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Old 04-20-2017, 08:10 PM   #201
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Haha!

Hey, you can forget about all this british summer time mean european spring half summer half winter time ukrainian whole time shit things dings dongs bongs ....
UTC .. was invented to eliminate all this bull . . . .

Now, lets go fly again in 'da loop

The loop says: fly aunständig
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:47 PM   #202
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:52 PM   #203
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Default It's mainly a matter of how often somebody flies ...

... and some little leisure for experimenting around with lines and shortcuts ...

That's my new time: 3m 50.5s
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OMG, I never thought I would come into these regions with this old stick here.
Last week I thought the guys are cheating somehow, but now I understand that - even with my older equipment - a time around 3:50.0 is possible, and not so far away.

I found some "paths" on the surface of the earth and follow them once I remember them as working.
What is really helping me is the fast machine I got.
It gives me around 90 frames, which I consider the second most important thing for this job here.

This evening I made a video of a flight which was 3m 51.8, but ... I think I will NOT distribute it at this very time.
Don't think I am a maniac, but I made it for any possible discussion if somebody would state that we are cheating here, and this video - since the f.u.c.k.i.n.g TRK files dont work - is the evidence for eternity
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Old 04-21-2017, 01:44 PM   #204
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Good job there TOViper

You are right, times previously thought impossible become possible through regular practice, finding the fastest lines, and endless runs and reruns.

BTW I too record video of all my times

And so, my new time..... 3:47.80

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Old 04-21-2017, 04:32 PM   #205
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:16 PM   #206
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Good job there TOViper
You are right, times previously thought impossible become possible through regular practice, finding the fastest lines, and endless runs and reruns.
BTW I too record video of all my times
And so, my new time..... 3:47.80
Would you say that the first U-turn at Waypoint 6 (I believe it is 6) is the most critical one in this loop?
I spent (at least) 100 flights there to optimize the line, but I pass it with maximum of 450 knots, and then pass not earlier than at 1:15.5 at the next waypoint, no matter what I do.
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Would you say that the first U-turn at Waypoint 6 (I believe it is 6) is the most critical one in this loop?
I spent (at least) 100 flights there to optimize the line, but I pass it with maximum of 450 knots, and then pass not earlier than at 1:15.5 at the next waypoint, no matter what I do.
Difficult to comment on a single waypoint time because so much is dependant on the previous turns... If you have a good speed leading into this turn then of course speed is better, and also waypoint times. For a good time I like to have 'at least' 460knts coming out of this.

Waypoint 3 = 52.7 (ish)
Waypoint 4 = 56.5 (ish)
Waypoint 5 = 1:3.6 (ish)
gives me waypoint 6 = 1:14.2 (on a good run anyway)
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This is great sportsmanship, Mick You'll make an excellent winner.
(Of course, that doesn't mean I'm giving up! )
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Thanks chicomick for you answers!

Still working on waypoint 5-7, but no big progress there.
But I found one new linie (by accident) at waypoint 13, which can be flown in an extreme shortcut, you just have to know this and you save 1 second at least.

3m50.1 is my new time, despite having 1m15.4 at waypoint 6.

One run before I had 3m49.7, but in my panic I crashed into ground in the target area, so no screenshot (just one of the freaking radar that turns on his engine ...) arrrghhh
OK, no more crying around, this 3m47 I will beat for sure.
You already feel the heat?

3m49.8 is my new time.
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Thanks to the new line at waypoint 13. Still weak at wp4-wp6.
Unsure what I am doing wrong there. Fu..
I think I will lessen the input on the pitch-axis with another curvature.
Maybe a curved one works better than the linear.

cy@ later

Update:
After crashing 10 times at my last 10 attempts using my new input curves... I managed to confirm 3m51 at least once. What I can see is that in some turns I don't waste so much energy than before, but turning into the turns comes a little too late. I think it will take another 40 flights to get this work (or 400, who knows). The weather report says that a storm with rain is coming this weekend ... HMMMMMM
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Old 04-22-2017, 01:49 AM   #210
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After many, many attempts, I have managed to break my 1:50.6 curse. Although I've still got some work to do. Either way, I've managed to get down to 3:49.6

Also on a plus note according to the logbook, I'm at about 12 hours on this so far.
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