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Forum: M-2000 10-23-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Frederf
If the airfield has ILS in both directions check...

If the airfield has ILS in both directions check the other side. If the airfield only has ILS in one direction it's possible that the ILS for that side is turned off.


DCS doesn't run both...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 10-23-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Frederf
Basically if your understanding of runway...

Basically if your understanding of runway direction comes solely from its name, you're doing flying wrong. If it was found out that you were doing instrument approaches by just adding a 0 to the...
Forum: Flight Dynamics 10-23-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By Frederf
Let's not play that embarrassing game.

Let's not play that embarrassing game.
Forum: Thrustmaster 10-23-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By Frederf
Brand new .tmc file include "target.tmh" ...

Brand new .tmc file
include "target.tmh"

//program startup
int main()
{
if(Init(&EventHandle)) return 1; // declare the event handler, return on error

//add initialization code...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 10-22-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Frederf
Analysis. Editor settings SLT -12.00 C QFF...

Analysis.
Editor settings
SLT -12.00 C
QFF 767 mmHg (30.20'')

Vaziani (original mission)
1531'
-15.04C
QFE 28.395'' (ATC 28.41'')
QNH 30.01''
Forum: M-2000 10-22-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Frederf
MLG WOW -> Rest trim for takeoff -> NLG WOW ...

MLG WOW -> Rest trim for takeoff -> NLG WOW


When you are in the two point attitude after MLG touchdown you are able to rest the trim for takeoff by pressing the AP suspend control. In the case...
Forum: DCS: Combined Arms 10-22-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,290
Posted By Frederf
Real system doesn't do this. Range comes from the...

Real system doesn't do this. Range comes from the E-band while the main radar directs the missile along a different axis than the optical LOS (optical track feeds into computer to help drive the...
Forum: M-2000 10-20-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Frederf
The lines show up for many caution panel...

The lines show up for many caution panel indications: DECOL, P. CAB, etc. but not for others (e.g. PARK.). They seem to be those that make takeoff unsafe. Look at your caution panel and address them...
Forum: Military and Aviation 10-20-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Frederf
When STT there's a vector drawn from the contact...

When STT there's a vector drawn from the contact and on HUD the circle (weapon dependent?) will have an arrow. From these you can judge TAA to the nearest 5°.


Just RWS scanning just has contacts...
Forum: Avionics 10-20-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Frederf
Options>Special>MiG-21bis>Disable Pitot Shock...

Options>Special>MiG-21bis>Disable Pitot Shock Errors
I guess that only applies to airspeed (Mach, TAS) since the rest is static stuff.



Yeah, best way to see the airspeed-altitude modeled...
Forum: Bugs and Problems 10-20-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By Frederf
Almost certainly the kind of spring-loaded "VU"...

Almost certainly the kind of spring-loaded "VU" meter that you find in home stereos. You'd never want a "strong signal" indication when there wasn't a strong signal.


The TLF-TLG switch is...
Forum: Military and Aviation 10-20-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Frederf
Pilots trained in intercepts get very comfy on...

Pilots trained in intercepts get very comfy on the trigonometry and also do a lot of pre-planning so they can follow some simple rules on the day. Fighter pilots are PhD-level experts in their field....
Forum: Virtual Reality 10-20-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Frederf
FOV: MIC switch forward-aft Eject: Ctrl-E

FOV: MIC switch forward-aft
Eject: Ctrl-E
Forum: Bugs and Problems 10-20-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By Frederf
Set the switch to TLG (telegraph) to use the...

Set the switch to TLG (telegraph) to use the visual signal strength needle. TLF is the headset audio apparently and mutually exclusive with the needle.


That's not really what the TLF/TLG switch...
Forum: Problems and Bugs 10-19-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Frederf
The digital drum display above the HYD 1 and 2 is...

The digital drum display above the HYD 1 and 2 is for applied brake pressure (000 or very low when no brakes). The needle gauge at the bottom is for the air-filled accumulator associated with the...
Forum: AV-8B N/A 10-18-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,024
Posted By Frederf
MVAR is for: AV-8B+ Gyro align when doing...

MVAR is for:
AV-8B+ Gyro align when doing MANSEA
TACAN data
Waypoint, target point data


Why is anyone entering MVAR for alignment? That's not in the procedure. The airplane is gunna find true...
Forum: M-2000 10-18-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Frederf
Nothing wrong with 40km run in. At 0.5nm/h drift...

Nothing wrong with 40km run in. At 0.5nm/h drift the time it takes to fly 40km is on order 20m drift. OK it's not 20km run in with ~10m drift but no big deal.


Don't trust Earth-to-grid...
Forum: MiG-21Bis 10-18-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,784
Posted By Frederf
Auditor, the RP-22 does not filter out low speed...

Auditor, the RP-22 does not filter out low speed contacts in scan mode. It's not a Doppler radar. The 'LST' button only affects tracking, not detection.



The keyboard is one of the best flight...
Forum: Avionics 10-18-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Frederf
It's correct that altimeter and airspeed...

It's correct that altimeter and airspeed indicator do not read accurately in certain conditions around Mach. There is a chart of the discontinuity zone of the real airspeed indicator.

Barometric...
Forum: M-2000 10-17-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Frederf
Example mission, Beslan-Terek-Nalchik bombing. ...

Example mission, Beslan-Terek-Nalchik bombing.

IP) Terek telephone pole on square bend in road
X-00123008
Z+00801061
817'

TGT) Nalchick control tower NW of midfield
X-00124614
Z+00760429
Forum: Mission Editor Discussion and Questions 10-17-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Frederf
Yeah, an absolute humidity slider or even a...

Yeah, an absolute humidity slider or even a variable map of moisture would be excellent. Right now the air is pretty dry so even at low P or T the clouds are minor. Pretty sure ED says they are...
Forum: Mission Editor Discussion and Questions 10-17-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Frederf
Standard pressure is 101,300 Pa so +-1000 Pa is...

Standard pressure is 101,300 Pa so +-1000 Pa is 1% which is a lot.


Generate to get a desired number and position of the pressure centers but don't worry about their actual pressure values. Maybe...
Forum: MiG-21Bis 10-17-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,784
Posted By Frederf
Radar ECM protection panel - Weather and Reset ...

Radar ECM protection panel - Weather and Reset


I have them keyboard mapped as

U I O P
J K L ;


ECM Continuous
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 10-16-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By Frederf
If you mean...

If you mean https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKdFCsycYm8 at around 4 minutes, I don't believe SFW can figure out what kind of vehicle it is. Those are just labels added to the video tape for the...
Forum: DCS: A-10C Warthog 10-13-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By Frederf
BLU-108 is just the SFW dispenser. Maybe you are...

BLU-108 is just the SFW dispenser. Maybe you are thinking of Mk118 or BLU-97 instead? This happens above the trees so the only concern is the function of the pucks during their flight. The pucks are...
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