.
https://forums.eagle.ru/attachment.php?attachmentid=203717&stc=1&d=1549166994
Forum: Input and Output 02-03-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 398,155
Posted By streakeagle
Photos showing current configuration with VKB...

Photos showing current configuration with VKB stick and Jetseat SE.
https://forums.eagle.ru/attachment.php?attachmentid=203716&stc=1&d=1549166994...
Forum: Input and Output 01-30-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,148
Posted By streakeagle
If you have VR and haven't flown DCS helos with...

If you have VR and haven't flown DCS helos with it, you are missing out on the best possible experience DCS can deliver using VR. It not only feels immersive but permits much better flying due to the...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 01-27-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By streakeagle
Still broken.

Still broken.
Forum: Home Cockpits 01-23-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,011
Posted By streakeagle
How could you go and get your own thread back on...

How could you go and get your own thread back on topic? Unruly concept! Love the latest progress pics. The latest dogfight boss kit does look great. But I would be happy with accurately dimensioned...
Forum: Input and Output 01-19-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,148
Posted By streakeagle
1:1 tracking is an incredible experience. The...

1:1 tracking is an incredible experience.
The large field of view is incredibly useful, particularly for flying helicopters.

But the image quality possible with a conventional monitor is amazing....
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